How the Coronavirus is underscoring the relevance of Global Supply Chain throughput: From the Frontlines of Yokohama, Milan, and Southern Florida

ThroughPut

Last week, I couldn’t find some backup facial masks in all of southern Florida. Without consumer spending, which are all enabled by logistics, manufacturing, and retail operations, America’s macroeconomic model would go belly-up. Southern Florida.

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week. Transplace Acquires Yusen Logistics’ Intermodal & Freight Brokerage Group. Hurricane Michael: How Can Logistics Professionals Help?

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Disaster Logistics: The Nature of Disaster Recovery Planning

Cerasis

More importantly, it highlights the incredibly complex and yet necessary disaster logistics required to help clean up and support communities after major disasters. Disaster Logistics is also about the management of those supplies going in and out of affected areas.

Top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Training Programs and Courses in 2016

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from our friend Kelli Harris, a consultant and recent college graduate in Logistics Management. Today, Kelly shares the top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management training programs and courses available in 2016. Nowadays, to succeed in business, it is not enough to use marketing approaches; it is required to apply modern efficient methods of management to stream processes, such as logistics. Logistics and Supply Chain Management .

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This Week in Logistics News (March 23-27, 2015)

Talking Logistics

With my son’s travel baseball team scheduled to begin its season next weekend, the coaches are employing some field maintenance tools you don’t normally see at a baseball field: For all of you who play baseball in California, Texas, and Florida, you have it so easy my friends.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

Ecommerce Logistics: From Your Site to Their Doorstep

ShipBob

As the ecommerce industry grows, the logistics of getting orders to customers has become more complicated — especially with the novel coronavirus impacting entire supply chains. But the ecommerce logistics infrastructure needed to meet consumers’ demands is not easy to achieve by yourself.

Northeast Florida: America’s Logistics Center Drives Global Business

Inbound Logistics

Jacksonville, Florida’s transportation infrastructure, skilled workforce, and available land makes it an attractive site for businesses siting new locations for logistics services and manufacturing, writes Michael Breen of JAXUSA Partnership

Webinar: The Servitization Revolution in Industrial Manufacturing

Material Handling & Logistics

Engineering & Manufacturing (E&M) companies are advancing their business models to focus more on providing services and capability to their customers, a practice known as “servitization.” He spent ten years working in manufacturing businesses, beginning his career as an apprentice.

The Logistics of Fidget Spinners: Amazon vs Alibaba

Freightos

The Logistics of Fidget Spinners. Alibaba just announced $15 billion dollars to be invested in its global logistics network. Digital channels may spell trouble for traditional retailers but it also represents evolution, giving Asian and Indian manufacturers a global reach.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Labor and management work out deal at Port of LA/Long Beach ( Logistics Management ). Transplace delivered more than 50 customer solutions in 2012 using the CombineNet sourcing technology, in industries including consumer goods, chemicals, manufacturing, and retail.

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2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US

EazyStock

Miami, Florida. The International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) brings an extensive network of warehouse logistics leaders together with warehousing suppliers in this three-day trade show.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

In addition, several agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) require unique device identifiers (UDI) usually in the form of barcodes to contain information such as manufactured date and lot number to provide traceability. Florida.

Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

Talking Logistics

Will there be a future for driverless trucks in logistics? Today, there are 8 states in the country, including Nevada, California, Michigan, Florida, North Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, and Arizona that are allowing the testing of self-driving vehicles on certain roadways.”.

Omni-channel Emerging as Top Retail Logistics Issue

Supply Chain Network

Last year in Florida at RILA Logistics 2013, the topic of multi-channel was discussed with 5 related presentations delivered where the challenges of the coming omni-channel revolution were laid down. So why am I suggesting that Omni-channel is now emerging to be the top retail logistics challenge being faced today by retailers? Speaker(s): Bill Coxwell, Director, Logistics, VF Corporation.

Delivering Green: Three Case Studies in Low-Carbon Logistics

Supply Chain @ MIT

Logistics is a leading source of carbon. Sponsored by Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), MIT CTL worked alongside three US companies to help them quantify the carbon footprint of some of their logistics initiatives. Ocean Spray, CSX (the rail operator), and fruit shipping companies partnered in order to enable Ocean Spray to ship more products intermodally from its New Jersey distribution center to the company’s Florida facility.

Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?

Kinaxis

Many of the states affected contained key ports and supply destinations, as well as transportation and logistics hubs. It is the largest container port in the state of Florida and ninth in the United States.

Today’s Freight Capacity Crisis: Where Do We Go from Here?

Talking Logistics

More than a year into a freight capacity crisis that shows little sign of weakening, it’s time for all parties involved in logistics and freight transportation to meet this issue head on. appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

New Survey from JDA and KPMG Highlights Top Drivers and Inhibitors of Supply Chain Investment

Supply Chain Nation

Last week JDA hosted more than 2,000 customers and partners at FOCUS in Orlando, Florida. During the conference, 90 executives from the manufacturing, retail and logistics industries attended the Executive Exchange, sponsored by KPMG LLP (KPMG).

New Survey from JDA and KPMG Highlights Top Drivers and Inhibitors of Supply Chain Investment

Supply Chain Nation

Last week JDA hosted more than 2,000 customers and partners at FOCUS in Orlando, Florida. During the conference, 90 executives from the manufacturing, retail and logistics industries attended the Executive Exchange, sponsored by KPMG LLP (KPMG).

Truck Capacity Shortage: The Past, Present and Future

Talking Logistics

economy in 2017 and so far in 2018, manufacturers have been producing more goods than usual and requiring more freight to be shipped. Southern states, such as Georgia and Florida, will seek additional capacity to transport and distribute their perishable produce throughout the country during the annual produce season. and many jobs in manufacturing and other industries available, desirable alternatives to trucking jobs remain.

The New Way a TMS Fuels Routing Creativity

Talking Logistics

You may not do your job with a palette and a paintbrush, but it’s safe to say that logistics planners have to be creative when moving freight. The key tool for a logistics planner has long been a transportation management system (TMS), but the increased complexity of the market is driving demand for more creative TMS capabilities. Logistics planners can provide complete deliveries in a single shipment, even when product may be sourced from multiple locations.

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Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Regional Logistics Market Updates. Here is what each region is seeing currently: Northeast Logistics. Covering loads has been easy in the Northeast, except outbound South Texas, Southern California, and Florida as capacity out of these regions is tighter with produce heating up.

Reflections: Building the Network of Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

Working for a large manufacturer, she was trying hard; but failing, to integrate Ariba, Elemica, and GT Nexus. To help, I set up a series of dinner meetings for Maddy to speak to other manufacturers working on similar problems. Collaborative Logistics.

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Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Logistics? ? . No issues cover ing loads throughout the market, except for outbound freight from California, South Texas, Georgia, and Florida to the N ortheast as capacity is tighter. Midwest Logistics ? . Logistics? ? . Logistics ? . Florida ? .

How to Weather the Hurricanes of 2017 (and more) with a Heavy-Duty TMS Platform

Supply Chain Collaborator

For shippers, this year’s overly-active hurricane season in the US is raising alarm bells for supply chain logistics operations. Damage to sugar cane fields in Florida which produce nearly a quarter of U.S.

Leveling the Playing Field for Small Businesses

Elementum

From the logistical challenges in smaller companies to the complexities in supply chains as they grow and mature into a full-blown enterprises, one’s fate in the business world is determined by how one responds to these challenges.

The need to know

EFT

Japan wants manufacturing back from China, but breaking up supply chains is hard to do. When Japanese firm Iris Ohyama agreed in April to begin producing much-needed face masks in Japan, it marked a win for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who wants to bring manufacturing back from China.

Leveling the Playing Field for Small Businesses

Elementum

From the logistical challenges in smaller companies to the complexities in supply chains as they grow and mature into a full-blown enterprises, one’s fate in the business world is determined by how one responds to these challenges.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities. Self-Service Logistics. Content Summary: The Era of Do-It-Yourself Logistics.

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

Houston is home to a number critical industries, including energy exploration, oil and gas refineries, and related manufacturing of petrochemicals and plastic resins, among others. Millions are still without power in Florida.

The Parable of Walmart, Target Stores and Vertical Farming

Supply Chain Collaborator

Case in point, the Wall Street Journal reports that these three giants (among others) have reshaped their logistics plans to avoid US West Coast-bound ocean routes (and the subsequent OTR and rail routes) due to recent labor-dispute-driven disruptions at ports in Long Beach and Oakland.

Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

On Monday, I would speak in Orlando Florida at the Terra Technology event; and on Wednesday, present the keynote at the Logistic Summit & Expo in Mexico City. I am a manufacturing gal by training. Include the supplier’s warehouse and manufacturing locations.

Interesting Insights from the Supply Chain Leaders in Action Event

BluJay Solutions

Recently I attended my first Supply Chain Leaders in Action (SCLA) event in Bonita Springs, Florida, which helped to reaffirm my passion for all things supply chain.

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Want to Increase Sales? Don’t “Brush” the Weather Aside

Supply Chain Nation

While sometimes snow and ice, hurricanes, and heat waves can become major weather events that impact supply chain processes, even more common are the everyday impacts of minor weather fluctuations that can challenge logistics providers, manufacturers, retailers – essentially, all points of the supply chain. Sunscreen manufacturers would benefit from knowing where it’s going to be warmer earlier in the season in order to plan for more effective distribution.

Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

While the growth in the third-party logistics market has slowed somewhat, 90% of the major companies in the U.S. third-party logistics market has grown to become a $166.8 CEVA Logistics (The Americas). CEVA Logistics (The Americas). Total Quality Logistics.

Outbound Volume Booming After Countrywide Reopening

Zipline Logistics

And Midwestern manufacturing hubs are potent sources of outbound volume as parts of the industrial economy have restarted following their March downturn. For shippers, it is critical in this environment to give your logistics provider adequate lead time.

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