Reconfiguring the Automotive Post Pandemic Supply Chain

Logistics Trends and Insights

In addition, with 80% of global car production requiring parts from China, the shutdown made it difficult for global vehicle makers within China and elsewhere around the world to source parts required for building cars. GM, for example, partnered with Ventec Life Systems to produce ventilators in its facility in Kokomo, Indiana, while face masks are being made in a facility in Warren, Michigan.

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

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Menards services 12 distribution centers throughout its territory with facilities in Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Michigan, Missouri, and South Dakota. Booking freight without a deliberate plan can undercut your relationship with the retailer. This scenario can be particularly challenging for brands that do not have large, dedicated logistics departments that can effectively source preferred carrier capacity.

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Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

The 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card , conducted by Conexus Indiana for the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research, rates U.S. Source ID. Illinois is the only state that has all seven Class I freight railroads. Indiana. Source ID.

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

Jason Mathers discussed the 5 Principles of Greener Freight, and provided real-world examples of those principles in action (read the Ocean Spray , Caterpillar , and Boise case studies, and also watch my conversation with Jason from earlier this year on Talking Logistics). Source: “Sustainability and Green Initiatives in Transportation & Logistics,” Jason Mathers, EDF, Ryder Innovate 2014.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. Indiana. Indiana is another agrarian state, producing quite a bit of grains and vegetables.

Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports

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The last 32 monthly reports from USMTO, show that the Midwest (NCE and NCW) buys, on average, 44% of the nation’s manufacturing technology equipment with 26% from NCE’s five states of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. Midwestern industry (particularly Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee) is still the largest consumer of machine tools and manufacturing technology. Sources: The Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) [link].

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

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Bed Bath & Beyond @BedBathBeyond Bed Bath & Beyond has discovered a way to save millions of dollars on freight over the next few years, thanks to a new 755,000 square-foot distribution facility slated to open in the fall of 2019. Strategies include sourcing more items directly from manufacturers to improve margins, SKU rationalization and space reduction, “show more carry less” and assisted-store ordering.

[INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America

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The top 10 states ranked by manufacturing’s share of total state employment in 2013 are Indiana (16.8 The top 10 states ranked by total manufacturing employment in 2013 are California (1,251,400 jobs), Texas (871,700 jobs), Ohio (662,100 jobs), Illinois (579,600 jobs), Pennsylvania (563,500 jobs), Michigan (555,300 jobs), Indiana (491,900 jobs), Wisconsin (458,400 jobs), New York (455,100 jobs), and North Carolina (442,500 jobs). percent), Indiana’s 6th (60,400 jobs, 19.4

DOT Gives $500 Million in Grants to Much-Needed Infrastructure Projects

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Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin are included in the grant. The six canal bridges in Lowell, MA are in various states of disrepair and a major source of inconvenience. Combined with the fact that Lowell, MA connects several major freight corridors, this means the inability to use these bridges creates significantly longer drive times. The project will improve driver safety and rail freight efficiency. Sources: [link].

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Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

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Indiana. Indiana. #20. The legislation mandates that 80% of the overall funding will comes from these sources before the federal government will step in with financial support.