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A Holistic Approach to Freight Savings with Mike Eberl

The Logistics of Logistics

I grew up mostly in Madison, Wisconsin. I enrolled in the forestry program at the University of Wisconsin, but two years in I had an epiphany that I wanted to pursue business. I graduated with a major in finance, investment, and banking from the University of Wisconsin. [02:44] 02:44] What was your first job in logistics? My first logistics job was at an airport. From my experience in air freight, trucking, brokerage, etc.,

Managing a Third Party Logistics Partnership

The Logistics of Logistics

If you do not want to start at the 3PL as a contact customer with a SLA/KPIs, you can ship your goods and become a public account. Chuck specializes in Supply Chain Optimization, Third Party Logistics (3PL) and International Purchasing and Importing Consulting. He is a guest speaker at the Purchasing Management Association and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The post Managing a Third Party Logistics Partnership appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

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Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

As we move into the back half of May, the freight market is starting to show signs of an expedited rebound. . Th ese conditions have caused a more favorable freight environment. That is e specially the case for outbound freight in southern states and California where produce season is in full swing. . Regional Freight Volume Update ? . Each group oversees freight that enters their region and plans for specific market trends in their respective states.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

To effectively track each state’s progress in reopening and how freight is impacted, we will publish a market update for the coming weeks as the country eases out of lockdowns. . Currently, we are seeing little fluctuation in the domestic logistics market when compared to the past few weeks. . Increases in volumes started climbing this week steadily but still down 10-15% year-over-year according to Freight Waves’ Sonar indexes. . Northeast Logistics .

This Week in Logistics News (October 24-28, 2016)

Talking Logistics

In 2012, for example, he was elected as a fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), where he served as chair of the Sections and Societies Subcommittee and as president of the Transportation Science and Logistics Section. Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Uber’s Otto hauls Budweiser across Colorado in self-driving truck (Reuters). XPO Logistics Divests North American Truckload Operation to Transforce.

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

Zipline Logistics

Delivering to Menards can be a challenge for brands that do not have an efficiently optimized logistics function or extensive experience working with the retailer. Booking freight without a deliberate plan can undercut your relationship with the retailer.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Currently, this has not made a substantial impact on the freight market, but we are seeing signs that the industry is beginning to recover. Produce shipping is showing signs of strengthening and should begin building activity for the remainder of the month before leveling off in June. Additionally, according to Freight Waves, “outbound tender rejections have increased week-over-week for the first time since the OTRI peaked at 19.25% on March 28.”. Midwest Logistics.

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. Peak produce shipping season refers to the time period when the largest volume of fruits and vegetables are harvested and subsequently shipped to markets across the US, impacting truck capacity. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted. Wisconsin.

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. logistics are in a remarkable period of expansion,” said CBER Director Michael Hicks, George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Economics and Business Research. . Illinois is the only state that has all seven Class I freight railroads. It is the 3rd largest in total freight railroads. Wisconsin.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. The core competency of these companies is logistics , and they do it well. FedEx set out to become a global logistics player as a full-service freight operator.

Trucking Market Update and 2020 Q1 Freight Outlook

Zipline Logistics

It was a good year for shippers as freight rates plummeted for the majority of 2019, substantially backing off the historic highs the industry witnessed in 2018. An overall economic sluggishness hit freight particularly hard in 2019 leading to what many have labeled as a “ freight recession.”. Industry incumbents like Celadon , New England Motor Freight , Falcon Transport, and HVH Transportation all shut down, some abruptly, after supply-side conditions did not improve.

All The Supply Chain News You Need To Know 2.4-2.8

Aborn and Co.

Foxconn experiencing buyer’s remorse over Wisconsin LCD factory. This news comes after WI city and local government bought out local homeowners via eminent domain, according to Freight Waves. The firm has partnered with Hong Kong based Kerry Logistics and CargoSmart.

How to Become a Lean, Green Manufacturing Machine

Cerasis

Recycling and re-using packaging and shipping materials, for example, can make your company leaner and greener. When you unpack received goods, add the packing materials such as peanuts or bubble wrap to your stash for shipping products. Author information Travis Mai eCommerce Sales & Training Manager at Curt Manufacturing Travis Mai, otherwise known as “The Hitch Guy”, is the current eCommerce Sales and Training Manager for Wisconsin-based CURT Manufacturing.

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

EFT

This is a national issue that logistics providers should take notice of in terms of both the general economic drag it is creating, and the damage it is causing to their performance through shipping delays and added costs. Wisconsin. Wisconsin. #34. Every delay and damaged road has a cost for logistics businesses, so this is something the industry needs to shout about and get the federal government to truly address. .