Podcast: Susie Bodnar on the CSCMP and the New Directional Shifts in Supply Chain

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Susie Bodnar is part of the generation that is driving supply chain innovation forward. She is a 15-year logistics veteran, educator, consultant, and an active volunteer with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP). Supply Chain Next · 012 – Susie Bodnar. What makes a good supply chain practitioner and a good supply chain career? What makes a good supply chain leader?

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Trucking Stocks Tumble on Downgrade, Pricing Outlook (WSJ- sub. New Study: 70% of Executives have started Digital Supply Chain Transformation. While there’s plenty of buzz about startups chasing opportunities in the supply chain and logistics industry , it’s clear from all the recent announcements that established leaders are not resting on their laurels either.

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Tens of Thousands of New Jobs, and One Worry: Robots

Supply Chain Nation

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This year alone, Amazon announced new fulfillment centers in Eastvale, Redlands, Fresno and most recently Sacramento, where the Seattle company said it would hire 1,500 workers. The real problem with the previous merger plan had to do with SPLS’ business of supplying goods to businesses, not normal customers. Supply Chain Amazon friday in 5 robots

Tens of Thousands of New Jobs, and One Worry: Robots

Supply Chain Nation

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This year alone, Amazon announced new fulfillment centers in Eastvale, Redlands, Fresno and most recently Sacramento, where the Seattle company said it would hire 1,500 workers. The real problem with the previous merger plan had to do with SPLS’ business of supplying goods to businesses, not normal customers. Supply Chain Amazon friday in 5 robots

Rates and Demand Are Still High for Refrigerated Freight

DAT Solutions

Those, combined with the supply chain disruptions caused by the hurricanes, have led to tight capacity in southern Idaho, and outbound rates continue to climb out of Twin Falls. Fresno to Seattle was up 30¢ to $2.80/mile. Seasonal harvests are winding down, but capacity is still tight for reefer freight. That’s led to higher reefer rates on the West Coast and in the Midwest.

This Week in Logistics News (February 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

LLamasoft Introduces Supply Chain Sherpa Mobile Design and Visualization Modeling Tool. New ISF (10+2) Rule May Be Coming in May ( Supply Chain Management Review ). In technology news, LLamasoft announced the launch of Supply Chain Sherpa , “a mobile supply chain modeling app developed to make supply chain design and what-if scenario analysis accessible to everyone throughout the extended enterprise.”

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Spot Market Freight Rates Soar After Hurricane Harvey

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Outbound volumes from Houston also fell 73%, but the rearrangement of supply chains, the difficulty of shipping in the flooded region, and increased seasonal demand in other parts of the country combined to create pockets of tight capacity that put extra pressure on truckload rates. Diesel prices shot up 15¢ due to the resulting disruption in the fuel supply. Out of California, Fresno to Denver rates hit $2.39, up 30¢ from the week before.