Georgia is Transforming Into a Supply Chain Haven

Supply Chain Link

Georgia is on the mind of many supply chain professionals. The state has proven itself time and time again that it has the infrastructure and resources to make it an ideal logistics location. The Port of Savannah is an integral part of many supply chains.

Logistics 2.0: Georgia Logistics Summit Interview with Manny Sequeira

FLEXE

We recently attended the Georgia Logistics Summit where we had a chance to catch up with Manny Sequeira, a leader in the supply chain & logistics industries. Today we’re at the Georgia Logistics Summit in Atlanta, Georgia. from the Georgia Logistics Summit.

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E-Commerce Supply Chain Advice From Top Retailers

CHAINalytics

Blog Service Supply Chain Supply Chain Design Supply Chain Operations Transportation What's New Americas Ecommerce Georgia Logistics Summit Irv Grossman Omnichannel Retail Supply Chain

Reefers Gain Momentum, Especially in Georgia

DAT Solutions

Georgia beat out Texas to become the number-one state for reefer loads last week, with California as a distant third. A lot of that produce originates in the Tifton and Macon markets in Southern Georgia, and is distributed out of Atlanta.

Georgia: Logistics Sweet Spot

Inbound Logistics

Georgia offers manufacturers and distributors superior access to logistics providers and transportation infrastructure

Georgia: Enabling Business Growth Through Collaboration

Inbound Logistics

From well-designed redundancies across intermodal shipping methods to creative solutions when the unexpected happens, Georgia’s logistics industry is positioned to help shippers connect, compete, and grow

January Logistics Snapshot from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics

LeanCor

For more information, visit the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics website. The January Edition of your monthly Logistics Market Snapshot is now available! Please download your free.PDF copy directly from our website [ HERE ]. As always, included below are some selected encouraging statistics from this month’s edition: The construction market for domestic transportation infrastructure is expected to grow to $135.8 billion next year, a 5% increase over 2013. More than 1.6

Supply Chain News Makers Video on Key Takeaways from the 2016 DC Metrics Report

Supply Chain Digest

Karl Manrodt of Georgia College Leads Discussion on Three Key Issues from the 2016 Report

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Georgia: Super Hub of the Southwest

Inbound Logistics

A look at the many logistics assets that make Georgia a terrific location for companies involved in manufacturing or distribution

Shaw Industries partners with Chainalytics for Supply Chain Network Redesign

CHAINalytics

December Logistics Snapshot from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics

LeanCor

We just received the December edition of the monthly Logistics Market Snapshot from our friends at the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics. For more information, visit the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics website. Please download your free.PDF copy directly from our website [ HERE ]. Black Friday became a billion-dollar online shopping day for the first time this year. increasing 15% to a record $1.20 billion. as more consumers opted to shop from their couches.

Inventory Optimization: How to Handle Slow Movers

Supply Chain Nation

Do you know how many boxes of raspberry gourmet coffee Kroger should keep at their store in rural Georgia? You may be wondering why the number of raspberry gourmet coffee boxes Kroger has in their inventory at their store in rural Georgia even matters, but it does and here’s why: Inventory management is a critical part of every company’s supply chain and is a large part of the operating costs in all industries.

Implications from the Rana Plaza Disaster (Guest Post by Brian Jacobs and Vinod Singhal)

SCM Research

Brady Chair at the Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia. Today’s guest post comes from Brian Jacobs and Vinod Singhal, who present the results of their recent research on social issues in global textile supply chains. Rana Plaza, an eight-story building in Bangladesh that housed garment factories employing approximately 5000 workers, collapsed on April 24, 2013.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use?

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SCRC Meeting Insights – Part I

NC State SCRC

Several participants noted that the government of North Carolina has really fallen beyond relative to other states like Georgia, which recently held a state-wide Logistics government this week, attended by the Governor, as well as 1700 representatives form industry government and academia.

Three Blue Ridge Executives Named 2016 Supply Chain Pros to Know

Blue Ridge

ATLANTA, GEORGIA ( BUSINESS WIRE ) February 17, 2016. Greg White, Rod Daugherty, and John Moffitt recognized as supply chain industry leaders by Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

March Logistics Market Snapshot from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics

LeanCor

The State of Georgia has experienced a record increase in both exports and imports for the fourth consecutive year. Georgia increased to the 11th largest exporting state from the 12th. Georgia’s PMI rose 6.7 New orders in Georgia rose 13.1 Georgia’s PMI is now 3.5 The March Edition of your Logistics Market Snapshot is now available! Download your free.PDF copy directly from our website [ HERE ].

7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management

Cerasis

Helen works and lives in Atlanta, Georgia. The cloud-based solutions and applications are quickly conquering the markets all over the world; they deemed to be highly scalable, easy to manage and cost-effective.

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

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Lowe’s also had distribution centers in Florida, Georgia and North Carolina with extra supplies ready and waiting.

Podcast Episode 43: Creating Savings in the Transportation Industry w/ Dr. Karl B. Manrodt

Icecorp

Manrodt who is Professor of Logistics and Department Chair in the Department of Marketing and Logistics at Georgia College & State University as well as the Director of the Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management program, an on-line master’s program for working professionals.

Blue Ridge Recognized as a Leader in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record

Blue Ridge

ATLANTA, GEORGIA (PRWEB) JANUARY 22, 2016. Cloud supply chain planning and inventory optimization provider moves from the “Niche Players” quadrant to “Leaders” quadrant.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Georgia. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

October Logistics Snapshot from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics

LeanCor

We just received the October edition of the monthly Logistics Market Snapshot from our friends at the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics. For more information, visit the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics website. Please download your free.PDF copy directly from their website HERE. As always, below are some encouraging statistics: October is also what many in the logistics industry refer to as near the end of “peak season” in preparation for the holidays.

Freight Gathers Strength in Early November, Led by Western Region

DAT Solutions

Pacific Northwest to Florida and Southern Georgia - up 16¢ per mile. We look at national trends every week, but sometimes the detail can get lost. Then we look at lane-by-lane reports, and we might miss a broader trend. I decided to look at last week's rate trends by region.

The Top 5 Reasons You Need a Transportation Sourcing Solution

Talking Logistics

A graduate of the University of West Georgia, she is a resident of Jacksonville, FL.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Evolution and History of Supply Chain Management

Cerasis

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, this led to the creation at Georgia Tech of the Production and Distribution Research Center, the Material Handling Research Center, and the Computational Optimization Center. History of Supply Chain Management.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2016

Talking Logistics

2016 Georgia Logistics Summit , April 19-20, Atlanta, GA. Take a look at your budget for 2016, which is probably finalized by now. Does it contain a line item for supply chain talent and leadership development? Is the dollar amount allocated enough?

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Georgia. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital.

Late Night Thoughts on Productivity, Efficiency and Global Supply Chain Effectivness

Supply Chain Shaman

So many thoughts in my mind… Yesterday, I signed a contract for Robert Gordon, author of the book, Rise and Fall of American Growth to speak at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit on September 5th-8th in Lake Oconee, Georgia (north of Atlanta). It is late. I cannot sleep.

Vans and Reefers Have a Friend in California

DAT Solutions

Load-to-truck ratios are way up in the Golden State for vans and reefers, and there are more loads available there right now than in any state except Texas and Georgia. REEFERS - GEORGIA'S ON MY MIND. Look in Southern or Central Georgia , instead, where peaches are rolling out.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

2017 Georgia Logistics Summit , May 16-17, Atlanta, GA. Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S.,

Baseball and Logistics: The Top Four “Rules of the Diamond”

Talking Logistics

A graduate of the University of West Georgia, she is a resident of Jacksonville, FL. With baseball season in full swing, fans are out supporting their favorite teams in ballparks across the country.

‘Best in Class’ Supply chain from a Road warrior perspective – Part 4

The 21st Century Supply Chain

consider Atlanta, Georgia, which had a surge in the sale of electric cars due to a price rebate offered to the buyers. by Carol McIntosh Insight #4 – Embracing Supply Chain Technology as a way to change SCM. I have been following the United Nations Climate Change Conference.

On-Demand Webcast – Supply Chain Transformation: Avaya’s Journey

The 21st Century Supply Chain

He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Carolina and Master’s in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech. by Alexa Cheater Did you miss our recent live webcast on Avaya’s supply chain transformation? No problem. The complete webcast is now available on-demand.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Georgia. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

Live Webcast – Supply Chain Transformation: Avaya’s Journey

The 21st Century Supply Chain

He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Carolina and Master’s in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech. by Alexa Cheater We’re delighted to be bringing you a great live discussion on successful supply chain transformation based on Avaya’s first-hand experience. Join us on Thursday, April 30 at 1pm EST (5pm UTC) for “Supply Chain Transformation: Avaya’s Journey.”.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2018

Talking Logistics

2018 Georgia Logistics Summit , April 9-12, Atlanta, GA. Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S., although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia. Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.;

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Georgia. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Georgia. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

Operational Excellence: Streamlining the Warehouse Layout Process

Talking Logistics

He has a Bachelors of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Masters of Business Administration in Global Supply Chain from the University of Tennessee.