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.

The Takeaway from CSCMP Conference: The Data Problem Runs Deep

Talking Logistics

Alejandra Dorronsoro, Senior International Logistics Manager at Georgia Pacific Cellulose noted at the conference: “We spend so much time gathering data. This year’s CSCMP conference reinforced that we’re in the early days of a massive transformation.

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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.

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

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

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 ].

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.

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

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

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.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Feb. 15, 2018

Supply Chain Digest

Growing Transportation Costs Hitting Corporate Profits, China Trying to Lock Up Cobalt Essential for Batteries, Georgia Considering Expensive Truck Only Lane, Tesla, China, Battling over Possible Factory

Barcoding, Inc. to exhibit and host three seminars at MODEX 2018

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

the supply chain efficiency, accuracy, and connectivity, will exhibit the company's innovative solutions and host three educational seminars at MODEX 2018, held April 9-12 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta Barcoding, Inc.,

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

Supply Chain News Makers Video Series on Highlights of the 2017 DC Metrics Study

Supply Chain Digest

Top New Karl Manrodt of Georgia College and Colleagues Talk about New Top Metric, Strategic HR and more

MODEX Momentum: Enterprise Labeling Gets a Lift

Loftware

Last week’s MODEX 2018 event was a first for Loftware as we joined 925 other exhibitors in the more than spacious Georgia World Congress Center. We had never been to the show before, but judging by the great conversations we had with attendees—as well as the many relevant breakout sessions—enterprise labeling and artwork management clearly belong at this 4-day supply chain spectacular. Supply Chain SAP Oracle Barcode Labeling Logistics

Shaw Industries partners with Chainalytics for Supply Chain Network Redesign

CHAINalytics

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.

Vested: How P&G, McDonald’s, and Microsoft are Redefining Winning in Business Relationships

Talking Logistics

In this episode, Kate Vitasek (University of Tennessee) and Karl Manrodt (Georgia Southern University) discuss the current state of Vested Outsourcing and the key findings from their latest book, Vested: How P&G, McDonald’s, and Microsoft are Redefining Winning in Business Relationships.

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.

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.

Why I joined AIMMS

AIMMS

Ted has a Bachelor of Arts from Emory University and a MBA from Georgia State University. For three decades now I have been helping my clients with their Supply Chain questions… I have seen a lot of change along my journey.

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.

Hurricane Matthew: What You Need to Know

Elementum

Today, the Category-3 is headed for Jacksonville, Georgia, South and North Carolina. Georgia coast: Friday evening through Saturday morning. Georgia ports remain closed until further notice. Hurricane Matthew has wreaked havoc throughout the Caribbean and along Florida’s coast.

What Are the Best Business Schools?

SCM Research

9) Georgia Tech (Scheller), (10) Buffalo. You are looking for a business school and you do not know where to enroll? A ranking might help. One of these rankings is from Bloomberg Businessweek.

Meet Graham – The Road Warrior from Down Under

The Network Effect

NPR) The biggest rises in traffic deaths were in: Oregon +27% Georgia +22% Florida +18% Some states saw a decline in traffic deaths: New Mexico -20% Kansas -7% New Jersey […]. In 2015 38,300 people were killed on U.S. roads, and 4.4 million were seriously injured, meaning 2015 likely was the deadliest driving year since 2008.

Kansas 100

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.,

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.

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.

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.

Critical Questions to Analyze Total Cost in Your Inbound Logistics Strategy

LeanCor

Georgia Tech Supply Chain and Logistics Institute | Savannah, GA. The concept of total cost has been around for several decades, but receives little attention from most inbound logistics strategies.

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?

KPI 100

Does Your Lean Leadership Style Balance Inquiry and Advocacy?

LeanCor

Georgia Tech Supply Chain and Logistics Institute. Lean Leadership teaches that leaders need to know the right time to advocate and the right time to listen (inquiry). Both are needed in a lean culture, and each has its own techniques.

Lean 141

Truck Capacity Shortage: The Past, Present and Future

Talking Logistics

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. Make no mistake — today, it’s a carrier’s world and shippers are living in it. From the last half of 2017 through today and beyond, a slew of market forces, some predictable and some unexpected, have combined to create a very real truck capacity shortage in the United States.

November Logisitics Market Snapshot

LeanCor

We just received our monthly Logistics Market Snapshot from our friends from Georgia Innovation Logistics. Georgia has been named as the state with the #1 bus iness climate in the Nation by Site Selection Magazine. For more information, visit the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics website. Please download your free.PDF copy directly from our website [ HERE ].

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.”.

1980s Freight Matching Secret Weapon: High School Students

DAT Solutions

Syfan's hometown of Gainesville, Georgia is a major poultry market, so they needed trucks to haul chickens, turkeys and other fowl from Georgia to population centers throughout the U.S.