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.

Georgia: Logistics Sweet Spot

Inbound Logistics

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

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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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: Super Hub of the Southeast

Inbound Logistics

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

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.

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

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

Georgia: Super Hub of the Southeast

Inbound Logistics

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

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.

Let the Alumni Debates Begin. Gartner is Back with its Top Supply Chain Undegraduate University Program Rankings

Supply Chain Digest

Penn State Once Again Top the List, but Top Starting Salaries come from Georgia Tech

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

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

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

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

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.,

Shaw Industries partners with Chainalytics for Supply Chain Network Redesign

CHAINalytics

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.

Hurricane Florence path includes 4 port cities

DAT Solutions

Port of Savannah, Georgia - The port of Savannah website has not announced any closure information, but it too could be affected by heavy rains.

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.

Florence Et Al.

Supply Chain Shaman

North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia sit squarely in the storm’s path. This morning the Washington Post rang. The reporter wanted to discuss the implications of Hurricane Florence.

Customer Advisory – Hurricane Michael

Transportfolio

Hurricane Michael made landfall on the Florida Panhandle yesterday as a Category 4 storm and continues to move across Georgia and into the Carolina’s. 900,000 homes and businesses are experiencing power outages in Florida and Georgia. The storm has directly impacted Florida, Georgia and both North and South Carolina. The Georgia Ports (GPA) continues to monitor the forecasted track of Hurricane Michael and any impact it may have on our area.

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.

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.

Hurricane Michael halts shipments

DAT Solutions

Demand for trucks will likely increase in the coming weeks, with FEMA loads and emergency freight heading to the Florida Panhandle, Georgia and the Carolinas. Once again, the supply chains were dealt a major disruption last week from Mother Nature.

Hurricane Michael could bring spike in FEMA freight

DAT Solutions

Check with the Department of Transportation for Florida , Alabama , or Georgia , or call 511. The winds will be less intense, but there's still danger of storm surges and flooding in Georgia and the Carolinas, and maybe as far north as New Jersey.

Hurricane Florence Update: Impacts, Forecasts, and Operational Best Practices

Elementum

Several companies in the Carolinas and Georgia that are within the projected path of Florence have also halted operations. Response: State of Emergency declarations were already made in the states of Georgia, North and South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Hurricane Florence has officially reached the Southeast United States.

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.

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’.

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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.