Georgia is Transforming Into a Supply Chain Haven

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Georgia is on the mind of many supply chain professionals. Distribution Global Intermodal Supply Chain Transportation 3pl Campus Warehousing WarehousingThe 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. It is a center point where roads, rail, ocean, and. READ MORE.

Georgia: Logistics Sweet Spot

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

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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 ChainBy Irv Grossman, EVP of the Americas, Chainalytics When you need to know the best way to do something, you learn from the people who are already excelling at it.

Transportation Trends: What’s Going on in the Trucking Industry?

PINC

Here are the top trucking trends that all shippers should be aware of, according to The American Transportation Research Institute. Coming into 2019, issues like the tariff wars, driver shortage, and rising freight rates were high on transportation managers’ radar screens. Growing demand for truck transportation over the past year has exacerbated industry capacity constraints as carriers continue to struggle with recruiting and retaining a qualified truck driver workforce.

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. In the past, we’ve had automated systems in manufacturing, in the warehouse, or in our transportation. from the Georgia Logistics Summit. Georgia Logistics Summit Interview with Manny Sequeira appeared first on FLEXE Blog.

Logistics 2.0: Georgia Logistics Summit Interview with Manny Sequeira

FLEXE

<p>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. </p> <p>Today we're at the Georgia Logistics Summit in Atlanta, Georgia. In the past, we've had automated systems in manufacturing, in the warehouse, or in our transportation. from the Georgia Logistics Summit.

January Logistics Snapshot from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics

LeanCor

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 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 ].

Georgia: Logistics Sweet Spot

Inbound Logistics

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

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. The location of any package that is part of an order can be traced; status information about time, quality, and relevant financial aspects all need to be recorded and monitored during transportation execution. Deviations that occur during transportation execution are not necessarily approved immediately. Georgia.

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. The largest impacts start in the South and move their way up the US latitudinally – think Florida to Georgia to North Carolina, and Texas to California to Washington to Oregon. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted. Georgia.

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

Customer Advisory – Hurricane Michael

CH Robinson Logistics

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. Transportation Update by Mode. Michael is expected to be a Tropical Storm when it hits the Georgia Ports area within the next 48 hours.

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

Talking Logistics

While you create solid transportation management plans, your skills are often tested when you face a “curve ball” – a delayed shipment, a carrier missing a deadline, product not being ready for pickup. When you add in the need to develop and execute a transportation plan that meets service level requirements with available assets and capacity, the process can become even more challenging. A graduate of the University of West Georgia, she is a resident of Jacksonville, FL.

Florence Et Al.

Supply Chain Shaman

North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia sit squarely in the storm’s path. Transportation will become more variable; and even scarce. Work closely with transportation carriers. Last year transportation price increases were 2-5%.) Use your transportation optimization systems to minimize dead miles and give carriers early notices of loads. Procurement Risk management Uncategorized disruption hurricane readiness risk management transportation

Truck Capacity Shortage: The Past, Present and Future

Talking Logistics

Today’s truck capacity shortage can be linked to several market forces, some that the transportation industry has dealt with for years and others that are new and unfolding. This is a good thing in terms of transportation safety and compliance, however it also tightens already limited capacity. 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.

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 […]. Auto Automobile Transportation Australia automotive Graham road safety transportationIn 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.

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Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Georgia. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. Supply chains are becoming more complex with frequent adaptations, whether temporary or permanent, and increasingly with logistics outsourcing and calls for integrated transport management. Visuals agility erp flexibility globalisation IT mindmap MP Objects order management performance risks software Supply Chain Movement TMS Transport management WMS

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Now, UPS has aggressively grown into freight and other transportation solutions through a series of strategic acquisitions. The latest addition to this portfolio includes LTL and truckload freight services, which complements UPS’s global capabilities to provide customers a single source for multiple modes of transportation. In 1991, UPS moved it’s corporate headquarters from Greenwich, Connecticut to suburban Atlanta, Georgia. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. Georgia. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. Goods have to be transported across the globe and delivered to different destinations – from congested cities to remote, rural areas. The main challenge in logistics is an increasing complexity of trade-offs in transport planning. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Georgia. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management barcode verification compliance labeling GS1 harsh environment labeling UDIWhen you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Here is a good question to help you understand what compliance should look like in your organization. What are your customer, partner, regulatory, and vendor expectations?”.

Critical Questions to Analyze Total Cost in Your Inbound Logistics Strategy

LeanCor

Transportation. What are the transportation strategies? Are we minimizing transportation cost relative only to transportation cost or do we consider warehousing and inventory carrying costs when making transportation decisions? What is the relationship between inventory carrying costs, ordering policies, transportation, and warehousing? Georgia Tech Supply Chain and Logistics Institute | Savannah, GA.

Logistics Negotiation Study

The Logistics of Logistics

Heather is a Logistics instructor at Georgia Southern University and a researcher at the Georgia Center for Innovation in Logistics. Partnering means lots of negotiations on everything from service, to payment terms, transportation modes, and of course cost. Free Stuff Logistics Management logistics negotiation research Logistics Negotiation Study negotiating 3PL negotiating logistics negotiating logistics pricing negotiating transportation transportation negotiations

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The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

According to The World Economic Forum (WEF), China hopes that the numerous transportation projects that fall under the new Silk Road umbrella will increase the value of the country’s cross-border trade by $2.5 suppliers of frozen chicken to Kazakhstan began shipping product via the Black Sea and onward through Georgia, Azerbaijan, and across the Caspian Sea, to bypass trade restrictions imposed by Russia. Global Transportation Management asia logistics Europe Global Trade

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

According to The World Economic Forum (WEF), China hopes that the numerous transportation projects that fall under the new Silk Road umbrella will increase the value of the country’s cross-border trade by $2.5 suppliers of frozen chicken to Kazakhstan began shipping product via the Black Sea and onward through Georgia, Azerbaijan, and across the Caspian Sea, to bypass trade restrictions imposed by Russia. Global Transportation Management asia logistics Europe Global Trade

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities. Georgia. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management

Cerasis

More findings on the cloud cargo transportation and warehouse management systems you may discover on the web. The cloud-based supply chain software can be customized to suit your industry, your transportation , freight-forwarding and warehousing specialty, import-export regulations. The ability to administer your cloud supply chain in the real time makes your order processing, warehousing, inventory management, transportation and overall pricing more scalable and thus cheaper.

Top 10 Benefits of Third-Party Warehousing Solutions

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

Stop worrying about investing in more warehouse space, updating the newest technology, stressing over transportation, and hiring or firing of logistics staff. According to a study by the Georgia Institute of Technology , less than 30% of warehouses in the U.S.

eLog Jam: New ELD Ruling Could Further Constrict Capacity

BluJay Solutions

According to the 24 th Annual Trends and Issues in Transportation and Logistics study , transportation rates are expected to continue to climb well into the foreseeable future. For the first time in our careers, carriers rather than shippers are in the position of power in the relationship,” writes the study’s authors, Mary Holcomb of the University of Tennessee, and Karl Manrodt of Georgia College. Use lower cost modes of transport.

Balance Network Profitability with Customer Capacity Requirements

Talking Logistics

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering and a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering (Logistics and Economic Decision Analysis), both from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA. Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Manhattan Associates Transportation Management Systems carriers Load Analyzer Manhattan Associates TMS transportation transportation management systems trucking

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

If you’re a transportation professional, for example, and all you know is transportation, your opportunities for advancement are limited compared to someone who has a broader supply chain perspective. 2017 Food Industry Transportation and Logistics Conference , March 5-7, Orlando, FL. NASSTRAC Annual Shippers Conference & Transportation Expo , April 9-12, Orlando, FL. 2017 Georgia Logistics Summit , May 16-17, Atlanta, GA.

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

EFT

To address these problems the tiny state is taking on a $5 billion programme to try and overhaul the transportation network by 2025, a cost equivalent to nearly $5,000 per citizen. States faring better include Minnesota, Georgia, Nevada, Florida, and Utah, which appeared in the top 10 of both lists. Georgia can lay claim to the nation’s best quality roads according to US News. . US News Best States for Transportation Rank. Georgia. Georgia. #10.

Material Handling Institute US Roadmap for 2015: Can’t Wait for 2025!

Supply Chain View from the Field

The group held workshops in 2013 at several locations, and spent eight hours over two days discussing them…a team of academics from Auburn, Florida, Georgia Tech, Clemson, and MHI worked on the report. Other predictions include total supply chain visibility – and development of GPS capabilities across transportation assets.

Need Warehouse Space in Atlanta?  The Advantages Add Up

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When two of the country’s premiere site selection publications named Georgia as the #1 state for doing business for several years in a row, some people may have been a little surprised. Plus, it’s always been a major transportation hub, particularly for the Southeast. By contrast, all of us at Amware thought, “Yep. Makes total sense to us.”. After all, the state is home to Atlanta, one of the country’s hottest eCommerce and logistics markets (as well as UPS’s global headquarters).

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

Kinaxis

Many of the states affected contained key ports and supply destinations, as well as transportation and logistics hubs. Lowe’s also had distribution centers in Florida, Georgia and North Carolina with extra supplies ready and waiting. by Joe Cannata With Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful storm to threaten the Atlantic Coast in over 10 years that has already brought severe damage to Haiti, the Bahamas and several Southeastern U.S.

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 Michael has made landfall with the Florida panhandle as a very scary Category 4. That is the second-highest category, with winds of 130 to 156 MPH.