Halloween Candy – A Scary Supply Chain Planning Problem

Logility

In the interactive “ Top Halloween Candy by State ” map, CandyStore.com shows my beloved candy corn is the favorite candy for trick-or-treaters in Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Iowa, Michigan and Alabama. This can create a scary supply chain planning problem for those that are ill-prepared or equipped. Planning for holidays places significant stress on supply chain planning processes and planning teams. Supply Planning

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. Supply chain compliance may include things such as employee labor laws, hazardous material handling, and environmental concerns. But, in this article, our focus for supply chain compliance touches on the importance of barcode and labeling requirements. Labels and Supplies. A compliant barcode is just the first step to supply chain compliance. Idaho.

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Truckstop.com and Chainalytics Team Up to Unleash North America’s Largest Freight Rate Database

CHAINalytics

NEW PLYMOUTH, Idaho, May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Truckstop.com, leader in transportation technology and load board solutions, has announced a partnership with Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain intelligence products, … The post Truckstop.com and Chainalytics Team Up to Unleash North America’s Largest Freight Rate Database appeared first on Chainalytics.

The Strength of the Pack is the Wolf… The Strength of the Wolf is the Pack!

NC State SCRC

In a recent article in Supply Chain Navigator , I spend some time discussing the interesting relationship between the introduction of wolves in Yellowstone Park, and the evolution of digital supply chains. In the world of supply chains, the “natural rule” of evolution also emphasizes open and free trade, emphasizing open forces of competition, that drive naturally occurring outcomes. By the same token, supply chains should also compete fairly.

Anti-Showrooming Brought to You by… Amazon?

BlueYonder

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. But now three states — Wisconsin, Idaho and Virginia — have passed statewide laws permitting the use of robots to deliver items to people’s doorsteps. Supply Chain friday in 5

Anti-Showrooming Brought to You by… Amazon?

BlueYonder

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. But now three states — Wisconsin, Idaho and Virginia — have passed statewide laws permitting the use of robots to deliver items to people’s doorsteps. appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog. Supply Chain friday in 5

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, is headquartered in Chandler, AZ and serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. Introduction.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, is headquartered in Chandler, AZ and serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. Introduction.

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Hanjin, Hurricanes, Harvests May Boost Truckload Rates

DAT Solutions

In addition to the profound -- and sometimes tragic -- impact of these storms on local residents, major weather events often cause delays and frustrations for supply chain managers. Further West, Colorado, Utah, and Idaho all appear to be on track for onions and potatoes. All of this seasonal freight and supply chain disruption could drive rates out of the 'complacency' zone.

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Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

It is prudent to check with supply chain partners to ensure they are operating as normal in Delaware. If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. Idaho. Idaho plans to gradually reopen all facilities by the end of May. Expect shipping in or out of Idaho to be unaffected by restrictions. However, when currently shipping to or from Kentucky, you should ensure your supply chain partners are operational.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. . Idaho . Idaho plans to gradually reopen all facilities by the end of May. . Expect shipping in or out of Idaho to be unaffected by restrictions. . Shippers should check with individual supply chain partners to see if they are online. . If shipping to or from Kentucky, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. .

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

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How Locally Grown Products are Disrupting F&B Manufacturing

QAD

Some examples include sugar from Michigan grown sugar beets, cereals from midwest grain producing states, and potato products from Idaho grown potatoes. This is causing a huge disruption in food manufacturing as well as the food supply chain. While upfront costs are huge, the promotion of locally grown products—and the reduction in supply chain costs on the raw material and finished goods ends of the process—can outweigh the initial construction costs.

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. 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. Potato shippers seem to be feeling the effects of the ELD protests that have been scattered across the country.

URM™ Stores Inc. Selects Herlitz Inventory Management to Improve Efficiencies and Increase Profits in its Purchasing Process

Herlitz Inventory Management

Cambridge, MA, July 5, 2017 — Herlitz Inventory Management, a best-of-breed supply chain provider founded by the creators of E3 Corporation and internationally recognized for their inventory management expertise, today announced that URM™ Stores Inc. It is an American retailers’ cooperative serving independent supermarkets in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

Freight Gathers Strength in Early November, Led by Western Region

DAT Solutions

Hanjin bankruptcy , resulting in supply chain disruption and increased amounts of inventory transfers, to prevent stock-outs. Weather events , including flooding in Louisiana and the Carolinas, which generate demand for emergency relief, followed by construction supplies and equipment. 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.

This Week in Logistics News (February 19-23, 2018)

Talking Logistics

But I did manage to keep a pulse on what was happening in the supply chain and logistics industry; here are the items that caught my attention: KFC restaurants could remain closed for ‘remainder of the week’ due to chicken shortage crisis (Independent). Apple in talks with miners to secure cobalt supplies: sources (Reuters). FourKites Raises $35 Million To Accelerate Predictive Supply Chain Execution.

Imported Produce Volume Outpaces Home-Grown

DAT Solutions

That has a big impact on the supply chain. still grows plenty of apples, onions, and potatoes, in Washington, Colorado and Idaho, respectively. There is a shift underway right now in the refrigerated freight segment. Two main factors are involved. More restaurant spending, more contract freight. The first, and perhaps the most important influence, is on the consumer side. As a nation, we are spending more money in restaurants and proportionally less in grocery stores.

CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

All this ambiguity and uncertainty makes trucking companies hesitant to transport bigger CBD quantities across state lines, especially after a truck driver transporting 7,000 pounds of industrial hemp from Oregon to Colorado got arrested in January 2019 by the Idaho State Police and charged with smuggling marijuana. His experience includes operations, supply chain management and logistics in the consumer goods industry.

CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

All this ambiguity and uncertainty makes trucking companies hesitant to transport bigger CBD quantities across state lines, especially after a truck driver transporting 7,000 pounds of industrial hemp from Oregon to Colorado got arrested in January 2019 by the Idaho State Police and charged with smuggling marijuana. His experience includes operations, supply chain management and logistics in the consumer goods industry.

CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

His experience includes operations, supply chain management and logistics in the consumer goods industry. With all the ambiguity and uncertainty around CBD and cannabis products, how can you ensure that your logistics are in compliance with all the state and federal laws?

Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em, “Christmas in October” Sales Get Results

BlueYonder

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. In interviews with Business Insider and across social media, shoppers are claiming the quality of Whole Foods’ produce has gone down since Amazon purchased the grocery chain. Whole Foods says that Amazon has not made any changes to the grocery chain’s quality standards.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Knowing these timelines is crucial to supply chain planning. But knowing the general breakdown of crop production, state by state, can help your supply chain roll with the punches. The Golden State is an invaluable resource to the domestic food supply chain. Idaho. Idaho is nearly synonymous with potatoes but that is not all the state grows. Tennessee is a mountainous state with varied ranges of the Appalachian chain.

Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em, “Christmas in October” Sales Get Results

BlueYonder

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. In interviews with Business Insider and across social media, shoppers are claiming the quality of Whole Foods’ produce has gone down since Amazon purchased the grocery chain. Whole Foods says that Amazon has not made any changes to the grocery chain’s quality standards.

CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

All this ambiguity and uncertainty makes trucking companies hesitant to transport bigger CBD quantities across state lines, especially after a truck driver transporting 7,000 pounds of industrial hemp from Oregon to Colorado got arrested in January 2019 by the Idaho State Police and charged with smuggling marijuana. His experience includes operations, supply chain management and logistics in the consumer goods industry.

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

EFT

Idaho. #21. Idaho. For the logistics, shipping and supply chain industries this should be of the utmost concern, as the demand for the transit of goods is unlikely to diminish in an age where Amazon is the world's most powerful corporation and supply chains have become so globalised. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Logistics Region: North America Article Type: Features & Opinion Publish as a report