Newly public Lion Electric will build electric trucks in Illinois

The Supply Chain Journal

investing $70 million to convert a partially finished warehouse in Joliet, Illinois, into a plant to build electric trucks and buses. On its first day of public trading, Canada’s Lion Electric Co. made good on a pledge to expand manufacturing in the U.S.,

Newly public Lion Electric will build electric trucks in Illinois

The Supply Chain Journal

investing $70 million to convert a partially finished warehouse in Joliet, Illinois, into a plant to build electric trucks and buses. On its first day of public trading, Canada’s Lion Electric Co. made good on a pledge to expand manufacturing in the U.S.,

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Supply Chain Shaman

Over the last five years, I have helped two companies, Sonoco Products and Owens Illinois (OI) with their selection of technologies to improve Sales and Operations (S&OP) planning. Owens Illinois provides glass products and Sonoco Products provides flexible packaging. Six years ago, Owens Illinois’ primary question was IT standardization versus the choice of best-of-breed vendor. Owens Illinois (OI), a $6.3

Watch: The State of Supply-Chain Management Education

Supply Chain Brain

Nehemiah Scott, professor and director of supply-chain management at the University of Illinois' Gies College of Business, describes how the topic is being taught in online courses during physical school closures and the coronavirus pandemic

Key Takeaways from the 3PL Value Creation Summit 2016 hosted by Armstrong & Associates, Inc.

PINC

On October 18-20, Armstrong & Associates and Infocast held the fourth annual 3PL Value Creation Summit in Chicago, Illinois. The summit featured dynamic panel discussions from 3PL, investment, and technology industry leaders. Below are some of the key takeaways captured from the discussions. technology transportation supply chain logistics 3PL

What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe?

The Network Effect

The New Madrid Fault Zone stretches across Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Tennessee. The post What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe? appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Multiparty Network Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect disaster logistics networks resilience risk supply chain

Paris 2021 – EN – Eric Bouret

ivalua

Eric Bouret holds a Master’s degree from Grenoble Ecole de Management and a Master of Business Administration from Southern Illinois University. Eric Bouret CPO. He began his purchasing career in Bouygues in 1998 at GFC Construction (Lyon). In 2003, he joined Norpac (Lille) as Purchasing Manager, then took in charge the purchasing department of QUILLE Construction in Rouen in 2006. He was appointed Purchasing Director in 2011, in charge of Bouygues Entreprises France-Europe.

Amazon to hire 75K workers for North American logistics, fulfillment

The Supply Chain Journal

According to Amazon, the states with the most open positions are Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin. Amazon.com Inc.

A supply chain for telemedicine — Medically Necessary

The Supply Chain Journal

Starting off with headlines, they discuss how 3PLs are struggling to fill broker vacancies, why an Illinois trucking company is being forced into bankruptcy, Yellow Corp.’s

Parade will speak at the 3PL Value Creation NA Summit 2019

Parade

The conference will take place from October 15-17th in Chicago, Illinois. On October 15-17th, Armstrong & Associates is hosting the seventh annual 3PL Value Creation North America Summit in Chicago, Illinois. Parade, the leading intelligence and engagement platform, has been selected to speak at the 2019 3PL Value Creation North America Summit hosted by Armstrong & Associates.

Parade will speak at the 3PL Value Creation NA Summit 2019

Parade

The conference will take place from October 15-17th in Chicago, Illinois. On October 15-17th, Armstrong & Associates is hosting the seventh annual 3PL Value Creation North America Summit in Chicago, Illinois. Parade, the leading intelligence and engagement platform, has been selected to speak at the 2019 3PL Value Creation North America Summit hosted by Armstrong & Associates.

Supply chain experts span Barcoding Inc.'s Executive Forum Encore event speaker line-up

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

16 at Hamburger University at McDonald's Campus in Oak Brook, Illinois Barcoding, Inc. has announced the speaker line-up for its Executive Forum Encore event. Scheduled for Thursday, Nov.

9 logistics companies named to Inc.’s Best Workplaces

The Supply Chain Journal

Field Fastener (Machesney Park, Illinois) — Provides inventory management and supply chain solutions for fasteners. Nine logistics companies were recognized on Inc. magazine’s sixth annual list of Best Workplaces.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Nov. 17, 2016

Supply Chain Digest

Chinese Manufacturers Thrive on Government Subsides, IKEA DC Going Solar Big Time in Illinois, LTL Carriers Retain Pricing Power Even in Face of Weak Volumes, Singles Day Sales Continue Rapid Growth

5 Reasons Ecommerce Companies Fail with Paige Fitzgerald

The Logistics of Logistics

Prior to working at Fulfyld, Paige held various roles in events, marketing, and sales in Chicago, Illinois. 5 Reasons Ecommerce Companies Fail with Paige Fitzgerald. Paige Fitzgerald and Joe Lynch discuss the 5 reasons ecommerce companies fail.

In Divisive Times, We’re Still United by the Food Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

“But according to a recent study out of the University of Illinois, even if you have never traveled around the United States, the food you eat (or at least elements of it) certainly has.”[1] ”[1] He reports, “A team from the University of Illinois looked at the 9.5 ”[2] In fact, the University of Illinois study highlighted “the importance of border counties like Niagara County and port cities like New Orleans.”

Ooh, Scary Stuff, Kids. Tales from the Supply Chain Crypt.

Kinaxis

The reason: Illinois produces about 90% of sugar pumpkins each year. But when Mother Nature (in the form of heavy rains) hit Illinois hard, half of the crop was wiped out. by Teresa Chiykowski Warning: This blog post isn’t for the faint of heart. In fact, I should include a PG-13 rating on it. Just kidding, although, for those involved, the scare factor must’ve been pretty high at times. Halloween is big business.

Winter Alert: Winter Weather Conditions Developing Across Much of the US

GlobalTranz

UPDATE: 02.15.21. According to weather.com, “more than 2 million Texas homes and businesses were without power Monday morning as record-breaking cold and Winter Storm Uri extended an icy grip across the central United States.” Winter weather continues to impact multiple U.S.

The Future of 3rd Party Fulfillment with Andy Lloyd

The Logistics of Logistics

For instance, a fulfillment company in Los Angeles may partner with fulfillment companies in Texas and Illinois in order to win a national account. The Future of 3rd Party Fulfillment with Andy Lloyd. Andy Lloyd and Joe Lynch discuss the future of 3rd party fulfillment.

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Parade will speak at the 3PL Value Creation NA Summit 2019

Parade

On October 15-17th, Armstrong & Associates is hosting the seventh annual 3PL Value Creation North America Summit in Chicago, Illinois. Parade, the leading intelligence and engagement platform, has been selected to speak at the 2019. Chief Business Officer of Parade, Preet Sivia, will speak on the Supply Chain Innovation panel alongside Parker Holcomb, CEO of CoLane, and Prasad Gollapalli, CEO of TruckerTools.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

GlobalTranz

Fleet Safety Conference Shaumberg, Illinois; July 13-15. 8th Annual Integer Emissions Summit & DEF Forum Chicago, Illinois; October 27-29. Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? As you know, the atmosphere for freight brokers is only getting more competitive. If you want to stay ahead of the competition, it’s not just a question of reading industry newsletters.

Lora Cecere Asks: Why Do People Question the Value of S&OP?

Logility

To understand the value of S&OP, let’s contrast Keith’s performance to one of his competitors Owens Illinois. Comparison of Owens Illinois Versus Sonoco Products for the Period of 2000-2012. Owens Illinois is investing 3X more in R&D than Sonoco Products; yet Sonoco products had 5X greater growth with 1/2 the inventory. Owens Illinois, Inc. (OI) Frequently, I get asked the question, “What is the value of S&OP?”

Lora Cecere Asks: Why Do People Question the Value of S&OP?

Logility

To understand the value of S&OP, let’s contrast Keith’s performance to one of his competitors Owens Illinois. Comparison of Owens Illinois Versus Sonoco Products for the Period of 2000-2012. Owens Illinois is investing 3X more in R&D than Sonoco Products; yet Sonoco products had 5X greater growth with 1/2 the inventory. Owens Illinois, Inc. (OI) Frequently, I get asked the question, “What is the value of S&OP?”

Making FreightTech Sticky with Nick Dangles

The Logistics of Logistics

Nick received his degree in Philosophy from The University of Illinois and received his law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Making FreightTech Sticky with Nick Dangles. Nick Dangles and Joe Lynch discuss making freightech sticky.

Flash flood threat looms for truckers in several states

The Supply Chain Journal

The threat for flooding stretches into northwestern Arkansas and the southern portions of Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. Intense thunderstorms will continue to drench places from Texas to southern Ohio over the next couple of days.

Rail Roundup: UP’s grain transload project, senators’ grade crossing bill

The Supply Chain Journal

The company is building the facility within its Global IV intermodal terminal in Joliet, Illinois. Union Pacific constructing Chicago-agrea transload facility for agricultural producers.

Food Industry News Round-Up: October 9

ITradeNetwork

Additionally, cantaloupe from Eagle Produce sold at Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and Wisconsin has been recalled for potential risk of Salmonella. Salmonella, Listeria Are Risks in Ongoing Recalls.

50 Online Resources for Aspiring Supply Chain Scholars

Supply Chain Opz

Develop your leadership skill with help from University of Illinois Test this course by University of Illinois and get college credits towards iMBA program (traditional admission requirements applied). Resource: Leadership Course from University of Illinois 49. Create a pathway to MBA program with this course Take this value chain analysis course from University of Illinois and make your way to one of the best university in the country.

Borderlands: Rural areas the next e-commerce frontier?

The Supply Chain Journal

The Evanston, Illinois-based logistics brokerage works in the metal, paper and plastic recycling industries. Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade.

Expert Tips to Develop Your Logistics Strategy

The Logistics of Logistics

Blasgen, the president and CEO of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals in Illinois, USA, shares that his top tip is to acquire an experienced individual in the logistics industry, someone who has well-developed interpersonal and leadership skills, is well-connected in the logistics/supply chain world, and good financial understanding. Developing a Better Logistics Strategy.

Missed us at ProMat 2019? Here’s what we were up to

6 River Systems

Derek Lahey, of Western Illinois University, at a rate of 684 UPH. Libby Weaver, of Western Illinois University, at a rate of 892 UPH. It’s been an exciting April here at 6 River Systems. Just last Monday, our team showcased at ProMat 2019, in what event organizers say is t he largest attendance in the history of the show.

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains

GlobalTranz

He graduated from the University of Illinois in 2011 with a degree in Biochemistry and will be attending DePaul University this fall to participate in an Urban Planning and Design program. The Internet has already transformed the way individuals interact, make choices, and process information.

Food Industry News Round-Up: October 23

ITradeNetwork

Rolling out over the upcoming months, the program is slated to launch at more than 570 Aldi stores in California, Florida, Illinois, and Pennsylvania after an initial trial in 60 Aldi stores in Georgia. Aldi Launching SNAP Access for Online Grocery via Instacart. Aldi and Instacart are partnering to make online grocery available to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants by electronic bank transfer (EBT).

Two Million Vacant Manufacturing Jobs by 2025…How Can We Tackle the Skills Gap?

GlobalTranz

For a microcosmic sampling, the CMAP report published by the Illinois government (widely reputed as a resource for broader industrial indicators), reveals an acute shortage of qualified candidates to fill essential manufacturing positions in the Chicago region, including CNC Programmers, CNC Operators, Industrial Machinery Mechanics, and Welders.

Borderlands: Rural areas the next e-commerce frontier?

The Supply Chain Journal

The Evanston, Illinois-based logistics brokerage works in the metal, paper and plastic recycling industries. Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade.

FreightWaves Haul of Fame: ADM Trucking serves ADM and others

The Supply Chain Journal

In 1969, ADM relocated its headquarters to Decatur, Illinois. This is an overview of ADM and its in-house fleet of trucks. However, the company also owns barges, railcars, boats and oceangoing vessels. Now a Fortune 100 company, ADM had a humble origin. George A. Archer and John W.

Parade will speak at the 3PL Value Creation NA Summit 2019

Parade

The conference will take place from October 15-17th in Chicago, Illinois. On October 15-17th, Armstrong & Associates is hosting the seventh annual 3PL Value Creation North America Summit in Chicago, Illinois. Parade, the leading intelligence and engagement platform, has been selected to speak at the 2019 3PL Value Creation North America Summit hosted by Armstrong & Associates.