Why It Matters

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.

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

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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

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.

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.

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

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.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

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?

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, Inc. (OI)

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, Inc. (OI)

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.”

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.

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.

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains

Cerasis

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.

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.

The Trucking Industry In The COVID-19 Era

Shipchain

This is especially noteworthy as some of the most heavily-affected states (think California, New York, Illinois, and Washington) are notorious for their traffic congestion. Professional truck drivers are currently facing a surging demand like none other.

Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk

Kinaxis

Besides Texas—Toyota’s new North American headquarters—other states on the companies’ shortlist are Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina, WSJ reported, citing unnamed sources familiar with the potential investment.

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.

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

Cerasis

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.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Spee Dee Delivery Service was founded in 1978 and serves Illinois and the upper midwest area. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers.

Ohio 130

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Northeastern Illinois. Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. Which means that, as it does every year at this time, space is about to get very tight.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Illinois. Illinois officials have extended the state’s stay-at-home order through the end of May but has built in more flexibility for facilities to reopen where it is safe. Transportation could be impacted in Illinois.

Chuck Intrieri Executive Profile

The Logistics of Logistics

Evolve Dental Technologies, Inc, Virtu USA, and many other large and medium sized companies in Illinois, Michigan, Arizona and Orange County, CA. Experienced logistics and supply chain consultant, Chuck Intrieri is a new contributor to TheLogisticsofLogistics.com. Chuck Intrieri is currently a operations and management consultant focused on third party logistics (3PL) management. Chuck Intrieri Professional Experience.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Illinois. When 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?”.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Illinois ? . Illinois officials have extended the state’s stay-at-home order through?the could be impacted in Illinois , especially around the greater Chicago area. As we move into the back half of May, the freight market is starting to show signs of an expedited rebound. .

This Week in Logistics News (March 2-6, 2015)

Talking Logistics

BNSF oil train derails in rural Illinois; two cars aflame (Reuters). More than three years ago, my 14 year old daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D).

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Illinois . Illinois officials have extended the state’s stay-at-home order through May 31. Freight could be impacted in Illinois.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Spee Dee Delivery Service was founded in 1978 and serves Illinois and the upper midwest area. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers. These carriers may be able to provide greater flexibility at a similar or lower price. This article will explore some alternative small parcel carriers that could be a substitute or additional option to UPS and Fedex.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Spee Dee Delivery Service was founded in 1978 and serves Illinois and the upper midwest area. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers. These carriers may be able to provide greater flexibility at a similar or lower price. This article will explore some alternative small parcel carriers that could be a substitute or additional option to UPS and Fedex.

Ohio 100

Bomb Cyclone Hits East Coast

Elementum

Phillips 66 decided to close down their crude and coking unit in Wood River, Illinois, due to a refinery line freezing. Winter Storm Grayson, bringing snow, ice, rain, and strong winds to the country’s eastern seaboard, is now tagged as a “bomb cyclone” - a label used when the barometric pressure of a storm drops by 24 millibars within 24 hours. This level of air pressure is said to be on par with that of a Category 1 or Category 2 hurricane.

Can Officers and Employees be Held Personally Liable for Customs Violations?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Tom received a Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, from Florida Atlantic University in 1967, a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University in 1973, and was admitted in that same year to the Illinois State Bar and the Bar of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Kewill & LeanLogistics Customer Conference to Unveil a Revolutionary Global Trade Management Model

BluJay Solutions

The conference, scheduled May 1-3, 2017, at the Lowes Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, is designed to engage customers and provide valuable information to transform their supply chain economics. Attendees will learn how to transform their supply chain economics and. gain competitive advantage at CONVERGE ’17. Chelmsford, Mass.

Kewill & LeanLogistics Customer Conference to Unveil a Revolutionary Global Trade Management Model

BluJay Solutions

The conference, scheduled May 1-3, 2017, at the Lowes Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, is designed to engage customers and provide valuable information to transform their supply chain economics. Attendees will learn how to transform their supply chain economics and. gain competitive advantage at CONVERGE ’17. Chelmsford, Mass.

4 Food and Beverage Manufacturing Trends on Tap for 2020

USC Consulting Group

As noted by the National Conference of State Legislatures, nearly a dozen states and the District of Columbia have legalized recreational usage, the latest being Illinois in May.

Independence Day 2019

Enterra Insights

According to Bruce Kraig, a hot dog historian and professor emeritus at Roosevelt University in Illinois, the term “hot dog” can be traced to German immigrants who had enjoyed dachshund sausages in their homeland.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Illinois. Illinois is an agriculture heavy state ranking 7 th in terms of most farms. Like Illinois, Indiana grows mostly corn and soybeans as well as a sizeable tomato and melon crop.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Alexander Hamilton: A US Manufacturing Visionary

Cerasis

The MEP national network, a public/private partnership in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, is represented in Illinois by the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC).