Indiana Jones and the supply chain bullwhip effect

Kinaxis

Many Indiana Jones wannabees emerged, due to the popularity of the film. Canadian-born David Morgan supplied eight whips for the first Indiana Jones movie, and his business grew from there, with his products also appearing in The Mask of Zorro and Batman Returns.

Supply chains on film

Supply Chain Movement

The fact that logistics is not always treated with importance is illustrated by the ironic closing sequence in Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), in which Indy asks an official what will happen to the ark, which was the subject of a fierce battle. “We

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Analytics Leaders Discuss the Internet of Things

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Business Indiana University Innovation Kelley School of Business Special EventsAnalytics Leaders Discuss the Internet of Thingsg. Smart homes, connected cars, and intelligent factories have become mainstream.

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

Supply Chain News on Which US States are Best for Manufacturing 2019

Supply Chain Digest

Indiana Again Tops the List, as SCDigest Turns Letter Grades into Numeric Score from Ball State Data

Supply Chain Graphic of the Weekon Which US States are Best for Manufacturing

Supply Chain Digest

Indiana Tops the List, as SCDigest Turns Letter Grades into Numeric Score from Ball State Data

Introducing the Journal of Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors-in-Chief)

SCM Research

and Myra Louise Professor of Manufacturing Management at Indiana University, United States. In today’s guest post, Mark Pagell, Brian Fugate and Barbra Flynn highlight what will guide them in their tenure as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. Being appointed as the co-editors of JSCM is both a great honor and a significant responsibility.

Introducing the Journal of Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors-in-Chief)

SCM Research

and Myra Louise Professor of Manufacturing Management at Indiana University, United States. In today’s guest post, Mark Pagell, Brian Fugate and Barbara Flynn highlight what will guide them in their tenure as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. Being appointed as the co-editors of JSCM is both a great honor and a significant responsibility.

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

PINC

Other recent closures included NEMF, Falcon, Williams Trucking of Dothan, Alabama, Indiana-based A.L.A., Here are the top trucking trends that all shippers should be aware of, according to The American Transportation Research Institute.

Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

Talking Logistics

He is a graduate of the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. With Black Friday on the horizon, consumer goods of all kinds are making their way from manufacturers to distribution centers and retail locations across the country.

Cargo 205

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

FTR Transportation Conference 2015 Indianapolis, Indiana; September 15-17. 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.

10 Greatest Supply Chain Management Books of All Time

Supply Chain Opz

Stanford University, Northwestern University, University of California, Berkley and Indiana University are usually ranked in top MBA programs (Tier 1) by US News College Ranking.

Procurement & Suppliers: Paying Attention to Terms & Conditions to Keep Supplier Relations Postitive

Cerasis

For example, in one Indiana case, Tyler Pipe Industries, Inc. After several years of litigation and after both sides spent tens of thousands of dollars on attorneys’ fees, the Indiana Court of Appeals found that the parties did indeed have a contract. Editor's Note: Today's blog is by our great friend, Chuck Intrieri where he gives us a fantastic example of how Procurement and Suppliers can enhance Supplier Relations by navigating the "Battle of the Forms.".

The missing link in automotive contract manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

All parts of the R-class vehicles will be assembled and painted on AM General’s production line in Mishawaka, Indiana. In 1922, Henry Ford famously said, “ Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants, so long as it is black ”.

FAA Grants Drones Permission to Take Off

Elementum

In the meantime, reports WTHR Indiana, residents of Wise County, VA, are hoping to utilize the growing popularity of drones to boost their own economy. Last Friday, a drone delivered medicine to a remote clinic in a coal mining region of southwest Virginia.

The Journey of BluJay’s Frictionless Tour

BluJay Solutions

From Green Bay, our RV cruised to South Bend, Indiana for a Saturday stop at the University of Notre Dame. One 40-foot RV. 51 days. 11 football games. 6,941 miles traveled. Hundreds of foam fingers, mini footballs, stadium bags, BluJay birds, and hats given away.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Indiana. 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?”.

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.

Lead by Example

Supply Chain Nation

I grew up in Indiana, went to Purdue, and followed my sister to Atlanta. Lindsay Eavenson is a pre-sales director at JDA, beginning her career at RedPrairie [acquired by JDA] right out of college more than 16 years ago.

Senators introduce DRIVE-Safe Act hoping to address shortage of truckers

EFT

Indiana is the Crossroads of America and the truck driver shortage has a significant impact on our state,” said Senator Young. “As As I’ve traveled throughout Indiana, I have heard from Hoosiers that a pathway is needed to qualify more drivers to move goods safely and efficiently. Though many states allow individuals to obtain a commercial driver’s license at the age 18, federal law currently prohibits those operators from moving goods from state to state until they are 21.

NC State’s Poole College of Management JUMPS in the rankings – and we need your support!

Supply Chain View from the Field

The full ranking is available on the Bloomberg Businessweek website , where you will find the Jenkins MBA among some of the best and well-established programs nationwide – NYU (24), USC (25), Georgetown (26), Brigham Young (27) and Indiana (28). Bloomberg Businessweek released its MBA rankings today, placing the Jenkins MBA at number 29 among full-time MBA programs in the United States.

3 Things You Can Learn from Subaru's Supply Chain

Elementum

The company has invested US $140M in production at its Lafayette, Indiana plant (which produces their Outback and Legacy models) to be able to meet US demand.

Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

Minnesota leads the nation in turkey production followed by North Carolina, Arkansas, Indiana, Missouri, and Virginia. As we sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, letting our eyes devour the feast ahead of the actual eating, one of the things for which we should be thankful is the supply chain that brought the bounty to the table. At the original Thanksgiving feast, the pickings were much slimmer and all ingredients were sourced locally.

Turkey 100

Intel Facing Class-Action Lawsuits Over Meltdown and Spectre Bugs

Supply Chain Brain

Three separate class-action lawsuits have been filed by plaintiffs in California, Oregon and Indiana seeking compensation, with more expected. The flaws, called Meltdown and Spectre, exist within virtually all modern processors and could allow hackers to steal sensitive data although no data breaches have been reported yet. While Spectre affects processors made by a variety of firms, Meltdown appears to primarily affect Intel processors made since 1995.

The loopPFEP Process

Loop Supply Systems

We will have two members from our team attending this course and workshop in Columbus, Indiana. The loopPFEP Process. People are the most important component to a successful organization. People are why we developed the loopPFEP Process.

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

Ellen shared a great example: Women in Trucking recently awarded its first ever “Transportation Patch” to 84 Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana , ages 5-12, who spent half a day at Olive-Harvey College learning about the transportation industry from experts.

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

EFT

Indiana. Indiana. #20. Rhode Island has been given the dubious distinction of being named the worst state in the US for infrastructure by both CNBC and US News , amongst a poor outlook for the US as a whole by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

The Critical New CSR Challenge: Third-Party Cybersecurity Risk

EcoVadis

As Scott Shackelford of Indiana University put it , “by protecting privacy, free expression and the exchange of information, cybersecurity helps support people’s human rights, both online and offline.”

Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports

Cerasis

The last 32 monthly reports from USMTO, show that the Midwest (NCE and NCW) buys, on average, 44% of the nation’s manufacturing technology equipment with 26% from NCE’s five states of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Data, Cognitive Technology, and Industry 4.0

Enterra Insights

” Fans of Indiana Jones’ movies, will remember the scene at the end of the first movie where the crate containing the Ark of the Covenant is placed in a huge warehouse containing thousands of similar crates. There is continued buzz about Industry 4.0 — the nickname adopted for the ongoing fourth industrial revolution.

Data 100

Most Important U.S. Infrastructure to Build is within its Borders

Enterra Insights

3] Those states are: Utah, Nevada, Florida, Kentucky, Minnesota, Tennessee, Ohio, Georgia, Indiana, and Texas. Over the past few years, the U.S. economy has boomed and unemployment rates have fallen. While the full impact of current trade and immigration policies remain uncertain, one thing is certain — if the U.S. wants continued economic growth, its infrastructure needs to be repaired and/or upgraded.

How holy is the Grail of Real-Time in Supply Chain?

Global Trade Management

A transportation management system (TMS) helps companies move freight from origin to destination efficiently, reliably, and cost effectively. In a TMS survey, ARC found that respondents indicated freight savings of approximately 6 percent with the use of a TMS application. TMS achieve these savings based on process enforcement, visibility, analytics, and optimization.

Driverless Trucks: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

AFFLINK

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a landmark study by Indiana University found that only a small percentage of accidents were due to natural causes like inclement weather, road conditions, or brake failure. Since its launch in the 1980’s, autonomous cars have piqued the interests of automobile manufacturers and software developers.

Cold Calling on Steroids with Brad Seaman

The Logistics of Logistics

I am Brad Seaman, founder and CEO of MonsterConnect, which is based in Indianapolis, Indiana. [00:44] Tell us a little bit about you and your company. MonsterConnect is sales enablement / lead generation service that help sales teams become 6-8 times more productive. [01:14]

Manufacturers Having Trouble Finding Cheap, Clean Renewable Energy

Material Handling & Logistics

19, General Motors announced plans to purchase 200 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable wind energy from wind farms in Illinois and Ohio to help power the company’s facilities in Ohio and Indiana.

Ohio 89

Minnesota turkeys are stuffing outbound trucks

DAT Solutions

Indiana. When you sit down to Thanksgiving dinner in the Midwestern U.S., remember to be thankful for Minnesota. The Land of a Thousand Lakes is also the number-one state for turkey production, by a wide margin.

Overtime Rules Face Challenges in Courts and Congress

DAT Solutions

The states named in the lawsuit include Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin.