Less Darwin. More Indiana Jones.

Requis

I wasn’t interested in achieving change at a glacial pace or having to set out on an Indiana Jones-style adventure to find the mythical fountain of youth so I could live long enough to see the change I was hoping to create. Like Indiana Jones, I hate snakes. More Indiana Jones.

Truckers, brokers owed hundreds of thousands after Indiana company’s bankruptcy

The Supply Chain Journal

Several trucking and logistics companies are collectively owed hundreds of thousands of dollars after an Indiana-based household goods brokerage shuttered operations and filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy in mid-April. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Indiana on April 14.

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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.

Rail Roundup: OmniTRAX, G&W develop, expand partnerships

The Supply Chain Journal

OmniTRAX, partners seek to develop site in southern Indiana. Short line operator OmniTRAX is working with the River Ridge Development Authority of southern Indiana to develop the River Ridge Commerce Center.

Feds award $275 million to ease truck congestion

The Supply Chain Journal

The largest of the seven grants aimed at easing truck congestion was $70 million to the Clear Path 465 Project in Indiana, which involves reconstructing and expanding the Interstate 465/Interstate 69 interchange northeast of Indianapolis.

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 Hollywood as inspiration for managers.

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 News on Which US States are Best for Manufacturing 2020

Supply Chain Digest

Utah Edges Out Usual Winner Indiana to Top the List, as SCDigest Turns Letter Grades into Numeric Score from Ball State Data

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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 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

Supply Chain News on Which US States are Best for Manufacturing 2018

Supply Chain Digest

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

The Daily Dash: Bankruptcy impacts multiple companies

The Supply Chain Journal

In today’s edition, we highlight a bankruptcy in Indiana, the latest pay increase for drivers, work zone crashes and more. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem.

Stormy week ahead for many US truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

Louis; Evansville, Indiana; Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky; Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama; Atlanta; Columbia, South Carolina; as well as Charlotte, North Carolina. Dicey weather could slow down truckers and supply chains this week across the eastern half the country.

This 6RS Customer Was Recognized for Innovation and Leadership in Fulfillment

6 River Systems

The industry-leading supply chain provider partnered with 6 River Systems to bring flexible automation to one of their distribution centers in Indiana, increasing productivity when fulfilling orders for their customers’ consumers.

Amplify Your Supply Chain While Capitalizing on your IT Infrastructure

Logility

Now Smith manages a whole network of Logility solutions from his home office in Indiana without the need to replace existing systems. Ampacet Corporation is the world’s leading manufacturer of the pelletized pigments that add colors to plastics.

The Daily Dash: No more money for PPP

The Supply Chain Journal

in the small Indiana town of Clayton. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem. In today’s edition, we highlight the latest news regarding the Paycheck Protection Program, interesting comments regarding the U.S.-Mexico Mexico border and more. The High Five.

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.

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.

Casey’s General Stores Supply Chain Team Contributes to Strong Financial Results

Logistics Viewpoints

Casey’s recently opened a new distribution center in Joplin Missouri; the retailer also operates warehouses in Ankeny and Terra Haute Indiana. New Casey’s Distribution Center in Joplin, MO.

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.

The Log Book: J.B. Hunt announces $1M supply chain inclusion scholarship

The Supply Chain Journal

Mike Gallagher of Indiana, Sen. Mike Braun of Indiana and Seth Mattison, founder and chief movement officer of Luminate Labs, a media platform for innovators and influencers. The Logbook is a weekly rundown of human-interest stories related to the transportation industry.

Reconfiguring the Automotive Post Pandemic Supply Chain

Logistics Trends and Insights

GM, for example, partnered with Ventec Life Systems to produce ventilators in its facility in Kokomo, Indiana, while face masks are being made in a facility in Warren, Michigan.

Wabash National bets big on dry vans, increases capacity by 20%

The Supply Chain Journal

West Lafayette, Indiana-based Wabash is reorienting its business to focus on first-to-last-mile trailer products and exiting businesses that do not fit that plan. Wabash National Corp.

Xpress Global Systems acquires LTL Delta Distribution

The Supply Chain Journal

The company was able to undercut XGS rates and service to an extent because of its focused distribution channel in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio. Delta Distribution has been servicing Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri and Michigan since 1997.

Late-season cold snap to impact much of US

The Supply Chain Journal

Accumulating snow should not be a major problem, but some visibility issues and wet, slick roads could spell trouble for drivers along the storm track from Missouri through Indiana and Ohio.

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

GlobalTranz

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.".

This Week in Logistics News (April 24 – 30)

Logistics Viewpoints

The hub, to be located west of Plainfield in Clayton, is part of Apple’s plans to expand its distribution network and accelerate delivery times for US customers in Indiana and across the country. The Noid is back. For those unfamiliar, let me explain.

XPO finally takes a bite of Apple

The Supply Chain Journal

NASDAQ:AAPL) in the small Indiana town of Clayton that will support Apple’s direct-to-consumer distribution and delivery strategy. XPO Logistics Inc. NYSE:XPO) said Tuesday that it will build a 1 million-square-foot distribution center for Apple Inc.

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. As shoppers count down the days until they can score deals on the hottest products, cargo thieves are counting on cashing in on opportunities to swipe unattended trailers and shipments.

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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.

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.

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. Coming into 2019, issues like the tariff wars, driver shortage, and rising freight rates were high on transportation managers’ radar screens.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

GlobalTranz

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. If you want to stay ahead of the competition, it’s not just a question of reading industry newsletters. Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication.

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. Supply chain management books that are praised by supply chain executives, consultants and supply chain management professionals at all levels. Background In dynamic supply chain management environment, people have to make the quick and decisive actions against various issues.

Production ramp-up pains continue as Workhorse loses $120.5M in Q1

The Supply Chain Journal

On April 22, Workhorse hired Ryan Gaul as president of commercial vehicles, responsible for the Workhorse plant in Union City, Indiana, and the commercial vehicles division.