Supply chains on film

Supply Chain Movement

A growing number of scenes in films and television programmes – and even entire films and TV series – are about logistics and supply chain management, and media productions are going ever deeper into those business roles. Over the years, there have been various other scenes and even entire films and television series, both fictional ones and documentaries, which directly or indirectly are about logistics and supply chain management. Hollywood as inspiration for managers.

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. Logistics Multiparty Network Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect disaster logistics networks resilience risk supply chainThe 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.

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Analytics Leaders Discuss the Internet of Things

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Citing examples like Amazon’s personalized shopping experience and next day (soon-to-be same day) shipping, dunnhumbyUSA’s Senior Vice President Michael Wilhite proclaimed, “The ‘IWWIWWIWI’ era has arrived, is here to stay, and will impact all industries immensely and ongoing,” while speaking at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business Institute for Business Analytics 2015 Forum on April 10. Business Indiana University Innovation Kelley School of Business Special Events

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

Zipline Logistics

Delivering to Menards can be a challenge for brands that do not have an efficiently optimized logistics function or extensive experience working with the retailer. For many breaking in with Menards or those with ineffective logistics operations, delivering to the retailer can cause headaches and result in unnecessary fines. Work with a Retail Logistics Specialist to Optimize Menards Delivery.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Currently, we are seeing little fluctuation in the domestic logistics market when compared to the past few weeks. . But the Logistics Manager’s Index skyrocketed from the end of Feb ruary through April. Zipline Regional Logistics Market Updates . Northeast Logistics . Midwest Logistics . Southeast Logistics . Westcoast Logistics . Indiana . Shipping in and out of Indiana should not be interrupted for vendors. .

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. CEVA Logistics AG was appointed by General Motors, to manage its ventilator production supply chain. Automobiles Automotive Freight Forwarding Logistics Supply Chain 4PL Automotive Industry supply chain

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., logistics supply chain transportationHere 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.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. Coyote Logistics @CoyoteLogistics Coyote Logistics prides itself on its innovative logistics and supply chain philosophy. Globally, the company ranks 3rd in air and ocean freight, and ranks 5th for international contract logistics.

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

I have long argued that third party logistics providers (3PLs) should set themselves apart from the competition by fully harnessing the power and value of their customer and employee communities. Sustainability and Green Initiatives in Transportation and Logistics. Source: “Sustainability and Green Initiatives in Transportation & Logistics,” Jason Mathers, EDF, Ryder Innovate 2014. Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? Check out some of the country’s top freight shipping conferences and events for the rest of 2015: Can innovative technology, new business models and eCommerce re-boot the business of logistics? The 3PL Summit is North America’s largest and most high-level gathering of logistics executives and their manufacturer and retailer supply chain counterparts.

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

Talking Logistics

Leverage relationships with your third party logistics provider (3PL). Chris brings over 18 years of logistics industry experience. 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.

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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.".

10 Greatest Supply Chain Management Books of All Time

Supply Chain Opz

Hugos Integral Logistics Management: Operations and Supply Chain Management Within and Across Companies , by Paul Schönsleben Logistics and Supply Chain Management , by Martin Christopher Logistics Management and Strategy: Competing through the Supply Chain , by Alan Harrison and Remko Van Hoek Manufacturing Planning and Control for Supply Chain Management , by F.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Indiana. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management barcode verification compliance labeling GS1 harsh environment labeling UDIWhen 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?”.

The missing link in automotive contract manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

The outline of the deal is simple: Mercedes will manage the logistics and supply chain, while keeping their supplier network in place. 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 ”. Fast forward 100 years and a very different image materializes: the customer of the present demands variety.

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. Primary Event: The 20th Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Précis: US Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), 3352 – in an attempt to address the driver shortage in the trucking and logistics industry.

Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

Minnesota leads the nation in turkey production followed by North Carolina, Arkansas, Indiana, Missouri, and Virginia. ” Realistically, he concludes, “The idea of Thanksgiving today is not possible without the support and continued efforts of the logistics industry and its supply chain partners. 3] Kevin Jessop, “ The Logistics & Supply Chain of Thanksgiving ,” Cerasis, 23 November 2016

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5 Ways to Prepare for Successful Planned Outages

CH Robinson Logistics

to know whether the part will ship by air from Germany or if it will be brought by truck from Indiana). Also, make sure that you, your suppliers, and your provider all share escalation contacts to save precious time when you’re trying to solve logistics issues.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Refrigerated transportation is particularly at a premium and can be difficult to secure if not working with a logistics provider with an expansive network. If you ship in or out of Connecticut, don’t expect produce to affect your logistics operation much. Indiana.

The loopPFEP Process

Loop Supply Systems

This process we have developed is defined by Planning Segments : The Point of Use , Supply Sourcing , Supply Logistics , and Plant Logistics. 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. The idea of People, Process, Technology is not new and is not an overly complicated idea.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Regional Logistics Market Updates. Here is what each region is seeing currently: Northeast Logistics. Midwest Logistics. Southeast Logistics. Westcoast Logistics. Indiana. Shipping in and out of Indiana should not be interrupted for vendors. Shippers should not expect much logistics disruption in Kansas. Currently, some vendors have reopened with limits so shippers could face some logistics difficulty in Louisiana.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Logistics? ? . Midwest Logistics ? . Logistics? ? . Logistics ? . Indiana ? . Shipping in or out of Indiana should not be interrupted. . not expect much logistics disruption in Kansas.?? . Currently, some vendors have reopened with limits so shippers could face some logistics difficulty in Louisiana. S hippers should continue to check with New Jersey logistics partners regarding their capabilities.?? . logistics?interruptions

5 Ways to Prepare for Successful Planned Outages

CH Robinson Logistics

to know whether the part will ship by air from Germany or if it will be brought by truck from Indiana). Also, make sure that you, your suppliers, and your provider all share escalation contacts to save precious time when you’re trying to solve logistics issues. Business Logistics Over the Road energy industry Flatbed Flatbed Market planned outages Transportation TruckingBusiness continuity is core to an energy customer’s experience.

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. Midwestern industry (particularly Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee) is still the largest consumer of machine tools and manufacturing technology. How Can USMTO Reports Help Drive Manufacturing Sales and your Bottom Line?

5 Best Trucking States in America

GTG Technology Group

Indiana. Washington and Indiana are in the top 10 for states with high trucking wages, with salaries averaging 59K and 56K, respectively. Industry News carriers cloud DMS drayage drayage provider drayage technology drivers gtg technology group integrated systems logistics logistics management shippers technology tms transportation trucking trucking industry

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Holland is a regional LTL carrier that provides service to the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin. The post LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight. YRC Freight is the third largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.2B in sales (estimated 2012). YRC Freight has 9.2%

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. 09:20] Cold calling is still used a lot in logistics, but it is much maligned today and there is a lot written about the end of cold calling. The post Cold Calling on Steroids with Brad Seaman appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. [00:44] Tell us a little bit about you and your company.

Toyota Consolidating Operations in Texas

Operations and Supply Chain Management

was too far from the auto maker’s factories in Kentucky, Indiana, Mississippi and Texas and from its engineering center in Ann Arbor, Mich., The auto maker has expanded its operations in the area to include product planning, vehicle design, consumer finance and logistics. Discussion Questions: Carefully read the following article. What Toyota positions are being moved to Texas? Why is Toyota making this change? What are the incentives that Texas is offering Toyota?

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[INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America

Cerasis

The top 10 states ranked by manufacturing’s share of total state employment in 2013 are Indiana (16.8 The top 10 states ranked by total manufacturing employment in 2013 are California (1,251,400 jobs), Texas (871,700 jobs), Ohio (662,100 jobs), Illinois (579,600 jobs), Pennsylvania (563,500 jobs), Michigan (555,300 jobs), Indiana (491,900 jobs), Wisconsin (458,400 jobs), New York (455,100 jobs), and North Carolina (442,500 jobs). percent), Indiana’s 6th (60,400 jobs, 19.4

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

EFT

This is a national issue that logistics providers should take notice of in terms of both the general economic drag it is creating, and the damage it is causing to their performance through shipping delays and added costs. Indiana. Indiana. #20.

Get Ready for La Niña, With Snowy Winter in the Northern U.S.

DAT Solutions

Winter is on the way, and the coming season’s weather pattern represents a big question mark for transportation and logistics pros. We had a La Niña winter last year, with atypical cold and snowfall in the Midwest, from northwest Ohio to northern Indiana and Illinois, up into Wisconsin and Minnesota. We hear weathermen discussing whether we will have an “El Niño” or a “La Niña” year.

This Week in Logistics News (October 3-7, 2016)

Talking Logistics

miles I will ride next Saturday with my Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure teammates at the JDRF Death Valley Ride in California. In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: DHL Supply Chain acquires Italian Group MIT Safetrans. There was a bit of a lull in M&A activity in the third-party logistics (3PL) industry in recent weeks, but maybe things are about to heat up again.