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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. Supply chain professionals can learn a lot from Hollywood about outsourcing, sustainability, Big Data, innovation, supply chain strategy and risk management. Transportation against the clock. Transport can be dangerous.

Reconfiguring the Automotive Post Pandemic Supply Chain

Logistics Trends and Insights

The factories are closed in these regions and elsewhere around the world because of a combination of restrictions aimed at containing the virus, drops in vehicle demand, and issues with component supply. 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.

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

PINC

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. Growing demand for truck transportation over the past year has exacerbated industry capacity constraints as carriers continue to struggle with recruiting and retaining a qualified truck driver workforce.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. Supply chain compliance may include things such as employee labor laws, hazardous material handling, and environmental concerns. But, in this article, our focus for supply chain compliance touches on the importance of barcode and labeling requirements. Labels and Supplies. A compliant barcode is just the first step to supply chain compliance. Indiana.

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. With dynamic product lines (more than 8,000 styles of boots, shirts, jeans and more), the company requires flexibility in how it operates throughout the supply chain, and HighJump’s solution helps to improve order accuracy and efficiency from top to bottom.

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. Work with a Retail Logistics Specialist to Optimize Menards Delivery.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted. When crops are moved at high volume, available capacity is diminished as carriers devote a sizable portion of their fleets to produce season transportation. Knowing these timelines is crucial to supply chain planning. Indiana.

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 . If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. .

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? 3PL Summit & Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum by EyeForTransport Chicago, IL June 16 -18. FTR Transportation Conference 2015 Indianapolis, Indiana; September 15-17.

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

Cerasis

If your business receives or issues purchase orders or invoices for products or services on a regular basis, you may have encountered a situation where both the Buyer, i.e. a procurement professional in your supply chain and Seller, or the more often known as the supplier, have issued forms with different terms for the same transaction. As I’ve mentioned in previous articles supplier relations are an essential component of a sustainable and functional supply chain.

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. This legislation includes important provisions that would help curb the trucker shortage, train safe drivers, and deliver goods and supplies to the Kansans that need them.”. “As

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

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Regional Logistics Market Updates. Here is what each region is seeing currently: Northeast Logistics. Midwest Logistics. Southeast Logistics. Westcoast Logistics. It is prudent to check with supply chain partners to ensure they are operating as normal in Delaware. If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. Transportation could be impacted in Illinois. Indiana.

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

EFT

To address these problems the tiny state is taking on a $5 billion programme to try and overhaul the transportation network by 2025, a cost equivalent to nearly $5,000 per citizen. 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. US News Best States for Transportation Rank. Indiana. Indiana. #20.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

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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.