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

Food Industry News Round-Up: October 9

ITradeNetwork

This week saw several recalls across multiple sources and food types. 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.

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Reconfiguring the Automotive Post Pandemic Supply Chain

Logistics Trends and Insights

In addition, with 80% of global car production requiring parts from China, the shutdown made it difficult for global vehicle makers within China and elsewhere around the world to source parts required for building cars. 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.

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.".

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. Those sources also said the manufacturing facility would require at least 1,000 acres of land.

10 Greatest Supply Chain Management Books of All Time

Supply Chain Opz

Therefore, the challenge to establish ranking method is to find more economical data source and unbiased metric. 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.

Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

At the original Thanksgiving feast, the pickings were much slimmer and all ingredients were sourced locally. 1] She note there are only two known historical sources describing the three-day long feast shared by the Pilgrims and Wampanoag natives at Plymouth Colony in 1621. The first source was Edward Winslow, one of the English leaders who sailed to American on the Mayflower. ” The other source was the governor mentioned by Winslow, a man named William Bradford.

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Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

The 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card , conducted by Conexus Indiana for the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research, rates U.S. Source ID. Indiana. Source ID. With three maritime ports that together rank 7th in waterborne shipping, Indiana provides the only statewide port system with direct waterway access to two U.S. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

Source: “Sustainability and Green Initiatives in Transportation & Logistics,” Jason Mathers, EDF, Ryder Innovate 2014. 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.

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.

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. You can identify this early with analytics tools, and either adjust your processes to meet the changes or even source materials from elsewhere to make up for the losses.”

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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. Sources: The Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) [link].

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

And if most of your production happens in FL, you may choose to divert sourcing to your secondary facility, say in New Jersey, during heavy produce shipping season months to avoid the heightened costs. Indiana. Indiana is another agrarian state, producing quite a bit of grains and vegetables. Like Illinois, Indiana grows mostly corn and soybeans as well as a sizeable tomato and melon crop.

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. Wherever possible, we hope to source that clean energy from within the states and communities where we operate.”. Some states are limiting corporate access to renewable energy, making it difficult for manufacturers to meet energy goals.

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Minnesota turkeys are stuffing outbound trucks

DAT Solutions

Minnesota is also a major source of corn, potatoes and peas for your Thanksgiving table. 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.

The PPE Shortage Nightmare is Far From Over – It’s About to Get Worse

NC State SCRC

Recent data that I obtained from a source identifies just how bad this problem continues to be. This is particularly bad in states like Hawaii, Indiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Utah. Sourcing of PPE has never been more important. Given the lack of discussion in the media on supply chain shortages in healthcare, one would think that this crisis has been averted, and that shortages of Personal Protective Equipment, medicines, and hospital supplies is now a history lesson.

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

6 River Systems

Strategies include sourcing more items directly from manufacturers to improve margins, SKU rationalization and space reduction, “show more carry less” and assisted-store ordering. These solutions enable Smith & Nephew to collaborate with suppliers, partners and customers to implement a best-practice process for sourcing goods and services to transform its supply chain. In 2017, the company opened a new distribution center in Indiana to accommodate rapid growth.

[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

How the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Affects Ecommerce Shops

ShipBob

Uniform sourcing rules for all taxable transactions. As of October 1, 2019, there are 23 member states that fully comply with the provisions of the SSUTA: Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

DOT Gives $500 Million in Grants to Much-Needed Infrastructure Projects

GTG Technology Group

Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin are included in the grant. The six canal bridges in Lowell, MA are in various states of disrepair and a major source of inconvenience. Sources: [link]. The Department of Transportation’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program is a federal grant program that funds projects within the federal trade corridors. The TIGER program was created in 2009 with the stimulus bill.

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

EFT

Indiana. Indiana. #20. The legislation mandates that 80% of the overall funding will comes from these sources before the federal government will step in with financial support. 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.