Supply chains on film

Supply Chain Movement

Transportation against the clock. In Sorcerer (1977), drivers are tasked with transporting creates of explosive nitroglycerin through the South American jungle in two old trucks. Transport can be dangerous. The comedy film Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (1987) presents a very amusing view of how much can go wrong during a trip for Thanksgiving and just how many alternative modes of transport there are – right down to a refrigerated milk truck.

Logistics property update: December 2020

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Jaguar Transport acquires Ohio warehousing site. Jaguar Transport has acquired the Marion Industrial Centre in Marion, Ohio. sq ft of warehousing and manufacturing space covering 511 acres and 10 miles of private rail, with a direct switch onto the CSX rail network.

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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. Because of the unevenness and uncertainty in sourcing parts, transportation capacity and warehousing availability, the use of 4PLs will increase.

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

6 River Systems

With how quickly new technology, tips and warehouse management techniques are emerging, wouldn’t it be nice to take a page from someone else’s book? Boot Barn @bootbarn In 2016, Boot Barn improved operations at its distribution center in Fontana, California by implementing HighJump’s Warehouse Advantage WMS. As of mid-2017, 80% of the company’s shipments out of its warehouse were going to areas other than California and New York. Warehouse Efficiency

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

The value of peer-to-peer learning and networking was evident at last month’s Ryder Innovate conference — “an exclusive gathering of senior leaders in transportation, logistics, and supply chain seeking strategic insight, new ideas, and thought leadership to improve their supply chain and fleet operations.” Greg Forbis, Senior Director, General Merchandise, Inbound Transportation, Walmart Stores. Walmart Supply Chain and Transportation Trends for 2015.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Warehouses in New York and New Jersey are reopening in the next 30 days. Transportation could be impacted in Illinois. Indiana. Shipping in and out of Indiana should not be interrupted for vendors. Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa. Remain in-the-know of transportation market updates by signing up for Zipline’s monthly e-newsletter.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 30 days. Indiana . Shipping in and out of Indiana should not be interrupted for vendors. . Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa. . Remain in-the-know of transportation market updates by signing up for Zipline’s monthly e-newsletter. .

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

If you frequently ship between states, or are considering opening a warehouse location in a particular state, take a look at our state-by-state breakdown below to help you make the best decision for you and your business. Delaware contains a large number of ports and freights, making intermodal transportation a good choice. Florida embraces a multimodal transportation system, moving over 770 tons of freight annually. Indiana. Short Answer: Yes.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

If you frequently ship between states, or are considering opening a warehouse location in a particular state, take a look at our state-by-state breakdown below to help you make the best decision for you and your business. Delaware contains a large number of ports and freights, making intermodal transportation a good choice. Florida embraces a multimodal transportation system, moving over 770 tons of freight annually. Indiana. Short Answer: Yes.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

If you frequently ship between states, or are considering opening a warehouse location in a particular state, take a look at our state-by-state breakdown below to help you make the best decision for you and your business. Delaware contains a large number of ports and freights, making intermodal transportation a good choice. Florida embraces a multimodal transportation system, moving over 770 tons of freight annually. Indiana. Short Answer: Yes.

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

Talking Logistics

Wal-Mart’s next move against Amazon: More warehouses, faster shipping (Reuters). Meanwhile, according to a Reuters report, “Denmark’s DSV, which became the world’s fifth largest freight transportation company by buying up competitors, is considering more large acquisitions to expand in a fragmented market despite weak growth in global trade.” Finally, yet another study was published analyzing different mechanisms to fund highway transportation projects.