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 We then see a warehouse employee wheeling the ark through an enormous government warehouse filled with seemingly endless stacks of wooden crates. Hollywood as inspiration for managers.

Analytics Leaders Discuss the Internet of Things

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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

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Amplify Your Supply Chain While Capitalizing on your IT Infrastructure

Logility

We’d never had a global view of our organization,” explained John Smith, Data Warehousing Manager. “We We looked at all the data warehouse and analytics solutions on the market,” Smith went on. 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.

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

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. The year started off promising for the automotive industry however, like everything in its path, the coronavirus pandemic has dealt a cruel blow to the industry.

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

Talking Logistics

Holiday weekends and the weeks leading up to the Black Friday retail shopping holiday are prime times for organized crime groups to target the trucks, warehouses, and distribution centers that send or receive those goods. 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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Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

According to a 2012 study by The Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics , the logistics industry is expected to create 270,200 job openings per year through 2018 (not only in trucking, but in warehousing and distribution labor and other areas too). 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.

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. The implication is pretty clear — the likelihood of the Ark being discovered in the warehouse is slim to none. That warehouse is a good analogy for how Murphy sees data collection in manufacturing.

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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. Indiana. Shipping in and out of Indiana should not be interrupted for vendors. The second week of May marks more state reopening efforts as businesses look to restart typical operations after the pandemic disrupted commerce March and April. Many states are seeing a significant increase in population mobility , which is indicative of state citizens resuming pre-outbreak activity.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 10-20 days and we expect to see an increase in outbound volume as a result. . Indiana ? . Shipping in or out of Indiana should not be interrupted. . As we move into the back half of May, the freight market is starting to show signs of an expedited rebound. . Currently, we are seeing signs of recovery. However, fluctuations are likely , and the road back to typical conditions will be bumpy. .

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. . As we move into the fourth month of the US COVID-19 outbreak, businesses may begin returning to pre-pandemic operations as states begin reopening. .

Top 10 Cities for eCommerce Fulfillment

FLEXE

Indianapolis, Indiana. Indianapolis, Indiana: Indianapolis is a staple in supply chain operations because of its central location and proximity to Chicago. Short-term” warehousing traditionally meant signing a one-year lease and committing to a service contract. For example, in Q4 when the holidays hit, companies like Walmart and Urban Outfitters hit about 80% of their warehouse capacity.

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. Indiana. Indiana’s freight shipping rates tend to remain consistent year-round. 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. Indiana. Indiana’s freight shipping rates tend to remain consistent year-round. 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. Indiana. Indiana’s freight shipping rates tend to remain consistent year-round. Short Answer: Yes.

Top 11 Cities for Pop-up Fulfillment — Infographic

FLEXE

Indianapolis, Indiana. For example, when Cyber Monday hits a company like Urban Outfitters or Walmart their warehouse capacity goes to about 80%. Winning e-commerce customers means fast, low-cost delivery. Ultimately, this requires getting your product closer to your customers. Pop-up fulfillment is a way for retailers to add fulfillment centers quickly. You can pop-up capacity when and where you need it.

Top 11 Cities for Pop-up Fulfillment - Infographic

FLEXE

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

Talking Logistics

Wal-Mart’s next move against Amazon: More warehouses, faster shipping (Reuters). As reported by Reuters: The world’s largest retailer is now on track to double the number of giant warehouses dedicated to online sales to 10 by the end of 2016, according to Justen Traweek, vice-president of e-commerce supply chain and fulfillment.