How Supply Chain Best Practice Metrics Can Predict the NFL Super Bowl

The 21st Century Supply Chain

We are down to the final four teams: Seattle Seahawks, New England Patriots, Indianapolis Colts and the Green Bay Packers. Indianapolis Colts. Indianapolis Colts. Indianapolis Colts. Indianapolis Colts. Indianapolis Colts. Indianapolis Colts.

LEAN: 5 Keys to a Healthy Medical Supply Chain

Ryder Exchange

Vincent Indianapolis Hospital made a 78% cut in the number of steps emergency department nurses take to get supplies. The healthcare industry fa ces a variety of challenges in its efforts to drive process improvement and maintain low costs, all without compromising patient care.

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Supply Chain Matters Attending ISM 2016

Supply Chain Matters

Next week, The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) will be conducting the Supply Management Conference of the Year, ISM2016, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Once again our bag will be packed and Supply Chain Matters will be attending this year’s conference. We had all good intentions of attending last year’s conference but a multiple bookings precluded that […]. Procurement and Sourcing Upcoming Appearances Supply chain Matters blog

Celadon Trucking Implements Load Analyzer and Improves Service and Profitability

Logistics Viewpoints

They are headquartered in Indianapolis in the US and they offer a range of dry van truckload transportation services including long-haul, regional, local […].

Evidence of Business as Usual in North America Automotive Supplier Relationships

Supply Chain Matters

In the week that the purchasing and supply management community is meeting at the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) annual conference being held here in Indianapolis, is a disappointing report of business as usual supplier relationship management challenges across the U.S.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

FTR Transportation Conference 2015 Indianapolis, Indiana; September 15-17. Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? As you know, the atmosphere for freight brokers is only getting more competitive.

Southern States are Red-Hot for Vans

DAT Solutions

Likewise, Memphis to Indianapolis rates moved up 17¢, to $2.32.

Top 11 Cities for Pop-up Fulfillment — Infographic

FLEXE

Indianapolis, Indiana. Indianapolis, Indianapolis. 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.

This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland. There was plenty of learning and networking at the CSCMP Annual Conference this week, which I’ll write about in a future post.

Guest Post from Tim Barnes: Navigating Trump’s 35% import tax, and how US companies can utilize “Parallel Manufacturing” to grow globally

NC State SCRC

Given our latest discussions on the impact of the Trump presidency on the supply chain, Tim Barnes’ excellent article shown below is exceptionally timely!

Spot Freight Volumes Get Welcomed Boost

DAT Solutions

Memphis to Indianapolis was more typical of retail lanes last week, falling 20¢ to $1.90/mile. We got a welcomed surge of spot market freight to close out July.

Demand and Fulfillment Blocking & Tackling: Part 5 – Knowledge Is Power

Supply Chain Nation

A good example of that would be two games played by the New England Patriots against the Indianapolis Colts during the last season. Ask any supply chain professional: what is the first thing you need to make better decisions? I’ll bet the answer will be: more information. But what makes us so curious about data? Why do we need to know detailed information analyzed from several angles and layers? I’ll tell you why: because in the supply chain universe mistakes cost you money.

Freight Rates Are Climbing, Especially on These 3 Lanes

DAT Solutions

Memphis to Indianapolis added 22¢ to $1.88/mile. It's not uncommon for us to see a slump in rates after Memorial Day, but that wasn’t the case last week. Spot market rates continued their upward trend after the holiday, and retail shipments boosted prices on a few lanes.

Where to Find Loads This Week: 7 Hot Markets and 2 TriHauls

DAT Solutions

If you’re in the neighborhood, look for loads here: Columbus to Memphis and Memphis to Indianapolis. High-paying loads are also available from Indianapolis to Columbus , so this could be a TriHaul option.). Van load availability edged up 0.5%

This Week in Logistics News (August 25-29, 2014)

Talking Logistics

If successful, the program will expand next to Indianapolis, IN; Edison, NJ; and Memphis, TN.”. With summer unofficially ending this weekend, and school starting next week, the clock is ticking on summer vacation.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Meanwhile, the Dutch supply chain consulting firm Buck Consultants International opened an office in Atlanta, USA, in early 2016, and Miebach Consulting last year strengthened its presence in North America by opening an office in Canada in addition to its existing one in Indianapolis.

Delayed Produce Could Lead to a Busy May

DAT Solutions

The top 4 were the same as last week – Atlanta, Charlotte, Houston and Dallas – but Indianapolis edged out Memphis for the no. The end of the month didn’t bring the upward bump that we typically see when shippers try to move goods before closing their books.

September Van and Reefer Trends Stay Strong After Labor Day

DAT Solutions

Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Indianapolis, and Joliet, IL , were all in the top 10 for load posts on DAT Load Boards last week. Volumes and rates got a boost heading into the Labor Day weekend, and those prices mostly held steady last week.

Supply Chain Matters Highlights from ISM 2016 Conference- Part Two

Supply Chain Matters

Last week, this supply chain industry analyst attended the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) 2016 annual conference held in Indianapolis. This is the conference where global purchasing and supply management professionals from large and smaller organizations alike gather for added learning, education and insights related to supply management and in particular, its role in contributing […].

Mid-May Spot Market Has Been a Mixed Bag

DAT Solutions

Memphis to Indianapolis isn't a lane we talk a lot about and it's rarely among the top gainers, but the average rate jumped up 12¢ last week to $1.89/mile. Spot market van volumes have been fairly flat since March, but still well above last year's numbers.

The Premier Supply Management Conference of the Year is Nearing and a Special Offer

Supply Chain Matters

This Supply Chain Matters commentary is directed towards our various strategic sourcing, procurement and product supply management readers. We wanted to make all of you aware that the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) will be conducting the Supply Management Conference of the Year, ISM2016, from May 15-18, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana at the Indiana […].

Supply Chain Matters Highlights from ISM 2016 Conference- Part Three

Supply Chain Matters

Last week, this supply chain industry analyst attended the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) 2016 annual conference held in Indianapolis. This is the conference where global purchasing and supply management professionals from large and smaller organizations alike gather for added learning, education and insights related to supply management and in particular, its role in contributing […].

Exel announces new business with Bristol-Myers Squibb and expansion of Midwest Footprint

Supply Chain Network

It also offers close proximity to a number of key parcel and air infrastructure hubs including Indianapolis and Louisville, Ky. Global biopharmaceutical company, Bristol-Myers Squibb, has chosen Exel as its third-party logistics provider handling its U.S. distribution. As part of the contract, Exel purchased the existing Bristol-Myers Squibb distribution centers in Mount Vernon, Ind., and will take over operations in the second quarter of this year.

October Flatbed Rates Were Highest of the Year

DAT Solutions

Rock Island, IL, to Indianapolis also climbed to $3.03/mile. The national flatbed rate for October was the highest of the year, boosted at least in part by rebuilding efforts in Florida and the Gulf Coast after the storms from a couple months ago.

Terri Anderson: Care and Feeding of the WMS

Inbound Logistics

Profile of Terri Anderson, production warehouse management systems analyst at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in Indianapolis

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

DAT Solutions

This year’s weather may not be as severe, but truckers will need to be aware of road conditions on Interstates 80 and 90 through those states, and there could be delays in and around Chicago, Indianapolis, Detroit, Milwaukee, and Minneapolis.

enVista Opens EMEA Office, Expands Global Services Footprint

EFT

Ellesmere Port, England and Indianapolis, U.S.; Global freight audit and payment provider opens office near Liverpool, UK to better serve clients in all areas of the world. September 3, 2014— enVista, a leading supply chain consulting and IT services provider, announced today that it has opened an office in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, United Kingdom that will serve as its EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) headquarters.

[PROFILE] Scott Cooper '14 - Parker CMC Networking

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Playing flag football against a former Indianapolis Colt was certainly a highlight, despite him crushing us. Parker CMC Networking. About UCLA Parker CMC.

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

Talking Logistics

1,183 — that is how many miles I have cycled since the start of the summer, including 82 hilly miles I cycled this past Wednesday, which took me 5 hours and 22 minutes to complete. All of these miles are in preparation for the 102.7