Celadon Trucking Implements Load Analyzer and Improves Service and Profitability

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

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Dave Clark, SVP Worldwide Operations and Customer Service at Amazon, was the keynote speaker on Tuesday, and during his talk he announced this week’s top supply chain and logistics news story: Amazon Flex: Amazon will now pay you to deliver packages (The Verge). Cloud Logistics Announces Industry’s First Same Day TMS. It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland.

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The Supply Chain Can?t Stop: A story from the front lines at Ken?s Foods

Elementum

The bigger supply chain challenges were yet to come as the COVID-19 pandemic led to more widespread shelter-in-place requirements throughout the U.S Today, they produce and package over 1,000 varieties of dressings and sauces — including category leader, Sweet Baby Ray’s barbecue sauce — across 4 plants near Boston, Indianapolis, Atlanta, and Las Vegas. With no plants overseas, Ken’s Foods was spared the early supply chain ripple effect related to COVID-19 in Asia and Europe.

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

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Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. Announces the Acquisition of ADS Logistics. FedEx Ground loses new legal round with labor (Logistics Management). Global Demand for Supply Chain Executives Drives Heidrick & Struggles To Tap Expert As Partner. If successful, the program will expand next to Indianapolis, IN; Edison, NJ; and Memphis, TN.”.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise. At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America. Following a series of acquisitions of supply chain consulting firms by the ‘Big Four’ (Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PwC) over the past years, Accenture has recently responded with a couple of surprising moves.

Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations

NC State SCRC

Workers are so scarce that, in many parts of the country, low-skill jobs are being handed out to pretty much anyone willing to take them – and high-skilled workers are in even shorter supply.”. facility at an Indianapolis, Ind., The shortage of workers has hit the trucking and logistics industry particularly hard. A group of executive joined SCRC faculty and staff for a one-day workshop held on February 28, 2019.

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The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

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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.

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! This could significantly change the design of current production supply chains for major industrials and pharmaceutical companies. As supply chain leaders, we all know that CEOs and COOs make their manufacturing decisions based on a balance of lowest cost and customer accepted quality.

BluJay Launches 2019 Frictionless Tour Tailgate Events at NFL and College Football Games

BluJay Solutions

Unique tailgate experience hosted at BluJay’s state-of-the-art RV offers interactive setting to learn about the Frictionless Supply Chain. Holland, MI – September 25, 2019 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, today announced the kickoff of its 2019 Frictionless Tour, hitting the road in a 40-foot branded RV for a series of tailgating events at NFL and NCAA football games this fall. 6: Indianapolis Colts at Kansas City Chiefs.

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

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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.