The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015


Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication. Conferences and expos are a chance for you to hear from the industry’s top players, and most importantly, build relationships with other freight shipping professionals. 7 of the Best Freight Shipping Events to Attend in 2015. Freight freight shipping

Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations


facility at an Indianapolis, Ind., One facility has low turnover and one has higher turnover – we see a real difference in slower productivity, more shipping errors, and less continuous improvement going on.”. A group of executive joined SCRC faculty and staff for a one-day workshop held on February 28, 2019. Companies represented included Advanced Auto Parts, John Deere, Hanes Brands, UPS, FHI, Lenovo, GSK, Altria, and UNC Healthcare.

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

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It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland. Meanwhile, Cloud Logistics introduced its Same Day TMS program “designed to allow shippers to start shipping – and saving – the day they start the project.” There was plenty of learning and networking at the CSCMP Annual Conference this week, which I’ll write about in a future post.

Customer Spotlight: Integrity Electric

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Integrity Electric is a national seller of electrical & industrial equipment based out of Indianapolis, IN. Relationship based shipping partner. It’s getting customized shipping solutions from a real person who knows and understands their business and their logistical demands. Founded in 2011, Integrity removes electrical equipment from commercial buildings and then cleans, repairs and sells it.

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

Supply Chain Nation

Strong and agile supply chains have built state-of-the-art fulfillment processes, distribution centers and shipping capabilities to serve demand. 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?

enVista Opens EMEA Office, Expands Global Services Footprint


Ellesmere Port, England and Indianapolis, U.S.; enVista has long provided industry-leading transportation spend management solutions to its North American-based clients with global shipping operations. freight invoice audit and payment firms; we now have the regional presence and experienced resources to audit shipping to and from anywhere in the world."

Summer freight: Calm before the storm?

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Prices are still well above last year’s pace, though, and that still suggests that the fall shipping season will be a busy one. There isn’t much urgency for long-haul freight at this time of year, so a lot of shipping has moved over to rail. Memphis rates also fell sharply, with the lane to Indianapolis down 21¢ to $2.59/mile.

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Spot market demand heats up out West

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The West Coast is starting to see the freight that shipped from China after the Chinese New Year celebrations ended. port for those ships, and that freight was already being loaded onto trucks last week. Rock Island to Indianapolis dropped 53¢ $2.91/mi. The spot market continues to offer a mixed bag.

Top 10 Cities for eCommerce Fulfillment


Indianapolis, Indiana. Indianapolis, Indiana: Indianapolis is a staple in supply chain operations because of its central location and proximity to Chicago. With inventory closer to customers, they can shorten delivery times and offer one- or same-day shipping on certain products to improve conversion rates and reduce shopping cart abandonment. Winning eCommerce customers means fast, affordable delivery—for both you and your customers.

Spot Freight Volumes Get Welcomed Boost

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Columbus, OH, had spikes on a pair of lanes shipping into the Northeast, which is unusual for this time of year: Columbus to Buffalo was up 17¢ to $2.79/mile. 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. It's unusual to see an uptick in volumes at this point in the summer, but the top 100 van lanes set all-time records for volumes last week.

Mid-May Spot Market Has Been a Mixed Bag

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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. That comes despite uneven production out of Florida , shipping gaps in California , and a drop in volumes in markets near the Mexican border. Philadelphia to Miami fell 20¢ to $1.50/mile, but that should snap back with produce starting to ship out of Southern New Jersey.

Delayed Produce Could Lead to a Busy May

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We’re hearing a lot about shipping gaps in California due to delays in planting because of an unusually wet winter, which explains the flat reefer volumes last week. 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.

Top 11 Cities for Pop-up Fulfillment — Infographic


Indianapolis, Indiana. Indianapolis, Indianapolis. They could now offer things like one- or same-day delivery on certain product lines and improve sales conversion rates by offering free shipping. 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.

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


The CEO of United Technologies, Greg Hayes told Jim Cramer on CNBC December 5 th , in regards to the Indianapolis factory “we are going to make a $16m investment in that factory… to automate to drive the costs down to be more competitive” he then concluded “what that will ultimately mean is that there will be fewer jobs”. ship directly from Mexico to Japan for those Japanese customers).

Top 11 Cities for Pop-up Fulfillment - Infographic


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

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Wal-Mart’s next move against Amazon: More warehouses, faster shipping (Reuters). “We have doubled our capacity in the last twelve months and that allows us to ship to a majority of the U.S. As the Wall Street Journal reported: FedEx is opening four new hubs and “dozens” of small, satellite facilities to receive, sort and ship an expected surge in packages between Thanksgiving and Christmas, executives said this week.