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? 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

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). It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland.

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Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations

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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., 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.”.

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

Supply Chain Nation

Ask any supply chain professional: what is the first thing you need to make better decisions? I’ll tell you why: because in the supply chain universe mistakes cost you money. Demand planning has become a matter of utmost importance for supply chains all over the world, just for the reasons stated above. Strong and agile supply chains have built state-of-the-art fulfillment processes, distribution centers and shipping capabilities to serve demand.

enVista Opens EMEA Office, Expands Global Services Footprint

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Ellesmere Port, England and Indianapolis, U.S.; 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. enVista has long provided industry-leading transportation spend management solutions to its North American-based clients with global shipping operations.

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.

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

Talking Logistics

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. Wal-Mart’s next move against Amazon: More warehouses, faster shipping (Reuters). DHL Supply Chain announced this week its acquisition of MIT Safetrans, an Italian logistics provider for highly specialized and high added-value niche markets.