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

Kinaxis

We are down to the final four teams: Seattle Seahawks, New England Patriots, Indianapolis Colts and the Green Bay Packers. So, I decided to use supply chain best practice metrics to predict the Super Bowl participants, and the ultimate winner. Okay, not just yet… Let’s consider that best in class supply chains use ‘ Value’ to measure success: Value = [(Service * Quality) / (Cost * Speed)] + Innovation. Indianapolis Colts. Indianapolis Colts.

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.

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Blockchain: Reflections on a Webinar

Supply Chain Shaman

Yesterday, I spoke at the University of Tennessee Supply Chain Leaders Forum on innovation. I asked the audience for a show of hands to understand how many of the supply chain leaders in the room were testing blockchain. The Supply Chain Insights webinar series is designed as an educational forum for learning. We use our research as a backdrop, and host supply chain leader panels to have a discussion on the research topic.

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 […]. The post Celadon Trucking Implements Load Analyzer and Improves Service and Profitability appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints: A Blog for Logistics, Supply Chain, and 3PL Executives.

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.

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

Talking Logistics

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.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

3PL Summit & Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum by EyeForTransport Chicago, IL June 16 -18. The 3PL Summit is North America’s largest and most high-level gathering of logistics executives and their manufacturer and retailer supply chain counterparts. With over 600 attendees, it brings together the leading thinkers and practitioners in logistics and supply chain to network, learn, debate challenges, discuss trends and share ideas.

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., Articles Current Trends in Production Labor Sourcing Director's Blog Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Hot Topics Logistics Outsourcing Production Labor Sourcing SCM Research Transportation Planning Warehouse management

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

Supply Chain Network

Exel will provide logistics operations and finished goods distribution services including storage and distribution of cold and non-cold chain products, clinical trials, samples and exports. It also offers close proximity to a number of key parcel and air infrastructure hubs including Indianapolis and Louisville, Ky. Emerging Trends News & Info Supply Chain Management Support Services & Industry Initiatives Third Party Logistics

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

EFT

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. Column EMEA enVista IT supply chain Press Releases

Cruise into the 2019 Frictionless Tour with BluJay this Fall

BluJay Solutions

We often say that supply chain is the ultimate team sport, and this fall we’ll take our team spirit on the road to share what the Frictionless Supply Chain is all about. Sunday, 10/6 – Indianapolis Colts at Kansas City Chiefs. Join us for a unique tailgate experience. For many people, this is the best time of the year. The heat of the summer is peaking, and in a few weeks as it winds down and fall approaches, cooler weather will be coming our way.

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.

Pursuing Your Passions

Supply Chain Nation

I moved to Indianapolis about 22 years ago where I met my husband, Greg we’ll be married for 19 years in August – and we have a nice, quiet home on the north side of Indianapolis. Why did you choose a career in supply chain/tech? The post Pursuing Your Passions appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog. At a young age, Julie Papagiannis knew she wanted to pursue a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

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. As the supply chain enters a new era—an era entrenched in digitization, innovation, the “now economy,” and the “sharing economy”—operations have to change to keep pace with increasing consumer demands. Winning eCommerce customers means fast, affordable delivery—for both you and your customers.

Pursuing Your Passions

Supply Chain Nation

I moved to Indianapolis about 22 years ago where I met my husband, Greg we’ll be married for 19 years in August – and we have a nice, quiet home on the north side of Indianapolis. Why did you choose a career in supply chain/tech? The post Pursuing Your Passions appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog. At a young age, Julie Papagiannis knew she wanted to pursue a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

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)

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. DHL Supply Chain announced this week its acquisition of MIT Safetrans, an Italian logistics provider for highly specialized and high added-value niche markets.