The Trucking Industry In The COVID-19 Era

Shipchain

In particular, new and emerging technologies, like blockchain, can be beneficial. Keep reading for a full dive on the current trucking industry outlook and how we can be helping truckers in the COVID-19 era. What the Trucking Industry Looks Like in the COVID-19 World.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Mission Impossible

Supply Chains Rock

Last week I was in my home town of New York to surprise my mom for her birthday. New Watch. After going downtown I found a shop that produced t-shirts right in New York City. Industrial Interface. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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Case Study: How Nimble Storage’s Focus on Inventory Management Improved Visibility and Planning Cycle Times

Kinaxis

Nimble Storage is a provider of flash-optimized data storage solutions with a powerful support model, unique in their industry. Miscellanea Cloud computing Computer data storage Excel Microsoft Microsoft Excel Microsoft Office New York Stock Exchange Nimble Nimble Storage San Jose California by Melissa Clow One of the biggest challenges facing data storage companies is demands from enterprises for better performance and protection of their data.

This Tech Startup Could Revolutionize The Fashion Industry With Its Latest Project [Forbes]

Sourcemap

Sourcemap, a New York City tech start-up is building a platform, that could transform the fashion industry: a digital map of all clothing manufacturers in Bangladesh.

Supply Chain News on Truck Drivers Really are the New First Responders in the Virus Crisis Era

Supply Chain Digest

New York Times Profiles Driver Ingrid Brown, who is Driven to Deliver, Despite Various Industry and Personal Challenges

Supply Chain Heroes: Stories of Innovation in Support of COVID-19

Logility

Brooks Brothers converted its New York, North Carolina and Massachusetts factories from manufacturing ties, shirts and suits to making masks and gowns. [ [link] ] Canada Goose. Industry Matters Uncategorized Coronavirus

Warby Parker vs Luxottica: Supply Chain Disintermediation in the Eyewear Industry

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Based in Italy, Luxottica has a monopoly-like position in the global eyewear industry. Luxottica recently strengthened its position in the industry by vertically integrating with the world’s largest lenses manufacturer, Essilor, in January 2017 [2]. An Industry Newcomer: Warby Parker.

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Warby Parker vs Luxottica: Supply Chain Disintermediation in the Eyewear Industry

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Based in Italy, Luxottica has a monopoly-like position in the global eyewear industry. Luxottica recently strengthened its position in the industry by vertically integrating with the world’s largest lenses manufacturer, Essilor, in January 2017 [2]. An Industry Newcomer: Warby Parker.

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Webinar: The Servitization Revolution in Industrial Manufacturing

Material Handling & Logistics

EDT (GMT -4, New York) Duration: 1 Hour Event Type: Live Webinar Cost: Free. Service type activities already make up from one-third to more than one-half of manufacturing employment in some industries. System test (opens in a new window).

Supply Chain Predictions for 2018: Real-Time, Innovation, Cognitive, Blockchain, Industry-Academic Partnerships, and Taking a Stand!

NC State SCRC

These small companies are focusing on specific business issues, and attacking them using small teams of analytical experts, and piloting and re-piloting new projects with clients. This time last year I was predicting doom and gloom around the emergence of the new Trump presidency.

This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

Talking Logistics

You learn something new every day. A New Market Seeks to Draw Freight Bets (WSJ – sub. Inside Google’s Rebooted Robotics Program (New York Times) Transplace Invests in New Operations Center in Northwest Arkansas Black & Decker Fined $1.8M

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2016

Talking Logistics

Starbucks and other industry leaders subscribe to the philosophy expressed by the CEO in this popular quote making the rounds on social media: CFO asks CEO “What happens if we invest in developing our people and then they leave us?”. Infor : Inforum 2016 , July 10-13, New York, New York.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Even New York has taken steps to reopen portions of the state that have been less affected by the virus than N YC. . cross-industry?reopening, New Hampshire ? . New Hampshire Gov. New Jersey? ? . New Mexico ? . New York ? .

Is The Freight Industry Ready For SOLAS?

Freightos

Is The Freight Industry Ready For SOLAS? This new Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) rule amendment aims to reduce incidents involving containers on board ships, because incorrect declarations of the weight of packed containers is often a contributing factor.

Who Are Today’s ‘Titans’ and ‘Industry Leaders’ in Omnichannel? – Part 1

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

You can either be a titan, industry leader, player, or laggard. In this new two-part series, I’ll share in-depth profiles of these four key categories—how they operate, their priorities, and what you need to know about them. How about industry leaders? By Jim Tompkins.

LogTech Industry Roundup: Q2 2016

Freightos

LogTech Industry Roundup: Q2 2016. “…the industry is likely to see more tie-ups between freight marketplace technology companies and 3PLs.” Amazon is expanding it’s rapid delivery capabilities, broadening the scope of pilot restaurant delivery programs, bringing same-day shipping into new regions, and adding more automation to it’s warehouses. The post LogTech Industry Roundup: Q2 2016 appeared first on Freightos.

Retail Supply Chain Resilience

Supply Chain Link

This is most apparent in the retail industry where consumers want the latest trends instantly, and to meet that demand, shippers look for opportunities to shorten lead times and better manage their overall inventory. This past September, designers at New York.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Currently, this has not made a substantial impact on the freight market, but we are seeing signs that the industry is beginning to recover. Warehouses in New York and New Jersey are reopening in the next 30 days. Outbound freight to New Jersey is almost non-existent.

Smart Supply Chains Adapt to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

Logistics Bureau

Almost 75 percent of US companies are experiencing capacity shortfalls in their supply chains, due to Coronavirus-linked transport disruptions , a new study has shown. Those that look for new marketing opportunities despite the brittle trading conditions. The Auto Industry.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

Also, if you have a favorite industry conference not included on the list, please post it in the comments. Will I learn something new, particularly in an area that I don’t know much about today but is critically important for my career and leadership development?

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 30 days. We expect outbound rates from New Jersey and New York to fluctuate in response to these reopenings. . New Hampshire . New Hampshire Gov. New Jersey .

Doing Business in Singapore

QAD

The small island would later be given a new name by a prince from Palembang, the capital of Srivijaya, naming it Singapura (“The Lion City”), from the Sanskrit words “simha” (lion) and “pura” (city). Industry makes up 24.8% Industrial production is growing at about 5.7%

Ivalua and Axbility Consulting partner to help companies create value through successful procurement transformation

ivalua

Axbility Consulting, headquartered in New York City, is the North American subsidiary of Axys Consultants, a major player in management consulting with 215 consultants with an annual turnover of $31 million. Axbility will provide Certified Solution Integration & Professional Services for Ivalua across industry sectors, with a focus on organizations throughout North America.

The Cost of a Five-Dollar Dress

SCM Research

” It seems that, by moving from one location to another, the social problem of the textile industry has acted like a nomad. Apart from the location – then New York City, now Dhaka – not much seems to have changed within the last century. Social responsibility has after the Rana Plaza collapse become an integral part of many supply chain management courses across the globe.

Trends—September 2015

Inbound Logistics

New York State minimum wage directive may be a tipping point for automation in the fast food industry; Organic food recalls are on the rise; Alix Partners reports that nearshoring trend continues to grow; Pro truck interests take weight restriction fight in new direction; 2015 holiday shoppers are looking for options; The cash handling supply chain is poised to move from manual processing to scanning technology, thanks to the new GS1 US Cash Visibility Discussion Group

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

And if most of your production happens in FL, you may choose to divert sourcing to your secondary facility, say in New Jersey, during heavy produce shipping season months to avoid the heightened costs. New Hampshire. New Jersey. New Mexico. New York.

This Week in Logistics News (May 28 – June 1, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Earlier this month, at the BluJay Solutions SOAR 2018 Conference , I had a new headshot taken, courtesy of FourKites (one of the conference sponsors). Here’s my new headshot photo, which I plan to use for the next 20 years or until I retire, whichever comes first.

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Intalere Selects Consus & Ivalua to Drive Source to Contract Best Practices

ivalua

New York, NY March 30, 2020 – Consus , a leading procurement services provider, today announced that Intalere , a healthcare supply chain GPO based in St. Healthcare supply chain GPO, Intalere, deploys an end-to-end Source to Contract solution across its purchasing functions.

Panama Canal Expansion Boosts Freight in an Unexpected Place

DAT Solutions

The Panama Canal opened a new lane for larger ships this week, and East Coast ports have been expanding efforts to attract Asian imports that would otherwise arrive on the West Coast. Trucking Industry Trends

How to Protect Your Freight From Cargo Thieves

GTG Technology Group

A few areas with high rates of cargo theft are Los Angeles, New Jersey, New York, Miami, Houston, and Chicago. The security industry has modernized, but there’s no reason not to employ low-tech security systems as well.

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Where are all the N95 Masks? A Supply Chain Dilemma

NC State SCRC

The representative managed to pivot and dodge the question, with a common response being heard a lot on the news: “It’s a fluid situation” President Trump may yet use his authority under the Defense Protection Act to mobilize industry to manufacture scarce goods like N95 masks. The shortage of N95 masks seems to be a big mystery, but several recent articles in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal explore the case of the missing masks.

Intalere Selects Consus & Ivalua to Drive Source to Contract Best Practices

ivalua

New York, NY March 30, 2020 – Consus , a leading procurement services provider, today announced that Intalere, a healthcare supply chain GPO based in St. Healthcare supply chain GPO, Intalere, deploys an end-to-end Source to Contract solution across its purchasing functions.

Which Season is Best For Supply Chains?

AFFLINK

Every type of business has its seasons - which can be both positive and negative depending on which industry in particular that you're talking about. Hospitality Healthcare Commercial Industrial

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Industrial and chemical sectors are maintaining at seasonally expected shipping volumes as of this time. Many shippers are seeing surge capacity, especially in the CPG industry (water, cleaning supplies, paper products, shelf stable, and other food items).

How Big is the Same-Day Delivery Market?

Talking Logistics

Same-day delivery continues to generate a lot of buzz in the industry. Outlines New Developments in Omnichannel Strategy and Technology. Amazon Same-Day Delivery Selection Grows in New York (Re/Code).