Grocery continues to grow and evolve

Supply Chain Nation

The Minneapolis, Minnesota-based chain said Monday that Jeff Burt will assume the title of senior vice president, grocery, fresh food and beverage on April 10. Featured Innovation Retail Supply Chain Amazon consumer trends friday in 5 retailFriday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date.

20 Manufacturing Blogs Every Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Distribution, and Logistics Professional Should Read

Cerasis

Luckily, we’re here to help, as we’ve compiled the 20 best manufacturing blogs for you to keep tabs on: Manufacturing Innovation Blog – Overseen by Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), this blog strives to be a key resource for manufacturers, industry experts and the public at large. ( @NIST_MEP ). Toyota-Lift of Minnesota – Great for seeing the point-of-view and concerns of those on the factory floor, this blog features a heavy machinery emphasis. ( @ToyotaEquipment ).

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This Week in Logistics News (April 16-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

I am in Minnesota today, at the CSCMP Twin Cities Roundtable Annual ½ Day Seminar , where I am participating in a keynote session with Rick Blasgen (President & CEO of CSCMP) and Steve Raetz (Director Research & Market Intelligence at C.H.

How AI Can Help Retailers Eliminate Shoppers’ Frustrations – and Create a Winning Customer Experience

Repl Group

Technology, of course, can help eliminate these issues, especially innovation in the form of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). If our store is located in, say, Minnesota, how do winter storms impact business?

Biobased Product Market Growth is Tied to Performance…but Production Credits Will Help!

NC State SCRC

This has begun to emerge at the state level, particularly in the state of Minnesota which is leading the way. This did not just produce a tax credit for companies producing the biobased product, but anyone who uses the product also enjoyed the tax credit in Minnesota. Unlocking growth in the biobased products sector is tied to the ability to unlock access to inexpensive sugar, derived from corn farming. The second element has to do with production credits.

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From Materials to Practices: Sustainable Purchasing Groundswell At The SPLC Summit 2019

EcoVadis

The Innovation Accelerator Roundtables addressed the question of how to integrate supplier sustainability performance criteria into procurement processes. Portland has a reputation as a sort of sustainability mecca, so it was certainly an apt site for the SPLC’s annual Summit.

Sports Jerseys and Lifetime Returns Policy

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

If the jersey style never changes (for example, the Minnesota Timberwolves changed their jersey design and logo before the 2017-2018 season – see Figure 2) or player never changes teams, then the investment has long-term value. Here is an innovative initiative that NBA has just introduced.

Sports Jerseys and Lifetime Returns Policy

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

If the jersey style never changes (for example, the Minnesota Timberwolves changed their jersey design and logo before the 2017-2018 season – see Figure 2) or player never changes teams, then the investment has long-term value. Here is an innovative initiative that NBA has just introduced.

20 Manufacturing Blogs You Need to Be Reading

Cerasis

Luckily, we’re here to help, as we’ve compiled the 20 best manufacturing blogs for you to keep tabs on: Manufacturing Innovation Blog – Overseen by Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), this blog strives to be a key resource for manufacturers, industry experts and the public at large. ( @NIST_MEP ). Toyota-Lift of Minnesota – Great for seeing the point-of-view and concerns of those on the factory floor, this blog features a heavy machinery emphasis. ( @ToyotaEquipment ).

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

BluJay Solutions

The Frictionless Tour is a great way to showcase BluJay’s innovative blend of logistics applications, network, data, and people working together to remove friction from the supply chain – with the excitement of football season as a backdrop.”. 29: Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears.

Driver Shortage in Trucking: Time for Plan B

Talking Logistics

The Minnesota-based firm’s $9 million a year in revenue “ could go to $13 million or $14 million overnight if I could put drivers in those trucks ,” said Charlie Hoag, manager of Copeland’s terminal in Des Moines, Iowa. . The only way to solve the driver shortage problem is through innovation. The time has also come, I believe, to innovate the trucking industry business model and processes. Last week, the U.S.

Jobs Sustainability: Luddites are Alive and Well

Enterra Insights

Foster technological and organizational innovation to complement workers. Reinvigorate America’s leadership position in technology and innovation. It’s automation, not China ,” Minnesota Star Tribune , 26 October 2019. [2] Most people are familiar with term “Luddite.”

Why Branch Put Down Roots in Minneapolis

Freightera

Paul, Minnesota. In anticipation of that conversation, we wanted to share some of our thoughts on why Minnesota is a home we’re excited about. We’ve already begun building our team with graduates that represent the University of Minnesota, and Carlson School of Management.

DOT Gives $500 Million in Grants to Much-Needed Infrastructure Projects

GTG Technology Group

This year, the grant program focused on projects that considered the future of transportation, making the nation’s roads safer and more innovative. Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin are included in the grant.

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