This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week. I have to go to the grocery store again today to replenish our inventory (yeah, I don’t shop for groceries online; as the son of a bodegero, I’m old fashioned that way.). Transplace Acquires Yusen Logistics’ Intermodal & Freight Brokerage Group. Hurricane Michael: How Can Logistics Professionals Help? Money Keeps Flowing to Logistics Companies.

Study Shows Two-Thirds of Companies Yet to Execute Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

Our customers overcome demand volatility and supply chain complexity for outstanding service levels with reduced inventory. ToolsGroup solutions include Demand Planning & Sensing, Inventory Optimization, Allocation & Replenishment, Demand & Supply Collaboration, Promotions Planning and S&OP. Founded in 2002, Spinnaker has offices in Boston, Columbus, Denver, Houston, Memphis, Pittsburgh, London, and Singapore. PRESS RELEASE.

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Retail Store Location Planning ? Creating Balance, Driving Profit

Logility

But the Distribution Analyst has to consider the proper allocations for the mall in Memphis versus the pop-up in Pasadena. Those two locations may differ across many important metrics: footprint, demographics, seasonality, logistical support, sell-through history, competitive landscape, sales trends, to name a few. The store plan covers current sales, forecasted sales and forecasted inventory, which in turn drives product distribution. Increase inventory turns.

Retail 100

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. The core competency of these companies is logistics , and they do it well. FedEx set out to become a global logistics player as a full-service freight operator.

Disruptive Times Require Adaptive Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

The staff notes, “As a result of the expansion of its direct-to-consumer business, Nike is moving away from aggregating inventory in one central warehouse in Memphis, Tennessee, to putting product in facilities closer to the customer.” Few if any economic sectors have avoided digital disruption. New business models are constantly challenging more traditional ones and supply chains need to adapt to these changing conditions.

A New Year, a New Administration Begins

EFT

In short, this is all good news for logistics providers, truckers, railroads and the economy. . Category winners were autos as dealers discounted heavily to clear their inventories. E-commerce is a big driver of demand for logistics space, Forrester Research predicts online sales will increase 9.93 At Wagner Logistics . About Wagner Logistics. The rising Consumer Price Index ( CPI ), up 2.1