The Story Continues…. Let’s Don’t Sugar Coat the Real Issue

Supply Chain Shaman

Unloading at the western ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have been an issue for many months. Today, this is not a valid assumption, and most manufacturers lack the inventory buffers for inconsistent flows.

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Fine-Tune Your Supply Chain By Looking at Amazon

Savi

Heads up UPS and FedEx, Amazon is piloting package delivery in Los Angeles for marketplace customers. Leverage Analytics to Fine-Tune Your Supply Chain Using live IoT data and many other data sources, you can achieve end-to-end visibility of the location and condition of your moving inventory even when multiple carriers deliver it across different modes. The world’s largest online marketplace has set their sights on a new goal — becoming a huge global 4PL.

Four Keys to S&OP Effectiveness

Kinaxis

I heard a colleague once give the following analogy: Imagine a pilot flying from New York to Los Angeles at night without any navigation systems or instruments to measure his location, wind speed, or altitude.

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Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

Content Summary: Chicago ranks number 1 among the seven metro areas in projected supply chain management and technology employment growth; in net job creation for supply chain-related industries; in freight flow; and in inventory holding. Los Angeles. Los Angeles.

How Tianjin's Aftermath is Affecting West Coast Ports

Elementum

They’re showing mixed recovery: In July, Los Angeles posted a 3.5 Now, as traffic from Tianjin slows to a crawl, Long Beach and Los Angeles ports are poised to suffer the most from the decreased volumes. According to data from the first half of 2015, Los Angeles held a 34 percent market share and Long Beach held a 13 percent market share of cargo transport from Tianjin to the U.S. Port traffic has always been a good metric of overall economic health.

Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR): Where to Find Them Now and in the Future

Veridian Solutions

Warehouses will be able to fill more orders, replenish inventory faster, and reap significant savings and return on the investment in AMR on labor costs and through risk reductions. A Guide to the Warehouse Metrics Supply Chain Execs Should Track. Autonomous Inventory Robots “An inventory count is the only true way to know exactly how many pieces of inventory are in a warehouse.” However, a physical count of inventory will always be necessary.