Consultant Insight: Mixed results from Memphis and Louisville express hubs

Logistics Trends and Insights

On the other hand, FedEx volumes from its global hub at Memphis International Airport (MEM) disappointed. January was the strongest month, up 11.6%, probably due to after-holiday returns and inventory replenishment. UPS is doing the same so data from the Louisville and Memphis hubs only tell part of the carriers’ stories. (Originally published in Air Cargo World ).

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


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Retail Store Location Planning ? Creating Balance, Driving Profit


But the Distribution Analyst has to consider the proper allocations for the mall in Memphis versus the pop-up in Pasadena. The store plan covers current sales, forecasted sales and forecasted inventory, which in turn drives product distribution. Without a store plan, distribution to stores with declining sales will create inventory risk. Soon, inventory positions are off across multiple locations and the effect grows with time. Increase inventory turns.

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

Talking Logistics

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.). A TMS user, for example, can say to the system, “Show me all uncovered loads,” or an inventory manager can ask, “Which stores have less than three days inventory of product X?” The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week.

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

6 River Systems

Revenue: $69.217 billion (12 months ending May 31, 2020), $69.693 billion (2019) Headquarters: Memphis, Tennessee, USA CEO: Frederick W. They provide air and sea freight forwarding services, customs brokerage and warehouse inventory management services.

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.

Rates Drift Down for Vans and Reefers in Mid-July Slump

DAT Solutions

And reefer rates get a bump from back-to-school inventory build-up at supermarkets. DAT TriHaul of the Week, for Reefers: Chicago - Atlanta - Memphis - Chicago. Then find a load from Atlanta to Memphis. For the third leg of your trip, a reefer load from Memphis to Chicago pays $2.13/mile. If Memphis doesn't fit into your schedule, try Cape Girardeau , MO.

Retail Shipments Keep Truckload Capacity Tight

DAT Solutions

The Memphis to Columbus lane paid 14¢ better at $2.19/mile, with shippers adjusting warehouse inventories. Volumes for the top van markets rebounded 5% last week, as shippers moved freight out the door before month’s end. Van rates remain elevated, despite a drop of a few cents per week since an early October peak. Rates may rebound before Thanksgiving, as retail sales are projected to grow by 6% this holiday season.

Snow Drives Rates Up, as Fleet Productivity Slips

DAT Solutions

Shippers want to replenish inventories, and some communities will need relief supplies because of power outages or other challenges. That means there are a lot more loads available this month in e-commerce hubs like Denver and Memphis, while the biggest freight markets -- Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, for example -- are relatively quiet. Snow is coming. You know it's gonna be bad when all the storms have names. Last week it was Caly. Now we are bracing for Winter Storm Decima.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020


Louis, Kansas City and Memphis. Inventory and manufacturing flexibility are a key component to serving this market. Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020. By: Frank McGuigan, Chief Executive Officer, Transplace. Last week, we provided an update on what we are seeing, best practices that you can incorporate in your business in response to the COVID-19 crisis, and information on how Transplace can help you navigate one of the most unique challenges of our lifetime.

A New Year, a New Administration Begins


Category winners were autos as dealers discounted heavily to clear their inventories. Current offices include Jacksonville FL , Cleveland OH, Pine Bluff AR, Dallas, TX, Omaha, NE , Clinton, IA, Kalamazoo, MI, Charlotte, NC, Memphis, TN, Edgerton, KS, and Kansas City MO and KS. The rising Consumer Price Index ( CPI ), up 2.1 percent year over year in December, companies gain the ability to raise wages, boosting the consumer economy.