This Week in Logistics News (January 20 – 26)

Logistics Viewpoints

They will meet the Philadelphia Eagles, who crushed the Minnesota Vikings 38-7 in the NFC title game, a week from Sunday in Minneapolis, MN. Supply Chain News This Week in News Inventory Management logistics supply chain TransportationIn yet another impressive comeback, the New England Patriots topped the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20 in the AFC title game to move on to their 10th Super Bowl, and 8th in the Belichick – Brady era.

Omni-channel inventory management like the customer matters

RELEX Solutions

The importance of inventory management for efficient e-commerce and omni-channel business is a theme we’ve blogged about fairly regularly. In our ‘ Supply Chain Planning in Online Retail ’ e-book you can also read more about how to improve inventory management in your e-commerce operations.

Webinar: How to Optimize Inventory Management for a Better Delivery Promise


</p> <p>Watch this 30-minute webinar, “Give Customers What They Want this Holiday Season: How to Optimize Inventory Management for Faster Delivery” to hear from the experts: FLEXE VP of Operations, Megan Evert, and Shippo Director of Business Development, Richard Garcia.</p> Megan also worked on the retailer side of supply chain at Target’s headquarters in Minneapolis.</p>

You are Here!


There’s one sure-fire way to tell when someone has lived in Minneapolis long enough to be called a Minnesotan. Inventory – Excess material and WIP. The Lean Journey Often Starts with Inventory. For many manufacturers, it makes sense to start by focusing on excess inventory.

How Can We Use Emerging Technology To Improve Community Nutrition?


One example is the North Market in North Minneapolis, an Inmar client in one of the country’s largest food deserts. Technology companies could also develop forecasting and inventory management technology and leverage social networks to significantly impact food waste and nutrition. Technology is bringing to life the ability to accomplish feats that would have seemed science fiction when many of us were children — like driverless cars and virtual reality.

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Supply Chain Shaman

Essentially, the team is removing the partitions between network design, sales and operations planning (S&OP), inventory optimization, fulfillment and transportation planning. As a result, the solution is solving inventory, transportation, and fulfillment in one model across strategic, tactical, operational, and executional horizons. Inventory problems solved in isolation have had little adoption. Inventory needs to be part of a deeper, more connected solution.

Event Sales Streamlines Reverse Logistics Buying Opportunity


<p>Since 1985, Minneapolis-based Event Sales has been serving the reverse logistics needs of retailers and manufacturers seeking to dispose of excess merchandise. </p> <p>One key to providing great service is having a distribution and logistics capability that can respond quickly to buying opportunities – no matter where that inventory exists. with the ability to manage their inventory and operations from their Minneapolis headquarters.</p>

March 2019 Automation Hero: Kevin Skau of Design Ready Controls


About Kevin: Kevin Skau is the Chief Operating Officer of Design Ready Controls , a control panel manufacturer headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota – designing and manufacturing control panels for high-volume OEMs in a variety of industries. Design Ready Controls has been using ECi M1 for over 13 years – managing inventory by using min/max replenishment parameters. I then started searching for a solution for digital inventory management and came across EazyStock.

This Week in Logistics News (May 8-12, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis (Reuters). Could it develop the necessary technology to manage inventory and shipments across many disparate partners and get the warehouses to use it?