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Transportation TIP List: Week of March 31st, 2019

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Transportation TIP List: Week of March 31 st , 2019. Picked directly from the headlines, this week’s TIP List includes industry indicators for you to spring into, including indexes and reports that are helping to forecast the future of the transportation landscape. Manufacturing Activity Rebounds in March, Construction Spending Hits 9-month High in February : The Institute for Supply Management recently announced its index of national factory activity rose to 55.3

This Week in Logistics News (January 2 – 8)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news: New COVID vaccines need absurd amounts of labor and materials. Much of what is needed to produce these vaccines are in short supply, and there are not any facilities in the world that have manufactured them at the required scale before.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

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In addition, several agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) require unique device identifiers (UDI) usually in the form of barcodes to contain information such as manufactured date and lot number to provide traceability. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management barcode verification compliance labeling GS1 harsh environment labeling UDI

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

The 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card , conducted by Conexus Indiana for the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research, rates U.S. states on three variables: the share of total income earned by manufacturing employees in each state, the wage premium paid to manufacturing workers relative to the other states’ employees, and the share of manufacturing employment per capita.

This Week in Logistics News (January 2 – 8)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news: New COVID vaccines need absurd amounts of labor and materials. Much of what is needed to produce these vaccines are in short supply, and there are not any facilities in the world that have manufactured them at the required scale before.

One Man’s Trash: How Blockchain Can Target Food Waste to Help End World Hunger

Material Handling and Logistics

It was not until extensive research was conducted by a single Australian retailer that the community discovered that bananas were being mishandled in transport. From the wholesale manufacturers in Iowa to the farmers in Bangladesh, change is coming. He was previously the founder and CEO of Trax Technologies, a global logistics analytics and freight audit & payment firm.

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Driverless Trucks, China, COVID and the Future of the Supply Chain

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A consultant, a tech wizard, a VP at a large Transportation company, and an ex-freight broker turned, a strategic sourcing specialist, turned HR consultant, mother of 3, trying to navigate her next career phase. Interestingly, we all had significant experience in the freight, logistics, sourcing, and supply chain world. How would sourcing and transportation patterns change if manufacturing shifted away from China?

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Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Regional Logistics Market Updates. Here is what each region is seeing currently: Northeast Logistics. Midwest Logistics. Southeast Logistics. Westcoast Logistics. Transportation could be impacted in Illinois. Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has let the state’s stay-at-home order expire on May 1. Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa. Shippers should not expect much logistics disruption in Kansas.

What Makes an Effective OS&D Strategy?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

white paper that was based on research conducted by Iowa State University in conjunction with C.H. In the white paper, the researchers measured which characteristics make an impact on transportation costs for “favored shippers.” A food and beverage manufacturer is shipping into a large retailer. In the process of unloading the freight, the dock workers notice that one pallet shifted during transportation and appears nearly ready to fall over.

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Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Logistics? ? . Midwest Logistics ? . Logistics? ? . Logistics ? . Transportation?could Iowa ? . Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa.?? . not expect much logistics disruption in Kansas.?? . Manufacturers, construction outfits, vehicle dealerships, and professional services are now operating at 50% capacity. and recently allowed manufacturing work to resume; however, the?formal?order

Jaro Caban: “Establishing S&OP is a challenging journey”

Supply Chain Movement

It’s hard to imagine that Cargill began as a grain storage warehouse in Iowa, USA, in 1865. Today it operates in 67 countries with 143,000 employees and has 76 business units on six platforms that cover animal feed, food production, energy and transportation, financial services and pharmaceuticals. I split this off from global sourcing because we had plenty of buyers but not enough planning and logistics so service and documentation was failing.

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