Collaborating on Supply Chain Research

Talking Logistics

Is there a greater need for supply chain research today than in the past, and if so, why? Robinson , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics titled, “ When Shippers, 3PLS, and Universities Collaborate on Supply Chain Research.” Here’s a snippet of Steve’s response: What we’ve seen over the years is transportation, logistics, and supply chain moving from being back-office, required functions to being very strategic.

Top Findings: What Makes a Favored Shipper?

Talking Logistics

Researchers at Iowa State University analyzed data provided by C.H. Bobby Martens is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain in the Iowa State University College of Business. Martens worked as an account manager at Schneider Logistics. appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. 3PL Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - CH Robinson Supply Chain & Logistics Trends Transportation Management C.H.

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

Turvo

Interestingly, we all had significant experience in the freight, logistics, sourcing, and supply chain world. Supply Chain, one of the rare exceptions of this century, to this day remains relatively unchanged and undisrupted in a world dramatically reshaped by technology. A career in the supply chain requires constant dedication to the mission at hand to ensure “success” from procurement of raw materials to final delivery to the end-customer.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. Supply chain compliance may include things such as employee labor laws, hazardous material handling, and environmental concerns. But, in this article, our focus for supply chain compliance touches on the importance of barcode and labeling requirements. Labels and Supplies. A compliant barcode is just the first step to supply chain compliance.

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

Zipline Logistics

Delivering to Menards can be a challenge for brands that do not have an efficiently optimized logistics function or extensive experience working with the retailer. Work with a Retail Logistics Specialist to Optimize Menards Delivery.

Drivers in the Spotlight: 4 Reasons for Their Growing Influence on Supply Chain Management

TMC

The changing competitive landscape in trucking is focusing more attention on the role of drivers in the management of supply chains. Companies continuously strive to optimize their freight operations by, for example, improving supply chain visibility, choosing simple or multi-stop delivery configurations, instituting pooling arrangements, and developing complementary crossdock facilities.

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Transportation Network Planning: Public and Private Common Ground

Supply Chain View from the Field

Similarly, other presentations on commodity transportation flow maps in the state of Iowa, transportation models in the city of Chicago, and synchro-modalithy systems in the Netherlands provided fascinating new innovations in transportation modeling that will be important in helping to shape the environment for improvement. Analytics Logistics Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Strategy Transportation Planning

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 31st, 2019

Transplace

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 ” Due to the floods, trucking arteries I-29 and I-680 in Iowa , Missouri and Nebraska have been closed for a week, but some are starting to reopen. Transportation TIP List: Week of March 31 st , 2019.

Market Updates and Favored Shippers: 2015 Transportfolio Recap

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The logistics industry is constantly evolving, and our customers are always looking for ways to adapt. It was an exciting year in the supply chain industry, and our Transportfolio ® blog has followed the action every step of the way. We teamed up with researchers from Iowa State University to find answers. Discover more on our other blogs, which are also authored by respected industry experts and supply chain professionals with unique insights and diverse perspectives.

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How to Use Freight Attributes to Your Greatest Shipping Advantage

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Whether your supply chain’s seasonal surge is now or not for several more months, your execution strategy has a big part to play—perhaps bigger than you realized. We understand that getting your products to customers is likely your top supply chain priority. A few years ago, we conducted some research with Iowa State University. Get started on an enhanced execution strategy today with the help of our supply chain experts.

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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. Ability to flexibly adapt logistics capabilities to unique exceptions. Carriers Reverse Logistics Supply Chain OS&DOne of the most popular downloads from the C.H. Robinson website in 2015 was the Do “Favored Shippers” Really Receive Better Pricing and Service? Robinson.

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

Material Handling and Logistics

Much of the food waste produced around the world can be traced back to inconsistencies in the supply chain: inventories aren’t recorded, suppliers aren’t informed, and quality isn’t taken into account. The Cold Chain Conundrum. Blockchain offers a decentralized and immutable ledger that can be accessed by any party operating in a given supply chain. From the wholesale manufacturers in Iowa to the farmers in Bangladesh, change is coming.

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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. It is prudent to check with supply chain partners to ensure they are operating as normal in Delaware. If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has let the state’s stay-at-home order expire on May 1.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Nine questions about the topics on the supply chain agenda of a supply chain professional. By Helen Armstong (Supply Chain Movement). It consolidated Cargill’s global animal feed production and strengthened its internal supply chain capacity for food production and processing. It’s hard to imagine that Cargill began as a grain storage warehouse in Iowa, USA, in 1865. What is your responsibility regarding the supply chain?

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Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

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The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Refrigerated transportation is particularly at a premium and can be difficult to secure if not working with a logistics provider with an expansive network. Knowing these timelines is crucial to supply chain planning. But knowing the general breakdown of crop production, state by state, can help your supply chain roll with the punches. The Golden State is an invaluable resource to the domestic food supply chain.

The need to know

EFT

The coronavirus lockdown has accelerated a digitalisation drive in a global shipping and logistics sector that still routinely delivers many documents by bike messenger in some countries, according to industry leaders. Inside the small-scale Iowa abattoir Stanhope Locker and Market, owner Shaunna Zanker yawns with exhaustion as she listens to yet another farmer asking her to slaughter his pigs. Deutsche Post DHL sees supply chains shifting due to virus.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

This is a national issue that logistics providers should take notice of in terms of both the general economic drag it is creating, and the damage it is causing to their performance through shipping delays and added costs. Iowa. #37. Every delay and damaged road has a cost for logistics businesses, so this is something the industry needs to shout about and get the federal government to truly address. .