7 Ways to Reduce Carrier Detention Fees and How Digital Yard Management Can Help

PINC

Robinson and Iowa State University, favored shippers are receiving better pricing and service. truckload carriers and quantitatively measure the effects of “favored shipper” characteristics on transportation costs.

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Transportation TIP List: Week of March 31st, 2019

Transplace

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

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

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

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. For organizations that source products from suppliers in remote regions, blockchain can provide clarity in an otherwise murky journey from harvest to retail. World hunger is a global epidemic.

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Driver Shortage in Trucking: Time for Plan B

Talking Logistics

Just as significant as the headline figures, Mr. Maki said, is that June’s hiring was broad-based, as industries as varied as health care, manufacturing, financial services and retailing all added workers. The Minnesota-based firm’s $9 million a year in revenue “ could go to $13 million or $14 million overnight if I could put drivers in those trucks ,” said Charlie Hoag, manager of Copeland’s terminal in Des Moines, Iowa. . Last week, the U.S.

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

Turvo

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. How would sourcing and transportation patterns change if manufacturing shifted away from China? Would small transportation providers be able to exist in a world dominated by large providers? The moment was memorable, certainly one you look back at and laugh.

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Why a Community?

Supply Chain Insights

It is about an Iowa corn farmer, that after hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his backyard. To be clear and explicit this includes other analysts, academics, press, industry associations, students, technology/software firms, hardware manufacturers, system integrators/consultants and thought leaders. I have thought about this for a long time. I have envisioned a community where supply chain professionals could network freely and globally.

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Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Transportation?could Iowa ? . Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa.?? . Manufacturers, construction outfits, vehicle dealerships, and professional services are now operating at 50% capacity. As a result, retailers, manufacturers, and other businesses can resume normal operations with a 50 percent capacity restriction. . and recently allowed manufacturing work to resume; however, the?formal?order

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.

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. We align our supply chains along these strategies and, at the same time, we aim for lean and/or agile manufacturing.

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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. 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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What Does Decreasing Boxcar Fleet Mean for U.S. Capacity?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Part of my job is to watch transportation trends and help our customers prepare for what might happen next. I called upon the CyBIZ Lab at the Iowa State University College of Business to look at the implications for equipment and rates in the coming decades. Their report on Surface Transportation is available for all to read. Auto manufacturers have moved manufacturing facilities closer to suppliers, making trucks a more economical transportation choice.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Phoenix and Tuscon are Arizona’s freight activity centers for consumer goods and manufacturing. Delaware contains a large number of ports and freights, making intermodal transportation a good choice. Florida embraces a multimodal transportation system, moving over 770 tons of freight annually. As a centralized state with generally consistent terrain and climate, Iowa’s shipping rates also tend to remain constant throughout the year. Short Answer: Yes.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Phoenix and Tuscon are Arizona’s freight activity centers for consumer goods and manufacturing. Delaware contains a large number of ports and freights, making intermodal transportation a good choice. Florida embraces a multimodal transportation system, moving over 770 tons of freight annually. As a centralized state with generally consistent terrain and climate, Iowa’s shipping rates also tend to remain constant throughout the year. Short Answer: Yes.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Phoenix and Tuscon are Arizona’s freight activity centers for consumer goods and manufacturing. Delaware contains a large number of ports and freights, making intermodal transportation a good choice. Florida embraces a multimodal transportation system, moving over 770 tons of freight annually. As a centralized state with generally consistent terrain and climate, Iowa’s shipping rates also tend to remain constant throughout the year. Short Answer: Yes.