Just in Time

Tailwind

Just in Time You pick up the load. You travel the highways of North America to deliver it to some business or organization awaiting its arrival. It required a change in mindset and the way they thought about the customer.

Arriving Just in Time – Advanced Transportation Logistics Scheduling

Supply Chain Collaborator

The Value in Orchestrating a Scheduled Transportation Plan”. These three headlines from Transport Topics and Food Shippers of America magazine tell the story of one of the most important challenges facing shippers in North America leading into 2018.

Business intelligence critical for logistics firms as IT investment environment improves

EFT

It is clear from these leading areas of investment that companies in the logistics sector are looking to have greater control and visibility over their operations in order to provide high-speed, trackable service that fits into the modern e-commerce and just-in-time supply chain.

Innovating Spare Parts Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

Typically an expensive part of the supply chain, the management is often based on ‘just-in-time’ deliveries in order to keep inventory levels low. and Fast Radius’ On Demand Production Platform™ and 3D printing factory in Louisville, KY.

Innovating spare parts logistics with 3D printing

EFT

Typically an expensive part of the supply chain, the management is often based on ‘just-in-time’ deliveries in order to keep inventory levels low. and Fast Radius’ On Demand Production Platform and 3D printing factory in Louisville, KY.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

26 April 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Ideal X and the birth of modern container shipping, a development that played a critical role in spurring the global economy. One visionary, Malcom McLean , features prominently in the industry’s development.

Billion Dollar Port Plan Brings Mega-Retailer To Mexico

Elementum

Mexico’s ports have long been considered North America’s least attractive option for retailers looking to import goods to the continent. The move may be risky, but the mega retailer’s play may also be indicative of an emerging trend in North American maritime freight.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

Although our core focus is not on freight forwarding services, we still love to connect the community to providers and technology of value to shippers who are in the pursuit of efficiencies and resource reduction in order to remain competitive. In the top portion, you'll see a more text/icon layout. Below, you can also view the history of shipping containers in one infographic. Mr. Gladwell cites Malcolm McLean in the book " David and Goliath.".

Marion Kohlmeier: ‘Expansion in our global footprint has been a big step’

Supply Chain Movement

In this edition: Marion Kohlmeier, Head of supply chain planning and project purchasing at Weidmann Plastics Technology. A new car needs a stunning new look and at the same time the components need to be durable, functional and lightweight.

Do you have a Freight Management Strategy or are you Spinning your Wheels?

Supply Chain Game Changer

In going door to door trying to sell a Freight Management service, as well as in my experience working in companies, I have had the opportunity to see a variety of ways in which companies, large and small, were managing their Freight and Logistics spend. If you are in the E-Commerce channel then you should know what customers want. If you are going to manage Freight yourself you need to invest in resource to support it. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Differentiating Your Way Out of the Bumps and Grinds

Tailwind

Every marketing consultant worth his or her salt will tell you that the key to success is to differentiate your business and your product offering in the marketplace. The freight transportation industry in North America is enormous.

26 supply chain pros reveal the single most effective way to create a winning supply chain strategy

6 River Systems

With new supply chain innovations , trends in logistics technology and advancements like automated robots making a big impact on operational efficiency, it seems that supply chain optimization is within reach for more companies than ever before. Why are we going in this direction?

Freightera’s New Redesign Takes Instant Online Freight Quotes to the Next Level

Freightera

7, 2017 – Just in time for the busy fall shipping season, the Canadian startup serving businesses with instant freight quotes and online bookings unveiled its break-through redesign. The new site for the first time offers quotes and booking on mobile devices. Customers can now start quoting process on the homepage, just like Expedia. Over 9 billion automated rate quotes in Freightera’s inventory connect 23,000 communities.

Insights from the C-Suite: Supply Chain People Are Making a Difference in the World

Material Handling & Logistics

Since 2006, Abe Eshkenazi has served as CEO of APICS, a trade association focused on offering research, education and certification programs in supply chain management. The organization currently serves 45,000 professional members in 100 countries, with 190 chapters in North America alone.

YARD MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Questionnaire

The Lean Supply Chain

The answers to the questions regarding YMS :  What is the size of the market (in term of dollar value)? What the key trends in the market, in terms of technology development, platforms used, buying patterns, supplier acquisitions, etc.? Real-Time – per second vs per day.