Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020


The only market that stands out with a concern on supply is Kansas City. For many Canadian shippers, manufacturing, automotive, and retail (clothing / furniture) has been negatively impacted as generally is the trend for these segments.

KC SmartPort: Understanding Why Technology Is Transforming Supply Chains


And given Heinrich’s remarks on logistics, Kansas City was the natural place to hold such a discussion. When you talk about logistics and the technology revolution going on, logistics is the new manufacturing,” he said. A fascinating paradox has gripped the supply chain industry.

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XX and XY: A Different World in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

It is such a very different landscape than the green mountains of my farm in West Virginia or my city streets in Philadelphia. There was no line in the bathroom at the Kansas City CLM conference in 2001, but there will be at the CSCMP conference in San Antonio in 2013.

Stacey Huddleston | Receivables Financing — What You Need To Know

4WL Consulting

In today’s episode of Manufacturing Success, we have a guest who is out of the norm for this show, but has equally valuable information to share! Joining us today is Stacey Huddleston— sales director of Prestige Capital in Kansas City. Welcome, Stacey, to Manufacturing Success.

Billion Dollar Port Plan Brings Mega-Retailer To Mexico


The route is part of the the Kansas City Southern (KCS) network and is one of a few new options carriers like Maersk (the company Walmart contracts) have started to provide as an alternative to the West Coast port congestion. Walmart Explores Mexico’s Supply Chain.

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Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

The first 10,000-square-meter warehouse opened its doors in Ocoyoacac in the State of Mexico, and SEKO plans to follow with six more facilities across the country in Laredo/Nuevo Laredo, McAllen/Reynosa, Mexico City, Monterrey, Toluca and Queretaro.

Economic challenges continue springtime


Manufacturing is steady. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reports that manufacturing held its own in April after six months of shrinking. Of the 18 manufacturing segments covered, 11 reported growth. .

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BluJay Launches 2019 Frictionless Tour Tailgate Events at NFL and College Football Games

BluJay Solutions

The Frictionless Tour will do just that – we’re taking the BluJay message and experience on the road in a branded, high-tech 40-foot RV – traveling 7,000 miles and visiting 11 cities, hosting tailgate events to entertain and educate our community. 6: Indianapolis Colts at Kansas City Chiefs.

Spring Starts Slowly


percent), and manufacturing (-0.3 If you are looking for good news, the Fed is reporting that a turnaround is coming as manufacturing output increased in the first quarter over the last fourth quarter. . Retail Sales . .

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The Economy is on a Roll


The logistics industry has the wind at its back with stronger consumer spending and manufacturing stabilizing. . The Institute for Supply Management said its index of non-manufacturing activity rose to 57.2

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Trends 2019: Food

Enterra Insights

Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center (FAPC) predict, “From tried-and-true barbecue sauces and flavorful potato recipes with a twist, food developers are becoming inspired by Kansas City barbecue, Southern Appalachian pimento cheese, Made in Oklahoma salsas and other areas from sea to shining sea. This provides deep market intelligence that allows CPG manufacturers and marketers to create highly targeted and effective campaigns.

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Looking Back on a Fulfilling Career in the Transportation Industry

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mark Bogucki, our general manager in Kansas City, recently announced he would retire at the end of 2015. Since joining C.H. Robinson in September 1979, he has seen tremendous change in the transportation industry.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020


Louis, Kansas City and Memphis. Inventory and manufacturing flexibility are a key component to serving this market. Areas most impacted currently are the east and west coasts with large cities and/or ports. Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020.

A New Year, a New Administration Begins


Non-manufacturing growth surges . The ISM non-manufacturing activity index (NMI) December reading came in at 57.2. Companies that depend on industrial real estate, which is everyone from manufacturers to retailers and 3PLs experienced a sharp increase in lease rates in 2016 from 5 to 23 percent. The rising Consumer Price Index ( CPI ), up 2.1 percent year over year in December, companies gain the ability to raise wages, boosting the consumer economy.

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