Overstock.com selects Kansas City for 517,000 sq ft distribution centre


will open a distribution centre in Kansas City, Kansas. The new 517,000-square-foot operation, located at 5300 Kansas Avenue, will create more than 100 jobs within the next two years. They join a variety of other companies using Kansas for distribution and fulfillment facilities, including Amazon, Hy-Vee Aisles, Dollar Tree, Spectrum Brands and Horizon Global. Online home goods and furniture retailer Overstock.com, Inc.

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. I jeopardized the release date of the book by taking an extra three months to finish the Supply Chain Index work. Big Data Supply Chains.

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Supply Chain News on Mixed Q4 for Rail Carriers after Impact of Tax Cuts

Supply Chain Digest

Volumes Up Big for Kansas City Southern and Norfolk Southern, Flat or Down at CSX and Union Pacific

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Carrier Operating Performance by Mode for Q2 2016

Supply Chain Digest

Kansas City Southern has Great Quarter, while Old Dominion Slows but Still ar Outperforms RivalsRail Carriers Continue to be Far More Profitable than Truckload or LTL Sectors.

Supply Chain News on Rail Carriers See Soft Q2 Again in Terms of Volumes, but Stay Very Profitable

Supply Chain Digest

Kansas City Southern Only Carrier to See Profits Up in QuarterRates are Up Marginally on Lower Volumes.

KC SmartPort: Understanding Why Technology Is Transforming Supply Chains


A fascinating paradox has gripped the supply chain industry. Today’s supply chains have become more complex than ever , growing in size and scope to encompass more trading partners, more facilities and more customers, often spanning the globe.

This Week in Logistics News (January 25 – 31)

Logistics Viewpoints

On Sunday night in Miami, FL, the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers will battle it out for football’s ultimate prize. logistics news Supply Chain News This Week in News Logistics NewsThe long wait is over, and we are almost ready for kick-off in the Redemption Bowl. I mean Super Bowl. This Super Bowl is a chance at redemption for the coaches, as both of them lost their lone Super Bowl appearance to the Patriots.

The Journey of BluJay’s Frictionless Tour

BluJay Solutions

We traveled across a dozen states to demonstrate in a big way that supply chain is the ultimate team sport, and our customers, partners, and BluJay community showed up to prove it! Uncategorized Frictionless Supply Chain Frictionless TourOne 40-foot RV. 51 days.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020


40’ Containers: The supply of equipment did improve in the second half of April and for the most part that has been sustained into May. The only market that stands out with a concern on supply is Kansas City. Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020.

Hurricane Harvey - Effects, Forecasts, and Operational Best Practices


As a center of petro-chemical industry and a conduit of trucking and rail out of Mexico, the key supply chain hub is currently devastated by Hurricane Harvey. Your supply chain IQ is high — so enable their communication to move proactively and quickly.

Why We Bought Freightquote

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Ecommerce is going to be a bigger part of future supply chain services. It also increases our market share with small businesses and significantly expands our presence in the Kansas City market.


The Network Effect

For 17 years he paid his dues as an assistant coach – first at the University of Minnesota, then with the Steelers, followed by the Kansas City Chiefs, and finally back to Minnesota. And that’s as true for supply chain planning systems as it is for NFL systems.

Cruise into the 2019 Frictionless Tour with BluJay this Fall

BluJay Solutions

We often say that supply chain is the ultimate team sport, and this fall we’ll take our team spirit on the road to share what the Frictionless Supply Chain is all about. Sunday, 10/6 – Indianapolis Colts at Kansas City Chiefs.

Advanced analytics meets social good: how Angel Flight West optimizes flight routes for families in need


Angel Flight West is in Santa Monica, one of the other groups is in Kansas City, and there are others in Long Island and Florida who will use it. There are many great examples where advanced analytics have contributed to social good.

Rates and Demand Are Still High for Refrigerated Freight

DAT Solutions

Those, combined with the supply chain disruptions caused by the hurricanes, have led to tight capacity in southern Idaho, and outbound rates continue to climb out of Twin Falls. Chicago to Kansas City also had a big increase at $3.48/mile, up 46¢ from the week before.

Billion Dollar Port Plan Brings Mega-Retailer To Mexico


Walmart Explores Mexico’s Supply Chain. Despite these drawbacks, Walmart is continuing to bank on Mexico’s supply chain. After the improvements are finalized, Ruiz de Teresa claimed that Mexico’s intermodal supply chain will feel like “one port with different doors.”.

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Benefits of Using Logistics Service Providers in Warehouses


LSCR warehouses are actually one of the most renowned warehouse spaces in all of Kansas City, providing all the basic needs of a warehouse for renters.

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

BluJay Solutions

Unique tailgate experience hosted at BluJay’s state-of-the-art RV offers interactive setting to learn about the Frictionless Supply Chain. cities, as well as at customer locations along the way. 6: Indianapolis Colts at Kansas City Chiefs.

Economic challenges continue springtime


The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reports that manufacturing held its own in April after six months of shrinking. Wagner Logistics continues its growth this year as we add a new customer with two new cities to our service map. Manufacturing is steady.

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Spring Starts Slowly


The hours of service restrictions on truckers contributes to this trend as carriers cannot legally serve some cities within the same time as they used to. . Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Region: North America Article Type: Executive InsightsRetail Sales . .

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The Economy is on a Roll


The Institute for Supply Management said its index of non-manufacturing activity rose to 57.2 Current offices include Jacksonville FL , Cleveland OH, Pine Bluff AR, Dallas, TX, Omaha, NE , Clinton, IA, Kalamazoo, MI, Charlotte, NC, Memphis, TN, Edgerton, KS, and Kansas City MO and KS.

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Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020


Louis, Kansas City and Memphis. CPG, food companies and other related industries are seeing surge volumes across their supply chain from inbound to plants, plants to DC’s / mixing centers, and DC’s to customers. Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020.

A New Year, a New Administration Begins


Data issued by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) shows that the service industry has strong momentum. Current offices include Jacksonville FL , Cleveland OH, Pine Bluff AR, Dallas, TX, Omaha, NE , Clinton, IA, Kalamazoo, MI, Charlotte, NC, Memphis, TN, Edgerton, KS, and Kansas City MO and KS. We work tirelessly to find innovative solutions to reduce supply chain costs while increasing your speed-to-market with our award winning technology. . . .

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