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

EFT

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.

What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe?

The Network Effect

The New Madrid Fault Zone stretches across Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Tennessee. Logistics Multiparty Network Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect disaster logistics networks resilience risk supply chainThe post What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe? appeared first on The Network Effect.

This Week in Logistics News (September 12-16, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Speakers: Sharon Perry, Vice President of Logistics, Carhartt; Gregg Lanyard, Director, Product Management, Manhattan Associates; Adrian Gonzalez, President, Adelante SCM. In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Hanjin says U.S.-bound

This Week in Logistics News (July 14-18, 2014)

Talking Logistics

DHL launches new logistics service for life sciences products handled at extremely low temperatures. Penske Logistics Joins CargoNet to Enhance Supply Chain Security. I wrote those words in December 2010 , one of my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2011.

Unplanned Disruption for Boeing’s Supply Chain

Supply Chain Matters

Most of these components originated from Spirit AeroSystems in Wichita Kansas, Beoeing’s prime airframe supplier. According to a Wall Street Journal report, Boeing contracts with the BNSF Railway to transport these parts from Kansas to […]. Supply Chain Disruption Transportation and Logistics blog commenting on supply chain management developments Boeing 737 supply chain Boeing Supply Chain Supply chain Matters blog supply_chain_matters

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Labor and management work out deal at Port of LA/Long Beach ( Logistics Management ). Robinson, Con-way, and Transplace are Logistics Viewpoints sponsors). Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Kansas. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management barcode verification compliance labeling GS1 harsh environment labeling UDI

Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

As the NAFTA and tariffs battles continues on, the logistics market continues to meet the growing demand for cross-border services. Ryder System opened a new logistics facility in Laredo, Texas.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & 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. Kansas. Port of Kansas.

Why We Bought Freightquote

Transportfolio

Our recent acquisition of Freightquote brings us a talented team of logistics professionals who understand truckload, less than truckload, and intermodal services. It also increases our market share with small businesses and significantly expands our presence in the Kansas City market.

Trends—July 2014

Inbound Logistics

KC SmartPort: Understanding Why Technology Is Transforming Supply Chains

DSI

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.

Rapidly Rising Minimum Wages Will Significantly Increase Your Warehouse and 3PL Costs: Effective Strategies to Combat Their Impact on Your Bottom Line

Cerasis

and Kansas City, MO. . XB Logistics’ is a U.S.-based 3PL Logistics 3PL CostsEarly this summer, the Los Angeles City Council voted to raise the minimum wage from $9 to $15 an hour.

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

AIMMS

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. AIMMS Aviation LogisticsThere are many great examples where advanced analytics have contributed to social good.

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. Kansas. #12. Kansas.

Trends—July 2014

Inbound Logistics

State of Logistics Report predicts moderate growth for freight industry in 2014; freight brokerage M&A shakes up industry; FMCSA extends comment period for ELD rulemaking; Online consumers willing to pay more for sustainable delivery options; Shippers register growing discontent with parcel carriers and trucking companies; University of Kansas MSB program prepares active-duty military for private sector roles

Senators introduce DRIVE-Safe Act hoping to address shortage of truckers

EFT

Not only would the DRIVE-Safe Act create new career opportunities for young Kansans, but it would also help move the supply-chain nationwide in a more expeditious manner – benefitting many sectors of the Kansas economy,” said Senator Moran. Primary Event: The 20th Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Précis: US Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), 3352 – in an attempt to address the driver shortage in the trucking and logistics industry.

Billion Dollar Port Plan Brings Mega-Retailer To Mexico

Elementum

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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Pull Your Own Upset

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

In 2011 Virginia Commonwealth shocked Kansas. In 2010 Butler overthrew Kansas State and Syracuse. Paper: Personalized Multichannel Logistics. By Jim Tompkins. CEO, Tompkins International.

[INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America

Cerasis

percent, 136,700 jobs), and Kansas (11.9 Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post [INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

Intermodal on the Rise in Mexico

Talking Logistics

Mexico’s rail capabilities have evolved significantly over the past decade, as Carlos Godinez, Intermodal Director, Mexico at Transplace , discussed in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. “It’s The post Intermodal on the Rise in Mexico appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Economic challenges continue springtime

EFT

Wagner Logistics continues its growth this year as we add a new customer with two new cities to our service map. About Wagner Logistics. Précis: I’m back from family vacation on the beaches of Florida and ready to dig into the latest economic and logistics news.

Spring Starts Slowly

EFT

It is indeed a pleasure to see everyone and five minutes in the room explains why Wagner Logistics is enjoying success. . About Wagner Logistics. Retail Sales . . households cut back on purchasing autos in March contributing to the weak GDP performance in the first quarter.

The Economy is on a Roll

EFT

From my point of view, I am optimistic about the coming year as we wrap up a solid 2016 at Wagner Logistics. The logistics industry has the wind at its back with stronger consumer spending and manufacturing stabilizing. . At Wagner Logistics. About Wagner Logistics.

A New Year, a New Administration Begins

EFT

In short, this is all good news for logistics providers, truckers, railroads and the economy. . E-commerce is a big driver of demand for logistics space, Forrester Research predicts online sales will increase 9.93 At Wagner Logistics . About Wagner Logistics. 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.

Nursing Hospital and Healthcare Supply Into a New Age

Logistics Bureau

On the one side there is the medical aspect, which calls for various specialised logistics approaches , and on the other, the hotel/catering aspect. Other healthcare providers have chosen to create their own logistics divisions to run their self-distribution operations.

Looking Back on a Fulfilling Career in the Transportation Industry

Transportfolio

Mark Bogucki, our general manager in Kansas City, recently announced he would retire at the end of 2015. These carriers often had a very solid customer base in head haul lanes but utilized brokers or third party logistics (3PL) providers to fill empty lanes.

A Core Carrier +1 (CC+1) Strategy: A Solution for a Changing Market

Talking Logistics

For those of you new to the idea of CC+1, essentially it means you keep working with a small group of your core carriers, but also work with a third party logistics provider (3PL) instead of too many other carriers. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Kansas. The post A Core Carrier +1 (CC+1) Strategy: A Solution for a Changing Market appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.