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.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

In other words, last month’s announcement was a stay of execution, not a reprieve, and it’s only a matter of time before Amazon reveal plans for a comprehensive logistics network. Fulfillment and global logistics is increasingly a goal in and of itself. Amazon’s logistics hiring plans.

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Amazon Continues to Take on Logistics

Elementum

Now, just less than a year after, Amazon made another major announcement, proving how dead serious it is to establish a giant logistics network, becoming a major threat even to giant logistics companies.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Currently, we are seeing little fluctuation in the domestic logistics market when compared to the past few weeks. . But the Logistics Manager’s Index skyrocketed from the end of Feb ruary through April. Zipline Regional Logistics Market Updates . Midwest Logistics .

This Week in Logistics News (November 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Menlo Logistics Keen to Build on 2014 Growth in South Asia. DHL Supply Chain commits EUR 218m to develop logistics infrastructure in China. Note: Descartes is a Talking Logistics sponsor. I’m guessing it’s summer.

The Logistics of Fidget Spinners: Amazon vs Alibaba

Freightos

The Logistics of Fidget Spinners. Alibaba just announced $15 billion dollars to be invested in its global logistics network. In other words, Alibaba just connected two small businesses around the world, while third-party businesses arranged transportation and logistics.

Editor’s Pick: Profiles in Yard Management Excellence – Carhartt

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Pick ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. Carhartt ships all customer and consumer orders from a single facility in Western Kentucky that features two drop lots and several satellite yards.

This Week in Logistics News (January 30 – February 3, 2017)

Talking Logistics

billion to build a large air cargo hub in northern Kentucky. I believe we are currently between Stage 2 and Stage 4 in many supply chain and logistics areas. Finally, in third-party logistics news, C.H. Toothy. Flossy. Sparkles.

Trends—January 2012

Inbound Logistics

Supply chain trends for 2012; update on transportation issues in California, Washington, Kentucky, and South Dakota; reverse logistics helps retailers generate customer goodwill and create demand; airport warehousing demand soars; FAA regulations limit pilot flight time; Coca-Cola extends its environmental stewardship; Trucking industry responds to Hours-of-Service legislation

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

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

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. Kentucky. Content Summary: Kentucky ranks 3rd in the nation in total air cargo shipments.

Trends—January 2012

Inbound Logistics

Supply chain trends for 2012; update on transportation issues in California, Washington, Kentucky, and South Dakota; reverse logistics helps retailers generate customer goodwill and create demand; airport warehousing demand soars; FAA regulations limit pilot flight time; Coca-Cola extends its environmental stewardship; Trucking industry responds to Hours-of-Service legislation

3D Printing Changes the Supply Chain

Kinaxis

Their rationale was, if businesses can produce parts easily on-site, instead of off-shore or elsewhere domestically, that could impact the UPS global market for shipping and logistics and cut into revenue.

Building a High Growth, Customer Focused 3PL with Betsy Westhafer

The Logistics of Logistics

Betsy Westhafer and Joe Lynch are discussing the strategies logistics companies can use to have deeper, more focused relationships with their customers and to utilize those relationships for company growth. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast.

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Nasty Gal: When a Disrupter Isn’t Disruptive Enough

FLEXE

The growing company began selling clothes under its own name, it procured a distribution center in Kentucky, and venture capitalists started to take notice—leading to at least $40 million in funding. Investing in the wrong kind of logistics. Nasty Gal Inc.,

The Mind-Boggling Complexities of Food Distribution (Why Optimization is Critical)

Talking Logistics

It is also my go-to example when I try to explain supply chain and logistics to my kids. “Do

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31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Reverse logistics (returns, warranties) are more manageable closer to market. Of those, General Electric brought 1,900 jobs to New York, Ohio, and Kentucky to produce industrial batteries, lightbulbs, and appliances.

The Ecommerce Effect on Warehouse Operations | Reduce Warehouse Cost With Energy Efficient Technology | The Amazon and Walmart Standard

Lucas

This technology helps with communicating logistical data, eliminates inefficient traffic patterns and helps improve safety. billion air hub investment in Kentucky. Those involved in supply chain & logistics operations must research ways to decrease costs and become more efficient to meet rising speed demands. The Logistics ReportOnline Shopping is Changing the Way Warehouses Operate.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Regional Logistics Market Updates. Here is what each region is seeing currently: Northeast Logistics. Midwest Logistics. Southeast Logistics. Westcoast Logistics. Shippers should not expect much logistics disruption in Kansas. Kentucky.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Logistics? ? . Midwest Logistics ? . Logistics? ? . Logistics ? . not expect much logistics disruption in Kansas.?? . Kentucky ? . shipping to or from Kentucky,?you logistics?interruptions Stay Up to Date with the Logistics Industry? ? .

KFC Ran Out of Chicken! What Supply Chain Lessons Can We Learn?

Supply Chain Game Changer

There’s another unfortunate entry in the annals of Supply Chain failures that burst into the wider world of business and pop culture: More than half of the UK’s Kentucky Fried Chicken stores recently closed because they ran out of chicken! Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Toyota Consolidating Operations in Texas

Operations and Supply Chain Management

was too far from the auto maker’s factories in Kentucky, Indiana, Mississippi and Texas and from its engineering center in Ann Arbor, Mich., The auto maker has expanded its operations in the area to include product planning, vehicle design, consumer finance and logistics.

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Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports

Cerasis

The last 32 monthly reports from USMTO, show that the Midwest (NCE and NCW) buys, on average, 44% of the nation’s manufacturing technology equipment with 26% from NCE’s five states of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Refrigerated transportation is particularly at a premium and can be difficult to secure if not working with a logistics provider with an expansive network. If you ship in or out of Connecticut, don’t expect produce to affect your logistics operation much. Kentucky.

Talent is the Future of Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain @ MIT

Master’s students from the MIT Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) Network presented their thesis projects to supply chain professionals and the MIT community on January 22, 2014. Logistics Roadmap round table meetings last summer.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Procurement Trends: Carving a Bigger Role in Supply Chain & Manufacturing

Cerasis

NASPO is a nonprofit association based in Kentucky dedicated to advancing public procurement. The Industrial Revolution helped change and bring prosperity into the world of manufacturing.

Top Five Air Cargo Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

Its main hub is in Kentucky and it services more than 727 airports ( UPS Air Operations Facts ). The post Top Five Air Cargo Carriers appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Top Five Air Cargo Carriers. The top five air cargo carriers by weight, according to the IATA , are: Fedex. UPS Airlines. Emirates. Cathay Pacific Airways. Korean Air Lines. Carrier Descriptions. Fedex.

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How Manual Consolidation is Costing You Money – A Case Example

TMC

To help logistics professionals understand the case for automation, I’ve put together a hypothetical case example. Did you notice that the Kentucky stop has a relatively fast transit time and a single-day drop window? Can we go further and add the Kentucky stop?

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Holland is a regional LTL carrier that provides service to the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin. The post LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight. YRC Freight is the third largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.2B in sales (estimated 2012). YRC Freight has 9.2%

Getting Your Carrier Authority - Myth and Reality

DAT Solutions

Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 20,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros. Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY.

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Get Your Carrier Authority - Ignore the Myths

DAT Solutions

Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 20,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros. Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY.

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Are Warehouse Operators the Labor Magicians of the New Age?

Locus Robotics

This problem is affecting facilities and organizations from major shipping hubs in New Jersey, Tennessee, California to the still up-and-coming logistics hot spots like Minnesota and Utah. In my role, I get to visit a lot of warehouses.

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Amazon–Robots Roam the Warehouses

Operations and Supply Chain Management

At the heart of the robot rollout is Amazon’s relentless drive to compete with the immediacy of shopping at brick-and-mortar retailers by improving the efficiency of its logistics. Logistics Picking Warehouse

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. Kentucky. Kentucky. #16.

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

Cerasis

percent, 662,100 jobs), Kentucky (12.4 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.