Innovating Spare Parts Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

Meanwhile, in 2016, UPS announced a distributed, on-demand manufacturing network that links its global logistics network with 3D printers at more than 60 UPS Stores across the U.S and Fast Radius’ On Demand Production Platform™ and 3D printing factory in Louisville, KY. By Ian Kerr, The Postal Podcas t and Cathy Morrow Roberson. 3D printing is revolutionizing the way spare parts is managed.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Trucking Stocks Tumble on Downgrade, Pricing Outlook (WSJ- sub. Descartes Showcases Logistics Technology Platform Innovations at Global User and Partner Conference. McLeod Software Unveils New Business Process Automation Solutions for Logistics Companies. Note: Descartes and MercuryGate are Talking Logistics sponsors.

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Innovating spare parts logistics with 3D printing

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Meanwhile, in 2016, UPS announced a distributed, on-demand manufacturing network that links its global logistics network with 3D printers at more than 60 UPS Stores across the U.S and Fast Radius’ On Demand Production Platform and 3D printing factory in Louisville, KY. Primary Event: The 20th Annual Logistics CIO Forum EU Précis: 3D printing is revolutionising the way spare parts is managed. 3D printing is revolutionising the way spare parts is managed.

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The Logistics of Logistics

Third-Party Logistics: Will they be able to accommodate all of your SKUs? For instance, Huntsville is great for us because it is close to three of the biggest hubs (terminals) for small parcel carriers: Louisville, Memphis, and Atlanta. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast: Google , Apple , Castbox , Spotify , Stitcher , PlayerFM , Tunein , Podbean , Owltail , Libsyn , Overcast.

Easier than reducing carbon footprint – 5 Steps to make a dent in the Huge and Hidden Cost of CPG Sustainability

Cerasis

Calculating the carbon footprint of a company’s comprehensive logistics framework is tremendously complex. LTL gets even trickier according to a report by the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. . However, while technology evolves to allow better tracking of carbon footprint, there’s a potential to substantially improve overall logistics sustainability by addressing a less often discussed but insidious problem. Logistics

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and 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. logistics are in a remarkable period of expansion,” said CBER Director Michael Hicks, George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Economics and Business Research. . Kentucky offers the UPS World Port in Louisville, DHL Americas hub in Northern Kentucky and several large FedEx ground hubs throughout Kentucky.

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. The two companies have jointly opened a facility near the UPS air hub in Louisville, Kentucky, with more than 100 industrial 3D printers. by Joe Cannata I recently took a trip to my local big box electronics store, and saw a 3D printer on display.

The Future of Commercial Real Estate 2020

3PL Insights

E-commerce continues to see substantial growth year-over-year, being the force driving the industrial and logistics industry. According to the “Industrial and Logistics: 2020 Real Estate Market Outlook” from CBRE, there is higher-than-average lease renewal rate in areas of low vacancy.

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 For example, here’s a description from a 2001 profile of Kroger’s food supply chain published by Louisville Business First : The frozen food portion of the order is assembled at 6:30 a.m.

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Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

FLEXE

When you consider locations for logistics facilities, you might first think of the cities with the biggest ports or the most warehouse properties and transportation options, like New York, Los Angeles or Chicago. Or, you might think of Louisville and Memphis, where UPS and FedEx have their largest shipping hubs.

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

FLEXE

</p> <p>When you consider locations for logistics facilities, you might first think of the cities with the biggest ports or the most warehouse properties and transportation options, like New York, Los Angeles or Chicago. Or, you might think of Louisville and Memphis, where UPS and FedEx have their largest shipping hubs.

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. I will be speaking more in detail about these myths and much more, in the DAT booth #64196 at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Kentucky, from March 22 to 24. 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. I will be talking about these myths and much more, at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Kentucky, from March 22 to 24. Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY.

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Realism and Final Delivery for Holiday 2013

Tompkins Blog

It was only nine years ago when an ice storm crippled Memphis and Louisville, resulting in major final delivery problems for Christmas. I understand the need for better peak planning and better contingency planning, and we will hear more on these topics, but how can folks who claim to deliver “The World on Time” and to “Love Logistics” do such a poor job of communicating their failure to perform, even after it is clear they are failing?

Confessions of an Owner-Operator: Advice for Getting Started

DAT Solutions

The lease-purchase company was offering a brand-new Freightliner with a sleeper and a dedicated run, which was to go to JFK airport in New York, then to Louisville, KY – but none of this was in writing. It can make a major difference in who will trust you as a business partner in the logistics industry.

My Logistics Experiences with Amazon and AAA

Talking Logistics

When you spend your workday thinking and writing about logistics, you can’t help but see it in your everyday life too. Hey, Mr. Logistics Expert,” she says to me, “why does Amazon do this? Need better collaboration between #logistics & packaging! Because despite all the adoration Amazon receives for its logistics operations, they’re no different than so many other companies that waste a lot of money, materials, and space shipping air.”.

This Week in Logistics News (May 16-20, 2016)

Talking Logistics

I used that hypothetical headline to highlight a trend I saw in the industry: the convergence of logistics services, technology, and consulting. Five years later in 2009, I also predicted that a leading logistics service provider would acquire a leading logistics software company. and Fast Radius’ On Demand Production Platform™ and 3D printing factory in Louisville, KY.” Note: Kewill is a Talking Logistics sponsor.