Supply chains on film

Supply Chain Movement

A growing number of scenes in films and television programmes – and even entire films and TV series – are about logistics and supply chain management, and media productions are going ever deeper into those business roles. Supply chain professionals can learn a lot from Hollywood about outsourcing, sustainability, Big Data, innovation, supply chain strategy and risk management. In earlier decades, films did not feature logistics or supply chains.

Study Shows Two-Thirds of Companies Yet to Execute Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Planning


September 26, 2019) A new study by ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, and Spinnaker, a supply chain services company, has found that only 7% of companies are reaping the benefits of digital transformation of supply chain planning. Drivers of supply chain planning digitization vary significantly by company, with 42% identifying increased operational efficiencies (e.g. PRESS RELEASE.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week. So, while I count the days and hours and minutes until she gets back, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) Activates For Latest Major Hurricane Of 2018. Apple Tells Congress That Global Supply Chain Wasn’t Compromised (Bloomberg).

Disruptive Times Require Adaptive Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

New business models are constantly challenging more traditional ones and supply chains need to adapt to these changing conditions. In particular, the supply chain is ripe for innovation. The future of the supply chain. Supply chain transformation is not a new phenomenon. Supply chains have been around since people realized they had things worth trading. Some beneficial outcomes of supply chain transformation.

This Week in Logistics News (August 25-29, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. Announces the Acquisition of ADS Logistics. FedEx Ground loses new legal round with labor (Logistics Management). Global Demand for Supply Chain Executives Drives Heidrick & Struggles To Tap Expert As Partner. If successful, the program will expand next to Indianapolis, IN; Edison, NJ; and Memphis, TN.”.

Alliances, Carriers and Logistics!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. However, today the container business seems to be more logistical than purely shipping. But, providing cheap container carriage from A-to-B is no longer sufficient; one needs to be an integrated logistic provider to survive profitably. MSC’s Medlog says it’s the world’s geographically widest logistics and supply chain provider, with a presence in 60+ countries, including multiple container terminals.

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Removing the “People Roadblock” to Digital Transformation

Supply Chain Nation

As the competition to satisfy customer demand for ever-faster deliveries has made supply chain automation a necessity, and as new technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and robotics have transformed supply chain best practices, data has become the new supply chain currency. That’s the consensus of a Chief Executive roundtable co-sponsored by JDA at the Strategic Logistics Summit in Memphis.

REPOST: Selecting an E-commerce Fulfillment Partner with AJ Khanijow

The Logistics of Logistics

Based in Huntsville, Alabama, Fulfyld has offered e-commerce fulfillment services for every step of the supply chain since 2016. Range of Services: Ensure they offer all the services necessary for your supply chain to succeed. 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.

Enabling Innovation Groups To Sell More Effectively to Operations Leaders


We do it throughout entire industries, enabling leaders to smooth-out their Supply Chains, lean-out their Logistics, optimize their Operations, and maximize their Manufacturing throughput, all with their existing teams and often disaggregated data sources. Innovation and IT are usually at the bottom of the food chain for Industrial Organizations, regardless of how valuable their R&D discovery may seem initially.

This Week in Logistics News (February 25 – March 1, 2019)

Talking Logistics

So, while I plot my next move, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week. Bot features include pedestrian-safe technology from the iBot, plus advanced technology such as LiDAR and multiple cameras, allowing the zero-emission, battery-powered bot to be aware of its surroundings […] FedEx plans to test the bot this summer in select markets, including Memphis, Tenn., I’m driving around with one headlight.

Book Review: Logistics Clusters-Delivering Value and Driving Growth

Supply Chain Opz

Book Review: Logistics Clusters-Delivering Value and Driving Growth. Recently, Ive found the new book called " Logistics Clusters: Delivering Value and Driving Growth ". Professor Yossi Sheffi is the director and founder of Master of Engineering in Logistics Program at MIT. If you have engineering background, Im certain that you know well about his work in various areas of logistics and scm. The Story of Logistics Clusters. " NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. The core competency of these companies is logistics , and they do it well. FedEx set out to become a global logistics player as a full-service freight operator.

The Inner Workings of Overnight Shipping


While this means that there has been considerable growth and evolution of the supply chain, there are certain aspects of the old school methodology which are still in play even now. Memphis: The Super Hub. Interestingly enough, the biggest hub in the United States is Memphis, Tennessee. So much so that Memphis is home to the second busiest airport in the world, second only to Hong Kong. So, why Memphis, with a population of 650,000?

Retail Store Location Planning ? Creating Balance, Driving Profit


There’s a sentiment that retailers are left stuck in an Excel swamp because supply chain technology vendors couldn’t solve the problem. But the Distribution Analyst has to consider the proper allocations for the mall in Memphis versus the pop-up in Pasadena. Those two locations may differ across many important metrics: footprint, demographics, seasonality, logistical support, sell-through history, competitive landscape, sales trends, to name a few.

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The 5 Largest LTL Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

FedEx Corporation is based in Memphis TN and has $42.7B The other operating units are: Menlo Worldwide Logistics and Con-Way Truckload. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain and Freight. The post The 5 Largest LTL Carriers appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. The 5 largest LTL carriers together have $16.2 billion in annual revenues and 46.4% market share.

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

Immediately after the rain subsided, trucks began hauling in emergency relief supplies for residents of the storm-affected zone. But rates remain elevated in the region due to supply chain disruptions and pent-up demand. FEMA and other organizations may move emergency relief supplies to a location on the outskirts of the storm zone, so they are ready to act as soon as roads are clear.

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand


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


</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.

The Economy is on a Roll


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. . The Institute for Supply Management said its index of non-manufacturing activity rose to 57.2 At Wagner Logistics. About Wagner Logistics. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Logistics Publish as a report

A New Year, a New Administration Begins


In short, this is all good news for logistics providers, truckers, railroads and the economy. . Data issued by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) shows that the service industry has strong momentum. 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. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Publish as a report