Memphis: America’s Aerotropolis

Inbound Logistics

Geography, transportation infrastructure, and a strong distribution sector make Memphis a natural logistics hub

Memphis: America’s Aerotropolis

Inbound Logistics

Geography, transportation infrastructure, and a strong distribution sector make Memphis a natural logistics hub

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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. Transplace Acquires Yusen Logistics’ Intermodal & Freight Brokerage Group. Hurricane Michael: How Can Logistics Professionals Help?

Alliances, Carriers and Logistics!

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. Beyond Ocean Transport. The biggest carriers are focusing on improving their value beyond that of pure ocean transport. The post Alliances, Carriers and Logistics! Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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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). I first wrote about the possibility of drones as a new transportation mode back in February 2013, and during the holiday season last year, Amazon announced its Amazon PrimeAir initiative , which some called a PR stunt, while others — like Google and UPS — saw it as a new competitive threat and opportunity.

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. The post The 5 Largest LTL Carriers appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Transportation 5 largest LTL carriers biggest LTL carriers Con-Way profile FedEx profile largest LTL carrier largest LTL carriers LTL Carrier Profile Old Dominion profile Top 25 LTL Carriers top LTL carriers UPS profile YRC Freight profile

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. Over the years, there have been various other scenes and even entire films and television series, both fictional ones and documentaries, which directly or indirectly are about logistics and supply chain management. Transportation against the clock.

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., Transplace, 3Gtms, Kuebix, FourKites: Innovating Transportation.

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

The Logistics of Logistics

Fulfillment locations should be close to carrier transportation hubs, ports, customers, and suppliers. 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. Selecting an E-commerce Fulfillment Partner with AJ Khanijow.

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.

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.

The Inner Workings of Overnight Shipping

EFT

and is transported to the nearest cargo-shipping airport. 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. This is due largely to the fact that FedEx has set up shop for their super hub in Memphis. So, why Memphis, with a population of 650,000? BlueGrace Logistics investigates how it works.

LTL Carrier Profile: FedEx Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

FedEx Corporation is based in Memphis TN and has $42.7B The post LTL Carrier Profile: FedEx Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Transportation company profile of FedEx Freight FedEx Freight history FedEx Freight info FedEx Freight information FedEx Freight Overview FedEx Freight profile FedEx Freight service area FedEx Freight trucks LTL Carrier Profile LTL Carrier Profile: FedEx Freight.

East and West Coast Ports to Battle for U.S. Region After Panama Canal Expansion

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In fact, the battleground on which ports compete for customers will likely expand and move several hundred miles west, toward Chicago and Memphis. Robinson, Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion is Redrawing the Logistics Map. Global Transportation Logistics Panama Canal Ports ShippersYou might think that shippers along the East Coast will be the biggest beneficiaries of fierce competition between the East and West Coast ports.

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

It will take a very long time for freight transportation and logistics to return to normal, after two such monstrous storms in the same month. So Atlanta, Charlotte, Memphis and other regional hubs were moving freight to Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma, because Houston couldn't do it. Transportation and logistics professionals are urged to contact the American Logistics Aid Network , if you can help provide trucks, trailers, or warehouse space.

East and West Coast Ports to Battle for U.S. Region After Panama Canal Expansion

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In fact, the battleground on which ports compete for customers will likely expand and move several hundred miles west, toward Chicago and Memphis. Robinson, Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion is Redrawing the Logistics Map. Global Transportation Logistics Panama Canal Ports ShippersEast and West Coast Ports to Battle for U.S. Region After Panama Canal Expansion.Transportfolio. Editor’s note: This post originally ran in October 2015.

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. The storm also sparked the beginning of the final delivery problems for transportation providers, and they were never truly able to recover. Blog Post Consumer Products Fedex final delivery Holiday Retail Transportation Transportation Management Transportation Management System UPS

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. It’s the home of the third busiest inland port in the nation and has exceptional access to rail transportation.

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. It’s the home of the third busiest inland port in the nation and has exceptional access to rail transportation.

Enabling Innovation Groups To Sell More Effectively to Operations Leaders

ThroughPut

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. This blog is co-authored by Ali Raza, Founder and CEO of ThroughPut Inc and Seth Page, COO of ThroughPut Inc. At ThroughPut, our mission is to bypass bottlenecks of every kind in the enterprise continuously.

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. . Taking transportation orders out of the mix, demand still increased 1 percent. . At Wagner Logistics. Congratulations go to the transportation team for growing revenues during a tough freight market. . About Wagner Logistics.

FedEx – Despite the Lipstick Attempt, A Disappointing Earnings Report

Logistics Trends and Insights

The Domestic View from Dean Maciuba, Director of Consulting Services for Logistics Trends & Insights : While FedEx is primarily blaming poor international growth and global trade friction for their lousy Q1 earnings report, it’s the domestic performance that’s most disappointing for me, especially with a strong economy here at home. As a logistics/transportation provider, you simply cannot just sit and wait in situations like this.

A New Year, a New Administration Begins

EFT

In short, this is all good news for logistics providers, truckers, railroads and the economy. . The twelve industries covered by the NMI that showing December growth are: Mining; Retail Trade; Finance & Insurance; Information; Arts, Entertainment & Recreation; Construction; Health Care & Social Assistance; Professional, Scientific & Technical Services; Utilities; Transportation & Warehousing; and Accommodation & Food Services. . At Wagner Logistics .