Kroger and Ocado break ground on Ohio fulfillment centre

EFT

It is being constructed in Monroe, Ohio. Our partnership with Ocado will introduce transformative ecommerce, fulfillment and logistics technology in the U.S. Ohio is a premier destination for businesses to grow, and I welcome Kroger and Ocado's decision to choose the Cincinnati region for this exciting project," said Ohio Governor Mike DeWine. The Kroger Co.

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Kroger and Ocado break ground on Ohio fulfillment center

EFT

It is being constructed in Monroe, Ohio. Our partnership with Ocado will introduce transformative ecommerce, fulfillment and logistics technology in the U.S. Ohio is a premier destination for businesses to grow, and I welcome Kroger and Ocado's decision to choose the Cincinnati region for this exciting project," said Ohio Governor Mike DeWine. The Kroger Co.

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Monroe, Ohio to host first Kroger and Ocado joint fulfilment centre

EFT

We and our partners at REDI Cincinnati are excited Kroger has chosen Ohio for its first customer fulfilment centre in the United States," said Dana Saucier, JobsOhio vice president and head of economic development. Kroger is committed to helping position Cincinnati and Ohio as a destination for digital and technology talent. We are proud to choose our HQ state of Ohio as the first location for this first-of-its-kind customer fulfilment centre in the U.S.," The Kroger Co.

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Electric Semi Truck Progress and Ohio Clean Transportation Forum

Zipline Logistics

Zipline Logistics had the honor of attending the very first Clean Transportation Forum hosted earlier this month by UpGrade Ohio. The event was held in collaboration with Hocking College and Clean Fuels Ohio and focused on facilitating discussions around cleaner-burning, electric, and fuel cell-based drivetrains, improving fuel economy and fleet efficiency, and implementing cleaner alternative […].

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Logistics for Middle Market Companies

Kane is Able

Noted logistics educator Dr. Thomas J. Foundation Professor in Business, Professor of Logistics, and Chair of the Department of Marketing & Logistics at the Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University. He is an academic advisory board member to the National Center for the Middle Market located at Ohio State. We recently talked to Dr. Goldsby about some of the challenges and opportunities associated with logistics for middle market companies.

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Logistics property update: December 2020

EFT

Jaguar Transport acquires Ohio warehousing site. Jaguar Transport has acquired the Marion Industrial Centre in Marion, Ohio. E-commerce logistics firm Shiprocket has announced the launch of five fulfilment centres in Bengaluru, New Delhi and Gurgaon, Kokkata and Mumbai in India.

Columbus, Ohio: Strategic Manufacturing and Logistics Site (Infographic)

Zipline Logistics

Ohio has many nicknames—the Buckeye State, the Birthplace of Aviation, the Mother of Presidents—but there’s one you won’t find on any license plates or bumper stickers: Gateway to the World. Ohio is home to more than a dozen intermodal railroad terminals, over 5,000 miles of rail lines, four dedicated air cargo terminals, roughly 760 warehouse […]. The post Columbus, Ohio: Strategic Manufacturing and Logistics Site (Infographic) appeared first on Zipline Logistics.

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20 Manufacturing Blogs Every Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Distribution, and Logistics Professional Should Read

Cerasis

If you are a regular reader of the Cerasis blog, you know our goal is to educate and inform those in the manufacturing, supply chain, distribution, logistics, and transportation space with best practices, trends, and industry news so that we can create a community of people. Made In Ohio – A terrific local blog with a focus on Ohio industrial concerns, this site is ideal for seeing how changes in the industry affect the common worker. ( @MADEinOHIOus ).

This Week in Logistics News (June 15-19, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It’s the last Friday of school and my kids are showing off their work this morning, so as I fill my coffee mug and get ready for the walk to school, let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon’s Next Delivery Drone: You (WSJ – sub. Cloud Logistics Offers New Innovations in Second Upgrade of 2015. Download the report — Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Is Redrawing the Logistics Map — for all the details.

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Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

Zipline Logistics

Delivering to Menards can be a challenge for brands that do not have an efficiently optimized logistics function or extensive experience working with the retailer. Work with a Retail Logistics Specialist to Optimize Menards Delivery.

This Week in Logistics News (April 20-24, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Lots of supply chain and logistics news this week, so let’s go straight to the items that caught my attention: Amazon now ships to your Audi’s trunk ( USA Today ). UPS Brings Technology and Logistics Expertise to Study of Drone Use in Humanitarian Response. In the warehouse automation realm, Swisslog announced that it has acquired FORTE Industries, a warehouse automation system integrator based in Mason, Ohio.

New Editors for the Journal of Business Logistics (Guest Post by C.M. Wallenburg, WHU)

SCM Research

This year, among these news was the announcement of the new Editors-in-Chief for the Journal of Business Logistics. At this year’s CSCMP’s Educators’ Conference the new incoming Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Business Logistics (JBL) were announced. Starting January 2016, Walter Zinn and Thomas Goldsby , both Professors at The Ohio State University (OSU), will be in charge of this premier supply chain journal.

This Week in Logistics News (August 1-5, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news…. TPG Capital to Acquire a Majority Stake in Leading Cloud-based Logistics Platform Transporeon. Cloud Logistics Announces Banner Results For The First Half of 2016. Here are some excerpts from the article: Amazon already is operating a fleet of 10 Boeing 767 freighters, flying daily out of its air hub in Wilmington, Ohio.

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 . Northeast Logistics . Midwest Logistics . Columbus , Ohio has recently been a desirable market for carriers. Southeast Logistics . Westcoast Logistics . Ohio .

This Week in Logistics News (April 8-12, 2019)

Talking Logistics

If you’re a robot looking to write a guest commentary for Talking Logistics, please contact me. In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: EU leaders, UK agree to extend Brexit deadline until the end of October (CNBC) Norsk Hydro’s production near normal after cyber attack (Reuters) Amazon acquires autonomous warehouse robotics startup Canvas Technology (TechCrunch) Walmart Is Rolling Out the Robots (WSJ – sub.

This Week in Logistics News (April 3-7, 2017)

Talking Logistics

In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… BluJay Solutions Acquires Leading Mobility Solutions Provider Blackbay. World-Class Logistics Solutions providers MercuryGate and Banyan Technology Announce Integration Partnership. Going International, Onfleet Platform Manages Last Mile Logistics Delivery Operations for Companies in 50 Countries. Delivery Connect is built on Blackbay’s logistics application framework. My garage door is crumpled.

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50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

As the biggest players in fulfillment, distribution and omnichannel retail continue to push boundaries, logistics and planning strategists are forced to innovate. Luckily, the current movers and shakers of the logistics and supply chain world are all too happy to dole out sage advice in the form of blog posts, interviews, podcasts — you name it. Logistics strategies for streamlined fulfillment. Logistics personnel and supplier management pointers.

Port Logistics Group acquires e-commerce tech firm Whiplash

EFT

Port Logistics Group , an omnichannel logistics services provider, has acquired Whiplash Merchandising, Inc. The move comes just over a year after Port Logistics Group took an ownership interest in Whiplash: since February 2018, Port Logistics Group has fulfilled more than 1.5 This brings Port Logistics Group’s warehouse space up to 6.3 Port Logistics Group is investing in the technology and software to further drive innovation.

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Academic Positions in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

A premium resource, dedicated to academic positions in logistics, is the Academic Hiring Survey (pdf), provided by The Ohio State University. In Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, the most important hub for academic positions at more senior levels is academics.com ; selected logistics/SCM-related positions can also be found on the vacancies page of VHB’s WK Logistik (in German, but usually contains offers in English, too).

Why Integrated Supply Chains are More Durable with John Tillison

The Logistics of Logistics

John Tillison began his logistics career as a management trainee at Roadway Express. John chose to leave Roadway/YRC in 2010 to join Pitt Ohio Express. John headed up Pitt Ohio’s enterprise solutions group. Duie Pyle is the Northeast’s premier transportation and logistics provider. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast. The post Why Integrated Supply Chains are More Durable with John Tillison appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

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Supply Chain Basics with Jason Miller

The Logistics of Logistics

Jason Miller (PhD The Ohio State University) is a tenured Associate Professor of Logistics and the John D. His primary research stream examines firms’ logistics operations, with an emphasis on studying motor carrier safety, productivity, pricing dynamics, and driver turnover.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. Coyote Logistics @CoyoteLogistics Coyote Logistics prides itself on its innovative logistics and supply chain philosophy. Globally, the company ranks 3rd in air and ocean freight, and ranks 5th for international contract logistics.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., It also offers customized logistics solutions through its logistics department. Introduction.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., It also offers customized logistics solutions through its logistics department. Introduction.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., It also offers customized logistics solutions through its logistics department. Introduction.

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Taking a Holistic View on Inventory May Lead to Change in Strategy

Talking Logistics

in Industrial Engineering (Major: Operations Research) at The Ohio State University. The post Taking a Holistic View on Inventory May Lead to Change in Strategy appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - LLamasoft Supply Chain & Logistics Trends inventory optimization LLamasoft Vikram Srinivasan Inventory optimization has always been a challenge while designing and planning a supply chain.

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. . billion of total economic value annually for Northeast Ohio.

11 Ways Tech Will Change Logistics in 2017

Freightos

11 Ways Tech Will Change Logistics in 2017. This year, supply chains reached Silicon Valley (and not just in the form of logistics startups ). Tracking Freightos’ LogTech summaries showed one overarching trend: logistics companies are eyeing tech solutions; tech companies are eyeing logistics markets. We’re wrapping up 2016 with a recap of eleven logistics technology trends that shaped the year; and will change how goods are produced, shipped and consumed in 2017.

A Truth About Global Transportation: It Happens Locally

Talking Logistics

It depends on who you are as a company,” said Mike Skinner, Vice President at CLX Logistics , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. The post A Truth About Global Transportation: It Happens Locally appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. 3PL Episode Highlights Supply Chain Technology Trends Transportation Management Transportation Management Systems CLX Logistics global transportation management TMS transportation management systems

Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update

Transplace

Equipment shortages at certain inland ramps are at a critical situation with Ohio container ramps as some of the worst impacted. Business - Transportation Industry News International Logistics airline industry cargo carriers China coronavirus COVID-19 logistics manufacturing ocean cargo risk management shippers suppliers supply chain supply chain disruption supply chain opportunities supply chain vulnerabilities trucking US China trade US ports

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management barcode verification compliance labeling GS1 harsh environment labeling UDIWhen you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Here is a good question to help you understand what compliance should look like in your organization. What are your customer, partner, regulatory, and vendor expectations?”. Are you meeting those expectations?

Behind the Scenes Look: Moving Pelotonia Bikes from NYC to Columbus

Zipline Logistics

Pelotonia, a late summer staple in Central Ohio, has grown from humble beginnings to an event that includes 7,500 riders from all around the country peddling to help find a cure for the disease. The post Behind the Scenes Look: Moving Pelotonia Bikes from NYC to Columbus appeared first on Zipline Logistics. Cycling to raise money for cancer research has become an annual tradition in Columbus.

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Reverse logistics (returns, warranties) are more manageable closer to market. Ford, second only to Walmart in reshoring over the past five years, brought 3,250 jobs from Mexico to Michigan and Ohio to build F-650 and F-750 trucks, Fusion cars, and engines. Of those, General Electric brought 1,900 jobs to New York, Ohio, and Kentucky to produce industrial batteries, lightbulbs, and appliances. This is the first post in a two part series on our update on Reshoring.

What Makes Zipline Logistics One of the Top Places to Work in Columbus?

Zipline Logistics

In 2019 Zipline Logistics earned numerous awards for its outstanding company culture — a definitive attribute that consistently makes it one of the top places to work in Columbus. Zipline was recognized for the third consecutive time with the Best Places to Work in Central Ohio Award by Columbus Business First. Continued Logistics Education at Zipline. The post What Makes Zipline Logistics One of the Top Places to Work in Columbus? appeared first on Zipline Logistics.

LeanCor Executives to Present at CSCMP Conference

LeanCor

Description: This session will focus on rethinking logistics and supply chain management to create maximum value at minimum costs. Learn the proven, guiding principles that serve as the strategic pathway to achieving operational excellence in logistics and supply chain management. Session Keywords: Logistics Mgmt , Supply Chain Mgmt. Session Speakers: Thomas Escott, Moderator, President, Hudson Logistics; John Ferguson, SCI Logistics; Roger Pearce, LeanCor Supply Chain Group.