A Costly Disconnect

Consumer Goods Logistics

White Paper: The Purchasing-Logistics Disconnect. White Paper: The Purchasing-Logistics Disconnect. freight consolidation | retail inbound transportation l Pennsylvania freight Download.

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 .

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Should the State DOT Be the One to Mandate Commercial Vehicle Bans During Weather Events?

Consumer Goods Logistics

On February 11, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced plans for a commercial vehicle ban on all major highways in Eastern Pennsylvania in anticipation of a predicted snow-ice mix the following day.

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! What do we know about "Logistics" and "Supply Chain" to date? According to Lummas et al 2001 , the word "Logistics" in English appeared in the article as early as in 1898. 2) Origin of "Logistics". NAVIGATE. Basics.

Ecommerce Logistics: From Your Site to Their Doorstep

ShipBob

As the ecommerce industry grows, the logistics of getting orders to customers has become more complicated — especially with the novel coronavirus impacting entire supply chains. But the ecommerce logistics infrastructure needed to meet consumers’ demands is not easy to achieve by yourself.

This Week in Logistics News (March 6-10, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Anyway, I’m on borrowed time again this morning, so let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Kewill and LeanLogistics Rebrand as BluJay Solutions, Unveil World’s First Global Trade Network. It’s snowing outside.

This Week in Logistics News (April 29 – May 3, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon’s Freight Push Rattles Logistics Sector (WSJ – sub. The post This Week in Logistics News (April 29 – May 3, 2019) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

A Look at the Lehigh Valley Warehousing Boom

Consumer Goods Logistics

It may be too early to make a claim of that magnitude, but that’s what some people are saying about Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley – home to KANE’s Allentown warehousing campus. Logistics Industry NewsAn East Coast version of Southern California’s Inland Empire?

Warehouses are the next HOT investment triggered by the digital transformation of the supply chain

NC State SCRC

Bloomberg, an investment manager is paying for 179 million square feet of urban logistics properties — the warehouses used by Amazon.com Inc. logistics real estate, will almost double Blackstone’s U.S.

Throw Back Thursday: Remembering ‘Meeting Customer Demand in a Complex Industry’ from Kinexions

Kinaxis

In this video hear, Gary Dietz, Manager, Global Logistics and Supply Integrated Supply Chain and Logistics, Kennametal, as he discusses the challenges his company faces in gaining full visibility of supply and demand, and in dealing with increasing supply chain volatility.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

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

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? Check out some of the country’s top freight shipping conferences and events for the rest of 2015: Can innovative technology, new business models and eCommerce re-boot the business of logistics?

Best-Cost vs. Least-Cost Sourcing

Talking Logistics

And earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal published an article about how the toy maker K’Nex has moved most of its manufacturing operations from China to its factory in Pennsylvania. I asked Kevin O’Meara that question last week on Talking Logistics. Finally, if you’re interested in this topic, don’t miss my upcoming Talking Logistics episode with Chris O’Brien, Senior Vice President at C.H.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. It also offers customized logistics solutions through its logistics department. Introduction.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. It also offers customized logistics solutions through its logistics department. Lastly, US Cargo has locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. The post Alternatives to UPS and FedEx appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics Introduction.

Ohio 100

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. It also offers customized logistics solutions through its logistics department. Lastly, US Cargo has locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. The post Alternatives to UPS and FedEx appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics Introduction.

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Logistics Customer Service: The Story of the Wilson Ham Company

Consumer Goods Logistics

Back in 1957, KANE Freight Lines was still in the early stages of growth, with a very small fleet serving the valley cities of Northeast Pennsylvania. Culture and tradition are sustained by stories. Here’s one from the KANE archives. But KANE was slowly adding new customers and one of them was The Wilson Ham Company. read more

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. Pennsylvania.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Pennsylvania has closed all 35 of its highway rest stops, impacting bathrooms, vending machines, and parking access for carriers. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update. By: Frank McGuigan, Chief Executive Officer, Transplace.

Kane Is Able to Unveil Natural Gas Trucks and New Trailers on August 18

Consumer Goods Logistics

August 14, 2014 - Third-party logistics provider Kane Is Able, Inc. Pennsylvania Senator John P. KANE -- www.kaneisable.com ) will hold a public event on Monday, August 18, 2014, to announce its entrance into the natural gas market.

Kroger launching reusable packaging partnership for grocery e-commerce

EFT

During the first phase of the US launch, a select number of consumers in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Washington, D.C. The Kroger Co.

Inspiration, Education, and Practical Advice: Modern Supply Chain Experience 2018

Oracle SCM

And we’re proud and honored to feature stories from customers such as The Wonderful Company , Church and Dwight , Actuant , Seagate , Cisco , APL Logistics , and NLMK Pennsylvania. By Krista Sterner , Event Marketing Director.

Nestlé USA and Enterra Solutions Sign Multi-Year Cognitive Computing Agreement

Enterra Insights

As part of the engagement, Enterra will harmonize siloed areas of the business, including category management and supply chain logistics into one company wide system. Most of the data analytics and modeling will be performed at Nestlé USA in Northern Virginia and Enterra’s offices in Pennsylvania. It is with a great deal of pleasure I announce Enterra Solutions ® has signed a multi-year solution-as-a-service contract with Nestlé USA®.

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Foxconn, for example, announced plans to reshore in Pennsylvania, investing $40 million for a mostly automated plant. Reverse logistics (returns, warranties) are more manageable closer to market. This is the first post in a two part series on our update on Reshoring.

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. Pennsylvania.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Logistics? ? . Midwest Logistics ? . Logistics? ? . Logistics ? . not expect much logistics disruption in Kansas.?? . Currently, some vendors have reopened with limits so shippers could face some logistics difficulty in Louisiana. Pennsylvania ? .

ERP Sustains Manufacturing during COVID-19

IQMS

Throughout COVID-19, Eldon James customer service, operations, and logistics are continuing without disruption. Many food and drug retailers, as well as online retailers, use its containers in their logistics operations.

CSCMP 2011 Recap: The Synergy Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Network

My first CSCMP Annual Conference was in 1989 and I always try to get there every year to catch up with all my logistics and supply chain friends! Held again in Philadelphia, this year’s event brought back memories of 2004, the year the old CLM: Council of Logistics Management became today’s CSCMP: Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals! Suffice it to say I was more than pleased, and very excited, to hear what Ahold, Del Monte and ES3 have now created in York Pennsylvania.

Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

Other states with significant turkey production include Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, South Dakota, Utah, and California. ” Realistically, he concludes, “The idea of Thanksgiving today is not possible without the support and continued efforts of the logistics industry and its supply chain partners. 3] Kevin Jessop, “ The Logistics & Supply Chain of Thanksgiving ,” Cerasis, 23 November 2016

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Digitization and the Future of Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

” People who live in Pennsylvania are familiar with anachronistic encounters with the Amish who still traverse busy streets riding in horse-drawn carriages. Claudio Diotallevi, a Partner Manager for Transport & Logistics at Ericsson, explains, “Participants in the supply chain are connected — just not to each other or not at the right time.”[3]

How Emerging Technologies are Changing Supply Chain Management

Enterra Insights

”[5] He adds, “The logistics industry and its supply chain management are affected by a high number of variables and uncertainties like inadequate area mapping or imbalance between demand and resources availability or vehicle breakdown or even the vagaries of weather. Determining innovative patterns in supply chain data through machine learning enabling excellent customer experiences can transform the prospects of most logistics businesses.”

ThroughPut Inc. Appoints World-Renowned Just-in-Time, Lean & Kaizen Expert Mr. Takao Sakai to Executive Advisory Board

ThroughPut

In addition to Takao Sakai joining the Board of Advisors, the Founder of NetIQ and a University of Pennsylvania-Wharton MBA, Mr. Hon Wong, as well as an Apple Computer Product Launch Expert & serial entrepreneur, Mr. Cameron Nazeri, have also joined the team as well recently, along with other renowned industry experts and entrepreneurs. NEWS PROVIDED BY ThroughPut Inc. Dec 03, 2018, 18:00 ET. MENLO PARK, SILICON VALLEY, Calif., 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ThroughPut Inc.,

3PL providers and shippers struggling to improve agility as infrastructure and workforce readiness hampers capabilities finds study

EFT

The most common impacts, according to shipper respondents, are increased transportation and logistics costs (75%), transportation and logistics network disruptions (73%), and higher supplier costs (66%).

WordPress Ecommerce Shipping: Scaling Your Online Store Through Shipping

ShipBob

You can fulfill orders yourself, become a dropshipper, or work with a third-party logistics (3PL) company. You have less time to spend on strategy since your focus goes to logistics. 3PLs are often used by growing ecommerce businesses because they provide the resources and expertise needed to manage storage and logistics without having to devote time, money, and other resources. WordPress powers 35% of websites on the internet.

Eliminating Real-World Bottlenecks using AI from Silicon Valley to Mars

ThroughPut

He has managed onshore / offshore / war zone logistics as well as batch, continuous, and discrete manufacturing setups. Ali holds a BSE & MSE from the University of Pennsylvania in Chemical Biomolecular Engineering with concentrations in Pharmaceutics & Biotechnology.