Managing a Third Party Logistics Partnership

The Logistics of Logistics

Chuck specializes in Supply Chain Optimization, Third Party Logistics (3PL) and International Purchasing and Importing Consulting. He is a guest speaker at the Purchasing Management Association and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The post Managing a Third Party Logistics Partnership appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

This Week in Logistics News (October 24-28, 2016)

Talking Logistics

In 2012, for example, he was elected as a fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), where he served as chair of the Sections and Societies Subcommittee and as president of the Transportation Science and Logistics Section. Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Uber’s Otto hauls Budweiser across Colorado in self-driving truck (Reuters). XPO Logistics Divests North American Truckload Operation to Transforce.

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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.

Solving Final Mile Logistics and Earning Customer Loyalty

Talking Logistics

All who think about logistics understand there is no such thing as free delivery but the customer-facing message is there will be no charge for delivery if they meet certain criteria such as: amount of purchase; type of delivery (e.g. Joining Kanga in January 2014 Mr. Rhodeen has developed strategic partnerships with SMBs, Fortune 500 companies, and innovative logistics partners. Mr. Rhodeen earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

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 . Southeast Logistics . Westcoast Logistics . Shippers could face some logistics difficulty in Louisiana. Wisconsin .

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Labor and management work out deal at Port of LA/Long Beach ( Logistics Management ). As I highlighted in my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2013 , tablets and smartphones are quickly becoming the preferred computing platform for business professionals, which is why technology providers are designing and optimizing their applications for these devices. Robinson, Con-way, and Transplace are Logistics Viewpoints sponsors).

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Service Level Agreement Defined

The Logistics of Logistics

A service level agreement (SLA) is a contract between a Logistics service provider and a customer that specifies, in measurable terms, what services the Logistics provider will furnish. Many customers manage their Logistics providers with an SLA. Sometimes, the Logistics provider has their own SLA/KPI that they want to use with any customer, but negotiation is still in order. An SLA/KPI is typically used when there is a Logistics provider contract to co-sign.

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A Holistic Approach to Freight Savings with Mike Eberl

The Logistics of Logistics

I grew up mostly in Madison, Wisconsin. I enrolled in the forestry program at the University of Wisconsin, but two years in I had an epiphany that I wanted to pursue business. I graduated with a major in finance, investment, and banking from the University of Wisconsin. [02:44] 02:44] What was your first job in logistics? My first logistics job was at an airport. [00:21] Opening / Introduction. [00:42] 00:42] Introduce yourself and your company.

The Secret to Successful Enterprise Strategy? Always Include Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Opz

In this guest commentary, John McKeller , senior lecturer for the Wisconsin School of Business Grainger Center for Supply Chain Managemen t at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, explains four key considerations for successfully integrating a firm’s strategy with supply chain management.

Signing a Trucking Contract

The Logistics of Logistics

Chuck specializes in Supply Chain Optimization, Third Party Logistics (3PL) and International Purchasing and Importing Consulting. He is a guest speaker at the Purchasing Management Association and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The post Signing a Trucking Contract appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Signing a Trucking Contract.

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. . Wisconsin.

The Way to Real Time Supply Chain

The Logistics of Logistics

With complex global networks, ensuring efficient execution in the areas of logistics and order fulfillment is more critical than ever. Chuck specializes in Supply Chain Optimization, Third Party Logistics (3PL) and International Purchasing and Importing Consulting. He is a guest speaker at the Purchasing Management Association and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The post The Way to Real Time Supply Chain appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

Truck Fuel Consumption: Driving and Savings

The Logistics of Logistics

Chuck specializes in Supply Chain Optimization, Third Party Logistics (3PL) and International Purchasing and Importing Consulting. He is a guest speaker at the Purchasing Management Association and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The post Truck Fuel Consumption: Driving and Savings appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Wisconsin. 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?”.

The Future of the Trucking Industry: What it Means for Manufacturing

USC Consulting Group

In 2018, Wisconsin-based trucking company manager Boris Strbac told The Washington Post that “people don’t respect truck drivers. For starters, trucking is essentially the lifeblood of manufacturing logistics. Manufacturing Logistics, Supply, and Demand. For over 50 years USC Consulting Group has been guiding logistics and manufacturing companies with optimizing their supply chains and improving their bottom lines.

Combined Distribution Network (CDN)

The Logistics of Logistics

Research by the Logistics and Supply Chain Management Society , show that the potential for recognizing tangible benefits in overall performance, both from increased pipeline velocity and savings for companies who correctly implement combined distribution network, is staggering. Raymon is currently the President of the Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society. Mr. Krishnan, has over twenty years of experience in the Logistics industry as an end user and service provider.

Digital Sales Strategy: Overcoming the Barriers to Growth with Tony Verre

The Logistics of Logistics

Tony earned a BA, Comparative Literature from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, and an MA, Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast. Digital Sales Strategy: Overcoming the Barriers to Growth with Tony Verre.

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.

Transportation Network Planning: Public and Private Common Ground

Supply Chain View from the Field

A very interesting presentation was made by the Jennifer Murray on freight planning in Wisconsin. Analytics Logistics Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Strategy Transportation Planning I spent the day in Washington DC listening to a variety of really intelligent people talk about transportation planning models. This may not sound like everybody’s idea of fun, but I found the discussion compelling and fascinating.

Becoming More Confident on the Phone with Chris Jolly

The Logistics of Logistics

Chris is an experienced freight sales coach and consultant who helps transportation and logistics professionals grow their sales. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast. The post Becoming More Confident on the Phone with Chris Jolly appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

The Seven Million Mile Man

BluJay Solutions

Doug has a BBA in Management Information Systems and an MBA in International Business from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Subscribe to our blog [at right] to receive the full blog series via email and receive the latest global logistics news and insights. Blog global supply chain Kewill logistics Logistics Software supply chain Supply Chain Software

Last Mile Shipping Success Requires a Holistic Approach

Talking Logistics

It’s important for your last mile logistics provider to take a holistic approach and applies best practices in supply chain strategy including home delivery. A last mile logistics provider should dive deep to understand the unique needs of its customers, leverage the right carriers for those needs, and quickly provide solutions for unplanned challenges throughout delivery. Crowdsourcing apps, same-day delivery, and ecommerce trends continue to impact last mile delivery expectations.

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. Currently, some vendors have reopened with limits so shippers could face some logistics difficulty in Louisiana. Vendors need to ensure their logistics operations will not be disrupted when doing business in Virginia.

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. S hippers should continue to check with New Jersey logistics partners regarding their capabilities.?? . Vendors need to ensure their logistics operations will not be disrupted when doing business in Virginia.??

Kimberly-Clark: A Demand-driven Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

The first day that I worked with the Kimberly-Clark team, it was snowing in Neenah, Wisconsin. We are working with third-party logistics solution providers to implement collaborative shipping. Over the course of the last six years, I have helped many companies with their demand-driven initiatives. The Kimberly-Clark organization has been my best student. Their transformation took six years. The results are now clearly visible on the balance sheet.

Insights from RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference: Top 3 Ways the Retail Revolution Impacts the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

I was one of those fortunate enough to attend the RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference – Logistics 2013 event in Orlando a few weeks back. When I call myself fortunate for attending I’m not just referring to leaving my home in Wisconsin for warmer temperatures in Orlando; I’m talking about the value gained from a retail show specifically focused on logistics.

The Seven Million Mile Man – Part II

BluJay Solutions

Doug has a BBA in Management Information Systems and an MBA in International Business from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Subscribe to our blog [at right] to receive the full blog series via email and receive the latest global logistics news and insights. Blog global supply chain Kewill Logistics Software supply chain supply chain execution Supply Chain Software

Freight Rates Adjust to Post-Hurricane Irma Demand

DAT Solutions

Transportation and logistics professionals are urged to contact the American Logistics Aid Network , if you can help provide trucks, trailers, or warehouse space. September also happens to be potato harvest season in Wisconsin , and reefer rates have soared 30% out of Green Bay in the past month. Relief efforts are underway in Florida, and our hearts go out to those recovering from Hurricane Irma.

Score a Supply Chain Touchdown Using Social Media

CH Robinson Transportfolio

With Pulse you can now follow channels like the Logistics & Supply Chain channel and read what thought leaders and other professionals say on trending topics. These are just a few of the social media channels you can use to stay up to date on the latest supply chain and logistics information. Just as Ill continue to use social media every day at work, I know that when I watch the Gophers beat Wisconsin this year Ill be tuned in to social media.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Refrigerated transportation is particularly at a premium and can be difficult to secure if not working with a logistics provider with an expansive network. If you ship in or out of Connecticut, don’t expect produce to affect your logistics operation much. Although the state’s farms produce more corn and grains, by comparison , its fruit crop poses the most disruption to the logistics market. Wisconsin.

How to Become a Lean, Green Manufacturing Machine

Cerasis

Author information Travis Mai eCommerce Sales & Training Manager at Curt Manufacturing Travis Mai, otherwise known as “The Hitch Guy”, is the current eCommerce Sales and Training Manager for Wisconsin-based CURT Manufacturing. Twitter LinkedIn The post How to Become a Lean, Green Manufacturing Machine appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. Lean and green are not only trendy topics, but they also make good business sense, especially for manufacturers.

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Fostering E-commerce Growth with Jonathan Kish

The Logistics of Logistics

I ended up selling small parcel to companies in Minnesota and Wisconsin for a few years before transitioning into selling transportation management solutions to companies in the Pacific Northwest. [02:25] I wrote for people who work in e-commerce, operations, or logistics departments at mid-market companies that want to sell directly from their website. [07:04] The post Fostering E-commerce Growth with Jonathan Kish appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Holland is a regional LTL carrier that provides service to the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin. The post LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight. YRC Freight is the third largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.2B in sales (estimated 2012). YRC Freight has 9.2%

Rockwell Automation: Supply Chains to Admire Winner

Supply Chain Shaman

In his role, Ernest owns strategic sourcing, materials planning, customer care, and logistics operations globally. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs approximately 23,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries. They also focused on lowering the walls of the silos: getting logistics, sourcing, supply chain planning to work on being globally inclusive.

Rockwell Automation: A Case Study in Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

In his role, Ernest owns strategic sourcing, materials planning, customer care, and logistics operations globally. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs approximately 23,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries. They also focused on lowering the walls of the silos: getting logistics, sourcing, supply chain planning to work on being globally inclusive.