A Gloomy Future for the Port of Los Angeles?

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In June 2016, the Panama Canal will double its capacity, and this capacity expansion will undoubtedly reshape the freight flows around the globe, including those transiting through the Port of Los Angeles (click here for a past blog related to this subject). [link] /. Guillaume Roels.

Los Angeles and Long Beach Terminal Congestions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

There have been numerous articles published on this topic in various trade journals showing how almost everyone in the supply chain is being impacted by this congestion. Read how you can circumvent disruptions or minimize their impact on the supply chain.

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Port of Los Angeles: Disintermediation and Other Risks

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

  The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are vital to the LA economy, not only because they provide a significant number of jobs in the shipping and logistics industries, but also because they give the city itself a competitive edge with regard to shipping times and transportation costs when it comes to operating a global businesses here.   One way to combat disintermediation is by adding more value in the supply chain.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Headlines UCLA Anderson.

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UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog. Los Angeles Business Journal. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Headlines UCLA Anderson Forecast Conference. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (center) with the UCLA Anderson forecasters.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (March 13, 2020)

Talking Logistics

Read more Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (March 13, 2020). The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (March 13, 2020) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Global Supply Chain News on Longshoremen Continue to Thwart Automation at Port of Los Angeles, Despite OK in Contract

Supply Chain Digest

Does Dispute Foreshadow Contract Troubles in 2022

An Expanded Panama Canal Takes Logistics into Unchartered Waters

TMC

In December, the Port of Los Angeles handled the largest container ship ever to call at a North American port. The arrival of the Benjamin Franklin offers a glimpse of a major change in supply chain management in 2016. As the Wall Street Journal [1] reported, Los Angeles port prepared for the docking of the Benjamin Franklin. 1] Giant Container Ship Unloads at Port of Los Angeles, Erica A Phillips, Wall Street Journal, December 30, 2015.

Supply Chain News on BNSF About Three Bridges Away from Completing Parallel Track from Los Angeles to Chicago

Supply Chain Digest

Goal to is Take More Market Share from Trucks in Face of Sharp Declines in Coal Shipments. Other Carriers in Midst of Similar Projects

The Fashion Supply Chain: Unraveling the Reality

Kinaxis

And whether you realize it or not, the garment industry supply chain is changing – both for the better and for the worse. This really speaks to the heart of the issue – global supply chain visibility and transparency.

Recent Port Shutdowns Highlight the Advantage of Modeling for Supply Chain Risk Management

Logistics Viewpoints

Recent massive strikes among dockworkers on the California coast brought the reality of supply chain continuity planning to the forefront once again for global businesses.

Next-Generation Supply Chain Visibility

Talking Logistics

If supply chain and logistics executives were granted one wish to make their work lives easier and more productive, most of them would probably say, “I wish I had end-to-end supply chain visibility.” Why has end-to-end supply chain visibility been so difficult to achieve? Supply Chain Visibility: The Elusive Goal. If end-to-end supply chain visibility has been a goal for so long, why has achieving it been so elusive? “It’s

Is Hyperloop the Next Great Supply Chain Technology?

Kinaxis

by Melissa Clow This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting , a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management. We’re always trying to stay on top of Supply Chain developments at Argentus.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update

Transplace

Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update. With the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), vulnerabilities in supply chains continue to be exposed. As the first tier in many company supply chains, the disruption in China has sent ripples through the worldwide economy.

Student Profile: Sue Andres-Brown ('14) - UCLA Anderson School of.

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UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog. Los Angeles Business Journal. She spent six years teaching high school English in southeast Los Angeles, including her 2006 stint as a Teach For America corps member. UCLA Anderson School of Management Blog. Archives.

Inland Empire Logistics: 2018 Outlook

Consumer Goods Logistics

As the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach continue to experience record-setting growth, the entire Southern California logistics industry is in full “boom” mode. And, it’s not just Los Angeles and Orange Counties that are benefiting. Supply Chain Challenges 3PL Outsourcing Fulfillment WarehouseThe Inland Empire logistics industry has the room for growth that these counties do not and is poised to continue setting records of its own.

Supply Chain Risk: Cargo Theft

APICS

However, with more trucks filled with merchandise hitting the roads during the busy buying and shipping season, cargo theft is expected to “surge,” according to NBC Los Angeles

Supply Chain News on Will Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks be the Answer in the End

Supply Chain Digest

Maybe Yes, Maybe No, as Toyota Expands Pilot at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

Why Hasn’t the Music Industry Supply Chain Responded to the Vinyl Resurgence?

Kinaxis

However, one thing that we need to really think about is this: If people want to buy LPs, what is the established supply chain to get the LPs produced, packaged, and shipped to these listeners? So, what’s the problem with the supply chain in this case?

Mayor Taps Leamer for Mexico Delegation - UCLA Anderson School.

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UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog. Los Angeles Business Journal. Ed Leamer is traveling to Mexico City with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti this week on the first international trade mission of his administration. UCLA Anderson School of Management Blog.

AGL’s Jon Slangerup to Speak at USC Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit

American Global Logistics

The 7th Annual USC Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit will take place August 8-9 in Los Angeles, CA. The post AGL’s Jon Slangerup to Speak at USC Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit appeared first on AGL. This event is designed to stimulate ideas and provoke conversation on a broad range of important topics. This year’s theme is Evolution, Revolution & Disruption.

Mindmap for an ethical supply chain

Supply Chain Movement

As a result of the growth in the outsourcing of manufacturing worldwide, ethical problems are also increasing in the supply chain: a catastrophic fire in a contract manufacturer’s overcrowded factory in Bangladesh and recalls of branded products containing harmful substances, to name but a few.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Companies of all sizes have been capturing the value from Global Supply Chain to increase the economies of scale and scope for years. In this article, we will show you tips from worldwide experts that you can use to streamline your global supply chain operations.

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Improving the US blood supply chain: some lessons from the UK

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Blood and blood products (such as plasma and platelets) have a unique and challenging supply chain because of three major reasons. The supply of blood fully relies on human donations and is not a product that can be manufactured. Blood supply chain in the US.

Supply Chains that Rock Around the Clock: Everybody's Doing the Locomotion

Inbound Logistics

This story follows the progress of an intermodal container during its three-day, round the clock trip from the Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach to a distribution center in Dallas

Supply Chain News on What US Metro Regions are Driving the Most Job Growth from Manufacturing

Supply Chain Digest

Rust Belt Cities Lead the Charge, while New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles Sees Manufacturing Job Losses

Have You Given Your Planner Love Today?

Supply Chain Shaman

The most unloved employees in the back office are supply chain planners. As supply chain leaders, I would encourage you to send each of them some love for Valentine’s Day. Some Thoughts: Supply chain management is heady stuff.

Supply Chain News on US Gets First Stop Ever from New Generation of Megaships, but Ports ae Far from Ready for Regular Service

Supply Chain Digest

Giant CMA CGM Ship Visits Port of Los Angeles, Heads to Oakland, but Major Systemic Changes Needed, Drewry Says

Supply Chain Movement 16 – Consultancy

Supply Chain Movement

Contents Supply Chain Movement 16 – 2015 Q1. Our supply-chain future: fair sharing – column. 11 | Snapshots Roundtables Supply Chain Movement. In spite of several acquisitions, the landscape of supply chain consulting firms remains fairly fragmented.

Solutions for Our City: Invest in Early Childhood - UCLA Anderson.

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UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog. Los Angeles Business Journal. « Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Headlines UCLA Anderson Forecast Conference | Main. | ‘Los Angeles Has Work to Do on Job Creation,’ Say Leamer and Olian » 04/04/2014.

UCLA Anderson Hosts Local TEDWomen 2013 - UCLA Anderson.

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UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog. Los Angeles Business Journal. Michael Peck (’15) Finds Game in Anderson’s Los Angeles Location. UCLA Anderson School of Management Blog. Archives. July 2014. June 2014. May 2014. April 2014. March 2014. February 2014.

It’s Now Twice as Hard to Find Good Supply Chain Talent

Demand Solutions

But things have definitely gotten better, especially in the supply chain field. . I was struck by the juxtaposition of the rock star paraphernalia up on the walls with all the rock star supply chain pros we work with. Supply Chain Management

Mexico Back in the Supply Chain Spotlight

Talking Logistics

We’ve seen, for example, instability in ocean freight, cost, and issues with [Los Angeles] ports in past years. Tweet The post Mexico Back in the Supply Chain Spotlight appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. It seems like we’ve come full circle with Mexico. A lot of companies set up operations and sourced from Mexico back in the 90s, then the focus shifted to China and other Asian countries, and now Mexico is back in the spotlight.

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Dec. 11, 2014

Supply Chain Digest

New Delivery Mode for Amazon, Delays at Port of Los Angeles Keep Getting Worse, Expectations for Hefty Truck Rate Increases in 2015, Apple Supply Chain Manager Off to Jail for Selling Secrets

Fine-Tune Your Supply Chain By Looking at Amazon

Savi

Heads up UPS and FedEx, Amazon is piloting package delivery in Los Angeles for marketplace customers. Take a Page From Amazon’s Supply Chain Playbook Your business probably doesn’t have the wealth, and market power Amazon uses to achieve scale and drive pricing down. Your business can also have those tools to fine-tune your supply chain. The post Fine-Tune Your Supply Chain By Looking at Amazon appeared first on Savi Technology.

Q&A: American Manufacturer, UCan Zippers, Shows Pride, Quality, and Commitment to American Manufacturing

Cerasis

The business was a small operation in the beginning with my father and three other employees helping pack and ship zippers to customers in Los Angeles. As his customer base grew, my father was able to expand operations here in Los Angeles with local manufacturing.