Consultant Insight: Mixed results from Memphis and Louisville express hubs

Logistics Trends and Insights

Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF), home to the UPS Worldport, has published March data that show strong year-over-year gains. at the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. Turning to FedEx’s lower volumes, the slowdown in the global economy, Chinese Lunar New Year and delayed reopening of Asian manufacturing due to the coronavirus all were contributing factors. (Originally published in Air Cargo World ).

Shoemaker Named Presenter for Reliable Plant 2020 Conference


Donald Shoemaker, Vice President Engineering & Consulting Services for Synovos, the leading pure integrated supply chain management company in the world, has been selected to present a paper at the upcoming Reliable Plant 2020 conference in Louisville, KY. The conference, to be held at the Kentucky International Convention Center in downtown Louisville, is expected to draw more than 1,000 attendees.

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Q&A: “Made In USA” Documentary Filmmaker Stresses More Americans Gain Awareness of Manufacturing Ahead of UCan Zippers Visit


As we know, over the last two decades, manufacturing has largely been pushed overseas. As the number of US manufactured goods declined, manufacturing expertise and skills began to dwindle and become almost a lost art form. We are excited to announce that over the next week we not only will catch up with Josh Miller with a q&A you can read below but we will also highlight a "Made in USA" manufacturer, UCan Zippers, out of Los Angeles. Manufacturing made in usa

3D Printing Changes the Supply Chain


The drug manufacturer, Aprecia Pharmaceuticals, uses 3D printing to create a more porous pill. It has become additive manufacturing. Traditional manufacturing requires the creation of dies or molds that can cost thousands of dollars to create a prototype. This also introduces a whole new issue to supply chain and the manufacturing process–protection of intellectual property (IP), in the form of the digital files being sent to 3D printers.

A shift in philosophy: basketball and your demand forecast

The Network Effect

Eventually Pitino became head coach at a number of programs over the years, most notably at Louisville where the Cardinals won the national championship in 2013. In CPFR, a retailer and manufacturer develop individual plans and then spend considerable time, effort and cost in attempting to reconcile these plans. The seismic shift is that early retail and manufacturer pioneers have come to the startling conclusion that they are really working as one.

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

The Logistics of Logistics

Prior to founding Fulfyld, AJ held business development and leadership positions in the manufacturing, technology, packaging and consulting industries. 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. Selecting an E-commerce Fulfillment Partner with AJ Khanijow. AJ Khanijow and Joe Lynch discuss selecting an e-commerce fulfillment partner.

The Future of Commercial Real Estate 2020

3PL Insights

Trade disputes between the United States and China further supports this idea with many businesses relocating manufacturing and distribution operations back to North America. These markets are Charlotte, Cincinnati, Denver, Louisville, Orlando, Portland, St.

Innovating spare parts logistics with 3D printing


Meanwhile, in 2016, UPS announced a distributed, on-demand manufacturing network that links its global logistics network with 3D printers at more than 60 UPS Stores across the U.S and Fast Radius’ On Demand Production Platform and 3D printing factory in Louisville, KY. Indeed, Ford acquired its first 3D printer in 1988 and today the automotive manufacturer now has 90 installed 3D printers in use in global operations.

Exel announces new business with Bristol-Myers Squibb and expansion of Midwest Footprint

Supply Chain Network

It also offers close proximity to a number of key parcel and air infrastructure hubs including Indianapolis and Louisville, Ky. Bristol-Myers Squibb will continue to operate its manufacturing and research and development facilities, also located in Mount Vernon, and remains committed to the local community. Global biopharmaceutical company, Bristol-Myers Squibb, has chosen Exel as its third-party logistics provider handling its U.S. distribution.

Easier than reducing carbon footprint – 5 Steps to make a dent in the Huge and Hidden Cost of CPG Sustainability


Public awareness and mass retailer initiatives have driven major sustainability efforts over the last two decades among CPG manufacturers. Driven by aggressive targets and retailers’ “supplier scorecards”, their progress has been enabled by advances in materials engineering and manufacturing technology. . And as an early adopter and proponent of manufacturing practices that later became known as Lean, we’ve observed enormous improvements in manufacturing quality and consistency.

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. states on three variables: the share of total income earned by manufacturing employees in each state, the wage premium paid to manufacturing workers relative to the other states’ employees, and the share of manufacturing employment per capita.

This Week in Logistics News (May 16-20, 2016)

Talking Logistics

UPS To Launch On-Demand 3D Printing Manufacturing Network. Finally, in the 3D printing realm, UPS announced that it will launch “a distributed, on-demand manufacturing network that links its global logistics network with 3D printers at The UPS Store® in more than 60 locations around the U.S. and Fast Radius’ On Demand Production Platform™ and 3D printing factory in Louisville, KY.”