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. UPS is doing the same so data from the Louisville and Memphis hubs only tell part of the carriers’ stories. In addition, it dry-leased four freighter-converted 767Fs from Cargo Aircraft Management (CAM), Air Transport Services Group’s (ATSG) leasing arm.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Marten Transport Ltd. Shippers are under enormous pressure to cut transportation costs and seem not to be satisfied with the massive fuel surcharge reductions racked up over the past year and a half.”. Mergers/Acquisitions Supply Chain & Logistics Trends This Week in News Transportation Management Systems Amazon Best Buy Descartes Manhattan Associates McLeod Software MercuryGate same-day delivery Stifel Swisslog trucking

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

The Logistics of Logistics

Fulfillment locations should be close to carrier transportation hubs, ports, customers, and suppliers. 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 Mind-Boggling Complexities of Food Distribution (Why Optimization is Critical)

Talking Logistics

Why doesn’t the ice cream melt when it gets transported from the factory? For example, here’s a description from a 2001 profile of Kroger’s food supply chain published by Louisville Business First : The frozen food portion of the order is assembled at 6:30 a.m. Transportation Management Amazon food distribution Kroger MIT multi-temperature trailers Quintiq route optimization Whole Foods

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3D Printing Changes the Supply Chain

Kinaxis

The two companies have jointly opened a facility near the UPS air hub in Louisville, Kentucky, with more than 100 industrial 3D printers. This not only brings the manufacturing closer to home, it reduces the transportation costs and also shrinks the length of the supply chain. by Joe Cannata I recently took a trip to my local big box electronics store, and saw a 3D printer on display.

A Look Ahead to UPS’ Second Quarter Earnings – Air Volumes

Logistics Trends and Insights

A look at data from the Louisville Regional Airport Authority, home to UPS’ Worldport, finds that UPS Domestic air volumes for parcels may potentially slip year-over-year depending on June data. UPS announces its much anticipated second-quarter earnings on July 30th.

Innovating spare parts logistics with 3D printing

EFT

However, transportation costs can be astronomical if not managed appropriately. and Fast Radius’ On Demand Production Platform and 3D printing factory in Louisville, KY. 3D printing provides a number of benefits to the supply chain including lower transportation and inventory costs. 3D printing is revolutionising the way spare parts is managed.

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

Cerasis

LTL gets even trickier according to a report by the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. . David Hoerig is a Systems Sales Manager with Lantech, the Louisville, KY based inventor of stretch wrapping. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post Easier than reducing carbon footprint – 5 Steps to make a dent in the Huge and Hidden Cost of CPG Sustainability appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Realism and Final Delivery for Holiday 2013

Tompkins Blog

It was only nine years ago when an ice storm crippled Memphis and Louisville, resulting in major final delivery problems for Christmas. The storm also sparked the beginning of the final delivery problems for transportation providers, and they were never truly able to recover. Blog Post Consumer Products Fedex final delivery Holiday Retail Transportation Transportation Management Transportation Management System UPS

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

FLEXE

When you consider locations for logistics facilities, you might first think of the cities with the biggest ports or the most warehouse properties and transportation options, like New York, Los Angeles or Chicago. Or, you might think of Louisville and Memphis, where UPS and FedEx have their largest shipping hubs. It’s the home of the third busiest inland port in the nation and has exceptional access to rail transportation.

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

FLEXE

</p> <p>When you consider locations for logistics facilities, you might first think of the cities with the biggest ports or the most warehouse properties and transportation options, like New York, Los Angeles or Chicago. Or, you might think of Louisville and Memphis, where UPS and FedEx have their largest shipping hubs. It’s the home of the third busiest inland port in the nation and has exceptional access to rail transportation.

Everyone Is Sick of the 3 Worst Bottlenecks in America

GTG Technology Group

Recently, the American Highway Users Alliance and the American Transportation Research Institute’s ranked a list of the worst bottlenecks in America. ATA President and CEO Bill Graves hopes the study will serve as “wake-up call to our nation’s leaders” about the costs of “neglecting our nation’s transportation infrastructure.” The junction of I-65 and I-71 in Louisville, Kentucky, follows the Fort Lee bottleneck.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

Kentucky offers the UPS World Port in Louisville, DHL Americas hub in Northern Kentucky and several large FedEx ground hubs throughout Kentucky. Louisiana’s transportation infrastructure includes: · Six interstate highways. 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.

Getting Your Carrier Authority - Myth and Reality

DAT Solutions

Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 20,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros. I will be speaking more in detail about these myths and much more, in the DAT booth #64196 at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Kentucky, from March 22 to 24. Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY.

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

Cerasis

JM: I’m currently working on an awesome feature film project with a company out of Laguna Beach and we plan to film in Louisville, KY this fall, but I can’t say much more at the moment until the contracts get signed. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post Q&A: “Made In USA” Documentary Filmmaker Stresses More Americans Gain Awareness of Manufacturing Ahead of UCan Zippers Visit appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

How Cities get Smarter

Enterra Insights

Ted Smith ( @Tedsmithphd ), former chief innovation officer of the city of Louisville, KY, observes, “In this new century, the places we live and work and the transportation we use to move between them get smarter every day thanks to a host of innovations that have combined the Internet of Things (IoT) and the rising tide of expectations for safety, security, and convenience.”[1] Governments are generally in charge of public transportation, water, and sanitation.

Get Your Carrier Authority - Ignore the Myths

DAT Solutions

Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 20,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros. I will be talking about these myths and much more, at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Kentucky, from March 22 to 24. Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY.

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My Logistics Experiences with Amazon and AAA

Talking Logistics

As I wrote at the time: One of the biggest opportunities to reduce transportation costs and carbon emissions is to reduce the number of trucks required to ship products by developing smarter packaging and product designs. When you spend your workday thinking and writing about logistics, you can’t help but see it in your everyday life too. Here are two examples that I experienced last week, courtesy of Amazon and AAA. Amazon: Two Extremes of Packaging.

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

Talking Logistics

You get on the M25 and before long you have a front seat view of the biggest transportation challenge facing companies in England and many other countries around the world: traffic congestion. Nonetheless, we continue to see the convergence of business models, and if the story in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal is true, Amazon acquiring a transportation management system (TMS) vendor could be the latest example.

How to Get Out of New Jersey Without Losing Your Shirt

DAT Solutions

The truck-specific section included material from the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) and featured this list of the ten worst bottlenecks in the U.S. I looked specifically at the lane between Fort Lee, NJ and Louisville, KY, because those metro areas were #3 and #4 on the list, respectively. When you do find a load, the rates are low – last week, only $1.17/mile to Louisville. TriHaul: Louisville - Fort Lee (Newark) - Richmond - Louisville.