The New Way a TMS Fuels Routing Creativity

Talking Logistics

Logistics planners can provide complete deliveries in a single shipment, even when product may be sourced from multiple locations. Let’s say a manufacturer based in Milwaukee needs to ship freight to Tampa. The manufacturer could ship the half-empty truck down south or wait until it does have a truckload, or it could utilize continuous pool optimization and plan its shipments to a consolidation point. Is managing your transportation operations an art form?

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Rockwell Automation: Supply Chains to Admire Winner

Supply Chain Shaman

At Rockwell this includes all processes end-to-end except for manufacturing. In his role, Ernest owns strategic sourcing, materials planning, customer care, and logistics operations globally. From a manufacturing perspective, products vary significantly in complexity.

Rockwell Automation: A Case Study in Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

At Rockwell this includes all processes end-to-end except for manufacturing. In his role, Ernest owns strategic sourcing, materials planning, customer care, and logistics operations globally. From a manufacturing perspective, products vary significantly in complexity.

Random thoughts on “close-to-home-shoring” based on my travels last week…

Supply Chain View from the Field

Later in the week, I traveled to Monterrey, Mexico to speak to a group of executives at Xignux, a large private manufacturing company of cable, food products, engineering services, and power generation equipment. Finally, on my trip home I sat next to a sales manager for a large US distributor of wiring harnesses and cable, who was returning from Monterrey back to Milwaukee.