Real-time Information Increasingly Important for Manufacturers

QAD

This access “reduced the time information travels from Chicago to New Jersey by just four milliseconds, from 17 to 13 milliseconds.” . Manufacturers Thrive on Timely Information. While this is an extreme example of timely information access from the financial sector, manufacturers are realizing the need to access timely data in order to rapidly respond to changing business conditions.

Manufacturing Day 2019

Enterra Insights

Nestled among these myriad national days is National Manufacturing Day?, According to the site, “[National Manufacturing Day is set aside to] celebrate those who proudly stand behind our goods and services made in America. Americans continue to develop products and unlock new technologies that grow our economy. They create jobs through entrepreneurship, and their competitiveness revitalizes American manufacturing.

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How Microsoft & ThroughPut are helping Global Manufacturers increase Output during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and how every Operations Professional can help

ThroughPut

Automotive manufacturers are remobilizing to produce ventilators. South Korea has reported the lowest number of new cases in 4 weeks , leading the way on the containment execution roadmap. In fact, in the last 6 weeks alone, I have personally been to the front lines of Yokohama, Milan, New York, and San Francisco , working alongside some of the world’s most professionally-committed food manufacturing & distribution, plastics manufacturing, and industrial operations personnel.

Doing Business in Switzerland

QAD

At 41,277 sq km, it is slightly less than twice the size of the US state of New Jersey. Manufacturing in Switzerland. Switzerland has a highly developed manufacturing industry specializing in high-tech and knowledge-based production. Manufacturing is the growth engine of the swiss economy, but the country has lagged in innovation during the last several years. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing in Switzerland.

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

state of New Jersey. Manufacturing in the Netherlands. Typical manufacturing products from the Netherlands include food processing, chemicals, oil and petroleum refining, construction, electrical machinery and metal processing and fabrication. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. The robust air infrastructure ensures that manufactured goods and raw materials move quickly to or from anywhere in the world.

Our Customers on How Automation Accelerates Their Omnichannel Fulfillment Strategies

6 River Systems

Things take a lot longer than usual at every step of the way, whether it’s just sampling and courier packages to fabric moving between countries and then the final product coming to New Jersey. It’s no secret that the face of retail is changing at an accelerated pace.

5 Biggest Mistakes Sellers Make When Using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) with Ephraim Ausch

The Logistics of Logistics

Tactical has locations in New Jersey and California, and I’m based in New Jersey. We go from our client’s overseas manufacturing location via air, sea, and land to their warehouse, our warehouse, or to Amazon’s warehouse. [01:36] I grew up in a Monsey, New York, a small town in Rockland County. My first job was working as a customer service representative for a bulk candy company that had an online store and 4 retail locations in New York.

An Interview with Reshoring Initiative’s Harry Moser

CH Robinson Transportfolio

I’m speaking, of course, of the growing number of companies who are either making a choice to manufacture in America by never offshoring in the first place or moving manufacturing back to America from overseas. Moser: I’ve spent 45 years involved in the manufacturing industry in one way or another. My ties to manufacturing date back to my grandfather. Tony: What do you view as the single largest challenge in bringing manufacturing back to the United States?

Practical Approaches to Temperature Controlled Pharmaceutical Logistics and Storage

Supply Chain Movement

The seminar is complimentary (no fee) attendance to pharmaceutical manufacturers. Instead bringing together the best minds from pharmaceutical manufacturers and supply chain partners to resolve very real, specific challenges. In May 2015, the first seminar in New Jersey, USA brought 65 professionals together, most pharmaceutical manufacturers. Practical Approaches to Temperature Controlled Pharmaceutical Logistics and Storage. Date: 12-13 April, 2016.

How Microsoft & ThroughPut are helping Global Manufacturers increase Output during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and how every Operations Professional can help

ThroughPut

Automotive manufacturers are remobilizing to produce ventilators. South Korea has reported the lowest number of new cases in 4 weeks , leading the way on the containment execution roadmap. In fact, in the last 6 weeks alone, I have personally been to the front lines of Yokohama, Milan, New York, and San Francisco , working alongside some of the world’s most professionally-committed food manufacturing & distribution, plastics manufacturing, and industrial operations personnel.

TMS Optimization: Transitioning from “Nice to Have” to “Must Have”

Talking Logistics

With the vast increase in parcel shipments for ecommerce, the ability to plan a line haul, provided you have the volume, from New Jersey to a service center in California for distribution there locally can have a huge impact on costs. For manufacturers, the ability to do coast-to-coast intermodal transfers using rail schedules can save quite a bit. Optimization is a ubiquitous term in the supply chain and logistics industry.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Warehouses in New York and New Jersey are reopening in the next 30 days. Rates will likely fluctuate week to week for outbound New Jersey and New York depending on capacity and demand. Outbound freight to New Jersey is almost non-existent. Manufacturers, construction outfits, vehicle dealerships, and professional services are now operating at 50% capacity. New Hampshire. New Hampshire Gov. New Jersey.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

The company used to be a subsidiary of PSA Group, which is one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers. The company was started in Vineland, New Jersey as a national hauling company by Israel Brown in 1932.

Guest Commentary: Tight Transportation Capacity, Not Flagging Demand, Behind ISM Report Showing Slowing Activity

Talking Logistics

Analysts point to the steep decline in orders for new transportation equipment as evidence that manufacturers are seeing weakness. In reality, it may not be softening demand at the root of manufacturers’ slowdown in the bookings for new trucks, trailers and other equipment. While Chicago and New York/New Jersey hubs are no strangers to inclement winter weather, severe and widespread cold brought snowstorms to Atlanta and other southern U.S.

Think Backwards

JDA software

SCN: Can you tell us a bit about your family and growing up in New Jersey? I was born in New Brunswick, grew up in East Brunswick, moved to North Brunswick when I got married and now I live in South Brunswick. So, I’ve covered all the Brunswicks – I’m a New Jersey girl through and through! Today’s Wednesdays for Women blog is an insightful conversation with Cheryl Williams, CIO at Wakefern Food.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Even New York has taken steps to reopen portions of the state that have been less affected by the virus than N YC. . Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 10-20 days and we expect to see an increase in outbound volume as a result. . Outbound N ew Jersey into the Midwest is still slow with loose capacity. . and recently allowed manufacturing work to resume; however, the?formal?order New Hampshire ? .

The Panama Canal Expansion: Time Versus Cost Trade-Off

CH Robinson Transportfolio

We also looked at other scenarios: potential shifts in manufacturing to Southeast Asia, some shipping through the Suez Canal rather than the Panama Canal, a weak U.S. But the East Coast ports—especially the largest ones, New York-New Jersey, Savannah and Charleston, and Norfolk—are most likely to be winners in the battle for market share.

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

Talking Logistics

And this global trip isn’t just for sightseeing – leading companies find that a diversified sourcing base and far-flung manufacturing can help cut production costs, increasing the bottom line. For instance, while transpacific rates have dropped from 12 to 25 percent for shipments from Shanghai to Los Angeles or New York respectively, the cost of moving goods from Asia to Europe are uncomfortably up 16 percent over last year.

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US

EazyStock

EazyStock has complied a new list of the top 2019 Supply Chain events that you can’t afford to miss. You will also gain insight on new innovations and technological applications within the industry. Scheduled sessions and discussions will provide you with new ideas to motivate your supply chain growth. ProMat is where manufacturing and supply chain professionals come to find their supply chain WOW. Princeton, New Jersey.

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This Week in Logistics News (May 14-18, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Manufacturers See Blockchain Tracking 3-D-Printed Parts Through Supply Chains (WSJ – sub. Earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal reported that P&G is undertaking “a multibillion-dollar effort to remake an antiquated and inefficient network of factories, warehouses and offices into a new model that gets goods to stores more quickly.”. Free, Easy, Fast: New Adjectives for Transportation Management Systems.

Warehousing, the Rise of IT, Automation, and Now… Robotics

Logistics Bureau

Just-in-time techniques have led to more products arriving directly from manufacturing to the end-customer, shrinking warehouse use. Furthermore, by making the warehouse a retail centre in its own right, warehouses are getting a new lease of life as end-customer distribution outlets, whether or not just-in-time methods are being used. In the US, the company has four main distribution centres (DCs), one of which is located in Jersey City in the state of New Jersey.

Supply Chain Lessons from Disney: A Supply Chain Rookie Report

Arkieva

My mom, dad, brother, sister and I made the 16.5-hour drive from New Jersey to visit my grandparents who were staying in Kissimmee. As a new addition to Arkieva and the supply chain world, participating at SAPinsider SCM and Logistics 2017 was exciting for me. As the new guy in town, I’m still learning the basics. We help manufacturing companies solve complex supply chain problems so they can provide their customers with quality products when they need them the most.

Think Backwards

Supply Chain Nation

SCN: Can you tell us a bit about your family and growing up in New Jersey? I was born in New Brunswick, grew up in East Brunswick, moved to North Brunswick when I got married and now I live in South Brunswick. So, I’ve covered all the Brunswicks – I’m a New Jersey girl through and through! Today’s Wednesdays for Women blog is an insightful conversation with Cheryl Williams, CIO at Wakefern Food.

Outbound Volume Booming After Countrywide Reopening

Zipline Logistics

And Midwestern manufacturing hubs are potent sources of outbound volume as parts of the industrial economy have restarted following their March downturn. Northeast Logistics—Outbound Volume from New York . Warehouses in New York and New Jersey are reopening in the coming days, and we expect to see an increase in outbound volumes. Rates should fluctuate week to week for outbound New York and New Jersey freight based on capacity and demand.

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Delivering Green: Three Case Studies in Low-Carbon Logistics

Supply Chain @ MIT

Ocean Spray, CSX (the rail operator), and fruit shipping companies partnered in order to enable Ocean Spray to ship more products intermodally from its New Jersey distribution center to the company’s Florida facility. Ocean Spray added new manufacturing and distribution capabilities in Florida to support the company’s growing customer base. Ocean Spray projected that over 17% of the total shipments will be served from the new facility.

Sports Jerseys and Lifetime Returns Policy

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

With the NBA Finals and NHL Finals wrapping up and the FIFA World Cup starting, sports fans are buying jerseys to support their home team, favorite player, and country. At the same time, these jerseys are costly: they can be as much as $200 on fanatics.com -- the largest retailer of jerseys in America. Figure 1: The cost of US Men's National Team jerseys is nearly $200 [1]. Figure 2: The Minnesota Timberwolves changed their jersey design and logo in 2017 [2].

Sports Jerseys and Lifetime Returns Policy

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

With the NBA Finals and NHL Finals wrapping up and the FIFA World Cup starting, sports fans are buying jerseys to support their home team, favorite player, and country. At the same time, these jerseys are costly: they can be as much as $200 on fanatics.com -- the largest retailer of jerseys in America. Figure 1: The cost of US Men's National Team jerseys is nearly $200 [1]. Figure 2: The Minnesota Timberwolves changed their jersey design and logo in 2017 [2].

8 Ways to Make Your Fulfillment Center Run More Efficiently

EazyStock

There are systems specialized for point-of-sale integration, internet-only retailers, businesses that manufacture and sell their own products, and almost every circumstance one could think of. is a performance driven WOMEN-OWNED fastener company with offices in Clifton, New Jersey and Charleston, South Carolina. This is a guest post contributed by Halle Summers. Halle is a Marketing Coordinator for FASTENation Inc.

When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden

Supply Chain @ MIT

We have a glimpse of such an outcome courtesy of the states of New Jersey and New York. As the demand for PPE has soared manufacturing capacity has become constrained, and some distributors are citing supply concerns. Manufacturers have responded to these efforts by stepping up the production of PPE. With manufacturing already running at peak capacity, supplies may begin to fall short.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

With how quickly new technology, tips and warehouse management techniques are emerging, wouldn’t it be nice to take a page from someone else’s book? In addition to cutting the need for outsourced manufacturing, this move could give the company a leg up on the competition by making it possible to get products in the hands of consumers faster. The new facility will allow the company to offer two-day shipping to most (about 90%) of the U.S. manufacturing facility in 2014.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 2, 2020

Transplace

Carriers with business heavily in non-essential retail or automotive are scrambling to find new business to replace the idled capacity. New CLP and CDL issuance / testing restrictions. Automotive and other manufacturers companies have scheduled one, two-week, or even longer plant shutdowns. More Canadian manufacturing facilities are beginning to close or scale back production. Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 2, 2020. By: Frank McGuigan, CEO, Transplace.

Brussels Attacks: What You Need to Know

Elementum

Volkswagen Group’s unit, Audi, temporarily halted its car production at its Brussels manufacturing plant, located in the residential district of Forest. Up to 520 A1 unit are exclusively manufactured daily at the said plant. The state of New York has positioned counterrorism resources to crowded areas and transit locations across New York city. Kennedy International Airport in New York, and Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey.

Spring Starts Slowly

EFT

percent), and manufacturing (-0.3 If you are looking for good news, the Fed is reporting that a turnaround is coming as manufacturing output increased in the first quarter over the last fourth quarter. . ATA reports a mixed freight market with soft volume with oil fracking/production and manufacturing putting a drag on the market. . Cass is cautiously optimistic saying a better housing market, manufacturing growth, and strong job gains point to better days ahead. .

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time

Operations and Supply Chain Management

This is perhaps most manifestly seen right now in the Internet of Things and how industrial companies especially are currently or prospectively leveraging IoT to create new products and services. But too add some new value I decided to add two innovations to make it an even dozen. 10: Taylorism: In the late 1800s, the great Frederick Taylor takes the first scientific approach to manufacturing. First Thoughts. By Dan Gilmore – Editor-in-Chief. April 23, 2015.

West Coast Strikes Spur Preemptive Labor Talks

Elementum

The strikes affected every manufacturing industry in the U.S., Not only have the port numbers been affected as manufacturers divert their goods elsewhere, but analysts have blamed the strikes for the entire country’s dismal first quarter GDP posting, coming in at -0.7 East and Gulf Coast ports, however – such as New Jersey, Savannah, and Charleston – are benefitting from that loss. This news should come as a comfort to manufacturers, and a model for ports.