31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Many off-shore manufacturers have returned to the U.S., Those changes, along with high costs of transporting materials and finished goods to and from overseas locations, make the value of reshoring likely to become a compelling financial reality for many manufacturers. manufacturers hurried to produce off-shore, believing significant cost reductions and huge profits would follow. 70% of manufacturers indicate that volatile energy costs are a major concern.

Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

Intra-company and intercompany, across the supply chain and across the globe, from the operator level to the management suite, information on all aspects of production, manufacturing, sourcing, and distribution is increasingly visible and accessible at all levels, so that appropriate decisions can be made and applied. Gaining end-to-end visibility across your transportation processes delivers: $32.00

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Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

Talking Logistics

Those are two of the most common questions I hear about driverless trucks, or to use the term preferred by the Department of Transportation, autonomous vehicles, which includes both cars and trucks. “It’s Today, there are 8 states in the country, including Nevada, California, Michigan, Florida, North Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, and Arizona that are allowing the testing of self-driving vehicles on certain roadways.”. Will there be a future for driverless trucks in logistics?

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

In addition, several agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) require unique device identifiers (UDI) usually in the form of barcodes to contain information such as manufactured date and lot number to provide traceability. Tennessee. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management barcode verification compliance labeling GS1 harsh environment labeling UDI

Is the Food Supply Chain Breaking?

Enterra Insights

Meat and poultry employees have among the highest illness rates of all manufacturing employees and are less likely to report injuries and illness than any other type of worker, federal watchdog reports have found. Food Dive reports, “While food and beverage manufacturers scramble to keep up with demand as consumers stock their pantries, many now must also contend with coronavirus outbreaks in their factories.

Food 100

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

6 River Systems

Revenue: $69.217 billion (12 months ending May 31, 2020), $69.693 billion (2019) Headquarters: Memphis, Tennessee, USA CEO: Frederick W. The company has operations in more than 40 countries and specializes in integrating different modes of transport in logistics solutions.

4 Reasons for the Supply Chain Talent Shortage

Elementum

He, like a number of supply chain professionals, laments the fact that the term “supply chain” doesn’t do a great job of suggesting the complex work involved in running the manufacturing, movement, and storage of a product. A recent study by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, revealed that 90 percent of CEOs believe they should be doing more to attract supply chain talent.

This Week in Logistics News (July 14-18, 2014)

Talking Logistics

At the center of Atlas’ product line is Atlas Exchange, a secure document exchange providing a “connect-once, access-all” network, securely linking retailers, manufacturers, suppliers and logistics service providers. We are a transportation company – we are not law enforcement. In short, the outcome of this case could have broad implications for the transportation industry.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Tennessee, Georgia, Texas, and Florida all still desirable locations for carriers. Transportation could be impacted in Illinois. Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa. Manufacturers, construction outfits, vehicle dealerships, and professional services are now operating at 50% capacity. Tennessee. Suppliers should not expect any operational restrictions in Tennessee.

4 Reasons for the Supply Chain Talent Shortage

Elementum

He, like a number of supply chain professionals I spoke to over the past month, was lamenting the fact that the term “supply chain” doesn’t do a great job of suggesting the complex work involved in running the manufacturing, movement, and storage of a product. A recent study by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, revealed through surveys of companies that 90 percent of CEOs believe they should be doing more to attract supply chain talent.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America. Transplace delivered more than 50 customer solutions in 2012 using the CombineNet sourcing technology, in industries including consumer goods, chemicals, manufacturing, and retail.

Mexico 100

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Transportation?could Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa.?? . Manufacturers, construction outfits, vehicle dealerships, and professional services are now operating at 50% capacity. As a result, retailers, manufacturers, and other businesses can resume normal operations with a 50 percent capacity restriction. . and recently allowed manufacturing work to resume; however, the?formal?order Tennessee ? .

26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

6 River Systems

Rupy Sawhney is the Heath Fellow in Business and Engineering at the University of Tennessee, combining both fields through his knowledge of lean manufacturing, the optimization of production without a drop off in quality or worker health. Leibman is a partner at the law firm McCarter & English , where he focuses on the supply chain management, transportation and logistical needs of manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, distributors, carriers and third-party logistics providers.

SCRC Meeting – Tom Linton’s “Supply Chain Eight” and Golden Winged Warblers : Questions Every New CSCO Should Ask Their CEO

NC State SCRC

Co-location of supply chains will reduce disruptions, complications with transportations, government regulations, etc. At Flex, Tom had a scope that included the entire end to end supply chain: procurement, transportation, warehouse management, as well as customer order fulfillment, customer service, procure to pay, and trade relationships. An expert in bird migration noted that a massive group of warblers in Eastern Tennessee, suddenly flew away and left for Florida.

This Week in Logistics News (February 19-23, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Transplace Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance. Just when you though the Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) mandate was a settled matter, legislators in South Dakota, Missouri, Tennessee and Idaho are still fighting the battle. It seems like every week a new transportation and logistics company joins the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA).

The Inner Workings of Overnight Shipping

EFT

and is transported to the nearest cargo-shipping airport. Interestingly enough, the biggest hub in the United States is Memphis, Tennessee. 3D printing taking the place of manufacturing for on-site building and delivery. E-commerce has radically changed the way we look at shipping. When Amazon first got off the ground back in 1997, waiting a week or two for a book was par for the course, and that was assuming that the item was being shipped domestically.

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

6 River Systems

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. Strategies include sourcing more items directly from manufacturers to improve margins, SKU rationalization and space reduction, “show more carry less” and assisted-store ordering. manufacturing facility in 2014.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Phoenix and Tuscon are Arizona’s freight activity centers for consumer goods and manufacturing. Delaware contains a large number of ports and freights, making intermodal transportation a good choice. Florida embraces a multimodal transportation system, moving over 770 tons of freight annually. This is due to the automobile and industrial manufacturing industries in the state. Montana is a very rural state, without a great deal of industrial manufacturing.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Phoenix and Tuscon are Arizona’s freight activity centers for consumer goods and manufacturing. Delaware contains a large number of ports and freights, making intermodal transportation a good choice. Florida embraces a multimodal transportation system, moving over 770 tons of freight annually. This is due to the automobile and industrial manufacturing industries in the state. Montana is a very rural state, without a great deal of industrial manufacturing.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Phoenix and Tuscon are Arizona’s freight activity centers for consumer goods and manufacturing. Delaware contains a large number of ports and freights, making intermodal transportation a good choice. Florida embraces a multimodal transportation system, moving over 770 tons of freight annually. This is due to the automobile and industrial manufacturing industries in the state. Montana is a very rural state, without a great deal of industrial manufacturing.