STB presses Class I railroads for workforce, equipment input

The Supply Chain Journal

In a separate letter dated Thursday, STB admonished the Association of American Railroads (AAR) for not addressing congestion issues and concerns about chassis availability raised by an April 14 letter from the Greater Memphis Chamber.

Retail Store Location Planning ? Creating Balance, Driving Profit

Logility

But the Distribution Analyst has to consider the proper allocations for the mall in Memphis versus the pop-up in Pasadena. More specifically, a planner lays out the merchandise plan by week, by category, by defined business metrics. The fundamental challenge in retail is one of balance.

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Study Shows Two-Thirds of Companies Yet to Execute Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

Digital transformation is not seen as a singular activity but a set of interrelated activities that span across people, process, technology, policy, and metrics,” said George Fowler, group vice president in Spinnaker’s Supply Chain business unit. Founded in 2002, Spinnaker has offices in Boston, Columbus, Denver, Houston, Memphis, Pittsburgh, London, and Singapore. PRESS RELEASE.

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5 Lanes With the Biggest Mid-July Drops

DAT Solutions

It’s typical for freight markets to slump in mid-July, and last week’s national metrics fell in line with that seasonal trend. Memphis to Columbus , down 46¢ to $2.92. Columbus to Memphis , down 44¢ to $1.93. Memphis to Chicago , down 38¢ to $2.88. There were big increases in volumes out of Los Angeles, Chicago, and Memphis , however, which could lead to more stable pricing.

Fed up with cargo congestion, freight forwarders flee O’Hare airport

The Supply Chain Journal

in 2020 to more than 2 million metric tons and freighter flights increased 25% to 30,399, according to the Chicago Department of Aviation.

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

6 River Systems

Many metrics can be used to determine the top 3PL warehousing companies, such as company revenue, the number of warehouses, total warehouse square footage , etc. Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services.