A Lesson in Teamwork: Bringing our Miami Facility Back Online in the Wake of Hurricane Irma

Value Unchained

The post A Lesson in Teamwork: Bringing our Miami Facility Back Online in the Wake of Hurricane Irma appeared first on ModusLink Global Solutions. ModusLink News planning Hurricane Irma Teamwork MiamiHurricane Irma was perhaps one of the most devastating hurricanes ever to hit the U.S.

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Miami Vice, Diapers, SCM World and the Digital Supply Chain | The.

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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Hungry for Miami eats? Guess who will bring it for free


Spoiler alert, it's Amazon there are no markups, and the service is free to Amazon Prime members. May the force be with Amazon's competitors. Permalink. Same Day Delivery Amazon

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Best Supply Chain Conferences to Attend in 2016

Logistics Viewpoints

Let’s face it, a trip to Miami in February isn’t hard to swallow. Hear, hear! Once again, it’s a new year (poet, didn’t even know it)! And with that change comes a wish list of conferences that you would like to attend. But your request needs to get approval from the corner office, right? What’s the ROI of you attending this conference? Is it the most productive way for you to spend your time and […]. Learning & Leadership events supply chain conference

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Supply Chain News Makers Video Serie on Amazon Driver Caught Twice on Tape Hurling Parcels in Miami

Supply Chain Digest

Driver Let Go after Two Incredible Videos Released

Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

Talking Logistics

Be especially mindful in traditionally active cargo theft areas like Southern California, the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Miami, and Atlanta.

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S&OP Effectiveness: Recommendations to Make the Leap

Supply Chain Shaman

This week I will be speaking at a conference in Miami, and next week I will be in Rotterdam. It is a beautiful fall day in Philadelphia. This afternoon I put the finishing touches on a new report, “What Is the Value Proposition for Sales and Operations Planning?”

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ModusLink takes EICC leadership role

Value Unchained

ModusLink currently has 3 facilities that have earned recognition: Raleigh, NC, and Miami, FL in the US, and Penang, Malaysia. I’ve written before on our company’s work with the EICC. Reminder, that’s the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition.)

Van Rates Surge 6¢, Reefers Add 1¢

DAT Solutions

Markets with rising rates included Los Angeles, Fresno, Grand Rapids, Rock Island, Philadelphia and Miami. TriHaul for Reefers: Atlanta - Miami - Charlotte - Atlanta. Miami is usually a dead end at this time of year.

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2 Signs That the Freight Recession Really Is Over

DAT Solutions

Miami to Elizabeth, NJ , fell 27¢ to $2.10/mile. Last week, the national load-to-truck ratio for vans was the highest it's been since March 2014. That was back when demand for trucks skyrocketed because extreme winter weather caused massive disruption to supply chains.

Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Starting with Miami, this port primarily handles containerized cargo with small amounts of breakbulk, vehicles and industrial equipment.

Hurricane Harvey & Irma's Threat on the Product Economy


Fuel shortages were already reported in Florida and analysts estimate that the Irma’s cost could hit $125 billion should it make landfall in Miami. Miami grocery shoppers hoard food in preparation for Hurricane Irma.

The Logistics of Fidget Spinners: Amazon vs Alibaba


Amazon airplanes then whisk them via the future Amazon hub in Kentucky to the local FBA distribution center in Lakeland, Florida, before delivery in Miami Beach overnight…by an Amazon delivery man. The Logistics of Fidget Spinners. How Jack and Jeff Are Reshaping Global Retail.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2016

Talking Logistics

The Logistics & Supply Chain Forum , June 5-7 in Miami, FL and November 13-15 in Scottsdale, AZ. Take a look at your budget for 2016, which is probably finalized by now. Does it contain a line item for supply chain talent and leadership development? Is the dollar amount allocated enough?

The Digital Supply Chain: Making The Leap With A Ball and Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

Last week, I spoke on the evolution of the digital supply chains and my vision for Supply Chain 2020 at the World Trade Group Event in Miami. I was the last speaker at the event, there were many cancellations in the program; and as a result, I questioned why I had come.

Imported Produce Volume Outpaces Home-Grown

DAT Solutions

So have Miami and Savannah, but an ever-larger portion of the reefer freight in those markets originated in Chile and neighboring countries. There is a shift underway right now in the refrigerated freight segment. Two main factors are involved. More restaurant spending, more contract freight.

Warehouses Are Full as Holiday Season Commences

Material Handling & Logistics

ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach, Oakland, Seattle and Tacoma on the West Coast; New York/New Jersey, Hampton Roads, Charleston, Savannah, Port Everglades and Miami on the East Coast, and Houston on the Gulf Coast. Imports take a breather as retail shelves are fully stocked for peak season.

Procurement Leaders ’17: Supplier enabled innovation is a foundation for procurement’s strategic repositioning


I had the opportunity to sit in on a number of sessions at Procurement Leaders American Congress 2017 in Miami this week. Despite the snowstorms that prevented many from making it down, there was a full house at the opening keynote.

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Reefer Demand Dips, But Rates Don't

DAT Solutions

Prices on lanes out of Miami continued to fall last week: Miami to Elizabeth, NJ was down 23¢ to $1.84 Miami to Baltimore and Miami to Boston each fell an average of 22¢ per mile.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

The Logistics & Supply Chain Forum , June 4-6 in Miami, FL and October 29-31 in Tucson, AZ. Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year.

Procurement Leaders Blog Post: Cross-Functional Teaming is Easier Said Then Done


Continuing my reporting of the Procurement Leaders meeting in Miami, I sat in on a very interesting session that included three professionals from very different walks of life: Captain Harry Thetford – Defense Logistics Agency.

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Reefers Get a Late Spring Boost

DAT Solutions

Miami is the top market for reefer load posts on DAT Load Boards right now. Miami to Elizabeth, NJ , spiked 42¢ and paid $2.19/mile on average. Miami to Atlanta paid 38¢ better at $1.79/mile.

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Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2015

Talking Logistics

Descartes Systems Group : Evolution 2015 , May 19-21, Miami, FL. GT Nexus : Bridges 2015 , June 8-11, Miami, FL. Last January, I shared 5 New Year’s Resolutions for supply chain and logistics executives to improve as leaders. Of the five resolutions, the one you should always recommit yourself to every year is “Make the time for learning — and teaching.”

Vans and Reefers Head South for Rising Rates

DAT Solutions

HOT MARKETS – Florida is heating up, with increased volume and rates out of Lakeland and Miami. Miami – Rates are way up on every major lane out of Miami. Atlanta-Miami-Atlanta.

Van Rates Might Be Close to the Bottom, if They Aren't There Already

DAT Solutions

You can see in the map above that Florida also has a low load-to-truck ratio, but there there has been a burst of potato shipments in the southern part of the state that's boosted prices out of Miami. Miami to Elizabeth, NJ , surged 35¢ to $1.84/mile.

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World Cup in Brazil: Did it make it into your S&OP planning process?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The England team has completed missing penalties practice, donned smart new suits and headed off to Miami to miss some more penalties. The 2014 Football World Cup in Brazil is fast approaching, yes it is football not soccer.

Sun Belt States are Hot for Seasonal Freight

DAT Solutions

Jacksonville is also going strong, with big rate increases on the lanes to Miami up 13¢, and to New Orleans , up 40¢ Rates are rocketing up in Raleigh , after a down month. TriHaul for Reefers: Atlanta - Miami - Tifton - Atlanta. Freight markets are heating up in the Sun Belt.

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This Week in Logistics News (March 16-20, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Prime Now Expands: One-Hour Delivery on Tens of Thousands of Daily Essentials Now Available to Prime Members in Baltimore and Miami.

Reefer Demand Spikes During Inspection Blitz

DAT Solutions

One big outlier: Even though other outbound rates from Miami are sliding down into the off-season, the average reefer rate from Miami to Boston was up 20¢ to $2.10/mile. Miami to Baltimore was down 33¢ to $2.28/mile.

Spring Came Early in These Freight Markets

DAT Solutions

Volumes surged out of Miami. Usually when there’s an uptick in loads and rates out of Miami , it means that the inbound rate goes down -- that wasn’t the case last week on the lane from Atlanta to Miami , which was up ▲15¢ to $2.58/mile.

Atlantic Storm Watch: Communicating with your Supplier Network


Risk areas are import lanes from LATAM to the the US through Miami gateway, and anything destined for Miami through Charleston. Majority of freight is coming in via air from Latin America.

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Truckload Rates Finally Catch Up to Freight Volumes

DAT Solutions

Miami continued to ship lots of reefer roads, while Lakeland in the central part of the state joined the Florida parade. Rates from Miami to Elizabeth, NJ , were up 32¢ to $1.91/mile. Miami to Baltimore also jumped up 21¢ to $1.75/mile.

Sears Implements Descartes Routing Solution To Optimize Home Deliveries

Logistics Viewpoints

The Descartes Systems Group had their user conference – Descartes Evolution 2015 – this week in Miami. There were about 400 in attendance. The best presentation I saw at the event was given by two executives from Sears.

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California Reefer Freight Starts to Heat Up

DAT Solutions

Other markets to hit a lull last week included Miami, Southern Idaho, and Grand Rapids. Reefer rates rose 10¢ per mile in June, compared to May, landing at $2.12, the highest monthly average in almost two years. Load availability was up 30% compared to May, and 84% compared to June 2015.

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

Talking Logistics

The orders are being fulfilled from about 160 Best Buy stores in markets that include Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, Seattle and Washington.

“1+1=3? Opportunities in Logistics (Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2015 Conference)

Talking Logistics

The theme of this year’s Descartes Evolution 2015 Global User & Partner Conference , held in May in Miami, Florida, was “Logistics Integration — What’s Next?”

This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland. There was plenty of learning and networking at the CSCMP Annual Conference this week, which I’ll write about in a future post.

Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

Content Summary: Ryder, based in Miami, operates behind the scenes, managing critical fleet, transportation and supply chain functions for over 50,000 customers, many of which make the products that consumers use every day.

Get Your Supply Chain Back on Track in the Wake of the Hurricanes

Material Handling & Logistics

Companies have an even smaller margin of error than usual entering peak season, due to the ripple effect of the recent hurricanes.

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Retail Imports Hit a Record High. Again

Material Handling & Logistics

ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach, Oakland, Seattle and Tacoma on the West Coast; New York/New Jersey, Hampton Roads, Charleston, Savannah, Port Everglades and Miami on the East Coast, and Houston on the Gulf Coast. For the second month in a row, retail imports into the U.S.