How Truckers Are Helping with Michigan’s Water Crisis

GTG Technology Group

The contaminated water crisis in Flint, Michigan, has been major news in recent months. Two years ago, Michigan changed Flint’s water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River. The post How Truckers Are Helping with Michigan’s Water Crisis appeared first on GTG Technology Group.

New Research Report from APICS: What’s Keeping Supply Chain Leaders up at Night

Supply Chain Matters

APICS and Michigan State University have recently partnered to research top concerns among leaders of supply chain management. Report also available for complimentary downloading) This research represents Michigan State’s research efforts profiling challenges among […]. This week, both organizations released their latest joint research report: Supply Chain Issues: What’s Keeping Supply Chain Managers Awake at Night?

Michigans Role in the Growing Mobility Industry

3PL Insights

Even with its role in the global auto industry losing its luster in recent years, Michigan has rapidly transitioned to growth in the mobility sector. Michigan has taken every step possible to be a leader in the field, and seize the benefits of such a position. Michigan Transportation

Why Michigan is Important for Amazon Expansion

3PL Insights

The post Why Michigan is Important for Amazon Expansion appeared first on Evans Distribution. “Detroit is the starting line of the world’s imagination.” . “We We are small business-savvy, and billion-dollar business-bold.”. Those words are a striking part of the video as featured on detroitmovestheworld.com , a website created as a part of the proposal to Amazon—Detroit being a candidate for Amazon’s second headquarter location.

Lineage Logistics: A Data-Driven Approach to Cold Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

However, Lineage, a mid-cap company based in Detroit, Michigan, is one of the world’s largest and most innovative temperature-controlled supply chain providers. Towards the end of last year, Steve Banker and I met with Greg Lehmkuhl, President & CEO, Sudarsan Thattai, CIO, and Chris Timmer, SVP Sales and Value-Added Services from Lineage Logistics. The name Lineage Logistics may not be a household name, but that is something the leadership team is used to.

The Kickoff of the Detroit Auto Show

Supply Chain Matters

The 2018 North America International Auto Show (NAIAS 2018) kicks-off this weekend in Detroit Michigan amid an industry that is undergoing various stages of supply chain transformation inflection points and risk assessment.

Selling to Consumers at the Bottom of the Pyramid

Enterra Insights

Prahalad, a University of Michigan business professor, in his book ‘The … Continued The post Selling to Consumers at the Bottom of the Pyramid appeared first on Enterra Solutions. “A decade ago,” writes Stephanie Strom (@ssstrom), “C.

Best Approaches to Survive Supply Chain Complexity

Supply Chain 24/7

As part of the ongoing collaboration between Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business and APICS Supply Chain Council, the Beyond the Horizon research project is investigating how the supply chain management discipline is evolving into the future

Investing in the Future

APICS

Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting the Urban Assembly for Global Commerce (UAGC) in New York’s Harlem borough.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of March 27, 2015

Supply Chain Digest

Michigan Auto Parts Plant Saved, but Workers Took a Big Hit, Another Consumer Packaged Goods Sector Mega Merger, Amazon Expanding Its Indian Operations, IoT Turns Products into Services

Implications from the Rana Plaza Disaster (Guest Post by Brian Jacobs and Vinod Singhal)

SCM Research

Brian Jacobs is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at the Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. Today’s guest post comes from Brian Jacobs and Vinod Singhal, who present the results of their recent research on social issues in global textile supply chains. Rana Plaza, an eight-story building in Bangladesh that housed garment factories employing approximately 5000 workers, collapsed on April 24, 2013.

Do People Skills Matter in the World of Logistics?

The Logistics of Logistics

She has both and Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree from University of Michigan. How you develop your sales team has a big impact on your logistics business.

Why You Should Start a Business in Detroit

3PL Insights

Detroit Matt Magpantay MichiganWhy You Should Start a Business in Detroit by Matt Magpantay, Marketing Associate, Evans Distribution Systems The fall of Detroit in 2013 was unfathomable to many at that time.

2016 SCM World University 100

SCM Research

According to this ranking, the top 5 universities worldwide are: (1) Michigan State University, (2) Penn State University, (3) University of Tennessee, (4) Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and (5) Arizona State University. This week, SCM World have published their “SCM World University 100” ranking, which aims to list the best business schools for supply chain talent worldwide.

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10 Greatest Supply Chain Management Books of All Time

Supply Chain Opz

From the above chart, you can see that Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Michigan State University are on the chart. Supply chain management books that are praised by supply chain executives, consultants and supply chain management professionals at all levels.

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Expert Advises How to Reduce LTL Freight Costs

Supply Chain Opz

In this guest commentary, Professor Bruce Ferrin from Western Michigan University is here to share some insights. Lowering transportation costs is the never ending task for many supply chain management professionals.

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Introducing Supply Chain Power Influencers on Twitter

Supply Chain Opz

In 2011, a research team consists of the experts from University of Michigan and Yahoo, Inc published the article named " Everyone’s an Influencer: Quantifying Influence on Twitter ".

5 Ways to Save Money with Packaging Engineering

Ryder Exchange

He has more than 11 years of experience within the packaging engineering and supply chain fields, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Packaging Engineering from Michigan State University. Reducing and controlling costs in a supply chain network are top priorities for most companies.

What Are the Best Business Schools?

SCM Research

1) Pennsylvania (Wharton), (2) Washington (Olin), (3) Carnegie Mellon (Tepper), (4) Worcester Polytechnic, (5) Michigan (Ross), (6) North Carolina State (Poole), (7) North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler), (8) Boston U., (9) You are looking for a business school and you do not know where to enroll? A ranking might help. One of these rankings is from Bloomberg Businessweek.

Hanjin, Hurricanes, Harvests May Boost Truckload Rates

DAT Solutions

The Michigan apple crop escaped late frosts and is now projected to achieve a near-record harvest. The spot marketplace remains tame despite occasional surges that cause scattered rate hikes.

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SCRC Executive Roundtable: Combating Counterfeit in the Supply Chain

NC State SCRC

A report by Jeremy Wilson at Michigan State University, which hosts the country’s only Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection , notes that counterfeiting has grown from a $30B trade problem in the 1980s, to $600B in trade.

Strategic Sourcing: The Key to Competitive Advantage

Supply Chain Opz

In this guest commentary, Dr. Tobias Schoenherr from Michigan State University will share some insights. Strategic Sourcing has been used by companies of all sizes for years. However, priority is always given to cost cutting initiatives.

Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Besides Texas—Toyota’s new North American headquarters—other states on the companies’ shortlist are Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina, WSJ reported, citing unnamed sources familiar with the potential investment.

Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

Talking Logistics

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?

The Data Needed to Transform Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

Adam holds five technology patents, two degrees from the University of Michigan, and an MBA from Stanford University. Last fall after attending the CSCMP conference in Atlanta, I shared my observation that digital transformation is now a central theme in the industry.

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Complete Logistics Solution

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3PL Derek Byrd Employees Inventory Management John Evans Leslie Ajlouny Logistics Michigan Quality Warehousing Evans is a Top 100 3PL for the past 11 years, providing complete logistics solutions. As an industry leader in logistics, we strive to provide a quality service to our customers and be an... The post Complete Logistics Solution appeared first on 3PL Insights - Warehousing, Transportation, and Logistics.

Is Mexico the New China? Why Manufacturers are Nearshoring and Re-shoring

Ryder Exchange

In addition to chairing the Michigan hub of Ryder’s Women’s Leadership Forum, Ms. In Part One of this series, we explored various aspects of the U.S. Industrial Manufacturing Renaissance and how companies are adjusting to meet its challenges.

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The Takeaway from CSCMP Conference: The Data Problem Runs Deep

Talking Logistics

Adam holds five technology patents, two degrees from the University of Michigan, and an MBA from Stanford University. This year’s CSCMP conference reinforced that we’re in the early days of a massive transformation.

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Selecting a 3PL – 8 Things the Great 3PLs Do

The Logistics of Logistics

He has a BBA from Cleary University and a MA from University of Michigan. Click to register for this free webinar: Selecting a 3PL: 8 Things the Great 3PLs Do (Wednesday, February 12, 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm). Companies with logistics needs are increasingly using 3rd party logistics providers (3PLs). Contracting with a 3PL is a great choice as long as you pick the right 3PL. The right 3PL can save your company money, improve service and generally make life easier.

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Supply Chain Talent: The Missing Link in Your Future?

Supply Chain Shaman

On Thursday this week, I will be joined by three of my favorite people—Joe Krkoska, Dow AgroSciences; Nick Little, Michigan State; and Marcia Conner, Sensify (a specialist in adult learning)—for a webinar on Supply Chain Talent. Today, I finished up a report on supply chain talent.

Transportation Network Modeling: A Powerful Tool in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy

Talking Logistics

He holds a Master’s Degree in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan. Companies need to be fully aware of global climate change conversations and how they will impact their supply chain in the near future.

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