Michigan Truck Weight and Axle Load Limits

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Effect on the Roads: Along with overall safety of all drivers, the weight limit restrictions are helpful for the upkeep of Michigan’s roads. The post Michigan Truck Weight and Axle Load Limits appeared first on Evans Distribution Systems.

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

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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

How Truckers Are Helping with Michigan’s Water Crisis

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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.

General Mills Reports Another Disappointing Quarter While its Supply Chain Remains Challenged with Conflicting Goals

Supply Chain Matters

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Why Michigan is Important for Amazon Expansion

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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.

A One-Sided Deal: The Economics of the Gordie Howe Bridge

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The heavy traffic on the bridge has led to significant backups spilling out onto I-75, a major Michigan freeway. Global Logistics Government Logistics Michigan

Expanding and Shipping to Canada

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3PL Customs Freight Management Logistics Matt Magpantay Michigan Supply Chain Trucking Expanding and Shipping to Canada By Matt Magpantay, Evans Distribution Systems Some call it the U.S.’

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.

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

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.

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.

Why You Should Start a Business in Detroit

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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.

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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.

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.

20 Manufacturing Blogs Every Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Distribution, and Logistics Professional Should Read

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Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center – Another local manufacturing blog with strong content, MMTC works to protect the rights of Michigan manufacturers and keep those in the industry informed. ( @Proudtomfrinmi ).

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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A Supply Chain Evangelist can help your mid-size company get on board with strategic supply chain improvements

Take Supply Chain

And, the #1 school for supply chain management, Michigan State University, offers a robust online program: [link]. I recently participated in a Supply & Demand Chain Executive panel webinar on the procurement challenges of small and mid-size companies.

Halloween Candy – A Scary Supply Chain Planning Problem

Logility

In the interactive “ Top Halloween Candy by State ” map, CandyStore.com shows my beloved candy corn is the favorite candy for trick-or-treaters in Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Iowa, Michigan and Alabama. I admit, I love to eat Halloween candy as much as most grade school children (maybe more).

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 ".

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.

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.

Let the Design Begin…

Supply Chain Shaman

It was held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. On Wednesday, the theatre at the Michigan League was bursting at the seams to hold over 500 attendees. This week, I spoke at the Llamasoft Summercon Conference. The conference was low-key.

Implementing Innovation and the Importance of Addressing Organizational Culture

Supply Chain Matters

Melnyk, Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University, are both noted scholars in our field. We call Supply Chain Matters reader attention to a very insightful article: Culture Eats Strategy. and how to deal with it, which was published in the July/August 2014 edition of Supply Chain Management Review. PLUS subscription required) The authors John D. Hanson, Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of San Diego, and Steven A.

Solving the Supply Chain Planning Puzzle

Logility

I can’t wait to receive my Michigan State themed shoes – GO GREEN , GO WHITE.). The variety of products available through a growing number of distribution channels is truly amazing.

Canadian Trucking Traffic

3PL Insights

The Ambassador Bridge has a huge economic benefit to both Michigan and Canada, in its location at the American/Canadian border. Check out some of our other blog posts: Why Michigan is Important for Amazon Expansion.

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.

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.

From “Rules of Thumb” to Non-Linear Algorithmic Optimization

Logility

Back in the mid 1990’s when I first entered the Supply Chain field as a freshly minted MBA from the Eli Broad Graduate School of Management at Michigan State University, I was full of “state of the art” knowledge from visionary teachers like Don Bowersox, David Closs, Steven Melnyk and others.

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.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Michigan. When you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Here is a good question to help you understand what compliance should look like in your organization. What are your customer, partner, regulatory, and vendor expectations?”.