FreightWaves Classics: Key bridge links Michigan and Ontario

The Supply Chain Journal

Marie is the only way for vehicles to cross between the Canadian province of Ontario and the state of Michigan within 300 miles. Marie, Michigan. Photo: Michigan Department of Transportation). states that border Michigan and the Great Lakes. Marie, Michigan.

Most dazzling fall foliage spots for truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

Michigan’s Gold Coast. In the fall, Michigan’s 300-mile western shoreline, known as the Gold Coast, offers fiery-hued maple and oak leaves against green pine, fir and spruce trees. Fall foliage in northern Michigan.

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Michigan Never Forgets – Bob Seger

3PL Insights

Bob Seger returns to Michigan to perform for not one or two, but six nights in Clarkston, Michigan! He was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan in May of 1945. In 1975, Seger and the Silver Bullet Band recorded the album Live Bullet at Cobo Hall in Detroit, Michigan. Segar and the band are set to play in Michigan for the following nights: Thu, JUN 6 Sat, JUN 8 Wed, JUN 12 Fri, JUN 14 Wed, JUN 19 Fri, JUN 21.

Oh So Spooky: Myths and Legends that Haunt Michigan

3PL Insights

To get you in the spirit, we are sharing some of Michigan’s most infamous myths and legends. Michigan Dogman. The Michigan Dogman has been described as a creature that possesses a man’s body and a dog’s head with a howl that resembles a human scream. Since then, many sightings have been reported throughout Michigan, most of which occur in the northwestern quadrant of the lower peninsula. In 1987, Traverse City, Michigan DJ Steve Cook recorded a song about the creature.

Supply Chain News on Manufacturing Offshoring is Ruining the Current and Future US Economy, University of Michigan Professor Says

Supply Chain Digest

Skills, Investment, Innovation Follow Where Goods are Actually Made, as US Tax Payers Often Fund Products Later Moved to Offshore Production

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. Through various programs and initiatives, Michigan is working to play a crucial role in the automation of driving, certain to rock every corner of the economy over the next few decades. Michigan has taken every step possible to be a leader in the field, and seize the benefits of such a position. Michigan Transportation

Michigan, It’s Time to Bring Out Your Dirndl or Lederhosen!

3PL Insights

Frankenmuth, Michigan is celebrating its 30 th Oktoberfest this year. Cities around the world, like Frankenmuth, Michigan, also hold Oktoberfest celebrations that mimic the Munich event. Oktoberfest in Michigan. Frankenmuth – Michigan’s Little Bavaria – is the home for Michigan’s official Oktoberfest. The post Michigan, It’s Time to Bring Out Your Dirndl or Lederhosen! Detroit Michigan events Frankenmuth Hofbrauhaus Munich Oktoberfest September

Michigan, It’s Time to Bring Out Your Dirndl or Lederhosen!

3PL Insights

Frankenmuth, Michigan is celebrating its 30 th Oktoberfest this year. Cities around the world, like Frankenmuth, Michigan, also hold Oktoberfest celebrations that mimic the Munich event. Oktoberfest in Michigan. Frankenmuth – Michigan’s Little Bavaria – is the home for Michigan’s official Oktoberfest. The post Michigan, It’s Time to Bring Out Your Dirndl or Lederhosen! Detroit Michigan events Frankenmuth Hofbrauhaus Munich Oktoberfest September

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. Industry News DMS drayage Flint michicagn Michigan tms transportation TRUCKERS trucking water

What we know about flooding in Michigan that forced 10,000 evacuations, may put city 9 feet underwater

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Check out this article from USA TODAY: What we know about flooding in Michigan that forced 10,000 evacuations, may put city 9 feet underwater. link]. – Bob

Michigan Truck Weight and Axle Load Limits

3PL Insights

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. It’s important to understand the regulations and laws on truck weight when shipping your product. Each state has different requirements for truck weight and axle load limits that need to be accounted for.

Patrick Swaney, Evans’ VP of Human Resources Featured in WSJ

3PL Insights

He hopes to see more applicants once enhanced benefits end in Michigan in September. 3PL Blog Careers Company Updates Fulfillment Jobs Logistics Michigan News Staffing Supply Chain Warehousing

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.

Evans Distribution Supports Girl Scouts of Southeast Michigan Cookie Gala

3PL Insights

Girl Scouts of Southeast Michigan hosted their annual Cookie Gala on April 19th 2017 at the MGM Grand Hotel Ballroom. Evans Distribution Systems has been a partner to the Southeast Michigan Council for the past few years by shipping the awards and mailing materials to the troops. The post Evans Distribution Supports Girl Scouts of Southeast Michigan Cookie Gala appeared first on Evans Distribution

Xpress Global Systems finds winning strategy in niche LTL market share play

The Supply Chain Journal

The recent acquisitions of Michigan Carpet and 7 Hill Transport, both regional LTL carriers in the same industry segment, illustrate the new XGS strategy. “We Both Michigan Carpet and 7 Hills have been on our list for a lot longer than I’ve been here.

Expanding and Shipping to Canada

3PL Insights

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.’ little brother” and others call it “that neighbor up north,” but ever since the North American Free... The post Expanding and Shipping to Canada appeared first on 3PL Insights - Warehousing, Transportation, and Logistics.

RFID, AIDC and IoT News on University of Michigan Claims Breakthrough in Tagging Everyday Items and Sensing Activity

Supply Chain Digest

Technology can Detect Minor Movements and Activities

Logistics and Supply Chain – 1940 to 2040 with Jason Miller

The Logistics of Logistics

Jason is a professor of supply chain at Michigan State University, which is ranked as one of the top supply chain schools in the world. Withrow Endowed Emerging Scholar at Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Dec. 19, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

Amazon to Rule the Parcel World, Boeing Production Stoppage to Hit Overally Economy, Ford Investing in Factories and Jobs in Michigan, US Truckload Rates Fall Again in December

Supply Chain by the Numbers for March 14, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

Walmart Ups Chargeback Standards Again, Massive New Fuel Tax Proposed in Michigan, US Store Closings at Torrid Pace in 2019, US Moves Past Saudi Arabia in Fuel Exports

Evans Partners with COTS to Help Detroit Families

3PL Insights

Company Updates Corporate Social Responsibility Detroit Logistics MichiganAs a 92-year-old business based in Detroit, Mich., Evans Distribution Systems is always taking advantage of opportunities to give back to the community.

Supply Chain Basics with Jason Miller

The Logistics of Logistics

Jason is a professor of supply chain at Michigan State University, which is ranked as one of the top supply chain schools in the world. Withrow Endowed Emerging Scholar at Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business. Supply Chain Basics with Jason Miller.

Is Today's Supply Chain Model Dead? Have You got its Replacement Ready?

Maine Pointe

A recent executive discussion document co-authored by Maine Pointe and Michigan State University (MSU), argues that, while the supply chain may not be responsible for all the problems attributed to it, the vulnerabilities exposed by the current pandemic necessitate rapid and far-reaching changes to prevailing supply chain and business models.

How to Promote from Within: Featuring Renee Baker

3PL Insights

She was hired as a Customer Service Representative (CSR) at Evans’ Artesian building in Detroit, Michigan. Employees How to Promote from Within Staffing Detroit Leadership Logistics Careers Management Michigan Operations Manager Renee BakerRenee Baker joined the Evans family in 1992.

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. Business Globalization Supply Chain

Evans Partners with COTS to Help Detroit Families

3PL Insights

Company Updates Corporate Social Responsibility Detroit Logistics MichiganAs a 92-year-old business based in Detroit, Mich., Evans Distribution Systems is always taking advantage of opportunities to give back to the community.

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

RFID, AIDC, and IoT News RoundUp for Oct. 12, 2021

Supply Chain Digest

Michigan State Launches New RFID Testing Lab. FDA Food Traceability System Winners. KOAMTAC with New Smaller Wearable Bar Code Scanner

Guest blog: With the Truck Driver Shortage, How Many More Drivers will be Enough?

CH Robinson Logistics

To help offer perspective, we took this question to Jason Miller, associate professor of supply chain management at Michigan State University. Our relationships with research firms and universities like Michigan State, combined with C.H. A note from Steve Raetz, C.H.

How to Promote from Within: Featuring Matt Cavazos

3PL Insights

How to Promote from Within Staffing Detroit Leadership Logistics Careers Management Matt Cavazos Matthew Cavazos Michigan Operations ManagerMatt Cavazos began his career with Evans in 2009 through Evans Resource Solutions.

Flooding rain, severe storms for truckers east of the Mississippi

The Supply Chain Journal

The watches include Detroit and Lansing, Michigan; Fort Wayne, Indiana; Toledo, Ohio; most of Pennsylvania east of Pittsburgh; western Maryland; western Virginia; as well as northwestern North Carolina. Interstate 75 from Flint, Michigan, to just north of Dayton, Ohio.

How to Promote from Within: Featuring Manuel Torres

3PL Insights

How to Promote from Within Staffing Detroit Leadership Logistics Careers Management Manuel Torres Michigan Operations ManagerManuel Torres joined Evans in 2012 during his senior year of high school. He began as a processor/loader for Evans’ Kumho Tire USA account.

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

How to Promote from Within: Featuring Leslie Delekta

3PL Insights

Leslie joined Evans in May of 2016 as the Sales & Marketing Intern one semester before graduating from the University of Michigan – Dearborn with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with concentrations in Marketing and Management. Later that year, Leslie returned to Michigan and continued her role with Evans of managing special projects and assisting with sales. We are highlighting Leslie Delekta in the latest edition of our How to Promote from Within series.

How to Promote from Within: Featuring Leslie Delekta

3PL Insights

Leslie joined Evans in May of 2016 as the Sales & Marketing Intern one semester before graduating from the University of Michigan – Dearborn with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with concentrations in Marketing and Management. Later that year, Leslie returned to Michigan and continued her role with Evans of managing special projects and assisting with sales. We are highlighting Leslie Delekta in the latest edition of our How to Promote from Within series.