Michigan Never Forgets – Bob Seger

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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.

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

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.

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.

Evans Distribution Supports Girl Scouts of Southeast Michigan Cookie Gala

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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.

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.

Expanding and Shipping to Canada

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

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Technology can Detect Minor Movements and Activities

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

Cruise on Down to Woodward Avenue this Weekend

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It is held annually on the third Saturday in August in Metro Detroit, Michigan. In August of 1995, Nelson House and a few volunteers wanted to raise money for a youth soccer field in Ferndale, Michigan. Detroit Michigan

Selling to Consumers at the Bottom of the Pyramid

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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

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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

Why I Love Supply Chain Management


So off I went to Michigan State. While at Michigan State, I was lucky enough to win a graduate scholarship through the Council of Logistics Management (CLM) that included a complementary entrance to CLM’s Annual Professional Conference in Washington D.C.

Cruise into the 2019 Frictionless Tour with BluJay this Fall

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Saturday, 10/19 – University of Michigan at Penn State. Saturday, 11/16 – Michigan State at Michigan. Join us for a unique tailgate experience. For many people, this is the best time of the year.

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


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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Automotive landscape: How APIs and hybrid integration drive business


Executive Briefing and Golf Event at TPC Michigan, Thursday, June 27, 2019. Dearborn, MI.

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.

A Brief History of the Founding of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC)


It covers a bit about what motivates our team and how this organization evolved to what it is today… In 1999, I came to NC State, leaving the cold north of Michigan State behind me.

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


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

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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


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.

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.

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.

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 ".

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.

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.

Halloween Candy – A Scary Supply Chain Planning Problem


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).

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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GM Sparks Outrage as it Plans for Change before Change Overtakes it

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General Motors demonstrates new tooling and equipment to support axle production for the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at its recently renovated Grand Rapids Operations in Wyoming, Michigan.