Why Branch Put Down Roots in Minneapolis

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It’s Twin Cities Startup Week , a gathering of the creatives, hackers, investors, makers, entrepreneurs, and startups that are powering the economic future of Minneapolis and St. We’re excited about our future in Minneapolis. We’re fired up to call Minneapolis home.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for July 19, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

IKEA Closing US Factory, Retail Sales Surprisingly Strong, Amazon Workers in Minneapolis and Germany Strike, the Real Cause of Global Warming

Target Hires Walmart Supply Chain Executive

Supply Chain 24/7

to help the Minneapolis-based retailer improve its own supply chain Shekar Natarajan, who has been overseeing a project at Wal-Mart testing drones in its warehouses, is joining Target Corp.

This Week in Logistics News (January 20 – 26)

Logistics Viewpoints

They will meet the Philadelphia Eagles, who crushed the Minnesota Vikings 38-7 in the NFC title game, a week from Sunday in Minneapolis, MN. In yet another impressive comeback, the New England Patriots topped the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20 in the AFC title game to move on to their 10th Super Bowl, and 8th in the Belichick – Brady era. Logistically, hosting the Super Bowl is no easy feat, given everything that goes into it. The […].

The Panama Canal Expansion: The Impact on Logistics Strategies and Operations

Talking Logistics

Robinson, and Jennifer Bratton, partner and managing director in the Minneapolis office of The Boston Consulting Group — will address those questions and more in this timely and important episode you don’t want to miss! Live Episode: June 30, 2015 at 12:00 ET. When the Panama Canal expansion is completed in early 2016, it will effectively double the capacity of the canal and allow post-Panamax vessels to cross it.

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Do People Skills Matter in the World of Logistics?

The Logistics of Logistics

www.Annholm.net is located in Minneapolis/St. How you develop your sales team has a big impact on your logistics business.

How the Latest Government Shutdown Affects Today’s Transportation Professionals

Talking Logistics

Jason is member of the Minnesota Freight Advisory Committee (MFAC) and serves as an election judge in the City of Minneapolis. Whenever a government shutdown happens, there are bound to be areas of disruption within our industry.

Is Your Global Labeling Strategy Within Reach?

Loftware

A hot, muggy Minneapolis didn’t slow down an energized group of industry professionals who gathered for last week’s 4 th Annual Medical Device Global Labeling Strategies conference.

Upcoming Event Urges Medical Device Labelers to Act Globally

Loftware

And that’s exactly what we’ll be doing next week in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at the 4 th Annual Medical Device Global Labeling Strategies conference on Aug 9 - 11. Here in the U.S.,

Supply Chain Management

LeanCor

According to an article by Mark Craig for the Minneapolis Star Tribune (Dec. 4 Secrets to Supply Chain Management Project Success. link]. In the ever-popular NFL, fans are greeted year after year with an increasing rate of coaching and general-management turnover.

Will sub-zero temps stall trucking operations?

DAT Solutions

Then temperatures suddenly plunged into the single digits and below in much of the Midwest, including sub-zero temps in Chicago and Minneapolis. Large swaths of the U.S. often suffer from all kinds of severe weather during the first quarter, impacting freight movements.

Minnesota turkeys are stuffing outbound trucks

DAT Solutions

So it's no big surprise that the Minneapolis market area was also the land of a thousand loads (per day) in the first half of November, as fresh turkeys got stuffed into temp-controlled trailers during the run-up to Thanksgiving. When you sit down to Thanksgiving dinner in the Midwestern U.S.,

Reefer Demand Focuses on the Midwest

DAT Solutions

Rates out of Minneapolis are also on the upswing. Green Bay to Minneapolis surged, up 75¢ to $2.88 Chicago to Minneapolis rates fell 18¢ to $2.27 per mile, as rates out of Minneapolis are trending up. The national average for reefer rates stayed put at $2.07

Meet our Spring additions

Alloy

He lives in Minneapolis, MN, where he was born and raised. The Alloy team continues to grow quickly, and this month, we’re excited to highlight two of our newest employees?—?Tom Tom Jones and Adrienne Alterman.

5 Ways to Develop an Enterprise Mindset

Supply Chain Nation

This Wednesdays for Women blog is a guest blog from Claire Williams, talent development leader and executive coach at The People Side , a global leadership development and executive coaching practice based in Minneapolis, Minn.

How Can We Use Emerging Technology To Improve Community Nutrition?

Inmar

One example is the North Market in North Minneapolis, an Inmar client in one of the country’s largest food deserts. What’s taking place in North Minneapolis and through Copia illustrates the dual opportunities emerging technologies present to technology leaders to accomplish what previously seemed like science fiction — but equally important, to address basic, timeless human needs.

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Closed Loop Recycling Systems are Key to Sustainable Concessions for the Portland Blazers

NC State SCRC

The 2018 Super Bowl in Minneapolis utilized this same composting waste stream approach, using Eco-Products’ serviceware. One of the big changes occurring in the food service packaging industry is the use of biobased food containers at sports events.

CatMan 2.0…Now What?

Supply Chain Nation

Delivery Tour on February 8, 2017 at the CMA’s office in Minneapolis. As we start the new year, change is inevitable. We have a new President of the United States, new challenges in the world, and customers who continue to engage with us through greater use of technology.

Van and Reefer Rates Start September on a High Note

DAT Solutions

VAN TriHaul: Minneapolis - Chicago - Des Moines - Minneapolis (or vice versa). Chicago to Minneapolis is one of those lanes that can flip directions in the fall, when you make more money heading from Minneapolis to Chicago. Good news, everyone!

Upheaval in Retail Changes the Scene for Suppliers

Elementum

It turns out that the Minneapolis retailer has been secretly reinventing itself by developing omni- channel capacities and adopting new brand strategy. Following Amazon’s announcement of buying Whole Foods, Amazon’s stock rose 3% while Whole Foods shares skyrocketed 28%.

Applause!

Supply Chain Shaman

As I sit in seat 16C on a packed plane winging my way to Minneapolis, I just wanted to raise my glass and applaud the innovators. Last week, I wrote about the evolution of supply chain planning. In my blog post, I commented on HOW little supply chain planning has changed in its twenty-year evolution. As I worked with clients this week, I had a long and hard talk with myself. I am part of the problem. I, like other analysts, are stuck in the traditional software APS paradigm.

Target Expands Curbside Pickup to 1,550 Stores for Back to School

Multichannel Merchant

The service was first introduced by Target in 2017 in its native Minneapolis, and has been growing ever since.

Ripped from the Headlines: More Supply Chain Trends in the News

Talking Logistics

Lingerie maker Victoria’s Secret looks to uncover supply chain issues (Reuters) and Target invests in Minneapolis start-up that helps retailers monitor supply chains (StarTribune).

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Freight Availability Remains High, Despite Declines

DAT Solutions

TriHaul: Minneapolis - Denver - Rapid City. Freight availability increased in several Midwestern markets last week, including Minneapolis, and outbound rates are well above average.

Reefer Freight Adjusts to Post-Holidays, Post-ELD

DAT Solutions

Green Bay to Minneapolis also jumped up 48¢ to $3.49/mile – possibly a Super Bowl effect? Minneapolis is hosting the game this year, and around this time last year we saw inbound rates rise to Houston, where the previous Super Bowl was held.

Have Van Rates Hit Their Peak?

DAT Solutions

Temperatures on the round trip between Chicago and Minneapolis have been extra frigid, but rates were hot last week in both directions: Van rates on Chicago to Minneapolis were up 39¢ to an average of $3.06/mile.

You are Here!

synchrono

There’s one sure-fire way to tell when someone has lived in Minneapolis long enough to be called a Minnesotan. . . Where to Start Your Lean Journey. No, it doesn’t involve rooting for the Vikings, though that helps.

Spot Market Freight Rates Soar After Hurricane Harvey

DAT Solutions

In the other direction, Chicago to Minneapolis jumped up 33¢ to $2.60 Van rates rose all across the country last week, following Hurricane Harvey. The national average van rate jumped up 12¢ to $1.90

September Van and Reefer Trends Stay Strong After Labor Day

DAT Solutions

Chicago to Minneapolis dropped 18¢ to $1.93/mile, but you can make more money right going the other direction. Minneapolis to Chicago rates were up to $2.01/mile. Volumes and rates got a boost heading into the Labor Day weekend, and those prices mostly held steady last week.

Reefer rates rise as Florida hits its stride

DAT Solutions

Green Bay to Minneapolis dropped 28¢ to $2.52/mi. It's been a slow spring for fresh produce, but there are some hot spots, especially in the southernmost states.

Grocery continues to grow and evolve

Supply Chain Nation

The Minneapolis, Minnesota-based chain said Monday that Jeff Burt will assume the title of senior vice president, grocery, fresh food and beverage on April 10. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This week: “Free from” groceries are changing the landscape; Martha Stewart launches meal delivery; and you’ll soon be able to shop Costco groceries from home. Clean eating is changing how we shop.

Where's the Freight? 5 Markets with Lots of Van Loads

DAT Solutions

MINNEAPOLIS: The Upper Midwest has been strong for van freight thanks to fall harvests. Minneapolis ranks in the top 10 for spot market volume so far this month, and the backhaul lane to Chicago has averaged $1.70/mile. The national average van rate rose 1¢ last week.

Webinar: How to Optimize Inventory Management for a Better Delivery Promise

FLEXE

Megan also worked on the retailer side of supply chain at Target’s headquarters in Minneapolis.</p> <p>Amazon has enabled consumers to want (and receive) items at the snap of their fingers, especially during the holidays. Expectations of e-commerce businesses are skyrocketing; yet, businesses simply can’t build a massive fulfillment ecosystem like Amazon’s. The good news? There’s another way to delight customers this holiday season.</p>

Reefer Rates Respond to New Regulations and Pre-Holiday Urgency

DAT Solutions

Green Bay to Minneapolis dropped 18¢, to $2.96/mile. Last week was a short week, as most carriers needed to get drivers home in time for the Christmas weekend.

Flatbed Volume and Rates Gain Traction in June

DAT Solutions

Rock Island, IL to Minneapolis was down to $2.47 Flatbed freight volume and rates gained some traction in June, after a couple of slow months. Texas had the biggest rebound last week, partly due to a surge of loads leaving Houston, the biggest flatbed freight market in the country by far.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

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Juli Lassow @SolutionsJhl Juli Lassow is the founder and principal of JHL Solutions in Minneapolis, a business solutions/management firm which advises her retail clients how to increase their productivity, growth and profits.

Reefers still waiting for spring

DAT Solutions

Green Bay to Minneapolis warmed up 15¢ to $2.57/mi. It’s still early in the spring, but the refrigerated truckload sector is not picking up any momentum yet.