Minnesota turkeys are stuffing outbound trucks

DAT Solutions

remember to be thankful for Minnesota. Minnesota is also a major source of corn, potatoes and peas for your Thanksgiving table. At other times of the year, we rely on Minnesota agriculture for soybeans, sugar beets, and barley, as well as beef and dairy products.

Collaborating on Supply Chain Research

Talking Logistics

Robinson has partnered with several universities to conduct industry research, including MIT’s Center for Transportation and Logistics, Iowa State University’s Supply Chain and Information Systems department, and the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management Supply and Operations team. The University of Minnesota is close to our headquarters and they have a very strong research faculty base there as well.

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Stranger supply chain things: Capacity planning lessons from Stranger Things

Kinaxis

by Mike McAllister Courtesy of the Science Museum of Minnesota/Netflix. As a teenager in the 80s, it probably comes as no surprise I relate heavily to every cultural reference in Stranger Things.

Let the Alumni Debates Begin. Gartner is Back with its Top Supply Chain Graduate University Program Rankings

Supply Chain Digest

Penn State Once Again Top the List, but Here Comes Minnesota

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 […].

BluJay’s Jim Sanborn Re-elected as Mayor of Waconia, MN

BluJay Solutions

Client Services Manager Jim Sanborn serves as the Mayor of Waconia, Minnesota and was re-elected yesterday. BluJay’s Jim Sanborn has been serving as Mayor for the City of Waconia in Minnesota since 2015, and was re-elected to another term on Nov.

Is the Food Supply Chain Breaking?

Enterra Insights

MPR News reports, “The JBS pork company announced … that it would indefinitely close its processing plant in southwest Minnesota, just days after state officials announced that more than two dozen employees of the plant have tested positive for COVID-19.”[3] Minnesota has already issued new guidelines for the meatpacking industry. Operating them safety requires implementation of guidelines similar to those issued by Minnesota in order to protect workers.

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The Truth About Multi-stop Truckload Shipping

Talking Logistics

Steve is a graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato and serves on two university supply chain advisory boards. It’s something we’ve wondered about, along with our customers: do carriers reject multi-stop truckloads more than single-stop, or does it only seem that way?

Do People Skills Matter in the World of Logistics?

The Logistics of Logistics

Paul Minnesota. How you develop your sales team has a big impact on your logistics business.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

The company has headquarters in Minnesota and also specializes in overnight delivery. Headquartered in Minnesota, it also specializes in overnight delivery and operates over 1,300 pieces of equipment. Introduction.

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Meet our Spring additions

Alloy

Tom has a BS in Computer Science/Data Architecture from the University of Minnesota, and an MBA from the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. The Alloy team continues to grow quickly, and this month, we’re excited to highlight two of our newest employees?—?Tom

Where are all the N95 Masks? A Supply Chain Dilemma

NC State SCRC

”) In a statement, Minnesota-based 3M said most of the masks it made at its factory in Shanghai had been sold within China even before the outbreak. An interviewer asked a FEMA representative on CNN this evening a simple question: How many N95 masks will be delivered to hospitals, and when will they arrive?

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.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

The company has headquarters in Minnesota and also specializes in overnight delivery. Headquartered in Minnesota, it also specializes in overnight delivery and operates over 1,300 pieces of equipment. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers. These carriers may be able to provide greater flexibility at a similar or lower price.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

The company has headquarters in Minnesota and also specializes in overnight delivery. Headquartered in Minnesota, it also specializes in overnight delivery and operates over 1,300 pieces of equipment. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers. These carriers may be able to provide greater flexibility at a similar or lower price.

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

Cerasis

Toyota-Lift of Minnesota – Great for seeing the point-of-view and concerns of those on the factory floor, this blog features a heavy machinery emphasis. ( @ToyotaEquipment ). If you are a regular reader of the Cerasis blog, you know our goal is to educate and inform those in the manufacturing, supply chain, distribution, logistics, and transportation space with best practices, trends, and industry news so that we can create a community of people.

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.,

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

NC State SCRC

Other teams, including the Minnesota Twins, the Pittsburgh Pirates, and the Minnesota Wild, and universities, including Purdue University and Pennsylvania State University, are also interested.

Research: What Leading Shippers Do to Obtain Better Truckload Rates and Performance

Talking Logistics

Steve is a graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato and serves on two university supply chain advisory boards. No doubt about it: this trucking environment is sending plenty of truckload budgets into the red. What can shippers do to navigate this market? Take your cue from the latest findings of MIT researchers. Using data from TMC, a division of C.H.

Severe weather causes freight rates to slip

DAT Solutions

The highways are open now, but there are still flood warnings in six states: Nebraska, parts of neighboring South Dakota, Iowa, and Minnesota, plus eastern Arizona and western Mississippi. Just as rates were about to turn around, they took another hit last week.

A New Approach to Frozen eCommerce Fulfillment with Dan Gilland

The Logistics of Logistics

We are based in Minnesota. You ship your inventory on pallets to our national distribution center in Minnesota. [00:49] Introduce you and your company. I’m Dan Gilland, and I lead business development for Schwan’s Home Service.

A Recipe for Success: Best Practices for Supply Chain Integration

Talking Logistics

Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science – Business Administration degree from Winona State University of Minnesota. No two supply chain integrations are ever the same. But after many years of onboarding new customers, I have learned that there are three basic components to most integrations.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Minnesota. The governor of Minnesota has extended the state’s stay-at-home order through May 18, but with that comes some relaxed guidelines. Vendors should ensure that their supply chain partners are operational when shipping to or from Minnesota.

This Week in Logistics News (April 16-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

I am in Minnesota today, at the CSCMP Twin Cities Roundtable Annual ½ Day Seminar , where I am participating in a keynote session with Rick Blasgen (President & CEO of CSCMP) and Steve Raetz (Director Research & Market Intelligence at C.H.

How AI Can Help Retailers Eliminate Shoppers’ Frustrations – and Create a Winning Customer Experience

Repl Group

If our store is located in, say, Minnesota, how do winter storms impact business?

Cruise into the 2019 Frictionless Tour with BluJay this Fall

BluJay Solutions

Sunday, 9/29 – Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears. Join us for a unique tailgate experience. For many people, this is the best time of the year. The heat of the summer is peaking, and in a few weeks as it winds down and fall approaches, cooler weather will be coming our way.

How to Create a Truckload Strategy That Works in Any Market

Talking Logistics

Steve is a graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato and serves on two university supply chain advisory boards. For most individuals, surprises can be wonderful—but, as a shipper, you try to avoid them at all costs.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Minnesota . The governor of Minnesota has extended the state’s stay-at-home order through May 18, but with that comes some relaxed guidelines. Vendors should ensure that their supply chain partners are operational when shipping to or from Minnesota. .

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Minnesota. 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?”.

Hanjin, Hurricanes, Harvests May Boost Truckload Rates

DAT Solutions

Crops are also strong in nearby Wisconsin and Minnesota, despite flooding in the Red River Valley. The spot marketplace remains tame despite occasional surges that cause scattered rate hikes.

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Score a Supply Chain Touchdown Using Social Media

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Im a Big Ten fan and my team is the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Many of you may be asking, Minnesota has a college football team? And the answer is, Yes, they do. And whats more, at one time they were great.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Minnesota ? . Vendors should not expect disruption but should ensure that their supply chain partners are operational when shipping to or from Minnesota.?? . As we move into the back half of May, the freight market is starting to show signs of an expedited rebound. .

3 Lessons from the Biggest Supply Chain Planning Mishaps Of 2016

AFFLINK

In May, SunOpta voluntarily recalled some of its sunflower kernels due to possible listeria contamination at its plant in Crookston, Minnesota. 2016 has been an eventful year for the supply chain industry.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

States faring better include Minnesota, Georgia, Nevada, Florida, and Utah, which appeared in the top 10 of both lists. Minnesota. #3. Minnesota.

COVID-19 Virus is expected to reduce meat selection and raise prices

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Marc Perrone, the union president, said 13 plants in Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Wisconsin and Alberta, Canada, have been closed at least temporarily because of the pandemic. David Pitt , 4/27/2020 Associated Press. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Meat isn’t going to disappear from supermarkets because of outbreaks of the coronavirus among workers at U.S. slaughterhouses.

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