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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Philosophy

The Network Effect

For 17 years he paid his dues as an assistant coach – first at the University of Minnesota, then with the Steelers, followed by the Kansas City Chiefs, and finally back to Minnesota.

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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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?

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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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.,

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.

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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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.

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.

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?”.

The Thanksgiving Turkey Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

the largest turkey producing states are Minnesota (18% of total U.S. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! Videos). Recently we were driving on some back roads and in the distance we saw something on the road.

Freight rates slide in winter slump

DAT Solutions

There were more trucks than loads available in a whole swath of key market areas last week, from Minnesota down to South Florida, and along much of the West Coast. Tis the season for falling rates. As we move deeper into the slow season, rates are drifting in their typical seasonal pattern.

Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

Minnesota leads the nation in turkey production followed by North Carolina, Arkansas, Indiana, Missouri, and Virginia. As we sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, letting our eyes devour the feast ahead of the actual eating, one of the things for which we should be thankful is the supply chain that brought the bounty to the table. At the original Thanksgiving feast, the pickings were much slimmer and all ingredients were sourced locally.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Score a Supply Chain Touchdown Using Social Media

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.

Amazing Examples of 3D Printing Technology!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Scientists from the University of Minnesota, have discovered the concept of printing circuits directly on human skin. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Blog post, and permission to publish here, provided to Supply Chain Game Changer by Rohan Kadam at [link].

Biobased Product Market Growth is Tied to Performance…but Production Credits Will Help!

NC State SCRC

This has begun to emerge at the state level, particularly in the state of Minnesota which is leading the way. This did not just produce a tax credit for companies producing the biobased product, but anyone who uses the product also enjoyed the tax credit in Minnesota. Unlocking growth in the biobased products sector is tied to the ability to unlock access to inexpensive sugar, derived from corn farming. The second element has to do with production credits.

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Most Important U.S. Infrastructure to Build is within its Borders

Enterra Insights

3] Those states are: Utah, Nevada, Florida, Kentucky, Minnesota, Tennessee, Ohio, Georgia, Indiana, and Texas. Over the past few years, the U.S. economy has boomed and unemployment rates have fallen. While the full impact of current trade and immigration policies remain uncertain, one thing is certain — if the U.S. wants continued economic growth, its infrastructure needs to be repaired and/or upgraded.

Companies Say They're Ready to Move Supply Chains From China

Material Handling & Logistics

My goal is to get that closer to 25 percent or even lower, and the potential for doing that right now is very good," Robert Rucker, CEO of the Minnesota-based retailer of stone tiles, said during an Oct. "We’re pro-actively taking action," Todd Bluedorn, CEO of Lennox International. "I’m

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How Bad Weather Can Take Supply Chains by Storm—and How You Can Prepare

Transportfolio

Last winter was brutal for shippers, from Minnesota’s frigid temperatures to Atlanta’s unexpected snowfall. The most surprising thing to me about last year’s bad weather was how it caught transportation professionals off guard. Bad weather is bound to strike again.

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.

Shippers Caused the Truck Driver Shortage

EFT

Land O’Lakes would like to work with the Department of Transportation in Minnesota and Uber to begin testing certain lanes. Land O’ Lakes is a member-owned cooperative with revenues of $15 billion.

It’s About the Journey

Supply Chain Nation

Paul, Minnesota, however, I have been fortunate to live in a variety of places around the world, including Chicago, San Francisco, Australia, Italy, Spain and most recently, Germany. Rachel Hinkes comes to JDA from Blue Yonder, acquired by JDA this past summer.