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.

Leveraging Logistics Trends to Make a Difference When it Matters Most

CH Robinson Transportfolio

And that’s why I’m incredibly proud of our team for helping the state of Minnesota save more than $1 million. That’s why we joined our business community on a task force to help our home state of Minnesota ensure they were prepared with necessary personal protective equipment (PPE). Consider this: over 90% of internationally-sourced PPE shipments have been disrupted in some way. I am always optimistic about what we can accomplish when we come together.

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Working together to deliver medical supplies during a global pandemic

CH Robinson Transportfolio

As Henry Schein played the key role of sourcing millions of PPE items like medical-grade masks, gloves, gowns, and sanitizer from around the world, C.H. To learn how we helped the state of Minnesota save $1 million on the transportation of PPE, check out Leveraging Logistics Trends to Make a Difference When it Matters Most.

The Pandemic Motivates Changes in the Food Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

Even though many of the same ingredients are used in both food services and grocery stores, the ways products are sourced, packaged, and delivered through the two supply chains are very different. The novel coronavirus outbreak piqued interest in supply chain operations, particularly in the food supply chain. On 16 March 2020, in response to COVID-19, the President issued “Coronavirus Critical Infrastructure Guidance for America.”

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Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

At the original Thanksgiving feast, the pickings were much slimmer and all ingredients were sourced locally. 1] She note there are only two known historical sources describing the three-day long feast shared by the Pilgrims and Wampanoag natives at Plymouth Colony in 1621. The first source was Edward Winslow, one of the English leaders who sailed to American on the Mayflower. ” The other source was the governor mentioned by Winslow, a man named William Bradford.

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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. The beauty of LinkedIn  as a source for news is that you can tailor the information to suit your needs. It may be summer now, but thoughts of autumn are already in my head.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

And if most of your production happens in FL, you may choose to divert sourcing to your secondary facility, say in New Jersey, during heavy produce shipping season months to avoid the heightened costs. Minnesota.

From Materials to Practices: Sustainable Purchasing Groundswell At The SPLC Summit 2019

EcoVadis

Later in the day, University of California CPO Bill Cooper – who championed the EcoVadis ratings program at the UC – brought into sharper focus the Public Sector CPO Perspective on “How Sustainable Procurement Adds Value,” in a panel with two public sector CPO peers from the State of Minnesota, the City of Portland, and State of California. Portland has a reputation as a sort of sustainability mecca, so it was certainly an apt site for the SPLC’s annual Summit.

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. But her go-to source has become the online subscription service Stitch Fix, which lets her try on clothes at home and decide what to keep. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date.

6 Tips for Creating Private Label Products for Amazon FBA

EMERGE App

Here, I’ll cover private label products first and how you should go about sourcing for suppliers. She wanted to quit, get some much-needed sun outside of Minnesota’s long winter and then reassess her career goals and objectives. Pro Tip #2: Source Your Product Sensibly.

Sports Jerseys and Lifetime Returns Policy

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

If the jersey style never changes (for example, the Minnesota Timberwolves changed their jersey design and logo before the 2017-2018 season – see Figure 2) or player never changes teams, then the investment has long-term value. Bobby S. Nyotta and Christopher S.

Sports Jerseys and Lifetime Returns Policy

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

If the jersey style never changes (for example, the Minnesota Timberwolves changed their jersey design and logo before the 2017-2018 season – see Figure 2) or player never changes teams, then the investment has long-term value. Bobby S. Nyotta and Christopher S.

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. But her go-to source has become the online subscription service Stitch Fix, which lets her try on clothes at home and decide what to keep. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date.

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

Material Handling and Logistics

Depending on how the tariff plays out, we have alternative sources already in many places and we may have to find some additional ones," Donald Macpherson, CEO of the Illinois-based distributor of maintenance, repair and operating supplies, said during an Oct.

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9 KPIs to Track for Proper Freight Management

Cerasis

A recent publication by the Minnesota Department of Transportation, Measurement Sources for Freight Performance Measures and Indicators , identified dozens of ways KPIs are used. In modern manufacturing and transportation, savings are everything. Most industry experts rate the cost of logistics as very costly. Nearly every company offers some sort of discounted shipping plan for large purchase orders, and more customers are demanding faster delivery at a reduced rate.

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.

How the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Affects Ecommerce Shops

ShipBob

Uniform sourcing rules for all taxable transactions. As of October 1, 2019, there are 23 member states that fully comply with the provisions of the SSUTA: Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

DOT Gives $500 Million in Grants to Much-Needed Infrastructure Projects

GTG Technology Group

Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin are included in the grant. The six canal bridges in Lowell, MA are in various states of disrepair and a major source of inconvenience. Sources: [link]. The Department of Transportation’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program is a federal grant program that funds projects within the federal trade corridors. The TIGER program was created in 2009 with the stimulus bill.

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