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. Sticker Snafu Has Millions in Imports Stuck in Argentina’s Warehouses (Bloomberg). We already see this in the consumer realm with smartphones, and in the warehouse too with voice picking technologies.

Are Warehouse Operators the Labor Magicians of the New Age?

Locus Robotics

In my role, I get to visit a lot of warehouses. This problem is affecting facilities and organizations from major shipping hubs in New Jersey, Tennessee, California to the still up-and-coming logistics hot spots like Minnesota and Utah. At a warehouse in Ohio, the GM explained to me that during last year’s peak season, he was facing an 8-fold increase in daily outbound order demand. The post Are Warehouse Operators the Labor Magicians of the New Age?

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Are Warehouse Operators the Labor Magicians of the New Age?

Locus Robotics

In my role, I get to visit a lot of warehouses. This problem is affecting facilities and organizations from major shipping hubs in New Jersey, Tennessee, California to the still up-and-coming logistics hot spots like Minnesota and Utah. At a warehouse in Ohio, the GM explained to me that during last year’s peak season, he was facing an 8-fold increase in daily outbound order demand. The post Are Warehouse Operators the Labor Magicians of the New Age?

Utah 40

The Pandemic Motivates Changes in the Food Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The Food Protection and Defense Institute (FPDI) at the University of Minnesota offers a variety of food safety services and tools including “Disease Watch,” which is a system that collects data from many different sources, including public health, disaster and events, global news media and reports from government agencies. The novel coronavirus outbreak piqued interest in supply chain operations, particularly in the food supply chain.

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Are Warehouse Operators the Labor Magicians of the New Age?

Locus Robotics

In my role, I get to visit a lot of warehouses. This problem is affecting facilities and organizations from major shipping hubs in New Jersey, Tennessee, California to the still up-and-coming logistics hot spots like Minnesota and Utah. At a warehouse in Ohio, the GM explained to me that during last year’s peak season, he was facing an 8-fold increase in daily outbound order demand.

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Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

Minnesota leads the nation in turkey production followed by North Carolina, Arkansas, Indiana, Missouri, and Virginia. … Thank the drivers for spending countless hours on the road, and thank the warehouse managers for keeping the turkeys frozen. 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.

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Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 30 days. 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. .

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 10-20 days and we expect to see an increase in outbound volume as a result. . 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. . Currently, we are seeing signs of recovery.

Shippers Caused the Truck Driver Shortage

EFT

If they are made to wait too long picking goods up at a warehouse, the visibility solution proves that, and they are paid for that as well. Land O’Lakes would like to work with the Department of Transportation in Minnesota and Uber to begin testing certain lanes.

6 Tips for Creating Private Label Products for Amazon FBA

EMERGE App

She wanted to quit, get some much-needed sun outside of Minnesota’s long winter and then reassess her career goals and objectives. The first shipment was due to at Amazon’s warehouse in the States in a 3 weeks time. Introduction.

How Did Truckers Find Loads 40 Years Ago?

DAT Solutions

Schultz got his start in the trucking industry working for his father's produce-hauling business in Rochester, Minnesota in the 1950s. Schultz grew the business to 235 trucks, 242 drivers, and back-office staff of 42, including warehouse and cross-border operations staff in Laredo, Texas. Rather than retire, in 2010 Schultz accepted a job in the transportation division of Ashley Furniture, the world's largest furniture maker, based in Arcadia, Minnesota.

From Waste to Wanted?

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

It does so (among others) by deconstructing buildings step-by-step, rather than demolishing them, and selling the salvaged materials through their warehouses. An interesting paper by Suvrat Dhanorkar, Karen Donohue and Kevin Linderman [2] examines that question, by looking at transactions through the Minnesota exchange, MNExchange.Org, which has been in operation since 1999 and today has thousands of registered users (buyers and sellers). By Charles Corbett.

Why Branch Put Down Roots in Minneapolis

Freightera

Paul, Minnesota. In anticipation of that conversation, we wanted to share some of our thoughts on why Minnesota is a home we’re excited about. From the Short North in Columbus to the Northeast in Minneapolis, entire neighborhoods are being revamped into tech meccas outfitted with the amenities, housing, and features that are drawing entrepreneurs and startups to call the refurbished brick warehouses home.

How Retail Can Reap the Rewards of Data Science

Repl Group

Getting items into the warehouse and onto the shelves requires labour, which needs to be forecast. In the fight against declining footfall, the Mall of America in Minnesota used voice recognition and data synthesis to create a holographic Christmas shopping helper in the form of an elf. Data science is a hot topic. And, as with all hot topics, there’s plenty of disinformation out there.

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Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

If you frequently ship between states, or are considering opening a warehouse location in a particular state, take a look at our state-by-state breakdown below to help you make the best decision for you and your business. Minnesota. Minnesota lacks several major cities, causing freight rates to be a bit higher in this state than other parts of the country. Short Answer: Yes.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

If you frequently ship between states, or are considering opening a warehouse location in a particular state, take a look at our state-by-state breakdown below to help you make the best decision for you and your business. Minnesota. Minnesota lacks several major cities, causing freight rates to be a bit higher in this state than other parts of the country. Short Answer: Yes.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

If you frequently ship between states, or are considering opening a warehouse location in a particular state, take a look at our state-by-state breakdown below to help you make the best decision for you and your business. Minnesota. Minnesota lacks several major cities, causing freight rates to be a bit higher in this state than other parts of the country. Short Answer: Yes.

Unfocussed Trucking Company

Tailwind

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