Halloween Candy – A Scary Supply Chain Planning Problem

Logility

In the interactive “ Top Halloween Candy by State ” map, CandyStore.com shows my beloved candy corn is the favorite candy for trick-or-treaters in Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Iowa, Michigan and Alabama. This can create a scary supply chain planning problem for those that are ill-prepared or equipped. Planning for holidays places significant stress on supply chain planning processes and planning teams. Supply Planning

7 Ways to Create Perfect Agile Supply Chain Machine

Supply Chain Opz

Agile Supply Chain concept has been discussed widely but the definition can be a bit vague. In this article, we will explain how agile supply chain theories were developed and 7 ways to create agility in your organization. Agile Supply Chain Agile Supply Chain is based on the concept of "Agility" which was developed at Lehigh University in the United States.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. Supply chain compliance may include things such as employee labor laws, hazardous material handling, and environmental concerns. But, in this article, our focus for supply chain compliance touches on the importance of barcode and labeling requirements. Labels and Supplies. A compliant barcode is just the first step to supply chain compliance. New Jersey.

This Week in Logistics News (November 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure Team raised $58,706 this season — a new record! Okay, turning the corner, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon offers free shipping on all orders for the holidays (CNN). Data Science In Walmart Supply Chain Technology (Medium). XPO Logistics Announces Four New Technology Initiatives for Less-Than-Truckload Optimization.

Doing Business in Malaysia

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The country is slightly larger than the US state of New Mexico, with terrain that rises from coastal plains to hills and mountains. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. Malaysia became an independent nation, the Federation of Malaya, in 1957.

This Week in Logistics News (October 29 – November 2, 2018)

Talking Logistics

I’m in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico this morning. I’ll share some photos and highlights next week, either of the ride or my new Personal Oxygen Device. In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week, dominated by delivery and robots: Same-day delivery company Deliv raises $40 million in latest funding round (Reuters). billion landmark supply chain deal.

When Opportunity Knocks, Say YES!

Supply Chain Nation

On Wednesdays, Supply Chain Nation will shine a light on the role of women in the world of technology and supply chain. She grew up in cities around the world until her father retired and her family settled in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she graduated high school and went on to earn an Accounting degree from the University of New Mexico. VM: I think maybe women traditionally didn’t have an interest in technology and supply chain.

Self-driving truck company TuSimple wins USPS contract

EFT

TuSimple will run a series of its self-driving trucks for 22 hours each, which includes overnight driving, along the I-10, I-20 and I-30 corridors to make the trip through Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. TuSimple has won a contract with the United States Postal Service (USPS) to perform five round trips, for a two-week pilot, hauling USPS trailers more than 1,000 miles between the Postal Service's Phoenix, Arizona and Dallas, Texas distribution centres.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. It has also partnered with Sunline Express for extended service in New York City. Lone Star Overnight primarily ships to Texas, Oklahoma, western Louisiana, and southern New Mexico, although it also ships to California and Mexico through its shipping partnerships.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. It has also partnered with Sunline Express for extended service in New York City. Lone Star Overnight primarily ships to Texas, Oklahoma, western Louisiana, and southern New Mexico, although it also ships to California and Mexico through its shipping partnerships.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. It has also partnered with Sunline Express for extended service in New York City. Lone Star Overnight primarily ships to Texas, Oklahoma, western Louisiana, and southern New Mexico, although it also ships to California and Mexico through its shipping partnerships.

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Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Warehouses in New York and New Jersey are reopening in the next 30 days. Rates will likely fluctuate week to week for outbound New Jersey and New York depending on capacity and demand. Outbound freight to New Jersey is almost non-existent. It is prudent to check with supply chain partners to ensure they are operating as normal in Delaware. If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. New Hampshire.

Trends and Predictions 2020: Blockchain

Enterra Insights

Blockchains only work when everybody in the chain agrees to use the same protocols. … Blockchain offers new hope for IoT security for several reasons. 4] The predictions most applicable to the business and supply chain sectors include: Prediction 1. The differences between the major blockchain protocols … remain still significant but there is an open dialog for collaboration and research into how assets on different chains can co-exist.

Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Elementum

Mexico may become the global manufacturing nerve center if the country plays its cards right. According to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index, Mexico ranks number eight out of 40 countries including Canada, Sweden, and Vietnam. are among the reasons Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler produce some of their vehicles in Mexico, with Ford to double its production starting 2018 via a new plant in San Luis Potosi.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 30 days. We expect outbound rates from New Jersey and New York to fluctuate in response to these reopenings. . However, the new order has a few modifications and allows for retail and other non-essential businesses to begin reopening on May 4. . If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. . New Hampshire . New Hampshire Gov.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Even New York has taken steps to reopen portions of the state that have been less affected by the virus than N YC. . 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. . It is prudent to check with supply chain partners to ensure they are operating as normal in Delaware.??? . If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight.?? .

Billion Dollar Port Plan Brings Mega-Retailer To Mexico

Elementum

Walmart Explores Mexico’s Supply Chain. Over the last several months, Walmart— the world's largest retailer— has slowly been increasing the share of products it imports through Mexico, a move that many other retailers have been reluctant to make for decades. Mexico’s ports have long been considered North America’s least attractive option for retailers looking to import goods to the continent. Mexico’s $5 Billion Port Facelift. State of New Mexico.

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New Year’s Resolutions for 2018: What’s Your Personal Challenge?

Talking Logistics

Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2018? If you’re a supply chain or logistics executive and you’re looking for ways to improve as a leader this year, here are my five recommendations that I first made in 2014 but still apply today: 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Supply Chain & Logistics Executives. Every year I take on a personal challenge to learn something new,” he wrote last week on Facebook. “I’ve

When Opportunity Knocks, Say YES!

Supply Chain Nation

On Wednesdays, Supply Chain Nation will shine a light on the role of women in the world of technology and supply chain. She grew up in cities around the world until her father retired and her family settled in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she graduated high school and went on to earn an Accounting degree from the University of New Mexico. VM: I think maybe women traditionally didn’t have an interest in technology and supply chain.

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. Knowing these timelines is crucial to supply chain planning. But knowing the general breakdown of crop production, state by state, can help your supply chain roll with the punches. The Golden State is an invaluable resource to the domestic food supply chain.

This Week in Logistics News (June 25-29, 2018)

Talking Logistics

I’ve started to ramp up my training for our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure team ride in support of JDRF, which will be in Santa Fe, New Mexico on November 3, 2018. And now, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Wanted: Hundreds of Entrepreneurs to Start Businesses Delivering Amazon Packages. Walmart-Led Blockchain Effort Seeks Farm-to-Grocery-Aisle View of Food Supply Chain (WSJ – sub.

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

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Other poor performers alongside Rhode Island in both reports include Maine, New Hampshire, West Virginia, Connecticut, Mississippi, and, surprisingly, Massachusetts, all of which came in the bottom 10 in both reports. Some of the other economic big hitters in the US faring poorly alongside Massachusetts include New York and California. New Mexico. New York. #28. New Mexico. #31. New Jersey. #38. New Jersey. New York.

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