The Worst Supply Chain in North America

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I’ve been doing some research on the unconventional oil supply chain. Unconventional oil includes crude oil from shale and oil sands. I’ve talked to over 20 oil executives and experts about the inbound supply chain that supports oil well production. This is part of the supply chain that the oil industry refers to as “upstream.” […]. Petroleum Industry Supply Chain Planning

Top Warehouses in North America 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

The top warehouses in North America were recently profiled in a great article by the fine folks at Modern Material Handling. Top Warehouses in North America. The post Top Warehouses in North America 2013 appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Warehousing Top 20 3PL warehouses top 20 warehouses top 20 warehouses in North America top 20 warehouses in US top warehouses warehouse 3pl top characteristics

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Will Trucking Challenges Transform JITS in North America?

QAD

Trucking Challenges in North America. While the challenge may be looming globally, the North American automotive manufacturing base may be more inclined to try and dilute their just-in-time-sequence (JITS) supply loops. But why just in North America? North American manufacturing, on the other hand, does not face the same cost barriers, for additional floor space to build a warehouse extension.

North America’s Top Distribution Hubs

Supply Chain Link

Each distribution hub in North America is unique in more than their location, but also the logistics opportunities that lie in each area. As speed and demand to market continue to play a role in distribution decisions, many shippers are evaluating which distribution locations would be ideal. They all have one thing in common, they. READ MORE. Distribution Supply Chain 3pl Global Urban Hubs Warehousing

April Class 8 truck orders: Too much of a good thing?

The Supply Chain Journal

Daimler Trucks North America is taking rolling downtime at plants in North Carolina and Mexico. Volvo Truck North America resumed production Monday after the UAW called off a 13-day strike last Friday.

Truckstop.com and Chainalytics Team Up to Unleash North America’s Largest Freight Rate Database

CHAINalytics

The partnership between industry data giants will combine Chainalytics’ market intelligence products with Truckstop.com’s rates data to provide increased visibility into contract and spot rates in North America.

ToolsGroup Names David Barton General Manager of North America

ToolsGroup

BOSTON (May 13, 2019) – ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, announced today that David Barton has joined ToolsGroup as the new general manager of North America. Barton succeeds Patrick Smith, who served as managing director for North America from 2011 to February 2019. Barton’s appointment comes at a time of rapid expansion for ToolsGroup, with double-digit growth of its North American business in 2018.

Bristlecone’s IoE solutions enables connected assets in supply chain operations for Mahindra North America (MUSA)

Bristlecone

The post Bristlecone’s IoE solutions enables connected assets in supply chain operations for Mahindra North America (MUSA) appeared first on Bristlecone.

The state of electric trucks — Transmission

The Supply Chain Journal

AIT’s automotive logistics professionals are the experts at developing resilient, scalable solutions for OEM and Tier 1 supply chains across Asia, Europe, and North America. Blanco welcomes Rakesh Aneja, head of eMobility for Daimler Trucks North America.

Supply Chain News on The State of the Big Box Distribution Center Market in North America

Supply Chain Digest

Now More than 11,000 DCs over 200,000 Square Feet in Top 22 Markets

RELEX Solutions Names Richard Daw Vice President Sales, North America

RELEX Solutions

office as Vice President Sales, North America, to help drive RELEX’s continued expansion in the region. where he generated significant growth by serving leading retailers in Europe and North America. Richard is a strong addition to our sales team,” says RELEX’s President, North America Michael Falck. “He The post RELEX Solutions Names Richard Daw Vice President Sales, North America appeared first on RELEX Solutions. Read PDF.

Amazon Fuels North America’s Most Severe Warehouse Shortage

Supply Chain Brain

Finding warehouse space around Toronto has never been harder, and the e-commerce fueled shortage is disrupting businesses and threatening the broader economy

Volvo expects up to a month of chip shortage downtime

The Supply Chain Journal

Ironically, a strike by 2,900 workers at Volvo’s only manufacturing plant in North America could help the company move chips to other plants and forestall downtime. In North America, orders soared 369% to 22,215 versus 4,732 in the year-ago period.

FreightCenter Customer Spotlight: Human Solutions of North America

Freight Center

That’s the machine Human Solutions of North America has been selling and shipping for years. Learn more about Human Solutions of North America in today’s FreightCenter customer spotlight. You know those 3D body scanners you go through at the airport?

Cross Border eCommerce – Key to Successful Entry in North America

Vinculum

When seller brands dream of penetrating the international e-commerce markets, they usually picture North America – and they have justifiable reasons for this: As of 2018, the average revenue per online shopper is the highest for the United States.

A Tipping Point?

Supply Chain Shaman

The merged company will be the third largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth in the world. The goal is to drive organic growth in North American and global expansion by combining Kraft’s brands with Heinz’s international platform. For the larger supply chain (the larger freight infrastructure of the North American market), I worry. Expect Major Shifts in the North American Transportation Market.

Averitt Expands North America Services With Laredo Distribution Center

Supply Chain Brain

Averitt Express has expanded its facility in Laredo, TX with the addition of 35,000-sq.-ft ft of distribution and fulfillment space

Congratulations to 15 JDA Customers for Being Named to the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third Party Logistics, North America

BlueYonder

We’d like to congratulate the 15 JDA customers for being named to the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third Party Logistics, North America, which you can view here. The post Congratulations to 15 JDA Customers for Being Named to the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third Party Logistics, North America appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog.

Truck-focused Electric Island charging site opens in Portland, Oregon

The Supply Chain Journal

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and Portland General Electric (PGE) opened their Electric Island charging project near the truck maker’s Oregon headquarters Wednesday.

On the road! 4 September supply chain conferences we love

Kinaxis

As part of the panel, four ex-AMR analysts –Roddy Martin, Mickey North Rizza, Lora Cecere and CJ Wehlage– will share insights on the results and the trends. Kinaxis is pleased to be a sponsor and participate in panel discussion of North America’s #1 End to End Supply Chain Conference for Pharmaceutical and BioPharmaceutical Companies.

Truck Talk: Marriage and divorce edition

The Supply Chain Journal

Daum’s direct reports are Karin Rådström, responsible for the Europe and Latin America regions and the Mercedes-Benz Truck brand. John O’Leary is CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, overseeing the Freightliner, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses brands.

UASC names new president for North America

Logistics Middle East

UASC appoints new president for North American operations as it seeks to overtake rivals in service quality

How Lot Traceability Can Help Your Business

Unleashed

Business Tips batch tracking CA Canada inventory tracking NA North America traceability track and traceIf you’re the manager of a manufacturing business , you’ll do whatever it takes to keep a factory running without a hitch. Factories are complex, busy places with a lot of systems, machinery and processes in place. Technology plays a key part in the manufacturing world.

Feds push police to check truck driver seat-belt compliance

The Supply Chain Journal

Driver issues News Top Stories Trucking Regulation Commercial Driver's License Commercial Leaner's Permit Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Intermodal Association of North America seat belts Truck crashes

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

Talking Logistics

CX North America Expands Driver Mobile App with Digital Proof of Delivery Update. According to the article: P&G has consolidated hundreds of offices and warehouses across North America and set up six so-called mixing centers, where computer algorithms work with robots and humans to load trucks with the optimal mix of products to ship to retailers. Our guinea pig Cow died this morning. The kids named him Cow when he was born.

UAW ends 13-day strike at Volvo with tentative contract agreement

The Supply Chain Journal

The United Auto Workers union ended a 13-day strike Friday at Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA), clearing the way for production to resume Monday at the Swedish truck makers’s only North American manufacturing facility.

Carload and intermodal traffic strong in April and Q1: AAR, IANA

The Supply Chain Journal

Much of the sizable year-over-year increase is due to volumes falling out in April and May at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in North America. Expect North American intermodal volumes to grow in 2021: IANA. Volume categories such as grain and intermodal helped U.S.

Transmission: Electric delivery trucks from Volvo, Lion get ready to roll in California and Canada

The Supply Chain Journal

Newsletters Transmission Daimler Trucks North America GHG emissions Greenhouse gas emissions Greenlots IKEA IKEA Canada Lion Electric Second Closet Volvo Trucks North America Volvo VNR electricIt’s a good day to breathe a bit easier.

Volvo Trucks hit by first UAW strike since 2008

The Supply Chain Journal

About 2,900 United Auto Workers (UAW) representing employees at Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) struck the truck manufacturer’s only North American plant in Dublin, Virginia, on Saturday for the first time since an eight-week walkout in 2008.

Can Kodiak Robotics compete with the big boys of autonomous trucking?

The Supply Chain Journal

Autonomous Vehicles News Technology Top Stories Aurora Innovation Autonomous Trucking Technology Daimler Trucks North America Embark Trucks Kodiak Robotics Navistar International Corporation PACCAR Plus TRATON SE TuSimple Volvo Group Waymo Via

Hyzon expects to deliver fuel cell trucks in Europe in Q3

The Supply Chain Journal

Fuel cells News Top Stories Trucking Daimler Trucks North America fuel cell electric trucks Hyundai Hyzon Motors SPACs Volvo GroupHyzon Motors, the SPAC-backed spinoff of Singapore’s Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies, has begun production of fuel cell trucks in Europe.

Truck Talk: Autonomous insurance edition

The Supply Chain Journal

Daimler Trucks North America said this week it would offer three levels of electric truck eConsulting through its Detroit subsidiary. Photo: Daimler Trucks North America).

Green Supply Chain News on Programs to Put a Price of Carbon have been Growing in North America, but What will Happen After Paris Accord

Supply Chain Digest

Canadian Provinces Looking to Join California Exchange, as Systems Function Technically, but are They Really Effective. Impact on Supply Chains Still Low

Volvo Trucks hit by first UAW strike since 2008

The Supply Chain Journal

About 2,900 United Auto Workers (UAW) representing employees at Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) struck the truck manufacturer’s only North American plant in Dublin, Virginia, on Saturday for the first time since an eight-week walkout in 2008.

Transmission: Chip shortage hits EV production; specific tires for performance EVs

The Supply Chain Journal

Over in Portland, Oregon, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced the opening of the first-of-its-kind charging site for heavy-duty electric trucks. Newsletters Transmission chip shortage Daimler Trucks North America Hankook Tire heavy-duty truck electrification