Big Data and Analytics for Oil and Gas Transportation

Talking Logistics

Based on the current trends, North America could rival OPEC in oil and production. This growth along with the complexities found in the oil and gas industry can create significant transportation and logistics challenges. Implementing proven procurement processes for oilfield trucking. Utilizing sand and production water transportation solutions. 3PL Transportation Management Upcoming Episodes Alaster Love Oil and Gas Transplace transportation

Lean Transportation: Are you Using Lean Thinking for Transportation Management? If not, Why?

Cerasis

For shippers, culture and behavior have to change to apply Lean Transportation thinking. The “Them (company leadership) versus Us (shop floor associates)” mentality also needs to change for Lean Transportation to " WE. The 8 Rights To Achieve Lean Transportation Practices. The are the 8 Rights of Lean Transportation thinking: Right Materials, Right Quantity, Right time, Right Place, Right Source, Right Price, Right Quantity, and. Transportation takes time.

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Why Now is the Perfect Time to Benchmark and Bid Your Carrier Rates

Talking Logistics

In today’s highly competitive marketplace, understanding how your company’s procurement strategy and results compare with industry peers is critical. Whether you need to inform management that your performance is superior or has improved, or identify opportunities in the procurement process to drive additional economic value – there is no better time to benchmark and bid your carrier rates than now.

Florence Et Al.

Supply Chain Shaman

North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia sit squarely in the storm’s path. Transportation will become more variable; and even scarce. Work closely with transportation carriers. Last year transportation price increases were 2-5%.)

Van Horne Institute Considers Alaska Transport Route, and Weighs Trump’s Plans for Keystone XL

NC State SCRC

The Van Horne Institute is recognized both within Canada and internationally as one of North America’s leading research institutes focused on transportation, supply chain and logistics, regulatory affairs and information and communications, as measured through its contributions to the strategic decision-making and implementation processes in the public and private sectors. policy and transportation. This leaves one option open: Go North.

Supply Chain Management:Importance of Proactive Master Data.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. In my current project about a year ago, North America region Supply Chain Planners were having major concerns related with flawed planning resulting from incorrect or no Source of Supply (SoS) for receipt elements such as Purchase requisitions &/or Planned orders. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38).

Why Truckload Lead Times Matter and How to Improve Them

TMC

This represents every operating truck in North America: Yet not every truck is available every single day of the year. Carrier Management Procurement Transportation Management Carrier Capacity Truckload truckload capacity Truckload Procurement

Why Truckload Lead Times Matter and How to Improve Them

TMC

This represents every operating truck in North America: Yet not every truck is available every single day of the year. Carrier Management Procurement Transportation Management Carrier Capacity Truckload truckload capacity Truckload Procurement

Time to Squeeze Carriers for Better Rates?

Talking Logistics

The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, dropped 0.4 A few years ago, when the market was similar to today, I wrote about a Fortune 500 company that could have saved millions of dollars in transportation costs by putting its freight out to bid. How should shippers and carriers respond to the ebbs and flows of the transportation market?

Airfreight Forwarders and Carriers Prepare for Holiday Season

Logistics Trends and Insights

Panalpina has procured extra flights for its charter operation while DHL Global Forwarding announced earlier this year that it would deploy a second dedicated Boeing 747-400F — ACMI-leased through Atlas Air — to connect the US, Europe and Asia.

More Challenges for the Transportation Network: Day 2 of the SCRC Meeting

Supply Chain View from the Field

Speakers are the SCRC meeting yesterday and today continued to speak more on the topic of transportation strategy given increasing challenges in the transportation sector, and the need for an effective transportation management strategy. For example, the widening of the Panama Canal will change the conditions here in North Carolina, as enormous container ships will be circumnavigating the globe.

Successful TMS Implementations Begin 6 Months Before Project Kick-off

Talking Logistics

Why do transportation management systems (TMS) implementations get off track? First, let’s define TMS – this is the software used to manage purchased transportation. When the implementation team doesn’t know what they don’t know.

This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Infor Aligns With MercuryGate To Strengthen Transportation Management. Oracle Introduces New Cloud Solutions for Transportation and Global Trade Management. Kuehne + Nagel inaugurates North America’s regional Integrated Logistics Control Centre in Raleigh, NC, USA.

Resin prices vary a lot more than you think! RTi helps you understand why.

NC State SCRC

RTi, based out of Forth Worth, TX, is working with NC State’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative, attracted by our strong program in procurement and supply chain, the focus on analytical thinking and modeling, and the mix of engineering and business students who work on projects with our industry partners. Pete shared with me that “we need to bring in young people who have an interest in procurement, because most of the information we develop is used in procurement negotiations.

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

EcoVadis

Now in our sixth year supporting the SPLC, it did not disappoint: This was the strongest and the most diverse gathering of committed and capable practitioners we’ve ever seen in North America — it felt like a real groundswell of action on sustainable purchasing!

When EU and U.S. Cabotage Collide with Peak Shipping Seasons

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Cabotage rules cover the transport of goods between two places in the same country by a transport operator from another country. Most (66%) of the EU’s total tonne-km that are transported by truck are moved by in-country hauliers. In North America, cabotage is more restrictive.

This Week in Logistics News (March 23-27, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Penske Logistics Reaches Agreement to Acquire Transfreight North America. This week it was Penske Logistics announcing that it is acquiring Transfreight North America from Mitsui & Co.,

Real-time Capacity Matching: Making Brokers More Efficient

Talking Logistics

Demand for these solutions, from both shippers and brokers, continues to grow because companies want to identify and implement better ways to plan and execute their transportation and logistics operations, which is what ultimately delivers value. Visibility Enables Faster Procure-to-Pay and Order-to-Cash processes : for example, you can leverage Electronic Proof of Delivery (ePOD) and geofencing to initiate invoicing and payment process. .

How to Capture Full Divestiture Value with a 3PL

Talking Logistics

This assessment identifies the most important capabilities for which the newly divested company needs to account, which may include functions such as Procurement, Purchasing, Accounting and Supply Chain Operations itself. Made between a buyer and seller, a TSA sees that the ‘mother-ship’ provides support to the divested company over a defined period of time, with services such as accounting, IT, procurement and human resources, among others.

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Trade Acronyms as a Second Language

CH Robinson Transportfolio

North America Free Trade Agreement. Global Forwarding Global Trade Resources Transportation Policy UncategorizedTrade Acronyms as a Second Language | Transportfolio. Everyone is talking about trade and tariffs—and the potential impacts on businesses and countries.

All Third Party Logistics Providers Are Not Created Equal

Supply Chain Network

My initial involvement in the Third Party Logistics business was early in 1993 when I became the first Director of Development for Tibbett & Britten Group in North America. ig fan of procurement when used prudently and for the appropriate commodities and services.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance. By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance. By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America.

Retreads are Good For Truckers…and Good for the Environment!

NC State SCRC

The American Transportation Research Institute estimates that of the total cost per mile of driving a rig that drives between 80,000 and 125,000 miles per year, the average cost (including drivers wages and benefits) is $1.593 per mile, or which tire cost are $ 0.043 a mile, and fuel costs are $.403 In North America, the trucking industry saves more than three billion dollars annually by using retreaded tires.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Con-way Truckload and Con-way Multimodal Join Forces to Launch New Intermodal Service for North America. CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America.

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Kewill Announces Acquisition of LeanLogistics

BluJay Solutions

Leading logistics solutions provider strengthens offering with global SaaS transportation platform. LeanLogistics is a global leader in transportation solutions for shippers, with hundreds of TMS customers across the US and Europe, and a supporting network of over 14,000 carriers. The global transportation market is ready for a clear leader.”. And when you combine our two carrier networks, we will have by far the largest in North America.”,

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Research from APQC’s Open Standards Benchmarking in procurement shows that organizations without formal SRM programs report 121 percent longer supplier lead times. Work with your broker to see if you can get priority on unloading the ship and inland transport.

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Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

The famously idealistic Silicon Valley company has pledged to source all of its cobalt in North America. Supply chain is not just about the procurement and transportation of goods from source to consumer. In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. Ten years later, that number has more than doubled.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

The famously idealistic Silicon Valley company has pledged to source all of its cobalt in North America. Supply chain is not just about the procurement and transportation of goods from source to consumer.

Which Metrics Matter? Interview with Philippe Lambotte

Supply Chain Shaman

This is the one metric within a manufacturer that supply chain/logistics organization, manufacturing and procurement organizations are aligned to. My journey to understand supply chain Metrics That Matter started three years ago.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance. By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America. One month ago, we communicated to you regarding the acquisition of LeanLogistics by Kewill.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance. By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America. One month ago, we communicated to you regarding the acquisition of LeanLogistics by Kewill.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance. By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America. One month ago, we communicated to you regarding the acquisition of LeanLogistics by Kewill.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance. By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America. One month ago, we communicated to you regarding the acquisition of LeanLogistics by Kewill.

A Letter to our Customers

BluJay Solutions

We do this across many areas that include global transportation, trade and compliance. By combining the two companies, we have created the most expansive and largest carrier network feeding into the most sophisticated Transportation Management platform available in North America. One month ago, we communicated to you regarding the acquisition of LeanLogistics by Kewill.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

University of North Texas. Charlie Wilgus @Lucas_Group Charlie Wilgus is the General Manager of the Manufacturing & Supply Chain Executive Search Division at Lucas , North America’s premier executive search firm.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

Belk experienced substantial growth in its e-commerce business in 2011 and 2012, leading to the expansion of its original North Carolina fulfillment center plus the opening of an additional 515,000 square foot fulfillment center in South Carolina.