Florence Et Al.

Supply Chain Shaman

North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia sit squarely in the storm’s path. To prepare, stratify your suppliers into strategic, single source and high volume flows. Expect tight capacity across North America. This morning the Washington Post rang.

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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Reflections on Hard Hats and Safety Shoes…

Supply Chain Shaman

I live in West Virginia. When the added costs of transportation and inventory working capital impacts are added, there is a solid logic to bringing manufacturing back to North America. Mexico has become more attractive, and many companies are looking at alternative sourcing in Latin and South America. Manufacturing teams used to manage the supply chain group. Today, in most organizations, the supply chain team manages manufacturing.

This Week in Logistics News (February 16-20, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Derailed CSX train in West Virginia hauled newer-model tank cars ( Reuters ). This was a busy week for supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it. Kintetsu to Buy Neptune’s APL Logistics for $1.2 Billion ( BloombergBusiness ). Pressure mounts on shippers, union to settle U.S.

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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Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

North America Market. Port of Virginia estimates cargo lost in February thru April at 44,000 ctrs ~11% decline. Cast a wider net to source capacity for a “better safe than sorry” approach due to unknown surge volumes. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Source: US BEA). . Source: US DOC & Census Bureau) Consumer Confidence The Consumer Confidence Index increased to 96.5 Source: The Conference Board) (The consumer confidence index is based on a monthly survey of 5,000 U.S. Source: US DOL) . . Source: US Census). .

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

EFT

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. North Dakota. #13. North Dakota. Virginia. Virginia. #30.