Giant Eagle launches home delivery in Ohio


The grocer will be expanding their Curbside Express click-and-collect service in Central Ohio to offer home delivery with Deliv’s same day delivery service. We are filling thousands of customer orders monthly in central Ohio.

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More to Amazon’s Unfolding Expansion of Customer Fulfillment Capability

Supply Chain Matters

In a previous Supply Chain Matters commentary we called attention to a posting from the online site Motherboard describing referred to operation “Aerosmith” launched in September from an unknown corporation and run by Ohio-based aviation services provider Air Transport Services Group (ATSG).

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. Introduction.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., Lastly, US Cargo has locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Introduction.

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Trends—November 2013

Inbound Logistics

Regulatory compliance is top supply chain challenge for healthcare executives; Ohio’s transportation funding plan pays dividends with bridge repair program; GM saves $40 million a year by co-locating stamping and assembly facilities; Collaboration is the key to sustained procurement savings; U.S.

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Academic Positions in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

A premium resource, dedicated to academic positions in logistics, is the Academic Hiring Survey (pdf), provided by The Ohio State University. Are you considering an academic career in supply chain management? Akadeus offers an interesting collection of open positions in business schools worldwide.

New Editors for the Journal of Business Logistics (Guest Post by C.M. Wallenburg, WHU)

SCM Research

Starting January 2016, Walter Zinn and Thomas Goldsby , both Professors at The Ohio State University (OSU), will be in charge of this premier supply chain journal. In my recent post , I wrote that the CSCMP’s Educators’ Conference is a forum to catch the latest news from our field. This year, among these news was the announcement of the new Editors-in-Chief for the Journal of Business Logistics.

Dig Deep: What to Know About TMS Hosting, Data Models and Integration

Talking Logistics

He holds degrees in transportation & logistics and marketing from The Ohio State University.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 3-7, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Meanwhile, reports that Peloton will roll out platooning on the Ohio Turnpike this year. My garage door is crumpled. How did it happen? Rapid temperature cycling due to crazy Boston weather. Mini-earthquake right underneath garage door.

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Supply Chain Predictions for 2018: Real-Time, Innovation, Cognitive, Blockchain, Industry-Academic Partnerships, and Taking a Stand!


In a podcast discussion with Kathryn Kelly, who leads the Ohio State University Manufacturing Network, we talked about some of the big impacts that the LIVING Supply Chain will have on small business.

20 Manufacturing Blogs Every Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Distribution, and Logistics Professional Should Read


Made In Ohio – A terrific local blog with a focus on Ohio industrial concerns, this site is ideal for seeing how changes in the industry affect the common worker. ( @MADEinOHIOus ). If you are a regular reader of the Cerasis blog, you know our goal is to educate and inform those in the manufacturing, supply chain, distribution, logistics, and transportation space with best practices, trends, and industry news so that we can create a community of people.


The Network Effect

Dungy has a coaching philosophy that produced some great teams, a Super Bowl win and a key to the front door of the Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Tony Dungy is a legendary NFL football coach and one of the most respected figures in professional sports.

Overcoming the Objections to Being Transparent


I had an opportunity to speak to a group of executives at Ohio State University ‘s Center for Operational Excellence , at the Fisher College of Management, on the subject of transparency and the cultural changes implicit in moving to a digital ecosystem.

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Taking a Holistic View on Inventory May Lead to Change in Strategy

Talking Logistics

in Industrial Engineering (Major: Operations Research) at The Ohio State University. Inventory optimization has always been a challenge while designing and planning a supply chain.

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats


Ford, second only to Walmart in reshoring over the past five years, brought 3,250 jobs from Mexico to Michigan and Ohio to build F-650 and F-750 trucks, Fusion cars, and engines. This is the first post in a two part series on our update on Reshoring.

LeanCor Executives to Present at CSCMP Conference


Goldsby (Moderator), The Ohio State University; John A.

This Week in Logistics News (August 1-5, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Here are some excerpts from the article: Amazon already is operating a fleet of 10 Boeing 767 freighters, flying daily out of its air hub in Wilmington, Ohio. I celebrated my 46th birthday this week, and commemorated the 8 year anniversary of my father’s passing, by going to the beach.

A Truth About Global Transportation: It Happens Locally

Talking Logistics

What palletized freight shippers in Ohio are dealing with on a day-to-day basis is very, very different from shippers in Europe who are shipping pan-Europe across all modes (intermodal, short sea, and across borders), and that’s different from shippers who are dealing with freight movements in places like Brazil where you have to worry about freight being intercepted and hijacked, and that’s different from having to deal with the myriad of local carriers in Asian countries.

When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden

Supply Chain @ MIT

The State of Ohio, for example, is buffering its PPE inventories, for example. For example, if Ohio is stockpiling PPE and Arizona gets hit with Ebola infections, Arizona may not have enough resources to fight the virus, putting the state and all other states – including Ohio – at risk.

Supply Chain Solutions at Its Best


This will help reduce the transportation costs and allow for the goods to move through Canada in bond to the final destination in Ohio. Author: Doug Matheson – VP of International Sales Development – ICECORP Group.

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Manufacturers Having Trouble Finding Cheap, Clean Renewable Energy

Material Handling & Logistics

19, General Motors announced plans to purchase 200 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable wind energy from wind farms in Illinois and Ohio to help power the company’s facilities in Ohio and Indiana.

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How Do We Know National Network for Manufacturing Innovation is Working? Because China is Copying It.


While it may be too early to assess National Network for Manufacturing Innovation’s successes (despite a number of clear early proof points, including the success of the America Makes pilot institute in Youngstown, Ohio), the mere fact that China is copying it is an indication that the institutes are effective. Editor's note: This is a guest blog from our friend Adam Nager from the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation or ITIF.

Q & A – Julie Thomas, VP, Priority Dispatch


We’ve seen that play out in our state, Ohio. Ohio has been a global industrial center since the late 19th century. Pharma – Delivering Peace of Mind. CLDA Board Member Julie Thomas spends her days looking past the horizon for the next trend.

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From Transactional to Transformational: Successfully Adding Managed Transportation Services

Talking Logistics

He holds degrees in transportation & logistics and marketing from The Ohio State University.

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Trends—September 2014

Inbound Logistics

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The Value of a Good Super User for Your TMS

Talking Logistics

He holds degrees in transportation & logistics and marketing from The Ohio State University.

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This Week in Logistics News (June 15-19, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Goods shipped from East Asia through West Coast ports are currently transported by rail and truck as far east as the Ohio River Valley.

This Week in Logistics News (April 20-24, 2015)

Talking Logistics

In the warehouse automation realm, Swisslog announced that it has acquired FORTE Industries, a warehouse automation system integrator based in Mason, Ohio.

Amazon and Google Forcing Retailers to Adapt or Perish

Supply Chain Collaborator

The fleet of planes based in Ohio gives the company more control of the last mile, and lower costs through practices like cross-docking.

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Rates Rise in Major Markets During Inspection Blitz

DAT Solutions

You can get back to Ohio with more money in your pocket by putting together a TriHaul (triangular) route. Prices surged in the major van markets last week, despite the fact that the national average van rate dipped 1¢ per mile.

New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS


East Coast to Columbus, Ohio—as opposed to the traditional option of using West Coast facilities—are negligible. New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS.Connect by TMC.

The New Solar Tariff Promises Big Changes in Clean Energy Manufacturing


First Solar’s share price already rose nine percent , and the company has announced that it will expand domestic production in Ohio. Last month, Donald Trump followed up on his campaign promise of protecting American businesses by imposing a 30 percent tariff on foreign solar panels and cells, beginning next year.

Overtime Rules Face Challenges in Courts and Congress

DAT Solutions

The states named in the lawsuit include Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin.

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand


Many retailers and wholesalers are recognizing the need to expand their warehouse networks, so they can locate products closer to customers, compete with Amazon and establish more competitive omni-channel strategies.