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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The 2016 Operations Summit Is Here!

Value Unchained

Today marks the second day of the Operations Summit at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Trending Sources

11 Ways Tech Will Change Logistics in 2017

Freightos

Google’s driverless car – Waymo – has driven over 2 million miles , Tesla self-driving technology is in cars across the US and Uber’s $680 million dollar acquisition of Otto resulted in a 100 mile truck delivery of beer in Ohio sans driver.

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.

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

Cerasis

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.

Supply Chain Solutions at Its Best

Icecorp

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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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.

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.

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.

Travel Bans and Stockpiling Can Cripple the Ebola Response Supply Chain

Supply Chain @ MIT

Stockpile of personal protective equipment in Ohio (Photo: Ohio Department of Health). Originally posted on Humanitarian@MIT : By Jarrod Goentzel.

Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, TQL employs more than 4,200 people in 59 offices nationwide. While the growth in the third-party logistics market has slowed somewhat, 90% of the major companies in the U.S. are now using at least one 3PL in their operations. The total U.S.

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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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.

Philosophy

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.

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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Increasing Sustainability at Distribution Centers

Ryder Exchange

Its return center in Columbus, Ohio, disassembles and segregates various materials for recycling.

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

Cerasis

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.

From Transactional to Transformational: Successfully Adding Managed Transportation Services

Talking Logistics

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

LeanCor Executives to Present at CSCMP Conference

LeanCor

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

[INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America

Cerasis

percent, 152,400 jobs), Ohio (12.6 percent), Ohio’s 4th (61,000 jobs, 19.0 While US manufacturing has been hit hard by nearly two decades of policy failures that have damaged its international competitiveness, it remains a vital part of the U.S. economy.

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.

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.

Trends—September 2014

Inbound Logistics

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Feature on Stage Stores and its TMS Implementation

Supply Chain Collaborator

These stores are supported by three highly automated distribution centers, located in Texas, Ohio and Virginia.

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Heavy Haul, Oversize Freight Transportation – Case Studies

Freightera

Goal : Freightera was tasked to move 8 heavy, oversize refinery units from Houston, Texas to Toledo, Ohio, USA (over 1250 miles) and 10 flat-bed loads. Project 1 – Heavy Equipment Hauling. Customer : Large US chemical and refinery services company.

20 Manufacturing Blogs You Need to Be Reading

Cerasis

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 ). Editor's Note : This is a guest blog from Valco Valley Tool & Die , a complete metal parts manufacturing house with a proud history of quality products, service and performance. Like Valco Valley Tool & Die, we are ardent readers of the manufacturing industry and blogosphere.

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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.

Overcoming the Objections to Being Transparent

NC State SCRC

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.

From the Archives: The Journeys We Take, The Choices We Make

Talking Logistics

It took us nine days to cross Pennsylvania…but then we entered the flatness of Ohio and the rest of the Midwest, and by the time we reached the Rockies, we were well broken in.

Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports

Cerasis

The last 32 monthly reports from USMTO, show that the Midwest (NCE and NCW) buys, on average, 44% of the nation’s manufacturing technology equipment with 26% from NCE’s five states of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Philips fails to solve quality-contol problems

Supply Chain Movement

Its manufacturing plant for medical equipment in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, had been plagued by complaints and came under close scrutiny by the U.S. Failure to solve quality-control problems has cost Dutch healthcare and lighting firm Philips dearly.

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.

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.

Rates Drift Down for Vans and Reefers in Mid-July Slump

DAT Solutions

Ohio (1.8). National average van rates are sliding, but they’re still a few cents above the June average, so the typical mid-July slump isn’t as bad for some truckers as it was in previous years.

Top 25 LTL Carriers 2014

The Logistics of Logistics

PITT OHIO – With an increase of 10.9% This is a list of the Top 25 LTL Carriers 2014. Ranking is based on 2013 revenue including fuel surcharges. Revenues provided are based on LTL operations only, unless indicated otherwise and include Canadian operations.

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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.

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.

Top Five Air Cargo Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

Founded in 1947 and headquartered in Ohio, Fedex (FDX) has an extensive line of services, including on-board courier and temperature control services. Top Five Air Cargo Carriers. The top five air cargo carriers by weight, according to the IATA , are: Fedex. UPS Airlines. Emirates. Cathay Pacific Airways. Korean Air Lines. Carrier Descriptions. Fedex.

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How Computer Integration can Upskill the Manufacturing Workforce

Cerasis

Commenting on the evolution of the industry, Gary Miller, Director of Training at Ohio-based Kyocera SGS Precision Tools Inc. An article published in the Wall Street Journal on September 1st claims that the number of unfilled manufacturing jobs is the highest it’s been in 15 years. Apparently, many workers no longer possess the skills to perform today’s manufacturing jobs. How can Computer Integration remedy this? .

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