Food and Beverage Industry Reevaluating Strategies to Combat Coronavirus

USC Consulting Group

For example, MVP Dairy, located in the northwestern portion of Ohio, is more assiduously examining its supply chains to close gaps and ensure continuity. In a Thomas survey conducted in April, nearly two-thirds of manufacturers indicated they planned to increase production and sourcing in North America, 28% of which said this move was “extremely likely,” Supply Chain Dive reported separately. It is a delicate balance to run a business in times of economic uncertainty.

Supply Chain Basics with Jason Miller

The Logistics of Logistics

Jason Miller (PhD The Ohio State University) is a tenured Associate Professor of Logistics and the John D. Sourcing. Supply Chain Basics with Jason Miller. Jason Miller and Joe Lynch discuss supply chain basics.

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Food Industry News Round-Up: October 9

ITradeNetwork

This week saw several recalls across multiple sources and food types. Additionally, cantaloupe from Eagle Produce sold at Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and Wisconsin has been recalled for potential risk of Salmonella.

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

Zipline Logistics

Menards services 12 distribution centers throughout its territory with facilities in Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Michigan, Missouri, and South Dakota.

Still Managing Exceptions Manually? How a TMS Can Help

Talking Logistics

This visibility has traditionally been very complicated because it must encompass an order from start to finish; it requires the TMS to read and translate all of the different types of data relevant to that order: The different data sources (like ERPs, portals, EDI, etc.); The TMS acts like a transportation control tower that can enable an intelligent “rally point” to bring together different sources, translate that data and automate or present actions as appropriate.

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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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A Truth About Global Transportation: It Happens Locally

Talking Logistics

As shippers of all sizes expand their global sourcing, manufacturing, and distribution operations, they have to navigate the complexities involved with global transportation management. What are the main challenges global shippers face today? “It It depends on who you are as a company,” said Mike Skinner, Vice President at CLX Logistics , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics.

Leadership Commitment to Strategic Suppliers Makes a Big Difference

Supply Chain View from the Field

What that means is that just as traditional sources of supply are in decline, sources that only a decade ago were uneconomical to recover are now in play, thanks to advancements in technologies such as horizontal drilling. You’ve probably heard about the Marcellus and Utica shale plays in nearby Pennsylvania and Ohio. I visited a Canadian oil and gas company this week, and participated in their first annual Supplier Day.

Nitor and Ivalua Join Forces to Successfully Launch eMaryland Marketplace Advantage

ivalua

Nitor, the leader in source-to-pay transformation, and Ivalua, a leading provider of global Spend Management Cloud Solutions , announced the successful launch of the Maryland Department of General Services’ new e-procurement system, eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA), which deployed on schedule and on budget.

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

Talking Logistics

In other transportation management news, MercuryGate announced the launch of MercuryMart, “a dynamic information exchange providing TMS users with access to a broad range of sources of available capacity.” Meanwhile, Cleveland.com 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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Blockchain is Coming to Transportation – Here’s How

Talking Logistics

A modern, multi-modal Tier 1 TMS can now take data from all sources, cleanse it and use it. He holds degrees in transportation & logistics and marketing from The Ohio State University. The transportation industry has long discussed blockchain with a healthy dose of skepticism or has taken a wait-and-see approach to its adoption.

Understanding the Need for Supply Chain Visibility in Industry 4.0

Bristlecone

Here’s a scenario: You, the Chief Supply Chain Officer, just received a call from your flagship store in Ohio saying they are running short of inventory. If your company had supply chain visibility, you would be able to track and trace your shipment from the source of production to each of its destinations. By: Deepak Ghodke, VP, Bristlecone Labs.

Ivalua Sees Accelerating Momentum with Another Record Year in 2018

ivalua

2018 new customers include industry leaders such as Ericsson, Strabag, the State of Ohio , Saab, Dole, Baylor Scott & White Health, Bpifrance, America Movil , Danieli, Michigan State University , Orange and over 40 other of the most admired brands. Growth driven by new customer acquisition, regional expansion and continued customer success. REDWOOD CITY, Feb.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

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Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

Source ID. Source ID. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, TQL employs more than 4,200 people in 59 offices nationwide. Source ID. Source ID. DB Schenker offers land transport, air and ocean freight, as well as comprehensive logistics solutions and global supply chain management services from a single source. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

Ivalua Selected by State of Maryland to Power ‘eMaryland Marketplace Advantage’ e-procurement system

ivalua

Redwood City, CA March 14, 2019 – Ivalua, a leading provider of global Spend Management Cloud solutions, today announced that the State of Maryland has selected its Source-to-Pay platform to power a new statewide e-procurement system, eMaryland Marketplace Advantage. Customers span all levels of government and include the State of Ohio, State of Arizona, City of New York, Shared Services Canada, British Columbia and others. “We

Data and Digitization in Manufacturing

Enterra Insights

Susan Helper, the Carlton Professor of Economics at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, along with Timothy Krueger, a Research Assistant at Policy Matters Ohio, and Howard Wial, a former Brookings analyst, insist manufacturing still matters — even for nations with advanced service economies, like the U.S. Manufacturing has been the lifeblood of the global economy for hundreds of years.

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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. Wherever possible, we hope to source that clean energy from within the states and communities where we operate.”. Some states are limiting corporate access to renewable energy, making it difficult for manufacturers to meet energy goals.

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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. Midwestern industry (particularly Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee) is still the largest consumer of machine tools and manufacturing technology. Sources: The Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) [link].

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

The major lanes between Houston/LA (I-10 Corridor), Chicago/Ohio, NJ/Eastern PA, and Atlanta remains the same with ample capacity however lead times have shortened. Ohio container ramps are some of the worst impacted. Cast a wider net to source capacity for a “better safe than sorry” approach due to unknown surge volumes. Pricing for surge capacity is much lower through a sourcing process vs individual carrier negotiation.

Challenging Your Comfort Zone

BlueYonder

I grew up in Columbus, Ohio. I double majored in Math and Economics with a minor in Spanish at Miami University of Ohio. I was able to be a source of consistency for the JDA team and customers throughout the transition and I am now a source of knowledge and history for the team that has since built up around those of us who stayed.

Cognitive Computing and the Changing Business Landscape

Enterra Insights

“Perhaps the greatest promise offered to businesses today stems from cognitive computing technology,” write staff members from Ohio University. To respond to the fluid nature of users’ understanding of their problems, the cognitive computing system offers a synthesis not just of information sources but of influences, contexts, and insights. 1] Ohio University Staff, “ Cognitive Computing is Changing Business — Are You Ready?

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New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS

TMC

Modern TMS solutions are designed to help shippers make such trade-offs, with analytics platforms that take data from multiple sources and present the shipper with a single access point for calculating total landed cost. 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 Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

And if most of your production happens in FL, you may choose to divert sourcing to your secondary facility, say in New Jersey, during heavy produce shipping season months to avoid the heightened costs. Ohio is a major player in Midwest agricultural production with substantial yields of soybeans, corn, hay, wheat, and tomatoes. Expect produce season to hit Ohio starting in summer and carrying through to early fall.

Spectra Energy Supplier Forum: Driving Collaborative Project Management

Supply Chain View from the Field

These executives provided an overview of the incredible growth in the natural gas pipeline structure that is being driven by the massive shale gas reserves in North Dakota, Pennsylvania, and Ohio that are driving the need for gas and LNG distribution lines. What are the opportunities in the sourcing process to improve planning? I had the pleasure and honor of attending the 2nd annual Supplier Forum, hosted by Union Gas & Spectra Energy in Hamilton, Ontario at the end of April.

Made in America Gifts For the Holidays

Material Handling and Logistics

Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Content Summary: The company was founded in 1970 in Hudson, Ohio. Americans prefer to purchase a product that was made in the U.S. In an Associated Press-GFK poll in 2017 year found nearly 75% of Americans prefer to purchase American-made goods. However, price does still matter.

A Year In Events: Looking Back At 2016 (US Edition)

EcoVadis

Ethical Sourcing Forum (New York, NY). The keynote address at the Ethical Sourcing Forum featured Professor Michael Toffel of Harvard Business School, who, along with doctoral student Yanhua Zhou, showcased their latest statistical research on code compliance, this time focusing on factories in China based on Intertek’s Workplace Conditions Assessment (WCA) data. EUISSCA Alliance Sustainable Sourcing Conference 2016 (New Orleans, LA).

Challenging Your Comfort Zone

BlueYonder

I grew up in Columbus, Ohio. I double majored in Math and Economics with a minor in Spanish at Miami University of Ohio. I was able to be a source of consistency for the JDA team and customers throughout the transition and I am now a source of knowledge and history for the team that has since built up around those of us who stayed.

The PPE Shortage Nightmare is Far From Over – It’s About to Get Worse

NC State SCRC

Recent data that I obtained from a source identifies just how bad this problem continues to be. This is particularly bad in states like Hawaii, Indiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Utah. Sourcing of PPE has never been more important. Given the lack of discussion in the media on supply chain shortages in healthcare, one would think that this crisis has been averted, and that shortages of Personal Protective Equipment, medicines, and hospital supplies is now a history lesson.

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

6 River Systems

Strategies include sourcing more items directly from manufacturers to improve margins, SKU rationalization and space reduction, “show more carry less” and assisted-store ordering. The company’s success fueled plans to build a fulfillment center in Greater Cincinnati, Ohio, creating 75 full-time jobs. About 40% of VF Corp’s production is sourced from the Americas, more than double the industry average.

Procurement Digitization: The Key To Price Transparency And Healthcare Transformation

ivalua

Healthcare continues to be a source of major concern in the United States, with recent polling indicating it is the number one issue to voters in the 2020 elections. In Ohio, a state law requiring price transparency that passed two years ago is still tied up in the courts. Source: Health IT Outcomes. Cost information in healthcare is not only opaque to patients, it’s also unclear to providers.

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. Flexible supply chains, shifting sourcing, and RFID all play a role in this success story; while efforts to make it more environmentally-friendly are ongoing. 11 Ways Tech Will Change Logistics in 2017.

Procurement Digitization: The Key To Price Transparency And Healthcare Transformation

ivalua

Healthcare continues to be a source of major concern in the United States, with recent polling indicating it is the number one issue to voters in the 2020 elections. In Ohio, a state law requiring price transparency that passed two years ago is still tied up in the courts. Cost information in healthcare is not only opaque to patients, it’s also unclear to providers.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

“Users can easily now look at your global or regional supply situation and quickly source alternates when required, but the key here is to practice your response. Croxton, The Order Fulfillment Process , The Ohio State University; Twitter: @OhioState. As the biggest players in fulfillment, distribution and omnichannel retail continue to push boundaries, logistics and planning strategists are forced to innovate.

Business Intelligence: Your Ticket Out of a Crisis

Unleashed

As the illness spreads in America, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is drawing praise for his early moves against the virus , at a time when President Donald Trump was downplaying the threat of the virus. This allowed the management team to reward top performers without the hassle of pulling reports together from different sources. Business data and analytics need to be one of your top priorities — especially in uncertain economic times.

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