JAGGAER ONE Solution Proves Vital in Helping the University of Pennsylvania Manage Procurement Through the Covid-19 Pandemic

Jaggaer

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A Costly Disconnect

Consumer Goods Logistics

freight consolidation | retail inbound transportation l Pennsylvania freight Download. White Paper: The Purchasing-Logistics Disconnect. Retailers today face an opportunity to save millions of dollars a year, simply by fixing a structural flaw built into most retail supply chains. That same fix can drastically lower carbon emissions. White Paper: The Purchasing-Logistics Disconnect. DOWNLOAD. read more.

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Winter Weather Alert: First Nor’easter of 2021

GlobalTranz

Portions of central, northern, and northwest New Jersey and southeast Pennsylvania are under a winter storm warning until 1300 (EST) Tuesday, February 2nd.

Should the State DOT Be the One to Mandate Commercial Vehicle Bans During Weather Events?

Kane is Able

On February 11, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced plans for a commercial vehicle ban on all major highways in Eastern Pennsylvania in anticipation of a predicted snow-ice mix the following day. Thankfully, the severity of the storm fell short of predictions and roads remained safely drivable for the duration of the weather event.

Planning for a Gas-Fueled Nation

MIT Supply Chain

Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio have become prominent exporters of natural gas, alongside historically productive states such as Texas, Wyoming, and Oklahoma. America’s energy portfolio has undergone drastic changes since the early 2000s. Innovations in drilling technologies have allowed states to tap into large underground shale reserves.

A Look at the Lehigh Valley Warehousing Boom

Consumer Goods Logistics

It may be too early to make a claim of that magnitude, but that’s what some people are saying about Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley – home to KANE’s Allentown warehousing campus. An East Coast version of Southern California’s Inland Empire? Logistics Industry News

An interview with Manfred (Manny) Reiche, Client Solutions

Alloy

He holds a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Manfred (Manny) Reiche is the Data Operations Manager at Alloy.

What Exactly Is Omnichannel 2.0 and How Is It Different?

GlobalTranz

According to the Wharton University of Pennsylvania , the measures to fully utilize omnichannel 2.0 Omnichannel is a term frequently used in today’s modern supply chain management. Omnichannel capability is associated with getting product to the customer in any possible fashion, that is convenient for the customer. The emergence of e-commerce mainly drives this, and in the process, is turning traditional supply chain models on their heads.

What Are the Best Business Schools?

SCM Research

1) Pennsylvania (Wharton), (2) Washington (Olin), (3) Carnegie Mellon (Tepper), (4) Worcester Polytechnic, (5) Michigan (Ross), (6) North Carolina State (Poole), (7) North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler), (8) Boston U., (9) You are looking for a business school and you do not know where to enroll? A ranking might help. One of these rankings is from Bloomberg Businessweek.

Should We Have 18-Year-Old Truck Drivers?

Consumer Goods Logistics

I grew up in rural Pennsylvania. Nothing but farm land in all directions. My town had one traffic light, and it was a blinking light. So pretty sedate. Truck Drivers

Throw Back Thursday: Remembering ‘Meeting Customer Demand in a Complex Industry’ from Kinexions

Kinaxis

This global manufacturer of surface-cutting tools, with headquarters in western Pennsylvania. by Melissa Clow Kinexions is in 26 days! As we countdown the days, I’m remembering our fascinating customer videos. Today I’d like to share the interview on ‘Meeting Customer Demand in a Complex Industry’ at Kinexions.

Introducing the Journal of Operations Management (Guest Post by the Editors-in-Chief)

SCM Research

Daniel Guide is a Professor of Supply Chain Management at the Smeal College of Business, Pennsylvania State University. In today’s guest post, Thomas Y. Choi and Daniel Guide, Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Operations Management , provide an introduction to their journal, which is a leading journal of our field.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. Lastly, US Cargo has locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. Lastly, US Cargo has locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers.

Ohio 100

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. Lastly, US Cargo has locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers.

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Putting Supply Chains on Autopilot with Ali Raza

The Logistics of Logistics

Ali joined his first tech startup while still an undergraduate student at the University of Pennsylvania. Putting Supply Chains on Autopilot with Ali Raza. Ali Raza and Joe Lynch discuss putting supply chains on autopilot. Ali is a theory of constraints (TOC) practitioner who founded a company to help supply chains to improve throughput. About Ali Raza. Ali Raza is the Founder and CEO of Throughput, Inc.,

Sustainability is a Competitive Advantage with Justin Goldston

The Logistics of Logistics

Penn State is a top-ranked research university and Pennsylvania’s only land-grant institution founded with a mission of high-quality teaching, expert research, and global service. Sustainability is a Competitive Advantage with Justin Goldston.

Arkieva COO Shapes Discussion on Demand Planning in the Bioscience & Pharmaceutical Industries

Arkieva

The Delaware Bio & Pennsylvania Bio Supply Chain Summit on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, features round-table discussions on the scope of the Pharmaceutical and Bioscience industry. Changing market conditions makes demand planning in the bioscience and pharmaceutical industries highly critical. More accurate demand planning and forecasting is required for achieving overall business objectives in the areas of growth and operational efficiency.

Five Reasons Why Are We Not Making Progress on Inventory Management

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, I am cruising major freeways traveling from Chicago to my new home in Pennsylvania. 90, then 80, followed by 76. The highway rolls ahead of me. There are endless mile markers. It is a long day. Against my friends’ advice, I decided to drive to speak to 120 business leaders at the Gains Systems event. The rain delays through the summer soured me on air travel. The sun is shining. The fall harvest—on either side of the road—bountiful.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

GlobalTranz

2015 ATA Management Conference and Exhibition Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; October 17-20. Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? As you know, the atmosphere for freight brokers is only getting more competitive. If you want to stay ahead of the competition, it’s not just a question of reading industry newsletters. Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication.

Inspiration, Education, and Practical Advice: Modern Supply Chain Experience 2018

Oracle SCM

And we’re proud and honored to feature stories from customers such as The Wonderful Company , Church and Dwight , Actuant , Seagate , Cisco , APL Logistics , and NLMK Pennsylvania. By Krista Sterner , Event Marketing Director. Planning is well underway and registration is open for Modern Supply Chain Experience, taking place from January 29–31, 2018 at the San Jose Convention Center.

Food Industry News Round-Up: October 23

ITradeNetwork

Rolling out over the upcoming months, the program is slated to launch at more than 570 Aldi stores in California, Florida, Illinois, and Pennsylvania after an initial trial in 60 Aldi stores in Georgia. Aldi Launching SNAP Access for Online Grocery via Instacart. Aldi and Instacart are partnering to make online grocery available to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants by electronic bank transfer (EBT).

Supply Chain Leaders Prepare For The Long Haul. Caution: It Will Be Gray.

Supply Chain Shaman

While my town in Pennsylvania is releasing restrictions, and people are starting to gather again in large groups, I say, “We cannot be too careful.”. When I was six, my mother volunteered me for a new polio vaccine trial. It was risky, but my determined mother took a chance.

Nestlé USA and Enterra Solutions Sign Multi-Year Cognitive Computing Agreement

Enterra Insights

Most of the data analytics and modeling will be performed at Nestlé USA in Northern Virginia and Enterra’s offices in Pennsylvania. It is with a great deal of pleasure I announce Enterra Solutions ® has signed a multi-year solution-as-a-service contract with Nestlé USA®. The agreement calls for Enterra to provide a next generation analytics and insights platform along with other business applications to Nestlé.

How Will Peak Season Logistics Management Evolve During Disruption?

Turvo

The pressure to better manage and evolve peak season logistics before the holidays has never been higher in this era of uncertainty. Meanwhile, uncertainty remains the name of the game in peak season logistics planning.

Amazon’s First Brick-And-Mortar Coming Spring 2016

Tompkins Blog

Reading a recent news article about Amazon opening their first full brick-and-mortar location at the University of Pennsylvania, I thought, “I told you so.”. I have been discussing Amazon’s future plans for years, as well as many analysts. The post Amazon’s First Brick-And-Mortar Coming Spring 2016 appeared first on Tompkins International. Blog 3PL Consumer Products Retail

Pet Food Experts Selects HIMPACT by Herlitz Inventory Management

Herlitz Inventory Management

Pet Food Experts proudly delivers pet food and supplies exclusively to independent pet retailers out of five distribution centers located in Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Colorado, and Washington State.

Barcoding: The Holiday Lifesaver

AB&R

In 1948, a Pennsylvania supermarket manager noticed that his store’s stocktaking and slow checkout times were causing him to lose profits. It Started With Retail. When you go about your daily supply chain tasks, you likely aren’t paying much attention to the barcode on your items.

Amazon’s First Brick-And-Mortar Coming Spring 2016

Tompkins Blog

Reading a recent news article about Amazon opening their first full brick-and-mortar location at the University of Pennsylvania, I thought, “I told you so.”. I have been discussing Amazon’s future plans for years, as well as many analysts. The post Amazon’s First Brick-And-Mortar Coming Spring 2016 appeared first on Tompkins International. Blog 3PL Consumer Products Retail

Kane Is Able to Unveil Natural Gas Trucks and New Trailers on August 18

Consumer Goods Logistics

Pennsylvania Senator John P. August 14, 2014 - Third-party logistics provider Kane Is Able, Inc. KANE -- www.kaneisable.com ) will hold a public event on Monday, August 18, 2014, to announce its entrance into the natural gas market. Blake, owner Chris Kane, and company president/CEO Pete Westermann will give remarks. read more

Building Outside-in Processes: Answering A Question From the Audience

Supply Chain Shaman

Last week, I spoke at the CPHA supply chain conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This was the inaugural supply chain event for the Consumer Healthcare Products Association. Checkout the presentation posted on slideshare. ). During the presentation, I spoke about the future of supply chain management, and the building of outside-in processes. In my discussion, I used the chart in Figure 1. Figure 1.

Pandemic Accelerates Brands’ Move to Direct-to-Consumer

Enterra Insights

Santiago Gallino, a professor of operations, information and decisions at University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, told Jansen, “I know for a fact that some [brands] have regret. Direct-to-Consumer (DTC/D2C) sales took off when e-commerce became a reality. As consumers increasingly use the digital path to purchase, DTC sales become an important channel for many brands. The pandemic accelerated this trend.

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31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

GlobalTranz

Foxconn, for example, announced plans to reshore in Pennsylvania, investing $40 million for a mostly automated plant. This is the first post in a two part series on our update on Reshoring. We first started writing about and featuring reshoring content back in September of 2013, and have since added 10 more reshoring related posts in our reshoring blog category.

3 Lessons from Gold and Silver Pawn: This… is Supply Chain, This… is Pawn Stars

Kinaxis

I found an “item” dating back to 1910, Carnegie, Pennsylvania. by CJ Wehlage If you read my prior blog, “ Storage Wars rescues supply chain ignominy ”, you would have seen my garage after I moved from Boston to San Diego. Every box we collected for 16 years, stuffed in the Boston attic. And now, in San Diego, the only place to put it was the garage. Well, here’s the updated picture of my garage. I used the supply chain ERP “shedding” theory to innovate and clear out my garage.

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Whitwer Tilden Public Library in Nebraska and Library of Pennsylvania State University who preserve the books (Scots Magazine, and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany for January 1810 , The Elements of the Science of War and The Independent Volume 58). NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll. Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! What do we know about "Logistics" and "Supply Chain" to date?