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.

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

Consumer Goods Logistics

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.

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Planning for a Gas-Fueled Nation

Supply Chain @ MIT

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.

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.

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

What Exactly Is Omnichannel 2.0 and How Is It Different?

Cerasis

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

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.

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. ).

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.

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.

Ohio 100

Market Update: $3+ Trillion to Keep Up with Infrastructure Repairs

PLS Logistics

In Pennsylvania, nearly 1 in 4 bridges are considered structurally deficient. Ports and surface transportation must be able to accommodate the country’s growing population and freight volumes.

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

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

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.

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.

Groundhog Day

Supply Chain Shaman

The largest Groundhog Day in the United States is in s Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania , with Punxsutawney Phil. . Groundhog Day is celebrated on February 2. According to folklore, if it is cloudy when a Groundhog emerges fro m the burrow, then the forecast of an early spring is predicted.

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.

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.

Theory & Practice (Demand Planning)

The Network Effect

Armstrong is a professor at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Kevin Dooley. I think it was Yogi Berra who said, “In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is”.

Kroger launching reusable packaging partnership for grocery e-commerce

EFT

During the first phase of the US launch, a select number of consumers in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Washington, D.C. The Kroger Co.

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

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

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

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

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.

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.

Warehouses are the next HOT investment triggered by the digital transformation of the supply chain

NC State SCRC

Those being purchased by BREIT are in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Chicago, central Pennsylvania, Atlanta and south and central Florida, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the information isn’t public.

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.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Pennsylvania. When you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Here is a good question to help you understand what compliance should look like in your organization. What are your customer, partner, regulatory, and vendor expectations?”.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

Did You Know That … Early examples of intermodal containers include railroads from 1830s (various sized containers), and Pennsylvania Railroad regular container service (1929). The History of the Shipping Container.

Closed Loop Recycling Systems are Key to Sustainable Concessions for the Portland Blazers

NC State SCRC

Other teams, including the Minnesota Twins, the Pittsburgh Pirates, and the Minnesota Wild, and universities, including Purdue University and Pennsylvania State University, are also interested.

‘Best in Class’ Supply chain from a Road warrior perspective – Part 1

Kinaxis

My first business trip as a supply chain road warrior was to Pennsylvania visiting a scissor lift truck company. by Carol McIntosh Firstly, what is a supply chain road warrior?

The Journey of BluJay’s Frictionless Tour

BluJay Solutions

BluJay’s Frictionless Tour hit the road in September, from production in Pennsylvania to kick-off in Wisconsin and a finale in Michigan. One 40-foot RV. 51 days. 11 football games. 6,941 miles traveled.

ERP Sustains Manufacturing during COVID-19

IQMS

A northwestern Pennsylvania-based manufacturer serving many of the world’s largest mass merchandisers, is a good example of using manufacturing ERP software to rapidly respond to changing patterns in demand.

GoPuff gets go-ahead for 300,00 sq ft technology & distribution centre in South Jersey

EFT

Along with the Gloucester County facility, goPuff will also build a new 30,000-square-foot headquarters in Philadelphia and 10 warehouses across Pennsylvania as part of a $4 million expansion plan expected to generate over 500 new jobs. GoPuff, an on-demand delivery company, has accepted a grant from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority with the aim of becoming fully operational by the end of 2019.