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.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted. Pennsylvania.

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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.

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. Featured Strategy Transportation energy bottlebecks energy supply and demand gas pipeline system MIT supply chain master's

Transportation Funding vs. Immigration Reform (60 Minutes vs. Saturday Night Live)

Talking Logistics

If it’s not one thing, it’s another…that keeps transportation infrastructure funding down the priority list for Congress. For related commentary, see my post from February 2014, Enough Talk: Time to Fix Transportation Infrastructure Funding ). But [transportation infrastructure funding] was not heard during the midterm elections where there was virtually no public debate on infrastructure and that has barely changed in the weeks that have followed [emphasis mine].

This Week in Logistics News (March 6-10, 2017)

Talking Logistics

January 2017 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). For example, goods from Schneider Electric were transported on a Maersk Line container vessel from the Port of Rotterdam to the Port of Newark in a pilot with the Customs Administration of the Netherlands under an EU research project.

What Exactly Is Omnichannel 2.0 and How Is It Different?


According to the Wharton University of Pennsylvania , the measures to fully utilize omnichannel 2.0 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Omnichannel is a term frequently used in today’s modern supply chain management.

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


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.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015


FTR Transportation Conference 2015 Indianapolis, Indiana; September 15-17. Early bird registration is already open for 2015’s FTR Transportation Conference, which dubs itself “The Premier Forecasting Event of the Year.”

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.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update


Transplace is closely monitoring the outbreak and the impact the reaction is having on the transportation market. Packaging and CPG supply chains appear to be oversold in many places and transportation demand is strong from those sectors. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

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

PLS Logistics

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

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats


Those changes, along with high costs of transporting materials and finished goods to and from overseas locations, make the value of reshoring likely to become a compelling financial reality for many manufacturers. Transportation and freight costs are reduced.

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. The focus is on improving demand sensing, demand translation (into manufacturing, transportation and material processes) and the execution of demand orchestration strategies.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll


To address these problems the tiny state is taking on a $5 billion programme to try and overhaul the transportation network by 2025, a cost equivalent to nearly $5,000 per citizen. US News Best States for Transportation Rank. Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania. #49.

The History of the Shipping Container


Did You Know That … Early examples of intermodal containers include railroads from 1830s (various sized containers), and Pennsylvania Railroad regular container service (1929). First intermodal cargo transportation (containers are stacked on deck).

Kroger launching reusable packaging partnership for grocery e-commerce


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.

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Muller explained in a very comprehensive manner about how "movement" of each type of soldiers should be done which included marching, transportation, wheeling, advancing, formation, transport of heavy guns, how to cross the river etc. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts.

Global study reveals increased use of third party logistics providers and outsourced logistics services key to success in emerging markets

Supply Chain Network

and packaging sufficiently to handle long distance transportation. Collins, Managing Partner, Transportation & Logistics – Americas, Heidrick & Struggles. Penn State is designated as the sole land grant institution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. University’s main campus is located in State College, Pennsylvania. consulting services, has one of the industry’s leading, dedicated Transportation and Logistics practices round.

CSCMP 2011 Recap: The Synergy Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Network

Key to this success was very tightly synchronized multi-vendor product and data flows creating significant inbound transport & process savings and service improvements. Suffice it to say I was more than pleased, and very excited, to hear what Ahold, Del Monte and ES3 have now created in York Pennsylvania. NonStop was a consortium of major 3PL and Transport firms which proposed 29 similar facilities across the US in the 1990?s

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Transportation could be impacted in Illinois. Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa. Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has announced a graduated reopening plan that will allow less affected areas to open first.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Transportation?could Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa.?? . Pennsylvania ? . The Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf?has Remain in-the-know of transportation market updates by signing up for Zipline’s monthly e-newsletter.? .

Digitization and the Future of Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

” People who live in Pennsylvania are familiar with anachronistic encounters with the Amish who still traverse busy streets riding in horse-drawn carriages. Motorized coaches and cars bring passengers to their stores and restaurants and modern transportation systems ship their handmade goods to a broader customer base. When motorized vehicles became commonplace, horse-and-buggy supply chains found they couldn’t compete with modern transportation systems.

Best-Cost vs. Least-Cost Sourcing

Talking Logistics

And earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal published an article about how the toy maker K’Nex has moved most of its manufacturing operations from China to its factory in Pennsylvania. Also, check out the rest of my conversation with Kevin for additional perspectives on this topic, as well as his thoughts on transportation management, sustainability, social media, and other industry topics.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa. . Pennsylvania . The Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf will begin fully reopening the state beginning on May 8, but many businesses have begun to resume operations with some health guidelines. .

ThroughPut Inc. Appoints World-Renowned Just-in-Time, Lean & Kaizen Expert Mr. Takao Sakai to Executive Advisory Board


In addition to Takao Sakai joining the Board of Advisors, the Founder of NetIQ and a University of Pennsylvania-Wharton MBA, Mr. Hon Wong, as well as an Apple Computer Product Launch Expert & serial entrepreneur, Mr. Cameron Nazeri, have also joined the team as well recently, along with other renowned industry experts and entrepreneurs. NEWS PROVIDED BY ThroughPut Inc. Dec 03, 2018, 18:00 ET. MENLO PARK, SILICON VALLEY, Calif., 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ThroughPut Inc.,

Ecommerce Logistics: From Your Site to Their Doorstep


Shipping carriers handle the transportation of products to their destination. Common US carriers include FedEx, UPS, USPS, and DHL and typically transport packages via truck and plane.

Eliminating Real-World Bottlenecks using AI from Silicon Valley to Mars


Ali holds a BSE & MSE from the University of Pennsylvania in Chemical Biomolecular Engineering with concentrations in Pharmaceutics & Biotechnology. Are industrial bottlenecks preventing your business from growing?

Regional Parcel Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

Lastly, US Cargo serves Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Transportation Carriers eastern connection I hate UPS lone star overnight lso ontrac overnight shipping regional carriers regional shippers same day delivery small parcel carriers spee dee us cargo Introduction to Regional Parcel Carriers. Although large carriers like UPS and FedEx are global and offer many options, regional parcel carriers occupy a significant niche in the industry.

How the Bakken Oil Boom Impacts U.S. Supply Chains

CH Robinson Transportfolio

There are similar scenarios playing out in Texas and Pennsylvania as well. The oil and gas industry impacts freight transportation in four significant areas: Diesel Prices.

3PL providers and shippers struggling to improve agility as infrastructure and workforce readiness hampers capabilities finds study


Supply chains are investing in integrated technologies to reverse this trend, which include: enterprise resource planning software (72%); warehouse management systems (56%); transportation management networks (38%); and supply chain visibility tools (34%).

Eliminating Real-World Bottlenecks using AI from Silicon Valley to Mars


Ali holds a BSE & MSE from the University of Pennsylvania in Chemical Biomolecular Engineering with concentrations in Pharmaceutics & Biotechnology. Eliminating Real-World Bottlenecks using AI from Silicon Valley to Mars. September 25th, 2019.

Greg Javor: “Our mission is to inspire and nurture the human spirit”

Supply Chain Movement

I added a second major in transportation and logistics and, for a full armoury, added a third in production operations and management. For example, we had a regional distribution facility in Reading Pennsylvania.

World-Renowned Lean & Kaizen Expert Mr. Takao Sakai joins ThroughPut Advisory Board


In addition to Takao Sakai joining the Board of Advisors, the Founder of NetIQ and a University of Pennsylvania -Wharton MBA, Mr. Hon Wong , as well as an Apple Computer Product Launch Expert & serial entrepreneur, Mr. Cameron Nazeri , have also joined the team as well recently, along with other renowned industry experts and entrepreneurs. MENLO PARK , SILICON VALLEY, Calif., 3, 2018. ThroughPut Inc.,

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This Week in Logistics News (April 29 – May 3, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Over the past few years, freight brokerage has been a hot segment of the transportation market. Earlier this week, I wrote about the network effect in transportation management.