FreightWaves Classics: Port of Philadelphia has served region for 300+ years

The Supply Chain Journal

ports on the nation’s East Coast, Philadelphia has been a center of international commerce for over 300 years. Today, the Port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort) has a leading position in several areas of trade. A drawing of Philadelphia and its port in colonial America.

Mother’s Day Truck Convoy helps Make-A-Wish children

The Supply Chain Journal

The Make-A-Wish Philadelphia, Delaware and Susquehanna Valley chapter will continue its annual Mother’s Day tradition of hosting one of the world’s largest fundraising truck convoys.


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Imported produce fuel winter reefer demand

DAT Solutions

Even in the midst of winter when produce loading opportunities in most areas are on the decline, ports like Philadelphia and Wilmington, DE, are flush with imports.

How Do You Impress a City? - UCLA Real Estate Wire

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Billion Philadelphia skyscraper. The Comcast Innovation and Technology Center - Philadelphia, PA. UCLA Real Estate Wire. Search. Contact. For blog inquiries: For media inquiries: For general inquiries: Links. Homepage. Alumni & Friends. News & Events. Research Briefs. Working Papers. Resources. Archives. June 2014. May 2014. April 2014. March 2014. February 2014. January 2014. December 2013.

Drug distributors propose wide-ranging opioid settlement

The Supply Chain Journal

The reaction: Several states called the settlement proposal a victory, but lawyers for Washington state and Philadelphia are calling it insufficient. “It This is an excerpt from Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here.

A Dose of Reality—and Opportunity—at Pharma Labeling Event


While attending the recent Pharma Packaging and Labeling event in Philadelphia, a few startling statistics that we’ve heard before resurfaced: Pharmaceuticals Serialization FDA DSCSA Pharma Labeling

You Gotta Love a Good Comeback Story

Consumer Goods Logistics

Being from Philadelphia originally, I’m certainly a sucker for Rocky (see the movie Creed , by the way) – the quintessential comeback movie. I was reading an article on the turnaround of Hostess. I love a good comeback story. supply chain talent

4 reasons not to miss the Quintiq World Tour

DELMIA Quintiq

Robert Meyers , Planning Manager Americas, BP Lubricants, Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia 2014. Lora Cecere , Supply Chain Insights, Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia 2014. Future stops include London, Beijing, Paris, Sydney and Philadelphia, with the tour landing in Amsterdam in November. Another year, another stretch goal. Your boss is expecting you to squeeze every last dollar of efficiency out of your plans.

On the Floor this Week at the 2015 Digital Summit

ModusLink Corporation

We’re highlighting our four minute click-to-ship capability in Philadelphia Every year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) puts on the Digital Summit to foster productive discussion amongst the brightest and most innovative players in the digital retail world.

This Week in Logistics News (January 20 – 26)

Logistics Viewpoints

They will meet the Philadelphia Eagles, who crushed the Minnesota Vikings 38-7 in the NFC title game, a week from Sunday in Minneapolis, MN. In yet another impressive comeback, the New England Patriots topped the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20 in the AFC title game to move on to their 10th Super Bowl, and 8th in the Belichick – Brady era. Logistically, hosting the Super Bowl is no easy feat, given everything that goes into it. The […].

2021 Produce Season Transportation Capacity Outlook and How to Navigate the Market


The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) publishes weekly reports on the state of produce transit, and across the board, markets from Atlanta through Philadelphia report shortages. Following a year of disruption, the tidal wave of shortages seems to be a recurring theme.

ThankX Delivery Services!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In March 2020, Real Estate Investor/Tax Analyst Carlos Colon (a Philadelphia native, raised in Puerto Rico) decided to bring an idea of his to life; one which was building in his heart for a long period of time. opening multiple offices to serve the Philadelphia and South Jersey area.

Is Workforce Planning the Weakest Link in Your Supply Chain Transformation Journey?

Talking Logistics

For example, at the Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia conference last October, Southwest Airlines, which has more than 18,000 employees across 90+ airports, discussed how trying to do headcount planning, schedule development, and scenario evaluation manually, while taking into account regulations and labor agreements, was becoming a losing battle for them.

Touchless Black Friday

Enterra Insights

But the truth is that Black Friday owes its name to the Philadelphia Police Department, which did not have profitability in mind.”[1] In the middle years of the twentieth century, the scene was often particularly bad in Philadelphia, where the annual Army-Navy football game was regularly played on the weekend after Thanksgiving. This Black Friday will be like no other. To understand why it will be so different, we need a little history lesson.

The warehouse paradox: Looking to remnant spaces

The Supply Chain Journal

Some markets, like Dallas-Fort Worth, Detroit and Philadelphia grew more than 10% in the third quarter of 2020. As consumers become more willing to open up their wallets and e-commerce continues to surge, acquiring warehouse space near customers is more important than ever.

Supply chain integration platform secures $5M funding round

The Supply Chain Journal

was founded in 2016 in Philadelphia. Data integration provider has raised $5 million in a funding round led by Grand Ventures and Mercury Fund.

Truckers owed hundreds of thousands after glass fabricator, affiliates file bankruptcy

The Supply Chain Journal

Other unsecured creditors include three leasing companies: Miller Truck Leasing of Lumberton, New Jersey, owed nearly $750,200; Penske Truck Leasing of Philadelphia, owed nearly $23,000; and Nets Trailer Leasing of NJ, headquartered in Burlington, New Jersey, owed about $9,500.

Pharma labeling event reinforces growing trends


I had the pleasure of attending the 8th Annual Pharma Packaging and Labeling Conference last week in Philadelphia, and it really underscored the importance of enterprise labeling from both a regulatory and business point of view. Pharmaceuticals FDA Life Sciences DSCSA Pharma Labeling

First USMCA labor complaint filed against Mexican auto parts supplier

The Supply Chain Journal

Tridonex is a subsidiary of Philadelphia-based Cardone Industries. A Mexican auto parts supplier became the first company to receive a labor violation complaint under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) on Monday.

First USMCA labor complaint filed against Mexican auto parts supplier

The Supply Chain Journal

Tridonex is a subsidiary of Philadelphia-based Cardone Industries. A Mexican auto parts supplier became the first company to receive a labor violation complaint under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) on Monday.

Innovations that drive business decisions forward

DELMIA Quintiq

At Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia 2016, attendees were encouraged to think about the past, present and future of their businesses from a fresh perspective as they gained insights into the latest analytics and optimization technology. Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia has grown to become a flagship event for supply chain professionals in North America. Did you attend Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia?

The Supply Chain Shaman’s Top Five of Top Ten


Personally, I can’t wait for her 6 – 10 list and I will be sure to ask her about it when we meet up in Philadelphia next week at CSCMP Global Annual Conference 2011. Ever wondered what questions analysts are asked most often? What your colleagues are burning to know? Altimeter Group’s Lora Cecere posted on her blog Supply Chain Shaman, the top 5 questions she is asked.

Which Team has the most die-hard fans? The Eagles or the Patriots? Our Sentiment Analysis Tool Tells It All.


As a local Philadelphia business, we are so excited about the Eagles making it to the Super Bowl this year, we decided to track the excitement level of people leading up to the event by using our Social Sentiment Analysis Tool. Which Team has the most die-hard fans? The Eagles or the Patriots? Our Sentiment Analysis Tool Tells It All. was first posted on January 31, 2018 at 10:36 am. ©2017

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Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

CLX Logistics: Annual Customer Conference, TBA (2016: September, Philadelphia). LogiChem US 2017 , TBA (2016: December 12-13, Philadelphia, PA). Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S., although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia.

SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2012 (1/2)

SCM Research

I have attended the CSCMP’s Supply Chain Management Educators’ Conference (SCMEC) in Atlanta. The conference offers a unique opportunity to meet many researchers, whose faces are obscured behind references for the rest of the year.

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Profit-boosting strategies to transform your supply chain

DELMIA Quintiq

Presented at the Quintiq World Tour in Philadelphia, Dr Brian Blodgett, Associate Vice President, Scheduling, and Nicole Lowe, Scheduling Coordinator, from American Public University System (APUS), highlight how APUS has improved course scheduling operations. Tried every trick in the book to boost your supply chain but didn’t achieve the results you wanted? Imagine if you had access to strategies and tips used by your competitors and industry leaders to stay ahead.

Small and midsize businesses recovering from pandemic, but supply chain disruptions continue

The Supply Chain Journal

The company has a global fleet of more than 10,000 e-bikes with customers and service centers in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane Australia; London and Liverpool, United Kingdom; and San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York and Philadelphia.

Cold storage real estate market is hotter than ever

The Supply Chain Journal

is from third-party food logistics company FreezPak Logistics , which recently opened a 103,000-square-foot facility in Philadelphia. FreezPak Logistics’ Philadelphia location offers dry, cold and frozen temperature controlled areas, along with 15 loading docks and 26 trailer positions.

Congratulating the Supply Chains to Admire Winners

Supply Chain Shaman

For more on this, please attend the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit on September 4th-7th in Philadelphia. This afternoon, I poured myself a cup of tea to pen congratulation emails to the Supply Chains to Admire award winners. This is the fun part of my job.

A Framework for Supply Chain Leaders to Understand Supply Chain Analytics

Supply Chain Shaman

Philadelphia streets are swarming with crowds from the Superbowl win. I dialed-in, took a sip of coffee, rocked back in my seat. I asked, “ How can I help you?” This is my standard modus operandi. When not traveling, I answer nine calls on average a day.) When I asked the question, an awkward silence followed. A strained request from a marketing director for a software company ensued, “You did not list us in your analytics report, and we want to know why.” I smiled. Why, you might ask?

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2016

Talking Logistics

Never Living the Same Day Twice: The Art and Joy of Solving Supply Chain Puzzles (Takeaways from Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia Conference). CLX Logistics: Annual Customer Conference , TBA (2015: September, Philadelphia). in Philadelphia). Take a look at your budget for 2016, which is probably finalized by now. Does it contain a line item for supply chain talent and leadership development? Is the dollar amount allocated enough?

Rates and Demand Are Still High for Refrigerated Freight

DAT Solutions

Grand Rapids to Philadelphia dropped 58¢ to $3.52/mile. As we were saying before, the going rate for reefer loads heading from Grand Rapids to Philadelphia was way down last week. Seasonal harvests are winding down, but capacity is still tight for reefer freight. That’s led to higher reefer rates on the West Coast and in the Midwest. Potato shippers seem to be feeling the effects of the ELD protests that have been scattered across the country.

Organized Retail Crime is Growing, Losses up 7% from Last Year

Material Handling and Logistics

Philadelphia, and Arlington/Dallas/Fort Worth, tied; and 10) Fort Lauderdale and Seattle, tied. A National Retail Federation report found that 92% of companies surveyed had been a victim of organized retail crime in the past year. Organized retail crime is on the rise, with nearly three-quarters of retailers surveyed reporting an increase in the past year, according to the 14th annual ORC study released recently by the National Retail Federation.

Characteristics of a High-quality Review

SCM Research

At this year’s CSCMP Conference in Philadelphia I joined a presentation about high-quality reviews held by the co?editors editors in chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. Therefore, I’d like to remember their July 2010 editorial, Crafting High-quality Reviews: Guidelines, Examples and Feedback.

DELMIA Quintiq World Tour 2019 — Planning in a Disruptive World

DELMIA Quintiq

This was the focus of the sixth DELMIA Quintiq World Tour Series, which covered five locations around the world: Abu Dhabi, Melbourne, Philadelphia, Barcelona and Moscow. We’re living in a period of rapid change.