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

NC State SCRC

Asean Corporation’s StalkMarket, the Portland Trail Blazers, and the Moda Center. Asean’s StalkMarket brand of Ingeo-based foodservice ware has been growing steadily in the last few years, and the StalkMarket logo is easy to find on a walk through any of Portland’s many coffee shops and restaurants. Mr. Chandler reported that one of the retailers they had contacted was a natural food chain in Portland, and they responded very positively to the idea.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes. Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities. Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2016 : robot pickers, bridge-inspecting drones, autonomous freight shuttles, and more.

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How Important is 1% to Your Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Nation

At that setting, it would miss its intended port by over 100 miles – putting the container ship closer to Vancouver or Portland. Let’s apply this same concept to your supply chain. What if the assumptions that are being made about your supply chain plan and its accuracy are wrong? What if the data being used to inform your supply chain planning decisions is not precise, or worse, what if you are relying on a “good enough” approach to planning?

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Winners for Jan, 27, 2020 Contest

Supply Chain Digest

Greg Fox of DeltaOne Software and Dave Swanson of Portland, Maine, Take Home the Prize with a Great Captions

Consumers Demand Supply Chain Accountability Down to the Last Straw

Material Handling and Logistics

Is your business at risk due to unethical supply chain practices? Poor supply chain practices are a business risk, not just a sustainability one, and companies need to understand the business case for doing the right thing,” says Andrew Behar, CEO of As You Sow, a group that promotes environmental and social sustainability through shareholder advocacy, coalition building and original legal strategies. Portland, Ore.,

Corporate supply chain social responsibility in the news

Supply Chain View from the Field

Today’s New York Times has a front-page story on how supply chain inspections of factories have become a vital link in the supply chain of overseas production. ” As we have discussed in previous posts, the issues associated with simple inspection is not enough to really address the shortcoming of an extended supply chain. ” Integrating CSR into a supply chain strategy is not easy.

Global Supply Chain News on Trend to Larger Container Ships Threatens Small and Mid Sized US Ports

Supply Chain Digest

Container Traffic Almost Totally Gone Now from Portland. Impact on US Exports

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Feb. 12, 2015

Supply Chain Digest

Procter and Gamble to Build Future Factorym Driver Turnover Certainly not Improving, Labor Tensions Escalating in China, Hanjin has Had Enough with Port of Portland

The Future of Commercial Real Estate 2020

3PL Insights

As these markets continue to grow the future of industrial real estate will have a huge impact on supply chain expansion. Supply Will Outpace Demand. These markets are Charlotte, Cincinnati, Denver, Louisville, Orlando, Portland, St.

This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Dave Clark, SVP Worldwide Operations and Customer Service at Amazon, was the keynote speaker on Tuesday, and during his talk he announced this week’s top supply chain and logistics news story: Amazon Flex: Amazon will now pay you to deliver packages (The Verge). It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland.

Columbia Distributing selects Canby, Oregon for new metro area warehouse

EFT

Walnut in Canby, will consolidate the beverage distributor's three current locations situated on Portland's Swan Island, NW Yeon Avenue and NW Guam Street. Tualatin-based Perlo Construction has been selected as the general contractor and Portland based VLMK Engineering + Design has provided the project design and permitting services. Primary Event: 3PL & Supply Chain Summit: Europe Image Caption: Rendering of Columbia Distributing's future warehouse in Canby, Oregon.

West Coast Heats Up for Van Freight

DAT Solutions

Back then, it was a series of winter storms that disrupted supply chains and pushed load-to-truck ratios unusually high for several months. The same was true for roundtrips between Portland, OR and Stockton : Stockton to Portland was up 28¢ to $2.92/mile. Portland to Stockton added 44¢ for a $2.04/mile average. So far, the national averages for spot market rates in October are the highest they've been since the Snowpocalypse of 2014.

UNFI to consolidate five distribution centres into a new 1.2 million-sq-ft and expanded 800,000-sq-ft facilities in Washington

EFT

The Centralia distribution centre is located in close proximity to two existing UNFI DCs in Tacoma and Portland. and a 923,000 square-foot warehouse in Portland, Ore. Once construction of the new Centralia DC is complete and the expansion of the Ridgefield DC is finished, UNFI plans to close its Tacoma, Portland and Auburn warehouses, as well as reduce its dependency on outside storage and third-party logistics services.

A Complete Breakdown of the 26th State of Logistics Report

Cerasis

On June 23, 2015, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals ( CSCMP ) released the “State of Logistics Report,” which happens to be in its 26 th year. This year’s version of the State of Logistics Report revealed that third-party logistics providers ( 3PLs ) and those involved in the supply chain have experienced the greatest gain and economic turnaround since the Great Recession of nearly a decade ago.

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MIT Research: The Effects of Dynamic Safety Stocks on Inventory and Service Levels

RELEX Solutions

Competing chains strive to stand out during holiday periods. in Supply Chain Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Prior to MIT, Dan worked in demand planning for Ahold-Delhaize in Portland, Maine. After MIT he will return to Maine and Ahold-Delhaize as the Director of Supply Chain Research and Development. Industry Talk Supply Chain Planning

An Old Soul Blazing Her Way in Modern World

Supply Chain Nation

Vancouver, Washington (a suburb outside of Portland, Oregon), is now home and I am in total awe of the beauty in the state of Washington. I attended the University of Portland and double-majored in Global Business and Spanish, spending one semester in Spain. Though I never worked directly in retail, as a consumer and studying supply chain I was curious to learn more. The post An Old Soul Blazing Her Way in Modern World appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog.

This Week in Logistics News (December 5-9, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Back here on Earth, this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Nikola One Hydrogen-Electric Truck Revealed. Delivery eBike Debuts In Portland, Ore. Energy will be supplied on-the-go by a hydrogen fuel cell giving the Nikola One a range of 800 – 1,200 miles while delivering over 1,000 horsepower and 2,000 ft. According to the press release: This new electrically-assisted tricycle began delivering packages in Portland, Ore.,

LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Menlo Worldwide Logistics is Con-Way’s supply chain division. Menlo provides supply chain solutions including: transportation management, warehouse management, and information technology. The company was founded by Leland James in Portland, Oregon. LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight. Con-Way Freight is the second largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.3B in sales (estimated 2012). Con-Way Freight has 9.4%

How the best shippers manage capacity challenges

DAT Solutions

Three shippers answered that question during a panel discussion at the 2018 DAT User Conference in Portland, OR. – David Domencic, Senior Manager of Transportation Procurement, Armada Supply Chain Solutions. Based in Pittsburgh, Armada manages supply chains for some of the nation’s largest restaurant chains, with a focus on refrigerated and frozen foods. What can shippers do to make their freight attractive to carriers?

How the best shippers manage capacity challenges

DAT Solutions

Three shippers answered that question during a panel discussion at the 2018 DAT User Conference in Portland, OR. – David Domencic, Senior Manager of Transportation Procurement, Armada Supply Chain Solutions. Based in Pittsburgh, Armada manages supply chains for some of the nation’s largest restaurant chains, with a focus on refrigerated and frozen foods. What can shippers do to make their freight attractive to carriers?

Energy Efficiency Is Key to Better Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

Logistics providers have discovered that sustainability in the supply chain delivers a good ROI. For a long time now, corporations and their supply chains have been required to prove that they are acting in a sustainable, environmentally-friendly way. The board of directors is getting pressure from shareholder resolutions that are closely examining the supply chain. We are in the middle of everyone’s supply chain.

Daimler Trucks establishes global organisation for highly automated driving

EFT

This new global organization will enable us to even stronger evolve the technology for highly automated driving and vehicle integration for heavy-duty trucks at our Automated Truck Research & Development Center in Portland. The Autonomous Technology Group has experts working in various locations throughout the company's worldwide development network, such as Portland and Stuttgart.

From Materials to Practices: Sustainable Purchasing Groundswell At The SPLC Summit 2019

EcoVadis

Portland has a reputation as a sort of sustainability mecca, so it was certainly an apt site for the SPLC’s annual Summit. Later in the day, University of California CPO Bill Cooper – who championed the EcoVadis ratings program at the UC – brought into sharper focus the Public Sector CPO Perspective on “How Sustainable Procurement Adds Value,” in a panel with two public sector CPO peers from the State of Minnesota, the City of Portland, and State of California.

Rates and Demand Are Still High for Refrigerated Freight

DAT Solutions

Those, combined with the supply chain disruptions caused by the hurricanes, have led to tight capacity in southern Idaho, and outbound rates continue to climb out of Twin Falls. Reefer rates on the lane from Sacramento to Portland soared 70¢ to $3.42/mile. 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.

This Week in Logistics News (December 8-12, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Esri and E2open Partner to Deliver Market-Leading Supply Chain Solutions. Pentant also helps customers meet UK Revenue & Customs requirements for imports and exports to be managed through an approved inventory control system for the ports of Dover, Portland, Poole, Plymouth, Teignmouth, Bideford and Scrabster, as well as London City and Warton airports. and Accelerating Supply Chain Speed and Efficiency with Global Trade Data.

An AWESOME Experience

Supply Chain Nation

In this week’s Wednesdays for Women blog, she shares her experiences from attending three annual Symposiums presented by AWESOME (Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply Chain, Operations, Management and Education). AWESOME was founded five years ago by Ann Drake, CEO of DSC Logistics, with the objective of advancing women’s leadership in supply chain. Today, there are more than 1,100 senior women leaders in supply chain in the network.

Smart Speakers Are Infiltrating Hotels – Will Room Service Ever Be the Same?

AFFLINK

For hotel owners, Alexa for Hospitality represents a new and potentially concerning wrinkle in the supply chain. A few months ago, a family in Portland, WA, reported that their Alexa device had recorded and sent conversations to a contact in Seattle, apparently without their knowledge or consent. In many ways, this ubiquity is good for hotel chains. “Alexa, order fresh towels.”

This Week in Logistics News (November 3-7, 2014)

Talking Logistics

” Here are some excerpts from the CNBC article: The delivery service will be available to Starbucks loyalty program members as part of its new mobile order and pay app that will launch in Portland next month and nationwide next year. . When asked about delivery, Starbucks Global Chief Strategy Officer Matthew Ryan said it is still “early days” and the chain isn’t ready to tip its hand with more details but that it’s “moving full speed ahead.”

2 Signs That the Freight Recession Really Is Over

DAT Solutions

That was back when demand for trucks skyrocketed because extreme winter weather caused massive disruption to supply chains. Crop production is rising out of the Northwest, so reefer rates fell on inbound lanes like Sacramento to Portland , OR. Last week, the national load-to-truck ratio for vans was the highest it's been since March 2014. Last week was also the second week in a row when rates rose in more than 70 of the top 100 van lanes.

An AWESOME Experience

Supply Chain Nation

In this week’s Wednesdays for Women blog, she shares her experiences from attending three annual Symposiums presented by AWESOME (Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply Chain, Operations, Management and Education). AWESOME was founded five years ago by Ann Drake, CEO of DSC Logistics, with the objective of advancing women’s leadership in supply chain. Today, there are more than 1,100 senior women leaders in supply chain in the network.

A Boomerang Opportunity

Supply Chain Nation

I was born and raised just outside of Portland, Ore., The post A Boomerang Opportunity appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog. Carla Peterson is a customer executive and boomerang – an associate who is on her second stint with JDA! In this week’s blog, she talks about why she doesn’t think being in a male-dominated field is a bad thing and how her life experience has led her to where she is today, personally and professionally. Carla with her husband and two daughters.

How To Start Your Brewery On The Path To Success

Unleashed

How many times do you run out of stock due to demand exceeding supply? Inbound supply chain (impacts ability to produce finished goods). Supply chain management. Don’t purchase any supply chain solution that is not Cloud or SaaS based. For the kind of growth we’re talking about, you need an accounting system that will integrate with your supply chain and your business outputs – beer sales. Their supply chain also posed a challenge.

29 warehouse & automation experts share insights on how warehouse robots will impact industry employment

6 River Systems

There’s no question that innovative technologies aid in logistics and supply chain management, but when it comes to the many labor-intensive processes that take place in the warehouse, some fear that robots could make human warehouse workers obsolete. She is now an Editor at Aggregage for the site Supply Chain Brief. Rob DeStefano @GoIvanti Robert DeStefano is a senior product marketing manager at Ivanti Supply Chain. Supply chain.

A Boomerang Opportunity

Supply Chain Nation

I was born and raised just outside of Portland, Ore., The post A Boomerang Opportunity appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog. Carla Peterson is a customer executive and boomerang – an associate who is on her second stint with JDA! In this week’s blog, she talks about why she doesn’t think being in a male-dominated field is a bad thing and how her life experience has led her to where she is today, personally and professionally. Carla with her husband and two daughters.

8 Inventory Costing Methods That You Might Not Know About

EMERGE App

Her supply chain is well documented and transparent for all to see. However, her production runs depends on raw materials that are susceptible to swings in supply and the weather. Annabelle does a roaring wholesale trade in vintage watches in Portland. Introduction. Inventory costing or valuation is an accounting concept that has a direct impact on your gross profit and thus taxable income.