Florence Et Al.

Supply Chain Shaman

North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia sit squarely in the storm’s path. Transportation will become more variable; and even scarce. Work closely with transportation carriers. Last year transportation price increases were 2-5%.)

Supplier Risk Management: 4 Things To Look Out for During On-Site Evaluations


” In the process of business procurement and especially in the supply chain, supplier risk management is a skill set that needs focus day in and day out. Specifically, in the transportation and logistics industry it can be very beneficial to visit your carriers in person.

3 Ways to Spot Supplier Risk in Communication


Editor’s Note: This post is a continuation of an ongoing collaborative blog series with Spendrix, a company who was made for procurement teams of all sizes and we currently serve customers in Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Construction, Logistics, and the Food & Beverage industries.

Ocean Ports Lead the Way in Logistics Technology Advancements

Material Handling & Logistics

The Port of Virginia serves as a case study in how the nation’s ports are adapting to the needs of the new economy. From early trade to battling America’s enemies during World War II, maritime transportation has played a crucial role.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America.

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“Collaboration” is becoming a bad word…in some circles


The cost of collaboration is also estimated to be severe, with researchers from the University of Virginia estimating that knowledge workers spend 70-85% of their time attending meetings, dealing with e-mail, talking on the phone, or dealing with an avalanche of requests for input or advice. they estimate the “soft costs” of collaboration are enough to procure a small company Learjet! customer order promising, transportation planning, order fulfillment).