Rethink Your Approach to Business Through the Lens of Anti-Brittle and Optionality!

Supply Chain Network

My entire career has been focused on first finding AND THEN implementing logistics and supply chain innovations both large and small. Almost two years ago now I joined MonarchFx after recognizing it as the fast, flexible inventory deployment, fulfillment and replenishment solution the market needed.

Live Webcast – Supply Chain Transformation: Avaya’s Journey

Kinaxis

He lives in Raleigh, NC with his wife and two children. by Alexa Cheater We’re delighted to be bringing you a great live discussion on successful supply chain transformation based on Avaya’s first-hand experience. Join us on Thursday, April 30 at 1pm EST (5pm UTC) for “Supply Chain Transformation: Avaya’s Journey.”.

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On-Demand Webcast – Supply Chain Transformation: Avaya’s Journey

Kinaxis

He lives in Raleigh, NC with his wife and two children. by Alexa Cheater Did you miss our recent live webcast on Avaya’s supply chain transformation? No problem. The complete webcast is now available on-demand.

This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

Talking Logistics

“I am playing rugby this semester,” my daughter, a freshman in college, announced a few weeks ago. I don’t know anything about rugby, other than it kinda looks like American football, except it’s played with no helmets and pads, the ball is a bit bigger, and there’s a lot of diving into the end zone.

New Industrial Distribution Report Features Expert Interview with Jim Tompkins

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC – A new report by financial services firm William Blair & Company features insights and expert predictions from Jim Tompkins, CEO of Tompkins International, on the evolving state of the industrial distribution industry. Jim Tompkins, CEO, Tompkins International.

MonarchFx Announces ToyHouse LLC as its Newest Seller Client

Supply Chain Network

RALEIGH, N.C. Tompkins is headquartered in Raleigh, NC and has offices throughout North America and in Europe and Asia. PRWEB) November 19, 2018.

ModusLink takes EICC leadership role

ModusLink Corporation

ModusLink currently has 3 facilities that have earned recognition: Raleigh, NC, and Miami, FL in the US, and Penang, Malaysia. I’ve written before on our company’s work with the EICC. Reminder, that’s the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition.)

Kelly Reed Recognized as ‘Pro to Know’ by Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC, February 25, 2014 — Kelly Reed, Executive VP, Material Handling Integration, Tompkins International, has been honored as a 2014 “Pro to Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive. With headquarters in Raleigh, NC, Tompkins also has offices throughout North America and in Europe and Asia. Kelly Reed, EVP Tompkins International.

This Week in Logistics News (April 22-26, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Here’s a video of the drone in action: This news follows last month’s announcement by UPS that it is collaborating with Matternet to deliver medical samples via unmanned drones at WakeMed’s flagship hospital and campus in the Raleigh, N.C.

Tompkins International Selects 3G Continental from 3Gtms

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

SHELTON, CT, and RALEIGH, NC — 3GTMS , Inc., Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, USA, Tompkins has offices throughout North America and in Europe and Asia.

E-commerce Surge Requires Flexible, Customer-driven Fulfillment Centers

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC, November 6, 2013 — When is a fulfillment center like a traditional distribution center in this age of e-commerce? Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, USA, Tompkins has offices throughout North America and in Europe and Asia.

Secret to Successful Operations Strategy Is Alignment with Business Strategy, According to Tompkins International

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC — Companies are increasingly struggling to integrate their operational plans with their strategic business plans, leaving as much as 90 percent of today’s business strategies not implemented as intended. Strategy > Structure > Implementation.

Investing Available Capital in the Right Supply Chain Initiatives Creates Operational Value

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC — As today’s companies experience a “capital superabundance,” now is a critical time to smartly invest available funds. Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, USA, Tompkins has offices throughout North America and in Europe and Asia.

The Alibaba Effect: What It Means for All U.S. Businesses and How They Need to Respond

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC, June 26, 2014 — As Alibaba continues its reign as the fastest growing e-commerce company in the most rapidly growing market in the world, the Chinese e-marketplace is on track to be the #1 retail leader in the world by 2016. With headquarters in Raleigh, NC, Tompkins also has offices throughout North America and in Europe and Asia.

Webinar On Demand Archives - Tompkins International - Tompkins.

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

6870 Perry Creek Road, Raleigh, NC 27616. |. (800) 789-1257. 800) 789-1257. info@tompkinsinc.com. Who We Are. About Us. Our Leadership. Events. Careers. What We Do. Supply Chain Planning. Distribution Operations. Supply Chain IT Systems. Material Handling Integration. Special Services.

Personalized, Multichannel Logistics Allows Companies to Customize Fulfillment and Delivery

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC – “Flawless” is the word used to describe customer expectations in the new paper, Personalized Multichannel Logistics , by Tompkins International. With headquarters in Raleigh, NC, Tompkins also has offices throughout North America and in Europe and Asia. Logistics operations need to be flexible and personalized to meet the expectations of today’s customers.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

Raleigh-Durham-Cary N.C. The History of the Shipping Container. 26 April 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Ideal X and the birth of modern container shipping, a development that played a critical role in spurring the global economy.

We Need Supply Chain Immunity, not Resiliency: A Position Paper

NC State SCRC

For example, companies like Amazon are constructing massive distribution centers outside of major hubs like Atlanta, Raleigh, and Chicago, and are building them with direct access to on-ramps that go onto interstate highways built in the 1950s.

Tompkins International and One Network Webcast: Explore Taking Supply Chain Visibility to New Heights

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, USA, Tompkins has offices throughout North America and in Europe and Asia.

Advantages of Basing Your Distribution Center in North Carolina

Kanban Logistics

More rural locations such as in the Eastern part of the state have even lower costs – despite their ideal logistics footprints – than Raleigh and other metropolitan areas. North Carolina, the Tar Heel State.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Back in December, we welcomed two new members to our family: Milo and Otis, guinea pig brothers we adopted.

Guinea 139

Loads and Rates Rise as Month Ends

DAT Solutions

On the East Coast, choose between Baltimore to the north and Raleigh to the south, or go from one to the other, with a TriHaul (triangular) route to replace the low-priced southbound leg. Outbound rates are moving up in Raleigh, NC, and there’s lots of freight available.

New Report Unveils Top 5 Transportation Issues Expected in 2014

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC — Shippers and carriers this year can expect to see many new trends related to transportation, as well as a continuation of several critical challenges from 2013. Chris Ferrell, Director Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium. Trends in the Transportation Industry , a report by Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium, pulls back the curtain on today’s hottest transportation issues.

New Survey Says Alignment of Supply Chain and Business Strategies Is Critical to Success

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC, April 15, 2014 — Is it important to connect your supply chain strategy with your business strategy? According to a recent survey by Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium, nearly 80 percent of participants agree.

Nashville to Host 2014 Tompkins Supply Chain Leadership Forum

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC, and NASHVILLE, TN. June 19, 2014 — Supply chain leaders will convene in the country music capital of the world this August for the 10 th annual Tompkins Supply Chain Leadership Forum. The August 25-27 event will help companies focus their efforts on the right initiatives.

This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Kuehne + Nagel inaugurates North America’s regional Integrated Logistics Control Centre in Raleigh, NC, USA. Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference next week? If so, let’s connect.

Strategically Managing Your Spend: An Infographic

Talking Logistics

Previous positions with the company include vice president, manager of the Raleigh, North Carolina branch as well as the general manager and later president of the company’s European division. The first two quarters of 2014 impacted a lot of supply chain budgets.

Insights from the SCRC Meeting on Supplier-Led Innovation

Supply Chain View from the Field

We had a great turnout with over 120 executives at our SCRC meeting today at the downtown Marriott in Raleigh. The theme, Supplier-Led Innvoation, featured a number of excellent speakers and insights. After I did a kick-off discussion emphasizing the importance of trust, integrity, and leadership in driving innovation, Dan Kettler from John Deere followed up with a discussion on how Deere is implementing their Partner Integration program for branded products in Turf Care.

SCRC Meeting – Tom Linton’s “Supply Chain Eight” and Golden Winged Warblers : Questions Every New CSCO Should Ask Their CEO

NC State SCRC

To summarize, Tom discussed something he observed on a drive from Asheville to Raleigh, on the way to the conference.

Post-mortem on Christmas Logistics Chaos: On Customer Commitments and Transparency

NC State SCRC

We had a huge snow and ice storm in Raleigh last week. As we look back on the chaos that erupted during the pre-Christmas rush, discussions with executives suggest that there is still a long way to go. Most logistics companies are still far from being able to fully integrate data and analytics to better manage.

Flatbed rates and volumes move upward

DAT Solutions

Plenty of flatbed markets in the South and East experienced rising prices, including Birmingham, Tampa, Atlanta, Savannah, Raleigh, Harrisburg, Dallas and Phoenix.

October Flatbed Rates Were Highest of the Year

DAT Solutions

The biggest declines for the month were on lanes out of Raleigh and Baltimore. The national flatbed rate for October was the highest of the year, boosted at least in part by rebuilding efforts in Florida and the Gulf Coast after the storms from a couple months ago.

Transition at the SCRC

NC State SCRC

This unique model attracts prospective students, researchers, and industry leaders to NC State to see the impressive things going on in Raleigh. Today’s guest post is from Dana Magliola, the new director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative here at NC State who shares some thoughts on transition at the SCRC. The supply chain is an ecosystem where constant change is the norm and time is currency.

Early winter storms could cause freight schedules to slip

DAT Solutions

Over the weekend, Winter Storm Diego blanketed Charlotte, Raleigh and many miles of highway in North Carolina, extending east to Tennessee and north to Virginia. It’s snowing at the wrong time and in all the wrong places. That means a lot of freight delivery schedules are going to slip.

Omaha 91

A “Swiss Army Knife” of Supply Chain Talent Requirements: Views from a Former Wolfpack Student

NC State SCRC

He then went into global imports for the central purchasing group in Raleigh. Stuart William was in one of my former MBA classes at NC State in 2008, and graduated into one of the worst economies ever in May of 2009. Upon graduation, there simply weren’t any jobs available at all! During that period, he networked with as many people as possible, including a fund raising arm at Wake Tech. He met a colleague who worked at Car Quest, and after several interviews, started there.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Manufacturing Innovation Hubs Revitalize American Manufacturing

Cerasis

Location: Raleigh, NC. Sources: Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office (AMNPO); LIFT, Detroit, MI; DMDII, Chicago, IL; PowerAmerica, Raleigh, NC; Department of Energy; America Makes, Youngstown, OH. The great recession underscored some inherent weaknesses in the U.S.

Flatbed rates move lower, but they're still pretty high

DAT Solutions

Flatbed rates declined significantly in a handful of lanes: Raleigh to Greenville, SC plunged $1.20 Flatbed rates are coming down from record highs, but remain elevated even after some sharp drops.