4 Supply Chain Minds You Ought to Hear at Kinexions


Session Title: “Accelerating Vision to Value: Integrating Supply Chain Operations” Avaya has been on a 4 year transformation to create a Best In Class supply chain with industry leading On Time Ship, Inventory Turns, and Expense to Revenue ratio.

Questions Companies with U.S.-Mexico Trade Should be Asking

CH Robinson Transportfolio

When the Automated Commercial Environment system goes down in San Diego for two hours during produce season, or when the U.S. Nearly three years ago, C.H. Robinson’s President of Managed Services, Jordan Kass, spoke before Congress to detail industry concerns over the U.S.

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Transportation is the Great Enabler of Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

Is it more than providing estimated transportation rates by mode for each prospective ship point? Is it more than just calculating landed cost and measuring supplier compliance with ready-to-ship and complete orders? And what is the transportation manager’s role in working with Product Management to evolve from product and package designs for marketability and production toward designs that also incorporate “ship-ability” considerations? that could ship via drone?

Big changes coming to the supply line, just not where you thought they’d be


An autonomous truck could be loaded in San Diego, California and drive to Halifax, Nova Scotia (5,800km) in 54 hours, only stopping for gas. One can certainly imagine the time and cost savings this would have to a shipping company.

Panama Canal Expansion Boosts Freight in an Unexpected Place

DAT Solutions

The Panama Canal opened a new lane for larger ships this week, and East Coast ports have been expanding efforts to attract Asian imports that would otherwise arrive on the West Coast.

Going Omnichannel in Orlando & Reaching the Item Level RFID Tipping Point

Supply Chain Network

Point Two: In his presentation Jeff Fackler of Walmart shared some very valuable information on how to best align skus based on movement profiles against the potential omnichannel distribution options of fulfill from store, fulfillment center, Retail DC or drop ship from Vendor. See you all in San Diego for RILA Logistics 2014! Just about every year the RILA Logistics Conference is one of the best Events I attend and pleased to say #RILALogistics 2013 was no exception.

Recession-Proof Businesses and Products: Staying Afloat During Economic Downturn


The data is aggregated from over 3,000 ecommerce merchants who collectively ship out millions of items every month through ShipBob’s fulfillment centers. I had a customer ask if he could drive to my house in San Diego to get product. Recessions bring hard times.

Tens of Thousands of New Jobs, and One Worry: Robots

Supply Chain Nation

Inside cavernous halls known as fulfillment centers, workers retrieve coffee filters, diapers and other items that are then packaged and shipped to customers. It was only for residents of Minneapolis, Denver, Houston, San Diego and St.

Ecommerce COVID-19 Advice: How to Manage Online Sales During COVID-19 [New Tips Updated Weekly]


COVID-19 ecommerce shipping and fulfillment FAQs. At the bare minimum, this includes acknowledging COVID-19 and your shipping status. If you had copy on your ecommerce site about shipping info, both warm and cold prospects won’t know if that’s up-to-date.

Omni-channel Emerging as Top Retail Logistics Issue

Supply Chain Network

December is now upon us and before we know it we’ll be starting off 2014 right, which means it won’t be long until we’re all gathering in San Diego Feb 23 rd to 26 th for RILA Supply Chain 2014. Hear how Sears instituted a ship-from-store model that fills a high percentage of product to each customer’s home within 2 days, often next day.

CSCMP 2011 Recap: The Synergy Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Network

Last year in San Diego we held the very first SCN Tweetup at CSCMP to which 3 people came. On the outbound side the system automatically creates fully cubed mixed vendor and retailer owned goods to be shipped direct to store. My first CSCMP Annual Conference was in 1989 and I always try to get there every year to catch up with all my logistics and supply chain friends! As with every year, there are opportunities to learn new things and meet new people.

Tens of Thousands of New Jobs, and One Worry: Robots

Supply Chain Nation

This week: Warehouses have hired tens of thousands of California workers over the last five years, but there’s one worry: robots, more companies, including Target, are rolling back on loyalty programs, Walmart eliminates a few dozen corporate jobs, Staples may be planning to spin off its retail business to Office Depot and hundreds of people showed up for a chance to pack and ship products to Amazon customers. It was only for residents of Minneapolis, Denver, Houston, San Diego and St.

SalesWarp OnBoards Caroline’s Cakes


No individual weighing or scanning down a production line to generate shipping labels. Batches can be generated based on shipping method, so they can get those overnight orders out the door, as well as other conditions, ensuring orders are shipped appropriately and efficiently.

8 Inventory Costing Methods That You Might Not Know About


Each small batch is lovingly made in her San Diego factory before being shipped out to restaurants and supermarkets throughout California. Introduction. Inventory costing or valuation is an accounting concept that has a direct impact on your gross profit and thus taxable income.