Deputy commerce secretary talks tariffs, exports, jobs at Seattle container facility

The Supply Chain Journal

Commerce Secretary Don Graves joined Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) officials and other trade stakeholders at a recent roundtable in Seattle to discuss transportation infrastructure funding, lowering tariffs, agriculture exports and job creation in Washington state. Deputy U.S.

Seattle Ports Offer Relief for L.A. Bottlenecks

Supply Chain Brain

The trade gateways in the U.S. Pacific Northwest are standing out for their calm relative to the congestion bedeviling ports from Los Angeles to Savannah, Georgia

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Seattle goes zero emissions with last-mile delivery zones

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A zero-emissions last-mile delivery zone is being established in Seattle through the efforts of the University of Washington’s Urban Freight Lab (UFL) along with several last-mile delivery and technology companies. Seattle’s greenhouse gas emissions goal.

How a Seattle Nursery Survived the Shift to Online Business

Supply Chain Brain

The pandemic forced Plant Shop to transition quickly to a delivery model. A software application was the solution to optimizing the daily routing plan.

US ports face peak-season ‘gridlock plus’ as anchorages fill

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Record-breaking heat wave coming to Northwest

The Supply Chain Journal

This includes Redding, California; Salem, Pendleton and Portland, Oregon; Seattle and Spokane, Washington; Boise, Coeur d’ Alene and Lewiston, Idaho; Libby and Thompson Falls, Montana; as well as Black Rock Desert, Nevada.

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OceanWaves: How to navigate the port congestion minefield

The Supply Chain Journal

There were four or five extra loaders this month [September] to Seattle — and some of the terminals in Seattle are congested but actually some are not. This fireside chat recap is from FreightWaves’ OceanWaves Summit.

New cranes, cross-docks to help handle growing volumes in Pacific Northwest

The Supply Chain Journal

The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) hailed the delivery of four super-post-Panamax cranes to the Port of Seattle as a “significant milestone” in the Terminal 5 modernization project. The cranes were transported from Shanghai and arrived in Seattle Harbor on Sunday.

Get the Most Out of Your Stores at Future Stores Seattle!

BlueYonder

Join JDA at the Future Stores Conference in Seattle June 26-28, in booth #203 to learn more about how our end-to-end supply chain planning and execution solutions address the challenges retailers are facing in this new digital era, while balancing the need to increase profitability and boost customer service. The post Get the Most Out of Your Stores at Future Stores Seattle!

Environmental news you missed on Earth Day

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of Seattle used Earth Day to stress the importance of reducing emissions and pollution, sharing its scope 1, 2 and 3 emission-reduction goals and efforts. “We

Supply Chain News on Prologis Inks Major New Tenants for Its MultiStory DC Near Seattle

Supply Chain Digest

Amazon and Home Depot Moving In to Support Next and Same Day Deliveries

Fire-damaged container ship being towed to Port of Oakland

The Supply Chain Journal

It previously sailed from the ports of Seattle on May 5 and Los Angeles on April 29. American Shipper Container Maritime News Coast Guard NYK Delphinus Ocean Network Express Port of Los Angeles Port of Oakland Port of Seattle Port of Vancouver

Import gains at top US container gateways go ballistic

The Supply Chain Journal

and Seattle/Tacoma (+32.2%). American Shipper Container Maritime News Shipping Top Stories container shipping FreightWaves Ocean Greg Miller ocean container shipping Ocean shipping Port of Long Beach Port of Los Angeles Port of Savannah Port of SeattleThe import stats at U.S.

Future Stores 2018: Three Important Retail Insights We Learned in Seattle

BlueYonder

Hundreds of industry leaders gathered in the Emerald City of Seattle for Future Stores 2018. And in line with the event’s theme, “Retail. Reimagined.” – a topic where JDA has plenty of expertise – the attendees we heard from are eager to create engaging customer experiences that are differentiated from the competition. The challenge, as always, is moving from idea to execution – and those are the areas where we heard retailers’ voices the loudest. Make Retail More Experiential.

Eric Beckwitt Selected as a Keynote Speaker at CleanTech Innovation Showcase in Seattle on June 24th

Freightera

Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt selected as a keynote speaker for the 2019 CleanTech Innovation Showcase at Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle on June 24. ” The sixth annual 2019 CleanTech Innovation Showcase at Bell Harbor International Conference Center will take place in Seattle on June 24 — this year with more participation from outside North America.

Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt to Speak at The CleanTech Alliance Breakfast in Seattle on 2/13/2019

Freightera

Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt is to speak at The CleanTech Breakfast series in Seattle on February 13. The post Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt to Speak at The CleanTech Alliance Breakfast in Seattle on 2/13/2019 appeared first on Freightera Blog. Learn more and register here. 2/13 Breakfast: Disruptive Clean Technologies in Freight. The CleanTech Alliance Breakfast Series presents notable cleantech executive speakers for a monthly conversation followed by networking.

What the Super Bowl Can Teach Us about Supply Chain Risk Management

Enterra Insights

Both teams (the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks) sport a 14-4 … Continued The post What the Super Bowl Can Teach Us about Supply Chain Risk Management appeared first on Enterra Solutions. This year’s Super Bowl looks pretty evenly matched. Best Practices Big Data Risk Management Supply Chain Business

Who said supply chains are boring?: Outsourced - The Movie

Supply Chains Rock

While it contains a love story as well, " Outsourced ", is about a Seattle-based US company that sends its customer fulfillment center to India leaving the manager of the center to go to India to train his replacements. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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Part 3: Delighting Customers Through Superior Retail Operations (Video)

FLEXE

In our final installment of the Seattle Startup Week Panel, Delighting Customers through Superior Retail Operations , we learn which retailers are doing well online, why people still feel compelled to go to the store, and also, what to expect with online grocery shopping. Best practice Blog e-commerce eCommerce Retail Retail Trends Video Buying Behavior Consumer Trends eCommerce Fulfillment Seattle Startup Week

Part 1: Delighting Customers with Superior Retail Operations (Video)

FLEXE

Last week, we attended Seattle Startup Week in Pioneer Square. You can’t ship from Florida to Seattle and get it there fast and cheap. Best practice Blog e-commerce eCommerce Retail Retail Supply chain Video customer satisfaction eCommerce Fulfillment Seattle Startup WeekFLEXE CEO and co-founder, Karl Siebrecht, was on a panel alongside Rian Buckley, co-founder and CEO of FitCode, and Mauricio Cuevas, co-founder and CEO of BevyUp, and moderated by Laurel Martin.

Part 2: Delighting Customers with Superior Retail Operations (Video)

FLEXE

At this year’s Seattle Startup Week, our CEO and co-founder, Karl Siebrecht, was joined on a panel with BevyUp’s co-founder and CEO, Mauricio Cuevas, and FitCode’s co-founder and CEO, Rian Buckley. Best practice Blog Customer satisfaction e-commerce eCommerce Retail Event Innovation Retail Video BevyUp eCommerce retail FitCode omnichannel retail Seattle Startup Week

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Supply Chain News on Is Amazon Treatment of Fulfillment Center Workers Unfair

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No Clear Answers after Author Makes Allegations, as Seattle Times Reporter Also Takes a Look

Supply Chain News on Airbnb for the Warehouse Market Raises Big Money

Supply Chain Digest

Seattle Based Flexe Raises 14 Million Dollars to Build Out Its Warehouse Space Marketplace

How Supply Chain Best Practice Metrics Can Predict the NFL Super Bowl

Kinaxis

We are down to the final four teams: Seattle Seahawks, New England Patriots, Indianapolis Colts and the Green Bay Packers. Seattle Seahawks. Seattle Seahawks. Seattle Seahawks. Seattle Seahawks. Seattle Seahawks. Seattle Seahawks. Seattle Seahawks. Using the supply chain best practice “Value” equation, the Super Bowl will be: Seattle Seahawks vs Indianapolis Colts.

Amazon Work Rules Govern Tweets, Body Odor of Contract Drivers

Supply Chain Brain

The thousands of people driving those ubiquitous Amazon-branded blue vans aren’t employed by the Seattle leviathan. They work for small, independent businesses with contracts to transport packages for Amazon.

Amazon Go’s AI Driven Grocery Store Opens Today

Supply Chain 24/7

The much-anticipated Amazon Go check-out free grocery store will open its doors to the public today, having weathered challenges that delayed its launch by almost a year the enhanced AI-driven technology appears ready for the Seattle masses

Supply Chain Management:Lubrication Management - An Integral.

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Amazon Wins Patent for On-Demand Apparel Manufacturing Warehouse

Supply Chain 24/7

The Seattle e-commerce juggernaut just won a patent for “on-demand apparel manufacturing,” in which machines only start snipping and stitching once an order has been placed, Amazon could wade deeper into developing its own apparel

West Coast Heats Up for Van Freight

DAT Solutions

For van freight, we’re starting to see hot markets shift westward, with big rate increases out of Seattle, Los Angeles, Denver and Stockton, CA. Outbound van rates have soared more than 40% in Seattle in the past month. Seattle is normally a backhaul market, meaning that outbound rates are usually quite a bit lower than the inbound rates. Rerouted port traffic from Houston to Seattle after Hurricane Harvey may have added to demand for trucks in the area.

AxleHire brings its last-mile delivery service to Chicago area

The Supply Chain Journal

In addition to Chicago, AxleHire currently operates and has sortation centers in Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, New York, Phoenix, Seattle and Portland, Oregon. Read: Seattle goes zero emissions with last-mile delivery zones. Seattle followed earlier this month.

The Year the Ports Stole Christmas? Hopefully Not.

Logistics Viewpoints

Source: Ports of LA, Long Beach, Oakland, Seattle-Tacoma. LA and Long Beach account for the majority of west coast port volumes, approximately 75 percent of the volume (LA, Long Beach, Oakland, and Seattle-Tacoma) in September 2021 – the most recent month on record.

The Daily Dash: KeepTruckin’s $190 million round

The Supply Chain Journal

A zero-emissions last-mile delivery zone is being established in Seattle through the efforts of the University of Washington’s Urban Freight Lab, along with several last-mile delivery and technology companies. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem.

Amazon Introduces the Grocery Store of the Future

Supply Chain 24/7

Using the same technologies as in self-driving cars, Amazon is testing a grocery store in downtown Seattle that lets customers walk in, grab food from the shelves and walk out again, without ever having to stand in a checkout line

Amazon’s net income, EPS more than triple year-on-year

The Supply Chain Journal

On a diluted basis, the Seattle-based e-tailer posted $15.79 Amazon.com Inc. NASDAQ:AMZN) late Thursday posted first-quarter revenue of $107.1 billion, a 41% increase over 2020 results, with operating income more than doubling to $8.9 billion and net income more than tripling to $8.1 billion.

Additional Calls for a Management Shake-Up at Boeing

Supply Chain Matters

The specific quote by O’Leary that caught our attention was: “ Boeing needs a management reboot in Seattle, and either the existing management needs to up its game or they need to change the existing management.”