A Report of Supplier Squeeze Practices Occurring Within Aerospace Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

What has prompted us to this candid conclusion was last week’s published Seattle Times article, Low Wages for Aerospace Workers Despite Tax Breaks for Employers. After analysis of Washington state data, the Seattle Times reports: “In 2013, outside of Boeing, a third of production workers at local aerospace parts manufacturers- companies that get tax breaks intended to preserve good jobs in the state- earned between $10 and $15 per hour.”

Amazon’s Assault on Direct Logistics and Transportation Services Becoming Far More Evident

Supply Chain Matters

destined for the Ports of Long Beach or Seattle, and onward to Amazon customer distribution centers. Online Customer Fulfillment Procurement and Sourcing Retail Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics Amazon business initiatives Amazon Logistics Amazon Shipping Supply chain Matters blog

Supply Chain Management:Lubrication Management - An Integral.

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Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. There was an incident where Alaska Airlines (flight 261) flying from Mexico to Seattle airport plunged into the Pacific Ocean. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services.

Is The Creative Class Coming To A City Near You?

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I made a list and wrote Seattle, San Francisco, and Austin. Cartoon sourced from the Roanoke Times. (Weblink [link]. There’s an old song lyric “ wherever I lay my hat that’s my home” (…attribution to Marvin Gaye).

Breaking News- Boeing Indicates Manufacturing Defect in Some Dreamliner Wing Structures

Supply Chain Matters

Inspections are being carried out at Boeing assembly facilities near Seattle and Charleston South Carolina. The WSJ quotes sources as indicating that the latest problem stems from fasteners use to connect shear ties to the carbon composite wing panel.

Enabling Supply Chain Flexibility: Two Important (But Often Overlooked) Factors

Talking Logistics

So I encourage shippers not only to focus on the specific locations where they [manufacture, source, or ship products from], but also understand the broader geographical structure of their carrier networks and hubs [because they can impact your logistics operations]. The El Niño weather pattern, which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts will be among the strongest on record , is already causing flooding and mudslides in California.

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Is the spot market sputtering or stabilizing?

DAT Solutions

Almost all lanes out of Seattle had falling prices: Seattle to Spokane returned to its prior level, dropping 30¢ to $3.24/mile. Seattle to Salt Lake City fell 17¢ to $1.70/mile. Seattle to Los Angeles was down 16¢ to $1.20/mile.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. In markets with high land values, such as New York City, Seattle and the San Francisco Bay Area, multistory distribution centers are emerging. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

Is the spot market sputtering or stabilizing?

DAT Solutions

Almost all lanes out of Seattle had falling prices: Seattle to Spokane returned to its prior level, dropping 30¢ to $3.24/mile. Seattle to Salt Lake City fell 17¢ to $1.70/mile. Seattle to Los Angeles was down 16¢ to $1.20/mile.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

Source: Amazon.com. About half of these jobs are in the US, and half of them based out of their Seattle headquarters. In his 2017 annual shareholder letter , Bezos lauded “divinely discontent” customers as innovation drivers.

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The Exploding Use of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing

Cerasis

The purchase of Kive Systems, for $775 Million allowed the online retailer to get ready for the rush of the holidays this past year, as stated in the Wall Street Journal: The Seattle online retailer has outfitted several U.S.

Customer Experience in Logistics: 4 Key Areas to Lay the Foundation

Cerasis

Tying these sources together and structuring them in ways that are usable is the first challenge in understanding your customer journey. Author information Zen Newman Account Executive at PipelineDeals Zen Newman is an Account Executive at PipelineDeals’ Seattle office where he specializing in the freight and logistics industry. Across a wide number of industries, the way companies interact with customers has changed dramatically.

This Week in Logistics News (May 25-29, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Last November, JDA Software and IBM announced a “new integrated offering [that] will provide retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers with intelligent sourcing, fulfillment and order management capabilities.”

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Amazon Shakes Up the Omni-Channel Supply Chain – Again

Kinaxis

An homage to their roots, Amazon Books in Seattle, Washington appears to be very much like your average bookstore. by Alexa Cheater It seems like these days everyone in the retail space is playing a game of catch up to Amazon.

7-Week Streak of Higher Rates Ends – For Now

DAT Solutions

There were some big drops in prices out of Seattle , but outbound rates there are still abnormally high. For example, Seattle to Salt Lake City still averages $2.35/mile. Others were down, though: Seattle to Eugene, OR , which fell 51¢ but still averaged $2.63/mile.

Planning FLEXibly: Is Amazon’s latest delivery service model flexible enough?

Quintiq

Still, I see three possible problems with Amazon Flex: Scale – The cost of a $20 “crowd-sourced” delivery only makes economic sense if a driver can carry several packages at a time.

Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. DB Schenker offers land transport, air and ocean freight, as well as comprehensive logistics solutions and global supply chain management services from a single source. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

The latest addition to this portfolio includes LTL and truckload freight services, which complements UPS’s global capabilities to provide customers a single source for multiple modes of transportation. The company was based in Seattle, Washington and was originally called American Messenger Company. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B in sales (estimated 2012). UPS Freight has 6.9%

A Digital Transformation Discussion with Supply Chain Execs

Alloy

Alloy recently had the pleasure of joining the Slalom Digital Innovation in Supply Chain Summit , January 23–24 in Seattle. How do we set up a trusted single data source? identify a good data source, establish learnings, and then begin applying them to other data sources.

Crowdfunding Fulfillment Solutions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Fortunately, Craig partnered with a fulfillment specialist in the eastern part of the country which complemented his location in Seattle, Washington. Source: Indiegogo. This gives you the option to leverage your crowdfunding capital with other funding sources to launch your product.

Supply Chain Movement 16 – Consultancy

Supply Chain Movement

From a small shop in Seattle in 1971, the Starbucks Coffee Company has conquered the globe. A commitment to halving its environmental impact by reducing greenhouse gases, water use, waste packaging and increasing sustainable sourcing has a huge impact on the supply chain.

Boeing Barges Into Aircraft-Seat Business in Threat to Suppliers

Material Handling & Logistics

The company’s initial customer-service center will be in Seattle, where Boeing already has a hub catering to airlines shopping for cabin fittings. The joint venture with Adient Plc will market seats to airlines and leasing companies that are ordering new planes and retrofitting older ones.

6 Tips for Creating Private Label Products for Amazon FBA

EMERGE App

Here, I’ll cover private label products first and how you should go about sourcing for suppliers. If you can’t drink caffeinated products there’s little sense in starting a small-batch coffee roaster that sources sustainable green coffee beans. Going to the Source.

Van Ratios and Rates Hit Record Highs at End of Quarter

DAT Solutions

One additional source of rate pressure looms, however: Amazon's Prime Day, with special deals on merchandise and shipping, is coming up on Tuesday. Rates on the lane to Seattle rose 22¢ to an average of $2.85

East and West Coast Ports to Battle for U.S. Region After Panama Canal Expansion

Transportfolio

Oakland and the Seattle-Tacoma ports on the West Coast. Seattle-Tacoma is generally the best complex to serve the Pacific Northwest, playing a unique role in providing access to the upper Midwest via rail. Source: Boston Consulting Group.

Summer freight: Calm before the storm?

DAT Solutions

Out West, Seattle to Eugene, OR , jumped up 12¢ to $2.97/mile. Steel tariffs have also made new projects more expensive, since it’s not easy to source domestically.

How Will Hurricane Harvey Affect Freight Rates?

DAT Solutions

Trucks can’t get in or out of Houston , which is a huge freight hub – it’s the number 1 source of loads for flatbeds, thanks to the oil and gas industry, and one of the top 5 or 6 markets for both van and reefer freight. Seattle to Spokane rates fell 11¢, to $2.67

The 12 Most Dangerous Companies of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Source ID. Content Summary: Amazon , Seattle, WA: Seven workers have been killed at Amazon warehouses since 2013—including three workers within five weeks at three separate locations in 2017. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

Amazon Go and the Future of Sentient Buildings: An Analysis

Supply Chain Brain

I visited the Amazon Go store while I was in Seattle recently. That is currently the only Amazon Go store in the world, although some sources say Amazon is planning to open as many as six new Go stores this year. The Amazon Go store in Seattle is about 1,800 square feet. When it comes to disruption of business as usual for supply chains, Amazon towers above the rest. They are often spoken about by competitors with a combination of reverence and fear.

East and West Coast Ports to Battle for U.S. Region After Panama Canal Expansion

Transportfolio

Oakland and the Seattle-Tacoma ports on the West Coast. Seattle-Tacoma is generally the best complex to serve the Pacific Northwest, playing a unique role in providing access to the upper Midwest via rail. Source: Boston Consulting Group.

The Amazonification of Logistics

Techgistics

In 2016, third-party sellers accounted for approximately 50% of Amazon’s unit sales and are also Amazon’s second largest source of revenue - $23 billion in 2016 a 43% gain on 2015. Amazon Fresh A grocery delivery service that started in Seattle in 2007 and now operates in 16 cities.

2017 Outlook: The Freight Recession is Over

DAT Solutions

E-commerce was a major source of spot market freight for what is usually a quiet season, boosting truckload rates to a surprise peak in the last two months of the year. The freight recession is over. An 18-month malaise was triggered by the worldwide collapse of oil prices at the end of 2014.

Tech Startups Have Eyes on $700 Billion Trucking Industry

GTG Technology Group

As of right now, the app has a moderately sized network in Seattle, which it is using to test the app before launch. Sources: [link]. The trucking industry has seen an influx of smart technology over the past few years.

Global Point Saves Thousands Through Re-Engineered Distribution

FLEXE

<p>New York-based Global Point Technology has been a leader in sourcing components and assemblies for OEM manufacturers from Asia for over 30 years. </p> <p>Global Point has deep relationships with automotive, telecom, defense, medical and office automation customers across the US, providing a wide range of services beyond sourcing.

What does the future hold for brick and mortar stores? - Infosys Blogs

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Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. PS: As I was writing this blog, I also read about online e-commerce giants Amazon and Googles plans to open physical stores in Seattle and Dublin, Ireland respectively. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive.