Supply Chain by the Numbers for March 28, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

Wisconsin Paper Mill gets Second Life, UPS First Revenue Generating Drone, I, DC Robot, Chinese Ship Building

The Way to Real Time Supply Chain

The Logistics of Logistics

A real time supply chain is able to react to market needs faster and more effectively than traditional supply chains. A new Bloomberg Business Week Research Services survey and report makes it clear that innovative supply chain tools are widely acknowledged to be crucial to meeting corporate goals now and in the future as supply chains grow more complex, customers become more demanding and globalization accelerates.

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Pfizer steams ahead with vaccine supply chain plans

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New York-based pharmaceutical company Pfizer is making plans for its Covid-19 supply chain. The company has another facility in Puurs, Belgium, as well as distribution centres in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, and in the German town of Karslruhe.

Last Mile Shipping Success Requires a Holistic Approach

Talking Logistics

Not long ago, people would take a Saturday afternoon to visit a furniture showroom, sit on several couches, fill out an order form, write a check, and wait six to twelve weeks for the sofa to be shipped to the store. Two-day shipping standards for packages is impacting consumer expectations of large format deliveries. Navigating today’s last mile of the supply chain ecosystem takes a holistic approach that brings together people, process and technology.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Aug. 30, 2018

Supply Chain Digest

More Getting RFID Implants in Wisconsin. New Record for Containers on a Ship. Will Fuel Cell Truck be a Game Changer. Way too Much Retail Space, ex Macy CEO Says

Insights from RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference: Top 3 Ways the Retail Revolution Impacts the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

I was one of those fortunate enough to attend the RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference – Logistics 2013 event in Orlando a few weeks back. When I call myself fortunate for attending I’m not just referring to leaving my home in Wisconsin for warmer temperatures in Orlando; I’m talking about the value gained from a retail show specifically focused on logistics. Top 3 Ways the Retail Revolution Impacts the Supply Chain, Supply Chain Professionals.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. Peak produce shipping season refers to the time period when the largest volume of fruits and vegetables are harvested and subsequently shipped to markets across the US, impacting truck capacity. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted. Wisconsin.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Shipping in or out of Alabama should be close to normal. . As the state reopens retail facilities on May 4, shipping in and out of Arizona should not be substantially impacted. . When shipping to or from California, check to ensure that facilities are online and operational. . Shipping to or from Colorado should not be restricted. . If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. . Wisconsin .

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Shipping in or out of Alabama should be?back When shipping to or from California, check to ensure that facilities are online and operational. Shipping to or from Colorado should not be restricted.?? . It is prudent to check with supply chain partners to ensure they are operating as normal in Delaware.??? . If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight.?? . shipping to or from Kentucky,?you chain?issues

Kimberly-Clark: A Demand-driven Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

The first day that I worked with the Kimberly-Clark team, it was snowing in Neenah, Wisconsin. As a member of the Midwestern data sharing consortia between General Mills and SC Johnson , they had the benefit of networking with other supply chain leaders. The current focus is on store-by-store productivity and the design of the supply chain from the outside-in. To understand supply chain performance, companies need to be compared with their peer group.

A Holistic Approach to Freight Savings with Mike Eberl

The Logistics of Logistics

I grew up mostly in Madison, Wisconsin. I enrolled in the forestry program at the University of Wisconsin, but two years in I had an epiphany that I wanted to pursue business. I graduated with a major in finance, investment, and banking from the University of Wisconsin. [02:44] We deal with the sales, operations and production, purchasing, finance and accounting, supply chain, and C-level. [09:08] [00:21] Opening / Introduction. [00:42]

COVID-19: Bullwhip in Cheese Demand

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The smaller supply chain and freight division posted a 22% profit increase due to strong shipping demand out of Asia. Errico Auricchio, president of Wisconsin-based BelGioioso Cheese. Pandemic-driven disruption in supply and demand has the U.S. Pizza chains are scrambling as the soaring cheese prices drive up their costs. The market chaos shows how the pandemic’s impact on supply chains goes beyond concerns over scarcity and gluts in various commodities.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

We are excited to extend our improved distribution model to the Northeast because it will provide quicker service to our large retailers and benefit consumers in this key market,” said Dave Swihart, senior vice president, Global Supply Chain, ScottsMiracle-Gro. “In Since 2009, when ScottsMiracle-Gro began implementing its new distribution model, the Company has reduced the number of miles traveled to ship products to home center customers by approximately one-third.

Anti-Showrooming Brought to You by… Amazon?

Supply Chain Nation

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. for the first time will tack a surcharge onto most online orders shipping around the Black Friday shopping weekend and the week before Christmas. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed a new law permitting the use of delivery robots on crosswalks and sidewalks across the state. Supply Chain friday in 5

Fulfillment, Network Expansion, and the Implications on Inventory Management

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Two decades of growth from Amazon, FedEx, UPS, DHL, and others have given rise to an expansive network of multi-modal shipping options and world class information systems. Now more than ever, the advancements in the shipping industry can level the playing field for growing businesses that seek to compete on a national and international stage. What should my supply chain look like to optimally compete?

Anti-Showrooming Brought to You by… Amazon?

Supply Chain Nation

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. for the first time will tack a surcharge onto most online orders shipping around the Black Friday shopping weekend and the week before Christmas. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed a new law permitting the use of delivery robots on crosswalks and sidewalks across the state. appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog.

This Week in Logistics News (October 24-28, 2016)

Talking Logistics

He was one of my instructors at Northeastern as part of the supply chain certificate program I completed almost 15 years ago. The case studies we analyzed and discussed in his class opened my eyes and mind to the beauty of supply chain management, a field that was still relatively new to me at the time. Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Uber’s Otto hauls Budweiser across Colorado in self-driving truck (Reuters).

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

Zipline Logistics

Like many of its peers, Menards has special requirements to successfully bring product into its supply chain without incurring additional costs. When working with Menards, it is essential to assess your network and capabilities to ensure that your orders can ship for reasonable costs.

Managing a Third Party Logistics Partnership

The Logistics of Logistics

If you do not want to start at the 3PL as a contact customer with a SLA/KPIs, you can ship your goods and become a public account. Chuck specializes in Supply Chain Optimization, Third Party Logistics (3PL) and International Purchasing and Importing Consulting. He also writes for THE GOOD WORD, LinkedIn and other Supply Chain Blogs. He is a guest speaker at the Purchasing Management Association and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

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A behemoth in the logistics industry, UPS has operations in shipping, air freight, trucking, last-mile delivery and drone delivery. It manages the supply chain for 69% of the Fortune 100 companies.

Hanjin, Hurricanes, Harvests May Boost Truckload Rates

DAT Solutions

The ocean freight industry suddenly lost one of the top ten players when Hanjin Shipping Co. Hanjin's exit strands 89 ships worldwide containing some $14 billion worth of cargo, much of which was headed to the U.S. In addition to the profound -- and sometimes tragic -- impact of these storms on local residents, major weather events often cause delays and frustrations for supply chain managers.

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

Talking Logistics

FedEx Helps Small Businesses Streamline Shipping with fedex.com Integration Manager. As I highlighted in my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2013 , tablets and smartphones are quickly becoming the preferred computing platform for business professionals, which is why technology providers are designing and optimizing their applications for these devices.

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Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Ron Emery, Continuous Improvement Consultant

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Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe. As such we have introduced our “Seasoned Leadership in Action” Interview series at Supply Chain Game Changer. How has Business and Supply Chain changed over the course of your career? Subscribe Here! Email Address. What is Mentoring?

Trucking Market Update and 2020 Q1 Freight Outlook

Zipline Logistics

Industry incumbents like Celadon , New England Motor Freight , Falcon Transport, and HVH Transportation all shut down, some abruptly, after supply-side conditions did not improve. It created an influx of demand for freight services in 2018 that has since quelled to a near standstill as companies have preemptively built their supply chains ahead of the hike. The increase in shipping strained capacity and drove rates up.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

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This is a national issue that logistics providers should take notice of in terms of both the general economic drag it is creating, and the damage it is causing to their performance through shipping delays and added costs. Wisconsin. Wisconsin. #34. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Logistics Region: North America Article Type: Features & Opinion Publish as a report