Washington State: Supporting Shipper Success

NFI

Washington State is known for more than their apple production and abundant forests; the geography and talent within the area has equipped shippers with possibilities to better service their customers.

What’s Happening in Washington that’s Impacting Trade Today

BluJay Solutions

How are these issues in Washington, D.C. The post What’s Happening in Washington that’s Impacting Trade Today appeared first on BluJay Solutions. Global trade is a moving target in today’s political scene. impacting your world and supply chain? Many trade agreements with other nations are in review and things change on a daily basis.

UNFI to consolidate five distribution centres into a new 1.2 million-sq-ft and expanded 800,000-sq-ft facilities in Washington

EFT

UNFI, a US food wholesaler with estimated annual sales of $21 billion, has entered into a long-term lease agreement with a developer in Centralia, Washington to construct a 1.2 million square-foot distribution centre exclusively for UNFI on approximately 77 acres at 4002 Galvin Road in Centralia, Washington. The Centralia distribution centre is located in close proximity to two existing UNFI DCs in Tacoma and Portland. UNFI will also expand its Ridgefield, Wash.

Supply Chain News on After Some Tough Battles Against Each Other in Recent Years, Truck and Rail Carriers, Shippers Uniting to Change Regulatory Environment in Washington

Supply Chain Digest

Carriers See Chance to Roll Back Some Rules, Require More Evidence to Push New Regulations Through

Professor Emeritus Eric Flamholtz Honored - UCLA Anderson.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

UCLA Anderson Professor Emeritus Eric Flamholtz was honored by his alma mater, Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. UCLA Anderson School of Management Blog. Archives. July 2014. June 2014. May 2014. April 2014. March 2014. February 2014. January 2014. December 2013.

A Paradigm Shift in Total Cost of Ownership

Supply Chain 24/7

Sustainability is driving innovation: from Silicon Valley companies to Washington, D.C., procurement agencies to suppliers in Shenzhen, and it has become a business necessity because it saves money, smooths operations, diminishes risk in supply chains and opens new business opportunities

The High Cost of Cheap Minerals

APICS

Last Friday’s cover story in The Washington Post, “The Cobalt Pipeline,” carefully examines how the valuable mineral travels via supply chains from Congo into consumers’ phones, laptops, and electric cars.

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Presidents’ Day 2019

Enterra Insights

Presidents’ Day is provides retailers with another holiday sales opportunity with campaigns often exploiting pictures of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. The actual name of the federal holiday is Washington’s Birthday. The editors at The Old Farmers’ Almanac explain, “Contrary to popular belief, the observed federal holiday is actually called ‘Washington’s Birthday.’ Washington: The reluctant president.

Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt Speaking at CONNECT 2019 | Supply Chain, Management and Technology Event in Bothell, WA on May 17, 2019

Freightera

Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt will be speaking with thought leaders from Convoy, FLEXE, Flexport, Freightera, Microsoft, OneClick.ai, P8, REI, Seagull Scientific, UW Bothell School of Business, and the State of Washington.

SCM Cloud at Oracle CloudWorld DC - March 24

Oracle SCM

The Cloud World DC event, taking place at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC on Thursday, March 24 , will feature a session about Oracle Supply Chain Cloud entitled "Path To Supply Chain Cloud”.

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‘Very Painful’ Trade War Has Tech Suppliers Moving Out of China

Material Handling & Logistics

Taiwanese companies that make most of the world’s electronics are reconsidering their reliance on China as Washington-Beijing tensions simmer From Inventec to Apple-assembler Hon Hai Precision Industry Co.,

Eating Healthfully and Safely

APICS

Earlier this month, The Washington Post drew attention to the topic in “‘What Can We Do Better?’ Ice cream, cucumbers, chicken salad, and burritos are just some of the foods blamed for causing illnesses and deaths in the United States in the last year.

Why I Love Supply Chain Management

Logility

While at Michigan State, I was lucky enough to win a graduate scholarship through the Council of Logistics Management (CLM) that included a complementary entrance to CLM’s Annual Professional Conference in Washington D.C.

Peak Shipping Season: A Review of Trends from the 2018 Holiday Peak Season

Cerasis

As few as 44 percent of retailers offer free returns shipping, notes the Washington Post, but the day with the highest returns rates arrived in mid-December. million returns, reports the Washington Post.

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What Transportation Professionals Need to Know About the Government Shutdown

CH Robinson Transportfolio

You may not realize it, but supply chain professionals routinely rely on Washington on a weekly basis when many use the weekly diesel price average published by the Energy Information Agency (EIA) to adjust contract rates for fuel surcharges.

Photo Journal: Tive Brings Real-Time Visibility to Onyx Coffee

Tive

Based in Washington and Guatemala City, Onyx Coffee is a boutique importer of specialty coffees that connects Guatemalan producers to roasters all around the world.

Lauren Corbett: Help is on the Way

Inbound Logistics

Lauren Corbett, program assistant, acquisitions and logistics at International Relief and Development in Washington, D.C., works with donors to obtain donations and aranges to ship around the world

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

FLEXE, Flexport and Convoy–three technology companies adding flexibility to the supply chain–,recently hosted the first Peak Logistics breakfast in Seattle, Washington. The founders of each company came together to discuss the overlap of technology and logistics and how it can be used to solve every day problems

Presidents’ Day 2018

Enterra Insights

Today Americans celebrate Presidents’ Day even though the official name of the holiday remains George Washington’s birthday. Although Washington’s Gregorian calendar birthday is 22 February, he was born on 11 February 1732 according to the Julian calendar in use at the time. One little-known tradition, outside of Washington, DC, associated with Washington’s Birthday is the annual reading of his farewell address in the Senate of the United States.

Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

7.Expect Washington’s influence to continue. We can expect Washington’s influence on the trucking industry to continue in 2019. Two other important topics coming out of Washington are the looming March 2, tariff deadline and the pending United States-Mexico-Canada agreement (USMCA).

Trends—January 2012

Inbound Logistics

Supply chain trends for 2012; update on transportation issues in California, Washington, Kentucky, and South Dakota; reverse logistics helps retailers generate customer goodwill and create demand; airport warehousing demand soars; FAA regulations limit pilot flight time; Coca-Cola extends its environmental stewardship; Trucking industry responds to Hours-of-Service legislation

Presidents’ Day 2016

Enterra Insights

Today is a uniquely American federal holiday that was first established to honor President George Washington. When he was born … Continued. The post Presidents’ Day 2016 appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Miscellaneous Enterra Solutions Presidents Day Stephen DeAngelis

What Transportation Professionals Need to Know About the Government Shutdown

CH Robinson Transportfolio

You may not realize it, but supply chain professionals routinely rely on Washington on a weekly basis when many use the weekly diesel price average published by the Energy Information Agency (EIA) to adjust contract rates for fuel surcharges.

The American Revolution and the Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

General (and later President) George Washington understood his personal limitations in the area of logistics could negatively affect the outcome of the war. Ferling reports, “So much heavy clothing arrived from France at the beginning of the winter in 1779 that Washington was compelled to locate storage facilities for his surplus.” Today in America, we commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776.

Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

7.Expect Washington’s influence to continue. We can expect Washington’s influence on the trucking industry to continue in 2019. Two other important topics coming out of Washington are the looming March 2, tariff deadline and the pending United States-Mexico-Canada agreement (USMCA).

Florence Et Al.

Supply Chain Shaman

This morning the Washington Post rang. The reporter wanted to discuss the implications of Hurricane Florence. The question was simple, “What will be the impact of Hurricane Florence on the supply chain?” ” The answer is not so easy. The implications are far-reaching.

How An ERP System Can Increase Your Supply Chain Productivity

Cerasis

Author bio: Ben Chong is Team Leader at Washington Frank International , part of the niche IT recruitment firm Frank Recruitment Group.

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Influential management thinker Adam Grant revealed as Kinexions ’18 featured keynote

Kinaxis

Register now to join us next week (October 14-17) just outside Washington DC — pumpkin spice not included. by Mike McAllister As the calendar turns to October, two things come immediately to mind. Pumpkin spice and Kinexions ’18.

Cognitive Process Automation™ can be Good for Business and the Soul

Enterra Insights

Washington once remarked, “except as a result of hard … Continued. “Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having,” Booker T. The post Cognitive Process Automation™ can be Good for Business and the Soul appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Trends—January 2012

Inbound Logistics

Supply chain trends for 2012; update on transportation issues in California, Washington, Kentucky, and South Dakota; reverse logistics helps retailers generate customer goodwill and create demand; airport warehousing demand soars; FAA regulations limit pilot flight time; Coca-Cola extends its environmental stewardship; Trucking industry responds to Hours-of-Service legislation

New Saudi megaport aims to snatch Dubai freight volumes

Logistics Middle East

The metropolis, which will be larger than Washington DC, says it will be cheaper and quicker than Jebel Ali

Revealing Manufacturing’s Future

APICS

This idea was reinforced last week in The Washington Post’s article “Trump Tried to Save Their Jobs. The state of manufacturing jobs in the United States is complicated. These Workers Are Quitting Anyway

The Over-the-Top Debate about STEM Education

Enterra Insights

Fareed Zakaria (@FareedZakaria), a columnist for The Washington Post and host of “Fareed Zakaria GPS” on CNN, recently created quite a … Continued.

Procurement’s Role in Managing the Tariff War

NC State SCRC

This does not include the 250 Billion Dollars already Tariffed at 25%… The move breaks a truce in the long-running trade war between Washington and Beijing, with investors fearful it could further disrupt global supply chains. The news is in – in the form of more Tweets, of course. In a series of tweets on Thursday , Trump announced another round of tariffs on the roughly $300 billion of Chinese goods that had not already been targeted by American levies. The U.S.

Supply Chain Risk Hits the Big Time

Enterra Insights

” The fact that nation-states are involved has finally drawn the attention of lawmakers in Washington, DC. Ernesto Digiambattista reports, “Policymakers in Washington have recently begun to consider measures that take aim at supply-chain risk management. 4] Ernesto Digiambattista, “ Washington to finally focus on threat to supply-chain risk management ,” The Hill , 28 August 2018. [5]