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

APICS 2016: Elevating Your Supply Chain to New Heights

APICS

I’m ecstatic to give readers everywhere a glimpse of what we learned this week in Washington, DC At the conclusion of my 10th annual APICS conference, I continue to be amazed and motivated by the attendees, speakers, and APICS staff.

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019

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).

Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019

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).

What Transportation Professionals Need to Know About the Government Shutdown

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.

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

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

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.

What Transportation Professionals Need to Know About the U.S.-Mexico Border Situation

Transportfolio

Mexico border situation with both on the ground updates regarding port delays and operational impacts, as well as policy updates from Washington, D.C. On March 27, U.S.

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.

Are US-Chinese tariffs part of the new normal?

NC State SCRC

In an April 27 interview with Press Trust of India, Mukesh Aghi, president and CEO of the Washington-based U.S.- Today’s blog is a guest blog by my former student, Krunal Sonpal. The topic is a timely one, the on-going US-Chinese tariffs and what it means for supply chain executives.

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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

More Data is Not Better and Machine Learning is a Grind…. Just Ask Amazon

NC State SCRC

Pat then spoke on the outcomes of a recent white paper he worked on while initiated at the University of Washington with some graduate students. I had an opportunity to sit in on a lecture today by two experts on Machine Learning from Amazon, during a lecture at UNC. Ed Banti is Director of Software Development, Core AI Amazon, and Pat Bajari, was VP and Chief Economist, Core AI, at Amazon as well.

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Fashioning Better Supply Chains – The AAFA Annual Conference

Amber Road

Earlier this month, I joined representatives from dozens of footwear and apparel brands in Washington, D.C for a pulse-check on market trends and regulatory changes that affect the industry.

How the Latest Government Shutdown Affects Today’s Transportation Professionals

Talking Logistics

Many supply chain professionals routinely rely on Washington every week when they review and use the weekly diesel price average. Whenever a government shutdown happens, there are bound to be areas of disruption within our industry.

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.

Post-Election Supply Chain Predictions

Elementum

According to the Washington Post, industries like oil, coal, and gas are set to profit from Trump as America leans on homegrown businesses to provide energy. From the end of globalization to a surge in raw material prices, analysts have a lot to say about the Trump presidency.

Emirates SkyCargo welcomes Boeing 777 freighter plane

Logistics Middle East

newest 777F, which left the Boeing Manufacturing Facility in Everett, Washington, in September, flew its first mission to Hong Kong Emirates?

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.

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

This Week in Logistics News (April 8-12, 2019)

Talking Logistics

As Nicole Martin (a human, I believe) highlighted in a recent Forbes article , “The Washington Post has a robot reporting program called Heliograf. Today’s post was written by a robot. Well, not really, but robots are already writing news stories.