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

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of June 28, 2018

Supply Chain Digest

Cost to Goverments for New Foxconn Factory in Wisconsin Keep Rising. Harley Says Tariffs Forcing Production Move Offshore. Amazon with New Strategy to Succeed in China. UPS, Union both Get Something Out of New Deal

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of March 19, 2015

Supply Chain Digest

China Dumping Steel Worldwide at Record Pace, Wisconsin Says Yes to Right to Work, Unilever Says No to Landfill Waste, US Manufacturing Trending Down

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Dec. 14, 2017

Supply Chain Digest

Foxconn Plans for Autonomous Vehicles at Wisconsin Mega Plant, Impact of ELD Mandate Monday Unknown, Orders for Tesla Semi Keep Rolling In, New DC Woes at Mattel add to Its Woes

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

Supply Chain Digest

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

The Secret to Successful Enterprise Strategy? Always Include Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Opz

In this guest commentary, John McKeller , senior lecturer for the Wisconsin School of Business Grainger Center for Supply Chain Managemen t at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, explains four key considerations for successfully integrating a firm’s strategy with supply chain management.

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] [00:21] Opening / Introduction. [00:42] 00:42] Introduce yourself and your company. I am the Founder and CEO of Customodal, based in Marshfield, WI, [01:59] Tell us about your background.

RFID, AIDC and IoT News Round Up for Aug. 28, 2018

Supply Chain Digest

Wisconsin Company Sees Expanding RFID Implant Numbers, Invisible Bar Codes could Ensure Meat Integrity, RFID wil Power Industrie 4.0

Digital Sales Strategy: Overcoming the Barriers to Growth with Tony Verre

The Logistics of Logistics

Tony earned a BA, Comparative Literature from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, and an MA, Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Digital Sales Strategy: Overcoming the Barriers to Growth with Tony Verre.

Signing a Trucking Contract

The Logistics of Logistics

He is a guest speaker at the Purchasing Management Association and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Signing a Trucking Contract. Before signing a Less Than Truckload (LTL) / Truckload (TL) contract with your chosen carrier, you must consider the following. Check the terms and conditions (boilerplate) of the contract with your lawyer or a Transportation Consultant or both.

Anti-Showrooming Brought to You by… Amazon?

Supply Chain Nation

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed a new law permitting the use of delivery robots on crosswalks and sidewalks across the state. But now three states — Wisconsin, Idaho and Virginia — have passed statewide laws permitting the use of robots to deliver items to people’s doorsteps. Read more in April Glaser’s Recode article, Wisconsin is now the third state to allow delivery robots.

COVID-19 Virus is expected to reduce meat selection and raise prices

Operations and Supply Chain Management

A beef production plant in Green Bay, Wisconsin, is the latest to shut down because of infections among employees. Marc Perrone, the union president, said 13 plants in Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Wisconsin and Alberta, Canada, have been closed at least temporarily because of the pandemic. David Pitt , 4/27/2020 Associated Press.

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Women in supply chain: Where did this topic go?

Kinaxis

Tune into this webcast recording with top female supply chain leaders: Lora Cecere , Supply Chain Insights, Verda Blythe , Grainger Center for Supply Chain Management, Wisconsin School of Business , Laura Dionne , TriQuint , Elisabeth Kaszas , Amgen Inc. by Melissa Clow Today, Wednesday March 8th is international women’s day. To recognize this global celebration I decided to write on women in supply chain. Over the years we have discussed this topic at length on our blog.

XX and XY: A Different World in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

Verda Blythe from University of Wisconsin spoke of the building of soft skills in the academic setting to help both women and men embrace diversity. The deserts of the southwest sprawl below me as the plane ascends from San Diego. It is such a very different landscape than the green mountains of my farm in West Virginia or my city streets in Philadelphia. It appears SO barren from my window in seat 4D. It has been a good week.

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

Talking Logistics

Almost three years ago, Wisconsin beer company Lakemaid used a drone to deliver beer to ice fishermen , an operation the FAA quickly shut down. I should have gotten the email by now. Every October around this time, for the past decade or so, I receive an email from Professor Marius Solomon at Northeastern University asking if I’m available to speak to his class before Thanksgiving. I learned yesterday why the email never came: Professor Solomon “passed away peacefully” on September 28.

Chuck Intrieri Executive Profile

The Logistics of Logistics

Chuck has been a sought after speaker (Purchasing Management Association and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, trainer, and has been published in professional journals and general publications. Experienced logistics and supply chain consultant, Chuck Intrieri is a new contributor to TheLogisticsofLogistics.com. Chuck Intrieri is currently a operations and management consultant focused on third party logistics (3PL) management. Chuck Intrieri Professional Experience.

Anti-Showrooming Brought to You by… Amazon?

Supply Chain Nation

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed a new law permitting the use of delivery robots on crosswalks and sidewalks across the state. But now three states — Wisconsin, Idaho and Virginia — have passed statewide laws permitting the use of robots to deliver items to people’s doorsteps. Read more in April Glaser’s Recode article, Wisconsin is now the third state to allow delivery robots.

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

Zipline Logistics

Menards services 12 distribution centers throughout its territory with facilities in Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Michigan, Missouri, and South Dakota. Delivering to Menards can be a challenge for brands that do not have an efficiently optimized logistics function or extensive experience working with the retailer.

Managing a Third Party Logistics Partnership

The Logistics of Logistics

He is a guest speaker at the Purchasing Management Association and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. When you have chosen a 3PL partner, insure that you have an effective Service Level Agreement (SLA) with accompanying Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to manage the Service Level of the 3PL. This SLA/KPI has to be negotiated and agreed upon by you and your 3PL partner.This negotiation time can take three (3) to Six (6) months.

Does Your Personal Brand Reflect the Real You?

JDA software

When I type “dianne bender wisconsin” the results include links to the Milwaukee School of Engineering University where I teach part-time, professor rating sites, and a JDA’s Wednesdays for Women blog in which I participated on the topic of continuous learning. This Wednesdays for Women is another article in the “Lessons from Leaders” series featuring ideas from JDA leaders on topics of interest to anyone seeking insights and experiences that can help them grow their own leadership skills.

The Journey of BluJay’s Frictionless Tour

BluJay Solutions

BluJay’s Frictionless Tour hit the road in September, from production in Pennsylvania to kick-off in Wisconsin and a finale in Michigan. One 40-foot RV. 51 days. 11 football games. 6,941 miles traveled.

Solving Final Mile Logistics and Earning Customer Loyalty

Talking Logistics

Mr. Rhodeen earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Understanding customer expectations is a priority for businesses in all verticals and meeting (or, ideally, exceeding) those expectations is crucial to winning customer loyalty. This is true of your customers and your customers’ customers. One area receiving a lot of attention in recent years is Last Mile delivery tailored to a customer’s preference.

4 Revolutionary Changes in Biofuel!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison created a new chemical process that converts cellulose derived from agricultural waste into gasoline and jet fuel. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Supply Chain Carbon Footprint Reduction Strategy. Biofuel is an excellent alternative solution to non-renewable fuel. There is a general assumption that biofuel is only used in the transport industry.

Hanjin, Hurricanes, Harvests May Boost Truckload Rates

DAT Solutions

Crops are also strong in nearby Wisconsin and Minnesota, despite flooding in the Red River Valley. The spot marketplace remains tame despite occasional surges that cause scattered rate hikes. Capacity finds those opportunities, and throughout 2016, spot markets have restored 'normalcy' without generating the ripple effects that typically drive contract rates higher. I’d advise shippers to not get complacent about transportation costs for the longer term, however.

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Service Level Agreement Defined

The Logistics of Logistics

He is a guest speaker at the Purchasing Management Association and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A service level agreement (SLA) is a contract between a Logistics service provider and a customer that specifies, in measurable terms, what services the Logistics provider will furnish. Many customers manage their Logistics providers with an SLA. The service level agreement should be detailed with Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

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Hurricane Season Brings New Risks to Pandemic-stressed Supply Chain Chains

Enterra Insights

The third named storm, Cristobal, soaked areas from southeast Louisiana to north Florida and south Georgia, then became only the fourth tropical storm to track into Wisconsin or its adjacent Lake Michigan waters in more than 100 years of records. Still entangled in the throes of the pandemic, U.S. supply chains face seasonal risks as the hurricane season begins — and it could be a tough season.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Wisconsin. When you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Here is a good question to help you understand what compliance should look like in your organization. What are your customer, partner, regulatory, and vendor expectations?”. Are you meeting those expectations? The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. It’s one of our top six trends we’re following in 2019, and we have decades of experience in this area.

New Report Unveils Top 5 Transportation Issues Expected in 2014

Tompkins Blog

The Consortium is led by the needs of its membership and an Advisory Board that includes executives from Domino’s Pizza, GlaxoSmithKline, Hallmark, Ingram Micro, Kane is Able, Miller-Coors, The Coca-Cola Company, Target and University of Wisconsin. Chris Ferrell, Director Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium. RALEIGH, NC — Shippers and carriers this year can expect to see many new trends related to transportation, as well as a continuation of several critical challenges from 2013.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Wisconsin. Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has extended the state’s stay-at-home order through May 26. Vendors should ensure their partners are operational before shipping to or from Wisconsin. The second week of May marks more state reopening efforts as businesses look to restart typical operations after the pandemic disrupted commerce March and April.

It’s About the Journey

Supply Chain Nation

Wisconsin summer with good friends at a Milwaukee Brewer’s baseball game. I attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison where I earned my Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in industrial and systems engineering. I am a proud Midwestern girl born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, home of the Wisconsin Badgers, Milwaukee Brewers, and Green Bay Packers! Rachel Hinkes comes to JDA from Blue Yonder, acquired by JDA this past summer.

It’s About the Journey

Supply Chain Nation

Wisconsin summer with good friends at a Milwaukee Brewer’s baseball game. I attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison where I earned my Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in industrial and systems engineering. I am a proud Midwestern girl born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, home of the Wisconsin Badgers, Milwaukee Brewers, and Green Bay Packers! Rachel Hinkes comes to JDA from Blue Yonder, acquired by JDA this past summer.

Last Mile Shipping Success Requires a Holistic Approach

Talking Logistics

He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and an Masters of Business Administration from Augsburg College. Crowdsourcing apps, same-day delivery, and ecommerce trends continue to impact last mile delivery expectations. With this ever-changing landscape, cost-effective management of the last mile has become a challenge that needs a broader view.

The Future of the Trucking Industry: What it Means for Manufacturing

USC Consulting Group

In 2018, Wisconsin-based trucking company manager Boris Strbac told The Washington Post that “people don’t respect truck drivers. Once one of America’s most respected professions, truck driving now generally struggles to be seen in a positive light. Instead of being seen as a traditional, hard-working segment of the workforce, unpleasant notoriety now exists around truck drivers.

Why America’s Cheese Capital Is at the Center of Trump’s Trade War

Supply Chain Brain

Another Wisconsin native, Harley-Davidson, is also on the hitlist. But hitting dairy hurts Wisconsin far more than knocking its famous motorbikes. The dairy industry contributes $43.4bn to Wisconsin’s economy each year and the state is home to about 8,500 dairy farms, more than any other state. Now Plymouth residents are worried they will become one of the first big victims of Donald Trump’s escalating trade war.