Cranberries: A Thanksgiving Tradition

Americold

Cranberries are primarily grown in northern regions such as Massachusetts, Wisconsin, New Jersey, and the Pacific Northwest, with Wisconsin producing more than half of the world’s total crop.

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 Oct. 15, 2020

Supply Chain Digest

Retail Holiday Sales will be Weak Despite ecommerce S urge, P and G Shareholders Say Go Green, IMF Says 2020 Global GDP Drop will be Less than Previous Forecast, No Wisconsin Subsidy for Foxconn

[PROFILE] Steve Hollich '14 - Parker CMC Networking

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

College:  University of Wisconsin - Madison; Finance & Real Estate. Parker CMC Networking. About UCLA Parker CMC. The UCLA Anderson Parker Career Management Center is comprised of Career Coaches and Executives-in-Residence, who partner with students to define, pursue and achieve their post-MBA career goals, and the Campus Recruiting Team, which cultivates relationships with companies to connect them with the right MBA talent. Parker CMC Site.

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

Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution – Possibly the Most Important Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Pfizer will also be utilizing its Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin distribution center. Covid-19 vaccine distribution is headline news across the country.

Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution – Possibly the Most Important Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Pfizer will also be utilizing its Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin distribution center. Source: US DoD. Covid-19 vaccine distribution is headline news across the country.

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

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Feb. 1, 2018

Supply Chain Digest

Now China Looking at Polar Silk Road, US Manufacturing Sector Keeps Humming Along, New Foxconn Wisconsin Factory will be Thirsty, Gas and Diesel Prices Keep Marching Higher, especially in the Golden State

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.

This Week in Logistics News (October 31 – November 6)

Logistics Viewpoints

And even for some of those states that have been called, like Michigan, Wisconsin, and Arizona, there […]. As I wrote earlier this week, the election is behind us – well, maybe not. With record numbers of mail-in votes still being counted, a winner has yet to be declared. As of the writing of this, swing states including Pennsylvania, Nevada, Georgia, and North Carolina were still counting ballots, and the races are too close to call.

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.

COVID-19: Bullwhip in Cheese Demand

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Errico Auricchio, president of Wisconsin-based BelGioioso Cheese. For suppliers, that makes projecting demand about as easy looking through a thick wheel of Wisconsin cheddar. Sponsored by. Parcel Delivery’s Heavy Costs; Throttling Back Aircraft; Blue Cheese Markets. By Paul Page. A UPS jet at Miami International Airport. PHOTO: MARK ELIAS/BLOOMBERG NEWS. The surge in packages at United Parcel Service is coming at a hefty price.

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

Food Industry News Round-Up: October 9

ITradeNetwork

Additionally, cantaloupe from Eagle Produce sold at Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and Wisconsin has been recalled for potential risk of Salmonella. Salmonella, Listeria Are Risks in Ongoing Recalls.

Pfizer steams ahead with vaccine supply chain plans

EFT

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

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?

BlueYonder

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Anti-Showrooming Brought to You by… Amazon?

BlueYonder

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.

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.

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.