Atlantic Storm Watch: 3PL Efforts

  • 3PLs are busy planning so that they can realize operational integrity as soon as possible post emergency. Carriers are maintaining flexibility and directing capacity to areas that could potentially be recovery points for decimated south Florida...
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Atlantic Storm Watch: Communicating with your Supplier Network

  • Majority of freight is coming in via air from Latin America. Risk areas are import lanes from LATAM to the the US through Miami gateway, and anything destined for Miami through Charleston.
  • It is still unknown when Southeastern air and sea ports...
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Logistics of Hurricane Harvey's Humanitarian Aid

Hurricane Harvey has been wreaking havoc in the state of Texas since Friday, August 25th, crippling most of the state, and specifically devastating Houston. It made its second landfall on Wednesday morning, August 30th, inundating another Texas...

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Hurricane Harvey - Effects, Forecasts, and Operational Best Practices

As a center of petro-chemical industry and a conduit of trucking and rail out of Mexico, the key supply chain hub is currently devastated by Hurricane Harvey. With a growing death toll, many more injured, and a cumulative 50 inches of expected...

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Steel Tariff Proposition: Will It Work?

After unsuccessful dialogue with China in April, the U.S. government began working on a proposition in June to impose tariffs and fines on foreign-sourced steel, suggesting that all pipelines operating on American soil use only American-sourced...

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Church's Chicken is Reinventing the Supply Chain

Maximizing customer value and achieving a sustainable competitive advantage are two things a company must strive for. Excellent supply chain management is the key to both.

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The Upswing of Chinese Logistics Companies

Forecast to grow by a CAGR of 7.5% by 2020 globally, the logistics industry is booming. Logistics, the complex operation involving the movements of people, facilities, and supplies, is applied in every industry from manufacturing to retail to...
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Butter Prices Jolt Supply Chain

We apologize to be the bearer of bad news to all butter-lovers out there, but there seems to be a shortage of your favorite dairy, which will effect not just Europe, but the rest of the world.

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Focus on Food: Remote Monitoring in the Fresh Supply Chain

In any company, building trust among customers is imperative—but in the food industry, it’s the only way to sustain business. Ensuring consistently fresh and safe food is not an easy task, especially as food providers grow their reach across the...

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