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2014-06-17 23:10:11

The National Logistics & Distribution Conference (NLDC) announces the appointment of Michelle Livingstone, Vice President - Transportation for The Home Depot, and Mike Orr, Senior Vice President of Operations & Logistics for Genuine Parts Company, to the NLDC Board of Advisors. NLDC is a supply chain leadership development summit for senior-level supply chain executives. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 The National Logistics & Distribution Conference (NLDC) announces...

2014-06-17 23:07:25

The Latest Version of OneSCM Delivers Global Tax Support, Integrated Web Help and Enhancements Including Data Integration For Customers Running JD Edwards Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 TAKE Supply Chain, a division of TAKE Solutions and a leader in the Supply Chain Management (SCM) sector, today announced an update release of OneSCM®, a leading SaaS-based supply chain collaboration software solution focused on helping mid-market companies manage their extended supply chain...

2014-06-17 16:21:33

REDMOND, Wash., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar USA Inc. and P&G Chemicals announce that they are able to offer customers a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)-certified domestic supply chain for the packaging and manufacturing of glycerin in the United States. This comes as Univar receives its first GFSI certification against the British Retail Consortium (BRC) Issue 6 for Manufacturing standard for its facility in Bedford Park, IL with a Grade A. GFSI certified operations...

2014-06-17 16:20:27

A recent academic conference in Paris organized by the LOG4Green partnership provided the platform for Menlo Logistics' Arthur van Gerven to explain the rationale behind employing a 4PL in 'Managing Risk and Resilience in Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management for Urban Supply.' SAN FRANCISCO and AMSTERDAM, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- A resilient supply chain is the fundamental goal of the majority of enterprises throughout the world. Increased complexity, the pressure to...

2014-06-17 08:21:27

According to the 25th Annual State of Logistics Report, Sponsored by Penske Logistics LOMBARD, Ill., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) released its 25(th) Annual "State of Logistics Report(®), presented by Penske Logistics, at a press conference today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The report reveals that total U.S. business logistics costs in 2013 rose to $1.39 trillion, a 2.3 percent increase from the...

2014-06-17 08:21:05

Manufacturing Connector Lisa Anderson conducts research study to measure the impact Amazon has on service standards and how manufacturers and distributors should prioritize offerings. CLAREMONT, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lisa Anderson, president of LMA Consulting Group and a supply chain management expert, reports that over two-thirds of manufacturers and distributors participating in her service gaps research study have reported having to respond to the elevated service...

2014-06-16 16:20:39

Extended LEAN® Methodology Eliminates Waste, Reduces Fuel Usage to Help Clients Meet Sustainability Goals HICKORY, N.C., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Globally-recognized third-party logistics (3PL) provider Transportation Insight announces winning a Green Supply Chain Partner Award from Inbound Logistics magazine. Inbound Logistics' 75 Green Supply Chain Partner Awards (G75) highlight sustainability leaders in the logistics and transportation sector. Transportation Insight was chosen for...

2014-06-16 12:22:44

I&I expands access to a comprehensive data intelligence platform helping optimize sustainable product output from within complex global supply chains NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UL, the global independent safety science leader, announced today the expansion of its Information & Insights (I&I) service division. On the heels of acquiring GoodGuide, IDES, Innovadex and The Wercs, as well as launching the division's website, I&I has become the...

2014-06-16 12:21:12

- Proactive notification helps customers manage supply chain FORT SMITH, Ark., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABF Freight(sm) is now offering customers the option of receiving a one-hour advance text or phone call notice of imminent shipment delivery. "Providing an option to receive an automated text or phone call notice about one-hour-before delivery is another way ABF Freight has improved our customer's experience while further enhancing shipment visibility at a critical point in...

2014-06-16 08:34:25

NEW YORK and ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte and LLamasoft, Inc., a leading provider of supply chain design solutions, have entered into an alliance to provide strategic supply chain risk management solutions to help companies improve their management of global supply disruptions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120803/MM52028LOGO-a The alliance combines Deloitte's third-party risk management experience with LLamasoft's supply chain analytics,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.