Category: Logistics

Logistics, Process

Port of Los Angeles Defers Empty Container Fee

January 13, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The Port of Los Angeles, the U.S.’s largest for container traffic, has deferred a plan to charge ocean carriers that fail to clear empty containers off the docks and is consulting with the logistics industry on alternatives on how to […]

Logistics, Process

Supply Chain Disruption? Or Our New Normal?

January 11, 2022

Via: Industry Today

We supply chain professionals find ourselves in a completely different world than the one we operated in prior to 2020. For example, the ready availability of cheap freight capacity and the negligible inbound freight costs in COGS calculations have vanished. […]

Logistics, Process

Gap’s Sales Suffer From Supply-Chain Problems Before Holidays

November 23, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Gap Inc. GPS -1.80% joined a growing list of apparel chains still struggling to keep their shelves stocked even as large retailers such as Walmart Inc. say they have been able to snag enough inventory for the holidays. Gap reported […]

Logistics, Process

BMW Manufacturing Expands South Carolina Presence With Logistics Center

November 22, 2021

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

BMW Manufacturing will be expanding its operations in Spartanburg County, SC, with the construction of a new $100 million logistics center. The facility, which will be located on 120 acres off Freeman Farm Road, will enhance BMW’s logistics operations supplying […]

Logistics, Process

Challenger shipper, Sendle, announces America’s most affordable 2-day delivery to anywhere in the Western U.S.

November 18, 2021

Via: PR Newswire

Sendle, the shipping carrier for small businesses, has launched Sendle Swift, a new two-day delivery service to help millions of small to medium-sized sellers across the Western U.S. ship faster and cheaper. This news comes just as small business owners […]

Logistics, Process, Production

Strategies for shortages

November 9, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

UMC asked customers for the $3.5 billion cost of a new fab. GloFo and NXP came up with the concept of orders which could not be cancelled. Microchip, where orders are 50% more than it can supply, offered priority delivery […]

Logistics, Process

Supply chain disruptions to continue beyond 2024

November 8, 2021

Via: Today's Medical Developments

Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, President of LMA Consulting Group Inc., predicts that supply chain disruption will continue well beyond 2024. LMA Consulting Group works with manufacturers and distributors on strategy and end-to-end supply chain […]

Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Medical, Process

Moderna Cuts 2021 Vaccine Sales Forecast

November 4, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Moderna Inc. has encountered supply challenges for its Covid-19 vaccine, resulting in lower-than-expected sales for the latest quarter and a reduced forecast of dose deliveries and sales for the full year. The Cambridge, Mass., company cited the complexities of shipping […]

Logistics, Process

Where Are All the Truck Drivers? Shortage Adds to Delivery Delays

November 3, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Truck driver Chris Wagner pulled his big rig into a grain processing plant in Sidney, Ohio, on a recent afternoon to pick up a load bound for the Chicago suburbs. He’d lost his scheduled place in line because of delays […]

Logistics, Process

Manufacturing Growth in US Eases as Supply Chain Issues Linger

November 1, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Persistent supply chain challenges continued to weigh on U.S. manufacturers in October, lengthening supplier delivery times and bloating a measure of inventories. The Institute for Supply Management’s gauge of factory activity fell to 60.8 from 61.1 in September, according to […]