supply chain

Business, Logistics

Supply Chain Disruptions Rise Due to Virus

Containership at Xiamen, China A containership at the Haitian Container Terminal in Xiamen, China, on Aug. 26. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News)

The coronavirus is having a growing impact on supply chains, according to a new survey by the Institute for Supply Management in a report the Tempe, Ariz.-based nonprofit released March 11.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 12, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

Truck Delivery App Wins Saudi Funds to Expand in Middle East

Trukker vehicle via YouTube

Trukker, a digital marketplace for land freight based in the United Arab Emirates, has raised one of the largest initial rounds of capital for a startup in the region.

Farah Elbahrawy | Bloomberg News
November 12, 2019
Business, Logistics

Detention Times Threaten Supply Chain Efficiency, Panelists Say

Supply Chain panel at 2019 MCE YRC Worldwide CEO Darren Hawkins listens as (from left) Jess Baumhoff of Wayfair, Yone Dewberry of Land O'Lakes and Bob Welsh of Walmart Transportation discuss the effects of detention times. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

SAN DIEGO — Three supply chain executives said the industry must make big improvements in how it manages detention time. The remarks were made during an Oct. 6 session of American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 6, 2019
Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics

iTradeNetwork Offers Pilot Program to Trace Perishable Commodities

Employee uses a forklift to move corn An employee uses a forklift to move pallets of yellow sweet corn into a refrigerated truck. (Mark Elias/Bloomberg News)

iTradeNetwork, a global provider of supply chain management for the food and beverage industry, announced a traceability pilot program with grower-shippers of select perishable commodities.

October 4, 2019
Business, Logistics

Supply Chain Hall of Fame to Open in Arkansas Next Year

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals will build its new Supply Chain Hall of Fame in Rogers, Ark., the organization’s board of directors said.

September 27, 2019
Business, Logistics, TCA

Bonneville Lock Closure Hinders Supply Chain in Pacific Northwest

dry boat lock on the Bonneville Dam A dry boat lock on the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River. (Megan Innes/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers via AP)

More than 100,000 tons of exports will be stranded upriver at the Bonneville Dam for about a month as the Army Corps of Engineers repairs a damaged navigation lock that river users call a “critical link” of the Columbia River trade corridor.

Mallory Gruben | The Daily News, (Longview, Wash.)
September 13, 2019

Quest Global Acquires Dakota Moon

Quest Global acquired Dakota Moon Enterprises LLC, a Nevada-based engineering and supply chain services provider to the aerospace industry, according to a Quest news release.

July 3, 2019
Business, Logistics

Walmart Creates Supply Chain to Stock 500 US Stores With Angus Beef

Walmart Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

Walmart, The nation’s biggest grocer has partnered with a Texas cattle rancher and other industry-related businesses to provide a steady supply of no-hormone-added Angus beef to 500 of its U.S. stores beginning later this year.

April 24, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Cynosure Invests in Visible Supply Chain Management

Visible Visible CEO Jared Starling was selected as a 2019 Utah Business CEO of the Year. (Visible Supply Chain Management via YouTube)

Visible Supply Chain Management has received an unspecified equity investment in its business from The Cynosure Group, an investment firm controlled by the Eccles family in Salt Lake City, according to a statement released April 3.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Staff Writer
April 4, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Perspective

Opinion: Using Predictive Analytics for More Efficient Supply Chains

Logistics companies depend greatly on accuracy, timeliness and efficiency to meet distribution and customer demands. The use of predictive analytics, however, is changing the game for this industry because of its ability to determine real-time patterns, track data and anticipate these demands to streamline operations.

Inbal Axelrod | Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer, MyRouteOnline
February 26, 2019