AGCO is acclaimed for their approach to supply chain management. Part of their supply chain transformation led to a reduction in freight costs an unheard of 18% while maintaining service levels!
Express delivery and logistics services provider DHL recently announced it has opened a new $6.2 million, 50,000 square-foot facility in Carrollton, Texas, which will serve the East Dallas area. This is the company’s second Dallas area-based facility.
For anyone that thought CSX CEO Hunter Harrison would sit idly while his railroad is dealing with the blowback of service issues that came to light through multiple letters sent to him by the Surface Transportation Board, it is time to think again.
Only 14% of worry automation will take their job, nearly one-third (30%) say they think automation will make their job better.
In a letter to Class I railroad CSX CEO Hunter Harrison this week, leadership at the Department of Transportation’s Surface Transportation Board indicated they are still concerned about what it called “continued concerns over the widespread degradation of rail service across the CSX Transportation, Inc. system.”
All the benefits of owning a fleet without the headache of managing it.
Carloads rose 0.3% to 268,364, and intermodal containers and units were up 5.1% annually to 280,426.
This summer in the Boston area has been an interesting one. We have seen temperatures fluctuating in a bizarre pattern that I cannot ever remember, with a few days in August only reaching a high temperature of the upper sixties. So, when the leaves started changing colors in early August and dropping off the trees,…
An integrated approach with SEM, fuzzy-QFD and MLP for supply chain management strategy developmentNavee Chiadamrong; Tran Thi ThamInternational Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, Vol. 28, No. 1 (2017) pp. 84 – 125This study proposes an integrated approach to determine the most suitable strategies, based on structural equation modelling (SEM), fuzzy-QFD, and multi-objective linear programming…
Qualitative studies in supply chain management research: potential contributions of centring resonance analysisMarcelo Werneck Barbosa; Jonathan SimÃµes Freitas; Marcelo Bronzo LadeiraInternational Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, Vol. 28, No. 1 (2017) pp. 42 – 58The historical strong emphasis on quantitative studies in supply chain management (SCM) is giving place to more qualitative studies. The…