Advocacy groups said people have a right to know the farm's name and the details of its cantaloupe distribution network so they can protect their families from the outbreak that's killed two Kentucky residents and stricken at least 140 others, including about 30 who have been hospitalized.
It’s important to understand that business analytics is a scientific approach to making decisions and is broken down into three forms: descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics. Descriptive analytics provide an accurate picture of what has happened. Predictive analytics enable an assumption about what will happen in the future or explain what has happened. Finally, prescriptive analytics shows the best course of action.
Bill Henricks, Chief Operating Officer of DoALL Company, stated, “The merging of these two exceptional teams will further fuel our success in Southern California. This blend will provide a broader range of support and resources for our customers. With Tool & Abrasive’s dedicated team, we look forward to delivering the same great products and service our customers have come to depend on for decades.”
Using supplier score cards and comparison tools can inject more reason into a purchasing decision, which can optimize both cost and lead time.
Organic daily sales — those from existing rather than newly acquired or sold businesses — rose 8 percent on higher sales and volumes compared with a year earlier.
Luckily for distributors, the ongoing evolution of enhanced ERP and workflow technologies has helped them better fulfill some of their basic needs; most notably allowing them to closely manage each and every step of the distribution process. These are also helping distributors to better manage warehouse workflow, automate purchasing, streamline work process, and improve inventory management.
Plex Systems Inc., provider of Plex Online, Cloud ERP for manufacturers, today announced the deployment of the Pacejet multi-carrier shipping and logistics technology at Vornado Air, the industry leader in air flow technology product manufacturing.
Genesee & Wyoming said Monday that it will buy RailAmerica for about $1.39 billion in a deal that combines the two largest short-line and regional rail operators in North America.
The Commerce Department's latest figures were a mixed bag, but the large drop in sales is a troubling sign for future growth.
For a supplier like Motion Industries — equal parts cutting-edge practices and classic industrial MRO — a city nestled near the foothills of Appalachia seems like a natural fit.
These intricate and essential little pieces of metal and plastic play a large part in daily life and in the life of any manufacturing or distribution company.
At the recommendation of a team of employees, Volvo has made "significant" changes to its warehousing and material handling practices.
One of America's "best beers" began in a bathtub in Auburn, but craft brews haven't been popular enough in Alabama to justify distribution — until now.
As the nation’s largest independent architectural finisher, Linetec operates its own fleet of trucks providing customers with weekly pickup and delivery services, and will now offer these in Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.
Manufacturers of consumers packaged goods (CPG) need to work closely with retailers of all sizes, but that relationship is oftentimes difficult to anticipate.
You are an executive at a mid-sized manufacturing organization that is beginning to market, sell and service its products in multiple geographies across the globe. As a result, your supply chain model is suddenly becoming more complex and needs tighter coordination. You now have to manage your financials in multiple currencies, as well as consolidate financial data from international subsidiaries for reporting.
The SCM-Operations blog has shared with us a neat infographic on the history of supply chain management, which dates back more than a century.
The company said there were no allegations that drugs were illegally diverted to someone without prescriptions and no patients were harmed.
Net sales rose 16 percent to $2.19 billion from $1.88 billion, with most of the increase coming from higher sales volumes.
The distribution firm's Hayward, Reno and Pittsburgh sites earned the ENERGY STAR by scoring in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency.
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Despite flying below the radar for many years, Flint-based Shively Bros. has lately become a distributor to watch as it propels forward.
Corporate United has entered into a new 4-year agreement with Fastenal Company for industrial supplies.
Nick Wilson, CEO of Morrison Container Handling Solutions, has seen material handling change drastically since 1971, like speeds increasing four times.