Warehousing and Distribution http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6645/more en Service Centers’ Steel, Aluminum Deliveries Rebound for March http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/service-centers-steel-aluminum-deliveries-rebound-march <div class="field-byline"> Robert Brooks </div> <div class="field-deck"> Shipments, steel inventories results offset lackluster start to 2014 </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Service centers across North America increased delivery volumes during March, and steel service centers managed to reduce their inventory levels, too.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/service-centers-steel-aluminum-deliveries-rebound-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/service-centers-steel-aluminum-deliveries-rebound-march#comments Warehousing and Distribution News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:20:00 +0000 116741 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Steel and aluminum shipments increased across the U.S. and Canada during March, but the centers&rsquo; inventories of steel products declined and aluminum stockpiles increased during the month.</p> February Slowdown for Metal Service Centers http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/february-slowdown-metal-service-centers <div class="field-byline"> Robert Brooks </div> <div class="field-deck"> Steel, aluminum volumes slipped; daily rates show more consistency </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>U.S. and Canadian service centers’ February shipments of steel and aluminum declined in volume from January, but daily shipping rates were generally even. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/february-slowdown-metal-service-centers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/february-slowdown-metal-service-centers#comments Warehousing and Distribution News Wed, 19 Mar 2014 03:19:00 +0000 114131 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Inventories of steel products rose slightly from January to February in the U.S. service centers, though Canadian centers managed to reduce their stocks during the shorter month.</p> Supply Chain & Logistics: Digital Technologies Realign the Traditional Supply Chain http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/supply-chain-logistics-digital-technologies-realign-traditional-supply-chain <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Social, mobile, analytics and cloud combine to usher in a new era of smart supply chains.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/supply-chain-logistics-digital-technologies-realign-traditional-supply-chain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/supply-chain-logistics-digital-technologies-realign-traditional-supply-chain#comments Digital Tools Inventory Management Emerging Technologies Transportation Warehousing and Distribution Supply Chain Technology Gold Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:30:00 +0000 112781 at http://www.industryweek.com Extreme Makeover – Warehouse Edition http://www.industryweek.com/blog/extreme-makeover-warehouse-edition <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>5S or Workplace Organization is a great place to start your Lean Supply Chain journey.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/lean-supply-chain">The Lean Supply Chain</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/extreme-makeover-warehouse-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/extreme-makeover-warehouse-edition#comments Lean / Six-Sigma Logistics Planning & Forecasting Safety Warehousing and Distribution The Lean Supply Chain Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:57:00 +0000 113101 at http://www.industryweek.com Strong Start for Service Center Shipments http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/strong-start-service-center-shipments <div class="field-byline"> Robert Brooks </div> <div class="field-deck"> Solid January figures for North American deliveries, inventories </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Steel and aluminum deliveries started the year stong, though the year-on year changes were comparatively small. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/strong-start-service-center-shipments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/strong-start-service-center-shipments#comments Warehousing and Distribution Fri, 21 Feb 2014 03:51:00 +0000 111781 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Inventories of steel and aluminum remained fairly level, but increases in shipping volumes appeared to reduce stockpiles overall.</p> Volvo to Turn Cars Into Post Boxes for Online Shoppers http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/volvo-turn-cars-post-boxes-online-shoppers <div class="field-deck"> Swedish auto maker Volvo is developing a system to enable online shopping deliveries direct to customers' cars rather than their homes. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Swedish auto maker Volvo is developing a system to enable online shopping deliveries direct to customers' cars rather than their homes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/volvo-turn-cars-post-boxes-online-shoppers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/volvo-turn-cars-post-boxes-online-shoppers#comments Warehousing and Distribution Global Economy Supply Chain News Thu, 20 Feb 2014 20:00:00 +0000 111721 at http://www.industryweek.com Stormy Weather Ahead? Then Prepare for it! http://www.industryweek.com/blog/stormy-weather-ahead-then-prepare-it <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>Any type of process improvement program requires good talent that has a fundamental understanding of both Supply Chain &amp; Logistics concepts and also provides the proper tools and training to analyze and improve it.</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/lean-supply-chain">The Lean Supply Chain</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/stormy-weather-ahead-then-prepare-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/stormy-weather-ahead-then-prepare-it#comments Lean / Six-Sigma Planning & Forecasting Supplier Relationships Warehousing and Distribution The Lean Supply Chain Thu, 13 Feb 2014 21:46:00 +0000 111181 at http://www.industryweek.com Service Center Shipments Fell Flat as 2013 Ended http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/service-center-shipments-fell-flat-2013-ended <div class="field-byline"> Robert Brooks </div> <div class="field-deck"> U.S. outlets finished the year with a slight edge, but Canadians fell behind </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Shipments of steel and aluminum by North American service centers declined sharply from November to December, but for domestic metal service centers the volumes were nevertheless stronger than December 2012’s results — and brought the year to an end with a slight increase in U.S. steel deliveries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/service-center-shipments-fell-flat-2013-ended" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/service-center-shipments-fell-flat-2013-ended#comments Warehousing and Distribution Wed, 29 Jan 2014 04:31:00 +0000 109401 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Shipments of steel and aluminum by North American service centers declined sharply from November to December, but for domestic metal service centers the volumes were nevertheless stronger than December 2012&rsquo;s results. <a href="http://americanmachinist.com/news/service-center-shipments-fell-flat-2013-ended"><em>AmericanMachinist.com as more details.</em></a></p> The Healthiest Supply Chains in the US http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/healthiest-supply-chains-us <div class="field-deck"> A look at supply chain excellence within the healthcare industry. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A look at supply chain excellence within the healthcare industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/healthiest-supply-chains-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/healthiest-supply-chains-us#comments Customer Relationships Inventory Management Logistics Planning & Forecasting Procurement Supplier Relationships Transportation Warehousing and Distribution Leadership Operations Supply Chain Technology Sun, 19 Jan 2014 20:46:00 +0000 108671 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>top 25 healthcare supply chains of 2013</p> The Bridgegate Scandal and the Influence of Culture on an Organization's Behavior http://www.industryweek.com/blog/bridgegate-scandal-and-influence-culture-organizations-behavior <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>The past few days all you hear about in my home state of New Jersey and elsewhere is the &ldquo;Bridgegate Scandal&rdquo;. In case you&rsquo;ve been out of touch (or living in a cave), this refers to the scandal in New Jersey where senior member(s) of Governor Christie&rsquo;s staff arranged to have the busiest bridge in America, the George Washington Bridge, closed for a fictitious &ldquo;traffic study&rdquo; to get back at the mayor of Ft. Lee, NJ for not endorsing him in the last election (which he was predicted to win and ended up winning by a very large margin).</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/lean-supply-chain">The Lean Supply Chain</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/bridgegate-scandal-and-influence-culture-organizations-behavior" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/bridgegate-scandal-and-influence-culture-organizations-behavior#comments Inventory Management Lean / Six-Sigma Planning & Forecasting Warehousing and Distribution The Lean Supply Chain Fri, 10 Jan 2014 13:48:00 +0000 107591 at http://www.industryweek.com