American manufacturing has a long history, ranging from the creation of 95 percent of all clothing sold in the US in New York City, reports Highsnobiety, to startups designing mobile device covers and protectors, explains The New York Times.
Your Guide To Eating Healthy While On The Road
Eating healthy while on the road isn’t always easy, especially for truckers who often drive for long hours, have a tight schedule or just feel they don’t have time to make healthy eating decisions. Perhaps not surprisingly, around 80 percent of truckers are obese.
APU (Auxiliary Power Units) decrease the need for drivers to run their truck engines on idle while they’re parked and are regularly used to limit fuel use. Although, one disadvantage is that these APUs normally weigh several hundred pounds, which could be a problem for drivers who often carry close to maximum weight limits.
The roles of logistics and procurement in an efficient supply chain cannot be overstated. According to Paul Myerson, reports Industry Week, up 70 percent of a company’s costs come from procurement and logistics operations. Meanwhile, this large volume of expenses is directly related to 80 percent or a company’s working capital via inventory and accounts payable.
Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is a guest blog from our friend Max Lock, President and Founder of Fleet Logistics. In this blog, Max discusses everything you need to know about the marketplace model and why shippers should adopt it.
Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from our friends Magnatag Visible Systems. I dont know if you all are like me, but I could use some extra motivation to get up and productive in the morning. Thankfully, with these three simple routines, you can kickstart your day.
3 Simple Routines That Will Help Kickstart Your Day
Let’s face it; no one likes waking up in the morning.
Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from our friends at Mahan’s Thermal Products. They discuss what it takes to create green industrial and manufacturing facilities from scratch.
Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is a guest blog by our friends at 2 Flow. In this blog, they discuss everything you need to know about a 3PL business.
What is 3PL?
There are several definitions of 3PL.
Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog from our friend Greg Braun from C3 Solutions. In this blog, Greg discusses the real cost of inaction when you dont adopt new supply chain technology.
Getting the raw materials needed to maintain production is one of the most important parts of the whole supply chain. If raw materials are unavailable, all subsequent processes are affected, which may result in increased costs to consumers and the respective companies as well. However, following these 10 practices can help you learn how to reduce spend in the procurement supply chain.