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Shutting Down: America’s Largest Distributor of Christian Products

June 2, 2016

The largest distributor of Christian products in the United States has announced plans to “wind down operations” due to competition from online retailers and the financial hit from the bankruptcy of Family Christian Stores (FCS), a major client. Send the Light Distribution (STL)—which shipped to more than 10,000 Christian...

Nike unveils distribution centre for ‘supply chain of the future’

June 2, 2016

Nike has taken another step towards its goal of becoming a closed-loop business with the latest expansion of its European Logistics Campus in Belgium, which promises to make the sportswear giant's operations more efficient, responsive and sustainable. The new site - unveiled late last week - is the fifth...

Shipping Industry gala dinner raising money to save lives

May 20, 2016

A dedicated committee of volunteers from the shipping industry are working hard to deliver an event that promises to raise much needed funds for the volunteer-based charity Coastguard Northern Region. The Great New Zealand Shipping Ball, the premier event on the marine industry calendar, will take place on Friday...

Hytrol Solutions Featured in SupplyChain 247 Magazine

February 9, 2016

Hytrol was featured in SupplyChain 24/7 in a recent issue. The editors discussed how a leading supplier of western wear accessories installed all Hytrol conveyor at its new facility. As a result, the company is no longer dealing with backlogs while accommodating significant growth.

Council approves funding for city operation center and Washington Park

February 9, 2016

The Lexington City Council approved two construction bids, equaling approximately $5.6 million, for the renovation of Washington Park and to build a new city electric operations center and warehouse. At the council's regular meeting on Monday, W.C. Construction Co. of Winston-Salem was awarded contracts bids for both projects, $1.2...

Upper Macungie to push for new I-78 interchange to relieve truck traffic

February 9, 2016

Upper Macungie's traffic counters have registered 7,000 tractor-trailers moving through the intersection of Route 100 and Schantz Road in a single day. That might be Exhibit A in the case the township plans to make that western Lehigh County needs another interchange on Interstate 78 to take the pressure...

Amazon plans ocean shipping foray

January 16, 2016

Global retail giant Amazon.com Inc has registered to provide ocean freight services through its Chinese unit, a move that will give it more control over shipping products from Chinese factories to shoppers in the United States. Amazon China has submitted an application to the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission, sources...

Wolfe Research Lowers Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc (RRTS) to Peer Perform

January 16, 2016

Wolfe Research cut shares of Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc (NASDAQ:RRTS) from an outperform rating to a peer perform rating in a report issued on Tuesday morning, The Fly reports. Shares of Roadrunner Transportation Systems (NASDAQ:RRTS) traded up 0.57% on Tuesday, reaching $7.11. The company had a trading volume of...

Business

Sustainable agri value chains: Lessons for the private sector

Agricultural sustainability is intrinsically linked to food security, and therefore critical to India’s progress and socio-economic development. One of the biggest challenges facing Indian agriculture today is to make...

Technology

BMO Highlights Key Takeaways on Tech Giants Apple Inc. (AAPL) and QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Following Asia Technology Supply Chain Tour

BMO analyst Tim Long is diving in on two of the tech world’s biggest players, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM), after meeting with various companies across...

Logistics & Manufacturing

Domestic drug manufacturing begins next year

Accordingly, the minster visited the ‘Navesta’ factory in Horana and the ‘Stregen” factory in Thalgahawila road, Horana. The vaccine manufacturing ‘Navesta’ company will begin its work next May...

Procurement

Management of a Global Supply Chain in Emerging Markets

In many ways, sourcing goods and services internationally is easier than ever, with the internet making it possible to research, source and communicate with global suppliers from the...