With competition at an all-time high, companies need to streamline and optimize their supply chains to stay competitive and thrive. In an upcoming webinar, Mike Jarrett, President & CEO of Jarrett Logistics, and Chris Elwood, Director of Logistics & Operational Strategy at Grimco Inc, will discuss what the company is doing to increase supply chain responsiveness using real-world, actionable examples which are applicable to any company or industry at:
The term software as a service (SaaS) has been used a lot the past few years. But how many people really know what it means or how it can help you and your business? We will look at ways you can save time and resources, as well as enhance your supply chain operations using SaaS.
As you may be aware, certain freight rail workers are threatening to strike pending ongoing union contract negotiations with the carriers they work for. As of Monday, the majority of unions had announced agreements with the National Carriers' Conference Committee representing BNSF, CSX, Kansas City Southern, Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific railways. Two major unions, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, and the SMART Transportation Division have not reached a settlement. President Biden prevented a strike two months ago by imposing a cooling off period during which a panel he appointed, known as a Presidential Emergency Board (PEB). The (PEB) looked at the disputed issues in the negotiations and issued a recommended settlement.
Orrville, Ohio — Aug. 15, 2022 — Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global cold food supply chain, named Jarrett as a winner of the 2022 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers award, which recognizes leading third-party logistics and cold storage providers in the cold food and beverage industry.
The pandemic, labor shortages, fuel prices, bottlenecks and economic conditions are just some of the challenges the supply chain industry has faced the past few years. With that many factors at play, how do companies overcome them to get their product to market in a timely manner and provide customers with the service they expect?
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In the current environment of labor shortages, supply chain issues and market volatility, companies are finding it challenging to remain competitive. Having supply chain resiliency, diverse resourcing, shipment visibility, and access to big data and technology, among others, are key drivers for purchasing leaders to ensure their company remains competitive in their respective industry.