The definition of logistics is “the detailed coordination of a complex operation involving many people, facilities or supplies.” To elaborate it’s using warehouses, transportation and fulfillment services to get a product where it needs to go.
Every year, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) teams up with AT Kearny to publish the Annual State of Logistics Report. The study focuses on all areas of the supply chain; across all modes of transportation, business, real estate, warehousing, logistics, technology and manufacturing. This comprehensive report provides industry leaders with insight to where the industry is headed and bright spots that will change our businesses for the better.
Introduction The Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) is the largest public education system in Michigan. The district is made up of 110 schools with roughly 50,000 students and 4,000 employees. The DPSCD mission: “To provide every student with a beneficial and rightful educational experience, preparing students to be career and college ready, and qualified […]
Everyone’s run into this problem—you can put Ikea furniture together, but you can’t take it apart and put it back together again. When the average American moves 11.4 times in their lifetime, it stands to reason that furniture is always easier to move when it’s been broken down. But what if you can’t do that? […]
CHALLENGE A major automotive supplier was taking on additional business and needed to re-evaluate its logistics needs to meet the demands. They were running operations out of a distribution center in El Paso, Texas, while its new customers were located in the Detroit area, Ohio and Canada. Their objectives were to reduce inventory at the […]
CHALLENGE In conjunction with an automotive OEM client, Evans Distribution Systems executed a major initiative to track all the engines built at one of the automaker’s plants. The client was looking for improvements in inventory control and data-tracking, and turned to Evans to ramp up the project on short notice. The project requires scans of […]