05/23/2022

Using the Digital Twin: 4 Supply Chain Scenarios that Generate Savings

Digital twin business and industrial process modelling. innovation and optimisation.

A guest blog by Felipe Molino, Director of Supply Chain Engineering Solutions at NFI The Supply Chain Digital Twin is a virtual or digital copy of your business that runs parallel to a supply chain system to identify and quantify continuous improvement initiatives. The tool, which visualizes entire networks and uses data to strategically plan… Continue reading Using the Digital Twin: 4 Supply Chain Scenarios that Generate Savings

03/03/2022

What’s in a name? Well, a lot, actually… Introducing Integrated Logistics

Guest Blog by David Broering, President, Integrated Logistics It was clear from the beginning, when I joined NFI nearly a decade ago, that NFI’s existing set of services would partner seamlessly with a non-asset-based business model. The company was built in a way that non-asset business would drive greater overall results to the organization, and… Continue reading What’s in a name? Well, a lot, actually… Introducing Integrated Logistics

11/04/2021

Houston: A Pioneer of Logistically-Centered Cities

As NFI continues to grow its North American logistics footprint, Houston has emerged as a leading supply chain hub. The area serves as a distribution hotspot with its intricate interstate highway, railroad systems, and access to major seaports for global trade.  Houston is a top-ranked market for transportation, distribution, and all aspects of the supply… Continue reading Houston: A Pioneer of Logistically-Centered Cities

08/24/2021

Transportation Management: An Extension of our Customers’ Team

Meet the Team Making TM Operations Seamless Enabled by technology that gives real-time visibility to transportation networks, our experts make transparent, quick decisions that mitigate costs and increase efficiencies for our customers. In this video, Darren Conner and Tanika Cobb highlight how NFI’s dedication to customer service and nimble decision-making support NFI’s customized solutions, and… Continue reading Transportation Management: An Extension of our Customers’ Team

08/11/2021

Using Technology to Navigate Supply Chain Volatility

Volatility became synonymous with supply chain in 2020 and that trend has continued throughout 2021. Consistent disruptions are forcing shippers to rethink the way they manage their networks. Supply chain visibility is critical when making calculated decisions that help support the health of your business.  Advancements in technology can help fill the gaps exposed by… Continue reading Using Technology to Navigate Supply Chain Volatility

07/16/2021

The Dallas-Ft. Worth Distribution Advantage

As the world regains its footing post-pandemic, the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area continues to grow economically. One of only two large U.S. metros to post three-year job gains, the Dallas region is recovering to pre-pandemic employment levels faster than all other large U.S. Metros.[1] Dallas ranks as the ninth-largest city in the United States with… Continue reading The Dallas-Ft. Worth Distribution Advantage

07/01/2021

What the Approaching ILWU-PMA Contract Renewal Means for Shippers

After a year marred by congestion, skyrocketing cargo handling costs, increased demand as a result of the pandemic, and looming clean air mandates, West Coast marine terminal operators have had all the more reason to explore productivity improvements and cost-saving options like automation.  Historically, concern about displacing and replacing employees with robotics had prompted the… Continue reading What the Approaching ILWU-PMA Contract Renewal Means for Shippers

04/08/2021

Transportation Management: Engineering for the Future

Meet the TM Engineers Driving Customer Value They’re not supply chain engineers, they’re supply chain scientists. Calculated risk-taking and hands-on program design are enabling NFI’s Transportation Management team to customize solutions of the future for NFI customers. In this video, team members Felipe Molino and Kayla Broyles highlight how NFI is able to deliver custom,… Continue reading Transportation Management: Engineering for the Future