Where Does Cuba Rank in Logistics?

Talking Logistics

All this talk about Cuba, however, sparked a question for me this week: Where does Cuba rank in logistics? The answer, according to the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI) , is near the bottom of the list. The post Where Does Cuba Rank in Logistics?

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Good-Night "Eddy" Miller

Supply Chains Rock

I met Ed Miller not long after I joined IBM in 2001. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. Who said supply chains are boring?

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The Supply Chain of the Past

Inbound Logistics

Why Inbound Logistics decided to re-publish Strikepoint, a fictional logistics novella originally published in 2001

This Week in Logistics News (September 7-11, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Where were you on September 11, 2001 when the planes hit the towers? Remembering 9/11 seems more important to me, even if it doesn’t directly relate to supply chain and logistics. Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… XPO Logistics to Acquire Con-way.

[Infographic] How did Reshoring and 3rd Party Logistics Operations fare in 2016?

Cerasis

Third-party logistics operations (3PLs) saw additional gains and enhancements throughout 2016, as predicted earlier in the year. Reshoring was set to become a major trend as well, but at the close of the year, actual reshoring and nearshoring efforts did not surpass most logistics trends.

This Week in Logistics News (August 4-8, 2014)

Talking Logistics

ARI and Fidelitone Logistics Partner to Deliver Unified eCommerce and Supply Chain Solutions. Yes, many stores are still stuck in 2001 when it comes to their IT capabilities, and theyll need more than a flux capacitor to get back to the future.

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Checklist: Logistics challenges in China

Supply Chain Movement

Back in 2001, China was just revving its engine, a $1.3 But the logistics infrastructure is a major challenge. Supply Chain Movement and logistics service provider DSV created a checklist to discover how well your Chinese supply chains are organized. >>Please

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Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! What do we know about "Logistics" and "Supply Chain" to date? According to Lummas et al 2001 , the word "Logistics" in English appeared in the article as early as in 1898. 2) Origin of "Logistics". NAVIGATE. Basics.

This Week in Logistics News (August 25-29, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. Announces the Acquisition of ADS Logistics. FedEx Ground loses new legal round with labor (Logistics Management). The post This Week in Logistics News (August 25-29, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

How to Harness the Economic Power of Logistics Clusters

Supply Chain @ MIT

The Zaragoza Logistics Center, Zaragoza, Spain, is based in PLAZA, Europe’s largest logistics park, and both organizations benefit from the relationship. The Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC), Zaragoza, Spain, is celebrating its 10 th anniversary this week. Mutual benefits.

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This Week in Logistics News (December 9-13, 2013)

Talking Logistics

XPO Logistics Agrees to Acquire NLM. I’m guessing, however, that many supply chain and logistics software vendors (and probably many 3PLs too) rushed to their phones yesterday to call Home Depot’s SVP of Supply Chain Management in hopes of getting a piece of that $300 million pie.

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Three Types of SCM Definitions

SCM Research

’s (2001) must-read article, Defining Supply Chain Management. 2001). Journal of Business Logistics , 22 (2), 1–25. Today, I present Mentzer et al.’s

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E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network

E2open

E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network. Combination of E2open and INTTRA forms the Global Logistics and Supply Chain Network with Access to World-Wide Ocean Container Capacity and information. We aim to bridge the gap between manufacturing and logistics with execution capabilities on a unified platform with real-time end-to-end visibility.

Supply Chain vs. Supply Chain Competition

SCM Research

This includes a thought piece by Rice & Hoppe (2001) and, more recently, a case study by Antai & Olson (2013). 2001). International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 43 (7), 511-528 DOI: 10.1108/IJPDLM-06-2012-0195. Many theory-testing efforts in our field are made by borrowing theories from other fields (e.g.,

Editor’s Pick: Be a Digital Disruptor and Win

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Pick ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. Yet in 2001, the Polaroid Corporation filed for federal bankruptcy protection because the company failed to make the smooth transition from analog to digital cameras.

Multi-item Scales Utilized in Logistics Research

SCM Research

Quite similar, the Journal of Business Logistics has now published a compendium of multi-item scales utilized in logistics research – a good complement to my collection. 2013) , found that not less than 980 scales were used in four journals related to logistics (IJLM, IJPDLM, JBL, TJ) between 2001 and 2010. A Compendium of Multi-Item Scales Utilized in Logistics Research (2001–10): Progress Achieved Since Publication of the 1973–2000 Compendium.

The First Steps of Necessary Federal Maritime Commission Changes

Freightos

The switch from public tariffs to negotiated contracts increased ocean pricing flexibility and competitiveness (according to a 2001 United States Federal Maritime Commission ) but left ocean freight lagging behind most free markets. This article originally appeared on JOC.com. .

Successful Cargo Space Delivery

Freightos

We’re huge fans of innovation in the logistics space. But freight in space has actually also been science fact, starting way back in 1960, when one Wernher von Braun opined back “We have a logistics problem coming up in space.”.

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How 3PLs help make multichannel and global expansion easy

TradeGecko

The use of 3PLs, also known as third-party logistics providers, is on the rise. In fact, as of 2017, 90% of Fortune 500 companies in the US used one or more 3PL, an increase from 46% in 2001. multichannel Inventory Management eCommerce Logistics

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

Source: Inbound Logistics). from the previous month , to 156,602 employees total, the ninth straight month-to-month decline, and the biggest month-to-month decline since January 2001. Source: Inbound Logistics) . Banner Ad: Précis: Georgia Logistics compiles a monthly set of facts and figures regarding the Logistics Markets. MARKET: Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 1.0%

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7 Elements of Seamless Supply Chain Integration

Supply Chain Opz

Stevens who was a senior managing consultants at Peat Marwick McLintock in London published the article called " Integrating the Supply Chain " in International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management. Seamless supply chain integration is a myth or reality?

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from Freightos , is a SaaS-enabled marketplace for the logistics industry. As a logistics service provider, focusing on over-the-road surface transportation management solutions via technology and managed transportation services, we find the following information on the history of shipping containers of great significance to the logistics and supply chain community at large. Freight Logistics shipping containers

Back to the future of public transport

Quintiq

An artist and a cartoonist for the magazine, Strothmann envisioned the future of transportation in 2001: Flying buses and trams, sky stations, and private zeppelins instead of cars. We may not have met Strothman’s vision for public transport in 2001, but what if we had?

Should We Celebrate this Marriage?

Supply Chain Shaman

The groups of supply planning, procurement and logistics operate within silos. There was little interaction between suppliers and logistics providers or amongst and in between these parties. E2open is acquiring INTTRA pending federal approval. Is this a knot to be tied?

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7 Elements of Seamless Supply Chain Integration

Supply Chain Opz

Stevens who was a senior managing consultants at Peat Marwick McLintock in London published the article called " Integrating the Supply Chain " in International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management. Seamless supply chain integration is a myth or reality?

The Mind-Boggling Complexities of Food Distribution (Why Optimization is Critical)

Talking Logistics

It is also my go-to example when I try to explain supply chain and logistics to my kids. “Do For example, here’s a description from a 2001 profile of Kroger’s food supply chain published by Louisville Business First : The frozen food portion of the order is assembled at 6:30 a.m.

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7 Traditional Retailers Cashing in on the Subscription Box Craze

Supply Chain Nation

They feel better about today’s economy than they have since March 2001. Logistics Retail Supply Chain friday in 5Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date.

Vendor Managed Inventory? Think twice and consider the risks!

Supply Chain View from the Field

Plus it saves us all of the headaches associated with logistics and that other messy stuff… ” The concept of Vendor-Managed Inventory (VMI) is defined as a supply initiative where the supplier assumes responsibility of tracking and replenishing a customer’s inventory. This promotes the daily discussion, communication, and rapid response that is needed to effectively manage delivery, material handling, and logistics in a complex and volatile global environment.

E-commerce and the Digital Path to Purchase

Enterra Insights

The staff at Logistics Management notes, “E-commerce has changed the way the logistics and supply chain game is played. The world of digital commerce has introduced more risk and complexity than logistics and supply chain professionals have ever faced. 2] Staff, “ Special Digital Magazine Issue: The evolution of E-commerce ,” Logistics Management , 19 February 2019. [3]

Seasoned Leadership in Action™! An Interview with Michael Massetti, VP at Gartner!

Supply Chain Game Changer

We dug that company out of terrible financial difficulty after the “internet bubble” burst in 2001. It was not until later in the 1980s that the loose federation between planning, purchasing, manufacturing, and logistics started coming together as an end-to-end entity called supply chain.

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Overall, from 2001 to 2008 average Asian wages increased 7.1-7.8%, and currently meet or exceed U.S. Reverse logistics (returns, warranties) are more manageable closer to market. This is the first post in a two part series on our update on Reshoring.

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

In 2001, UPS acquired Mail Boxes Etc., The post LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B in sales (estimated 2012). UPS Freight has 6.9% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. UPS Freight is based in Richmond, Virginia. UPS Freight is a business segment of United Parcel Service, Inc. UPS, Inc. had $54.1B

Oracle showcases Industry 4.0 at Hannover Messe 2019

Oracle SCM

In 2001 the hype moved on to M-Commerce (retail using mobile devices), in 2010 Cloud Computing was the big topic, and autonomous vehicles were one of the trends in 2017. CEBIT and Hannover Messe. CEBIT was the largest and most internationally representative computer expo.

Remembering 9/11

Talking Logistics

Where were you on September 11, 2001 when the planes hit the towers? Remembering 9/11 seems more important to me, even if it doesn’t directly relate to supply chain and logistics. The post Remembering 9/11 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Greg Lehmkuhl Named President of Con-Way Freight

Supply Chain Network

He joined Con-way Freight in August 2008 from sister company Menlo Worldwide Logistics. Before joining Menlo in 2001, he held logistics and operations management positions with Delphi Automotive Systems and Penske Logistics. where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business with emphasis on materials and logistics management. billion freight transportation and logistics services company headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich. Con-way Inc.