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Supply Chain Digest

Had been with Supply Chain Organization Since 2005

Unified TMS Thru Integration Enables Profitability


According to Sean Kilcarr of FleetOwner, the statistic has risen from 62% in 2005 to 91% in 2018. The overwhelming majority of motor carriers and shippers use a transportation management system (TMS) to gain insights into supply chain management and keep freight spend under control.


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Who said supply chains are boring?: Reader Email

Supply Chains Rock

For the first time since I started this blog in 2005 I will be posting an email from one of my fantastic readers. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

Logistics Planning Crucial to Smooth Warehouse Start-up Projects

Kane is Able

Back in 2005, the Tyler Texas Area Builders Association built a large home from the ground up in less than 3 hours. At the time, it set a record. Here's the video. It was a promotional effort to publicize the Association, but the overarching message was the importance of planning.

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Supply Chain Sustainability: A Byproduct of Efficiency

Talking Logistics

What is so special about October 23, 2005? That’s when Walmart’s CEO at the time, Lee Scott, gave a speech entitled Twenty First Century Leadership that arguably kicked off the supply chain sustainability era.

Logistics Planning Crucial to Smooth Warehouse Start-up Projects

Kane is Able

Back in 2005, the Tyler Texas Area Builders Association built a large home from the ground up in less than 3 hours. At the time, it set a record. Here's the video. It was a promotional effort to publicize the Association, but the overarching message was the importance of planning.

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The Governance of Global Value Chains

SCM Research

Gereffi, Humphrey and Sturgeon (2005) take a transaction-based political economy perspective to explain The Governance of Global Value Chains. 2005). It can be very insightful to see how supply chains are viewed in other research fields.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on US Truck Driver Pay Easily Explains Driver Shortage

Supply Chain Digest

Real Wages Fell 20 to 25 Percent after 2005, Just Now Getting Back to those Levels after Major Increases in Past Two years

Richmond-Based UPS Freight Being Sold to Canadian Trucking Giant for $800 Million

Supply Chain Brain

UPS Freight, created in 2005 when Atlanta-based United Parcel Service Inc. purchased the former Overnite Transportation, is being sold to TFI International Inc., the companies announced

Deadly aviation year, yet safety record improving-IATA

Logistics Middle East

Could be worst year for loss of life in civil aviation since 2005


Why are postal networks losing out on eCommerce!


While mail revenue share remains around 40 percent globally, the ratio of letters to parcels has declined from 13:1 in 2005 to 4:1 in 2015 and is expected to reach 1:1 parity by 2025. Last decade has been the most challenging one for Postal globally.

The Best Logistics Team You Have Never Heard Of with Matt Scherer

The Logistics of Logistics

Formed in 2005, the firm focuses on media relations, content development for trade publications and social media coaching. The Best Logistics T eam You Have Never Heard of with Matt Scherer. Matt Scherer and Joe Lynch talk about the best logistics team you have never heard of.

Emirates rejects Delta apology over 9/11 comments

Logistics Middle East

s 2005 bankruptcy on "Arabian Peninsula 9/11 terrorists" In an interview on CNN, Delta CEO Rochard Anderson blamed his company?s

A chat with Scott Phillips

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Starting out as a Marketing Intern in Adelaide, Australia for a Fielders Steel Roofing, my international studies lead to an opportunity to work in Singapore in 2005. Global Supply Chain & Sourcing Director for ECCO Global Shoe Production & Sourcing.

AEV Summit: Redundant safety systems key to market-ready robot trucks

The Supply Chain Journal

BIO: Fleming co-founded Torc Robotics — now an independent subsidiary of Daimler Trucks AG — back in 2005 to develop self-driving technology after competing as a Virginia Tech student in the 2004 and 2005 DARPA Grand Challenges.

Drydocks World gets ISO welding certification

Logistics Middle East

Drydocks World secures ISO 3834-2: 2005 certificate on welding as part of quality drive

With Brexit Looming, New Supply Chain Requirements Emerge


Optilon was founded in 2005 and is today active throughout the Nordic region with offices in Sweden, Denmark and Finland. On October 31st, the United Kingdom will leave the EU, with or without an exit deal. This, combined with the 2019 EU election results that changed the political landscape, opens speculation regarding this alternative reality, and what requirements it would put on companies in the EU.

Worst Case Scenarios for Freight Brokers with Lisa Bruno

The Logistics of Logistics

She started her career at Strive Logistics in 2005 and, being the 12th employee, saw an opportunity to make an impact at a young company. Worst Case Scenarios for Freight Brokers with Lisa Bruno. Lisa Bruno and Joe Lynch talk about the worst case scenarios for freight brokers.

Inflation is Back Up – Are you Ready?

Herlitz Inventory Management

How to Remain Profitable During Periods of High Inflation with Forward Buying. Dinner Conversations at the Herlitz House. Growing up with a father who developed inventory management software for a living spawned some interesting conversations around the dinner table.

Preview: DroneWaves airs April 30

The Supply Chain Journal

His passion for aviation led him to develop the first online ground school in Canada in 2005. The future of mobility is upon us! Drones are doing everything from delivering pizzas to extinguishing forest fires.

Citation of Excellence Awards 2012

SCM Research

2005): Supply chain collaboration: Making sense of the strategy continuum. The annual Citation of Excellence Awards recognize “the 50 most outstanding articles published by the top 300 management journals in the world” Emerald Group Publishing Limited has now announced the winners of the 2012 Awards. All awarded articles are obviously well worth reading.

Chip shortage will be with us a long while; Hyundai invests over $7B in US

The Supply Chain Journal

billion to build the plant, which opened in 2005 and now builds around 300,000 units a year in normal times. The semiconductor chip shortage continues to be the dominant news item in the automotive supply chain world. Not that anyone is surprised by this anymore.

7 Supply Chain Lessons from Lenovo

Supply Chain Opz

However, the majority of Lenovo''s supply chain case studies focus on the use of information system and the benefits of the acquisition of IBM’s PC business in 2005. Lenovo has been consistently ranked on the list of supply chain top 25 by research and advisory firm Gartner Inc for more than 4 years in a row. In this article, we will show you 7 elements of Lenovo''s supply chain operations from the book " The Lenovo Way: Managing a Diverse Global Company for Optimal Performance ". (1)

Körber User Conference Showcases Ecommerce Warehouses

Logistics Viewpoints

The Kiva style AMR first emerged in about 2005. Chad Collins, CEO of Körber. Körber, which was known as HighJump Software until about a year ago, completed their virtual Elevate Americas user conference.

Re-Branding Standard Shipping as “Green Delivery”


From the inception of Amazon Prime in 2005, Prime members have had access to free two-day shipping on eligible purchases. Guest Post: Shane Parker, Account Analyst at enVista.

CILT convention to be held in Dubai this September

Logistics Middle East

s (CILT) International Convention is returning to the Middle East for the first time since 2005 The four day Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport?s

Appterra’s 11th birthday


11 years ago in June 2005, Charlie Alsmiller founded the company, with just a laptop and a room in the back of our attorney’s office with no customers and no business plan. He did splurge on a nice hermann miller chair, which he still use today. Every single month of this time, we made money. Sometimes it was barely a dollar, The post Appterra’s 11th birthday appeared first on Appterra.

Savings Through Container Transport Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

It wasn’t until 2005 when the International Maritime Office (IMO) established industry standards for more consistent loading, transporting, and unloading of goods in ports throughout the world, saving time and resources.

LTL: Then and Now with David Ross

The Logistics of Logistics

Before joining Stifel in 2005, he was an analyst with Legg Mason Capital Markets, worked briefly in the industry at RailWorks Corp., LTL: Then and Now with David Ross. David Ross and Joe Lynch discuss LTL: then and now.

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Applying History’s Lessons to New Resiliency Plans

CH Robinson Logistics

However, we saw similar supply chain outages associated with the 2004 Tsunami in Thailand, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and Japan’s earthquake and Tsunami in 2011. At this time last year, global supply chains were already in trouble.

The Platform Economy Powered by Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

trillion in market capitalization worldwide and would account for 25% of the world’s entire economy by 2020, up from 15% in 2005. A platform is a business model that creates value by facilitating exchanges between two or more interdependent groups, usually consumers and producers. Applico.

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American Logistics Aid Network Getting Ready for Florence

Material Handling and Logistics

ALAN was founded in 2005 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and is a philanthropic, industry-wide organization that provides free logistics assistance to disaster relief organizations before, during and after catastrophic events. . The group has activated a hurricane micro-site that will allow organizations to monitor each storm’s path, view recent alerts and get updates on transportation and supply chain conditions in impacted areas. As Hurricane Florence nears the U.S.

Reimagine Supply Chain of the Future – agile, resilient, and balanced – LogiSYM July 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast of the United States in 2005, Cisco executives created a business continuity-planning dashboard to mitigate risks. Let me start with a quote from a great leader!!

Ecommerce Delivery: The New Moment of Truth


In 2005, A.G. Lafley Chairman, President & CEO of Procter & Gamble coined two " Moments of Truth ". First moment of truth : When a customer is first confronted with the product. It occurs within the first 3-7 seconds of a consumer encountering the product and it is during this time that marketers have the capability of turning a browser into a buyer. Second moment of truth : When a customer purchases a product and experiences its quality as per the promise of the brand.

Factors Influencing Delivery Address Amendment - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sometime in 2005, I had ordered a birthday gift hamper for my friend from one of the web based retailer in US, to be delivered on her birthday, which happened to be a couple of week later. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods. Education. Energy. Financial Services. Healthcare. High-Tech. Hospitality and Leisure. Industrial Manufacturing. Insurance.