This Week in Logistics News (February 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

The 2006 SAFE Port Act required the Secretary of the Treasury to oversee an interagency initiative to establish a “single portal system,” to be known as the “International Trade Data System.” I went downhill skiing for the first time in 15 years yesterday.

I Want My CSCP!

APICS

Director of Professional Development in late 2006. I earned my CFPIM (“Certified Fellow”), was Certified in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM) in 1998 and earned my Certified in Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) during the first exam in early 2006.

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I Want My CSCP!

APICS

Director of Professional Development in late 2006. I earned my CFPIM (“Certified Fellow”), was Certified in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM) in 1998 and earned my Certified in Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) during the first exam in early 2006.

Supply Chain Management:Has Best of Breed WMS Won the Race?

Infosys Supply Chain Management

In 2006 the analyst community predicted that gap between the Best of Breed (BOB) WMS and ERP WMS has narrowed significantly and it was just matter of time before the ERP vendors caught up with the BOB vendors (1). 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.

Green Supply Chain News on Dozens of Shippers, 3PLs and Carriers Win SmartWay Excellence Awards for 2014. Who Made the List

Supply Chain Digest

Lowes Leads Way by Receiving Its Sixth Award Since 2006

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

Corporate report data is not readily available before 2006. However, as we look at the Colgate orbit chart, it should spark a question of “If IT standardization is the answer for managing costs and inventory, why is Colgate at the same level in 2015 that they were in 2006?”

And I thought last year’s Top 25 Supply Chain was a surprise

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by CJ Wehlage On the bus ride back to the McDowell Marriott after the 2016 Gartner Top 25 Supply Chain event, I plugged my ear phones into my cell and listened to some Pearl Jam. Their classic hit, Last Kiss, the song summed up my thoughts about the 2016 rankings.

Early ‘Internet of Things’ Pilots Proved Supply Chain Benefits of RFID Pallets

Supply Chain Network

Two early pilots were facilitated by Supply Chain Network and carried out in 2003 and 2006 with both representing successful demonstrations of the potential supply chain benefits available through end to end ‘Internet of Things’ supply chain implementations.

Ex-Apple Procurement Manager Sentenced- Have We Learned Anything?

Supply Chain Matters

In our Supply Chain Matters commentary in August of 2010, we highlighted the alleged scope of the conspiracy along with a report indicating that the kickback scheme was believed to have dated back as far as 2006. In the summer of 2010, a global supply manager at Apple was charged with wire fraud, money laundering and unlawful transactions in an alleged kickback scheme that involved multiple Apple suppliers.

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

2006). There are tens of thousands of books about logistics and supply chains. Literally. Amazon has 31,817 books about supply chain and 24,934 about logistics. That’s 56,751 supply chain and logistics books.

Built for Yesterday’s Consumer: The Demise of Malls and Traditional Distribution Networks

Talking Logistics

percent in 2006 to 3.4 Author’s Note: Below is an excerpt from Keeping Up with the Retail Consumer: 6 Supply Chain Disciplines Retailers Must Master , an ebook published earlier this year by Adelante SCM and LEGACY Supply Chain Services (see previous post for additional details).

Rocky Balboa and the Bimodal Supply Chain

The 21st Century Supply Chain

After Rocky V was released in 1990, Stallone decided to finish the series with Rocky Balboa in 2006.

Chipotle: The Latest Example of Why Supply Chain Risk Management Matters

Talking Logistics

million — the first decline in quarterly revenue since the company went public in 2006! Why is supply chain risk management important? Why should CEOs and CFOs care?

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

Two books on McLean are published in 2006, marking the 50th anniversary of the first commercial intermodal container service. The History of the Shipping Container.

“Moneyball” and Your Business

Supply Chain Action Blog

The “Moneyball” saga and other examples of premier organizations competing on analytics were featured in the January 2006 Harvard Business Review article, “Competing on Analytics” (reprint R0601H) by Thomas Davenport, who also authored the book by the same name.

Where Do We Go From Here? Taking a Look at the 2016 State of Logistics Report

Cerasis

GDP has changed since 2006. 2015 was a different year for the logistics industry. For the first time in more than 10 years, the Federal Reserve took the initiative to slightly increase interest rates, but the hopes for a robust start to 2016 were quickly dashed.

JDA’s Project with SanDisk, a Western Digital Brand, Recognized for Its Impressive Supply Chain Transformation

Supply Chain Nation

SanDisk began leveraging JDA’s advanced planning solutions in 2006 to create a more responsive supply chain. billion in annual revenues in 2006 to USD $5.56

Transforming Consumer Value Chains: Navigating The Power Shift to the Shopper

Supply Chain Shaman

When we do these types of analysis, we look back at the data as far as we can reach (Y chart data is available only back to 2006 in a reliable form) and then we look at the period of 2006-2014 and the more recent period of 2011-2014.

Conducting and Presenting Grounded Theory Research

SCM Research

First, Suddaby (2006) , offers “a reasonable assessment of common errors researchers make in conducting and presenting grounded theory research”. Qualitative research can be conducted to build theory from field data. The Discovery of Grounded Theory by Glaser and Strauss (1967) remains the fundamental handbook of this approach.

The Future of Freight and How Brokers Fit In

Cerasis

Author information Eric Halsey Eric Halsey is a historian by training and disposition who’s been interested in US small businesses since working at the House Committee on Small Business in 2006. Cerasis is by legal definition a freight broker.

Make 2016 the Year of the TMS

Talking Logistics

IBM Sterling TMS was born from IBM’s acquisition of Sterling Commerce in 2010, which had previously acquired Nistevo Corporation in 2006. 2016 is finally here, and there’s a good chance you’re working hard to stick to your New Year’s Resolutions. Everyone wants to better themselves, right? Hopefully you’ve taken that same approach with your business.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Evolution and History of Supply Chain Management

Cerasis

imports from China grew from about $45 billion per year in 1995 to more than $280 billion per year in 2006. History of Supply Chain Management.

This Week in Logistics News (October 13-17, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Demerged from WHSmith in 2006, the group delivers 40m newspapers and 14m magazines a week to its 30,000 UK customers including supermarkets, independent retailers and petrol stations. . As you read this, I’ll be 30,000+ feet over the Atlantic, heading home from Frankfurt.

Stories of Supply Chain Leadership: An Interview with Joan Motsinger of Seagate

Supply Chain Shaman

In our work on the Supply Chains to Admire report , we tracked the progress of manufacturing, retailing and distribution companies for the period of 2006 to 2013 and 2009-2013. Many companies talk about Supply Chain Excellence, but most leaders struggle to define it.

Insights from Elemica reveal 2014 Frankfurt

Talking Logistics

The German team overcame disappointments in 2006 and 2010 to win the World Cup this year, while favorites Spain (the defending champion) and Brazil (the host country) were humbled by the competition. What do the Germany World Cup Team and the Boston Red Sox have in common?

Successful Cargo Space Delivery

Freightos

NASA awarded the company a commercial orbital transportation services contract in 2006, to design and demonstrate a launch system to resupply cargo to the ISS. We’re huge fans of innovation in the logistics space.

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7 Tips to Collect Your Freight Brokerage, Manufacturing, & Supply Chain Accounts Receivables

Cerasis

Author information Eric Halsey Eric Halsey is a historian by training and disposition who’s been interested in US small businesses since working at the House Committee on Small Business in 2006.

Illegal Supply Chains: selling stolen and counterfeit drugs

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

billion between 2006 and 2012 to fight Malaria in Africa that kills 600,000 annually.  Christopher S. On February 27, 2014, the US House of Representatives Subcommittee had a public hearing to discuss the issue of counterfeit drugs and the underlying illegal supply chains. 

How do we Drive Invention to Innovation in Planning?

Supply Chain Shaman

One of my favorite speeches, over this fifteen year tenure, was listening to Alan Greenspan at the AMR Research IT conference in November 2006. This week, I spoke at the Chicago CSCMP round table event. I love to hear the thoughts from different speakers.

RoHS exemptions may expire in July

Loftware

Adopted in 2003, the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive has prohibited the use of six different hazardous substances in electronics manufacturing since it took effect in Europe in 2006.

Novo Nordisk: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

The level of performance in 2015 is the same as 2006. With more than 90 years of innovation in diabetes care, Novo Nordisk is a global pharmaceutical leader. The logo to the left showcases the evolution of the brand over time.)

Early ‘Internet of Things’ Pilots Proved Supply Chain Benefits of RFID Pallets

Supply Chain Network

Two early pilots were facilitated by Supply Chain Network and carried out in 2003 and 2006 with both representing successful demonstrations of the potential supply chain benefits available through ‘Internet of Things’ implementations.

Deductive, Inductive and Abductive Research in SCM

SCM Research

Spens & Kovács (2006) present an overview of the deductive, inductive and abductive research processes. 2006).

Deductive, Inductive and Abductive Research in SCM

SCM Research

Spens & Kovács (2006) present an overview of the deductive, inductive and abductive research processes. 2006).

S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #1

Supply Chain Trend

A Tip: One great simple old-school resource to begin the journey is “Sales & Operations Planning, The Executive’s Guide”, written in 2006, by Tom Wallace and Robert Stahl. Introduction. In the last 30 years S&OP improved performance in many businesses.

Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

Content Summary: Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Chicago, Coyote Logistics LLC, a UPS company, provides truckload, less-than-truckload, intermodal, air and ocean brokerage services and transportation management services to more than 14,000 shippers of various sizes and industries.

New Bookends: The Tale of Supply Chain Global Leaders in Consumer Products

Supply Chain Shaman

The shift from 2004-to 2006 is impressive. Definition. Bookends: To be positioned at the end or on either side of (something). Colgate. Procter & Gamble. Kimberly-Clark. Unilever.

Panama Canal Expansion: Everything You Need to Know

PLS Logistics

In 2006, the Panamanian government authorized the first major expansion of the Panama Canal since it opened in 1917. History of the Panama Canal. During the 1800s, businessmen didn’t have an efficient or quick way to ship goods between the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. The British proposed a canal through Nicaragua that was never built and the French attempted to build a canal through Panama but evacuated the project due to fatal diseases.

The State of Supply Chain Trends Part IV: Data Analysis, Wearables, and the Cloud

Cerasis

While this idea seemed ground-breaking in 2006, it has become a commonplace aspect of nearly all Walmart locations. Modern supply chains are evolving beyond anyone’s expectations due to increased use of cloud-computing technologies, wearables and advanced data analysis. In addition, the role of these technologies is becoming more than a means of guaranteeing profits; they are enabling more small businesses to compete with larger, big box retailers, which drives prices down for end users.

Rock Solid Support is Key to Success

Supply Chain Nation

SM: I finished engineering school in 2006 and entered the enterprise software space working at Infosys as a consultant in SAP’s business intelligence suite of products.