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The State of the Industry: A Mid-year Look at Transportation and the Economy

Talking Logistics

At Transplace’s recent Shipper Symposium, a diverse group of shippers, logistics experts and analysts came together to discuss the latest industry trends and obstacles faced by supply chain and transportation professionals, and identify strategies for addressing these issues and improving operations. Freight volumes are up a little with lackluster economic growth, which leaves an implied excess capacity of 2-4%. Industrial production – the freight economy relevant to GDP.

The Top Logistics and Supply Chain Journalists & Thought Leaders to Know for 2020

Shipchain

That’s why we’ve created this list of the top logistics and supply chain journalists and thought leaders that we follow and suggest you check out in 2020. . Top Logistics & Supply Chain Journalists & Thought Leaders We Follow. David “Dave” Blanchard is the Senior Director of Content at EHS Today and Material Handling and Logistics. Steve Banker is the Vice president of Supply Chain Management at ARC Advisory Group and co-author of Logistics Viewpoints.

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Twitter Insights from GT Nexus Bridges 2015 Conference

Talking Logistics

Author’s Note: I was completely unplugged on vacation last week, so it wasn’t until I returned to the office on Monday that I learned Infor is acquiring GT Nexus (a Talking Logistics sponsor). Brooks Brothers: “SAP is our internal ERP system, @GTNexus is our external (supply chain) ERP system” #Bridges2015 #logistics #SCM. Six of the top ten logistics service providers are GT Nexus customers, and the network is a key reason why. Freight Audit and Pay.

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

The company also increased its use of third-party logistics providers and effectively created a network that could be optimized tactically at any given point in time. In fact, during 2007 and 2008, Starbucks leadership began to have severe doubts about the company’s ability to supply its 16,700 outlets. Procurement analysis. Inbound and outbound logistics planning.