Logistics Websites 2013

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The post Logistics Websites 2013 appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Below is a list of useful logistics websites. There is also a list of great logistics blogs and supply chain websites. Logistics Websites. Air Cargo World - aircargoworld.com. Air Cargo – How it Works - air-cargo-how-it-works.blogspot.com/. American Shipper – americanshippers.com. Big Truck TV – bigtrucktv.com. Commercial Carrier Journal – ccjdigital.com.

Supply Chain Resilience 2013

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In the face of disruptions and volatility, supply chain managers are concerned about resilience, which can be broadly defined as “the ability of a supply chain to cope with change” ( Wieland & Wallenburg, 2013 ). Two recent publications present ways to implement supply chain resilience. First, the Business Continuity Institute has published a report that summarizes the key outcomes of its 4 th Annual Supply Chain Resilience Survey.

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Top 10 Talking Logistics Episodes of 2013

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Tweet The post Top 10 Talking Logistics Episodes of 2013 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. What if there was a talk show focused on supply chain and logistics topics? I asked myself that question a little more than a year ago, which ultimately led me to launch Talking Logistics this past January.

3PL Executive Insights from MercuryGate User Conference 2013

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That was the main theme of a panel session I led at last month’s MercuryGate User Conference 2013 , which included the following 3PL executives: Shelli Austin , VP at Integrated Distribution Services (IDS). Tweet The post 3PL Executive Insights from MercuryGate User Conference 2013 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. What is the path to building successful and lasting 3PL-customer relationships?

Takeaways from Shipper-Carrier Roundtable at Momentum 2013

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At the Manhattan Associates Momentum 2013 conference last month, the answer was a great conversation about transportation trends, challenges, and opportunities. Tweet The post Takeaways from Shipper-Carrier Roundtable at Momentum 2013 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. What happens when you bring together a large group of shippers and carriers and put them in a conference room?

Citations of Excellence Awards 2013

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A year has passed since and Emerald Management Reviews has now announced the winners of the 2013 Citation of Excellence Awards. Some of you may remember my last year’s post about the 2012 Citations of Excellence Awards. I went through the list of 50 awarded papers and discovered two papers which I think are particularly relevant to our field. First, a paper by Lawson et al.

SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2013 (2/2)

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Three more leading journals of our field have announced the winners of their best paper awards. First, the Decision Sciences Journal has selected the article Managing Differentiation-Integration Duality in Supply Chain Integration by Terjesen, Patel and Sanders for its Best Paper Award for 2012.

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Top Warehouses in North America 2013

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The post Top Warehouses in North America 2013 appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. “The line between disorder and order lies in logistics…” Sun Tzu. The top warehouses in North America were recently profiled in a great article by the fine folks at Modern Material Handling. Back in 2008, just before the U.S. auto manufacturing market melted down, I was conducting value stream mapping workshops at tier one suppliers (Magna, TRW, Yazaki, Johnson Controls, etc.).

Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2013

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Every year, Emerald invites journal editors “to nominate what they believe has been that title’s Outstanding Paper and up to three Highly Commended Papers from the previous year” These papers have now been announced as part of the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2013.

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SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2013 (1/2)

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This year’s CSCMP Annual Global Conference took place in Denver, Colorado. It has become a good tradition that some of the leading journals of our field announce their best paper awards during the CSCMP’s Supply Chain Management Educators’ Conference, the academic part of the CSCMP Conference ( see my previous post from Atlanta last year ).

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This Week in Logistics News (September 16-20, 2013)

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Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (September 16-20, 2013) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. “Half the countries in the world have an even number of chickens.” I wrote those words on a sticky note back in college, which I found in a memory box recently. I have no idea what it means, or what I was thinking at the time, but if I went through the trouble of saving the note, it must be important, right?

This Week in Logistics News (August 19-23, 2013)

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Manhattan Associates Launches 2013 Inventory Optimization Release. Meanwhile, Manhattan Associates announced the 2013 release of its Inventory Optimization solution, “which provides customized, automated inventory optimization strategies designed to address a customer’s specific business issues and objectives.” Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (August 19-23, 2013) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

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XPO Logistics Announces Third Quarter Earnings 2013. NAFTA Trade in August 2013 than in August 2012. JDA is targeting Grocery, Hardline, and Fashion/Apparel retailers with this solution, which will be generally available December 26, 2013. Robinson and XPO Logistics both announced Q3 2013 financial results this week. percent increase in total revenue and 251 percent increase in gross margin dollars in Q3 2013 compared to the same period last year.

This Week in Logistics News (October 14-18, 2013)

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Years from now, when we look back at 2013, we might say this was the year where logistics truly became a strategic weapon for companies. Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (October 14-18, 2013) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

This Week in Logistics News (July 22-26, 2013)

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No time to waste this Friday, so let’s go straight to the news… Manhattan Associates Reports Record Second Quarter 2013 Revenue and Earnings. Ryder Reports Second Quarter 2013 Results. Side note: I had the opportunity to interview Eddie Capel during Manhattan’s Momentum 2013 User Conference back in May where we discussed omni-channel fulfillment and other topics.

This Week in Logistics News (May 27-31, 2013)

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NAFTA Trade in March 2013. Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (May 27-31, 2013) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. After a cold and wet holiday weekend, summer has arrived with a vengeance, with temperatures in the 90s yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Time to put away the turtlenecks and find my bathing suit. It was a relatively quiet week for news, but here’s what caught my attention: Descartes Reports Fiscal 2014 First Quarter Financial Results.

This Week in Logistics News (June 3-7, 2013)

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In this week’s news… UPS Freight Announces 2013 Rate Adjustment. Cass Freight Index Report for May 2013. The rate adjustment will take effect on June 10, 2013, and applies to minimum charge, less-than-truckload (LTL) and truckload (TL) rates, and accessorial charges.”. In related news, according to the Cass Freight Index Report for May 2013: Freight payments in May were virtually unchanged from April, coming in 2.6 Welcome to June.

This Week in Logistics News (October 28-November 1, 2013)

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Reports 2013 Third-Quarter Results. Con-Way this week reported 2013 third-quarter net income of $30.6 One of my predictions for 2013 was that we would see increased adoption of alternative fuel vehicles. Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (October 28-November 1, 2013) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. From the family room, I heard my 11-year old son crying in the kitchen being consoled by my wife.

This Week in Logistics News (September 30 – October 4, 2013)

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Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (September 30 – October 4, 2013) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Is it ironic that the U.S. government partially shut down on Tuesday, the same day I was scheduled to give a talk on collaboration ?

This Week in Logistics News (June 24-28, 2013)

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NAFTA Trade in April 2013. Menlo Worldwide Logistics and Temasek Polytechnic Establish Scholarship Programme, Announce 2013 Winners. Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (June 24-28, 2013) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Another crazy Friday morning, now with the kids out of school, so let’s go straight to this week’s news: JDA Announces Major Enhancements to Workforce Mobility, All-Channel Commerce Solutions.

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

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NAFTA Trade in September 2013 than in September 2012. Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (December 9-13, 2013) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Same-day delivery (or is it shipping?) and global trade dominated the news this week, so let’s take a look. Home Depot To Offer Same Day Delivery ( Wall Street Journal ). Retailers Turn Store Clerks Into Web Shippers ( Wall Street Journal ).

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This Week in Logistics News (May 13-17, 2013)

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What I found most interesting, however, was this statistic quoted in the press release: “According to the Pew Internet & American Life Project, as of January 2013, 31 percent of American adults own a tablet computer , up from 25 percent in August 2012 and four percent in 2010.” Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (May 13-17, 2013) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Passenger Service Product of the Year 2013

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Overcoming complexity in passenger rail planning is not easy. Leading passenger rail companies recognize that yesterday’s scheduling methods no longer meet the demands of a rapidly changing industry. That’s why Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV) selected Quintiq software to create optimal plans, taking into account constraints, business rules and employee preferences.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 18-22, 2013)

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Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (November 18-22, 2013) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Yesterday morning, I stood at my kitchen window and watched leaves fall from the trees. They floated down, one after another, to the dead grass below, where other leaves had fallen, yesterday and the day before. What made them drop today? I looked for patterns in their flight, but saw none.

This Week in Logistics News (July 15-19, 2013)

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SAP Announces Second Quarter and First Half Results 2013. Here are some additional details from the press release: 3PD reported year-over-year growth in adjusted EBITDA1 of 20 percent and 36 percent for the full year 2012 and the first five months of 2013, respectively; and trailing 12 months revenue of $319 million through May 31, 2013. . industrial economy drove revenue and operating profit below expectations [in Q2 2013],” said the company in the press release. “In

This Week in Logistics News (November 11-15, 2013)

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Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (November 11-15, 2013) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Lots of interesting news to discuss today, so let’s go straight to it. Descartes Unveils Same-Day Delivery Optimization Technology. Amazon to Begin Sunday Deliveries, With Post Office’s Help ( Wall Street Journal ). Gap Inc. Pushes Omnichannel Focus ( Women’s Wear Daily ). Freight Shipments Rose 0.8% in September from August.

This Week in Logistics News (August 5-9, 2013)

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Meanwhile, Con-way Truckload announced that it is investing $2 million “in three state-of-the-art safety technology systems for all of the 525 new tractors it will take delivery of in 2013.” Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (August 5-9, 2013) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. I gotta get packing, so let’s go straight to the news… U.S. Court of Appeals upholds nearly all of new HOS regulations ( Logistics Management ).

This Week in Logistics News (April 29 – May 3, 2013)

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Reports 2013 First-Quarter Results. NAFTA trade in February 2013. Cass Freight Index Report – April 2013. million for Q1 2013, compared to $25.6 Stotlar, Con-way’s president and CEO: “On a consolidated basis, our first quarter 2013 results were below our expectations and therefore were disappointing. Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (April 29 – May 3, 2013) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 15-19, 2013)

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In the meantime… SAP Announces First Quarter 2013 Results. SAP reported that total revenues and net profit increased 7 percent and 17 percent, respectively, in Q1 2013 compared to Q1 2012. Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (April 15-19, 2013) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 23-27, 2013)

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Adrian Gonzalez (@talkinlogistics) September 24, 2013. Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (September 23-27, 2013) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Tuesday night, I went to Staples with my daughter to buy some printer ink. She was immediately attracted to a colorful display, which caught my attention too. I took a picture of it and shared it on Twitter, which became my most popular tweet of the week: . 3D printer and supplies at #Staples.

How Many Slaves Are in Your Supply Chain?

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Coincidentally, at the Ariba LIVE 2013 conference yesterday, I attended a presentation by Justin Dillon, Founder and CEO of Made in a Free World , a nonprofit group that is “building a coalition of consumers, businesses, and governments to disrupt the system of slavery.” The collapse of the garment factory in Bangladesh last week , which killed at least 705 workers and injured thousands of others, has put a spotlight on a problem that plagues many supply chains: the use of slave labor.

This Week in Logistics News (July 8-12, 2013)

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Truckload and LTL Driver Turnover Rises in First Quarter of 2013. Meanwhile, according to the ATA, “in the first quarter of 2013, the turnover rate at both large and small truckload carriers rose due to the improving economy and continued competition for well-trained professional drivers.” Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (July 8-12, 2013) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Integrated Supply Chain 2013

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Date: 16-17 October 2013. After the successful launch of ‘Integrated Supply Chain’ London 2012, ‘London 2013′ will continue to provide a unique ‘Integrated Learning Programme’ which will bring together Thought Leaders, Academics, Analysts, End-Users and Supplier Organisations who will provide insight, strategies and solutions to achieve Supply Chain Operational Excellence. Integrated Supply Chain. Venue: Park Plaza Victoria, Londen (UK).

CSCO Forum / 3PL Summit 2013

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Date: 12-14 november 2013. Key Topics to be Discussed at the 2013 CSCO Forum. Here is a selection of supply chain executives that will be sharing their insight in 2013: Dino Rocos, Operations Director & Management Board Member, John Lewis. Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum/ 3PL Summit. Venue: Steigenberger Airport Hotel, Amsterdam. Organisation: Eyefortransport. URL: [link]. Smarten Your Supply Chain to Reduce Costs and Drive Growth.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 4-8, 2013)

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Cass Freight Index Report – January 2013. 2013 is off to a slow start for freight shipments, according to the Cass Freight Index Report for January. Here is an excerpt: Both shipment volume and total freight payments declined significantly from December [2012] to January [2013], as the economy slowed to a near stall. Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (February 4-8, 2013) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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