Logistics Websites 2013

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. Inbound Logistics – inboundlogistics.com. Logistics Management – logisticsmgmt.com. Logistics Blogs . Logistics Viewpoints – logisticsviewpoints.com. Note: I know these are not logistics websites, but there is lots of overlap between supply chain and logistics.

Top 10 Talking Logistics Episodes of 2013

Talking Logistics

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. My goal was to provide supply chain and logistics executives, as well as students and young professionals, with an interactive and engaging platform to learn and network with “newsmakers and thought leaders” in the industry.

3PL Executive Insights from MercuryGate User Conference 2013

Talking Logistics

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). Note: MercuryGate is a Talking Logistics sponsor).

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

Talking Logistics

As was confirmed for me yet again this week at a conference, the most utilized supply chain and logistics application, the reigning champ of them all, is the Excel spreadsheet. XPO Logistics Announces Third Quarter Earnings 2013. NAFTA Trade in August 2013 than in August 2012.

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

Talking Logistics

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. Choice Logistics Named Top 100 Learning Organization.

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

Talking Logistics

Trimble to Acquire the Assets of Asset Forestry Limited to Extend its Logistics Capabilities. China remains an important focus for supply chain and logistics technology providers, as evidenced by this week’s announcements by Amber Road and Kewill.

This Week in Logistics News (October 7-11, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Meanwhile, the annualized turnover rate at large truckload fleets rose two percentage points to 99 percent in the second quarter of 2013, according to the latest edition of American Trucking Associations’ Trucking Activity Report. There’s lots going on today, so let’s go straight to the news.

Takeaways from Shipper-Carrier Roundtable at Momentum 2013

Talking Logistics

At the Manhattan Associates Momentum 2013 conference last month, the answer was a great conversation about transportation trends, challenges, and opportunities. For additional insights on this topic, watch the recent episode of Talking Logistics , “ Revisiting Transportation Forecasting.”.

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

Talking Logistics

Reports 2013 Third-Quarter Results. Con-Way this week reported 2013 third-quarter net income of $30.6 The company’s Menlo Worldwide Logistics group reported revenue of $380.5 One of my predictions for 2013 was that we would see increased adoption of alternative fuel vehicles.

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

Talking Logistics

I’m thinking of sending my representatives in Congress a copy of the book Getting to We , written by my friends Kate Vitasek and Jeanette Nyden — and also inviting them and all members of Congress to participate in my upcoming conversation with Kate and Jeanette on Talking Logistics.

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

Talking Logistics

NAFTA Trade in April 2013. Menlo Worldwide Logistics and Temasek Polytechnic Establish Scholarship Programme, Announce 2013 Winners. Finally, last October I wrote that the most significant problem facing 3PLs and shippers was a shortage of supply chain and logistics talent.

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

Talking Logistics

In this week’s news… XPO Logistics Acquires Optima Service Solutions. This follows the company’s acquisition of 3PD this past July, another provider of heavy goods, last-mile logistics in North America. Robinson is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

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

Talking Logistics

XPO Logistics to Acquire 3PD, the Largest Provider of Heavy Goods, Last-Mile Logistics in North America. SAP Announces Second Quarter and First Half Results 2013. I passed on spending $1100 to fix my car A/C, so I’ve been driving around with the windows down this summer.

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

Talking Logistics

NAFTA Trade in March 2013. The company has achieved 34 consecutive quarters of profitability, and it has more than 146,000 parties connected to its Logistics Technology Platform exchanging more than 4.5 Note: Descartes and Transplace are Logistics Viewpoints sponsors.

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

Talking Logistics

XPO Logistics Agrees to Acquire NLM. NAFTA Trade in September 2013 than in September 2012. Are UPS and FedEx becoming the equivalent of IBM and Accenture for “logistics transformation” projects like same-day delivery and ship-from-store? Same-day delivery (or is it shipping?)

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

Talking Logistics

FTR Shippers Condition Index notes pending HOS changes could cut productivity ( Logistics Management ). There is an increasing need to extend these applications beyond the enterprise to improve supply chain and logistics execution.

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

Talking Logistics

According to Jeff Starecheski, Vice President Logistics Services at Sears Holdings, “Customer service is of paramount importance to Sears Holdings, our members and customers. Note: Descartes is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

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

Talking Logistics

Court of Appeals upholds nearly all of new HOS regulations ( Logistics Management ). 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.”

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

Talking Logistics

Reports 2013 First-Quarter Results. NAFTA trade in February 2013. Cass Freight Index Report – April 2013. million for Q1 2013, compared to $25.6 Net revenue for Menlo Worldwide Logistics increased 0.9

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

Talking Logistics

3DPrinting #SCM #logistics pic.twitter.com/S4tGkRxR5u. 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.

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

Talking Logistics

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. Note: SAP is a Logistics Viewpoints sponsor.

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

Talking Logistics

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.”

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

Talking Logistics

Several years ago, I interviewed CIOs and IT executives from leading third party logistics (3PL) companies, and one of the most interesting findings was that their teams spent a majority of their time fixing and cleansing data. Sounds like a typical day in supply chain and logistics to me. 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.

How Many Slaves Are in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

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.”

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

Talking Logistics

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.

Logistics Company


2 Key Inventory Metrics Your Logistics Company Should Be Measuring. Most logistics companies measure inventory using inventory turns. In addition, many logistics companies combine raw materials, work-in-process, and finished-goods inventories to calculate overall inventory turns.

Top Warehouses in North America 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

“The line between disorder and order lies in logistics…” Sun Tzu. Ceva Logistics. Kenco Logistics Services. Neovia Logistics. The post Top Warehouses in North America 2013 appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. 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.

SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2013 (1/2)

SCM Research

The best paper published in the International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management is The Impact of Individual Debiasing Efforts on Financial Decision Effectiveness in the Supplier Selection Process by Lutz Kaufmann, Craig R. LaLonde Best Paper Award (best paper published in the Journal of Business Logistics) goes to The Roles of Procedural and Distributive Justice in Logistics Outsourcing Relationships by Adriana Rossiter Hofer, A.

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Logistics and Supply Chain Management


Guiding Principles in Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Creating the Lean Fulfillment Stream. Managers there don’t spend time doing analysis every time they try to reduce lead time to prove that this is the correct thing to do in logistics and supply chain management.

Logistics Companies


Does Your Logistics Company PFEP? Creating standard ordering processes is crucial for a logistics company to provide value to its customer. Logistics: Packaging dimensions, lot-size details, and shipping/receiving information.

Third Party Logistics


5 Things You Should Expect From Your Third Party Logistics Provider. The relationship with the third party logistics provider needs to move from transactional to one of long term partnership and commitment.

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

Talking Logistics

ILA, USMX reach tentative labor contract agreement ( Logistics Management ). Cass Freight Index Report – January 2013. Menlo Worldwide Logistics reported net revenue of $161.8 Robinson, Con-way, Descartes, HighJump Software, and LLamasoft are Logistics Viewpoints sponsors).

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History of Logistics and Supply Chain Management - SupplyChainOpz

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History of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Logistics and Supply Chain Management is a relatively new discipline. Reverse Logistics : a process of returning goods from customer back to seller. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy.

Lean Logistics


Why is PDCA Important in Lean Logistics? In lean logistics (or any field), PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) allows individuals and teams to thoughtfully review an operation for problems or opportunities, and experiment with ways to improve the situation. Warehousing Logistics.

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

Talking Logistics

Descartes Reports Fiscal 2013 Fourth Quarter and Annual Financial Results. But here’s the part that caught my attention: according to the press release, the company has “more than 164,000 parties connected to the Logistics Technology Platform exchanging more than 4.5