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. Supply Chain Websites. Supply Chain Standard – supplychainstandard.com.

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.

How Many Slaves Are in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

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. How many slaves are in your supply chain?

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). Brad Stewart , President at Rockfarm Supply Chain Solutions.

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 and Supply Chain


What is “Total Lead Time” in Terms of Logistics and Supply Chain? In logistics and supply chain, total lead time is the sum of all processing time, transit time, and time spent as inventory.

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

Talking Logistics

For all the talk about Big Data, omni-channel fulfillment, and other sexy technology, at the end of the day, bad data (and in many cases, store-level execution) remains the Achilles heel of supply chain management. Manhattan Associates Launches 2013 Inventory Optimization Release.

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. Forget cloud, social, and mobile.

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. Oracle Brings Extreme Supply Chain Performance to Customers with New In-Memory Application.

Public Markets Reward Supply Chain Alignment

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, I am proud to launch the Supply Chain Index. It is my hope that the readers of this blog will take time to either join us today to listen to the launch of the Supply Chain Index on our webinar or listen to the replay. (We Supply Chain Performance Matters.

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. SPS Commerce and Accellos Unveil Breakthrough Supply Chain Solution for Microsoft Dynamics GP. “Half the countries in the world have an even number of chickens.”

7 Principles of Supply Chain Management Explained

Supply Chain Opz

7 Principles of Supply Chain Management Explained. Would you like to understand supply chain management concept but dont have time to study from a supply chain textbook ? 1) Adapt Supply Chain to Customers Needs. 2) Customize Logistics Network.

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 (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. Arne Gonzales , Director, Supply Chain at C&S Wholesale Grocer.

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

Talking Logistics

University of Maryland Selects Resilinc as Supply Chain Risk Partner. According to Jeff Starecheski, Vice President Logistics Services at Sears Holdings, “Customer service is of paramount importance to Sears Holdings, our members and customers.

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

Talking Logistics

Reports 2013 Third-Quarter Results. Menlo Continues its Support of Degree Course in Supply Chain Management. 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

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 (July 15-19, 2013)

Talking Logistics

LLamasoft Launches Data Services to Provide Reference Data for the Supply Chain Design Community. Oracle Delivers Transformational Capabilities with New In-Memory Applications for Oracle Value Chain Planning. SAP Announces Second Quarter and First Half Results 2013.

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 (May 27-31, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Supply Vision Partners with FindMyFreight.com. 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

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

Talking Logistics

Now, this week’s news… LLamasoft Announces New Reference Rate Tariff Powered by SMC³ for Use in Strategic Supply Chain Design. Rockfarm Supply Chain Solutions Acquires RT&T Truckload Brokerage Division. Note: Ryder is a Talking Logistics Sponsor.

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 (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 (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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Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! What do we know about "Logistics" and "Supply Chain" to date? According to Lummas et al 2001 , the word "Logistics" in English appeared in the article as early as in 1898. 2) Origin of "Logistics".

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

Talking Logistics

3D printer and supplies at #Staples. 3DPrinting #SCM #logistics pic.twitter.com/S4tGkRxR5u. Adrian Gonzalez (@talkinlogistics) September 24, 2013. And I’m guessing it won’t be long before many of us will head out to Staples, not to buy ink, but to buy 3D printing supplies.

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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7 Supply Chain Tips from Superheroes!

Supply Chain Opz

Supply chain management is everywhere and even the superheroes can give you some lessons! Background Supply chain management has gained more recognition from businesses as the strategy that helps to increase revenue and improve services.

5 Supply Chain Trends You Can’t Ignore (Takeaways from Accellos Conference)

Talking Logistics

I love that question, which is from a blog posting by supply chain executive and consultant Tony Martins, who was my guest on Talking Logistics earlier this year; Tony was also a panelist in the Mega Trends Impacting Supply Chains session I moderated at last week’s CSCMP conference.

Adrian’s Supply Chain & Logistics Predictions for 2013

Talking Logistics

In this episode, Adrian Gonzalez shares his top supply chain and logistics predictions for 2013. Tweet The post Adrian’s Supply Chain & Logistics Predictions for 2013 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Past Episode Supply Chain & Logistics Trends 2013 predictions logistics supply chain

7 Megatrends Supply Chain People Should Watch

Supply Chain Opz

Current logistics and supply chain management trends are discussed very often on social media sites. In the year 2000, Journal of Business Logistics published the article named " Ten Mega-Trends That Will Revolutionize Supply Chain Logistics ".

Supply Chain Management


Supply Chain Management: Bigger Picture, Bigger Gains. Beyond the management of physical inventories and information in the domain of logistics is the way that products are developed, marketed, and sold. First, the concept of supply chain management is not well understood.

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.

7 Elements of Seamless Supply Chain Integration

Supply Chain Opz

Seamless supply chain integration is a myth or reality? Literature Review Supply chain integration has been around as early as 1989. Conclusion For many people, seamless supply chain integration appeared to be the utopia that doesn''t exist.

SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2013 (1/2)

SCM Research

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 ). 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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