Insights from Elemica reveal 2014 Frankfurt

Talking Logistics

That was my opening question to the executives attending last month’s Elemica reveal 2014 Conference in Frankfurt. Meanwhile, the Red Sox won the World Series in 2013, going from worst to first in one year — and then back to worst in 2014. “Business Impact of a Supply Chain Operating Network,” Dr. Bernhard Herzog, Oxea, Elemica reveal 2014. “Elemica Logistic Tools in Shell Chemicals,” Herman Woltjes, Shell Chemicals, Elemica reveal 2014.

Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

We continue our top blog posts of 2014 from our main categories today by focusing on something at Cerasis we are experts in : Logistics. In fact, the logistics space is so broad, we couldn’t give you only the top 10 blog posts of 2014, but we had to include the top 15. Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014 appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

Logistics Performance Index 2014

SCM Research

Today, the World Bank has released its Logistics Performance Index 2014. The report is titled “Connecting to Compete 2014: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy” The index, which is based on survey data collected from more than 1,000 logistics managers, allows a comparison of 160 countries in terms of trade dimensions, such as infrastructure quality, customs performance and timeliness of shipments.

Best Pick and Pack Shipping Systems for 2014

The Logistics of Logistics

Best Pick and Pack Shipping Systems for 2014. Order fulfillment has seen a rise in technology in 2014 and there is now a large offering of advanced products to help make your warehouse function more efficient. Chirag Patel from Fairway Fulfillment & Logistics explores three popular pick and pack shipping systems in 2014. The post Best Pick and Pack Shipping Systems for 2014 appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

The 11 Most Popular Blog Posts on Business in 2014

Cerasis

On this last day in 2014, from everyone at Cerasis, we wish you a Happy New Year and great success in 2015 for all those in business. Top 11 Most Popular Blog Posts on Business in 2014 by Page View. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post The 11 Most Popular Blog Posts on Business in 2014 appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

Logistics Trend Radar 2014

SCM Research

DHL has now published the 2014 edition of its Logistics Trends Radar. Trend research helps academics and managers to discover topics that are interesting and important alike.

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Supply Chain Power 50: Best Supply Chain Blogs of 2014

Supply Chain Opz

Please drop us a line to bloggeradmin [at] supplychainopz [dot] com with the subject " Blog Nomination " by the end of March 2014. At the beginning of each year, many supply chain blogs/sites publish the articles about their most popular contents of the year or make the predictions for things that might happen in the coming year. For SupplyChainOpz, we will do something a bit different, we will uncover the most outstanding supply chain blogs and their contents.

Our must-read picks for 2014

DELMIA Quintiq

Check out words of wisdom from some of the business leaders who spoke at the Quintiq World Tour 2014. As another year comes to a close, we want to say a big thank you to all our readers for another great year on the Quintiq blog. To end on a high note, we’ve decided to break convention and have our team pick the posts they liked most this year. Enjoy: 1. Next generation supply chains: The inside story.

Best of the Best Supply Chain Blog Posts of 2014

Kinaxis

The post Best of the Best Supply Chain Blog Posts of 2014 appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain. by Melissa Clow. As you take time over the holidays to sit back and reflect, here are the top ten excerpts from the best of the best posts on the Kinaxis supply chain blog. They touch on hot topics and industry trends discussed over the past year, so grab a coffee (or a spiked eggnog) and enjoy! We look forward to continuing the conversation in the New Year. #1

CDP Supply Chain Report 2014

SCM Research

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) “is an international, not-for-profit organization providing the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information” Written by Accenture, the CDP Supply Chain Report 2014 has now been published.

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Our 5 best posts from 2014

The Network Effect

Anyway, here are the 5 posts from 2014 that our readers were especially interested in: 1. The post Our 5 best posts from 2014 appeared first on The Network Effect. woodlywonderworks/Flickr. Ok, by “best” we mean the most read. 6 MAPS THAT EXPLAIN GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS. We all know that supply chains are becoming more and more global, but how often can we actually see them becoming more global? The site vox.com has compiled 38 maps that explain the global economy.

Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends of 2014

The Logistics of Logistics

Cloud computing shows promise for further growth and transformation in 2014. This trend won’t come into its own in 2014. Impact : 2014 will see an increase in the use of RFID, leading to leaner supply chains resulting in reduced costs and increased profits. The 2014 Chevy Impala is the latest example of the importance of quality. What other trends do you see transforming logistics in 2014? Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends.

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Top 10 Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2014

Talking Logistics

The numbers speak for themselves: 42 video episodes produced in 2014, totaling more than 47,600 views and 1,260+ minutes of conversations with thought leaders and newsmakers in the supply chain and logistics industry. The post Top 10 Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2014 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Holiday 2014: How to Avoid Last Year’s Disaster

The Network Effect

Are we fully prepared to tackle Holiday 2014 in a better way? The final delivery capacity problem for Holiday 2014 does not result in a solution to the Holiday 2013 problem. Lack of discipline: There is hope that nationwide parcel carriers have better discipline in 2014 than 2013, but this is not yet clear. Over-promised delivery times by retailers: We are hopeful that retailers have better control over this issue for Holiday 2014 than last year, but it remains unclear.

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SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2014

SCM Research

This year, the CSCMP’s Annual Global Conference 2014 was held in San Antonio, Texas. 2014). The Educators’ Conference, which provides academics and students a forum to hear the latest in our research field, has become an integral part of it. As every year ( see my previous post from Denver last year ), several leading supply chain management journals have used this forum to present their best paper awards.

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Insights from MercuryGate User Conference 2014

Talking Logistics

Lots of interesting conversations, insights, and networking opportunities, which is exactly what took place earlier this month at the MercuryGate User Conference 2014 (MercuryGate is a Talking Logistics sponsor). The post Insights from MercuryGate User Conference 2014 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. What do you get when you bring together shippers, logistics service providers, and a transportation management system (TMS) vendor in New Orleans?

This Week in Logistics News (December 15-19, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Cass Truckload Linehaul Index November 2014. The post This Week in Logistics News (December 15-19, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Being the son of Cuban immigrants, people have been asking me what I think abou t the move by President Obama to normalize relations with Cuba. I really don’t know what to think. My brain tells me one thing, my gut another. Which do I trust? Backseat view, on the way to Camaguey (photo by author).

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What I Learned at the CSCMP Annual Global Conference 2014

Talking Logistics

For related commentary, see Putting Leadership Development Back on Your Calendar , What’s Missing from Your 2014 Budget? , The post What I Learned at the CSCMP Annual Global Conference 2014 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Global Conference is among the best events to learn and network in the industry.

This Week in Logistics News (October 20-24, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Manhattan Associates Reports Record Third Quarter 2014 Revenue and Earnings. SAP Announces Third Quarter and Nine Months 2014 Results. Ryder Reports Record Third Quarter 2014 Results. August 2014 North American Freight Numbers. The company reported record non-GAAP adjusted diluted earnings per share for Q3 2014 of $0.32 Our outlook for the balance of 2014 and the future is quite positive.”

This Week in Logistics News (August 4-8, 2014)

Talking Logistics

The post This Week in Logistics News (August 4-8, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. At the top of my family tree, the one planted here after my parents arrived from Cuba, youll find a small bodega nestled in the branches. For more than two decades, my dad and uncles labored from sunrise to sunset, six days a week, in that neighborhood store, and their hard work and sacrifices opened the door to opportunity for me and my sister and cousins.

This Week in Logistics News (July 21-25, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Manhattan Associates Reports Record Second Quarter 2014 Results. Ryder Reports Record Second Quarter 2014 Results. Echo Global Logistics Reports Record Second Quarter 2014 Results. May 2014 North American Freight Numbers. Can you find the common thread between the Q2 2014 results announced by Manhattan Associates, Ryder, and Echo Global Logistics? The post This Week in Logistics News (July 21-25, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Christmas 2014

Enterra Insights

Katharine Elizabeth Whitehorn CBE, a British journalist, writer, and columnist, once wrote, “From a commercial point of view, if Christmas … Continued The post Christmas 2014 appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Miscellaneous Supply Chain Christmas

Takeaways from Roadnet perform 2014 User Conference

Talking Logistics

I’ve been using the word convergence to describe many of the trends occurring in the supply chain and logistics field today, and convergence was certainly evident at Roadnet’s perform 2014 User Conference a few weeks ago. ——– Excerpt of presentation delivered at Roadnet Perform 2014. The post Takeaways from Roadnet perform 2014 User Conference appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

This Week in Logistics News (June 23-27, 2014)

Talking Logistics

So it gives me great pleasure to say, that with the next pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the NBA selects Isaiah Austin from Baylor University.”. April 2014 North American Freight Numbers. The post This Week in Logistics News (June 23-27, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Although the World Cup is dominating the sports news these days, something else caught my attention this week.

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Logipharma 2014

Supply Chain Movement

Logipharma 2014. Date: 07-10 April 2014. Venue: Congress Center Basel (CH). Organiser: WBResearch. URL: www.logipharmauk.wbresearch.com. The Leading End-To-End Supply Chain Management Event For The Life Science Industry. LogiPharma is the ONLY VP-level, end-to-end supply chain event for life science professionals, focusing on strategic and tactical improvements for Europe & the rest of the world.

Top 10 Talking Logistics Blog Posts (May-Aug 2014)

Talking Logistics

Click HERE to read the Top 10 Talking Logistics Blog Posts from Jan-Apr 2014). The post Top 10 Talking Logistics Blog Posts (May-Aug 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. I’m attending CSCMP’s Annual Global User Conference this week, one of the best conferences in the supply chain field for learning and networking. I look forward to sharing my takeaways from the conference in a future post.

This Week in Logistics News (August 25-29, 2014)

Talking Logistics

June 2014 North American Freight Numbers. According to the company, “The ‘Newegg Express’ will be testing the same-day delivery service throughout the Los Angeles metropolitan area through Christmas 2014. The post This Week in Logistics News (August 25-29, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. With summer unofficially ending this weekend, and school starting next week, the clock is ticking on summer vacation.

This Week in Logistics News (July 28 – August 1, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Reports 2014 Second-quarter Results. Here are some details from the press release: New Breed had revenue of approximately $597 million and adjusted EBITDA of approximately $77 million for the trailing 12 months ended June 30, 2014. . The post This Week in Logistics News (July 28 – August 1, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

This Week in Logistics News (November 10-14, 2014)

Talking Logistics

September 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Cass Freight Index Report – October 2014. The post This Week in Logistics News (November 10-14, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. We normally do our Talking Logistics episodes on Tuesdays and Thursdays, but we have one today at 12 ET with Alaster Love from Transplace, where we are going to discuss “ Big Data and Analytics in Oil and Gas Transportation.”

This Week in Logistics News (November 3-7, 2014)

Talking Logistics

XPO Logistics Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results. The post This Week in Logistics News (November 3-7, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. I’m off to a CSCMP New England Roundtable Executive Breakfast to discuss (what else!) transportation capacity, with Jason Seidl , Managing Director at Cowen and Company, leading the conversation. I’ll share my learnings in a future post, but in the meantime, here’s the news that caught my attention this week.

This Week in Logistics News (September 29 – October 3, 2014)

Talking Logistics

North American Freight Numbers July 2014. The post This Week in Logistics News (September 29 – October 3, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. We had friends over for dinner last Friday, and the kids ran off to play hide-and-seek after eating. A half hour later, my nine year old son opens the coat closet door and calls out, “Hey guys, are we still playing?”

This Week in Logistics News (April 28 – May 2, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Reports 2014 First-Quarter Results. XPO Logistics Announces First Quarter 2014 Results. In 3PL news, Con-way reported Q1 2014 results this week. First quarter results were “adversely affected by severe winter weather, which reduced 2014 first-quarter operating income by an estimated $20 million,” most of it related to its less-than-truckload (LTL) segment.

This Week in Logistics News (February 24-28, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (February 24-28, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. I have a plane to catch this morning, so let’s go straight to the news… 3Gtms Announces the Inaugural Release of 3GTM Transportation Software. Ryder Launches Customer Web Portal to Simplify Fleet Visibility and Compliance. XPO Logistics Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results.

This Week in Logistics News (September 8-12, 2014)

Talking Logistics

July 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Cass Freight Index Report for August 2014. The post This Week in Logistics News (September 8-12, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Lots of news to cover today, so let’s go right to it. Whole Foods Market and Instacart partner to offer one-hour delivery across 15 major U.S. cities. Uber pilots on-demand product delivery in Sweden — powered by its new API ( VentureBeat ).

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

Talking Logistics

Menlo Logistics Keen to Build on 2014 Growth in South Asia. The robots keep coming — that was one of my predictions heading into 2014 (and the year before that too). The post This Week in Logistics News (November 17-21, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. I’m guessing it’s summer.