Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

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Source: “Sustainability and Green Initiatives in Transportation & Logistics,” Jason Mathers, EDF, Ryder Innovate 2014. Source: “Advances & Best Practices in Supply Chain Design,” Toby Brzoznowski, LLamasoft, Ryder Innovate 2014.

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.

The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014

Cerasis

We will feature over the next 7 business days each category’s top 10 most viewed posts over the course of 2014. These will only contain posts written in 2014. There were approximately 220 blog posts in 2014, and over 200,000 page views on those posts alone.

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.

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

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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.

Best of the Best Supply Chain Blog Posts of 2014

Kinaxis

3 “The ‘ah-ha’ moments are the catalyst to innovation.”. The post Best of the Best Supply Chain Blog Posts of 2014 appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain. by Melissa Clow.

Innovative Approaches to Supply Chain Risk

Kinaxis

‘SCM World, Innovative Approaches to Supply Chain Risk, Geraint John, July 2014′ For me, the key takeaways from this report are that effective supply chain risk management needs to be all inclusive – it must include layers beyond just your suppliers.

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

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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.

Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends of 2014

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Cloud computing shows promise for further growth and transformation in 2014. Impact : Spurred by these two ERP giants, cloud computing will usher in an era of increased competition and innovation. 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.

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HP’s New Style of IT: The Social Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

This trend was certainly evident at GT Nexus’ Bridges 2014 User Conference last month. And that Supply Chain Operating Networks like GT Nexus enable communities of trading partners to communicate, collaborate, and execute business processes in more efficient, scalable, and innovative ways.

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

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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. .

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

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North American Freight Numbers July 2014. Great stuff, but I believe the rate of innovation in omnichannel solutions is far outpacing what most retailers are able to implement and execute today.

This Week in Logistics News (October 6-10, 2014)

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Next week, I’ll be speaking at the Ryder Innovate Forum in Chicago and the Elemica reveal 2014 conference in Frankfurt. Million in Financing to Fuel Growth & Innovation. August 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). August 2014 freight shipments were up 3.8

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

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Menlo Logistics Keen to Build on 2014 Growth in South Asia. Specifically, the desire to own and control the innovation cycle — from the front end of its operations (website) to its back end (order fulfillment and DC automation systems) — in a holistic and integrated manner.

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

Talking Logistics

Earlier this week, I wrote about the IT capabilities of 3PLs and how there’s a perception in the market that 3PLs are not innovative when it comes to technology. The most effective way to respond to innovation is with more innovation, not retaliation.

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

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Reports 2014 First-Quarter Results. XPO Logistics Announces First Quarter 2014 Results. As I wrote about earlier this month, I believe many companies will ultimately find opportunities for supply chain innovation at the intersection of Software, B2B Connectivity, and Social Networking.

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

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October 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). In short, to quote the famous Verizon Wireless ad campaign from years ago, “It’s the Network” — not just software — that will drive competitive differentiation and innovation moving forward.

This Week in Logistics News (December 1-5, 2014)

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Robinson’s chairman and chief executive officer, commented in the press release, “Freightquote is a high quality, innovative, growth company that brings a proven model serving smaller businesses. I always envisioned my kids getting up in the morning singing a vintage Depeche Mode or R.E.M

What I Learned at the CSCMP Annual Global Conference 2014

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Every problem or challenge companies face creates an opportunity to demonstrate leadership, an opportunity to innovate and develop new solutions, an opportunity to explore new areas of research, and an opportunity to disrupt the status quo. For related commentary, see Putting Leadership Development Back on Your Calendar , What’s Missing from Your 2014 Budget? ,

This Week in Logistics News (October 27-31, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Reports 2014 Third-quarter Results. UPS Ready for 2014 Peak Season, Forecasting Record Holiday Deliveries. 2014 is turning into the year to refresh your corporate tagline, at least for third party logistics (3PL) and software companies. Ralph and Me (right) as Blue Men.

Vlisco Seminar 2014: Taking optimization to the next level

Quintiq

All with the help of innovative planning and optimization strategies. Find out more when you attend the Vlisco seminar on May 14, 2014 at Vlisco in Helmond, the Netherlands. How do you know if you need a planning and optimization solution for your operations? Let’s put it this way.

This Week in Logistics News (July 7-11, 2014)

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May 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Cass Freight Index June 2014. The bottom line: For the 11th time in 5 years, Congress is kicking the can yet again on coming up with a long-term funding solution until after the November 2014 elections.

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

Talking Logistics

It’s clear from this week’s long list of news that the pace of change and innovation in supply chain management continues to accelerate. The post This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Why you shouldn’t miss the Russia & CIS Executive Summit 2014

Quintiq

Here are highlights you shouldn’t miss: Industry trends & innovations. As one of the summit sponsors, we’re looking forward to exchange interesting ideas and share valuable insights on the industry’s market trends, innovations and strategies. When : February 20-21, 2014.

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Logipharma 2014

Supply Chain Movement

Logipharma 2014. Date: 07-10 April 2014. It caters to professionals from across the spectrum of innovative pharma, generics, animal health as well as bio tech companies, tackling the most relevant, pressing challenges and opportunities present in the industry. Download the agenda and you will: Get to know the speakers who will be addressing the challenge of supporting customer centric innovations: placing the customer at the heart of everything.

This Week in Logistics News (July 14-18, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Because as I wrote earlier this year, it’s at the intersection of Software, B2B Connectivity, and Social Networking where companies will find opportunities for supply chain innovation.

Live From JDA FOCUS 2014 Day 2

Supply Chain Nation

The first day of JDA FOCUS 2014 ended with a festive Grand Party at the MGM Pool Deck last night. A number of fun activities are planned for tonight at the Innovation Zone. I do hope everyone enjoyed this year’s JDA FOCUS 2014, our biggest yet.

Live from NRF 2014 – Retail. In Sync.

Supply Chain Nation

NRF 2014 Day Two Recap. After two full days of NRF 2014, Dave Bruno, Sr. The JDA NRF 2014 Booth. Check out these photos of the beautiful JDA Booth: NRF 2014 Day One Recap. NRF 2014 Day One Photos. Retail Uncategorized Big Show NRF 2014 retail

Supply chain events calendar Europe for 2014

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Movement helps you along with an overview of the most important European supply chain events in 2014. Last updated on February 25th, 2014. Supply Chain Innovations. RLCON 2014. Multimodal 2014. 2014 Global Sustainability Standards Conference.

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Logistics Hubs as Drivers of Innovation

Supply Chain @ MIT

Key players came together at the first European Logistics Clusters Forum , on October 14 -15, 2014, in Brussels, Belgium, to explore their possible involvement in the initiative. This article was published in the fall 2014 issue of Supply Chain Frontiers.

This Week in Logistics News (May 12-16, 2014)

Talking Logistics

enVista’s Transportation Solutions Practice Attains Record Revenue in First Quarter 2014. March 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). But generally speaking, the enterprise software industry is undergoing a lot of disruptive change, putting pressure on software vendors not only to innovate their solutions faster, but also their business models and go-to-market strategies. includes “major innovations in rail transportation, for both rail carriers and shippers.”

Mind Map for medtech supply chains 2014

Supply Chain Movement

Mindmap for medtech supply chains 2014. At the same time, new sales markets are emerging for manufacturers of medical devices, and innovative technologies such as 3D printing are making a breakthrough.

Increasing the return on innovation

Supply Chain Movement

It’s a case of innovate or die. Lots of organisations struggle with that,” Jon Chorley told Supply Chain Movement during the Oracle Value Chain Summit on 18 March 2014. Trends business strategy innovation Jon Chorley Oracle Value Chain

International SAP Conference on Supply Chain 2014

Supply Chain Movement

International SAP Conference on Supply Chain 2014. Date: 22-24 September 2014. Event Highlights Include: Keynote presentations: Featuring the latest industry news, best practices and innovations. Location: Scandic Copenhagen, Denmark. Organisation: T.A. Cook Consultants Limited.

Customer Service: The Source of Supply Chain Innovation

The Logistics of Logistics

Customer Service: The Source of Supply Chain Innovation. In December’s issue of InBound, editor Keith Biondi cited customer service as the source for supply chain innovation. Customer Service: The Real Source of SCM Innovation. That’s what drives change, innovation and, ultimately, success. H ow You Can Drive SCM Innovation in Your Business. What suggestions do you have for improving customer support that drives SCM innovation?