AB&R® Named as One of the “Top Companies to Work for in Arizona” for the Fifth Year in a Row

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PHOENIX, ARIZONA – JUNE 17, 2019. azcentral.com and Republic Media (The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com) announced that AB&R® (American Barcode and RFID) has earned a spot on the list of 2019 azcentral.com® Top Companies to Work for in Arizona for the fifth consecutive year. “We We are honored to be recognized for the fifth year in a row as one of Arizona’s “Top Companies to Work for!”

Transportation Innovation 2018

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Tompkins International (Tompkins) recently led a two-hour workshop on logistics technology innovations. A China locker company has developed an innovative technology that will have AGV or drones place parcel packages in lockers.

Supply Chain Predictions for 2018: Real-Time, Innovation, Cognitive, Blockchain, Industry-Academic Partnerships, and Taking a Stand!

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Prediction: Small is Beautiful : Innovation will Increasingly Be Found in Small Companies. Just like the economist Schumacher predicted years ago in his incredible book, the biggest shifts will come from the smallest companies. This is how innovation ultimately occurs.

The Evolution of the Warehouse: How Innovation is Changing the Supply Chain – Part 1 of 3

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In order to achieve these objectives, innovation is going to be key. This 3-part blog series takes a deeper dive into the report by JDA and Arizona State University’s W.P. 3PL Logistics Supply Chain evolution of warehouse types innovation warehouse of the future

Supply chain innovation through the Nexus of Forces

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In my last blog post, “ Will your supply chain lead in the next decade? ,” I talked about Gartner’s first-day focus at their Supply Chain Executive Summit in Phoenix, Arizona. The post Supply chain innovation through the Nexus of Forces appeared first on Directworks.

MHI Annual Conference: Drone Applications in Supply Chain Beyond Package Delivery

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I recently got back from sunny Tucson in Arizona where the MHI Annual Conference took place. supply chain logistics innovation digital supply chain drones"Commercial Drone Interest is Exploding, While Applications Inside and Outside the DC Are Here Now, before Package Delivery".

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Imagine the Supply Chain of the Future

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On September 9–11, 2014, 110 supply chain visionaries will gather in the desert at the Phoenician Hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona to think differently and define the future of supply chain. Join the innovators to explore new horizons.

The Future of Supply Chain

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Dale Rogers, ON Semiconductor Professor of Business, Arizona State University. Neil Ackerman, Senior Director, Global Supply Chain Advanced Planning and Innovation, Johnson & Johnson. DISRUPTIVE INNOVATIONS AND THE ART OF WAREHOUSING.

The Future of Supply Chain

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Dale Rogers, ON Semiconductor Professor of Business, Arizona State University. Neil Ackerman, Senior Director, Global Supply Chain Advanced Planning and Innovation, Johnson & Johnson. DISRUPTIVE INNOVATIONS AND THE ART OF WAREHOUSING.

Omni-Channel Supply Chains Are Changing Everything You Ever Learned in School…

Supply Chain View from the Field

But the sales person tells you, “I can find you a small at the store in Phoenix Arizona, and will have them ship it to you free of charge…you should get it in two days.” A senior executive from a large global manufacturer came to speak in my MBA class this week, and discussed the major shifts in global business that was occurring due to the emergence of omni-channel capabilities in the supply chain.

The Journey for Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

Gain an understanding of what is a digital supply chain, and learn more about the capabilities of new technologies to drive innovation. Network with your peers on the insights and relax under the Arizona skies as you wrap up a couple of intense days.

Evolution of B2B Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

Today technologies allow the delivery on the promise, but ironically, as technology capabilities improve and innovation to create new solutions explodes, the ownership structure is becoming more conservative. The Promise of Innovation.

Tackling Career Unknowns

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I have lived in Arizona for the last 11 years after relocating to help grow the technology practice of the CPA firm I was working for at the time. Then when JDA was looking for an accountant with technology background here in Arizona, it was a perfect fit.

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

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National Retail Federation: Retail’s Big Show ($950 – $1,275-Members and $1,000 – $2,375 -Non-Members) Dates: January 13 – 15, 2019 in New York City The NRF Conference brings together buyers and exhibitors to learn more about the innovations driving the industry.

Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

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Today, there are 8 states in the country, including Nevada, California, Michigan, Florida, North Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, and Arizona that are allowing the testing of self-driving vehicles on certain roadways.”. Will there be a future for driverless trucks in logistics?

Guest Post: An MBA student’s perspective on the ISM Meeting 2019

NC State SCRC

Another highlight was a presentation by Dr. Robert Handfield from NC State and Dr. Thomas Choi from Arizona State University, taking an in-depth look at counterfeiting in the supply chain. It is very important to ensure chain of custody and work with suppliers to develop innovative technologies to track and trace products as they move through the supply chain. As an MBA student at NC State, I am delighted and honored to be part of such a passionate, innovative and driven function.

What Is The Mission?

Supply Chain Shaman

In 2012, we worked with Arizona State University to determine which portfolio of metrics most aligned with market capitalization. As markets shift—lifecycle shifts, economic changes, and innovation triggers–a well-designed supply chain enables continuous improvement on the Effective Frontier. Technology change is moving faster than process innovation. Daily I see one. You probably also have them in your mail. What is it?

Evolution of the Warehouse: How it Adapted to E-Commerce and New Technology Trends?

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A white paper by the Arizona State University W.P. The Arizona State white paper details the “evolution of warehouse types” but there has been so much change in the warehouse industry that “revolution” might be the more appropriate word.

Seven Misconceptions on Managing Inventory in a Market-Driven World

Supply Chain Shaman

Gain an understanding of what is a digital supply chain, and learn more about the capabilities of new technologies to drive innovation. Network with your peers on the insights and relax under the Arizona skies as you wrap up a couple of intense days with your peers at the final reception.

Time for a Mea Culpa?

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply Chain leaders will state in one breath that they want to be innovative and try new technologies; however, in the next sentence, they will ask for a statement of a definitive Return on Investment (ROI) for a project. Then give the group an innovation fund. It is a slow week.

Steps to Realizing Your Leadership Potential

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Believe in yourself : Sharon moved to Arizona and ended up working with Pam Del Duca who owned a chain of retail stores. With creativity, you can solve problems in creative and innovative ways that you would never have thought of before. This Wednesdays for Women is another article in the “Lessons from Leaders” series featuring ideas from JDA leaders on topics of interest to anyone seeking insights and experiences that can help them grow their own leadership skills.

This Week in Logistics News (November 14-18, 2016)

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For related commentary, see Follow the Money: Investments Rise in Supply Chain Operating Networks and Where to Find Supply Chain Innovation. Every leaf from every tree on my street somehow landed on my lawn overnight.

Top 15 Supply Chains to Admire from the Supply Chain Insights Conference

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by CJ Wehlage The Supply Chain Insights annual conference was held on September 10-11, 2014 at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona. At the conference, Lora held a session, “The Math Behind the Supply Chain Index” with Dr. George Runger, Arizona State, and Abby Mayer, Supply Chain Insights.

Chuck Intrieri Executive Profile

The Logistics of Logistics

Mr. Intrieri is a highly experienced and credentialed supply chain professional and is a recognized thought leader and innovator, primarily in the areas of Third Party Logistics (3PL), Supply Chain Optimization, and Logistics, strategic sourcing, international procurement, supplier management , contract negotiations and reviews, and purchasing operations. Experienced logistics and supply chain consultant, Chuck Intrieri is a new contributor to TheLogisticsofLogistics.com.

Judging Supply Chain Improvement: Campbell Soup Case Study

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The Index is a methodology developed by Supply Chain Insights LLC, in cooperation with the Operations Research Team at Arizona State University (ASU), to gauge supply chain improvement.

6 Future Technologies that will Change Transportation and Trucking Forever!

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Unfortunately, Uber recently suspended their tests after one of their vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona in March 2018. The Road to Innovation. While the future is anything but clear, it’s the beginning of new breakthroughs and innovations of all kinds.

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Sales and Operations Alignment: Often The Missing Link

Supply Chain Shaman

Gain an understanding of what is a digital supply chain, and learn more about the capabilities of new technologies to drive innovation. Network with your peers on the insights and relax under the Arizona skies as you wrap up a couple of intense days with your peers at the final reception.

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US

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You will also gain insight on new innovations and technological applications within the industry. Send your high-level executives to Miami for inspiration on digital innovations for efficient supply chain practices. Phoenix, Arizona.

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Was Integrated Planning a Hoax?

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This is a barrier for innovation. In addition, at our Global Supply Chain Summit in Scottsdale Arizona, on September 10th and 11th, we will have a facilitated breakout session for business leaders to network with each other on the future of demand and supply planning.

Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

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I just returned from the highly engaging and inspiring Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Fostering innovation through employee engagement. Global thinker, columnist, @CNN host @FareedZakaria speaking on #innovation at #GartnerSCC pic.twitter.com/gtpxbRjRpb.

Elementum Reports: The Most Transformative Supply Chain Technologies of the Year (So Far)

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Although the trials have since been put on hold due to an accident, in March 2018 Uber began using its self-driving trucks to ship freight regularly in Arizona. Those mentioned above, as well as other innovations including artificial intelligence, automated robots, track and trace technologies and more, will relentlessly transform supply chains, making them smarter and more efficient.

3 Logistics Technology Trends in 2016: Automation Leads the Way

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Innovations in technology are changing how the world does business, and technology is dramatically changing how entities in the logistics industry function in nearly every aspect. In fact, autonomous vehicles are already being used by a logistics provider in Arizona.

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Elementum Reports: The Most Transformative Supply Chain Technologies of the Year (So Far)

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Although the trials have since been put on hold due to an accident, in March 2018 Uber began using its self-driving trucks to ship freight regularly in Arizona. Those mentioned above, as well as other innovations including artificial intelligence, automated robots, track and trace technologies and more, will relentlessly transform supply chains, making them smarter and more efficient.

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

Talking Logistics

Robinson introduced a new tagline (“Accelerate Your Advantage”), and last month Menlo Logistics launched a new brand, website, and tagline (“Customer Innovation”). Ralph and Me (right) as Blue Men.

The Benefits of Evolved Vendor Managed Inventory Model Led by Web-Based VMI

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When I was Materials Manager at Maricopa County, Arizona, the second largest county in the country, I introduced Vendor Managed Inventory. Cutting the Right Costs with Technology by Sourcing Innovation. Editor’s Note: Cerasis is a 3PL focused on transportation management.