Some Positive News- Samsung Invests $1 Billion in Austin Texas Semiconductor Facility

Supply Chain Matters

The news surrounding Samsung to state the obvious has been somewhat negative of late. There is the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone product recall and suspension debacle because of exploding and fire-prone devices. Today there is a U.S. government recall announcement involving 34 models of Samsung laundry washing machines representing upwards of 2.8 million top-loading devices […].

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Kendra Austin: Dedicated to Diversity

Inbound Logistics

Profile of Kendra Austin, Director, Supplier Diversity, Express Scripts

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

Talking Logistics

Last night was the NBA draft, and one of the top prospects was Isaiah Austin, a 7-foot-1 center for Baylor University. 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.”.

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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). What is the path to building successful and lasting 3PL-customer relationships?

The Texas Triangle

The Logistics of Logistics

The Texas Triangle refers to an area of Texas that is roughly bordered by Dallas, Houston and San Antonio / Austin (when you are Texas you get to call 4 points a triangle). 11 Austin – 950 K (part of Texas Triangle). #16

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Is The Creative Class Coming To A City Near You?

Supply Chain Insights

I made a list and wrote Seattle, San Francisco, and Austin. There’s an old song lyric “ wherever I lay my hat that’s my home” (…attribution to Marvin Gaye). Aside from a short stint living in Europe, I’ve always lived in Boston, MA. First it was because my friends and family all lived here.

Getting Students Excited about STEM Education by Getting Them Involved

Enterra Insights

competitiveness in science and technology,” a University of Texas at Austin … Continued. “In a positive sign for efforts to boost U.S. The post Getting Students Excited about STEM Education by Getting Them Involved appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

5 Business Tips from a 20-Year Brokerage

DAT Solutions

Brian Sutton and George Copeland co-founded Austin Freight Systems (AFS) 20 years ago, after the freight brokerage they were working for lost its biggest customer. Austin Freight has many long-term customers. Austin Freight has only one full-time, administrative employee, plus Copeland who spends about half his time on admin duties. Austin Freight’s high customer retention rate has reduced the need to hire additional staff for sales and business development.

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Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

Transplace : Shipper Symposium , May 8-10, Austin, TX. Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S.,

Transportation Network Modeling: A Powerful Tool in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy

Talking Logistics

Austin Chrzanowski is the Product Manager of Network Optimization and Transportation Optimization Technologies at LLamasoft. Companies need to be fully aware of global climate change conversations and how they will impact their supply chain in the near future.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Austin, TX, it recently rebranded itself as LSO to reflect an updated brand image of expanded capabilities and service areas. Introduction.

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Amazon Launches Free, 2-hour Whole Foods Deliveries in 4 U.S. Cities

Supply Chain Nation

cities – Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas and Virginia Beach, Va. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date.

SHIFT Archives: The Best of Q4 2017

Talking Logistics

cta] The post SHIFT Archives: The Best of Q4 2017 appeared first on SHIFT Communications PR Agency - Boston | New York | San Francisco | Austin. As the year comes to a close, we like to analyze the SHIFT archives to learn what content performed best.

Delivery Demand Shaping: A Key Element in Enabling Profitable Same-day Delivery

Talking Logistics

Although many retailers and other companies are charging ahead with their same-day delivery offerings (see Amazon and Macy’s , for example), others are taking a step back or shutting down their efforts.

Are We Losing Our Jobs to Robots? Each 1 Costs 6 Jobs, a New Study Says

Supply Chain Nation

This week: We may be losing our jobs to robots – in fact, a new study says each 1 robot costs us 6 jobs, an Austin based startup is challenging UberRush and becoming the next FedEx killer, Wal-Mart is beating the pants off Amazon in apparel, a startup thinks could be the future of international cargo transport by planning to cut air freight costs in half with drones, and Amazon unveiled its long-rumored grocery pickup concept store in two Seattle locations.

This Week in Logistics News (June 27 – July 1, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Here are more details from the article: [DB Schenker] said it’s paying “tens of millions of dollars” for exclusive rights in Europe to a digital freight-booking platform developed by Austin-based uShip.

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Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

Texas DOT is reporting road closures nearing Austin and San Antonio. As the unprecedented flooding and impact from Hurricane Harvey continues to be felt throughout Houston, SE Texas, and into Louisiana, the extent of the damage and cleanup efforts needed is becoming more clear.

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

Austin. Logistics is the prime example of a changing industry – colossal, ripe for disruption and utterly opaque. And it’s about to get hit by a freight train of innovation. How much do we love freight innovation?

How to Recruit and Organize Supply Chain Talent to Unlock Your Supply Chain’s Potential

Talking Logistics

Austin State University. Recently it seems that more and more organizations are recognizing that their supply chains are a key component to the organization’s success. From the increasing adoption of a chief supply chain officer at major organizations to discussions of legislative changes , the influence of the supply chain on competitive advantage is more recognized than ever.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Austin, TX, it recently rebranded itself as LSO to reflect an updated brand image of expanded capabilities and service areas. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers. These carriers may be able to provide greater flexibility at a similar or lower price.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Austin, TX, it recently rebranded itself as LSO to reflect an updated brand image of expanded capabilities and service areas. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers. These carriers may be able to provide greater flexibility at a similar or lower price.

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Attracting the Next Wave of Category Management Talent

Supply Chain Nation

Universities that have category management programs, like DePaul University, University of Texas at Austin, University of North Alabama, Western Michigan University and others, need not only technology, but curriculums that focus on data science, analytics and data research.

What Do Our Presidential Candidates Have To Say About Manufacturing?

Cerasis

In fact, Apple currently manufacturers Apple Macs in Austin, Texas, but Trump wants to provide some sort of relief package to U.S. We’ve discussed several of the myths and solutions to enhancing the current state of American manufacturing.

Clouds: A Beautiful Thing for Sure!

Supply Chain Shaman

in fresh capital to invest in R&D to build a technology services hub in Austin, Texas. I have been an analyst for over a decade. Two years at Gartner Group , six years at AMR Research (now Gartner), two years at Altimeter Group and three years as the founder of Supply Chain Insights.

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A Collection of Bad Supply Chain Poems

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Who needed some excess from Austin. by Alexa Cheater Yes, you read that title right. In honor of Bad Poetry Day I asked my colleagues to send me their best (and worst!) supply chain-related sonnets, odes, limericks, haikus – well you get the point.

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Customer Advisory – Hurricane Harvey

Transportfolio

Many shippers are looking for locations on the north and west sides of Houston as well as other locations (such as Austin, San Antonio, Dallas) to place their shipments so they are in close proximity as relief comes in the next couple of days. Current as of 2 p.m. EST on August 28, 2017.

New Student Projects Suggest Greater Focus on Analytics

Supply Chain View from the Field

Center for Environmental Farming Systems (1) – Dairy Farming Project – Helping to create a transition plan to Austin Family Dairy Farm, a 75-Jersey cow conventional dairy farm located in Yancey County, North Carolina. Every fall, Betty Minton and Bill Collins (my trusted and capable student project advisors) and I play a game of musical chairs.

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

Talking Logistics

The two companies will pilot the in-store pickup option at select Austin and Boston stores in the next month…In the coming months, Instacart and Whole Foods Market expect to expand the in-store pickup option to all [15] cities Instacart serves.

This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland. There was plenty of learning and networking at the CSCMP Annual Conference this week, which I’ll write about in a future post.

Brokers Concerned About ELDs Too

DAT Solutions

Brian Sutton is CEO of the Texas-based freight brokerage Austin Freight Systems (AFS), which works with many small and medium-sized carriers. As of this week, the ELD mandate is one year away. That means that after Dec.

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SXSW: An Unconventional Place to Find the Future of Supply Chain

Transportfolio

Austin, Texas. SXSW: An Unconventional Place to Find the Future of Supply Chain | Transportfolio. Home to the University of Texas. A place they like to keep weird. And the host city for South by Southwest (SXSW).

12 Tips to Get (and Keep) the BEST Carriers

DAT Solutions

Justin Frees, Executive VP of Carrier Development, Arrive Logistics, Austin, TX: 7. Finding a truck might not be so hard in the current market, but how do you recruit and retain the BEST carriers?

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Amazon Prime Now – The Cost of Expediting the Last Mile

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

In Q1 2015 there were reports saying that Amazon had opened Prime Now warehouses in Austin and New York City. Sean Camarella, Andrew Kuntjoro, Niranjan Yedlapati, and Felipe Caro.

Toyota Consolidating Operations in Texas

Operations and Supply Chain Management

jobs shifted to Austin. Discussion Questions: Carefully read the following article. What Toyota positions are being moved to Texas? Why is Toyota making this change? What are the incentives that Texas is offering Toyota? How significant are these to Toyota’s decision?

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12 Tips to Get (and Keep) the BEST Carriers

DAT Solutions

Justin Frees, Executive VP of Carrier Development, Arrive Logistics, Austin, TX: 7. Finding a truck might not be so hard in the current market, but how do you recruit and retain the BEST carriers?

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Regional Parcel Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Austin, TX, it recently rebranded itself as LSO to reflect an updated brand image of expanded capabilities and service areas. Introduction to Regional Parcel Carriers. Although large carriers like UPS and FedEx are global and offer many options, regional parcel carriers occupy a significant niche in the industry. In addition to simplified services, the prices may be more advantageous for certain businesses. .

High-Tech Nation: How Technological Innovation Shapes America’s 435 Congressional Districts

Cerasis

iconic places, such as the Route 128 tech corridor around Boston, Massachusetts; Research Triangle Park in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Austin, Texas; Seattle, Washington; and, of course, California’s white-hot Silicon Valley.