Kendra Austin: Dedicated to Diversity

Inbound Logistics

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

MercuryGate 2.0: Takeaways from Velocity 2019 Conference

Talking Logistics

Technology Transportation Management Systems MercuryGate MercuryGate Velocity 2019 Shelli Austin TMS transportation innovation transportation management systemsI was there at the beginning of MercuryGate 1.0 and I was there at the beginning of MercuryGate 2.0. I was a relatively new supply chain industry analyst when MercuryGate (a Talking Logistics sponsor) was founded in 2000, and I have attended (often as a speaker) most of their user conferences throughout the years.

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Techstars in Austin 2014


The post Techstars in Austin 2014 appeared first on Convey. Pivot Freight is proud to announce that we have been accepted into the Techstars […].

Axway represents at the Nordic APIs Summit in Austin


API product owners, platform architects, developers and CTOs gathered last week for the Nordic APIs second annual Austin API Summit. This year’s summit focused on critical insights on building success in the API ecosystem. There were two tracks: a business … API Management Events AMPLIFY AMPLIFY API Management api

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.”. Supply Chain Risk Management This Week in News Accenture Chainalytics Isaiah Austin LLamasoft Pete Yorn West Coast port strike

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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? Michael Bartz , CIO at ReTrans. Jane Sandifeer , VP Business Solutions at Advanced Shipping Technologies. Brad Stewart , President at Rockfarm Supply Chain Solutions.

[PROFILE] Alanna McCarthy '14 - Parker CMC Networking

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

College:  University of Texas at Austin; Psychology. Parker CMC Networking. About UCLA Parker CMC. The UCLA Anderson Parker Career Management Center is comprised of Career Coaches and Executives-in-Residence, who partner with students to define, pursue and achieve their post-MBA career goals, and the Campus Recruiting Team, which cultivates relationships with companies to connect them with the right MBA talent. Parker CMC Site. Blog inquiries:

21st Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America


Tags: #CIOUS19 Channels: Technology Supply Chain Logistics CEO Focus Hi-Tech Logistics 3PL Event Date: Thu, 2019-11-07 to Fri, 2019-11-08 Event URL: [link] Event Location: Austin, Texas Number of attendees: 250 Programme URL: Brochure URL: [link] Speakers URL: [link] Purchase Recording URL: Event Organiser: Nicholas Stylianou Event Organiser E-mail: Précis: Where I.T.

Shopping at Whole Foods Market? Click Amazon Prime

Supply Chain Insights

There are so many pleasures of life in Austin, Texas. Even though I’ve moved out of the unbelievable growth explosion of Austin proper, living this Texas Hill Country life and being close enough to run into town to see a band on Sixth Street, run the hike and bike trails or check out Circuit of the Americas is pure cool. Amidst the eclectic Austin lifestyle of Tex-Mex, BBQ, Armadillos (the downtown bus, not the animal…although we do have the latter as well!)

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NIGP Forum, August 25-28, 2019


Conference Location: Austin, TX. Conference Name: NIGP Forum. Booth: #506. Website: [link] 2019annualforumandproductsexpo /home. Dates: August 25-28. Hashtag: #NIGPForum2019. Event Overview: The largest educational conference exclusively for public procurement in North America where peers share ideas, engage and inspire one another, develop strong connections and gain a better understanding of how to tackle challenges they face along the way.

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SXSW Re-Cap: Our Future is Everything Artificial Intelligence

River Logic

Every year in March, my wonderful City of Austin hosts South by Southwest (SXSW). In addition to fully taking over the entire city (in the best possible way), SXSW is an event that combines music, film, gaming and more with a series of conference sessions covering a broad spectrum of interests. As a Marketer, I mostly stuck to the "Branding and Marketing" track (hoping to post on those learnings soon).

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Finding Comfort in the Uncomfortable

Supply Chain Nation

Six years ago, I made a move to Austin, Texas to pursue a career opportunity and planted my roots. I currently live just outside Austin with my husband and new baby boy Brooks (5 months). Moving to Austin sight unseen was the best risk I’ve ever taken!

[Video] How to Be Creative with Freight Capacity as a 3PL

Talking Logistics

Interview with Shelli Austin, president of InTek Freight and Logistics, Inc, conducted at MercuryGate Velocity 2019 User Conference. Shelli shares highlights from her presentation at the conference titled, “How to Be Creative with Capacity as a 3PL.”. The post [Video] How to Be Creative with Freight Capacity as a 3PL appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

When Order Fulfillment Automation Does, and Doesn’t, Make Sense (Part 1)

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you’re looking for interesting soundbites about automation, look no further than Elon Musk and Austin Powers’ Dr. Evil. The first one, in discussing early efforts to mechanize Tesla’s production line, Elon Musk concluded that the automaker had “ automated some pretty silly things.”.

Advantages of a Phoenix Warehouse for eCommerce Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

magazine ran a story with this intriguing title: “ The Next Tech Hub Isn’t Austin Or Denver. Late last summer, Inc. The Next Tech Hub Is Greater Phoenix. ”.

E2open Completes Acquisition of INTTRA, Bringing Together Leading Global Cloud Supply Chain Management and Leading Ocean Shipping Network


AUSTIN, Texas, November 27, 2018 – E2open today announced the completion of the acquisition of INTTRA following regulatory approval. The One Place in the Cloud to Run Your Supply Chain is Now the One Place in the Cloud to Manage Your Global Logistics. This brings together the world leader in ocean shipping logistics covering a majority of ocean shipping container capacity, with the global supply chain and logistics network of E2open.

EVENT: Zinnov and Bristlecone Roundtable and Networking – Thursday, April 9, 2020 | 4:00-8:00 PM


Zinnov and Bristlecone Roundtable and Networking Event in Austin, Texas. On Thursday, April 9, 2020, senior business and technology leaders who are driving digital initiatives in their organizations will gather in Austin, Texas for new insight and inspiration. Digital platforms enable businesses to transform customer experience, drive operational efficiencies, and innovate with new products, services and business models.

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. Education Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

Is The Creative Class Coming To A City Near You?

Supply Chain Insights

I made a list and wrote Seattle, San Francisco, and Austin. This is more than just birds of a feather flocking together in a few places on the planet (Silicon Valley, Boston’s Route 128, The Triangle in North Carolina, Austin, Seattle, Bangalore, Dublin and Sweden to name a few) and having an impact. 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.

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.

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. Over this period, I have watched the acceptance of cloud-based supply chain solutions evolve. In 2002, there was no interest.

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.

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

Talking Logistics

It’s analogous to what made Dell so successful in the early 2000s, which Thomas Friedman describes in his book, The World is Flat : [Demand shaping] works like this: At 10 am Austin time, Dell discovers that so many customers have ordered notebooks with 40-GB hard drives since the morning that its supply chain will run short in two hours.

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., although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia. Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.;

Finding Comfort in the Uncomfortable

Supply Chain Nation

Six years ago, I made a move to Austin, Texas to pursue a career opportunity and planted my roots. I currently live just outside Austin with my husband and new baby boy Brooks (5 months). Moving to Austin sight unseen was the best risk I’ve ever taken!

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. One of the biggest driving forces behind controlling greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate change is the Paris Agreement. On September 3, 2016 China and the US agreed to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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Inside Arena: Meet Your Customer Success Coach

Arena Solutions

Arena administrators and users appreciated the information shared through a webinar, e-mail notifications, and the Arena login page.” – Lori Austin “To be honest, some customers were caught by surprise. After PLM or QMS “go-live”, who helps you maximize your investment?

Philip Morris International and E2open Announce Strategic Partnership to Create the Digital Supply Chain for a Smoke-free Future


AUSTIN, Texas, December 17, 2018 – E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today jointly announced with Phillip MorrisInternational (PMI) that the companies will partner to create a digital supply chain for the smoke-free future.

Announcing Enterra Solutions 2nd Annual Cognitive Computing Summit

Enterra Insights

Elaine Rich , Author, Distinguished Senior Lecturer (Retired) The University of Texas at Austin: Automata, Computability, and Complexity. You are invited to join Enterra Solutions® for in-depth conversations on the rise of the Intelligent Enterprise with a focus on Supply Chain Optimization.

Circular Supply Chain: the Politics of Pollution


At the Apple Laboratories in Austin, Texas, there is a robot that can dismantle any one of four different models of iPhone and sort all of the componentry in 8 seconds[vii]. In previous posts, I wrote on the emergence of circular model supply chains , and the likely impacts they may have.

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). Austin and San Antonio are both big and booming, but the area between them, the Greater San Marcos area is the fastest growing corridor in the USA. 11 Austin – 950 K (part of Texas Triangle). #16 The Texas Triangle has its very own version of Silicon Valley located in the greater Austin area.

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Amazon's Whole Foods Takeover: One Year Later


Since 1980 the company has grown from 19 employees in its small Austin location to almost 500 sites across North America and the UK.

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How the best shippers manage capacity challenges

DAT Solutions

For industry insights, product training, and networking opportunities, attend DATCON19, October 9 -11 in Austin, TX. What can shippers do to make their freight attractive to carriers? Three shippers answered that question during a panel discussion at the 2018 DAT User Conference in Portland, OR. Here's what they had to say. Register now and save $300. From left to right, Cori Purrington, David Domencic, and Gerald Hahn during a panel discussion at the DAT User Conference.

A Collection of Bad Supply Chain Poems


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. It turns out I work with quite a creative crowd. Now keep in mind this is BAD poetry day. So if you’re looking for Shakespeare quality prose, I suggest you just keep on looking.

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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