Inside Arena: Get to Know High-Tech Customer Success Coach Lori Austin

Arena Solutions

We asked Arena Customer Success Coach Lori Austin to tell us more about her role and discuss how she helps companies address these challenges through the adoption of cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) software.

Kendra Austin: Dedicated to Diversity

Inbound Logistics

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


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Above-average hurricane season nearing peak months

The Supply Chain Journal

Nick Austin, director of weather analytics and senior meteorologist at FreightWaves, echoes CSU’s estimates; while he doesn’t expect this season to match last year’s record of 30 named storms, Austin said that all signs point to a busy year. 2021 hurricane season outlook.

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

Refraction AI sees big opportunity in Texas

The Supply Chain Journal

Refraction AI, a last-mile delivery platform and robotics company launched in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has expanded to deliver food in Austin, Texas. Southside Flying Pizza will be the first Austin business to use Refraction AI’s fleet of 10 Rev-1 robots for automated delivery.

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Borderlands: Driver shortage affecting cross-border trucking

The Supply Chain Journal

Mexico driver shortage impacts rates and capacity because with fewer drivers, there’s often less capacity for cross-border freight, said Roy Austin, business development manager for The ILS Co. You can’t have them both as a driver,” Austin said. “A

Q&A with Jake Medwell of Austin-based 8VC & Loren Smith: AV trucks, labor issues, and the regulators

The Supply Chain Journal

The views expressed here are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of FreightWaves or its affiliates. Jake Medwell, founding partner at 8VC, and Loren A. Smith Jr.,

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 […].

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.

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.

project44 Buys Last-Mile Technology Provider Convey in $255 Million Acquisition

Supply Chain Brain

a provider of real-time supply chain visibility, announced that it has acquired Austin-based Convey Inc., project44 Inc., a last-mile technology provider that powers direct-to-consumer delivery experiences

Hackers Used Obscure Texas IT Vendor to Attack U.S. Agencies, Top Corporations

Supply Chain Brain

At the epicenter of the most sprawling cyberattack in recent memory is a two-decade-old, Austin, Texas-based software maker called SolarWinds Corp

Texas Power Failures Push Chip Shortage From Bad to Worse

Supply Chain Brain

Power outages across Texas caused by historically cold weather have shut down semiconductor plants clustered around Austin, further disrupting a supply chain that has already been falling short of customer needs

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Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Winners for July 16, 2018 Contest

Supply Chain Digest

George Kunz of Austin, TX and Jeff Fisher Tuthill Take Home the Prize with Great Captions

[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:

Flood risk keeps trucking through the South

The Supply Chain Journal

Interstate 35 from San Antonio to Austin. Click here for more FreightWaves articles by Nick Austin. Truckers face another day of delays as heavy rain persists in areas from Texas to the Great Lakes.

Texas: It Ain’t Bragging, If It’s True with Jason Giulietti

The Logistics of Logistics

Jason is the President of the Greater San Marcos Partnership , which is a regional economic development organization for the areas between San Antonio and Austin. Because real estate is less expensive than neighboring Austin, the region is fast becoming a logistics and supply chain hub.

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Fuel on demand

The Supply Chain Journal

Austin Brizgys, VP of sales and marketing, Booster Fuels; and Connor Miller, COO of ArdentX. On today’s episode, Dooner and The Dude are talking about how Booster Fuels is providing fleets with fuel on demand. Uber Freight has a digital freight market update.

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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Delayed again: Tesla puts off electric Class 8 Semi production until 2022

The Supply Chain Journal

The factories referenced are new plants nearing completion in Austin, Texas, and Berlin. In Austin, Tesla will ramp production of the Model Y before beginning production of the Cybertruck pickup, which while polarizing in design, has attracted hundreds of thousands of customer reservations.

More major flooding expected this week in Deep South

The Supply Chain Journal

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued flash flood watches for all of eastern and southern Texas, including Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Austin, San Antonio and Brownsville. Click here for more FreightWaves articles by Nick Austin.

When Order Fulfillment Automation Does, and Doesn’t, Make Sense

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 soundbite: In discussing early efforts to mechanize Tesla’s production line, Elon Musk concluded that the automaker had “ automated some pretty silly things.”.

The Daily Dash: A call for truck-parking standards

The Supply Chain Journal

Refraction AI, a last-mile delivery platform and robotics company launched in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has expanded to deliver food in Austin, Texas. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem.

Flooding shuts down part of I-10 in Louisiana

The Supply Chain Journal

Potential target cities include Brownsville, Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Texarkana, Dallas-Fort Worth and Wichita Falls in Texas; Lake Charles, Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Shreveport in Louisiana; as well as Oklahoma City. Click here for more FreightWaves articles by Nick Austin.

Walmart drives closer to autonomous delivery with Ford, Argo AI deal

The Supply Chain Journal

The three companies will begin autonomous vehicle delivery service in Miami, Austin, Texas, and Washington. In addition, the companies have been operating in Miami and Washington since 2018 and in Austin since 2019.

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The SourceDay Story with Tom Kieley

The Logistics of Logistics

Tom Kieley is the CEO and Co-Founder of SourceDay, an Austin based technology company that automates purchase order (PO) changes and enables supplier collaboration. The SourceDay Story with Tom Kieley. Tom Kieley and Joe Lynch discuss the SourceDay story.

Severe storm threat keeps trucking through Plains this week

The Supply Chain Journal

txwx — Austin Burkes (@AustinBurkeswx) May 17, 2021. Click here for more FreightWaves articles by Nick Austin. Check out this baseball sized hail that fell in Snyder just a few moments ago! Picture from Brandi Garza.

Will Climate Change Force Agriculture Indoors?

Enterra Insights

”[5] Austin Webb, co-founder of Fifth Season along with his brother Brac and Austin Lawrence, views indoor farming as a new form of manufacturing.

Added Manufacturing Milestones for Tesla

Supply Chain Matters

Grand Opening of New Austin Texas Assembly Facility. Last week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk delivered the first vehicle produced at the EV maker’s new final assembly facility located just outside Austin, Texas.

AIT continues expansion strategy with Intelligent Logistics, Spur Freight acquisition

The Supply Chain Journal

AIT announced Tuesday it has acquired Austin, Texas-based Intelligent Logistics, including the assets under its trucking brand Spur Freight, for an undisclosed amount, to expand its asset footprint into central Texas.

Electric vehicle maker Tesla reports first quarterly billion-dollar profit

The Supply Chain Journal

He also was vague on production timing for the polarizing but wildly popular Cybertruck pickup, expected to be in production at a new Tesla Gigafactory in Austin, Texas, this year. Tesla Inc.

Trimac Transportation acquires digital broker Zengistics

The Supply Chain Journal

With 50 employees, Austin, Texas-headquartered Zengistics will continue as a stand-alone company. Canadian bulk carrier Trimac Transportation announced Wednesday it has acquired technology-driven freight brokerage Zengistics Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

News Alert: I-16 in central Georgia could reopen by Friday night

The Supply Chain Journal

Click here for more FreightWaves articles by Nick Austin. Good news for truckers: A section of Interstate 16 in Georgia that was shut down early Thursday could be back open soon. Related: Accident dislodges Georgia overpass, forces I-16 closure.

Flood risk for truckers across Southwest

The Supply Chain Journal

Click here for more FreightWaves articles by Nick Austin. Monsoonal thunderstorms will continue to soak parts of the Desert Southwest through the weekend. This will help chip away at the drought, but the rain could be too much at once in some spots on any given day.

TuSimple: Autonomous freight network 6 months ahead of schedule

The Supply Chain Journal

The terminal also will allow TuSimple to operate in the Texas Triangle, which includes Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Austin. TuSimple currently hauls 100 loads a week between Phoenix, Tucson, El Paso, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio and Houston.

Truck crash closes large sections of I-84 in Oregon

The Supply Chain Journal

Click here for more FreightWaves articles by Nick Austin. Virtually all eastbound and westbound lanes on a stretch of Interstate 84 are closed in eastern Oregon due to a truck crash.

Report That Samsung is Eyeing Massive Semiconductor Production Presence in the U.S.

Supply Chain Matters

The Texas based Austin American Statesman reported yesterday that Samsung is considering the construction of upwards of 11 new semiconductor fabrication production facilities in the Austin, Texas area over the next two decades.

Flash flood threat looms for truckers in several states

The Supply Chain Journal

The risk is higher Wednesday than Thursday and includes Austin, Abilene and Dallas, Texas; Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma; as well as Fort Smith. Click here for more FreightWaves articles by Nick Austin.

This Week in Logistics News (March 12 – 18)

Logistics Viewpoints

At this year’s South by Southwest in Austin, TX, 3D printing is being shown in a whole new light. Icon, an Austin-based construction startup focused on 3D-printing technology, is showcasing one of its newest 3D-printed homes, dubbed “House Zero,” in East Austin.

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