MercuryGate 2.0: Takeaways from Velocity 2019 Conference

Talking Logistics

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. I was there at the beginning of MercuryGate 1.0

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). Note: MercuryGate is a Talking Logistics sponsor).

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

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. Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2017.

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

Logistics is the prime example of a changing industry – colossal, ripe for disruption and utterly opaque. It’s no coincidence that Transport Intelligence just emailed me an invitation to The Future of Logistics conference. The Ultimate Logistics Startup List.

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

Talking Logistics

Dave Clark, SVP Worldwide Operations and Customer Service at Amazon, was the keynote speaker on Tuesday, and during his talk he announced this week’s top supply chain and logistics news story: Amazon Flex: Amazon will now pay you to deliver packages (The Verge).

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 (June 27 – July 1, 2016)

Talking Logistics

With many folks taking off early for the holiday weekend, I’ll just go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: Exporters Wary as Shipping Safety Rule [SOLAS] Kicks In (WSJ – sub. Companies like XPO Logistics Inc.

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E2open Acquires Transportation Management Systems Provider Cloud Logistics

E2open

Cloud Logistics Brings Same-Day, Rapid-Deployment Transportation and Logistics Management to E2open’s Industry Leading Business Network. AUSTIN, TX – October 1, 2018 – E2open , the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced the acquisition of Cloud Logistics, a leading innovator of transportation management systems (TMS) for the global supply chain market. Cloud Logistics has been recognized by Gartner, Inc. MONDAY 01 OCTOBER 2018.

XPO Logistics (XPO) to Acquire Con-way (CNW)

Supply Chain Network

– September 9, 2015 – XPO Logistics, Inc. (“XPO Logistics” or “XPO”) (NYSE: XPO) and Con-way Inc. (“Con-way”) (NYSE: CNW) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for XPO Logistics to acquire Con-way.

Pulling the curtain back on blockchain in logistics

EFT

The following is the viewpoint of ShipChain, a blockchain solutions provider for the shipping and logistics industry. . is simple: we want to make shipping and logistics more effective, transparent, and secure, all on the blockchain.

[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. The post [Video] How to Be Creative with Freight Capacity as a 3PL appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network

E2open

E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network. Combination of E2open and INTTRA forms the Global Logistics and Supply Chain Network with Access to World-Wide Ocean Container Capacity and information. We aim to bridge the gap between manufacturing and logistics with execution capabilities on a unified platform with real-time end-to-end visibility.

Logistics of Hurricane Harvey's Humanitarian Aid

Elementum

The logistics industry is one of the greatly effected. While the logistics industry has been effected by Hurricane Harvey, several companies have offered their services to humanitarian organizations. Logistics by road is the main challenge as most of the roads were inundated.

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

E2open

The One Place in the Cloud to Run Your Supply Chain is Now the One Place in the Cloud to Manage Your Global Logistics. AUSTIN, Texas, November 27, 2018 – E2open today announced the completion of the acquisition of INTTRA following regulatory approval. 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.

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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Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

Texas DOT is reporting road closures nearing Austin and San Antonio. Risk Management Logistics Supply Chain Management Technology Weather

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

Texas DOT is reporting road closures nearing Austin and San Antonio. Risk Management Logistics Supply Chain Management Technology Weather

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

Talking Logistics

Here’s an excerpt from the article: [Google Express] is not shutting down, but seems to be recalibrating a logistical plan it was testing in California [emphasis mine]…Rising costs of the drivers and vehicles are likely one rationale.

Taking Your Supply Chain to a New Dimension: Shipper Symposium 2019

Transplace

” Transplace’s Ben Cubitt and Bruce Chan, Vice President and Senior Analyst in Transportation & Logistics, STIEFL took the stage with Transplace’s new Senior Vice President of Data Science, Matthew Harding to discuss current transportation trends and industry insights.

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

Talking Logistics

Large enterprises are consolidating the formerly independent functions of procurement and logistics and creating broader supply chain executive functions and responsibility. Austin State University. The post How to Recruit and Organize Supply Chain Talent to Unlock Your Supply Chain’s Potential appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

The Dispatch Report + Pilot Updates | December 2018, Issue No. 9

Shipchain

Our business development & leadership teams have been all over the world, attending major blockchain conferences and hosting a suite of events specific to shipping and logistics. In Dusseldorf, Germany, we attended ETF 3PL, one of the largest conferences dedicated to freight and logistics.

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Customer Advisory – Hurricane Harvey

CH Robinson 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.

The Dispatch Report + Pilot Updates | Decemeber 2018, Issue No. 9

Shipchain

Our business development & leadership teams have been all over the world, attending major blockchain conferences and hosting a suite of events specific to shipping and logistics. In Dusseldorf, Germany, we attended ETF 3PL, one of the largest conferences dedicated to freight and logistics.

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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. It also offers customized logistics solutions through its logistics department. Introduction.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Austin, Texas. You might wonder if SXSW offers anything for supply chain and logistics—I’m here to tell you there’s a lot of conversation around topics that impact logistics today and well into the future.

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. It also offers customized logistics solutions through its logistics department. The post Alternatives to UPS and FedEx appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics Introduction.

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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. It also offers customized logistics solutions through its logistics department. The post Alternatives to UPS and FedEx appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics Introduction.

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Amazon's Whole Foods Takeover: One Year Later

Elementum

Since 1980 the company has grown from 19 employees in its small Austin location to almost 500 sites across North America and the UK. Late last year Amazon unveiled Relay , a logistics app that allows drivers to check in before picking up or dropping off a delivery.

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E2open Ranked as the Leader with the Highest Overall Score in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Multienterprise Supply Chain Business Networks Report

E2open

AUSTIN, Texas, November 15, 2018 — E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, has been positioned by Gartner in the Leaders quadrant as the vendor with the highest overall score in its November 2018 Magic Quadrant for Multienterprise Supply Chain Business Networks , released today.

Transportation TIP List: Week of May 12th, 2019

Transplace

Featured articles include info on a recent surge in shipping capacity and the impact of technology on the supply chain – we can’t wait to see you at next year’s Shipper Symposium in Austin! Transportation TIP List: Week of May 12 th , 2019.

Outdated Supply Chains Can’t Meet Consumers’ “Need-It-Now” Mentality

FLEXE

Your customer doesn’t care that last-mile logistics have become more complex. Alignment between merchandising and logistics departments: Can your current / anticipated inventory levels meet the promotional calendar?

Seasoned Leadership in Action™! An Interview with Skip Boothby!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Moving on, I joined a privately held printing company in Austin, Texas. We felt we were pushing the envelope then by offering forward supply chain services along with reverse logistics and after-market services under one umbrella. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Regional Parcel Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Woburn, MA, Eastern Connection has a large array of services ; in addition to same day and overnight delivery, it also offers international shipping through a partnership with TNT Express and offers customized logistics solutions through its logistics department. 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.

Toyota Consolidating Operations in Texas

Operations and Supply Chain Management

jobs shifted to Austin. The auto maker has expanded its operations in the area to include product planning, vehicle design, consumer finance and logistics. Discussion Questions: Carefully read the following article. What Toyota positions are being moved to Texas?

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