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

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. Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.;

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Circular Supply Chain: the Politics of Pollution

DynaSys

In previous posts, I wrote on the emergence of circular model supply chains , and the likely impacts they may have. Why are circular model supply chains any different to the myriad of other supply chain sustainability banners that have come and gone over the past decade?

A Collection of Bad Supply Chain Poems

Kinaxis

supply chain-related sonnets, odes, limericks, haikus – well you get the point. Without further ado, enjoy these supply chain poems written by Kinaxis staff just for you! An Ode to Supply Chains. Supply Chain on the Brain. Supplies on the move.

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

Talking Logistics

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. So what does this mean for global companies and supply chain strategy?

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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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

50 expert tips on supply chain optimization

6 River Systems

Fewer than a third of supply chain management professionals view their collaborative processes as being “effective,” according to data from Flexis. Building and maintaining relationships in your supply chain.

There’s no crying in supply chain… and other lessons from Kinexions ‘19

Kinaxis

There’s no crying in supply chain. The annual conference held by Kinaxis for its users and supply chain innovators is always a highlight for me. Witnessing year-over-year how they do things with our software, and within their supply chains, I never dreamed possible.

Clouds: A Beautiful Thing for Sure!

Supply Chain Shaman

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.

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. Supply. Supply.

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

Transplace

Taking Your Supply Chain to a New Dimension: Shipper Symposium 2019. During one session, Steve Banker, Vice President, Supply Chain Management, ARC Advisory said, “When it comes to forecasting data, we’re pulling elements from many various systems.

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Outdated Supply Chains Can’t Meet Consumers’ “Need-It-Now” Mentality

FLEXE

Online shopping has not only changed how consumers find the items they want, it has completely disrupted the supply chain, especially “last-mile” delivery. But as supply chain leaders know, unless you can invest at Amazon levels, you shouldn’t have to mean going it alone.

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

E2open

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. Supply.

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

Talking Logistics

Companies need to be fully aware of global climate change conversations and how they will impact their supply chain in the near future. In 2010, Walmart announced its goal to eliminate 20 million metric tons of GHG emissions from its global supply chain by the end of 2015.

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E2open’s Supply Chain Workflows to Power Billions of Connected Mobile Devices

E2open

AUSTIN, Texas, November 15, 2018 – E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today released its quarterly technology updates bringing customers significant enhancements to mobile experience, user experience, and performance. As supply chain and business management continues to rely on anytime, anywhere support to engage with global business, it is essential to have the best mobile supply chain experience. Supply Management.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

SXSW: An Unconventional Place to Find the Future of Supply Chain | Transportfolio. Austin, Texas. Think of the potential impact to your supply chain—predictive planning, risk avoidance, and productivity are just a couple of examples that the future may hold.

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. At E2open, we are creating a more connected, intelligent supply chain. Supply. Supply. MONDAY 22 OCTOBER 2018.

New Student Projects Suggest Greater Focus on Analytics

Supply Chain View from the Field

The challenge involves matching a group of bright, eager, and hungry young MBA and engineering students to a group of projects identified by a group of companies, through the now well-established Supply Chain Resource Cooperative in the Poole College of Management. First Citizens – Spend Analytics – The team will conduct a full spend analysis of First Citizen’s supply base based on currently available data and provide recommendations for supply base consolidation.

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

E2open

E2open uniquely positioned to assist companies with digital transformation as the only vendor listed in Gartner’s multienterprise network as well as both supply chain planning Magic Quadrants. Gartner’s report identified the 12 vendors with multienterprise supply chain business networks of scale, based on criteria of size and scope of the network, support of multiple industries and geographies, and connections to one or more ecosystem. Supply. Supply.

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

Talking Logistics

In an hour or two, using such promotions, Dell can reshape the demand for any part of any [computer] to correspond with the projected supply in its global supply chain.

Is The Creative Class Coming To A City Near You?

Supply Chain Insights

I made a list and wrote Seattle, San Francisco, and Austin. According to Dr. Richard Florida, one of our keynote speakers at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit, my description fits about 30% of us in the workforce. Supply chain excellence

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.

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Shopping at Whole Foods Market? Click Amazon Prime

Supply Chain Insights

Amazon’s announcement of its acquisition of Whole Foods Market will be a landmark business move that has far reaching effects to the Consumer Chain and the way CPG suppliers go to market. There are so many pleasures of life in Austin, Texas.

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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).

21st Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America

EFT

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: nstylianou@eft.com Précis: Where I.T.

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

Talking Logistics

Oracle Value Chain Execution Application Improves Supply Chain Visibility and Operational Efficiency for Yard and Service Facilities. Robinson’s Hamburg global forwarding office in order to serve all kinds of supply chain and project logistics requirements.”.

Customer Advisory – Hurricane Harvey

CH Robinson Transportfolio

While the storm is directly impacting south Texas and Louisiana, this supply chain disruption will be felt across North America. We recognize that you likely have many questions about how this weather event may impact your supply chain tomorrow and in the coming months.

Transportation TIP List: Week of May 12th, 2019

Transplace

Last week at our 17 th annual Shipper Symposium , we heard from a number of supply chain professionals and business leaders about current industry trends and solutions for shippers. But supply chain leaders are failing to find suitable use cases.

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

As suspected, the storm is also having a significant impact on supply chains across North America. We recognize that shippers likely have many questions about how this weather event is impacting their supply chain today and in the coming months.

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

As suspected, the storm is also having a significant impact on supply chains across North America. We recognize that shippers likely have many questions about how this weather event is impacting their supply chain today and in the coming months.

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

Supply Chain Game Changer

At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe. As such we are introducing a new “Seasoned Leadership in Action ” Interview series at Supply Chain Game Changer.

Announcing Enterra Solutions 2nd Annual Cognitive Computing Summit

Enterra Insights

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. Supply chain operations add billions to these expenditures. New advances in cognitive computing over the past several years make it possible to understand the driving factors behind consumer behavior, optimize sales and marketing activities as well as global supply chain operations.

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

Supply Chain Nation

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. Austin based startup is gunning to be the next FedEx killer instead of UberRush. Each 1 Costs 6 Jobs, a New Study Says appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog.

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

Supply Chain Nation

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. cities – Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas and Virginia Beach, Va. Cities appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog.