Atlas Shrugged: Boston Dynamic’s Atlas Robot Tackles Obstacles

The Network Effect

Boston Dynamic’s Atlas robot has made giant strides in recent years, going from cable powered and operated, to an unplugged, free-roaming robot. The post Atlas Shrugged: Boston Dynamic’s Atlas Robot Tackles Obstacles appeared first on The Network Effect.

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Top 4 reasons to attend Pharma Labeling Compliance event in Boston

Loftware

The 4 th Annual Pharma Labeling Compliance event, March 15 – 16, in Boston, MA, promises to be a must-attend event for anyone involved in their company’s pharma labeling process.

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Hans Willems, Boston Scientific: “We’ve now evolved into a solutions provider”

Supply Chain Movement

A Boston Scientific medical device is used somewhere in the world every two seconds, but the company is much more than a medical device manufacturer. In the late 1970s, Boston Scientific’s initial success was built on guide catheters and balloon catheters for coronary artery treatments.

Tive Attending Specialty Coffee Expo in Boston

Tive

We are excited to announce that Tive will be attending the Specialty Coffee Expo in Boston, April 11th to 14th. Events Tive BostonThe largest coffee event in North America, the Specialty Coffee Expo attracts more than 13,000 attendees from more than 75 countries every year.

The Internet of Tomatoes Is Coming, Starting With Boston Salads

Material Handling & Logistics

Sweetgreen already uses tomatoes grown on Ward’s farm in salads sold at its Prudential Center location in Boston.

The Boston Globe: A Home Delivery and Outsourcing Failure

Talking Logistics

It’s a story that made the headlines in The Boston Globe this week, but about 10 percent of the newspaper’s subscribers weren’t able to read about it because, well, they were the victims of this story. As reported by the Globe: [Boston Globe CEO] Sheehan, in two interviews, acknowledged ACI warned of disruptions, but not of the level of vast failure Globe subscribers are experiencing. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.

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Boston Procurement Leaders part 3: Talent Management Challenges

Supply Chain View from the Field

One of the most interesting panels from the Boston Procurement Leaders conference was focused on Talent Management. We heard from a number of speakers on the subject of how the need for talent is shifting dramatically in the years ahead. The first to comment on this was Ken Litton, CPO at Deutsche Bank, and a former NC State engineer alumni. Ken worked as an engineer and in procurement at Rockwell and then as head of procurement for the Xbox division at Microsoft.

The Panama Canal Expansion: The Impact on Logistics Strategies and Operations

Talking Logistics

According to research conducted by The Boston Consulting Group and C.H. Robinson, and Jennifer Bratton, partner and managing director in the Minneapolis office of The Boston Consulting Group — will address those questions and more in this timely and important episode you don’t want to miss! Robinson East Coast ports Panama Canal The Boston Consulting Group West Coast portsLive Episode: June 30, 2015 at 12:00 ET.

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This Week in Logistics News (July 13-17, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Robinson and the Boston Consulting Group published a research report on the potential impact the Panama Canal expansion could have on logistics strategies and operations (watch my conversation with two of the authors in a recent episode of Talking Logistics ).

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“Storage Wars” Rescues Supply Chain Ignominy

Kinaxis

Up until this past year, my greatest “ah-ha” moment was watching my Boston neighbor walk away with my Arians Platinum 20-SHO snow blower. But, in Boston, we had this dirty little secret. In Boston, we had an “ATTIC”. by CJ Wehlage. Take a good long look at this picture.

Boston Retail Partners 2016 Merchandise Planning Survey

Supply Chain 24/7

Download Boston Retail Partners 2016 Merchandise Planning Survey to learn how an integrated retail planning platform can transform your omni-channel strategy

The Next Great Disruption Coming to Supply Chains

Kinaxis

I watched a TED Talk video by Philip Evans, from Boston Consulting Group and shuddered to think that all our traditional fulfillment and inventory models can be drastically transformed by the “consumer”.

Qatar Airways Cargo launches Boston bellyhold service

Logistics Middle East

Qatar Air Cargo has commenced a daily cargo service between Logan International Airport in Boston and Hamad International Airport in Doha

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q1 2016)

Talking Logistics

It’s hard to believe that we’re more than a quarter of the way through 2016 already — and that it’s snowing here in Boston today, the first Monday in April. The Boston Globe: A Home Delivery and Outsourcing Failure. 3PL Transportation Management Transportation Management Systems augmented reality Chipotle omni-channel parcel shipping Sears SOLAS The Boston Globe TMS top episodes top posts transportation workforce planning

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2015 New Year’s Resolutions for the Supply Chain Industry

Kinaxis

Asia Bad Data Bill Clinton Boston College Business model Career Opportunities (film) Certified Public Accountant Chief strategy officer Christmas Disruptions DNA Facebook Lead time Resolutions for the Supply Chain Industry Supply chain supply chain planners visibiliy

Prepare Your Warehouse to Meet its Future in Boston, MA

Supply Chain Nation

On Thursday, August 17, 2017, JDA Software, along with our partners Open Sky Group and DC Velocity, are hosting a warehouse management system (WMS) and warehouse labor management (WLM) event in Boston, Massachusetts. Boston is rich with history, and while many are familiar with the Minutemen and revolutionary spirit, most aren’t aware of Boston’s seedy underworld. Mobsters and Lobsters.

This Week in Logistics News (April 15-19, 2013)

Talking Logistics

As I write this, the greater Boston area (including where I live) is in lockdown as the police hunt for the second suspect of the Boston Marathon bombings (the first suspect was killed overnight).

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New Supplier Strategies Revive Important Corporate Questions

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Strategy Sustainability Boston Scientific ebony trade MIT CTL palm oil deforestation sustainable supply chain Vertical Integration Wall Street JournalCompanies have been vertically integrating operations for many years to gain more control over the supply of key materials.

Avaya’s Four-Year Journey to a Best-in-Class Supply Chain – SupplyChainBrain & Kinaxis Video Series

Kinaxis

General News Sales and operations planning (S&OP) Supply chain management Aid effectiveness Asia Best practice Boston BT Group Business administration Customer service Depreciation Supply chain by Melissa Clow SupplyChainBrain attended our annual Kinexions user conference, and while there, they completed a number of video interviews with our customers. And, we’d like to share them!

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Supply Chain Movement 20 – Trends & Consulting

Supply Chain Movement

12 | Profile Hans Willems, Vice President Supply Chain Europe, Boston Scientific. A Boston Scientific medical device is used somewhere in the world every two seconds, but the company is much more than a medical device manufacturer. Contents Supply Chain Movement 20 – 2016 Q1.

Supply Chain News on New Study from Boston Consulting Group Show Modest Increase in Reshoring Interest, but Picture Remains Unclear

Supply Chain Digest

US Likely to Gain Share as Percent of Total Manufacturing Footprint for Average Company

Supply chain consultancy reaches a turning point

Supply Chain Movement

Kearney and Boston Consulting Group – is now changing. Kearney Boston Consulting Group Clayton Christensen consultancy Derek van Bever Dina Wang Frans van Helden McKinsey Ortec reportFrom lengthy reports to tangible results.

Research: How the Panama Canal Expansion Will Impact U.S. Logistics

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Shippers should pay attention to this study by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and C.H. Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain Transportation Market Transportation Policy Boston Consulting Group Panama Canal Expansion Ports Post-Panamax White Paper

This Week in Logistics News (June 8 – 14)

Logistics Viewpoints

I actually can’t believe that I am not writing an intro to the news round-up about Boston sports and our monopoly on titles. Of course, I just assumed Boston would win, as it is what our sports teams do these days. So close, yet so far away. Unfortunately, after a valiant run, and a decisive game 6 victory to force a game 7, the Bruins were unable to bring the Stanley Cup home. For the […].

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (July 19, 2019)

Talking Logistics

We’re getting ready for a heat wave here in Boston. Temperatures are supposed to reach 100F tomorrow and Sunday. The National Weather Service has issued an “Excessive Heat Warning” for the area, advising residents to take extra precautions if you spend time outside. What do you do in this heat? Go to the beach or. The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (July 19, 2019) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Is Your Supply Chain Weatherproof?

Logistics Viewpoints

I learned this first-hand last week after record snowfall in the Boston area. Individuals living in the higher latitudes will tell you that ice dams on your roof are an omen of bad things to come.

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If He Had Run a Little Faster

Talking Logistics

My wife’s cousin Mike ran the Boston Marathon on Monday. Actually, Mike and his family (wife, young daughter, sister, brother-in-law, and nieces) stayed at my house Monday night because they couldn’t go back to their hotel in Boston. It was a beautiful morning yesterday, sunny and blue, and after breakfast, all the kids went outside to play, while the rest of us drank coffee and watched the news, and Mike and his dad drove to Boston to collect his medal and belongings.

Delivering Quality with Speed: Can it be done?

ModusLink Corporation

Today, I have the privilege of sitting on a panel at the 5th Annual Premier CIO Forum: Boston in Waltham, Massachusetts. E-Commerce agile CIO Forum: Boston e-comm ecommerce

How Saint Patrick’s Day Became a Major Holiday for the Supply Chain

Kuebix

Patrick’s Day parade was actually held in Boston in 1737, not in Dublin. Saint Patrick’s Day has been a major holiday for Americans going back to well before America split off from Great Britain. In fact, it might surprise you to know that the first St. On St. Patrick’s Day, much of America celebrates Irish […]. The post How Saint Patrick’s Day Became a Major Holiday for the Supply Chain appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Food and Beverage Holiday

Supply Chain Education on a Global Scale [podcast]

Aborn and Co.

Work/life at John Deere in a developing nation.and the brutality of Boston winters. Supply chain education has gone global! Listen in this week as Manish Patwal - a graduate student from MIT's Global SCALE Network and engineer at john Deere India joins us. We'll discuss studying abroad in India, Malaysia, and the USA.

Diversity Matters

JDA software

Both wanted to be engineers (they were not sure which engineering program), and they wanted to study at the University of Texas, University of Southern California (USC), Boston University, Texas A&M and others. We were familiar with the Texas options, so we decided to focus on schools on the East Coast (mostly Boston) and West Coast (California). My wife took them to see universities in California, and I took them to universities in Boston.

Industry 4.0 Can Spark Growth but not without Skilled Workers

Enterra Insights

“Economic growth has been slowing for the past 50 years,” asserts Olivier Scalabre, Senior Partner and Managing Director, Boston Consulting … Continued.

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Machine Learning for Supply Chain Efficiencies

Logistics Viewpoints

A few weeks ago I attended the ToolsGroup Supply Chain Transformation conference in Boston. One of the more interesting sessions I attended was “Predictive Commerce and Machine Learning” featuring ToolsGroup CEO Yossi Shamir. While Yossi obviously touted the benefits of the ToolsGroup product suite, the session focused more on the big concept of why supply chain needs automation now. In particular, he looked at how machine learning can help create better demand forecasts.

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Secret to Successful Targeted Marketing: Highly Relevant Content

Enterra Insights

According to Boston Consulting Group analysts, “Digital’s potential — the delivery of relevant advertisements to interested users at opportune times … Continued.

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Save The Date: TRANSTECH2020

Aborn and Co.

On October 10th, 2019 the conversation comes to Boston. On October 10th, 2019 the conversation comes to Boston. Join us for a day of discussions with our panel of guests and speakers from the worlds of logistics & tech as we cover the modern needs of the supply chain and the merger between the physical and digital footprint that freight generates!