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.

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.

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

15-$20 billion annually, according to Boston Consulting Group (BCG). INSIGHT PAPER: Toppling 2 Major Misconceptions. in Predictive Logistics ClearMetal Inc. Growing Challenges Shippers, carriers, terminal operators, freight forwarders and 3PLs spend millions of dollars and.

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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A Q&A with Stanley Black & Decker and Boston University on Inventory Optimization

Logility

associate professor of operations management, Boston University, on the role of a company’s inventory in developing a sustainable competitive advantage.

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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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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.

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

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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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

“Storage Wars” Rescues Supply Chain Ignominy

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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.

The Next Great Disruption Coming to Supply Chains

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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”.

Quantified Impact of the Expanded Panama Canal for U.S. Bound Container Shipping

Supply Chain Matters

The Boston Consulting Group (BSC) and C.H. Manufacturing Strategies Procurement and Sourcing Sales and Operations Planning Supply Chain Strategy Transportation and Logistics Boston Consulting Group C.H. Robinson have just released a new joint study, How the Panama Canal Expansion is Redrawing the Logistics Map, (sign-up required for complimentary report) which we feel should be essential reading for multi-industry sourcing, procurement, logistics and transportation teams.

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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

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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

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

China Railcar Producer Breaks Ground for New U.S. Plant

Supply Chain Matters

first Chinese railcar assembly plant in the United States independent blog analysis and insights on supply chain management Presence of Chinese companies in global supply chains replacement of subway cars for Boston Supply chain Matters blog The China Raiway Stock CorporationIn October of 2014 we alerted Supply Chain Matters readers to a noteworthy milestone development, namely Chinese designed and branded railway cars appearing in a U.S. subway system. Much of U.S.

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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

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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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China Branded Trains Appearing in a U.S. Subway System

Supply Chain Matters

If our readers have had the occasion to travel to Boston, you might have experienced the public transit subway system which is referred to as the “T”. Industrial and diversified industry supply chain Manufacturing Strategies Procurement and Sourcing Product Lifecycle Management Supply Chain Strategy blogs- independent anlaysis on supply chain and B2B business networks Boston subway system equipment replacement contract China''s CNR Corp.

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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 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

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

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

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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The State of Reshoring: What Supply Chains Need to Know

PLS Logistics

According to a study from Boston Consulting, 54% of US manufacturers with more than $1 billion in revenue are considering reshoring some or all of their manufacturing. Companies are strategically moving manufacturing facilities, examining labor costs and time to market, plus looking for accessibility to existing or developing markets and sources of innovation. Some companies are moving facilities offshore or nearshore, while many others are bringing production back to the US.

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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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[PROFILE] Bo Pulito '14 - Parker CMC Networking

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

College:  Boston College; Math & Economics. Parker CMC Networking. About UCLA Parker CMC.

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Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on What will be the Impact of Robots on Manufacturing Employment

Supply Chain Digest

Many are Worried Robots will Just Eliminate all the Jobs, Boston Consulting Group Believes the Advances will Actually Increase Total Employment