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This Week in Logistics News (May 9-13, 2016)

Talking Logistics

The Hyperloop and drones headlined this week’s supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it: Hyperloop One Accelerates Toward Future With High-Speed Test (WSJ – sub. 73-hour, seven-day workweek limit set by Senate panel for truck drivers (Logistics Management). How much time and cost can we drive out of supply chains if there was less red tape, bureaucracy, and regulations?

Putting the WoW! Into Service Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

In the past, supply chain professionals are trained to handle the service issues through a planning of inventory , service level and after-sales operations. Since a modern business is shifting from manufacturing to service, this article will provide a review of literature and a case study of the company at a forefront of the service supply chain frontier. Supply Chain Perspective Service supply chain has recently emerged as the new research area.

This Week in Logistics News (December 14-18, 2015)

Talking Logistics

In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Amazon in talks to lease 20 jets to launch air-cargo business (The Seattle Times). The UberRush Logistics Layer Has Arrived (TechCrunch). It seems like Amazon was in the news every day this year with some kind of supply chain or logistics development. That would help Amazon keep the cargo planes loaded even after the holiday crush ends. It’s warm outside.