Chicago: The Central Distribution Hub

Supply Chain Link

Home to more than just the Bears, deep dish pizza, and historic route 66, Chicago offers its residents and businesses a diverse environment. Its diverse economy and environment have contributed in making Chicago a successful logistics location for.

River Logic to Attend NASCES 2017 in Chicago

River Logic

DALLAS, TX — August 15, 2017 — River Logic will be exhibiting at the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit September 11-12th in Chicago. Insider Partners Supply Chain Events

Supply Chain Summit: Chicago

EFT

Channels: Supply Chain Event Date: Wed, 2017-06-14 to Fri, 2017-06-16 Event URL: [link] Event Location: Chicago Number of attendees: 400 Event Organiser: Danielle Horsnell Event Organiser E-mail: dhorsnell@eft.com Précis: Where the decision-makers in Supply Chain and Logistics meet to discuss the industry's future.

GE Jet Engine Component Involved in Chicago Explosion Incident Had Manufacturing Flaw

Supply Chain Matters

For highly engineered performance products, product design along with sourcing and procurement teams are always attuned to component quality and performance trending or abnormal incidents. Late last week, General Electric Aircraft and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a joint investigative update regarding an uncontrolled fiery and explosive failure of a GE CF6-80 engine […].

Aberdeen’s Supply Chain Summit Returns to Chicago with Over 200 Registrants

Supply Chain Nation

Please join Bryan Ball, Vice President and Principal Analyst and myself as Lead Research Analyst at Aberdeen’s 7th Annual Supply Chain Management (SCM) Summit , taking place April 9-10 in Chicago.

Using RFID Two Bin Kanban at the University of Chicago Medical Center: Healthcare Analytics Innovation!

Supply Chain View from the Field

When Jon Stegner walked in to his first week at the University of Chicago Medical Center, one of the first places he visited was the Emergency Room, and the nearby supply room. What he saw there, was in his words, “chaos”. Medical supplies were in boxes strewn in random piles. Many of the boxes contained medical supplies that were out of date or expired. The bins had dust bunnies and “guck” in the bottom of them.

Troy Containers announces new Chicago to Dubai service

Logistics Middle East

NVOCC expands direct LCL export services to the Middle East, building upon a strong foundation in the Chicago marketplace

New Developments and Potential Added Risks for Chinese Branded Subway Cars in the U.S.

Supply Chain Matters

China Supply Chain Strategy Industrial and diversified industry supply chain Manufacturing Strategies Procurement and Sourcing Service-centered Supply Chains Chicago Transit Authority subway car replacement China's CNR Corp. In 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.

Supply Chain News on BNSF About Three Bridges Away from Completing Parallel Track from Los Angeles to Chicago

Supply Chain Digest

Goal to is Take More Market Share from Trucks in Face of Sharp Declines in Coal Shipments. Other Carriers in Midst of Similar Projects

Announcing ASCM

APICS

While APICS 2018 in Chicago may be over, we are just getting started. Sunday, we introduced the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM

[PROFILE] Steve Hollich '14 - Parker CMC Networking

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Hometown:  Chicago, IL. Parker CMC Networking. About UCLA Parker CMC.

Drones and Robots in the Warehouse

PINC YMS

The event happened in Chicago between June 20th and June 22nd. The 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer forum brought together supply chain executives and industry experts to discuss the latest trends in the industry. digital disruption innovation warehouse inventory cycle counting drones

Supply Chains that Rock Around the Clock: Rock and Roll All Night

Inbound Logistics

This story follows a sleeper team for YRC freight as the two drivers make a run of approximately 22 hours from the Chicago area to Denver

Supply Chain News on What US Metro Regions are Driving the Most Job Growth from Manufacturing

Supply Chain Digest

Rust Belt Cities Lead the Charge, while New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles Sees Manufacturing Job Losses

Key Takeaways from the 3PL Value Creation Summit 2016 hosted by Armstrong & Associates, Inc.

PINC YMS

On October 18-20, Armstrong & Associates and Infocast held the fourth annual 3PL Value Creation Summit in Chicago, Illinois. The summit featured dynamic panel discussions from 3PL, investment, and technology industry leaders. Below are some of the key takeaways captured from the discussions. technology transportation supply chain logistics 3PL

Drones and Robots in the Warehouse

PINC YMS

The event happened in Chicago between June 20th and June 22nd. The 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer forum brought together supply chain executives and industry experts to discuss the latest trends in the industry. digital disruption innovation warehouse inventory cycle counting drones

APICS 2018 Will Provide New Insights As Always

CHAINalytics

Five Reasons Why Are We Not Making Progress on Inventory Management

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, I am cruising major freeways traveling from Chicago to my new home in Pennsylvania. This topic was the most contentious at the session in Chicago. 90, then 80, followed by 76. The highway rolls ahead of me. There are endless mile markers. It is a long day.

Alouette Cheese to “Focus” on Labeling in SAP at ASUG Event

Loftware

Heading to the ASUG Fall Focus next week in Chicago? This year’s event has a special “focus” on using SAP to further improve your supply chain operations. Over the course of two days, there will be a host of sessions on supply chain management to go along with the valuable education and networking you can always expect at an ASUG event. Supply Chain SAP enterprise

An Innovator’s Journey to a Segmented Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Kehat Shahar, the Vice President of Supply Chain Planning at SanDisk, spoke on the journey that SanDisk has taken to improve their supply chain operations at the eft conference on June 18th in Chicago. While most of the content for this article came from the speech at eft, some information came from the company’s 10-K, […]. High Tech & Electronics Industry Supply Chain Planning JDA SanDisk segmentation

Mobile is beginning to Dominate the Digital Path to Purchase

Enterra Insights

A year ago Paul Marobella (@marobella), President of Havas Worldwide Chicago Group, wrote, “Six years after Apple’s first-generation iPhone kicked … Continued The post Mobile is beginning to Dominate the Digital Path to Purchase appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Supply Chain News on Best of ProMat 2017 Day 2 with Individual Clips

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore and Materials Handling Editor Cliff Holste with Individual Reviews of Top New Solutions they Discovered on Day 2 in Chicago

Supply Chain News on Best of ProMat 2017 Day 1 Individual Clips

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore and Materials Handling Editor Cliff Holste with Individual Reviews of Top New Solutions they Discovered on Day 1 in Chicago

Winning Supply Chain Strategies Turn Brand Protection into Opportunities for Augmentation

Logistics Viewpoints

A Chicago man took home $276,000 this spring after he won the lottery three times in three weeks. In each case, it all boiled down to being in the right place at the right time. This mans good fortune was pure luck.

Gap’s Rise from the Ashes

APICS

In 1871, the Great Chicago Fire offered an opportunity to rebuild and plan a city that was safer and more efficient than before. Chicago — APICS’s hometown — was reborn and subsequently experienced a building and population boom as the area was cleared and recreated

CONVERGE ‘17

BluJay Solutions

Loews Chicago Hotel, Chicago, IL. Kewill/LeanLogistics Global Customer Conference. The post CONVERGE ‘17 appeared first on Kewill Inc. Events General

SaaS, Cloud Computing and Pizza Margherita

Supply Chain Management and Analytics

I am not a big fan of deep dish Chicago style, or California style with weird ingredients. I love a good pizza. My favorite pizza is the […]. The post SaaS, Cloud Computing and Pizza Margherita appeared first on Solvoyo.

Supply Chain Ask an Expert – Part 3 with Dr. Erick Jones

All Things Supply Chain

As part of the Supply Chain Tech Show in Chicago I had the opportunity to sit down for a brief interview with Professor Erick C. Jones of the University of Texas, Arlington.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of March 10, 2016

Supply Chain Digest

Amazon Confirms Deal for 20 Air Cargo Planes, Scaleback of Chicago Nabisco Factory Makes Campaign News on Both Sides, Megaships Adding Supply Chain Costs to All but Carriers, Group Says, Obama Makes Controversial Payment to UN Climate Fund

A Framework for Supply Chain Leaders to Understand Supply Chain Analytics

Supply Chain Shaman

The next session is at the GS1 Headquarters in Chicago on April 4th-5th. I dialed-in, took a sip of coffee, rocked back in my seat. I asked, “ How can I help you?” This is my standard modus operandi. When not traveling, I answer nine calls on average a day.)

Next Week- Join Bob Ferrari at QAD Explore 2016

Supply Chain Matters

Next week, ERP technology provider QAD will be conducting its QAD explore 2016 annual customer conference being held in Chicago. The conference kicks-off with a welcome reception on Monday evening, May 2nd, with general sessions beginning on Tuesday May 3 thru Thursday, May 5. The conference agenda includes a number of sessions focused on specific […].

7 Factors of Solid Supply Chain Network Design

Supply Chain Opz

Moreover, rate for " Boston to Chicago " may not be the same as " Chicago to Boston " 5) Warehousing Costs : fixed cost is relatively easy to find but variable costs such as labor cost can be tricky because it is not static.

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How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

AIMMS

That was a consideration when we decided to move our offices to downtown Chicago (from the suburbs), so we could better compete for talent. An interview with Daniël van Gool at Peapod.

Q4 2018 Trucking Industry Update

Zipline Logistics

Outbound Chicago held the highest average rate at $2.66 Here is a summary of the most influential transportation market impacts and predictions, so you’re not left to decipher the plethora of voices online. 4Q Trucking Outlook The average national rate at the close of September was $2.15

[INFOGRAPHIC] Manufacturing Innovation Hubs Revitalize American Manufacturing

Cerasis

Location: Chicago, IL. Sources: Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office (AMNPO); LIFT, Detroit, MI; DMDII, Chicago, IL; PowerAmerica, Raleigh, NC; Department of Energy; America Makes, Youngstown, OH. The great recession underscored some inherent weaknesses in the U.S.