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This Week in Logistics News (October 26-30, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Not the Chicago Cubs, of course, but the Little League Cubs of our city. Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Exclusive: Wal-Mart seeks to test drones for home delivery, pickup ( Reuters ). The Cubs finally made it to the World Series.

Five Keys to Cold Chain Success with Tyler Hildebrand

The Logistics of Logistics

Growing up I worked in lots of warehouses and was very interested in art. As an artist, I was commissioned to create artwork for some iconic organizations like the Chicago Cubs, Notre Dame football, etc. WMS, TMS, documentation. Documentation.

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What Is The Mission?

Supply Chain Shaman

Keith postulated the need to connect logistics to business strategy through a new concept termed supply chain management. Last week, on my Linkedin blog post, “ Where There is Smoke, There is Fire , ”I shared research documenting that companies choosing SAP APO as the technology for the S&OP business process rated themselves less effective than the general population at a 90% confidence level. Logistics: Strategic Issues. Daily I see one.

My Nightmare Shipment

The Logistics of Logistics

As the general manager of a logistics company, I run across shipping problems every day. We wouldn’t be responsible for the sea freight or clearing customs, but we would pick up two pallets from a warehouse in California and deliver them to Chicago. In the morning, the pallets would begin their cross country trip to Chicago. Unless you are a logistics company, then you have the added misery of telling the client the bad news.

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