Top 3PL companies in Chicago

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From its earliest days as a Native American portage location, the site that would later become Chicago has long served as a logistical linchpin for expanded trade. Today, the city remains vital to the nation's transportation grid, with the Chicago logistics hub being a key component of the global economy. Much of this success is owed to the growth of third party logistics (3PL) companies.

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

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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.

Ivalua Paints a Great Procurement Picture at Ivalua NOW Chicago 2019

ivalua

Ivalua CEO David Khuat-Duy on Tuesday kicked off Ivalua NOW 2019 Chicago, at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel and welcomed hundreds of customers, prospects and partners. The post Ivalua Paints a Great Procurement Picture at Ivalua NOW Chicago 2019 appeared first on Ivalua. “We have this long-term strategy of building a very big company with a fantastic product that we can offer to the market. And this is our vision,” .

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.

Announcing the Supply Chains to Admire for 2019

Supply Chain Shaman

I feel that topic of supply chain management is analogous to the downward cycle of the news channels. What Drives Supply Chain Excellence? I analyze supply chain management. The broader the definition of end-to-end strategy and the alignment of supply chain processes drives value. Over the last month, I have been working on the 2019 Supply Chains to Admire analysis. They want to know, “What drives supply chain improvement?

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. What has been most attractive for businesses has been its established infrastructure to support global supply chains. Its diverse economy and environment have contributed in making Chicago a successful logistics location for. Distribution Intermodal Supply Chain Transportation Air Freight Cross-Border Urban Hubs Warehousing

A Framework for Supply Chain Leaders to Understand Supply Chain Analytics

Supply Chain Shaman

Had I been clear in the taxonomy of the recent supply chain analytics report?” In the 1990s when I was part of the software team at Manugistics, supply chain analytics was a synonym for reporting. We were just starting to think of supply chain planning as decision support. Today, when you say the term analytics, the thought in many supply chain leaders is still “reporting.”

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Cerasis

Supply chain conferences are an excellent way to connect with industry professionals, learn about new technologies, and refine your operation through the experience of others. Conferences exist for a variety of purposes and supply chain specialties, including cold chain storage, transportation management , omnichannel best practices , and much more. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018.

Supply chain risks: The knowable unknowns that can hurt your supply chain!

Kinaxis

An extreme example of this is a ride from Chicago to Colesburg, Tennessee taking 18 days, 13 hours, and 57 minutes! However, did you know there are enough lead time problems lurking in your current supply chain operations that go completely unnoticed? These are the “knowable unknowns” that can hurt your supply chain performance. But it could be any supply chain assumptions that go into your planning system, such as capacities, yields, order multiples, etc.

Celebrating and Encouraging Women in Supply Chain

Kinaxis

STEP Ahead is a national honor that identifies the best women in manufacturing, including supply chain, and further encourages women to mentor and support the next generation of female talent to pursue these promising and fulfilling careers. As I talk to APICS members and partners, they frequently express their concern about supply chain talent – now and for the future. You can read insights from last year’s forum on the APICS Thinking Supply Chain Blog.

Vinculum at IRCE 2019, Chicago: Enabling Seamless Shopping Across Channels

Vinculum

Vinculum is coming to IRCE 2019, Chicago to help brands, 3PLs, e-tailers, and brand distributors scale up their business and sell anywhere, faster through: Automated catalog listing on marketplaces. Venue: McCormick Place South, Chicago. IRCE 2019 is an eCommerce conference in Chicago where e-tailers and technology vendors will network and discuss growth opportunities and strategies for success. Or, Visiting Chicago around 25th June?

[Event Recap] Insights and learnings from IRCE 2019, Chicago

Vinculum

Vinculum participated at Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition (IRCE), one of the biggest eCommerce conferences in Chicago. Venue: McCormick Place South, Chicago. Supply Chain Management: How to Gain a Competitive Advantage. A streamlined and robust supply chain can help a retailer gain competitive advantage. The post [Event Recap] Insights and learnings from IRCE 2019, Chicago appeared first on Vinculum Group.

How Is Your Supply Chain Chutzpah?

Supply Chain Shaman

So, as I sit in this uncomfortable seat, fighting sleep, winging my way to Chicago, I am asking myself a simple set of questions. The supply chain world is dominated by men. So, why is it that in this male-dominated world of supply chain there is very little chutzpah? The supply chain team takes and ships orders. The supply chain team with chutzpah has courage. Actively design the supply chain to say “Yes” and mean it.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.; Supply chain professionals often cite peer-to-peer learning and networking as the most valuable investment of time and money. eft 15th 3PL Summit , June 14-15, Chicago, IL.

Not the Jetsons: 10 Use Cases for Cognitive Learning in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

Last week, I was having breakfast with a CEO of a leading software supply chain management company. “Lora, you write about cognitive computing often stating that it will usher in the Third Act of Supply Chain Planning. Today’s supply chain is like the Flintstone era. The example I used is RuleX/ToolsGroup partnership and the evolution of the self-correcting supply chain. Cognitive learning will redefine rule the supply chain.

Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Kinaxis

by Dr. Madhav Durbha Supply chain insights from leading industry experts. Supply chain skills in high demand, digital twins, disruptive technologies, and other takeaways from the 2018 Gartner supply chain conference. I just returned from the highly engaging and inspiring Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Here are some key takeaways from the Gartner supply chain event: 1.

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

AIMMS

I spoke with Daniël van Gool, Director of Supply Chain Development at Peapod, a leading U.S. online grocer who serves the East Coast and Mid-West, to hear about how he views the role of analytics and technology in driving supply chain innovation at his company. I’m the Director of Supply Chain Development. Our goal with this is to improve our overall supply chain intelligence and our output. AIMMS Supply chain optimization

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

AIMMS

I spoke with Daniël van Gool, Director of Supply Chain Development at Peapod, a leading U.S. online grocer who serves the East Coast and Mid-West, to hear about how he views the role of analytics and technology in driving supply chain innovation at his company. I’m the Director of Supply Chain Development. Our goal with this is to improve our overall supply chain intelligence and our output. AIMMS Supply chain optimization

Redesign to Improve Value: A Case Study of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

This week, I will speak at Llamasoft’s conference on improving supply chain network design. One of the reports that I am writing is on the state of Supply Chain Planning (SCP). In the recent study of the Voice of the Supply Chain Leader , we find that the gaps are large, and growing. As shown in Figure 1, the gaps with the major categories of supply chain planning are great. Interview of a Supply Chain Leader: Redesigning for Value.

NASCES 2016: End-to-End Supply Chain Management Transformations

Kinaxis

by Trevor Miles I was at the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit in Chicago earlier this week. But I couldn’t help think that much of the advice was focused on doing well what we have been doing in supply chain for the past 20-30 years. As Reuben said, he wanted to focus on the head and the heart of supply chain, the science and the art of supply chain. Supply chain management End-to-end supply chain management

3PL & Supply Chain Summit: Chicago

EFT

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. Now in its seventh year, the Aberdeen Supply Chain Management Summit continues to be recognized as the premier forum for leading supply chain executives to share best practices, strategic processes, and business improvements.

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. High Tech & Electronics Industry Supply Chain Planning JDA SanDisk segmentation

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains

Cerasis

IoT Tech is Driving Sustainability in the Supply Chain. But perhaps the most far-reaching changes will center around the use of large data systems to drive sustainability in logistics and supply chains. As the world’s largest retailer, Walmart also pushes for its suppliers clean up energy-related waste all along the industrial supply chain. Spencer Larson is a writer and researcher based in Chicago, IL.

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. Medical supplies were in boxes strewn in random piles. Many of the boxes contained medical supplies that were out of date or expired. Visits to other supply rooms in other parts of the hospital were equally as bad.

5 Easy-to-Use Ways to Monitor Supply Chain Health

Talking Logistics

Is the current performance of your supply chain network optimal? Here are five supply chain basics that every manager can analyse on an ongoing basis to keep tabs on the health of their supply chain networks. Metrics show how your supply chain is performing – providing they are the right ones to do the job. Inappropriate metrics can give a false or incomplete picture of supply chain performance.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2015

Talking Logistics

Last January, I shared 5 New Year’s Resolutions for supply chain and logistics executives to improve as leaders. As I wrote last year: According to leadership expert Ken Blanchard, “when you stop learning, you stop leading,” and this is especially true in supply chain management. Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend?

Supply Chain Comment on Trip Report for ProMat 2019 in Chicago

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De-segregating the supply chain: Lessons learned in the air

Kinaxis

My original plan had been to leave XNA in the afternoon, connect in Chicago, and arrive back at DCA in the late evening. It started to connect with me that travel in today’s day and age relates to many people’s approach to supply chain—both involve many moving parts. There’s supply of airplane seats, planes, and routes. There’s a supply and demand of hotel rooms. And so has the supply chain.

2020 Requires Big Wings and Feet

Supply Chain Shaman

After the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , I took the time to recharge and took a month off from writing. The presentations from the Summit are posted now on the Supply Chain Insights You Tube Channel. The focus is on the role of supply chain finance in driving supply chain excellence. They are attempting to learn the supply chain; but to most, it is an enigma. The supply chain is a complex non-linear system.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.; Supply chain professionals often cite peer-to-peer learning and networking as the most valuable investment of time and money. Takeaways from the IBM Watson Supply Chain Summit.

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. The post Winning Supply Chain Strategies Turn Brand Protection into Opportunities for Augmentation appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints: A Blog for Logistics, Supply Chain, and 3PL Executives. Business Intelligence Guest Commentary Supply Chain Optimization Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Is at Its Best When You Can’t See It

Kinaxis

One of my teammates made the comment that essentially boiled down to, “they should be seen and not heard,” which started me thinking, strangely enough, about supply chain. When a supply chain is working at its best, the general population doesn’t see it and often has no concept of the complexities behind it. To our local consumer, supply chain is simply out of sight and out of mind; for all intents and purposes, it is invisible.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2016

Talking Logistics

Does it contain a line item for supply chain talent and leadership development? Contrary to what many people believe, investing in employees is not dilutive to a company’s financial results and shareholder value — it’s actually accretive,” said Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks, at the 2015 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference. Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2016.