The Paragon Customer Q&A: Automating Route Planning at Colorado Boxed Beef Company

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Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #10 Failure to adequately train your supply chain planning staff

Kinaxis

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Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #8: Keeping supply chain information in silos (and preventing your users from making the best decisions)

Kinaxis

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This Week in Logistics News (October 24-28, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Uber’s Otto hauls Budweiser across Colorado in self-driving truck (Reuters). I should have gotten the email by now.

Green Supply Chain News on Those Raising Questions about Global Warming Hope New Administration will Support Other Viewpoints

Supply Chain Digest

Billion Dollar Research Pie, As Colorado Academic Describes Forces Unleashed Against Him for Questioning Increase in Natural DisastersSkeptic Hope for Piece of the 2.5

Top Blog Posts for Q2 2019

Logistics Trends and Insights

We not only wrote our regular company posts but also penned several articles for Parcel and Postal Technology International, Freightwaves, The Loadstar, and Forbes as well as attended Freightwaves’ conference here in Atlanta and SMC3’s Connections conference in Colorado.

SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2013 (1/2)

SCM Research

This year’s CSCMP Annual Global Conference took place in Denver, Colorado. It has become a good tradition that some of the leading journals of our field announce their best paper awards during the CSCMP’s Supply Chain Management Educators’ Conference, the academic part of the CSCMP Conference ( see my previous post from Atlanta last year ).

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A Budding Industry: Recreational Marijuana is California's Newest Supply Chain

Elementum

Some have pointed to Colorado as an example of this. The playing field became tilted against smaller operators who didn’t have the resources for this kind of scaling, and Colorado’s marijuana market was dominated by companies that did. Colorado’s model had a missing link in its supply chain that, in California, will likely be filled by independent distributors. Introduction.

Announcing the ICON 2020 Customer Keynote Speakers

Supply Chain Nation

We hope your calendars are marked for ICON 2020 – the Intelligent Supply Chain Conference – May 4-7 in Denver, Colorado. This is the fourth blog in our ICON 2020: What’s New series.

A Budding Industry: Recreational Marijuana is California's Newest Supply Chain

Elementum

Some have pointed to Colorado as an example of this. The playing field became tilted against smaller operators who didn’t have the resources for this kind of scaling, and Colorado’s marijuana market was dominated by companies that did. Colorado’s model had a missing link in its supply chain that, in California, will likely be filled by independent distributors. Introduction.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

By the way, AB&R® will attend the GS1 Connect Conference June 19 – 21, 2019 at the Gaylord Rockies Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. Colorado. When you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind?

This Week in Logistics News (December 5-9, 2016)

Talking Logistics

In related news, the Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that “officials in Colorado are planning a public-road test of battery-charging technology capable of powering electric trucks while they drive.” The Colorado Transportation Department and infrastructure developer Aecom Inc.

Marijuana Goes Mainstream: The Dynamic Supply Chain(s) of a Budding Industry

Elementum

Some have pointed to Colorado as an example. The playing field became tilted against smaller operators who didn’t have the resources for this kind of scaling, and Colorado’s marijuana market was dominated by companies that did. Colorado’s model had a missing link in its supply chain that, in California, could be filled by independent distributors. California’s Prop 64 marked a sea change in the effort to bring an entire industry out of the shadows.

LeanCor Executives to Present at CSCMP Conference

LeanCor

LeanCor executives – Robert Martichenko (CEO), Roger Pearce (VP of Lean Deployment), and Matt Melrose (VP of Operations) – will be presenting and speaking on panels at the 2013 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) annual conference in Denver, Colorado next week.

Supply Chain Professional – Protector of Mother Earth

Logility

I care about the environment and do what I can to minimize my impact because living in Beautiful Colorado I benefit from being surrounded by some of Mother Earth’s finest scenery. I grew up in a time when people didn’t think that often about one’s impact on nature.

UltraShipTMS to be implemented at Aurora Organic Dairy

Supply Chain Collaborator

December 8, 2015 – Fair Lawn, NJ – Boulder, Colorado-based Aurora Organic Dairy (AOD) selects the UltraShipTMS solution for supply chain logistics management after a rigorous evaluation of the leading TMS solutions serving high volume shippers.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, is headquartered in Chandler, AZ and serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. Introduction.

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You Are a “Green” Superhero

Logility

In fact, living in beautiful Colorado I often find myself surrounded by and admiring nature. I grew up in a time before people knew much about being eco-friendly, being Green, so the concept of sustainability isn’t usually at the top of my mind.

Hanjin, Hurricanes, Harvests May Boost Truckload Rates

DAT Solutions

Further West, Colorado, Utah, and Idaho all appear to be on track for onions and potatoes. The spot marketplace remains tame despite occasional surges that cause scattered rate hikes.

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Self-Driving Truck Makes First Delivery

DAT Solutions

A Volvo VNL, using technology developed by trucking startup Otto (which was purchased by Uber back in August), delivered 2,125 cases of Budweiser from Fort Collins, CO, to Colorado Springs. Autonomous trucking made its first (mostly) autonomous delivery recently.

CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

With all the ambiguity and uncertainty around CBD and cannabis products, how can you ensure that your logistics are in compliance with all the state and federal laws?

One Year After U.S. Withdrawal From Paris Agreement

EcoVadis

This proactive drive to increase sustainability efforts is just one step toward a greener future, but swift action must be taken to ensure these cities meet their goals by their respective deadlines – some, like Boulder, Colorado, as soon as 2030.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, is headquartered in Chandler, AZ and serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers. These carriers may be able to provide greater flexibility at a similar or lower price.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, is headquartered in Chandler, AZ and serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers. These carriers may be able to provide greater flexibility at a similar or lower price.

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Future of Logistics Takes Center Stage in 2017

TMC

One example of this is that California already restricted AV testing to under 10,000 pounds, which is why the Otto “beer run” occurred in Colorado and not California. In January, I attended the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C. with Jason Craig, C.H.

The Battle for Air Cargo Space

Supply Chain Nation

According to the Bloomberg article, Wal-Mart’s Walton Family Backs Startup Trying to Cut Food Waste , the Colorado-based business is creating a marketplace for food that is still good to eat, but has been rejected by retailers for reasons such as packaging mistakes, cosmetic flaws or the inventory is no longer needed. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date.

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Challenges in the Cannabis Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

As a major National Post feature about Colorado’s cannabis boom described last year, a vertically-integrated cannabis operation is a capital-intensive enterprise with lots of risk and regulatory requirements. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Using Modeling and Analytics to Design a Resilient Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

He holds a BS in Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. Supply chain optimization is a widespread term, but did you know that an optimized supply chain is not necessarily a resilient one?

Look Ma, No Hands! Self-Driving Vehicle Makes Maiden Voyage

Aera Technology

The self-driving tractor trailer traversed 120 miles of Colorado’s I-25 while the driver hung out in the sleeper cab , and by all accounts, the ride went smoothly. In mid-October, Uber and beer made history.

Imported Produce Volume Outpaces Home-Grown

DAT Solutions

still grows plenty of apples, onions, and potatoes, in Washington, Colorado and Idaho, respectively. There is a shift underway right now in the refrigerated freight segment. Two main factors are involved. More restaurant spending, more contract freight.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

Colorado. #18. Colorado. Rhode Island has been given the dubious distinction of being named the worst state in the US for infrastructure by both CNBC and US News , amongst a poor outlook for the US as a whole by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

How much lower will freight rates fall?

DAT Solutions

The lane from Denver to Albuquerque is still one of your best bets for getting out of Colorado, but that lane lost 15¢ last week at $1.88/mile. Has money been a little tighter for your business lately? If you're a small carrier or owner-operator, you're not alone.

Low unemployment is great for everyone, right? (Not so much in logistics…)

NC State SCRC

Colorado had the lowest unemployment rate in May, 2.3 Unemployment levels are at an all time low. Economists are trumpeting about the economy, and how great this is for everyone. Employers added 228,000 jobs in November, while the unemployment rate remained at a 17-year low of 4.1%, the government reported in December. The report also showed that on average weekly paychecks increased by 3.1% over the last 12-months, the first time that reading has topped 3% in nearly seven years.

Look Ma’ No Hands! Self-Driving Vehicle Makes Maiden Voyage

Aera Technology

The self-driving tractor trailer traversed 120 miles of Colorado’s I-25 while the driver hung out in the sleeper cab , and by all accounts, the ride went smoothly. In mid-October, Uber and beer made history.

Guest Post: Western Growers—Moving at the Speed of Business with Strong Logistics Partners

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Since 1926, Western Growers has represented local and regional family farmers growing fresh produce in Arizona, California, and more recently, Colorado. Guest Post: Western Growers—Moving at the Speed of Business with Strong Logistics Partners.

Leadership Commitment to Strategic Suppliers Makes a Big Difference

Supply Chain View from the Field

midcontinent … Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas … as well the Gulf Coast and in B.C. I visited a Canadian oil and gas company this week, and participated in their first annual Supplier Day. The forum was an opportunity to share insights on the oil and gas business in North America, communicate issues and challenges that exist, and create an opportunity to exchange ideas on how to address them.

Guest Post: Ignoring this Performance Metric is Risky

TMC

When Cisco saw news of wildfires in Colorado in 2012, it wasn’t concerned, because it had no manufacturing or suppliers in the area.