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

Kinaxis

by John Westerveld Over the years, working for and with numerous manufacturing companies, I’ve seen many supply chain practices that cost companies money. Reason #3 Not having end-to-end supply chain visibility. Reason #5 Not having a supply chain risk management process.

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

Over the years, working for and with numerous manufacturing companies, I’ve seen many supply chain practices that cost companies money. Reason #3 Not having end-to-end supply chain visibility. Reason #4 Making key decisions by modelling the supply chain in Excel. Reason #5 Not having a supply chain risk management process. Reason #7 Making decisions based on bad data (supply chain data accuracy). by John Westerveld.

Using Modeling and Analytics to Design a Resilient Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Supply chain optimization is a widespread term, but did you know that an optimized supply chain is not necessarily a resilient one? Supply chain resiliency focuses on designing your business and supply chain to quickly bounce back from disruptions.

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. For more than a decade, supply chain teams have worked diligently to reduce the impact of operations.

Challenges in the Cannabis Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Blog post originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Argentus a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. Check out Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! Subscribe Here! Email Address.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. Supply chain compliance may include things such as employee labor laws, hazardous material handling, and environmental concerns. Labels and Supplies. Colorado.

The Impact New Technologies Have on the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

I’d like to bring your attention to the new whitepaper, “ New Supply Chain Technology Best Practices: The Application of New Technology in the Physical Supply Chain ,” released by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Supply Chain Innovation.

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

Elementum

What kind of supply chain re-organization is needed to turn an illicit patchwork of growers and dealers ( it’s estimated that fewer than 1% of current marijuana sales in California are legal ) into a legitimate business that looks like a traditional consumer industry? Building a Supply Chain to Support a Rapidly Growing Industry. Some have pointed to Colorado as an example of this. Introduction.

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

Elementum

What kind of supply chain re-organization is needed to turn an illicit patchwork of growers and dealers ( before January it was estimated that fewer than 1% of marijuana sales in California are legal ) into a mainstream consumer industry? Building a Supply Chain to Support a Rapidly Growing Industry. Because recreational marijuana sales are unprecedented in California, the legal supply chain through which product will reach customers is also still being figured out.

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

New Tech Protects the Health of Oil and Gas Industry Workers

Descartes

In fact, the workers in Colorado and other states are already exposed to dust silica levels that exceed the proposed exposure limits. Blog News Standards Supply Chain

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.

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

Talking Logistics

He was one of my instructors at Northeastern as part of the supply chain certificate program I completed almost 15 years ago. Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Uber’s Otto hauls Budweiser across Colorado in self-driving truck (Reuters).

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 ). Research Article Award Conference Supply Chain Management

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Leadership Commitment to Strategic Suppliers Makes a Big Difference

Supply Chain View from the Field

The meeting was opened up by the CEO of the company, who shared his thoughts with the suppliers on some of the issues facing everyone in the oil and gas supply chain in Canada and the US. What that means is that just as traditional sources of supply are in decline, sources that only a decade ago were uneconomical to recover are now in play, thanks to advancements in technologies such as horizontal drilling.

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.

The Battle for Air Cargo Space

Supply Chain Nation

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This week: how expectations for rapid delivery are driving competition in the air cargo space; the growing driver shortage in the trucking industry; how in-store mobility could help boost retail sales; the startup business behind reducing food waste; and how the Internet of Things (IoT) will impact the supply chain. The impact of IoT on the supply chain.

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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. It got me thinking—how has my role in supply chain management impacted the environment? I quickly came to the conclusion that supply chain managers are actually Green Superheroes.

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 There is an estimated shortage of 50,000 truck drivers at any given time in the US supply chain network. In light of all these shifts, the GG has approached the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative as a partner to help them drive improved visibility, education, and document what is happening in the Gig Economy. Supply Chain ManagementUnemployment levels are at an all time low.

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.

A Grocery Store You’ve Never Heard of is About to be one of the Biggest in America

Supply Chain Nation

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This week: Aldi, a grocery store you’ve probably never heard of, says it plans to become the third-largest grocery chain in the U.S. Aldi says it has a plan to become the third-largest grocery chain in the U.S. The discount chain is investing $3.4 Supply Chain friday in 5

Accellos Names Bill Ashburn General Manager of Transportation Software Solutions

Supply Chain Network

Accellos, a leading provider of supply chain execution software solutions, has named Bill Ashburn General Manager of its line of transportation software solutions. Accellos has recently restructured into business units focused on Transportation, WMS, Third Party Logistics and Supply Chain Execution, a crucial step in its long-term strategy of building a unified suite of supply chain software through acquisition and organic development.

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. But it’s the effect that such an innovation has on the supply chains of the future that really boggles the mind.

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

Talking Logistics

Back here on Earth, this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Nikola One Hydrogen-Electric Truck Revealed. Energy will be supplied on-the-go by a hydrogen fuel cell giving the Nikola One a range of 800 – 1,200 miles while delivering over 1,000 horsepower and 2,000 ft.

Hanjin, Hurricanes, Harvests May Boost Truckload Rates

DAT Solutions

In addition to the profound -- and sometimes tragic -- impact of these storms on local residents, major weather events often cause delays and frustrations for supply chain managers. Further West, Colorado, Utah, and Idaho all appear to be on track for onions and potatoes.

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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. But it’s the effect that such an innovation has on the supply chains of the future that really boggles the mind.

Activant Anticipates More Virtual Collaboration in B2B Distribution

Supply Chain Network

” Moore stated, “The new global value chain is based on relationship management: coordinating, collaborating and communicating to expedite and troubleshoot orders across an ecosystem of suppliers and channel partners. Activant provides customers with industry-specific software, professional services, content, supply chain connectivity, and analytics. Social SC Synergy Supply Chain Management Support Services & Industry Initiatives Videos

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. Introduction.

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One Year After U.S. Withdrawal From Paris Agreement

EcoVadis

Our recent webinar with Andrew Winston , globally recognized eco-expert, discusses where companies can focus their efforts first and key factors to integrate targets in global supply chains for success. Last year, President Trump’s announcement that the U.S.

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.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Sam Samadi, Head of Global Quality/Compliance at Casper!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe. How has the business and supply chain changed over the course of your career?

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. 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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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. 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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Guest Post: Ignoring this Performance Metric is Risky

TMC

There are many ways to measure supply chain performance in terms of resilience, but there is one that’s easily overlooked even though it is gaining in importance: Detection time.

Imported Produce Volume Outpaces Home-Grown

DAT Solutions

That has a big impact on the supply chain. 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.