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. There is no reason you should not at least make it to the low-cost conferences in the coming year.

MercuryGate 2.0: Takeaways from Velocity 2019 Conference

Talking Logistics

I was a relatively new supply chain industry analyst when MercuryGate (a Talking Logistics sponsor) was founded in 2000, and I have attended (often as a speaker) most of their user conferences throughout the years. I was there at the beginning of MercuryGate 1.0

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Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S., Also, if you have a favorite industry conference not included on the list, please post it in the comments. Does the conference agenda align with the key initiatives I’m working on? Vendor Conferences (alphabetical order).

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S., Also, if you have a favorite industry conference not included on the list, please post it in the comments. 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? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2019. Vendor Conferences (alphabetical order).

The Transportation Revolution: Takeaways from CLX Logistics’ 6th Annual Customer Conference

Talking Logistics

Last month, I had the opportunity to speak at CLX Logistics’ 6th Annual Customer Conference in Philadelphia. Mark Chrencik, Director of Operations at CLX Logistics (a Talking Logistics sponsor), kicked off the conference with a market update where he covered various trends in the industry, including fuel prices and linehaul rates.

Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Kinaxis

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.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2015

Talking Logistics

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? As I’ve shared in the past, here are three questions you should ask yourself: Does the conference agenda align with the key initiatives I’m working on? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled this year. Vendor Conferences (alphabetical order).

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2018

Talking Logistics

Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S., Also, if you have a favorite industry conference not included on the list, please post it in the comments. 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? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2018. Vendor Conferences (alphabetical order).

Takeaways from Food Shippers of America 60th Annual Conference

Talking Logistics

“A Changing Environment Demands Changing Strategies” – that was theme of the Food Shippers of America 60 th Annual Conference held earlier this month in San Antonio, where more than 950 attendees (including food shippers, consignees, carriers, 3PLs, and technology companies) gathered to discuss emerging trends and leading practices in the industry. The first day of the conference also included two excellent panel discussions: “Are You Really Being a Shipper of Choice?”

3PL Executive Insights from MercuryGate User Conference 2013

Talking Logistics

That was the main theme of a panel session I led at last month’s MercuryGate User Conference 2013 , which included the following 3PL executives: Shelli Austin , VP at Integrated Distribution Services (IDS). What is the path to building successful and lasting 3PL-customer relationships?

Social Networking, TMS, and Mega Trends: My CSCMP Conference Agenda

Talking Logistics

Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference later this month in Denver? It’s is one of the best conferences in the supply chain and logistics industry to learn and network. Below are the sessions that I am participating in focused on social networking, transportation management systems, and “mega” supply chain trends. 4 Questions Before Investing in a Transportation Management System (our most watched Talking Logistics episode with 8,100+ viewed).

33rd International Supply Chain Conference

Supply Chain Movement

Following last year’s motto „A world in motion“ BVL takes it one step further in 2016 and puts this year’s conference under the headline „Driving Change“.„In More than 3,000 delegates hear 120 speakers within the framework of 120 hours of conference programme. Date: October 19-21, 2016.

Takeaways from Roadnet perform 2014 User Conference

Talking Logistics

I’ve been using the word convergence to describe many of the trends occurring in the supply chain and logistics field today, and convergence was certainly evident at Roadnet’s perform 2014 User Conference a few weeks ago.

Insights from MercuryGate User Conference 2014

Talking Logistics

What do you get when you bring together shippers, logistics service providers, and a transportation management system (TMS) vendor in New Orleans? Lots of interesting conversations, insights, and networking opportunities, which is exactly what took place earlier this month at the MercuryGate User Conference 2014 (MercuryGate is a Talking Logistics sponsor). Brad Young, VP Network Solutions and Services, Mode Transportation.

Carriers, You’re in the Information-Handling Business Too (Takeaways from McLeod Software User Conference 2015)

Talking Logistics

I speak at many industry conferences throughout the year, where the majority of the audience are shippers — that is, supply chain and logistics executives from manufacturing and retail companies. How do you plan for the future of transportation?

The Evolution Continues: RILA Supply Chain Becomes the RILA LINK Conference

Supply Chain Network

Our evolutionary story today, about the Logistics and Supply Chain conference, begins in 1984 when NMRI held their first Physical Distribution & Transportation Conference. This conference is the essential link in taking your supply chain organization into the future.

The conference that business leaders cannot afford to miss

DELMIA Quintiq

You should always take a closer look at the agenda and figure out who is giving the presentations at the conference. Manufacturing Planet Planning Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics Workforce Optimization

SCLA – Transportation Innovation, Customer Experience and Growth

Descartes

A couple of weeks ago SCLA (Supply Chain Leaders in Action) held its annual conference in Fort Meyers, Florida. My participation was in the transportation area, and I have summarized the event to help share the insights I took from the event

The Food & Drink Supply Chain Conference – Boosting Efficiency & Collaboration Venue

Supply Chain Movement

The Food & Drink Supply Chain Conference – Boosting Efficiency & Collaboration Venue. Organisation: Global Insight Conferences Ltd. This Food & Drink Supply Chain Conference Features: 22 Food & Drink Manufacturers & Retailers Speaking From The Frontline. 97% Average Delegate Satisfaction Rating (based on our previous food and drink conference). 83%+ Average Senior, Client-Side Audience (based on our previous food and drink conference).

11th annual Cold Chain Distribution Conference and Exhibition

Supply Chain Movement

11 th annual Cold Chain Distribution Conference and Exhibition. Yoram Eshel, Senior Director, Global Transportation and Logistics, Teva Pharmaceutical. Tony Wright, CEO, Exelsius (Conference Chairman). Date: 12-13 December 2016. Venue: Park Plaza Victoria, London, UK.

Shoveling Snow with a Dustpan (Takeaways from BluJay Solutions’ SOAR 2017 Conference)

Talking Logistics

As I prepared my keynote presentation for the BluJay Solutions’ SOAR 2017 conference , I recalled this experience and saw it as a good metaphor for the difficulties many companies are having today responding effectively to the blizzard of supply chain management.

Get More Out of Your Transportation Management Strategy Amid COVID-19

EnVista

On February 17, 2020, enVista had the pleasure of speaking amongst hundreds of supply chain professionals at the Omnitracs Outlook Conference, where we kicked off the morning with a presentation on trends in transportation management. Transportation

Twitter Insights from GT Nexus Bridges 2015 Conference

Talking Logistics

Nonetheless, my takeaways below from the recent GT Nexus Bridges 2015 conference provides some insight about the company, it’s success to date, and where it’s heading (assuming Infor doesn’t make any significant changes). The GT Nexus Bridges 2015 conference marked a first for me: it was the first conference where I tweeted soundbites and insights from the sessions I attended. In the 12 months prior to the conference… $156 billion in value of goods on orders managed. $21

Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

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. There is no reason you should not at least make it to the low-cost conferences in the coming year.

A Transportation Network is Your Pit Crew

Talking Logistics

You’ve developed a well thought out transportation plan that supports your supply chain. You’ve conducted a transportation procurement event and have agreements in place with carrier partners to provide the type of capacity you need, where and when you need it. You’ve communicated the final transportation plan and carrier strategy to your internal and external constituents, and have made essential business process changes to ensure successful execution.

Supply Chain Conference

Logistics Bureau

A Supply Chain Conference with a difference! In fact many differences… Who know how when you go to a traditional Supply Chain Conference , you can sometimes be left wanting? Now that would be a Supply Chain Conference with a difference wouldn’t it?

Transportation is the Great Enabler of Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

I believe transportation is the least complex, yet most critical component of the supply chain. And if that isn’t enough to create a bias, maybe these well-known facts will: transportation costs represent the biggest slice of the supply chain cost pie (nearly 60 percent of every supply chain dollar is spent on transportation), and transportation costs can represent 3-12 percent of revenue or more depending on the product type and industry.

Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

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. It is up to your organization to decide which conferences to attend and how you will leverage the information presented.

The New JDA: Focused on the 3PL Industry (Takeaways from FOCUS 2015 Conference)

Talking Logistics

That’s how JDA Software’s CEO, Baljit Dail, summarized the feedback he was getting from customers and partners at FOCUS 2015 , the company’s user conference held last month in Orlando, FL, which had more than 2,000 attendees from 30 countries. “It feels like a new JDA.”.

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“1+1=3? Opportunities in Logistics (Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2015 Conference)

Talking Logistics

The theme of this year’s Descartes Evolution 2015 Global User & Partner Conference , held in May in Miami, Florida, was “Logistics Integration — What’s Next?”

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Supply Chain Conferences Complement Logistics Job Training and Education

Inbound Logistics

The optimal way to understand the intricacies of today's supply chain environment is to participate in an educationally focused transportation conference

Takeaways from Manhattan Associates’ Momentum 2017 Conference

Talking Logistics

Addressing this problem is at the heart of Manhattan Associates’ Active Solutions, which the company introduced a couple of weeks ago at its Momentum 2017 conference. Strategic transportation modelling capabilities.

How to Design the Right Solution in a Dynamic Transportation Environment

Talking Logistics

These influences are changing shipper and LSP transportation requirements in real time, which creates a need for designing the right solution to address those challenges. Designing a solution to better manage transportation involves a 3-step approach: Evaluate and understand the current state.

Impact of Food Safety Modernization Act on Transportation

Talking Logistics

There were plenty of informative sessions at last month’s Transplace Shipper Symposium 2015 conference, including the panel discussion I led on drones, 3D printing, and driverless trucks (I plan to have the panelists — Dan McCarthy from Solidscape and Brent Hankins from Peterbilt Motors — as my guests on Talking Logistics soon, so stay tuned). The post Impact of Food Safety Modernization Act on Transportation appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Takeaways from the MercuryGate 2015 User Conference

Logistics Viewpoints

Earlier this week I attended the first day of MercuryGate’s annual user conference at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, NV. The conference’s theme was “Smarter. Since last year’s conference, there have been […].