Talking Logistics YOUniversity: Our First Course

Talking Logistics

A year after launching, however, a supply chain executive said to me, “ Talking Logistics is like an online Executive MBA course, with live lectures and guest speakers every week discussing timely and important topics.” It’s from that perspective and motivation that I’m excited to announce Talking Logistics YOUniversity and our first course: Fundamentals of Selecting and Working with 3PL Partners. I encourage you to check out the course and let us know what you think.

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Of course healthcare is a supply chain

DELMIA Quintiq

Of course hospitals are complex, dynamic service chains. I fly Qantas around Australia quite frequently (don’t ask how many frequent flyer miles I’ve got banked, but my wife loves her new washing machine). If a flight is delayed or cancelled, I get an SMS alerting me of the issue and alternatives. I value such service since I have the opportunity to use my time effectively in case of disruption. I get no such service from any clinic or hospital around Australia.

Course 166
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Blockchain Technology Still on Course to Improve Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

The post Blockchain Technology Still on Course to Improve Supply Chains first appeared on [link Supply chain professionals know how complex today’s supply chains can be. Erminio Di Paola, Vice President at HERE Technologies, explains, “Getting an item as common as a pencil into the hands of a consumer can require a process involving hundreds or even thousands of people, from material procurement to manufacturing to distribution.

Course 100

Are we on the course to recovery?

Prophetic Technology

Although it seems we are halfway through this catastrophic situation, the end of 2020 is almost here. The real numbers show us that they are still high in many countries where our Supply Chain (SC) might extend.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department.

White House charts a course for drug supply chain

The Supply Chain Journal

This is an excerpt from Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here. The report: The White House released a report last week that examined vulnerabilities in the pharmaceutical supply chain and offered recommendations to fix those problems.

Is Omnichannel Dead? Of Course Not…However, the Focus Is Now on Customer Experience in Omnichannel

GlobalTranz

Of Course Not…However, the Focus Is Now on Customer Experience in Omnichannel appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Omnichannel has been a go-to plan for retailers since 2008, but it is changing. Omnichannel, as a word and strategy in retail, is shifting. According to Michael Jones via Forbes , the word, omnichannel, will go away in the coming years as retailers move to become hyper-focused on what customers want, need, and find useful while shopping.

A Crash Course on Navigating Trends in Trucking and Freight for 2018

GlobalTranz

Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post A Crash Course on Navigating Trends in Trucking and Freight for 2018 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. The e-commerce market is expanding. E-commerce passed $2 trillion in 2017, reports John D. Schultz of Logistics Management with sales expected to surpass $3.2 trillion by 2020. Although this sounds great for most industries, it represents a major problem for the freight trucking industry.

Course 183

Top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Training Programs and Courses in 2016

GlobalTranz

Today, Kelly shares the top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management training programs and courses available in 2016. To protect yourself and your business I offer you to take a look at this list of top programs and courses that will take place in 2016, which will help you to understand main concepts of this powerful tool and learn how to successfully apply it on practice. University Courses. 1) Course in E Logistics and Supply Chain Management by National University.

Course 191

Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course for Procurement!

Supply Chain Game Changer

But there is a spend aggregation obstacle course to be overcome first. So what are the issues on the Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course? . The Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course. You must navigate the spend aggregation obstacle course. . Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Prove ROI and Make the Business Case for Industrial Content Marketing

Speaker: Achinta Mitra, Founder and President, Tiecas Inc.

It's the plight of an industrial marketer: over the course of a 12-18 month long buying cycle, you make contact with a whole host of influencers who read your content, who may or may not actually work in purchasing. By the time the RFQ comes in, the original project might be completely different. and your initial point of contact may be long gone! Meanwhile, the purchase somehow takes place, and Sales claims all the glory. How is a marketer supposed to make the business case for better content marketing? Join Achinta Mitra, Founder and President of Tiecas, Inc, as he explains how, despite the long, grueling buying cycle, you can prove the ROI of your content marketing. and win (or keep!) buy-in from your higher-ups.

7 take-aways from University of Cambridge’s sustainability course

Provenance

I’ve long been a fan of Kate Raworth’s Doughnut Economics and it was great to see this visual framework for sustainability prominently profiled in the course. The post 7 take-aways from University of Cambridge’s sustainability course appeared first on Provenance News.

US Truck Driver Shortage Is On Course to Double in a Decade

Material Handling and Logistics

“At some point, you go from being an operational pain-in-the-neck for the supply chain to real issues for all of us as consumers,” said Bob Costell of the American Trucking Associations

Course 101

Procurement – The Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course!

Supply Chain Game Changer

So what are the issues on the Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course? The post Procurement – The Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course! Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out What Exactly Is Procurement? And What is Purchasing? The theory is simple! If you can increase spend levels through centralized spend aggregation across entities then you increase your leverage in negotiations. This leverage should translate to lower costs and better terms and conditions.

Procurement: The Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course!

Supply Chain Game Changer

So what are the issues on the Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course? The post Procurement: The Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course! Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out Procurement – How to Enable Spend Aggregation! The theory is simple! If you can increase spend levels through centralized spend aggregation across entities then you increase your leverage in negotiations. This leverage should translate to lower costs and better terms and conditions.

FMCG: What does S&OP bring to the party? Sales success of course!

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

During my recent travels I met with two Sales (or Business Development Directors if you’re posh) from well known FMCG companies to discuss an assessment review of their Route To Market (RTM) networks. Surprisingly, neither was interested and gave a remarkably aligned reason for the rejection. All this does is raise Sales In and we know how to do that already”. Oh dear! No, Nein, La, Nu, He, Nem, Không có!!!

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2018: The Winter Olympics, a royal wedding, space exploration and, of course, big supply chain planning events

Kinaxis

Over the course of three days, attendees can find inspiration from plenary keynote speakers, gain valuable insights from case study presentations, expand their knowledge through in-depth workshops, and more. The post 2018: The Winter Olympics, a royal wedding, space exploration and, of course, big supply chain planning events appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain. by Teresa Chiykowski As we bid farewell to 2017 and usher in a new year, what can we expect to see in 2018?

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Setting a Course for Viable Sustainability

MIT Supply Chain

Some 90% of the world’s goods are transported by sea. Ships also account for about 3% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Furthermore, this GHG figure could grow by a minimum of 50% and perhaps as much as 250% by 2050 if no action is taken to curb emissions levels. Projected increases in world trade […].

Second MOOC Course Advances Ground-Breaking MicroMasters

MIT Supply Chain

The second of five online courses, CTL.SC2x (Supply Chain Design), in MIT CTL’s supply chain MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), opened for enrollment on May 18, 2016. SC2x explores how you set up and design the entire supply chain system,” says Chris Caplice, Executive Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. The program covers […]. Featured Talent Mgmt MicroMasters MIT CTL online classroom from MIT supply chain MOOC virtual education

Why Freight Brokers Must Stay the Course on Digital Transformation

Talking Logistics

Read more Why Freight Brokers Must Stay the Course on Digital Transformation. The post Why Freight Brokers Must Stay the Course on Digital Transformation appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.”

Course 124

MIT to Provide MicroMasters Custom Course in Supply Chain Management to Walmart Associates

Supply Chain Brain

The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics and Walmart have partnered to create a custom course in supply chain management for Walmart Supply Chain associates from underrepresented communities on a leadership track

DP World Institute launches maritime training courses

Logistics Middle East

DP World says the move is part of its commitment to contributing to the community and enabling a sustainable future for the global supply chain

What I Have Learned Teaching Courses on Market-Driven Value Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

And, we try to be clear in the course that the starting point is in improving reliability. One of the favorite parts of my job is teaching classes on how to take supply chain concepts to the next level to improve corporate performance. I love helping people to see supply chain concepts differently. One of the ideas that I am researching and sharing is the concept of building Market-Driven Value Networks.

Course 200

Machine Learning and Data Science Tools of the Trade: First-Order Difference

Arkieva

There are a number of data analysis “tools of the trade” that have proven effective in exploring data to get it to tell a story. One such method is the first-order difference (FOD). The purpose of this blog is to provide an overview of FOD with respect to profiling demand history.

Data 102

TIA offers courses for new freight brokers

DAT Solutions

Here's the quickest and easiest way to get new employees up to speed on the ins and outs of the transportation industry. Broker News

FreightWaves Classics: I-8 runs an interesting course in California and Arizona

The Supply Chain Journal

In Arizona, as the interstate takes a course west of Wellton, it turns northeast, paralleling the Gila River.

[Video] Why Freight Brokers Must Stay the Course on Digital Transformation

Talking Logistics

Geoff Turner, Founder and CEO of Choptank, and Prasad Gollapalli, Founder and CEO of Trucker Tools, discuss why freight brokers must stay the course on digital transformation to remain successful moving forward.

Invest in Supply Chain Management Technology: Efficiency Assessment

Arkieva

When and how to invest in supply chain management technology is a critical question for all firms that is not a one-time question, but ongoing. Invest in Supply Chain Management Technology: Efficiency Assessment was first posted on September 18, 2020 at 11:49 am. ©2017

Course 102

EV Makers’ Course Hinges on U.S. Election

Supply Chain Brain

Both of the major-party presidential candidates have said they support electric vehicles, but a Biden win could bring changes to significantly speed up the adoption of cars and trucks built by the likes of Tesla Inc. and Nikola Corp

How do you grow an online business? From kidney beans, of course.

TradeGecko

As we all know, starting up a new business is not without its challenges. And to do so during a global pandemic would make most entrepreneurs think twice. b2b ecommerce case studies

Course 102

Developing the Cultural Change through a Lean Leadership Course

LeanCor

Why a Lean Leadership Course? A lean leadership course can facilitate this cultural change. A lean leadership course can teach this application and can help your soon-to-be lean organization to: See problems. Three Ways a Lean Leadership Course Can Facilitate Cultural Change. Lean Leadership: Building the Lean Culture  Online Course.

Course 206

How to Speed Up Sustainability? With an Accelerator, of Course

Supply Chain Brain

For most businesses, in the economic train wreck that was 2020, sustainability took a back seat to survival

Data Science Tools of the Trade: Monte Carlo Computer Simulation

Arkieva

Monte Carlo Discrete Event Computer Simulation is a particularly powerful and flexible “tool of the trade” for a wide range of challenges in supply chain and operations management.

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Get low-code training at your own pace with on-demand courses

TrackVia

The launch of our TrackVia University (TVU) on-demand website is a direct response to our customers wanting to expand their knowledge of the platform and build more apps with bite-sized courses. On-demand courses are free for all TrackVia administrators. How do I take a course?

Supply Chain News on Walmart Alters Course, to Make Supercenters Core of its Overall Strategy

Supply Chain Digest

Tired of eCommerce Losses, Walmart Says It is Not about Just Growth, but Profits