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.” I encourage you to check out the course and let us know what you think.

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


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.

Course 135

Of course healthcare is a supply chain


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).

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

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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.

Course 157

Second MOOC Course Advances Ground-Breaking MicroMasters

Supply Chain @ MIT

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.

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.

Course 151

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.

Course 130

Developing the Cultural Change through a Lean Leadership Course


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.

Course 173

Quick Crash Course in Freight Shipping Classifications

4 Way Logistics

Freight shipping classifications are notations provided by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association, or NMFTA, as a way of helping carriers and shippers understand the standards by which products are classified for rating purposes. Understanding these classifications will help you ensure that all of your packages are shipped safely, quickly, and at the most affordable price. The Basic Classifications Products are assigned a number, referred to as Class.

Course 100

Can the MicroMasters Model Help Address the Supply Chain Skills Shortage Crisis?

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Talent Mgmt critical supply chain skills shortage MicroMasters in Supply Chain Management MIT Center Transportation & Logistics online education Supply chain analytics course

Flight crew rostering could be fun, unless, of course, you have to do it yourself


This story developed quite innocently during one slow weekend on the road. A late coffee at Starbucks ended up in a very interesting conversation and brought into focus a difficulty faced by flight and crew planning staff working for even the smallest airline operators.

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Of Course We’re Claiming NAFTA

Inbound Logistics

Many companies falsely claim preferential duty treatment under NAFTA. This article outlines the right way to do it

Feedback within Your Course Website - TechTips@Anderson

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Feedback within Your Course Website.   The most effective medium to reach all the students enrolled in your course is most likely the course website, CCLE.   Submissions are assessed using a multi-criteria assessment form defined by the course facilitator.  Course participants can then be asked to assess a selected set of their peers' submissions. TechTips@Anderson. Archives. Profile. Subscribe. « Clickers in the Classroom | Main.

What SCx is Teaching the Teachers About MOOCs

Supply Chain @ MIT

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) have been heralded as a major step forward in professional education, but how does this new generation of online programs perform in the real world? The initial course yielded some important lessons about the design and future role of MOOCs.

Crossroads 2014: MOOCs Are Coming to an Online Theater Near You

Supply Chain @ MIT

A new model based on MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) is transforming the way educational programs are designed and delivered. Also, the apparent pace of the class seems to slow down as “practice” sessions are added to the in-class portion of course.

Who said supply chains are boring?: An Online Class Everyone.

Supply Chains Rock

E-commerce and supply chain management might sound like the subtopics of specialized supply chain bachelor degree programs, they are in fact common courses in many business-oriented programs. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Reader Email

Supply Chains Rock

The following comes from Kaity Nakagoshi, Bisk Education, University of San Francisco ( which offers a course in Sustainable Supply Chain Management ). Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

Who said supply chains are boring?: How would you ship 500 trees.

Supply Chains Rock

By plane, of course. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

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New supply chain refreshment program at Arizona State University

Supply Chain Movement

Courses can be taken one at a time, and assignments can be turned in at any time throughout the week. Trends analytical decision modeling Arizona State University Bureau of Labor Statistics course Dawn Feldman John Fowler refresher supply chain W.

Kuehne + Nagel’s new digital collaborative platform drives efficiency gains for international supply chain customers

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

In the course of the upcoming Trans Pacific Maritime Annual Conference, Kuehne + Nagel has launched KN ESP

Why Is Supply Chain Visibility Becoming More Important?

PLS Logistics

Of course, supply chain visibility has been important before, but even more so now. Clear visibility of all processes is important for any business – you cannot run your business efficiently with your eyes closed.

Striking the Balance Between Operations and Innovation Among IT

Ryder Exchange

As a matter of course and history, we know that there is no compromise in keeping the operations running effectively for the business.

UCLA Real Estate Law Clinic Breaks New Ground for Los Angeles.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

The UCLA Real Estate Law Clinic: Affordable Housing is a year-long clinical course offering UCLA Law students practical, hands-on training and experience working on live real estate transactions involving the development of affordable housing. UCLA Real Estate Wire. Search. Contact.

First Class Ready!

Supply Chain Insights

Today our first course, Supply Chain Metrics That Matter, is ready for sale. The other courses, designed as fast sprints, are currently in development. The full course catalog will be complete by the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit.

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Why Do We Forget to Define Supply Chain Excellence?

Supply Chain Insights

This past month I attended our Supply Chain Insights Bootcamp training led by Lora Cecere in Philadelphia and facilitated the first course of a Cross-Company Academy training, End-to-End Supply Chain Orchestration.

Building Talent: A New Approach

Supply Chain Insights

The courses we have designed with CorpU are built as short sprints. So, if you are a supply chain leader working on a next-generation supply chain project, consider using our courses in your organizational readiness program. You are running hard.

Supply Chain Analytics: The birth of a new Dawn, or Daniel

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

This is of course untrue as in reality dramatically is too simple a word and in any event, that “change” is far, far different than granny suggests.

FMCG Cost Control: Boosting Brewing Bottom Lines

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Of course, there are significant costs associated with a modern supply chain but you cannot make significant savings from that infrastructure overnight.

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Was 2017 the Turning Point for the Digital Supply Chain?

Enterra Insights

It depends, of course, on whether you are looking at … Continued. Looking back what might historians have to say about 2017? The post Was 2017 the Turning Point for the Digital Supply Chain? appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Course 130

FMCG – Hunkering down for Supply Chain Analytics

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

I remember being asked to hunker down during a supply chain training course many years ago and I had no idea what I was supposed to do. Have you ever “hunkered down”?

FMCG Planning: If you like chocolate, now is the time!

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Easter is not far away this year so why not save a little cash and stock up now - use by dates permitting, of course! Overeaten chocolate during the holidays but still want some more? Get yourself and a large blue IKEA bag down to your local supermarket as chocolate is heavily discounted.

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UK NHS Supply Chain: bed-busting benefits of patient SKUs

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Of course, this avoidable malaise is not restricted to that part of the world. Some time ago I looked at the often dreadful customer service offered by FMCG and Telecoms companies in CEE.

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New Learning Program at Kinexions Supply Chain Conference 2016

The 21st Century Supply Chain

A new, modernized style for courses. Plus, all the courses are in the new, updated format. New Analytics Course. The course I’m most excited about offering is Understanding Analytics level 1.

Using Data to Empower Sustainability Programs


Of course, the first step is to collect the data needed for analyses. Supply chain professionals know that the answers to many questions lie in the data.