Supply chain leadership lessons from Dallas Cowboys legend Troy Aikman

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater Pro Football Hall of Famer Troy Aikman, who led the Dallas Cowboys to three Super Bowl victories in four years in the early ‘90s, may not be the first person you think of when it comes to giving great supply chain advice.

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All Roads Lead to Dallas

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Famously known for the barbecue, the Cowboys, and the State Fair of Texas, Dallas ranks as the ninth largest city in the United States with the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metropolitan area ranking fourth.

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Notes from the WTG Supply Chain Logistics Summit in Dallas | The.

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How Supply Chain Best Practice Metrics Can Predict the NFL Super Bowl

Kinaxis

Some NFL teams have a net value of nearly $3.2B (Dallas Cowboys). by CJ Wehlage For those that follow the National Football League (NFL), these next few weekends are going to be engaging.

USPS Is Testing Self-Driving Trucks With TuSimple Autonomous Technology

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Autonomous Vehicles Blog Future Tech Truckload Dallas Phoenix Self Driving Truck TuSimple United States Postal Service USPS

River Logic to Attend NASCES 2017 in Chicago

River Logic

DALLAS, TX — August 15, 2017 — River Logic will be exhibiting at the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit September 11-12th in Chicago. Insider Partners Supply Chain Events

TBM CONSULTING GROUP PARTNERS WITH RIVER LOGIC TO ENHANCE PRESCRIPTIVE ANALYTICS CAPABILITIES TO SUPPLY CHAIN CLIENTS

River Logic

DALLAS, January 30, 2018 - River Logic , a leading provider of prescriptive analytics technology, today announced its new partnership with TBM Consulting Group , an operations and supply chain consulting firm known for its Lean heritage and expertise in operational excellence.

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Spinnaker Partners with River Logic to Deliver Optimization-enabled Business Planning Solutions

River Logic

DALLAS, July 7, 2017 -- River Logic today announced its new partnership with Spinnaker, a supply chain services company that helps clients grow, manage risk, reduce costs and improve customer service by developing world-class supply chain capabilities.

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River Logic Joins TBM Consulting Group at the American Supply Chain Summit

River Logic

River Logic is excited to announce that we will be joining TBM Consulting Group at the American Supply Chain Summit next week in Dallas, TX.

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Supply Chains that Rock Around the Clock: Everybody's Doing the Locomotion

Inbound Logistics

This story follows the progress of an intermodal container during its three-day, round the clock trip from the Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach to a distribution center in Dallas

ToolsGroup to Take the Stage with Lennox at American Supply Chain Summit

ToolsGroup

BOSTON (April 17, 2019) – ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, today shared it will exhibit and present at the American Supply Chain Summit 2019 , taking place April 25-26 in Dallas.

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Adrian Valdes

PLS Logistics

Senior Account Executive | Dallas, TX When it came time for me to decide on a career path, I knew that I wanted to seek out a sales opportunity.

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2018 Impact Factors of SCM Journals

SCM Research

Although the impact factor is certainly an imperfect proxy of a journal’s quality, I can only hope that rather conservative qualitative rankings, such as the ABS-AJG list , the UT Dallas list or the FT50 list, will finally be adapted to this new reality. Claviate Analytics have recently published their newest InCites Journal Citation Reports.

Home Depot plans multi-million-square-foot distribution centre in Grand Prairie Texas

EFT

The Dallas City Council voted Wednesday in favour of giving more than $6 million in incentives for The Home Depot (NYSE: HD), which plans to open a multimillion-square-foot center in southern Dallas that will bring about 800 jobs to the area. This is an opportunity that will be beneficial to many of the residents of the city of Dallas. The center, a build-to-suit project, will be located at 9314 West Jefferson Blvd.

3 markets could signal changes to come for van freight

DAT Solutions

Three of the most important van markets — Chicago, Dallas, and Los Angeles — had higher load counts, but increased volumes did not translate into higher rates.

A Platform for Corporate Memory

Supply Chain @ MIT

Supply chain operations and analytics company Entercoms, headquartered in Dallas, TX, […]. When employees take on new roles, or leave a job or a company, they often take valuable tribal knowledge[1] with them.

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Prepare to Master Supply Chain Challenges in 2019!

Supply Chain Network

Dallas Clarksean, COO, fun.com. •

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River Logic Quickly Fills Prescriptive Analytics Market Gap with its Decision Support Platform on Microsoft Azure

River Logic

DALLAS , June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- River Logic today announced that it is pioneering advanced analytics by bringing its prescriptive analytics platform to the cloud through Microsoft Azure and Cortana Intelligence Suite in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.

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Washington 2020 – Alex Zimmerman

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Alex Zimmerman is the System Director of Supply Chain Systems and Technology at Baylor Scott & White Health, a $10B Healthcare provider organization in Dallas, TX. Jon Stevens. President.

Kinaxis on the road: 12th American Supply Chain & Logistics Summit

Kinaxis

Dallas, Texas. by Melissa Clow.

Why You Should Embrace Uncertainty in Demand Forecasting

ToolsGroup

So the order of 35 cases for delivery to a retailer’s Dallas distribution center received today had a 64 percent probability. It's human nature to look for certainty. We believe that if we can predict the future with perfect certainty, then we will react and prepare accordingly.

Making the Small Town Leap

Supply Chain Nation

I was born and raised in a rural, small town in Kansas, attended Kansas State University and moved to Dallas after college. I received my college degree in journalism/PR and worked for a large corporate PR firm in downtown Dallas before moving to supply chain more than 12 years ago.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

JDA Software : Focus 2019 , May 7-10, Dallas, TX. 3Gtms : Innovate 2019 , TBA (2018: May 1-3, Dallas, TX). Transplace : Shipper Symposium , May 6-8, Dallas, TX. Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S., although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia.

Van freight gears up for the holidays

DAT Solutions

Los Angeles to Dallas increased 14¢ to $2.51/mile. The Dallas and Houston markets continue to be extremely slow, with weak load-to-truck ratios. The West Coast continued to drive spot market demand last week. Load-to-truck ratios in Los Angeles hit 12.2

River Logic Announces End-to-End Analytics Partnership

River Logic

DALLAS, June 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- River Logic today announced its new partnership with End-to-End Analytics, a management consulting firm specializing in helping clients make better data-driven decisions. The partnership will enhance End-to-End Analytics' ability to drive sustainable growth through their clients' adoption of advanced analytics solutions, leveraging River Logic's unique prescriptive analytics platform. Partners

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The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Cerasis

Dates: May 7 – 10, 2019 in Dallas, TX The JDA Focus conference is one of the largest conferences to take place in the DFW metroplex.

Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

Talking Logistics

Be especially mindful in traditionally active cargo theft areas like Southern California, the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Miami, and Atlanta.

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What happened to peak season?

DAT Solutions

Pricing was more stable in Texas , with changes mostly slight on the high traffic lanes from Dallas and Houston. In recent years, there's been a spike in spot market rates in December. That hasn't happened so far in 2018.

Diversity Matters

JDA software

Back in the spring of 2017, my daughters (18-year-old twins) were juniors at Coppell High School in Dallas Texas, mostly focused on grades and preparing for the SAT. Recently, I experienced a case where I became very aware of diversity and the importance of it, while helping my daughters research and apply to colleges. Sometimes, diversity ‘sneaks up’ on you and you don’t realize how important it is until you look back on your experiences and become more aware of it.

This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

Talking Logistics

“I am playing rugby this semester,” my daughter, a freshman in college, announced a few weeks ago. I don’t know anything about rugby, other than it kinda looks like American football, except it’s played with no helmets and pads, the ball is a bit bigger, and there’s a lot of diving into the end zone.

Why Supply Chain Managers & Procurement Should Collaborate

Cerasis

In Lubbock, Texas, reports The Dallas Morning News , Amazon recently opened a pickup and drop-off location for purchases and returns, taking advantage of Texas Tech University’s proximity to the area, enabling greater distribution of goods to college students. The roles of logistics and procurement in an efficient supply chain cannot be overstated. According to Paul Myerson , reports Industry Week, up 70 percent of a company’s costs come from procurement and logistics operations.

Spot Market Freight Rates Soar After Hurricane Harvey

DAT Solutions

Dallas rates also soared, as some freight was diverted to that busy freight hub. Rates on lots of intrastate lanes out of Dallas spiked last week. Not surprisingly, the Dallas to Houston lane rate soared from $2.40

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

13th Annual American Supply Chain and Logistics Summit Dallas, Texas; September 29-October 1. Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? As you know, the atmosphere for freight brokers is only getting more competitive.

Amazon Drone Delivery for $1, 3-D Printing at Lowe’s

Talking Logistics

I am off today to Transplace’s Shipper Symposium in Dallas, where tomorrow I will lead a panel discussion on 3-D Printing, Drones & Driverless Trucks – Creating a Futuristic Supply Chain. I’m off to the airport now, but I wouldn’t be surprised if another article or two gets published about 3-D printing, drones, or driverless trucks by the time I land in Dallas — the pace of development in all these areas is moving that quickly!

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Q4 2018 Trucking Industry Update

Zipline Logistics

per mile, while Dallas averaged $1.94 […]. Here is a summary of the most influential transportation market impacts and predictions, so you’re not left to decipher the plethora of voices online. 4Q Trucking Outlook The average national rate at the close of September was $2.15 per mile.

2 Signs That the Freight Recession Really Is Over

DAT Solutions

Higher prices out of Memphis and Columbus tell us that retail traffic is moving, and higher rates out of Dallas and Seattle show us that the improvement is far-reaching. Beef and other meats shipping out of Dallas pushed rates up 20¢ on the lane to Columbus.

Head Scratcher

Supply Chain Shaman

Sweat ran uncomfortably down my back on a hot day in Dallas. On the run attempting to balance back-to-back meetings, client commitments and start a new business, I was late for a dinner appointment.