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. Valuable lessons, even if you’re not a Dallas Cowboys fan. The post Supply chain leadership lessons from Dallas Cowboys legend Troy Aikman appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

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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. As the fourth largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies in 2016, Dallas has been among the United States’ economic growth leaders and.

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Amazon moves into 420,000-sq-ft facility in Dallas, Texas

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Amazon’s new Eastpoint Distribution Center consists of 419,626 square feet and is strategically located in East Dallas directly across from the Union Pacific Intermodal yard. . Primary Event: Retail Supply Chain: USA Image Caption: Dalfen Industrial Amazon Distribution Center, Dallas,TX [Credit: Dalfen Industrial] Précis: Amazon has signed a 10 year lease with Dalfen Industrial at Eastpoint Distribution Center, located at 8901 Forney Road, Dallas, TX.

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

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Come see us at RILA in Dallas

Locus Robotics

Join us at RILA in Dallas on February 22nd to 26th, where we’ll show you how the Locus Solution improves retail omnichannel, store replenishment, online fulfillment, and more. The post Come see us at RILA in Dallas appeared first on Locus Robotics. We’ll be at Booth 1407 where we’ll be doing live picking demonstrations and more! Lets Talk! It’s easy to set up your own live, in-person demo at RILA.

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). General News Sales and operations planning (S&OP) Supply chain management Aaron Rodgers Associated Press Brett Favre Christmas Dallas Cowboys Detroit Lions Eddie Lacy Green Bay Packers Insider trading Lambeau Field Mike McCarthy (American football) National Football League NFC Championship Game Quarterback Tony Romo

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on What Cities are Seeing the Most DC Construction

Supply Chain Digest

The Dallas Metro Market is Way Out in Front

USPS Is Testing Self-Driving Trucks With TuSimple Autonomous Technology

Kuebix

Autonomous Vehicles Blog Future Tech Truckload Dallas Phoenix Self Driving Truck TuSimple United States Postal Service USPSThe United States Postal Service (USPS) has awarded autonomous-truck creator, TuSimple, a contract to conduct a 2-week pilot program of self-driving trucks starting on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The self-driving truck startup reached “unicorn status” earlier this year with a $1 billion valuation. This trial run will transport mail more than 1,000 miles each way […].

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

Supply Chain Research Calls Out the Pressing Need for Prescriptive Analytics for Decision-Making

River Logic

DALLAS, January 22, 2019 -- River Logic , a leading provider of prescriptive analytics solutions, today announces the release of a sponsored research perspective by Ventana Research’s Robert Kugel, Supply Chain Planning with Prescriptive Analytics: Technology Enables a More Effective Process.

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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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Reed Shindell

PLS Logistics

Account Executive | Dallas, TX I attended Clemson University where I studied econometric theory and played sports. I grew up in South Carolina and moved to Dallas about 2 […].

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. Not only has our company never attended this event before, but this will be our first event at which we will join TBM Consulting Group as an official partner. Our partnership with TBM Consulting kicked off earlier this year and has since rapidly progressed.

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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

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.

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.

Seven Supply Chain Processes To Stop Doing In The Pandemic

Supply Chain Shaman

My jaw dropped when a friend became ill in Dallas in January from a visit to Dubai. I remember standing in the temperature screening queue in Doha. As the line wound around multiple stations, my backpack cut into my shoulders. I was tired and cranky as I read the overview of MERS. As an United States resident, I was blissfully unaware of this virus and worried about catching my flight to Singapore. My ignorance of a potential pandemic was low. Changing My Mental Model.

Frictionless Logistics: It’s the Collaboration, Stupid with Ketan Karkanis

The Logistics of Logistics

Turvo is based in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in Dallas, Texas, and Hyderabad, India. Frictionless Logistics: It’s the Collaboration, Stupid with Ketan Karkhanis. Ketan Karkhanis and Joe Lynch discuss logistics collaboration and the friction that limits productivity for shippers, 3PLs, brokers, and trucking companies. About Ketan Karkhanis.

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. Lennox to Highlight How It Worked with ToolsGroup to Transform to Service-Driven Supply Chain Planning.

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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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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. What I didn’t know was that PLS would find me, and I would become an industry expert five and a half years later. I graduated from […]. people

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

Kinaxis

Dallas, Texas. by Melissa Clow. The American Supply Chain and Logistics Summit, now in its 12th year, brings together senior executives from across the Supply Chain and Logistics fields to enjoy an unbeatable mix of networking, expert case studies, interactive debates and master classes over three exceptional days. Join Benji Green , Director of Global Sales, Operations, Supply and Inventory Planning at Avaya for the Kinaxis supply chain optimization workshop on December 9th.

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. A social media platform for retaining this knowledge in the supply chain planning process is due to begin field trials in January 2016. Featured Strategy Talent Mgmt knowledge management MIT CTL retaining knowledge supply chain planning Zaragoza Logistics Center

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. Rate Trend of the Week

Avon appoints :o9 Solutions to fuel growth and accelerate its Digital Transformation Journey in the Integrated Business Planning Space

o9 Solutions

Dallas, 10 September 2020. :o9 This article has also been published on Business Wire. Avon, one of the world’s leading direct selling beauty companies, will deploy :o9 Solutions’ next-generation, AI-enabled platform for Control Tower and Integrated Business Planning.

Prepare to Master Supply Chain Challenges in 2019!

Supply Chain Network

Dallas Clarksean, COO, fun.com. • With rising customer expectations, changing business models, cut-throat competition and the influx of technologies, it’s critical that you prepare your supply chain to address challenges such as the capacity crunch, last mile strategies, balancing of costs, digital freight market opportunities and navigating the ecommerce maze.

o9 Solutions Announces Strategic Partnership to Deliver Supply Chain Solutions on Google Cloud

o9 Solutions

Dallas, Texas, USA — August 21, 2020 — o9 Solutions, Inc. (“o9”) The partnership combines o9’s Industry-leading Integrated Business Planning platform with operaize proprietary scheduling and sequencing solvers.

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. As such, we tend to put all our planning effort into making better predictions. The problem is that after we invest considerable effort predicting one aspect of a future event, lots of uncertainty remains.

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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o9 Solutions and Deloitte Announce Formal Alliance

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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 on Friday, even stronger than the prior Friday when it was just over 10. Los Angeles outbound rates rose last week, which is in contrast to declining rates in most of the remainder of the country.

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.

:o9 Solutions announces a strategic partnership with vTradEx to enter the Chinese market

o9 Solutions

Dallas, US — :o9 Solutions, a premier AI-driven integrated planning and operations solution provider, has chosen vTradEx to resell its platform to deliver end-to-end supply chain solutions to customers in China.

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Help Supply Chain Planners Be More Successful In These Uncertain Times

Supply Chain Shaman

As I flew to Dallas, I worked on this post. Before boarding the plane, I watched a traveler pull a diet Coke from the bin and thought about the struggle to source sweetener with the rise of COV-19. As I poured the dog food into the bowl for my pups, I wondered if I was going to have to switch kibble due to the looming issues of sourcing taurine—a health additive in many pet foods.