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

Kinaxis

Okay, not just yet… Let’s consider that best in class supply chains use ‘ Value’ to measure success: Value = [(Service * Quality) / (Cost * Speed)] + Innovation. Some NFL teams have a net value of nearly $3.2B (Dallas Cowboys). Innovation. Innovation.

Prepare to Master Supply Chain Challenges in 2019!

Supply Chain Network

Equip yourself with the tools to address your supply chain challenges by attending the essential event for supply chain executives that want to remain innovative and forward thinking. Dallas Clarksean, COO, fun.com. •

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Head Scratcher

Supply Chain Shaman

Sweat ran uncomfortably down my back on a hot day in Dallas. In this session, we will invite the most innovative demand planning technologists to share their vision and then work with a visual artist to draw/image demand planning for supply chain 2030.

Grocery continues to grow and evolve

Supply Chain Nation

is now available by delivery through AmazonFresh in the larger New York, San Francisco, Dallas, Boston, Washington D.C. Featured Innovation Retail Supply Chain Amazon consumer trends friday in 5 retailFriday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This week: “Free from” groceries are changing the landscape; Martha Stewart launches meal delivery; and you’ll soon be able to shop Costco groceries from home.

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Cerasis

National Retail Federation: Retail’s Big Show ($950 – $1,275-Members and $1,000 – $2,375 -Non-Members) Dates: January 13 – 15, 2019 in New York City The NRF Conference brings together buyers and exhibitors to learn more about the innovations driving the industry.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

Highlights from 3Gtms Innovate 2018 User Conference. 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.,

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.

Looking Beyond Red Arrows

Supply Chain Shaman

While companies need ERP as a system of record for transactional processing, it is not the future of supply chain analytics or innovation. In each case, note that the greatest improvement is happening in industries like contract manufacturing where innovation is a necessity due low margins.

Logistics 2.0: Retail Supply Chain Conference 2016 Recap

FLEXE

Karl recaps our 4 key learnings from the Retail Supply Chain Conference in Dallas, Texas. We just got back from the RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference in Dallas where we learned a ton. Last week, we spent three days in Dallas at the RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference.

MonarchFx Announces ToyHouse LLC as its Newest Seller Client

Supply Chain Network

Initial operations for supporting ToyHouse LLC operations nationally are already gearing up in MonarchFx’s Dallas, Texas location with first outbound shipments commencing in December 2018. RALEIGH, N.C. PRWEB) November 19, 2018.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2015

Talking Logistics

The title of my presentation is Past Performance is No Guarantee of Future Results: Why Innovation Matters in a Fast-Changing World. We are currently seeing the rise of supply chain operating networks, the business equivalents of Facebook and LinkedIn, which are enabling communities of trading partners to communicate, collaborate, and execute business processes in more efficient, scalable, and innovative ways. Roadnet Technologies : Outlook 2015 , February 8-11, Dallas, TX.

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. Timing also varies based on the complexity of the project, [Kyle Nel, executive director of Lowe’s Innovation Labs] said, adding that a simple plastic project could be completed in as little as five hours.

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2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US

EazyStock

You will also gain insight on new innovations and technological applications within the industry. Send your high-level executives to Miami for inspiration on digital innovations for efficient supply chain practices. Dallas, Texas.

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Taking Your Supply Chain to a New Dimension: Shipper Symposium 2019

Transplace

Our 17th annual Shipper Symposium in Dallas, Texas wrapped up today — and from the insightful keynote speakers and breakout presenters to the activities and attendees, we’re positive that this year’s event has been one of the best yet.

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Ryder showcases “smart warehouses”

EFT

NYSE: R), has announced smart warehouses in the Miami, Dallas, and Chicago markets. The warehouses, established for three leading global consumer brands, bring together innovative startup technologies and smart capabilities customized to optimize operations and best serve customer needs. Ryder redefines the smart warehouse as mobile, flexible & scalable through partnerships with innovative startups in robotics, drones, sensors, and wearable tech. Ryder System, Inc.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 11-15, 2013)

Talking Logistics

We chose Descartes’ home delivery solution because of its innovative approach and comprehensive capabilities from delivery appointment scheduling right through to mobile-enabled proof-of-delivery.” to Dallas,” the article reports, “[Mr.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Descartes Showcases Logistics Technology Platform Innovations at Global User and Partner Conference. Back in December, we welcomed two new members to our family: Milo and Otis, guinea pig brothers we adopted.

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This Week in Logistics News (August 19-23, 2013)

Talking Logistics

New innovations include inline analytics, process-driven workflows, packaged event-response levers, consolidated demand signals and in-memory technologies. Innovation in logistics also occurs outside the realm of bits and bytes, as Con-way Manufacturing’s announcement this week demonstrates.

The Texas Triangle

The Logistics of Logistics

The Texas Triangle refers to an area of Texas that is roughly bordered by Dallas, Houston and San Antonio / Austin (when you are Texas you get to call 4 points a triangle). 9 Dallas – 1.3

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Logistics 2.0: Retail Supply Chain Conference 2016 Recap

FLEXE

Karl recaps our 4 key learnings from the in Dallas, Texas.</p> </p> <p>We just got back from the RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference in Dallas where we learned a ton. Last week, we spent three days in Dallas at the RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference. innovations to drive great change in the industry today. They’re investing billions in innovating very, very quickly, with no end in sight.

This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland. There was plenty of learning and networking at the CSCMP Annual Conference this week, which I’ll write about in a future post.

Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

The NRF Conference brings together buyers and exhibitors to learn more about the innovations driving the industry. Dates: May 7 – 10, 2019 in Dallas, TX.

Congratulating our Real Results and ICON Award Winners

JDA software

I’m also really excited to tell you about a few of our winners, who we honored this week in Dallas, at JDA ICON 2019 ! Following are some highlights from a few of our 2019 honorees: Sprint is the Real Results Award winner for Best Innovation.

This Week in Logistics News (May 7-11, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Canadian Supply Chain Innovator, Nulogy, Sets Sights on Global Expansion with Supercluster Funding Boost. My wife often jokes that she is the VP of Supply Chain and Logistics in our family. But it’s no joke, it’s true.

This Week in Logistics News (May 4-8, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Ever get a song stuck in your head? According to a study published in The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, the best way to get it out of your head is to…[answer at the end of the post].

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Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

National Retail Federation: Retail’s Big Show ($950 – $1,275-Members and $1,000 – $2,375 -Non-Members) Dates: January 13 – 15, 2019 in New York City The NRF Conference brings together buyers and exhibitors to learn more about the innovations driving the industry. 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.

Spring Starts Slowly

EFT

The hottest areas include Ney York/New Jersey, Dallas/Ft. Current offices include Jacksonville FL , Cleveland OH, Pine Bluff AR, Dallas, TX, Omaha, NE , Clinton, IA, Edgerton, KS, and Kansas City MO and KS. Retail Sales . .

eft Weekly Newsletter 12th March 2015

EFT

Last week, eft held a webinar on The Airbnb of Warehousing – New Warehousing Business Models, Innovation and ROI. Karl Siebrecht, Co-Founder & CEO, FLEXE will also be joining other innovative new logistics companies including Uber on a panel at the 3PL Summit.

Amazon Prime Day: The New Black Friday?

Supply Chain Nation

One of the most popular “people” at the recent ICX Summit, held in Dallas, Texas was Pepper — a petite unassuming robot who breaks into dance while greeting new friends and who, according to more than a few experts, may serve as a robotics trailblazer within the customer experience. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This week: Is Amazon Prime Day the new Black Friday?

America’s New Labor Reality

Supply Chain Nation

On October 20, 2016, in partnership with Microsoft and Littler Mendelson, JDA will be hosting a retail workforce management networking breakfast at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Hub Group acquires Exel Transportation Services

Supply Chain Network

” Mode Transportation consists of about 300 IBOs who sell and operate the business throughout North America, corporate offices in Dallas and Memphis, a Company Managed Operation in Dallas and a temperature protected services division, Temstar, located in Lombard, IL. Jim stated, “We are excited to become a part of a well respected transportation company with a history of growth and innovation. ” Mode Transportation will remain headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

A New Year, a New Administration Begins

EFT

In some major hubs like Chicago, New York-New Jersey, LA-Long Beach, or Dallas, vacancy is less than 4 percent according to a report by Prologis. . Current offices include Jacksonville FL , Cleveland OH, Pine Bluff AR, Dallas, TX, Omaha, NE , Clinton, IA, Kalamazoo, MI, Charlotte, NC, Memphis, TN, Edgerton, KS, and Kansas City MO and KS. The rising Consumer Price Index ( CPI ), up 2.1

Economic challenges continue springtime

EFT

Current offices include Jacksonville FL , Cleveland OH, Pine Bluff AR, Dallas, TX, Omaha, NE , Clinton, IA, Edgerton, KS, and Kansas City MO and KS. Manufacturing is steady.

The Economy is on a Roll

EFT

Current offices include Jacksonville FL , Cleveland OH, Pine Bluff AR, Dallas, TX, Omaha, NE , Clinton, IA, Kalamazoo, MI, Charlotte, NC, Memphis, TN, Edgerton, KS, and Kansas City MO and KS.