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


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. Ron Ehrenberg, Inventory Optimization Lead for Lennox and Bobby Miller, Sr.

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Looking Beyond Red Arrows

Supply Chain Shaman

As a result, supply chain leaders focus on unrealistic goals of inventory or costs, they will throw the system out of balance. In critical industries like semiconductor and computer hardware, growth is down, operating margin is off and inventory turns are declining.

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

Talking Logistics

I went to Home Depot earlier this week to return a purchase, and the customer in front of me wanted to exchange a defective power tool with the same model, but he couldn’t find any on the shelf even though the store’s inventory system said 5 units were in stock.

Combating the Digital Supply Chain Talent Gap

Supply Chain Nation

For the past eight years, I have been delivering lectures on supply chain management at the University of Texas at Dallas. Recently I had the opportunity to deliver a lecture on digital supply chains to my students at the University of Texas at Dallas.

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


Join Benji Green , Director of Global Sales, Operations, Supply and Inventory Planning at Avaya for the Kinaxis supply chain optimization workshop on December 9th. Dallas, Texas. by Melissa Clow.

Why You Should Embrace Uncertainty in Demand Forecasting


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.

Are You Feeding the Beast? Or Driving Progress in Your Business?

Supply Chain Shaman

Then it is off to Dallas to speak on Supply Chain Metrics That Matter at the Dallas CSCMP roundtable and complete some more client work. ” To me, a supply chain leader is making progress at the intersection of these two important metrics of operating margins and inventory turns.

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Why Supply Chain Managers & Procurement Should Collaborate


Meanwhile, this large volume of expenses is directly related to 80 percent or a company’s working capital via inventory and accounts payable. 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.

Understanding the Need for Supply Chain Visibility in Industry 4.0


Here’s a scenario: You, the Chief Supply Chain Officer, just received a call from your flagship store in Ohio saying they are running short of inventory. You call your supplier in Dallas, who mumbles something about the shipment being delayed. By: Deepak Ghodke, VP, Bristlecone Labs.

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

I have to go to the grocery store again today to replenish our inventory (yeah, I don’t shop for groceries online; as the son of a bodegero, I’m old fashioned that way.). The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week.

Are Your Reverse Logistics Leaking Profits?

Supply Chain Cowboy

One of the issues many growing companies face is obsolete inventory and customer returns. However, improving how you handle obsolete inventory and returns by just a fraction could be the best thing you can do for your bottom line. RLSC’s upcoming annual conference will be held on January 19-21, 2015, in Dallas. One of the issues many growing companies face is obsolete inventory and customer returns.

Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

Content Summary: Chicago ranks number 1 among the seven metro areas in projected supply chain management and technology employment growth; in net job creation for supply chain-related industries; in freight flow; and in inventory holding. Dallas. Dallas.

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

Talking Logistics

The service will begin in Los Angeles and New York on November 17, with plans to expand it to Dallas, New Orleans, Houston, Phoenix, and other cities next year. to Dallas,” the article reports, “[Mr. Lots of interesting news to discuss today, so let’s go straight to it.

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

Talking Logistics

The orders are being fulfilled from about 160 Best Buy stores in markets that include Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, Seattle and Washington.

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

Talking Logistics

At its research facility at the Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport, NASA will use the data supplied by Uber to simulate a small passenger-carrying aircraft as it flies through DFW airspace during peak scheduled air traffic.

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].

Ryder showcases “smart warehouses”


NYSE: R), has announced smart warehouses in the Miami, Dallas, and Chicago markets. Wearables – When Ryder deployed smart glasses at a customer warehouse to improve picking processes, the time it took to pick and scan inventory decreased by five to seven seconds per item and improved efficiency by 33%. “We Ryder System, Inc.

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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.

Spring Starts Slowly


Business Inventories. . While we are on the Commerce Department reports, let’s take a look at inventories, a key part of the GDP. The high levels of inventories held at the retail and wholesale levels are restraining the freight markets. . Retail Sales . .

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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 ! Sprint was using spreadsheets and databases to forecast and plan its network inventory purchases. I manage the Customer Marketing program at JDA.

End of Quarter Adds 11% to Van Demand

DAT Solutions

Outbound rates edged up in Los Angeles, Dallas, Philadelphia and other major freight markets, however, as shippers rushed to move inventory before the quarter ended on Wednesday. Van demand rose 11% last week, in the end-of-quarter rush , and truck capacity tightened by 2.9%.

Economic challenges continue springtime


Inventories fell 1.5 Durable goods inventories remained almost the same as stocks remain even with slow demand. . Current offices include Jacksonville FL , Cleveland OH, Pine Bluff AR, Dallas, TX, Omaha, NE , Clinton, IA, Edgerton, KS, and Kansas City MO and KS.

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A New Year, a New Administration Begins


Category winners were autos as dealers discounted heavily to clear their inventories. 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

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Find Van Loads Fast in These 5 Places

DAT Solutions

Van spot market volume got a big boost at the end of March, when shippers were rushing to move inventory before closing the books on Q1. The markets have adjusted since then, with rates dipping on most of the top van lanes, but demand for trucks has stayed relatively strong in the Sun Belt.

Snow Drives Rates Up, as Fleet Productivity Slips

DAT Solutions

Shippers want to replenish inventories, and some communities will need relief supplies because of power outages or other challenges. Snow is coming. You know it's gonna be bad when all the storms have names. Last week it was Caly. Now we are bracing for Winter Storm Decima.

Rates Drift Down for Vans and Reefers in Mid-July Slump

DAT Solutions

Atlanta , Dallas and Houston are the top three markets for load posts on DAT load boards, but outbound van rates are dropping in all three place. Better: outbound rates rose last week for reefers in Chicago , Dallas and Twin Falls , ID.

Top 10 Cities for eCommerce Fulfillment


Dallas, Texas. With inventory closer to customers, they can shorten delivery times and offer one- or same-day shipping on certain products to improve conversion rates and reduce shopping cart abandonment.

Cargo Ship Woes Still Affecting Spot Market Rates

DAT Solutions

The bankruptcy of the world's 7th largest container carrier, Hanjin Shipping , has led to shippers re-adjusting inventories in the past couple of weeks in order to avoid stock-outs as we head into retail season. Dallas, 4.

This Week in Logistics News (February 29 – March 4, 2016)

Talking Logistics

GameStop expects fewer price markdowns with ship from store service ( Dallas Business Journal ). In recent quarters, Target has struggled with inventory shortfalls as it tried to cater to online and in-store shoppers at the same time.