ICON 2020 is Coming to Denver: 4 Reasons You Should Attend

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Denver brokerage combines digital technologies with personal service

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See how Denver-based United Transportation Services has implemented time-saving technologies while still delivering hands-on, personalized service to its customers. .

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We’re going live at the Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit in Denver


by Danielle McNeil Taylor This week our team lands in Denver to participate in the first Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit from Nov. Hope to see you in Denver!

A Gartner Summit Just For The Supply Chain Planner


Linkner’s guest keynote was on the second day of Gartner’s first annual Supply Chain Planning Summit , held at Denver’s sparkling new Gaylord Resort Nov 4-5 for the supply chain planner. It will be at the Gaylord again in Denver. “Who says supply chain cannot be a hotbed of creativity?”

Supply Chains that Rock Around the Clock: Rock and Roll All Night

Inbound Logistics

This story follows a sleeper team for YRC freight as the two drivers make a run of approximately 22 hours from the Chicago area to Denver

Severe weather causes freight rates to slip

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A huge snowstorm in Denver last week closed three interstate highways: I-25, I-70 and I-76. Road closures isolated Denver from parts of the supply chain last week. That led to an increase on the lane from Seattle to Salt Lake City , as an alternative to bringing in supplies from Denver.

Announcing the ICON 2020 Customer Keynote Speakers

Supply Chain Nation

We hope your calendars are marked for ICON 2020 – the Intelligent Supply Chain Conference – May 4-7 in Denver, Colorado. Join us in Denver for our second annual developers conference and an all new, immersive experience in tandem with ICON – Register today!

Research Shows Rates Have Gone up in December for 3 Years

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Denver and Memphis in particular saw load availability soar because those markets are distribution hubs for e-commerce. The first week of December 2016 had the highest week of volumes on the spot market in the past 2 years.

U.S. Olympian Lindsey Vonn and American Rock Band Weezer Set to Headline ICON 2020

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Blue Yonder ICON – May 4-7 in Denver, Colorado – is coming up fast and we continue to announce exciting new event details before we jet to the Rockies! American rock band Weezer will be headlining the ICON 2020 Customer Celebration in Denver!

Van freight stabilizes in early October

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Here are two lanes worth noting: Denver to Oklahoma City jumped 12¢ to a not-so-hot $1.43/mile. Traditional backhaul markets like Denver and Seattle held up, and Los Angeles continued to see price increases over the past month.

LeanCor Executives to Present at CSCMP Conference


LeanCor executives – Robert Martichenko (CEO), Roger Pearce (VP of Lean Deployment), and Matt Melrose (VP of Operations) – will be presenting and speaking on panels at the 2013 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) annual conference in Denver, Colorado next week.

Study Shows Two-Thirds of Companies Yet to Execute Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Planning


Founded in 2002, Spinnaker has offices in Boston, Columbus, Denver, Houston, Memphis, Pittsburgh, London, and Singapore. PRESS RELEASE.

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Spot Market Freight Rates Soar After Hurricane Harvey

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Denver to Houston rose 59¢ to $1.63 per mile, the biggest weekly jump ever on an outbound Denver lane. Chicago to Denver rates rose 22¢ to $2.72 Denver to Houston reefer rates also rose 63¢ to $2.53

Transportation Trends: What’s Going on in the Trucking Industry?


The Denver-based firm operated in all states west of the Appalachian Mountains. Here are the top trucking trends that all shippers should be aware of, according to The American Transportation Research Institute.

Microsoft Store Corporate Vice President to Keynote ICON 2020 and Get a Sneak Peek at DEVCON 2020!

Supply Chain Nation

Our fantastic speaker lineup for JDA ICON– being held May 4-7, 2020 in Denver, Colorado – just got better! This is the fifth blog in our ICON 2020: What’s New series.

SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2014

SCM Research

As every year ( see my previous post from Denver last year ), several leading supply chain management journals have used this forum to present their best paper awards. This year, the CSCMP’s Annual Global Conference 2014 was held in San Antonio, Texas. The Educators’ Conference, which provides academics and students a forum to hear the latest in our research field, has become an integral part of it.

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Post-Easter rebound doesn't reach truckload rates

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Trucks had a tough time getting out of Denver. Drivers going to Denver will want to make sure their headhaul into Denver covers their costs on the way out as well. Denver to Houston dropped 18¢ to $1.16/mi. Denver to Chicago declined 13¢ to $1.07/mi.

The Big Game & Supply Chain Planning

Blue Ridge

Wade Phillips and the Denver defense did well to understand and shut down the strengths of the Carolina offense. Bottom line: Denver predicted the Carolina offense to a ‘T,’ positioned themselves to maximize their own strengths and executed perfectly.

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Are High Freight Rates in December the New Normal?

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Load availability soared in places like Denver and Memphis. Out West, the number of loads tripled on the lane from Denver to Los Angeles. Prices were also up on the lane from Denver to Phoenix. The flipside of higher outbound rates in Denver is that inbound rates tend to fall.

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Spot market settles after Hurricane Florence

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Rates were up out of Denver , and the lane to Houston rose 17¢ -- but the average was still just $1.50/mile. As people in the Carolinas try their best to return to their normal routines, the freight markets have settled back down into typical seasonal trends following Hurricane Florence.

Social Networking, TMS, and Mega Trends: My CSCMP Conference Agenda

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Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference later this month in Denver? See you in Denver soon! It’s is one of the best conferences in the supply chain and logistics industry to learn and network. The challenge, of course, is choosing which sessions to attend, spread out across twenty-six tracks. Let me help you. Below are the sessions that I am participating in focused on social networking, transportation management systems, and “mega” supply chain trends.

Using Artificial Intelligence to Improve the Shipper / Carrier Experience with Erik Malin

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Erik has been a guest speaker for multiple companies and conferences, including the Denver Transportation Club, Landstar and most recently the 3PL & Supply Chain Summit: Atlanta. download the audio file. [00:21] 00:21] Opening / Introduction. [01:04]

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How much lower will freight rates fall?

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Out West, Denver to Oklahoma City added 14¢ at $1.38/mile. The lane from Denver to Albuquerque is still one of your best bets for getting out of Colorado, but that lane lost 15¢ last week at $1.88/mile. Has money been a little tighter for your business lately?

Higher van volumes fail to boost rates

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On the other hand, volumes plunged coming out of Denver , so only the higher-priced lanes remained, which boosted rates there. Several low-paying lanes showed rate increases last week: Denver to Chicago increased 11¢ to $1.23/mi. Denver to Phoenix gained 10¢ to $1.32/mi.

Van freight gears up for the holidays

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Los Angeles to Denver also increased 14¢ to $3.21/mile. 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.

Shippers Discuss Freight Procurement Strategies and Concerns at Chainalytics’ Annual FMIC Summit


| By Kevin Zweier | Vice President, Transportation | Chainalytics | We recently concluded our Freight Market Intelligence Consortium (FMIC) Summit in Denver in late April.

How to Move Forward with Reverse Logistics

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Additionally, Mr. Bentz is an adjunct professor in supply chain in the graduate transportation program at the University of Denver and a member of the board of directors.

Van Rates Hit Highest Mark in 2 Years

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to Denver rose 22¢ to $2.72/mile. Even Denver to Stockton was up 12¢ -- it still averaged just $1.21/mile, but the headhaul direction from Stockton to Denver also rose at $2.23/mile.

Van Rates Adjust to Changing Holiday Demand

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Most of the big increases last week were out of Denver , where the average outbound rate jumped up 7%. Denver is what we typically refer to as a backhaul market, though, meaning that outbound loads usually pay a lot less than inbound loads. Denver to Phoenix rose 19¢ to $1.52/mile.

Reefer Demand Dips, But Rates Don't

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Denver has the lowest average outbound reefer rate in the country, and inbound rates rose last week, to compensate: L.A. to Denver rose 37¢ to $3.23 Dallas to Denver was up 24¢ to $2.67 Chicago to Denver increased 19¢ to $2.20

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Mobile Collaboration - Supply Chain Planning at Your Fingertips


I “enjoyed” a rather turbulent ride on a recent flight into Denver International Airport the other day. From my days as a flight test engineer, I know that modern jets have a forward-looking weather radar to help minimize the type of exciting rides I experienced that afternoon.

West Coast Heats Up for Van Freight

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For van freight, we’re starting to see hot markets shift westward, with big rate increases out of Seattle, Los Angeles, Denver and Stockton, CA. So far, the national averages for spot market rates in October are the highest they've been since the Snowpocalypse of 2014.

Meet our Spring additions


She has dual degrees in Sociology and European History from the University of Denver, and hails from New Orleans, LA. The Alloy team continues to grow quickly, and this month, we’re excited to highlight two of our newest employees?—?Tom Tom Jones and Adrienne Alterman.

Rates rise, but gains may be temporary

DAT Solutions

The three largest price increases last week came out of Denver. Denver is a big beer producing market, with both large production breweries and smaller craft brewers shipping beer in vans and reefers. Denver to Albuquerque jumped 28¢ to $2.35/mile.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?


By the way, AB&R® will attend the GS1 Connect Conference June 19 – 21, 2019 at the Gaylord Rockies Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. When you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind?