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

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ICON – our annual customer conference gathering more than 2,000 global attendees together – is coming to Denver in 2020. The post ICON 2020 is Coming to Denver: 4 Reasons You Should Attend appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog.

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.

SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2013 (1/2)

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This year’s CSCMP Annual Global Conference took place in Denver, Colorado. Durach for sending me these entries from Denver. It has become a good tradition that some of the leading journals of our field announce their best paper awards during the CSCMP’s Supply Chain Management Educators’ Conference, the academic part of the CSCMP Conference ( see my previous post from Atlanta last year ).

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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.

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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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.

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

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.

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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The Big Game & Supply Chain Planning

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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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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.

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.

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

The Logistics of Logistics

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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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.

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

Talking Logistics

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.

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 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?

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

Rates rise, but gains may be temporary

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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?

Easter week begins strong, then demand tapers off

DAT Solutions

The Los Angeles and Denver freight markets had higher rates, but those were the only two standouts. Denver to Dallas gained 10¢ to $1.24/mi. Chicago to Denver dropped 15¢ to $2.29/mi.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

McLeod Software : UC2019 , August 25-27, Denver, CO. 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. Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.;

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.

Storms put damper on spot rates

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The snowstorm that hit Denver caused volumes to plunge there. Stockton to Denver increased 10¢ to $2.08/mi. This rate isn't great and likely reflected reluctance to drive to Denver in heavy snow). Fresno to Denver surged 40¢ to $2.24/mi.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Super Bowl of Manufacturing: Wash. vs. Mass.


Last year’s blowout victory for the Seahawks over the Denver Broncos was the biggest television event to ever air in the U.S. Super Bowl XLIX takes place Sunday between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots, but you probably knew that already.

Reefer Freight Adjusts to Post-Holidays, Post-ELD

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Miami, Denver, Sacramento and Lakeland, FL , all experienced sharp drops last week. Denver to Salt Lake City plunged 79¢ to $1.92/mile – high rates in Denver typically don’t last long.

Spot Market Reefer Rates Hit a 3-Year High

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Here is a pair of lanes that truckers could run back to back: Sacramento to Denver added 38¢ for an average of $2.78/mile. Denver to Houston surged 48¢ to $2.34/mile. Lately, the spot market for refrigerated freight has looked a lot more like June than November.

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?

Did Santa save on shipping this year?

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Falling rates Outbound rates were down in markets like Seattle , Denver and Philadelphia , places that are known for low prices. Denver to Los Angeles was down 16¢ to just $1.20/mile. A year ago, the spot market was a much more volatile place.

Asian imports turn up the heat for vans on the West Coast

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to Chicago , Dallas , Phoenix , and Denver. Apart from Los Angeles, the biggest increase last week on a lane-by-lane basis was actually out of Denver. Denver to Dallas paid 18¢ more, but the average is still only $1.34/mile.