A Gartner Summit Just For The Supply Chain Planner

DynaSys

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?” Says speaker Josh Linkner, jazz guitarist and founder of digital promotions company ePrize (now HelloWorld) and Detroit Venture Partners.

Sports Authority: Another Not-So-Great Moment in Supplier Relationship Management

Talking Logistics

In short, suppliers want their goods back, but Sports Authority wants to sell the inventory ($85 million worth of shoes and sports gear, including $23 million owed to shoemaker Asics America Corp.) As reported in The Denver Post : The suits are designed to determine who gets the money when consigned goods are sold, vendors or the banks. File this under “Not-So-Great Moments in Supplier Relationship Management.”.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

By the way, AB&R® will attend the GS1 Connect Conference June 19 – 21, 2019 at the Gaylord Rockies Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management barcode verification compliance labeling GS1 harsh environment labeling UDIWhen you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind?

LeanCor Executives to Present at CSCMP Conference

LeanCor

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. Hope to see you in Denver!

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

ToolsGroup

Our customers overcome demand volatility and supply chain complexity for outstanding service levels with reduced inventory. ToolsGroup solutions include Demand Planning & Sensing, Inventory Optimization, Allocation & Replenishment, Demand & Supply Collaboration, Promotions Planning and S&OP. Founded in 2002, Spinnaker has offices in Boston, Columbus, Denver, Houston, Memphis, Pittsburgh, London, and Singapore. PRESS RELEASE.

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

PINC

expansion in the first quarter, which mostly was buoyed by lower imports and higher inventories< , JOC reports. 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. Coming into 2019, issues like the tariff wars, driver shortage, and rising freight rates were high on transportation managers’ radar screens.

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. This forced Carolina to try and pass more than they were comfortable with, and in this situation Denver relied on a strength of their own – the defensive backs – to lock down the passing game. Bottom line: Denver predicted the Carolina offense to a ‘T,’ positioned themselves to maximize their own strengths and executed perfectly.

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6 Trending Transportation News Stories: June 2016

PLS Logistics

To compete with Amazon, Wal-Mart stores are testing a grocery-delivery service with Uber (in the Phoenix market) and Lyft (in the Denver market). Drones capture real-time images and spot missing inventory. Wal-Mart Testing Grocery Delivery + Drones. Once a customer places a grocery order online, it will be filled and packaged by employees, then sent in an Uber or Lyft to the customer’s location. The retailer is also testing drone use at its warehouses.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 14-18, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Simply put, retailers and others are taking a fresh look at their supply chain networks (and those of their partners) to better balance inventory and transportation costs with service levels that are becoming more stringent. Finally, if you’re attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference in Denver next week, please stop by the sessions I am participating in and say hello.

7-Week Streak of Higher Rates Ends – For Now

DAT Solutions

pushed rates up 22¢ on the lane to Denver , averaging $2.97/mile last week. Denver to Chicago was also up 19¢ to $1.31/mile (that may sound low, but it’s the highest average rate on this lane since at least 2011). Denver to Albuquerque, NM , was down 33¢ to $2.04/mile. Van spot market rates moderated last week, especially on the backhaul lanes where rates spiked two weeks ago.

Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

Given that the study was funded by an Atlanta-based group, the results are hardly authoritative (for instance, a number of major cities, such as Boston, Charlotte, Denver, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, are not included in the study), but they do offer an interesting view on the supply chain capabilities of seven major regions. A look at the supply chain readiness of several major U.S. cities, and their adoption of smart-city technologies.

What You Missed at the Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit

ToolsGroup

If you were there, you likely sensed the electric atmosphere in the large crowd flocking to Denver, eager to learn and energized by the possibilities for supply chain and business transformation in the coming year. This approach allows you to consistently place better inventory bets than your competitors and free up working capital and improve service levels at the same time. Last week was the exciting inaugural kick-off of the Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit.

20 warehouse professionals and business leaders reveal the single most important first step when designing a warehouse layout

6 River Systems

“Identify your production and supply chain methods first…” For instance, if you’re following the Lean Production Method, it means that you don’t need to stock minor accessories because most of your inventory consists of the finished products. When we had to redesign our warehouse a few years ago due to expanding inventory, we pushed on ahead without seeking feedback from our staff.

Activant Anticipates More Virtual Collaboration in B2B Distribution

Supply Chain Network

According to James Davis, president of Industrial Specialties Manufacturing of Denver, Colo., “We found Summit very informative, the presenters well prepared, and the content relevant to our current business needs. Activant’s systems are designed to help customers increase sales, boost productivity, operate more cost-efficiently, improve inventory turns and enhance trading partner relationships. Activant Solutions Inc.,

Next-Gen Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

Then, and only then, as a category manager or merchant buyer, will a supply chain professional and his or her internal customers be able to get a comprehensive picture of the inventory of the products they are responsible for, including what’s on the shipper’s dock, at the consolidator, on the ocean vessel or stack train or truck, in the DC and on the store shelf.

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. That means there are a lot more loads available this month in e-commerce hubs like Denver and Memphis, while the biggest freight markets -- Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, for example -- are relatively quiet. 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.

Cannabis execs: digitize operations or else

TrackVia

A proper digital operations plan means managing workflows and standard operating procedures (SOPs) with one piece of technology across the entire business, from cultivation, production, quality and compliance control, facilities management, sales, distribution, inventory, etc. Raw material supply and inventory management . The larger your business grows, the harder it is to keep up with inventory, sales, and staff.

Top 10 Cities for eCommerce Fulfillment

FLEXE

Denver, Colorado. 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. YOU MIGHT ALSO BE INTERESTED IN: News: Forbes “Uber Your Supply Chain” News: Wall Street Journal “FLEXE to Offer Next-Day Delivery for Online Retailers” Blog: Fulfillment, Network Expansion, and the Implications of Inventory Management.

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

DAT Solutions

You don’t have to go into Denver or Seattle to enjoy a rate increase, just be aware of the trends in both directions of your round trip before you choose a load and a destination. And reefer rates get a bump from back-to-school inventory build-up at supermarkets. National average van rates are sliding, but they’re still a few cents above the June average, so the typical mid-July slump isn’t as bad for some truckers as it was in previous years.

This Week in Logistics News (May 30 – June 3, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Wal-Mart says it is 6-9 months from using drones to check warehouse inventory (Reuters). And this week, Reuters reported that Walmart is “six to nine months from beginning to use drones to check warehouse inventories in the United States.” Enterprise inventory visibility enabling retailers to fulfill orders that might be out of stock in that particular store through other store locations, partners, locations and channels.