Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

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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. Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2019. McLeod Software : UC2019 , August 25-27, Denver, CO.

How to Move Forward with Reverse Logistics

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And it is when that shipment does not arrive in its best condition that shippers experience the reverse logistics process. Reverse logistics is the invariable result of unintended consequences, which are typically referred to as “over, short and damaged” (OS&D).

This Week in Logistics News (December 5-9, 2016)

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Back here on Earth, this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Nikola One Hydrogen-Electric Truck Revealed. Truckers applaud move to revert to pre-2013 Hours of Service regulations (Logistics Management). billion in Logistics in Mexico (Reuters).

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

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Several years ago, I interviewed CIOs and IT executives from leading third party logistics (3PL) companies, and one of the most interesting findings was that their teams spent a majority of their time fixing and cleansing data. Sounds like a typical day in supply chain and logistics to me. Years from now, when we look back at 2013, we might say this was the year where logistics truly became a strategic weapon for companies. Note: Descartes is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2013 (1/2)

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This year’s CSCMP Annual Global Conference took place in Denver, Colorado. The best paper published in the International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management is The Impact of Individual Debiasing Efforts on Financial Decision Effectiveness in the Supplier Selection Process by Lutz Kaufmann, Craig R. Durach for sending me these entries from Denver. The Roles of Procedural and Distributive Justice in Logistics Outsourcing Relationships.

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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?

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.

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. Journal of Business Logistics, 34 (4), 301-318 DOI: 10.1111/jbl.12028. A Comparison of the Effect of Logistic Strategy and Logistics Integration on Firm Competitiveness in the USA and China. International Journal of Logistics Management, 24 (2), 153-179 DOI: 10.1108/IJLM-06-2012-0045.

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

The Logistics of Logistics

Prior to his time at AFN, Erik was the Executive Vice President of CarrierDirect, a boutique strategy consulting firm and advised companies such as Werner Enterprises, Worldwide Express, and BlueGrace Logistics. What made you pursue a career in logistics? download the audio file. [00:21]

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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? It’s is one of the best conferences in the supply chain and logistics industry to learn and network. It’s best to come prepared, so here are some links to blog postings and Talking Logistics episodes related to the session topics. 4 Questions Before Investing in a Transportation Management System (our most watched Talking Logistics episode with 8,100+ viewed). See you in Denver soon!

[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. appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

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

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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. Last February on Talking Logistics , I interviewed Sarah Rathke, a partner at Squire Patton Boggs LLP who specializes in litigating supply chain disputes. The post Sports Authority: Another Not-So-Great Moment in Supplier Relationship Management appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

number of flights, road congestion, distance to ocean ports); and in the presence of top 100 logistics IT providers. A look at the supply chain readiness of several major U.S. cities, and their adoption of smart-city technologies.

Uber Freight: Another “Uber-for-Trucking”?


There are two stages to this logistics play: Leveraging load-matching technology to connect carriers with customers. Together, they helped lower the US’s percentage of GDP spent on logistics to “only” 8.2%, compared to around 18% in China and well over 20% in less developed countries.

Self-Driving Truck Makes First Delivery

DAT Solutions

A driver was required to get the truck to and from I-25, but the Otto system controlled the truck for the rest of the 120-mile trip on the interstate, which also passed through downtown Denver, according to CCJ Digital. Autonomous trucking made its first (mostly) autonomous delivery recently.

Toyota Consolidating Operations in Texas

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Toyota narrowed its preferred locations to Denver, Atlanta and Charlotte, N.C., The auto maker has expanded its operations in the area to include product planning, vehicle design, consumer finance and logistics. Discussion Questions: Carefully read the following article.

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

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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). China’s logistics sector grows steadily in 2015 (Xinhua). What was your first concert?