How to Move Forward with Reverse Logistics

Talking Logistics

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)

Talking Logistics

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).

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Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

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.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Currently, we are seeing little fluctuation in the domestic logistics market when compared to the past few weeks. . But the Logistics Manager’s Index skyrocketed from the end of Feb ruary through April. Zipline Regional Logistics Market Updates . Midwest Logistics .

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

Talking Logistics

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.

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


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

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


Our services help clients develop the right supply chain strategy for their business challenges and implement the process and technology solutions to improve Demand/Supply Planning, Procurement and Sourcing, Logistics and Warehousing, and Reverse Logistics business performance.

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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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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?

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

Supply Chain Nation

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!

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!

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? 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!

Advantages of a Phoenix Warehouse for eCommerce Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

magazine ran a story with this intriguing title: “ The Next Tech Hub Isn’t Austin Or Denver. Late last summer, Inc. The Next Tech Hub Is Greater Phoenix. ”.

The Future of Commercial Real Estate 2020

3PL Insights

E-commerce continues to see substantial growth year-over-year, being the force driving the industrial and logistics industry. According to the “Industrial and Logistics: 2020 Real Estate Market Outlook” from CBRE, there is higher-than-average lease renewal rate in areas of low vacancy.

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!

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]

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

Talking Logistics

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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Event recap: Inaugural Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit a mile high hit


In November 2019, the inaugural Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit took place in the mile high city, Denver, CO. Kudos to Gartner for having approximately 650 attendees at this year’s Denver Summit. by Jay Muelhoefer.

Next-Gen Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

Major transformational change in supply chain and logistics is not a frequent occurrence, but it has happened with regularity throughout history: The advent of the steam engine and the related rise of railway and steamship lines. Mr. Bentz has more than four decades in supply chain consulting, transportation and logistics, and currently leads Transplace Consulting Services. The post Next-Gen Supply Chain Management appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Regional Logistics Market Updates. Here is what each region is seeing currently: Northeast Logistics. Midwest Logistics. Southeast Logistics. Westcoast Logistics. Shippers should not expect much logistics disruption in Kansas.

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.

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

6 River Systems

Site logistics and the understanding of trip rates, spacing, storage and traffic patterns affect the tenant’s processes, thus the success or failure of the facility.

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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[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.

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2020

Veridian Solutions

The RILA LINK conference focuses on giving retail supply chain executives a review of emerging technologies and opportunities through logistics service providers. Dates: May 4-7, 2020 in Denver, TX. Participants gain deep insights into retail supply chain strategies, the latest trends in logistics partnerships, the demand for a flexible, adaptable transportation network, how analytics is changing, and even what supply chain leaders can do today to be more successful.

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