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Supply Chain Shaman

For one customer that I was working with, it was E2open for hi-tech procurement, GT Nexus for ocean freight, CH Robinson for over- the-road transportation, SupplyOn and Exostar for communication with A&D customers, and Elemica for communication with rubber and plastic suppliers. The event will be invitation only for fifteen manufacturers and fifteen technologists.

This Week in Logistics News (March 23-27, 2015)

Talking Logistics

With my son’s travel baseball team scheduled to begin its season next weekend, the coaches are employing some field maintenance tools you don’t normally see at a baseball field: For all of you who play baseball in California, Texas, and Florida, you have it so easy my friends. Although they represent a range of manufacturing industry segments, the common thread is their dedication to quality manufacturing through lean principles and techniques.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Hurricane season is upon us, and the latest one, Hurricane Michael, has caused serious damage and disruption in the Florida Panhandle region and beyond. The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week.

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US


Miami, Florida. ProMat is where manufacturing and supply chain professionals come to find their supply chain WOW. At this event, you will get the opportunity to be part of a huge network of more than 2,500 global supply chain and procurement professionals. The American Supply Chain Summit is a leadership-focused meeting designed around improving supply chain and procurement strategy across the globe.

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SCRC Meeting – Tom Linton’s “Supply Chain Eight” and Golden Winged Warblers : Questions Every New CSCO Should Ask Their CEO


At Flex, Tom had a scope that included the entire end to end supply chain: procurement, transportation, warehouse management, as well as customer order fulfillment, customer service, procure to pay, and trade relationships.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America. According to the press release: Transplace leverages the CombineNet ASAP® advanced e-sourcing technology as part of its expert solutions, helping customers develop and optimize their carrier strategy for procurement events involving truckload, less-than-truckload (LTL), and intermodal needs.

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Get Your Supply Chain Back on Track in the Wake of the Hurricanes

Material Handling & Logistics

Adding insult to injury, manufacturers, suppliers and distributors are facing the impact of the storms at the worst time possible: the lead up to holiday season. Brands that procure their products through a single source will likely face the most difficulty, especially if that source is located in an affected area. Companies have an even smaller margin of error than usual entering peak season, due to the ripple effect of the recent hurricanes.

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3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping


I’m Nerijus Poskus — Director of Pricing and Procurement at Flexport. Half of them are what we call 1PL — so they’re other retailers and manufacturers who are operating their warehouses. We can have all the metrics and to where we ship that and goes down to Florida with the three properties. That’s how we can procure better. And some of it is manufactured.