Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

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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. Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2017.

This Week in Logistics News (May 7-11, 2018)

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My wife often jokes that she is the VP of Supply Chain and Logistics in our family. Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Uber teams with NASA to make flying cars a reality (CNN).

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

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Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Trucking Stocks Tumble on Downgrade, Pricing Outlook (WSJ- sub. Descartes Showcases Logistics Technology Platform Innovations at Global User and Partner Conference.

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Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

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Be especially mindful in traditionally active cargo theft areas like Southern California, the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Miami, and Atlanta. Leverage relationships with your third party logistics provider (3PL). Chris brings over 18 years of logistics industry experience.

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Warehouses are the next HOT investment triggered by the digital transformation of the supply chain

NC State SCRC

Bloomberg, an investment manager is paying for 179 million square feet of urban logistics properties — the warehouses used by Amazon.com Inc. logistics real estate, will almost double Blackstone’s U.S.

What Happens To Your Freight During A Natural Disaster?

Freight Center

The logistics industry is ready when disaster strikes. Air shipments were re-routed through surrounding hubs—Atlanta, Chicago, and Dallas/Fort Worth. Blog Environment Logistics2017 went down on record as one of the costliest years for natural disasters in the United States, standing at $306 billion in damages. Last year, Hurricane Michael had a devastating effect on coastal towns, disrupting the supply chain and leaving close to total destruction.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & Logistics

The 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card , conducted by Conexus Indiana for the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research, rates U.S.

Why Chattanooga is the Silicon Valley of Trucking with Craig Fuller

The Logistics of Logistics

I’ve noticed that to write about logistics, you have to know logistics. This city has more people connected to logistics per capita than any other city in America. 35:41] Are there companies that are moving to Chattanooga because that’s where the logistics community is?

Why is a Data Center Like a Supply Chain?

Elementum

Facebook announced today that it is moving forward with building a fifth data center , with plans to build in Fort Worth, Texas. They don’t seem too similar, but data centers could benefit from supply chain management.

The Texas Triangle

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16 Fort Worth – 850 K (part of Texas Triangle). #20 The post The Texas Triangle appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics The other day I was talking with my friends, Kevin and Wayne at Loadtex and they kept referring to the “Texas Triangle.”

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Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

FLEXE

When you consider locations for logistics facilities, you might first think of the cities with the biggest ports or the most warehouse properties and transportation options, like New York, Los Angeles or Chicago.

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

FLEXE

</p> <p>When you consider locations for logistics facilities, you might first think of the cities with the biggest ports or the most warehouse properties and transportation options, like New York, Los Angeles or Chicago. <p>Many retailers and wholesalers are recognizing the need to expand their warehouse networks, so they can locate products closer to customers, compete with Amazon and establish more competitive omni-channel strategies.

Storms and Rising Fuel Costs Put Pressure on Flatbed Rates

DAT Solutions

Transportation and logistics professionals are urged to contact the American Logistics Aid Network , if you can help provide trucks, trailers, or warehouse space. Volumes have bounced back in Fort Worth , but the lane to Houston dropped to $2.27

This Week in Logistics News (November 6-10, 2017)

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Ok, enough about concrete; let’s move on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Majority of small fleets yet to comply with ELD mandate (CCJ). UPS Joins Top Alliance To Create Blockchain Standards For Logistics. CLX Logistics Renews Partnership with BluJay Solutions.