Hindsight is 20/20: A Look Back at Supply Chain Trends Over the Last Decade


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7 Challenges Facing Supply Chain Leaders in 2019


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Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

The value of peer-to-peer learning and networking was evident at last month’s Ryder Innovate conference — “an exclusive gathering of senior leaders in transportation, logistics, and supply chain seeking strategic insight, new ideas, and thought leadership to improve their supply chain and fleet operations.” Greg Forbis, Senior Director, General Merchandise, Inbound Transportation, Walmart Stores. Jason Mathers, Senior Manager, Environmental Defense Fund.

Supply Chain Risk Management is a Cirque Du Soleil Calibre Act!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In thinking about the show and its construct I thought about the incredible amount of risk that the performers and producers are managing. These world class performers have astonishing talent but they are also working in an environment designed to eliminate risk and maximize safety. Supply Chain Professionals, although not usually theatrical, also work in an environment in which they are managing a tremendous amount of risk. Supply Chain Risk Management.

Logistics Past, Present, and Future

Supply Chain @ MIT

Robinson (CHR), the world’s largest provider of truckload transportation services, visited MIT CTL recently to give his view of the changing face of logistics. Most people thought of transportation as a part of their overhead.” The job title Strategic Account Manager did not exist in CHR a decade ago. Now these managers play a key role. Another determinant of competitiveness, freight network density, is also a function of scale. Logistics on the move.

People Plus Technology: Maximize the Value of Your TMS Investment


Have you heard about companies investing a lot of money, time, and resources to implement a transportation management system (TMS), only to have to shelve the system later because the ongoing savings or efficiencies weren’t meeting expectations? While the software as a service (SaaS) model is helping reduce the time and effort that goes into implementing these systems, even the most sophisticated TMS technology is ineffective without the right talent behind it.

SCM is smoking hot!….Why students should consider NC State for a supply chain major.


An article published in the Wall Street Journal identifies what I have been saying for years now… Supply chain talent is a hot commodity! But organizations also need to work on investing in a talent management strategy, beginning by partnering with targeted universities to help shape and develop the people that they need to fulfill these roles. We need to be up to the challenge of creating the “impossibly talented” procurement professionals of the future.

SCM 40

Global study reveals increased use of third party logistics providers and outsourced logistics services key to success in emerging markets

Supply Chain Network

In addition to documenting the evolution of the third-party logistics market, this year’s report also provides an in-depth analysis of logistics operations in emerging markets and the electronics industry as well as talent management to address the skills shortage in the logistics industry. when entering emerging markets are expertise on the latest global trade regulations and managing and. Fashion, Panalpina Management Ltd. management positions.

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2018)

Talking Logistics

Start Managing Your Inbound Freight More Effectively Today. CFO Beating You Up Over Rising Freight Costs? Talent Management in Logistics: Why It’s More Important than Ever. Continuous Pool Optimization – Putting Creativity to Work in Transportation. BASF Video Case Study: The Value of Real-Time Freight Visibility. Smarter Approaches to Freight Matching. Transportation Spot Market Inversion.

Developing the Perfect Quote with Zeke Ziliak

The Logistics of Logistics

As Global Vice President, Transportation & Logistics Industries at PROS, Zeke, and his team help transportation and logistics companies develop fast and accurrate freight quotes using dynamic pricing. . Prior to joining PROS, Zeke was a music promoter and talent manager.

2013 Third-Party Logistics Study

Supply Chain Movement

Outsourcing accounts for 54% of shippers’ transportation spend and 39% of warehouse operations spend. As found in past Annual 3PL Study surveys, transactional, operational, and repetitive activities such as transportation, warehousing, and freight forwarding tend to be the most frequently outsourced. Shippers and 3PLs largely agree on the top requirements for innovation, including trusting relationships, talent/right people, and operational excellence.

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Infosys Supply Chain Management

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