Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes

Talking Logistics

This episode features Greg Ackner, VP at Capital Logistics, Jay Gustafson, SVP of Marketplace Solutions at Echo Global Logistics, Read more Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes. The post Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

National Food Group Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management for Improved Logistics Execution and Customer Experience

BluJay Solutions

Holland, MI – June 24, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, announces that National Food Group has deployed BluJay’s Transportation Management platform for improved execution and customer service. National Food Group (NFG) has been partnering with foodservice professionals since 1990 to provide delicious, on-trend menu items, as well as reliable staples every kitchen needs. About National Food Group.

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[Video] Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes

Talking Logistics

Read more [Video] Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes. The post [Video] Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. The current COVID-19 pandemic is creating many supply chain challenges for companies and organizations around the world, but it’s also serving as a catalyst for change and innovation.

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Supply Chain Agenda of Pierre Mille, VP Group Planning & Customer Service Excellence at Carlsberg Group

Supply Chain Movement

Pierre Mille, VP Group Planning & Customer Service Excellence, Carlsberg Group. For Pierre Mille, VP Group Planning & Customer Service Excellence, this was an opportunity to unleash its untapped value. His task – together with his colleagues from procurement, production and logistics – is to simplify the global supply chain while acknowledging that consumers are often very emotionally attached to a particular beer brand.

Brewers Supply Group Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management to Deliver Best-in-class Service for Customers

BluJay Solutions

22, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of global supply chain software and services, announces that Brewers Supply Group, Inc., Brewers Supply Group (BSG), a one-stop shop for craft brewing, distilling, winery, cidery, and homebrew retailing ingredient needs, sought a transportation management system (TMS) that would provide immediate benefits and scale quickly to match its rapid growth. About Brewers Supply Group.

Logistics Executive Group launches Talent Scout service

Logistics Middle East

The new service has been introduced to help employers in the MEA region cater to high demand for mid-level supply chain personnel

Enabling Innovation Groups To Sell More Effectively to Operations Leaders

ThroughPut

We do it throughout entire industries, enabling leaders to smooth-out their Supply Chains, lean-out their Logistics, optimize their Operations, and maximize their Manufacturing throughput, all with their existing teams and often disaggregated data sources. Whether it is access to data, maneuvering around competing innovation objectives, tracking down actual factory-floor operators, or involving oft-neglected procurement groups, there are internal bottlenecks everywhere.

Getting Through the COVID-19 Crisis: Advice for Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals

Talking Logistics

Back in December, when we were making supply chain and logistics predictions for 2020, none of us envisioned the situation the world finds itself in today due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When it’s all said and done, there will be many lessons learned, but the question right now is: How can supply chain and logistics. Read more Getting Through the COVID-19 Crisis: Advice for Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals.

Editor’s Pick: Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics

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Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. Read more Editor’s Pick: Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics. The post Editor’s Pick: Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 23, 2019)

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Our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure Team jerseys are on order! Robinson, and Descartes Systems Group for your support! Our team members will be styling in these jerseys as they train for their upcoming rides in Sonoma, CA, Saratoga Springs, NY, Read more Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 23, 2019). The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 23, 2019) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

The Convergence of Logistics and Commerce (and Social Networking Too)

Talking Logistics

According to the article: Symphony, which helps companies like Gatorade and Hershey’s manage their web business, is doubling down on its logistics services [emphasis mine], by helping these brands enable faster shipping. Yes, Symphony, a company that started out as a software company enabling the front-end of the e-commerce process, is now a third-party logistics provider (3PL) too. For related commentary, see Do Facebook and Twitter Need a Logistics Strategy?

This Week in Logistics News (September 29 – October 3, 2014)

Talking Logistics

The MetaPack Group Acquires U.S. Menlo Logistics Announces Launch of New Brand and Website. In a post earlier this year ( Is Your Business Model Safe? ), I asked the following question: Is there an opportunity for third-party logistics providers (3PLs) and supply chain software vendors to innovate their business models to deliver greater value to clients, differentiate themselves from the competition and gain market share, and achieve greater financial success?

This Week in Logistics News (June 20-24, 2016)

Talking Logistics

A beautiful woman passed away this morning, my wife’s aunt who we all loved, so I will be brief with my comments about this week’s supply chain and logistics news. Logistics in Transition: U.S. Business Logistics Costs Slow Considerably with 2.6% Triumph Business Capital Provides Instant Cash Funding Via AscendTMS™ Logistics Software. business logistics costs rose to $1.48 In short, as the economy goes, so goes logistics.

The Panama Canal Expansion: The Impact on Logistics Strategies and Operations

Talking Logistics

What impact will this all have on logistics strategies and operations moving forward? According to research conducted by The Boston Consulting Group and C.H. Robinson, and Jennifer Bratton, partner and managing director in the Minneapolis office of The Boston Consulting Group — will address those questions and more in this timely and important episode you don’t want to miss! Supply Chain & Logistics Trends Upcoming Episodes C.H.

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Broman Group Chooses RELEX to Automate its Replenishment Processes

RELEX Solutions

Broman Group , a Finnish automotive spare parts and accessories company, has chosen RELEX to improve its supply chain processes. The family business has 62 stores, one established logistics center and another one opening in 2020. Broman Group chose RELEX to reduce the amount of manual work around ordering. Due to our expanding operations and volumes, it’s a good time to focus on improving our supply chain,” says Petri Nietula, Broman Group’s Development Director.

Ridgeline Property Group to develop 728,000 sq ft logistics centre in McDonough, GA

EFT

We look forward to engaging the 300,000 to 700,000 square foot prospects looking for a strategic South Atlanta location,” said Michael Gray, President of Ridgeline Property Group. Ridgeline Property Group continues to implement our company strategy of developing industrial facilities that are produced in A+ locations as well as product designed to accommodate the needs of today’s e-Commerce and distribution users,” added Greg Thurman, CEO of Ridgeline Property Group.

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). E-Commerce Fueled Logistics Hiring in November (WSJ – sub. R2 Freight & Logistics, Inc. Just another example of an emerging trend I’ve been talking about: t he convergence of commerce and logistics.

This Week in Logistics News (October 13-17, 2014)

Talking Logistics

If you go back a decade ago, analysts like me urged companies to view logistics as a competitive weapon, but the advice fell mostly on deaf ears. Most companies viewed logistics as a cost center, with little strategic value; unfortunately, many companies still view logistics that way today. Meanwhile, Amazon has formed an interesting partnership with Connect Group to launch same-day delivery service in the UK.

The New Value Equation in Contract Logistics

Talking Logistics

With all of the changes happening in the supply chain and logistics realm — whether it’s technology, regulations, mergers and acquisitions, new business models and competitors — is the value equation in contract logistics changing too? That was the main question I addressed with Greg Boring, VP of Sales at Kenco Group , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics.

This Week in Logistics News (September 19-23, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Driverless vehicles, drones, and 3D printing — three emerging technologies that will ultimately impact supply chain and logistics processes — are the top headlines this week. PTV Group acquires DPS International Ltd. Mergers/Acquisitions Regulations Supply Chain Technology Trends Transportation Management 3D printing CTSI-Global DPS International driverless cars drones FAA FedEx PTV Group UPS

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This Week in Logistics News (February 20-24, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Anyway, the net result is that I’m on limited time this morning, so I’ll just highlight this week’s supply chain and logistics news without commentary and catch up next week. XPO Logistics Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results. 3PL Regulations Robots This Week in News Amazon drones enVista gasoline taxes Kenco Group Trade Facilitation Agreement UPS WTO XPO LogisticsThe kids had off from school this week, so we snuck off for a few days of skiing in VT.

This Week in Logistics News (January 28 – February 1, 2019)

Talking Logistics

I was in Orlando, Florida this week moderating workshops for a logistics service provider client. Robinson Reports 2018 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results TPG Capital to sell Transporeon Group to Hg BluJay Hires Andrew Kirkwood as Chief Executive Officer Tool Company Claims IPS Worldwide ‘Misappropriated’ Millions (WSJ – sub. That is the reality today in transportation management, and it applies to shippers, carriers, receivers, and other logistics partners.

Women in Logistics: Leading Top-Level Supply Chain and Logistics Operations

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from Nicole Lewis who talks about embracing the idea of women in logistics for top-level talent. When a young lady turns into grown up, and it is time to make a decision about a future career, how many parents will consider the logistic profession as a good choice? Why are there still leftovers of prejudices, which prevent smart women from becoming a highly appreciated specialist in the logistic industry? Why work in logistics? .

Supply Chain Visibility: An Important Piece of the Logistics Puzzle

Talking Logistics

Here are 3 specific reasons we see it as such an important piece of the logistics puzzle: Supply Chain Visibility = Business Intelligence. Steve Hitchings, Senior Vice President of IT at Kenco Group. 3PL Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Kenco Group Supply Chain Technology Trends business intelligence collaboration Kenco Group supply chain visibility WMS YMSHave you ever felt as if you are leading from the back of the pack?

How to Optimize Reverse Logistics!

Supply Chain Game Changer

What Exactly Is Reverse Logistics? Optimize Reverse Logistics article and permission to publish here provided by Raanan Cohen at bringg.com. If you think reverse logistics isn’t relevant to your business, think again. How can you optimize reverse logistics? Subscribe Here!

This Week in Logistics News (November 5-9, 2018)

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Our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure Team raised $58,706 this season — a new record! Robinson , Descartes Systems Group , MercuryGate , Transplace , Opus9 , Paragon , and TranzAct Technologies. Simply put, without your support, this audacious dream I had three years ago to form a logistics cycling team to support JDRF wouldn’t have come true. XPO Logistics Announces Four New Technology Initiatives for Less-Than-Truckload Optimization.

The Platform Economy Powered by Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

A platform is a business model that creates value by facilitating exchanges between two or more interdependent groups, usually consumers and producers. But there are others and, like Amazon when goods are exchanged for money, logistics are involved. Logistics and transportation providers are all targeting the elusive e-commerce retailer involved with new service offerings, partnerships, and acquisitions. e-commerce Logistics Supply Chain Platforms supply chain

This Week in Logistics News (July 13-17, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Now, this week’s supply chain and logistics news, which was dominated by transportation-related items: Are Imports Moving to the East Coast? Robinson and the Boston Consulting Group published a research report on the potential impact the Panama Canal expansion could have on logistics strategies and operations (watch my conversation with two of the authors in a recent episode of Talking Logistics ). My 15 year old Subaru has a parasite.

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Doing Our Part To Help Logistics Companies Adapt to COVID-19

Freightos

And, through it all, logistics providers keep critical goods moving. Which is where the Freightos Group comes in. So when we got to thinking about how the Freightos Group can uphold our mission to make global trade frictionless during the pandemic, the answer was obvious. The FBX has been produced weekly since April 2018 based off of live pricing data from hundreds of global logistics providers. COVID-19 Freight Insights Logistics Technology

The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

Cerasis

The election is over, but the race is just starting for logistics providers. From Amazon to hyper-local retailers, 2017 will be a year of intense scrutiny and pressure on logistics providers. Fortunately, your organization can get ahead of the learning curve by knowing what trends in logistics to watch for this year. The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2016. Autonomous Trucks Will Drive Logistics Forward. Logistics

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Best Logistics Websites 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

I have listed the best logistics websites for 2013. Below is a link to the specific logistics website, along with a brief summary. Logistics Management is wonderful resource for logistics professionals. Logistics management provides their top notch content in online and print versions. Logistics Viewpoints is great logistics website run by logistics professionals, Adrian Gonzalez and Steve Banker. What are your favorite logistics websites?

China Logistics Blockchain System

Operations and Supply Chain Management

struck an agreement with e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and its payments affiliate Ant Financial Group , the WSJ Logistics Report’s Costas Paris writes, setting up a three-legged support system for technology meant to track goods across seaborne supply chains. TradeLens has a long list of logistics operators and ports signed up. Analytics ERP/Software LogisticsA China-based blockchain platform for the shipping sector is taking shape.

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Should My Organization Have a Demand Planning Group?

Supply Chain Nation

Having a group that is well organized and well positioned will increase the accuracy of the demand plan, as well as build trust that your company can successfully run with that plan. This 4-part series is both for those contemplating creating a demand planning organization, and for those who are questioning whether their current group is positioned to make its greatest contribution. We will first discuss whether a company should even have a standalone demand planning group.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

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 2017. SAP : SAPInsider Logistics and SCM 2017 , March 6-8, Orlando, FL.

This Week in Logistics News (September 3-7, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Here I am doing my standard Talking Logistics intro through one of my favorite filters: How awesome would it be to discuss blockchain or the capacity crunch in transportation using this filter for an entire episode? In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Why Walmart Shoppers are Finding More Items ‘Out of Stock’ (WSJ – sub. Components of Spark are powered by Bringg, a leading delivery logistics technology platform.