The View from Houston: DHL Global Energy Conference 2015

Supply Chain View from the Field

The conference was a great opportunity to interact with logistics and procurement executives in an environment of open dialogue and discussion. All of a sudden, everyone is “knocking on the door” of procurement and logistics, asking for cost improvements. However, a number of presentations identified significant opportunities to drive out cost through asset productivity and logistics improvements.

Hurricane Winds and Flooding Expected in Houston

DAT Solutions

Hurricane Harvey is expected to hit South Texas, including Houston and the Gulf Coast, tonight or tomorrow morning, and it may remain in place for days.

AGL CEO Jon Slangerup to Deliver Keynote Address at JOC Gulf Shipping Conference in Houston

American Global Logistics

Atlanta, GA: American Global Logistics (AGL) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jon Slangerup will deliver the Day 2 keynote address for the Journal of Commerce Gulf Shipping Conference next week in Houston, Tex.,

This Week in Logistics News (April 22-26, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Swipe, click, this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Google Spinoff’s Drone Delivery Business First to Get FAA Approval (Bloomberg) Amazon to invest $800 million to make one-day free shipping the standard for Prime members (WSJ – sub.

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. Logistics Summit & Expo , March 13-14, Mexico City, Mexico.

This Week in Logistics News (October 28 – November 3)

Logistics Viewpoints

For the first time in franchise history, the Houston Astros are world series champions. The post This Week in Logistics News (October 28 – November 3) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. This Week in News logistics supply chainThe Astros outlasted the LA Dodgers in a thrilling seven game series to bring home the crown. As soon as that final out was made, the real planning began.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2018

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 2018. Logistics Summit & Expo , March 21-22, Mexico City, Mexico.

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

Talking Logistics

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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This Week in Logistics News (May 12-16, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Echo Global Logistics, Inc. Acquires One Stop Logistics, Inc. UTi Worldwide Opens New Houston Facility to Serve Oil and Gas Industry. Senate EPW Committee signs off on MAP-21 Reauthorization Act (Logistics Management). Additionally, the collaboration portal allows for real-time collaboration between shippers, logistics service providers (LSPs) and freight forwarders and their carriers. Note: Transplace is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

This Week in Logistics News (August 19-23, 2013)

Talking Logistics

UPS Expands Logistics Reach To Meet Emerging Demand In China. UK logistics companies optimistic about recovery ( Financial Times ). Innovation in logistics also occurs outside the realm of bits and bytes, as Con-way Manufacturing’s announcement this week demonstrates.

This Week in Logistics News (November 11-15, 2013)

Talking Logistics

According to Jeff Starecheski, Vice President Logistics Services at Sears Holdings, “Customer service is of paramount importance to Sears Holdings, our members and customers. Note: Descartes is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US

EazyStock

The International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) brings an extensive network of warehouse logistics leaders together with warehousing suppliers in this three-day trade show. If you’re looking to improve your warehouse logistics, this event is the right choice for you!

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Rakuten Super Logistics expands national presence into six additional US markets

EFT

Houston and Los Angeles will be our first 2019 expansion markets. The new Houston facility will be strategic for our clients importing product and materials from all over the world – including Brazil and Germany. RSL will be employing state-of-the-art technology in all six new facilities. In 2018, RSL began deploying 'order fulfilment robots', developed by inVia Robotics, in its facilities nationwide and will be expanding with inVia's automation technology in the new warehouses.

Harvey and Irma Delivered Some Harsh Planning Lessons

Supply Chain @ MIT

Our hearts go out to the citizens of Houston and Florida as they continue to dig out from […]. Devastating hurricanes such as Katrina, Sandy and now Harvey and Irma are forces of nature that can’t be stopped by us mere mortals.

Customer Advisory – Hurricane Harvey

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Hurricane Harvey is causing catastrophic flooding in Southeast Texas, leaving the Houston metro area in a severe crisis situation. Houston area schools as well as a significant number of businesses are closed for the week and many areas are only accessible by boat or helicopter.

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

As the unprecedented flooding and impact from Hurricane Harvey continues to be felt throughout Houston, SE Texas, and into Louisiana, the extent of the damage and cleanup efforts needed is becoming more clear. The reach of the flooding has expanded beyond Houston.

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

As the unprecedented flooding and impact from Hurricane Harvey continues to be felt throughout Houston, SE Texas, and into Louisiana, the extent of the damage and cleanup efforts needed is becoming more clear. The reach of the flooding has expanded beyond Houston.

This Week in Logistics News (September 2-5, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Anheuser-Busch Converts Houston Trucking Fleet to Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles from Ryder. Radiant Logistics Acquires Trans-NET, Inc. The post This Week in Logistics News (September 2-5, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Transparency Key to Logistics Disruptions from Harvey and Irma

Material Handling & Logistics

Not according to Brian Fielkow, CEO of Jetco Delivery, which is based in Houston. The obvious issues during these hurricanes are finding capacity and fuel, and the entire logistic system is off balance, so you need to let your customers know exactly what is going on.“.

Study Shows Two-Thirds of Companies Yet to Execute Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

and HOUSTON, Tex. Spinnaker offers a unique service delivery model that combines the strength of deeply experienced management and technology consultants with a seasoned team of business process outsourcing (BPO) and 3rd-party logistics (3PL) professionals. PRESS RELEASE.

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Today’s Freight Capacity Crisis: Where Do We Go from Here?

Talking Logistics

More than a year into a freight capacity crisis that shows little sign of weakening, it’s time for all parties involved in logistics and freight transportation to meet this issue head on. appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Logistics of Hurricane Harvey's Humanitarian Aid

Elementum

Hurricane Harvey has been wreaking havoc in the state of Texas since Friday, August 25th, crippling most of the state, and specifically devastating Houston. The logistics industry is one of the greatly effected.

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

Less than ten days after Hurricane Harvey, trucks are already moving freight out of Houston, with almost the same volume as before the storm. Houston Rates Remain Elevated, Due to Disruption and Pent-Up Demand. Flood waters cover a Houston highway during Hurricane Harvey.

What Happens To Your Freight During A Natural Disaster?

Freight Center

Hurricane Harvey by itself affected 10% of the nation’s trucking capacity after leaving Houston flooded. The logistics industry is ready when disaster strikes. When Hurricane Harvey hit Houston it lead to the closure of its two hub airports, the George Bush Intercontinental Airport and the William P. 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.

Harvey and Irma’s Effect on the Logistics Industry

GTG Technology Group

How Hurricanes Affect Logistics. The catastrophic storms did more than just flood homes and knock down trees, they impacted logistics in a variety of ways. It will be a long time before anyone can measure the two storms’ impact on logistics and the economy.

Southwest Airlines Cargo Now Shipping Internationally, Beginning With Mexico

EFT

We applaud Southwest Airlines' decision to expand cargo operations between Mexico City and Houston Hobby Airport. This move takes advantage of Houston's growing logistics expertise and adds strength to the Houston economy," said Houston Airport System Director Mario Diaz. Southwest Airlines Co. Cargo is expanding internationally in its shipping operations, with Mexico City the first port of call and further routes planned shortly.

America's Trucker Shortage Is Hitting Home

Supply Chain Brain

We could see the demographics, and now they’re finally hitting home,” says Brian Fielkow, president and CEO of Jetco Delivery, a trucking and logistics company based in Houston. Consumer Packaged Goods E-Commerce/Omni-Channel Food & Beverage Retail All Logistics Express/Small Shipments Logistics Outsourcing LTL/Truckload Services

The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The shipping capacity crunch is not a new topic, but the end of 2017 is shaping up to reveal an unprecedented crunch, reports Chris Brady of Logistics Viewpoints. The damage from the overly active storms damaged both freight containers and trucks, and in Houston, the trucking industry is barely back to life. Similarly, construction spending is increasing, and overall demand on the existing logistics network will increase, says Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. Subscribe Here!

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from Freightos , is a SaaS-enabled marketplace for the logistics industry. As a logistics service provider, focusing on over-the-road surface transportation management solutions via technology and managed transportation services, we find the following information on the history of shipping containers of great significance to the logistics and supply chain community at large. to Houston, where the shipping containers are loaded onto trucks.

PLS Provides Hurricane Harvey Support

PLS Logistics

The PLS Houston employees are back in the office as of 9/5/17 and our employees on site in Baytown are back to their duties. PLS Logistics Services has been shipping to the eastern Texas and western Louisiana areas.

Globe Express Services opens news office in Texas

Logistics Middle East

The Houston office, in the US, will draw on its expertise in the oil and gas sector in particular ind delivering logistics services

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Conducting Business in India? Chances Are that You Could Be by 2025

CH Robinson Transportfolio

After long years of lethargy, there is now some urgency to address some of the logistical challenges businesses are wary of. Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain India Trade

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The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

The shipping capacity crunch is not a new topic, but the end of 2017 is shaping up to reveal an unprecedented crunch, reports Chris Brady of Logistics Viewpoints.

Freight Rates Adjust to Post-Hurricane Irma Demand

DAT Solutions

Load counts also continued to climb out of Dallas and Houston, as Texas works its way back to business as usual. Transportation and logistics professionals are urged to contact the American Logistics Aid Network , if you can help provide trucks, trailers, or warehouse space.

How to Expand Your Global Shipping to Meet Growing Indian Markets

CH Robinson Transportfolio

After long years of lethargy, there is now some urgency to address some of the logistical challenges businesses are wary of. Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain India Trade

What’s on Your Radar? Planning for Less Disruption in the Wake of Severe Weather and Disasters

BluJay Solutions

Extreme weather events are becoming more widespread, but transportation and logistics pros can take steps to be better prepared and mitigate the impact. If you work in transportation or logistics, you are undoubtedly aware of the supply chain challenges faced in the aftermath of such events.