Why It Matters

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the last five years, I have helped two companies, Sonoco Products and Owens Illinois (OI) with their selection of technologies to improve Sales and Operations (S&OP) planning. Owens Illinois provides glass products and Sonoco Products provides flexible packaging.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015


Check out some of the country’s top freight shipping conferences and events for the rest of 2015: Can innovative technology, new business models and eCommerce re-boot the business of logistics? Fleet Safety Conference Shaumberg, Illinois; July 13-15.

Missed us at ProMat 2019? Here’s what we were up to

6 River Systems

Winning championships and winning at supply chain innovation have a lot in common — both require leadership, flexibility, teamwork and taking smart bets. Derek Lahey, of Western Illinois University, at a rate of 684 UPH. It’s been an exciting April here at 6 River Systems.

Expert Tips to Develop Your Logistics Strategy

The Logistics of Logistics

Blasgen, the president and CEO of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals in Illinois, USA, shares that his top tip is to acquire an experienced individual in the logistics industry, someone who has well-developed interpersonal and leadership skills, is well-connected in the logistics/supply chain world, and good financial understanding. Developing a Better Logistics Strategy.

Two Million Vacant Manufacturing Jobs by 2025…How Can We Tackle the Skills Gap?


For a microcosmic sampling, the CMAP report published by the Illinois government (widely reputed as a resource for broader industrial indicators), reveals an acute shortage of qualified candidates to fill essential manufacturing positions in the Chicago region, including CNC Programmers, CNC Operators, Industrial Machinery Mechanics, and Welders.

Kewill & LeanLogistics Customer Conference to Unveil a Revolutionary Global Trade Management Model

BluJay Solutions

February 16, 2017 – Kewill , a leading global provider of innovative supply chain execution software, announced today that its global customer conference with LeanLogistics, CONVERGE ’17, will unveil a revolutionary global trade management model. The conference, scheduled May 1-3, 2017, at the Lowes Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, is designed to engage customers and provide valuable information to transform their supply chain economics. Bill Driegert, Chief Innovation Officer of Otto.

Chuck Intrieri Executive Profile

The Logistics of Logistics

Mr. Intrieri is a highly experienced and credentialed supply chain professional and is a recognized thought leader and innovator, primarily in the areas of Third Party Logistics (3PL), Supply Chain Optimization, and Logistics, strategic sourcing, international procurement, supplier management , contract negotiations and reviews, and purchasing operations. Experienced logistics and supply chain consultant, Chuck Intrieri is a new contributor to TheLogisticsofLogistics.com.

[INFOGRAPHIC] AI Technologies: The Role of Humans & The Application in Logistics


We’re still very far from programs with common sense — AI technologies that can answer comprehension questions with the skill of a child of 8,” study co-author Robert Sloan, a computer scientist at the University of Illinois at Chicago, said in a statement.

This Week in Logistics News (March 2-6, 2015)

Talking Logistics

BNSF oil train derails in rural Illinois; two cars aflame (Reuters). More than three years ago, my 14 year old daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D).

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources


VP Product Innovation at Kinaxis. We are a Logistics technology company that is automating online freight sales, hence the passion for innovation and logistics. Like Cerasis, our excitement about logistics innovation spills over into blogging about logistics innovation.

Crowdfunding Fulfillment Solutions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

When a backer decides to purchase your geode kit for every science teacher in Illinois, you could end up with a house bursting with science kits. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Article provided by Jake Rheude at [link]. Check out 5 E-Commerce Order Fulfillment Choices!

The Texas Triangle

The Logistics of Logistics

States that lost the most peeps to Texas include California, Florida, Illinois, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico and New York. Silicon Valley is still the undisputed king of technology innovation; however, expect the Silicon Hills to provide some stiff competition in the future.

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Manufacturers Having Trouble Finding Cheap, Clean Renewable Energy

Material Handling & Logistics

These public commitments are made for a variety of business reasons: to diversify energy supplies, help companies demonstrate corporate leadership and innovation, and reduce energy and climate risks to their operations.

Ohio 90

3 Tax Area Questions to Ask Yourself Often Overlooked by Shippers & Transportation Providers (and all Business Owners)


He is best known for reaching innovative solutions to tax and business problems. Welcome to the maiden voyage of “3PL Tax and Money Matters”! I’m both honored and humbled to have the opportunity to bring you what will hopefully be a valuable combination of tax, financial and business guidance.

Top 10 Cities for eCommerce Fulfillment


Chicago, Illinois. As the supply chain enters a new era—an era entrenched in digitization, innovation, the “now economy,” and the “sharing economy”—operations have to change to keep pace with increasing consumer demands.

Nursing Hospital and Healthcare Supply Into a New Age

Logistics Bureau

For instance, BJC Healthcare, a 12-hospital system operating in Missouri and Illinois, installed a solution including more than 70 smart cabinets in a pilot project at one of its hospitals.

Why Branch Put Down Roots in Minneapolis


Beyond Minnesota, the Midwest has a strong network of first-class engineering programs known for producing innovation and talent that has propelled technology including the University of Wisconsin, University of Illinois, Northwestern, University of Michigan, and Purdue University.

Ryder Places First Medium-Duty Electric Vehicle Order with Chanje Energy and Begins to Roll Out Charging Stations

Supply Chain Network

These initial 125 EVs will be maintained at Ryder’s state-of-the-art maintenance facilities within the California, New York, and Illinois markets where EV charging stations are being installed. Miami, November 2, 2017 —Ryder System, Inc.