Technology Fuels Freight Logistics: Jeff Tucker in Wall Street Journal

DAT Solutions

Jeff Tucker 's guest column in yesterday's Wall Street Journal pointed to the pivotal role of technology, including DAT Load Boards , in freight logistics today. Jeff knows this business, and he has an innovative approach to logistics management.

Supply Chain Innovation: Plan or Perish in the “Cold Chain”

ToolsGroup

according to a paper in the scientific journal of the London-based Royal Society called " Reducing food losses by intelligent food logistics". Note: There will be no blog post next week due to summer holidays. If it’s hot in August, you can duck in and out of air-conditioning.

What’s Driving Disruptive Innovation in Supply Chain Planning?

ToolsGroup

Disruptive innovation is changing the supply chain planning vendor space. Writing in The Wall Street Journal , Christopher Mims offers a broader explanation as to what causes this sort of industry disruption, popularized by Clayton Christenson in his seminal book “ The Innovators Dilemma ”.

Supply Chain Innovation: How to Build an Award-Winning Supply Chain

ToolsGroup

Last month, Lennox Residential was runner-up in the 2015 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Supply Chain Innovation competition, arguably the top supply chain award in North America. Innovative Technology. Source: Supply Chain Digest.

AB&R®’s ZC10L RFID large format card printer named a finalist for Best New Product by RFID Journal!

AB&R

a nationwide provider of proven supply chain solutions, will be exhibiting at RFID Journal Live! AB&R®’s ZC10L RFID large format card printer named a finalist for Best New Product by RFID Journal! RFID Journal Live! Visit them at RFID Journal Live!

2014 NOFOMA Special Issue

SCM Research

I am very happy to present the 2014 NOFOMA Special Issue , which I have recently co-edited for the International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management. 2015) is titled Logistics Innovation Development: A Micro-level Perspective ; it investigates the micro-foundations of customer knowledge acquisition during logistics innovation development. Logistics Innovation Development: A Micro-level Perspective.

Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2016

SCM Research

Other awarded articles deal with horizontal alliances between logistics service providers ( Raue & Wieland ), human resource management ( Huo et al. ), innovation ( Shamah & Elssawabi and Bellingkrodt & Wallenburg ), negotiation ( Thomas et al. ), quality management ( Mellat-Parast ), resilience ( Scholten & Schilder ), risk management ( Chang et al. ), slavery ( Gold et al. ), smart cities ( Tachizawa et al. ) Research Article Award Journal Supply Chain Management

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Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2016

SCM Research

Other awarded articles deal with horizontal alliances between logistics service providers ( Raue & Wieland ), human resource management ( Huo et al. ), innovation ( Shamah & Elssawabi and Bellingkrodt & Wallenburg ), negotiation ( Thomas et al. ), quality management ( Mellat-Parast ), resilience ( Scholten & Schilder ), risk management ( Chang et al. ), slavery ( Gold et al. ), smart cities ( Tachizawa et al. ) Research Article Award Journal Supply Chain Management

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Innovation and the Power of “What If” Thinking

Enterra Insights

It has been nearly two decades since Clayton Christensen’s (@claychristensen) book, The Innovator’s Dilemma, was published. Yet Wall Street Journal … Continued. The post Innovation and the Power of “What If” Thinking appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Big Data Cognitive Computing Innovation Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

SCRC Innovation and Social Responsibility Supply Index: A Critical Input to “Drucker Management Top 250 List”

NC State SCRC

Research by NC State Poole College Professor Robert Handfield, director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative based Poole College, and Yung-Yun Huang, a recent graduate of North Carolina State University’s interdisciplinary doctoral program in operations research, supplied two of the 37 data inputs used in the Wall Street Journal’s inaugural “Management Top 250” ranking of companies, published recently. companies,” the Wall Street Journal reported.

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time I am very keen on the subject of supply chain innovation right now, for a variety of reasons. First, CEOs across the globe are putting innovation as the top or near top priority for the companies they run. It’s pretty simple why: innovation is what drives the growth and attractive margins. Supply chain in turn obviously has a key role to play in overall corporate/product innovation. First Thoughts.

Logistics 2.0: 5 Innovative Technical Solutions for the Supply Chain

FLEXE

we discuss 5 innovative technical solutions to help supply chains increase speed & efficiency to help companies be more competitive in the market. we’re gonna talk about a crop of new innovative solutions that can help you do just that. In this episode of Logistics 2.0

Corporate Pretenders: Stop Faking It, You’re Killing Innovation

ivalua

The lead story in this Wall Street Journal article makes me sick. This is an open post to all those corporate types out there who pretend to be interested in “innovative and disruptive” enterprise technologies: please stop wasting our time.

4 Automation & Digitization Innovations to Increase Manufacturing and Oil & Gas Production

Cerasis

It is also one of the most innovative, and there are many ways in which it is embracing new technologies and innovations to increase productivity. The Mining Journal wrote in 2015 that demand has increased over the past decade, as reported in Accelerating Science.

Best Logistics Websites 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Saving Tips is a great website run by George Muha a supply chain and logistics innovator. The Journal of Commerce has been covering the logistics business since 1827! I have listed the best logistics websites for 2013. I subscribe to each of these websites and I consistently steal ideas gain knowledge and inspiration from each one of them. Below is a link to the specific logistics website, along with a brief summary.

Amazon Versus the Delivery Giants: The Retail Saga Continues

Supply Chain @ MIT

On April 24 2014 the Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon is testing a distribution network for the “last mile” delivery of purchased goods to customers. Christensen’s book The Innovator’s Dilemma for chapter and verse on this kind of threat. Delivering efficiencies.

Logistics 2.0: 5 Innovative Technical Solutions for the Supply Chain

FLEXE

we discuss 5 innovative technical solutions to help supply chains increase speed & efficiency to help companies be more competitive in the market. we're gonna talk about a crop of new innovative solutions that can help you do just that.</p> The new elastic supply chain will be built on innovative solutions like these. The challenges that face us today are unprecedented, but the new crop of solutions are more innovative than ever before.</li></ol><p>And

BluJay expands leadership suite to drive vision for next-gen supply chain

BluJay Solutions

Building on an ecosystem of supply chain software and services with the world’s first Global Trade Network, BluJay announced a series of executive appointments to drive the company’s strategic vision to innovate the future of supply chain technology.

6 Ways to Kill the Ideas That Spark Innovation

Supply Chain @ MIT

How can companies emulate Apple’s talent for innovation? Total sales in the period amount to more than 34,000 phones per hour flying off the shelves around the clock reported the Wall Street Journal. [i]. How does a company such as Apple create incredibly successful innovations?

S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #4

Supply Chain Trend

The S&OP Pulse Check 2015 suggests S&OP practitioners are left behind in confusion: 62% of respondents think there is not enough innovation in S&OP systems. 64% think there is not enough coordinated innovation in S&OP processes. Capture S&OP innovation.

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The Smile of Value Creation

SCM Research

Location, Control and Innovation in Knowledge-intensive Industries. Journal of Economic Geography, 8 (5), 699-725 DOI: 10.1093/jeg/lbn024.

How The Decentralized Web Will Drive Innovation In The Healthcare Industry

Janeiro Digital

Decentralized web technologies have the potential to reshape the way innovations are conceived and insights are discovered, to overhaul how providers deliver care and value, and to render data privacy concerns a thing of the past—all topics that feature in HIMSS’ own “2019 Healthcare Trends Forecast: The Beginning of a Consumer-Driven Reformation,” report. This creates a world of opportunity for building new kinds of innovative apps and services.

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When You Trust Computers More Than Yourself

Talking Logistics

The Wall Street Journal published a great in-depth article this weekend about Oracle Team USA’s incredible come-from-behind victory in The America’s Cup last September. Removing constraints often sparks innovation. Bean, the company had to innovate elsewhere to negate those costs and maintain, or even improve, its profit margin. In order to spark innovation, you have to get out of your comfort zone.

The Ascent of Amazon and Why It Matters

Supply Chain Nation

This week: how Amazon’s ascent is disrupting industries and the labor market; a look at leaders in digital innovation; supply chain professionals’ captivation with data; and how chatbots are revolutionizing the customer service experience. In The Wall Street Journal article, Amazon Takes Over the World , Scott Galloway explains why out of the four tech giants – Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google – it is Amazon that should be feared. Leading the Way in Digital Innovation.

Sustainability: Do Supply Management and Global Sourcing Matter? (Guest Post by Jury Gualandris, UCD)

SCM Research

Based on our recent publication in Supply Chain Management: An International Journal ( doi:10.1108/SCM-11-2013-0430 ), we argue that firms leveraging higher levels of global sourcing can manage to reach equivalent environmental and social performance relative to who is sourcing locally. His studies focus on the management of sustainability, risk and innovation under different supply chain structures.

Supply Chain Management:Rapid Innovation will Differentiate the.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

« Oil operators and Oil services firms - time to dissolve internal walls | Main | Enabling individual item picking in tomorrows warehouses » Rapid Innovation will Differentiate the Future of Retail Industry. Online providers are disrupting the retail industry because of innovation, in the true spirit of the Clayton M. Christensen book, The Innovators Dilemma. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries.

Apple’s Sapphire Supplier: A Textbook Example of Supplier Relationships Gone Bad

Supply Chain View from the Field

Today’s breaking Wall Street Journal article provides a great case study on the impacts of not proprerly managing contractual supplier relationships. Category Management Customer Relationship Management Supplier Relationship Management Supply Chain Innovation Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk First consider the type of supply arrangement this represented.

Citations of Excellence Awards 2016

SCM Research

It can again be observed that articles dealing with sustainability or resilience seem to have a good chance to become highly cited, but also articles about innovative technologies turn out to be quite popular. International Journal of Production Economics, 143 (1), 86-94 DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2010.10.023. Journal of Business Logistics, 34 (1), 46-76 DOI: 10.1111/jbl.12009. Journal of Business Logistics, 34 (2), 77-84 DOI: 10.1111/jbl.12010.

Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2018

SCM Research

and Yan ), disruptive innovation ( Pérez, Dos Santos & Cambra-Fierro ) and the human factor in SCM ( Schorsch, Wallenburg & Wieland ). Finally, McKinnon ‘s article engages in the journal ranking debate , and our own methodological paper, Wieland et al. Emerald has recently announced the winners of their 2018 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence.

Natural Gas is Cheaper and More Sustainable for Transportation….Just Ask Truckers!

Supply Chain View from the Field

Today’s story in the Wall Street Journal discusses how more operators of the largest truck fleets in the US are in the process of converting their fleets over to natural gas powered trucks. Corporate Social Responsibility Oil and Gas Procurement Supply Chain Innovation Sustainability Transportation Planning

Top 5 Things to Know about FLEXE Next-Day Delivery

FLEXE

you might also be interested in: News: Forbes “Uber Your Supply Chain” News: Wall Street Journal “FLEXE to Offer Next-Day Delivery for Online Retailers” Blog: Fulfillment, Network Expansion, and the Implications of Inventory Management.

This Week in Logistics News (October 29 – November 2, 2018)

Talking Logistics

As reported by the Wall Street Journal , this funding round “values the company at less than $500 million, according to a person familiar with the matter…[Deliv] operates in 1,400 cities and isn’t profitable.”. I’m in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico this morning.

Citations of Excellence Awards 2013

SCM Research

Journal of Product Innovation Management, 26 (2), 156-172 DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-5885.2009.00343.x. Journal of Supply Chain Management, 45 (2), 37-56 DOI: 10.1111/j.1745-493X.2009.03162.x. Some of you may remember my last year’s post about the 2012 Citations of Excellence Awards. A year has passed since and Emerald Management Reviews has now announced the winners of the 2013 Citation of Excellence Awards.

7 Supply Chain Transformations at SAMSUNG

Supply Chain Opz

Today Samsung Electronics has proven to be one of the most successful global brands to follow. In supply chain management context, they has demonstrated the operational excellence that leads them to the supply chain hall of fame. In this article, we will explain to you how they do it.

This Week in Logistics News (June 18-22, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Economy Fueling Supply Chain Innovation and Opportunities. As reported by the Wall Street Journal : CVS struck a deal with the Postal Service to pick up prescriptions at CVS stores and bring them to customers’ homes in one or two days.