Supply Chain Movement 22 – Logistics Outsourcing

Supply Chain Movement

they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. 32 | Management: Disruptive Changes start with social innovation. However, they are much less successful at embracing disruptive innovations.

Is Software Making Us Dumb?

Talking Logistics

A couple of weeks ago, a man drove a tractor-trailer into a Milwaukee park and over two pedestrian bridges, where it ultimately got stuck (a towing company had to use a crane to lift the trailer onto a nearby road). Truck Gets Stuck in Milwaukee Park, Driver Blames GPS (Source: WTMJ).

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Does Your Personal Brand Reflect the Real You?

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Perhaps your brand identifies you as someone who has innovative ideas, has a great deal of influence, or is an effective strategic planner. When I type “dianne bender wisconsin” the results include links to the Milwaukee School of Engineering University where I teach part-time, professor rating sites, and a JDA’s Wednesdays for Women blog in which I participated on the topic of continuous learning.

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

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Descartes Showcases Logistics Technology Platform Innovations at Global User and Partner Conference. Back in December, we welcomed two new members to our family: Milo and Otis, guinea pig brothers we adopted.

Guinea 141

Random thoughts on “close-to-home-shoring” based on my travels last week…

Supply Chain View from the Field

Sitting on a clear day with a 360 view of Ground Zero and the New York skyline, Clay shared with us some of his thoughts on the role of innovation and what he called the “Church of New Finance” in the current economic downturn we are struggling to get our way out of. When faced with short-term measures of profitability, companies won’t invest for the long term in disruptive innovations, which would create jobs growth.

Time to Reimagine STEM Education from Bottom to Top

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Jay Bayne, chairman of the Milwaukee Institute, writes, “In the 21st century, our educational systems, from pre-K through K-20, are in need of a substantial upgrade. Through programming, students of all ages can learn algorithmic thinking and, through such thinking, learn STEM and other creative disciplines while preparing for careers in essentially all industries that innovate through software realization of essential elements of their products and services.”

Breaking News: Walmart, Facebook, and Uber Form Strategic Alliance to Provide Unrivaled Commerce Experience

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Trucking IPO will net Schneider family $230 million (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel).