S&OP in Las Vegas! Let’s Learn, Laugh, and Be Entertained at the S&OP Innovation Summit

Kinaxis

by CJ Wehlage This past week was the IE Group’s S&OP Innovation Summit at the beautiful venue of the Bellagio in Las Vegas. This image reminds me of my Apple S&OP days, and taking the team north of San Francisco for white water rafting down the Russian River….

Enabling Innovation Groups To Sell More Effectively to Operations Leaders

ThroughPut

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. Innovation Groups do not have natural internal operations-savvy salespeople.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

In that spirit, we’ve combed the MH&L archives for the most innovative supply chain developments of the past year, as reported in our print magazine, on our website, in our e-newsletters, or our various social media channels.

Anderson Real Estate Students Spend a ?Day on the Job? in San.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Anderson Real Estate Students Spend a “Day on the Job” in San Francisco. Anderson Real Estate Students Spend a “Day on the Job” in San Francisco. The day began with a visit to Forest City’s innovative 5M Project. UCLA Real Estate Wire. Search. Contact.

Good People Can Make A Difference In Outcomes

Supply Chain Shaman

Ironically, in the city of San Francisco which alleges allegiance to Corporate Social Responsibility, I had no option. Tired, I spent the day in San Jose. A sinus infection sounds very benign; but on this lovely day in San Jose, I was struggling.

Highlights from 3Gtms Innovate 2018 User Conference

Talking Logistics

Last week, I attended Innovate 2018 , the company’s first user conference, and as I stood on stage to deliver my keynote presentation in front of 140+ attendees, the answer was clear: Yes. The reality is that new innovations in technology, coupled with new transportation challenges that shippers and logistics service providers (LSPs) continuously face, create new opportunities for startups to enter the market. Does the market need yet another transportation management system (TMS)?

Is the Package Under your Tree?

Supply Chain Shaman

ecommerce is closely coupled with new channels and innovative ways of ordering and payment. Cabs in San Francisco are delivering packages in their trunks using an application called FlyWheel and manufacturers are experimenting with Uber. Details matter. Execution is essential.

Ivalua Exceeds $1B Valuation in New Funding Round to Accelerate Global Expansion & Technology Innovation

ivalua

The additional funding will support future investments in organic product innovation, global expansion and possibly strategic acquisitions. The post Ivalua Exceeds $1B Valuation in New Funding Round to Accelerate Global Expansion & Technology Innovation appeared first on Ivalua Investments from Tiger Global Management & Ardian Growth to drive growth in $20B+ Spend Management software market.

Ivalua Exceeds $1B Valuation in New Funding Round to Accelerate Global Expansion & Technology Innovation

ivalua

The additional funding will support future investments in organic product innovation, global expansion and possibly strategic acquisitions. The post Ivalua Exceeds $1B Valuation in New Funding Round to Accelerate Global Expansion & Technology Innovation appeared first on Ivalua. Investments from Tiger Global Management & Ardian Growth to drive growth in $20B+ Spend Management software market.

Ivalua Exceeds $1B Valuation in New Funding Round to Accelerate Global Expansion & Technology Innovation

ivalua

The additional funding will support future investments in organic product innovation, global expansion and possibly strategic acquisitions. The post Ivalua Exceeds $1B Valuation in New Funding Round to Accelerate Global Expansion & Technology Innovation appeared first on Ivalua Investments from Tiger Global Management & Ardian Growth to drive growth in $20B+ Spend Management software market.

This Week in Logistics News (September 23-27, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Google Shopping Express now available to all San Francisco and Peninsula Shoppers. Oracle OpenWorld was held this week in San Francisco. Tuesday night, I went to Staples with my daughter to buy some printer ink.

Is The Creative Class Coming To A City Near You?

Supply Chain Insights

I made a list and wrote Seattle, San Francisco, and Austin. These people fully engage in the creative process, making innovative commercial products and consumer goods. There’s an old song lyric “ wherever I lay my hat that’s my home” (…attribution to Marvin Gaye).

Why Taxing Automation is a Bad Idea

Talking Logistics

Late last year, a San Francisco politician launched a statewide campaign to raise money for a California ballot that would penalize private enterprise for embracing automation in the workplace. Matt McLelland is Innovation Research Manager at Kenco Group.

Supply Chain Technology Roundup: Drones and Droids

Elementum

Drones, otherwise known as unmanned aerial vehicles, have been garnering the attention of innovators across a wide range of industries for several years now. While they remain a relatively rare sight (except for people who happen to live in Washington, DC, or the San Francisco Bay Area), delivery robots may soon begin to appear on sidewalks throughout the U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (September 26-30, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Moving from trucking to ocean transportation, San Francisco startup Flexport Inc. Another Friday where I have limited time, so let’s go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: Uber to move freight, target trucking for the long haul (Reuters).

Supply Chain Technology Roundup: Drones and Droids

Elementum

Drones, otherwise known as unmanned aerial vehicles, have been garnering the attention of innovators across a wide range of industries for several years now.

Grocery continues to grow and evolve

Supply Chain Nation

is now available by delivery through AmazonFresh in the larger New York, San Francisco, Dallas, Boston, Washington D.C. Featured Innovation Retail Supply Chain Amazon consumer trends friday in 5 retailFriday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This week: “Free from” groceries are changing the landscape; Martha Stewart launches meal delivery; and you’ll soon be able to shop Costco groceries from home.

All Eyes Remain Focused on the Last Mile

Enterra Insights

All of these innovations are making last mile logistics much more complicated. Jeff Berman reports a 2017 study by CBRE that tracked newly-opened distribution centers in the top 15 United States population centers found, “These [distribution] centers are typically between 6-to-9 miles from the population centers they serve, with denser cities more likely to have shorter average distances like San Francisco and Philadelphia at averages of 6 miles and 6.3

Jeff Bezos v the World: Why All Companies Fear 'Death by Amazon'

Supply Chain Brain

It’s also a total and complete knockoff — of a laptop stand that the San Francisco-based company Rain Design began selling nearly a decade before Amazon decided to make its own. Amazon’s innovation with its own version was to replace Rain Design’s raindrop logo with its own smiley arrow logo — and cut the price in half. At $19.99 a pop, the laptop stand combines everything customers love about Amazon: utility, price and convenience.

Disrupting Logistics Ain’t Easy

Talking Logistics

But Uber never expanded beyond the initial three cities [New York City, San Francisco, and Chicago]…Uber also faced stiff competition in same-day deliveries from a variety of startups and larger rivals, including Deliv Inc. As I wrote five years ago in Forget Innovation, Just Execute Better , the benefits from better execution can be as large or larger than what “the next big thing” promises — and with less risk, and perhaps less time and effort too.

Top 20: The Ultimate Logistics Technology Roundup

Freightos

We’ve rounded up the top 20 logistics technology innovations changing the way over $18 trillion dollars of goods are shipped annually. Here we go: Technology Innovations in Logistics. Automated Vehicles : Google Car is already on the streets of San Francisco.

It’s Silicon Valley and Detroit, not Silicon Valley vs Detroit (Pt. II)

QAD

In Part II, we will touch on the ways in which automotive players are addressing these changes through collaboration and the innovations that can stem from it. Cruise is a Silicon Valley start-up and driverless car company headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Disruptive Times Require Adaptive Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Kristi Montgomery, a Vice President at Kenco Innovation Labs, explains, “The rapid pace of technological advancement and adoption means that innovation is taking place all around us, from the way we communicate to how we get around cities — even to how we shop for groceries. In particular, the supply chain is ripe for innovation. These jobs have significantly higher than average wages, and account for much of the innovative activity in the economy.”

The 2016 Techgistics Year in Review

Techgistics

Ford announced plans for self-driving cars, Uber launched trials in Pittsburgh and San Francisco , acquired self-driving truck startup OTTO , Google spun off their self-driving car group into Waymo , and Elon Musk wrote his Master Plan Part Deux on self-driving cars.

[INFOGRAPHICS] The State of Internet of Things in 6 Visuals

Cerasis

We made it to show you what types of technology IoT companies are focusing on, how the money is flowing, where the innovation is taking place, and more. There are over 100 companies producing IoT devices in San Francisco alone, making it the planet’s lone hotbed for this type of activity.

Illuminating the Way Toward Sustainable Supply Chains

EcoVadis

EcoVadis hosted events in three major cities: San Francisco on September 11 at the historic Bently Reserve, New York on October 2 at the world-renowned UN Global Compact, and Chicago on October 3 at the global investment firm Northern Trust. San Francisco.

This Week in Logistics News (November 30 – December 4, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Finally, remember Hyperloop, Elon Musk’s vision for a fifth mode of transportation that would allow passengers to travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 35 minutes, traveling at a top speed of almost 800 miles per hour?

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This Week in Logistics News (October 20-24, 2014)

Talking Logistics

The Postal Service wins approval to deliver groceries in San Francisco (Internet Retailer). I have a date with my first grader to play math games in her class this morning, so I’m short on time.

Patrick Hopkins at Coupa: Coca Cola’s four truths of procurement to pay in action

Supply Chain View from the Field

At the Coupa INSPIRE procurement conference in San Francisco this week, the Chief Procurement Officer of Coca Cola Consolidated, Patrick Hopkins, shared his views on the “4 Truths of Procurement”, and how he has operationalized his views through the deployment of Coupa procure to pay software. Coke Consolidated has come up with many innovations since then, including the introduction of Cherry Coke.

Walmart: 3 Keys to Successful Supply Chain Management any Business Can Follow

Cerasis

It says it will do that by “clarifying retail career paths, better pre-employment training, more innovative and relevant on-the-job and supplemental training and credentials that employers will accept for advancement.”

2019 Conferences for Consumer Goods Professionals

Alloy

We’re posting this from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, where we’ve had a couple packed days of meetings and checking out the latest innovations in technology. The 2019 conference schedule is off to a busy start!

This Week in Logistics News (June 15-19, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Cloud Logistics Offers New Innovations in Second Upgrade of 2015.

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SHIFT Archives: The Best of Q4 2017

Talking Logistics

The key takeaways included topics such as data governance, innovation and digital transformation and implications for marketing and PR. cta] The post SHIFT Archives: The Best of Q4 2017 appeared first on SHIFT Communications PR Agency - Boston | New York | San Francisco | Austin.

The Growing Expectations of Last Mile Delivery!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. What are the Top 7 Trends in Last Mile Logistics? Article created exclusively for supplychaingamechanger.com by Michael S. Kraus, Chairman and CEO of [link].

Increasing Transportation and Logistics Sales Using CRM with Troy Goode

The Logistics of Logistics

Troy oversees the Lanetix product management, user design and engineering teams between the San Francisco and Washington, DC offices. 01:47 – How Troy went from growing up in Virginia to co-founding a CRM company in San Francisco. Download the audio file.