Supply Chain Logistics in 2018: How They Keep the Lights on in Las Vegas


Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from Connie Benton who discusses the state of supply chain logistics and how they keep the lights on in Las Vegas. Las Vegas location isn’t exactly conducive to building a city. Before we start asking how Las Vegas keeps the lights on, the ice machines working and the buffets filled, it’s enlightening to know why there are lights, ice machines and buffets in the first place.

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


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. The contract manufacturer, Celestica, already manages manufacturing and inventory. The post S&OP in Las Vegas!

MAGIC Las Vegas: a trade show survival guide


Las Vegas is famous for being larger than life so it's no surprise that one of the biggest fashion trade shows in the world is held there bi-annually. wholesale inventory management

3 Lessons from Gold and Silver Pawn: This… is Supply Chain, This… is Pawn Stars


So, as I was watching one of my favorite shows, Pawn Stars, I thought the next time I am in Las Vegas, this is what I will take into the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop. Know your inventory, what needs to turn now, this week, this month, etc.

Live From JDA FOCUS 2014!

Supply Chain Nation

JDA FOCUS 2014 kicked off today in earnest from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas with JDA CEO Hamish Brewer’s General Session Keynote highlighting the day’s activities. Brewer started off his keynote by reminding the crowd: You know that saying, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas?

Five Reasons Why Are We Not Making Progress on Inventory Management

Supply Chain Shaman

At the session, we discussed why companies have not made more progress on inventory management. In the case of Apparel and Automotive industries there are slight improvements, but they have shifted inventories to suppliers. Days of Inventory Pre and Post-Recession.

Trending Transportation News: February 2016

PLS Logistics

Retailers aren’t traditionally set up for real-time inventory and customer fulfillment. In February, PLS opened its 13 th branch office in Las Vegas, Nevada. Non-Manufacturing Grows for 72 nd Straight Month. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported that non-manufacturing activity continues to point towards growth.

Enabling S&OP through Advanced Analytics


At the Informs Business Analytics Conference in Las Vegas last year, I spoke about the potential to enable S&OP / IBP through advanced analytics. Examples of algorithmic optimization used in the supply chain include: Inventory Optimization.

Let the Design Begin…

Supply Chain Shaman

It was far a cry from the neon and glitzy hotels of Las Vegas where I am often speaking. It could no longer be just about inventory levels. This analysis needed to be completed monthly and fed to newer forms of inventory optimization technologies.

The New JDA Flowcasting Solution

Supply Chain Nation

These collaborative forecast initiatives had positive impacts on inventories and service levels. Aldo Sanerelli, director of Logistics and Distribution at Sigma Alimentos, spoke earlier this year at JDA’s user conference in Las Vegas.

Join Herlitz IM at the NBWA Annual Convention

Herlitz Inventory Management

Join the Herlitz team October 8 to 11, 2017 at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas | Booth 1124. The post Join Herlitz IM at the NBWA Annual Convention appeared first on Herlitz Inventory Management.

JDA FOCUS 2017: That’s a Wrap!

Supply Chain Nation

More than 2,000 attendees traveled to JDA FOCUS 2017, which was held at the MGM in Las Vegas, to get the latest insights from thought leaders and key players across supply chain management to help them deliver the seamless customer experience.

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

Talking Logistics

The orders are being fulfilled from about 160 Best Buy stores in markets that include Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, Seattle and Washington.

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Putting the WoW! Into Service Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

In the past, supply chain professionals are trained to handle the service issues through a planning of inventory , service level and after-sales operations. When vendors fly to visit our offices in Las Vegas, they are greeted at the airport by one of our Zappos shuttles.

3 Tips for Placing the Customer at the Center of Your Hospitality Supply Chain


Inventory Management. Problems with inventory management. Inventory management, when done right, helps you keep the right diversity and number of products on hand in your hospitality supply chain.

Retail Industry Leaders Discuss the Value of Assortment Planning – Part II

Supply Chain Nation

During a Super-Session at JDA’s FOCUS 2014 in Las Vegas, five leading retail executives discussed how assortment planning is critical to addressing the challenges posed by today’s empowered consumers.

Retail Industry Leaders Discuss the Value of Assortment Planning – Part I

Supply Chain Nation

During a Super-Session at JDA’s FOCUS 2014 in Las Vegas, five leading retail executives discussed how assortment planning is critical to addressing the challenges posed by today’s empowered consumers. But you can’t afford to carry a lot of inventory in the stores. So we have to assort to the local customer and look at how we leverage inventory across the enterprise.

5 Business Problems We’ll Help You Solve at COLLABORATE 16


The countdown is on to COLLABORATE 16 in beautiful Las Vegas! Understanding how to leverage newer technologies like the cloud and Internet of Things can be more difficult to navigate than a Las Vegas buffet. With the inventory-aware DSI Field Service Solution , you’ll eliminate manual processes, increase visibility of field activities and significantly reduce service costs. In Vegas terms, that’s what we refer to as a jackpot! See you in Vegas!

S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #7

Supply Chain Trend

The S&OP processes eventually contributed to the division’s sales growth and all-time records for both customer service levels and inventory turns. Introduction. In the last 30 years S&OP improved performance in many businesses.

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Activant Anticipates More Virtual Collaboration in B2B Distribution

Supply Chain Network

” Summit 2012 is scheduled to take place March 13-16, 2012, at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas. Activant’s systems are designed to help customers increase sales, boost productivity, operate more cost-efficiently, improve inventory turns and enhance trading partner relationships. Activant Solutions Inc.,

Supply Chain Management:Infosys team at Pulse 2012 - Day 2

Infosys Supply Chain Management

It is only people like me who come to Vegas to attend these annual conferences on a business visit and attend stream of sessions, meetings and have to finish their regular office work as well. Universities mainly use Maximo for procurement, inventory, facility management, new project management etc. Day ended early today at 6 PM due to Pulse Palooza which I along with few of my Infosys colleagues skipped in order to watch KA - Cirque Du Soleil Las Vegas at MGM Grand [link].