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

GlobalTranz

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

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. The contract manufacturer, Celestica, already manages manufacturing and inventory. The benefit is directly in the inventory, as seen in Kathleen’s slide. The post S&OP in Las Vegas! Kinaxis was well represented, especially with the wonderful keynote speech from Kathleen Geraghty from Celestica.

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MAGIC Las Vegas: a trade show survival guide

TradeGecko

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 managementTaking place between 12-14 August this year, MAGIC brings together some of the most influential fashion retail decision makers and the world’s top fashion brands. Feeling a little overwhelmed by the vast number of activities and exhibitors? Fret not- we’ve got MAGIC’s measurements.

Go All-in with Hands-on Training at Explore 2020

QAD

Explore 2020 is right around the corner—less than three months until QAD’s premier customer conference convenes in Las Vegas. See you in Las Vegas!

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

Kinaxis

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. Inventory: as we improve our data, build speed into our demand/supply processes that will drive down inventory, improving working capital and lowering carrying costs.

Live From JDA FOCUS 2014!

BlueYonder

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? 3PL Cloud Distribution-Centric Supply Chain Suite Flowcasting FOCUS Las Vegas MGM Grand

Join Herlitz IM at Acumatica Summit 2020

Herlitz Inventory Management

Join the Herlitz team January 26 – January 31, 2020 at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. The post Join Herlitz IM at Acumatica Summit 2020 appeared first on Herlitz Inventory Management. Acumatica’s annual Summit event is quikcly approaching. This will be their biggest event yet, with 2,000+ attendees are expected to participate. Herlitz IM will be exhibiting during the Summit to showcase HIMPACT’s capabilities. We hope to see you there!

Smart Software CEO to Present at Epicor Insights 2019

The Smart Software

Greg Hartunian, President at Smart Software will present a keynote on Inventory Managementat at Epicor's annual customer conference in Mandalay Bay Resort In Las Vegas April 15-18. PR EPICOR INSIGHTS inventory inventory modeling inventory optimization inventory optimization software inventory planning probabilistic modeling safety stock sales pattern service level stocking supply chain supply chain analytics uncertainty video zero demand

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. The NBWA Annual Convention provides valuable education programs and networking opportunities for the beer industry. The Trade Show introduces distributors to new brewers and products, innovative technologies and vendors who supply the materials needed to run their operations.

The Future of Logistics with Courtney Muller

The Logistics of Logistics

Manifest will be happening on January 31st through February 2nd, 2022 at the Caesar’s Forum in Las Vegas. We were in Las Vegas at the Paris hotel. My favorite restaurant in Vegas, Mon Ami Gabi, is at the Paris. 1 in Las Vegas.

Convenience is no longer a channel. It’s a requirement

o9 Solutions

At Groceryshop 2021 in Las Vegas, we heard a lot about the continuing evolution of the customer experience centered around convenience. “Convenience is no longer a channel… it’s a need-state for consumers and is now a new way of doing business.”. —

Explaining the Bottleneck: The Champagne Shortage of 2021

o9 Solutions

The winemakers care about the quality of their wine, while the other parts of the supply chain care about inventory, so solving this disconnect and aligning objectives is essential.

The Supply Chain Can?t Stop: A story from the front lines at Ken?s Foods

Elementum

Today, they produce and package over 1,000 varieties of dressings and sauces — including category leader, Sweet Baby Ray’s barbecue sauce — across 4 plants near Boston, Indianapolis, Atlanta, and Las Vegas. inventory management manufacturing

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. To balance new requirements for customer service with a wider product platform, the focus needed to shift to be on the form (raw, semi-finished goods, and finished products) and function (design of cycle inventories, seasonal builds, safety stock and customized product strategies) of inventory.

Improving Quality Management in F&B: Real Water Recall

QAD

In March 2021, the FDA ordered an investigation into Acute Non-viral Hepatitis Illnesses stemming from “Real Water” Brand Alkaline Water and in May 2021, the FDA ordered a complete recall of the Las Vegas-based bottled water brand.

Enabling S&OP through Advanced Analytics

Logility

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. Transformation is coming to your supply chain and according to most industry research, most CEOs and executives believe their supply chain will be substantially or unrecognizably transformed by 2020.

Resilience Post COVID-19: Planning to Win the ‘New Normal’

BlueYonder

The inability to track and trace logistics networks and inventory distorted assumed lead times, affected the ability to match demand with supply, and potentially introduced even more risk. As the casinos in Las Vegas re-open, our bet is on the new age of supply chain resiliency.

Bristlecone Flash – February 2020

Bristlecone

SAP IBP answers the call for a cloud-based platform that delivers real-time insights and predictive analytics for sales and operations planning; demand, response and supply planning; and inventory optimization. NETWORKING EVENT AT TOPGOLF LAS VEGAS.

JDA FOCUS 2017: That’s a Wrap!

BlueYonder

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. The drone scanned barcodes and recognized the existence or lack thereof of inventory, as well as other attributes to warehouse inventory.

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. Back in December, we welcomed two new members to our family: Milo and Otis, guinea pig brothers we adopted.

Perpetual peak season

The Supply Chain Journal

Not only do retailers and wholesalers not have the inventory they want because they can’t take possession of the inventory they’ve ordered, but in some cases, they can’t even place the orders. Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? newsletter.

The New JDA Flowcasting Solution

BlueYonder

These collaborative forecast initiatives had positive impacts on inventories and service levels. Root cause analysis which identifies shelf level issues and assigns root-causes that can include poor perpetual inventory performance in the store, systemic over or under forecasting, and poor replenishment occurring anywhere in the joint supply chain. Aldo Sanerelli, director of Logistics and Distribution at Sigma Alimentos, spoke earlier this year at JDA’s user conference in Las Vegas.

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

DSI

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!

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

AFFLINK

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. At the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, for example, inventory management is designed to monitor usage and communicate with internal and external consumers, using a 72-hour forecasting system.

JDA FOCUS 2017: That’s a Wrap!

BlueYonder

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. The drone scanned barcodes and recognized the existence or lack thereof of inventory, as well as other attributes to warehouse inventory.

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

BlueYonder

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.

This Week in Logistics News (August 28 – September 3)

Logistics Viewpoints

Toy makers fear that although the demand for toys will be there this holiday season, the physical inventory will not. A number of grocery chains have piloted programs to roll out robots in the stores for a variety of tasks, from inventory management to aisle clean-up.

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

BlueYonder

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. Linda Canada: Mike McAbee: All-Channel retail Inventory Omni-Channel Retail Supply Chain Planning assortment customers merchandising social media

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. Vendors can access the Zappos''s inventory level online and may ask buyers to buy more or suggest style changes.

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.,

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

Supply Chain Trend

Earlier in his career as the senior global supply chain position for Honeywell’s one-billion-dollar Fluorine Products business unit, Steve was accountable for all the inventory planning elements including the business’s SIOP processes for their chemical plants, blending facilities and distribution centers in 7 countries across the world. The S&OP processes eventually contributed to the division’s sales growth and all-time records for both customer service levels and inventory turns.

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].