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

Cerasis

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

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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 post S&OP in Las Vegas!

A Brief Commentary on the Future of Delivery

Talking Logistics

I’m heading back home today from the MercuryGate Velocity 2017 user conference in Las Vegas. Supply Chain & Logistics Trends delivery driverless vehicles drones e-commerce Las Vegas shooting MercuryGate MercuryGate Velocity 2017I arrived Sunday night, and being on east coast time, I went to bed relatively early. At 12:30 am, a loud alarm went off in my room announcing that the resort (The Cosmopolitan) was being locked down.

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

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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.

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?

Shift Your Labeling into High Gear at COLLABORATE 16

Loftware

It’s all happening at COLLABORATE 16 next week in Las Vegas. Real-world education. Networking opportunities. Engaging forums and panels, and presentations by companies including Trek Bicycle. Consumer Products Supply Chain Oracle

Meeting and Exceeding Supply Chain Expectations

APICS

Upon returning from APICS 2015 in Las Vegas, I have time to reflect on the excellent speakers I heard (and interviewed), motivated people I met, and invigorating conversations I had. APICS was proud to welcome Jack Welch, legendary management expert and best-selling author, to the stage for the conference’s opening general session

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

JDA Software : Focus 2017 , April 25-28, Las Vegas, NV. Manhattan Associates : Momentum 2017 , May 8-11, Las Vegas, NV. MercuryGate : MercuryGate 2017 User Conference , October 1-4, Las Vegas, NV. TIA 2017 Conference , April 5-8, Las Vegas, NV.

Five Reasons Why Are We Not Making Progress on Inventory Management

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, since many do not test the solutions and often buy based on IT standardization, the probability of success is about the same as playing the tables in Las Vegas. 90, then 80, followed by 76. The highway rolls ahead of me. There are endless mile markers. It is a long day.

Supply Chain Management:Infosys team at Pulse 2012 - Day 1

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Woke up with a nice sunrise view as seen from my hotel (Tropicana Las Vegas) window. Dave also mentioned that Hotel Tropicana Las Vegas is using this feature to streamline their maintenance processes. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods. Education. Energy. Financial Services. Healthcare. High-Tech. Hospitality and Leisure.

Added Reminder: Presentation on Positioning Skills for the Future Needs of Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Matters

In a prior posting, I alerted our readers to an upcoming speaking engagement where I will be speaking on a very important and timely topic at the upcoming APICS 2015 annual conference being held from October 5-7 in Las Vegas. This week, the conference agenda was finalized and I’m pleased with the line-up of timely […].

Trends from the 2017 International CES

Enterra Insights

The annual International CES, formerly known as the International Consumer Electronics Show, held annually in Las Vegas starts each new … Continued.

Trending Transportation News: February 2016

PLS Logistics

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. ISM uses the NMI index to measure non-manufacturing growth and found the economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector continued to grow especially in finance/insurance, real estate/rental, agriculture, health care and public administration.

Top Ten Most Read 2015 Supply Chain Matters Content

Supply Chain Matters

In reverse order: Number 10 Highlights of the APICS Annual 2015 Conference held in Las Vegas in October, and specifically […]. This Editor had the opportunity to view our Supply Chain Matters readership analytics (thanks to Google Analytics) for all of 2015 and can now share our ten most popular 2015 commentaries during the year.

Real-Life SAP use cases – The SAP event for operational excellence

Loftware

The SAPinsider hosted event, Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada wrapped up last week.

Kinexions: What happens in Vegas…

The 21st Century Supply Chain

This year, for the first time ever, we are bringing Kinexions to Las Vegas. The post Kinexions: What happens in Vegas… appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

VIDEO:British Airways plane erupts in flames taking off

Logistics Middle East

British Airways Flight BA2276 bursts into flames in Las Vegas after suffering what the pilot described as a ?catastrophic catastrophic failure? of the left engine

Technology Responds to Consumer Demands for Specific Knowledge of Food Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

Just about two weeks ago, this author had the opportunity to be the opening speaker at the Intesource 2015 Innovation Best practices in Sourcing Conference held in Las Vegas. Intesource’s customers generally reside within various tiers of food and beverage supply chains either as retailers, wholesalers or restaurant services providers.

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Takeaways from the MercuryGate 2015 User Conference

Logistics Viewpoints

Earlier this week I attended the first day of MercuryGate’s annual user conference at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, NV. The conference’s theme was “Smarter. Stronger. Faster. Better.”

Supply Chain Matters Founder Bob Ferrari to Speak at Intesource E-Sourcing Innovation Conference

Supply Chain Matters

On March 8-10, e-Sourcing technology provider Intesource will be hosting its 2015 InnovationBest Practices in Sourcing customer conference in Las Vegas. The role and contribution by procurement to the business is changing rather rapidly. The reasons are many and the change has accelerated because of evolving mega-trend convergence that surrounds various industry and services focused supply chains.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2015

Talking Logistics

HighJump Software : Innovation 2015 , TBA (last year in May in Las Vegas, NV). MercuryGate : MercuryGate 2015 User Conference , September 13-16, Las Vegas, NV. Last January, I shared 5 New Year’s Resolutions for supply chain and logistics executives to improve as leaders. Of the five resolutions, the one you should always recommit yourself to every year is “Make the time for learning — and teaching.”

Balance and Segmentation – What the Election Can Teach Supply Chain

The 21st Century Supply Chain

I have to admit, it was cool to see the MUTO walk down the Las Vegas strip and knock down the casinos. by CJ Wehlage If you haven’t already, please read Bill Dubois’s blog, “ Latest Polls Show We’ve Lost Faith in Polls ”.

Day 1 at FOCUS 2017: Dogs, Candy, Captain JDA, and YOU!

Supply Chain Nation

FOCUS 2017, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, got started in a big way on Tuesday (April 24). With JDA customers and friends arriving from all around the world, the atmosphere was electric.

Planning Optimized at Mach 2

Logility

He paraphrased the Las Vegas advertising slogan, “What happens in the post brief, stays in the post brief” to enforce the idea of an honest evaluation of performance to facilitate learning from successes and failures.

Flatbed rates move lower, but they're still pretty high

DAT Solutions

Outbound markets with double-digit price increases included Jacksonville, FL, Roanoke, VA and Las Vegas. Las Vegas to Los Angeles jumped 64¢ to $4.93/mile. Flatbed rates are coming down from record highs, but remain elevated even after some sharp drops.

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. This week, I spoke at the Llamasoft Summercon Conference. It was held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The conference was low-key. The University building was old, and well-worn.

What Is Old Is New Again. Maybe, Just Maybe, the Emperor Is Getting Some Clothes.

Supply Chain Shaman

While early in launch and execution, the solution received good reviews at the GHX Summit in Las Vegas last week. Over the Memorial Day weekend, I stumbled on an old article that I wrote in 2001. At the time, I was a junior Gartner analyst.

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 NBWA Annual Convention provides valuable education programs and networking opportunities for the beer industry.

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.

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.

Booming Oil Industry Boosts Flatbed Demand

DAT Solutions

Construction activity boosted rates out of Las Vegas : The lane to Los Angeles was up to an average of $3.31/mile. Las Vegas to Phoenix also jumped up to $2.97/mile. The energy sector heated up in January, which contributed to higher flatbed load counts for the month.

JDA FocusConnect 2013 – All Good Things Must Come to an End

Supply Chain Nation

For those of you unable to attend, we hope you might find your way to Las Vegas for FOCUS 2014 the last week of April. The final day of FocusConnect 2013 was met with traditional English weather — cold and rainy.

Hot Flatbed Segment Shows Signs of Cooling

DAT Solutions

Some of the hot spots for flatbeds last week included Las Vegas and Phoenix in the West, and the Raleigh-Greensboro-Roanoke markets in the Southeast. Las Vegas to Phoenix rates exploded, rocketing up $1.44 Demand for flatbeds has been red hot for months, and so are rates.

Attracting the Next Wave of Category Management Talent

Supply Chain Nation

TM was announced , and it was a core theme at the annual CMA conference held in Las Vegas last month. Earlier this summer, CatMan 2.0

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2018

Talking Logistics

MercuryGate : MercuryGate 2018 User Conference , TBA (2017: October 1-4, Las Vegas, NV). Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S., although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia. Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.;