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?

What Did I Miss? A COLLABORATE 16 Recap

Loftware

Did you happen to miss out on COLLABORATE 16 earlier this month in Las Vegas? Whether it was product updates from the JD Edwards team, over 200 educational sessions or countless network opportunities, COLLABORATE 16 was the place to be. Consumer Products Supply Chain Oracle

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.

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.

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 […].

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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 ”.

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.

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.

Storms and Rising Fuel Costs Put Pressure on Flatbed Rates

DAT Solutions

Construction materials often move out of Las Vegas and Reno , and it’s a little early in the season for those markets to weaken as much as they have. The lane from Las Vegas to Phoenix lost 57¢ at $2.57 Las Vegas to Salt Lake City also tumbled 62¢ at $1.73

Rebuilding Efforts Fuel Flatbed Demand

DAT Solutions

Las Vegas is a construction hub, and flatbed trended down immediately after Hurricane Harvey. The immediate impacts from Harvey and Irma first showed up in van freight, then reefers. Now it's looking like flatbed’s turn.

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.

October Flatbed Rates Were Highest of the Year

DAT Solutions

Las Vegas to Sacramento averaged $3.19/mile. The national flatbed rate for October was the highest of the year, boosted at least in part by rebuilding efforts in Florida and the Gulf Coast after the storms from a couple months ago.

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 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.”

SIGs: Be Part of the In-Crowd at FOCUS, and Beyond!

Supply Chain Nation

At JDA FOCUS 2017 , our annual customer event being held this year at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas from April 25 th through April 28 th , we will have over 70 face-to-face SIG meetings. At one time or another, we have all felt like we are facing our supply chain challenges alone.

Spot Market Gets a Strong Start to May

DAT Solutions

A couple lanes out of Nevada have benefited from construction: Las Vegas to Los Angeles rose ▲64¢ to $3.35/mile. While rates from Vegas to L.A. were up, flatbed rates for loads going to Northern California were down – Las Vegas to Stockton dropped ▼60¢ to $1.98.

The Future of Transportation 1: The Hyperloop

The Network Effect

” Whether and when the Hyperloop will become a reality is anyone’s guess, but a test Hyperloop is already under construction in the desert outside Las Vegas, where Hyperloop Technologies is building a 3 mile test track.

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.

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.;

FOCUS 2016: That’s a Wrap!

Supply Chain Nation

Followed up shortly thereafter by FOCUS 2017 in Las Vegas from April 25-28, 2017 at the MGM Grand. FOCUS 2016, held in Nashville, TN, wrapped up earlier this week after setting record attendance.

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.

Flatbed Markets Adjust to Holidays, Regulations, and Weather

DAT Solutions

Las Vegas to Salt Lake City was up 28¢ to $2.71/mile. Flatbed rates saw a spike in the week before Christmas, but otherwise they’ve stayed pretty close to where they were before Thanksgiving.

FOCUS 2016: That’s a Wrap!

Supply Chain Nation

Followed up shortly thereafter by FOCUS 2017 in Las Vegas from April 25-28, 2017 at the MGM Grand. FOCUS 2016, held in Nashville, TN, wrapped up earlier this week after setting record attendance.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2016

Talking Logistics

SAP : SAPInsider Logistics and SCM 2016 , March 21-23, Las Vegas, NV. Take a look at your budget for 2016, which is probably finalized by now. Does it contain a line item for supply chain talent and leadership development? Is the dollar amount allocated enough?

Don't Miss DAT Events at TIA Conference, April 5-8

DAT Solutions

The 2017 TIA Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition is just around the corner, coming up April 5-8 in Las Vegas. We hope to see as many of you there as possible. Here are some must-see, must-do events to put on your calendar: Panel Discussion - Thursday, April 6, 2:00-3:30 p.m.

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.

This Week in Logistics News (May 9-13, 2016)

Talking Logistics

On Wednesday Hyperloop One (one of several companies, including Hyperloop Transportation Technologies , focused on bringing this idea to life) conducted a test of its propulsion system in North Las Vegas.