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. That means that the logistics of this city of dreams can be an absolute nightmare. Las Vegas started down its current path when it began to cater to the men who were sent in to build what is today known as the Hoover Dam.

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.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

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. Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2017. TIA 2017 Conference , April 5-8, Las Vegas, NV.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

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. Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2019. MercuryGate : Velocity 2019 , May 5-7, Las Vegas, NV.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2015

Talking Logistics

Last January, I shared 5 New Year’s Resolutions for supply chain and logistics executives to improve as leaders. Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled this year. Logistics Summit & Expo , March 18-19, 2015 in Mexico City, Mexico.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2018

Talking Logistics

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. Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2018. Logistics Summit & Expo , March 21-22, Mexico City, Mexico.

Walmart to have next-day delivery across 75% of US by end-2019

EFT

Its focus on 220,000 items is to try and get a functional and competitive service up against Amazon in most major US metro areas through a better logistical network. Initially the service is beginning in the South Western US, through Southern California, Arizona and Las Vegas.

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

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. 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.

Trending Transportation News: February 2016

PLS Logistics

In February, PLS opened its 13 th branch office in Las Vegas, Nevada. Logistics Transportation Supply Chain NewsNon-Manufacturing Grows for 72 nd Straight Month. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported that non-manufacturing activity continues to point towards growth.

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

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Trucking Stocks Tumble on Downgrade, Pricing Outlook (WSJ- sub. Descartes Showcases Logistics Technology Platform Innovations at Global User and Partner Conference.

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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.

inVia Robotics expanding through Rakuten Super Logistics US network

EFT

inVia Robotics is expanding the deployment of its Picker robots in additional Rakuten Super Logistics (RSL) warehouses across the United States. The first warehouse of the expansion is already in operation, having gone live in Las Vegas, Nevada earlier this year. We look forward to continuing to support the rapid growth of Rakuten Super Logistics.

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

Talking Logistics

The Hyperloop and drones headlined this week’s supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it: Hyperloop One Accelerates Toward Future With High-Speed Test (WSJ – sub. 73-hour, seven-day workweek limit set by Senate panel for truck drivers (Logistics Management).

Driverless Truck Platooning: Is There Enough ROI?

Talking Logistics

appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. As reported by Heavy Duty Trucking last week, “Daimler Trucks North America has decided to pass on platooning and focus instead on advancing its position in vehicle automation.”

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). Divided into a series of “villages,” the Delivery Zone features innovative products and ideas around retail, manufacturing, distribution, logistics, and community.

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.

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 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.

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Supply Chain Shaman

Last week, I attended the SAS Analyst Day at Steamboat Springs and the Logistics and SCM 2013 event in Las Vegas. A Look at Logistics and SCM 2013. The Logistics and SCM 2013 event is focused on SAP applications and is run by WIS Publications.

Putting the WoW! Into Service Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

In general, it focuses on supply chain management of non-manufacturing companies such as those in the logistics and distribution, consulting and hospitality industries. When vendors fly to visit our offices in Las Vegas, they are greeted at the airport by one of our Zappos shuttles.

FOCUS 2016: That’s a Wrap!

Supply Chain Nation

Attendees then selected from more than 290 content-packed sessions across retail, supply chain and logistics. Followed up shortly thereafter by FOCUS 2017 in Las Vegas from April 25-28, 2017 at the MGM Grand.

FOCUS 2016: That’s a Wrap!

Supply Chain Nation

Attendees then selected from more than 290 content-packed sessions across retail, supply chain and logistics. Followed up shortly thereafter by FOCUS 2017 in Las Vegas from April 25-28, 2017 at the MGM Grand.

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

AFFLINK

Logistics Management. To ensure proper logistics management in the hospitality industry, businesses need to take steps to ensure efficient transportation and order pick-up. An example a company with efficient logistics management is the Hilton hotel chain.

Storms and Rising Fuel Costs Put Pressure on Flatbed Rates

DAT Solutions

Transportation and logistics professionals are urged to contact the American Logistics Aid Network , if you can help provide trucks, trailers, or warehouse space. The lane from Las Vegas to Phoenix lost 57¢ at $2.57

The New JDA Flowcasting Solution

Supply Chain Nation

Aldo Sanerelli, director of Logistics and Distribution at Sigma Alimentos, spoke earlier this year at JDA’s user conference in Las Vegas.

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.

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

Supply Chain Trend

Currently as the Director of Supply Chain for Newell Brands Applied Materials, he oversees the SIOP process, production planning, procurement, warehousing, and logistics for servicing big box retailers including Walmart, Lowe’s, and The Home Depot. Introduction.

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

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. 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. 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]. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs.

This Week in Logistics News (November 6-10, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Ok, enough about concrete; let’s move on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Majority of small fleets yet to comply with ELD mandate (CCJ). Self-operating shuttle bus crashes after Las Vegas launch (SFGate). What are sidewalks made out of?

More on The Future of Delivery (Takeaways from MercuryGate Velocity 2017 User Conference)

Talking Logistics

Many transportation and logistics software companies were launched in the late 1990s and early 2000s, during the height of the dotcom era, but very few of them survive today — they either went bankrupt or were acquired by others.

Stealing a Little of My Thunder: Sneak Peak of BluJay Solutions SOAR 2017 Conference

Talking Logistics

After a 15 hour trip to get back home last Friday from the JDA Focus conference in Las Vegas (broken plane, thunderstorms, no pilot, locusts — okay, no locusts, but I wouldn’t have been surprised), and seven Little League and travel baseball games this weekend, I’m heading back out this morning to the BluJay Solutions SOAR 2017 Conference in Chicago. Supply Chain Technology Trends BluJay Solutions logistics SOAR 2017 supply chain supply chain operating networks

This Week in Logistics News (April 24-28, 2017)

Talking Logistics

As you read this I’ll be flying back from the JDA FOCUS 2017 conference in Las Vegas. JD.com creates new unit for its logistics services (TechCrunch).

This Week in Logistics News (December 14-18, 2015)

Talking Logistics

In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Amazon in talks to lease 20 jets to launch air-cargo business (The Seattle Times). The UberRush Logistics Layer Has Arrived (TechCrunch). Song of the Week: “Heaven or Las Vegas” by Cocteau Twins. It’s warm outside.