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. Why is There a Supply Chain into the Mojave Desert? The Top Logistics Trends that Will Impact Logistics Management in 2018.

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.

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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. Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.; Supply chain professionals often cite peer-to-peer learning and networking as the most valuable investment of time and money. JDA Software : Focus 2017 , April 25-28, 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. As I wrote last year: According to leadership expert Ken Blanchard, “when you stop learning, you stop leading,” and this is especially true in supply chain management. 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?

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. Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.; Supply chain professionals often cite peer-to-peer learning and networking as the most valuable investment of time and money. Takeaways from the IBM Watson Supply Chain Summit.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2016

Talking Logistics

Does it contain a line item for supply chain talent and leadership development? Contrary to what many people believe, investing in employees is not dilutive to a company’s financial results and shareholder value — it’s actually accretive,” said Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks, at the 2015 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference. Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2016.

Trending Transportation News: February 2016

PLS Logistics

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported that non-manufacturing activity continues to point towards growth. 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.

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

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions. Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape. Woke up with a nice sunrise view as seen from my hotel (Tropicana Las Vegas) window. Supply Chain Management.

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

Elementum

The bigger supply chain challenges were yet to come as the COVID-19 pandemic led to more widespread shelter-in-place requirements throughout the U.S 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. Director of Supply Chain at Ken’s Foods. Director of Supply Chain at Ken’s Foods.

Science Fiction and Logistics

Enterra Insights

At this year’s CES in Las Vegas, Michael Bolle, Bosch’s chief technical and chief digital officer, stated, “Artificial intelligence is not science fiction anymore — it’s already an integral part of our daily lives. ”[1] Josh Fisher ( @TrucksAtWork ), Technology Editor at FleetOwner , points out that the logistics industry is a perfect proving ground for cutting edge technologies once confined to the realms of science fiction.

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. McLeod Software Unveils New Business Process Automation Solutions for Logistics Companies. New Study: 70% of Executives have started Digital Supply Chain Transformation.

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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). How much time and cost can we drive out of supply chains if there was less red tape, bureaucracy, and regulations?

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.

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. Since a modern business is shifting from manufacturing to service, this article will provide a review of literature and a case study of the company at a forefront of the service supply chain frontier. Supply Chain Perspective Service supply chain has recently emerged as the new research area.

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

Supply Chain Nation

To provide insights into the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and its impact on supply chains around the world, we are delivering a blog series to help anyone looking for support and advice. Our experts, who have spent years in the supply chain industry, share their insights. The pandemic with no historical precedence has rendered legacy supply chain planning and execution models ineffective. COVID-19 planning supply chain planning

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.

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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. I am currently doing research in the area of analytics (reference Supply Chain Insights Report, The Art of the Possible ). I strongly believe that the future of supply chain management lies in new forms of analytics and that the ERP /APS vision of the last decade is history. A Look at Logistics and SCM 2013.

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

AFFLINK

Customers want what they want, and there should be a supply chain plan in place that supports those needs. But what happens when your hospitality supply chain isn’t flexible enough to provide for the customer? Here, we’ll give you examples of customer experiences — bad and good — and how with the right supply chain, it’ll all work out. Logistics Management. An example a company with efficient logistics management is the Hilton hotel chain.

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. The fearless leader of the JDA Supply Chain Heroes, Captain JDA searched through the expo for supply chains that needed saving. FOCUS Supply Chain

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2020

Veridian Solutions

It’s that time of year again when supply chain leaders start thinking about how to empower their organizations and connect on a global scale. While technologies are continuously evolving, visiting the industry’s top supply chain conferences and trade shows form an integral way that leaders can learn more about what’s happening and how to respond. RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference LINK. Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2020.

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

Supply Chain Nation

However, it was not enough to dampen the spirits of attendees who again packed the General Session to hear Razat Gaurav, JDA SVP, International, explore how multiple retail channels have changed retail and manufacturing supply chains everywhere. With General Session complete, attendees made their way to the remaining retail, category management and cloud sessions, as well as warehouse management, segmented supply chain and workforce management workshops.

The Dispatch Report | October 2019, Issue No. 12

Shipchain

We’ve been busy fine-tuning our platform, nailing our pitch, bringing on new customers, demoing for clients, and speaking at and attending different freight and logistics conferences. ShipChain airs its first webinar, The State of Technology in Food Supply Chains 2019: Produce. We aired our first webinar about Technology and its impacts on the Food Supply Chain in June. Chris Kupillas, Regional VP, BlueGrace Logistics.

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. Wayne Usie, Senior Vice President & Chief Market Development Officer , JDA Software talked about digitalization and its importance in supply chain management and the JDA Digital Edge.

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. The fearless leader of the JDA Supply Chain Heroes, Captain JDA searched through the expo for supply chains that needed saving. appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog.

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. Wayne Usie, Senior Vice President & Chief Market Development Officer , JDA Software talked about digitalization and its importance in supply chain management and the JDA Digital Edge.

The New JDA Flowcasting Solution

Supply Chain Nation

Steve Banker, service director of supply chain management at ARC Advisory Group, offers his perspective on the JDA Flowcasting Solution, the next wave of demand-driven supply chain management. We’ve gone through several iterations of how to effectively balance supply and demand in the retail/consumer goods supply chain. Flowcasting is currently the most advanced form of the next wave forward – demand driven supply chain management.

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

Supply Chain Trend

To get some answers for S&OP practitioners, Niels van Hove founder of Supply Chain Trend, interviewed a group of S&OP leaders. Supply Chain Trend will publish a weekly Q&A with these S&OP leaders. Steve Hainey is an international speaker who has had over 20 years’ experience in global multi-site supply chain planning for Fortune 100 & 500 manufacturing companies of retail consumable goods, chemical materials, and medical device products.

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FOCUS 2016: That’s a Wrap!

Supply Chain Nation

More than 2,000 attendees traveled to the Gaylord Opryland resort to get the latest insights from thought leaders and key players across supply chain management to help them deliver the “Seamless Customer Experience.”. FOCUS kicked off with general session presentations on a number of key topics: Bal Dail, JDA Chairman and CEO, spoke on Delivering a Seamless Customer Experience Begins with a Seamless Supply Chain.

Daimler Trucks establishes global organisation for highly automated driving

EFT

To achieve this, Daimler Trucks announced an investment of more than EUR 500 million (more than USD 570 million) at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The operations infrastructure and network to be set up by the Autonomous Technology Group – another key activity – will consist of one main vehicle control centre as well as additional stations at logistics hubs.

FOCUS 2016: That’s a Wrap!

Supply Chain Nation

More than 2,000 attendees traveled to the Gaylord Opryland resort to get the latest insights from thought leaders and key players across supply chain management to help them deliver the “Seamless Customer Experience.”. FOCUS kicked off with general session presentations on a number of key topics: Bal Dail, JDA Chairman and CEO, spoke on Delivering a Seamless Customer Experience Begins with a Seamless Supply Chain.

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

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions. Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape. Supply Chain Management. Who said supply chains are boring? Supply Chain Matters.

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). UPS Joins Top Alliance To Create Blockchain Standards For Logistics. Elemica Delivers Predictive Visibility to Global Industrial Supply Chains. CLX Logistics Renews Partnership with BluJay Solutions.

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. A notable exception is MercuryGate (a Talking Logistics sponsor), which was founded 17 years ago and recently held its annual user conference in Las Vegas.

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. The title of my presentation is “Shoveling Snow with a Dustpan: Where to Find Supply Chain Innovation.”

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. I’ll share my takeaways from the JDA conference in a future post, but with little time to spare this morning as I head to the airport, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week, much of it dominated by flying cars: Amazon Forms Team to Focus on Driverless Technology (WSJ – sub.