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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. Others include water, food, transportations and so on. Why is There a Supply Chain into the Mojave Desert?

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.;

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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?

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 and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2016

Talking Logistics

Does it contain a line item for supply chain talent and leadership development? Supply chain professionals often cite peer-to-peer learning and networking as the most valuable investment of talent development time and money.

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.

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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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. March 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI).

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.

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? Logistics Management. Green Supply Chain.

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.

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.

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. The next wave forward is demand driven supply chain management.

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.

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.

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. FourKites Announces Enhanced Integration With JDA Software for Real-Time Visibility Into Freight Transportation. 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.