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. Why is There a Supply Chain into the Mojave Desert? 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.

S&OP in Las Vegas! Let’s Learn, Laugh, and Be Entertained at the S&OP Innovation Summit

Kinaxis

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. My personal favorite ended on the foresight a supply chain leader needs to have. 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

Kinaxis

by CJ Wehlage If you read my prior blog, “ Storage Wars rescues supply chain ignominy ”, you would have seen my garage after I moved from Boston to San Diego. I used the supply chain ERP “shedding” theory to innovate and clear out my garage.

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.;

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?

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.

What Did I Miss? A COLLABORATE 16 Recap

Loftware

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

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?

Balance and Segmentation – What the Election Can Teach Supply Chain

Kinaxis

In my opinion, these are factors that led to the pollsters being so far off on the 2016 US election, and how supply chain practitioners can help these pollsters to improve. I have to admit, it was cool to see the MUTO walk down the Las Vegas strip and knock down the casinos.

Smart Software CEO to Present at Epicor Insights 2019

The Smart Software

Greg Hartunian, President at Smart Software will present a keynote on Inventory Managementat at Epicor's annual customer conference in Mandalay Bay Resort In Las Vegas April 15-18.

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 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. 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. Where Does Supply Chain Design End and Planning Begin?

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

2019 Conferences for Consumer Goods Professionals

Alloy

We’re posting this from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, where we’ve had a couple packed days of meetings and checking out the latest innovations in technology. Many of these are geared toward a specific audience, such as sales or supply chain.

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.

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. Supply Chain Perspective Service supply chain has recently emerged as the new research area.

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

Infosys Supply Chain Management

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. Supply Chain Matters.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, the multi-tier capabilities for supply chain management are coming from the born-again marketplaces. While early in launch and execution, the solution received good reviews at the GHX Summit in Las Vegas last week.

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

Five Reasons Why Are We Not Making Progress on Inventory Management

Supply Chain Shaman

The cheese on the puffs stains my hands like I feel that mis-guided past practices have indelibly colored supply chain practices. In most value networks, downstream partners have progressively pushed costs and waste backwards in the extended supply chain.

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? Green Supply Chain.

Kinexions: What happens in Vegas…

Kinaxis

This year, for the first time ever, we are bringing Kinexions to Las Vegas. Guys, I’m not sure about the Expect a Full House slogan though, doesn’t have much to do with supply chain.”.

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

EFT

Initially the service is beginning in the South Western US, through Southern California, Arizona and Las Vegas. Primary Event: 21st Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Précis: Walmart seeks to fight back against encroachment on its customer base by launching next-day delivery on more than 200,000 items Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain eCommerce/Retail Region: North America Publish as a report

Planning Optimized at Mach 2

Logility

Learnings from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference. Last month I, along with 2200 other supply chain professionals, attended the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix Arizona.

Toyota's Vision for Self-Driving Includes Amazon Collaboration

Supply Chain Brain

Toyota President Akio Toyoda, the grandson of the carmaker’s founder, debuted the e-Palette vehicle and e-Palette Alliance to a packed crowd at CES 2018 in Las Vegas on Monday. As part of the project, Toyota would supply vehicles for use by its partners who could either use all the software and hardware the company creates to enable autonomous driving, or use it as a base on which they add their own technology. Partners include Amazon, Uber, Pizza Hut and China’s DiDi.

The Dispatch Report | October 2019, Issue No. 12

Shipchain

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. Inclusive Deployment of Blockchain for Supply Chains: Part 4 – Protecting Your Data.

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.

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. New Study: 70% of Executives have started Digital Supply Chain Transformation.

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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.

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.

Enabling S&OP through Advanced Analytics

Logility

Transformation is coming to your supply chain and according to most industry research, most CEOs and executives believe their supply chain will be substantially or unrecognizably transformed by 2020. 1) Analysis through Supply Chain Network Simulation.

SXX?

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 ).

QAD Explore 2019: Vertical Market Round-up

QAD

Then, Shaun Phillips, QAD DynaSys director of product management, discussed the future of supply chain in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) markets and current industry disruptors that are complicating supply and demand planning. Join Us Next Year in Las Vegas!

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

Supply Chain Nation

At one time or another, we have all felt like we are facing our supply chain challenges alone. By joining a SIG, you can leverage this global expertise to address and solve your own supply chain challenges – and you don’t have to do it alone.

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.

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. Today, supply chain design has become a process all to its own. Demand and Supply Variability. With the rise in demand and supply visibility, it mattered more.