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. Others include water, food, transportations and so on. 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.

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.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

If you’re a transportation professional, for example, and all you know is transportation, your opportunities for advancement are limited compared to someone who has a broader supply chain perspective. JDA Software : Focus 2017 , April 25-28, Las Vegas, NV.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

If you’re a transportation professional, for example, and all you know is transportation, your opportunities for advancement are limited compared to someone who has a broader supply chain perspective. MercuryGate : Velocity 2019 , May 5-7, Las Vegas, NV. Oracle : Modern Supply Chain Experience 2019 , March 19-21, Las Vegas, NV. 2019 Food Industry Transportation and Logistics Conference , March 3-5, Palm Springs, CA.

The Future of Transportation 1: The Hyperloop

The Network Effect

This weekend, at Texas A&M University, there is a competition unfolding that promises to change the future of transportation. Musk says it will be cheaper, faster and safer than current modes of transport. Hyperloop Transportation Technology.

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. Learning & Leadership Private Fleet Procurement Transportation Management Systems MercuryGate MercuryGate user conference Mojo TMS

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2015

Talking Logistics

If you’re a transportation professional, for example, and all you know is transportation, your opportunities for advancement are limited compared to someone who has a broader supply chain perspective. HighJump Software : Innovation 2015 , TBA (last year in May in Las Vegas, NV). MercuryGate : MercuryGate 2015 User Conference , September 13-16, Las Vegas, NV.

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

Talking Logistics

March 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). 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.

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. FocusConnect Supply Chain retail supply chain transportation The final day of FocusConnect 2013 was met with traditional English weather — cold and rainy.

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

Talking Logistics

Marten Transport Ltd. Shippers are under enormous pressure to cut transportation costs and seem not to be satisfied with the massive fuel surcharge reductions racked up over the past year and a half.”.

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Enabling S&OP through Advanced Analytics

Logility

At the Informs Business Analytics Conference in Las Vegas last year, I spoke about the potential to enable S&OP / IBP through advanced analytics. Transportation Load and Route Optimization.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2016

Talking Logistics

If you’re a transportation professional, for example, and all you know is transportation, your opportunities for advancement are limited compared to someone who has a broader supply chain perspective. SAP : SAPInsider Logistics and SCM 2016 , March 21-23, Las Vegas, NV.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2018

Talking Logistics

If you’re a transportation professional, for example, and all you know is transportation, your opportunities for advancement are limited compared to someone who has a broader supply chain perspective. The Transportation Revolution: Takeaways from CLX Logistics’ 6th Annual Customer Conference. MercuryGate : MercuryGate 2018 User Conference , TBA (2017: October 1-4, Las Vegas, NV).

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. Transportation Management – June 22 nd , 9:00AM.

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.

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

AFFLINK

To ensure proper logistics management in the hospitality industry, businesses need to take steps to ensure efficient transportation and order pick-up. If streamlined correctly, these changes can lead to higher revenue, transportation cost reduction, and cost structure improvement.

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 Las Vegas to Salt Lake City also tumbled 62¢ at $1.73

Meeting the Need for Personalized Shopping Experiences with Category Management

Supply Chain Nation

How do I optimize my manufacturing and transportation networks to support localization efficiently while minimizing additional cost to my network design? Planning to attend Shoptalk 2017 , March 19-21, or the Category Management & Shopper Insights Conference , May 15-17, in Las Vegas? We’ve read about it, and we’ve listened to presentations about it.

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. Not a member of the Transportation Intermediaries Association?

Flatbed Rates Set Another Record

DAT Solutions

Demand for flatbed transportation has been off the charts for much of 2018. Out West, Las Vegas has become a construction hub, and rates rose 15%. For a seven-week stretch in April and May, the national load-to-truck ratio was above 100 loads per truck.

An Authentic Brand

Tailwind

My wife said that she wanted to go to Las Vegas to see the Rolling Stones. Not sure about you, but there is something so wrong about the Rolling Stones in Las Vegas. The post An Authentic Brand appeared first on Tailwind Transportation Software.

Advanced analytics meets social good: how Angel Flight West optimizes flight routes for families in need

AIMMS

In the summer months, they also run around 500 flights to transport children to summer camps like Camp Kindle (a camp for kids affected by HIV/AIDS), Champ Camp (a camp for burn survivors) and The Painted Turtle (a camp for children with serious medical conditions), among others.

Uber Thinking

Tailwind

One party has the ticket – the other party wants to go to see the show – like the Rolling Stones in Las Vegas. The post Uber Thinking appeared first on Tailwind Transportation Software. “Hi Prab… how are you?”.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Delaware contains a large number of ports and freights, making intermodal transportation a good choice. Florida embraces a multimodal transportation system, moving over 770 tons of freight annually. Las Vegas is the most cost-effective city to ship to and from in the state of Nevada. The state of Virginia has great access to intermodal transportation , often making it the most economical choice for outbound shipments. Short Answer: Yes.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Delaware contains a large number of ports and freights, making intermodal transportation a good choice. Florida embraces a multimodal transportation system, moving over 770 tons of freight annually. Las Vegas is the most cost-effective city to ship to and from in the state of Nevada. The state of Virginia has great access to intermodal transportation , often making it the most economical choice for outbound shipments. Short Answer: Yes.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Delaware contains a large number of ports and freights, making intermodal transportation a good choice. Florida embraces a multimodal transportation system, moving over 770 tons of freight annually. Las Vegas is the most cost-effective city to ship to and from in the state of Nevada. The state of Virginia has great access to intermodal transportation , often making it the most economical choice for outbound shipments. Short Answer: Yes.

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

Talking Logistics

Self-operating shuttle bus crashes after Las Vegas launch (SFGate). Data from transportation procurement events mirror these results. What are sidewalks made out of? If you said cement, you would be wrong; sidewalks are typically made out of concrete.

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.

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

Talking Logistics

surface transportation infrastructure, more congestion and a significant environmental impact. Song of the Week: “Heaven or Las Vegas” by Cocteau Twins. It’s warm outside. There’s no snow on the ground, and there’s none in the forecast.