This Week in Logistics News (September 7-11, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Here’s what I wrote back on this date in 2009, as I recalled the events of that tragic day eight years earlier: I grew up in Brooklyn, New York, near Red Hook and the docks. Remembering 9/11 seems more important to me, even if it doesn’t directly relate to supply chain and logistics. They also lack process controls and metrics. Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… XPO Logistics to Acquire Con-way. Today is September 11.

Managing Logistics for The World’s Largest Company with Gary Sostack

The Logistics of Logistics

I grew up in New York and graduated from the New York Institute of Technology. While putting myself through school, I got a part-time job at JFK airport which opened my eyes to logistics. Right out of college, I worked at a logistics company in Atlanta. Then, after a short spell in New Orleans, I moved to Houston to work with supply chain in oil and gas. The company searched for smart people who understand what the next new technology will be.

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If Yogi Berra Were a Logistics & Supply Chain Manager

Supply Chain Collaborator

UltraShipTMS (and many of its employees) is native to the New York metro area. We often tell prospective clients/users about the significant benefits to be gained by automating transportation logistics processes. This quote could just as perfectly be applied to the process of implementation of any new software like TMS, YMS, fleet management or optimizer tools. There never seems to be a good time to consider implementing or upgrading logistics IT systems.

Digitized Trucking: Turning The Logistics Value Chain Upside Down

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend, Rachel Everly, a freelance writer in business and finance who shows us how digitized trucking will change the game for logistics companies. . The order states that you leave Missouri with the 5000 kilograms, drop 2000 kilograms in New York, then head towards Atlanta and drop around 1800 kilograms there and finally, the remaining 1200 kilograms need to be dropped in Washington.

The New Reality of Amazon FBA with Ephraim Ausch

The Logistics of Logistics

The New Reality of Amazon FBA with Ephraim Ausch. Ephraim Ausch and Joe Lynch discuss the new reality of Amazon FBA, also known as Fulfillment by Amazon. Ephraim Ausch is the Chief Logistics Officer at Tactical Logistics, an end-to-end provider of supply chain logistics services.

Getting that “Swing” in Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

The New York Times best-selling book The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown tells the story of how the University of Washington’s eight-oar crew team overcome great odds and adversity to win the gold medal at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. Break down your functional silos” is not new advice. How do you successfully align goals, metrics, and resources across functional groups? Which metrics are the right ones? Step 2 – Develop Metrics and Data Sources.

This Week in Logistics News (May 22-26, 2017)

Talking Logistics

The Supply Chain and Logistics Hall of Fame. Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: MercuryGate Launches ezVision. Ryder Launches NaviShare, a New Software Platform Providing Real-time Visibility, Tracking, Matching, and Sharing of Truck Capacity. Cloud Logistics’ Second Zero Downtime Release of 2017 Marks Continued Rapid Pace of Innovation.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities. The retail giant plans to take out 50 million metric tons (MMT) by 2030, which is equivalent to the emissions associated with the average annual electricity consumption of 40 million Chinese households. Self-Service Logistics.

Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

New York City. New York City. Content Summary: New York ranks number 1 among the seven metro areas in the number of Fortune 1000 companies with supply chain leaders located in the metro area; in the number of supply chain and technology programs in a 200-mile radius; in the number of supply chain and technology awards conferred in programs in a 200-mile radius; in transportation infrastructure (e.g.,

The Importance of Transparency in Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

” The staff at Supply Chain Link notes, “The terms ‘visibility’ and ‘transparency’ are often used interchangeably in the logistics world. Logistics providers market benefits of visibility and transparency, but it has many customers wondering what exactly the difference is between the two terms. performance-based metrics. The fallout has resulted in a raft of new laws pertaining to transparency.

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Takeaways from Roadnet perform 2014 User Conference

Talking Logistics

I’ve been using the word convergence to describe many of the trends occurring in the supply chain and logistics field today, and convergence was certainly evident at Roadnet’s perform 2014 User Conference a few weeks ago. I spoke about this convergence during my keynote presentation (see some of my slides below), and also during a recent Talking Logistics episode. FreshDirect , an online grocer serving the New York City metropolitan area, is a great example.

UPS Executive Shares Insights on Total Cost of Ownership in the Electronics Supply Chain

Supply Chain View from the Field

A native New Yorker, Ken turned down a career in finance and banking for an action-packed and exciting career in the world of global logistics. What are the metrics used to measure performance is part of the contract terms, especially around on-time service commitments. Particularly on new product introductions, we needed to be very careful on being able to deploy a product roll-out simultaneously across the entire country, in California, New York Chicago, etc.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Some LTL carriers are embargoing parts of New York for the NBG Service Center due to the total number of cases of coronavirus in these zip codes: 10801, 10802, 10804, and 10805. VLSFO (Very Low-Sulfur Fuel Oil) $315 per metric ton 3/12 comparted to $740 per metric ton in January 2020 = 57% decrease. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update. By: Frank McGuigan, Chief Executive Officer, Transplace.

The Ocean Plastics Environmental Crisis!

Supply Chain Game Changer

According to the oceanconservancy.org “Every year, 8 million metric tons of plastics enter our ocean on top of the estimated 150 million metric tons that currently circulate our marine environments. That’s like dumping one New York City garbage truck full of plastic into the ocean every minute of every day for an entire year!” Environment Reverse Logistics Supply Chain Management Ocean Plastics PollutionSubscribe Here! Email Address.

Guest Commentary: Tight Transportation Capacity, Not Flagging Demand, Behind ISM Report Showing Slowing Activity

Talking Logistics

Analysts point to the steep decline in orders for new transportation equipment as evidence that manufacturers are seeing weakness. In reality, it may not be softening demand at the root of manufacturers’ slowdown in the bookings for new trucks, trailers and other equipment. While Chicago and New York/New Jersey hubs are no strangers to inclement winter weather, severe and widespread cold brought snowstorms to Atlanta and other southern U.S.

Transforming Consumer Value Chains: Navigating The Power Shift to the Shopper

Supply Chain Shaman

Success of New Business Models. This week, many of my friends will gather in New York for NRF. Retail was slow to adopt supply chain processes to drive new business models; and as a result, traditional retail redefinition of supply chain processes got caught in the omni-channel hype while Amazon worked its magic to become a market leader. Retail generic products sold through new channels. It is a necessary capability for eCommerce and new business models.

5 Best Mobile Apps for Fleet Managers

The Logistics of Logistics

These are some of its helpful features: drill sizes and decimal equivalents, math and physics references, metric and English fastener clearance holes, and metric and English drill and tap sizes. Car Care has received accolades from the New York Times and Edmunds, and it has received consistently high ratings from users. Smartphones present so many new possibilities in terms of convenience and speed. 5 Best Mobile Apps for Fleet Managers.

Ecommerce Venture Capital Trends: Which VCs & Seed Investors are Investing in Ecommerce?

ShipBob

To appeal to investors, you’ll have to start something promising that’s new and unique. Lerer Hippeau Ventures is a New York-based early stage venture capital firm, meaning it invests in companies that are just starting up but have a large chance of success (often Series A rounds).

Eliminating Real-World Bottlenecks using AI from Silicon Valley to Mars

ThroughPut

He has managed onshore / offshore / war zone logistics as well as batch, continuous, and discrete manufacturing setups. Erics’s current work at Ford Mobility involves scouting new mechanical engineering and robotics principles in an R&D lab. Eric holds a BSE from Carnegie Mellon University, an MSE from Columbia University, and an MBA from New York University. Are industrial bottlenecks preventing your business from growing?

Eliminating Real-World Bottlenecks using AI from Silicon Valley to Mars

ThroughPut

He has managed onshore / offshore / war zone logistics as well as batch, continuous, and discrete manufacturing setups. Erics’s current work at Ford Mobility involves scouting new mechanical engineering and robotics principles in an R&D lab. Eric holds a BSE from Carnegie Mellon University, an MSE from Columbia University, and an MBA from New York University. Eliminating Real-World Bottlenecks using AI from Silicon Valley to Mars. September 25th, 2019.

Remembering 9/11

Talking Logistics

I grew up in Brooklyn, New York, near Red Hook and the docks. Remembering 9/11 seems more important to me, even if it doesn’t directly relate to supply chain and logistics. They also lack process controls and metrics. The post Remembering 9/11 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Author’s Note: Today is September 11. I never forget.

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