Supply Chain Movement 22 – Logistics Outsourcing

Supply Chain Movement

Strategic moves among logistics providers. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. these are the main conclusions from supply Chain movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl Subway Map Europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers.

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. Note: Descartes and MercuryGate are Talking Logistics sponsors.

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UltraShipTMS Inbound Logistics Solution Selected by The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc.

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NJ-Based Logistics IT Solution Provider Continues Growing its Profile among Retailers. The Milwaukee, WI and York, PA based retailer operates 268 department stores across 26 states and has a robust online/ecommerce site. The challenges of managing the inbound logistics of thousands of products from hundreds of suppliers prompted Bon-Ton’s supply chain leadership to seek and engage a comprehensive, inbound transportation management system (TMS) solution.

Is Software Making Us Dumb?

Talking Logistics

A couple of weeks ago, a man drove a tractor-trailer into a Milwaukee park and over two pedestrian bridges, where it ultimately got stuck (a towing company had to use a crane to lift the trailer onto a nearby road). Truck Gets Stuck in Milwaukee Park, Driver Blames GPS (Source: WTMJ). Today, the skill is being built into the software, especially for managing supply chain and logistics operations. It’s what that truck driver in Milwaukee should have done.

A Better Way to Sell Logistics Services with Matt Collins

The Logistics of Logistics

General Manager of SunAnt Interactive out of Milwaukee, WI. • 07:28] You have some very strong opinions about transportation and logistics websites. I was shocked when we first started working on logistics sites together, because some of them seemed like afterthoughts. 16:58] There’s a better way to sell logistics services. The post A Better Way to Sell Logistics Services with Matt Collins appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

Frank Vorrath, Johnson Controls: “We are undergoing a bi-modal transformation”

Supply Chain Movement

Based in Milwaukee, Wis. With 20 years’ experience in supply chain and logistics management, Vorrath was hired in 2015 to lead Johnson Controls’ global supply chain. Vorrath lives in Germany since 2012 and commutes between two offices in Germany, in Hanover and Burscheid, and Milwaukee, Wis. The fact that most of us can maintain a comfortable temperature in our homes and places of work is thanks to the founder of Johnson Controls, Warren Johnson.

Digital Sales Strategy: Overcoming the Barriers to Growth with Tony Verre

The Logistics of Logistics

Tony earned a BA, Comparative Literature from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, and an MA, Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast. Digital Sales Strategy: Overcoming the Barriers to Growth with Tony Verre.

The Seven Million Mile Man

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Doug has a BBA in Management Information Systems and an MBA in International Business from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Subscribe to our blog [at right] to receive the full blog series via email and receive the latest global logistics news and insights. Blog global supply chain Kewill logistics Logistics Software supply chain Supply Chain Software

The Seven Million Mile Man – Part II

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Doug has a BBA in Management Information Systems and an MBA in International Business from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Subscribe to our blog [at right] to receive the full blog series via email and receive the latest global logistics news and insights. Blog global supply chain Kewill Logistics Software supply chain supply chain execution Supply Chain Software

Rockwell Automation: Supply Chains to Admire Winner

Supply Chain Shaman

In his role, Ernest owns strategic sourcing, materials planning, customer care, and logistics operations globally. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs approximately 23,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries. They also focused on lowering the walls of the silos: getting logistics, sourcing, supply chain planning to work on being globally inclusive.

Rockwell Automation: A Case Study in Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

In his role, Ernest owns strategic sourcing, materials planning, customer care, and logistics operations globally. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs approximately 23,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries. They also focused on lowering the walls of the silos: getting logistics, sourcing, supply chain planning to work on being globally inclusive.

Understanding the Buying Process with Steve Elwell

The Logistics of Logistics

Next, I went to work for an industrial manufacturing / distribution company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The post Understanding the Buying Process with Steve Elwell appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. download the audio file. [00:21] 00:21] Opening / Introduction. [01:09] 01:09] Tell us about your background. I grew up in Southern Michigan about 1 hour from Detroit, Michigan. I graduated from Albion College (MI) with a degree in economics.

Get Ready for La Niña, With Snowy Winter in the Northern U.S.

DAT Solutions

Winter is on the way, and the coming season’s weather pattern represents a big question mark for transportation and logistics pros. This year’s weather may not be as severe, but truckers will need to be aware of road conditions on Interstates 80 and 90 through those states, and there could be delays in and around Chicago, Indianapolis, Detroit, Milwaukee, and Minneapolis.

Breaking News: Walmart, Facebook, and Uber Form Strategic Alliance to Provide Unrivaled Commerce Experience

Talking Logistics

This is the most significant example of how commerce, logistics, and social networking are converging ,” said Adrian Gonzalez, industry analyst at Adelante SCM and host of Talking Logistics. Meanwhile, Facebook has been positioning itself as a portal for e-commerce ever since it introduced a ‘buy’ button in 2014 , and it’s no secret that Uber has its sights on disrupting the logistics service provider market , with services such as UberRUSH and UberFreight.”.