The Panama Canal Expansion: The Impact on Logistics Strategies and Operations

Talking Logistics

What impact will this all have on logistics strategies and operations moving forward? Robinson, and Jennifer Bratton, partner and managing director in the Minneapolis office of The Boston Consulting Group — will address those questions and more in this timely and important episode you don’t want to miss! The post The Panama Canal Expansion: The Impact on Logistics Strategies and Operations appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 20 – 26)

Logistics Viewpoints

They will meet the Philadelphia Eagles, who crushed the Minnesota Vikings 38-7 in the NFC title game, a week from Sunday in Minneapolis, MN. Logistically, hosting the Super Bowl is no easy feat, given everything that goes into it. The post This Week in Logistics News (January 20 – 26) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain News This Week in News Inventory Management logistics supply chain Transportation

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Do People Skills Matter in the World of Logistics?

The Logistics of Logistics

How you develop your sales team has a big impact on your logistics business. ” One of the areas that the Logistics of Logistics specializes in is people skills development that is designed for the busy logistics professional. is located in Minneapolis/St. The post Do People Skills Matter in the World of Logistics? appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

There’s Something Happening Here (With Truck Drivers, Logistics Planning)

Supply Chain Collaborator

Join us for a look back at the intersection of trucking, civil unrest and an examination of how logistics planning and management software helps keep freight moving in spite of upheaval and disruption. UltraShipTMS and TMS software in general can play an integral role in enabling the real-time modification of routing, logistics planning and scheduling to help shippers avoid sending their drivers into harm’s way. .

Ripped from the Headlines: More Supply Chain Trends in the News

Talking Logistics

We’re less than a month into the new year and already some of my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2017 are starting to surface — namely, that we’ll see companies get more serious about eradicating slavery and conflict minerals from their supply chains, and that we’ll see a rise in cyber attacks, with supply chain and logistics operations becoming new targets.

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Supply Chain Management


According to an article by Mark Craig for the Minneapolis Star Tribune (Dec. And just like a departing head coach is unlikely to bequeath to his successor a top-notch formula for success, project leaders are not usually just handed the keys to a company-saving logistics victory. 4 Secrets to Supply Chain Management Project Success. link]. In the ever-popular NFL, fans are greeted year after year with an increasing rate of coaching and general-management turnover.

Jaro Caban: “Establishing S&OP is a challenging journey”

Supply Chain Movement

I split this off from global sourcing because we had plenty of buyers but not enough planning and logistics so service and documentation was failing. GMS is a team of nine people based in Rotterdam, Shanghai and Minneapolis. Their mission is to work with our many global buyers, collectively known as Risk Management and Sourcing (RMS), to streamline the buying, planning and logistics. Nine questions about the topics on the supply chain agenda of a supply chain professional.

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Holiday Sales Demonstrated Necessity of Omnichannel Strategies

Enterra Insights

After a weak holiday performance last year, the Minneapolis-based company embarked on a multibillion-dollar spending plan to improve its stores and digital capabilities. Experienced partners, such as logistics providers with strong retail expertise, have the know-how and means to guide you through enhancing your customers’ online and in-store experience by upgrading your e-commerce and omnichannel capabilities.”

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

After 12 years as an Air Force logistics officer, Michael got his PhD in a top 5 logistics program, and now teaches supply chain management and marketing. Logistics and delivery can be handled in a very optimized way with the help of automated solutions using data and information. Bobby Neundorfer @TQLogistics Bobby Neundorfer works for Total Quality Logistics , the second largest 3PL in the country. He is a Branch Manager of Becker Logistics.

How the Latest Government Shutdown Affects Today’s Transportation Professionals

Talking Logistics

Work closely with your supply chain team or bring in skilled logistics experts to keep you up to date about what the shutdown means for your business. Jason is member of the Minnesota Freight Advisory Committee (MFAC) and serves as an election judge in the City of Minneapolis. The post How the Latest Government Shutdown Affects Today’s Transportation Professionals appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Fight for a Cause: Beating Hunger at Its Own Game

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Being in the logistics industry, C.H. If you’re not in Minneapolis, please make a donation online in support of the team of your choosing. One of my all-time favorite TV show is Cheers.So when I hear the term “food fight,” I often think about the dysfunctional Cheers gang getting on each other’s nerves during Thanksgiving and the ensuing events that escalate into an all-out food fight.

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.

This Week in Logistics News (May 8-12, 2017)

Talking Logistics

It was a very busy week in the world of supply chain and logistics, so let’s go straight to the news that caught my attention: FLEXE Launches Nationwide Next-Day Delivery. Konexial And Cloud Logistics Partner To Produce Groundbreaking Goload Service. Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis (Reuters).

This Week in Logistics News (January 9-13, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon is granted a patent for using a subterranean network to deliver packages (GeekWire). Target invests in Minneapolis start-up that helps retailers monitor supply chains (Star Tribune). Moving on to third-party logistics (3PL) news, UPS announced the purchase of Freightex , a U.K.-based