Hot Sessions to Check Out at CSCMP Edge in Nashville

Descartes

With so many changes going on, this is an extremely exciting time to be involved in logistics! Here are the hot topics and sessions we recommend: Expanding role of logistics on the customer experience Logistic networks, digital supply chains and analytics The latest trends with the capacity crunchEvery year, over 3000 industry experts gather for CSCMP’s annual conference to share best practices and learn new trends that are impacting the industry.

“See Famous Guitars and Meet TMS Stars” at CSCMP EDGE Conference at the Gaylord Opryland Event Center in Nashville

Supply Chain Collaborator

Providing a quiet meeting space adjacent to the main event floor, the Sponsor’s Lounge will offer light refreshments, internet-ready computer terminals, and an exclusive, private exhibit on loan from Nashville’s Gallery of Iconic Guitars. The exhibit, only accessible by lounge visitors, will display half a dozen rare and iconic guitars like those played by Nashville recording legends such as Earl Scruggs, Johnny Cash, Scotty Moore (Elvis’ guitarist), Dolly Parton and others.

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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. 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? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2017. SAP : SAPInsider Logistics and SCM 2017 , March 6-8, Orlando, FL.

Supply Chain Leadership Forum Hits High Point in 10th Year

Tompkins Blog

I think that I’m more excited about this year than any other, and I certainly have some great reasons to feel this way today as I sit in Nashville pondering how far this event (and the field of supply chain in general) has come. At the decade mark, the forum boasts some of the highest quality speakers and sessions available in the world, has greatly surpassed previous attendance records, and has evolved into the premier event for supply chain and logistics leaders. By Jim Tompkins

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2016

Talking Logistics

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? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2016. 1+1=3” Opportunities in Logistics (Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2015 Conference). Supply Chain Spotlight on Mexico: Takeaways from Logistic Summit & Expo 2015.

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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Launching a Successful 3PL in the Age of Tech with Nicholas Reasoner and Jeff Dangelo

The Logistics of Logistics

Jeff is the co-founder of a technology company that developed the collaborative logistics platform used by Nick’s company. Nicholas Reasoner is the founder and CEO of Transloop , a digital freight network revolutionizing logistics for shippers and carriers.

JDA Focus: Get Seamless

Logistics Viewpoints

held its annual user conference in Nashville last week. Cloud/Software-as-a-Service Learning & Leadership Omni-channel logistics Retail Transportation Management Systems Warehouse Management SystemsJDA Software Group, Inc. The event was a big one, with well over 2,000 attendees, over 50 sponsors, 100 customer presentations, roundtables, and discussions, and a concert at the Grand Ole Opry featuring Darius Rucker.

UltraShipTMS Named to 100 Great Supply Chain Partners List

Supply Chain Collaborator

Fair Lawn, NJ – September 19, 2018 – UltraShipTMS continues to be recognized by major supply chain and logistics industry media for being an innovative leader in the development and delivery of leading transportation logistics technologies. UltraShipTMS leaders will meet with SupplyChainBrain editorial team at the upcoming EDGE Event of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals in Nashville later this month.

COP21 – Freight and Climate Change

Freightos

This Black Friday Shawn Simms was first in line at Best Buy in Nashville, TN to bag a Thanksgiving bargain – a Toshiba HDTV for $149.99. A quick check showed that shipping the TV from Taiwan to Nashville (ocean & trucking) led to about 6.7 Since joining the EPA SmartWay program in 2008, Penske Logistics has improved fuel economy by 5 percent, reduced idle time by 16 percent and lowered CO2 emissions on a gram/ton-mile basis by 24 percent.

Showcase Your Company's Supply Chain Excellence — Three Days to Submit

Supply Chain Brain

Finalists are asked to present their case studies at CSCMP's 2018 EDGE Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Business Strategy Alignment Education & Professional Development Global Supply Chain Management Global Trade & Economics HR & Labor Management Humanitarian Logistics Quality & Metrics Regulation and Compliance SC Analysis & Consulting Supply Chain Security & Risk Mgmt

FOCUS 2016: That’s a Wrap!

BlueYonder

FOCUS 2016, held in Nashville, TN, wrapped up earlier this week after setting record attendance. Leaders from both Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, based in Nashville, and IKEA brought real-world insights into current supply chain issues. Attendees then selected from more than 290 content-packed sessions across retail, supply chain and logistics.

FOCUS 2016: That’s a Wrap!

BlueYonder

FOCUS 2016, held in Nashville, TN, wrapped up earlier this week after setting record attendance. Leaders from both Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, based in Nashville, and IKEA brought real-world insights into current supply chain issues. Attendees then selected from more than 290 content-packed sessions across retail, supply chain and logistics.

Toyota Consolidating Operations in Texas

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The auto maker has expanded its operations in the area to include product planning, vehicle design, consumer finance and logistics. outside Nashville. Discussion Questions: Carefully read the following article. What Toyota positions are being moved to Texas? Why is Toyota making this change? What are the incentives that Texas is offering Toyota? How significant are these to Toyota’s decision? What are the major risks to Toyota associated with this decision?

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4 ways truckers can get more time at home

DAT Solutions

One of my favorites is Lexington to Nashville, TN, and back. Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 23,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros. When I first got started working with freight brokers in 2011, I was averaging more than 200 nights away from home each year.

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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. Atlanta to Nashville also crossed the $3 mark, at $3.03 Flatbed rates haven’t moved much in the past month, but that could change in the coming weeks.

Evans Celebrates Its 90th Year

3PL Insights

Evans was established in 1929 and has a history of providing integrated logistics solutions in Michigan and throughout the Midwest. In the United States: January 9 – The Seeing Eye was established in Nashville, Tennessee. This year marks Evans Distribution Systems’ 90 th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone anniversary, let’s take a look back at 1929 to see what else happened that year! In Michigan: July 20 – Mike Ilitch was born in Detroit, Michigan.

How Manual Consolidation is Costing You Money – A Case Example

TMC

To help logistics professionals understand the case for automation, I’ve put together a hypothetical case example. The baseline cost for the Nashville order is only $79. In my last blog post , I explained how consolidating orders to create routing and scheduling plans is much more complicated than widely assumed. So complicated, in fact, that doing the calculations manually often results in costly errors. That’s why automating the process makes a lot of sense.

This Week in Logistics News (April 25-29, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Lots of supply chain and logistics news to get to this week, especially on the the technology front, so let’s go straight to it. Truckload group splits with ATA policy on truck size and weight issue (Logistics Management). Back to Descartes, the company refers to itself as “the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce.” Commerce — it’s the bright new sun many supply chain and logistics solution providers are starting to revolve around.