This Week in Logistics News (October 24-28, 2016)

Talking Logistics

In 2012, for example, he was elected as a fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), where he served as chair of the Sections and Societies Subcommittee and as president of the Transportation Science and Logistics Section. Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Uber’s Otto hauls Budweiser across Colorado in self-driving truck (Reuters). XPO Logistics Divests North American Truckload Operation to Transforce.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America. Labor and management work out deal at Port of LA/Long Beach ( Logistics Management ). As I highlighted in my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2013 , tablets and smartphones are quickly becoming the preferred computing platform for business professionals, which is why technology providers are designing and optimizing their applications for these devices.

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Chuck Intrieri Executive Profile

The Logistics of Logistics

Experienced logistics and supply chain consultant, Chuck Intrieri is a new contributor to TheLogisticsofLogistics.com. Chuck Intrieri is currently a operations and management consultant focused on third party logistics (3PL) management. Chuck has been a sought after speaker (Purchasing Management Association and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, trainer, and has been published in professional journals and general publications.

The Secret to Successful Enterprise Strategy? Always Include Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Opz

In this guest commentary, John McKeller , senior lecturer for the Wisconsin School of Business Grainger Center for Supply Chain Managemen t at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, explains four key considerations for successfully integrating a firm’s strategy with supply chain management. If the procurement function is focused on low-price instead of agility, then there’s no chance for success.

The Way to Real Time Supply Chain

The Logistics of Logistics

With complex global networks, ensuring efficient execution in the areas of logistics and order fulfillment is more critical than ever. This enables companies to respond swiftly to customer requirements, procure parts earlier, plan parts inventory more effectively and unlock service parts profit potential. Chuck specializes in Supply Chain Optimization, Third Party Logistics (3PL) and International Purchasing and Importing Consulting.

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. As a B2B company, procurement management is essential. They also focused on lowering the walls of the silos: getting logistics, sourcing, supply chain planning to work on being globally inclusive.