This Week in Logistics News (July 20 – 26)

Logistics Viewpoints

It happens about as frequently as snow in San Diego, but this week there were two confirmed tornados that touched down on Cape Cod. The post This Week in Logistics News (July 20 – 26) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. This Week in News Logistics News

This Week in Logistics News (October 31 – November 6)

Logistics Viewpoints

It was 70 degrees in Boston yesterday, reminding me of the November I spent in San Diego. But unlike San Diego, the weather pattern here will change quickly. Very quickly I’m sure. In general, I consider November to be a period of change.

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Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2015

Talking Logistics

Last January, I shared 5 New Year’s Resolutions for supply chain and logistics executives to improve as leaders. 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 this year. Logistics Summit & Expo , March 18-19, 2015 in Mexico City, Mexico.

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.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 21-25, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Other than the Pope, it was a relatively quiet week for supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it: Social Collaboration Is At Hand with Infor Ming.le™ and Business Intelligence For Apple Watch. The Pope addressed the U.S.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Cubic Global Tracking.

Global Trade Management

SAN DIEGO, Calif. “arviem AG will be using Cubic’s Global Sentinel® products and technology to monitor 30,000 shipments each year, and provides invaluable intelligence to customers as their cargo navigates the uncertainties of today’s logistics supply chain.” Hellmann Worldwide Logistics kooperiert mit arviem. Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. International trade is the engine of global prosperity today.

Building Supply Chain Talent for 2050 [CSCMP Annual Conference Preview]

Talking Logistics

That is the description for the “Building Talent for 2050” session that I will moderate at the upcoming CSCMP 2015 Annual Conference (September 27-30 in San Diego, CA). What future challenges will supply chain and logistics professionals face in the years ahead? The Case for Competing on Logistics Talent. The post Building Supply Chain Talent for 2050 [CSCMP Annual Conference Preview] appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Omni-channel Emerging as Top Retail Logistics Issue

Supply Chain Network

December is now upon us and before we know it we’ll be starting off 2014 right, which means it won’t be long until we’re all gathering in San Diego Feb 23 rd to 26 th for RILA Supply Chain 2014. Last year in Florida at RILA Logistics 2013, the topic of multi-channel was discussed with 5 related presentations delivered where the challenges of the coming omni-channel revolution were laid down. Speaker(s): Bill Coxwell, Director, Logistics, VF Corporation.

You Can’t Play Ostrich with Supply Chain Risks

Enterra Insights

Preparing for the unknown might seem like an impossible task; however, Cathy Morrow Roberson ( @cmroberson06 ), founder and head analyst of Logistics Trends & Insights, LLC, writes, “Fortunately, through the use of technology and data analytics, there are ways for commercial shippers and service providers to mitigate these risks.”[3] ” According to the San Diego Zoo, “Contrary to the popular myth, ostriches do not bury their heads in the sand!

Transportation is the Great Enabler of Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

As a 30+ year veteran in logistics, I am biased and I admit it. Side note: I am serving as the Transportation Track Co-chair at this year’s CSCMP Annual Global Conference (September 27-30 in San Diego). The post Transportation is the Great Enabler of Supply Chain Excellence appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. I believe transportation is the least complex, yet most critical component of the supply chain.

Questions Companies with U.S.-Mexico Trade Should be Asking

CH Robinson Transportfolio

When the Automated Commercial Environment system goes down in San Diego for two hours during produce season, or when the U.S. Nearly three years ago, C.H. Robinson’s President of Managed Services, Jordan Kass, spoke before Congress to detail industry concerns over the U.S.

How Carrier Technology Affects Your Supply Chain

CH Robinson Transportfolio

I’m based in San Diego, CA, which means I help a lot of customers move their freight across the Mexico border. The first step you should take is to have a conversation with your carriers or logistics provider. How Carrier Technology Affects Your Supply Chain | Transportfolio.

Going Omnichannel in Orlando & Reaching the Item Level RFID Tipping Point

Supply Chain Network

Just about every year the RILA Logistics Conference is one of the best Events I attend and pleased to say #RILALogistics 2013 was no exception. Here are some highlighted nuggets picked up at RILA Logistics 2013: Point One: In Store empowerment required to bridge gaps between stores and channels with proactive Associate Ordering System which leverages all channels. One last point I wanted to make is how useful the app was that was developed for RILA Logistics 2013.

Are You Smarter Than a TMS?

Talking Logistics

Silver Tap, a large retailer that has had tremendous success selling the Le Fancy clothing line at its east coast stores will be opening its largest store in San Diego, California. Based on forecasted demand, Silver Tap ordered 33,000 t-shirts for the new San Diego store.

ThroughPut Inc. Appoints Global Leader in Product, Advanced Technologies & Big Data Analytics, Dr. Bhaskar Ballapragada, to Chief Technology Architect


Menlo Park, San Francisco, California — ThroughPut Inc. , ThroughPut’s transformative Artificial Intelligence driven platform, ELI, crunches the hoards of time-stamped records, both small and large, to empower companies with real-time notifications and 360-degree visibility across the entire supply chain, including manufacturing, logistics and demand forecasting.

Will the IoT Revolution Force Government to Embrace Silo-Busting?


Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security, on how the IoT impacts supply chains, logistics, and the movement of goods. Will the IoT Revolution Force Government to Embrace Silo-Busting?

Recession-Proof Businesses and Products: Staying Afloat During Economic Downturn


Essential sectors like healthcare, grocers, household products, and fulfillment logistics are also seeing a rise in demand. . I had a customer ask if he could drive to my house in San Diego to get product. Freighting, fulfillment, and logistics.

CSCMP 2011 Recap: The Synergy Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Network

My first CSCMP Annual Conference was in 1989 and I always try to get there every year to catch up with all my logistics and supply chain friends! Held again in Philadelphia, this year’s event brought back memories of 2004, the year the old CLM: Council of Logistics Management became today’s CSCMP: Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals! Last year in San Diego we held the very first SCN Tweetup at CSCMP to which 3 people came.

Avnet Tech Games Help Solve the Supply Chain Talent Shortage

Supply Chain Nation

Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that jobs in the logistics industry will expand by 26 percent between 2010 and 2020, further increasing the demand for supply chain talent. The team leader was Dr. Amilcare Gentili, a professor in the medical school at the University of California, San Diego and also an MBA student at the UCSD Rady School of Management.

Ecommerce COVID-19 Advice: How to Manage Online Sales During COVID-19 [New Tips Updated Weekly]


I had a customer ask if he could drive to my house in San Diego to get product. Marc Fontanetta: Logistics Manager at BAKblade. ” Marc Fontanetta, Logistics Manager at BAKblade. ” Marc Fontanetta, Logistics Manager at BAKblade.

Top Blog Posts for Third Quarter, 2019

Logistics Trends and Insights

It’s been a productive year for Logistics Trends & Insights particularly as we welcomed Dean Maciuba as our Director of Consulting Services in March. Logistics and transportation carriers need to adjust to these changes while still maintaining financial growth and profits.

Ryder Places First Medium-Duty Electric Vehicle Order with Chanje Energy and Begins to Roll Out Charging Stations

Supply Chain Network

Ryder also plans to equip its maintenance facilities in the San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, and San Jose, Calif. Inbound Logistics magazine has included Ryder in its “Green Partners” listing for eight years in a row.