Who said supply chains are boring?: Reader Email

Supply Chains Rock

The following comes from Kaity Nakagoshi, Bisk Education, University of San Francisco ( which offers a course in Sustainable Supply Chain Management ). I’m jealous that you were in San Francisco last year. I actually work for the University of San Franciscos online certificate program and Im not surprised about the decrease in carbon emissions. I bet San Francisco has great ones! About.com - Martins Logistics Blog.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Thinking End to End on.

Supply Chains Rock

Last week I was visiting friends in San Francisco, where they are doing an extremely good job in cutting down carbon emissions by buying local products. Local equals less shipping, sorry logistics guys. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. Who said supply chains are boring?

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project44 Acquires ClearMetal

Supply Chain Brain

project44, a provider of supply chain logistics solutions, announced that it will acquire San Francisco-based ClearMetal, a specialist in international supply chain visibility and predictive analytics for enterprises

Surging demand for logistics properties highlighted in Prologis’ Q1 report

The Supply Chain Journal

The San Francisco-based logistics real estate investment trust said occupancy was steady in the quarter at 95.4% The outlook increased even as new properties are coming online to meet surging demand for logistics space. Prologis Inc.

This Week in Logistics News (April 24 – 30)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news. Previously, some Prime members could get Amazon Fresh orders and Whole Foods deliveries dropped off in their garage, but only if they lived in Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Seattle. logistics news Logistics News

The Daily Dash: Certifying logistics workers

The Supply Chain Journal

In today’s edition, we highlight Prologis’ plan for creating a certification program for logistics workers, rising air cargo rates and more. Prologis has partnered with the Association for Supply Chain Management to create a certification program for logistics workers.

Prologis and ASCM launch global logistics certification program

The Supply Chain Journal

Prologis ( NYSE: PLD ) announced Tuesday that it has partnered with the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) to create a certification program for logistics workers. The San Francisco-based logistics real estate investment trust plans to launch the program during the third quarter.

Prologis sees further tightening in logistics real estate supply

The Supply Chain Journal

The research arm of the San Francisco-based logistics real estate investment trust said land shortages, additional building requirements, increased replacement costs and permitting difficulties are some of the reasons supply will remain tight and rents will continue to rise.

The Exploding Use of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing

GlobalTranz

With major companies taking the initiative to develop and encourage the growth of robotics in logistics and manufacturing industries, the possibilities for the future are endless. Driving Forces Behind Robotics in Logistics in Manufacturing. Ultimately, the driving force behind the expansion of robotics in logistics and manufacturing processes is the consumer. Benefits of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing. Future of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing.

This Week in Logistics News (October 13-17, 2014)

Talking Logistics

If you go back a decade ago, analysts like me urged companies to view logistics as a competitive weapon, but the advice fell mostly on deaf ears. Most companies viewed logistics as a cost center, with little strategic value; unfortunately, many companies still view logistics that way today. It previously served the San Francisco Bay Area and parts of New York City and Los Angeles.

Amazon Logistics’ historic growth spurt in context

The Supply Chain Journal

If this is the first you’re hearing of Coupang, you probably won’t believe the logistics network this company has built in the last few years. Coupang once looked at Amazon and its logistics network for inspiration, but now the professor is chasing the prodigy.

Oracle OpenWorld 2018 Logistics Sessions Wrap up

Oracle SCM

Oracle OpenWorld took place at the Moscone Center in downtown San Francisco a couple of weeks ago, and amongst the vast array of keynotes and educational sessions were seven logistics sessions. They gave a product strategy update, introduced what's new in the latest release and discussed key strategic investments such as Trade Agreements, Logistics Network Modeling, Internet of Things, Chatbots and Machine Learning. Logistics Oracle Supply Chain Management

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

Logistics is the prime example of a changing industry – colossal, ripe for disruption and utterly opaque. Enough to go through every single article published in the top tech blogs – Techcrunch, Verge, Mashable and Recode – since 2007 to count how often articles about logistics startups, freight or cargo were published. It’s no coincidence that Transport Intelligence just emailed me an invitation to The Future of Logistics conference. Logistics.

FreightWaves Classics: Crowley Maritime Corporation… from a single rowboat to a global leader

The Supply Chain Journal

the company’s Chairman and CEO: “In 1892, my grandfather, Thomas Crowley, bought a Whitehall rowboat and went into business for himself shuttling personnel and supplies between the San Francisco waterfront and the tall sailing ships that would anchor in San Francisco Bay.

This Week in Logistics News (September 26-30, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Another Friday where I have limited time, so let’s go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: Uber to move freight, target trucking for the long haul (Reuters). Of course, none of that guarantees success, but this move further underscores how the logistics industry overall is becoming more technology driven, and how established players need to respond accordingly to stay ahead of these emerging competitors.

Disrupting Logistics Ain’t Easy

Talking Logistics

But Uber never expanded beyond the initial three cities [New York City, San Francisco, and Chicago]…Uber also faced stiff competition in same-day deliveries from a variety of startups and larger rivals, including Deliv Inc. Shyp and UberRUSH are just the latest reminders that disrupting the logistics industry ain’t easy. The fact is that old habits die hard in logistics. Defining Success in Logistics.

This Week in Logistics News (January 25 – 31)

Logistics Viewpoints

On Sunday night in Miami, FL, the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers will battle it out for football’s ultimate prize. The post This Week in Logistics News (January 25 – 31) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. logistics news Supply Chain News This Week in News Logistics NewsThe long wait is over, and we are almost ready for kick-off in the Redemption Bowl. I mean Super Bowl.

This Week in Logistics News (June 15-19, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It’s the last Friday of school and my kids are showing off their work this morning, so as I fill my coffee mug and get ready for the walk to school, let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon’s Next Delivery Drone: You (WSJ – sub. Cloud Logistics Offers New Innovations in Second Upgrade of 2015. Download the report — Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Is Redrawing the Logistics Map — for all the details.

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SMB Shippers Find Stability With 3PLs During COVID-19

Freight Center

In some parts of the country, entire metropolitan areas, such as the San Francisco Bay area, are on virtual lockdown, as people have been instructed to “shelter in place.” For SMB shippers, Third Party Logistics providers ( 3PL s) like FreightCenter offer a lifeline of stability when it’s needed most.

Top 20: The Ultimate Logistics Technology Roundup

Freightos

Logistics startups are popping up everywhere. Logistics start-ups investments shot up from 0.1% We’ve rounded up the top 20 logistics technology innovations changing the way over $18 trillion dollars of goods are shipped annually. Here we go: Technology Innovations in Logistics. Uber-ification of logistics : Fine, we said it. On-demand logistics services from mobile devices are on the rise.

This Week in Logistics News (March 20 – 26)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news. Amazon begins testing Rivian electric vans in San Francisco. San Francisco’s unique terrain and climate were a couple of the reasons Amazon said it chose the city for its second round of testing.

This Week in Logistics News (September 23-27, 2013)

Talking Logistics

3DPrinting #SCM #logistics pic.twitter.com/S4tGkRxR5u. Google Shopping Express now available to all San Francisco and Peninsula Shoppers. Meanwhile, Google announced that it is expanding the rollout of its same-day delivery service, Shopping Express, “to everyone living or working in [its] Bay Area delivery zones, from San Francisco to San Jose.” Oracle OpenWorld was held this week in San Francisco.

The Daily Dash: Truck driver issues in Texas, Louisiana

The Supply Chain Journal

The transportation and logistics industry got a reminder — in the form of the ransomware attack that shut down Colonial Pipeline — of the kind of havoc hackers can wreak on businesses and their customers. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem.

CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

With all the ambiguity and uncertainty around CBD and cannabis products, how can you ensure that your logistics are in compliance with all the state and federal laws? Although marijuana has been legalized in several states and CBD on a federal level, there are still many obstacles in the logistics of CBD and marijuana. About the Author Rene Jacquat is the founder of LogiChain Solutions, based in San Francisco, United States.

CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

With all the ambiguity and uncertainty around CBD and cannabis products, how can you ensure that your logistics are in compliance with all the state and federal laws? Although marijuana has been legalized in several states and CBD on a federal level, there are still many obstacles in the logistics of CBD and marijuana. About the Author Rene Jacquat is the founder of LogiChain Solutions, based in San Francisco, United States.

This Week in Logistics News (October 12-16, 2015)

Talking Logistics

— In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… DSV agrees to acquire UTi Worldwide Inc. Here are some details from the press release: The acquisition of UTi is expected to increase DSV’s annual revenue by approximately 50%…Pro forma 2014 revenue amounts to approximately USD 13 billion (DKK 75 billion) and the combined workforce will grow to 44,000 people in 84 countries, 848 offices and 339 logistics facilities.

This Week in Logistics News (November 3-7, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Transplace Acquires Logistics Management Solutions. XPO Logistics Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results. In related news, the Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon recently “tested package delivery by licensed cab in San Francisco and Los Angeles using taxi-hailing mobile app Flywheel.” UltraYMS integrates with the UltraShipTMS suite of cloud-based logistics tools and can also be engaged as standalone software for shippers using other TMS solutions.

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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This Week in Logistics News (November 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Menlo Logistics Keen to Build on 2014 Growth in South Asia. DHL Supply Chain commits EUR 218m to develop logistics infrastructure in China. Here are some details from the press release: Airclic’s cloud-based mobile solutions help streamline and automate complex ‘last mile’ logistics processes. about 60 miles east of San Francisco, Amazon this summer replaced four floors of fixed shelving with the robots, the people [familiar with the matter] said. .

This Week in Logistics News (October 20-24, 2014)

Talking Logistics

The Postal Service wins approval to deliver groceries in San Francisco (Internet Retailer). Note: Manhattan Associates and Transplace are Talking Logistics sponsors. The post This Week in Logistics News (October 20-24, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. I have a date with my first grader to play math games in her class this morning, so I’m short on time.

This Week in Logistics News (April 10-14, 2017)

Talking Logistics

With many folks on vacation today for the holiday weekend, we’ll go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news without commentary. Marble and Yelp Eat24 start robot food delivery in San Francisco (TechCrunch). Truckers Swift and Knight to Merge (WSJ – sub. req’d). Elon Musk says Tesla will unveil its electric semi truck in September (The Verge). Amazon’s Free Shipping Pushes Small Retailers, Delivery Firms to Compete (WSJ – sub. req’d).

The Daily Dash: project44’s latest acquisition

The Supply Chain Journal

Also … Turvo, provider of the world’s leading collaboration application for the supply chain, announced a partnership and integration with FreightWaves to bring SONAR data to the company’s collaborative logistics platform.

Way More Than Visibility with Adam Compain

The Logistics of Logistics

ClearMetal is based in San Francisco, CA. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast: Google , Apple , Castbox , Spotify , Stitcher , PlayerFM , Tunein , Podbean , Owltail , Libsyn , Overcast.

This Week in Logistics News (November 30 – December 4, 2015)

Talking Logistics

My daughter’s second grade class is sharing their work this morning, so in the interest of time, let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Descartes Acquires Oz Development, Inc. Final ‘Driver Coercion’ rule is published in Federal Register, will take effect in January (Logistics Management). Acquisitions in the logistics space continue. Note: Descartes is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

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CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

With all the ambiguity and uncertainty around CBD and cannabis products, how can you ensure that your logistics are in compliance with all the state and federal laws? Although marijuana has been legalized in several states and CBD on a federal level, there are still many obstacles in the logistics of CBD and marijuana. Rene Jacquat is the founder of LogiChain Solutions, based in San Francisco, United States.