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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Frictionless Logistics: It’s the Collaboration, Stupid with Ketan Karkanis

The Logistics of Logistics

Frictionless Logistics: It’s the Collaboration, Stupid with Ketan Karkhanis. Ketan Karkhanis and Joe Lynch discuss logistics collaboration and the friction that limits productivity for shippers, 3PLs, brokers, and trucking companies. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast.

The Exploding Use of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing

Cerasis

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.

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.

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. It’s no coincidence that Transport Intelligence just emailed me an invitation to The Future of Logistics conference. The Ultimate Logistics Startup List.

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). Moving from trucking to ocean transportation, San Francisco startup Flexport Inc.

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.

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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.

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? 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? About the Author Rene Jacquat is the founder of LogiChain Solutions, based in San Francisco, United States.

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. Oracle OpenWorld was held this week in San Francisco. Tuesday night, I went to Staples with my daughter to buy some printer ink.

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.

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 (October 12-16, 2015)

Talking Logistics

— In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… DSV agrees to acquire UTi Worldwide Inc. Furthermore, DSV will now be truly global within contract logistics and expand into road freight activities outside Europe. Note: GT Nexus is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

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 (November 3-7, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Transplace Acquires Logistics Management Solutions. XPO Logistics Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results. 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 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).

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. Note: Descartes is a Talking Logistics sponsor. I’m guessing it’s summer.

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. I have a date with my first grader to play math games in her class this morning, so I’m short on time.

$1B Investment in Flexport – A Smart Bet or Case of Irrational Exuberance?

Talking Logistics

The investment […] values the San Francisco-based company at $3.2 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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? Rene Jacquat is the founder of LogiChain Solutions, based in San Francisco, United States.

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. Acquisitions in the logistics space continue.

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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.

3 Questions to Ask Your Global Logistics Provider

CH Robinson Transportfolio

3 Questions to Ask Your Global Logistics Provider | C.H. But how well positioned is your global logistics provider to help you maximize your business opportunities? This answer will reveal key facts about the provider’s global logistics expertise in your key markets.

This Week in Logistics News (July 14-18, 2014)

Talking Logistics

DHL launches new logistics service for life sciences products handled at extremely low temperatures. Penske Logistics Joins CargoNet to Enhance Supply Chain Security. I wrote those words in December 2010 , one of my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2011.

Keep'n it cool; chocolate logistics

Logichain Solutions

Chocolate, enjoyed by so many around the world, presents significant logistics challenges for chocolate makers and logistics companies. With more and more consumers ordering chocolate online, logistics become an even bigger challenge.

Keep'n it cool; chocolate logistics

Logichain Solutions

Chocolate, enjoyed by so many around the world, presents significant logistics challenges for chocolate makers and logistics companies. With more and more consumers ordering chocolate online, logistics become an even bigger challenge.

Keep'n it cool; chocolate logistics

Logichain Solutions

Chocolate, enjoyed by so many around the world, presents significant logistics challenges for chocolate makers and logistics companies. With more and more consumers ordering chocolate online, logistics become an even bigger challenge.

Keep'n it cool; chocolate logistics

Logichain Solutions

Chocolate, enjoyed by so many around the world, presents significant logistics challenges for chocolate makers and logistics companies. With more and more consumers ordering chocolate online, logistics become an even bigger challenge.

Real-time collaborative logistics platform Turvo raises $60M Series B funding

EFT

Turvo is based in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in Hyderabad, India. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Technology Supply Chain Hi-Tech Logistics 3PL Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

Is the Package Under your Tree?

Supply Chain Shaman

Cloud-based logistics and warehouse management are combining with B2B networks to enable multi-tier fulfillment. Cabs in San Francisco are delivering packages in their trunks using an application called FlyWheel and manufacturers are experimenting with Uber. Details matter.

Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

I knew nothing about the world of logistics, inventory management and order optimization. It is usually driven by the logistics and transportation functions. Forty years ago as a chemical engineering student, I learned the tedious craft of chemical plant design.

Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em, “Christmas in October” Sales Get Results

Supply Chain Nation

The delays come even as logistics providers such as UPS increased staffing for the holiday season and pressed drivers to work longer hours to meet delivery windows. San Francisco Puts the Brakes on Delivery Robots. Logistics Retail Amazon Holiday logistics robots

Supply Chain Technology Roundup: Drones and Droids

Elementum

While they remain a relatively rare sight (except for people who happen to live in Washington, DC, or the San Francisco Bay Area), delivery robots may soon begin to appear on sidewalks throughout the U.S. These futuristic containers on wheels, designed to autonomously navigate walkways (not roads) are changing the game for e-commerce's biggest challenge—last mile logistics, which currently comprises 30 to 40 percent of the cost of delivery for the average e-tailer.