This Week in Logistics News (October 22-26, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Eight days to go until I and my Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure teammates set out to cycle 100 miles in support of JDRF and its quest to create a world without T1D. Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: E2open to Acquire INTTRA.

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 (September 17-21, 2018)

Talking Logistics

This time I’ll be returning from enVista’s FUEL 2018 conference where I am giving a keynote presentation this morning on Defining Your Own Logistics Competitive Weapon. GateHouse Logistics and Elemica Partner to Accelerate Secure Data Sharing in Global Chemical and Process Industries.

Omnichannel Logistics Solutions Takes the Supply Chain To The Next Level

Cerasis

How technology in logistics grew throughout 2016 is not limited to the technology that delivers products or enables better, faster picking processes. Customers Pushed For More OmniChannel Logistics Solutions, and They Got It. Logistics Supply Chain

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

In other words, last month’s announcement was a stay of execution, not a reprieve, and it’s only a matter of time before Amazon reveal plans for a comprehensive logistics network. Fulfillment and global logistics is increasingly a goal in and of itself. Amazon’s logistics hiring plans.

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This Week in Logistics News (August 1-5, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news…. First branded ‘Prime Air’ jet in Amazon’s fleet to fly at Seafair (Seattle Times). TPG Capital to Acquire a Majority Stake in Leading Cloud-based Logistics Platform Transporeon.

This Week in Logistics News (May 15-19, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Nonetheless, I put on my cycling gear and went for a couple of rides this week as I begin turning up the training dial in preparation for our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure team ride, which is just four months away in Saratoga Springs, NY.

This Week in Logistics News (January 11-15, 2016)

Talking Logistics

So let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon poised to take on UPS, FedEx in delivery business (Seattle Times). XPO Logistics Trucking Subsidiaries Sued Over Driver Classification (WSJ – sub. I didn’t win the $1.6

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. Amazon expands same-day Prime delivery to 11 more cities (Seattle Times).

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This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Dave Clark, SVP Worldwide Operations and Customer Service at Amazon, was the keynote speaker on Tuesday, and during his talk he announced this week’s top supply chain and logistics news story: Amazon Flex: Amazon will now pay you to deliver packages (The Verge).

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 (March 16-20, 2015)

Talking Logistics

As you read this, I’ll be flying back home from Mexico City where I presented at the Logistic Summit & Expo 2015 , arguably the largest supply chain and logistics event in Mexico. Starbucks to debut delivery in Manhattan, Seattle this year (Reuters).

This Week in Logistics News (May 25-29, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Now, for this week’s supply chain and logistics news… HighJump Acquires Nexternal. In return, the Seattle company pledges to get users their merchandise by 9 pm that night. Robinson, enVista, Descartes, and Transplace are Talking Logistics sponsors.

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Logistics 2.0: Amazonified Logistics Part 1

FLEXE

In this weeks episode of Logistics 2.0, we discuss the Top Ten things Amazon has done to change the supply chain & logistics industry. And don’t miss Part 2 of Amazonified Logistics ! Welcome to Logistics 2.0. But for all of us in logistics, it’s a reality.

This Week in Logistics News (March 7-11, 2016)

Talking Logistics

And with a hip shake and a step, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon to start air delivery network with leasing deal ( Reuters ). Note: JDA Software is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

Groundbreaking approaches to logistics management are being developed in urban centers around the world. Mid-sized cities are expected to grow three times faster than the rest of the country over the next three decades, adding to the pressure to develop better ways to manage logistic flows.

The Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling & Logistics

Given the swiftly changing logistics environment, those who navigate the new world we live in need a roadmap to guide their actions. The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' annual State of Logistics report attempts to offer just such a map -- accompanied by some timely warnings.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Outsourced - The Movie

Supply Chains Rock

While it contains a love story as well, " Outsourced ", is about a Seattle-based US company that sends its customer fulfillment center to India leaving the manager of the center to go to India to train his replacements. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog.

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

Groundbreaking approaches to logistics management are being developed in urban centers around the world. Mid-sized cities are expected to grow three times faster than the rest of the country over the next three decades, adding to the pressure to develop better ways to manage logistic flows.

This Week in Logistics News (January 21-25, 2019)

Talking Logistics

I’m on borrowed time this morning, so let’s go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news, starting with Amazon sharpening its logistics competitive weapon. Amazon Sharpens Its Logistics Competitive Weapon.

In Logistics, the Last Few Feet are as Important as the Last Mile

Enterra Insights

Logistics providers know their job isn’t complete until every foot of the last mile is covered. Logistics providers sometimes feel anxiety similar to the anxiety neighbors experience when pit bulls are roaming uncontrolled in the streets. For congested metropolitan areas such as Seattle, the focus is actually on the ‘final 50 feet’ of those shipments.”[3] 4] In other words, the last foot of the logistics journey can be the most problematic.

The Amazonification of Logistics

Techgistics

The evolution of eCommerce has had a dramatic impact on both retail and logistics. Many customers now want their packages next-day, same-day, or even within one hour and as a result logistics networks have evolved to reflect these changing customer preferences.

Your Brand Deserves Modern Logistics, Don’t You Think?

FLEXE

Logistics has never played a bigger role in retail than it does now. Its speed and efficiency are made possible by logistics. Make a Promise: Delivery that Meets Expectations with Modern Logistics. Your brand deserves modern logistics.

Your Brand Deserves Modern Logistics, Don’t You Think?

FLEXE

Logistics has never played a bigger role in retail than it does now. Its speed and efficiency are made possible by logistics. Make a Promise: Delivery that Meets Expectations with Modern Logistics. Your brand deserves modern logistics.

Logistics 2.0: Amazonified Logistics Part 1

FLEXE

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Supply Chain Management:Lubrication Management - An Integral.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

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Warehouses are the next HOT investment triggered by the digital transformation of the supply chain

NC State SCRC

Bloomberg, an investment manager is paying for 179 million square feet of urban logistics properties — the warehouses used by Amazon.com Inc. logistics real estate, will almost double Blackstone’s U.S.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

FLEXE, Flexport and Convoy–three technology companies adding flexibility to the supply chain–,recently hosted the first Peak Logistics breakfast in Seattle, Washington. The founders of each company came together to discuss the overlap of technology and logistics and how it can be used to solve every day problems

Amazon One: Amazon Takes to the Air

The Network Effect

Amazon unveiled its first branded cargo plane today, and will showcase its fleet of 20 branded 767-300 planes in Seattle WA on Friday. Distribution Retail Transportation airplane amazon cargo planes distribution ecommerce freight logistics

Amazon Go – Just Walk Out Technology for Retail | Would it be a Game-Changer?

Loginext

Amazon opened its first brick and mortar retail store in Seattle, Washington, United States. The novelty of this store is that customers can just pick up whatever they want and just walk out of the store. Amazon would just charge the price of the items taken to their Amazon account.

SupplyPike Pledges to Bring 180 Jobs to Northwest Arkansas

SupplyPike

There are the typical contenders like California, New York, and Seattle. At SupplyPike, we’re building some incredibly innovative ways to solve problems in logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM). When you hear “technology hub”, Arkansas may not be your first thought.

Crowdfunding Fulfillment Solutions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Craig was no longer an inventor, he had to go into full-time logistical planner to find a solution. Fortunately, Craig partnered with a fulfillment specialist in the eastern part of the country which complemented his location in Seattle, Washington. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Amazon Threat Has Maersk Racing to Stop Clients Becoming Rivals

Supply Chain Brain

Taking greater control of shipments would give Seattle-based Amazon more flexibility and help it avoid possible congestion in its warehouses. E-Commerce/Omni-Channel Retail All Logistics Transportation & Distribution Ocean Transportation Global Logistics Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News Transportation Management“Amazon is a threat if we don’t do a good job for them,” Soren Skou, the CEO of A.P. Moller Maersk A/S, said in a phone interview. “If

Enabling Supply Chain Flexibility: Two Important (But Often Overlooked) Factors

Talking Logistics

Robinson , and I addressed in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. So I encourage shippers not only to focus on the specific locations where they [manufacture, source, or ship products from], but also understand the broader geographical structure of their carrier networks and hubs [because they can impact your logistics operations]. The post Enabling Supply Chain Flexibility: Two Important (But Often Overlooked) Factors appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Planning FLEXibly: Is Amazon’s latest delivery service model flexible enough?

DELMIA Quintiq

City density – currently piloting solely in Seattle, Flex will reach other megacities where traffic disruptions are the norm rather than the exception. How will they react to seeing their biggest customer crowdsourcing their work to less skilled express logistics service providers?

SupplyPike Pledges to Bring 180 Jobs to Northwest Arkansas

SupplyPike

There are the typical contenders like California, New York, and Seattle. At SupplyPike, we’re building some incredibly innovative ways to solve problems in logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM). When you hear “technology hub”, Arkansas may not be your first thought.

Distribution Center Robots: How Robots Continue to Power the Distribution Center

Cerasis

As explained by Clint Raiser of Logistics Viewpoints , e-commerce retail sales have grown at 15% annually, doubling in size since 2012. According to Angel Gonzalez of the Seattle Times , systems alignment is essential to leveraging gross and fine movements from robotics to human workers. Spurred by the record-breaking growth of e-commerce and rising labor costs, robots can have a very positive impact in distribution centers when implemented correctly.