Amazon Selects New York City and Northern Virginia For Its New HQ2 Locations

Supply Chain 24/7

Amazon to invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across the two new headquarters and announces Nashville as new Operations Center of Excellence with more than 5,000 jobs

Diandra Hayban: Keeping New York City Prepared

Inbound Logistics

Profile of Diandra Hayban, Logistics Shelter Support Program Manager, NYC Emergency Management

Trip Report on NRF Big Show 2018 in New York City

Supply Chain Digest

The Top Trends and Most Interesting New Solutions from the National Retail Federation Annual Show and Conference

Supply Chain News on NRF Big Show 2016 Day 2 Video Review and Comment

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the Exhibit Floor in New York City

Supply Chain News on Best of NRF 2018 Day 1, Individual Clips

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore with Individual Reviews of Top New Solutions He Discovered on Day 1 in New York City

Supply Chain News on NRF 2015 Day 1 Video Review and Comment

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the Exhibit Floor in New York City

Supply Chain News on NRF 2017 Day 1 Video Review and Comment

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the Exhibition Floor in New York City

Supply Chain News on Brick and Mortars Last Stand. NRF 2016 Trip Report

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore Reviews the National Retial Federation Big Show in New York City

Supply Chain News on What US Metro Regions are Driving the Most Job Growth from Manufacturing

Supply Chain Digest

Rust Belt Cities Lead the Charge, while New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles Sees Manufacturing Job Losses

Supply Chain News on NRF Big Show 2015 Day 2 Video Review and Commen

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the Show Floor in New York City

Supply Chain News on NRF 2015 Day 1 Video Review and Comment

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the Exhibit Floor in New York City

Supply Chain as a Force for Good

APICS

Leaders from nations across the globe are gathered in New York City to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations.

NRF 2018 Day 2 Video Review and Comment

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the Exhibition Floor in New York City

NeoGrid to attend Argyle’s 2016 Leadership in Supply Chain Management & Procurement Forum

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

16, 2016 at The Fitzpatrick Grand Central in New York City NeoGrid, a global technology provider of end-to-end supply chain management solutions, is the Senior Supporter Partner of the Argyle Executive Forum's 2016 Leadership in Supply Chain Management & Procurement Forum on Nov.

The Cost of a Five-Dollar Dress

SCM Research

Apart from the location – then New York City, now Dhaka – not much seems to have changed within the last century. Social responsibility has after the Rana Plaza collapse become an integral part of many supply chain management courses across the globe. However, workers’ rights in textile supply chains, or a lack thereof, are actually an old story, maybe as old as modern textile supply chains.

Creating Transportation Visibility

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently attended the American Shipper Executive Summit in New York City and early in the agenda, Eric […].

Multi-echelon inventory optimization vs inventory optimization

ToolsGroup

The subway system is the lifeblood of New York City, carrying an average of 5.7 Imagine what would happen if each station optimized its schedule and traffic independently: city-wide chaos would ensue.

Multi-echelon inventory optimization vs inventory optimization

ToolsGroup

The subway system is the lifeblood of New York City, carrying an average of 5.7 Imagine what would happen if each station optimized its schedule and traffic independently: city-wide chaos would ensue.

SAP S4/HANA- The Next Iteration or Distraction of SAP Business Suite

Supply Chain Matters

Yesterday at a marketing focused event held in New York City, SAP announced SAP Business Suite 4 SAP HANA (SAP S/4HANA), a long title to depict the termed next generation of SAP’s Business Suite of applications. This new collection is to be fully built on the SAP HANA in-memory database platform but the product’s full potential will not be realized for many additional years.

This Week in Logistics News (October 4 – 10)

Logistics Viewpoints

I’ve been working on finishing up our omni-channel strategic report, scoping my soon-to-launch omni-channel market study, and took a quick two day trip to the Waldorf Astoria in New York City for SAP’s Retail Forum. It’s been a crazy week here for me.

Significant Announcements from SAP

Supply Chain Matters

Jones will be based in SAP’s Global Marketing office in New York City. Former CMO Jonathan Becher has been appointed to the new role of Chief Digital Officer. Becher will lead a new business unit to expand entry into new areas of digital content and data. There has been some noteworthy news regarding enterprise technology provider SAP. Yesterday, the business software provider made a significant announcement regarding its marketing leadership.

BT deploys digital store pilot solution for Thomas Pink

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

BT has announced that shirtmaker and luxury clothing retailer Thomas Pink has deployed the Acuitas Digital Internet of Things (IoT) platform, which helps retailers to digitise the physical store, at its Wall Street New York City store

The Alibaba Effect

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Alibaba and its founder Jack Ma are launching an IPO in New York City later this year and will then release its American marketplace “11 Main.”. If you haven’t yet heard about Alibaba, you will soon as it is poised to take the e-commerce world by storm.

FMCG Humour: Supply Chain Communication Clarity

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The most recent expedition was to West Point near New York City. There is a new speaker system in the church. The United States of America, the US of A, Uncle Sam and the land of the three. No, not a typo but three visits to USA by yours truly, that is.

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

Talking Logistics

It previously served the San Francisco Bay Area and parts of New York City and Los Angeles. Its new service, called Pass my Parcel, will utilise the group’s considerable overnight distribution network.

FAA Grants Drones Permission to Take Off

Elementum

The biggest obstacle to our drone filled reality, though, is a good few years of regulatory preparation—don’t expect to see drones buzzing around New York City delivering lunch anytime soon.

This Week in Logistics News (May 28 – June 1, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Earlier this month, at the BluJay Solutions SOAR 2018 Conference , I had a new headshot taken, courtesy of FourKites (one of the conference sponsors). Here’s my new headshot photo, which I plan to use for the next 20 years or until I retire, whichever comes first.

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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. As Erica Phillips reported recently in the Wall Street Journal : In an effort to attract drivers, Uber Freight this week launched an incentive program offering discounts on fuel, tires, maintenance and the purchase of new and used vehicles.

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

Talking Logistics

And last month, we witnessed the havoc that winter storm Jonas unleashed along the east coast , dumping more than two feet of snow in Washington, DC, New York City, and other major cities, leading to thousands of flight cancellations and gridlock on the roads. The El Niño weather pattern, which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts will be among the strongest on record , is already causing flooding and mudslides in California.

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Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

cities, and their adoption of smart-city technologies. The following slideshow offers a look at how the seven cities studied ended up in the overall rankings of their digital supply chains. New York City. New York City.

4 Features of an Improving Supply Chain

Supply Chain @ MIT

Technology could improve New York’s taxi system. The new technology enabled IT departments to collect immense amounts of data about assembly line operation, but they could not see beyond these new databases.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

It has also partnered with Sunline Express for extended service in New York City. Lone Star Overnight primarily ships to Texas, Oklahoma, western Louisiana, and southern New Mexico, although it also ships to California and Mexico through its shipping partnerships.

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JDA FOCUS 2013: Day Three Recap

Supply Chain Nation

Day 3 of JDA FOCUS 2013 began on an inspirational and insightful note as Rudy Giuliani, the 107 th Mayor of New York City shared his thoughts on what makes a good leader.

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7 Ways to Strategically Elevate Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

For instance, rather than bid on two separate lanes from Chicago to New York City and Chicago to Boston, a carrier might suggest bidding on a consolidated lane from Chicago to an intermediate pooling point in and split the shipments to the final destinations. In the last decade, many companies, especially those with manufacturing operations, have evolved direct materials sourcing from an administrative function to a strategic procurement process.

The Day a Cyber Attack Brings the World’s Supply Chains to a Halt

Talking Logistics

So reads a section from CyberStorm , a book by Matthew Mather about “what a full scale cyber attack against present-day New York City might look like from the perspective of one family trying to survive it.”