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

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

Supply Chain as a Force for Good


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

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

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

Diandra Hayban: Keeping New York City Prepared

Inbound Logistics

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

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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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.

Logistics 2.0: Tech Spotlight: Cargomatic


we are introducing a new segment called “Tech Spotlight” The Tech Spotlight will be focused on innovative companies & products in the logistics, warehousing & supply chain management industries. In this weeks episode of Logistics 2.0,

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

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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


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.

Willow Run Foods: A Fresh Take on How CNG Cut Costs, Curbed Emissions & Improved Efficiency

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million miles per year, much of that in the New York metropolitan area – a region beset by congestion and high emissions. The company also reduced its annual greenhouse gas emissions by 50 tons along New York City, Long Island, and northern New Jersey routes.

7 Ways to Strategically Elevate Freight Procurement

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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.

Supply Chain News onTrip Report from NRF 2017

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SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore on Two Days on the NRF Show Floor in New York City

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

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

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

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

Don’t Get Caught Off-Guard: Preparing for July 2016 SOLAS Shipper Mandates

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The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) new requirements go into effect on July 1, 2016, stating that all packed containers must have verified gross mass weights reported to the carrier and terminal before loading. As often occurs with new requirements, questions continue to swirl and some companies are going to feel ill-prepared as the deadline arises.

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.”

This Week in Logistics News (July 28 – August 1, 2014)

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In this week’s news… XPO Logistics to Acquire New Breed Logistics. Amazon to open five new warehouses in India (Reuters). XPO Logistics continues its roll-up strategy with its announced acquisition of New Breed Logistics this week for $615 million.

Unified Commerce: More Than a Buzzword?

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Blue Ridge just returned from Retail’s Big Show – NRF 2017 in the city that never sleeps – New York City. View From The Ridge: 91. February 3, 2017. Greg White.

4 Features of an Improving Supply Chain

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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.

Stop Monday Morning Quarterbacking Your CPG Transportation System

Ryder Exchange

Prior to Ryder, he led the supply chain practice for Accenture in New York City, was a Vice President with Cleveland Consulting Associates, and held materials management responsibilities for General Motors. . Part One: Are you charting for success?

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

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

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

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

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

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Back in December, we welcomed two new members to our family: Milo and Otis, guinea pig brothers we adopted. Amazon expands same-day Prime delivery to 11 more cities (Seattle Times). Manhattan Associates Empowers Warehouse Managers With New E-Commerce Capabilities.

Who Are Today’s ‘Titans’ and ‘Industry Leaders’ in Omnichannel? – Part 1

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In this new two-part series, I’ll share in-depth profiles of these four key categories—how they operate, their priorities, and what you need to know about them. Article: Is New York City in Wyoming: Your Omnichannel Strategy May Be Suffering from ‘Warped Geography Syndrome’.

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.

Amazon Prime Now – The Cost of Expediting the Last Mile

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In Q1 2015 there were reports saying that Amazon had opened Prime Now warehouses in Austin and New York City. Assuming that each of these new Prime Now warehouses has about 350K square feet, then the additional annual operation cost would be $70M (350K * 2 * 100 = $70M).

Omni-Channel for Fitness Nuts and Dummies at NRF

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JDA Software will help you find answers to those questions at NRF Retail’s BIG Show in New York City on January 17-20, 2016. Retailers have been bombarded with messaging about the new consumer and how she wants what she wants when and where she wants it.

Takeaways from Roadnet perform 2014 User Conference

Talking Logistics

FreshDirect , an online grocer serving the New York City metropolitan area, is a great example. Customers place orders via the web store and select from a list of 2-hour delivery time windows; they can place new orders, or modify existing ones, until a cut-off time.

This Week in Logistics News (January 5-9, 2015)

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Happy New Year! Next week is the National Retail Federation’s Big Show in New York City and you can bet that even the hot dog vendors outside the venue will have “omnichannel” posted on their carts. I hope 2015 is off to a great start for you.

Take a Retail Test Drive at NRF

Supply Chain Nation

At NRF Retail’s BIG Show in New York City on January 17-19, 2016, JDA will be offering test drives of another totally different and exciting technology designed to please retail’s new boss—the consumer.

Uber: The Newest Entry on Your Carrier Scorecard

Talking Logistics

While the concepts of automated brokerage and reducing system miles aren’t new, anything that brings value to the shipping community we are all for, and if there’s innovation [in what Uber is doing] that will drive value, we look forward to learning more about it.

This Week in Logistics News (October 27-31, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… JDA Software Unveils New Brand Identity, Logo, and “Plan to Deliver” Tagline. and reached New York about 40 seconds ahead of the quake’s first shock waves…The first terse tweets also outpaced the U.S.

[Infographic] American Manufacturing: How Important is “American Made”


American manufacturing has a long history, ranging from the creation of 95 percent of all clothing sold in the US in New York City, reports Highsnobiety , to startups designing mobile device covers and protectors, explains The New York Times.

Five Ways Logistics Can Tame Bottled Water SKU Proliferation

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Each year, more than 5,000 new products are released to the market. How can bottlers and shippers channel the flood of new products and use capacity most effectively? The beverage industry is awash in SKUs.

This Week in Logistics News (December 8-12, 2014)

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SAP Fuels New Era of Social Collaboration to Transform Work. SAP Readies a Big Business Marketplace ( New York Times ). Amazon to use bike messengers for one-hour delivery in New York City ( Reuters ).