Imported produce fuel winter reefer demand

DAT Solutions

Even in the midst of winter when produce loading opportunities in most areas are on the decline, ports like Philadelphia and Wilmington, DE, are flush with imports.

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The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

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A Dose of Reality—and Opportunity—at Pharma Labeling Event

Loftware

While attending the recent Pharma Packaging and Labeling event in Philadelphia, a few startling statistics that we’ve heard before resurfaced: Pharmaceuticals Serialization FDA DSCSA Pharma Labeling

IFDA SMart Conference 2019

ITradeNetwork

iTradeNetwork is excited to attend the IFDA SMart Conference July 28-30, 2019 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. IFDA, The International Foodservice Distributors Association, is the leading trade association for the foodservice distribution industry and serves to represent the distributor community, one of the largest sectors of the food and beverage industry as a whole.

This Week in Logistics News (January 20 – 26)

Logistics Viewpoints

They will meet the Philadelphia Eagles, who crushed the Minnesota Vikings 38-7 in the NFC title game, a week from Sunday in Minneapolis, MN. In yet another impressive comeback, the New England Patriots topped the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20 in the AFC title game to move on to their 10th Super Bowl, and 8th in the Belichick – Brady era. Logistically, hosting the Super Bowl is no easy feat, given everything that goes into it. The […].

You Gotta Love a Good Comeback Story

Consumer Goods Logistics

Being from Philadelphia originally, I’m certainly a sucker for Rocky (see the movie Creed , by the way) – the quintessential comeback movie. I was reading an article on the turnaround of Hostess. I love a good comeback story. supply chain talent

4 reasons not to miss the Quintiq World Tour

DELMIA Quintiq

Robert Meyers , Planning Manager Americas, BP Lubricants, Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia 2014. Lora Cecere , Supply Chain Insights, Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia 2014. Future stops include London, Beijing, Paris, Sydney and Philadelphia, with the tour landing in Amsterdam in November. Another year, another stretch goal. Your boss is expecting you to squeeze every last dollar of efficiency out of your plans.

On the Floor this Week at the Shop.org 2015 Digital Summit

ModusLink Corporation

We’re highlighting our four minute click-to-ship capability in Philadelphia Every year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) puts on the Shop.org Digital Summit to foster productive discussion amongst the brightest and most innovative players in the digital retail world.

Is Workforce Planning the Weakest Link in Your Supply Chain Transformation Journey?

Talking Logistics

For example, at the Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia conference last October, Southwest Airlines, which has more than 18,000 employees across 90+ airports, discussed how trying to do headcount planning, schedule development, and scenario evaluation manually, while taking into account regulations and labor agreements, was becoming a losing battle for them.

Touchless Black Friday

Enterra Insights

But the truth is that Black Friday owes its name to the Philadelphia Police Department, which did not have profitability in mind.”[1] In the middle years of the twentieth century, the scene was often particularly bad in Philadelphia, where the annual Army-Navy football game was regularly played on the weekend after Thanksgiving. This Black Friday will be like no other. To understand why it will be so different, we need a little history lesson.

Pharma labeling event reinforces growing trends

Loftware

I had the pleasure of attending the 8th Annual Pharma Packaging and Labeling Conference last week in Philadelphia, and it really underscored the importance of enterprise labeling from both a regulatory and business point of view. Pharmaceuticals FDA Life Sciences DSCSA Pharma Labeling

Which Team has the most die-hard fans? The Eagles or the Patriots? Our Sentiment Analysis Tool Tells It All.

Arkieva

As a local Philadelphia business, we are so excited about the Eagles making it to the Super Bowl this year, we decided to track the excitement level of people leading up to the event by using our Social Sentiment Analysis Tool. Which Team has the most die-hard fans? The Eagles or the Patriots? Our Sentiment Analysis Tool Tells It All. was first posted on January 31, 2018 at 10:36 am. ©2017

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Innovations that drive business decisions forward

DELMIA Quintiq

At Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia 2016, attendees were encouraged to think about the past, present and future of their businesses from a fresh perspective as they gained insights into the latest analytics and optimization technology. Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia has grown to become a flagship event for supply chain professionals in North America. Did you attend Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia?

The Supply Chain Shaman’s Top Five of Top Ten

Logility

Personally, I can’t wait for her 6 – 10 list and I will be sure to ask her about it when we meet up in Philadelphia next week at CSCMP Global Annual Conference 2011. Ever wondered what questions analysts are asked most often? What your colleagues are burning to know? Altimeter Group’s Lora Cecere posted on her blog Supply Chain Shaman, the top 5 questions she is asked.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

CLX Logistics: Annual Customer Conference, TBA (2016: September, Philadelphia). LogiChem US 2017 , TBA (2016: December 12-13, Philadelphia, PA). Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S., although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia.

SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2012 (1/2)

SCM Research

I have attended the CSCMP’s Supply Chain Management Educators’ Conference (SCMEC) in Atlanta. The conference offers a unique opportunity to meet many researchers, whose faces are obscured behind references for the rest of the year.

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Profit-boosting strategies to transform your supply chain

DELMIA Quintiq

Presented at the Quintiq World Tour in Philadelphia, Dr Brian Blodgett, Associate Vice President, Scheduling, and Nicole Lowe, Scheduling Coordinator, from American Public University System (APUS), highlight how APUS has improved course scheduling operations. Tried every trick in the book to boost your supply chain but didn’t achieve the results you wanted? Imagine if you had access to strategies and tips used by your competitors and industry leaders to stay ahead.

Congratulating the Supply Chains to Admire Winners

Supply Chain Shaman

For more on this, please attend the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit on September 4th-7th in Philadelphia. This afternoon, I poured myself a cup of tea to pen congratulation emails to the Supply Chains to Admire award winners. This is the fun part of my job.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2016

Talking Logistics

Never Living the Same Day Twice: The Art and Joy of Solving Supply Chain Puzzles (Takeaways from Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia Conference). CLX Logistics: Annual Customer Conference , TBA (2015: September, Philadelphia). in Philadelphia). Take a look at your budget for 2016, which is probably finalized by now. Does it contain a line item for supply chain talent and leadership development? Is the dollar amount allocated enough?

A Framework for Supply Chain Leaders to Understand Supply Chain Analytics

Supply Chain Shaman

Philadelphia streets are swarming with crowds from the Superbowl win. I dialed-in, took a sip of coffee, rocked back in my seat. I asked, “ How can I help you?” This is my standard modus operandi. When not traveling, I answer nine calls on average a day.) When I asked the question, an awkward silence followed. A strained request from a marketing director for a software company ensued, “You did not list us in your analytics report, and we want to know why.” I smiled. Why, you might ask?

Organized Retail Crime is Growing, Losses up 7% from Last Year

Material Handling and Logistics

Philadelphia, and Arlington/Dallas/Fort Worth, tied; and 10) Fort Lauderdale and Seattle, tied. A National Retail Federation report found that 92% of companies surveyed had been a victim of organized retail crime in the past year. Organized retail crime is on the rise, with nearly three-quarters of retailers surveyed reporting an increase in the past year, according to the 14th annual ORC study released recently by the National Retail Federation.

Characteristics of a High-quality Review

SCM Research

At this year’s CSCMP Conference in Philadelphia I joined a presentation about high-quality reviews held by the co?editors editors in chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. Therefore, I’d like to remember their July 2010 editorial, Crafting High-quality Reviews: Guidelines, Examples and Feedback.

Software Planning: Satisfaction is Like a Flip of a Coin

Supply Chain Shaman

The event is on September 4th-7th in Philadelphia, PA. This week, after ten years, I am test-driving cars. I have not owned a car for a decade. City living has come to an end and it is time for me to get some wheels. Buying a car is overwhelming. I just want one that works. I find the process of negotiation, and comparison shopping tiring. My goal is safety and comfortability. It is hard to sort through the options.

Offering Prayers While Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun

Supply Chain Shaman

The city of Philadelphia is eerily quiet this morning. I live in city-center Philadelphia. Like the barrel of the gun that I see across the street protecting Pope Francis in City Center Philadelphia, I think it is time for all manufacturing companies to rethink safe and secure. On the door of my favorite coffee shop is a closed sign. There is no traffic on the streets. Only armed guards with dogs stand on the corners: strategically posted behind 8 foot barricades.

Good People Can Make A Difference In Outcomes

Supply Chain Shaman

The flight into San Francisco on American was six hours late arriving at 7:00 AM EST. (I had scheduled the last flight out of Philadelphia on a Sunday night to spend the afternoon with my grandchildren.) Instead of the direct from San Francisco to Philadelphia, I was to fly on United to Newark and take a train from Newark to Philadelphia. I closed the door of my hotel room, and grimaced at the over-flowing trash can.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

2015 ATA Management Conference and Exhibition Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; October 17-20. Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? As you know, the atmosphere for freight brokers is only getting more competitive. If you want to stay ahead of the competition, it’s not just a question of reading industry newsletters. Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication.

Cruise into the 2019 Frictionless Tour with BluJay this Fall

BluJay Solutions

Here’s the game plan: Thursday, 9/26 – Philadelphia Eagles at Green Bay Packers. Sunday, 11/3 – Chicago Bears at Philadelphia Eagles. Join us for a unique tailgate experience. For many people, this is the best time of the year. The heat of the summer is peaking, and in a few weeks as it winds down and fall approaches, cooler weather will be coming our way. But something even better isn’t too far away either: football!

Why Do We Forget to Define Supply Chain Excellence?

Supply Chain Insights

This past month I attended our Supply Chain Insights Bootcamp training led by Lora Cecere in Philadelphia and facilitated the first course of a Cross-Company Academy training, End-to-End Supply Chain Orchestration. Throughout the great discussions within these courses, I couldn’t help but notice a general theme – people are forgetting to define (or ask) what supply chain excellence looks like for their companies!

How Supply Chain Lost Its Mojo

Supply Chain Shaman

I hope that you can join us at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit in Philadelphia on September 4th-7th, 2018. mo·jo: noun. A magic charm, talisman, or spell. “someone must have their mojo working over at the record company” In the 1990s supply chain had MOJO. Then it was sexy. Today, it is not. 90% of public manufacturing companies are treading wate r. There is struggle.

S&OP Effectiveness: Recommendations to Make the Leap

Supply Chain Shaman

It is a beautiful fall day in Philadelphia. This afternoon I put the finishing touches on a new report, “What Is the Value Proposition for Sales and Operations Planning?” ” I think it is the most complete assessment of the S&OP value proposition I have seen in the industry. It is always fun to write great research. I am so excited about it that I thought I would repurpose some of the recommendations into a quick post before I bolt for ballet.

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DELMIA Quintiq World Tour 2019 — Planning in a Disruptive World

DELMIA Quintiq

This was the focus of the sixth DELMIA Quintiq World Tour Series, which covered five locations around the world: Abu Dhabi, Melbourne, Philadelphia, Barcelona and Moscow. The Ritz-Carlton in Philadelphia was our next stop, where the World Tour event was preceded by the North American Customer Council meeting and a networking dinner at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse. We’re living in a period of rapid change.

Embracing the Digital Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

I love photography, and mused as I walked into the shop on that rainy day in Philadelphia. ” I hate buzzwords and try to sidestep hype, but as I held my mug tight in my hand on a cold Philadelphia day, I thought more about the photo shop experience. This week I am busy packing. It is the same feeling that I had as a child getting ready for camp. For the next 18 weeks I will be in the air.

Key learnings from Supply Chain Insights’ Global Summit

AIMMS

It was a pleasure to attend this month’s Supply Chain Insights Summit in Philadelphia. The conference, organized by Supply Chain Shaman Lora Cecere and her team, was structured around a compelling theme: “imagine the supply chain of 2030.” In this blog post, I’ll summarize some key learnings I drew from the event and share some insights on Demand Driven supply chains and the industry’s technology landscape. . Let’s start with digital transformation .

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Supply Chain: The True Game of Risk

Supply Chain Shaman

for the public training in Philadelphia on August 13th and developing the content for the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit in September. When I was a small child growing up in the mountains of West Virginia in the United States, on snowy days, my family would gather around the kitchen table and play board games. One of my favorites was the board game Risk. It was a turn-based board game introduced in the 1950(s).

Rates and Demand Are Still High for Refrigerated Freight

DAT Solutions

Grand Rapids to Philadelphia dropped 58¢ to $3.52/mile. As we were saying before, the going rate for reefer loads heading from Grand Rapids to Philadelphia was way down last week. Seasonal harvests are winding down, but capacity is still tight for reefer freight. That’s led to higher reefer rates on the West Coast and in the Midwest. Potato shippers seem to be feeling the effects of the ELD protests that have been scattered across the country.