The Transportation Revolution: Takeaways from CLX Logistics’ 6th Annual Customer Conference

Talking Logistics

Last month, I had the opportunity to speak at CLX Logistics’ 6th Annual Customer Conference in Philadelphia. In short, Chrencik’s outlook is similar to what many industry analysts and economists are saying at the moment: another transportation perfect storm is forming, similar or perhaps worse than what the industry experienced in 2004, so you better start preparing today if you want to weather it successfully.

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. Supply Chain News This Week in News Inventory Management logistics supply chain TransportationIn 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.

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How Do You Impress a City? - UCLA Real Estate Wire

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

« How to Create Workforce Housing From Transportation Hubs | Main. | Billion Philadelphia skyscraper. The Comcast Innovation and Technology Center - Philadelphia, PA. UCLA Real Estate Wire. Search. Contact. For blog inquiries: julie.lindner@anderson.ucla.edu.

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. Theo Haughton, Head of Strategy and Business Planning – Rail and Underground, Transport for London. Future stops include London, Beijing, Paris, Sydney and Philadelphia, with the tour landing in Amsterdam in November. Another year, another stretch goal.

America’s Crumbling Transportation Infrastructure: The Price We Pay

Consumer Goods Logistics

Naturally, I was stoked when my lovely bride (also a big fan) surprised me with tickets to see The Boss in Philadelphia. Transportation LegislationI’m a Bruce Springsteen fan.

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. Did you attend Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia?

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

more near-shoring and larger, less frequent shipments to minimize transportation costs). How will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in light of this cheap oil environment? So, with darts in hand, here are my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2016: The Transportation Management System (TMS) market will become more barbell-shaped as Software-as-a-Self-Service solutions emerge. Drones – The Birth of a New Transportation Mode.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

If you’re a transportation professional, for example, and all you know is transportation, your opportunities for advancement are limited compared to someone who has a broader supply chain perspective. CLX Logistics: Annual Customer Conference, TBA (2016: September, Philadelphia).

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

Talking Logistics

Marten Transport Ltd. Shippers are under enormous pressure to cut transportation costs and seem not to be satisfied with the massive fuel surcharge reductions racked up over the past year and a half.”.

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Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Transplace is closely monitoring the outbreak and the impact the reaction is having on the transportation market. Packaging and CPG supply chains appear to be oversold in many places and transportation demand is strong from those sectors. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

Good Safety is Good Business at the LogiChem 2015 Conference

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Last week’s 2015 LogiChem conference was held in Philadelphia, PA, the birthplace of the signing of our Declaration of Independence. Logistics Special Events Supply Chain Technology Transportation Market Chemical Industry Chemical Transportation LogiChem Risk Management

Tompkins International Selects 3G Continental from 3Gtms

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

3Gtms delivers innovative transportation software solutions for shippers and LSPs that are quick to implement, easy to use, and cost-effective. Press Release SCIT Supply Chain Information Technology Supply Chain IT TMS Transportation Transportation Management Transportation Management System

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

FTR Transportation Conference 2015 Indianapolis, Indiana; September 15-17. Early bird registration is already open for 2015’s FTR Transportation Conference, which dubs itself “The Premier Forecasting Event of the Year.”

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2016

Talking Logistics

If you’re a transportation professional, for example, and all you know is transportation, your opportunities for advancement are limited compared to someone who has a broader supply chain perspective. CLX Logistics: Annual Customer Conference , TBA (2015: September, Philadelphia).

This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

Talking Logistics

But as history has shown in the transportation industry, overcoming “the way we’ve always done things” is always the biggest obstacle. “I am playing rugby this semester,” my daughter, a freshman in college, announced a few weeks ago.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

If you’re a transportation professional, for example, and all you know is transportation, your opportunities for advancement are limited compared to someone who has a broader supply chain perspective. CLX Logistics: Annual Customer Conference, TBA (usually in September in Philadelphia). 2019 Food Industry Transportation and Logistics Conference , March 3-5, Palm Springs, CA. Home Delivery World 2019 , April 3-5, Philadelphia, PA.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2018

Talking Logistics

If you’re a transportation professional, for example, and all you know is transportation, your opportunities for advancement are limited compared to someone who has a broader supply chain perspective. The Transportation Revolution: Takeaways from CLX Logistics’ 6th Annual Customer Conference. CLX Logistics: Annual Customer Conference, TBA (2017: September, Philadelphia). 2018 Food Industry Transportation and Logistics Conference , March 11-13, Phoenix, AZ.

Building Outside-in Processes: Answering A Question From the Audience

Supply Chain Shaman

Last week, I spoke at the CPHA supply chain conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The focus is on improving demand sensing, demand translation (into manufacturing, transportation and material processes) and the execution of demand orchestration strategies.

The future of public transit technology from APTA’s Rail Conference

DELMIA Quintiq

Likewise, policy leaders have put an emphasis on mobility for underprivileged areas, seeking to connect isolated communities through greater access to transportation. Last month, I had the opportunity to attend the American Public Transport Association’s (APTA) Rail Conference.

Reflections, Thank-you(s) and Rethinking the Future

Supply Chain Shaman

Last week I spoke at the CLX Logistics Conference in Philadelphia on the future of Supply Chain Management. Next year’s event will be in Philadelphia on September 4th-7th.

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How Ecommerce Brands Are Helping Fight COVID-19 (Coronavirus) + Resources for Those in Need

ShipBob

They will deliver free, fresh salads and bowls to hospitals in the cities they serve: DC Area, Philadelphia, Boston, NYC, SF, LA, Chicago, and Houston. Lyft has also expanded existing medical transportation services for anyone that needs to get to critical healthcare appointments and treatments, while dealing with the extra strain put on the healthcare system by the coronavirus pandemic.

CSCMP 2011 Recap: The Synergy Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Network

Held again in Philadelphia, this year’s event brought back memories of 2004, the year the old CLM: Council of Logistics Management became today’s CSCMP: Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals! Key to this success was very tightly synchronized multi-vendor product and data flows creating significant inbound transport & process savings and service improvements.

Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

Warehouse Management and Transportation Management were in their infancy. It should not be functional, with a narrow focus on a singular function like manufacturing or transportation. Stage 2: All about Transportation.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2015

Talking Logistics

If you’re a transportation professional, for example, and all you know is transportation, your opportunities for advancement are limited compared to someone who has a broader supply chain perspective. Elemica : Reveal 2015 , TBA (last year in Philadelphia and Frankfurt). Last January, I shared 5 New Year’s Resolutions for supply chain and logistics executives to improve as leaders.

Provoking the Industry to Move Past Incrementalism

Supply Chain Shaman

There are many forms of decision support—price optimization, revenue management, transportation planning, spend management, network design. Also, the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit is on September 4 th -7 th in Philadelphia, PA. Definitions: Provocateur.

Bomb Cyclone Hits East Coast

Elementum

Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Philadelphia International Airport, among others. To salvage business and retain customers in this inopportune time, more airline and other transport companies may want to exercise similar flexibility. Winter Storm Grayson, bringing snow, ice, rain, and strong winds to the country’s eastern seaboard, is now tagged as a “bomb cyclone” - a label used when the barometric pressure of a storm drops by 24 millibars within 24 hours.

New Bookends: The Tale of Supply Chain Global Leaders in Consumer Products

Supply Chain Shaman

It is exciting to see a country so excited about building global transportation infrastructure. for the public training in Philadelphia in August and developing the content for the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit in September. Definition.

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My Take: The Role of Anaplan in Defining the Art of the Possible in Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

They had 300 supply chain planners across demand, supply, production planning and transportation execution. “…the art of the possible, the attainable — the art of the next best” ? Otto von Bismarck. This morning I landed in Frankfurt.

Takeaways from UL’s Knowledge Summit

EHS Sustainability Knowledge at Work

As a relatively new UL employee, I didn’t know what to expect from UL’s recent Knowledge Summit in Philadelphia. The treatment is successful, but it must be made, transported, and delivered correctly or it won’t work.

How Do You Define a Mature Supply Chain Planning Organization? (Part 1)

Supply Chain Shaman

It was a sultry day in Philadelphia. Most often the focus is on transportation or logistics, but does not take into consideration the trade-offs between make, source and deliver. Use of third-party data for transportation lane and drayage times by day/time of week. Last week, it felt like August not May. I found myself counting the street signs to be sure that I was on track for my 8:00 a.m. client meeting.

Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

A look at the supply chain readiness of several major U.S. cities, and their adoption of smart-city technologies.

Integrated Planning: Is It Rubbish? Be Careful What You Ask For….

Supply Chain Shaman

The combination of weather and the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia delayed all my flights for at least two hours on multiple days. Each are good at localized planning within a focused area of demand, supply, network design, transportation planning, material sourcing or finite scheduling.

All Eyes Remain Focused on the Last Mile

Enterra Insights

In logistics, last mile delivery is defined as being the movement of goods from a transportation hub to the final delivery destination. The last mile of most traditional logistics’ journeys ended at a retail store. The exceptions were goods purchased from mail-order catalogs. With the rise of e-commerce, the last mile journey can end almost anywhere. Michael S.

Do No Harm…

Supply Chain Shaman

In a similar vein, a major 3PL that I spoke to last week at Eye for Transport is considering discontinuing the traditional storage of spare parts and initiating a new service to do 3D printing of parts on demand. On October 15th, I will be speaking on the Qunitiq World Tour in Philadelphia.

Maersk-IBM blockchain shipping solution makes major strides

EFT

Freight forwarders, transportation and logistics companies including Agility, CEVA Logistics, DAMCO, Kotahi, PLH Trucking Company, Ancotrans and WorldWide Alliance are also currently participating.