South Korean company bringing delivery drones to Phoenix

The Supply Chain Journal

Phoenix. South Korea-based Pablo Air announced Wednesday the expansion of its drone delivery business into Phoenix, signing a memorandum of understanding with three local companies to begin testing its established services, as well as its newer innovations.

Is a Phoenix Distribution Center a Lower-Cost Alternative to an LA Warehouse?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

In the face of continued supply chain disruption from COVID-19, retail shippers should consider a Phoenix distribution center as a more cost-effective alternative to Southern California to reach customers in the Southwestern and Western United States.


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Advantages of a Phoenix Fulfillment Center

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Consider a Phoenix fulfillment center. Dozens of major retailers and brands have done the math and elected to locate major distribution centers in the Phoenix area, including Walmart, Home Depot, Target, The Gap, Amazon, Chewy, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and PetSmart.

Notes from ProcureCon Indirect West at the Wigwam in Phoenix Arizona

Supply Chain View from the Field

Had a great time today speaking at the ProcureCon conference in Phoenix today, and spent a good deal of time talking to a number of the different solutions providers in the vendor area. I was amazed at the speed and convenience of the technical solutions emerging in the procurement area, based on the discussions I had with the individuals present. For example, a discussion with Anu Gardiner at Docusign opened up my eyes to the technology involved in signing contracts.

Flood risk for truckers across Southwest

The Supply Chain Journal

The National Weather Service has issued flash flood watches for the Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, metropolitan areas, as well as southwestern Colorado and northwestern New Mexico. Monsoonal thunderstorms will continue to soak parts of the Desert Southwest through the weekend.

Less than Truckload Freight Rates: Phoenix, Arizona


LTL Freight Rates: from Major Cities in the USA & Canada to Phoenix, Arizona. Below are examples of some of our freight quotes for a sample shipment of 1 pallet, 48” by 48” by 48”, 500 lbs, class 100 , going from major cities in the USA and Canada, to Phoenix, AZ.

Most dangerous railroad crossings for US truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

Phoenix. This railroad crossing lies just a few miles northwest of downtown Phoenix, the fifth-largest city in the country based on 2020 estimated Census results. Phoenix. Phoenix.

Medical Device Labelers Powwow in Phoenix


Last week nearly 120 medical device professionals and solution providers gathered at the Wigwam resort in Phoenix, AZ, to discuss labeling challenges and solutions. Indeed, Q1 Productions’ 5 th Semi-Annual Medical Device Labeling & Packaging conference featured over 40 speakers from the FDA, industry, academia, standards committees and healthcare practice—most of whom were there to share insights to help attendees optimize their labeling and packaging programs. UDI FDA

IDN Summit and Reverse Expo When: August 24-26, 2020 Where: Phoenix, AZ


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Advantages of a Phoenix Warehouse for eCommerce Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

The Next Tech Hub Is Greater Phoenix. ”. Late last summer, Inc. magazine ran a story with this intriguing title: “ The Next Tech Hub Isn’t Austin Or Denver.

Phoenix Rising:  Why Phoenix Logistics Companies Equal Smart Ecommerce Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

What’s an easy way to reach residents of the country’s most populous state (not to mention many other parts of the Southwest and West) without breaking the bank? We’ll give you a hint: It’s not likely to get hit by a hurricane, flood, earthquake, or blizzard anytime soon. And it’s located close to some of the “Grandest” scenery on the planet. Third Party Logistics B2C Fulfillment eCommerce Fulfillment Top Fulfillment Locations

Fulfillment from a Phoenix Warehouse? The Numbers Just Add Up.

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When fulfillment professionals say Phoenix is a hot market , they’re not exaggerating. Over the years, the city has become one of the country’s most reliable and reasonably priced logistics venues thanks to advantages such as extensive transportation connectivity, easy delivery access, and the low cost of doing business there. Third Party Logistics Logistics Outsourcing B2C Fulfillment eCommerce Fulfillment Top Fulfillment Locations

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, 13th – 16th May 2019, Phoenix, Arizona


The post Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, 13th – 16th May 2019, Phoenix, Arizona appeared first on Ivalua Ivalua is the SILVER sponsor at this prestiguous conference. If you would like to meet our team there please contact We look forward to meeting you there! For more information and to register, please visit the event website.

Is Your Supply Chain Ready for Industry 4.0?


Supply Chain gartner supply chain 2019 gartner supply chain executive conference 2019 gartner supply chain phoenix 2019 supply chain conferences 2019 supply chain planning summit gartnerFrom the move from centralization to decentralization, a cobot world, and smart factories, Industry 4.0 is here and it’s happening fast. Are you ready? Is Your Supply Chain Ready for Industry 4.0? was first posted on May 10, 2019 at 8:28 am. ©2017

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Aug.11, 2022

Supply Chain Digest

Phoenix Now Distribution Hot SpotOil Prices Dropping, Sending Diesel Lower. The Unwind of XPO Logistics almost Complete. Truck Driver Pay Rose Sharply in 2021.

Gartner Supply Chain Event 2019: a New Era


On May 16, QAD DynaSys made their annual pilgrimage to Phoenix Arizona to join 3500 other supply chain leaders and analysts from all corners of the globe for what is touted as the largest supply chain gathering in the world. In Phoenix, it was refreshing to hear that the quest for agility comes with the potential cost of loss of efficiency. A Sad Goodbye to Phoenix. I first attended this event in Phoenix in 2012 at the same location. The QAD DynaSys Pilgrimage.

ANNOUNCING: ProcureCon Indirect West 2022

Supply Chain Brain

ProcureCon Indirect West is back LIVE and IN-PERSON at the beautiful Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix, AZ from April 11 - 13, 2022

Supply Chain News on Leaked 2021 Amazon Research Predicts Company will Run out of FC Workers Soon

Supply Chain Digest

Super High Turnover Rates Key Factor, as Former FC Manager in Phoenix Says Situation so Bad Workers almost Couldn not be Fired

Key Takeaways From the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference | Phoenix, AZ, May 2019

MPO Multi Party Orchestration

For seasoned attendees who might recall when this used to be the AMR Research Supply Chain Executive conference, it may feel strange to venture anywhere other than Phoenix in May. The Gartner Supply Chain Executive conference continues to evolve in both scale and content. This recent one, as Gartner noted, was the biggest one to date. So much so, that Gartner will now be converting the supply chain summit to its larger symposium format starting in 2020.

USPS Is Testing Self-Driving Trucks With TuSimple Autonomous Technology


Autonomous Vehicles Blog Future Tech Truckload Dallas Phoenix Self Driving Truck TuSimple United States Postal Service USPSThe United States Postal Service (USPS) has awarded autonomous-truck creator, TuSimple, a contract to conduct a 2-week pilot program of self-driving trucks starting on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The self-driving truck startup reached “unicorn status” earlier this year with a $1 billion valuation. This trial run will transport mail more than 1,000 miles each way […].

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2015 Video Review and Comment

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the Conference Floor in Phoenix

TSMC Construction of Arizona Chip Plant Is ‘Well Underway’

Supply Chain Brain

said it’s moving forward with plans to build a $12 billion chip plant in Phoenix, a step toward addressing U.S. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. concerns over reliability and security in the tech supply chain

ON Semiconductor’s Supply Chain Risk Management Program is a Competitive Weopon

Logistics Viewpoints

The public company, headquartered in Phoenix, has a truly global supply chain with over 90 locations globally. I talked to Brent Wilson, SVP of Global Supply Chain Operations at ON Semiconductor, about their supply chain risk management program. ON Semiconductor is a premier supplier of energy efficient innovations in the semiconductor industry. Brent believes their […]. High Tech & Electronics Industry Supply Chain Risk Management ON Semiconductor Risk supply chain

FreightWaves Classics: I-17 serves Arizona’s ever-growing population

The Supply Chain Journal

It is 147 miles long and connects two of Arizona’s major cities – Phoenix and Flagstaff. The southern end of I-17 is within Phoenix (at its intersection with I-10), and it ends in the north at I-40 in Flagstaff.

Supply Chain Excellence Requires Laser Focus on Analytics – Case in Point: Unilever

River Logic

Analysts announced the findings at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference held a few weeks back in Phoenix, AZ. Gartner, Inc. has released the findings from its annual Supply Chain Top 25 , a report that identifies supply chain leaders and highlights their best practices. Supply Chain Management Gartner Advanced Analytics

Hot Topics at GS1 Connect? Labeling, Blockchain and More


Last week’s GS1 Connect event held in blazing hot Phoenix brought together hundreds of key influencers and decision makers from Foodservice, Healthcare, Retail Grocery and Apparel to discuss latest trends and challenges in the supply chain. While the temperatures outside hovered around 105ºF, the cool, comfortable accommodations inside lent for some lively and constructive dialogue as companies continue to pursue ways to optimize efficiency—and drive profitability

As Uses of Big Data in Business Grow, the Need for Ethics also Increases

Enterra Insights

“Big data is reshaping the world,” asserts Joe Lodewyck (@joelodeaz), dean of assessment at the University of Phoenix College of … Continued. The post As Uses of Big Data in Business Grow, the Need for Ethics also Increases appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Artificial Intelligence Best Practices Big Data Business Cognitive Computing Supply Chain Technology Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

Accelerate Supply Chain Labeling—and Packaging Artwork—at GS1 Connect 2018


Heading to GS1 Connect next week in Phoenix? This annual event brings together key influencers and decision makers from Foodservice, Healthcare, Retail Grocery and Apparel to network and participate in lively sessions relating to GS1 standards and optimizing supply chain efficiency.

Sizzling heat building in Southwest

The Supply Chain Journal

This includes places in California like Redding, Stockton, Fresno, Bakersfield, El Centro and Death Valley; Phoenix, Tucson and Yuma in Arizona; as well as Las Vegas. Triple-digit heat will hit truckers across the Southwest over the next couple of days.

Flood risk stays afloat amid Southwest monsoons

The Supply Chain Journal

This includes Phoenix, Tucson, Kingman, Bullhead City and Lake Havasu City, Arizona; Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Gallup, New Mexico; in addition to Telluride and the San Juan Mountains in southern Colorado.

Heat wave scorching the West again

The Supply Chain Journal

Cities like Las Vegas, Phoenix and Salt Lake City have already set new daily record highs at times this spring and summer, along with all-time record highs in the Northwest late last month.

Heat wave coming for truckers in Southwest

The Supply Chain Journal

Some daily records may be tied or broken in places like Las Vegas; Phoenix, Tucson and Lake Havasu City, Arizona; as well as El Centro, Riverside, Palm Springs and Death Valley, California.

Three Ways Center-of-Gravity Studies Lead You Astray


Example 1 : A recent quote from Phoenix to LA and from LA to Phoenix shows more than a 2X difference in the rate per mile (rpm) for one direction over the other. ( Or a cautionary tale about cutting corners.). Are you helping your teenagers with their SAT preparation?

TuSimple’s take on drivers in autonomous trucking world — Taking the Hire Road

The Supply Chain Journal

He described the distribution center-to-distribution center hauls it runs between Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, for UPS. Our trucks launch in ‘autonomous mode’ from the Phoenix distribution center to a sorting center in Tucson.

FreightWaves Classics: Interstate 10 runs coast-to-coast in southern U.S.

The Supply Chain Journal

Major cities along I-10’s route include (from west to east) Los Angeles, Phoenix, Tucson, Las Cruces, El Paso, San Antonio, Houston, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Gulfport, Mobile, Tallahassee and Jacksonville. Phoenix, Arizona is the next major city along the route of I-10.

Reports That TSMC Eyeing Second Fab Production Facility in the U.S.

Supply Chain Matters

Reportedly, TSMC will be conducting a ceremony to celebrate the installation of initial complement of chip fab production equipment for the Phoenix based facility announced two years ago.

Gartner Supply Chain Conference: Trends 2019

The Network Effect

I recently presented at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix Arizona. It was a great conference, and I. The post Gartner Supply Chain Conference: Trends 2019 appeared first on The Network Effect. Artificial Intelligence (AI) Internet of Things Multiparty Network Network Business Platforms Gartner

Griffin Spotlight: Bonnie Rietz brings different perspectives to Axway


Today, we cross the pond and head to Phoenix to meet Bonnie Rietz, a Senior Renewal Specialist. In our previous Meet the Griffins series, we presented Jeroen Delbarre , a Product Manager for AMPLIFY™ from our Belgium office.

Top 10 signs you’ve been working in supply chain too long


Research firm Gartner even has it listed as a hot topic for its Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, May 14–17. by Bill DuBois. Boomers, millennial leadership and supply chain management jokes. Is it time for the older generation to move on? It’s no secret supply chain talent has been top of mind for many executives for some time. There are a couple of reasons for this. The first is the aging population.

FreightWaves Classics: Big plans for Interstate 11 coming down the road

The Supply Chain Journal

This was to provide a Las Vegas-Phoenix freeway link. Phoenix and Las Vegas are the two largest neighboring cities in the United States not connected by an interstate highway. Interstate 11 (I-11) has a current length of 22.8