This Week in Logistics News (October 24-28, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Almost three years ago, Wisconsin beer company Lakemaid used a drone to deliver beer to ice fishermen , an operation the FAA quickly shut down. This week, as reported by Reuters, “Otto, the self-driving truck subsidiary of Uber, shipped a truckload of Budweiser from Fort Collins, Colorado to Colorado Springs last Thursday with the driver monitoring from the truck’s sleeper berth for the entire two-hour journey.” I should have gotten the email by now.

The Way to Real Time Supply Chain

The Logistics of Logistics

Optimizing execution requires real-time visibility into shipping processes and track-and-trace capabilities, along with automated warehouse and distribution processes and advanced transportation planning. This enables companies to respond swiftly to customer requirements, procure parts earlier, plan parts inventory more effectively and unlock service parts profit potential. He is a guest speaker at the Purchasing Management Association and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America. FedEx Helps Small Businesses Streamline Shipping with fedex.com Integration Manager. Mexico shipping, which is particularly timely as more companies locate manufacturing and distribution operations in Mexico and the need for capacity and reliable cross-border shipping services accelerates.

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Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Ron Emery, Continuous Improvement Consultant

Supply Chain Game Changer

Unlike a lot of the old school Procurement managers who tried to rule with an iron fist Ron approached his job, and people, in a much different way. Like I said, I have had an interesting career but one of my biggest success came when I was asked to do a turnaround project for Cummins in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. I am worried about what we are doing to our planet and how do we put forth the right initiatives to right the ship. Subscribe Here! Email Address.