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

Talking Logistics

In 2012, for example, he was elected as a fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), where he served as chair of the Sections and Societies Subcommittee and as president of the Transportation Science and Logistics Section. Almost three years ago, Wisconsin beer company Lakemaid used a drone to deliver beer to ice fishermen , an operation the FAA quickly shut down. I should have gotten the email by now.

The Way to Real Time Supply Chain

The Logistics of Logistics

At the same time, transportation costs are rising across more complicated supply chains. 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.

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. According to the press release: Transplace leverages the CombineNet ASAP® advanced e-sourcing technology as part of its expert solutions, helping customers develop and optimize their carrier strategy for procurement events involving truckload, less-than-truckload (LTL), and intermodal needs.

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