Don't miss out on the healthcare supply chain event of the year


We’re excited to be first-time exhibitors at the annual HDMA Distribution Management Conference (DMC) , March 6 – 9, in San Antonio, Texas.

Buzz at HDMA: Serialization, 2D barcodes, "change" management


Last week’s HDMA Distribution Management Conference in San Antonio provided a terrific forum for attendees to see what’s new in the healthcare supply chain and hear from the industry’s top thought leaders.

The Vitamin Shoppe’s Omni-Channel Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

Last week I attended the CSCMP Annual Global Conference in San Antonio, TX. The omni-channel track featured in the Customer Cornerstone had a number of interesting sessions (including mine). One that stuck out to me was “Creating a Healthy Omni-Channel Supply Chain: The Vitamin Shoppe’s Transition from Multi-Channel to Omni-Channel Retailer” presented by Rich Tannenbaum, […].

This Week in Logistics News (September 19 – 26)

Logistics Viewpoints

The conference brought together thought leaders and practitioners from all industries and backgrounds to San Antonio to discuss, debate, and challenge each other on a host of supply chain topics. This week I experienced the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference for the first time.

[PROFILE] Alanna McCarthy '14 - Parker CMC Networking

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Hometown:  San Antonio, TX. Parker CMC Networking. About UCLA Parker CMC.

The Omni-Channel Dilemma: Where to Invest

Logistics Viewpoints

We presented our findings at last month’s CSCMP Global Conference in San Antonio, TX. Over the last few months, Clint Reiser and I have been working on an extensive omni-channel data set.

SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2014

SCM Research

This year, the CSCMP’s Annual Global Conference 2014 was held in San Antonio, Texas. The Educators’ Conference, which provides academics and students a forum to hear the latest in our research field, has become an integral part of it. As every year ( see my previous post from Denver last year ), several leading supply chain management journals have used this forum to present their best paper awards.

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Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

Oracle : Oracle Value Chain Summit 2017 , February 13-15, San Jose, CA. APICS 2017 , October 15-17, San Antonio, TX. 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.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2016

Talking Logistics

McLeod Software : Users Conference 2016 , September 18-20, San Antonio, TX. Oracle : Oracle Value Chain Summit 2016 , January 25-27, San Jose, CA. Transplace : Shipper Symposium , May 9-11, San Antonio, TX.

XX and XY: A Different World in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

The deserts of the southwest sprawl below me as the plane ascends from San Diego. There was no line in the bathroom at the Kansas City CLM conference in 2001, but there will be at the CSCMP conference in San Antonio in 2013.

The Texas Triangle

The Logistics of Logistics

The Texas Triangle refers to an area of Texas that is roughly bordered by Dallas, Houston and San Antonio / Austin (when you are Texas you get to call 4 points a triangle). 7 San Antonio – 1.5

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Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

HighJump Software: Elevate 2019 , March 3-6, San Antonio, TX. 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. Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.;

Customer Advisory – Hurricane Harvey


Many shippers are looking for locations on the north and west sides of Houston as well as other locations (such as Austin, San Antonio, Dallas) to place their shipments so they are in close proximity as relief comes in the next couple of days. Current as of 2 p.m.

CSCMP 2014: 3 Reasons to Attend


I look forward to seeing everyone in San Antonio September 21-24 for the conference. It’s time to gear up for the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) Annual Global Conference.

Takeaways from Food Shippers of America 60th Annual Conference

Talking Logistics

“A Changing Environment Demands Changing Strategies” – that was theme of the Food Shippers of America 60 th Annual Conference held earlier this month in San Antonio, where more than 950 attendees (including food shippers, consignees, carriers, 3PLs, and technology companies) gathered to discuss emerging trends and leading practices in the industry.

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey


Texas DOT is reporting road closures nearing Austin and San Antonio. As the unprecedented flooding and impact from Hurricane Harvey continues to be felt throughout Houston, SE Texas, and into Louisiana, the extent of the damage and cleanup efforts needed is becoming more clear.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2015

Talking Logistics

I’m already scheduled to speak at a couple of conferences in the coming weeks: 60th Annual Food Shippers of America Annual Conference , March 1-3 in San Antonio, TX. Oracle : Oracle Value Chain Summit 2015 , January 26-28, San Jose, CA. Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Global Conference , September 27-30, San Diego, CA. Last January, I shared 5 New Year’s Resolutions for supply chain and logistics executives to improve as leaders.

Top Highlights from the 2014 Supply Chain Leadership Forum

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Join us for next year’s forum in San Antonio, Texas from August 31 – September 2. By Tompkins International Staff. Last week we hosted our 10th annual Supply Chain Leadership Forum!

Church's Chicken is Reinventing the Supply Chain


Having worked in the restaurant industry for years, he wanted to bring delicious chicken and home-style sides to people in San Antonio, TX. Maximizing customer value and achieving a sustainable competitive advantage are two things a company must strive for.

Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

Dates: March 3 -6, 2019 in San Antonio, TX. Supply chain conferences are an excellent way to connect with industry professionals, learn about new technologies, and refine your operation through the experience of others.

This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014)

Talking Logistics

And with that, have a happy weekend — and I hope to see you in San Antonio next week! Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference next week? If so, let’s connect.

Flatbed Demand Surges in Oregon and South Dakota

DAT Solutions

Find a load from Oklahoma City to San Antonio , which is a headhaul lane paying an average of $2.21 The Pacific Northwest continues to offer high load-to-truck ratios for flatbeds, as shown in this Hot States Map for the week of September 20-26.

Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

Veridian Partner: HighJump Elevate ($1,249) Dates: March 3 -6, 2019 in San Antonio, TX Elevate is a unique conference that focuses on bringing supply chain leaders together with product demonstrations of HighJump products, social events, and breakout sessions. Supply chain conferences are an excellent way to connect with industry professionals, learn about new technologies, and refine your operation through the experience of others.

Hurricane Harvey Updates


in San Antonio, appears to have prevented major disruptions; adverse impacts were mainly felt by retailers as they have to shut down operations and may have to wait weeks to ascertain the full extent of damage to their business and inventory.

Visibility Powered Planning

Supply Chain Nation

I recently had the honour of presenting at the annual CSCMP (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals) conference in San Antonio, Texas.

Category Management as a Competitive Advantage

Supply Chain Nation

Next week, I will be participating in the 2012 Annual Category Management Conference in San Antonio. In a recent post , I discussed the new age of category management and how manufacturers can leverage consumer insight and data to build more targeted assortment strategies and a localized shelf execution plan to drive sales growth and profitability. But category management is much more than space planning.

How to Handle FEMA Loads Without Losing Your Shirt

DAT Solutions

So now you'll see loads heading to various locations in or near San Antonio, Dallas, and Lafayette, LA. Everyone wants to help out in a time of emergency, and truckers are some of the most charitable and compassionate people I know.

Logistics of Hurricane Harvey's Humanitarian Aid


American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) said a 10,000 to 100,000 square feet of warehouse space in Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio, Texas will accommodate tens of thousand of displaced residents.

Truckload Rates Rise, as Harvey Flood Waters Subside

DAT Solutions

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is staging emergency supplies in the San Antonio and Dallas areas, and also near Lafayette, LA and other metro areas in the South Central region.

Insights from the C-Suite: Supply Chain People Are Making a Difference in the World

Material Handling & Logistics

MH&L sat down with Eshkenazi at the recent APICS 2017 conference in San Antonio, TX. . The biggest challenge for supply chain professionals today is the is the accelerated pace of change, according to APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi.

Texas Refiners Work on Harvey Recovery as More Storms Loom

Material Handling & Logistics

returned two Texas refineries to pre-storm fuel-making rates while three other plants were in various stages of resuming operations, said Lillian Riojas, a spokeswoman for the San Antonio-based company.

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Brick-and-Mortar Supermarkets can remain Relevant with the Right Experiences

Enterra Insights

The company eagerly agreed to host the event, marking this momentous occasion, at one of their suburban San Antonio stores. For much of early American history, many people grew the plants or raised the livestock they needed to sustain themselves and their families. To obtain food items they couldn’t grow, they visited their local general store where a friendly shopkeeper would dutifully locate requested items from stocked shelves behind the counter.

Gas Trucks U-turn as Shortage Shifts From Texas to Florida

Material Handling & Logistics

When that storm choked off major metropolitan areas like Dallas and San Antonio, surplus gallons in Florida was trucked about 1,000 miles west to the Lone Star State to ease the shortages ahead of a long holiday weekend.