Air Force One supplier laying off 223 after losing Boeing contract

The Supply Chain Journal

GDC Technics is cutting 223 jobs in San Antonio and Fort Worth, Texas, after the Boeing Co. Brad Forman, CEO of GDC Technics, said the company is permanently closing its San Antonio plant where most of the work on Air Force One was done. “It

Boeing supplier files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid layoffs

The Supply Chain Journal

On Monday, Fort Worth, Texas-based GDC Technics announced it would permanently close its San Antonio plant and that most operations at the Fort Worth facility/headquarters would cease. GDC Technics was founded as Gore Design Completions in 1988 in San Antonio by Jerry and Kathy Gore.

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Boeing supplier files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The Supply Chain Journal

On Monday, Fort Worth, Texas-based GDC Technics announced it would permanently close its San Antonio plant and that most operations at the Fort Worth facility/headquarters would cease. GDC Technics was founded as Gore Design Completions in 1988 in San Antonio by Jerry and Kathy Gore.

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, […].

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

Loftware

We’re excited to be first-time exhibitors at the annual HDMA Distribution Management Conference (DMC) , March 6 – 9, in San Antonio, Texas. As the leading provider of Enterprise Labeling Solutions for the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device industries, Loftware has a great story to tell to the growing healthcare supply chain market. Pharmaceuticals Medical Devices Life Sciences

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

Loftware

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. As an exhibitor at the event, I spoke with a number of pharmaceutical professionals to get their thoughts on what was being discussed at the conference as well as within their own organizations. HDMA Pharma Labeling

[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 UCLA Anderson Parker Career Management Center is comprised of Career Coaches and Executives-in-Residence, who partner with students to define, pursue and achieve their post-MBA career goals, and the Campus Recruiting Team, which cultivates relationships with companies to connect them with the right MBA talent. Parker CMC Site. Blog inquiries: emily.taylor@anderson.ucla.edu.

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. We are planning to release a comprehensive strategic report in the next few weeks that will highlight the key trends, business strategies, and […]. Just for Fun

Plus One Robotics raises $33M for human-robot collaboration software

The Supply Chain Journal

Plus One Robotics, a human-robot collaboration software company headquartered in San Antonio, has announced this week $33 million in Series B funding led by McRock Capital and Translink Capital, with participation from BMW i Ventures, Kensington Capital Partners, Perot Jain and Ironspring Ventures.

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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The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

GlobalTranz

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.

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. Take a look at your budget for 2016, which is probably finalized by now. Does it contain a line item for supply chain talent and leadership development? Is the dollar amount allocated enough?

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. Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S., although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia.

Customer Advisory – Hurricane Harvey

CH Robinson Logistics

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. Worth, San Antonio, Laredo and New Orleans all are operational and should be considered as contingency ramps. Current as of 2 p.m. EST on August 28, 2017.

High-wind threat developing for Northeast truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

The NWS has posted flash flood watches for the Houston and San Antonio metropolitan areas. This weekend will get off to a shaky start for truckers in the Northeast as winds intensify.

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.

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.

High-wind threat developing for Northeast truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

The NWS has posted flash flood watches for the Houston and San Antonio metropolitan areas. This weekend will get off to a shaky start for truckers in the Northeast as winds intensify.

CSCMP 2014: 3 Reasons to Attend

CH Robinson Transportfolio

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. This annual event provides the perfect opportunity for supply chain professionals from around the world to learn, network, and innovate together. Whether you’re already registered to attend or still on the fence, check out the videos below to learn more about three C.H.

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. But yesterday, as I put my manuscript to the back of my desk at the Omni hotel in San Diego and took a break to facilitate this webcast with a panel of four wonderful women, I took time to enjoy the journey.

Top Highlights from the 2014 Supply Chain Leadership Forum

Tompkins Blog

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! We had nearly 130 attendees join us in Nashville at the Hilton Downtown on August 25-27 for several days of networking, thought leadership, and knowledge sharing. In case you missed it, here are some of our favorite photos from this year’s event: Kick-Off Reception on Monday Evening.

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

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. Our thoughts are with the thousands of people who have been impacted by this crisis situation. As suspected, the storm is also having a significant impact on supply chains across North America.

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

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. Our thoughts are with the thousands of people who have been impacted by this crisis situation. As suspected, the storm is also having a significant impact on supply chains across North America.

Intrastate vs. interstate: The subtle differences that matter for motor carriers

The Supply Chain Journal

Joe’s Trucking has operated successfully for 20 years as a registered intrastate carrier, handling dedicated freight for two well-known manufacturers that routinely move goods between San Antonio and Dallas.

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.;

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 Here's the math on the TriHaul from Houston to Oklahoma City, returning via San Antonio: TriHaul route suggestions are offered in DAT Express and DAT Power load boards , and rates are derived from DAT RateView. 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.

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). Austin and San Antonio are both big and booming, but the area between them, the Greater San Marcos area is the fastest growing corridor in the USA. Greater San Marcos , is poised to become another huge Texas metropolitan area and I bet most Americans never heard of it – including me.

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Church's Chicken is Reinventing the Supply Chain

Elementum

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. Excellent supply chain management is the key to both. Being able to handle product development, sourcing, production, logistics, and information systems well is what makes a business’s supply chain successful.

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.

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. I’d welcome the opportunity to meet with supply chain executives to discuss your research questions and objectives for the coming year, and with technology companies and 3PLs to get an update on your products and services.

Hurricane Harvey Updates

Elementum

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. The rain has stopped in Houston, Texas, but the traumatic conditions left by Tropical Storm Harvey have not yet cleared.

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. Conferences exist for a variety of purposes and supply chain specialties, including cold chain storage, transportation management, omnichannel best practices , and much more.

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. So a lot of owner-operators are looking for an opportunity to haul emergency supplies to Houston and other areas hit by Hurricane Harvey.

Category Management as a Competitive Advantage

BlueYonder

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.

Texas hazmat trucking company files Chapter 11

The Supply Chain Journal

The hazmat trucking company, which also has offices in Harlingen and San Antonio, states that it has up to 99 creditors.

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