Can Mexico capitalize on US automakers’ pivot to electric vehicles?

The Supply Chain Journal

is a San Antonio-based company that provides international logistics and trade consulting. Laredo and Otay Mesa, California, just south of San Diego, are the two busiest U.S.-Mexico

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

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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.

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.

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

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 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.

Texas: It Ain’t Bragging, If It’s True with Jason Giulietti

The Logistics of Logistics

Jason is the President of the Greater San Marcos Partnership , which is a regional economic development organization for the areas between San Antonio and Austin. About the Greater San Marcos Partnership. The Greater San Marcos Partnership (Innovation Corridor).

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Borderlands: More investment, manufacturing jobs for Mexico

The Supply Chain Journal

is a San Antonio-based company that provides international logistics and trade consulting. Canavati is also chairman of the San Antonio chamber of the Global Chamber of Commerce.

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

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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Borderlands: Shipping container squeeze hits US soybean exporters

The Supply Chain Journal

From Dallas, shipments are trucked to Houston, San Antonio and Austin for next-day delivery. Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade.

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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.

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.

Wall Street watching as TuSimple focuses on autonomous trucking’s holy grail

The Supply Chain Journal

The company operated from four dedicated terminals and launched commercial lanes from Dallas to Austin and Dallas to San Antonio, Texas. As the first autonomous trucking software company to go public, TuSimple Holdings is earning Wall Street credibility.

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.

Howard Energy expanding diesel terminal along Texas Gulf Coast

The Supply Chain Journal

San Antonio-based Howard Energy Partners operates natural gas and oil transportation pipelines and plants, storage terminals, deep-water dock and terminal facilities, and transloading facilities in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Monterrey, Mexico.

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US wants to reclaim critical rare earth supply chain

The Supply Chain Journal

The small Texas town of Hondo — where Lynas plans to build its separation facility — is 43 miles west of San Antonio. On July 7, Energy Fuels Inc. made its first regular shipment of a rare earth carbonate called monazite from the United States to Europe.

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Cold storage real estate market is hotter than ever

The Supply Chain Journal

ARCO currently has three cold storage facility projects in Texas, including two for developer Cold Creek Solutions LLC in San Antonio and Denton; and in Houston for CenterSquare Investment Management and Boomerang Interests.

Truck Talk: Sound off edition

The Supply Chain Journal

Expect the International medium-duty eMV to include similar safety technology when it launches next year in San Antonio. One of the unintended challenges arising from the near-silent operation of electric trucks is that you cannot hear them coming, especially if you are legally blind.

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.

TuSimple: Autonomous freight network 6 months ahead of schedule

The Supply Chain Journal

The terminal also will allow TuSimple to operate in the Texas Triangle, which includes Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Austin. TuSimple currently hauls 100 loads a week between Phoenix, Tucson, El Paso, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio and Houston.

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.

More major flooding expected this week in Deep South

The Supply Chain Journal

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued flash flood watches for all of eastern and southern Texas, including Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Austin, San Antonio and Brownsville. Water entering multiple structures in Lake Charles now.

Flooding shuts down part of I-10 in Louisiana

The Supply Chain Journal

Potential target cities include Brownsville, Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Texarkana, Dallas-Fort Worth and Wichita Falls in Texas; Lake Charles, Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Shreveport in Louisiana; as well as Oklahoma City. Updated May 18, 2021 at 5 p.m.

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.

Borderlands: Mexico records 692 commercial cargo thefts in April

The Supply Chain Journal

American Trailer Rental Group (ATRG) recently completed the acquisition of Dallas-based Advantage Trailer Leasing, as well as its operations in Houston, San Antonio, Austin and Longview. . Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the Otay Mesa commercial port of entry near San Diego.

FreightWaves Classics: U.S. military logistics help make it the world’s best

The Supply Chain Journal

San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS New Orleans, joined by the Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Parramatta, the French Navy’s amphibious assault helicopter carrier FS Tonnerre and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force’s ?sumi Introduction.

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.