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.

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

Flood risk keeps trucking through the South

The Supply Chain Journal

inches in San Antonio. Because the ground is saturated, additional rainfall of 1 to 3 inches will make these areas prone to flash flooding, which already occurred near San Antonio early Thursday morning. Interstate 35 from San Antonio to Austin.

Texas household goods trucking company, military contractor files Chapter 7

The Supply Chain Journal

Alliance Transportation Services, Five Star Warehouses and Lone Star Relocation Services, all headquartered in San Antonio, filed its petition in the U.S.

XPO shuttering Texas distribution center, laying off 29 employees

The Supply Chain Journal

announced it will be closing a distribution center in San Antonio, after one of its customers did not renew a contract. XPO has five other locations in the San Antonio area, according to its website. XPO Logistics Inc.

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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, […].

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

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.

3PL XTEND 2021 Recap and Summary

3GTMS

By JP Wiggins, VP of Logistics at 3G We had a great time last week in San Antonio as a sponsor of 3PL XTEND. It’s been a while since we’ve attended in-person events, and this was a great one to kick-start those face-to-face interactions.

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[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.

3PL XTEND 2021 Recap and Summary

3GTMS

By JP Wiggins, VP of Logistics at 3G We had a great time last week in San Antonio as a sponsor of 3PL XTEND. It’s been a while since we’ve attended in-person events, and this was a great one to kick-start those face-to-face interactions.

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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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Hurricane Pamela threatens to flood parts of Mexico, US

The Supply Chain Journal

Laredo, San Antonio and Dallas-Fort Worth, as well as spots in between, could get drenched with 4 to 8 inches of rain. Interstate 10 from San Antonio to Sonora, Texas.

3PL XTEND 2021 Recap and Summary

3GTMS

By JP Wiggins, VP of Logistics at 3G We had a great time last week in San Antonio as a sponsor of 3PL XTEND. It’s been a while since we’ve attended in-person events, and this was a great one to kick-start those face-to-face interactions.

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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.

Borderlands: Slync.io launches integrated strategy with ocean container booking tool

The Supply Chain Journal

launches integrated strategy for ocean containers; chip shortage continues to impact Mexico’s commercial truck industry; automotive parts supplier invests $102M in Mexico expansion; and Aeronet Worldwide opens operations in San Antonio. The San Antonio operation will be led by Jim L.

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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Why NPS Matters with Ian Aguilar

The Logistics of Logistics

San Antonio College, Ian’s passion evolved into broader management consulting to support Executive and Entry-level transformations from Diagnostic into Consultative sales. Why NPS Matters with Ian Aguilar. Ian Aguilar and Joe Lynch discuss why NPS matters.

This Week in Logistics News (March 5 – 11)

Logistics Viewpoints

The new spoke sites will be located in Austin and San Antonio, Texas, and Birmingham, Alabama. Since mid-2021, it also has operated weekly shipments between Dallas-Fort Worth and San Antonio with CEVA Logistics.

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

Penske Truck Leasing 1st customer for Navistar medium-duty electric

The Supply Chain Journal

The eMV will be the first truck produced at Navistar’s new plant in San Antonio opening in spring 2022.

CBP shuts down Texas port of entry, reroutes commercial traffic

The Supply Chain Journal

Del Rio is in southwest Texas, about 150 miles west of San Antonio and 220 west of Laredo. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) shut down a port of entry in South Texas in response to a large influx of migrants attempting to cross the Mexico border into the United States.

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FreightWaves Classics: Interstate 10 runs coast-to-coast in southern U.S.

The Supply Chain Journal

Major cities along I-10’s route include (from west to east) Los Angeles, Phoenix, Tucson, Las Cruces, El Paso, San Antonio, Houston, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Gulfport, Mobile, Tallahassee and Jacksonville. West I-10/US 70 and North US 99 at the San Bernardino Interchange.

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.

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.

This Week in Logistics News (August 6 – 12)

Logistics Viewpoints

I read earlier this week that pressure on the supply of critical materials will continue to mount as road transport electrification expands to meet net-zero ambitions.

Port of Corpus Christi converting refinery to carbon-neutral production facility

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.

Borderlands: Canada again beats Mexico, remains top US trade partner

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.

Most dangerous highway stretches for US truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

California has many highways that run north to south and this one goes on for almost 800 miles, stretching from Oregon to the San Ysidro crossing at the Mexican border. It runs through El Paso, Houston and San Antonio.

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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Tropical Storm Nicholas prompts port restrictions, flood watches

The Supply Chain Journal

Storm surge warning from Port Aransas to San Luis Pass, Texas, as well as Aransas Bay, San Antonio Bay and Matagorda Bay. The U.S. Coast Guard began setting port restrictions over the weekend to get ahead of Tropical Storm Nicholas.

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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.

Stormy week ahead for truckers in Plains

The Supply Chain Journal

Drivers are most likely to experience flash flooding in the Houston metropolitan area, as well as places to the west of the city along Interstate 10 heading toward San Antonio.

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.

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.