S&OP in Las Vegas! Let’s Learn, Laugh, and Be Entertained at the S&OP Innovation Summit

The 21st Century Supply Chain

This image reminds me of my Apple S&OP days, and taking the team north of San Francisco for white water rafting down the Russian River…. Apple Store Apple TV Barack Obama Brick and mortar California Callus Campaign advertising China Keynote San Francisco Supply chain

Who said supply chains are boring?: Reader Email

Supply Chains Rock

The following comes from Kaity Nakagoshi, Bisk Education, University of San Francisco ( which offers a course in Sustainable Supply Chain Management ). I’m jealous that you were in San Francisco last year. I actually work for the University of San Franciscos online certificate program and Im not surprised about the decrease in carbon emissions. I bet San Francisco has great ones! Who said supply chains are boring?

Who said supply chains are boring?: Thinking End to End on.

Supply Chains Rock

Last week I was visiting friends in San Francisco, where they are doing an extremely good job in cutting down carbon emissions by buying local products. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

Supply Chain Matters at Oracle OpenWorld- Dispatch Three

Supply Chain Matters

This week, Supply Chain Matters is attending the Oracle OpenWorld conference held in San Francisco. In this third dispatch- we highlight Tuesday's keynotes along with added observations. Blockchain Technology ERP Technology and Vendors Internet of Things Oracle Supply Chain Technology #OOW17 #OracleCloud Oracle applications in supply chain management Oracle business strategy Oracle Corporation Oracle ERP Cloud Supply chain Matters blog

End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

based in San Francisco and funded by Prelude Ventures, Eric Schmidt?s. 1DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION, END-TO-END VISIBILITY, AND. THE "DATA PROBLEM". Given the macroeconomic cl imate and the. Amazon effect," many companies are. looking to digital ly transform their. businesses.

Supply Chain Matters at Oracle OpenWorld- Dispatch Two

Supply Chain Matters

This week, Supply Chain Matters is attending the Oracle OpenWorld conference held in San Francisco. In this dispatch- we highlight the Monday morning keynote and some observations of the first full day. ERP Technology and Vendors Oracle Supply Chain Technology #OracleCloud Oracle Corporation Oracle OpenWorld Conference Supply Chain Matters

Next Week- Supply Chain Matters at 2017 Oracle OpenWorld Conference

Supply Chain Matters

Next week, Supply Chain Matters will be providing coverage of Oracle’s annual OpenWorld customer conference being held in San Francisco. Stayed tuned all next week for continued dispatches from the 2017 Oracle OpenWorld conference. Oracle Supply Chain Technology #OOW17 #OracleCloud Oracle Corporation Oracle OpenWorld Supply chain Matters blog

Supply Chain Matters Highlights of Oracle Open World 2016 Conference- Summary Impressions

Supply Chain Matters

This Editor once again attended the Oracle Open World conference in San Francisco this week and Supply Chain Matters has been publishing impressions throughout the week. As a reference, our prior blog commentaries included: Highlights of Oracle’s Q1 FY17 financial performance last week leading-up to OpenWorld Our initial on-site Commentary One posting highlighting Larry Ellison’s […].

Supply Chain Matters Highlights of Oracle OpenWorld 2016- Commentary One

Supply Chain Matters

This Editor is once again attending the Oracle Open World conference here in San Francisco and we will be publishing impressions throughout the week. We began our coverage with highlights of Oracle’s Q1 FY17 financial performance last week. Last night, Oracle Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer Larry Ellison kicked off this year’s event with […]. ERP Technology and Vendors Oracle Supply Chain Technology #oow16 Oracle Corporation Oracle Inc.

Anderson Real Estate Students Spend a ?Day on the Job? in San.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Anderson Real Estate Students Spend a “Day on the Job” in San Francisco. Anderson Real Estate Students Spend a “Day on the Job” in San Francisco. UCLA Real Estate Wire. Search. Contact. For blog inquiries: julie.lindner@anderson.ucla.edu.

Supply Chain Matters Highlights of Oracle OpenWorld 2016- Commentary Three

Supply Chain Matters

This Editor is once again attending the Oracle Open World conference here in San Francisco and Supply Chain Matters is publishing impressions throughout the week. As a reference, our prior blog commentaries included: Highlights of Oracle’s Q1 FY17 financial performance last week Our initial on-site Commentary One posting Our Commentary Two posting. In previous commentaries […].

A Noteworthy Blockchain Technology Announcement

Supply Chain Matters

This week San Francisco based blockchain and IoT Cloud platform start-up Chronicled announced achievement of 21 CFR Part 11 Certification for its latest Micro-temperature logging application. Supply Chain Matters highlights this announcement because it provides evidence that regulators are more inclined to consider NFC, Blockchain and IoT enabled technologies as part of regulated processes.

Supply Chain Matters at Oracle Open World- Our Summary Impressions

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters continues with its series of live dispatches and now initial summary impressions regarding the 2017 Oracle OpenWorld conference held in San Francisco this week. In this summary overview blog commentary, we will take an overall look at four nonstop days of sessions, executive interviews and other interactions to provide our readers a B2B and supply chain management context to this year’s event.

Supply Chain Matters at Oracle Open World- Our Summary Impressions

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters continues with its series of live dispatches and now initial summary impressions regarding the 2017 Oracle OpenWorld conference held in San Francisco this week. In this summary overview blog commentary, we will take an overall look at four nonstop days of sessions, executive interviews and other interactions to provide our readers a B2B and supply chain management context to this year’s event.

Supply Chain Matters Attending Oracle Open World 2015

Supply Chain Matters

Over the next couple of days Supply Chain Matters will be attending the Oracle Open World Conference being held in San Francisco. Our interests and coverage will focus on the new developments in cloud, database and predictive analytics technologies, along with new and upcoming Oracle applications functionality in the areas of supply chain planning, execution, […].

Supply Chain Matters Highlights of Oracle OpenWorld- Commentary Two

Supply Chain Matters

This Editor is once again attending the Oracle Open World conference here in San Francisco and Supply Chain Matters is publishing impressions throughout the week. We began our coverage with highlights of Oracle’s Q1 FY17 financial performance last week, along with our initial Commentary One posting. In our previous commentary we observed that Oracle has […].

Supply Chain Matters Highlights of Oracle OpenWorld 2016 Conference- Commentary Four

Supply Chain Matters

This Editor is once again attending the Oracle Open World conference here in San Francisco and Supply Chain Matters is publishing impressions throughout the week. As a reference, our prior blog commentaries included: Highlights of Oracle’s Q1 FY17 financial performance last week Our initial on-site Commentary One posting Our Supply Chain Matters Commentary Two posting. […].

Supply Chain Matters Attendance at Oracle Open World 2015- A View of Information Security

Supply Chain Matters

This week, Supply Chain Matters is attending the Oracle Open World Conference being held in San Francisco. This year’s Open World has an overwhelming theme reflecting Oracle’s declared year of innovation related to Cloud computing. There have been a slew of product announcements, frankly too many to mention in any one blog commentary. In our […].

22 Year Olds: Focus on Generating Value and Not Shifting it Around

River Logic

Several of my class mates moved on from supply chain to do an MBA at some top-ranked school and then relocated to New York or San Francisco to be in the financial services sector (investment banking, hedge funds etc).

Matt Knust Joins Aki Technologies as Regional Vice President

PLS Logistics

Moment Marketing Science Platform Hires Shopper Marketing Expert to Lead Midwest Sales Team San Francisco, CA – Aki Technologies ([link] the moment marketing science platform, named Matt Knust Regional VP of Sales.

Supply Chain Matters Attendance at Oracle Open World 2015- Oracle SCM Cloud

Supply Chain Matters

This week, Supply Chain Matters is attending the Oracle Open World Conference being held in San Francisco. One of the most significant announcements concerning the supply chain management community announced at this year’s Open World was that of the availability of Oracle SCM Cloud. Oracle CTO Larry Ellison, in his opening keynote on Sunday, made […].

Good People Can Make A Difference In Outcomes

Supply Chain Shaman

Ironically, in the city of San Francisco which alleges allegiance to Corporate Social Responsibility, I had no option. Tired, I spent the day in San Jose. A sinus infection sounds very benign; but on this lovely day in San Jose, I was struggling.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly at the High Tech Supply & Demand Summit

The 21st Century Supply Chain

When I checked into the hotel at the High Tech Supply & Demand Summit in San Francisco, the front desk person, as she was handing me the room card, pointed to the right, and said, “if you go for a walk, don’t go that way, that’s the Tenderloin district.

Supply Chain Matters at Oracle Open World 2015- Reflection on the Importance of Accurate Information

Supply Chain Matters

We continue with our series of Supply Chain Matters commentaries concerning this week’s Oracle Open World Conference being held in San Francisco. Our previous commentaries can be viewed here and here. While attending enterprise vendor related conferences, I make it a point to attend sessions that provide updates on new functionality and inputs from customer […].

This Week in Logistics News (April 10-14, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Marble and Yelp Eat24 start robot food delivery in San Francisco (TechCrunch). With many folks on vacation today for the holiday weekend, we’ll go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news without commentary. Truckers Swift and Knight to Merge (WSJ – sub. req’d).

Who Will Win the Self Driving Car Fight between Google and Uber?

Supply Chain Nation

This week: The fight is on between Google and Uber, China’s biggest retailer is developing a drone aircraft capable of carrying on ton or more for long-distance deliveries, e-commerce delivery and rideshare vehicles are intensifying San Francisco traffic, Amazon’s new bookstore opens this week, bringing the number of brick-and-mortar bookstore locations to seven, and self-driving trucks could be running the highways someday.

Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em, “Christmas in October” Sales Get Results

Supply Chain Nation

This week: Earlier Christmas promotions may not be popular, but they get results; some shoppers say the quality of produce at Whole Foods has declined since Amazon bought the chain; what’s causing some Black Friday and Cyber Monday orders to run behind; San Francisco thinks twice about delivery robots; and Ford and Alibaba announce a partnership that could see Ford’s vehicles sold on Tmall. San Francisco Puts the Brakes on Delivery Robots.

The Crazy-Hard Technical Challenges of Robots Delivering Falafel

CHAINalytics

By Matt Simon April 12, 2017 IT’S THE MOST San Francisco scene in San Francisco. A dude with a guitar and a dude with a scooter stand at a Mission District bus stop. Next to them, someone has laid out fishing rods for sale.

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

San Francisco only. San Francisco only. San Francisco only. Logistics is the prime example of a changing industry – colossal, ripe for disruption and utterly opaque. And it’s about to get hit by a freight train of innovation.

Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

San Francisco Bay area. San Francisco Bay area. A look at the supply chain readiness of several major U.S. cities, and their adoption of smart-city technologies.

Balance and Segmentation – What the Election Can Teach Supply Chain

The 21st Century Supply Chain

When Godzilla and the MUTO’s final battle occurred, half of San Francisco was destroyed. by CJ Wehlage If you haven’t already, please read Bill Dubois’s blog, “ Latest Polls Show We’ve Lost Faith in Polls ”.

Ranking Journals: Academic Journal Guide 2018 (“ABS List”)

SCM Research

Three years ago, the Chartered Association of Business Schools (ABS) has released its last ranking of business journals: the Academic Journal Guide (AJG), also known as the “ABS list” This ABS ranking has become quite influential as the guiding journal ranking across management disciplines in the UK. Although the ranking has been heavily criticized (see my previous post ) and more democratically-developed rankings exist (e.g.

Ocean Freight Routing Terms Explained

Material Handling & Logistics

This term covers all the ocean ports on the West, including Seattle, San Francisco, Oakland, Long Beach/Los Angeles and others. The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), headquartered in San Francisco, represents the dockworkers that man the USWC ports. .

This Week in Logistics News (October 13-17, 2014)

Talking Logistics

It previously served the San Francisco Bay Area and parts of New York City and Los Angeles. and it has begun testing deliveries of some fresh food in the San Francisco area…At least three early participants—American Eagle Outfitters Inc.,

Supply Chain Matters February 20th Update- U.S. West Coast Port Disruption

Supply Chain Matters

The sides reportedly negotiated late into the Thursday night in San Francisco, but no agreement was reached. On this Friday, February 20th, Supply Chain Matters provides another reader update and advisory on the all-important and unfortunately, all-consuming disruption occurring at U.S. West coast ports that is impacting multiple industry supply chains. Various published reports indicate U.S.

Steelwedge Software Announces Supplemental Funding Round

Supply Chain Matters

Other participants in this latest round of funding included San Francisco based Mainsail Partners, Shea Ventures and the firm’s CEO, Pervinder Johar. Supply chain technology provider Steelwedge has announced today that it has received $22.5 million in new growth capital in a funding round led by Baltimore based private equity firm Camden Partners.

FMCG Humour: Supply Chain Communication Clarity

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

During the first visit to San Francisco for an externally run training course I was told that my English was quite good. The United States of America, the US of A, Uncle Sam and the land of the three. No, not a typo but three visits to USA by yours truly, that is.

Supply Chain Matters News Capsule: August 15; Google, Airbus, Boeing, HP

Supply Chain Matters

According to the report, buyers in Manhattan, West Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay locales will be able to get same-day delivery of books from local Barnes and Noble retail stores […]. It’s the end of the calendar work and this commentary is our running news capsule of developments related to previous Supply Chain Matters posted commentaries or news developments.

Wells Fargo: The Importance of Culture and the Dangers of Perverse Incentives

Talking Logistics

The giant San Francisco bank brags in earnings reports of its prowess in “cross-selling” financial products such as checking and savings accounts, credit cards, mortgages and wealth management…But that success has come at a cost. John Stumpf, the CEO of Wells Fargo, was grilled by senators yesterday over the company’s “ pressure cooker sales culture ” that led employees to create millions of unwanted or fictitious customer accounts in order to meet sales goals.