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

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, […].

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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.

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.

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 […].

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.

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 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 […].

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. .

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.

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

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

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 […].

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.,

Logistics Technology Trends That Will Dominate 2017

Techgistics

Ford announced plans for self-driving cars, Uber launched trials in Pittsburgh and San Francisco , acquired self-driving truck startup OTTO , Google spun off their self-driving car group into Waymo , and Elon Musk wrote his Master Plan Part Deux on self-driving cars.

Is Hyperloop the Next Great Supply Chain Technology?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

The proposed first route between Los Angeles and San Francisco would cut travel times from 4 hours to 35 minutes. by Melissa Clow This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting , a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management.

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?

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Delivery Demand Shaping: A Key Element in Enabling Profitable Same-day Delivery

Talking Logistics

For example, according to an article in Re/code last week, Google is shutting down its two Google Express delivery hubs in San Francisco and Mountain View, California.

Is Inventory Waste or an Asset?

Supply Chain Shaman

I am sitt ing in seat 4E on an evening flight to San Francisco thinking about my day. It is Labor Day weekend in the United States, and the plane is full. While many have a three-day holiday this weekend, I will celebrate this Labor Day working.

This Week in Logistics News (September 26-30, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Moving from trucking to ocean transportation, San Francisco startup Flexport Inc. Another Friday where I have limited time, so let’s go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: Uber to move freight, target trucking for the long haul (Reuters).

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.

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.

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.

[INFOGRAPHICS] The State of Internet of Things in 6 Visuals

Cerasis

There are over 100 companies producing IoT devices in San Francisco alone, making it the planet’s lone hotbed for this type of activity. Our week of infographics around the industry continues!

The Exploding Use of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing

Cerasis

about 60 miles east of San Francisco, Amazon this summer replaced four floors of fixed shelving with the robots, the people said. The world has changed from the oil days of machine assisted assembly lines and manufacturing processes as more robots have entered the workforce.

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 […].

“Infrastructure Deficit” Getting Worse

Supply Chain @ MIT

Foxx supports high-speed rail, and pointed to the start of construction on a line that links San Francisco and Los Angeles. US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx acknowledges the funding gap for transportation projects.

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 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

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

Walmart: 3 Keys to Successful Supply Chain Management any Business Can Follow

Cerasis

Disclaimer: This research has been done on behalf of the University of San Francisco Online. When someone hears the company name “Walmart” several things come to mind from a pop culture standpoint.

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 (October 12-16, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Moving on to disruptive technologies and services, Uber announced this week that UberRUSH, its same-day/same-hour delivery service, is now open for business in Chicago, New York, and San Francisco.

This Week in Logistics News (June 15-19, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It’s the last Friday of school and my kids are showing off their work this morning, so as I fill my coffee mug and get ready for the walk to school, let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon’s Next Delivery Drone: You (WSJ – sub. req’d).

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

As reported by Kavita Kumar in the Star Tribune : Best Buy first dipped its toes in same-day delivery last fall with a test in San Francisco in a partnership with Deliv…It added New York City to the program earlier this year.

Look Ma, No Hands! Self-Driving Vehicle Makes Maiden Voyage

Aera Technology

The San Francisco-based ride-sharing firm teamed up with Anheuser-Busch InBev to make the first commercial delivery via autonomous vehicle. In mid-October, Uber and beer made history.

This Week in Logistics News (November 30 – December 4, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Finally, remember Hyperloop, Elon Musk’s vision for a fifth mode of transportation that would allow passengers to travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 35 minutes, traveling at a top speed of almost 800 miles per hour?

Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

This will be followed by work with a high-tech client in San Francisco on the evolution of supply chain technologies and then speak at a client session on Monday on the Supply Chains to Admire work in Phoenix, AZ.

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.