Pacific Drilling Selects Consus & Ivalua to Drive Sourcing Best Practices Globally

ivalua

New York, NY April 2, 2019 – Consus Global , a leading Procurement services provider and Ivalua, the leading global Spend Management Cloud provider, today announced that Pacific Drilling , a deep water drilling company based in Houston, has selected Consus’ services in conjunction with Ivalua’s Sourcing platform to achieve cost savings and drive transparency across their sourcing operations. Sourcing consus global e-sourcing source to pay sourcing

Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

Yet the company is at pains to make it clear this is part of a global operations strategy, with devices continuing to be assembled in China and Brazil and components presumably continuing to be sourced from emerging markets based on cost and quality.

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Energy efficiency: Are fossil fuels or renewables the more reliable source?

USC Consulting Group

By just about every measure, natural resources such as these are significantly more efficient than legacy sources like coal, natural gas and oil. “Which energy source gets you the most power delivery for your investment dollar?

What happened to all the Texas freight?

DAT Solutions

In the first half of the year, the spot market in Texas was boiling over, with not nearly enough trucks to cover the growing demand for freight. Pipeline capacity issues in West Texas are part of the explanation.

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Help Us Build a Global Classroom for Supply Chain Talent

Supply Chain @ MIT

A curriculum for online learning that MIT CTL plans to launch next year will provide new sources of supply chain talent across the globe. Redefining education.

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Pacific Drilling Selects Consus & Ivalua to Drive Sourcing Best Practices Globally

ivalua

New York, NY April 2, 2019 – Consus Global , a leading Procurement services provider and Ivalua, the leading global Spend Management Cloud provider, today announced that Pacific Drilling , a deep water drilling company based in Houston, has selected Consus’ services in conjunction with Ivalua’s Sourcing platform to achieve cost savings and drive transparency across their sourcing operations.

Google Glass – The Launch of a New Product

Operations and Supply Chain Management

IHS and Teardown.com both mentioned that Texas Instruments Inc. Forecasting Global Sourcing Product Design Sales and Operations Planning Supply Chain Strategy New Product Development

5 Things to Know About U.S.-Mexico Logistics

Talking Logistics

For instance, a Mexican carrier can drive through Laredo, Texas, pick up freight, and bring it back to Mexico. With the US facing a major driver shortage, some carriers are now sourcing Mexican drivers to add additional capacity, using trip-level work Visas (B1 Visa).

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Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk

Kinaxis

Besides Texas—Toyota’s new North American headquarters—other states on the companies’ shortlist are Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina, WSJ reported, citing unnamed sources familiar with the potential investment.

Supply Chain Impact of Hurricane Harvey Could Be Worse than Expected

Material Handling & Logistics

to the region of Texas that was affected by Hurricane Harvey, and 300 of them are in the Houston vicinity. This region of Texas is responsible for almost $600 billion in economic activity and is home to ports that trade with many countries around the world.

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Appterra and ORO sign partnership agreement to provide seamless EDI and B2B connectivity between OroCommerce platform and Appterra’s B2B collaboration cloud solution.

Descartes

April 4, 2016 – Hollywood, CA USA and Plano, Texas, USA. and ORO Commerce announced a partnership agreement to extend the capabilities of the first open-source B2B ecommerce solution OroCommerce to Appterra’s network of global integration capabilities. Oro, founded in 2012 by industry leaders in open-source business application development, is the company behind the suite of products including OroCommerce, OroCRM and OroPlatform.

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Circular Supply Chain: the Politics of Pollution

DynaSys

Therefore it makes sense to examine alternative sources of less expensive supply such as the residual amounts found in disposed end products. The cost to source and salvage residual components has historically been commercially prohibitive.

Managing Logistics for The World’s Largest Company with Gary Sostack

The Logistics of Logistics

We found equipment and materials that can’t be sourced locally. We once had to move a prototype oil rig from Texas to Saudi Arabia. As globalization has taken place, more things can be sourced locally. [00:38] Please introduce yourself and your company. I’m Gary Sostack, President and Founder of ElementaLogistics LLC. We assist 3PLs with their bid packages to corporations, and we work with corporations who don’t see supply chain as their core activity. [01:20]

The Future of Transportation 1: The Hyperloop

The Network Effect

This weekend, at Texas A&M University, there is a competition unfolding that promises to change the future of transportation. SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Design Weekend is being held January 29-30th at Texas A&M. . Musk plans to build a test track in Texas.

Appterra and ORO sign partnership agreement to provide seamless EDI and B2B connectivity between OroCommerce platform and Appterra’s B2B collaboration cloud solution.

Descartes

April 4, 2016 – Hollywood, CA USA and Plano, Texas, USA Today Appterra, Inc. and ORO Commerce announced a partnership agreement to extend the capabilities of the first open-source B2B ecommerce solution OroCommerce to Appterra’s network of global integration capabilities.

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The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

The largest impacts start in the South and move their way up the US latitudinally – think Florida to Georgia to North Carolina, and Texas to California to Washington to Oregon. Expect to deal with capacity sourcing and pricing fluctuations beginning in August through September.

Amazon's Whole Foods Takeover: One Year Later

Elementum

Under Amazon, Whole Foods is moving from a regional to a national sourcing strategy to save on costs and streamline its supply chain. Whole Foods was always known for stocking niche and regional products, including smaller brands, by sourcing through regional representatives.

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Compelling Use Cases for Drones in Today’s Supply Chain

Techgistics

Congested roads are not just a mega-city problem; according to a report from the Texas Transportation Institute, Americans spent 6.9 Imagine a scenario where a vital organ needs to be transferred from one hospital to another and traffic looks like this: Source: iStockphoto.

Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Elementum

Mexican government sources cite competitive advantages such as a stable currency exchange rate, advantageous regulatory conditions for trading, and highway and rail accessibility with over 150 international harbors.

Five Trends That Excite Me!

Supply Chain Shaman

” In the state of Texas they have an expression I think is fitting for the Elementum solution: It is, “Big hat, but no cattle.” Could we use Open Source Hadoop to process transactions across all networks with powerful in-memory processing? Holiday travel.

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The End of a Fairy Tale

Supply Chain Shaman

As shown in Figure 1, the cost of Texas crude has increased nearly four times in the last decade; yet, too few companies are actively modeling the trade-offs of make, source and deliver TOGETHER. In the end, we were all going to live “happily ever after.”

How the Bakken Oil Boom Impacts U.S. Supply Chains

CH Robinson Transportfolio

For those of us in neighboring states, North Dakota is the source of a clichéd “giant sucking sound,” the likes of which this generation has never experienced. There are similar scenarios playing out in Texas and Pennsylvania as well.

What’s the Solution to Power Outage Proliferation

USC Consulting Group

And between 2008 and 2017, the total was close to 4,300, more than doubling the amount in Texas, which saw the second highest number at 1,603, Eaton reported. weather-related events, source of electricity, car accidents that damage utility poles, etc.),

E2open’s Supply Chain Workflows to Power Billions of Connected Mobile Devices

E2open

AUSTIN, Texas, November 15, 2018 – E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today released its quarterly technology updates bringing customers significant enhancements to mobile experience, user experience, and performance. A robust and accurate forecast with an enhanced user experience, Demand Planning now provides more options to set up and configure a scenario run, such as time-phased sourcing location profiles.

Show Me the Money: MH&L’s 2018 Salary Survey

Material Handling & Logistics

However, keep in mind that only 13% of all material handling and logistics manager jobs are found in those states (and most of those are in Texas), so while there are good-paying jobs there, they are somewhat hard to come by. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

Why Chattanooga is the Silicon Valley of Trucking with Craig Fuller

The Logistics of Logistics

FreightWaves started in Fort Worth, Texas, but we moved here. I pay about one sixth of what I paid in Texas. It is the leading freight market dashboard, aggregating billions of data points from hundreds of sources to provide the fastest data in the transportation and logistics sector.

Summer freight: Calm before the storm?

DAT Solutions

Demand for trucks rose in Los Angeles and Atlanta , but that was offset by declines in Texas (more on that below). The spot market cooled in Texas , and outbound rates in Dallas and Houston have fallen more than 10% in the past month.

IBM’s Latest 5 in 5 Technology Predictions

Enterra Insights

Seppala ( @timseppala ) explains, “[A crypto-anchor] works as a data source for blockchain. 5] New research shows twice as big as Texas. This could help situations like oil spills and runoff from land-based pollution sources, and to predict threats such as red tide.” Like most people working STEM fields, IBM researchers believe technology has the potential to change the world around us in profound ways.

Combating the Digital Supply Chain Talent Gap

Supply Chain Nation

For the past eight years, I have been delivering lectures on supply chain management at the University of Texas at Dallas. Recently I had the opportunity to deliver a lecture on digital supply chains to my students at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Why is a Data Center Like a Supply Chain?

Elementum

Facebook announced today that it is moving forward with building a fifth data center , with plans to build in Fort Worth, Texas. They don’t seem too similar, but data centers could benefit from supply chain management.

Combating the Digital Supply Chain Talent Gap

Supply Chain Nation

For the past eight years, I have been delivering lectures on supply chain management at the University of Texas at Dallas. Recently I had the opportunity to deliver a lecture on digital supply chains to my students at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™! An Interview with Michael Massetti, VP at Gartner!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The biggest career transformation for me was after leaving Dell when I joined Lucent in 2002 and entered supply chain in technology sourcing. We achieved recognition both internally and externally for our sourcing and procurement accomplishments in the spend management area.

Spot Market Freight Rates Soar After Hurricane Harvey

DAT Solutions

The Southeast, especially Atlanta , is also the main source of relief supplies — including plywood, ice, and bottled water — headed for Florida in advance of Hurricane Irma. Of course, the biggest disruptions were down in Texas, and the big changes largely mirrored van trends.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & Logistics

Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Texas. Source ID. Content Summary: Texas' 380 airports, including 26 commercial airports, make up the second-largest state airport system in the United States. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

Strategies include sourcing more items directly from manufacturers to improve margins, SKU rationalization and space reduction, “show more carry less” and assisted-store ordering. The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day.