Strong Midwest harvests offset woes in Texas

DAT Solutions

Flooding in the Houston area disrupted the supply chain in Texas and beyond, while strong harvests led to rate increases in several Midwest markets.

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Doubling Down on the Supply Chain: How Some West Texas Producers are Facing Headwinds from Increased Complexity, Resulting in Decreased Cash Operating Costs/Barrel

Maine Pointe

Tony Planos, VP Oil & Gas , outlines some of the key challenges currently faced by West Texas operators and discusses why he believes a holistic, end-to-end supply chain approach may be the way to overcome them.

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Amazon moves into 420,000-sq-ft facility in Dallas, Texas

EFT

Primary Event: Retail Supply Chain: USA Image Caption: Dalfen Industrial Amazon Distribution Center, Dallas,TX [Credit: Dalfen Industrial] Précis: Amazon has signed a 10 year lease with Dalfen Industrial at Eastpoint Distribution Center, located at 8901 Forney Road, Dallas, TX.

Toyota Consolidating Operations in Texas

Operations and Supply Chain Management

What Toyota positions are being moved to Texas? What are the incentives that Texas is offering Toyota? Texas to Pay $10,000 for Each Toyota Job. Toyota will move California staff to Texas. “We weren’t pursued by Texas,” Mr. Lentz said.

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Why Supply Chain Managers & Procurement Should Collaborate

Cerasis

The roles of logistics and procurement in an efficient supply chain cannot be overstated. Due to this problem, the only logical solution is to increase collaboration between the supply chain managers and procurement teams. . Collaboration is poised to enable better flow of information and resources in both directions for both parts of the supply chain, which will inherently lead to more efficient processes and data-based decisions.

Circular Supply Chain: the Politics of Pollution

DynaSys

In previous posts, I wrote on the emergence of circular model supply chains , and the likely impacts they may have. Why are circular model supply chains any different to the myriad of other supply chain sustainability banners that have come and gone over the past decade?

Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk

Kinaxis

by Melissa Clow This guest post comes to us from Jim Fulcher , Blogger on the Supply Chain Expert Community. Locating the plant near Toyota’s existing manufacturing site would enable the two companies to source parts from companies nearby that supply components for Corolla production.

Kinaxis on the road: 12th American Supply Chain & Logistics Summit

Kinaxis

The American Supply Chain and Logistics Summit, now in its 12th year, brings together senior executives from across the Supply Chain and Logistics fields to enjoy an unbeatable mix of networking, expert case studies, interactive debates and master classes over three exceptional days.

Poems about Supply Chain Management Software

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater A collection of bad supply chain poems: volume 2. After the success of last year’s bad supply chain poems, I’ve decided to resurrect this cringe-worthy tradition in honor of Bad Poetry Day. Dawn of a new supply chain.

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. The supply chain profession urgently needs to fix the problem of a chronic shortage of talent. Redefining education.

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Halloween Candy – A Scary Supply Chain Planning Problem

Logility

This can create a scary supply chain planning problem for those that are ill-prepared or equipped. Planning for holidays places significant stress on supply chain planning processes and planning teams. Supply Planning

Top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Training Programs and Courses in 2016

Cerasis

Today, Kelly shares the top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management training programs and courses available in 2016. If you had just decided to connect your future with logistics and supply chain management, then attending a university or college might be the best decision to gain deep and complete set of skills and knowledge in this field. 1) Logistics and supply chain management faculty at Florida International University. 3) OnCampus Texas.

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Boosting Supply Chain Productivity (What CEOs should be striving for)

The Network Effect

Traditionally, when a CEO paid attention to their supply chain, it meant something had gone wrong. Strategically, compared to other areas of the business, the supply chain was a relative backwater. Nguyen Hung Vu/Flickr.

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Home Depot plans multi-million-square-foot distribution centre in Grand Prairie Texas

EFT

Primary Event: 4th Annual D3: Retail Supply Chain Summit USA 2019 Précis: Home Depot plans to open a multi-million-square-foot center in southern Dallas that will bring about 800 jobs to the area Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight eCommerce/Retail Industrial Logistics Region: North America Publish as a report The center, a build-to-suit project, will be located at 9314 West Jefferson Blvd.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

Supply chain management is a multi-faceted process with many stakeholders and even more moving parts. New technology aims to make the supply chain more efficient, yet investing in the wrong technology further complicates productivity while hindering profitability.

4 Benefits of an Ethical Supply Chain

AFFLINK

If you want to really have an ethical supply chain rather than one that just appears to be ethical, here is where you need to start. It’s important that your supply chain solutions look beyond what happens within your four walls and encompass your suppliers.

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.

The Dawning of a New Age for IT in Logistics: 8 Theses on Modern Supply Chain Management IT

Talking Logistics

In a recently-published white paper , we describe the four main criteria for a new generation of supply chain management solutions, which are based on the following 8 theses: Thesis 1 – Rapid Prototyping. He is keen on diving into foreign cultures and together with family just settled in Texas. Cloud/SaaS Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - AXIT Supply Chain Technology Trends AXIT cloud flexibility supply chain

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Supply Chain Ask an Expert – Part 3 with Dr. Erick Jones

All Things Supply Chain

As part of the Supply Chain Tech Show in Chicago I had the opportunity to sit down for a brief interview with Professor Erick C. Jones of the University of Texas, Arlington.

The Emerging Supply Chain Wars

NC State SCRC

In the new book “Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization, author Parag Khanna discusses the concept of the “new supply chain wars”. Central to his argument is the notion that global supply chains have become more complex, but have also merged into a comprehensive whole. 2] In fact, Apple is now going to produce one of its iMac lines in Texas, but most of the parts for these products will be imported from all over the world.

Adopting a Multimodal, Segmented Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

Recently I had the opportunity to contribute to a Supply Chain Quarterly article about the value of moving from a single-mode supply chain approach centered on operational excellence to a multimodal, segmented supply chain strategy.

Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

The Texas manufacturing facility will be managed by Motorola’s Singapore-based global manufacturing partner and is located less than four hours by road from the Port of Houston, which is a key US freight forwarding hub, ranking first in the United States in international waterborne tonnage handled.

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. How can an organization predict a delayed shipment and incorporate that into their supply planning?”

What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe?

The Network Effect

The New Madrid Fault Zone stretches across Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Tennessee. Logistics Multiparty Network Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect disaster logistics networks resilience risk supply chainThe post What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe? appeared first on The Network Effect.

Adopting a Multimodal, Segmented Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

Recently I had the opportunity to contribute to a Supply Chain Quarterly article about the value of moving from a single-mode supply chain approach centered on operational excellence to a multimodal, segmented supply chain strategy. However, geopolitical conditions, a rapidly evolving global economy, and growing demand and supply volatility are shaking the very foundations of this ‘one size fits all’ approach.

Reflections on the LIVING Supply Chain SCRC Meeting

NC State SCRC

I led off the discussion and took this opportunity to share some of the highlights of my new book, The LIVING Supply Chain, (with Tom Linton as co-author), and try out some of these new ideas on an unsuspecting group of people! The SCRC meeting featured a group of executives, students, and faculty participating at the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative meeting yesterday in Raleigh, held at the new Talley Student Center on the NC State campus.

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. How can an organization predict a delayed shipment and incorporate that into their supply planning?”

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Sept. 26, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

After Tariff Exemptions, Apple to Keep Production in TexasFreight Numbers Sending Mixed Signals. Prediction for Strong Holiday Sales. Rates are Falling, but Container Ships Keep Coming.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. Supply chain compliance may include things such as employee labor laws, hazardous material handling, and environmental concerns. Labels and Supplies. Texas.

Taking Your Supply Chain to a New Dimension: Shipper Symposium 2019

Transplace

Taking Your Supply Chain to a New Dimension: Shipper Symposium 2019. During one session, Steve Banker, Vice President, Supply Chain Management, ARC Advisory said, “When it comes to forecasting data, we’re pulling elements from many various systems.

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Clouds: A Beautiful Thing for Sure!

Supply Chain Shaman

Two years at Gartner Group , six years at AMR Research (now Gartner), two years at Altimeter Group and three years as the founder of Supply Chain Insights. Over this period, I have watched the acceptance of cloud-based supply chain solutions evolve.

Compelling Use Cases for Drones in Today’s Supply Chain

Techgistics

The future, however, is already here for some specific use cases in today’s supply chain. Automated ground stations can swap and recharge batteries, load and unload cargo, and a routing system matches supply with demand and keeps the drones flying autonomously along optimal routes.

New Year’s Resolution #1 for Supply Chain Planners: Improve Performance Measurement

Demand Solutions

But regardless of whether you plan to read a book every week, go running every day at 6 AM, or finally put some money in your IRA, I believe the New Year is a perfect time to make some resolutions about your supply chain. Over my next few articles, I’ll share some tips on the kinds of resolutions you can put in place to get your supply chain performance back on track in 2015. Just about every company uses some kind of measures to gauge their supply chain performance.

Top Highlights from the 2014 Supply Chain Leadership Forum

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Last week we hosted our 10th annual Supply Chain Leadership Forum! Women in Supply Chain – Breakfast. Women in Supply Chain – Breakfast. Join us for next year’s forum in San Antonio, Texas from August 31 – September 2. By Tompkins International Staff.

Harvey’s Impact on the Global Supply Chain: The Role of Analytics

NC State SCRC

Entire warehouses full of products, as well as significant links in the global supply chain could be affected, as well as transport and other nodes. What do we do after Harvey to ensure our continuity of supply? Supply Chain Management