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  • Logistically Minded: Supply chains at capacity post-hurricanes

    The storms of Q3 took a big toll on supply chains last month, according to comments made in the October 2017 ISM Manufacturing Report On Business. Nearly every indicator measured by the PMI grew in Oc...


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    https://www.supplychaindive.com/news/logistically-minded-october-ISM-hurricanes-backlogs/511233/4005
  • J.B. Hunt, Walmart order Tesla Semi truck hours after release

    Tesla Motors on Thursday unveiled a new, electric semi-truck with a 500-mile range, autopilot and "convoy" (or platooning) capabilities, marking the automaker's entry into the truck manu...


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    https://www.supplychaindive.com/news/Tesla-Semi-unveil-JB-Hunt-order/511211/4006
  • GE aims to reduce inventory, manage supply chain 'rigorously'

    According to a new investor update posted to General Electric's website, the company plans to streamline operations and its supply chain through a variety of changes designed to broaden profit mar...


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    https://www.supplychaindive.com/news/ge-reduce-inventory-manage-supply-chain-rigorously/510927/3996
  • ScanTrust receives funding to add QR codes to supply chains

    Swiss startup ScanTrust raised $4.2 million from Credit Suisse, Innogy Ventures, Castor Ventures and others, Venture Beat reported, which brings ScanTrust's total funding to $6 million. Although t...


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    https://www.supplychaindive.com/news/scantrust-QR-code-supply-chain-visibility-counterfeit-authentic-verification/510911/3997
  • How data can help build a sustainable supply chain

    When Dun & Bradstreet held a customer advisory forum this fall, they asked procurement professionals about their biggest pain points. Leading the list: having a sustainable  supply chain and ...


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    https://www.supplychaindive.com/news/data-sustainability-dun-bradstreet-llamasoft-supply-chain/510975/4001
  • Mercitalia Rail orders locomotives and freight wagons

    ITALIAN State Railways’ (FS) freight subsidiary, Mercitalia Rail, and its subsidiary TX Logistics, have agreed to purchase up to 125 new-generation Traxx DC3/MS electric locomotives from Bombard...


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    http://www.railjournal.com/index.php/freight/mercitalia-rail-orders-locomotives-and-freight-wagons.html?channel=527&utm_source=Email_marketing&utm_cam4002
  • Port of Oakland's new logistics center plans clear first hurdle

    A new logistics center at the Port of Oakland has gained initial approval from the port's board of commissioners, according to a press release. The site for the center is a former Army supply depo...


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    https://www.supplychaindive.com/news/port-of-oakland-new-logistics-center/510773/3992
  • New logistics centre for Christmas business

    Online shopping is flourishing and given this, Hermes expects its Christmas business to be the best ever in volume terms. A forecast reckons that there will be 15% more shipments than at Christmas 201...


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    https://www.transportjournal.com/en/home/news/artikeldetail/new-logistics-centre-for-christmas-business.html3984
  • Boeing plans to eliminate contractors to streamline supply chain

    Due to crossover within the supply chain and legacy systems creating information silos within departments, Boeing is reorganizing its supply chain, The Seattle Times reported last week. A reduction of...


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    https://www.supplychaindive.com/news/boeing-supply-chain-Rockwell-supplier-contractor-UTC-logistics-operations/510686/3988

EVENTS

Conferences

Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference

ASIAN LOGISTICS AND MARITIME CONFERENCE

November 23-24, 2017
The 7th edition of the Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference (ALMC) on 23-24 November 2017 will spotlight the Belt and Road Initiative, with special focus on ASEAN and silk road railway logistics. The growth of e-commerce and new technology advancements would also be the key themes of the Conferen...

Supply Chain Management Strategies Summit

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES SUMMIT

November 27-29, 2017
Join supply chain leaders and innovators from across Europe and beyond to discuss, share and learn. Maritim Hotel Berlin, Stauffenbergstraße 26 Berlin, Germany

Clinical Trial Supply

CLINICAL TRIAL SUPPLY

November 28-29, 2017
Looking to optimise your clinical trial supply chain? Join us and explore with the latest case studies and practical industry insight. Keep abreast of the EU Clinical Trial Regulation, expose yourself to the latest technologies and innovation, get your regulatory questions answered and many more on ...

Supply Chain Management Strategies Summit

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES SUMMIT

November 27-29, 2017
MA Exhibitions was established in 2015 to house the Mark Allen Group’s growing portfolio of exhibitions. Through our market-leading brands, MA Exhibitions now organises some of the UK’s largest trade shows in their markets, including the Engineering Design Show, Nursery World Show, Manuf...

Supply Chain Management

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

November 13-17, 2017
The Supply Chain Management, organized by the INSEAD will take place from 13th November to the 17th November 2017 in Fontaine, France.This event focuses on improving the key flows in the supply chain by optimising business processes, organisational structures and enabling technologies

Supply Chain & Logistics Innovation Summit 2017 Asia Pacific

SUPPLY CHAIN & LOGISTICS INNOVATION SUMMIT 2017 ASIA PACIFIC

November 16-17, 2017
As one of the series event of SCM & Logistics Forum, SCAP2017 this edition will combine the Supply Chain Stream and Logistics Innovation Stream to address the key topics across Supply Chain Trends and Innovation, Supply Chain and Logistics Ecosystem, Supply Chain Finance, S&OP, S2B, Smart Lo...

Applying Census Data for Transportation

APPLYING CENSUS DATA FOR TRANSPORTATION

November 14-16, 2017
TRB is sponsoring the Applying Census Data for Transportation on November 14-16, 2017, in Kansas City, Missouri. The workshop will focus on the use of census data for transportation applications by exploring the results of current research, sharing experiences of practitioners who are using census d...

2017 Supply Chain Management and Procurement Forum

2017 SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT AND PROCUREMENT FORUM

November 16-16, 2017
Argyle Executive Forum is bringing together senior supply chain and procurement executives from a variety of industry verticals for our inaugural 2017 Supply Chain Management and Procurement Forum taking place in New York City. Throughout a full day of content and networking, we will focus on the mo...

 

Webinars

NOV 28, 2017 | 2:30PM
STEEL INBOUND SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNING
Oversupply in the global steel sector. Increased variability in the supply of raw materials. Stricter environmental regulations. Steelmakers are constantly dealing with complex variables in a market that’s becoming increasingly challenging. Inbound logistics plays a vital role in wit...
NOV 29, 2017 | 5-6 p.m
USING DATA TO PREDICT OUTCOMES AND DRIVE DEEPER SUPPLY CHAIN INSIGHTS
The Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) Network hosted a Global Webinar on October 27, 2016 to provide prospective students an opportunity to ask questions from representatives from five of our SCALE Network Centers.
NOV 29, 2017 | 12:00 PM
HOTTEST FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN TRENDS 2018
Join a panel of industry executives for one of our most popular events a roundtable discussion covering the most important trends, opportunities and challenges facing the food supply chain in 2018.
NOV 29, 2017 | 12:00 pm
PROJECT LEADERSHIP FOR SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSIONALS
Inarguably, supply chains need to constantly adapt. One way we manage these changes is with projects. That means supply chain managers need to become experts at leading projects. The DIRECT approach is a simple but comprehensive system for managing the issues that leaders need to address i...
NOV 29, 2017 | 12:00 PM
MASTERING DIRECT PROJECT LEADERSHIP FOR SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSIONALS
Inarguably, supply chains need to constantly adapt. One way we manage these changes is with projects. That means supply chain managers need to become experts at leading projects. The DIRECT approach is a simple but comprehensive system for managing the issues that leaders need to address i...
DEC 05, 2017 | 10:00 am
LESSONS LEARNED IN 2017: REFLECTING ON THE YEAR'S SECURITY TRENDS
From WannaCry to NotPetya, 2017 demonstrated an increase in the sophistication of cyber attacks occurring worldwide. As these incidents become more frequent and target more prominent organizations, is your business adequately prepared in your cyber risk strategy moving into 2018? Join BitS...
DEC 06, 2017
JOINT BUSINESS PLANNING
With increasing complexity in both business relationships and customer expectations it is more important than ever to clearly understand expectations and accountabilities between business partners. Most top-to-top sessions between key business partners yield limited results and fail to pro...
SAFE & COMPLIANT SHIPPING FOR DANGEROUS GOODS
“Dangerous Goods” handling is still dangerous. Despite increasing regulation, many shippers have not yet recognized or embraced the importance of proper handling of dangerous goods. There is an ethical obligation to keep people and products safe. And non-compliance can cause co...
THE FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING: IMPLICATIONS FOR SC
Jayson Myers, CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, will reveal the critical changes he thinks are transforming Canadian manufacturing—and will talk about what they mean for supply chain management. This is a live, must-attend webinar for everyone who operates in supply chain logistic...
SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY AS FOUNDATIONAL CAPABILITY
Supply chain visibility (SCV) helps enable value for an organization. This webinar outlines the importance and business impact of end-to-end visibility for supply chain leaders, and what solution capabilities can be leveraged on your company's journey to the upper echelons of supply ch...
SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGIES FOR MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
The pace of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in manufacturing companies has been increasing, deals are getting larger and the pressure to realize deal value objectives is growing. Strong M&A activity is projected to continue through 2017. CSCOs and their organizations must take measu...
SUPPLY CHAIN AND DEMAND-DRIVEN TRANSFORMATION
On the demand-driven journey, the supply chain transforms twice: Functions and processes are internally integrated and streamlined, and supply chains become externally aware and optimized to deliver targeted outcomes. Understand the differences and what initiatives are required for each ty...
GAIN CONTROL OF YOUR PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING SUPPLY CHAIN
Pharmaceutical and Life Science companies are under pressure to ensure initial packaging and documented changes on existing pharmaceutical packaging are properly managed and coordinated, globally. Daily functions are often performed in “silos” inside a company or between differ...
INNOVATIVE TRANSPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION AND LOGISTICS PARTNERSHIPS
The Southwest Transportation Workforce Center (SWTWC) and the National Association of State Directors for Career and Technical Education (NASDCTE) are co-sponsoring a featuring teachers, administrators, and industry partners who will provide insights and best practices from innovative educ...

RESOURCES

Fleet managers are constantly seeking better ways to control costs and improve profitability. Many operational expenses, such as the price of fuel and replacement parts for vehicles, are beyond your c...

GPS vehicle tracking systems provide fleet operators with a powerful tool to help cut costs and operate their vehicles more efficiently. But there’s another benefit to a telematics solution that...

A special compilation of published posts summarizing key issues around the truck driver shortage, and changes the transportation industry is making to address the ongoing problem....

As a leader in global logistics, UPS dedicates its expertise, innovative technologies and resources to support communities worldwide in disaster preparedness, relief assistance and post-conflict recov...

Are you ready for the new regulatory landscape for global food supply chains? Read this special report to find out....

The logistics sector is a key driver of EU economic integration and growth. Access to internal and global markets depends on efficient and cost-effective logistics throughout the EU for long-term econ...

A special report on how and why Mexico has emerged as the new nearshore destination....

Supply Chain sustainability has become a major corporate responsibility over years. Corporations are increasingly putting more importance and resources to this as an investment into the future. Along ...

Executives know the world has changed. SAP’s research shows 90% of CEOs believe the digital economy will have a major impact on their industry, though less than 15% are funding and executing on the pl...