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  • Cargo volume up for Port of Long Beach in June, decreases for Port of Los Angeles

    July 18, 2018: Port of Long Beach sees an increase in the cargo volume handled in the month of June whereas Port of Los Angeles sees 1.1 percent year-on-year decline in cargo traffic. On one hand, Por...


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    https://www.stattimes.com/cargo-volume-up-for-port-of-long-beach-in-june-decreases-for-port-of-los-angeles-shipping4521
  • NYC unveils $100M plan to modernize freight distribution system

    The New York City mayor's office launched a $100 million plan to overhaul the city’s aging distribution system, reports New York City Economic Development Corp. (NYC). The city’s growi...


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    https://www.supplychaindive.com/news/New-York-City-100M-freight-distribution-plan-infrastructure/528062/4522
  • UPS launches pilot to deliver packages in apartment buildings

    UPS has launched a pilot program to deliver packages inside apartment buildings in New York City using Latch, a smart lock system, according to a press release. Through the program, a UPS driver recei...


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    https://www.supplychaindive.com/news/UPS-apartment-delivery-packages-parcels-Latch-smart-lock/527884/4517
  • Supply chain woes leave Boeing, Airbus struggling to deliver

    Boeing, the top airplane manufacturer, and Airbus, a close No. 2, plan to deliver a combined 1,600 airliners this year, more than double the number completed in 2000, The Wall Street Journal reported....


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    https://www.supplychaindive.com/news/supply-chain-woes-leave-boeing-airbus-struggling-to-deliver/527949/4518
  • Blockchain system for aerospace supply chains unveiled

    Accenture and Thales have unveiled a blockchain-based system that could help secure and streamline the complex global supply chains supporting the aerospace and defense industry. The solution, which i...


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    https://www.logisticsmanager.com/blockchain-system-for-aerospace-supply-chains-unveiled/4513
  • Last chance to enter

    There are just a few more days to get entries in for the Supply Chain Excellence Awards – entries must be in by 27th July. Award winners will be revealed on 6th November at a glittering ceremony...


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    https://www.logisticsmanager.com/last-chance-to-enter/4514
  • Report highlights modern slavery risks in supply chain

    In a report, Human Rights Outlook 2018, it warns that low-skilled workers in emerging economy supply chains “will find themselves jobless and competing for a diminishing supply of decent work, u...


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    https://www.logisticsmanager.com/report-highlights-modern-slavery-risks-in-supply-chain/4509
  • This Week in Logistics News

    My voice is a little sore this morning. It could be from all the cheering last night. My son’s Little League All-Star team advanced to the District Championship with a thrilling win last night. ...


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    https://talkinglogistics.com/2018/07/13/logistics-news-july-9-13-2018/4510
  • Why Blockchain is Poised to Transform Manufacturing's Supply Chains

    Let’s say a manufacturer is looking for a means for capturing a timely picture of its entire supply chain, so as to accurately track the movement of parts and components at any given time. This ...


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    https://www.aem.org/news/why-blockchain-is-poised-to-transform-manufacturings-supply-chains/4505

EVENTS

Conferences

Canna Supply Chain Meetup

CANNA SUPPLY CHAIN MEETUP

August 02-02, 2018
The California cannabis market is poised to grow into a multi-billion dollar industry, with the Santa Rosa region becoming a central part of the expanding industry. However, regulatory issues and a nascent supply chain present challenges for many cannabis entrepreneurs. Building connections of trust...

Utility Working Conference And Vendor Technology Expo

UTILITY WORKING CONFERENCE AND VENDOR TECHNOLOGY EXPO

August 05-08, 2018
Utility Working Conference And Vendor Technology Expo is a 4 day event being held from August 5-8, 2018 at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation in Fernandina Beach, USA. This event showcases products like Crane & Equipment, wide range of product testing, certifications, and supply chain management ...

Logistics Development Forum

LOGISTICS DEVELOPMENT FORUM

August 06-08, 2018
his Forum brings together site consultants and economic developers to better understand the role of logistics in the location selection and trade development process. The Forum is designed to create a two-way dialogue that provides individual meetings, educational sessions and networking in a relaxe...

Import Export North America

IMPORT EXPORT NORTH AMERICA

August 07-08, 2018
Between uncertainty over Nafta, continuing congestion at its ports and the need for better road and rail connections to its main international gateways, North America’s vehicle import-export sector faces considerable challenges. And on top of this, shifting import-export patterns, new technolo...

International Conference on Transportation & Development

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT

July 15-18, 2018
The International Conference on Transportation & Development, organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers will take place from 15th July to 18th July 2018 at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown in Pittsburgh, United States Of America. The conference will cover areas like discover the ...

Supply Chain Asia Forum 2018

SUPPLY CHAIN ASIA FORUM 2018

July 11-13, 2018
An event spanning 3 days will feature world-renowned speakers in the supply chain, logistics, and digital technologies transformation, as well as a special site visit to the Supply Chain & Logistics Innovation Playground (SCLIP) designed to explore the adoption of innovative technologies. Supply...

ILS 2018 – International Conference on Information Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain

ILS 2018 – INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION SYSTEMS, LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN

July 08-11, 2018
The objective of the ILS international conference is to bring together researchers, business leaders and professionals from industry and services to share and exchange on world class research related to supply chain design and management, information and decision-making systems, innovative practices...

ILS 2018 – International Conference on Information Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain

ILS 2018 – INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION SYSTEMS, LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN

July 08-11, 2018
The objective of the ILS international conference is to bring together researchers, business leaders and professionals from industry and services to share and exchange on world class research related to supply chain design and management, information and decision-making systems, innovative practices...

 

Webinars

JUL 23, 2018 | 1:00 PM
TRB WEBINAR: PORT DATA PORTALS FOR 21ST CENTURY SHIPPING
TRB will conduct a webinar on Monday, July 23, 2018, from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM ET that discusses how port authorities are using data portals to make current, actionable information available to the shipping community and the broader supply chain. In the past, port authority websites offered ...
JUL 25, 2018 | 10:30PM
TALENT IN SUPPLY CHAIN
A closer look at building talent to define and execute next-generation supply chain strategies. Join this session to hear from supply chain human resource leaders as they discuss the latest in research from Supply Chain Insights.
JUL 25, 2018
RISK MANAGEMENT: THE CURRENT STATE
How can you balance opportunity against risk if you don’t understand the risk factors. Join this webinar to gain insights on Supply Chain Risk Factors and supply chain leaders programs to mitigate risk.
JUL 30, 2018 | 8:30 AM
MIT SCX SUPPLY CHAIN BOOTCAMP
The MIT SCx Supply Chain Bootcamp is an intensive, highly interactive education program that will build upon the learning experience of the SCx learner.  In the Bootcamp, learners will put the SCx concepts to work just as managers and executives would do within the firm – using ...
AUG 22, 2018 | 6:00AM
WHAT DRIVES SUPPLY CHAIN EXCELLENCE?
A reflection of the work on the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter work. In this session, hear from a panel of experts as they review insights from the Supply Chain Insights Metrics That Matter work.
AUG 29, 2018 | 11:00 AM
LOGISTICS PLANNING AND OPTIMIZATION WITH W2MO
CAD systems have been widely used for layout structures. However, they are too complex and detailed for quick and easy modeling and for changing the layout structures.The labor cost calculation of logistic processes was extremely complicated and required special data preparation.Simulation...

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...