Getting Away from Excel Spreadsheets: A Project Logistics Case Study

Talking Logistics

And if you’re attending the CSCMP EDGE 2017 conference next month in Atlanta, Ms. Hennecke will be presenting this case study there, so make sure you don’t miss it! Case Study Episode Highlights AXIT CSCMP EDGE 2017 Excel Siemens supply chain visibilityWe talk a lot about the importance of agility and flexibility in supply chain management and that is certainly true when it comes to project logistics.

BASF Video Case Study: The Value of Real-Time Freight Visibility

Talking Logistics

A few weeks ago at the Descartes Evolution 2018 User Conference , I had the opportunity to interview William Wehrle, Director of Supply Chain at BASF, and David Bazzetta, Business Advisor – Process Optimization at BASF, about the importance and value of having real-time freight visibility. The post BASF Video Case Study: The Value of Real-Time Freight Visibility appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.


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Logistics KPIs Case Study: Whirlpool’s Supply Chain and Logistics Success Driven by Effective KPI Implementation


We conclude our ongoing series in talking about effective KPI management by giving you a real live Logistics KPIs management case study from Whirlpool's engagement with a logistics service level provider. We hope the following case study shows you the proverbial proof in the pudding of effective Logistics KPIs management. . A Case Study of How one Large Shipper Used Effective Logistics KPIs Management to Stay Strategic and Competitive.

Case Study: Materials Handling to Maximize Heavy-Duty Application

Logistics Business Magazine

One of the main staples of Abzac Romania’s product offering is the cardboard bracket, which protects and strengthens packages through conferred resistance around their edges. The post Case Study: Materials Handling to Maximize Heavy-Duty Application appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine. One of the most crucial ingredients in the materials handling industry is the safe transportation of packaged goods from origin to destination.

Another Way to Transform the Customer Experience

Talking Logistics

We just finished our conference, Descartes Evolution 2019, where the theme was Transforming the Customer Experience. Not only were they not satisfying the customer on the first visit in many cases, they were also paying for expensive revisits and lost productivity. Case Study Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Descartes continuous optimization customer experience Descartes Systems Group Retail service parts

Virtual WorkWave User Conference Open for Registration


This year’s virtual conference to include pest control, field service, routing, and general business management-focused sessions, bringing attendees actionable insights and strategies. This year’s conference will feature a user-friendly web and mobile application for easy accessibility.

Takeaways from Manhattan Associates’ Momentum 2017 Conference

Talking Logistics

In WannaCry’s case, hackers exploited vulnerabilities in Windows XP — an operating system still in wide use today, even though it was originally released in 2001 and Microsoft stopped supporting it in 2014. Addressing this problem is at the heart of Manhattan Associates’ Active Solutions, which the company introduced a couple of weeks ago at its Momentum 2017 conference.

Another Way to Transform the Customer Experience

247 Customs Broker

We just finished our conference, Descartes Evolution 2019, where the theme was Transforming the Customer Experience. Case Study continuous optimization customer experience Descartes Systems Group Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Descartes Retail service parts customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Highlights from Gartner’s Supply Chain Executive Conference 2015


This month, I had the pleasure of attending Gartner’s Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix. In almost every way this is a large and very professionally run conference with over 1500 attendees, everything you would expect from a Gartner event. In this post, I will summarize some of my favorite takeaways from the conference. Logistics is the conference’s fastest growing theme. A compelling case for Supply Chain Analytics.

The Secret of Getting Ahead (Takeaways from Command Alkon ELEVATE 2018 Conference)

Talking Logistics

According to a McKinsey Global Institute study , the construction industry is among the least digitized, ranking 21 out of 22 industries (only Agriculture and hunting ranked lower). Therefore, it’s not surprising that the question at the forefront of the most recent Leadership Roundtable meeting (held last month at the Command Alkon ELEVATE 2018 conference ) was, How do we get started? Business Cases and Success Stories. What a difference a year makes.

Project Freshstart: A National DCP Success Story

Talking Logistics

At the Manhattan Associates Momentum 2019 conference earlier this year, I had the opportunity to interview Chris LaFaire, SVP of IT at National DCP, a $2 billion supply chain management company. Case Study Episode Highlights Transportation Management Systems Baskin Robbins Chris LaFaire Dunkin' Donuts Manhattan Associates National DCP TMS

Temperature Control and Logistics

Logistics Business Magazine

The Temperature Control and Logistics forum remains the industries foremost operational and hands on conference to discuss everything logistics, supply chain and temperature controlled for the Pharmaceutical Industry. Shows and Conferences pharma temperature controlled

Where Does Supply Chain Design End and Planning Begin? (Takeaways from LLamasoft’s SummerCon 2017 Conference)

Talking Logistics

A bit of both, perhaps, along with some luck and the backing of investors, including a $50 million investment from Goldman Sachs in 2015 and an investment from TPG Capital this past May (the investment amount was not disclosed in the press release, but LLamasoft CEO Don Hicks said it was “hundreds of millions” in his keynote address at the SummerCon 2017 conference ). When it comes to supply chain design, we’re at another inflection point in the industry.

Penske Logistics to Sponsor and Speak at 2020 Automotive Logistics Mexico Conference

Penske Move Ahead

Penske Logistics will once again have a strong presence at the upcoming Automotive Logistics Mexico Conference. On Day 1, Penske Logistics vice president of enterprise accounts, Stacy Schlachter, and Eliel Cole, production control general manager, Toyota Motor Manufacturing de Guanajuato, will host a case study. The conference will be attended by industry thought-leaders and senior executives from OEMs, tier suppliers, logistics providers and infrastructure operators.

JLL’s Dr. Walter Kemmsies Talks Economics, Supply Chain, NAFTA before Jump Start 2019 Conference

247 Customs Broker

During the Jump Start 2019 supply chain conference , he is slated to talk with the audience about the evolution of NAFTA and the overall state of the international economy. To hear more from Dr. Walter Kemmsies and other industry experts, sign up today for the three-day supply chain conference Jump Start 2019. Jump Start 2019 | Conference Details | The Definitive Supply Chain Intelligence Gathering. Making the Case for LTL Shipment Lifecycle Optimization New!

Webinar on Logistics Solutions in France

Logistics Business Magazine

Operational aspects and solutions for British companies to continue to access the EU market via France (including case studies). Shows and Conferences brexit customs franceLogistics solutions in France. The United Kingdom’s exit from the EU is forcing companies on both sides of the Channel to rethink value and supply chains.

Logistics Events: Top 12 Virtual Events to Attend

FreightWaves SONAR

Q1 logistics conferences With the start of the new year, it’s time to start thinking about the National Retail Federation (NRF) logistics events too, but that’s not all there is to do. The conference brings together over 38,000 retailers, vendors and industry experts.

Showcase Your Company's Supply Chain Excellence — Three Days to Submit

Supply Chain Brain

Submissions consist of case studies describing your company's supply chain innovation that emphasize innovative and measurable results. Finalists are asked to present their case studies at CSCMP's 2018 EDGE Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. You must be a CSCMP member to submit a case study. Submit your final, ten-page case study submission by June 15, 2018. Companies may submit multiple case studies.

How Morris-Jenkins is Reaching Their Full Business Potential


This is undoubtedly one of the reasons why they were the winner of our IMPACT award at the 2019 WorkWave User Conference, an award that recognized companies for their innovation and those who have demonstrated the best use of WorkWave software to reach their full business potential. Read Our Case Study on Morris-Jenkins! Learn more about how WorkWave ServMan supported the Morris-Jenkins initiative, MJ Easy, in our case study! DOWNLOAD CASE STUDY.

Supply Chain & Logistics Summit & Expo 2019

Logistics Business Magazine

Alongside traditional presentations there are active case studies, in-depth discussions, roundtables and live showcases. Shows and ConferencesHilton Antwerp Belguim. With a solid track record of delivering Directors and C-Suite Executives, the EMEA Supply Chain & Logistics Summit & Expo is one of the most established events of its kind in Europe. Now in its.

Qatar Trade Summit

Logistics Business Magazine

to come together and discuss about the best practices followed by experts from more than 20 countries in areas of Sea and Air Cargo movement, Supply Chain and Logistics through some of the best case studies to enable Qatar to be an emerging logistical trade hub in the Middle East. Shows Conferences - OtherQatar Trade Summit 2019. link] taking place on the 25 th , 26 th & 27 th of November at the Intercontinental, The City Doha, Qatar.

Urb-E, Tortoise to partner with AxleHire on zero-emission delivery pilots

The Supply Chain Journal

We’ve deployed with AxleHire and shown we can do it at scale, and it’s cheaper than gas,” Urb-E co-founder and CEO Charles Jolley told Modern Shipper at this week’s Home Delivery World 2021 conference in Philadelphia.

The Dispatch Report | October 2019, Issue No. 12


We partnered with GTX Corp, ParceLive, and a few others that will be announced soon, began working on case studies, aired our first webinar with major industry executives, graduated from the Plug and Play Spring 2019 Food and Beverage Accelerator Program, joined forces with the World Economic Forum to build the Blockchain Toolkit, and a lot more. Since our last Dispatch, our team has attended: Gartner Supply Chain Conference in Phoenix, AZ. Case Studies.

Real-time Capacity Matching: Making Brokers More Efficient

Talking Logistics

At the Descartes Evolution User Conference this past March, I attended several sessions about the MacroPoint solution and they were all standing room only , including the one where William Wehrle and David Bazzetta from BASF shared their case study. In case you missed it, check out my short video interview with William and David and our write-up of the case study.

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2018)

Talking Logistics

Highlights from 3Gtms Innovate 2018 User Conference. BASF Video Case Study: The Value of Real-Time Freight Visibility. Well, I’m off through the end of next week on a much-needed vacation. So, while I’m off the grid and recharging my batteries, you can check out the top posts and new episodes from Q2 2018 (if you missed the top posts and the new episodes from Q1, you can link to them here ).

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Logistics Business Hires Peter MacLeod as News Editor

Logistics Business Magazine

Under his editorship, Peter oversaw the launch of the SHD Logistics Conference and The Logistics Awards, as well as acting as a judge for the International Forklift of the Year (IFOY) Awards and the Global Freight Awards.

Examples of How Supplier Quality Management System Implementations Pay Off


We conclude our series on supplier quality management (SQM) today with a look at some case studies and examples of benefits derived from the application of a supplier quality management system. Examples and Case Studies from the Implementation of a Supplier Quality Management System. Personal Supplier Quality Management System Case Study. A unique way I used to improve Supplier Quality Management (SQM) is by The Supplier Day Conference.

Free IMHX Seminars to Tackle Supply Chain Challenges

Logistics Business Magazine

The spotlight will fall on the technologies transforming logistics – including AI, robotics and automation and cover many of the themes affecting supply chain professionals today,” says conference producer, David Tran. Leading industry bodies and associations such as Women in Logistics (WiL) and the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) will also be holding conferences between 25 – 26 September at IMHX 2019.

Executive Rounding: Taking the Organization’s Vitals

The Lean Thinker

The second case study was about Meritus Health in Hagerstown, Maryland , and I want to go into a little more depth here about an element that has, so far, been a keystone to the positive changes they are seeing. Sara Abshari and Eileen Jaskuta are presenting the Meritus story at the AME conference next week (October 9, 2017). If you are attending the conference, I encourage you to seek them out – as well as Craig Stritar – and talk to them about their experiences.

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US


You will get the opportunity to join some in-depth discussions designed to enrich your knowledge through examining key case studies. Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference. Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference is dedicated to supply chain leaders who are interested in reflecting and analyzing past trends and aspiring to sustainable supply chain practices.

IMHX 2019 Passes 400 Exhibitor Milestone

Logistics Business Magazine

The compelling conference programme at IMHX 2019 will feature a roster of inspiring thought leaders from organisations that are changing the face of logistics. The seminar programme will also offer practical knowledge, strategic insights driven by real-life case studies, and further essential professional career development.

GNB Industrial Power Wins Award For Innovation In Field Service

Logistics Business Magazine

Maximize is the world’s premier conference on service execution management, showcasing the ways that companies around the world use ServiceMax to perfect their customer experience while boosting revenue and business performance. The two-day event includes talks, demos, previews, product updates, case studies, and networking opportunities for the EMEA community in the industry.

5 Best Practices for Chemical Logistics Success in Times of Crisis

CLX Logistics

We recommend three types of meetings between stakeholders: Monthly operations conference calls to talk about tactical issues like what’s happening this month, whether any campaigns are coming up, and how to approach an upcoming season of bad weather. Holding these meetings at various locations gives stakeholders a chance to hear from individuals who might not speak up on conference calls.

Adapting to a Digital World – Agile, Collaborative and Innovative Supply Chain Management

247 Customs Broker

T|A|C Events’ user-case study driven agenda will help you to build a thorough understanding of the key digital supply chain concepts, as well as deliver tips and tricks for your own project implementation. The event will kick off with a pre-conference workshop, ‘Applying Agile Thinking to Optimise Your Digital Supply Chain’, led by Patrick Strauss, Visiting Professor at Cranfield University. Digital Supply Chain.

Trade Compliance: Still Think It’s Just Paperwork?

Talking Logistics

Lawyers Chasing Trade Compliance Cases. Here are some excerpts from the article: The case [against Victaulic Co., In another case], American Dawn Inc., case underscores a growing risk and reality: your trade compliance responsibility doesn’t end within your four walls; it extends to your suppliers and trading partners too, and claiming “I didn’t know” or “That was my supplier’s responsibility, not mine” is not a valid defense.