Archive for Supply Chain & Logistics Trends

Delivery: A New Moment of Truth

Author’s Note: The following is an excerpt of what I presented recently in a webinar organized by Descartes Systems Group (a Talking Logistics sponsor) focused on “Delivery – The Moment of Truth.” I encourage you to watch the archive of the webinar for the full presentation, including the content presented by Brian Hodgson from Descartes. […]

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This Week in Logistics News (September 24-28, 2018)

Since I’ll be speaking in three sessions at next week’s CSCMP Edge 2018 conference, I’ll be busy today finalizing my preparations. It’s also the end of the month and the end of the quarter, which means I need to put on my finance and payroll hats later today to complete those administrative tasks. And it’s […]

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CSCMP Edge 2018: Three Must-Attend Sessions

Are you attending CSCMP Edge 2018 next week in Nashville, TN? It’s one of the best learning and networking events for supply chain and logistics professionals. One of the challenges, however, is determining which sessions to attend each day since there are so many to choose from. Let me help you by recommending the following […]

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Editor’s Pick: Is Your Supply Chain Millennial Ready?

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. This post from Transplace’s blog highlights insights from Ken Hughes’ presentation at the Shipper Symposium conference about how consumers, which today […]

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Omni-Channel Logistics Leaders: The Importance of Real-Time Inventory Visibility

Note: The following is an excerpt from “Omni-Channel Logistics Leaders: Top 5 Inventory Insights,” based on research conducted by Adelante SCM and LEGACY Supply Chain Services with input from nearly 100 supply chain professionals from retail, manufacturing, and logistics service providers companies in the United States and Canada. The research focused on the inventory visibility […]

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Lessons from Disrupted Companies

“Disruptive technology doesn’t sneak up on anybody; it’s nearly always loudly heralded long before its victims fall prey to it.” That is one of the observations that Thornton A. May, a futurist and author of The New Know: Innovation Powered by Analytics, makes after researching why market leaders sometimes fall prey to disruptive technology. Similarly, […]

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