Archive for Supply Chain & Logistics Trends

Major Influences on Supply Chains for 2019

One of the things that defines supply chain management today is the rapid pace of change across all dimensions — competitive landscape, regulations, technology, and many more. Keeping a pulse on these industry trends and changes is increasingly important in order to make sure you’re as prepared as possible to succeed in the months and […]

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

What a difference a year makes. Last November, executives from all segments of the Heavy Building Materials (HBM) ecosystem got together at the inaugural Leadership Roundtable meeting organized by Command Alkon (a Talking Logistics sponsor) to discuss a couple of simple questions: Are there opportunities to elevate the performance of the HBM industry? Is there […]

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[Video] Major Influences on Supply Chains for 2019

Doug Surrett, Chief Product Strategist at BluJay Solutions discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: How have all of the changes that are impacting global supply chains, everything from new tariffs to new trade agreements to Brexit, affected the companies you work with? What’s the outlook for 2019 with regards […]

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Don’t Lose Your Balance on Electronic Recycling

Dismantling an electronic device can be complex and costly. Mass Balance is a methodology to determine the most economical balance between the cost of dismantling and the material recovery value. Steps for an efficient Mass Balance are: The valuable recoveries in electronic waste are usually gold in connectors and circuit boards, copper used in heat […]

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This Week in Logistics News (October 29 – November 2, 2018)

I’m in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico this morning. As you read this, I’ll be doing a short tune-up ride in preparation for tomorrow’s JDRF Ride to Cure cycling event. Santa Fe is at an elevation of 7,200 feet. The hotel has this helpful (yet freaking me out) notice about “altitude awareness”: “At Santa Fe’s […]

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This Week in Logistics News (October 22-26, 2018)

What does it feel like to cycle in 29F weather going 17.2 mph for 27 miles? I found out this past Monday when I went out for my final training ride before shipping my bike to Santa Fe, NM for the JDRF Ride to Cure. Eight days to go until I and my Logistics Leaders […]

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