Archive for Supply Chain Technology Trends

This Week in Logistics News (June 5-9, 2017)

It was a busy week in the world of supply chain and logistics, so let’s go straight to the news that caught my attention: Regional Rift Hits Container Shipments to Qatar, but Not LNG Exports (WSJ – sub. req’d) Delphi to Partner with France’s Transdev on Self-Driving Vehicle Service (WSJ – sub. req’d) Lyft teams […]

Read More →

This Week in Logistics News (May 29 – June 2, 2017)

One of the best parts of a long holiday weekend is that a short workweek follows. The only problem is that the “To Do” list continues to grow nonetheless. Therefore, with much still to do and limited time, here’s this week’s supply chain and logistics news without commentary. Wal-Mart tests delivery of online packages by […]

Read More →

This Week in Logistics News (May 22-26, 2017)

By the time you read this, I’ll be on my way to Baseball Heaven with my sons for a baseball tournament. They will play at least 8 games between the two of them over three days. For many people, including my wife and daughters, that doesn’t sound like a fun way to spend a holiday […]

Read More →

Takeaways from Manhattan Associates’ Momentum 2017 Conference

The recent WannaCry cyber attack exploited a problem that exists at most companies today: the use of outdated software systems. 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. A similar […]

Read More →

This Week in Logistics News (May 15-19, 2017)

The weather finally warmed up in Boston, although temperatures in the 90s so early in the season is not what I had hoped for. Nonetheless, I put on my cycling gear and went for a couple of rides this week as I begin turning up the training dial in preparation for our Logistics Leaders for […]

Read More →

Shoveling Snow with a Dustpan (Takeaways from BluJay Solutions’ SOAR 2017 Conference)

This past April 1st, it snowed over 6 inches here in Boston. It was a cruel April Fools’ joke, but not as cruel as April 1, 1997 when a blizzard dumped more than 21 inches of snow here. It was my first winter back in the Northeast after living in the desert (Tempe, AZ) for […]

Read More →