Archive for Supply Chain Technology Trends

This Week in Logistics News (September 17-21, 2018)

Another Friday, another flight home from a conference. This time I’ll be returning from enVista’s FUEL 2018 conference where I am giving a keynote presentation this morning on Defining Your Own Logistics Competitive Weapon. Stay tuned for my takeaways from the conference in a future post. In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics […]

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This Week in Logistics News (September 10-14, 2018)

As you read this, I will be flying home from project44’s Transform conference where I moderated a panel discussion on real-time freight visibility and I recorded several video interviews with project44 customers and partners. Stay tuned for the videos and my takeaways from the conference, which featured many high-level industry executives, in a future post. […]

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Closing the Gaps in Supply Chain Visibility

Not having adequate visibility to your shipments, orders, or products is an ongoing challenge for many companies. You may have very good visibility in some areas of your supply chain, but have poor visibility or blind spots in other areas such as transportation. How do you go about identifying and closing those visibility gaps? How […]

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Go Boldly Together: Takeaways from Nulogy xChange 2018

From May 2016 through the end of August 2017, “17 CEOs of public Big Food manufacturers and retailers had departed, or announced their intention to,” according to an article published last September in Fortune. “There’s never been a time that’s more challenging for a CEO in the industry,” explains David Garfield of consultancy AlixPartners in […]

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This Week in Logistics News (August 20-24, 2018)

As you read this, my wife and I will be on the road, driving our oldest daughter H to begin her freshman year in college. Per the advice of friends, I put two boxes of tissues in the car. I joke that they’re for my wife and daughter, but you never know, I might need […]

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With Tariffs In Flux, Digital Inventory Technology Might Be The Solution To Holiday Bloated Inventory Levels

The tariff situation has companies in a quandary as they debate whether to “load up” on inventory now — to ward off the impacts of potentially-higher tariffs on imported goods — or hold off for now and hope that the political environment calms and things get to back to “normal.” The tariffs impact consumer products […]

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