Archive for supply chain

This Week in Logistics News (August 13-17, 2018)

I’m back from vacation. Well, back physically. Getting back mentally has been a very slow process. My family and I spent more than a week in Costa Rica, where everyone greets you with “Pura Vida,” which means “Pure Life” in Spanish. I took the saying seriously, leaving my laptop at home and completely unplugging from […]

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Talent Management in Logistics: Why It’s More Important than Ever

We often talk about the importance of people, process, and technology in Supply Chain Management, but many times the people dimension gets the short end of the stick, especially when most of the headlines today are about cool technology trends like blockchain, artificial intelligence and driverless trucks. Talent management is more important than ever, however. […]

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Digitizing the Global Supply Chain

Ty Bordner, SVP of Marketing & Business Development at Amber Road, addresses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What exactly does “digitizing the supply chain” mean? Where does the journey or process begin? What’s required to get started? In what ways can companies achieve value from digitization? What actual value […]

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The Value of Integrated Supply Chain Technology

Jason Nurmi, Global Strategic Account Manager at BluJay Solutions addresses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: How do you define “Integrated Supply Chain Technology” — are you talking about having a single solution that does everything in supply chain management or about integrating multiple supply chain applications together or something […]

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Top 10 Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2017

As 2017 comes to an end, a quick thank you to all of our readers, followers, and sponsors for another great year of learning and conversation on Talking Logistics. The numbers speak for themselves: 43 episodes produced in 2017, totaling more than 1,200 minutes of conversations with thought leaders and newsmakers in the supply chain […]

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Sorry, I’m Not Sure: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2018

“I will be wrong again,” I stated last year before making my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2017, and I was right. I was wrong, for example, about obstructive sleep apnea becoming the new debate in trucking; the debate ended before it really started after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and Federal Railroad […]

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