CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly
December 14, 2017
Supply Chain Executive Insight E-Newsletter
Each week the Supply Chain Executive Insight e-newsletter will include brief articles about developments that are often overlooked by other supply chain publications. We will present you with summaries of the latest research as well as new ideas on how to make your supply chain operations more effective. And we'll offer commentary that sheds light on what's happening in supply chains today.
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The early career path of an emerging leader
David Perez, director at Cushman & Wakefield and one of this year's two winners of the prestigious CSCMP Emerging Leader Award, joins us to discuss his career path to date and his views on the logistics and supply chain professions.
Building supply chain sustainability for competitive advantage
ProMat '17 keynote speaker Andrew Winston shares sustainability lessons learned from leaders in innovative facility design.
Omnichannel defined and optimized
Kevin Reader, director of business development for KNAPP Logistics Automation, discusses key trends and developments in the logistics field, particularly the current state of omnichannel retail and fulfillment.
Shrinking the skills gap in logistics
Dr. David DeLong, president of Smart Workforce Strategies, recaps some of his ProMat 2017 keynote presentation on practical solutions for closing critical skills shortages in logistics.
The "Amazonation" of logistics
Mike Regan, co-founder of TranzAct Technologies and an authoritative voice in the logistics profession, offers his take on issues shaping the industry's future, including the technological and operational changes stemming from the growth of Amazon.
Logistics Roadmap 2.0: A fresh look at the future
Gary Forger, formerly the managing director of professional development at MHI and now a consultant to the organization, talks about MHI's U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics and the issues logisticians will face in the future.
From boots to cubicles: one woman's story
Rose Mueller, a former veteran now in the logistics field, describes the challenges of transitioning from military to civilian life.
The Logistics of Serving Mexico
Mike Burkhart, director of Mexico for C.H. Robinson, describes how shippers should select a cross-border logistics provider, how to mitigate risk when shipping in Mexico, and why shippers would choose transloading, not direct service, at the border.
The logistics of defending freedom
Steve Geary, is President of Supply Chain Visions and Editor-at-Large at CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly and DC Velocity, where he provides defense industry coverage. He discusses military logistics and weapons systems support.
CSCMP's 2014 DSA winner discusses key trends
Mike Regan, the founder of TranzAct Technologies is the 2014 recipient of the CSCMP Distinguished Service Award. Here discusses trends in supply chain management, how they're impacting the industry, and separating the good from the great.
Oil, Gas, and Logistics
Brian Murphy, director, business development at Menlo Worldwide Logistics, explains the specialized requirements of the oil and gas industry, and why that industry has become one of the fastest growing segments of the logistics business.
Supply Chain Challenges in Danger Zones
John Vogt, global logistics vice president for Halliburton, a major oil and gas services company, discusses the many complex and interesting logistical challenges of operating in hard-to-reach and sometimes dangerous locations around the world.
The Critical Role of Logistics in Disaster Relief
Kathy Fulton, interim president and director of operations for the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN), discusses the group's mission, its successes in delivering humanitarian aid, and the legacy of its recently deceased founder, Jock Menzies.
Filling Up the Supply Chain Talent Pool
Mary Long, vice president of logistics and network planning at Domino's Pizza and a member of CSCMP's board of directors, shares her passionate advocacy for bringing students and young professionals into careers in supply chain management.
Same-day Shipment: The Flip Side of Same-day Delivery
There's been a lot of buzz lately about same-day delivery. To make that happen, says Kevin Reader of System Logistics, DCs must have the right systems and processes in place to enable same-day shipment.
Enabling Technology Provides an Advantage in DCs
Marcello Robertson of Viastore Systems explains the benefits of order-picking systems, automated storage/retrieval systems (AS/RS) and automated miniload systems, and other technologies for high-velocity distribution centers.