eyefortransport Weekly Newsletter 24 Jan 2013
Monthly Logistics Stats; New Supply Chain Technology Report; More on 3D printing in Supply Chain
A veritable feast of content this week. Our good friend Cathy Roberson has 3 different articles featured this week . The ever-popular monthly logistics stats from Georgia Logistics is included, as is a great article on my favourite topic3D printing in the Supply Chain from Andrew Bell at Kinaxis . Lastly Lora Cecere gives an interesting insight from the floor of the NRF (big retail event) in New York.
eyefortransport have also published another mini report looking at the supply chain technology strategies of shippers .
Lastly, we are starting to research the topic of ‘Big Data in the Supply Chain’ and we are especially interested in hearing from companies who are actively working towards implementing concepts around this subject – if this is you, or you know of companies who are working in this area, please let me know
News This Week:
Supply Chain Technology Procurement Trends for 2013
eyefortransport have just released the 2012-2013 Supply Chain Technology Report
‘Out of the box’ logistics startups challenge traditional supply chains
Article by Cathy Morrow Roberson from Transport Intelligence - Published on 23rd January 2013
A quick glance into the Logistics Market - January 2013
Georgia Logistics complies a monthly set of facts and figures regarding the Logistics Markets
Fidelitone Logistics Expands Last Mile Delivery Service
Fidelitone Logistics Expands Last Mile Delivery Services by Merger with Purnell Furniture
Services Inc. and Advanced Delivery Systems Inc
Speed docking: reducing truck turn times
More cargo with 20% less trucks in FMCG
Prologis Signs One Million Square Foot Build-To-Suit with Amazon.com
Prologis, Inc, announced today it has signed a lease agreement with Amazon.com to build a more than one million square foot distribution center
Despite a gloomy 2012, logistics and transportation providers found opportunities in the North American Market
Article by Cathy Morrow Roberson from Transport Intelligence - Published on 10th January 2013
What Could 3D Printing Mean for the Supply Chain?
Posted by Andrew Bell in 21st Century Supply Chain on 10-Jan-2013
Schiphol Cargo cushions impact of weak markets
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol finished 2012 with its strongest quarter for cargo, and resilience in most markets largely overcame continuing softness in traffic to and from Asia and the USA
Logistics and transportation providers look for opportunities in the US oil industry
Article by Cathy Morrow Roberson from Transport Intelligence - Published on 16th January 2013
A wolf in sheep's clothing? Acronym babble? Digital Icing on a stale cake? Yes, I think so.
Article by Lora Cecere from Supply Chain Shaman; published on January 22nd 2013
Featured Content:Supply Chain Technology Procurement Trends for 2013
eyefortransport have just released the 2012-2013 Supply Chain Technology Report.
The report is the second of a 4-Part Series. This report is created from the responses of senior operations and supply chain executives from retailer and manufacturers, giving you great global insight into the technology procurement strategies of your peers and customers.
Findings pinpoint the expected areas of IT investment for retailers and manufacturers in 2013, the supply chain technologies with the best and worst ROI, supply chain technology vendor selection trends and much more.