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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Next-Gen Supply Chain Management: Making the Goal a Reality

    - by Transplace

    Conceptually, a next-gen solution that creates a more reliable, predictable supply chain is easy to envision, and the technology now exists to make it a reality. However, that’s where the simplicity in the process ends. The art and the science of getting a next-gen supply chain right is in the extensive groundwork laid for implementing a new or refreshed strategic roadmap.  Taking this on is unglamorous and gritty work that involves examining current operating and business practices and then utilizing that knowledge as a springboard to build new capabilities – using tools and technologies that simply weren’t available before.

  • Miscellaneous
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Next-Gen Supply Chain Management: Making the Goal a Reality

    - by Transplace

    Conceptually, a next-gen solution that creates a more reliable, predictable supply chain is easy to envision, and the technology now exists to make it a reality. However, that’s where the simplicity in the process ends. The art and the science of getting a next-gen supply chain right is in the extensive groundwork laid for implementing a new or refreshed strategic roadmap.  Taking this on is unglamorous and gritty work that involves examining current operating and business practices and then utilizing that knowledge as a springboard to build new capabilities – using tools and technologies that simply weren’t available before.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Super Bowl XLIX: Get Into the Game with These Super Stats

    - by Transplace

    It’s almost time for the biggest football game of the year! This Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks will face the New England Patriots at University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona, and we’re pretty excited to see who will come out on top. From playmakers Marshawn Lynch and Richard Sherman to super duo Tom Brady and Bill Belichick – this showdown has everyone abuzz.

    But have you ever wondered which NFL team has emerged victorious with the most Super Bowl wins, or just how many avocados Americans consume on Super Bowl Sunday?  Wonder no more! We’ve got you covered on these super stats to get your head in the game.

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    Oh My Gourd! “Scary” Halloween Statistics

    - by Transplace

    For things that go bump in the night, hearing the familiar sound of a train whistle or truck horn would be welcomed during this spooky time of year. But instead of filling your head with logistics insight, we decided to take a day off to deliver some Halloween-inspired data “treats” that just might “trick” you into eating some candy.

    Can a pumpkin weigh over a ton? Find out in our Halloween infographic below!

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    Batter’s Up: World Series 2014

    - by Transplace

    Whether by plane, train or automobile, baseball fans will be gathering over the next eight days to attend or meet up with others to watch this year’s Fall Classic. As the World Series kicks off, we can’t help but think of the logistics in place that helps make each World Series a fun game experience for fans. That includes transporting the right amount of hotdogs, beer and baseballs (among many other things) to ballparks for each game.

    Check out just how logistics plays a key role in baseball’s best games of the season in our fun World Series themed infographic!

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    Top 10 Tweets From CSCMP 2014!

    - by Transplace

    If you’re looking for the latest and greatest industry information from leading experts, practitioners, academics and peers, CSCMP’s Annual Global Conference is the place to be.  We had such a fantastic time at this year’s conference – gaining some true end-to-end supply chain knowledge that we wanted to share some of the highlights with you via tweets!

    Below (in no particular order) we’ve captured a variety of voices, opinions and insights to share the Top 10 Tweets from #CSCMP2014!

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    CSCMP 2014: 3 Reasons You Need to Be in San Antonio

    - by Transplace

    Pop quiz time: When was CSCMP founded?

    If you answered 1963 then you are correct! With CSCMP’s annual global conference right around the corner, we decided to put together fun facts and stats as you prepare for this important supply chain event. Find out more in our infographic below!

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    Choosing the Right Degree Doesn’t Have to Be Labor-Intensive

    - by Transplace

    According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the first Monday in September is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. This holiday recognizes the contributions our nation’s workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of the U.S.

    As Labor Day approaches, we reflect on what it means to work in logistics and put together a fun infographic highlighting reasons why supply chain management isn’t just a job – it’s an exciting and important career that many are choosing to pursue.

    Wondering how you can benefit from a career in supply chain management? See our holiday-inspired infographic to find out more!

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    Top Tweets That Captured Key Themes of RILA 2014!

    - by Transplace

    From the inspirational speakers and sharing supply chain insight, to being able to build upon relationships – RILA gets better every year!  This year’s event gave us the opportunity to strengthen connections and network within an outstanding community of retail, supply chain and logistics professionals. We were also listening to the #RILAsupply chain hashtag on Twitter throughout the conference and came across some really insightful tweets! Here are some of our favorites, in no particular order:

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    Our Favorite Transplace Moments from 2013

    - by Transplace

    After hearing “My Favorite Things” being played during this holiday season, we got to thinking about some of our “favorite” moments from 2013. As we look back over this eventful year, we recap below some of the best Transplace moments:

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