Posts Tagged “technology”

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Behind the scenes at SMC³ with Kim Williamson

SMC³’s Kim Williamson, senior technical support analyst, recently sat down to chat about her role at the over-the-road technology solutions company, how she has helped customers overcome challenges, and her involvement with reliable, innovative solutions like the RFP tool Bid$ense®.

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To close Jump Start 2020, panelists discuss bill of lading digitization and other freight transportation technology challenges

On the final day of the Jump Start 2020 supply chain conference, conversation once again turned to transportation technology and transferring bill of lading information electronically. Panelists also discussed e-commerce logistics and the challenges that arise with final-mile deliveries.

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Supply chain collaboration awards, logistics regulation discussions dominate day two of Jump Start 2020

Day two of the Jump Start 2020 supply chain conference featured the presentation of the Alliance Awards, which is given out each January at the Jump Start logistics event. The award recognizes shippers and service providers that collaborate to overcome significant supply chain issues. Winners craft innovative solutions to extraordinary challenges. Additional highlights included a customer-service panel featuring representatives from The Home Depot, Chick-fil-A and UPS Capital and an in-depth panel about transportation regulations.

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Talk of freight transportation procurement, emerging supply chain technology highlight first day of Jump Start supply chain conference

Speaking on the first day of Jump Start 2020, Joe Thiesmann gave a rousing keynote address while conference chair Eric Stone, senior manager of domestic sourcing and supplier performance at Johnson & Johnson, ended his brief presentation by showing the audience how to create value in the freight transportation procurement process. While price is important, his team also considers the sustainability programs at their carrier partners, the diversity of those suppliers, and the companies’ commitment to new technology.

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SMC³ supply chain conference chair says shippers benefit at Jump Start 2020

Speakers at SMC³‘s Jump Start 2020 supply chain conference, coming to Atlanta this January, will explore emerging trends, current challenges and new innovations in the supply chain. Eric Stone, Johnson and Johnson’s senior manager of domestic sourcing and supplier performance, recently took the time to discuss the current state of the transportation market, which previews his remarks from the Jump Start stage, as well as how he thinks shippers benefit from attending SMC³ conferences.

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