JBF Freight Transportation Bulletin June 2020

Welcome to the June 2020 Freight Transportation BulletinGlobal economics, freight markets and technological innovation all impact your supply chains and logistics operations.  

To keep you informed, JBF Consulting team sources content from leading industry analysts as well as provide our own take on our primary area of expertise, namely logistics technology.

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In This Issue: 
Supply Chain Design and Data Manipulation
NEW: Supply Chain Management Workshops
Market Guide for Vehicle Routing and Scheduling
Llamacon NOW 2020 Recap
Are So-Called ‘Digital Transformations’ Really Transformative?
Industry News & Insights Roundup
Industry Events

Supply Chain Design and Data Manipulation
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A lot of the work involved in Supply Chain Design (SCD), also called Network Design and Network Optimization, requires the manipulation of large quantities of data. Data manipulation is one of the most important skills to have when conducting a Supply Chain Design study. Which tool should you use? Read the full article here.


NEW: Supply Chain Optimization Workshops
Supply Chain Optimization Workshop

Inyxa and JBF Consulting are proudly partnering together, combining niche, in-depth experience in warehousing and WMS coupled with extensive experience in transportation and TMS to provide a compelling service offering for any company looking to improve their warehousing and logistics operations and technology. Request more information here.


Market Guide for Vehicle Routing and Scheduling

by Bart De Muynck

Thank you Bart De Muynck & the Gartner for Supply Chain execution team for this brand new Research on Vehicle Routing and Scheduling and Last-Mile Delivery Technologies.Read the full article here


Recap: #Llamacon Now 2020
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Llamacon conference is a yearly event held by Llamasoft that brings together the world community of Supply Chain Design (SCD). This year it was presented virtually. Here’s our recap.


Are So-Called ‘Digital Transformations’ Really Transformative?
Are So-Called ‘Digital Transformations’ Really Transformative?

If you’re the organization buying the ‘digital transformation’ – the tool and the process of implementing the tool isn’t a complete solution. Read the full article here


Industry News & Insights Roundup

A summary of relevant articles we’re reading…


Upcoming Industry Events

During the COVID-19 pandemic tech conferences are being canceled, postponed, or turned into virtual events. This information is current as of June 26, 2020. Refer to this website for a list of industry conferences.

Aug 23 – 26 
In.Sight User Conference 2020   
NOW a Virtual Event
Sep 28 – 30 
PARCEL Forum 2020
Nashville, TN

Sep 8 – 11
Supply Chain Insights 2030 Summit
Franklin, TN
Sep 28 – Oct 1
SOAR 2020 – CANCELLED

Sep 13 – 20
ASCM CONNECT
New Orleans
Sep 30 – Oct 2
SCMA National Conference
Toronto, CANADA

Sep 20 – 23
CSCMP edge 2020
NOW a Virtual Event
Additional industry conferences

JBF Consulting specializes in helping large shippers select, implement and manage their Transportation & Fleet Management systems so they can get more out of their investment. To contact JBF Consulting call 203-807-5231 or email: brad.forester@jbf-consulting.com 

The fine print:  This newsletter is being provided to the reader as a general overview of current market conditions and contains information compiled by JBF Consulting from a variety of sources. 

This newsletter is provided solely for general informational purposes and is not intended to be, nor should it be construed by the reader as, specific advice or a solution tailored to a particular company or client. 

Before acting on any information, you should consider the appropriateness of the information provided to your company’s circumstances and it is recommended that you seek independent advice if you have questions specific to your own objectives.

JBF Consulting makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the information contained herein and shall have no liability for any representations (expressed or implied) regarding information contained in, or omitted from, this newsletter.
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