Space Supply Chain – an Infographic

I love infographics. If you’ve seen my board on Pinterest (1), you probably already knew that.  According to Wikipedia infographics are: Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present complex information quickly and clearly. They can improve cognition by utilizing graphics to enhance the human visual system’s ability to see patterns and trends.(2)

DHL seeks innovative scientists and entrepreneurs

DHL grants award for creative innovations in logistics Applications can be sent in by January 31, 2013 Bonn, 12/13/2012, 10:00 AM CET – DHL will honor an external, creative mind who has made a great contribution to the logistics industry. DHL is looking for the most innovative scientist/entrepreneur in the field of logistics to honor them with the 2013 DHL Innovation […]

Gartner Identifies Three Security Hurdles to Overcome When Shifting From Enterprise-Owned Devices to BYOD

STAMFORD, Conn., December 4, 2012 — Seventy percent of respondents in a recent survey by Gartner, Inc. said that they have or are planning to have “bring your own device” (BYOD) policies within the next 12 months to allow employees to use personal mobile devices to connect to enterprise applications. Thirty-three percent of all organizations surveyed currently have BYOD policies in place […]

Gartner Says Capitalism Going Social Will Require Organizations to Build Two-Way Relationships with the “99 Percent”

Gartner’s Maverick Research Special Report Sparks New, Unconventional Insights STAMFORD, Conn., December 3, 2012 — CIOs and business leaders must understand how a new breed of social capitalists will exploit technology to disrupt their industry segments, according to Gartner, Inc. As the gap between the rich and the poor in developed economies grows, money, wealth and power are becoming increasingly concentrated […]

Shell Purchases Global License for Terra Technology’s Demand Sensing and Multi-Enterprise Inventory Optimization

Leading oil and gas company chooses Terra after a multi-national pilot demonstrates a significant improvement in short-term demand planning accuracy Norwalk, Conn., November 27, 2012 – Shell (RDSA:London), one of the world’s leading companies, has purchased a global license for Terra Technology’s Demand Sensing and Multi-Enterprise Inventory Optimization to use in its Lubricants business for short-term forecasting and inventory tracking. […]

Geodis Wilson wins Innovation Process Award 2012

London, 22nd November 2012 – Geodis Wilson, one of the world’s leading freight management companies, has been presented with the Innovation Process Award at the Global Freight Awards 2012 in London.  “We are delighted that Geodis Wilson has been recognized by the industry and are pleased that we have been awarded this prestigious accolade” said Hakan Nilsson, Chief Information Office, Geodis […]

Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2013

Analysts Examine Top Industry Trends at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, October 21-25 in Orlando ORLANDO, Fla., October 23, 2012 — Gartner, Inc. today highlighted the top 10 technologies and trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2013. Analysts presented their findings during Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, being held here through October 25. Gartner defines a strategic technology as one with the potential for […]

Sales & Operations Planning Innovation Summit

LogisticsMatter is Media Partner of this year’s Sales & Operations Planning Innovation Summit, which is being held later this week on October 18&19 in the Fashion Hotel in Amsterdam. The Summit organizer is IE, which is an independent B2B multi channel media brand focused on the information needs of Senior Finance, Operations, Planning, Strategy, Decision Support & Advanced Analytics. In […]

Georgia to shape national supply chain competitiveness strategy

State’s Center of Innovation director appointed to federal advisory committee on logistics, Deal announces  Gov. Nathan Deal today congratulated Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics Executive Director Page Siplon on his appointment to the newly formed U.S. Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness. Recognizing the state of Georgia as a leader in logistics and supply chain competitiveness, Acting U.S. Secretary […]

Gartner Says Worldwide PC Shipments Declined 8 Percent in Third Quarter of 2012 as the Market Prepares for the Launch of Windows 8

Lenovo Takes Slight Lead Over HP for No. 1 Global Position STAMFORD, Conn., October 10, 2012 – Worldwide PC shipments totaled 87.5 million units in the third quarter of 2012, a decline of 8.3 percent compared with the third quarter of 2011, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. “A continuing slowdown in consumer PC shipments played a big part in […]