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UPS Has a Mother-Truck of a Delivery Drone Idea | WIRED

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Jul 262017

Domino’s First Company To Deliver Pizza By Drone

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Jul 122017

Inside Amazon

“Nightline” takes you Inside Amazon to see the massive retail business on the biggest online shopping day of the year.  Amazon has one of the top supply chain networks in the world.

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Jeff Bezo Inside Amazon and its supply chain

At one time people might of thought Jeff Bezos was crazy for opening up an online book store.  He has changed their minds now.  Take a look Inside Amazon.  Amazon’s supply chain is simply amazing.

Jeff Bezos Amazon Woolworths quote supply chain

Jun 242017

FedEx Supply Chain Global Distribution Center

FedEx Supply Chain Global Distribution Center.  Great video showing what goes on in a FedEx Distribution Center.

  • “I paid every effort to seek deregulation throughout FEDEX’s start-up and expansion periods, because the biggest impediment to our growth was the government regulations that restricted new entry into the air cargo market.” ~ Frederick W. Smith, founder of FedEx
  • “A manager is not a person who can do the work better than his men; he is a person who can get his men to do the work better than he can.” ~ Frederick W. Smith

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Jun 072017

Distribution Center Conveyor System

Amazing new distribution center conveyor system.

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Distribution Center Conveyor System

May 272017

FedEx and UPS

FedEx and UPS are top supply chain companies.  From Youtube: Excellent story of both companies who lead this field. Retailers and E-tailers can not only use them but can also learn from these two great companies.

  • “Leaders get out in front and stay there by raising the standards by which they judge themselves – and by which they are willing to be judged.”  ~ Frederick W. Smith (Fedx CEO)
  • “A Yale University management professor in response to student Fred Smith’s paper proposing reliable overnight delivery service: The concept is interesting and well-formed, but in order to earn better than a ‘C’, the idea must be feasible.” ~ Frederick W. Smith
  • “My innovation involved taking an idea from the telecommunications and banking industries, and applying that idea to transportation business.” ~ Frederick W. Smith

Videos about Amazon, IKEA, UPS, and  Walmart Supply Chain.

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May 272017

The future of warehouses may be one with fast shipments and few human employees if robots like Kiva Systems continue to invade the workplace.

Quotes from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

  • “If your customer base is aging with you, then eventually you are going to become obsolete or irrelevant. You need to be constantly figuring out who are your new customers and what are you doing to stay forever young.” ~ Jeff Bezos, CEO Amazon
  • “The most important single thing is to focus obsessively on the customer. Our goal is to be earth’s most customer-centric company.” ~ Jeff Bezos
  • “We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It’s our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better.”  ~ Jeff Bezos

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May 212017

Uber Freight is here!

Will Uber be to the trucking industry what Amazon was for the retail industry?  For discussion on Uber Freight please visit our LinkedIn post or our Facebook discussion.

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Supply Chain and Logistics Quotes

  • “Supply Chain is like nature, it is all around us.” ~
  • “Leaders win through logistics. Vision, sure. Strategy, yes. But when you go to war, you need to have both toilet paper and bullets at the right place at the right time. In other words, you must win through superior logistics.”  ~ Tom Peters
  • “Gentlemen, the officer who doesn’t know his communications and supply as well as his tactics is totally useless.”  ~ General George S. Patton
  • “During the last war, eighty percent of our problems were of a logistical nature.”  ~ Field Marshall Montgomery
  • “Tell me and I will forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I’ll understand.”  ~ Chinese Proverb
  • “Make inventory a common enemy for your company.” ~ Dave Waters
  • “Where there is no Standard there can be no Kaizen.”  ~ Taiichi Ohno
  • “I say an hour lost at a bottleneck is an hour out of the entire system. I say an hour saved at a non-bottleneck is worthless. Bottlenecks govern both throughput and inventory.”   ~ Eliyahu M. Goldratt, The Goal
  • “Quality is free. It’s not a gift, but it’s free. The ‘unquality’ things are what cost money.”  ~ Phil Crosby
  • “All we are doing is looking at the time line, from the moment the customer gives us an order to the point when we collect the cash. And we are reducing the time line by reducing the non-value adding wastes.”  ~ Taiichi Ohno
  • “The line between disorder and order lies in logistics…”   ~ Sun Tzu
  • “If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you don’t know what you’re doing.”  ~ W. Edwards Deming
  • “Focus on the lowest total cost of ownership not the lowest price.” ~

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