Paul Scott Abbott

Paul Scott Abbott


Returns, blockchain lead opportunities, according to presenters at SMC3 event

Logistics providers have hundreds of billions of dollars of opportunities related to returns of purchases and blockchain implementation, according to presentations at SMC3’s Connections 2018 collaborative supply chain intelligence conference.

Jun 29, 2018View Full Blog

NBA legend West tips off Connections at Greenbrier

When it comes to true success, basketball legend Jerry West and supply chain organization leader Heather Sheehan appear to be on the same team.

Jun 25, 2018View Full Blog

Capacity challenges, tariff impacts grappled with at New Orleans event

While tens of thousands of sports entertainment aficionados were throwing down less than a mile away at WrestleMania 34 events at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, a couple hundred participants in the 10th anniversary Cargo Connections Conference found themselves grappling with far more serious issues.

Apr 12, 2018View Full Blog

CMA CGM exec calls for industry transformation in opening conference hosted by Port of New Orleans

The ocean shipping industry demands customer-focused transformation, according to a top carrier executive speaking today [Monday, April 9] at the Cargo Connections Conference in New Orleans.

Apr 09, 2018View Full Blog

Concern, uncertainty grip Gulf port leaders in wake of Trump steel tariff announcement

Hefty tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and aluminum have executives of Gulf ports gripped with wide-ranging concerns and uncertainty.

Mar 13, 2018View Full Blog

Retail supply chain needs vision, investment, diverse collaboration

Effective retail supply chains require a forceful vision, appropriate investment and commitment of a diverse workforce, according to presenters at a late February industry conference.

Mar 01, 2018View Full Blog

Kohl’s executive tells RILA gathering physical stores still vital to supply chain

In an era of burgeoning e-commerce, physical stores will remain vital to the retail supply chain, according to a top executive of the Kohl’s Corp. department store chain.

Feb 26, 2018View Full Blog

Kohl’s executive tells RILA gathering physical stores still vital to supply chain

In an era of burgeoning e-commerce, physical stores will remain vital to the retail supply chain, according to a top executive of the Kohl’s Corp. department store chain.

Feb 26, 2018View Full Blog

Optimism, concerns expressed at AAPA’s Tampa gathering

While showing optimism in general, a diverse group of ocean transportation leaders speaking at the American Association of Port Authorities’ Planning for Shifting Trade Conference have some genuine concerns as well.

Feb 05, 2018View Full Blog

Infrastructure investment urged as AAPA opens Tampa conference

Increased investment in U.S. transportation infrastructure is being urged as the American Association of Port Authorities’ 11th annual Planning for Shifting Trade Conference gets under way today [Jan. 30] in Tampa, Florida.

Jan 30, 2018View Full Blog