supply chain

Dallas’ One Network Enterprises Acquired for $839M by Arizona-Based Blue Yonder

by | Mar 29, 2024
One Network's solutions help everyone from Tom Thumb to the U.S. Navy gain end-to-end visibility and control over their supply chains. Founder and chairman Greg Brady says the company's acquisition by Blue Yonder will form "a backbone" of the "new supply chain of the future."
Kinaxis, a Canada-Based Supply Chain Tech Platform, Opens Las Colinas Office
by | Jan 31, 2024
Kinaxis said its new North Texas office will serve as a centralized hub where employees and customers can come together to engage, collaborate, and work towards solving some of the biggest challenges facing global supply chains. The company serves more than 40,000 users in over 100 countries worldwide.
How Dallas’ o9 Solutions Built a Multi-Billion-Dollar Digital Brain
by | Nov 16, 2023
The nearly quadruple unicorn started with a prescient vision, hit the market at just the right time, and could gallop into the elite ranks of decacorns. But for o9, it's all about the clients. With giants like Walmart, Google, and Samsung, o9 is laser-focused on helping them make better decisions, faster, with its Digital Brain. As o9 Solutions CEO Chakri Gottemukkala says, the $3.7 billion AI-powered enterprise decision platform has hit its stride. Now his sights are set on ambitious 10x growth.
Delivering 1 Day Faster: J.B. Hunt and BNSF Launch Quantum to Expand Intermodal Marketplace
by | Nov 7, 2023
Designed to offer 95% on-time delivery that's around a day faster than traditional intermodal service, Quantum aims to be a "breakthrough" supply chain solution. Its team will be based at a new Intermodal Innovation Center at BNSF's Fort Worth HQ.

Dallas’ ISN Acquires Supply Chain Mapping Tech Platform Based in Boston and Paris

by | Sep 8, 2023
The deal marks ISN's first acquisition since its founding in 2001. “Combining Transparency-One’s expertise and supply chain network with our own is a natural extension of the work we’re doing to build safer worksites and more transparent supply chains," ISN Chairman and CEO Joe Eastin says.
Neiman Marcus Group Announces Executive Changes as It Pivots on Buying Approach and Details Layoffs at Dallas HQ
by | Aug 11, 2023
“In this new operating model we are going to pivot to buying for the right audience—the customers who are loyal to us or have potential to have a high customer lifetime value,” CEO Geoffroy van Raemdonck said in an interview with Women's Wear Daily.
The Last Word: Turvo’s Billy Sarracino on How To Become a CEO
In a Q&A with the DBJ's David Moreno, Sarracino said he aims to "plant a flag [in Dallas] permanently" and to build Turvo into "a billion-dollar company through M&As and innovation" in the next four or five years. 
Turvo Inc. Names Dallas-based Exec as Chief Executive Officer
by | Jul 20, 2023

Dallas-based Billy Saracino has been appointed chief executive officer of San Francisco area-based Turvo Inc., provider of what it calls the world’s leading collaboration application designed specifically for the supply chain....


Dallas’ Blackboxstocks To Merge with Luxury and Electric Vehicle Supplier Evtec Group

by | Apr 17, 2023
Blackboxstocks is a financial technology and social media hybrid platform offering real-time proprietary analytics for stock and options traders of all levels. Its proposed merger with U.K.-based Evtec—a supplier of proprietary parts for leading luxury, performance, and electric vehicle brands including Jaguar Land Rover, Aston Martin, and Ford, among many others—sent Blackbox stock sharply higher this morning.
Plano-Based At Home Announces ‘Thousands of Price Drops’ After Improving Its Freight Costs
by | Mar 23, 2023
Plano-based At Home, a home and holiday superstore company that operates 261 locations in 40 states, saw its supply chain costs rise over $300 million between 2021 and 2022. The company says it has since found ways to improve its freight costs, and on Wednesday it announced thousands of "permanent price drops" on items including furniture, rugs, and décor. 
Frisco-based Freight Think Launches to Help Shippers Cut Costs, Boost Profits, Help Environment
by | Mar 21, 2023
Two North Texas supply chain veterans—Reid Klosowsky and Bill Maroney, in partnership with Frisco-based NT Logistics— have founded and launched Freight Think, a logistics-oriented advisory group. "We strive to improve profit margins for our clients—everyday shippers—who, for lack of time or expertise, cannot manage their transportation costs like the Fortune 100," Klosowsky says.
Omni Logistics Names New CMO; Promotes Execs to Transformation and President Positions
by | Mar 14, 2023

Coppell-based Omni Logistics has appointed Tania Garcia as its new chief marketing officer and announced two internal promotions.

The technology-driven provider of global multimodal logistics solutions and specialized services said that Andy Tribble has been promoted to president of North America Operations and Megan Sledge has been named chief transformation officer....


Brinker International Taps Industry Vet as SVP, Chief Supply Chain Officer

by | Feb 15, 2023

James Butler has joined Dallas-based restaurant company Brinker International Inc.—parent company of Chili’s— as senior vice president and chief supply chain officer.

It’s a role in which he will oversee all supply chain functions, including procurement, food safety and quality assurance, distribution and logistics, brand program management and supply chain systems for Brinker’s corporate-owned restaurants....

Local Tech Founders Duke it Out at Digital Fight Club, Capping Off Dallas Startup Week
by | Aug 12, 2022
Ten local founders and innovators sparred in gloves-off debates, "fighting" to win each round.

The fight card included challenges like: Should brands be transparent? Should the government be involved in building the metaverse? And is ESG important? Here are the knockout rounds.
The MIZ: A Central Hub for Supply Chain Innovation
The concept of a hub is nothing new in transportation and logistics. Hubs connect people, routes and infrastructure to facilitate movement. As the world moves toward an age of autonomous mobility, a new type of hub is needed — one that connects the talent, ideas and thought leadership that will fuel this dynamic new era.
Visionaries Convene in North Texas to Discuss Supply Chain Innovation
Forward Fort Worth, hosted by Hillwood, brought together both public and private sectors to discuss trends and build partnerships in the mobility industry.