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Adrián Savin González (born May 8, 1982), also known by his nicknames A-Gon and Titán, is a Mexican-American professional baseball first baseman for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB)

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Adrian Gonzalez


That's why I've gotten so much experience at my age. You have three teachers next to you every game, and if I'm not playing, I'm watching baseball. You pick up little things here and there.

Adrian Gonzalez


“Order-to-delivery times are shrinking and companies are heavily outsourced, which means reliability and consistency of performance are more critical than ever. Companies are striving to meet service levels at the lowest possible cost and are turning to carrier- and vendor-performance metrics to do that.”

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“Chief financial officers are becoming better educated about the role and impact of logistics on financial performance, driven in part by the need to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOA). Many companies, however, do not have a clear and accurate understanding of their transportation costs. They're often bundled together with other costs and reported at an aggregated level, thus preventing companies from allocating transportation costs to specific products, customers, or business units.”

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“On-demand solutions are influencing the mindset and expectations of customers with regard to pricing and time-to-value. While $1 million TMS deals are still possible, they are certainly the exception and relatively rare these days.”

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“Companies often implement collaborative planning and forecasting with upstream vendors and manufacturing partners, but they rarely translate these demand and production forecasts into transportation capacity requirements and share them with carriers. But some shippers are now providing forward visibility to carriers and securing capacity in advance. These shippers are receiving priority in capacity allocation over shippers that do not if only because carriers appreciate the effort these shippers are making to keep them informed.”

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“Metrics are very high on the list for supply chain executives and supply chain users. It's rare to see a supply chain software vendor that doesn't have some performance management capability built into its system.”

Adrian Gonzalez


“Many companies, however, do not have a clear and accurate understanding of their transportation costs, ... They're often bundled together with other costs and reported at an aggregated level, thus preventing companies from allocating transportation costs to specific products, customers, or business units.”

Adrian Gonzalez


“Generally speaking, logistics services is a low-margin business and driving profitable growth is becoming increasingly difficult.”

Adrian Gonzalez


“We played a great game. We were all hoping for a game like this.”

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“If there's to be a call-to-action by Congress, from a technology standpoint, it should be focused on making sure detection technology being used overseas is up to the task. This would make global trade much more secure than blocking a business transaction here in the U.S.”

Adrian Gonzalez


“Schneider Logistics' acquisition of American Port Services is indicative of a larger trend occurring in the industry – the consolidation of several portions of the end-to-end global trade process. The addition of American Port Services enables Schneider to provide clients with an even wider range of services that ultimately translates into lower costs, shorter cycle times and improved flexibility.”

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“Order-to-delivery cycles are shrinking. That means the daily challenge for end-users isn't to get the perfect plan, but to get as much lights-out execution as possible. We call that streaming or dynamic optimization.”

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“Customers who take the Descartes Challenge pay only for the implementation, then pay for the solution itself later, once its value has been proven.”

Adrian Gonzalez


“I faced Jake a couple of times in Spring Training. It didn't go very well. He's a great pitcher. I'm glad I'm on his side now.”

Adrian Gonzalez


I've always been a streaky hitter. For the most part, when my home runs come, they come in bunches.

Adrian Gonzalez