Case study: Halliburton expands in Sub-Saharan Africa

Supply Chain Movement

Halliburton’s sourcing & supply chain team has made a huge contribution to the expansion of the business in Sub-Saharan Africa, where it has expanded from four to fourteen countries in just eighteen months. Working in Africa is definitely challenging. >> >> Click the button to download the article now. Halliburton full article.

Vanilla Sourcing in Madagascar

SCM Research

The case is also included in an article I have written about the interface between SCM and CSR. Practice Africa Corporate Social Responsibility Procurement Relationship Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability Video

Selling E-Commerce in Africa

APICS

In a June 30, 2016, New Yorker article, Jake Bright describes these merchants and Jumia, the company that might change commerce as Nigeria, and perhaps even Africa, knows it. Jumia is branding itself as the “largest e-commerce platform in Africa

What If You Could Take The Guesswork Out Of Forecast Planning? Guest Post from Osgood Vogler

Kinaxis

by Melissa Clow Our partner Celestica recently published the following article, ‘What If You Could Take The Guesswork Out Of Forecast Planning?’.

Global Sourcing and Human Rights Go Hand in Hand

NC State SCRC

Organizations continue to scour global markets for even lower labor rates, moving from Western China to the Pearl River, and now to Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia, and North Africa.

How Cape Town Was Saved From Running Out of Water

Supply Chain Brain

Read full article. Food & Beverage All Technology SC Planning & Optimization Sourcing/Procurement/SRM Middle East/Africa Home Page Latest NewsThe government announced “day zero” — a moment when dam levels would be so low that they would turn off the taps in Cape Town and send people to communal water collection points. This apocalyptic notion prompted water stockpiling and panic, caused a drop in tourism bookings, and raised the spectre of civil unrest. It also worked.

Fearing Tourist Drought, Cape Town Charts a New Relationship With Water

Supply Chain Brain

Read full article. Sustainability Middle East/Africa Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider NewsWith the city facing an unprecedented water shortage, airport authorities had turned off all the sink taps but one, leaving visitors to wait in line to wash their hands, under the watchful eye of a bathroom attendant. “In In Johannesburg, there were a lot of jokes about the situation.

How the Chicken Nugget Became the True Symbol of Our Era

Supply Chain Brain

Read full article. Global Supply Chain Management Global Trade & Economics Sustainability SC Analysis & Consulting Food & Beverage Canada China Europe Latin America Middle East/AfricaChicken is already the most popular meat in the U.S., and is projected to be the planet’s favourite flesh by 2020. Future civilisations will find traces of humankind’s 50 billion bird-a-year habit in the fossil record, a marker for what we now call the Anthropocene.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

This article was first published in Supply Chain Magazine February 2016 and is now brought to you by IMD Business School. >>Please Management Article Talent Development – 2016. South Africa. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’.

Supply Chain Crystal Ball Gazing: Let’s Look Ahead to 2028

Logistics Bureau

As I highlighted in a recent article on the Supply Chain Leaders Academy blog, an innovative rail system being developed in Texas could move transport containers and road-trailers “piggyback-style” on electric-powered, driverless shuttles. Articles Supply Chain Technology Trends

What Is Old Is New Again. Maybe, Just Maybe, the Emperor Is Getting Some Clothes.

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the Memorial Day weekend, I stumbled on an old article that I wrote in 2001. In the Gartner article, I cautioned companies to invest only if three conditions were met: A well-defined scope. I have never been in Africa.

Bill Gates: We need a ‘war game’ for the infectious diseases supply chain

The Network Effect

Also, if you’re interesting in how technology is already changing the way healthcare is being delivered in Africa, check out the case study that details the transformation underway in Rwanda. Image by UK Department for International Development/Flickr.

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Is it time to finally retire your spreadsheets?

AIMMS

According to a recent Wall Street Journal article , finance chiefs are cutting back on Excel because it hasn’t “kept up with the demands of contemporary corporate finance units.”

How will supply chains be affected by China’s Belt and Road projects?

EFT

The Abuja–Kaduna Railway, as the first segment of the Lagos–Kano standard gauge project, the first standard gauge railway in Nigeria and West Africa, was officially inaugurated and started commercial operation on July 26, 2016. million tons a year, is CSCEC's first hydraulic project in Africa.

Hyperloop could create $10bn supply chain manufacturing ecosystem

EFT

Click here for original article. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Technology Supply Chain Hi-Tech Region: Middle East/Africa Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

Embracing the Digital Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

I will be speaking and working with clients in wonderful locations in Brussels, China, Germany, London, Mexico, Peru, and South Africa. As I drank a cup of coffee and waited, I reflected on the article I had just completed for the Institute of Supply Management.

Procurement Terminology is a Mess!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Sam Jenks at kodiakrating.com. Under apartheid, and the first few years of his life, in South Africa, his existence was literally a crime. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

How will logistics chains be affected by China’s Belt and Road projects?

EFT

The Abuja–Kaduna Railway, as the first segment of the Lagos–Kano standard gauge project, the first standard gauge railway in Nigeria and West Africa, was officially inaugurated and started commercial operation on July 26, 2016. million tons a year, is CSCEC's first hydraulic project in Africa.

Looking at the sustainable supply chains behind some classic Valentine’s Day favorites

Kinaxis

Hershey Company is also a founding member of CocoaAction, which helps build educational and community resources, and improve labor practices in West Africa, where improving cocoa sustainability is critical. by Teresa Chiykowski Chocolates, wine, flowers, jewelry?

Sustainability pays off, but it’s not always traceable

Supply Chain Movement

Consumption, especially of ‘luxury’ products such as coffee, tea and chocolate, is expected to increase substantially, in particular in the emerging economies in the Far East, South America and parts of Africa. The full article was published in Supply Chain Movement 12. >>

Merhaba

Supply Chain Movement

We have translated a few of the articles into Turkish and published them online so that you can read them in your own language and share them with your colleagues. Ben Türkçe ö?reniyorum. reniyorum. I’m currently learning Turkish.

The 2016 Techgistics Year in Review

Techgistics

My Five Most-Viewed Articles Ways to Think About Last Mile Delivery - Last mile delivery is going to change significantly over the next decade(s). Photo by Oakozhan/iStock / Getty Images.

Freight Rates News December 2015

Freightos

In just one day (30 November) there were at least 13 articles breaking down what it means for for Serbia , Africa , North East Asia , and the whole world , with a variety of perspectives from the railway , maritime , political affairs , financial , capital and gadget press.

Consolidation in shipping continues as DP World acquires Unifeeder

EFT

DP World’s acquisition of 100% of Unifeeder for €660 million marks out another step in the consolidation for the shipping industry, although this time instead of an alliance between shippers it is a port operator bulking up. .

Index Suggests Growth, But Volatility

EFT

The potential of Nigeria, Africa's largest economy, has come into sharper focus since the government updated the methods it uses to track economic performance; while Egypt's economy and business climate have stabilised under its military government. . .

Sürdürülebilirlik kar??l???n? veriyor – Sustainability pays off

Supply Chain Movement

Consumption, especially of ‘luxury’ products such as coffee, tea and chocolate, is expected to increase substantially, in particular in the emerging economies in the Far East, South America and parts of Africa. The full article was published in English Supply Chain Movement 12.

The Amazing Supply Chain of Chocolate Easter Eggs

Supply Chain Game Changer

Article written by Chloe Cooke and originally published on [link] Permission to publish here provided by David Weaver. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out The Baby Supply Chain! At the end of this month, the festival of Easter will begin.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

Magazine article) as a goliath looking to take on the entrenched "David" shipping industry. Asia, South Africa, Australia/NZ, North America and South America are all largely containerized. By 1983, container ships are carrying 12 million TEUs , with trade routes extending to the Middle East, South Asia and Africa. Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from Freightos , is a SaaS-enabled marketplace for the logistics industry.

This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

It serves as a hub for duty-free importation and exportation of service parts, allowing clients to manage their inventory levels and distribution more competitively in the Middle East and Northern Africa. Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS. Forget BI and analytics.

Agriculture, Logistics, and Advance Technologies

Enterra Insights

”[1] In her article, she pointed out six areas where big data and advanced analytics provide opportunities to improve the food supply chain. Bananas can come from Philippines, Africa, South/Latin America.

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Paving the Way for Sustainable Public Procurement

EcoVadis

Launched over a decade ago in France, with offices in eight countries across Europe, Asia, Africa and North America, we offer the first collaborative platform that delivers a comprehensive digital assessment for global supply chains. This article originally appeared in U.K.’s

Global electric vehicle demand drives scramble for fresh supplies of vital metals

EFT

Battery producers located in Asia are eager to secure access to cobalt supplies outside of Southern Africa. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Technology Supply Chain Hi-Tech Article Type: Reports & Analysis Publish as a report

Valentine’s Day 2019

Enterra Insights

” Her article features several fun examples of the donated cards. Much of the cocoa used to make Valentine chocolates comes from growers in West Africa. There are several different stories about the origins of Valentine’s Day (or St. Valentine’s Day); but, the story I prefer involves love and marriage. According to the BBC, “The popular belief about St. Valentine is that he was a priest from Rome in the third century AD.

When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden

Supply Chain @ MIT

These states imposed strict quarantine requirements for travelers arriving on US shores from West Africa, even when the individuals show no signs of contracting Ebola. Responding to large-scale crises such as the Ebola outbreak requires government resources.

S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #3

Supply Chain Trend

These leaders all have 20+ years S&OP experience and published books, whitepapers and articles in renowned magazines. Introduction. In the last 30 years S&OP improved performance in many businesses.

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