This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

CX North America Expands Driver Mobile App with Digital Proof of Delivery Update. Our guinea pig Cow died this morning. The kids named him Cow when he was born. He was a tiny little thing when he was born, smaller than the palm of your hand.

How Inventory Management is a problem the size of Australia

The Network Effect

Trillion… almost as much as Australia’s GDP! Billion a year is the cost of Inventory distortion in North America, an amount equivalent to the annual revenues of Kroger, Home Depot, and Target combined. chem7/Flickr.

Have you Heard About ‘’Chain of Responsibility’’ in the Supply Chain and Transportation?

Cerasis

As our customer presence in Australia is growing, we are learning new things from our Commonwealth cousins from ‘’Down Under’’. Although we have much in common, the transportation laws in Australia and New Zealand have a distinct difference with those in Europe, the U.K.

GS1 Numbering System Required to Identify Products Online

Descartes

In North America, a GTIN is composed of 12 numbers. However, it does not represent that of North America. As mentioned above, North America’s GTIN is composed of 12 digits.

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GS1 Numbering System Required to Identify Products Online

Descartes

In North America, a GTIN is composed of 12 numbers. However, it does not represent that of North America. As mentioned above, North America’s GTIN is composed of 12 digits.

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Supply Chain Power 50: Best Supply Chain Blogs of 2014

Supply Chain Opz

Some Observations Blogs included in Supply Chain Power 50 are from 3 regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia/Australia but they are mainly from the United States.

New Bookends: The Tale of Supply Chain Global Leaders in Consumer Products

Supply Chain Shaman

The KC teams in Africa, Asia Australia, and Europe are just not equal to that of their peers. The race for excellence will be won on other continents than North America and mainland Europe. Definition. Bookends: To be positioned at the end or on either side of (something).

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Companies in Asia Pacific Eager to Innovate with Supply Chain Optimization

AIMMS

The adoption of advanced analytics has moved at a much slower pace in Asia Pacific compared to Europe or North America. Woodside E nergy in Australia is using AIMMS technology for marine scheduling.

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4 Questions to Ask to Take Your Supply Chain to the Next Level

Talking Logistics

His leadership responsibilities include marketing strategy, execution, and operations oversight for North America, South America, Europe, Asia, India and Australia. Businesses go through many stages. At inception, business might be simple and consist of serving only a few local customers. Then growth—perhaps from new customers or a new product—adds complexity.

How Much Can We Learn from the Last Super El Niño?

Elementum

A strong El Niño can cause drought in Australia, Southeast Asia, and South America—while inundating North America with rain. That storm was considered one of the more extreme events in North America, and it’s estimated that more than US $2.8B

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The Procurement Economy in 2019: The UK and the European Union

Jaggaer

However, any global organisation will tell you that their concerns reach past North America. Further talks are underway with the Association of South East Asian Nations, Australia, and New Zealand. In our last blog post we examined the factors impacting the 2019 economic climate in the United States. So what does the economic forecast look like in Europe? In this series, JAGGAER dives into the 2019 economic outlook both in the U.S.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

Asia, South Africa, Australia/NZ, North America and South America are all largely containerized. In 2014, the shipping ports of America received $1.73 The History of the Shipping Container.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America. Australia. The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise.

Extreme Global Weather Set to Continue – What’s the Supply Chain Impact (Part 1)?

BluJay Solutions

RELEX Solutions Strengthens Asia Pacific Presence with New Partnership

RELEX Solutions

More recently it has started to establish itself in North America and has announced several high profile deals with key retailers. Melbourne, Victoria headquartered, FMCG Retail will sell, implement and provide consultation on RELEX’ solutions and services across the region, having worked with brands in Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand. Read PDF.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

It’s followed by Australia, which has 1.2 The famously idealistic Silicon Valley company has pledged to source all of its cobalt in North America. In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. Ten years later, that number has more than doubled. It’s expected that market demand for the metal will increase to more than 120,000 tonnes per year by 2020 — 60% of which will account for battery production alone.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

It’s followed by Australia, which has 1.2 The famously idealistic Silicon Valley company has pledged to source all of its cobalt in North America. In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. Ten years later, that number has more than doubled.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

Asia, South Africa, Australia/NZ, North America and South America are all largely containerized. In 2014, the shipping ports of America received $1.73 Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from Freightos , is a SaaS-enabled marketplace for the logistics industry. The Freightos System is SaaS for freight contract management, automatic price quotations, and business intelligence.

Are Retail Executives Fighting the Last War?

Supply Chain Nation

PwC surveyed over 400 retail CEOs from North America, Europe, Russia, China, South Africa and Australia to find out more about their priorities and investment strategies to win the retail war. There is a common complaint about admirals and generals—that they are always fighting the last war.

A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology

Provenance

There are currently mines in Europe, Australia, Africa and North America at the feasibility study stage (the final stage of pre-production, that determines whether to develop a mine), with some –– such as the Nolans Bore mine in Australia –– set to be operational within the next three years.

Global study reveals increased use of third party logistics providers and outsourced logistics services key to success in emerging markets

Supply Chain Network

providers in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, as well as other locations throughout the. world such as the Middle East and Australia. Dan Albright, Vice President and North American Supply Chain Leader at Capgemini Consulting. Collins, Managing Partner, Transportation & Logistics – Americas, Heidrick & Struggles.

Why is Promotional Display Planning So Far Behind In-line?

RELEX Solutions

Scott has been helping retailers & FMCG suppliers solve their Space & Assortment challenges in Europe, North America, Asia & Australia since 2011. You might have noticed, from time to time, when entering a store, that it’s again time for another weekly promotion.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Andrew Hagigeorgiou is the Client Services Manager at Steadfast Solutions , an Australia based IT company.

YARD MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Questionnaire

The Lean Supply Chain

Actual Systems has successfully expanded beyond North America and penetrated Australia, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Ireland and Spain.  Who are the top vendors ( called “Best of breed” ) on the market?

A Replenishment Story – Turning Stock Warriors into Stock Analysts

RELEX Solutions

Scott has been helping retailers & FMCG suppliers solve their Space & Assortment challenges in Europe, North America, Asia & Australia since 2011.

Top 5 coffee roaster manufacturers

Exapro Hub

With a global presence in North America, Brazil, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and South America, the company has built a solid reputation over the years and offers now products as efficient as demanded by professionals.

Benefit from Forecast Data in your Planograms

RELEX Solutions

Scott has been helping retailers & FMCG suppliers solve their Space & Assortment challenges in Europe, North America, Asia & Australia since 2011.

Quick & Easy Store-Specific Planograms: Tailoring Your On-Shelf Inventory to Each Store

RELEX Solutions

Scott has been helping retailers & FMCG suppliers solve their Space & Assortment challenges in Europe, North America, Asia & Australia since 2011. Imagine you’re a store manager standing in front of a freshly reset category in your store.

Add These 3 Transportation Industry Shows to Your Watch List

GTG Technology Group

The show tracks several truck drivers whose routes take them through some of the most dangerous terrain in North America, Ice Road Truckers shows viewers the harrowing conditions that real world ice road truckers must navigate every day. Canada, Brazil, Australia, and more.

Reducing Collateral Damages by Imposing Collective Penalties

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

  It is with this long term obligation in mind, 166 apparel corporations from 20 countries in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia, along with numerous Bangladeshi unions, and NGOs (e.g., Felipe Caro and Christopher S. China’s rising cost and China’s RMB appreciation have motivated some western firms to source their products from other low-cost countries in South-East Asia. Bangladesh is an attractive place for western companies (e.g.,