Academic Positions in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

In Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, the most important hub for academic positions at more senior levels is academics.com ; selected logistics/SCM-related positions can also be found on the vacancies page of VHB’s WK Logistik (in German, but usually contains offers in English, too). Are you considering an academic career in supply chain management?

Ranking Master’s Programs in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

Finding the right Master’s program can be a difficult exercise. In spite of their sometimes oversimplifying nature, rankings can provide a first indication to make this exercise a bit easier. One of such rankings is the 2013/2014 Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking, provided by SMBG, a French consulting company, and based on a global survey of recruiters, students and representatives of academic institutions.

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Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Austria Center Vienna, Austria. This year’s event, 22-24 June at Austria Center Vienna, provides the latest innovations and roadmaps from SAP, best practices and candid insights from industry experts, and first-hand experiences from leading-edge customers eager to share their stories. Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016. Date: 22-24 June, 2016. Organisation: SAPinsider.

Can you win with a broken chain?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

During his race run in Leogang, Austria, Gwin’s chain broke a few pedal strokes out of the starting gate. by Carmen Humplik. If you’re not familiar with the sport of downhill mountain biking, it basically involves racing down a mountain on a steep, narrow, and gnarly track to reach the finish line as fast as possible. Currently, one of the most dominant riders on the downhill racing scene is an American by the name of Aaron Gwin.

Brewing Up E-Commerce Success with Tassimo

ModusLink Corporation

This included the countries of Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, as well as in Ukraine and Russia.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

Of the Blue Banana countries, only Austria, Switzerland and Luxembourg made it into the top 10 of the fastest-growing economies for that period. Austria. Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes.

Disruptive advice

Supply Chain Movement

The Berlin-based company Comatch has 600 freelance consultants and is currently working on 60 projects in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, plus it recently opened an office in Amsterdam. Just as many other industries are changing, so too is the consulting sector.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital.

La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making. Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. They can renegotiate contracts, find other carriers, and do a better job of maximizing their truck utilization. But these efforts bring temporary, not permanent, relief.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains.

GrandVision: “We are changing completely as we become demand driven”

Supply Chain Movement

Many of these stores are recognised under banners such as Apollo-Optik in Germany, Générale d’Optique and GrandOptical in France, Pearle in the Netherlands, Belgium and Austria and Vision Express in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Poland, Hungary, the Middle East and India to name just a few.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored. Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles.

Lidl introduces new, centralized ERP system

Supply Chain Movement

In cooperation with KPS Consulting, Lidl developed a global process template and is now successfully running the system during a pilot project in 100 Austria-based outlets.

Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change. Driven by a desire to get closer to end customers, many are now looking at selling directly to shoppers, while continuing to serve their traditional B2B channels.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet. Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

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

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. The rapidly changing world is forcing companies to continually adapt.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock. Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level.

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. Better decision-making processes. The business complexity is increasing all the time due to globalisation, big data and dynamic interdependences. It is becoming ever-more difficult for supply chain professionals to make the right decisions.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, and supported by Supply Chain Media, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. In the global fashion and luxury goods market, ever-higher customer expectations, combined with demographic and economic shifts, are making it increasingly difficult to predict consumer behaviour and plan accordingly.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

4th Annual Pharma Packaging and Labeling Forum

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Renaissance Wien Hotel – Wien – Austria. Events Austria event GLC Europe labeling packaging pharma pharma packaging and labeling forum pharmaceutical sector Renaissance wien hotel Symposium wien4 th Annual Pharma Packaging and Labeling Forum.

This Week in Logistics News (January 27-31, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Robinson Opens Austria Office. Atlanta. 2 inches of snow.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H.

Gebrüder Weiss establish control tower concept for Hilti

Supply Chain Movement

In addition to its core business of overland transport, air & sea freight and logistics, Gebrüder Weiss also operates a number of highly specialised industry solutions and subsidiaries under the umbrella of Gebrüder Weiss Holding AG, based in Lauterach, Austria.

Anita Arts: “A supply chain manager can no longer sit in an ivory tower

Supply Chain Movement

The British company is owner of Unitymedia KabelBW (Germany), UPC (The Netherlands, Republic of Ireland, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary and Romania), VTR (Chile) and Liberty (Puerto Rico).

Sufficiently “Primed”? What We Can Learn from Amazon Prime Day

FLEXE

Happy Belly bottled water (Japan), and Soda Stream (Germany and Austria). Tuesday of last week (July 11) was Amazon Prime Day—a holiday that single-handedly accounts for Amazon’s biggest sales day of the year.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Mini Supply Chain Problems at.

Supply Chains Rock

Another interesting supply chain point about the Mini Countryman is that it is being made in Styria, Austria, land of delicious pumpkin seed oil -- trust me it is delicious. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

Winner of last quarter: The Netherlands as a logistics base

Supply Chain Movement

In the ‘Base for Logistics Activities’ category, the Netherlands outranked France, Austria, Italy, Poland, Switzerland, Belgium, Spain, the Czech Republic, Russia, Hungary, Turkey, Denmark, Slovakia and Romania.

Reports of Apple Designing and Producing a Concept Electric Car

Supply Chain Matters

Once more, the report indicates that Apple executives have flown to Austria to meet with contract manufacturers. Business media including the Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal reported last week that Apple was working on a secret research lab (not so secret anymore) possibly directed at developing a concept electric car.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.