Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016

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Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016. Venue: Austria Center Vienna, Austria. Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016, sponsored by SAP, is the most important educational event of the year for organizations using SCM, PLM, manufacturing, and procurement solutions to fortify their business operations and infrastructure with proven methodologies and measurable, value-driven results.

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Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

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The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change. JDA’s Manufacturing Pulse report examining consumer industries has revealed that in the last 12 months, more than two-fifths (42%) of European adults have bought goods directly from a manufacturer. This shift to direct selling is making itself felt on manufacturers’ supply chains and their profitability. As omni-channel comes to the manufacturing sector, disruption will inevitably follow.

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Digital logistics: how manufacturing companies can profit

DELMIA Quintiq

Digitalisation as a central element is decisively influencing the development of logistics and its concepts,” was the conclusion from Roman Stiftner, President of BVL Austria. He used the example of a joint project with a customer, a leading worldwide manufacturer of plastic packaging, to drive his message across. By using Quintiq optimisers to plan work orders, the manufacturer could ensure that customer orders are delivered on time while minimizing inventories and capital costs.

Doing Business in Germany

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km and borders the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and other countries including the Netherlands, Poland, Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Luxembourg and Switzerland. Manufacturing in Germany. Typical manufacturing products made in Germany include machinery, vehicles, machine tools, electronics, food and beverages, textiles and shipbuilding. The manufacturing sector invested 53.4 Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing.

Doing Business in Italy

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Border countries include Austria, France, Vatican City, San Marino, Slovenia and Switzerland. Manufacturing in Italy. Italy is the second largest manufacturing country in Europe, behind Germany. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing.

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Doing Business in the Czech Republic

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The Czech Republic is a land-locked country in central Europe between Germany, Poland, Slovakia and Austria. Manufacturing in the Czech Republic. The Czech Republic’s single largest industry is automobile manufacturing, most of which is exported. In addition to automobiles, the Czech Republic manufactures glass, textiles, medicines, armaments, electronics, chemicals, food and beverages, and machinery and equipment. . Manufacturing accounts for 36.9%

Bringing Rootstock Cloud ERP to Europe’s DACH Region

Rootstock

In January 2019, Rootstock launched a team to oversee growth in the DACH region of Europe, encompassing Germany (Deutschland), Austria and Switzerland – all the German-speaking countries. This team will respond to the tremendous demand for Rootstock Cloud ERP within the region’s manufacturing and distribution industries.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

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Austria. In this fast-paced world, where there is also increasing pressure to reduce the carbon footprint, global fashion and luxury goods manufacturers have to redesign their go-to-market strategy to meet demand in a cost-efficient and sustainable way: Plan. Fashion and luxury goods manufacturers are defining their own seasons, which is making the planning of campaigns more complex.

How 2011 Prepared Us for Today

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And sellers in the Japanese market, such as Australian mining companies, had to find new customers to replace those Japanese manufacturers who were forced to halt production due to the quake. It may now take longer for a truck loaded with agricultural goods to pass from Italy to Austria, but those goods are still arriving at their destinations. The Japanese Earthquake of 2011 and resulting tsunami are not exactly top of mind these days.

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Gebrüder Weiss Selects BluJay’s LSP Platform to Deliver Enhanced Customer Experience

BluJay Solutions

Through a blend of Data, Networks, and Applications, delivered in the BluJay Way, our DNA platform powers the Frictionless Supply Chain for thousands of the world’s leading manufacturers, retailers, distributors, freight forwarders, customs brokers, carriers, and logistics service providers. One of Europe’s largest privately held LSPs will deploy BluJay’s LSP Platform as next-generation solution to optimise and automate over the road shipments.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

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The Netherlands secured first place based on the results from the large-scale survey among logistics decision-makers within manufacturing and retail companies in Germany. Austria. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

Three Months after Tianjin, the Area is Still Reeling.

Elementum

China’s Tianjin port suffered a devastating explosion in August which left many manufacturers, insurers and shipping supply chains crippled. New productions are also in line in Slovakia, Austria and Brazil. Additionally, JLR invested £450m in its British engine manufacturing center, which can help bridge the gap between production and demand. Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter predicted huge losses for insurance companies, which puts covered manufacturing firms at greater risk.

The Evolution of a Supply Chain Planning Support Team

DynaSys

New people joined the Support team in order to manage the growing success of the solution while customers appeared outside France, in UK, Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain, and the number of industries covered by the various projects increased; the needs to share knowledge, to adjust the organization, to adapt to different cultures and customers business and organization appeared. From a small local player ….

Rethinking your optimum

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The benefits of the Self-Learning Supply Chain in manufacturing. Austria. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond. Advanced analytics and optimization technology is the game-changing advantage that will push you past the competition – giving your business more agility, higher accuracy and sharper insights to maximize your revenue.

This Week in Logistics News (November 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

In 3PL news, XPO Logistics announced that it has acquired Optima Service Solutions, LLC, “a leading non-asset provider of last-mile logistics services for major retailers and manufacturers in the United States” for $26.6 In addition, Optima benefits from the same powerful tailwind as 3PD: the growing inclination of retailers and manufacturers to outsource the last-mile logistics of heavy goods [emphasis mine].

The Great Maersk Shift

Freightos

At the time of publishing, this service was still fairly limited in geographic scope, being offered to customers in Spain, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Netherland, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden.

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Evergreen Garden Care Chooses BluJay’s MessageBroker for Fully Managed Enterprise Integration as a Service (IaaS) Solution

BluJay Solutions

Evergreen Garden Care operates in the UK, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Poland, the Nordics, Australia, and New Zealand. BluJay Solutions delivers supply chain software and services to the world’s most progressive retailers, distributors, freight forwarders, manufacturers, and logistics service providers. Garden care supplier gains seamless information-sharing with global partners.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

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Of the Blue Banana countries, only Austria, Switzerland and Luxembourg made it into the top 10 of the fastest-growing economies for that period. The logos illustrate the manufacturers’ choices about whether or not to produce close to their sales markets. Austria. Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

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These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. Austria. And Manufacturing needs to be agile to keep up with rapid changes in the market. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

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

Talking Logistics

Robinson Opens Austria Office. According to a Reuters article, Wal-mart is upgrading its vendor compliance process in China by investing “in a computer-based system enabling vendors to upload all required legal documents,” such as government test reports, China Compulsory Certificates, sample products or photographs, copies of manufacturing permits, official barcodes, and papers on intellectual property. Atlanta. 2 inches of snow.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

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In addition to being responsible for manufacturing and logistics, a CSCO also has to ensure alignment with internal departments such as Sales and Marketing, and with external partners such as customers and suppliers. Austria. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

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Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. Austria. Manufacturers and retailers had a generally positive outlook on the prospect of consolidation. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

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Austria. Because companies are increasingly outsourcing their manufacturing and logistics activities around the world, they are also more exposed to disruptions in the supply chain. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems.

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

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In the last three years we’ve developed our strategy, centralised procurement, purchasing and manufacturing aligned our portfolios across all categories globally and developed our exclusive brands portfolio. My role includes purchasing, product development, product management, category management, supply chain and manufacturing. Grandvision has grand plans.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

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Austria. The supply chain solutions for the 24-hour economy lie primarily in a flexible IT platform which enables the various internal software applications, such as for manufacturing execution, warehouse management and transport planning, to be connected to external systems such as for customs handling. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock.

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

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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). because there are only three major companies left who manufacturer such chipsets.”. All of a sudden, we had an extreme shortage of hard disk drives, a key component manufactured in that region.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

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Industrial manufacturers have noticeably lower representation than other sectors. 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. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Key Findings. ■

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

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Industrial manufacturers have noticeably lower representation than other sectors. 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. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Key Findings. ■

BluJay Solutions Accelerates Supply Chain Efficiency for Customers with Updates to its Global Trade Network Platform

BluJay Solutions

The new release adds New Computerized Transit System (NCTS) support for Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Italy, Poland, and the United Kingdom. BluJay Solutions delivers supply chain software and services to the world’s most progressive retailers, distributors, freight forwarders, manufacturers, and logistics service providers. Newest software release features full multimodal support, compliance enhancements for multiple countries, extended mobile capabilities, and more.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

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Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. Austria. Manufacturers and retailers had a generally positive outlook on the prospect of consolidation. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

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. Manufacturing Central. 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.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Production/manufacturing. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use? Sadly it’s not such an easy question to answer. Of course they need to be SMART. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time phased.

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Winner of last quarter: The Netherlands as a logistics base

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The Netherlands secured first place based on the results from the large-scale survey among logistics decision-makers within manufacturing and retail companies in Germany. 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.

Where are all the N95 Masks? A Supply Chain Dilemma

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The representative managed to pivot and dodge the question, with a common response being heard a lot on the news: “It’s a fluid situation” President Trump may yet use his authority under the Defense Protection Act to mobilize industry to manufacture scarce goods like N95 masks. A Chinese bureaucrat noted that manufacturers still needed to produce another 230 million surgical masks for the domestic market.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Mission Impossible

Supply Chains Rock

Living in Switzerland and before now in Austria it is much, much easier to find locally manufactured products from pens and pencils to clothes. Manufacturing Central. 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.