The Great Maersk Shift

Freightos

The following is a 5,000 word exploration of Maersk’s strategic shift to end-to-end logistics services, based on open sources. Other sources reported that DB Schenker was not the only forwarder making this shift.

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Three Months after Tianjin, the Area is Still Reeling.

Elementum

New productions are also in line in Slovakia, Austria and Brazil. There should be higher chemical-sourcing costs in tow along with delays in new consumer product releases and an increase in the West Coast port traffic. China’s Tianjin port suffered a devastating explosion in August which left many manufacturers, insurers and shipping supply chains crippled. We take a look at the lasting consequences. Image credit: Business Today. Cut Downs and Losses.

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Global Trends in Digital Supply Chain - 2017 Review

Abivin

Source Big Data is an expression used to represent an enormous volume of both structured and unstructured data that is so big it becomes hard to process using old database and software methods. Source Machine Learning has become hot in 2017 and suppliers are capitalizing research and development into the use of machine learning in supply chain [4]. As of today, Amazon's shipping drones are being tested at development centers in the US, UK, Austria, France, Israel.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H. 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.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. The sourcing department is challenged by increasing compliancy issues. 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.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Austria. Sourcing from far-flung countries such as China is leading to growing uncertainty about the actual supply of purchase orders. 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 the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

However, there must be consensus within the organisation about definitions and the right source of information for important reports. 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.

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). The Broadcom or Intel chipsets in the devices, for instance, are highly specialised products that you can’t simply source from an alternative supplier.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

The benefits of utilising modern-day FTAs include fewer customs duties, less red tape, access to public tenders, sourcing opportunities, investment opportunities and more transparent business conditions. Austria. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.

Stepping Forward to Meet Opportunity

Supply Chain Nation

I’m from the UK and have lived here most of my life apart from about a year in Germany and Austria when I was an undergraduate (I studied languages and management). He’s my exercise, relaxation and a source of constant learning. In this week’s Wednesdays for Women, we interview Beth Morgan, the founder of boom! which launched in September 2019 with a vision to empower women in supply chain for the benefit of all.