Bangladesh Catastrophes Drive Ethical Sourcing Initiatives

Logistics Viewpoints

Sourcing to low cost destinations is not a new development and Bangladesh has been a favored destination of apparel brands and retailers. But incidents like Rana Plaza disaster (an eight-story factory collapsed, killing over 1,000 workers) brought to light non-existent safety measures. This incident, and three others during 2013-14, challenged the sourcing strategies of large […]. Procurement/Sourcing Sustainability Rana Plaza Sustainable sourcing

Viewpoint: Global supply chain reaching ‘a critical moment in time’

The Supply Chain Journal

The stress levels of logistics managers and supply chain managers are at all high-time highs — and for good reason. SEKO Logistics recently sent an alert to customers characterizing the situation in Vietnam as “deteriorating.” supply chain can be seen in Bangladesh.

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How Many Slaves Are in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

The collapse of the garment factory in Bangladesh last week , which killed at least 705 workers and injured thousands of others, has put a spotlight on a problem that plagues many supply chains: the use of slave labor. This past March Disney announced that it was stopping production of branded merchandise in Bangladesh , due in part to the factory fire near Dhaka that killed 112 workers last September. appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

600 Dead in Bangladesh: Is there a soul to the enterprise?

Supply Chain View from the Field

News of the increasing death toll in Bangladesh continues to pour in, with the latest at 600 found dead in the rubble of the Rama factory complex. Demonstrators are protesting apparel offices (such as Gap’s offices in San Francisco) to demand better working conditions in Bangladesh factories. Some, like Disney and Nike, have announced that they simply won’t buy any apparel produced in Bangladesh.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (October 25, 2019)

Talking Logistics

My Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure teammates and I set off on our bikes as the sun was rising, and when we crossed the finish line hours later, we did so with smiles on our faces. Read more Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (October 25, 2019). The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (October 25, 2019) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. As expected, Death Valley was hot and windy last Saturday.

River ferry sinks in Bangladesh

Logistics Middle East

Two dead, at least 100 missing

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

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. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Bangladesh.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’. The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities. It ranked the Dutch city of Venlo as Europe’s most attractive location for a logistics base. Venlo Logistics Map Europe 2016. Bangladesh.

Supply Chain and Logistics Resolutions for 2017: 4 Things to STOP Doing This Year

Talking Logistics

Three years ago, I wrote a popular post highlighting “ 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Supply Chain and Logistics Executives.” Stop viewing logistics as a cost center. As I highlighted recently in “ Your Supply Chain Strategy is Your Business Plan (Unless It’s Not) ,” the people who really need stop viewing logistics as a cost center are not the people in the front lines of supply chain and logistics (they already know it), but the CEOs and CFOs at manufacturing and retail companies.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain). Total logistics cost. Here at Logistics Bureau we have 20 years of experience in assisting clients with Supply Chain Benchmarking, and the development of suitable KPIs. Benchmarking Performance Measurement - KPIs key performance indicator KPI logistics kpi supply chain kpi

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3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. Europe has seen plenty of activity in terms of mergers and acquisitions, including the take-over of the major French family-owned company Norbert Dentressangle by America’s XPO Logistics. Bangladesh. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again. Acquisitions dominated the logistics headlines in 2014 and that trend is continuing this year.

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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

Executives in a new survey, 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%). Executives in a new survey, “ 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index ”, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%).

Global Logistics—January 2016

Inbound Logistics

sign liberalized air transport deal; global manufacturers shift production to Bangladesh, Thailand, Korea and Vietnam

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Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

To manage this logistics complexity while adhering to customer service standards and incurring reasonable costs, companies need Global Logistics Integration. Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have therefore developed this mindmap for Global Logistics Integration, outlining the route to achievement and providing road signs to flag potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration. Bangladesh.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

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? Is logistics outsourcing right for your company? Bangladesh. Robinson logistics outsourcing whitepaperThis C.H.

China Flexes Its Global Logistics Muscle

Material Handling & Logistics

China aims to extend its logistics reach from the Pacific to the Atlantic through its One Belt, One Road initiative. The sheer size of the country’s “One Belt, One Road” logistics initiative, for instance, calls into question the true objective of the regional infrastructure plan. Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar. I don’t think logistics is the only thing on China’s mind.

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Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

Bangladesh. Volumes from Bangladesh, meanwhile, were down over 38%. Disruptions in global trade have impacted businesses across all industries as well as by consumers at the cash register. Tariffs, political upheaval and more have caused many to rethink their stance on globalization.

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Still Don’t Know How Many Slaves Are In Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

I asked that question almost three years ago following the collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,100 workers and injured thousands of others. appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. How many slaves are in your supply chain? Based on recent reports, it appears that, three years later, the answer to that question remains the same: We don’t know.

India launches Myanmar shipping service

Logistics Middle East

Hopes move will help boost ties with Bangladesh

The Importance of Supply Chain in the Apparel Industry!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Within the apparel industry, the key operations within the supply chain concern the following: Movement of Raw Materials Human Resources Logistics and Transportation. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Apparel Fulfillment – A Sneak Peek!

Port Congestion Update

Shipsy

Rice exports also have seen substantial movement to Bangladesh from Mundra , whereas the MHA has been pushing west Bengal government to start moving them via road as well. Experienced professional in logistics technology space and handles sales at Shipsy for Southeast Asia.

Port Congestion Update – There growth in the number of containers cleared at Nhava Sheva and Mundra

Shipsy

Rice exports also have seen substantial movement to Bangladesh from Mundra , whereas the MHA has been pushing west Bengal government to start moving them via road as well. Experienced professional in logistics technology space and handles sales at Shipsy for Southeast Asia.

India calls for more ships

Logistics Middle East

Lack of vessels to delay new route between India & Bangladesh

One Man’s Trash: How Blockchain Can Target Food Waste to Help End World Hunger

Material Handling and Logistics

From the wholesale manufacturers in Iowa to the farmers in Bangladesh, change is coming. He was previously the founder and CEO of Trax Technologies, a global logistics analytics and freight audit & payment firm. For organizations that source products from suppliers in remote regions, blockchain can provide clarity in an otherwise murky journey from harvest to retail. World hunger is a global epidemic.

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Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

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. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Bangladesh.

The Pullback From China: Will it Be Harder for SMEs?

Logistics Bureau

US import tariffs and the desire to diversify manufacturing locations are the key drivers of the move, which will see some of the company’s production transferred to Indonesia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, and Cambodia.

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Supply Chain Management in Apparel Industry

SCMDOJO

This is a huge step that requires the extensive support of groundbreaking logistics that helps distribute the clothing to appropriate locations across the country or countries. Countries, especially in South Asia, like China, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Vietnam, etc.,

Supply Chains Continue to Be Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered

Enterra Insights

Other recent factors exacerbating the delays include the Suez Canal blockage, COVID-19 outbreaks at shipping hubs in Southern China as well as factories in Vietnam and Bangladesh, and floods in Western Europe and China’s Henan province.”

Building the Network of Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

Fires in a Bangladesh sewing factory resulted in 112 deaths. Port infrastructure and logistics capacity are growing issues. Today, I am facilitating a share group. The dream is the building of Network of Networks. The goal is to close current gaps to build inter-enterprise visibility and improve inter-operability between businesses. Today, the gaps are large. The solutions to close the gaps are not easy.

Supply chain woes drag down Nike sales

The Supply Chain Journal

Logistics industry officials say the order-to-cash cycle is also impacted by the extra weeks it takes to confirm container reservations and secure a shipping unit from carriers even before a shipment arrives at the origin port. “We

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Together with Consafe Logistics, a supplier of supply chain execution software, Supply Chain Movement has created this Supply Chain Execution Mindmap to outline the route, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Bangladesh. Logistics operations and supply chains are increasingly complex due to the number of delivery options offered, and business systems such as webshops and order management have become businesscritical.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

By consolidating at the source, several shipments can be combined into one, thereby reducing the number of shipments even before the shipments arrive at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP). Especially in the case of cost-related deviations, the shippers’ approval should be required before the Logistics Service Provider can invoice the shipper for extra costs. Bangladesh. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

According to logistics real-estate specialists, the Netherlands – and in particular the southern part of the country – is a favoured location and will remain so for the coming years. A second important feature to have been added in this version of the SCM Map of Europe is the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI). Bangladesh. Visuals Aon blue banana distribution GDP Logistics Performance Index production risks sales SCM Map Europe taxation urbanisation

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Following on from its other two highly popular subway maps of supply chain software vendors and logistics service providers, the quarterly magazine Supply Chain Movement has now published the third edition of the Consulting Subway Map Europe showing the European supply chain consultancy sector. Bangladesh. Secondly, in August 2015, it took over Total Logistics, based in the UK and the Netherlands and specialised in supply chain network design.

Supply Chain Professional Do’s and Don’ts during the Pandemic!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Consider other possible regional opportunities for the future (such as Vietnam, Bangladesh, etc.), Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic!