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Logistics Industry Responds to Rise and Rise of e-Commerce

BluJay Solutions

The formerly nationalized postal services in Eurozone countries such as the UK, Netherlands, France, Belgium and the Nordic countries have realized they are ideally placed to handle the huge volumes of parcel deliveries and the complexities of e-commerce fulfillment (e.g.

Renewed Focus on Supply Chain Security as Hackers Target Container Terminals

BluJay Solutions

Obvious steps include increased warehouse security, which can be difficult to achieve when staff shortages often mean a high proportion of fast turnover, migrant workers. Source: BBC News.

Is Google the most innovative supply chain company in the world?

Freightos

Inventory management and replenishment as well as reverse logistics can now be managed by mobile as well as payments. In 2013, UPS became the first logistics provider to offer 3D printing services at select UPS Stores. This would have the effect of reducing warehousing requirements.

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 Belgium.

New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

Supply Chain Movement

But the world of logistics has not changed radically compared with last year,” says Patrick Haex from Buck Consultants. In Belgium, the Ford factory in Genk will soon close for good, as will the Heinz manufacturing facility in Turnhout. Slight shift in European networks.

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Supply chain software demands continual attention

Supply Chain Movement

The ‘systems of differentiation’ comprise solutions which give companies a competitive edge in their markets, such as forecasting, planning or advanced warehouse management. IT supports quest for differentiation and innovation. Four years have elapsed since the introduction of the iPad.