Catalonia Independence Crisis Requires Close Monitoring by Supply Chain Experts


Many economic, capacity and labor challenges resulting from the independence process could cause serious issues for supply chains dependent on Spain and beyond. supply chain risk management

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Logistics Hubs as Drivers of Innovation

Supply Chain @ MIT

Pictured is the Grupo Carreras facility in the PLAZA logistics park near Zaragoza, Spain. In Spain, however, there are relatively fewer rail options, and the challenge is to persuade rail operators to expand the number of services for shippers.

Uncertainty in supply due to nature: An everyday struggle for you, too?


For example, if demand for sugar beet outweighs available capacity, orders will need to be delayed or brought forward. Let’s imagine that you are sourcing corn seeds from France and Spain, processing and mixing in Hungary, and delivering to Germany.

Container yard planning: 5 steps to big profits


Last year, we presented the concept of big calculations at the first INTE-TRANSIT International Conference in Valencia, Spain. So, how can big calculations ensure that yard capacity is planned optimally and that it will boost the performance in other parts of the terminal as well?

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Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain Shaman

The planners would then drive all replenishment planning (for make, move or buy) directly in Orchestr8.The pilot went live in October 2017 in Spain, Italy, and Turkey and included the inbound materials planning managed by the planning service center in Krakow, Poland.

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and Hamburg port to explore hyperloop possibilities in new joint venture


Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, HyperloopTT has offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE; Bratislava, Slovakia; Toulouse, France; Contagem, Brazil; and Barcelona, Spain.

Managing Outsourcing Risk: A New Framework for Banking and Beyond


In this phase, banks will need to evaluate the capacity of suppliers and analyze various potential risks. . Carlos Tur is the JAGGAER Country Manager for Spain and Portugal – Commercial. In recent years there has been an increase in the outsourcing of services by banks in order to reduce costs and improve their efficiency and flexibility.

This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It serves both B2B and B2C customers in the United Kingdom, Spain and France. Load planners can maximize capacity based on the number of stops, loading type and item type — leading to more profitable, more executable loads.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Spain. One of the main supply chain challenges is increasing uncertainty; this makes demand planning very difficult, especially if there is no mid-season production capacity available for replenishment purposes when a product should prove to be very successful.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Spain. 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.

Artificial Intelligence – beyond the hype, the experts, its weak spots and losing your job

Supply Chain Trend

Speeking to and interacting with a little machine in my living room, that has the capacity to both understand and create communication, is a great example of how Artifical Intelligence has infiltrated our lives. Natural language: the capacity to both understand and create communications, both written and spoken. They predicted that Spain was the most likely winner, followed by Germany and Brazil. In our household we love our Google Home.

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XPO Logistics (XPO) to Acquire Con-way (CNW)

Supply Chain Network

Douglas Stotlar, Con-way’s president and chief executive officer, will serve in a non-executive advisory capacity during a transition period. • Importantly, we’ll gain strategic ownership of assets that will benefit our company and our customers during periods of tight capacity.

LSPs to Benefit from Toll Cost Cuts

BluJay Solutions

A period of significant investment in toll roads across Europe in the early 2000s led to increased costs for logistics services providers ( LSPs ) and further congestion on surrounding roads, as traffic of all types sought to avoid the charges.

How Undersea Cables will Shape Communication


And recently, Facebook and Microsoft announced project “MAREA”, 4,000 miles of underwater cable that will run across the Atlantic ocean, transferring more data between US and Europe by connecting hubs in northern Virginia and Bilbao, Spain.

Industry 4.0: Will Your Business Survive?

Murano Corporation

Headquartered in the Thane District in the outskirts of Mumbai in India, they source and export internationally to Spain, Middle East, New Zealand, and Russia, in addition to catering to the local Indian market.

Average price of injection moulding machines

Exapro Hub

Manufactured in 2004 and situated in Spain, this 9800 cm³ injection capacity machine with an injection pressure of 1710 bar is proposed by the seller for 178,000 €.

This Week in Logistics News (August 29 -September 2, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Online freight marketplace Freightos acquires Spain’s WebCargoNet (TechCrunch). China, Canada, Spain and elsewhere. With Hanjin’s capacity on the sidelines, rates have also spiked this past week, as much as $1,300 more per container in some cases.