World Cup in Brazil: Did it make it into your S&OP planning process?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

However, when your can of fizz, bag of nuts or chocolate snack has the name of a team on the packaging then you take the risk of your team unexpectedly departing at the group stage leaving you with huge stocks of Costa Rica cola or Iranian ice cream.

Brazil 201

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

Europe 121

Small is the new big: Millennials & the future of retail

Quintiq

Puravida allows young fashionable people to support multiple causes by purchasing unique handmade bracelets, while promising to provide full-time jobs for local artisans in Costa Rica. Do you shop online?

Retail 260

Striking a Balance

Supply Chain Nation

She shares how she balances career and family –– and how saying ‘yes’ to an opportunity to relocate to Costa Rica was a transformational moment for her career. . From 2006-2008 I lived in Costa Rica, hiring the initial 15-person IT team. Costa Rica was it for sure.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital.

Coming of Age: The Digital Consumer Chain

Supply Chain Insights

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. 10 questions about Global Trade Management. Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation.

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

World Cup Plays that Build Winning Supply Chain Teams

Supply Chain @ MIT

One of the most pleasing features of the 2014 World Cup is how “small” teams such as Algeria and Costa Rica gave bigger teams a run for their money. Costa Rica reached the quarter-finals where they took soccer behemoth, the Netherlands, to a penalty shoot out. The 2014 FIFA World Cup is finally over. If you’re not a soccer fan maybe you’re still wondering what all the fuss was about.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. 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.

Tropical Storm Nate: What You Need to Know

Elementum

Tropical Storm Nate has already left 22 people dead, blocked roads, damaged bridges and houses in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Honduras. By Thursday, a national emergency was declared in Costa Rica. Since the three most recent destructive hurricanes — Harvey, Irma, and Maria — wreaked havoc in the Caribbean and the Southeastern US, Tropical Storm Nate is now brewing in the Gulf Coast.

This Week in Logistics News (August 13-17, 2018)

Talking Logistics

My family and I spent more than a week in Costa Rica, where everyone greets you with “Pura Vida,” which means “Pure Life” in Spanish. I’m back from vacation. Well, back physically. Getting back mentally has been a very slow process.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

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?

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Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. 11 Fragen zum Global Trade Management / 11 questions about Global Trade Management. Der globale Handel wächst – und mit ihm die Regulierung. Das effiziente Management von Lieferketten wird dadurch immer weiter erschwert.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored. Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network.

The Journey of One Banana! A Supply Chain in Motion! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

The majority of banana export comes from 3 countries, which top the list for 2016: Ecuador, Guatemala and Costa Rica. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Blog post originally created and published and permission to publish provided by Sam Jenks at [link]. link].

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. 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.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. 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.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. 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.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. 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.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. 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.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. In the global fashion and luxury goods market, ever-higher customer expectations, combined with demographic and economic shifts, are making it increasingly difficult to predict consumer behaviour and plan accordingly.

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. Better decision-making processes. The business complexity is increasing all the time due to globalisation, big data and dynamic interdependences. It is becoming ever-more difficult for supply chain professionals to make the right decisions.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. They can renegotiate contracts, find other carriers, and do a better job of maximizing their truck utilization. But these efforts bring temporary, not permanent, relief.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise. At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet. Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. The rapidly changing world is forcing companies to continually adapt.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. 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.

Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change. Driven by a desire to get closer to end customers, many are now looking at selling directly to shoppers, while continuing to serve their traditional B2B channels.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Costa Rica. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

3PL 101