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Amazon Gets Serious About China with Supply Chain Investment

BluJay Solutions

Under the new agreement, Amazon will build a major presence in the Shanghai FTZ which will incorporate a logistics center and the extensive warehousing that will be required if it is to replicate the mega regional distribution center model it has implemented to such great success in the U.S.

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

Freightos

The overall impact of mobile has been well documented in the press. 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.

Holiday Sales Lead to Further Omni-Channel Growth. But can the Supply Chain Keep Pace?

BluJay Solutions

billion, Europe - US$283 billion, U.S. - 2011 saw a well-documented series of fulfillment issues from U.S. Download our eBook - Omni-Channel Retail – Top 3 Logistics Challenges - to read our hints and tips on avoiding the logistics nightmares we will no doubt begin to read about shortly. Next steps: Subscribe to our blog to receive the full blog series via email and stay informed about the latest global logistics news and insight.

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Job opening: Associate Director European Distribution at Astellas

Supply Chain Movement

Do you have a University degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, or a related field, between 4 and 8 years of logistics management experience within a pharmaceutical environment? In this position you will co-develop, document and implement the supply chain strategy in relation to the transport and distribution process of the European products. University degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, or related field. At least 4 years of logistics management experience.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

However, commonly used KPIs used by supply chain executives are usually focused on logistics performance (e.g., It is safe to say that if a warehouse operation is not implementing Lean, it is falling behind its competition.

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CO2 Emissions Reporting Moves Back Up the Supply Chain Agenda

BluJay Solutions

However the ability to impact this relies on their outsourced logistics partners being able to reliably collate and report the relevant information so that they can analyse and present the level of impact that their business is having in this space.

What’s New with MMOG/LE Version 5?

QAD

The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) and Odette International are releasing the fifth version of the Materials Management Operations Guideline/Logistics Evaluation (MMOG/LE) assessment this summer. What is MMOG/LE?

Supply Chain Risk Management Highlighted by a Tiny Computer Chip

Enterra Insights

As the British journalist Rose George documents in her book Ninety Percent of Everything , some 100,000 enormous freight ships transport 90 percent of the world’s trade. It costs a retailer less to send a shoe to Europe from a factory in Southeast Asia than it does to transport it from a local European warehouse to a shoe store in the same country. As recent events demonstrate, science fiction often turns into science fact.

Handfield’s Supply Chain Analytics Predictions for 2014

Supply Chain View from the Field

I’ve had the good fortune to be presented with opportunities for compelling discussions with a significant group of leading thinkers, senior executives in procurement, logistics, and technology management over this past year. In particular, the focal BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) represent major targets for expansion, but with them come a host of new problem that enterprises have little to no experience in dealing with in terms of logistics capabilities.

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

The company was replenishing dealers’ inventory weekly, using direct shipment and cross-docking operations from source warehouses located near Deere & Company’s manufacturing facilities. Inbound and outbound logistics planning.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™! An Interview with Michael Massetti, VP at Gartner!

Supply Chain Game Changer

All of my grandparents emigrated from Europe in the 1900s before starting their families here. The first huge project I was part of at Dell was our transformation from paper documents in the computer boxes for businesses to what we called E-Docs for electronic documentation.

Supply Chain Agenda of Hildur Gylfadóttir, Supply Chain Manager at Össur

Supply Chain Movement

Hildur Gylfadóttir, Supply Chain Manager, Logistics, Össur. While R&D remains in Iceland it has operational centers in the Americas, Europe, Asia and it employs around 2,300 people across 18 locations. Hildur Gylfadóttir is Supply Chain Manager, Logistics, based in Iceland with the task of improving efficiencies and helping to drive the successful commercialisation of innovations. “The supply chain role is to support innovation and still be efficient”.

6 Tips for Creating Private Label Products for Amazon FBA

EMERGE App

Drape it on your shoulders or cover your legs, and you can enter holy places of worship in Europe and Asia. Better still, she would seek out manufacturers with a documented supply chain; it would sit nicely with her sustainable living Magnolia Sea brand. Introduction.

Guest Commentary: Is Your TMS Pulling Its Weight?

Talking Logistics

If your shipments cross water or borders, you have additional data to track and documents to create, plus denied party screening and contract management to consider. Your TMS will collect the necessary information to create the import and export documents and then submit them electronically to the appropriate government agencies. T’was the month before the Christmas season, when all through the warehouse. On, Documents !

This Week in Logistics News (January 23-27, 2017)

Talking Logistics

I was tempted to title today’s post “This Week in Trump News,” considering all of the actions he took this week that have supply chain and logistics implications. I also considered this title: “Another Week of Amazon News (plus Other Stuff That Happened in Logistics).”.

This Week in Logistics News (December 7-11, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… CMA CGM to acquire NOL, reinforcing its position in global shipping. MercuryGate extends invoicing and document management solution with HubTran integration. Note: MercuryGate and JDA Software are Talking Logistics sponsors.