Logistics M&A Activity Picks Up

Logistics Trends and Insights

Uncertain times breeds opportunities and within just the past month or so we have seen a number of logistics acquisitions take place. Expeditors International of Washington acquired Fleet Logistics. Likewise, other types of recent acquisitions are in progress as well including Lineage Logistics’ pickup of Henningsen Cold Storage to expand its temperature-controlled warehousing network in the U.S. Nippon Express recently acquired MD Logistics, the U.S.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

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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. Ethiopia.

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Strategic moves among logistics providers

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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. Ethiopia.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

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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. Ethiopia. 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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Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

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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. Ethiopia.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

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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? Ethiopia. Robinson logistics outsourcing whitepaperThis C.H.

How will logistics chains be affected by China’s Belt and Road projects?

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Ethiopia-Djibouti Railway. The Ethiopia-Djibouti Railway, the first electrified railway in East Africa with built on Chinese standards and with Chinese equipment, officially commenced commercial operations in January 2018. All of the port's terminals have direct access to the Addis Ababa–Djibouti Railway, which provides landlocked Ethiopia with railroad access to the sea.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

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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. Ethiopia.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

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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 Ethiopia. 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

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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. Ethiopia. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

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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. Ethiopia. Secondly, in August 2015, it took over Total Logistics, based in the UK and the Netherlands and specialised in supply chain network design.

Logistics Bureau is 20 years old this month!

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Without you, Logistics Bureau would not have turned into such a great success story. And our team back at the office also selected these additional Birthday gifts from Logistics Bureau : Provide 20 weeks of IT and English training for children in remote Aboriginal communities in Australia. So now for YOU , we’ll donate on your behalf, fresh life-saving water to 10 people in Ethiopia. (we At Logistics Bureau it’s all about people.

How will supply chains be affected by China’s Belt and Road projects?

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Ethiopia-Djibouti Railway. The Ethiopia-Djibouti Railway, the first electrified railway in East Africa with built on Chinese standards and with Chinese equipment, officially commenced commercial operations in January 2018. All of the port's terminals have direct access to the Addis Ababa–Djibouti Railway, which provides landlocked Ethiopia with railroad access to the sea.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

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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). Ethiopia. Visuals Aon blue banana distribution GDP Logistics Performance Index production risks sales SCM Map Europe taxation urbanisation

The Amazing Supply Chain of Your Morning Coffee!

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A widespread tale sets the scene in the kingdom of Kaffa , in Abyssinia – which today is Ethiopia – where a shepherd one day observed that his sheep were unusually cheerful after eating white blossoms and red cherries from a previously unknown plant. SCM #SupplyChain #Freight #Logistics #Retail #Coffee #Business #Leadership #Tea. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Article written by Julia Severins and originally published on [link]. Permission to publish provided by David Weaver.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

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Ethiopia. The omni-channel business contributes greatly to Logistics headaches, even more because of the huge amounts of returns, frauds and claims. Outsourcing logistics and fulfilment to a full-service provider ensures the expected high customer service by the consumer. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

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Ethiopia. Supply chains are becoming more complex with frequent adaptations, whether temporary or permanent, and increasingly with logistics outsourcing and calls for integrated transport management. The introduction of flexible integrated order management will result in improved performance of the logistics chain: Check. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

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In addition to being responsible for manufacturing and logistics, a CSCO also has to ensure alignment with internal departments such as Sales and Marketing, and with external partners such as customers and suppliers. Ethiopia. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

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Ethiopia. Because companies are increasingly outsourcing their manufacturing and logistics activities around the world, they are also more exposed to disruptions in the supply chain. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

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Ethiopia. An essential precondition is that he or she is responsible for the planning, purchasing, production, logistics and customer service disciplines. The rapidly changing world is forcing companies to continually adapt.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

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Operations, customs, supply chain, legal and/or logistics departments are brought together during the product procurement process to ensure that imported components and finished products meet the terms of the relevant free trade agreement. Ethiopia. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.