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As Europe Rebounds Supply Chain Continues to Shine

Supply Chain @ MIT

Zaragoza, Spain, where the Zaragoza Logistics Center is based, an employment bright spot in Europe. The demand is expected to increase as both Europe and Spain show signs of economic recovery. Another profile booster is the growing interest in sustainability, especially in Europe.

The Influence of IoT: How it’s Transforming Global Logistics

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Companies can keep less inventory on hand and more in motion if their supply chain network can reflect accurate product locations and specifications. IoT technologies are quite distinct from the information technology tools being used today.

Emerging Options for Omni-Commerce Logistics Strategy

Supply Chain Network

To do this you need to ensure that at ALL locations where stock is held or displayed for retail sale, that ACCURATE and TIMELY inventory information is available. Thought is to leverage existing building assets, people and inventory to support the online business.

3 Ideas for Finding Air Capacity in the Transatlantic Lane

CH Robinson Transportfolio

According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), air cargo demands grew at double the rate of capacity in 2017. In 2017, Europe saw the demise of some airlines at the same time as exports to the United States grew.

Global Vendor Management: What It Is & Why It’s Essential for Your Shipping Strategy

CH Robinson Transportfolio

To get the information you need involves several languages, time zones, software programs, and much more. In Europe, three of the most common programs are: • Combined Program. Transportation, consolidation, warehousing, and customs services can be combined with P.O.

HCL Tech signs global alliance agreement with JDA Software Group

Supply Chain Network

This announcement expands HCL’s existing relationship with JDA thereby extending HCL’s offerings in professional services for industries such as retail, manufacturing, CPG and life sciences for the Americas and the Europe. The alliance addresses the unique supply chain challenges for business in the areas like planning, procurement, production, distribution, warehousing, inventory, transportation and customer services.

This Week in Logistics News (May 7-11, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Robinson Launches Rail Service, Connecting China and Europe. Kuebix Surpasses 10,000 Companies Using Its Transportation Management System (TMS). Rail, One of the Transportation Granddaddies, Still Relevant.

Why Blockchain Within The Supply Chain Makes Perfect Sense

Cerasis

Here are just a few entry points: Distributed and Decentralized Database With a complex and dynamic supply chain management landscape, stakeholders need one harmonized data repository on which to rely for updated information. The distributed ledger component of blockchain provides an integrated digital platform for nodes in a supply chain system to share and query information as developments occur in real time. Blockchain Omnichannel Supply Chain Transportation Management

Why intelligent logistics is a game changer

DELMIA Quintiq

Not so long ago I was chatting with the management team of one of the top ten bulk transporters in Europe. Are you equipped to manage their stock levels or take responsibility for vendor managed inventory? Transport & Logistics

Emerging Options for Omni-Commerce Logistics Strategy

Supply Chain Network

To do this you need to ensure that at ALL locations where stock is held or displayed for retail sale, that ACCURATE and TIMELY inventory information is available. Specifically the elimination of regional DCs means much higher amounts of outbound transportation in the logistics network which is where the carbon is generated. Thought is to leverage existing building assets, people and inventory to support the online business.

7 Steps To Manage Your Chemical Inventory With Software

EMERGE App

If you’re dealing with chemicals in your business, you have an obligation to store and transport these chemicals safely. Here, we’ll cover how you can use off-the-shelf inventory management software to manage your chemical inventory. Europe. Introduction.

How to boost relationships between shippers and 3PLs

DELMIA Quintiq

Smart planning and optimization technology allows 3PLs to review several different possible scenarios and enables them to make informed decisions after reviewing the results of their intended actions. Transport & Logistics

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This Week in Logistics News (January 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

INTTRA Collaborates with JDA Software for Streamlined Transportation Management. Let’s hope the company has better luck in Europe delivering packages on-time next holiday season. The good news is that I didn’t break any bones skiing during the holiday break.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 11-15, 2016)

Talking Logistics

February 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Sueddeutsche Zeitung speculated that Hahn would be a reasonable location for a hub for Amazon, located in the middle of Europe and close to its logistics centre in Koblenz. the Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) fell 0.7

Dispelling Three Common Myths about Global TMS Deployment

Talking Logistics

For the last couple of decades transportation management systems (TMS) have revolutionized supply chains, helping companies streamline their logistics processes, achieve greater visibility into their operations and save significant dollars on transportation. You go from Europe to the Americas to Latin America to APAC with your transportation needs and there are all sorts of very specific requirements, whether tactical, operational or strategic.

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What’s shaping the steel industry today?

DELMIA Quintiq

Tariffs placed by US have resulted in changes to the global flow of steel and increased steel imports to Europe are affecting steel companies there. Also, we see a wave of consolidation continue in Europe as companies seek to become more competitive.

Keeping It Local: How Shorter Supply Chains Impact Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

Global supply chains boomed thanks to bountiful cheap labor, dramatically less expensive communications, and lower-cost transportation. Faster response times means far less buffering to respond to all sorts of disruptions, such as exchange rate fluctuations or inventory uncertainty. .

This Week in Logistics News (October 12-16, 2015)

Talking Logistics

SMC³ Acquires Transportation Costing Group. August 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Furthermore, DSV will now be truly global within contract logistics and expand into road freight activities outside Europe. Inventory Management.

Nike’s Global E-Commerce Distribution Center in Leuven Belgium

NC State SCRC

Containers arrive at the port of Antwerp, and are transported by truck to a nearby inland terminal (BCTN) which is next door. In turn, these containers sit for about 5 days before being transported to the Nike distribution center next door and stocked inside the DC.

Keeping It Local: How Shorter Supply Chains Impact Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

Global supply chains boomed thanks to bountiful cheap labor, dramatically less expensive communications, and lower-cost transportation. Faster response times means far less buffering to respond to all sorts of disruptions, such as exchange rate fluctuations or inventory uncertainty. .

The Role of the Internet of Things in Managing Supply Chain Risk

BluJay Solutions

Gartner believes it will “impact the information available to supply chain leaders and how the supply chain operates, depending on industry.” . in 2012 and 689 in Europe, a 24% increase on 2011, with organized criminals known to be targeting ports and rest areas, so this is a major issue for the global supply chain. Theft costs shippers and LSPs billions of dollars each year when the impact of inventory delays, as well as the cost of the stolen goods, is taken into account. .

Building a Triple A Supply Chain: Ten Tactics That Work

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the last six years, we studied the connection between business results (growth, operating margin, inventory turns and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC)) and the link to company characteristics. Recently, I was presenting to a supply chain team in Europe.

5 E-Commerce Order Fulfillment Choices!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Do they have the ability to verify customer identity and information? Tracking is a method for the clients to be informed of the status of their products in delivery. Clients can remotely handle their inventory and make informed decisions based on their consumers purchasing behaviour. ShipWire also has a lot of storage facilities built in different countries such as US, China, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Logistics Industry’s Slow Economic Comeback Continues in Spite of Challenges

Supply Chain Network

Authored by transportation consultant Rosalyn Wilson of Delcan, Inc., Inventory carrying costs increased 10.3 percent last year due to higher costs for taxes, obsolescence, depreciation, and insurance, which were offset by a further drop in the inventory carrying rate and warehousing costs. Transportation costs were up 10.3 Department of Transportation, Penske Logistics, Macy’s, Adelante SCM Corporation, BNSF Rail and Fortna, Inc.,

State of Logistics Outsourcing: Plenty of Room for Growth as Shipper Dissatisfaction & Technology Expectations Increase

Cerasis

The costs of logistics and inventory are decreasing, contract renewal rate for logistics outsourcing remains good, and the emergence of cutting-edge technologies like 3D printing, drone delivery and augmented reality is opening up a wide vista of opportunities. After China, other regions that have growth potential, according to 3PL and supply chain executives, are North America, Asia (not including China and India) and Western Europe, in that order.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Reducing lead times from suppliers can help turn inventory faster, freeing up cash and ultimately satisfying customers. Quality information from accounting systems is of critical importance en route to a successful supply chain which helps movement towards sustainability.

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Papyrus embraces new planning process with Pharos, a central supply chain control tower application

AIMMS

The company’s supply chain supports more than 68,000 customers in 20 countries from warehouses and cross-dock platforms strategically located across Europe. With this, the company’s team will have better information to engage with clients and can make more profitable decisions.

The 7 Trends Shaping The Future of the Logistics Industry

Cerasis

It is now the standard to go ‘international, ’ and logistic solution providers have a role to play in enabling this trend through a transportation network. . It is these factors that must be considered in with regards to this group and how you present information to them. In the past, the logistics industry’s growth was driven by Asia to Europe and Asia to North America exports. In today’s society, technology has been changing at an unprecedented pace.

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Predictions for 2019: What Will the Year Have in Store for Global Shipping?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

With the continued increase in supply chain complexity and greater pressure to keep inventories lean and accelerate shipments, is your supply chain ready for what 2019 has in store? These laws focus on compliance within the transport sector.

The State of Supply Chain Trends Part IV: Data Analysis, Wearables, and the Cloud

Cerasis

Cloud-computing technologies are primarily designed to enable rapid dissemination of information and access to software suites at a fraction of the costs of tradition systems, such as Oracle or SAP. In fact, up to 70 percent of companies surveyed in Europe have already implemented cloud-based solutions to enable rapid scalability and flexibility. However, they also can stop problems with inventory management.

The Influence of IoT: How it’s Transforming Global Logistics

EFT

Companies can keep less inventory on hand and more in motion if their supply chain network can reflect accurate product locations and specifications. IoT technologies are quite distinct from the information technology tools being used today.

Handfield’s Supply Chain Analytics Predictions for 2014

Supply Chain View from the Field

I also worked with a team of leading thinkers in developing the Future of Procurement Report (published by KPMG) , as well as publish the BVL International Global Logistics Trends and Strategies report with a team of leading academics and executives in Europe, China, North and South America, Russia, and India. Such providers understand domestic transportation issues, and can plan to develop long-term solutions to complex local distribution challenges.

Predictions for 2019: What Will the Year Have in Store for Global Shipping?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

With the continued increase in supply chain complexity and greater pressure to keep inventories lean and accelerate shipments, is your supply chain ready for what 2019 has in store? These laws focus on compliance within the transport sector.

The State of Supply Chain in 2019

Repl Group

If your retail business sources anything from China, the US or Europe, you could find your costs going up. With freedom of movement likely to be curtailed post-Brexit, only skilled people earning over £30,000 per year are likely to be admitted from Europe.

23 warehouse pros reveal the best ways for warehouses to control & reduce fulfillment costs

6 River Systems

Choose software that facilitates the valuation and control of permanent inventories based on inputs or outputs, with automated stock alerts, that is versatile and independent of the type of business. Define normal parameters and fine-tune the physical inventory system.

This Week in Logistics News (December 8-12, 2014)

Talking Logistics

October 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Department of Transportation Eliminates $1.7 We’re able to share key information and make better connections both inside and outside the organization.”. .

Los Angeles and Long Beach Terminal Congestions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Currently, more than 10,000 TEU vessels are cascading down to the transpacific trade from the Asia-Europe trade. Robinson for further information. Global Transportation Supply Chain