14th Annual 3PL Summit – Europe

Supply Chain Movement

14th Annual 3PL Summit – Europe. The 3PL Summit & Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum is Europe’s largest meeting of 3PL Providers and customers featuring the biggest industry thought leaders and hard-hitting sessions exploring new opportunities, technologies and markets in logistics. Europe’s only C-level logistics event will enable you to: Benchmark your strategic plan against the industry and discover if you have a USP customers want to pay for.

Samurai enter Europe news item

Claritum

Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Samurai expands into Europe. Provides Real-time stock inventory. The post Samurai enter Europe news item appeared first on Claritum.

Manufacturing Quality Issue Turns into a Huge Success Story for Procurement

EC Sourcing Group

Here is a brief overview of what they did: They scoured the US, Europe and Asia for suitable bottle manufacturers. Agreed to Net 45 payment terms based on inventory pull – the company had previously paid 50% six months in advance for each order.

Confessions of a High Priced Expediter!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The CEO called me. “Mike I need you to fly to Europe and solve these part shortages. We focussed on establishing Vendor Managed Inventory programs and improving our Lead Times and Parameter Management. SCM #SupplyChain #Logistics #Distribution #Procurement.

Airbus harmonizes its global procurement processes with AirSupply

SupplyOn

Airbus harmonized its global procurement processes with a innovative, highly comprehensive initiative featuring AirSupply, earning a well-deserved nomination for the German Logistics Award The construction of an aircraft is preceded by a highly complex, sophisticated procurement process. It becomes even more complex when, as at Airbus, almost a dozen locations in Europe and Canada coordinate operational purchasing.

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.

Three Lies and a Truth

Supply Chain Shaman

Here is the list: Supply chain technology implementations have reduced inventory. Here they are: The Lie of Inventory Reduction. Repeatedly, I heard that supply chain applications have saved costs, reduced inventory and improved customer service.

Top 10 Global Supply Chain Risks

Supply Chain Game Changer

Inventory Turnover Breakthrough … Go Back To The Basics! In Western Europe, Brexit has had an adverse effect on trade, creating volatility and weakening the British pound. Procurement departments must take the full burden of ensuring supplier consistency. riskmanagement #supplychainmanagement #procurement #distributionlogistics. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Procurement Supply Chain Management Distribution Logistics Risk ManagementSubscribe Here!

Drawing Lessons From Tesla’s Supply Chain Issues!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Argentus is a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. In 2016, the company faced scrutiny for allegedly hiring 140 workers from Eastern Europe for $5 an hour. Argentus is a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Inventory Management Supply Chain Management Automotive Business CEO Leadership SCM supplychain TeslaSubscribe Here! Email Address.

$1.9 Trillion warehouse market growing strongly driven by emerging markets

EFT

The global market for warehousing is currently growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6 – 8%, according to Beroe Inc, a procurement intelligence firm.

The Origins of Category Management

Supply Chain View from the Field

I was involved in inventory control area on what they used to call “residual parts”, which were leftover parts that you ended up trying to sell into the service parts organization. In Europe they may not trust you at all, and only much later begin to approach something like trust.

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.

How a digital transformation can maximize the value of your meat supply chain

DELMIA Quintiq

Beef, poultry and pork producers from Europe and North America all share a similar challenge: how to get the most value out of an animal. Offer high service levels while keeping inventory levels low.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Research from APQC’s Open Standards Benchmarking in procurement shows that organizations without formal SRM programs report 121 percent longer supplier lead times. Reducing lead times from suppliers can help turn inventory faster, freeing up cash and ultimately satisfying customers.

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State of the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain: Key Takeaways from LogiPharma US 2016

Kinaxis

High inventory levels: Stephen Meyer of Gartner mentioned that the Pharma industry on average has 63 days of raw material inventory and 51 days of finished goods inventory. by Dr. Madhav Durbha Part of what makes my job very exciting is attending conferences.

Supply Chain Finance Summit – 2017

Supply Chain Movement

Speakers Confirmed for the 2017 SCF Summit Include: David Loseby, Group Procurement Director, INCHCAPE. Enrico Camerinelli, Senior Research Analyst Europe, Aite Group. Fabio Manca, MD, DHL INVENTORY FNIANCING SERVICES. Supply Chain Finance Summit. Date: 1-2 February, 2017.

Join BVL International at the North American chapter kickoff on August 12, 2013

Supply Chain View from the Field

In sum, globalization clearly amplifies other trends and leads to an increase in complexity, particularly in regions of growth such as Russia, Eastern Europe, India, and Africa. In the United States and Europe, talent shortages are also a function of demographics. Solutions focused on improving transparency of tier two suppliers, inventory and demand impede mitigation and force companies into reactive strategies.

Why Blockchain Within The Supply Chain Makes Perfect Sense

Cerasis

This newfound visibility allows participants in a supply chain to proactively optimize components of their processes (like inventory management, staffing decisions, and a thousand more) to support an efficient and agile product path. Outcomes: improved inventory management; More accurate determination of re-order points; Better on-shelf availability. Outcomes: reduction in delays/human error in paperwork, visibility into procurement, international compliance.

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

Talking Logistics

Robinson Launches Rail Service, Connecting China and Europe. Robinson launching a trans-Eurasian rail freight service between China and Europe. My wife often jokes that she is the VP of Supply Chain and Logistics in our family. But it’s no joke, it’s true.

Open Letter to the Chief Financial Officer

Supply Chain Shaman

Four years ago, I was in Europe attending a conference. I walked into the event early before my speaking slot and sat down to listen to the CFO of Samsung Europe wrap-up his speech about his supply chain. While companies want to improve costs and inventory, most are going backwards.

My Take: Metrics that Matter

Supply Chain Shaman

Joe’s team selects the metrics of Revenue Growth, Operating Margin, Inventory Turns, On-time Customer Orders, Safety and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC). I am planning a book tour in Europe in March and North America in April. Last week, I held my new book in my hand.

Optimizing Liberty Global’s Supply Chain: An Interview with Willem Vesters

AIMMS

I worked at ING for a short period, then moved to Philips and subsequently I became the Supply Chain Planning Director for Office Depot in Europe. Visibility into the Network side of the business was limited to the company’s engineering and procurement department.

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Chuck Intrieri Executive Profile

The Logistics of Logistics

Mr. Intrieri is a highly experienced and credentialed supply chain professional and is a recognized thought leader and innovator, primarily in the areas of Third Party Logistics (3PL), Supply Chain Optimization, and Logistics, strategic sourcing, international procurement, supplier management , contract negotiations and reviews, and purchasing operations. Experienced logistics and supply chain consultant, Chuck Intrieri is a new contributor to TheLogisticsofLogistics.com.

Key Automotive Attractions and Pit Stops at Explore 2019

QAD

Lucian Manolache, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors will discuss implementing QAD Automation Solutions in two greenfield automotive plants in two different countries in Europe. Procure to Pay – A Day in the Life.

What is 4PL and 5PL? – Everything a Wholesaler Should Know

EMERGE App

The logistics function also includes inventory management. Using inventory management software will mitigate most of the work in managing and recording the flow of goods in the company. He still has warehouses where staff store, pack and handle inventory. Introduction.

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The Strategic Importance of Supply Chain Management

AFFLINK

SCM also deals with the movement and storing of materials needed to create a product, as well as inventory management, and keeping track of finished goods from where they were created to who they go to.

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Ocean Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

However this plays out, it should continue to shape how carriers operate and manage capacity in Europe. This continues to complicate procuring, executing, and managing chassis in general. What a difference a year can make!

Be Part of the Solution

Supply Chain Shaman

I left supply chain and went to Europe for four years, and thought it would change. The new vision will not come from sales talking to procurement buyers. Align incentives to focus jointly, and across the organization, on revenue, margin, inventory turns, and customer service improvement. Nine out of ten companies are stuck. They are not stuck in a good way like a label to a case.

No Easter Bunny?

Supply Chain Shaman

Stuck at the intersection of operating margin and inventory turns, only 10% of companies are making progress. Unable to power additional year-over-year improvements at the intersection of cost and inventory, companies struggle.

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

Talking Logistics

MercuryGate Launches Global, Omni-modal Freight Procurement Solution. Back in December, we welcomed two new members to our family: Milo and Otis, guinea pig brothers we adopted.

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Writing: Working on My Book

Supply Chain Shaman

He is responsible for manufacturing, procurement, supply chain planning, logistics, quality, social responsibility and final product engineering. . “When I ask my team about customer service, I get high-five reviews. When I meet with my customers, I get thumbs-down feedback.

Ocean Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

However this plays out, it should continue to shape how carriers operate and manage capacity in Europe. This continues to complicate procuring, executing, and managing chassis in general. What a difference a year can make!

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Trends & Strategies in Logistics and SCM

Supply Chain Movement

In sum, globalization clearly amplifies other trends and leads to an increase in complexity, particularly in regions of growth such as Russia, Eastern Europe,India, and Africa. In the United States and Europe, talent shortages are also a function of demographics. Solutions focused on improving transparency of tier two suppliers, inventory and demand impede mitigation and force companies into reactive strategies.

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Dispelling Three Common Myths about Global TMS Deployment

Talking Logistics

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. But with a global TMS on a SaaS platform, you can connect your procurement relationships with suppliers and the costs all the way through your network and your customers – and then tie that data back to a single platform to get real business intelligence with a global perspective.

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Case Roberta Roller Rabbit: Increasing Performance Through Improved Process and Technology

RELEX Solutions

Business processes were getting products ordered, but the assortments were too broad and lacked depth and the management of inventory was resulting in out of stocks while there was lots of inventory available. market after a decade of success across Europe.

Improve Supply Chain Management to Improve Business

Enterra Insights

A simple shipment of refrigerated goods from East Africa to Europe can go through nearly 30 people and organizations, with more than 200 different interactions and communications among these parties.”[2]. Gone are the days when procurement and merchant organizations alone competed for market share. This includes developing best practices for supply chain efficiency while considering compliance, transportation, assets, inventory and other required elements of supply chain management.”

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Job opening: Global Supply Chain Director at Océ

Supply Chain Movement

Product Line Managers, Procurement, Product Development) and external suppliers ensuring product availability against agreed business policies and service level agreements (SLA’s). Permission to work in Europe.