Patient-centric networks at the heart of pharmaceutical supply chain management: Lessons from LogiPharma Europe 2018

Kinaxis

by Dr. Madhav Durbha With the Alps as a backdrop, LogiPharma Europe 2018 proved to be both energizing and thought provoking. Given that the cells involved are living, they have very short lifespans and must be shipped in tightly managed, cryogenic conditions in a timely manner.

What is Inventory Carrying Cost?

EMERGE App

And we pick the most cost effective means of shipping. But while the newly arrived goods sit in your warehouse, did you know that there are also costs associated with keeping inventory? They are collectively called inventory carrying costs because they need to be paid to hold inventory.

IBM unveils new inventory management software

EFT

IBM (NYSE: IBM ) has announced a new product, known as IBM Inventory Visibility. It is a modular supply chain application based in the cloud that gives a single, real-time view of inventory tracking across an entire fulfillment network. Giving away margin due to markdowns and unplanned expedited shipping charges. During this stage, place a primary level of importance upon the need to understand end-to-end inventory."

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

That’s why you need a global shipping strategy with a comprehensive global vendor management program. In Europe, three of the most common programs are: • Combined Program. The important rule is to ship so that products never go to the company’s facility.

Ocean Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This has been an interesting year for the ocean shipping industry. 2019 Ocean Shipping Trends. We saw tariffs and retaliatory tariffs enacted, leading many importers to ship earlier than normal to avoid paying higher tariffs. Ocean Shipping Technology.

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? Ultimately, we expect the extra costs will likely fall on consumers for goods shipped around the world.

‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ – 24 juni 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Using China as a central transhipment platform for your regional / global distribution and mixing and shipping goods from various suppliers and origins into China will be main aspects of this discussion. Is the trade imbalance between China and Europe going to keep freight costs towards Asia low for the foreseeable future? Order and stock optimization of your Chinese Inventory. How do you optimize your inventory levels in the volatile Chinese market?

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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? Ultimately, we expect the extra costs will likely fall on consumers for goods shipped around the world.

3 Ideas for Finding Air Capacity in the Transatlantic Lane

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Capacity is hard to find in this lane, and the busiest time of the year for air shipping is just ahead. In 2017, Europe saw the demise of some airlines at the same time as exports to the United States grew. We work with your inventory to arrange for the space with the airlines.

Jewelry Makers and EMERGE App Inventory Management

EMERGE App

In fact, it started with the Neanderthals in Europe who made perforated beads made from small sea shells. And the best way to manage your production of jewelry prices is with inventory management software. Inventory Management for Jewelry Designers. Introduction.

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

China’s so-called “One Belt One Road” strategy connects the country via an overland and sea corridor to Central Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. These include a number of TMC customers that have begun moving product from China to Europe by rail where they previously did not.

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

China’s so-called “One Belt One Road” strategy connects the country via an overland and sea corridor to Central Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. These include a number of TMC customers that have begun moving product from China to Europe by rail where they previously did not.

Supply Chain Movement 20 – Trends & Consulting

Supply Chain Movement

10 | SCM Consulting Map Europe 2016. At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America. 12 | Profile Hans Willems, Vice President Supply Chain Europe, Boston Scientific. Contents Supply Chain Movement 20 – 2016 Q1.

Global Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2018

TMC

Overall, 2017 was a good year for the ocean shipping industry. It’s a big switch from 2016, when the bankruptcy of Hanjin, one of the largest container shipping providers, forced everyone to confront how volatile this industry really is. 4 Global Shipping Trends to Watch for in 2018.

Global Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2018

TMC

Overall, 2017 was a good year for the ocean shipping industry. It’s a big switch from 2016, when the bankruptcy of Hanjin, one of the largest container shipping providers, forced everyone to confront how volatile this industry really is. 4 Global Shipping Trends to Watch for in 2018.

The Story Continues…. Let’s Don’t Sugar Coat the Real Issue

Supply Chain Shaman

As a country, I think that we need to rethink supply chain flows for chassis, drayage and the unloading of larger ships. I don’t think that the ports are up to the challenge of moving the high-levels of freight with larger ships without rethinking unloading space, equipment and flows.

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

Talking Logistics

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. How long before Amazon announces that it is buying its own 18,000 TEU container ship?

Global Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2018

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Overall, 2017 has been a good year for the ocean shipping industry. It’s a big switch from 2016, when the bankruptcy of Hanjin, one of the largest container shipping providers, forced everyone to confront how volatile this industry really is.

7 Steps To Manage Your Chemical Inventory With Software

EMERGE App

Here, we’ll cover how you can use off-the-shelf inventory management software to manage your chemical inventory. First, we’ll start by listing some obligations when dealing with chemicals in Europe, Australia and the United States. Europe. Introduction.

Identifying the Key Differences Between a B2B and B2C Supply Chain

Unleashed

Sales volumes are higher in a B2B supply chain than in a B2C supply chain because B2B involves the sale of bulk services or inventory stock required by business clients for production purposes or for resale as part of a retail strategy. Successful B2B eCommerce businesses have effectively connected the front-end customer experience with the back-end processes of inventory control , order processing, order fulfilment and returns.

Could Amazon or Alibaba be interested in Zalando?

Logistics Trends and Insights

As these three companies consolidate their retail reach within their home countries, their eyes are falling upon Europe for further expansion and potentially setting up a retail battle among the three companies. Founded in 2008, Zalando has become one of Europe’s leading online fashion platforms, operating in 17 European markets and generating over €4.5 Inspired by Zappos, now owned by Amazon, Zalando began life by selling shoes online in Europe.

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

NC State SCRC

The DC serves as the hub for Nike’s global e-commerce business, and orders taken from Nike.com are shipped to consumers all over the world from this DC, including North America. The DC ships 220M units annually, with a total of 213,000 inline SKU’s.

Transpacific Air and Ocean Shipping Space Is Already Tight

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Transpacific Air and Ocean Shipping Space Is Already Tight | Transportfolio. Peak shipping season has heated up early. A predictable pattern of events follows: shipping volumes spike, space on airlines and vessels becomes harder to secure, and prices go up. The holiday peak season is one of the busiest shipping periods of the year around the world. Shoulder season; shipping ramps up. Peak shipping season. Shipping volumes start increasing.

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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. Ship From Distibution Centre. Ship From All Stores. Drop Ship From Vendors. Ship From Distibution Centre.

5 Ways To Improve Your Import-Export Business Now

EMERGE App

And for Europe and South-East Asia, it’s definitely WhatsApp. Inventory management software such as EMERGE App allows you to use as many currencies as you need in your business. Use barcode technology to dispatch your products before shipping them out. Introduction.

Drawing Lessons From Tesla’s Supply Chain Issues!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In 2016, the company faced scrutiny for allegedly hiring 140 workers from Eastern Europe for $5 an hour. Tesla’s issues underscore the importance of having the right talent in place to avoid the murky waters of Supply Chain failure – and figure out how to right the ship if things go awry. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Inventory Management Supply Chain Management Automotive Business CEO Leadership SCM supplychain TeslaSubscribe Here! Email Address.

Carter’s: A Story of Supply Chain Leadership

Supply Chain Shaman

Shipping approximately 400 million selling units consisting of 700 million manufactured units per year, Carter’s employs about 4,000 employees at its peak. We first met Peter when he was a Global Vice President Supply Chain for VF Corporation in Europe. Inventory Turns.

Retail Analytics Systems Still Need a Human Touch

Supply Chain View from the Field

As more data becomes available in the grocery and retail environment, organizations are re-thinking their supply chain processes to drive increased automation, improved performance, and increased inventory turns. They are also re-thinking the design of their supply chains, thinking about how much of their product goes through distribution centers, distributed to stores, or shipped directly from suppliers to store locations.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Dec. 17, 2015

Supply Chain Digest

Toys R Us Tries Bulking Up Store Inventories, No Retailers Say They are On Top in Collaboration, Diesel Cargo Ships Cannot Find Anywhere to Unload in Europe, US Manufacturers Bullish on 2016

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Deal or no deal: The impact of Brexit on automotive supply chains

DELMIA Quintiq

Every year, tens of thousands of containers carrying goods are shipped back and forth to the UK. Ships sailing to Rotterdam from Britain would no longer be able to pass through the express lane for customs clearance. Therefore, finished cars are shipped back to EU countries.

UPS Executive Shares Insights on Total Cost of Ownership in the Electronics Supply Chain

Supply Chain View from the Field

In this case, the context was an annual bid and quote negotiation they had to do with electronic manufacturers who wanted to ship products from the factories in Asia to the US. How much of the tonnage will move from factories in China to Europe, to the US, and to intra-Asia. The lane mix also folds into how much volume we already have on those channels going to Europe and the US already – and can we do marginal pricing to win the business year round?

Food Retailers and E-Commerce: An Interview with Gartner’s Mike Griswold, Part II

Supply Chain Nation

Griswold: Multi-channel has a different flavor between North America and the UK and Europe. In Europe there has been more of an appetite for home delivery. That marketplace has voted with their wallet, for various reasons, that they are very comfortable with ordering online and having it shipped to their house. SCN: You mentioned that supporting “click-and-collect” and other e-commerce strategies requires much better visibility to in-store inventory.

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Three Months after Tianjin, the Area is Still Reeling.

Elementum

China’s Tianjin port suffered a devastating explosion in August which left many manufacturers, insurers and shipping supply chains crippled. The company saw huge inventory and other factory investment losses in the explosion. Supply Chain and Shipping.

Why Supply Chain Visibility Will Be Key in 2019

AFFLINK

Essentially, SCV is making the entire process of ordering, manufacturing, shipping, and inventory visible and easily accessible to everyone involved in any aspect of the supply chain. Industry Europe says, "Supply chain data has remained in information silos for too long.

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. Work with your broker to see if you can get priority on unloading the ship and inland transport.

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What Your Company Needs to Succeed in Today’s Retail Landscape

AIMMS

In Europe, V&D , a major Dutch department store, and Brantano , a large footwear retailer operating in the Netherlands, Belgium and the UK, have officially declared bankruptcy. It’s no mystery that some of the world’s largest retail chains are struggling to survive.

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Things Have Changed: What Do We Do NOW?

Supply Chain Shaman

In the study, new products represent 17% of total cases shipped. Tougher in Europe. Companies that have successfully implemented demand sensing to improve the forecast at the warehouse DC have reduced inventory on the balance sheet by 10% within two years.