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. In early April I attended the LogiPharma Europe 2018 conference in Montreux, Switzerland, an event that attracted more than 800 attendees, including practitioners and executives from pharma and medical device industries, along with software vendors and many service providers. Patient-centric networks are reshaping pharma supply chains.

Building a Triple A Supply Chain: Ten Tactics That Work

Supply Chain Shaman

At Supply Chain Insights , as we combed through over 9000 quantitative responses on supply chain management from business leaders to understand what drives supply chain excellence in preparation for the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , in the process, we proved Hau Lee’s theorem in the Famous Harvard Business Review Article, “Triple A Supply Chains.” First, great supply chains are agile.

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SCM Map Europe 2013-2014

Supply Chain Movement

Despite the economic malaise in Western Europe, multinationals are investing heavily in manufacturing and distribution in the eastern part of the continent. The Balkans are also an emerging manufacturing region for Europe. The growth in intercontinental freight flows into Europe is primarily coming from the Far East, and particularly from China, although these freight flows are increasingly heading for eastern Mediterranean and Baltic Sea ports.

6th Annual Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum – Europe

Supply Chain Movement

6th Annual Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum – Europe. Collaboration: The Cornerstone of the 21st Century Supply Chain. Europe’s annual meeting of the leading supply chain executives featuring the biggest names at leading retailers and manufacturers. Over 250 senior supply chain and logistics executives attend the event year on year, making the CSCO Forum the one event that you cannot afford to miss in 2015.

Terrorism and Supply Chain: A Growing Threat of Supply Chain Terrorism

Cerasis

Terrorism is a reality that, unfortunately, requires our growing attention in the supply chain world. The British Standards Institution Supply Chain Services and Solutions publishes an annual report that analyzes global trouble spots for supply chain operations. This year’s report focused on the continual rise in terrorist attacks and how it will continue to affect the supply chain. Supply Chain

Carter’s: A Story of Supply Chain Leadership

Supply Chain Shaman

To drive global scale, companies need to design the supply chain to buy globally and execute locally. The design of the supply chain is fundamental to making this happen. In our interview of the Supply Chains to Admire Winners, we found a unique approach at Carter’s. Shipping approximately 400 million selling units consisting of 700 million manufactured units per year, Carter’s employs about 4,000 employees at its peak. Supply Chain Index.

Supply Chain Summit: Europe

EFT

Channels: Supply Chain Event Date: Mon, 2018-10-29 to Wed, 2018-10-31 Event URL: [link] Event Location: Dusseldorf Number of attendees: 400 Event Organiser: Danielle Horsnell Event Organiser E-mail: dhorsnell@eft.com Précis: Where the heads of supply chain of Europe's manufacturers and retailers discuss the state of global supply chain Entire Month Duration: No

ToolsGroup Promotes Mauro Adorno to Managing Director of Europe

ToolsGroup

BOSTON (July 30, 2019) – ToolsGroup, a global leader in service-driven supply chain planning software, has promoted Mauro Adorno to managing director of Europe. Previously, Adorno served as ToolsGroup’s managing director for Central Europe and sales director for the DACH region. Adorno brings more than 15 years of experience in consumer-focused businesses, internet retailing, automotive manufacturing, telecommunications and finance.

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Supply chain events calendar Europe for 2014

Supply Chain Movement

So mark your calendar with the relevant supply chain conferences. Supply Chain Movement helps you along with an overview of the most important European supply chain events in 2014. Food Manufacturing & Safety Summit. Multimodal Europe. Supply Chain Innovations. Value Chain. 600 minutes Supply Chain. Intralogistics Europe. Logistics & Supply Chain Conference. Fleming Europe.

Melitta Builds More Efficient, Demand-Driven Supply Chain ?with ToolsGroup

ToolsGroup

ToolsGroup supply chain planning software enables Melitta Sales Europe to centralize demand planning and improve S&OP and promotions management.

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Examining LogiPharma 2019 – Top 3 symptoms you caught the life sciences supply chain bug

Kinaxis

LogiPharma 2019 featured a strong lineup of speakers and life sciences supply chain industry experts who delivered valuable and relevant content, spurring attendees to participate with passion while host (and former Premiership Rugby match official) David Kurk injected a good dose of energy and humor to keep things moving. Which brings me to my first observation of LogiPharma 2019: the people running life sciences supply chains care deeply about their patients.

How Europe is Coping with Supply Chain Disruption

Jaggaer

Can the complex global supply network survive the COVID-19 pandemic? In the retail sector, supermarkets in many countries have seen their highest weekly sales ever, as consumers stock up on goods that they fear may be in short supply. She predicted that shoppers would see more restricted ranges on supermarket shelves “to allow more throughput from suppliers and manufacturers of food”. And of course, the problem is acute right across Europe.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

In the last six months, in my travels, I have presented to supply chain teams in China, Belgium, France, Germany, Peru, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. I strongly feel that if I am going to cover the global supply chain that I need to experience it. Connectivity enabled the growth of the global supply chain opening up markets driving opportunity. The traditional manufacturing job defined the middle class.

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GTR Europe Trade & Export Finance Conference 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Europe Trade & Supply Chain Finance Conference 2015. URL: www.gtreview.com/events/europe/gtr-europe-trade-export-finance-conference-2015/. The GTR Europe Trade & Export Finance Conference will return to Hamburg on May 5-6, 2015. GTR Supply Chain Masterclass (Day 1). GTR Europe Trade & Export Finance Conference 2015 (Day 2). Events Europe trade Finance conference GTR Hamburg Panorama Deck Supply Chain Masterclass

New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

Supply Chain Movement

There appears to be considerable upheaval in Europe as a result of the political unrest between Russia and Ukraine. A number of large factories have closed down in Western Europe while new ones have opened in Central Europe and further east. However, the main growth in freight flows lies on the periphery of Europe and the Middle East is also continuing to develop, both for domestic supply and for distribution to Africa. SCM Map Europe 2014-2015.

My Take: The Role of Anaplan in Defining the Art of the Possible in Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

Keeping with my normal Sunday night ritual, I poured myself a cup of tea to pen my weekly post for the Supply Chain Shaman. My passion is helping supply chain leaders. The research, the share groups, the training and the event services of Supply Chain Insights are all focused at helping business leaders understand the “Art of the Possible.” There are two groups: one in North America and one in Europe.

Why Blockchain Within The Supply Chain Makes Perfect Sense

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from Kevin Doubleday who discusses the importance of blockchain within the supply chain. Current Supply Chains don’t operate at the cadence of business. Integrating Blockchain within the Supply Chain could change that. When we are asked about “killer” use cases for blockchain within enterprise systems, Supply Chain is the usual suspect — and for good reason.

Surviving the COVID-19 Pandemic and Future Supply Chain Disruptions Through Supply Chain Digital Transformation

Logility

Supply chain disruptions, like the one we are currently experiencing due to the COVID-19 Pandemic will continue to happen. Although I am sure I missed a few, the point is our global, complex, fast-paced supply chains can be disrupted in hundreds of ways and I for one don’t see that changing anytime soon. Surviving major supply chain disruptions requires capabilities that are only available through advanced supply chain planning and optimization platforms.

The Supply Chain of a Computer

SCM Research

Who is governing the computer supply chain? What is the role of contract manufacturers? Why is packaging being done in Eastern Europe or Mexico and not in China; and why not in Northern Europe or Canada, where the consumers are located? How could a linear supply chain become circular? How will the supply chain change in the age of automation? Is a supply chain actually a “chain” and is it about “supply” only?

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Vertical integration expediates Waddington Europe’s turnaround for essential NHS PPE visor production

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

European thermoforming packaging company Waddington Europe has joined forces with longstanding customer and partner Ricoh 3D to help bolster the national manufacturing and supply chain effort to provide supplies of personal protective equipment for the NHS

New Bookends: The Tale of Supply Chain Global Leaders in Consumer Products

Supply Chain Shaman

These consumer products global leaders paved the road for supply chain excellence by defining new supply chain practices. Today, each leader wants to take their empowered team to new supply chain heights. At Supply Chain Insights, we published a report card yesterday. The report analyzes supply chain performance and improvement by the Consumer Products Leaders in the period of 2006-2014. Life is busy at Supply Chain Insights.

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Do shorter supply chains really cost more?

Supply Chain Movement

Shortening global supply chains will lead to significant extra costs, claimed Steven Brakman, a lecturer in international economics at the University of Groningen, in the Dutch financial newspaper Het Financieele Dagblad recently. However, all Brakman’s comments reveal that he doesn’t really understand global supply chains. In a comparison of the total landed costs of goods (components, semi-finished products) from China versus Europe, the difference is often minimal.

The Toilet Paper Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Coronavirus Exposes Global Supply Chain Fragility! In light of the current situation we thought it was time to learn more about the Toilet Paper Supply Chain. Supply. Aside from the current Coronavirus pandemic and the associated crisis level response the supply of toilet paper is virtually never an issue. Stores replenish supply on generally stable demand signals and patterns. Subscribe Here!

Reconfiguring the Automotive Post Pandemic Supply Chain

Logistics Trends and Insights

As China was slowly reopening its manufacturing facilities in March, the rest of the world was shutting down. An optimistic estimate of 95% of automotive assembly plants in Europe and North America remain close. The factories are closed in these regions and elsewhere around the world because of a combination of restrictions aimed at containing the virus, drops in vehicle demand, and issues with component supply. Automobile manufacturing will be slow in ramping up.

Supply Chain Heroes: Stories of Innovation in Support of COVID-19

Logility

The dramatic spread of COVID-19 has disrupted lives, livelihoods, communities and businesses worldwide and created supply chain heroes across the globe. From suits to PPE gowns and masks, from baby wipes to disinfectant wipes, from food service to grocery to food & beverages manufacturers, companies around the world are stepping up to contribute and serve where they can. Rockline Europe.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The Netherlands secured first place based on the results from the large-scale survey among logistics decision-makers within manufacturing and retail companies in Germany. An earlier study called ‘Europe’s Most Desirable Logistics Locations’, conducted by Eyefortransport on behalf of Prologis, has previously revealed the Netherlands to be a logistics hotspot. It ranked the Dutch city of Venlo as Europe’s most attractive location for a logistics base.

Using Digital Supply Chain Planning to Respond to Market-Changing Disruptions like COVID-19

ToolsGroup

With supply chain planning software you can automate the achievement of service levels, even under changing constraints resulting from major disruptions. As COVID-19 continues its malevolent spread around the world, concerns grow regarding the continued impact on supply chains and business continuity. Commonly companies will use a “firefighting” response in times of supply chain disruption in order to meet service levels.

Reimagine Supply Chain of the Future – agile, resilient, and balanced – LogiSYM July 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Reimagine Supply Chain of the future: There are many facets to imagining Supply Chain of Future. What are the learnings from Covid disaster that leaders will incorporate into future supply chains? Let us study major highlights of Supply Chains of the future.

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

ToolsGroup

After decades of longer and more global supply chains, some are becoming shorter and more localized. This trend has important implications to supply chain planning. Contracting Supply Chains. . A recent special report by The Economist says that while most people assume that shrinking supply chains are caused by political factors such as tariffs, in fact there are deeper long-term trends at play.

The Essential Reference Guide for a Supply Chain Leader

Cerasis

In this blog he provides a simple reference guide to better yourself as a supply chain leader. and/or capabilities of the supplier and meet companies' short- and/or long-term supply needs. Supplier Development contributes towards 5 Key Work Streams in Supply Base: . 4) Improve Materials Management Competency in Supply Base. . Lead Time Reduction in Supply Chain.

Supply Chain Quotations from the Pandemic!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic! And at the centre of this disruption has been Supply Chain. Supply Chain Quotations. ” Supply Chain Quotations in Conclusion.

Do Supply Chain Planning systems generate any value?

Kinaxis

by Trevor Miles I have been in the advanced planning and scheduling (APS) space since 1995 when I joined i2 Technologies in Europe. Before that I was in management consulting doing what would be called supply chain design or reengineering today. Needless to say they have a continued multi-year deployment of the supply chain planning system provided by the ERP vendor. Perhaps we have been looking at the benefits of supply chain planning systems too narrowly.

Supply Chain Planning BPO: What’s Driving It and Should You Get On Board?

ToolsGroup

More and more businesses are hopping on the outsourcing bus and letting the experts take the wheel to drive supply chain planning processes. Several years ago ToolsGroup pioneered business process outsourcing (BPO) as an alternative to in-house supply chain planning (SCP). Now Gartner reports that SCP BPO is gaining traction ( Market Guide for Supply Chain Planning BPO or BPaaS, 29 July 2019 ), particularly in North America and Europe.

Supply Chain Movement 20 – Trends & Consulting

Supply Chain Movement

Contents Supply Chain Movement 20 – 2016 Q1. Gartner and Supply Chain Media formalise partnership. Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market. 10 | SCM Consulting Map Europe 2016. The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise. At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes. To arrive at optimal European supply chains it is crucial to consider shifts in economic growth, currency fluctuations and tax reductions in addition to production and distribution costs. For the fourth consecutive year, Supply Chain Media has produced the SCM Map of Europe providing an overview of the most relevant data for value chains. SCM Map Europe 2015-2016.