Multimodal Europe – 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Multimodal Europe – 2015. The main topic of the all- day meeting will be European and global solutions for transport and logistics offered on the market and the opportunities of container, intermodal carriages in our region. Poland, due to its geographical location is becoming a transshipment centre for entire Europe. More and more production and trade companies due to the logistical costs decide on multimodal and combined transports.

Supply chain events calendar Europe for 2014

Supply Chain Movement

Food Manufacturing & Safety Summit. Multimodal Europe. Intralogistics Europe. Fleming Europe. ECR Europe Conference. ECR Europe. CSCMP Europe. Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain Summit – Europe. Europe Trade & Finance Week. SCL Europe. TOC Container Supply Chain: Europe. SCC Europe Regional Conference. Logitrans, Transport Logistics Exhibition.

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Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

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. 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. It ranked the Dutch city of Venlo as Europe’s most attractive location for a logistics base.

The Belt and Road Initiative: Rail Service between Europe and Asia

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Have you ever considered changing your traditional mode of transportation? Now is the time to utilize all modes of transportation in the most efficient way possible. For example, you might be surprised how beneficial rail service between Europe and Asia can be for your business today. . Working in close cooperation with the government of two Chinese provinces, Sichuan and Chongqing, these companies moved manufacturing facilities to inland China.

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Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. 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. 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016. The largest acquisition in Europe last year was of the Dutch TNT Express by FedEx.

thyssenkrupp Steel Europe adds real-time visibility to key shipments

EFT

thyssenkrupp Steel Europe is working with logistics tech company Sixfold through its live shipment sharing platform to get visibility over key shipments in transit and also across warehouses and operational sites. thyssenkrupp will then be able to track inbound transports to its European sites in real-time. With time-critical data on inbound logistics, we will further increase our productivity," says Jens Fiedler from thyssenkrupp Steel Europe's logistics department.

4 Big Benefits for the Use & Implementation of Predictive Analytics In Manufacturing

Cerasis

The predictive analytics of the past are becoming more apt and intellectual, powering a new age in manufacturing. Additionally, major manufacturers are working to prioritize predictive analytics and use them to improve production. Let's take a look at the increase in utilization and implementation of predictive analytics in manufacturing and what it means for manufacturers. US and China Lead Prioritization of Predictive Analytics in Manufacturing.

A Truth About Global Transportation: It Happens Locally

Talking Logistics

As shippers of all sizes expand their global sourcing, manufacturing, and distribution operations, they have to navigate the complexities involved with global transportation management. But there’s a truth about global transportation that applies to all companies, regardless of how they became global: transportation happens locally. So, how do you know if you’re a leader or laggard in global transportation management?

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

Talking Logistics

And this global trip isn’t just for sightseeing – leading companies find that a diversified sourcing base and far-flung manufacturing can help cut production costs, increasing the bottom line. However, the biggest pain point for these global supply chains is the one that seems inescapable – transportation costs. Pain Points Increasing Transportation Costs. Here are just a few pain points that are increasing transportation costs: Container shipping headaches.

Have you Heard About ‘’Chain of Responsibility’’ in the Supply Chain and Transportation?

Cerasis

Although we have much in common, the transportation laws in Australia and New Zealand have a distinct difference with those in Europe, the U.K. Similar programs exist in Europe. As explained in the International Transport Forum’s report titled “ Moving Freight with Better Trucks ”, ‘’For many breaches of road transport law, the party directly responsible is the driver.

Over four hundred supply chain leaders to attend the 2018 Supply Chain Summit: Europe

EFT

Eyefortransport (eft), the global leader in business intelligence and networking for the transport, logistics and supply chain industry, is pleased to announce the return of its Supply Chain Summit: Europe (29-31 st October 2018). Additionally, we are a new player in the European market with great ambitious plans in Europe for the years to come. Alexandra Morton, VP Supply Chain Western Europe, Adidas. Mathijs Slangen, SVP Commercial Europe, Coyote Logistics.

Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Elementum

Mexico may become the global manufacturing nerve center if the country plays its cards right. According to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index, Mexico ranks number eight out of 40 countries including Canada, Sweden, and Vietnam. Deloitte has also highlighted the country as a major manufacturer of electronics parts , machinery, and appliances, among others. Europe and Asia Follow Suit.

‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ – 24 juni 2015

Supply Chain Movement

12:00 China as a Global Distribution Centre – Manufacturing and bonded warehousing. Kelvin Tan, National Senior Manager Transportation – DSV China. Is the trade imbalance between China and Europe going to keep freight costs towards Asia low for the foreseeable future? van der Meulen Transport China customs delivery distribution DSV Erik Jutte export Foss Fred Sengers Green Freight Europe Guillaume Burette Henk-Jan Groeneveld human resource import inventory Jan W.

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As Fuel Prices Rise, Here's How Supply Chains Can Cut Transportation Costs

Elementum

Transportation can be a significant part of a business’ logistics costs— potentially upwards of 55 percent. Fuel price is driven primarily by five factors: demand, refinery maintenance costs, transportation constraints, crude oil prices, and geopolitical disruptions. In an attempt to reduce the length of transportation for products in the supply chain, several industries have taken to nearshoring. This go-to-market strategy makes manufacturing far more cost efficient.

Transport and Transportation: Do They Mean the Same Thing?

Logistics Bureau

What is Transportation? Well, I asked John Cole one of our transport experts, exactly that question, and a few others related to transport! How Would you Define “Transport” and Transportation? As an example, one location might be the place where you source raw materials or where you source goods from a manufacturing facility. Check out our Related Transportation Pages Below: Freight Consultants. Transport Consultant Speaks Optimisation.

As Fuel Prices Rise, Here's How Supply Chains Can Cut Transportation Costs

Elementum

Transportation can be a significant part of a business’ logistics costs— potentially upwards of 55 percent. Fuel price is driven primarily by five factors: demand, refinery maintenance costs, transportation constraints, crude oil prices, and geopolitical disruptions. In an attempt to reduce the length of transportation for products in the supply chain, several industries have taken to nearshoring. This go-to-market strategy makes manufacturing far more cost efficient.

Transportation Innovation 2018

EFT

A lively discussion followed regarding how the technologies will affect the transportation and warehousing industries. Autonomous technology has been used in manufacturing and distribution centers for years where AGV are used for moving product throughout a warehouse. Parcel lockers have been used extensively in Europe and China for years. When a self-driving vehicle causes damage, who gets sued the manufacturer, operator, or owner?

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Third parties, carriers, and drivers interact with the manufacturer, suppliers, DCs, retailers, and customers as products move. We recently released the Navisphere Driver App in Europe to help surface transportation companies prepare for this critical transformation. Our latest development in Europe, the Navisphere Driver app, is an example of how IoT technologies deliver deeper intelligence for more knowledgeable supply chain networks.

How to Improve Your Shops Manufacturing Production Efficiency

Cerasis

Not only is it important to find machines that are appropriate for your specific manufacturing operations , but your bottom line will suffer if your equipment isn’t fast enough to meet demand. There's a lot to keep in check when trying to strengthen your shop's manufacturing production efficiency, but the payoff will be well worth it in the end. How to Improve Your Shops Manufacturing Production Efficiency. Manufacturing

5 More Manufacturing Technologies to Impact the Industry in 2016

Cerasis

Yesterday we started our two part series about manufacturing technology trends we will see impact the industry in 2016 by painting a picture of the top 4 trends. In today's conclusion, we now focus on 5 other manufacturing technologies that will also impact the manufacturing industry, but to a lesser degree than yesterday's predictions. 5 Manufacturing Technologies Looking to Impact the Manufacturing Industry in 2016.

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. 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.

Is Industrial Computing Taking the ‘Man’ Out of Manufacturing?

Cerasis

In it, Daniel discusses the industrial Computing Revolution and how it effects the manufacturing industry. The industrial computing revolution has advanced the manufacturing industry, but at what cost? Numerous fearmongering news headlines claim that workers are being ‘replaced’ by computer-controlled systems, all in the name of improving manufacturing productivity. Fast-forward to 2016, fewer than one in 10 are employed in the US manufacturing sector.

Overview of European supply chain events 2015

Supply Chain Movement

14th annual Cool Chain & Controlled Room Temperature Logistics Europe. Multimodal Europe. EuTra-European Transportation Forum. Transport & Logistics Forum. Transport Logistic. Fleming Europe. Food Manufacturing & Safety Summit. Europe Trade & Finance Week. TOC Container Supply Chain: Europe. SCL Europe. Europe. Logitrans, Transport Logistics Exhibition.

Transport Expert Nicolas Meilhan’s Perspective on the EcoVadis 2019 Index Results

EcoVadis

Nicolas Meilhan is a Scientific Advisor for France Stratégie and works on transport and energy issues. . Following the recent launch of our EcoVadis 2019 Index, used to monitor and compare the CSR progress of companies worldwide, we sat down to talk with Nicholas Meilhan, a Scientific Advisor for France Stratégie who specializes in transport sector issues. Sample 2019 Index for the Transport Sector . EcoVadis Index: description of companies in the transport sector: [link].

Less than a Week Until Europe’s Biggest Meeting of 3PL Providers and their Customers

EFT

The 2014 event unites executives of the highest calibre from the biggest European logistics providers, as well as senior supply chain executive representatives from leading retailers and manufacturers. They will be joined by their supply chain customers from a number of top retail and manufacturing brands such as HP, Office Depot, Microsoft, General Mills, Wonderful Brands and Sonos. Less than 1 week remains until this year’s European 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum.

Hyperloop could create $10bn supply chain manufacturing ecosystem

EFT

The company says it could also improve safety, decrease pollution and reduce congestion, and adds that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are well-placed to benefit from disruptive technologies in transportation, with governments from both countries exploring autonomous pods, driverless cars and flying taxis. Amjad Almkhalalati, director - operations, UAE, Virgin Hyperloop One, says Hyperloop can seamlessly connect to other modes of autonomous transportation.

Doing Business in Turkey

QAD

The country is located in southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia. Manufacturing in Turkey. Primary manufacturing industries include textiles, food, automobiles, electronics, mining, steel, petroleum, construction, lumber and paper.

Doing Business in Italy

QAD

Italy became a democratic republic in 1946, but it has always been among the leaders of political and economic movements in Europe. Italy, with its capital city of Rome, is located in Southern Europe on a peninsula extending into the Mediterranean Sea. Manufacturing in Italy.

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7 Ways to Strategically Elevate Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

In the last decade, many companies, especially those with manufacturing operations, have evolved direct materials sourcing from an administrative function to a strategic procurement process. Transportation has followed the same evolutionary pattern, moving upstream from day-to-day freight transactions to an integral component of top-level corporate planning and procurement strategy. As a strategic process, transportation procurement may still seem very tedious and challenging.

Doing Business in India

QAD

Various cultures rose and fell during the intervening centuries until invaders from Europe arrived in the 16 th century. Manufacturing in India. India has a robust manufacturing sector, with typical products including textiles, chemicals, food, steel, transportation equipment, cement, mining, petrochemicals, machinery, software and pharmaceuticals. . Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. Transportation is equally robust.

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Breaking into Global Markets, One Tesla at a Time

CH Robinson Transportfolio

When a 100-year-old toy company collaborates with a leading automotive and technology manufacturer, the possibilities are limitless. Radio Flyer, a name commonly recognized from the iconic red wagon and tricycle, is now delivering the Tesla Model S for kids to families in Europe, directly to their doorstep. Radio Flyer was challenged with driving direct ecommerce services in Europe, so we worked with them to develop a customized logistics solution.

Gebrüder Weiss and SMR AMT Hungary win Supply Chain Excellence Awards

Supply Chain Movement

More than 500 senior decision-makers from 23 different European countries gathered at the Translog Connect Congress, organised for the third time, in Budapest to exchange ideas and find solutions for their major challenges in transportation, logistics and supply chain management. Dr. Sebastian Kummer, Head of the Institute of Transport and Logistics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. •

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. VMI can also require making transportation planning an integral part of the master production scheduling, so that the right products are available at the right time, not only ex-works but at the customer site. Manufacturing

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Consider this: global sourcing, manufacturing, and sales are advancing rapidly, leaving technology providers in the tough position of playing catch up. In Europe, three of the most common programs are: • Combined Program. Transportation, consolidation, warehousing, and customs services can be combined with P.O. management that is enabled by a single, global technology platform, can reduce the complexity of tracking all transportation movements.

Doing Business in Germany

QAD

Manufacturing in Germany. Typical manufacturing products made in Germany include machinery, vehicles, machine tools, electronics, food and beverages, textiles and shipbuilding. Manufacturing suffers slightly from a lack of investment, but the government introduced a series of stimuli and tax cuts designed to improve productivity. The manufacturing sector invested 53.4 Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing.