The Supply Chain Impact of Europe’s Refugee Crisis

Kinaxis

According to a recent UNHCR report , nearly 60 million people were forcibly displaced in 2014 from countries such as Iraq, Eritrea, and Afghanistan. For example, in 2013, the organization provided Syrian refugees with in-kind transportation of 394 metric tons of food and supplies.

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Reflections, Thank-you(s) and Rethinking the Future

Supply Chain Shaman

Open Source Technologies (Examples include Hadoop, Spark, Kafka). While we all need to thank-you for helping us to remain free and safe within our borders, for the supply chain leader, it is great to see that something good came out of the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan.

Managing for Daily Improvement: Bridging the Gap Across Teams and KPIs

Talking Logistics

Let’s say, for example, that a manager oversees several different business units running independently from one another. He then led the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP) for Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) in Iraq and Kuwait.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

It might help to think of a KPI as something like an instrument on a car dashboard—a speedometer for example. Later in this article we’ll look at some examples of functional and cross functional KPIs. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones!

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10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

Access to relevant information is necessary in the sales & operations planning (S&OP) cycle, for example. Better decision-making processes. The business complexity is increasing all the time due to globalisation, big data and dynamic interdependences.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

For example, 3PLs and software vendors did pay more attention to serving the needs of small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and companies in the Energy and Process Industries (see TMS for SMB: Breaking Down the Barriers , Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste , and Collaboration and Optimization in the Oil & Gas Industry ). It’s the technology behind startups like Freightview and project44 , for example.

Tarik Toprak: “Growth brings its own challenges.”

Supply Chain Movement

We are already producing for export to the Middle East and North Africa and as a group we are trying to establish the individual requirements for different countries, such as Iran, Iraq, Jordan etc to work out the best logistical solution.