Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. Deviations that occur during transportation execution are not necessarily approved immediately. Finland.

This Week in Logistics News (December 3-7, 2018)

Talking Logistics

While you think about it (the answer is posted below), here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: project44 Acquires GateHouse Logistics, Creating World’s Most Comprehensive Global Transportation Visibility Platform.

A big “tack” (thank you!) from the Stockholm World Tour

DELMIA Quintiq

This is why it was so valuable to have present a seasoned business-goal oriented expert in IT implementations; Mikko Särkkä, from Itella Corporation in Finland. Mikko spoke of Itella, Finland’s national postal company, and its plans for continuous expansion.

Struggling to innovate

Supply Chain Movement

Furthermore, a new collective labour agreement means that wages for road transport – which accounts for roughly half of the total operating costs – will rise by 5% this year. Logistics service providers seem to be struggling to innovate, despite the thriving economy.

ABB’s Daniel Helmig: “We are moving to virtual centres of expertise”

Supply Chain Movement

Daniel Helmig, head of ABB’s Supply Chain management, is currently busy implementing supply chain transformation throughout the company’s 450 plants and many project sites as the company consolidates back end processes and establishes ten global transportation management centres. “It

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains

Cerasis

The transportation of goods is one of the greatest contributors to worldwide greenhouse gas emissions. Only by so doing will they be able to compete as the world shifts towards cleaner, leaner transportation and manufacturing systems.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. Finland. Goods have to be transported across the globe and delivered to different destinations – from congested cities to remote, rural areas.

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. Finland.

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Logy Conference 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Venue Finlandia Hall, Helsinki (Finland). The seminar is a popular and anticipated international event that has a lot to offer to all actors involved in management of business, SCM, sourcing, intralogistics and material handling, transport and logistics. Logy Conference.

Speed Bumps on the Road to Growth for China’s 3PLs

Supply Chain @ MIT

Good transportation links a logistics strength in China. The key strengths of the logistics industry in China that emerged from the study include good transportation connectivity and new infrastructure.

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Case Musti Group: Thriving in a Complex, Multinational, Supply Chain Environment

RELEX Solutions

Musti Group Nordic is the leading pet supplies and accessories retailer in the Nordics, with 121 Musti & Mirri stores in Finland, 127 Arken Zoo and Djurmagazinet pet stores in Sweden, and also 18 Musti stores in Norway. For instance, when the project started, the main DC was in Finland.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Skilled employees apply deep knowledge of market conditions and proven processes to solve transportation problems. From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H. Finland.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

With approximately 70 percent of the world's trade currently transported via sea lanes, the potential benefits are significant. In 2013, the first commercial bulk carrier transited the Northwest Passage, carrying cargo from from Canada to Finland.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

With approximately 70 percent of the world's trade currently transported via sea lanes, the potential benefits are significant. Further compounding the challenge is the political question of territorial sovereignty; there are currently eight countries claiming territory within the Arctic Circle: the United States, Russia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland. transportation climate change shipping global warming cargo

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Finland. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Finland. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock. Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Transportation. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use?

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The World Bank Cares About Logistics

Supply Chain View from the Field

One measure is also the LPI Index which shows how transport costs down and freight costs go up as the index goes up. The LPI is conducted largely through Professor Lauri Ojula at the Turku School of Busieness in Finland. One of the highlights of the BVL was a panel discussion by the World Bank, talking about their global logistics study. Jean-Francois Arvis spoke about the World Bank Study on the Logistics and Public Sector.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Finland. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

The blockchain revolution: audit efficiency & trust in sustainably certified supply chains

Provenance

Calculations based on European Union (EU) regulation take into account many parameters covering processing, storage, and transport. Travelling to UPM Kymi Pulp Mill in Finland.

LogTech Industry Roundup: Q2 2016

Freightos

” Global Freight Forwarding 2016, Transport Intelligence. The food delivery space is really taking off – with Alibaba, the New York Times, and Finland’s Wolt expanding operations. LogTech Industry Roundup: Q2 2016. Highlights from our quarterly review of disruptive logistics technologies are included below. If you’re interested in the underlying data, more observations and updates about Freightos over the last quarter, just download the full report!