Terror Attack in Nice, France: What We Know So Far

Elementum

France extended its State of Emergency for three months following the terror attack in the city of Nice at Bastille Day celebration, the country’s most important national holiday, on Thursday evening, July 15. Several European Union countries, including Germany, Spain and Italy, have stepped up security along their borders with France. Air France, meanwhile, lost 1.7%. We advise that you stay agile and coordinate with your logistics provider to avoid disruptions

Doing Our Part To Help Logistics Companies Adapt to COVID-19

Freightos

And, through it all, logistics providers keep critical goods moving. The FBX has been produced weekly since April 2018 based off of live pricing data from hundreds of global logistics providers. Today, over 1,800 logistics providers use WebCargo to access live pricing and eBooking.

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Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2017. SITL Paris , March 14-16, Paris, France.

Sustainability in Logistics: Shippers Step up Initiatives to Combat 3 Obstacles

Cerasis

Near and far, logistics providers and shippers are renewing their focus on sustainability to build the manufacturing giants of tomorrow. As explained by Bob Trebilcock , sustainability in logistics initiatives are ranked as “very important” for up to 40.6

Supply Chain Event 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Organisation: Reed Expositions France. In today’s era of logistics 4.0, Supply Chain Event 2016. Date: 22-23 November, 2016. Location: Paris Porte de Versailles – Pav. 8, Paris (FR). URL: www.supplychain-event.com.

3D Printing and the Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

In fact, recently, while on a weekend ski trip with friends, my buddy John was riding the chairlift with two women from France […]. The post 3D Printing and the Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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Fresh food logistics: A better approach with optimization

DELMIA Quintiq

Holidaymakers to France may be familiar with the following situation from my last summer holiday: A relaxing stay in a small picturesque port town on the Atlantic coast, a welcoming restaurant with good wine and a regional specialty waiting for us as the main course – oysters au gratin.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 14-18, 2019)

Talking Logistics

As reported by The Loadstar this week, “Blockchain logistics start-up OpenPort has notified shareholders it is out of funds and intends to proceed with liquidation.” In the meantime, here’s the rest of this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: U.S.

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This Week in Logistics News (July 6 – 12)

Logistics Viewpoints

The US Women’s National Soccer Team has won a fourth World Cup championship in Lyon, France last Sunday. The post This Week in Logistics News (July 6 – 12) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. They’ve done it again! This victory also marked back-to-back World Cup championships, which is the first time a women’s team has accomplished the feat, joining only men’s winners Italy (1934, 1938) and Brazil (1958, 1962).

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This Week in Logistics News (October 17-21, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure Team (LL4T1DCure) raised just under $43,000 for the cause! Moving on, here’s this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: IBM, Walmart, university to put Chinese food products on blockchain (Reuters).

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

In other words, last month’s announcement was a stay of execution, not a reprieve, and it’s only a matter of time before Amazon reveal plans for a comprehensive logistics network. Fulfillment and global logistics is increasingly a goal in and of itself. Amazon’s logistics hiring plans.

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Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2019. Logistics Summit & Expo , March 13-14, Mexico City, Mexico.

L’Oréal France Grand Public opens site for mass consumer products

Supply Chain Movement

Following last October’s contract signing, Norbert Dentressangle and L’Oréal France Grand Public (L’Oréal’s French consumer product division) have officially opened the Saint-Vulbas site on 16 July 2014. Up to now, we haven’t had any warehouses in southern France.

Maarten Hut: ‘Growing with the company’

Supply Chain Movement

Maarten Hut recently moved from France to Mauritius, to become Head of Supply Chain & Logistics at Aspen Global. In France he was Group Supply Chain Director at Wessanen based in Lyon. WHY THE MOVE FROM FRANCE TO MAURITIUS?

Checklist: Logistics challenges in China

Supply Chain Movement

trillion economy that was the world’s sixth largest, trailing the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom and France. But the logistics infrastructure is a major challenge. Checklist Logistics Challenges in China. 15 questions about Chinese supply chains.

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A Fast, Accurate and Collaborative Supply Chain – The JJA Story

DynaSys

The company employs 500 people located in France and in China with strong competencies to serve the needs of our customers. In addition, the solution helped them to implement a complete and collaborative S&OP process with sales, logistic and financial departments to perfectly align strategy, budget and operations. JJA is a family-owned and independent company established in 1976.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. France. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Seek loyal logistic service providers

Supply Chain Movement

Companies seek loyal logistics service providers who can conquer the waves with them, whether they are gentle ripples or a powerful swell. For companies who are struggling to outsource their logistics activities, an online tool called the Supply Chain Satellite has been developed.

This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Moving on to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week… XPO Logistics to Acquire Norbert Dentressangle SA. Fetch Robotics Unveils Robotics System for Logistics Industry. Note: JDA Software is Talking Logistics sponsor.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’. 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.

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Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2018

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2018. SITL 2018 , March 20-23, Paris, France.

Seek loyal logistic service providers

Supply Chain Movement

Companies seek loyal logistics service providers who can conquer the waves with them, whether they are gentle ripples or a powerful swell. For companies who are struggling to outsource their logistics activities, an online tool called the Supply Chain Satellite has been developed.

This Week in Logistics News (November 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

In this week’s news… XPO Logistics Acquires Optima Service Solutions. This follows the company’s acquisition of 3PD this past July, another provider of heavy goods, last-mile logistics in North America. Robinson is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. France. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again. Acquisitions dominated the logistics headlines in 2014 and that trend is continuing this year.

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Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

To manage this logistics complexity while adhering to customer service standards and incurring reasonable costs, companies need Global Logistics Integration. Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration. France.

FM Logistic drives process automation and visibility

Supply Chain Movement

F M Logistic, an international third party logistics provider headquartered in Phalsbourg, France, has announced it will roll out the Kewill Move multimodal transportation platform to its operations worldwide, driving process automation and visibility across the entire organization.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? Is logistics outsourcing right for your company? France. Robinson logistics outsourcing whitepaper

Logistics Responses to Europe’s Migrant Crisis

TMC

How has the crisis affected the logistics of moving product across the region, especially at highly congested border crossings? million trucks in both directions between France and the United Kingdom last year. The increased complexity can cause delays and increase logistics costs.

For What It’s Worth: My Take on Last Week’s Supply Chain & Logistics News (May 30, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Every Friday on Talking Logistics, I share a list of supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention that week, along with some brief commentary and analysis. The good news is that that there is a lot of work going on in this area, such as the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA) , which already has several hundred companies in the transportation and logistics industry participating.

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This Week in Logistics News (May 9-13, 2016)

Talking Logistics

The Hyperloop and drones headlined this week’s supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it: Hyperloop One Accelerates Toward Future With High-Speed Test (WSJ – sub. 73-hour, seven-day workweek limit set by Senate panel for truck drivers (Logistics Management).

Five Hidden Skills that Military Veterans Bring to Logistics

Material Handling & Logistics

Use your company’s military veterans and their five-hidden skill sets to make your company logistically successful. Central to the eventual Allied victory was not just General Patton, who swung his military units to attack in the opposite direction, but also a little-known logistical unit.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain). Total logistics cost. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones!

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XPO Logistics (XPO) to Acquire Con-way (CNW)

Supply Chain Network

– September 9, 2015 – XPO Logistics, Inc. (“XPO Logistics” or “XPO”) (NYSE: XPO) and Con-way Inc. (“Con-way”) (NYSE: CNW) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for XPO Logistics to acquire Con-way.

Logistics in 2020: The Future of Road Freight

BluJay Solutions

The logistics industry is shaping up for some radical changes. Road freight represents a major part of most Logistics Services Providers’ (LSPs') strategies. Regardless of the importance of other modalities to global logistics, it is almost impossible for the supply chain to keep moving, either domestically or internationally, without using the road network. Green logistics; traffic congestion will certainly not have been resigned to history.