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

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. 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 2017. SAP : SAPInsider Logistics and SCM 2017 , March 6-8, Orlando, FL.

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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. In addition, they can book real-time capacity on key airlines including British Airways, Iberia, Air France-KLM, and Lufthansa. Today, over 1,800 logistics providers use WebCargo to access live pricing and eBooking. COVID-19 Freight Insights Logistics Technology

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 How Important Is Sustainability in Logistics? In fact, consumers are willing to pay an additional 5 percent for a product that is being processed by shippers that have implemented sustainability in logistics measures.

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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Supply Chain Event 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Organisation: Reed Expositions France. In today’s era of logistics 4.0, The event will cover topics related to automation and warehouse robotics, the impact of smart objects on logistics flow management, the use of RFID or disruptive technologies such as augmented reality, 3D printing and new mobile applications for inventory or procurement management. Supply Chain Event 2016. Date: 22-23 November, 2016. Location: Paris Porte de Versailles – Pav. 8, Paris (FR).

This Week in Logistics News (November 14 – 20)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news. Air France-KLM prepares COVID-19 vaccine airlift. Air France-KLM is preparing a test run to fly out dummy vaccine shipments from its Amsterdam-Schiphol hub. Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, MA. The “red stuff.”

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). Cloud Logistics and project44 Team to Enhance Same Day TMS Projects and More. billion in France to double capacity at Roissy airport. R2 Freight & Logistics, Inc. How was the JDRF Death Valley Ride ?

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.

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. Located 20 miles east of Lyon, the site is ideally located to distribute L’Oréal France’s consumer products throughout southern France, and is integral to Norbert Dentressangle’s extensive logistics operations in the Lyon area.

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. Amazon is at the nexus of ecommerce, data, and logistics, with a drive to constantly improve their logistics network. Fulfillment and global logistics is increasingly a goal in and of itself. Amazon’s logistics hiring plans. The Global Logistics Footprint.

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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? For a combination of reasons; I, my wife and our three children – aged 3, 8 and 10 – were all perfectly happy in France – a European role, a comfortable and sporty lifestyle.

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. Supply Chain Movement and logistics service provider DSV created a checklist to discover how well your Chinese supply chains are organized. >>Please Checklist Logistics Challenges in China. 15 questions about Chinese supply chains.

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Off to a Healthy Start, Logistics M&A Activity Could be on Hold

Logistics Trends and Insights

Logistics mergers and acquisitions (M&A) were off to a good start in Q1 of 2020, following increased activity to wrap up 2019. On Monday of last week, XPO Logistics announced that it would acquire the majority of the United Kingdom-based contract logistics operations of Kuehne + Nagel, including its 75 facilities and customer base. billion of industrial property in Central and Eastern Europe to Singapore-based logistics provider GLP. by Amy Wunderlin .

Five Hidden Skills that Military Veterans Bring to Logistics

Material Handling and 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. Logistics is an all-encompassing term that encompasses the purchase, movement, storage and planning of items that a company or organization needs to complete its mission.

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. 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. France.

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. Logistics Technologies Logistics Trends 3D printing additive manufacturingAdditive manufacturing, or 3D printing, has been around in one shape or form for a while.

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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. Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the 3PL industry remains hot, with another large deal announced this week: XPO Logistics is acquiring Norbert Dentressangle SA for €3.24 It serves both B2B and B2C customers in the United Kingdom, Spain and 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. According to this model, companies with supply chains that add a lot of value and are highly complex are advised to select a logistics service provider with whom they can build a long-term partnership.

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 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. It ranked the Dutch city of Venlo as Europe’s most attractive location for a logistics base. Venlo Logistics Map Europe 2016. France.

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.

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. According to this model, companies with supply chains that add a lot of value and are highly complex are advised to select a logistics service provider with whom they can build a long-term partnership.

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

Talking Logistics

In this week’s news… XPO Logistics Acquires Optima Service Solutions. In 3PL news, XPO Logistics announced that it has acquired Optima Service Solutions, LLC, “a leading non-asset provider of last-mile logistics services for major retailers and manufacturers in the United States” for $26.6 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.

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.” This week, for example, Elemica (a Talking Logistics sponsor) announced “the completion of a successful blockchain pilot project between leading global chemical manufacturers as part of an innovation initiative testing new technologies that will redefine B2B processes and support digital transformation.”

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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. In the digital transformation age, logistics is once again undergoing a major shift. These technologies also contribute to a rise in big data and analytics in the logistics field. ” 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. Europe has seen plenty of activity in terms of mergers and acquisitions, including the take-over of the major French family-owned company Norbert Dentressangle by America’s XPO Logistics. 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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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.

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. Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have therefore developed this mindmap for Global Logistics Integration, outlining the route to achievement and providing road signs to flag potential hazards along the way. >>Please 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. One solution will permit us to provide a unified Transport service throughout Europe and to simplify the integration in our Information Systems at FM Logistic.

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 whitepaperThis C.H.

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? Probably the most notable outcome from a logistics standpoint has occurred in Calais, France, where trucks headed for the Channel Tunnel to the United Kingdom were being boarded by migrants. million trucks in both directions between France and the United Kingdom last year. Global TMS Technology Europe Logistics migrants Supply Chain

This Week in Logistics News (January 2 – 8)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news: New COVID vaccines need absurd amounts of labor and materials. Tesco has offered to use its country-wide distribution company Best Food Logistics to aid the roll out of the vaccine. logistics news Logistics NewsWelcome back.

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). The company also announced that it has raised $80 million in Series B financing from various investors, including France’s national rail company, SNCF, and GE Ventures.

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.

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. Here at Logistics Bureau we have 20 years of experience in assisting clients with Supply Chain Benchmarking, and the development of suitable KPIs. Benchmarking Performance Measurement - KPIs key performance indicator KPI logistics kpi supply chain kpi

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