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:

Why The Time Is Now for Sustainable Procurement


Earth Day (April 22nd) is a celebration of commitment to creating a safer, healthier and cleaner world, making it a natural time to reflect on the power and value of sustainable procurement programs. Procurement teams are in a unique and important position to drive such initiatives forward as these improvements are only possible through actions taken in the supply chain. Procurement at the pivot point. Clear steps to sustainable procurement.

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The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play


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


The company employs 500 people located in France and in China with strong competencies to serve the needs of our customers. They also noticed a better control of their inventory and safety stocks and consequently a better customer service level, a relevant and dynamic forecast and procurement process, easier, faster and incredibly intuitive which help to empower people in making smart and efficient decisions. JJA is a family-owned and independent company established in 1976.

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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Apps for more efficient procurement procedures

Supply Chain Movement

SynerTrade, provider of purchasing software and apps for more efficient procurement procedures, is growing robustly. Catalogue System is an app which increases the procurement process efficiency, among other things.

Airbus harmonizes its global procurement processes with AirSupply


Airbus harmonized its global procurement processes with a innovative, highly comprehensive initiative featuring AirSupply, earning a well-deserved nomination for the German Logistics Award The construction of an aircraft is preceded by a highly complex, sophisticated procurement process. For the impressive results of this digital transformation, Airbus was selected as one of three finalists of the German Logistics Award 2019.

Stéphane Simonetta new EVP and Head of Operations at Grundfos

Supply Chain Movement

Simonetta is born in France and holds a Master Degree in Industrial Engineering and Computer Science from the Ecole d’Ingénieur en Génie Informatique et Productique in Valenciennes, France, and has a degree from IMD.

Golden Results in the Supply Chain


More than 600 CSR and procurement professionals, attended Sustain , the annual EcoVadis event dedicated to responsible purchasing earlier this year. And for the moment here is a peek preview to some key takeaways: Our Business: Logistics. Logistics is our key business.

Network Design: the 5 good questions to ask

KEPLER Consulting

Being closest to the consumer, providing quick and customized service at the lowest cost… many challenges that put high pressure on logistics networks and force players to rethink their organization.

Roberto Crippa: “If you try to manage new business with old rules you fail”

Supply Chain Movement

The business is getting tougher as more and more professional buyers at Customer’s site are managing procurement and purchasing. 3) Logistics (inbound/outbound transportation, materials and finished goods warehouses).

SCM 101 Optimizes Inventory and Improves Competitiveness with ToolsGroup


Unlike its competitors in the online market, manages its logistics in-house. Products are stored at an 84,000 sqm space in France which manages the distribution of tires across the whole of France and some neighboring countries. NEWS RELEASE.

The American Revolution and the Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

From time immemorial, military leaders have recognized the importance of wartime logistics. General (and later President) George Washington understood his personal limitations in the area of logistics could negatively affect the outcome of the war. They point out that even though “the British logistics system was far more advanced and efficient” than the colonists’ logistics system, the shorter rebel supply chain was a differentiator.

How The Coronavirus Epidemic is Throttling Global Supply Chains

Logistics Bureau

The impact on supply chains is particularly apparent in the following two broad areas— shipping and procurement of products/components/raw materials. COVID-19 Impact on Procurement. A Logistics Lesson to Learn – Or Relearn.

Embracing the rules: Incoterms® 2020

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Case in point: A small retailer in Seattle, Washington, wanted to purchase three pallets of product from a mid-sized manufacturer in Paris, France. This was originally published in Inbound Logistics. .

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Operations, customs, supply chain, legal and/or logistics departments are brought together during the product procurement process to ensure that imported components and finished products meet the terms of the relevant free trade agreement. France.

Growing Challenges in Supplier CSR Monitoring are Being Met with Powerful Digital Solutions


Regulations and laws demanding supplier due-diligence are expanding, from UK Modern Slavery Act , and proposed laws like EU Conflict Minerals , to France’s Devoir de Vigilance Bill and related proposed laws like HR 3226 in the US and elsewhere. But assessing and monitoring the CSR practices of suppliers worldwide poses tough challenges for procurement teams, across these dimensions: Geographic diversity. Note: This blog was originally posted on.

When It Comes to Trucking, the EU is Not the “United States of Europe”

Talking Logistics

While taking a standardized approach to transportation management and procurement would facilitate visibility and control, the fact is that the operating realities of each market are different.

InSight, InControl: Real-time position and quality monitoring for production material transports


This is because it’s not until the goods arrive at the port that they are loaded into a container – usually by a different logistics service provider, the so-called consolidation center operator. Here’s an example: an adhesive arrives by ship at the port of Marseilles in the south of France. This significantly optimizes the procurement process.

Warehousing, the Rise of IT, Automation, and Now… Robotics

Logistics Bureau

Affected by changes in production, procurement and distribution methods, warehousing has continually been pushed and pulled in different directions. Logistics services provider TNT runs a large distribution hub in Belgium. In addition, Liège is equidistant from the major cities of Amsterdam (Netherlands), Frankfurt (Germany), and Paris (France). From a simple place to stock goods, warehouses have developed in many ways—function and form included.

Nursing Hospital and Healthcare Supply Into a New Age

Logistics Bureau

On the one side there is the medical aspect, which calls for various specialised logistics approaches , and on the other, the hotel/catering aspect. Other healthcare providers have chosen to create their own logistics divisions to run their self-distribution operations.

Kronos Group and Ivalua join forces to optimise H.Essers’ Purchase2Pay & Contract Management


Paris, France – 20 November, 2019 – Ivalua, a global leader in Cloud Spend Management solutions and its key consulting partner Kronos Group have joined forces to successfully deliver Purchase2Pay & Contract Management at H.Essers, a major logistics service provider. H.Essers is a leading logistics service provider in Europe, with headquarters in Belgium and a strong presence throughout the world.

Better Spare Parts and Supply Chain Management via 3D Printing

Logistics Bureau

Opportunity Level 1 – Tactical and Logistical. The ideas above already offer logistical cost reductions and faster time to availability. The operation is more streamlined and life for procurement team becomes easier. One forward looking building company in France built a small house using only 3D printed components. It can make spare parts logistics more efficient with faster delivery. Supply chain management is a constant juggling act.