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Stéphane Simonetta new EVP and Head of Operations at Grundfos

Supply Chain Movement

For the past years Simonetta has been with Honeywell Transportation Systems, based in Rolle, Switzerland, as Head of Supply Chain then Vice-President of Operations. Stéphane Simonetta (43) joins the Grundfos Group as new Executive Vice President and Head of Operations (COO) September 1st 2015.

Airbus harmonizes its global procurement processes with AirSupply

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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. “We have now significantly streamlined our operational procurement as part of a digital transformation.”

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Golden Results in the Supply Chain

EcoVadis

More than 600 CSR and procurement professionals, attended Sustain , the annual EcoVadis event dedicated to responsible purchasing earlier this year. LPR operates in several European countries, including Benelux, France, Spain, Portugal and the United Kingdom.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Until June of this year, Tecniplast, an Italian manufacturer of laboratory equipment and specialised plastics, did not have a formal supply chain. One is the customised manufacturing of high quality design plastic objects such as tables and chairs.

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Coronavirus Highlights Fragility of Global Supply Networks

Jaggaer

Eight people tested positive for coronavirus in the UK, while five British nationals tested positive in France following the businessman’s trip to a French ski resort, and an NHS clinic he attended had to be temporarily closed.

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Embracing the rules: Incoterms® 2020

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Incoterms® are used to allocate transport costs, show where risk passes from a seller to a buyer, as well as clearly define the responsibilities for export and customs clearance, not to mention identify who must purchase insurance if required (and at what level), from origin through destination. .

GrandVision: “We are changing completely as we become demand driven”

Supply Chain Movement

In the last three years we’ve developed our strategy, centralised procurement, purchasing and manufacturing aligned our portfolios across all categories globally and developed our exclusive brands portfolio. Grandvision has grand plans.

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. Just-in-time techniques have led to more products arriving directly from manufacturing to the end-customer, shrinking warehouse use. Transport optimisation considerations dictate that warehousing is used at the end-point of a transport system to amass enough products for a full load for the subsequent transport system.

Better Spare Parts and Supply Chain Management via 3D Printing

Logistics Bureau

Waste is also limited by the efficient manufacturing process. On the other hand, traditional manufacturing is subtractive. Costs must also be correctly compared, if 3D printing is to justifiably replace traditional manufacturing. Transport costs fall away. However, costs must also be correctly compared, if 3D printing is to justifiably replace traditional manufacturing. 3D printing allows such structures to be manufactured like any other shape.

Nursing Hospital and Healthcare Supply Into a New Age

Logistics Bureau

Orders are typically placed by different factions within a single facility, and fulfilled by multiple manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors. Mercy chose to insource storage and transportation, and claims to have saved 15 to 30% annually on logistics and distribution costs.

Sorry, I’m Not Sure: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2018

Talking Logistics

Air France KLM is Evaluating MRO Potential for Blockchain. If they actually follow through on their promise and oil prices continue to rise next year, how will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in response? Source: Evan, Flikr. “I