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

Logistics Trends and Insights

A decrease in activity in the UK & Eurozone was more than offset by a significant increase in deal value in North America during 2019, led by 12 deals with a value greater than $1 billion. North America had investments of $43.4 by Amy Wunderlin .

Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain Shaman

Shell’s current shift to the global supply chain is impacting North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Russia, and China. To prove the concept, Nick decided to run a simulation and tested the North America market. North America Simulation Output.

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Carrefour now operates Europe’s largest hydrogen-powered forklift truck fleet


For several months now, Air Liquide has supplied and operated a hydrogen charging station for forklift trucks at the Carrefour Supply Chain logistics base in Vendin-le-Vieil (France).

Companies Are Taking Unstructured Approach to Corruption

Material Handling & Logistics

Study highlights include: North American and European companies are leading the world in business ethics with scores above 45, indicating they are the most proactive and structured when dealing with business ethics issues. This figure is slightly higher for North American companies (12%).

Beyond Planning, the Next-Gen Supply Chain – A Focal Story


Focal was founded in France in 1979, and specializes in designing and manufacturing proven acoustic solutions. Focal generates more than 75% of their revenue outside of France, mainly in North America and Asia. Their products are divided into four categories: domestic HiFi speakers, car speakers, monitoring speakers, and audio headsets. The sound quality of their products makes them unique in the market as they try to be as neutral and accurate as possible.

AIT Worldwide Logistics acquires UK-based freight forwarder ConneXion World Cargo


Supply chain solutions leader AIT Worldwide Logistics announced the expansion of its global footprint with the acquisition of ConneXion World Cargo, a freight forwarder headquartered in London with five additional locations in Asia, Europe and North America. We welcome our new ConneXion colleagues in Asia, Europe and North America to our global team and we look forward to supporting ConneXion's loyal customers.".

Global Blockchain Market for the Supply Chain Expected to Grow at 87% CAGR Until 2023


North America is expected to account for the largest share of the overall market in 2018. North America is considered the most advanced region in terms of technology adoption and infrastructure. The global blockchain supply chain market is expected to grow from $45 million in 2018 to $3,314.6 million by 2023, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 87% during the forecast period, according to MarketsandMarkets.

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

Supply Chain Network

The transaction will enhance XPO’s range of supply chain solutions by making XPO the second largest less-than-truckload (LTL) provider in North America, and will expand the company’s global contract logistics platform. USA, and its European headquarters is in Lyon, France.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America. France. The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise.

L’Oreal: A Beautiful Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

Richard has worked in Operations and Supply Chain for L’Oreal for over 20 years, starting in Canada, followed by roles in France and the United States.

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

Talking Logistics

This follows the company’s acquisition of 3PD this past July, another provider of heavy goods, last-mile logistics in North America. The functionality accounts for all applicable national tolls in France, Germany, Austria and Slovakia.

Coronavirus Highlights Fragility of Global Supply Networks


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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Paving the Way for Sustainable Public Procurement


Launched over a decade ago in France, with offices in eight countries across Europe, Asia, Africa and North America, we offer the first collaborative platform that delivers a comprehensive digital assessment for global supply chains. Public spending is big business.

Laerdal Medical Chooses Ivalua To Drive Efficiency and Compliance Across Its Global Organization


Founded in 2007, OJC Consulting is a long-standing Ivalua partner with teams and operations in the UK, France, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland as well as United States and Canada. OJC Consulting’s global team of 80+ consultants have successfully delivered Ivalua projects in both Europe and North America.

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How The Coronavirus Epidemic is Throttling Global Supply Chains

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Ports in the United States, The Netherlands, Britain, France, and elsewhere have reported a drop in cargo volumes ranging from around 5 percent in January to an estimated 25 percent in February. General Motors is airlifting supplies to its North American truck production.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

In the last six months, in my travels, I have presented to supply chain teams in China, Belgium, France, Germany, Peru, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. Today, I unpacked my bags.

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China Exports Rebound Even as Western Markets Face Lockdown

Logistics Bureau

Crew changes on ships arriving from countries where there have been “severe” outbreaks of COVID-19, such as South Korea, Italy, Iran, Japan, France, Spain, Germany, the US, and the United Kingdom, are forbidden at Chinese ports except under strict quarantine conditions.

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Global Status of the Physical Internet — A Vision for Sustainable, Secure, Resilient Supply Chains


They are making good progress and have the most advanced PI implementation roadmap in the world, and has significant momentum with projects notably in Austria, France, Germany, and the Netherlands.

The India supply chain revolution

Supply Chain Movement

Even in North America, the reopening of negotiations of the NAFTA treaty could have unexpected results for supply chains that have now become fully integrated across the United States, Canada and Mexico, making them virtually one market. He has worked in supply chain for L’Oréal for 22 years, in Canada, the US and France, spanning the entire value chain from manufacturing to customer collaboration. ADJUSTING TO A NEW TAX REGIME.

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The Upswing of Chinese Logistics Companies


North America shows promising growth in trade activities thanks to deals between the US and China, South America, and Europe. Germany is the most prominent logistics market in Europe, followed by the UK and France. Forecast to grow by a CAGR of 7.5%

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

This was not feasible a few years back but with the advent of transition to instant API pricing in North America, it’s not possible for a carrier to set up on-demand pricing that adjusts to the market conditions.

List of Top 65 Marketplaces Across the Globe in 2019


1) North America. 2) South America. North America. Amazon operates in 16 other countries in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Oceania region. France, India, Germany, Mexico and Spain. South America. In 2021, over 2.14

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & Logistics

logistics are in a remarkable period of expansion,” said CBER Director Michael Hicks, George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Economics and Business Research. . Content Summary: Nebraska is located on one of the busiest rail corridors in North America. North Dakota.