WMS Rollout at Mephisto: Kick-off in France

Supply Chain Movement

At the beginning of 2015 the shoe company Mephisto issued a tender for the implementation of a Warehouse Management system for the production and distribution center in Sarrebourg, France. Inconso was awarded the project and will implement the Warehouse Management system inconsoWMS eXtended (aka inconsoWMS X) as well as the shipping system inconsoSDS (shipping & dispatch system) in Sarrebourg.

E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network


E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network. AUSTIN, Texas, October 22, 2018 – E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced the acquisition of INTTRA, the leading ocean shipping network, software and information provider. Today, one out of every four ocean containers shipped globally is booked through the INTTRA platform.


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

Talking Logistics

Wal-Mart cuts delivery time for pilot shipping plan (Reuters). Hapag-Lloyd, Five Asian Liners Form New Shipping Alliance (Bloomberg). 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. Finally, in more terrestrial news, Walmart is making adjustments to its subscription shipping program.

Supply Chain Management in the Cloud

Talking Logistics

Especially when considering the growth and trends within the parcel market: Parcel growth is increasing : Parcel shipping volume is predicted to grow two percent (from five to seven percent) through 2018. In 2015, the United States shipped 11.8 billion parcels followed by Japan (9.4B), Germany (3.0B), UK (2.2B) and France (1.5B) – so the growth of the number of parcels is huge. Is the cloud in your future?

Digitisation: Shifting Gears in 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The creation of the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) and an increasing number of startup challenges, incubators etc. 2 020 will be remembered as the year of mass digitisation. Few had imagined that the wind finally started turning. But when humans don’t have a choice, they adapt.

The need to know


Global container shipping rates have surged to records on a spike in restocking demand in the United States and Europe, container scarcity at export hubs, and changes in freight flows because of the coronavirus pandemic, shipping sources said.

5 Reasons Why Carriers Are Customer-Obsessed


In their words: “freight made personal” waves proudly on Air France KLM Martinair Cargo ’s banner. “We Accenture estimates that’s manual processes have exposed the ocean shipping industry to $34.4 WebCargo , for instance, is the white-label live rate distribution and quoting marketplace platform which also became the springboard for Lufthansa Cargo, Air France/KLM/Martinair Cargo and IAG Cargo to offer instant booking.

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Logistics Industry Responds to Rise and Rise of e-Commerce

BluJay Solutions

same day) services on parcel shipping, and are rolling out increasingly sophisticated tracking services, via dedicated web portals, along with partner and increasingly consumer-focused apps for easy booking and tracking. The formerly nationalized postal services in Eurozone countries such as the UK, Netherlands, France, Belgium and the Nordic countries have realized they are ideally placed to handle the huge volumes of parcel deliveries and the complexities of e-commerce fulfillment (e.g.

The 5 step guide to a winning cross border commerce strategy


The logistics of expanding your shipping are of course very important and shipping will be an important part of your strategy. For example, it would not make sense to display US product sizes to customers in France.

Megaships Proving a Drag on Ocean Carriers in Trade Downturn

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Collapsing demand from coronavirus pandemic restrictions adds pressure to container lines operating half-empty ships. Ocean carriers have canceled hundreds of services, parked ships and sent vessels on longer voyages to eat up capacity and preserve their finances amid diving trade volumes. But the ultra-large ships that have come to dominate container fleets in recent years are sailing half empty as a downturn in demand envelops Western economies under lockdowns.

Doing Business in Germany


km and borders the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and other countries including the Netherlands, Poland, Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Luxembourg and Switzerland. Shipping. Germany ranks number 7 in the world for km of rail, 12 th in the world for roads and 18 th for inland waterways, making it fast and easy to ship by almost any method. Whether you choose to ship by rail, water, truck or air, the movement of goods is fast and efficient. .

Doing Business in Switzerland


Switzerland is east of France and north of Italy, also bordered by Austria, Liechtenstein and Germany. The strength and volatility of the Swiss franc is creating additional challenges, and global competition is exacerbating this effect by increasing costs for raw materials, labor, and energy compared to other regions. Shipping. China, India, France, the U.K., France and China. The Swiss Confederation became independent from the Holy Roman Empire in 1499.

UK ports in disarray and trade at risk


Firstly, global container movements have been through a rollercoaster, seeing shipping lines cutting capacity and operating blank sailings earlier in the year, before demand came back with force.

From soba to udon—Are the noodles in the FTA bowl getting too thick? – LogiSYM December/January 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

By some accounts, the conception of the first FTA dates back to 1860, when tariffs between France and England were removed (wine, brandy and silk in one direction, and coal and iron in the other!)

Doing Business in Italy


Border countries include Austria, France, Vatican City, San Marino, Slovenia and Switzerland. Shipping. Primary export partners were Germany, France, US, Spain, UK and Switzerland.

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An Ecommerce Guide to Dark Store: What It Is and How Does It Work?


Once the order is placed, items can be picked and packed in the dark store and either shipped or picked up by the customer locally. Dark stores are common in the UK, France, China, and other countries around the world. When it comes to shopping, customers expect instant gratification.

Doing Business in Spain


Bordering countries include Andorra, France, Gibraltar, Portugal and Morocco. Shipping. Regardless of your need to ship by air, water, road or rail, Spain’s infrastructure can support it, so it’s easy to make decisions that meet both cost and speed criteria. Primary trading partners included France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, the U.K. Primary import partners were Germany, France, China, Italy, Netherlands, and the U.K.

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The need to know


Anti-Amazon campaigners in France team up to say 'non' to firm’s expansion. France to launch 'railway highways' in push for greener economy. Dry bulk shipping rates slashed in half. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

The need to know


Online retail sales in France rose 5.3% Hyundai Samho delivers world's first LNG-powered very large container ship v. France agrees 30 mln euros of aid for ferry companies. EU parliament votes to make ships pay for their pollution.

The need to know


France considers moratorium on new e-commerce warehouses, says minister. Ship owners struggle to bring home crews amid coronavirus chaos. Container shipping C02 emissions continue to drop. Shipping embraces decarbonisation start-ups.

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains


In the shipping and manufacturing industries, that same “worldwide web” is now being deployed to encourage more energy-efficient operational and communication strategies for a low-carbon economy, thanks to IoT Tech. The shipping and manufacturing sectors can hope to achieve both ecological and financial gains by adding IoT tech functionality to existing supply chains and logistical frameworks.

BluJay’s Latest Software Releases Power Supply Chain Resiliency and Growth in 2021

BluJay Solutions

Further, BluJay has bolstered international shipping support with value-added partners including PTV as a distance engine provider, PC*MILER Worldwide, as well as support for increased tracking workflows internationally with project44.

Deal or no deal: The impact of Brexit on automotive supply chains

DELMIA Quintiq

Every year, tens of thousands of containers carrying goods are shipped back and forth to the UK. Ships sailing to Rotterdam from Britain would no longer be able to pass through the express lane for customs clearance. For example, a piece of metal can be manufactured in Germany then further processed in the UK before it’s assembled in the final product in France. Therefore, finished cars are shipped back to EU countries.

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


As the push towards sustainability in logistics continues, those involved in modern manufacturing and shipping, especially shippers, must understand why this trend is taking place, its potential costs, obstacles, and benefits, and what it means for the future of manufacturing and logistics. In France, officials in the Ministry of Education implemented a program to reclaim used toner cartridges, which were then refilled and reused within the educational system.

Checklist: Logistics challenges in China

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain in China was once an afterthought or was only thought of in terms of the ‘Make’ and ‘Ship’ processes included in manufacturing in China. trillion economy that was the world’s sixth largest, trailing the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom and France. 15 questions about Chinese supply chains. But as China becomes not only the factory of the world but the ‘Mall of the world’ this can no longer be true. Back in 2001, China was just revving its engine, a $1.3

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Doing Business in Turkey


Shipping. Turkey’s merchant marine boasts 1,234 vessels, including 57 bulk carriers, 54 container ships, 363 general cargo ships, 124 oil tankers and 636 other vessels. Regardless of the shipping mode required, it is easy to move goods to and from Turkey.

4 unstoppable forces that WILL change your end-to-end supply chain


Buy online, ship direct to consumer, return to brick and mortar store. Buy via mobile, ship to a third party location (like work or a hotel). The current categorization of G7 (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK, USA) won’t be applicable. by Alexa Cheater If there’s one thing you can count on in supply chain, it’s that things will change. Often.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play


This is how he described their impact (emphasis added): “It may be because customers have such easy access to more information than ever before – in only a few seconds and with a couple taps on their phones, customers can read reviews, compare prices from multiple retailers, see whether something is in stock, find out how fast it will ship or be available for pick-up, and more. In other words, if your shipping your own goods, you’re competition.

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The Supply Chain Impact of Europe’s Refugee Crisis


With a network of seven distribution centers (in Copenhagen, Jordan, Dubai, Nairobi, Tanzania, Cameroon, and Ghana), UNHCR can ship core relief items from these stockpiles to assist up to 600,000 people within 72 hours, if needed. The flow of refugees coming in through Calais, France, prompted the creation of Refugee Maps. by Kirsten Watson The Syrian refugee crisis has produced some staggering statistics.

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Is Globalization Changing or Dying? Part One.

Enterra Insights

Commerce soared as the cost of shifting goods in ships and planes fell, phone calls got cheaper, tariffs were cut and the financial system liberalized. France and Britain have squabbled over quarantine rules, China is threatening Australia with punitive tariffs for demanding an investigation into the virus’s origins and the White House remains on the warpath about trade.

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Doing Business in Poland


Shipping. Its prime location in Europe makes it an ideal location for shipping across Europe or Asia. Poland has almost 20,000 km of railways and 3,997 km of navigable inland waterways, so it is relatively simple and convenient to ship goods by air or water. France, Italy and the Netherlands. Primary import partners were Germany, China, Russia, Netherlands, Italy, France and the Czech Republic.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

A behemoth in the logistics industry, UPS has operations in shipping, air freight, trucking, last-mile delivery and drone delivery. Nippon Yusen (NYK) Nippon Yusen is a Japanese shipping company that is part of the Mitsubishi group of companies (keiretsu).

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and Hamburg port to explore hyperloop possibilities in new joint venture


The new company hopes to bring this new technology to ports, shipping, and logistics companies around the world. The joint venture will develop and bring to market a hyperloop transport system for seaport and inland shipping container operations. Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, HyperloopTT has offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE; Bratislava, Slovakia; Toulouse, France; Contagem, Brazil; and Barcelona, Spain.

Cliff Morris | The State of Manufacturing

4WL Consulting

Cliff is an international executive with thirty years of doing business on a global basis, including five years as an expat in Paris, France. What we do is we ship that liquid, that conductive material in the liquid state, we ship that to Korea, where it’s coated, almost like a printing press coats a material, this coats it in an atmosphere–versus the vacuum that I had described as our competing material.

Doing Business in Portugal


It also manufactures wood and cork products, paper and pulp, chemicals, fuels, lubricants, automobiles and parts, base metals, minerals, porcelain and ceramics, glassware, technology and telecommunications equipment, dairy products, wine, ships, plastics and optics. . Shipping. Primary trading partners included Spain, France, Germany, the U.K., With 1,793 km of coastline, Portugal has a long history as a seafaring country and once had colonies all over the world.