A Fourth Star for Germany

SCM Research

So far, Germany has won the FIFA World Cup three times, in 1954, 1974 and 1990, and there is a good chance that it will win it a fourth time this weekend. Well, according to a report by Spiegel Online (in German) , Adidas has already prepared its supply chain operations and started to put a fourth star, symbolizing the number of World Cup victories, on some of its newly produced Germany soccer jerseys.

Another Organized Labor Motivated Labor Walkout Involving Amazon in Germany

Supply Chain Matters

On Monday and Tuesday of this week, a work stoppage involving fulfillment center workers at Amazon.com’s German based facilities took place. This was yet another walkout amid a series of periodic work disruptions that date back to 2013. As occurred with other such incidents, there were no reported disruptions in Amazon’s fulfillment activities within the German facilities.

Logistics made in Germany – by “Logistics Alliance Germany”

Quintiq

What’s the current view of logistics in Germany and what can we do to strengthen cohesion in the industry? The “Logistics Alliance Germany” (LAG) is the initiative created to support this objective. And that with success, “Logistics made in Germany” has since been recognized worldwide.

Germany’s ZF to Acquire TRW Automotive for Product Innovation Leveraging

Supply Chain Matters

The current waves of industry acquisition frenzy continue as cheap money remains available, and as usual, industry supply chains are impacted. Today’s business headlines include a massive deal involving two global automobile systems, components and parts suppliers. ZF Friedrichshafen AG announced its intent to acquire TRW Automotive Holdings in a reported all-cash deal that is estimated to be in excess of $11 billion.

50th Symposium Procurement and Logistics

Supply Chain Movement

Location: InterContinental, Berlin (Germany). Previous years have seen former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt and former Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher, extraordinary post-war politicians who played a significant role in Germany‘s economic success, give moving talks at the event.

Clinical Trials Supply Chain Forum 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Berlin, Germany. Download the agenda >> Register now >> Events Berlin Clinical Trials Supply Chain Forum CTMS event Fleming Forum Germany IRT systemsClinical Trials Supply Chain Forum. Date: 29-30 September, 2016. Organisation: Fleming.

Global ManuChem Strategies 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin, Germany. Global ManuChem Strategies 2016. Date: 17-18 March, 2016. Organisation: we.CONECT Global Leaders. URL: www.production-chemicals.com/en/. The calendar event for all chemical manufacturers in Europe.

EPE – European Procurement Excellence 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Hotel Atlantic Kempinski Hamburg, Hamburg (Germany). EPE – European Procurement Excellence. Date: 22 June, 2016. Organisation: BME Verband. URL: www.bme.de/en/all-events-en/epe/. en/all-events-en/epe/. Shaping the Future. Providing procurement value in a complex world.

33rd International Supply Chain Conference

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: InterContinental and Schweizerhof, Berlin (Germany). More information >> Events Berlin Conference digitization Driving change event Germany Intercontinental IT LOG.Camp logistics Machinery Plant Engineering schweizerhof supply chain Supply Chain Management

International SAP Conference on Supply Chain 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Darmstadtium Congress Centre, Darmstadt, Germany. Join us this October at a business-focussed, customer-led event – the 2 nd International SAP® Conference on Supply Chain in Darmstadt, Germany. International SAP Conference on Supply Chain 2015. Date: 1-2 October, 2015.

YP@Airbus – International event 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Download the brochure for more information >> Register now >> Events 3D printing Airbus BME CPO event Germany Global Sourcing Hamburg innovation Site visit students young professionalsDate: September 6, 2016. Venue: Airbus Operations GmbH, Hamburg (D). Organisation: BME.

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What CEOs are Saying About the EMEA Marketplace

Supply Chain Nation

SCN: In the PwC survey, the CEOs indicated that Germany and Russia were two areas where they expect significant growth. All-Channel retail Omni-Channel Supply Chain consumer goods EMEA Germany retail Russia

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32nd International Supply Chain Conference

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: InterContinental and Schweizerhof, Berlin (Germany). At no other event in Germany the “logistics market” is as within reach as at this conference. It became the central meeting point for managers in Germany. Events Berlin BVL Conference Germany intercontinental hotel international supply chain conference logistics market schweizerhof world in motion32nd International Supply Chain Conference. Date: 28-30 October, 2015.

The Global Procurement & Supply Chain Management for Oil And Gas Industry 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Intercontinental Berlin, Germany. Download the brochure >> Register now >> Events Berlin event Germany global procurement Intercontintal Berlin Magvoy Energy oil and gas industry Supply Chain ManagementThe Global Procurement & Supply Chain Management for Oil And Gas Industry 2016. Date: 11-12 April, 2016. Organizer: Magvoy Energy – MagVoyages ltd. Url: [link].

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Transport Logistic – 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Messe München, Germany. Events Germany internation exhibition IT logistics messe munich Mobility Supply Chain Management Transport logistic Value Chain Transport Logistic – 2015. Date: 5-8 May, 2015. Organisation: Messe München GmbH. URL: www.transportlogistic.de. 100% LOGISTICS. Single showcase for all solutions: transport logistic.

Supply Chain News Ford Testing Collaborative Robots on Factory Floor

Supply Chain Digest

In Cologne, Germany Plant, Workers Put Shock Absorbers in Place, and Robot Does the Rest

EXCHAiNGE 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Events Conference digitization EXCHAiNGE Frankfurt am Main gamification Germany Holm real-time practice risk management social manufacturing supply chain EXCHAiNGE 2015. Date: 25-26 June 2015. Venue: House of Logistics & Mobility (HOLM), Frankfurt am Main (DE). Organiser: Huss-Verlag.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Logistics Performance Rankings for 160 Countries Worldwide

Supply Chain Digest

From Number 1 Germany to Number 160 Syria, the Biannual World Bank Report Ranks them All

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Supply Chain News on Key to Continued German Manufacturing Success is Low Profile, MidSized Hidden Champions

Supply Chain Digest

Amazingly, 48 Percent of Global MidSized Manufacturing Call Germany Home. What are the Key Factors

15th Annual Cool Chain & Temperature Controlled Logistics Europe

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH, Frankfurt am Main – Germany. Events Cool Chain Europe FMCG Frankfurt am Main GDP Germany iqpc Life sciences logistics messe frankfurt temperature controlled logistics15th Annual Cool Chain & Temperature Controlled Logistics Europe. Date: 25-28 January 2016. Organiser: IQPC. URL: www.coolchaineurope.com.

3rd Annual Clinical Trials Supply Chain

Supply Chain Movement

Events Clinical Trials supplies Fleming Europe Germany Munich temperature controlled logistics 3rd Annual Clinical Trials Supply Chain. Date: 29-30 September 2015. Venue: Munich, German. Organisation: Fleming Europe. URL: pharma.flemingeurope.com/clinical-trials-supply-chain-conference. Sophisticated Interactive Platform focusing on Trends, E-Challenges and Deep Market Analysis within Clinical Trials Supplies. In a way life is all about efficient and up-to-date Supply Chain.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Aug. 17, 2017

Supply Chain Digest

New Instant Delivery from Amazon, Manufacturing Emloyees not Getting Laid Off, They are Quitting, New eHighway Test in Germany, Will Chinese Debt Load Lead to Economic Crisis

Supply Chain News on What Countries are Tops in Logistics

Supply Chain Digest

Biannual World Bank Logistics Performance Index Puts Germany On Top Again, as US Falls to 10th Place

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Which Country is the Most Manufacturing Intensive

Supply Chain Digest

While China May be Number 1 in Total Value Add, Germany Dominate Per Capita Rankings

Peter Schuele: Injecting Life Into Supply Chains

Inbound Logistics

Profile of Peter Schuele, head of global supply chain and distribution at the life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Supply Chain Management Strategies Summit

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

27 – 29 November 2017 | Berlin, Germany The latest technologies & strategies for visibility, flexibility and speed The SCMS Summit covers a number of key areas pivotal to improving the power of your supply chain

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of June 1, 2017

Supply Chain Digest

Japan, Germany Need Robots to Deal Aging Populations, eFulfillment Wars have Come to Pizza Delivery,MIT Breakthrough in Pasta Delivery, UPS Joint Venture to Power China to US Air Shipments

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Live Webinar: How GE Powers Up Productivity with Labeling in Oracle

Loftware

At GE’s Jenbach, Germany, site this means running an uber-efficient supply chain where labeling is automated across its massive manufacturing and parts facilities to help ensure the timely flow of gas engines and engine components to valued GE customers. Driving lean, digital operations across its many Brilliant Factories, GE is reimagining how products are made.

Protecting and Preserving

APICS

However, Lumber Liquidators is learning a hard lesson that sourcing wood from the habitats of endangered Siberian tigers in Southeast Asia—and then claiming the timber came Germany—is bad for the bottom line and illegal

Tesla Motors Announces Intent to Acquire German Advanced Manufacturing Automation Design Firm

Supply Chain Matters

The innovative electric car manufacturer announced its intent to acquire Grohmann Engineering of Germany, a noted manufacturing automation design firm. In case our automotive and high tech industry focused readers were not aware, Tesla Motors made a very significant announcement this week regarding efforts to ramp-up manufacturing and supply chain volume expansion needs.

Breaking Supply Chain News: Blast Occurrence at BASF Ludwigshafen Chemical Production Complex

Supply Chain Matters

Reports indicated that that an explosion has occurred at the massive BASF chemical production complex in Ludwigshafen Germany. Initial indications are that two employees have unfortunately lost their lives and two others are currently missing. Six people are reported as seriously injured as a result of the explosion which reportedly occurred on a supply line […].

eCommerce: The New Frontier for Manufacturers

ModusLink Corporation

My colleagues and I will soon be headed to Frankfurt, Germany to attend eCommerce for Manufacturers: Online B2B & B2B2C Practices on behalf of ModusLink, and I’ve been asked to present on how strengthening online customer relationships optimizes supply chain management.

Takko Fashion chooses logistics partner for new online shop

Supply Chain Movement

The company currently operates 1,850 stores, 1,100 of which are in Germany. Hermes Fulfilment has just finished turning this facility into one of the most modern in Germany specifically designed to serve the needs of the logistics processes associated with fashion items.

To No Surprise- Another Ocean Container Shipping Lines Alliance Announced

Supply Chain Matters

Late last week came the announcement that Germany based […]. At the beginning of this month, Supply Chain Matters advised our readers to pay particular attention to the ongoing sober signs of global transportation structural changes. For the ocean container shipping segment, it was inevitable that a new multi-carrier alliance would emerge, and indeed it has. Procurement and Sourcing Transportation and Logistics Supply chain Matters blog