Germany delays Supply Chain Act


Proposed legislation that would mean German companies having to carry out due diligence regarding human rights and environmental issues in supply chains globally has been postponed after the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Peter Altmaier, reportedly insisted that the law should only apply to companies with more than 5000 employees.

BluJay Solutions Receives ATLAS 9.0 Certification in Germany

BluJay Solutions

Bad Homburg, Germany – 26 March 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, today announced that the company’s customs management software in Germany, Customs Management-ZABIS®, is officially certified on ATLAS 9.0, Our end-to-end offering is an enabler to our customers, removing customs frictions in their supply chains, while saving cost,” said Katrin Voigtmann, Director Professional Services for BluJay in Germany.

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BluJay Solutions Receives ATLAS 9.0 NCTS Certification in Germany, for its upgraded Customs Management-ZABIS® software

BluJay Solutions

Bad Homburg, Germany – 25 August 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, today announced the release and official certification of an on-demand, new, enhanced user experience for NCTS for its customs management software in Germany, Customs Management-ZABIS®. Our customers only have to get in touch with us to get their UI upgrades,” said Katrin Voigtmann, Director Professional Services for BluJay in Germany.

BluJay Solutions Receives ATLAS 8.9 Certification in Germany

BluJay Solutions

Bad Homburg, Germany – June 25, 2019 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network , today announced that the company’s customs management software in Germany, Zabis 9.2, BluJay customers in Germany using the ATLAS-certified Zabis 9.2 Certification in Germany appeared first on BluJay Solutions.

Logistics made in Germany – by “Logistics Alliance Germany”

DELMIA 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. The Parliamentary State Secretary, Dorothea Bär (MdB), handed over the official membership certificate to Frank Tinschert, Business Unit Director Logistics at Quintiq, in the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI). Transport & Logistics

Microsoft Logistics Fleeing Germany Because of Patent Fears

Supply Chain Network

Nasdaq: MSFT) is moving its European logistics activities from Germany to the Netherlands as a risk-avoidance measure related to its ongoing legal battle with Motorola Mobility Inc. Microsoft says that, even though it would prefer to stay in Germany (an important regional technology center and Europe’s largest economy), the risk was too great to stay there.

Hey Mr. President, Why Can’t We Be More Like Germany?

Supply Chain View from the Field

Germany vs. Germany. But soccer isn’t the only thing that Germany is admired for. Recent statements from a New York Times article show that Germany is the envy of Europe for economic reasons as well. Germany’s stock market is riding high, its unemployment rate has remained stubbornly low and the Continent’s best and brightest are moving here in droves. The secret sauce for Germany is related to a number of important policies, in my opinion.

Transport Logistic – 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Transport Logistic – 2015. Venue: Messe München, Germany. 100% LOGISTICS. Single showcase for all solutions: transport logistic. transport logistic, Leading International Exhibition for Logistics, Mobility, IT and Supply Chain Management , presents the entire value chain and the major international market leaders out of the transport and logistics sector. KEY FACTS of transport logistic. Date: 5-8 May, 2015.

Logistics Performance Index 2014

SCM Research

Today, the World Bank has released its Logistics Performance Index 2014. The report is titled “Connecting to Compete 2014: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy” The index, which is based on survey data collected from more than 1,000 logistics managers, allows a comparison of 160 countries in terms of trade dimensions, such as infrastructure quality, customs performance and timeliness of shipments.

15th Annual Cool Chain & Temperature Controlled Logistics Europe

Supply Chain Movement

15th Annual Cool Chain & Temperature Controlled Logistics Europe. Venue: Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH, Frankfurt am Main – Germany. Europe’s Biggest and Longest-Running Gathering of Life Sciences Logistics, Supply Chain & QA Professionals will yet again bring together 500+ professionals and 60+ exhibitors to start the big discussion. Events Cool Chain Europe FMCG Frankfurt am Main GDP Germany iqpc Life sciences logistics messe frankfurt temperature controlled logistic

32nd International Supply Chain Conference

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: InterContinental and Schweizerhof, Berlin (Germany). A fundamental idea behind the International Supply Chain Conference is and was to disseminate publicly logistics knowledge of experts to the general public. At no other event in Germany the “logistics market” is as within reach as at this conference. Today the International Supply Chain Conference is the most important annual logistics event in Europe.

23 logistics professionals share the #1 way to reduce logistics costs

6 River Systems

According to the 30th Annual State of Logistics Report by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), companies spent $1.64 trillion on logistics and transportation services in the United States in 2018, an increase of 11.4%

Cloud Logistics

SCM Research

Particularly, I am saturated by the extensive use of the phrase “cloud computing” However, a keynote speech by Werner Delfmann about “cloud logistics”, which was held at the 6th International Scientific Symposium on Logistics in Hamburg, Germany, exceeded all my expectations. Delfmann’s speech is based on discussions within the BVL ‘s Scientific Advisory Board and the discussion paper The Cloud – Logistics for the Future?

Where Does Cuba Rank in Logistics?

Talking Logistics

All this talk about Cuba, however, sparked a question for me this week: Where does Cuba rank in logistics? The answer, according to the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI) , is near the bottom of the list. Germany through Japan are the Top 10, Cuba through Somalia are the Bottom 9, with other countries shown for reference. Back in 2001, my friend and logistics expert Art Van Bodegraven traveled to Cuba as part of a logistics delegation.

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Disaster Logistics: The Nature of Disaster Recovery Planning


More importantly, it highlights the incredibly complex and yet necessary disaster logistics required to help clean up and support communities after major disasters. Disaster Logistics is also about the management of those supplies going in and out of affected areas. The key is to have a disaster logistics and emergency plan already in place. They can find suitable transportation and employ aid from their own disaster logistics service providers.

Supply Chain News on What Countries are Tops in Logistics 2018

Supply Chain Digest

BiAnnual World Bank Logistics Performance Index Puts Germany On Top Again. US Falls to 14th Place

33rd International Supply Chain Conference

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: InterContinental and Schweizerhof, Berlin (Germany). In Berlin, we intend to talk with international experts, founders and executives about how the integration of logistics, supply chain management and IT will affect company structures, industry borders and business models”, says Prof. Furthermore, first results of the update of BVL’s study Trends and Strategies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management are presented. Date: October 19-21, 2016.

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. Amazon is at the nexus of ecommerce, data, and logistics, with a drive to constantly improve their logistics network. Fulfillment and global logistics is increasingly a goal in and of itself. Amazon’s logistics hiring plans. The Global Logistics Footprint.

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51st Symposium Purchasing and Logistics

Supply Chain Movement

51st Symposium Purchasing and Logistics. Venue: InterContinental Berlin, Germany. en/all-events/51st-symposium-purchasing-and-logistics/. Benefit from the 51 st Symposium Purchasing and Logistics and learn how to turn exclusive insights into successful actions. Europe’s biggest congress for procurement, logistics and supply chain professionals awaits you. Date: 9 – 11 November 2016. Organisation: BME Verband. URL:

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’. The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities. It ranked the Dutch city of Venlo as Europe’s most attractive location for a logistics base. Venlo Logistics Map Europe 2016.

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

Logistics Trends and Insights

Logistics mergers and acquisitions (M&A) were off to a good start in Q1 of 2020, following increased activity to wrap up 2019. On Monday of last week, XPO Logistics announced that it would acquire the majority of the United Kingdom-based contract logistics operations of Kuehne + Nagel, including its 75 facilities and customer base. billion of industrial property in Central and Eastern Europe to Singapore-based logistics provider GLP. by Amy Wunderlin .

Fresh food logistics: A better approach with optimization

DELMIA Quintiq

I, along with fellow consumers in Germany who have enjoyed this gastronomic pleasure before, would have wondered at some point, how is it that this delicacy can also be made available by German retailers – without any loss of quality or taste too. With this in mind, time is certainly money when it comes to the delivery of oysters – and all fresh food logistics, basically. Such logistics challenges can be mastered these days with the help of supply chain planning and optimization.

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Top 10 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends to Watch in 2016. And Beyond


The winds of change are always blowing, but now, more than ever, logistics and supply chain professionals see it more than most. To keep pace with change, it’s important to keep an eye on the supply chain and logistics trends that are happening right now. To that end, here are 10 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends to Watch: Expansion of Same-Day Delivery. eCommerce Will Forever Change Supply Chain and Logistics. Visibility Will Drive Logistics Innovation.

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Checklist: Logistics challenges in China

Supply Chain Movement

trillion economy that was the world’s sixth largest, trailing the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom and France. But the logistics infrastructure is a major challenge. Supply Chain Movement and logistics service provider DSV created a checklist to discover how well your Chinese supply chains are organized. >>Please Checklist Logistics Challenges in China. 15 questions about Chinese supply chains.

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What’s new in automotive logistics?

DELMIA Quintiq

If you want to find out what’s new in automotive logistics, there’s one place to be – the Automobile Logistics Forum. Held in Leipzig again this year, the event was attended by decision-makers from top OEMs, suppliers and logistics service providers. Klinkner stressed the interplay of industrial production, logistics and IT. requires further development of methods and procedures from supply chain management and logistics in Germany.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Germany.

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: 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.

YP@Airbus – International event 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Young Professionals should begin as early as possible to gain knowledge in the fields of possibilities for procurement and logistics. Therefore the Association Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Logistics (BME) invites Young Professionals to an international top event on 6 September 2016 at Airbus in Hamburg. Date: September 6, 2016. Venue: Airbus Operations GmbH, Hamburg (D). Organisation: BME. URL: yp@airbus. Innovation meets Global Sourcing.

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Supply Chain Movement

Venue: House of Logistics & Mobility (HOLM), Frankfurt am Main (DE). 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. Organiser: Huss-Verlag. URL: The elements of EXCHAiNGE 2015. A genuine exchange among genuine experts: EXCHAiNGE.

Energy Efficiency Is Key to Better Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

Logistics providers have discovered that sustainability in the supply chain delivers a good ROI. This is where it gets tricky, according to Yossi Sheffi, director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. This solution has not been overlooked by logistics companies. Building on their push to incorporate alternative fuels as an emission reduction strategy, logistics companies are increasing their focus on one of the highest cost areas they face: last mile delivery.

Trade Logistics Gap Persists Between Developed and Developing Countries

Material Handling and Logistics

A more advanced economy translates to better trade logistics. The report, which contains the Logistics Performance Index (LPI), is a bi-annual report that scores 168 countries on how efficiently supply chains connect firms to domestic and international opportunities. Across the board, most countries have pursued logistics-related reforms and investments to build infrastructure, facilitate transportation and trade, or develop modern services.

This Week in Logistics News (September 14-18, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Lots of supply chain and logistics news this week, so let’s go straight to it… Transplace Acquires M33 Integrated. eBay Launches New Speedy-Delivery Membership in Germany (Venture Beat). New Infinea® X from Infinite Peripherals® Expedites Warehouse, Logistics and Supply Chain Operations. Final rule for electronic logging devices is pushed back to end of October (Logistics Management). Another week, another acquisition in the third-party logistics (3PL) market.

Supply Chain Movement 22 – Logistics Outsourcing

Supply Chain Movement

Strategic moves among logistics providers. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. these are the main conclusions from supply Chain movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl Subway Map Europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers.

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

Talking Logistics

In this week’s news… XPO Logistics Acquires Optima Service Solutions. In 3PL news, XPO Logistics announced that it has acquired Optima Service Solutions, LLC, “a leading non-asset provider of last-mile logistics services for major retailers and manufacturers in the United States” for $26.6 This follows the company’s acquisition of 3PD this past July, another provider of heavy goods, last-mile logistics in North America. Robinson is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

Lead Logistics Provider Capabilities Will Require Customized Innovation


One manifestation of this is the idea of a “Lead Logistics Provider”, capable of capturing and managing data from multiple providers, and able to provide a single integrating mechanism. A recent study conducted by several academics and consultants in Germany of Fourth Party Logistics Provider services reveals several important trends, based on a panel of experts and an online questionnaire. [2]