U.S. Is No Longer One of the Top 10 Most Innovative Countries

Supply Chain Brain

Singapore jumped ahead of European economies Germany, Switzerland and Finland into third place on the strength of its top ranking in the tertiary-efficiency category. High-Tech/Electronics Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News North America Asia PacificThe U.S. dropped out of the top 10 in the 2018 Bloomberg Innovation Index for the first time in the six years the gauge has been compiled. South Korea and Sweden retained their No. 1 and No. 2 rankings.

Academic Positions in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

If you are looking for a position in North America, then the following webpages might be helpful: Decision Sciences Institute Placement Services and INFORMS Career Center (both pages contain some positions outside North America, too). Are you considering an academic career in supply chain management? A premium resource, dedicated to academic positions in logistics, is the Academic Hiring Survey (pdf), provided by The Ohio State University.

Airfreight Forwarders and Carriers Prepare for Holiday Season

Logistics Trends and Insights

In addition, its operation launched last year will be re-routed to offer twice weekly departures from Wuxi, China to Frankfurt-Hahn, Germany. All regions, except Africa and Latin America, recorded increases in capacity. Furthermore, North America capacity increased 4.0%

Building the Network of Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

There is an active group in Europe and North America. We hope to see you at the next meetings: June 25th-26th at Evonik in Hanau, Germany. July 16th in North America (current thinking is Charlotte or Chicago. Today, I am facilitating a share group.

Podcast: James Gagne, President & CEO of Seko Logistics

EFT

Now he is heading up SEKO Logistics, which has undergone tremendous growth over the years, and has also recently got in to a strategic collaboration with Hermes Logistics in Germany. You’ve spent a considerable part of your career in China – what would you say are the biggest differences between working in logistics in North America versus China? SEKO has recently gotten into a strategic collaboration with Hermes in Germany – why, and what impact do you expect it to have?

10 things eft’s been reading this week

EFT

CommBank And Logistics Giants Complete Blockchain Trade from Regional Victoria To Germany. If you would like to learn more about blockchain’s role in our industry, then why not sign up to the 20 th Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America.

Rakuten Super Logistics expands national presence into six additional US markets

EFT

The new Houston facility will be strategic for our clients importing product and materials from all over the world – including Brazil and Germany. RSL will be employing state-of-the-art technology in all six new facilities. In 2018, RSL began deploying 'order fulfilment robots', developed by inVia Robotics, in its facilities nationwide and will be expanding with inVia's automation technology in the new warehouses.

7 Guidelines to Achieving Growth Through Globalization

The Network Effect

E-commerce focus in North America, UK, Germany, Japan, China, India, and Brazil is intense. Nicolas A. Tonelli/Flickr. Global headlines anticipating growth through globalization are plentiful.

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

EFT

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.

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. Germany. The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise.

This Week in Logistics News (March 20-24, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Deutsche Post will deliver AmazonFresh goods in Germany (Reuters). January 2017 North American Freight Numbers. Our hearts and prayers go out to the people of London following this week’s terrorist attack. So sad, so senseless.

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Bünting Group and RELEX Win Partnership of the Year at Retail Systems Awards

RELEX Solutions

Bünting is a major presence across North West Germany, running 225 supermarkets under the Combi, Jibi and Famila brands. RELEX brought to the project both its unified retail planning technology and wide-ranging supply chain expertise gained from working with grocers and other retailers across Europe and North America. Read PDF.

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

Talking Logistics

eBay Launches New Speedy-Delivery Membership in Germany (Venture Beat). Lots of supply chain and logistics news this week, so let’s go straight to it… Transplace Acquires M33 Integrated. Oracle Announces New Releases of Oracle Transportation Management and Oracle Global Trade Management.

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.

RELEX Solutions Partners with Strategix CFT to Support Continued Growth and Increase Customer Reach

RELEX Solutions

Under the new agreement, RELEX Solutions and Strategix CFT will offer the combined solutions and services, with Strategix CFT having existing presence in the US, Germany, Poland, Russia and Turkey, and RELEX in 20 countries worldwide including North America, UK and Germany. It employs about 200 people worldwide, with offices in Germany, Poland, Russia, Turkey and the USA. Read PDF.

Grocery Retail Trends 2019

RELEX Solutions

It can be seen in Germany too, where the regional supermarket Bünting has gained considerable attention and customer approval for a sharp reduction in its CO2 footprint thanks to a radical optimization of its vehicle journeys.

This Week in Logistics News (December 8-12, 2014)

Talking Logistics

The company has shown its commitment and investment in Europe by recently opening an office in Hamburg, Germany. . ?Transplace, Lots of news to get to this week, so let’s get started… Descartes Acquires e-customs. Descartes Acquires Pentant.

The Price of a Big Mac in Denmark: Worth the wages?

Supply Chain View from the Field

My colleague Andreas Wieland (who is German) actually lives in Copenhagen Denmark, and added his two cents: “Denmark is really expensive compared to Germany, where people mainly look at the price of products. When you look at wages you also have to see that 20 euros in Denmark cannot be compared to 20 euros in North America, as the social system in Europe has, of course, quite a high standard and the wages are especially high in Denmark.

Marion Kohlmeier: ‘Expansion in our global footprint has been a big step’

Supply Chain Movement

Two years ago we opened production cooperations in South Africa and China and we are currently building another cooperation in North America. We have a production plant here in Switzerland as well as in Germany and as wages increase further we need greater efficiency.

Major Trends Impacting the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Ecosystem

Supply Chain View from the Field

IMS health data reports that in 2011 China cemented its place as the third largest pharmaceutical market in the world – almost 50 percent bigger than Germany in fourth place – while Brazil overtook the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and Canada to rank sixth. This is already happening outside of North America and Europe. As “Obamacare” continues to plow forward, the effects on the healthcare environment are slowly but surely being felt.

The Upswing of Chinese Logistics Companies

Elementum

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%

This Week in Logistics News (January 23-27, 2017)

Talking Logistics

CX North America Information Services Inc. CILLOX is ready to use for all companies and transport providers shipping road freight within Germany or from Germany throughout Europe.