The State of Sustainable Procurement: What to Expect in 2019

EcoVadis

World powers such as Britain pledged legislation in 2019 to cut plastic pollution, Germany promised to phase out coal by 2038, and Copenhagen has made plans to become the first carbon neutral capital. We’re still very early into 2019 and all signs point to an interesting year ahead.

For What It’s Worth: My Take on Last Week’s Supply Chain & Logistics News (May 30, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The good news is that that there is a lot of work going on in this area, such as the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA) , which already has several hundred companies in the transportation and logistics industry participating. And just last week, the Blockchain in Supply Chain Alliance (BiSCA) was announced , with a focus on procurement, planning, warehousing, and transportation processes.

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Airfreight Forwarders and Carriers Prepare for Holiday Season

Logistics Trends and Insights

Panalpina has procured extra flights for its charter operation while DHL Global Forwarding announced earlier this year that it would deploy a second dedicated Boeing 747-400F — ACMI-leased through Atlas Air — to connect the US, Europe and Asia.

Manufacturing Gains From Machine Learning

IQMS

Source: Smartening up with Artificial Intelligence (AI) – What’s in it for Germany and its Industrial Sector? (52 Machine learning is predicted to reduce costs related to transport and warehousing and supply chain administration by 5 to 10% and 25 to 40%, respectively.

Experts Unfold Top Supply Chain Technology to Watch

Supply Chain Opz

In the near-term, hosted software and cloud computing are making sophisticated warehouse, transportation and labor management systems accessible to organizations that could never support the significant capital investment required to discretely license the same software. The concept of “connected logistics” covers the relevant end-to-end processes of warehouse management, transportation management, track & trace and the entire logistics network.

Insights from Elemica reveal 2014 Frankfurt

Talking Logistics

What do the Germany World Cup Team and the Boston Red Sox have in common? Specifically, the company deployed a Vendor Interaction Portal (VIP) powered by Elemica to exchange documents like purchase orders and invoices with suppliers (for direct procurement).

When It Comes to Trucking, the EU is Not the “United States of Europe”

Talking Logistics

Many shippers, especially those that have grown through mergers and acquisitions, have transportation operations around the world, including the United States and the European Union. Episode Highlights Transportation Management C.H.

How Freight Disrupted Itself: The View From Within A Changing Industry

Freightos

Prior to that, Phil held a variety of other logistics roles in both Germany and the United States. Shippers are getting better visibility into freight forwarding right across the value chain of Quoting > Booking > Transporting > Delivery > Billing.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Interesting Facts & Financial Breakdown of the Global Logistics Market

Cerasis

The financial and economic outlook of each mode of transportation. Logistics is, by definition, a functional system which consists in combining and coordinating the operations of different modes of transport as a fundamental pre-requisite for ensuring efficient service. It is also defined as the procurement, maintenance, distribution, and replacement of personnel and material.

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Job opening: Global Supply Chain Director at Océ

Supply Chain Movement

Product Line Managers, Procurement, Product Development) and external suppliers ensuring product availability against agreed business policies and service level agreements (SLA’s).

GrandVision: “We are changing completely as we become demand driven”

Supply Chain Movement

In the last three years we’ve developed our strategy, centralised procurement, purchasing and manufacturing aligned our portfolios across all categories globally and developed our exclusive brands portfolio. Grandvision has grand plans.

Roberto Crippa: “If you try to manage new business with old rules you fail”

Supply Chain Movement

The business is getting tougher as more and more professional buyers at Customer’s site are managing procurement and purchasing. 3) Logistics (inbound/outbound transportation, materials and finished goods warehouses).

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Warehousing, the Rise of IT, Automation, and Now… Robotics

Logistics Bureau

Affected by changes in production, procurement and distribution methods, warehousing has continually been pushed and pulled in different directions. Transport optimisation considerations dictate that warehousing is used at the end-point of a transport system to amass enough products for a full load for the subsequent transport system. Less passenger traffic and reduced congestion means flexibility for TNT in scheduling onward transport, whether by air or road.