How to Hedge Against a Greece-Like Crisis

Supply Chain @ MIT

No one knows for sure how Greece’s financial crisis will impact the global economy over the long-haul. Uncategorized Greece in crisis hedging strategies MIT CTL protect operations risk management Supply chain Yossi SheffiHowever, what companies can expect is instability in some form or other, such as volatile prices and fluctuating currency values within the Eurozone and beyond.

Not up to Promethean Standards: Greece’s Pharmaceutical Supply Chain is Worryingly Weak

Elementum

Greece’s supply chain problems stem from the fact that Greek businesses rely heavily on imports that they no longer have funds to purchase. Sales in Greece are down 20 - 25%, according to the Economist, which could lead to further unemployment if the low numbers persist. Whether or not Greece stays in the Euro, its supply chain problems will continue to plague Greek citizens and countries that rely on Greek products. source: It Makes Sense Blog.

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Greece tops tanker league table

Logistics Middle East

China in second spot

The Future of Greece and the European Union

Supply Chain Brain Podcast

The Greek people have said a resounding no to their creditors. So where does the country go now, to avert all-out economic collapse? Read More

The Amazing Supply Chain of the Olympic Torch

All Things Supply Chain

Since then, 12,000 Olympic torchbearers started carrying the Olympic Fire from Greece to Switzerland … Continue reading → Amazing Supply Chain amazing supply chain Olympic torch Rio 2016 summer olympics 2016This year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro celebrated its opening with a stunning ceremony last Friday. The Flame Lighting Ceremony actually began back in April.

ToolsGroup Automates Demand-Driven, Omnichannel Supply Chain Planning at Dixons SEE

Brookes Supply Chain Planning Blog

Dixons SEE is part of the Dixon’s Carphone Group worldwide network and operates in Greece under the name Kotsovolos, where it is the country’s leading electronics and electrical goods retailer. ToolsGroup and its Greek partner THellas announced today that Dixons South East Europe (SEE) has gone live with SO99+ software to automate its omnichannel supply chain planning and transform from a supply-driven to demand-driven model.

Liberian registry appoints new Dubai business manager

Logistics Middle East

Greece-born Fay Catsiba brings wealth of experience to role

DMCA pushes Greek investment in Dubai maritime sector

Logistics Middle East

DMCA concludes special seminar for the major ship owning and operating companies of Greece

Artificial Intelligence – sifting through the hype and the promise for forecasting

Kinaxis

Famed forecasting expert and organizer of the Makridakis Competitions (known as the M-competitions) Spyros Makridakis spoke to us remotely from his post at the University of Nicosia in Greece. by Polly Mitchell Guthrie Today I sat through a full day of talks at the International Institute of Forecasters Foresight Practitioner Conference , which was focused on the topic of “Artificial Intelligence —The Hype and the Promise for Forecasting and Planning.”

China’s Silk Road Initiative to Benefit from Trade War

Logistics Trends and Insights

Examples include Chinese state-owned Cosco investing in port operations in Spain, Greece, Italy and Belgium. China’s Silk Road initiative, better known as One Belt One Road ( OBOR ), received a big boost as the US implemented additional tariffs on Chinese goods with threats of even more.

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The Supply Chain Impact of Europe’s Refugee Crisis

Kinaxis

The philanthropic branch of UPS, the UPS Foundation , is working with UNHCR and the World Food Programme (WFP) to deliver relief shipments to thousands of refugees in Greece and along the Macedonian border. by Kirsten Watson The Syrian refugee crisis has produced some staggering statistics. According to UNCHR , the UN refugee agency, more than four million Syrians are living outside their country as registered refugees.

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FMCG: 7 Reasons to engage an Interim Supply Chain Manager

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Once again it is Greece holding out a cap for another IMF/EU bale out? The global recession rumbles on and on and on like Coronation Street – which will end first? Spain and others remain on the brink and France/Germany seem to be keeping their own Euro boats afloat by sinking Euro partners. Is that what baling out really means? Which leads me to write on why Interim Management is a particular opportunity at present ?

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Supply Chains in the Bronze Age

SCM Research

They could demonstrate that tin from Israel, Turkey and Greece originated from tin deposits in Europe. The European car industry has supply chains that criss-cross the English Channel. Therefore, 23 automotive business associations across Europe have now joined forces to caution against a no-deal Brexit.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Greece. 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.

The Impact of Demand Volatility and a Changing Technology Landscape on European Supply Chains

AIMMS

On the one hand, companies are facing growing uncertainty due to volatile exchange rates, rising oil prices and economic and geopolitical events, such as Greece’s financial crisis and the conflict in Ukraine. A recent report by the ACE European Group identifies supply chains as of the biggest sources of concern for European businesses today.

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Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Greece. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital. Supply Chain Media and software vendor Slimstock have developed this checklist for working capital management. >>Please >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Greece. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond. Advanced analytics and optimization technology is the game-changing advantage that will push you past the competition – giving your business more agility, higher accuracy and sharper insights to maximize your revenue. Learn more about: How data, advanced analytics and optimization technology combine to give your company the adaptability it needs in challenging markets.

Transatlantic Trade Update: The U.S. to Impose Punitive Duties on The European Union

Transplace

Section 8: Cheeses and substitutes for cheese from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or the United Kingdom. Transatlantic Trade Update: The U.S. to Impose Punitive Duties on The European Union. By: Mollie Bailey, Vice President, International, Transplace. Linda Bravo, Director U.S.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Greece. 10 questions about Global Trade Management. Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation. Supply Chain Movement and software supplier Amber Road have put together this checklist for Global Trade Management. >>Please >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button. Checklist for Global Trade Management.

Brewing Up E-Commerce Success with Tassimo

ModusLink Corporation

This included the countries of Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, as well as in Ukraine and Russia. Back in May 2015 we announced that Tassimo had selected to partner with ModusLink to execute and manage its end-to-end e-Commerce operations throughout Europe.

How will supply chains be affected by China’s Belt and Road projects?

EFT

Piraeus Port, Greece. Piraeus Port is the largest port in Greece. China's Belt and Road Initiative, proposed by President Xi Jinping nearly six years ago, is a critical piece of China’s foreign policy, both as an image exercise and on a more practical note.

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Greece. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Surprised?

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Greece. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Surprised?

The Dispatch Report + Pilot Updates | Decemeber 2018, Issue No. 9

Shipchain

At Decentralized 2018 in Athens, Greece, several ShipChain team members spoke on a panel including our CTO, Lee Bailey and our VP of Partnerships, Clinton Senkow. Dear Community, As 2018 begins to wind down, we want to give you a sneak peek at some of the exciting things we’ve been working on—some fantastic updates that we have for you today—and the major milestones we can’t wait to share with you in January. Overview. The past few months have been a whirlwind!

Will the Downturn Signal an Upturn?

Supply Chain Shaman

First it was the downturn in Southern Europe, followed by the economic crisis in Greece and now the devaluation of the Yuan. Volatility. Demand redefined. Economic markets plummeting… D aily we see the financial charts roll across the news. “It’s partly about growth, partly about trade, and partly about psychology.” ” CNN Money Watch, August 12, 2015. On Tuesday and Wednesday, the Chinese restated and devalued of the Yuan.

The Dispatch Report + Pilot Updates | December 2018, Issue No. 9

Shipchain

At Decentralized 2018 in Athens, Greece, several ShipChain team members spoke on a panel including our CTO, Lee Bailey and our VP of Partnerships, Clinton Senkow. Dear Community, As 2018 begins to wind down, we want to give you a sneak peek at some of the exciting things we’ve been working on—some fantastic updates that we have for you today—and the major milestones we can’t wait to share with you in January. Overview. The past few months have been a whirlwind!

La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Greece. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE. Amber Road, leader des solutions de gestion du commerce international (GTM), et Supply Chain Movement ont collaboré ensemble pour établir cette carte de commerce international 2016 qui montre les accords commerciaux actuels de l’UE et les risques potentiels pour le commerce. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Greece. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H. Robinson whitepaper can help companies decide, set reasonable expectations for what outsourcing can contribute to their organisation, and how much of a role a company will need to play to achieve the successful business outcome they seek. About C.H. Robinson. Robinson help companies simplify their global supply chains.

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Greece. 11 Fragen zum Global Trade Management / 11 questions about Global Trade Management. Der globale Handel wächst – und mit ihm die Regulierung. Das effiziente Management von Lieferketten wird dadurch immer weiter erschwert. Gemeinsam mit Supply Chain Movement hat Amber Road eine Checkliste entwickelt: Testen Sie Ihr Global Trade Management! Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Greece. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years. Talent development can make an important contribution to the execution of their supply chain strategies, but not all leaders pay the same amount of attention to this topic. Here, a number of leading companies show that it is possible to take a structural and creative approach to talent development.

How will logistics chains be affected by China’s Belt and Road projects?

EFT

Piraeus Port, Greece. Piraeus Port is the largest port in Greece. China's Belt and Road Initiative, proposed by President Xi Jinping nearly six years ago, is a critical piece of China’s foreign policy, both as an image exercise and on a more practical note.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Greece. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. Together with service provider Arvato, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap outlining the route for high-tech supply chains, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Greece. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored. Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network. Together with MP Objects, supplier of supply chain software, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap for innovative order management, including a handy description of the route and with road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Greece. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems. furthermore, because the continuing growth in outsourcing is making global businesses ever-more susceptible to disruptions, supply chain risk management software is also on the rise.

Country Risk Scores Mapped and Explained

EcoVadis

Highlights of most recent update: Eight countries increased their risk level this includes Chile, Greece, Hungary, Turkey and South Korea. As an additional service to our customers, EcoVadis provides profiles on over 150 countries. These profiles cover information on risks across four themes: Environment, health & social, human rights and governance. The profiles are accessible on the EcoVadis platform and available through a subscription to this additional service.