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. In addition, Eastern European countries as well as Germany are becoming major hub locations for warehousing and last mile capabilities to meet OBOR needs. Chinese e-commerce providers, Alibaba and JD.com are utilizing the rail and establishing warehousing along the route to move goods between the regions.

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KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Warehousing. Of course, the difference between KPIs and metrics will vary at different levels of your organisation, so for example, while a metric recording “receiving accuracy” in a warehouse would certainly be a KPI for a warehouse manager, it would be completely extraneous as an executive-level KPI. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right.

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Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Managing factories and warehouses with a lot of employees demands leadership skills focused on routine, whereas connecting departments and supply chain partners actually requires creativity. Greece. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Greece. directly from their suppliers, from their own warehouse or even from a retail store). 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.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Greece. Globally, warehousing is outsourced by 67%. In comparison, according to Fraunhofer Institute, warehousing is outsourced by 54% in Germany, which is the largest logistics market in Europe. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

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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. To accomplish this, it is critical to develop collaborative workflows is essential, and the use of channel data helps to see the flows from the channel partners warehouse to the point of purchase. Volatility. Demand redefined. Economic markets plummeting… D aily we see the financial charts roll across the news.

Then to Now: 90 Years of Logistics History

3PL Insights

The Beginning: The history of logistics actually begins in ancient Greece and was used to transport military goods during wars. The company started off as Central Detroit Warehouse Company (CDW) and opened its first warehouse in the heart of downtown Detroit. CDW outgrew their warehouse and moved to its current location in Melvindale, MI. The history of an industry is shaped by the businesses that innovate.