Supply Chain Agenda of Hildur Gylfadóttir, Supply Chain Manager at Össur

Supply Chain Movement

While R&D remains in Iceland it has operational centers in the Americas, Europe, Asia and it employs around 2,300 people across 18 locations. Hildur Gylfadóttir is Supply Chain Manager, Logistics, based in Iceland with the task of improving efficiencies and helping to drive the successful commercialisation of innovations. I am based in our head office in Iceland where, as well as R&D, we produce prosthetics which is about 50% of our business.

Economic cost of supply chain disruptions on the increase. Is the logistics industry doing all it can to mitigate disruption?

BluJay Solutions

Those incidents where the eruption of ash from the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland in 2010, which disrupted air cargo for several weeks, and the 2011 earthquake and tsunami which hit Japan and affected the surrounding areas, causing major supply chain disruptions affecting all modalities.

Let’s Embrace New Ways of Working

Supply Chain Shaman

I spoke of my experience during the Icelandic ash issue. She is trying to redefine the industry analyst model to make it friendlier and more useful for supply chain leaders. Tomorrow, I am off to Europe.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. Iceland. Last year was one of the busiest on record in terms of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the logistics industry. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Iceland. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Iceland. Trends for high-tech industry. The high-tech industry are currently facing a tsunami of external trends. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Industrial manufacturers have noticeably lower representation than other sectors. Iceland.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Industrial manufacturers have noticeably lower representation than other sectors. Iceland. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. Iceland. Last year was one of the busiest on record in terms of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the logistics industry. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Want a 25 page KPI report for your industry? Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?…

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Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

JDA’s Manufacturing Pulse report examining consumer industries has revealed that in the last 12 months, more than two-fifths (42%) of European adults have bought goods directly from a manufacturer. Iceland. The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change.

When Will the Drones Start Flying?

Supply Chain Brain

The Israeli company Flytrex has been testing the drone delivery concept in Reykjavik, Iceland since last August, in partnership with AHA , the country’s largest e-commerce website. With the advent of spring, he expects to see expanded deployment of drones in Iceland, both in terms of number of delivery points and the mechanism for releasing packages. The Icelandic drones are routed over a large bay, bypassing a bridge that can become congested during heavy drive times.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

In an ironic twist, melting ice caps and rising sea levels may translate to new business opportunities and reduced greenhouse gas emissions for the shipping industry. And in an industry worth billions, the stakes are high.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

In an ironic twist, melting ice caps and rising sea levels may translate to new business opportunities and reduced greenhouse gas emissions for the shipping industry. Further compounding the challenge is the political question of territorial sovereignty; there are currently eight countries claiming territory within the Arctic Circle: the United States, Russia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland. And in an industry worth billions, the stakes are high.

‘Truckemon Go’ trucking software app

Tailwind

I just don’t know where this industry is going.” . “We The Truckemon Game is a collaboration between Google, and the famed Icelandic Game Developer Sven Gaborjensenbensenjohnnssen of Reykjavík Virtual Reality Corporation (RVRC). “Look… I just found a Load over by the hockey arena!”. And with those words Harold Wicks kicked his 2023 Peterbuilt into gear and drove quickly to pick up his load ahead of the four other big rigs trying to catch up with him.