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

Supply Chain Movement

Hildur Gylfadóttir, Supply Chain Manager, Logistics, Össur. 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. “The supply chain role is to support innovation and still be efficient”.

Global Logistics—August 2014

Inbound Logistics

Plan now to avoid supply chain disruptions from the latest Icelandic volcano eruption; Australia struggles with home delivery challenges; EU and China sign landmark customs agreement

Global Logistics—September 2014

Inbound Logistics

Plan now to avoid supply chain disruptions from the latest Icelandic volcano eruption; Australia struggles with home delivery challenges; EU and China sign landmark customs agreement

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Iceland.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

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. It ranked the Dutch city of Venlo as Europe’s most attractive location for a logistics base. Venlo Logistics Map Europe 2016. Iceland.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. Europe has seen plenty of activity in terms of mergers and acquisitions, including the take-over of the major French family-owned company Norbert Dentressangle by America’s XPO Logistics. Iceland. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again. Acquisitions dominated the logistics headlines in 2014 and that trend is continuing this year.

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Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

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? Is logistics outsourcing right for your company? Iceland. Robinson logistics outsourcing whitepaperThis C.H.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain). Total logistics cost. Here at Logistics Bureau we have 20 years of experience in assisting clients with Supply Chain Benchmarking, and the development of suitable KPIs. Benchmarking Performance Measurement - KPIs key performance indicator KPI logistics kpi supply chain kpi

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

BluJay Solutions

Like many other logistics industry professionals, I wasn’t surprised to read this week’s headline figures from the 2012 16th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study (published by Capgemini Consulting, in cooperation with Penn State University, Korn/Ferry International, and Panalpina), which reported a 465 per cent increase in economic losses arising from supply chain disruptions from 2009 to 2011. Is the logistics industry doing all it can to mitigate disruption?

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Iceland.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Together with Consafe Logistics, a supplier of supply chain execution software, Supply Chain Movement has created this Supply Chain Execution Mindmap to outline the route, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Iceland. Logistics operations and supply chains are increasingly complex due to the number of delivery options offered, and business systems such as webshops and order management have become businesscritical.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

By consolidating at the source, several shipments can be combined into one, thereby reducing the number of shipments even before the shipments arrive at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP). Especially in the case of cost-related deviations, the shippers’ approval should be required before the Logistics Service Provider can invoice the shipper for extra costs. Iceland. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Following on from its other two highly popular subway maps of supply chain software vendors and logistics service providers, the quarterly magazine Supply Chain Movement has now published the third edition of the Consulting Subway Map Europe showing the European supply chain consultancy sector. Iceland. Secondly, in August 2015, it took over Total Logistics, based in the UK and the Netherlands and specialised in supply chain network design.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

According to logistics real-estate specialists, the Netherlands – and in particular the southern part of the country – is a favoured location and will remain so for the coming years. A second important feature to have been added in this version of the SCM Map of Europe is the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI). Iceland. Visuals Aon blue banana distribution GDP Logistics Performance Index production risks sales SCM Map Europe taxation urbanisation

Business growth through supply chain management

Supply Chain Movement

Analyst Michael Burkett mentioned Starbucks’ Frappuccino iced coffee as a good example; it was launched successfully despite the logistics problems resulting from the volcanic eruption in Iceland plus the huge demand for the product due to the heatwave in the US at that time. Reimagining how the supply chain can drive business growth. That was the theme of consultancy company Gartner’s annual Supply Chain Executive Conference held in London, UK, in late September.

Supply Chain Movement 19 – Software & Leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Those are the words of Patrick Van De Vyver, EMEA Logistics Operations Manager at 3M. 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. Contents Supply Chain Movement 19 – 2015 Q4.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Iceland. The omni-channel business contributes greatly to Logistics headaches, even more because of the huge amounts of returns, frauds and claims. Outsourcing logistics and fulfilment to a full-service provider ensures the expected high customer service by the consumer. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Iceland. Supply chains are becoming more complex with frequent adaptations, whether temporary or permanent, and increasingly with logistics outsourcing and calls for integrated transport management. The introduction of flexible integrated order management will result in improved performance of the logistics chain: Check. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

In addition to being responsible for manufacturing and logistics, a CSCO also has to ensure alignment with internal departments such as Sales and Marketing, and with external partners such as customers and suppliers. Iceland. 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

Iceland. Because companies are increasingly outsourcing their manufacturing and logistics activities around the world, they are also more exposed to disruptions in the supply chain. 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.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Iceland. An essential precondition is that he or she is responsible for the planning, purchasing, production, logistics and customer service disciplines. The rapidly changing world is forcing companies to continually adapt.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Operations, customs, supply chain, legal and/or logistics departments are brought together during the product procurement process to ensure that imported components and finished products meet the terms of the relevant free trade agreement. Iceland. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.

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.

Reversing globalisation: Near shoring, reshoring or staying put?

EFT

We basically had the same discussions after the Fukushima [nuclear accident], after the Thailand flood, after the volcano in Iceland,” points out Knut Alicke, one of the partners at consulting giant McKinsey & Company, “and it is always the same pattern. Great infrastructure, great capabilities, great scale, good costs, great logistics.… We have been living through remarkable times when it comes to manufacturing, technology and trade.

Job opening: Director Business Projects at Samskip

Supply Chain Movement

If you are, apply for this position and you could be successful in joining a leading company in transportation and logistics! Samskip is a global logistics company offering transport and related services by land, sea, rail and air with a particular focus on cost efficient, sustainable and environmentally friendly transport.

This Week in Logistics News (August 28 – September 1, 2017)

Talking Logistics

August is usually a quiet month for supply chain and logistics news, but not this year, especially the past couple of weeks. Iceland Gets On-Demand Drone Deliveries (BloombergTechnology). UK government announces funding for truck platooning trials (Automotive Logistics). MacroPoint uses this data to help transportation brokers, logistics service providers and shippers track the locations of deliveries in trucks.