Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change. 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.

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.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Iceland. In this fast-paced world, where there is also increasing pressure to reduce the carbon footprint, global fashion and luxury goods manufacturers have to redesign their go-to-market strategy to meet demand in a cost-efficient and sustainable way: Plan.

Supply Chain Matters Features This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech

Supply Chain Matters

Supply chain planning technology provider JDA Software and InContext Solutions , a provider of in mixed reality (virtual and augmented reality) technology for retailers and manufacturers, announced a partnership to bring together the technology platforms of both companies.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The Netherlands secured first place based on the results from the large-scale survey among logistics decision-makers within manufacturing and retail companies in Germany. Iceland.

Europe 121

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.

Turkey 104

Supply Chain Movement 19 – Software & Leaders

Supply Chain Movement

This is an end-to-end Supply Chain transformation and a shift in the way that Diageo gets its brands from its own and third party manufacturing facilities to bars, restaurants, hotels and retailers, both directly or through a network of distributors.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Production/manufacturing. 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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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’.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. Iceland. Manufacturers and retailers had a generally positive outlook on the prospect of consolidation. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

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.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. Iceland. And Manufacturing needs to be agile to keep up with rapid changes in the market.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

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Iceland. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock. Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level.

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. Manufacturers and retailers had a generally positive outlook on the prospect of consolidation. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

The logos illustrate the manufacturers’ choices about whether or not to produce close to their sales markets. Iceland. Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes.

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.

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

Talking Logistics

Iceland Gets On-Demand Drone Deliveries (BloombergTechnology). August is usually a quiet month for supply chain and logistics news, but not this year, especially the past couple of weeks.