Out of Africa

Supply Chain Shaman

Most global multinational companies have a solid base now in South America and Asia, but the race is on for Africa. I spent this week at SAPICS in South Africa. South Africa is uniquely positioned to gain benefit in the race for supply chain modernization of Africa.

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Procurement Terminology is a Mess!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Under apartheid, and the first few years of his life, in South Africa, his existence was literally a crime. He takes the naive reader (myself) on a wonderfully descriptive journey through the uniqueness and bizarreness of South Africa under apartheid. Subscribe Here!

It Should Not Be This Way…

Supply Chain Shaman

I recently attended SAPICS in South Africa. The protection of maintenance revenues is a deterrent for technology innovation. In my decade of serving the industry as an analyst, each time that a company attempts to innovate on a new platform, they are pulled back by user enhancements and the need to protect license revenues. 1) Encourage innovation. Work with small and innovative solutions and open up the world of opportunities.

Logipharma 2014

Supply Chain Movement

It caters to professionals from across the spectrum of innovative pharma, generics, animal health as well as bio tech companies, tackling the most relevant, pressing challenges and opportunities present in the industry. Tobi Krige, Head of Distribution, Africa, Addcock South Africa. Download the agenda and you will: Get to know the speakers who will be addressing the challenge of supporting customer centric innovations: placing the customer at the heart of everything.

Arkieva Customer Spotlight: AkzoNobel Strengthens Position as The Leading Global Supplier in Coil Coatings

Arkieva

The transaction includes relevant technologies, patents, and trademarks, as well as two manufacturing plants in the United Kingdom and South Africa.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

Asia, South Africa, Australia/NZ, North America and South America are all largely containerized. By 1983, container ships are carrying 12 million TEUs , with trade routes extending to the Middle East, South Asia and Africa. Innovating: The 2000s.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. South Africa. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

I am half-way through a spring speaking tour that will wrap-up in June with a speech in South Africa and Peru. The goal is to understand how companies manage sourcing in innovation, compare suppliers and collaborate on design.

Marion Kohlmeier: ‘Expansion in our global footprint has been a big step’

Supply Chain Movement

Swiss company, Weidmann Plastics Technology has more than 70 years experience in injection molding and has a range of unique and innovative technologies that allow plastic materials with different flexibility, elasticity and strength to be joined in one process step.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. South Africa. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

South Africa. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands.

Software Testing – Adding Testing Automation Expertise to Retail Expertise

Repl Group

Lead by Test Director Antony Kaplan, the team has been tasked with applying the latest innovations in testing automation to REPL’s world-leading retail projects. REPL are using its near-shore centre in Cape Town, South Africa to automate the POS and JDA back office regression packs. An innovative solution that’s also likely to be deployed with the global fuel customer. Software testing has always been an essential component in any project delivery programme.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

South Africa. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. At the same time, a tsunami of technology innovations is flooding the business landscape, creating new possibilities but also more complexity.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

Asia, South Africa, Australia/NZ, North America and South America are all largely containerized. By 1983, container ships are carrying 12 million TEUs , with trade routes extending to the Middle East, South Asia and Africa. Innovating: The 2000s. Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from Freightos , is a SaaS-enabled marketplace for the logistics industry.

23 warehouse pros reveal the best ways for warehouses to control & reduce fulfillment costs

6 River Systems

Sophie Miles is the VP of Marketing & Co-Founder of CalculatorBuddy.com , a tech company in expansion to USA, Canada, and South Africa. Every warehouse strives for efficient order fulfillment.

S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #7

Supply Chain Trend

The S&OP Pulse Check 2015 suggests S&OP practitioners are left behind in confusion: 62% of respondents think there is not enough innovation in S&OP systems. 64% think there is not enough coordinated innovation in S&OP processes. Introduction.

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How Much is China's Market Crash Changing Manufacturing?

Elementum

China is a huge consumer of raw materials —54 percent of the world’s aluminum, 48 percent of copper, and 45 percent of all steel—and many of those metals are imported from developing countries in Africa and South America. South Africa, a country rich in coal and iron ore, has seen an economic downturn as China reduces its imports, causing mining production to fall 6.8 But foreign companies need more innovation. Its issue is that it lags behind in innovation.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 2-6, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It enhances LLamasoft’s presence and opportunities in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Kenco wants to use drones for managing real-time data gathering in outside yard operations,” said Kristi Montgomery, vice president, Kenco Innovation Labs.