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This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Moving on to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week… XPO Logistics to Acquire Norbert Dentressangle SA. Fetch Robotics Unveils Robotics System for Logistics Industry. US Navy to accompany US-flagged ships in Persian Gulf after Iran seizes vessel (Fox News). Norbert Dentressangle serves customers in retail, food and beverage, manufacturing, chemicals, agriculture, e-commerce and high tech.

10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic!

Supply Chain Game Changer

China was locking down hundreds of millions of people and closing manufacturing facilities. As China is the largest manufacturing country in the world the economic repercussions were really starting to be felt. And with less manufacturing output there were fewer container ships leaving Asia full of goods meaning activity in ports in North America and Europe would slow down rather quickly. Iran and Spain were highly infected. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Sorry, I’m Not Sure: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2018

Talking Logistics

Source: Evan, Flikr. “I I will be wrong again,” I stated last year before making my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2017 , and I was right. But I was right with some of my other predictions, especially my prediction that we would see a rise in cyber attacks in 2017, with supply chain and logistics operations becoming new targets. UPS Joins Top Alliance To Create Blockchain Standards For Logistics. SophiaTX Open Source Platform to Integrate SAP, Blockchain.

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 Iran, Islamic Republic of. 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.

The Top 4 Trends That Will Dominate Supply Chain in 2019

Elementum

In the 21st century, customer expectations have pushed supply chain and logistics to evolve at unprecedented speed. Businesses will thus continue iterating on their last-mile logistics strategies to boost the customer experience. And with key resources like cobalt in short supply, companies like Tesla and Apple need to be extremely strategic not only in how they source these resources, but in how they monitor their suppliers and report to the public.

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I Will Be Wrong Again: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2017

Talking Logistics

This is not only true for financial investments, but also for supply chain and logistics predictions. Like I said last year, making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target: sometimes you get lucky and hit the mark; other times you miss the bullseye by a mile. companies that move manufacturing operations overseas? Russia, Iran, North Korea, and ISIS : Call them “The Unpredictables” (you can probably add China to the mix too).

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. Iran, Islamic Republic of. The sourcing department is challenged by increasing compliancy issues. And Manufacturing needs to be agile to keep up with rapid changes in the market. The omni-channel business contributes greatly to Logistics headaches, even more because of the huge amounts of returns, frauds and claims.

Freight In The Year Of The Monkey

Freightos

So we’ve mapped out five changing Chinese trends that will echo throughout global logistics this year, carving out opportunities for ambitious logistics experts to realize serious gains. On February 15th, 2016, the first freight train from China reached the capital of Iran, shaving 30 days off the standard port-to-port transport time. Which is impeccable timing, as the lifting of Iran’s sanctions may open the door for new trade opportunities.