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. This shift to direct selling is making itself felt on manufacturers’ supply chains and their profitability. As omni-channel comes to the manufacturing sector, disruption will inevitably follow.

Iran auto makers to boost exports to 30%

Logistics Middle East

In recent months, Iranian car manufacturer Iran Khodro Industrial Group has been in talks with a number of large auto makers, including Peugeot, Renault, Daimler and Volkswagen

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Global Trade & Transportation: Best Practices for Global Manufacturers

Supply Chain Brain

These include, new sanctions imposed on countries like Russia and Venezuela; the US withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal; and Brexit — the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. There have been significant changes to global trade in recent years.

Global Logistics—September 2016

Inbound Logistics

India-based textile manufacturer accused of providing fraudulent products; Iran seeks to strengthen trade relationships in Latin America; British manufacturers get small boost in wake of Brexit referendum

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Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. 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. Fashion and luxury goods manufacturers are defining their own seasons, which is making the planning of campaigns more complex.

China’s Silk Road Initiative to Benefit from Trade War

Logistics Trends and Insights

OBOR includes several land routes connecting East Asia with Europe via Russia, Kazakhstan, Iran and Turkey with future routes into Africa. Meanwhile US-based Tesla plans to build a facility in Shanghai, its first factory outside the US and would double the size of the electric car maker’s global manufacturing.

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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. Iran, Islamic Republic of. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

The Top 4 Trends That Will Dominate Supply Chain in 2019

Elementum

As sanctions on Iran go into effect and Iranian oil exports decline, global oil prices could rise, putting even more pressure on logistics providers. A recent Financial Times article stresses that now is the time for manufacturers to diversify their product portfolios to reduce risk. In the 21st century, customer expectations have pushed supply chain and logistics to evolve at unprecedented speed.

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Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

The benefits of the Self-Learning Supply Chain in manufacturing. Iran, Islamic Republic of. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond. Advanced analytics and optimization technology is the game-changing advantage that will push you past the competition – giving your business more agility, higher accuracy and sharper insights to maximize your revenue.

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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Trends 2019: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

Janie Ryan ( @janiemryan ) writes, “As sanctions on Iran go into effect and Iranian oil exports decline, global oil prices could rise, putting even more pressure on logistics providers. A recent Financial Times article stresses that now is the time for manufacturers to diversify their product portfolios to reduce risk.”[3] We live in hectic times. The U.S. is in a trade war with the world. Britain is trying to disconnect from Europe. Cyber attacks are increasing.

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The need to know

EFT

Japan wants manufacturing back from China, but breaking up supply chains is hard to do. When Japanese firm Iris Ohyama agreed in April to begin producing much-needed face masks in Japan, it marked a win for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who wants to bring manufacturing back from China. sanctions imposed on Iran’s shipping network took effect on Monday, months after they were announced in December following accusations of supporting proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

Oil Price Volatility and the Changing Dynamics of Supply Chain Management

Oracle SCM

Today, courtesy of the shale gas revolution in the US, OPEC policies and the re-introduction of Iran to the market, the price stands at around $30 per barrel and all indications are that it will fall further over the course of the year. Today, courtesy of the shale gas revolution in the US, OPEC policies and the re-introduction of Iran to the market, the price stands at around $30 per barrel and all indications are that it will fall further over the course of the year.

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The build-up to Brexit and the state of global trade

EFT

These include In no particular order: US-China tariff wars; US-EU trade sanctions, arising partly from the Airbus-Boeing state subsidy dispute; China-Australia tensions; collapse of the WTO as a functioning arbiter of trade disputes; Intra-Middle East tensions plus further US-Iran sanctions.

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. And Manufacturing needs to be agile to keep up with rapid changes in the market. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

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. Iran, Islamic Republic of. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. Iran, Islamic Republic of. Manufacturers and retailers had a generally positive outlook on the prospect of consolidation. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. 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.

What’s Happening in Washington that’s Impacting Trade Today

BluJay Solutions

Iran deal. President Trump’s recent announcement that he would impose additional tariffs, also known as duties, on steel and aluminum imports has stirred concerns about the impact on manufacturers, consumers and import-export. Iran Deal: Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) U.S. lifted economic and financial nuclear-related sanctions on Iran in January of 2016 in exchange for Iran’s significant curtailment of its nuclear program.

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

Talking Logistics

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. My wife and I visited my fourth grade son’s class this morning to see the work they’ve done the past few weeks.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Iran, Islamic Republic of. The supply chain solutions for the 24-hour economy lie primarily in a flexible IT platform which enables the various internal software applications, such as for manufacturing execution, warehouse management and transport planning, to be connected to external systems such as for customs handling. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Industrial manufacturers have noticeably lower representation than other sectors. Iran, Islamic Republic of. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, and supported by Supply Chain Media, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Key Findings. ■

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Industrial manufacturers have noticeably lower representation than other sectors. Iran, Islamic Republic of. 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. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Key Findings. ■

In Chains: How to Approach Human Trafficking in your Supply Chain

Elementum

California has its own Transparency in Supply Chains Act, which requires that “retail sellers and manufacturers doing business in the state… disclose their efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their direct Supply Chains”. Malaysia, North Korea, Papua New Guinea, and Thailand were among the worst countries for human trafficking violations, with Nepal, Indonesia and Iran mentioned as frequent violators as well. Are You Linked to Forced Labor?

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. Iran, Islamic Republic of. Manufacturers and retailers had a generally positive outlook on the prospect of consolidation. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

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?… … How many to use? Sadly it’s not such an easy question to answer. Of course they need to be SMART. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time phased.

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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. Iran, Islamic Republic of. Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes. To arrive at optimal European supply chains it is crucial to consider shifts in economic growth, currency fluctuations and tax reductions in addition to production and distribution costs.

Freight In The Year Of The Monkey

Freightos

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. Some sectors in advanced economies have already been left stranded, including mining, manufacturing, and steel. Freight In The Year Of The Monkey.

Tarik Toprak: “Growth brings its own challenges.”

Supply Chain Movement

The confectionary market in Turkey is saturated yet we are achieving more than a 20% rise in sales and we have switched from importing all our products to manufacturing locally so there’s always something new and exciting to do. We are already producing for export to the Middle East and North Africa and as a group we are trying to establish the individual requirements for different countries, such as Iran, Iraq, Jordan etc to work out the best logistical solution.

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Cyber Safety and Security in the Internet of Things

EHS Sustainability Knowledge at Work

They transmit data to manufacturers, owners, or other devices, and can be sensed and controlled remotely. In 2010, the Stuxnet worm destroyed a large percentage of Iran’s nuclear centrifuges. In 2015, WIRED magazine published an article that raised grave concerns among carmakers and car owners around the world. The article’s author allowed computer hackers to break in to and control his Jeep’s functions.

G20 Global Throughput – The Main Divide

ThroughPut

The list includes: Certain consumer electronics including smartwatches and bluetooth devices Certain industrial chemicals used for manufacturing textiles Certain health and safety products including bicycle helmets Certain types of child safety furniture including high chairs and car seats Technology & Cyber threats For years, the US government has warned their allies that Chinese telecom giant Huawei is not to be trusted. G20 Global Throughput - The Main Divide.

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China and the global textile machinery

Exapro Hub

In May 2018, more than 200 textile machinery manufacturers compiled their statistics into a survey and thus, according to the 40th annual International Textile Machinery Shipment Statistics (ITMSS), released by the International Textil Manufacturers Federation ( ITMF ), the country has experienced strong growth in global deliveries between 2016 and 2017: long-staples spindles, short-staples spindles (up 21%), and open-end rotors (24%). With a population of over than 1.4

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

Talking Logistics

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). planes and ships ); Iran and North Korea and their nuclear ambitions; ISIS exporting its brand of terrorism around the world; and China building islands in the South China Sea (and reportedly putting weapons on them ). Past performance is not indicative of future results.

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

Talking Logistics

And you can’t forget about the other Unpredictables: Iran, Russia, China, and ISIS; all of these entities could have a destabilizing effect on world peace and prosperity. Meanwhile, many manufacturers and retailers are starting to look at their third-party logistics (3PL) partners not just as providers of transportation and warehousing services, but also as technology providers and innovation labs. Source: Evan, Flikr. “I