Five Hidden Skills that Military Veterans Bring to Logistics

Material Handling & Logistics

I used war gaming extensively in Iraq as I was planning simultaneous, night, helicopter insertions of multiple Special Forces teams into southern Iraq. He is a retired US Army Special Forces Officer (Lieutenant Colonel) & Iraq combat veteran.

The Supply Chain Impact of Europe’s Refugee Crisis

The 21st Century Supply Chain

According to a recent UNHCR report , nearly 60 million people were forcibly displaced in 2014 from countries such as Iraq, Eritrea, and Afghanistan. by Kirsten Watson The Syrian refugee crisis has produced some staggering statistics.

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Different Strokes for Different Folks (to Yield Better Results?)?

Supply Chain Shaman

With a history of forecasting military fire in Iraq, Enterra uses cognitive computing capabilities to redefine decision support in consumer products. This week I spent time in Silicon Valley talking to technology innovators. Disruption in supply chain planning is happening.

Reflections, Thank-you(s) and Rethinking the Future

Supply Chain Shaman

While we all need to thank-you for helping us to remain free and safe within our borders, for the supply chain leader, it is great to see that something good came out of the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan.

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The Changing Face of Manufacturing: How US Manufacturers are Looking Homeward

Cerasis

With the rise in global crude oil production and relative political stability in the major oil producing nations, particularly Iraq and Libya, the price of crude oil has fallen from above $100 a barrel to around $50 a barrel in just a year.

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’.

Managing for Daily Improvement: Bridging the Gap Across Teams and KPIs

Talking Logistics

He then led the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP) for Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) in Iraq and Kuwait.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

How the Bakken Oil Boom Impacts U.S. Supply Chains

Transportfolio

Libya, Iraq, Russia, and Venezuela have all seen incredible political turmoil as significant oil producers, yet diesel prices have stayed in a tight range for the last 12 months and are currently $0.065 per gallon cheaper than this time last year.

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? This C.H.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

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

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

11 Fragen zum Global Trade Management / 11 questions about Global Trade Management. Der globale Handel wächst – und mit ihm die Regulierung. Das effiziente Management von Lieferketten wird dadurch immer weiter erschwert.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored. Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

10 questions about Global Trade Management. Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation. Supply Chain Movement and software supplier Amber Road have put together this checklist for Global Trade Management. >>Please

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

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.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. 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.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

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.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

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.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

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.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

In the global fashion and luxury goods market, ever-higher customer expectations, combined with demographic and economic shifts, are making it increasingly difficult to predict consumer behaviour and plan accordingly.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. They can renegotiate contracts, find other carriers, and do a better job of maximizing their truck utilization. But these efforts bring temporary, not permanent, relief.

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

Better decision-making processes. The business complexity is increasing all the time due to globalisation, big data and dynamic interdependences. It is becoming ever-more difficult for supply chain professionals to make the right decisions.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet. Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise. At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Terrorism : The recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, coupled with the ongoing instability in Syria and Iraq and the spread of ISIS, have raised the risk for terrorism-related supply chain disruptions in 2016. Well, my big audacious prediction for 2015 did not come true. Google did not acquire a third-party logistics (3PL) company or a logistics software vendor.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making. Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

The rapidly changing world is forcing companies to continually adapt.

Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change. Driven by a desire to get closer to end customers, many are now looking at selling directly to shoppers, while continuing to serve their traditional B2B channels.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. 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.

Supply chains on film

Supply Chain Movement

However, the made-for-TV movie drama Taking Chance (2009), which is based on a true story, recounts the complex – and for the accompanying officer often frustrating – task of transporting the body of an American soldier killed in Iraq back to his home town in the USA.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

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.