Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

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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. Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016.

Rethinking your optimum

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Reports challenges download optimum Quintiq supply chain whitepaperRethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

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

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Reports R&G Global Consultants strategy supply chain technology weakest link whitepaperIncreasingly, 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.

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

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Reports R&G Global Consultants strategy supply chain technology weakest link whitepaperIncreasingly, 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.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

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Reports 3PL C.H. 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.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

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Fewer than half of respondents report that their companies have goals of attracting, retaining and promoting more women into supply chain leadership roles. Reports gartner survey Women in Supply Chain

The Supply Chain Impact of Europe’s Refugee Crisis

Kinaxis

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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Panama Canal Expansion Equals Trade Expansion

APICS

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World include The Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus in Turkey, and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon in Iraq.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

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All stages in the life cycle of operational orders are optimised by an order management system for planning, execution, finance and reporting that is connected to the ERP systems, WMSs and carrier TMSs. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Free Report on KPIs. Want a 25 page KPI report for your industry? To see if you’re leading the pack or falling behind, you can buy the report instantly here. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right.

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Strategic moves among logistics providers

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Shortfall in innovation With only 27% of respondents reporting to have gained new business through innovation in the last twelve months, how is innovation going to bear the brunt of business-generating power sought by LSPs? Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

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Fewer than half of respondents report that their companies have goals of attracting, retaining and promoting more women into supply chain leadership roles.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

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Shippers report that an average of 36% of their total logistics expenditure is related to outsourcing compared to an average of 44% reported last year. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

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

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However, there must be consensus within the organisation about definitions and the right source of information for important reports. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

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Shortfall in innovation With only 27% of respondents reporting to have gained new business through innovation in the last twelve months, how is innovation going to bear the brunt of business-generating power sought by LSPs? Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

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. As the Wall Street Journal reported recently, “retailers have come under fire for low pay and a practice known as on-call scheduling that changes workers’ hours with little notice [emphasis mine]. Well, my big audacious prediction for 2015 did not come true.

Transportation Funding vs. Immigration Reform (60 Minutes vs. Saturday Night Live)

Talking Logistics

A few years ago, it was the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. And as this excerpt from the 60 Minutes report illustrates, the only time politicians want to talk about this problem is when they’re forced to, which is every time the Highway Trust Fund is on the brink of insolvency, an emergency they continuously create. If it’s not one thing, it’s another…that keeps transportation infrastructure funding down the priority list for Congress.