Integrated Supply Chain – UK & Ireland 2014

Supply Chain Movement

Integrated Supply Chain – UK & Ireland. The ever-increasing use of new manufacturing techniques such as 3D Printing, coupled with a revolution in automation capabilities through intelligent robotics, and the move to cloud computing and Big Data analytics means that business models are constantly changing and requiring a rethink when it comes to the Supply Chain. Date: 26-27 November 2014. Venue: Park Plaza Victoria London, UK. Organisation: Integrated Supply Chain. URL: [link].

Ireland's Supply Chain Security to lead agenda at The National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference, the largest gathering of manufacturing and supply chain professionals, takes place on the 31st January in the Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin with a focus on sustainability, brexit, manufacturing, renewable energy, procurement, recycling and more

Ireland's Supply Chain Security to lead agenda at The National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference, the largest gathering of manufacturing and supply chain professionals, takes place on the 31st January in the Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin with a focus on sustainability, brexit, manufacturing, renewable energy, procurement, recycling and more

End2End Supply Chain Conference 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Providing significant insights across manufacturing, procurement, and operations within a wide-range of sectors, the full day conference will once again bring the biggest and best speakers to show you how our ever changing supply chains are moving into the future. End2End Supply Chain Conference 2016. Date: 28 September 2016. Venue: Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin. Organiser: Event Strategies. URL: index.php. What will the supply chain of the future look like?

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. Ireland.

Doing Business in Belgium


Manufacturing in Belgium. Typical manufacturing products made in Belgium include engineering and metal products, automobile assemblies, transportation equipment, scientific and precision instruments, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, textiles, glass, petroleum and food and beverages.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Ireland. 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.

Introducing the Journal of Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors-in-Chief)

SCM Research

Mark Pagell holds a Chair in Global Leadership and is a Professor of Sustainable Supply Chain Management at University College Dublin, Ireland. and Myra Louise Professor of Manufacturing Management at Indiana University, United States. In today’s guest post, Mark Pagell, Brian Fugate and Barbara Flynn highlight what will guide them in their tenure as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management.

AkzoNobel: Painting a Better Picture of Demand


“Their software is used by some of the world’s largest manufacturers to plan demand in more than 160 countries.”

Asia, better brace yourself for Usagi! He’s not in a good mood…

Supply Chain View from the Field

From a US import manufacturer perspective, it may be good enough to assume periodic natural disaster disruptions and develop climate adaptation supply chain contingency plans.

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Everybody Needs STEM Talent


In today’s advanced world, the ubiquitous need for STEM skills transcends industries, with retailers, financial institutions, manufacturers, builders, educational institutions, and a host of other industries all clamoring for the same scarce resource. Manufacturing STEM talent

[INFOGRAPHIC] Selecting & Managing Logistics Companies & Emerging Logistics Tech Trends


The rationale for outsourcing certain manufacturing and supply chain processes, such as transportation management, fulfillment, and more to logistics companies is evident and clear. The graphic was made by 2Flow , a logistics company out of Ireland.

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. Ireland.

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Multimodal 2015 – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics for Cargo Owners

Supply Chain Movement

Entering its eighth year, Multimodal has grown to become the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport and logistics event. It is this ability to present the entire freight transport and logistics supply chain under one roof that makes Multimodal the go-to event for shippers, importers, exporters, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers – all seeking ways to run a slicker supply chain. Manufacturers. Multimodal 2015. Date: 28 – 30 April 2014. Venue: NEC Birmingham.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

The benefits of the Self-Learning Supply Chain in manufacturing. Ireland. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

BluJay Partners with Fujitsu to Deliver ‘Drive-through’ Irish Border Post-Brexit

BluJay Solutions

Manchester, UK – 25 March 2019 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network , has partnered with Fujitsu to develop an innovative technology solution to maintain an open border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland while also enabling customs checks to be made by the UK and Irish Governments. Geo-tagging and automated customs management will enable customs checks with no vehicle stops.

This Week in Logistics News (May 4-8, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It has 253 employees and is headquartered in New York, NY, with offices in Tel Aviv, Israel; Dublin, Ireland; and Brighton, England. Ever get a song stuck in your head?

Supply chain events calendar Europe for 2014

Supply Chain Movement

Food Manufacturing & Safety Summit. ‘ISC’ UK and Ireland. Did not have or make enough time to attend any events this past year? Time is scarce, but to take one step away from reality every now and then is healthy for your helicopter view and development of your vision.

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The Growing Fragmentation of Global Trade: Guest Post by Tim Barnes


Raw materials are sourced from one country, products are manufactured in another country, and the final goods are transported to customers all over the world. There are still many unknowns on how the UK will partner with the EU going forward, or even if the UK will remain unified with Scotland and Northern Ireland perhaps seeking their own referendum to separate from the UK. Globalization and supply chains have been tied at the hip over the course of history.

BluJay Solutions Extends Supply Chain Capabilities for Customers with Latest Release of Global Trade Network Platform

BluJay Solutions

Highlights include New Computerized Transit System (NCTS) support for Norway and Switzerland; Canada ACI for marine, air, and rail; Ireland Import and Export Amendment; and Netherlands Declaration Drug Precursors to customs. BluJay Solutions delivers supply chain software and services to the world’s most progressive retailers, distributors, freight forwarders, manufacturers, and logistics service providers.

Brexit: Supply Chain Risk or Opportunity?


Will Scotland and Northern Ireland decide to stay in the UK or become independent and join the EU? One alternative for companies affected by labor shortages is to implement automation in supply chain planning and manufacturing operations. The surprising outcome of the 2016 referendum on European Union (EU) Membership for the United Kingdom (UK) has led to a complex process of withdrawal that is estimated to take two years.

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. Ireland. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’.

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?…

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Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. Ireland. Manufacturers and retailers had a generally positive outlook on the prospect of consolidation. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

'Brexit Is Scaring Businesses to Death': Two Experts Debate the Data

Supply Chain Brain

A Baker McKenzie survey of 800 business leaders in France, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands, Sweden and Ireland found that nearly half of respondents say their company has reduced investment in the U.K. The ONS reported that in April manufacturing output dropped 0.5

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Ireland. 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.

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. Ireland. And Manufacturing needs to be agile to keep up with rapid changes in the market.

This Week in Logistics News (July 14-18, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Here are some details from the press release: Atlas is a market leader in EDI and B2B integration with over 2,200 customers in the UK and Ireland. 36 healthcare-capable FSL sites will provide medical device manufacturers access to over 80 percent of U.S.

GrandVision: “We are changing completely as we become demand driven”

Supply Chain Movement

In the last three years we’ve developed our strategy, centralised procurement, purchasing and manufacturing aligned our portfolios across all categories globally and developed our exclusive brands portfolio. Grandvision has grand plans.

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Roundtable

Supply Chain Movement

Over that period, he has worked in the service, manufacturing and retail sectors, with organizations ranging from a leading global logistics service provider and a chemical and engineering manufacturer, to a number of leading High Street retailers. and Ireland.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Ireland. 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.

Anita Arts: “A supply chain manager can no longer sit in an ivory tower

Supply Chain Movement

The British company is owner of Unitymedia KabelBW (Germany), UPC (The Netherlands, Republic of Ireland, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary and Romania), VTR (Chile) and Liberty (Puerto Rico).

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Industrial manufacturers have noticeably lower representation than other sectors. Ireland.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Industrial manufacturers have noticeably lower representation than other sectors. Ireland. 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.

Rolling with the Punches

Supply Chain Nation

I trained as a hairdresser and moved to Ireland to gain some work experience. It was the perfect environment to learn from the team and to get some insights into sales, all while growing my knowledge in supply chain, manufacturing, retail and 3PL.