Sustainability: Do Supply Management and Global Sourcing Matter? (Guest Post by Jury Gualandris, UCD)

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Over the last decades, however, supply chains have been undergoing a process of increasing globalization, which has created the need for differentiated sustainability approaches for firms sourcing globally rather than regionally. On the one hand, traditional supply management based on supply base reduction and coordination will compensate global sourcing’s drawbacks, such as longer distances and socio-economic, cultural differences.

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

Supply Chain View from the Field

One idea: import manufacturers might diversify production partner locations instead of having all of their product sources in a single basket. The next big disaster of 2013 could be the Category 5 Typhoon Usagi that is set to hit Taiwan, Hong Kong and China Mainland this Sunday.

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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. Shipping Managers, Procurement Directors, Distribution Managers, Traffic Managers, Logistics Directors, SCM Directors, Sourcing Managers, Transport Managers and Supply Chain Directors from: Major High Street and Online Retailers. Multimodal 2015. Date: 28 – 30 April 2014. Venue: NEC Birmingham. Organiser: Clarion Events. URL:

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.

The Writing on the Wall: Signs your company may struggle in a recall


A first-ever study completed a few years ago by Queen’s University in Belfast on all recalls announced in the UK, US and Ireland in the preceding 10 years, found that of the 2,439 recalls, a mere 21% were instigated by the company involved whereas 68% were a result of regulatory body analysis during routine spot testing. As you can imagine, a logical source of cross-contamination from other food products or bacteria is unsanitary preparation and storage environments.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H. Ireland. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics.

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.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Ireland. The sourcing department is challenged by increasing compliancy issues. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

Bottles, Barrels and the Business of Beverage Distribution

Logistics Bureau

In Ireland, the home country of Guinness, the company sells directly to large supermarkets like Tesco and Dunnes Stores from its headquarters in Dublin. Unethical sourcing and production. Beverage distributors have many sources of data from which to generate their business planning.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

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Ireland. Sourcing from far-flung countries such as China is leading to growing uncertainty about the actual supply of purchase orders. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

By consolidating at the source, several shipments can be combined into one, thereby reducing the number of shipments even before the shipments arrive at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP). Ireland. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management.

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

Supply Chain Movement

However, there must be consensus within the organisation about definitions and the right source of information for important reports. Ireland. Management at the helm.

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).

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

The benefits of utilising modern-day FTAs include fewer customs duties, less red tape, access to public tenders, sourcing opportunities, investment opportunities and more transparent business conditions. Ireland. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations.

Job opening: Associate Director European Distribution at Astellas

Supply Chain Movement

The products are made in our EMEA Astellas sites, which are based in Kerry (Ireland) and Meppel (the Netherlands). Alternatively they are sourced from contract manufacturers or Astellas sites outside EMEA. Do you have a University degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, or a related field, between 4 and 8 years of logistics management experience within a pharmaceutical environment? Then Astellas has an interesting job opportunity for you! Associate Director European Distribution.

Doing Business in Belgium


36 percent of Belgium’s energy consumption comes from renewable sources, making it the eighth country in the world for renewable energy production. percent followed by Ireland and China at just over four percent each.

Brexit: How One Word Just Upended Your Supply Chain Logistics

Aera Technology

while others have speculated that perhaps Northern Ireland would leave as well. Disruptions to the value chain can happen quickly, unexpectedly and from many different sources. How many words and Xs does it take to kick out a sitting head of state and cause global market turmoil? The answer is two words (“Leave” and “Brexit”), and about 17.4 million votes marked with an X.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Derek Panchyshyn, SVP at ATX Networks!

Supply Chain Game Changer

It was a massive undertaking for them and us because at the time none of us had experience working in Asia, their distribution model was all North America-centric and they had no supply chain employees themselves anywhere but in the US and Ireland. Subscribe Here! Email Address.


Perspectives on Last-Mile Delivery: Martin Brower and Paragon Software Systems

Talking Logistics

Today, I’ll share my takeaways from my visit with Paragon (an Adelante SCM client) and my conversation with Peter Holdsworth, Head of Scheduling, UK and Ireland at Martin Brower.

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The Lean Supply Chain

Actual Systems has successfully expanded beyond North America and penetrated Australia, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Ireland and Spain.  Who are the top vendors ( called “Best of breed” ) on the market?

Guest post: Sustainable monitoring in supply chains: it’s time for companies to reconnect with their stakeholders.


He is currently Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Bergamo University (Bergamo, Italy), while soon will be Lecturer in Management at UCD School of Business (Dublin, Ireland). Do supply management and global sourcing matter for firm sustainability performance? We’re glad to welcome a guest post written by Jury Gualandris. Jury is currently Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Bergamo University (Bergamo, Italy), focusing his research on Sustainable Supply Chain Management.

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Activant Anticipates More Virtual Collaboration in B2B Distribution

Supply Chain Network

Headquartered in Livermore, California, Activant has operations in Texas, Colorado, Illinois, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Canada, Ireland and the United Kingdom. SOURCE Activant Solutions Inc. Activant Solutions Inc.,

What does the future hold for brick and mortar stores? - Infosys Blogs

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