This Week in Logistics News (December 10-14, 2018)

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Labor Groups Call for Better Warehouse Working Conditions in New Jersey (WSJ – sub. Amazon will start penalizing sellers who ship unsafe packages to its warehouses, like leaky chemicals and unmarked aerosols (CNBC). Why can’t I be you?

Bracing for Brexit today – reaping the benefits tomorrow

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There appears to be a likelihood of rejection, as it seems unlikely the required assurances on the controversial Northern Ireland backstop policy will be provided by the EU – and they must be legally binding in order for some MPs to agree. For example, processes like Customs Warehousing , the Customs Freight Simplified Procedures (CFSP) electronic inland-import declaration process, the National Export System’s (NES) electronic export equivalent, and others provide benefits as they stand.

Global Trade Networks Create a Single Version of the Truth for Retailers

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A multi-brand online retailer — currently the number one pure-play eTailer in the United Kingdom and Ireland has enjoyed these results: Over 22% of orders are fulfilled through drop ship method. Drop shipping is also not a panacea, tempting as it is to suggest that retailers could, in time, quit warehousing altogether. Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Kewill Retail Retail Trends Transportation Management Systems drop shipping Kewill logistics transportation management

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

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Entering its eighth year, Multimodal has grown to become the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport and logistics event. Exhibitors at Multimodal represent every logistics sector – road, rail, aviation, maritime, warehousing, storage services. 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.

European Horsemeat Scandal to Trigger Further Supply Chain Controls

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What began as random testing by food inspectors identifying horse flesh (which is banned as a foodstuff in some countries) in beef labeled products intended for consumption in the UK and Ireland has exploded into a saga that has drawn in some of the world’s best known names in food production and retail. Processed food products often involve meat slaughtered in one location being transported elsewhere for initial processing, then elsewhere for further production (e.g.

Job opening: Associate Director European Distribution at Astellas

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The products are made in our EMEA Astellas sites, which are based in Kerry (Ireland) and Meppel (the Netherlands). In this position you will co-develop, document and implement the supply chain strategy in relation to the transport and distribution process of the European products. Knowledge of best practices in warehousing and transport for pharmaceutical distribution in Europe and worldwide.

[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.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

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Warehousing. Transportation. 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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The State of Digital Freight: The 4×4 Blueprint for Freight 2020


They’re licensed to be an ocean freight forwarder, and they’ve bought some aircraft and an airport; and of course they are a huge warehousing player. Our carbon footprint is growing quickly across all transportation modes.

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Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

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Ireland. Integration with warehouse mechanisation and production equipment guarantees that the optimal plan will be executed in practice. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock.

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

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Many of these stores are recognised under banners such as Apollo-Optik in Germany, Générale d’Optique and GrandOptical in France, Pearle in the Netherlands, Belgium and Austria and Vision Express in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Poland, Hungary, the Middle East and India to name just a few.

Doing Business 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.


The Lean Supply Chain

The other software companies that sell YMS below, sell it in conjunction with a Warehouse Management System (WMS) and Transportation Management System (TMS) so there is no way to gauge those YMS sales as they could be with, or without, the YMS system depending on the customer’s needs.