Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

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. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Israel.

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’. The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities. It ranked the Dutch city of Venlo as Europe’s most attractive location for a logistics base. Venlo Logistics Map Europe 2016. Israel.

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From Dirt to Denim: A Global Textile Logistics Story

CH Robinson Transportfolio

One of the most rewarding parts of logistics is keeping the world’s economies running—and not just at the end-product stage. For instance, our global textile logistics team uses country-specific knowledge and expertise across trade lanes to take your everyday blue jeans from dirt to denim. From Vietnam, China, Egypt, Israel, and the U.S., The post From Dirt to Denim: A Global Textile Logistics Story appeared first on Transportfolio.

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

Talking Logistics

In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Pitney Bowes Expands Cross-Border Ecommerce Capabilities with the Acquisition of Borderfree. XPO Logistics Announces First Quarter 2015 Results. It has 253 employees and is headquartered in New York, NY, with offices in Tel Aviv, Israel; Dublin, Ireland; and Brighton, England. Note: LeanLogistics and Transplace are Talking Logistics sponsors. Ever get a song stuck in your head?

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3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. Europe has seen plenty of activity in terms of mergers and acquisitions, including the take-over of the major French family-owned company Norbert Dentressangle by America’s XPO Logistics. Israel. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again. Acquisitions dominated the logistics headlines in 2014 and that trend is continuing this year.

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Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

To manage this logistics complexity while adhering to customer service standards and incurring reasonable costs, companies need Global Logistics Integration. Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have therefore developed this mindmap for Global Logistics Integration, outlining the route to achievement and providing road signs to flag potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration. Israel.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain). Total logistics cost. Here at Logistics Bureau we have 20 years of experience in assisting clients with Supply Chain Benchmarking, and the development of suitable KPIs. Benchmarking Performance Measurement - KPIs key performance indicator KPI logistics kpi supply chain kpi

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FedEx and Freightos – Improving Digital Freight Together

Freightos

For example, importing plastic disposable cups to Israel results in different tariffs depending on whether or not there is a logo printed on the cup…and don’t get me started on duties for Santa Claus suits. Enter FedEx… Recognizing the myriad complexities of the supply chain, FedEx, the express delivery giant founded in the 1970s, continuously added key pieces of the logistics puzzle to the services it provides its customers. Freight Insights Logistics Technology

This Week in Logistics News (May 23 – 29)

Logistics Viewpoints

I spent the last week and a half in Israel attending my wife’s cousin’s wedding. The trip was wonderful and the wedding was beautiful. However, traveling 12 hours with a 7 hour time change with 2 small children is no easy feat. We packed light in terms of clothes, but heavy in terms of books, […]. This Week in News

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Demand and Fulfillment Blocking & Tackling

Supply Chain Nation

The first week of December 2014 was the beginning of a joint effort by JDA and Mega Retail Israel to advance Mega to the current JDA Demand and Fulfillment (D&F)version. Residence: Ashdod, Israel. Education: BA Logistics, MBA. Workplace: Mega Retail (formerly Blue Square Israel). Seasons 2006-2014: Home Center (DIY Retail Chain) Israel as Supply Chain Planning Manager. Grocery Retail in Israel.

This Week in Logistics News (July 23-27, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Just another typical week in the world of supply chain and logistics. Heading into 2017, one of my predictions was that we would see a rise in cyberattacks, with supply chain and logistics operations becoming new targets. “If shore-based and ship-based IT systems are linked, it could open a gateway to the COSCO ships, leaving them highly susceptible to an attack,” said Itai Sela, CEO of Israel based maritime cyber security firm Naval Dome, in a MarineLog article.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

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. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Israel.

China to Canada shipment handled by Israeli blockchain start-up LogChain

EFT

Hong Kong-based 3PL SPARX Logistics completed a successful pilot over LogChain's Blockchain end-to-end platform, handling all aspects of the supply-chain by implementing electronic bill of lading (e-BL). LogChain claims that it enables logistics, shipping companies and freight forwarding companies to reduce shipment costs by 7% to 9%, and reduces two weeks of work in bureaucratic documentation for each shipment on average. Aman Group and LogChain are headquartered in Israel.

The need to know

EFT

Container giant Maersk to ship cargo between UAE and Israel. said it will now transport ocean cargo between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, a further sign of business opening up after the two countries established full ties. German aviation startup Volocopter has teamed up with logistics group DB Schenker to deploy its heavy-lift drones, in a project that will gather vital practical flying experience before its air taxis enter service.

5 Biggest Mistakes Sellers Make When Using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) with Ephraim Ausch

The Logistics of Logistics

I am VP of Sales at Tactical Logistic Solutions. Tactical is an end-to-end provider of supply chain logistics. I attended high school in Monsey and Israel. Tactical Logistic Solutions website: [link]. The post 5 Biggest Mistakes Sellers Make When Using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) with Ephraim Ausch appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. [00:52] Please introduce yourself.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. The core competency of these companies is logistics , and they do it well. FedEx set out to become a global logistics player as a full-service freight operator.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Together with Consafe Logistics, a supplier of supply chain execution software, Supply Chain Movement has created this Supply Chain Execution Mindmap to outline the route, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Israel. Logistics operations and supply chains are increasingly complex due to the number of delivery options offered, and business systems such as webshops and order management have become businesscritical.

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). Especially in the case of cost-related deviations, the shippers’ approval should be required before the Logistics Service Provider can invoice the shipper for extra costs. Israel. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Following on from its other two highly popular subway maps of supply chain software vendors and logistics service providers, the quarterly magazine Supply Chain Movement has now published the third edition of the Consulting Subway Map Europe showing the European supply chain consultancy sector. Israel. Secondly, in August 2015, it took over Total Logistics, based in the UK and the Netherlands and specialised in supply chain network design.

Augmented Reality Supply Chain is Here and It’s Going to be Effective

Cerasis

In fact, some huge "Futurists" like Robert Scoble and Shel Israel, as well as Brett King are currently writing books on the matter ( Beyond Mobile: Life after Smartphones and Augmented - Life in the Smart Line respectively). For example, the process of item repair and reverse logistics could be made much simpler. Augmented.what? Reality? Augmented Reality Supply Chain? As Will Ferrell says, "You're crazy man. I love you, but.you're crazy." Not so fast.

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SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

According to logistics real-estate specialists, the Netherlands – and in particular the southern part of the country – is a favoured location and will remain so for the coming years. A second important feature to have been added in this version of the SCM Map of Europe is the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI). Israel. Visuals Aon blue banana distribution GDP Logistics Performance Index production risks sales SCM Map Europe taxation urbanisation

How the Food Blockchain is Bringing Tech to the Table

Zipline Logistics

While others like Zest Labs trace the food freshness and enables companies to reduce waste, and platforms like Avenews-GT in Israel connect food manufacturers directly with farmers to source ingredients. Work with a Tech-Focused Logistics Solutions Provider. Even though the widespread implementation of food blockchain technology may be some years away, tech-focused logistics firms are providing similar benefits to customers.

The need to know

EFT

Dubai’s DP World [DPWRD.UL] is partnering with an Israeli group to bid for one of Israel’s two main ports and to examine opening a direct shipping line between the two Middle East states, it said on Wednesday. Another blow for UK logistics: SMART Freight system won't be ready for Brexit.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Israel. The omni-channel business contributes greatly to Logistics headaches, even more because of the huge amounts of returns, frauds and claims. Outsourcing logistics and fulfilment to a full-service provider ensures the expected high customer service by the consumer. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Israel. Supply chains are becoming more complex with frequent adaptations, whether temporary or permanent, and increasingly with logistics outsourcing and calls for integrated transport management. The introduction of flexible integrated order management will result in improved performance of the logistics chain: Check. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored.

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

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Israel. 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. 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.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Israel. An essential precondition is that he or she is responsible for the planning, purchasing, production, logistics and customer service disciplines. The rapidly changing world is forcing companies to continually adapt.

24 supply chain experts & business leaders reveal the #1 challenge of supply chain management (and how to solve it)

6 River Systems

These companies are moving operations over to lower-income countries or where they pay far less for labor and shelve taxes as well as logistic costs for raw materials. One great way to do this is by leveraging the services of an efficient logistics software development company. It can also solve problems with warehouse logistics by predicting how much product should be shipped, where it should be shipped to and when it should be shipped.

Thanksgiving Mall Closures Could be a Sign of Further Black Friday Pushback

Supply Chain Nation

This week, Fortune detailed German logistics giant Deutsche Post DHL Group’s partnership with graphics chipmaker Nvidia and auto supplier ZF to deploy a test fleet of autonomous delivery trucks in 2018. The ecommerce company has expanded into cloud services and AI applications, capitalizing on data generated by its payments, logistics and other operations.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Operations, customs, supply chain, legal and/or logistics departments are brought together during the product procurement process to ensure that imported components and finished products meet the terms of the relevant free trade agreement. Israel. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.

Thanksgiving Mall Closures Could be a Sign of Further Black Friday Pushback

Supply Chain Nation

This week, Fortune detailed German logistics giant Deutsche Post DHL Group’s partnership with graphics chipmaker Nvidia and auto supplier ZF to deploy a test fleet of autonomous delivery trucks in 2018. The ecommerce company has expanded into cloud services and AI applications, capitalizing on data generated by its payments, logistics and other operations.

How Blockchain Can Transform the Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

Currently, three partners in Israel and Taiwan accept this. So, the logic goes, why not use them for smart contracts for logistics? Logistics partners run applications to look for these tags and bid for delivery contract. Supply chain has become complicated. Some would say cumbersome. It takes days to make a payment between a manufacturer and a supplier, or a customer and a vendor. Contracts must be handled by lawyers and bankers, which means extra cost and delay.

World Bank Study: Global Shortage of Logistics Skills (Guest Post by Kai Hoberg, KLU)

SCM Research

My guest post today comes from Kai Hoberg from the Kühne Logistics University (KLU) in Hamburg. Together with his co-authors, Alan McKinnon and Christoph Flöthmann, he has just published a new report, which is commissioned by the World Bank and analyzes the shortage of qualified logistics personnel. Qualified logistics personnel is in short supply worldwide. This is the conclusion of our new report, titled Logistics Competencies, Skills, and Training: A Global Overview.

This Week in Logistics News (November 16-20, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It’s been a very sad and troubling week, with the terrorist attacks in Paris and Israel, which claimed the lives of so many innocent people going about their lives, including an 18 year old son, brother, and friend to many from a neighboring town. In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Transportation Insight Announces Acquisition of Parcel Logistics Leader BirdDog Solutions.