777 ‘Big Twin’ program reaches midpoint for cargo conversion

The Supply Chain Journal

Israel Aerospace Industries has reached a milestone in development of the Boeing 777 passenger-to-freighter conversion program, moving beyond the planning phase to physically modifying the prototype aircraft. Source: GECAS).

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The Stockout: L’Oreal’s supply chain running well — except in the US

The Supply Chain Journal

Results from Israel and China suggest we may be in for a global “makeup party.” Makeup revenue in Israel increased 43% y/y in the first quarter with the luxury makeup segment up 80% y/y. Source: SONAR) To learn more about FreightWaves SONAR, click here.

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Why the News from India is So Bad: A COVID Cycle that Will Continue

NC State SCRC

The vaccination rates for India are very low; less than 2%, compared to 62% in Israel, 51% in the UK, 44% in the US, and 42% in Chile and Hungary. As the news rolls out that the vaccine rates are moving along here in the United States, it is easy for many people to become complacent.

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Data is the New Gold

QAD

On January 28, 2021, the following headline appeared in the Washington Post : “Israel moves to head of vaccine queue, offering Pfizer access to country’s health-care database”.

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

GlobalTranz

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). These brief descriptions of augmented reality rely on some sort of power source, and wearing a battery pack on the head is simply impractical. Augmented.what? Reality? Augmented Reality Supply Chain? As Will Ferrell says, "You're crazy man.

How the Food Blockchain is Bringing Tech to the Table

Zipline Logistics

In an age where food and beverage safety and ingredient sourcing are two crucial product features, blockchain is helping all manufacturers, retailers, and consumers maintain critical visibility.

The Times CEO Summit: Social purpose, sustainability and trust are the focus for business leaders in today’s UK

Provenance

Source: The Times. It dominates Europe and Israel in investment in tech” he tells @SimonDukeTimes #TimesCEOSummit. Global leaders, including FTSE CEOs and government ministers, along with top entrepreneurs and journalists, gathered together yesterday for the 10th anniversary of The Times CEO Summit in London, to discuss the opportunity around trust, talent, trade and tech for UK businesses. Each year we ask: how should the UK earn its living in the world, and are we on track?

Global Trends in Digital Supply Chain - 2017 Review

Abivin

Source Big Data is an expression used to represent an enormous volume of both structured and unstructured data that is so big it becomes hard to process using old database and software methods. Source Machine Learning has become hot in 2017 and suppliers are capitalizing research and development into the use of machine learning in supply chain [4]. As of today, Amazon's shipping drones are being tested at development centers in the US, UK, Austria, France, Israel.

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. Israel. 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.

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. We are supporting mobile connectivity for our clients and their carrier partners, allowing updates to come directly from the source that is performing the activities and removing several layers that are present today in EDI or manual processes ”. Ever get a song stuck in your head?

The need to know

EFT

Exclusive: Walmart's Flipkart eyes overseas listing as early as 2021: sources v. Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart is preparing for an initial public offering overseas as early as 2021, which could value the firm up to $50 billion, sources familiar with the company's plans told Reuters.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Israel. 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. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Israel. 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. Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level.

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

6 River Systems

“They have multi-sourced key commodities or strategic components to reduce their reliance on any one supplier, and they had considered inventory strategy to buffer against supply chain disruption.”

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

6 River Systems

Revenue data is sourced from the companies’ websites and market research platforms such as Macrotrends. The company was started in Vineland, New Jersey as a national hauling company by Israel Brown in 1932.

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). Israel. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. They can renegotiate contracts, find other carriers, and do a better job of maximizing their truck utilization. But these efforts bring temporary, not permanent, relief.

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. Israel. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making. Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks.

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. Israel. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.

How Blockchain Can Transform the Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

Currently, three partners in Israel and Taiwan accept this. They also allow the tracing of each product to its source. 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. Products and parts are often hard to trace back to suppliers, making defects difficult to eliminate.

Sea change: Testing maritime uses for alternative energy

The Supply Chain Journal

That provided an opportunity to test the performance of its systems in a variety of climates — from blistering heat off the coasts of Israel and Tunisia to the chilly waters of the Arctic Ocean on a visit to Spitsbergen, Norway.

Getting Ready for Hong Kong: Research, Good Eats and Mafia Hits.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

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