Amazon in Italy

Logistics Trends and Insights

Amazon is strengthening its presence in Italy thanks to its relationship with national postal operator Poste Italiane. Tobacconists are ubiquitous in Italy and already sell basic postage stamps in addition to newspapers, magazines, bus tickets and more. Amazon e-commerce Europe Italy

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RELEX’s Rapid Expansion Continues to France, Italy and Spain

RELEX Solutions

His team has established a presence for RELEX in Italy since February by meeting retailers and participating in industry events. And I suspect we’ll have no shortage of enthusiastic volunteers from Helsinki wanting to help on implementation projects in Italy, France and Spain, especially in the middle of the Finnish winter,” he adds wryly. The post RELEX’s Rapid Expansion Continues to France, Italy and Spain appeared first on RELEX. Read PDF.

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CEVA Logistics selling its Italy groupage business

Logistics Middle East

Xavier Urbain, CEVA CEO, said that the company identified Sittam?s s business as ''non-core

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Unilever launches new sustainable logistics train initiative

Supply Chain Movement

Green Express takes trucks off the road in Italy, equating to an annual CO2 saving of 2,600 tonnes (the equivalent of 260,000 trees). David Beauchamp, Vice President Logistics for Europe said: “Traditionally, goods have been transported by road in Italy but this model is designed to be a game-changer. We hope that other companies in Italy can also adopt similar rail transportation approaches.

Who said supply chains are boring?: The supply chain of marble

Supply Chains Rock

As per my last post I took holiday in Tuscany, Italy. While I certainly took the chance to visit the vineyards I also squeezed in a side trip to Carrara, Italy , which as anyone in the area will tell you is world famous for its marble. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Vintage IBM Logistics

Supply Chains Rock

A few years ago I came across some vintage photos of IBM shipping hardware in Italy , including on a gondola in Venice. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

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Quintiq World Tour: How NTV overcame complexity in passenger rail planning

DELMIA Quintiq

Find out how Italy’s first private high-speed rail operator reduced costs and minimized the effect of disruptions, decreased staff turnover and achieved an impressive on-time rate. Where : Hilton Rome Airport Hotel Via Arturo Ferrarin 2, Rome, Italy.

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This Week in Logistics News (July 6 – 12)

Logistics Viewpoints

This victory also marked back-to-back World Cup championships, which is the first time a women’s team has accomplished the feat, joining only men’s winners Italy (1934, 1938) and Brazil (1958, 1962). They’ve done it again! The US Women’s National Soccer Team has won a fourth World Cup championship in Lyon, France last Sunday.

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Final GAP Presentations Fill Strategic Needs - UCLA Anderson.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

In total, 110 executives from Finland, Italy, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Estonia and the United States watched GAP teams present their findings before a panel of three expert judges. UCLA Anderson School of Management Blog. Archives. July 2014. June 2014. May 2014. April 2014. March 2014.

Sustainable Supply Chains: A Country Comparison

SCM Research

The report reveals that suppliers in France, the UK, Spain and Germany are identified as the most sustainable ones, whereas suppliers in China, Italy and the U.S. The global not-for-profit organization CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) has published a report: Supply Chain Sustainability Revealed: A Country Comparison. The report was written by Accenture Strategy.

Warby Parker vs Luxottica: Supply Chain Disintermediation in the Eyewear Industry

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Based in Italy, Luxottica has a monopoly-like position in the global eyewear industry. Luxottica has manufacturing facilities in five countries: Italy, China, India, United States and Brazil. Warby Parker also sources most of their raw material from a family-based firm in Italy.

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The coronavirus supply chain

Supply Chain Movement

The media coverage of supply chain has increased exponentially as a result of the coronavirus epidemic in China, South Korea and Italy. All companies that produce and ship tangible goods are currently working hard to assess the impact of the outbreak on their own supply chains.

Global Logistics—July 2015

Inbound Logistics

Port of Hamburg unveils new traffic light system; CEVA Logistics TireCity in Italy demonstrates interest in sector-specific supply chain collaboration; China debuts longest freight rail route in the world; TPP agreement raises concerns about traceability in the seafood supply chain; Africa capital investment heats up; New G6 Alliance rotation features Polish port; Indian 3PL uses containers as mobile logistics classrooms; Intel eyes Asia for IoT ecosystem

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Coronavirus communication

Supply Chain Movement

He assured them that all the plants were still operational, including those in northern Italy. For companies involved in supply chain, these are very hectic times due to the coronavirus pandemic currently sweeping the globe.

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Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

import countries were: Italy, Canada, Mexico, Pakistan, and India. Disruptions in global trade have impacted businesses across all industries as well as by consumers at the cash register. Tariffs, political upheaval and more have caused many to rethink their stance on globalization.

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Prologis breaks ground on nearly 7 million-sq-ft of logistics space in second half of 2018

EFT

Bologna, Italy. Bologna, Italy. Bologna, Italy. Pozzuolo, Italy. Bergamo, Italy. Prologis, a major builder and lessor of logistics real estate, has announced its build-to-suit projects for 2018, and with 6.9

Warby Parker vs Luxottica: Supply Chain Disintermediation in the Eyewear Industry

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Based in Italy, Luxottica has a monopoly-like position in the global eyewear industry. Luxottica has manufacturing facilities in five countries: Italy, China, India, United States and Brazil. Warby Parker also sources most of their raw material from a family-based firm in Italy.

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Doing Business in Switzerland

QAD

Switzerland is east of France and north of Italy, also bordered by Austria, Liechtenstein and Germany. Hong Kong and Italy. Italy, the U.K., The Swiss Confederation became independent from the Holy Roman Empire in 1499.

How 2011 Prepared Us for Today

ivalua

It may now take longer for a truck loaded with agricultural goods to pass from Italy to Austria, but those goods are still arriving at their destinations. The Japanese Earthquake of 2011 and resulting tsunami are not exactly top of mind these days.

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Work from Home in a Coronavirus World!

Supply Chain Game Changer

For instance, Italy has placed over 16 million people on lockdown. They are preventing travel in and out of northern Italy. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Coronavirus Exposes Global Supply Chain Fragility!

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Global Logistics—July 2015

Inbound Logistics

Port of Hamburg unveils new traffic light system; CEVA Logistics TireCity in Italy demonstrates interest in sector-specific supply chain collaboration; China debuts longest freight rail route in the world; TPP agreement raises concerns about traceability in the seafood supply chain; Africa capital investment heats up; New G6 Alliance rotation features Polish port; Indian 3PL uses containers as mobile logistics classrooms; Intel eyes Asia for IoT ecosystem

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EurOMA Conference Anniversary

SCM Research

I enjoyed the conference and will definitely join the 21 st EurOMA Conference in Palermo, Italy in 2014. This year turns out to be the anniversary year of two of the major SCM-related conferences in Europe. First, as summarized by Gyöngyi in her blog, the NOFOMA was held for the 25 th time. Second, the European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) just celebrated its 20 th International Annual Conference in Dublin, Ireland this week.

Just because it Ain’t Broke, Doesn't Mean You Shouldn’t Fix It: Our Top 4 YMS Reads

C3 Solutions

We can track delivery of literally anything - office supplies, handmade shoes coming straight from Italy, even a pizza coming from just two blocks away. As a global community, we are more connected than ever before - especially when it comes to global consumerism.

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Overcoming complex logistics in building better cities

DELMIA Quintiq

Whether it is shipping pipes to Egypt for irrigation projects or support trusses to build bridges in Italy, the logistics puzzles of the materials industry are varied and complex. We talked about production planning in building better cities , but what about logistics? Moving hundreds of tons of building materials around the globe involve lots of planning.

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Is the European Air Cargo Market Cause for Worry?

Logistics Trends and Insights

Coupled with declines in new orders, and new export orders from the largest European economies (France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom), recession fears are growing. By Cathy Morrow Roberson.

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Why Now is the Time to Choose LCL Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Robinson’s LCL service includes weekly consolidations from Milan, Italy, to North America, with extensive coverage of destinations across the country.

Doing Business in Germany

QAD

Italy, Austria, Poland and Switzerland. Its main import partners included the Netherlands, China, France, Belgium, Italy, Poland, the Czech Republic, the U.S., Germany is the largest economy in the EU, and it’s the second most populous country.

Off to a Healthy Start, Logistics M&A Activity Could be on Hold

Logistics Trends and Insights

by Amy Wunderlin . Logistics mergers and acquisitions (M&A) were off to a good start in Q1 of 2020, following increased activity to wrap up 2019. But among Covid-19 fears, what the remainder of the year will look like remains unknown.

Warships rescue thousands off Libya coast

Logistics Middle East

Children as young as two and heavily pregnant women have been saved from overcrowded boats ferrying migrants from Libya to Italy

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BluJay Acquires Italian Customs Solution Provider, ERA System

BluJay Solutions

Based in Genoa, Italy, ERA System has been delivering innovative customs solutions for six years. Our advanced solutions are built on a modern architecture and are being used by over 250 customers throughout Italy. ERA System is a leading provider of customs management solutions in the Italian market.

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One Man’s Solo-Trip on a Boeing 737 is Really Additional Backhaul Revenue

Kuebix

On March 16th, Skirmantas Strimaitis discovered he was the lone passenger on a Boeing 737-800 with a seating capacity of 189 people headed from Vilnius, Lithuania to Bergamo, Italy. When tour operator company Novaturas realized the flight they had chartered earlier for guests was going to fly back empty, they decided to put one-way tickets […]. The post One Man’s Solo-Trip on a Boeing 737 is Really Additional Backhaul Revenue appeared first on Kuebix. Backhaul Blog FleetMAX

Walmart Bests Whole Foods in Study of Food Supply's Human Toll

Material Handling and Logistics

In Italy, 75% of women workers on fruit and vegetable farms said they or a family member had missed meals in the previous month because of a lack of affordable food, according to the group’s research.

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Doing Business in the Czech Republic

QAD

Austria and Italy. Import partners include Germany, Poland, China, Slovakia, Netherlands and Italy. . After World War I, Czechoslovakia had a tumultuous history, but with the Velvet Revolution of 1989, the country was able to return to democracy.

Doing Business in Spain

QAD

Primary trading partners included France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, the U.K. Primary import partners were Germany, France, China, Italy, Netherlands, and the U.K.

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Amazon Suspending Non-Essential Deliveries Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Multichannel Merchant

In addition, Amazon had its first report of five workers diagnosed with COVID-19 , in Spain and Italy.