Doing Business in Italy

QAD

Italy is a beautiful country full of golden sunshine and rolling hills that support vineyards and olive groves. Italy became a democratic republic in 1946, but it has always been among the leaders of political and economic movements in Europe. Manufacturing in Italy.

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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’s operations are based mostly in Italy’s industrialized north. Currently, Amazon Prime purchases are fulfilled not only from Italy but cross-border from EU nations with lower overheads.

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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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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.

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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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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Conad Selects ToolsGroup’s AI-powered Sales Forecasting and Promotion Planning

ToolsGroup

ToolsGroup’s supply chain planning software allows Italy’s largest grocery retailer to improve forecast accuracy, model promotional events, and improve visibility and collaboration with cooperatives. ” Elena Massaro, head of sales for ToolsGroup Italy, commented: “It is a great satisfaction for us to work with the market leader in grocery retail in Italy.

SATO sparks efficiencies across the supply chain for LimaCorporate with next-generation PJM RFID source tagging solution

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

SATO, a global pioneer in the development of auto-ID and labelling solutions, has built an end-to-end supply chain solution for Italy-based orthopedic implant manufacturer LimaCorporate

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Nespresso Optimizes Orders and Inventory with End-to-End Digital Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

It’s no simple task providing customers access to the full range of capsules and coffee machines on all sales channels, across more than 70 boutiques in Italy, while optimizing inventory levels.

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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[PROFILE] Anna Accorsi '14 - Parker CMC Networking

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Hometown:  Correggio, Italy. Parker CMC Networking. About UCLA Parker CMC. The UCLA Anderson Parker Career Management Center is comprised of Career Coaches and Executives-in-Residence, who partner with students to define, pursue and achieve their post-MBA career goals, and the Campus Recruiting Team, which cultivates relationships with companies to connect them with the right MBA talent. Parker CMC Site. Blog inquiries: emily.taylor@anderson.ucla.edu.

Transforming the Supply Chain Using AI with Max Versace

The Logistics of Logistics

He holds several patents and two PhDs: Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University; Experimental Psychology, University of Trieste, Italy. Neurala is headquartered in Boston, MA with a European subsidiary in Trieste, Italy. Transforming the Supply Chain Using AI with Max Versace.

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.

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. Join us in Rome for the first leg of Quintiq World Tour with NTV, Italy’s first private operator of the country’s high-speed rail network. Where : Hilton Rome Airport Hotel Via Arturo Ferrarin 2, Rome, Italy.

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Supply Chain Impacts from Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Logistics Viewpoints

Its largest export markets are Russia, China, Germany, Poland, and Italy. I believe many of us are spending an abundance of time reading about the Russia-Ukraine war. It is certainly worthy of our concerns as individuals. But the topic is also of significance to supply chain practitioners.

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. February 2014. January 2014. December 2013. November 2013. October 2013. Blogroll. Wall Street Journal. UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate. UCLA Anderson Speaker Series. UCLA Anderson Homepage.

Unilever is using geolocation data and satellite imagery to check for deforestation in its supply chain – CNBC

Provenance

“Napolina wanted to communicate information and reassure shoppers about its canned tomatoes, especially in light of investigations into exploitation of migrant agriculture workers in Italy.

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Unilever is using geolocation data and satellite imagery to check for deforestation in its supply chain – CNBC

Provenance

“Napolina wanted to communicate information and reassure shoppers about its canned tomatoes, especially in light of investigations into exploitation of migrant agriculture workers in Italy.

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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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The Machine Learning Trap or How to Tell if You’ve Got the Right Waiter

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Ideally, it happens as it did to a colleague on vacation in Italy: In a restaurant in Naples, there was no menu, and the waiter asked instead how she had spent the day. Almost every progress-oriented company wants it right now: artificial intelligence (AI).

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. It is a captive onshoring and offshoring model, with six facilities based in its home country of Italy, two in China, and one facility each for the US, India and Brazil. The group output by country is 41% in Italy, 46% in China and India, 10% in the US, and 3% in Brazil [4].

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.

Trane Technologies’ Digital Simulation Journey

DELMIA Quintiq

This is the largest customer climate commitment made by any B2B company, and our calculations show that this reduction could equate to 2% of the world’s annual emissions— or, the annual emissions of Italy, France and the U.K. AME Group Leading the Way.

Powered by Axway, Fabrick is vying to become Europe’s leading open finance ecosystem

Axway

A pioneer in open finance headquartered in Milan, Italy, Fabrick helps banks and third-party solution providers connect and innovate together.

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o9 Solutions supports Pirelli in digital integrated business planning

o9 Solutions

Raffaele Avila, Sales Lead for Italy and Southern Europe said: “o9 Solutions recently opened an office in Milan to grow its presence in Italy.

Arkad S.p.A. Selects Ivalua & PwC To Drive Its Procurement Transformation Journey

ivalua

Headquartered in Milan, Italy, with regional hubs in the Middle East and North Africa, the company is built on a 50-year heritage and on a track record of 300 EPC projects successfully completed in more than 30 countries worldwide. REDWOOD CITY, Calif.,

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UPS establishes worldwide cold-chain logistics unit

The Supply Chain Journal

The operation, called UPS Cold Chain Solutions, will more than double the company’s worldwide freezer storage capacity to 1 million square feet, and in particular expand the size of UPS’ European cold chain network, including a new facility in Italy. UPS Inc.

Agile Supply Chain: How to Bend, Not Break, Your Supply Chain Planning Process

ToolsGroup

Check out this video on an agile approach where Michela Vesta, Supply Chain PMO at RAJA Italy, discusses her strategies for increasing agility. As businesses continue to seek ways to manage supply chain shortages , a strategic planning process is more important than ever.

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.

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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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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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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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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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. It is a captive onshoring and offshoring model, with six facilities based in its home country of Italy, two in China, and one facility each for the US, India and Brazil. The group output by country is 41% in Italy, 46% in China and India, 10% in the US, and 3% in Brazil [4].