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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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.

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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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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.

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.

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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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

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.

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.

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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Supplier Management and Sourcing in the Fashion Industry – Under the Spotlight

Jaggaer

Digital transformation is delivering benefits to many of the world’s leading fashion companies, especially in Italy, where roughly half of the leading fashion concerns have implemented JAGGAER solutions.

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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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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China’s Silk Road Initiative to Benefit from Trade War

Logistics Trends and Insights

Examples include Chinese state-owned Cosco investing in port operations in Spain, Greece, Italy and Belgium. China’s Silk Road initiative, better known as One Belt One Road ( OBOR ), received a big boost as the US implemented additional tariffs on Chinese goods with threats of even more.

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3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains

Cerasis

The Internet has already transformed the way individuals interact, make choices, and process information.

Passenger Service Product of the Year 2013

DELMIA Quintiq

Here’s an excerpt from Urban Transport Agenda’s latest issue: Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV), Italy’s first private operator on the country’s high-speed rail network, selected Quintiq to provide supply-chain planning and optimisation (SCP&O) software to hone all operational resources, everything from long-term strategic planning to real-time rescheduling and disruption management. Overcoming complexity in passenger rail planning is not easy.

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Back to basics: Adapting to a dynamic steel industry

DELMIA Quintiq

ABS, Italy’s top specialty steel producer faced similar challenges. Reheating furnaces to hot rolling steel at the production line of Cherepovets Steel Mill, Russia. The outlook for the steel industry in 2015 remains cautious.

Prénatal Retail Uses RELEX to Unify the Supply Chains of Three Leading Retail Brands

RELEX Solutions

The three retail chains, which have approximately 240 directly operated stores in Italy, used different systems and approaches to supply chain management before the creation of the Prénatal Retail group in 2015. According to Jarno Martikainen, RELEX’s Country Director, Italy, “The Prénatal project has been a fantastic challenge for RELEX and RELEX Italy. Read PDF.

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Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Italy. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

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IT versus supply chain

Supply Chain Movement

The company intends to plan the production of its denim jeans based on insight into current capacity at contract manufacturers in Italy and Turkey. Does IT have a place in today’s boardrooms?

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The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

Across twenty additional countries, Amazon’s other centers are predominantly focused on fulfillment and delivery stations while some countries, like Italy, the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Singapore, and Japan also have Prime delivery facilities.

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2018 CPhI worldwide at Madrid

The Supply Chainer Report

Clever idea to call your attention from pharmaclean (Italy). . About CPhI. CPhI is an international brand where UBM ( PharmExec , LCGC ) organizes the largest Pharmaceutical performances in terms of manufacturers’ number and companies involved.

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“We want people in the supply chain to be multi-skilled” – Henri-Xavier Benoist

Supply Chain Movement

In Europe Bridgestone employs 12,000 staff, has sales organisation clustered in 6 sub-regions, nine manufacturing plants (in Spain, Poland, Belgium, France, Italy, and Hungary), one plant. One in every six vehicles drives on tyres made by the Bridgestone Corporation.

Servicing the Blue Banana from a Small Dutch Village, Part 1

ModusLink Corporation

Back in 1989 a group of French geographers known as RECLUS developed a geographical concept of an area stretching from North West England over The Netherlands, Belgium, Southern Germany, a very small part of Northern France and Switzerland up to Northern Italy.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Italy. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital.