This Week in Logistics News (October 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

And with that, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Powerloop, new venture from Uber, offers trailer pooling platform (CCJ). project44 and GateHouse Logistics Announce Exclusive Partnership.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

In other words, last month’s announcement was a stay of execution, not a reprieve, and it’s only a matter of time before Amazon reveal plans for a comprehensive logistics network. Fulfillment and global logistics is increasingly a goal in and of itself. Amazon’s logistics hiring plans.

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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. Most of the costs I would guess come from logistics, since the weight and volume are off the charts. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. Who said supply chains are boring?

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10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Italy locked down the country. Total cost of ownership (TCO) is a Procurement sourcing methodology which entails taking into account all aspects of doing business with a supplier, not just unit costs. TCO models can include variables such as unit price, Accounts Payable terms, cost of quality, lead times, technological value, logistics costs, management costs and more. Don’t Overlook the Role of Reverse Logistics. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Sustainable Procurement Leaders

EcoVadis

19/05/2010: Interview with Luca Guzzabocca, head of Logistics Costs and Supply Chain Management at GRUPPO MONTEPASCHI. 1) Why is Sustainable Procurement important for GRUPPO MONTEPASCHI? Sustainable Procurement is one of the significant engagements GRUPPO MONTEPASCHI has in CSR policies. For GRUPPO MONTEPASCHI, Sustainable Procurement is important because we are aware of the impact we can have by changing the way we procure goods and services.

Apps for more efficient procurement procedures

Supply Chain Movement

SynerTrade, provider of purchasing software and apps for more efficient procurement procedures, is growing robustly. Catalogue System is an app which increases the procurement process efficiency, among other things.

How Europe is Coping with Supply Chain Disruption

Jaggaer

Define your procurement response strategy. This in turn could put logistics under pressure at companies like Amazon. That said, the flexibility of the logistics industry has been one of the positives during the COVID-19 crisis.

ABB’s Daniel Helmig: “We are moving to virtual centres of expertise”

Supply Chain Movement

I am the Global Head of Supply Chain Management (SCM) in some companies referred to as the chief procurement officer. My job entails procurement as well as transportation and logistics.

How The Coronavirus Epidemic is Throttling Global Supply Chains

Logistics Bureau

The impact on supply chains is particularly apparent in the following two broad areas— shipping and procurement of products/components/raw materials. COVID-19 Impact on Procurement. A Logistics Lesson to Learn – Or Relearn.

How to Manage Supply Chain Impacts from the COVID-19 Pandemic: From Walmart to Tesla to ThroughPut Inc

ThroughPut

The stores know that pattern and adopt procurement strategies to satisfy that need with some safety stock in mind due to occasional new customers popping-in or other predictable variability of the consumption process.

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How to Manage Supply Chain Impacts from the COVID-19 Pandemic: From WalMart to Tesla to ThroughPut Inc

ThroughPut

The stores know that pattern and adopt procurement strategies to satisfy that need with some safety stock in mind due to occasional new customers popping-in or other predictable variability of the consumption process.

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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. Italy.

BluJay Solutions Accelerates Supply Chain Efficiency for Customers with Updates to its Global Trade Network Platform

BluJay Solutions

also includes tracking provider integration with GateHouse Logistics, a European telematics data aggregation and sharing platform, offering customers a new, unique view into all available information from over 400 telematic providers. The new release adds New Computerized Transit System (NCTS) support for Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Italy, Poland, and the United Kingdom.

Why being close to your suppliers reduces your risk in a time of a crisis

EFT

We sat down with Brant Matthews, the company’s Vice President of Global Strategic Procurement, to see how they are handling a 21 st Century crisis in this oldest of trades. We are manufacturing in Italy for example as well.

Laundry Between Emails: Making the Most of the Coronavirus Pandemic

My Office Apps

While China, Italy, Japan and South Korea are on lock-down, the same thing is happening at large and small companies in the states. Laundry Between Emails: Making the Most of the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Laundry Between Emails: Making the Most of the Coronavirus Pandemic

My Office Apps

While China, Italy, Japan and South Korea are on lock-down, the same thing is happening at large and small companies in the states. Laundry Between Emails: Making the Most of the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Nursing Hospital and Healthcare Supply Into a New Age

Logistics Bureau

On the one side there is the medical aspect, which calls for various specialised logistics approaches , and on the other, the hotel/catering aspect. Other healthcare providers have chosen to create their own logistics divisions to run their self-distribution operations.