Amazon in Italy

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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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Unilever launches new sustainable logistics train initiative

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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). As of Friday 5 July, a dedicated line will transport Algida ice creams from the Unilever factory in Caivano, near Naples, 700km to the logistics hub in Parma. 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.

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Complex costs of transportation

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To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. Deviations that occur during transportation execution are not necessarily approved immediately. Italy.

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

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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. They are then transported onto flatbed trucks and driven across this bridge (see photo below). Who said supply chains are boring?

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Vintage IBM Logistics

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A few years ago I came across some vintage photos of IBM shipping hardware in Italy , including on a gondola in Venice. The funny thing is, 60 years later we are still using air to transport these massive computers, which while being thousands of times more powerful are just as large. Who said supply chains are boring?

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

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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. Transport & Logistics

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Passenger Service Product of the Year 2013

DELMIA Quintiq

In recognition of the innovative solution Quintiq provided, we were recently awarded the Passenger Service Product of the Year by Urban Transport Agenda, a leading publication in transportation intelligence. Transport & Logistics Overcoming complexity in passenger rail planning is not easy. Leading passenger rail companies recognize that yesterday’s scheduling methods no longer meet the demands of a rapidly changing industry.

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

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ERA System was founded six years ago and is “dedicated to helping our customers navigate the Italian import/export market […] Our advanced solutions are built on a modern architecture and are being used by over 250 customers throughout Italy.”.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update


Over 100 countries have now reported cases and as of Monday, March 9, Italy has locked down the entire country. Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update. With the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), vulnerabilities in supply chains continue to be exposed.

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

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Daniel Helmig, head of ABB’s Supply Chain management, is currently busy implementing supply chain transformation throughout the company’s 450 plants and many project sites as the company consolidates back end processes and establishes ten global transportation management centres. “It

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


Yamato Transport Co., 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

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

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However, this likely can, and will, change in the short term,” he says, adding that the transportation industry is among those that have been the most significantly impacted. by Amy Wunderlin .

Work from Home in a Coronavirus World!

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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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Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

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Italy. Supply chains are becoming more complex with frequent adaptations, whether temporary or permanent, and increasingly with logistics outsourcing and calls for integrated transport management. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored.

Doing Business in Switzerland


Switzerland is east of France and north of Italy, also bordered by Austria, Liechtenstein and Germany. Transportation and communication are strong in Switzerland, and its central European location makes it ideal for both imports and exports. Hong Kong and Italy. Italy, the U.K.,

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

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Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. Italy. Goods have to be transported across the globe and delivered to different destinations – from congested cities to remote, rural areas.

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains


The transportation of goods is one of the greatest contributors to worldwide greenhouse gas emissions. Only by so doing will they be able to compete as the world shifts towards cleaner, leaner transportation and manufacturing systems.

Transatlantic Trade Update: The U.S. to Impose Punitive Duties on The European Union


Section 6: Liqueurs and cordials from Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain or the United Kingdom. Transatlantic Trade Update: The U.S. to Impose Punitive Duties on The European Union. By: Mollie Bailey, Vice President, International, Transplace. Linda Bravo, Director U.S.

Doing Business in Germany


Consulting, transportation, tourism, telecommunications, and banking are important service industries in Germany. Transportation and communication are robust in Germany. Italy, Austria, Poland and Switzerland.

Doing Business in the Czech Republic


The Czech Republic has a central location that makes it an ideal hub for trade in Europe, and because of its size, it is easy to transport goods around the country if you have the proper credentials. Austria and Italy.

4 unstoppable forces that WILL change your end-to-end supply chain


The current categorization of G7 (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK, USA) won’t be applicable. With the emergence of rideshare giant Uber comes a new form of gig economy, and it’s expanding well beyond the confines of individual transportation.

Doing Business in Spain


The supply chain infrastructure in Spain is strong due to its robust transportation and communications systems. As far as Spain’s transportation system, it’s rail system is the most developed and one of the best in Western Europe.

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Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

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The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities. Italy.

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LSPs to Benefit from Toll Cost Cuts

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Italy has experienced a reduction in traffic in the region of 10%, with volumes in France also suffering, albeit to a lesser degree.

European supply chain heavily disrupted but continuing to add orders and prepares for demand to return


Germany and Italy have now begun to slowly open up more of their economies to consumers, pointing to slightly better conditions potentially lying ahead.

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European supply chain heavily disrupted but continuing to add orders and prepare for return to normal


Germany and Italy have now begun to slowly open up more of their economies to consumers, pointing to slightly better conditions potentially lying ahead.

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How the Coronavirus is underscoring the relevance of Global Supply Chain throughput: From the Frontlines of Yokohama, Milan, and Southern Florida


Logic would say that a visible American tech startup should be staying put in Silicon Valley, cancelling all international commitments with Italy, Japan and other international contacts, and waiting to let the coronavirus situation play-out. Italy.

Doing Business in Poland


Poland continues to have issues with rail and road infrastructure, but it does have about 291,000 km of paved roads to support truck transport. France, Italy and the Netherlands. Primary import partners were Germany, China, Russia, Netherlands, Italy, France and the Czech Republic.

China Exports Rebound Even as Western Markets Face Lockdown

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Loading and discharging operations at the ports of Shanghai, Jingtang, Lianyungang, Tianjin, Caofeidian, and Huanghua are slow due to lack of stevedores, while a shortage of licensed trucks and drivers is restricting the transport of cargo to the ports.

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IT versus supply chain

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The layer of ‘systems of differentiation’ comprises solutions which help companies to gain a competitive edge, such as forecasting, production planning and advanced transport management and warehouse management. Does IT have a place in today’s boardrooms?

Terror Attack in Nice, France: What We Know So Far


Several European Union countries, including Germany, Spain and Italy, have stepped up security along their borders with France. US’ New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, meanwhile, directed law enforcement officials to step up security at the state’s major transport hubs including airports and mass transit systems.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play


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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E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network


Founded in 2001 by the leading ocean carriers, INTTRA has created the world’s foremost and largest neutral multi-carrier network across 177 countries with more than 35,000 active shippers, 60 carriers and 150 integrations with transportation management and port system software partners. Avantida’s platform currently serves Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, France, Italy, Portugal, Poland and Spain. MONDAY 22 OCTOBER 2018.

Doing Business in the Netherlands


Transportation of goods inside the country is also smooth and easy. France and Italy. Export commodities include machinery and transportation equipment, other manufactured goods, chemicals, mineral fuels, food and livestock.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

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Skilled employees apply deep knowledge of market conditions and proven processes to solve transportation problems. From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H. Italy.