FMCG CEE Logistics; Transport, Trucks and Yorkie Bars

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Tachographs have been around for ages but they are now largely superseded by satellite navigation that can track transport and shipments in real time ensuring drivers obey the rules of the road and avoid taking possibly amorous diversions they would rather keep quiet! However, there remain a large number of smaller operators and owner-drivers who have not invested and upgraded to suit the needs of the modern transport trade. FMCG Dave Jordan CEE Logistics Management Transport

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. The location of any package that is part of an order can be traced; status information about time, quality, and relevant financial aspects all need to be recorded and monitored during transportation execution. Deviations that occur during transportation execution are not necessarily approved immediately. Jordan.

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FMCG SKU Proliferation: How this affects your Customer Service

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Transport ex factory. Transport to Distributor or Retailer. SKU FMCG Dave Jordan Stock Control S&OPFMCG SKUs sneak onto price lists when nobody is looking! Sales & Marketing colleagues prefer new launches to have lengthy lists of SKUs; different flavours, different sizes, different colours, different shapes. How many shelf facings do they want and how many do they really need? How do these decisions get through S&OP meetings?

Revisiting Some Great Advice for Supply Chain Young Professionals

Talking Logistics

Jordan Kass : Make a personal development plan and identify the skills you need to reach your goals. It’s hard to be a successful and credible supply chain executive if you’ve never run a factory, or you’ve never run transportation or been in a sourcing role. Leadership Development Angel Mendez Art Mesher Jim Matcham Jordan Kass Kevin O'Meara Monica Wooden Paul Lomas Randy Lewis supply chain young professionals

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FMCG Drinks Route to Market – let’s get fizzical in CEE

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Aside: Sadly, you leave the good road infrastructure behind in Hungary and any form of transport moves slower in Romania, even the planes! Brewing & Beverages FMCG Route to Market Dave Jordan RTM Assessment ToolIn a past life I ran the Supply Chain for an FMCG company in the 6 Gulf Co-Operation Council (GCC) countries plus Yemen in the Middle East. The Distribution model was one different legal entity per territory even for the largest market of Saudi Arabia.

FMCG warehouse capacity in Romania: A Short Story

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The constant tip-tap of fingers on keyboards generating loading and transport documents supporting someone’s Route To Market had long gone. FMCG Dave Jordan Brewing & Bewerages Supply Chain CEEThe car bounced over the dirt road of potholes and puddles and approached the expansive, looming warehouse building that was once so full of life and bustling activity.

BluJay Partners with TriumphPay to Streamline Payment Process for Shippers and Carriers

BluJay Solutions

Holland, MI – June 9, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of global supply chain software and services, today announces a solution and tech partnership with TriumphPay , the nexus of billing and payments in the transportation industry. TriumphPay’s payment platform is used by shippers and freight brokers to process, settle, and manage carrier payments across all modes of transportation. TriumphPay is the nexus of billing and payments in the transportation industry.

Social Networking, TMS, and Mega Trends: My CSCMP Conference Agenda

Talking Logistics

Below are the sessions that I am participating in focused on social networking, transportation management systems, and “mega” supply chain trends. 4 Questions Before Investing in a Transportation Management System (our most watched Talking Logistics episode with 8,100+ viewed). This session will focus on a recent study that surveyed supply chain managers on their international transportation management practices, processes, and technologies that support them.

Bullish on Teamwork: Why Integrate Fulfillment and Shipping Services?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

After all, they had Michael Jordan. Yet the struggling Bulls didn’t manage to win a single championship until the early ‘90s, when new coach Phil Jackson convinced Jordan and his teammates to focus on team play instead of individual glory. fulfillment operations order fulfillment process eCommerce Fulfillment Parcel Transportation

Willkommen! Quintiq World Tour opens its doors in Düsseldorf

DELMIA Quintiq

Kümmerlen invites the Formula 1 pro and former management of executive of Jordan Grand Prix, Red Bull Racing and Cosworth, to the stage. Planet Planning Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics Workforce Optimization It’s 8am, the morning of June 12th, a few days after one of the most devastating storms hit the greater Düsseldorf and Rhine region. But the Quintiq team is upbeat, anticipating a storm of another kind.

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Up for Discussion: A First Glance at Congress’s Next Infrastructure Bill

CH Robinson Transportfolio

On Monday July 23, 2018, retiring House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman, Rep. Federal taxes are proposed for batteries for hybrids and even on bicycle tires to ensure that all who use our transportation system contribute.

This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

In North America, average truckload rate per mile charged to customers increased about two percent while truckload transportation costs increased about four percent, excluding the estimated impacts of the change in fuel. Robinson Choice Logistics Dubai INXS JDA In-Store Picking JDA Software MENA NAFTA omni-channel fulfillment transportation XPO Logistics Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS. Forget BI and analytics.

This Week in Logistics News (November 30 – December 4, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Back in January 2014, I spoke with one of Oz Development’s customers, Jordan Kivelstadt, founder and CEO of Free Flow Wines , a pioneer in the “wine on tap” movement that Jordan and his partner launched in 2009. Pigs flew over a frozen hell this week, which means Congress actually passed a multi-year transportation bill. Two startups — Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) and Hyperloop Technologies Inc.

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Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Jordan. Supply chains are becoming more complex with frequent adaptations, whether temporary or permanent, and increasingly with logistics outsourcing and calls for integrated transport management. Visuals agility erp flexibility globalisation IT mindmap MP Objects order management performance risks software Supply Chain Movement TMS Transport management WMSGlobal competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored.

5 Supply Chain Priorities for U.S. Infrastructure Investments

TMC

Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security as they consider priorities and funding mechanisms for new infrastructure investments. We recommended that the American Transportation Research Institute’s “Top 100 Truck Bottlenecks” report and the National Association of Manufacturers’ “Building to Win” proposal are good places to start for identifying and prioritizing opportunities for improvement.

5 Supply Chain Priorities for U.S. Infrastructure Investments

TMC

Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security as they consider priorities and funding mechanisms for new infrastructure investments. We recommended that the American Transportation Research Institute’s “Top 100 Truck Bottlenecks” report and the National Association of Manufacturers’ “Building to Win” proposal are good places to start for identifying and prioritizing opportunities for improvement.

5 Reasons Why You Need a TMS to Build a Resilient Supply Chain

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Then a global transportation management system (TMS) should be a key part of your supply chain technology strategy. PANEL: • Jordan Kass, President, Managed Services. Are you looking to improve visibility, automation, and optimization to achieve a more resilient supply chain?

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. Jordan. Goods have to be transported across the globe and delivered to different destinations – from congested cities to remote, rural areas. The main challenge in logistics is an increasing complexity of trade-offs in transport planning. To maintain control of transportation budget consumption, the entire logistics process must be evaluated: Check.

5 Reasons Why You Need a TMS to Build a Resilient Supply Chain

TMC

Then a global transportation management system (TMS) should be a key part of your supply chain technology strategy. PANEL: • Jordan Kass, President, Managed Services. Are you looking to improve visibility, automation, and optimization to achieve a more resilient supply chain?

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Transplace is closely monitoring the outbreak and the impact the reaction is having on the transportation market. Toward that end, we would like to provide you with four types of updates: 1) what we are seeing in the transportation marketplace, 2) what our customers are experiencing, 3) some best practices we recommend with regard to bidding, and 4) the actions we are taking to protect our employees and community. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

The Supply Chain Impact of Europe’s Refugee Crisis

Kinaxis

With a network of seven distribution centers (in Copenhagen, Jordan, Dubai, Nairobi, Tanzania, Cameroon, and Ghana), UNHCR can ship core relief items from these stockpiles to assist up to 600,000 people within 72 hours, if needed. For example, in 2013, the organization provided Syrian refugees with in-kind transportation of 394 metric tons of food and supplies. by Kirsten Watson The Syrian refugee crisis has produced some staggering statistics.

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4 Features of an Improving Supply Chain

Supply Chain @ MIT

A detailed analysis of the business performed by Jordan Analytics shows that with the benefit of central coordination and optimization, the cost of each taxi trip can be reduced, fewer taxis would be needed, and passengers could enjoy shorter waiting times. Photo: Wikimedia Filed under: Strategy , Transportation Tagged: New York taxis , robots make cars , SCALE Network , supply chain efficiency , Supply Chain Frontiers , Zara , Zaragoza Logistics Center.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

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

Supply Chain Risk Management Highlighted by a Tiny Computer Chip

Enterra Insights

Jordan Robertson and Michael Riley explain what happened next.[2]. As the British journalist Rose George documents in her book Ninety Percent of Everything , some 100,000 enormous freight ships transport 90 percent of the world’s trade. It costs a retailer less to send a shoe to Europe from a factory in Southeast Asia than it does to transport it from a local European warehouse to a shoe store in the same country.

Questions Companies with U.S.-Mexico Trade Should be Asking

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Robinson’s President of Managed Services, Jordan Kass, spoke before Congress to detail industry concerns over the U.S. On June 28, 2016, Mr. Kass testified before the United States Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security. Nearly three years ago, C.H. government’s role in supply chains. Today, amid an uncertain trade situation on the U.S.-Mexico Mexico border, his words seem unusually predictive.

Future of Logistics Takes Center Stage in 2017

TMC

In January, I attended the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C. While a variety of issues were discussed, the hottest topic across transportation policy professionals was new technology that could dramatically shape the future of logistics: autonomous vehicles (AV) and their potential implications on society and transportation. Three themes seem to be emerging around AV in freight transportation: Tension between state and federal regulators.

Three Ways Government Can Champion IoT-Wired Supply Chains

TMC

Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security. Robinson and the Transportation Intermediaries Association, the testimony focused on how the IoT impacts supply chain, logistics, and the movement of goods. IoT technology provides important tools for developing megacity freight transportation services, such as vehicle-based sensors that track delivery patterns in cities. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

People Plus Technology: Maximize the Value of Your TMS Investment

TMC

Have you heard about companies investing a lot of money, time, and resources to implement a transportation management system (TMS), only to have to shelve the system later because the ongoing savings or efficiencies weren’t meeting expectations? The ROI on your TMS investment is driven by the seasoned transportation experts that possess the technical knowledge to accommodate strategic and tactical changes to your network. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

People Plus Technology: Maximize the Value of Your TMS Investment

TMC

Have you heard about companies investing a lot of money, time, and resources to implement a transportation management system (TMS), only to have to shelve the system later because the ongoing savings or efficiencies weren’t meeting expectations? The ROI on your TMS investment is driven by the seasoned transportation experts that possess the technical knowledge to accommodate strategic and tactical changes to your network. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

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. Jordan. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H.

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

Commonly called “smart mobility” projects, the work aims to improve both the safety and efficiency of transportation, balanced with improved environmental sustainability. Department of Transportation (DOT) projects that freight volumes in the United States will increase by more than 40% over the next 30 years. This post is credited to Jordan Kass. Groundbreaking approaches to logistics management are being developed in urban centers around the world.

API Technology Leads to Logistics Innovations

CH Robinson Transportfolio

TMS innovation is sorely needed in the SMB market, where the person handling transportation activities might also be handling the accounting, customer service, and marketing. A recent article published by American Shipper highlights how new and emerging companies like Freightview are at the forefront of a movement to transition the transportation industry from EDI to web services API. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

Commonly called “smart mobility” projects, the work aims to improve both the safety and efficiency of transportation, balanced with improved environmental sustainability. Department of Transportation (DOT) projects that freight volumes in the United States will increase by more than 40% over the next 30 years. This post is credited to Jordan Kass. Groundbreaking approaches to logistics management are being developed in urban centers around the world.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Jordan. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Jordan. The supply chain solutions for the 24-hour economy lie primarily in a flexible IT platform which enables the various internal software applications, such as for manufacturing execution, warehouse management and transport planning, to be connected to external systems such as for customs handling. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock.