Norway “Underground” Short Cut for Shipping

The Network Effect

Norway has unveiled plans to build the world’s first ship tunnel by blasting through 7.5 The post Norway “Underground” Short Cut for Shipping appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Transportation infrastructure shippingmillion tons of rock on.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 29 – May 3, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Descartes opened up its wallet and made another acquisition, this time KSD Software Norway AS , a Scandinavia-based provider of electronic customs filing solutions for the European Union. Here is an excerpt from the press release: KSD brings more than 1,300 customers to Descartes’ Global Logistic Network, with the majority of these companies based in Scandinavia. Net revenue for Menlo Worldwide Logistics increased 0.9

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Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

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. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Norway.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’. 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. It ranked the Dutch city of Venlo as Europe’s most attractive location for a logistics base. Venlo Logistics Map Europe 2016. Norway.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. Europe has seen plenty of activity in terms of mergers and acquisitions, including the take-over of the major French family-owned company Norbert Dentressangle by America’s XPO Logistics. Norway. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again. Acquisitions dominated the logistics headlines in 2014 and that trend is continuing this year.

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Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

To manage this logistics complexity while adhering to customer service standards and incurring reasonable costs, companies need Global Logistics Integration. Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have therefore developed this mindmap for Global Logistics Integration, outlining the route to achievement and providing road signs to flag potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration. Norway.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain). Total logistics cost. Here at Logistics Bureau we have 20 years of experience in assisting clients with Supply Chain Benchmarking, and the development of suitable KPIs. Benchmarking Performance Measurement - KPIs key performance indicator KPI logistics kpi supply chain kpi

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The Great Maersk Shift

Freightos

The following is a 5,000 word exploration of Maersk’s strategic shift to end-to-end logistics services, based on open sources. Maersk would split into two divisions – a Transport & Logistics division, and an energy division. Zigzag , a reverse logistics tech company.

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Autonomous Ships: The Future of Logistics

20Cube Logistics

If this is not flattering, there is Yara Birkeland vessel, a 100% autonomous container ship which is under trial right now but will be in operation by 2020 to move fertilizer and chemicals to Norway from the agricultural industry. 20Cube Logistics is a global freight forwarding, Customs clearance, and warehousing service provider. The post Autonomous Ships: The Future of Logistics appeared first on 20Cube Logistics.

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New Year’s Resolutions for 2018: What’s Your Personal Challenge?

Talking Logistics

If you’re a supply chain or logistics executive and you’re looking for ways to improve as a leader this year, here are my five recommendations that I first made in 2014 but still apply today: 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Supply Chain & Logistics Executives. And if you didn’t stop doing these four things in 2017, you should definitely stop doing them this year: Supply Chain and Logistics Resolutions for 2017: 4 Things to STOP Doing This Year.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

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. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Norway.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Together with Consafe Logistics, a supplier of supply chain execution software, Supply Chain Movement has created this Supply Chain Execution Mindmap to outline the route, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Norway. Logistics operations and supply chains are increasingly complex due to the number of delivery options offered, and business systems such as webshops and order management have become businesscritical.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

By consolidating at the source, several shipments can be combined into one, thereby reducing the number of shipments even before the shipments arrive at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP). Especially in the case of cost-related deviations, the shippers’ approval should be required before the Logistics Service Provider can invoice the shipper for extra costs. Norway. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend.

RELEX and Customer Europris Win Second Award

RELEX Solutions

RELEX and Europris have been recognised, yet again, for a project that transformed the supply chain at Norway’s largest discount variety retailer. RELEX and Europris also scored a Highly Commended for their submission for the ‘CEVA Logistics award for Retail and E-Tail’. Two wins and a highly commended is a much deserved tribute to what Europris achieved,” said RELEX’s Country Manager for Norway, Fred Graham.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Following on from its other two highly popular subway maps of supply chain software vendors and logistics service providers, the quarterly magazine Supply Chain Movement has now published the third edition of the Consulting Subway Map Europe showing the European supply chain consultancy sector. Norway. Secondly, in August 2015, it took over Total Logistics, based in the UK and the Netherlands and specialised in supply chain network design.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

According to logistics real-estate specialists, the Netherlands – and in particular the southern part of the country – is a favoured location and will remain so for the coming years. A second important feature to have been added in this version of the SCM Map of Europe is the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI). Norway. Visuals Aon blue banana distribution GDP Logistics Performance Index production risks sales SCM Map Europe taxation urbanisation

China Exports Rebound Even as Western Markets Face Lockdown

Logistics Bureau

After almost 100 blank sailings in each of January and February, the number of cancellations decreased in March and even fewer are expected in April, according to global logistics company Agility. Major car carrier Wallenius Wilhelmsen of Norway pulled 14 ships from its fleet and sent half its 2,500-strong workforce home after automakers in Europe and the United States suspended production at assembly plants.

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The need to know

EFT

Norway’s Adevinta has won the auction to buy the bulk of eBay’s classified ads unit for nearly $9 billion, with the U.S. RLS Logistics Announces Nationwide Expansion Plan. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

9 Apps in 2 Days: Business App Development Acceleration

AIMMS

In 2003 I moved from the United States to Norway and started to work for Höegh Autoliners. We leveraged input from Gartner for companies specializing in optimization and specifically logistics and supply chain. An Interview with Christian Olsen, Head of Business Development at Höegh Autoliners. Christian Olsen.

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Why Energy Supply Chains are Transitioning to Renewables

Requis

This is not an isolated phenomenon: Norway has been divesting a number of funds of oil and gas investments, especially from high-carbon emission sources like Canadian oil sands. In this article: Market factors that are prompting investment in renewables by upstream energy.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Norway. The omni-channel business contributes greatly to Logistics headaches, even more because of the huge amounts of returns, frauds and claims. Outsourcing logistics and fulfilment to a full-service provider ensures the expected high customer service by the consumer. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

Case Europris

RELEX Solutions

Europris is Norway’s largest discount variety retailer. Its low-cost model relies on optimized sourcing, logistics and distribution. Norway’s largest discount variety retailer. Pair took super-user colleagues around Norway to meet store managers and to reassure them that their roles were changing, not being downgraded. Much greater visibility over stores and DC for better logistics and personnel planning (among other things).

RELEX Solutions shortlisted for 5 awards as its success as a retail innovator continues

RELEX Solutions

Entered jointly with its customer Europris, Norway’s largest discount variety retailer, this award recognizes how Europris has transformed its supply chain using RELEX. The Retail Systems awards evening will be closely followed by the Logistics & Supply Chain’s Supply Chain Excellence Awards on 14th November in London. With several awards ceremonies lined up, RELEX has an exciting few months ahead!

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Norway. Supply chains are becoming more complex with frequent adaptations, whether temporary or permanent, and increasingly with logistics outsourcing and calls for integrated transport management. The introduction of flexible integrated order management will result in improved performance of the logistics chain: Check. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

In addition to being responsible for manufacturing and logistics, a CSCO also has to ensure alignment with internal departments such as Sales and Marketing, and with external partners such as customers and suppliers. Norway. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Norway. Because companies are increasingly outsourcing their manufacturing and logistics activities around the world, they are also more exposed to disruptions in the supply chain. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems.

BluJay Solutions Extends Supply Chain Capabilities for Customers with Latest Release of Global Trade Network Platform

BluJay Solutions

We continually enhance the BluJay solution suite not only to help customers easily adapt to the complexities of global trade, but also to bring logistics closer to people. Highlights include New Computerized Transit System (NCTS) support for Norway and Switzerland; Canada ACI for marine, air, and rail; Ireland Import and Export Amendment; and Netherlands Declaration Drug Precursors to customs.

Supply Chain Alone Can’t Solve Sustainability But it Has a Part to Play!

Supply Chain Game Changer

It saw leaders from around the world pledging new initiatives to address the ongoing climate crisis, including a $60 Billion renewable energy commitment from Germany, and 15 countries including Britain, Norway and Costa Rica pledging to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Supply Chain Carbon Footprint Reduction Strategy.

Byggmax chooses RELEX with aim of being world’s best builders merchant

RELEX Solutions

Byggmax , a leading builder’s merchant in Sweden, has chosen RELEX supply chain management system to improve the efficiency of the replenishment to its central warehouses and 120 stores in Sweden, Norway and Finland. The solution works across the whole organization, for the logistics team right through to colleagues actually placing orders.” The solution works across the whole organization, for the logistics team right through to colleagues actually placing orders.

Rising costs to challenge supply chain in 2019

EFT

Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) said in the survey conducted for the report that the most important logistical challenge by far for their customers was in reducing costs, at 61.7%. This comes as the logistical burden, especially in the last mile, is expected to rise as the share of e-commerce as a percentage of sales is predicted to soar 15 percentage points in the next 15 years according to retailers in the survey.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Norway. An essential precondition is that he or she is responsible for the planning, purchasing, production, logistics and customer service disciplines. The rapidly changing world is forcing companies to continually adapt.

How are Christmas Trees Shipped?

Freight Center

Fun fact: The Christmas tree variety selected for the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree in New York City is a Norway Spruce from the village of Florida in Orange County, New York. We’ll maneuver around the confusing turnpike of the logistics industry and guide you every step of the way. Christmas cannot be properly celebrated without the iconic decorated evergreen tree.

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. Norway. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

GEODIS, a third-party logistics provider (3PL), is using exoskeletons to support and protect employees’ backs at its warehouse in Venlo, the Netherlands. A project called ILIAD (Intra-Logistics with Integrated Automatic Deployment) is developing new fleets of autonomous self-optimizing forklift trucks which can operate safely and efficiently in warehouses alongside human co-workers.

What Is Clear Is Really Clear for Holiday 2013

Tompkins Blog

These countries are: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Sweden, South Korea, and Switzerland. Paper: Personalized Multichannel Logistics. This is a good week to conduct a mid-term review of holiday 2013. Typically, a week before Christmas, we have some very clear indications of the strength of the holiday. Unfortunately this year we have many things that are not clear.