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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KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Supply Chain KPI Tips. All you need to know about Supply Chain KPIs. Supply Chain KPI. So that unfortunately means that many of your supply chain KPIs may not be stock-standard ones. Free Supply Chain Benchmarking Chapter.

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Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. Together with service provider Arvato, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap outlining the route for high-tech supply chains, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0. Norway. Challenges for high-tech supply chain.

Iptor achieves multiple success in Nordics

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Iptor, the Swedish-based, global provider enterprise resource planning, supply chain management, planning and logistics software and services, reports exceptional success in Norway, Sweden and Finland in the first half of 2020

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years. Talent development can make an important contribution to the execution of their supply chain strategies, but not all leaders pay the same amount of attention to this topic. Life’s as a chief supply chain officer (CSCO) is not always easy. Norway. Trends article Carlos Cordón download IMD Business School Leadership supply chain talent development

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level. 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 Mindmap Supply Chain Execution 24/7. Norway.

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.

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. The coronavirus pandemic has given the world a wake-up call about resiliency in supply chain.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Not only does this demand a new approach, requiring an organisation and its employees to display more agility and responsiveness, but it also creates the need for a supply chain architect in order to meet the changing needs of customers, both now and in the future. Supply Chain Media and BLMC Recruitment & Interim Management have therefore developed this mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020 outlining the route, with road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

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

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Supply Chain Carbon Footprint Reduction Strategy. 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. As a business area, Supply Chain Management’s influence has grown over the past number of years.

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.

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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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

Our salute to the best advancements in supply chain technology, processes and labor management from 2017. This is our annual salute to the best in people, processes and technology within the supply chain arena. We think you’ll enjoy this year-end recap of supply chain innovations and best practices. Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2015 : solar-powered vessel, robot dispatcher, 3-D printed flight parts, and more.

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

BluJay Solutions

Software release expands capabilities for multi-modal transport, multi-country compliance, and supply chain workflow, mobility, visibility and reporting. Holland, MI and Manchester, UK – November 27, 2018 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, announces the release of BluJay Global Trade Network version 19.0.0. Supply chains are becoming more global and more mobile.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise. At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America. Norway. Following a series of acquisitions of supply chain consulting firms by the ‘Big Four’ (Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PwC) over the past years, Accenture has recently responded with a couple of surprising moves.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

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? Robinson help companies simplify their global supply chains. Integrated technology gathers data from all parts of the supply chain and provides full visibility to orders and costs. Robinson supplies a competitive advantage to companies of all sizes. >>Please Norway.

Rising costs to challenge supply chain in 2019

EFT

Companies at all stages of the supply chain are expecting rising costs in 2019, says eyefortransport’s new Supply Chain Hot Trends 2019 report , which is free to download now. 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%. In it you can find: The key technology trends set to disrupt the supply chain.

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. The value is in optimizing vessel scheduling – the goal is to move all goods/cars with the fewest number of vessels so that we can achieve a balanced supply and demand situation as well as free up any excess tonnage for new opportunities.

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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. Oil prices tanked, cancellations increased and Maersk drilling and supply chain services would run up nearly $2 billion dollars in annual losses.

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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.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network. Together with MP Objects, supplier of supply chain software, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap for innovative order management, including a handy description of the route and with road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Norway. Supply chain challenges.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have developed this checklist to provide to pinpoint the key drivers of Freight Spend Management. 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). Norway. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

In collaboration with Amber Road, Supply Chain Movement has put together this Global EU Trade Map which provides an overview of current EU trade agreements and an insight into potential trade risks and how to mitigate them. By Supply Chain Movement in collaboration with Amber Road. Norway. Visuals Aberdeen Research Amber Road customs duties FTA Global Trade Map international trade PTA risk SAA Supply Chain Media Supply Chain Movement trade agreements

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. furthermore, because the continuing growth in outsourcing is making global businesses ever-more susceptible to disruptions, supply chain risk management software is also on the rise. These are the key developments that are visualised on the 2016 version of Supply Chain Movement’s SCM IT Subway Map. Norway.

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.

The need to know

EFT

Apple to remove Carbon from supply chain, products by 2030. Apple Inc ( AAPL.O ) said on Tuesday it plans to remove carbon emissions from its entire business, including its products and sprawling supply chain, over the next decade. Supply and Demand Chain Executive].

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. On Monday night the Supply Chain Excellence Awards named the joint RELEX/Europris team as a winner in its supply chain visibility category at a ceremony at the Hilton Hotel on London’s Park Lane. Marco Pair, Supply Chain Manager with Europris expressed delight at the award. “It’s

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes. To arrive at optimal European supply chains it is crucial to consider shifts in economic growth, currency fluctuations and tax reductions in addition to production and distribution costs. For the fourth consecutive year, Supply Chain Media has produced the SCM Map of Europe providing an overview of the most relevant data for value chains. Norway.

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. Belly space in passenger airliners, already in short supply, has been drastically constrained by restrictions on flights into and out of China, which came into effect on March 29. Make sure that your supply chain is ready to catch and ride the wave when it reaches you.

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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. If RELEX wins, the award would follow its success at the same awards ceremony in 2015, which saw RELEX and Booths win the Supply Chain Solution of the Year. With several awards ceremonies lined up, RELEX has an exciting few months ahead!

Case Europris

RELEX Solutions

Case Europris: Leadership and Technology – A Supply Chain Transformation journey. Europris is Norway’s largest discount variety retailer. Its low-cost model relies on optimized sourcing, logistics and distribution. In 2015 it decided to transform its supply chain operations in order to gain better visibility, free-up working capital and improve customer service. The Europris supply chain team had two particular areas of concern.

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. However, to meet the complex and constantly evolving customers’ needs, and support its vision of becoming the world’s best builders merchant, Byggmax decided it needed a more advanced and more powerful supply chain planning software. Read PDF.

This Week in Logistics News (November 6-10, 2017)

Talking Logistics

million short tons of steel to fortify the coastline from the Franco-Spanish border up to Norway — enough concrete to build 270 Empire State Buildings! Ok, enough about concrete; let’s move on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Majority of small fleets yet to comply with ELD mandate (CCJ). UPS Joins Top Alliance To Create Blockchain Standards For Logistics. Elemica Delivers Predictive Visibility to Global Industrial Supply Chains.

This Week in Logistics News (July 24-28, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Revenues increased 25 percent to $38 billion in the quarter compared to Q2 2016, but profits fell by 77 percent as the company continues to invest heavily in its various businesses, including its logistics and fulfillment network. Moving on, here’s the rest of this week’s supply chain and logistics news: Freight-Booking Startup Convoy Raises $62 Million (WSJ – sub. Tesco launches nationwide same-day delivery (Logistics Manager).