Rwanda Heads Technology Revolution in Africa

The Network Effect

Rwanda is a tiny country in Africa, the fourth smallest to be exact, but one making giant strides in embracing the latest technology. Rwanda is at a distinct disadvantage. Take Rwanda’s embrace of drones for instance… Zipline Drones Testing in Rwanda. Zipline Drones is using Rwanda as a testing ground for its radically different drone. Zipline is using Rwanda to test a system of distribution medical supplies in hard to reach areas.

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Rwanda Races Ahead in Commercial Drone Deliveries

The Network Effect

As we wrote in an article back in April 2016, one of the world’s smallest and poorest countries, Rwanda, was. The post Rwanda Races Ahead in Commercial Drone Deliveries appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Pharmaceutical Technology Transportation drones healthcare pharmaceuticals Rwanda zipline

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A cloud-based pharmaceutical supply network in….Rwanda?

The Network Effect

It’s something I’ve had the privilege of being a part of and wanted to share with you: It began when the Republic of Rwanda’s Ministry of Health (MOH) was searching for a way to better manage the end-to-end fulfillment and delivery of medical supplies throughout the country. Given all the challenges, who would have expected that the world’s most advanced pharmaceutical supply network exists today in Rwanda?

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This Week in Logistics News (October 10-14, 2016)

Talking Logistics

I am writing to you this morning from Death Valley, CA where my Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure teammates and I are getting ready for our 102.7 As I drink another glass of water and eat some salty snacks, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Descartes Acquires Appterra. Rwanda Launches World’s First National Drone Delivery Service Powered By Zipline. Note: Descartes is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

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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. Rwanda.

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. Rwanda.

This Week in Logistics News (May 9-13, 2016)

Talking Logistics

The Hyperloop and drones headlined this week’s supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it: Hyperloop One Accelerates Toward Future With High-Speed Test (WSJ – sub. 73-hour, seven-day workweek limit set by Senate panel for truck drivers (Logistics Management). First, as reported by Reuters, “UPS is backing a start-up using drones in Rwanda to transport life-saving blood supplies and vaccine.”

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. Rwanda.

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? Is logistics outsourcing right for your company? Rwanda. Robinson logistics outsourcing whitepaperThis C.H.

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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Retailers trial drone deliveries

EFT

Walmart in the USA and Tesco in the UK are both trialling drone deliveries, reports Logistics Viewpoint. Zipline launched a drone service in 2016 in Rwanda, to deliver medical supplies.

Bill Gates: We need a ‘war game’ for the infectious diseases supply chain

The Network Effect

Although the system is not perfect, NATO countries participate in joint exercises in which they work out logistics such as how fuel and food will be provided, what language they will speak, and what radio frequencies will be used. Also, if you’re interesting in how technology is already changing the way healthcare is being delivered in Africa, check out the case study that details the transformation underway in Rwanda.

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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. Rwanda.

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 Rwanda. 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. Rwanda. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend.

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. Rwanda. 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). Rwanda. Visuals Aon blue banana distribution GDP Logistics Performance Index production risks sales SCM Map Europe taxation urbanisation

Delivery Drones are Taking Off! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

In this piece, we will look at how retailers and logistics companies could use drones to deliver parcels to customers. Improved Last-Mile Logistics Last mile delivery refers to the movement of goods from a transportation hub to their final destination. UPS offers one possible way that drones could be used within last mile logistics. With so many legal roadblocks to consider, drones are currently an unviable logistics solution. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Rwanda. 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.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Rwanda. 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. Rwanda. 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

Rwanda. 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.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Rwanda. 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.

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

This Week in Logistics News (November 27 – December 1, 2017)

Talking Logistics

The mad dash begins to finish all the work that needs to get done before 2018 arrives, so without delay, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: E-Commerce Boosts U.S. In Rwanda, Drones Deliver Medical Supplies to Remote Areas (WSJ – sub. Ryder Forms Strategic Partnership with Plug and Play to Support Development of Innovative Supply Chain and Logistics Startups. Kane Is Able Purchases Vintners Logistics.