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

Talking Logistics

As was confirmed for me yet again this week at a conference, the most utilized supply chain and logistics application, the reigning champ of them all, is the Excel spreadsheet. XPO Logistics Announces Third Quarter Earnings 2013. Choice Logistics Opens Service Parts Distribution Center in Dubai Free Trade Zone. What is a warehouse? And what is a warehouse management system? Robinson and XPO Logistics both announced Q3 2013 financial results this week.

Managing Logistics for The World’s Largest Company with Gary Sostack

The Logistics of Logistics

While putting myself through school, I got a part-time job at JFK airport which opened my eyes to logistics. Right out of college, I worked at a logistics company in Atlanta. It’s Saudi Aramco. Combined, they’re still not as big as Saudi Aramco. [06:32] 06:32] What were some of the projects you worked on with Saudi Aramco? We also searched for people with the best ideas and moved them to Saudi Arabia.

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Pandemic Underscores Necessity of TMS and Other Supply Chain Tech Tools

Supply Chain Collaborator

Here are three reasons why logistics management software like TMS, YMS Freight Audit and others is essential to the survival of business during events like global pandemic. By Fostering Strong, Mutually-Beneficial Relationships with Carriers , Warehousing and Other Partners.

Why Logistics Management is the Need of the Hour in the Middle East?

Shipsy

Why Logistics Management is the Need of the Hour in the Middle East? The global pandemic has caused a ruckus in the economy but logistics has risen as an efficient place of access for consumers with doorstep deliveries and minimum human interaction.

The Supply Chain Response to India’s Second Wave of Covid!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Saudi Arabia shipped 80 Metric tonnes of liquid oxygen to India and Portugal assured 20,000 litres of oxygen per week to India along with 5503 vials of Remdesvir. DHL and FEDEX played a major role in inbound logistics and distribution. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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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. Saudi Arabia. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again. Globally, warehousing is outsourced by 67%.

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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). Warehousing. 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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Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

According to a recent study with particular focus on logistics, logistics services providers are beginning to expand their strategic geographic focus (source: Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index 2013). Logistics software providers including Kewill are seeing a definite increase in logistics services providers expanding their operations to include these countries. Subscribe to our Logistics Newsletter to receive regular industry updates.

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Souq.com Rebrands in the Midst of a Vibrant Middle East E-commerce Market

Logistics Trends and Insights

Indeed, in 2017 Amazon acquired Dubai-based Souq.com, an online marketplace, similar to Amazon and with an impressive logistics-backbone. replaced Souq.com in Saudi Arabia. E-commerce is important to Saudi Arabia from a strategic perspective.

FreightWaves Classics: Crowley Maritime Corporation… from a single rowboat to a global leader

The Supply Chain Journal

owned and operated logistics, government, marine and energy solutions company headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Services are provided worldwide by four primary business units – Crowley Logistics, Crowley (Government) Solutions, Crowley Shipping and Crowley Fuels.”.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

And in countries like Saudi Arabia, every container must go through inspection. Being a former geo-marketing manager, I can tell you that a global view of operations can help you appreciate the people and logistics necessary to get goods from one location to another. After all, the more you know about an item’s origin — and what it takes to get it to your warehouse — the easier it becomes to identify any middlemen that might be artificially elevating the price of goods.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

And in countries like Saudi Arabia, every container must go through inspection. Being a former geo-marketing manager, I can tell you that a global view of operations can help you appreciate the people and logistics necessary to get goods from one location to another.

Nike’s Global E-Commerce Distribution Center in Leuven Belgium

NC State SCRC

Numerous scenarios were run, and it was found that a centralized model significantly reduced warehouse and inventory costs, while only marginally increasing total transportation costs, leading to a significant overall savings. The choice of Leuven as the logistics campus was made for several reasons. The Nike campus is used for distribution to Russia, Saudi Arabia, as well as samples for sales reps, business promotions, and returns are all processed at the facility.

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 Saudi Arabia. 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.

The need to know

EFT

Slumping oil and gas prices as a result of the pandemic and the volume war earlier in the year between Saudi Arabia and Russia have slashed employment in the U.S. Study Shows Industrial and Logistics Sectors Likely to Rebound Faster Than Expected Beyond 2021.

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. Managing factories and warehouses with a lot of employees demands leadership skills focused on routine, whereas connecting departments and supply chain partners actually requires creativity. Saudi Arabia. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Saudi Arabia. Because companies are increasingly outsourcing their manufacturing and logistics activities around the world, they are also more exposed to disruptions in the supply chain. directly from their suppliers, from their own warehouse or even from a retail store). The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

This Week in Logistics News (May 30 – June 3, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Wal-Mart says it is 6-9 months from using drones to check warehouse inventory (Reuters). billion from Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund (Reuters). China’s logistics sector grows steadily in 2015 (Xinhua). One of my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2016 was that drones would have a breakout year — not in delivering packages to consumers, but in yard and warehouse management.