Outlook on the Logistics & Supply Chain Industry 2012

SCM Research

The Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Logistics & Supply Chains , which meets virtually and at the annual Summit on the Global Agenda in the United Arab Emirates, has just published its second annual report. The Global Agenda Council on Logistics & Supply Chains is currently chaired by Alan C. McKinnon , Kühne Logistics University, Germany.

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. Robinson 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 Netherlands secured first place based on the results from the large-scale survey among logistics decision-makers within manufacturing and retail companies in Germany.

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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. Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. Syrian Arab Republic.

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? Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. Syrian Arab Republic. United Kingdom.

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. Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. Syrian Arab Republic. Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States.

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Supply Chain Planning in Emerging Markets: Four Points to Remember

ToolsGroup

We are faced with immense logistical difficulties that range from unpaved roads to armed bandits.”. The challenges can be multi-faceted: High logistical costs. We are faced with immense logistical difficulties that range from unpaved roads to armed bandits.”

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. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones!

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Hyperloop could create $10bn supply chain manufacturing ecosystem

EFT

The company says it could also improve safety, decrease pollution and reduce congestion, and adds that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are well-placed to benefit from disruptive technologies in transportation, with governments from both countries exploring autonomous pods, driverless cars and flying taxis.

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. Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. Syrian Arab Republic. United Kingdom.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. Syrian Arab Republic. Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands.

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 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. Syrian Arab Republic. Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands.

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). Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. Syrian Arab Republic. Tanzania, United Republic of.

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.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. Syrian Arab Republic. Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux.

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. Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. Syrian Arab Republic.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

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. Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations. By Ali Hasan Raza.

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. Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. Syrian Arab Republic. Tanzania, United Republic of. United States.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. Syrian Arab Republic. Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands. 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. Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. Syrian Arab Republic.

Ace Hardware International Implements Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning

Blue Ridge

Generating demand plans and creating forecasts required extensive manual effort to consolidate information from multiple applications, increasing our risk for errors,” said Brian Cronenwett, vice president, international logistics at Ace Hardware Corporation.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Wolfgang Lehmacher!

Supply Chain Game Changer

As President and CEO GeoPost Intercontinental, I was heading the global network and businesses in Europe, the CIS, the United States, Hong Kong, India, the United Arab Emirates, and Africa. In 2010, I joined global strategy firm CVA to head the global logistics practice.

Hamburg calling – how the 8th Aviation Forum gave insights into tomorrow’s aerospace supply chain

SupplyOn

He welcomed participants and companies coming not only from Germany, but also from Canada, UK, the US, the Emirates, France and many other countries. Ismail Ali Abdulah of Strata Manufacturing shared the company’s success story as an Arab challenger. As the oil reserves are finite, the United Arab Emirates want to prepare for the time beyond.

22 HR & management professionals share the most effective ways for managers to retain their best warehouse workers

6 River Systems

“Right up until mid-March, the logistics labor shortage was being fueled by a historically low national unemployment rate and a lack of both skilled and semi-skilled workers,” explains Bridget McCrea in an article published by Logistics Management.