Logistics M&A Activity Picks Up

Logistics Trends and Insights

Likewise, other types of recent acquisitions are in progress as well including Lineage Logistics’ pickup of Henningsen Cold Storage to expand its temperature-controlled warehousing network in the U.S. The parent company, CMA CGM will also see that three of its Inland Services facilities join CEVA’s network in Mali, Burkina Faso, and Ivory Coast. Uncertain times breeds opportunities and within just the past month or so we have seen a number of logistics acquisitions take place.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Warehousing. Of course, the difference between KPIs and metrics will vary at different levels of your organisation, so for example, while a metric recording “receiving accuracy” in a warehouse would certainly be a KPI for a warehouse manager, it would be completely extraneous as an executive-level KPI. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right.

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3D printing as a means for supply chain optimization: learnings from NS, Eurostar and the Dutch Ground Forces

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Besides this, almost half of the parts they purchase end up in a warehouse, contributing to inventory costs. In Mali, the Dutch Army faces a similar puzzle. 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, has come a long way since it originated in the 1980s and is set to become an industry worth $55.8 billion by 2027.

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Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

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. 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

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. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Globally, warehousing is outsourced by 67%. In comparison, according to Fraunhofer Institute, warehousing is outsourced by 54% in Germany, which is the largest logistics market in Europe. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

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