FMCG Manufacturing, Sourcing and the Ukraine-Russia Unrest

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The unrest – what a terrible BBC understatement that is – in Ukraine does not look to be going away in the near future and will possibly be hanging over us for considerably longer. Organisations with local manufacturing operations may well keep the Russian market supplied without hindrance and with little impact on cost and efficiency.

Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change. JDA’s Manufacturing Pulse report examining consumer industries has revealed that in the last 12 months, more than two-fifths (42%) of European adults have bought goods directly from a manufacturer. This shift to direct selling is making itself felt on manufacturers’ supply chains and their profitability. As omni-channel comes to the manufacturing sector, disruption will inevitably follow.

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Doing Business in Poland

QAD

Poland’s bordering countries include Belarus, Czech Republic, Germany, Lithuania, Russia, Slovakia and Ukraine. Manufacturing in Poland. Poland’s manufacturing centers around machinery, iron and steel, coal mining, chemicals, shipbuilding, food processing, glass, beverages and textiles. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. How would you describe the state of Manufacturing in Poland?

Doing Business in the Czech Republic

QAD

Manufacturing in the Czech Republic. The Czech Republic’s single largest industry is automobile manufacturing, most of which is exported. In addition to automobiles, the Czech Republic manufactures glass, textiles, medicines, armaments, electronics, chemicals, food and beverages, and machinery and equipment. . Manufacturing accounts for 36.9% Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. How would you describe the state of Manufacturing in the Czech Republic?

Is Samsung's Supply Chain Prepared for its Demand?

Elementum

Due to strong demand, the launch dates of the premium smartphone in some markets, including Ukraine, Malaysia and Russia, have been delayed. Samsung is also facing growing competition from Chinese handset manufactures. Demand and pre-orders for Samsung Electronics’ new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone have exceeded the company’s estimates , the South Korean tech giant and the world’s largest smartphone maker announced on Wednesday.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Ukraine. In this fast-paced world, where there is also increasing pressure to reduce the carbon footprint, global fashion and luxury goods manufacturers have to redesign their go-to-market strategy to meet demand in a cost-efficient and sustainable way: Plan. Fashion and luxury goods manufacturers are defining their own seasons, which is making the planning of campaigns more complex.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

The logos illustrate the manufacturers’ choices about whether or not to produce close to their sales markets. According to the risk experts at Aon, Turkey and Ukraine score the highest in Europe in terms of terrorism threat. Over the past year, Russia, Ukraine and Turkey have suffered heavily due to devaluation, whereas Switzerland has become considerably more expensive. >>Please Ukraine. Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

The benefits of the Self-Learning Supply Chain in manufacturing. Ukraine. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond. Advanced analytics and optimization technology is the game-changing advantage that will push you past the competition – giving your business more agility, higher accuracy and sharper insights to maximize your revenue.

Finn-Tack implements inventory and demand management solution

Supply Chain Movement

Finn-Tack, with an international customer base with growing global demand, has two production plants in China, and the Ukraine, manufacturing riding equipment and clothing. Finn-Tack, a global su pplier of equestrian and trotting clothes and equipment for riders and their horses, is in rapid growth.

Can Blockchain Technology Prevent Organic Fraud?

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Because supply cannot meet demand of organic foods, retailers, feed companies, and packaged food manufacturers are importing organic foods from India, Ukraine, Turkey, Romania, etc. Bel Yousefi, Sai Prem Achuthan, and Christopher Tang. . UCLA Anderson School. . In 2017, the Washington Post reported that millions of pounds of “USDA Organic” soybeans and corn imported through Turkey appear to have been fraudulent. [1]

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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. Ukraine. And Manufacturing needs to be agile to keep up with rapid changes in the market. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

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. Ukraine. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

Supply Chain Movement

There appears to be considerable upheaval in Europe as a result of the political unrest between Russia and Ukraine. In The Netherlands, cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris is closing its factory in Bergen op Zoom and AkzoNobel has decided to phase out its production of organic peroxides in Deventer by the end of 2016. In Belgium, the Ford factory in Genk will soon close for good, as will the Heinz manufacturing facility in Turnhout. Slight shift in European networks.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

Many manufacturers are seeking alternatives to BRIC countries, in particular China, as part of their future sourcing strategies. In addition to the ‘new tier’, a further wave of countries - Kazakhstan, Morocco, Ukraine and Argentina - have been included in the top 20 emerging markets for the first time. The emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China that make up the ‘BRIC’ acronym continue to forge ahead.

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Appeasement vs. Go Bold: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

For example, one form of tyranny today is represented by Vladimir Putin’s actions in the Crimea and Ukraine. He marched his armies into the Crimea much like Hitler marched into Czechoslovakia and has continued to supply military aid to the rebels in eastern Ukraine. Originally it was the tyranny of the huge manufacturers.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. Ukraine. Manufacturers and retailers had a generally positive outlook on the prospect of consolidation. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Ukraine. 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 Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Ukraine. The supply chain solutions for the 24-hour economy lie primarily in a flexible IT platform which enables the various internal software applications, such as for manufacturing execution, warehouse management and transport planning, to be connected to external systems such as for customs handling. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Industrial manufacturers have noticeably lower representation than other sectors. Ukraine. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, and supported by Supply Chain Media, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Key Findings. ■

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Industrial manufacturers have noticeably lower representation than other sectors. Ukraine. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Key Findings. ■

Aya??n?z? yorgan?n?za göre uzat?n… – Cut your coat…

Supply Chain Movement

An interview with Toygar Narbay, Chairman of the Board at clothing manufacturer Narkonteks. Effective supply chain management has been vital in building a compelling offering – both as a manufacturer for leading international brands and in developing its own brand. rgiyim imalatç?s? Narkonteks Yönetim Kurulu Ba?kan? Toygar Narbay ve Yönetim Kurulu Üyesi Tolga Narbay ile bir röportaj. yorgan?na na göre uzatman?z, z, küresel haz?r r giyim pazar?nda

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. Ukraine. Manufacturers and retailers had a generally positive outlook on the prospect of consolidation. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Production/manufacturing. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use? Sadly it’s not such an easy question to answer. Of course they need to be SMART. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time phased.

KPI 77

Trade and Kyoto and Emissions, Oh My! Taking Responsibility for Carbon Emissions in the Supply Chain

EcoVadis

Under the protocol, emissions released during production of goods are assigned to the country where production takes place, rather than where goods are finally consumed, which means that by importing manufactured goods from developing countries that are not signatories to Kyoto and for economic development reasons have less restrictions on their CO2 emissions, developed countries have been able to mask their contribution to CO2 emissions.

Freight In The Year Of The Monkey

Freightos

China will have the lead, connecting economies like Azerbaijan and Ukraine to the international market, but OBOR will bring new logistics origins online. Some sectors in advanced economies have already been left stranded, including mining, manufacturing, and steel. Freight In The Year Of The Monkey. The world’s second-largest national economy has settled into the Year of the Fire Monkey, an ambitious but devious primate.

Why SAFe will make us a future-proof partner for our customers

SupplyOn

The business world is disrupting fast Our world changes mainly because of the dramatic changes our customers in the automotive and manufacturing industry are currently facing. Recently, we finished our second Product Increment (PI) Planning with about 120 participants, including development teams from Germany, Ukraine and Belarus.