The Supply Chain Impact of Europe’s Refugee Crisis


With a network of seven distribution centers (in Copenhagen, Jordan, Dubai, Nairobi, Tanzania, Cameroon, and Ghana), UNHCR can ship core relief items from these stockpiles to assist up to 600,000 people within 72 hours, if needed. On September 5, 163 metric tons of relief supplies arrived via air shipments, including 86 tons of high-energy biscuits, 30,000 blankets, 25,000 sleeping mats, and 1,000 solar lanterns.

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Refresh Your Supply Chain – Have a Coke and a Smile

Supply Chain Network

In even the most rural parts of Tanzania, you can find a bottle of coke. million people in Tanzania have HIV/AIDS out of the total population of 45 million. Coke’s main desires in terms of supply chain improvement included metrics with no manual intervention, industry standards that are not Coke specific and an even more vigorous system for reporting hierarchies. Coca-Cola is a globally recognized brand, and the company consistently delivers its products.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

A KPI is a metric… but not just any metric. A KPI is a metric focused on a KEY element of business, departmental, or team performance. There is really nothing wrong with capturing a lot of metrics, especially with today’s powerful analytics software solutions to help. KPIs should comprise a handful of metrics that CAN be realistically monitored and reacted to on a continuous basis. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones!

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