Do We Really Need a New Smart Phone Every Two Years?

SCM Research

A new United Nations University report, titled The Global E-waste Monitor 2014 , details e-waste generation by region. million metric tonnes (Mt) and it is forecasted to increase to 50 Mt in 2018. With 32% of the world’s total, the United States (7.1 kg), Switzerland, Iceland, Denmark, and the United Kingdom. United Nations University, IAS – SCYCLE, Bonn, Germany. We all know about natural resource scarcity.

Ensuring Workers’ Rights in Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Partners in the effort include Ethical Training Initiatives in the United Kingdom and Norway , and the Netherlands-based Solidaridad. “We Regulation and Compliance Quality & Metrics All Technology Supply Chain Visibility Sourcing/Procurement/SRMJust about every major manufacturer has a supplier code of conduct to ensure that workers are treated humanely. Too often, however, those documents fail to prevent unacceptable working conditions.

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The Digital Supply Chain: Making The Leap With A Ball and Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

Used from the 17th century until the late mid-20th century, a ball and chain found in 2009 in the United Kingdom from the 17th century was an 18 pound ball six inches in diameter.

Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain Shaman

Located in the United Kingdom (UK), he has more than twelve years of experience in progressive roles driving demand-drive projects for their global supply chain. Completed in 2012, the ERP project forced the company to standardize organizational design, roles, and metrics.

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.

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How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

In the last six months, in my travels, I have presented to supply chain teams in China, Belgium, France, Germany, Peru, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. Today, I unpacked my bags.

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The Lean Supply Chain

RTLS also enables management to monitor yard operations’ key performance indicators (KPIs) based on quantifiable productivity metrics measured by the actions of the yard trucks.

Dreams on Home Delivery Excellence: It Begins and Ends with Customer Experience

Talking Logistics

Dreams has its own fleet of 110 vehicles and operates an average of 120-125 vehicles per week, with over 400 people across 9 distribution centers in the United Kingdom. There is a lot of focus on home delivery today, but doing it profitably is not a trivial task.

My Take: LLamasoft Buys Barloworld Supply Chain Software

Supply Chain Shaman

The purchase of Barloworld gives LLamasoft a strong presence in the United Kingdom, and a team on the European continent. Lora wrote the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is working on her third book, Leadership Matters.