Supply Chain Consultants in New Zealand: Boosting Business Performance

Logistics Bureau

Supply chain consultants in New Zealand know that this far-flung corner of the world is replete with logistics opportunities and challenges, just like any other nation. The Value of Supply Chain Consultants in New Zealand. Selecting Supply Chain Consultants in New Zealand.

Initial Supply Chain Focused Impressions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement- Part One

Supply Chain Matters

The government of New Zealand took the liberty to post the summary of this agreement on its web site, and it provides a high level […]. In this two-part commentary Supply Chain Matters shares some initial impressions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) which has reached the stage of preliminary agreement pending the ratification by member nations.

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The Supply Chain of My Underwear

Supply Chains Rock

But besides the product itself, the New Zealand-based Icebreaker It''s been a while since I''ve been inspired this much about a pair of underwear. I recently purchased a pair of Icebreaker GT Spring Boxer Briefs. It''s ski season here in Europe and I wanted a little extra warmth and you can''t go wrong with merino wool. It''s a perfect, natural material for insulating the body and keeping it dry.

Have you Heard About ‘’Chain of Responsibility’’ in the Supply Chain and Transportation?

Cerasis

As our customer presence in Australia is growing, we are learning new things from our Commonwealth cousins from ‘’Down Under’’. Although we have much in common, the transportation laws in Australia and New Zealand have a distinct difference with those in Europe, the U.K.

Editor’s Pick: Profiles in Yard Management Excellence – Batory Foods

Talking Logistics

A part of that involved the import of a large volume of dairy product containers from New Zealand,” says Daryl Fisher, Director of Supply Chain Solutions and Analytics. Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Pick ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

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?

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Freight Rate News November 2015

Freightos

The ramifications of the restructuring of China’s economy, freight innovation, re-shoring, widening the Panama Canal, and the new super-size ships are all covered. CARRIERS & CARGO BRAVE NEW ROUTES.

Why Milk is Threatening the Trans Pacific Partnership

Elementum

New Zealand has too much milk. Now, there’s an oversupply of dairy and too few New Zealanders to consume it. Enter the Trans-Pacific Partnership: New Zealand trade representatives want low-cost access to big dairy importers, namely Canada, the U.S.,

This Week in Logistics News (April 3-7, 2017)

Talking Logistics

The new Mobile Workforce Management platform allows Blackbay’s customers quickly, within hours rather than days, to configure changes to Delivery Connect’s T&L applications ensuring that they meet specific business processes. My garage door is crumpled. How did it happen?

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Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital.

FMCG Supply Chain & the Rugby World Cup

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The winners of the 2015 World Cup will probably be New Zealand but there is just a small chance, a very teeny-weeny chance that England could win. The Rugby World Cup is upon us once more and this time it is in the northern hemisphere and in UK.

La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

Trade updates to watch in 2016

Icecorp

Although the ratification process has yet to begin—this may take place in 2016 for Canada, depending on the new Liberal government’s assessment of the deal—once completed, the TPP will have the potential for major impact. The countries involved (Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam) make up about 33 percent of global trade.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. They can renegotiate contracts, find other carriers, and do a better job of maximizing their truck utilization.

Why Global Trade Agreements must be part of your supply chain planning: Guest Post by Tim Barnes

NC State SCRC

There is an overlap of countries that are party to both the TPP and RCEP, however for those nations, such as Japan, Vietnam, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Brunei, most have gone on the record saying that they see the US led TPP as the most critical and inclusive, and will put the RCEP on hold pending the decision on TPP. Today’s guest blog is posted by Timothy Barnes, who I met through the SCRC.

Employing this S.M.A.R.T. Technique with a Logistics Company to Create Total Stakeholder Satisfaction

Cerasis

To effectively introduce the new international rules into New Zealand that satisfy the Olympic Rounders Committee. Build awareness and understanding about the new changes to the rules within our sporting code to increase compliance by players and referees.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea. An avalanche of new start-ups ends up with a winner takes all outcome for a specific functionality. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

Are we playing Sudoku or forecasting a business?

Supply Chain Nation

New Zealander Wayne Gould is credited with stumbling across a semi-completed puzzle in a Japanese bookstore and taking the idea to The Times. Most, if not all, of you are familiar with Sudoku puzzles. Now I must admit that I’m actually not very good at Sudoku.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea. The globalisation process, in which new markets are emerging, the internet is opening up the economy and players’ roles are changing, is leading to ever-greater international competition.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

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

3 Powerful Methods for Shippers to Wield Their Collective Power

Talking Logistics

The result is a virtuous cycle, where community users are constantly providing feedback to the network, and the network, in turn, is feeding the community with new tools and analytics to improve performance. Kotahi, in New Zealand, successfully worked to improve the infrastructure of the country’s ports. Shipping and transportation are typically seen as problems businesses face on their own. After all, no two companies share the same exact supply chain.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea. Two new software categories on the SCM IT Subway Map Europe this year are Supply Chain Risk Management and Order Management Systems. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea. 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.

The 2016 Techgistics Year in Review

Techgistics

Self driving Vehicles are no Longer Just Science Fiction In 2016 there seemed to be a new story every week about self-driving cars. Old jobs will be displaced and new jobs will be created, but what will be done to ensure a smooth transition from old jobs to new ones?

Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea. The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea. At the same time, a tsunami of technology innovations is flooding the business landscape, creating new possibilities but also more complexity.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea. The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise. At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea. Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Not only does this demand a new approach, requiring an organisation and its employees to display more agility and responsiveness, but it also creates the need for a supply chain architect in order to meet the changing needs of customers, both now and in the future. New Caledonia.

6 Answers for Your Top TPP Agreement Questions

Transportfolio

Essentially it is a proposed trade agreement between 12 countries—the United States, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea. Technological advancements such as RFID, GPS and 3D printing are opening up new opportunities. The new 24-hour economy is demanding production of smaller batches and delivery of smaller quantities to customers.

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea. Better decision-making processes. The business complexity is increasing all the time due to globalisation, big data and dynamic interdependences.

GS1 Numbering System Required to Identify Products Online

Appterra

The UPC is a specific type of barcode used in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and other countries for tracking trade items.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea.

When You Trust Computers More Than Yourself

Talking Logistics

The New Zealand team had a commanding 8-1 race lead over Oracle Team USA and only needed one more win to claim the Cup, but Oracle Team USA rallied back and won 8 races in a row to seal the victory. The New Zealand team was consistently beating Oracle Team USA on the upwind leg of the races. Ellison decided to commission a new kind of boat,” the article states, “a decision that would turn the sport into something akin to Formula One on water.”.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea. Shortfall in innovation With only 27% of respondents reporting to have gained new business through innovation in the last twelve months, how is innovation going to bear the brunt of business-generating power sought by LSPs?

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

New Caledonia. New Zealand. Papua New Guinea. In the global fashion and luxury goods market, ever-higher customer expectations, combined with demographic and economic shifts, are making it increasingly difficult to predict consumer behaviour and plan accordingly.