Vlisco takes optimization to the catwalk

Quintiq

Today, Vlisco is an undisputed market leader in Benin, Nigeria, Togo, Ghana, Ivory Coast and the Congo. For over 160 years, African fashion titan Vlisco, has been designing and producing the most spectacular fashion fabrics.

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Agility to invest $100m in Africa this year

Logistics Middle East

The company is looking to expand its footprint in Ghana, Mozambique, Angola and Nigeria this year

Logistics and Supply Chain Management in Africa

SCM Research

Herein, the authors focus their discussion on ten selected economies: Algeria, Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa and Tanzania. As you might know, I had the great opportunity to travel to East Africa several times, where I gave logistics and supply chain management lectures ( see my previous post ). In spite of a lot of desperation, I was somewhat heartened by many developments I observed.

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Selling E-Commerce in Africa

APICS

In Lagos, Nigeria, curbside salespeople used to offer anything from plantain chips to mobile phones. In fact, street trading and street hawkers are a cultural tradition in this largest city in Nigeria.

A time of transition: 3 key trends for oil & gas in 2018

Quintiq

The current top seven exporters of LNG in the world are Qatar, Australia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Indonesia, Algeria and Russia. The fall in oil prices transformed the global oil & gas industry.

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World Cup in Brazil: Did it make it into your S&OP planning process?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Leftover stocks will be discounted and sink markets will be drinking Brazil beer and eating Nigeria nuts all the way to Christmas. The 2014 Football World Cup in Brazil is fast approaching, yes it is football not soccer.

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Reducing Food Waste

Elementum

A software engineer developed a similar app in Nigeria called Chowberry, which enables retailers to sell food items nearing their expiration date to low-income consumers at a cheaper price.

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Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Nigeria. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

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Global Logistics—July 2014

Inbound Logistics

Reducing Food Waste

Elementum

A software engineer developed a similar app in Nigeria called Chowberry, which enables retailers to sell food items nearing their expiration date to low-income consumers at a cheaper price. One-third of edible food worldwide goes to waste, amounting to about 1.3 billion tons every year.

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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & Logistics

Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, tumbled to No. In spite of its potential, Nigeria ranks next-to-last in infrastructure and transport connections, or Market Connectedness, and 46th in business climate.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Nigeria. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Nigeria. 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.

The Rise of China-Africa Trade: Why Transportation and Logistics Should be Front and Center

Supply Chain Nation

A brief look at the China-Africa trade suggests that while Chinese imports from Africa are focused on resource-rich countries (such as South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt, Sudan, Algeria and Liberia), Chinese exports, in the form of cheap manufactured goods are more widespread across the continent, with machinery making up the biggest chunk at roughly 30 percent. Countries such as South Africa, Egypt and Nigeria can lead the way by tackling corruption and introducing faith in their institutions.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Nigeria. 10 questions about Global Trade Management. Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation.

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Nigeria. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Nigeria. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Nigeria. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Nigeria. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H.

Index Suggests Growth, But Volatility

EFT

Nigeria (no. The potential of Nigeria, Africa's largest economy, has come into sharper focus since the government updated the methods it uses to track economic performance; while Egypt's economy and business climate have stabilised under its military government. . .

E-Commerce Takes Off in Developing Countries

Elementum

Investors and research groups are optimistic about countries like Nigeria and Kenya, whose burgeoning middle classes have the capital to spend on foreign-made goods. E-commerce is expanding at lightning speed. Consumers around the world are expected to spend around U.S.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

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

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Nigeria. 11 Fragen zum Global Trade Management / 11 questions about Global Trade Management. Der globale Handel wächst – und mit ihm die Regulierung. Das effiziente Management von Lieferketten wird dadurch immer weiter erschwert.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Nigeria. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored. Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network.

Who said supply chains are boring?: IBM 2011 Corporate.

Supply Chains Rock

And we launched assessments for the first time in Turkey, Russia, Nigeria, Kenya and Indonesia. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

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Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Nigeria. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

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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Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Nigeria. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Nigeria. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Nigeria. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock. Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Nigeria. 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.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Nigeria. 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.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Nigeria. 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.

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

Nigeria. Better decision-making processes. The business complexity is increasing all the time due to globalisation, big data and dynamic interdependences. It is becoming ever-more difficult for supply chain professionals to make the right decisions.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Nigeria. 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. But these efforts bring temporary, not permanent, relief.