Norway “Underground” Short Cut for Shipping

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Norway’s fastest growing online supermarket,, chooses RELEX to support further growth

RELEX Solutions

Today, the company employs 450 people and has an assortment of nearly 6,000 products that are distributed through its central warehouse, situated close to Oslo, Norway. is the largest online food retailer in Norway. Prices are kept low with the cooperation with one of Norway’s largest food retailer, REMA 1000. had the goal to create the best grocery-shopping experience in Norway, and to make their customers’ life easier. Read PDF. RELEX to help

This Week in Logistics News (April 29 – May 3, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Descartes opened up its wallet and made another acquisition, this time KSD Software Norway AS , a Scandinavia-based provider of electronic customs filing solutions for the European Union. This Week in News Bureau of Transportation Statistics CargoSphere Cass Freight Index collaboration Con-way Descrates Floodgate Quote Refresh global trade management GTM KSD Software Norway NAFTA trade network-based solutions Walmart

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Grilstad selects Blue Ridge supply chain planning solutions to execute a better S&OP process

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Blue Ridge, the supply chain planning solutions provider, has announced that Grilstad, the producer of meat products in Norway, has selected solutions from the Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning platform to execute a best practice sales and operations planning (S&OP) process. One of Norway’s largest producers of meat products, Grilstad began as a cured meat factory in Trondheim in 1957

Iptor achieves multiple success in Nordics

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Iptor, the Swedish-based, global provider enterprise resource planning, supply chain management, planning and logistics software and services, reports exceptional success in Norway, Sweden and Finland in the first half of 2020

Honk, if You’re Driving Green This Earth Day

Arena Solutions

Norway has the highest density of electric vehicles in the world. Easee , Norway’s industry leader, is rapidly gaining market share in Europe, projecting 2 million in sales of electric car chargers by the end of 2022.

10 countries where truckers make the most money

The Supply Chain Journal

Switzerland: $70,452 Australia: $53,951 Belgium: $50,462 Norway: $47,572 United States: $47,130 Germany: $46,871 Netherlands: $46,865 Austria: $46,217 Canada: $43,445 Sweden: $42,751. Truck drivers help keep the flow of goods moving around the world and can make good money doing it.

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

SCM Research

The top per capita producers, however, are Norway (28.3 We all know about natural resource scarcity. However, as brand companies make consumers believe they need a new smart phone every two years, today’s global supply chains are responsible for incredibly large amounts of electronic waste. A new United Nations University report, titled The Global E-waste Monitor 2014 , details e-waste generation by region. The total amount of e-waste generated in 2014 is 41.8

COP26: 5Zs that changed the world

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

15 countries, Austria, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, Uruguay and Wales declared that they will collaborate towards realizing 100 percent zero emission new trucks and bus sales by 2040.

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Germany Raises the Stakes on Corporate Social Responsibility with Supply Chain Due Diligence


The new act joins relatively recent laws from Switzerland , Norway , the Netherlands , and the European Union to eliminate child and forced labor, improve working conditions, and institute environmentally responsible practices across the global supply chain.

Technology Team of the Year Award for RELEX and Customer Europris

RELEX Solutions

The team that implemented RELEX’s retail planning solution for Norway’s largest discount variety retailer was honoured at a ceremony on Thursday evening. The project, which brought RELEX planning power to more than 230 Europris stores across Norway was completed in March this year and cut inventory by almost a fifth, more than halved out-of-stock days and pushed availability to over 97% (an increase of 5ppt). “It

Shortages of coolant set to impact the semiconductor industry


According to Cooling Post , a trade journal for the refrigerant industry, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark are also pushing the EU to restrict the use of PFAS used in manufacturing common refrigerants HFC and HFO.

Kuehne + Nagel hits Q2 home run amid supply chain uncertainty

The Supply Chain Journal

Earlier this month, K + N agreed to acquire Salmosped AS, an Oslo, Norway-based freight forwarder specializing in seafood transportation.

Malaysia offers sourcing opportunities but with ESG concerns


Norway’s Transparency Act and The Netherlands’ Child Labour Due Diligence Law will impose similar penalties, according to Holland.

Norwegian king visits DMCA stand at Nor-Shipping

Logistics Middle East

HM King Harald V of Norway commended the authority's efforts to bolster the UAE as a maritime hub

Hydrogen players lay groundwork for fueling-speed parity with diesel

The Supply Chain Journal

The Hydrogen Heavy Duty Vehicle Industry Group, which also includes French industrial gas giant Air Liquide ; South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Corp,; and Norway’s Nel Hydrogen have agreed with Tatsuno Corporation and Transfer Oil S.p.A.

Europris and RELEX Win Renowned Reta Europe Award

RELEX Solutions

Fred Graham, Country Manager RELEX Norway, is thrilled about the latest award: “Europris and RELEX have been working together for two years now, and it is fun to see that the success we experience in our partnership is acknowledged by such professionals as the juries behind these awards. Europris is Norway’s largest discount variety retailer by sales and is listed on Oslo Stock Exchange. The Company’s headquarters are located in Fredrikstad, Norway. Read PDF.

This Week in Logistics News (April 24 – 30)

Logistics Viewpoints

The US, Norway, and Britain joined forces with companies including Amazon and Nestle to launch a project aimed at protecting the world’s tropical forests. The Noid is back. For those unfamiliar, let me explain.

Xeneta providing rate transparency in turbulent ocean freight market

The Supply Chain Journal

Oslo, Norway-based Xeneta, an ocean freight rate benchmarking and intelligence platform, announced Thursday it has closed its $28.5 Xeneta co-founder and CEO Patrik Berglund said providing ocean freight rate transparency is more important now than ever. “In

Xeneta providing rate transparency in turbulent ocean freight market

The Supply Chain Journal

Oslo, Norway-based Xeneta, an ocean freight rate benchmarking and intelligence platform, announced Thursday it has closed its $28.5 Xeneta co-founder and CEO Patrik Berglund said providing ocean freight rate transparency is more important now than ever. “In

Bitcoin and the Brutal Truth!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The energy consumption for the bitcoin network itself is equal to the energy consumed by a whole nation like Argentina and Norway. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Reasons for Bitcoin Price Fluctuations !

Doosan Infracore selects o9 Solutions as Integrated Business Planning partner

o9 Solutions

Doosan Infracore is a Korean construction machinery and engine company with production facilities in Korea, China, and Norway and sales companies, branch offices, and dealer networks worldwide.

Maersk’s Transformation Embraces Digital Forwarding

Logistics Trends and Insights

Twill currently serves full container load, ocean services from port to door, importing from China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan territories), India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia to the UK, Spain, Poland, Mexico, United States, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Germany, India, China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan territories) or the Czech Republic. Traditional Forwarder – 0. Digital Forwarder – 1.

Europris: “Best Enterprise Solution” at Reta Europe Awards

RELEX Solutions

On 6th March 2017, Europris, the largest discount variety retailer in Norway, and RELEX proudly received the award “Best Enterprise Solution” at the retail technology awards Europe (reta) 2017 in Düsseldorf, Germany. By winning, Europris demonstrates increased efficiency in its supply chain through the implementation of an innovative system, namely RELEX Solutions. Related videos.

Major truck manufacturers plan European electric charging network

The Supply Chain Journal

It is initially being sold in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Great Britain, Denmark, Norway and Sweden.

Game of Chains

Supply Chain Movement

Volvo has similar kinds of partnerships with a number of retailers in Sweden, Norway and Switzerland. The traditional boundaries between sectors and industries are blurring, or even vanishing, due to the increasing digitalization of business globally. It’s now much easier for new digital players to enter – and completely transform – existing markets.

Trans-Pacific contract rates slip from peak but still historic

The Supply Chain Journal

Norway-based Xeneta collects long-term contract rate data, using millions of inputs per month from shippers and non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs). Finally, a bit of good news — or at least, less-bad news — for beleaguered U.S. importers.

RELEX and Customer Europris Win Second Award

RELEX Solutions

RELEX and Europris have been recognised, yet again, for a project that transformed the supply chain at Norway’s largest discount variety retailer. The project, which brought RELEX planning power to more than 230 Europris stores across Norway was completed in March this year and cut inventory by almost a fifth, more than halved out-of-stock days and pushed availability to over 97% (an increase of 5ppt).

China port congestion falls sharply, trans-Pacific shipping rates retreat

The Supply Chain Journal

15, the day the FBX pegged as the peak for Asia-West Coast rates, Norway-based Xeneta estimated that short-term Asia-West Coast base rates (excluding premiums) were $8,618 per FEU.

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Will Maryland’s expanded EV charging network fuel fleet adoption?

The Supply Chain Journal

These chargers are “impervious to extreme environments,” Calise said, and they have been tested in the hottest and coldest climates — from Death Valley, California, to northern Norway.

If coal is dead, then why are ships so full of it?

The Supply Chain Journal

Amid all the talk of global warming, climate change-induced catastrophes, decarbonization and green finance, the global trade in “dirty” coal is enjoying an ironic renaissance.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Norway. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’. The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities.

Swedish Cosmetics Retailer KICKS Reviews IT Portfolio and Chooses RELEX for Supply Chain Management

RELEX Solutions

RELEX will provide a solution tailored to the needs of the retailer’s online channel and 250 stores across Sweden, Norway, and Finland. With well-trained beauty experts in 250 stores in Sweden, Norway and Finland and a modern omni-channel solution, where physical store and e-commerce are integrated, KICKS offers personal and inspirational beauty services and around 25,000 products from 300 brands. Read PDF.

UK Energy prices are rising


This has combined with extremely low Russian gas flows and a high maintenance season in Norway – meaning that we have simply failed to secure enough supply of gas for this Winter.