Ensuring Workers’ Rights in Global Supply Chains

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Often it’s those deeper levels that are the source of violations or inadequate working conditions. 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.

Why Energy Supply Chains are Transitioning to Renewables

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Despite the persistance of some strong fundamentals , 2020 may signal the true turning point in the shift to renewable sources for energy companies. ” Other sources agree. In this article: Market factors that are prompting investment in renewables by upstream energy.

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

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RELEX will provide a solution tailored to the needs of the retailer’s online channel and 250 stores across Sweden, Norway, and Finland. When the company reviewed its IT portfolio and replaced its ERP system, it also decided to source specialist best-of-breed forecasting and replenishment tools. Read PDF. Aims to boost availability, cut inventory, and improve strategic planning with RELEX Solutions.

The need to know

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Softbank pulls investment from Credit Suisse supply chain funds: sources. Norway’s Adevinta has won the auction to buy the bulk of eBay’s classified ads unit for nearly $9 billion, with the U.S. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

How Big Data is Changing Supply Chains

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In conjunction with the latest analytics technology, big data enables companies to quickly gain useful knowledge from massive volumes of structured and unstructured data from multiple sources. For example, Microsoft partnered with Powel, a water systems provider in Norway, to define an IoT system that detected water wastage. Today’s blog is written by guest blogger, Lisa C.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H. Norway. 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.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

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Norway. The sourcing department is challenged by increasing compliancy issues. 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.

Case Europris

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Europris is Norway’s largest discount variety retailer. Its low-cost model relies on optimized sourcing, logistics and distribution. Norway’s largest discount variety retailer. Pair took super-user colleagues around Norway to meet store managers and to reassure them that their roles were changing, not being downgraded. Case Europris: Leadership and Technology – A Supply Chain Transformation journey. Insights » Case Studies. Introduction.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017

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Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Fertilizer company Yara International has teamed up Kongsberg to build the Yara Birkeland, which will haul fertilizers between three ports in southern Norway, saving 40,000 truck journeys per year. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Our salute to the best advancements in supply chain technology, processes and labor management from 2017.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

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Norway. Sourcing from far-flung countries such as China is leading to growing uncertainty about the actual supply of purchase orders. 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.

Complex costs of transportation

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By consolidating at the source, several shipments can be combined into one, thereby reducing the number of shipments even before the shipments arrive at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP). Norway. 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.

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

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However, there must be consensus within the organisation about definitions and the right source of information for important reports. Norway. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making. Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

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The benefits of utilising modern-day FTAs include fewer customs duties, less red tape, access to public tenders, sourcing opportunities, investment opportunities and more transparent business conditions. Norway. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.

China Exports Rebound Even as Western Markets Face Lockdown

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Major car carrier Wallenius Wilhelmsen of Norway pulled 14 ships from its fleet and sent half its 2,500-strong workforce home after automakers in Europe and the United States suspended production at assembly plants. China says almost all of its major industrial companies have resumed production and that its ports are again running at near-full capacity after a two-month Coronavirus-linked shutdown.

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Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

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Further compounding the challenge is the political question of territorial sovereignty; there are currently eight countries claiming territory within the Arctic Circle: the United States, Russia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland. China is another major source of trade with skin in the game. Warmer temperatures brought on by climate change are transforming topographies around the world, giving rise to profound consequences.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

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Further compounding the challenge is the political question of territorial sovereignty; there are currently eight countries claiming territory within the Arctic Circle: the United States, Russia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland. China is another major source of trade with skin in the game. Warmer temperatures brought on by climate change are transforming topographies around the world, giving rise to profound consequences.