Doing Business in Portugal

QAD

With 1,793 km of coastline, Portugal has a long history as a seafaring country and once had colonies all over the world. Its capital city, Lisbon, was almost completely destroyed in an earthquake in 1755, and later, Portugal endured years of revolution and occupation before democratic reforms were put in place in 1974. Portugal is a founding member of NATO and became a member of the EU in 1986. Manufacturing in Portugal. Portugal’s 2017 estimated GDP was $314.1

Crisis was inevitable according to chaos theory

Supply Chain Movement

That was necessary to ship Skodas that had been ordered in certain colours – such as purple – from the Czech Republic to Portugal for spraying.

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MicroMaster’s Team to Compete in Final of Global Simulation Game

Supply Chain @ MIT

Four MITx MicroMasters in Supply Chain Management Learners who have never met in person but only online, will compete in the Global Professional Final of The Fresh Connection supply chain simulation on September 28, 2017, in Lisbon, Portugal. The learners competed against thousands of students to qualify for the contest. They will compete against nine other teams from around […].

Abreu Carga Chooses BluJay Solutions as its Core Technology Platform for Transportation and Warehouse Management in the Cloud

BluJay Solutions

Leading transport and logistics services provider in Portugal partners with BluJay to meet complex market requirements with platform for growth. Abreu Carga is the market-leading air freight services provider in Portugal, offering transportation and logistics services for customers by air, ocean, and road – along with warehousing operations.

The problem with renewable energy resources isn’t the technology, but the quantity of supply

Kinaxis

If they haven’t already, a number of people may wish to point out that countries such as Denmark or Portugal are very close to being completely powered by renewable energy. With only 50 1 Twh (Portugal) and 33 1 Twh (Denmark), these are quite small compared to even just Canada.

World Cup fever: Scoring the goal

DELMIA Quintiq

Here in our German office, even in the company of mainly scientists, engineers and mathematicians, it is next to impossible not to hear about the World Cup and all things “Fussball” But while colleagues are busy discussing the exciting group match between Portugal and Germany, I think about how the three levels of planning also relate to a typical football match. During holidays and special events, we tend see the same themes in supply chain blog posts.

Two Kinds of Supply Chain Risk and How to Prepare for Them

ToolsGroup

A key test came when Shamir had to shut down its European distribution center in Portugal for two months to introduce a new warehouse management system (WMS). When most people think of supply chain risk, they often think about the impact of major unforeseen “headline grabbing” events - like the tsunami in Japan impacting automotive supply chains or horse meat making its way into British beef supplies. These are big, important and often unpredictable risks.

Doing Business in Spain

QAD

Bordering countries include Andorra, France, Gibraltar, Portugal and Morocco. Primary trading partners included France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, the U.K. Spain has served as a global model of freedom and human rights since the peaceful transition to democracy after former Head of State and dictator Francisco Franco’s death in 1975. Although its economy was strong and growing immediately after the country joined the EU in 1986, it entered a severe economic depression in mid-2008.

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Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. 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.

Golden Results in the Supply Chain

EcoVadis

LPR operates in several European countries, including Benelux, France, Spain, Portugal and the United Kingdom. More than 600 CSR and procurement professionals, attended Sustain , the annual EcoVadis event dedicated to responsible purchasing earlier this year.

Bringing Freight Online with WebCargoNet and Freightos

Freightos

In Portugal it took a mere two months to snap up every airline and capture 40% of the forwarder market. Bringing Freight Online With WebCargoNet And Freightos. We have exciting news at Freightos – we’re proud to announce that we’ve acquired WebCargoNet , a leading logistics technology provider. But this story is more about a vision for a better future of freight, than just another acquisition. An Industry On The Verge Of Change.

The Rise of Logistics Technology in E-Commerce

Cerasis

Logistics providers focus on revamping existing business models to create a productive, cost-savings oriented environment, explains Ricard Coelho of TAS Portugal S. Logistics technologies are changing how modern retailers operate. Huge warehouses are being built to house an infinitely higher number of products.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. 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. Supply Chain Media and software vendor Slimstock have developed this checklist for working capital management. >>Please >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond. Advanced analytics and optimization technology is the game-changing advantage that will push you past the competition – giving your business more agility, higher accuracy and sharper insights to maximize your revenue. Learn more about: How data, advanced analytics and optimization technology combine to give your company the adaptability it needs in challenging markets.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. 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. Supply Chain Movement and software supplier Amber Road have put together this checklist for Global Trade Management. >>Please >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button. Checklist for Global Trade Management.

Transatlantic Trade Update: The U.S. to Impose Punitive Duties on The European Union

Transplace

Section 8: Cheeses and substitutes for cheese from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or the United Kingdom. Transatlantic Trade Update: The U.S. to Impose Punitive Duties on The European Union. By: Mollie Bailey, Vice President, International, Transplace. Linda Bravo, Director U.S.

Brewing Up E-Commerce Success with Tassimo

ModusLink Corporation

This included the countries of Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, as well as in Ukraine and Russia. Back in May 2015 we announced that Tassimo had selected to partner with ModusLink to execute and manage its end-to-end e-Commerce operations throughout Europe.

E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network

E2open

Avantida’s platform currently serves Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, France, Italy, Portugal, Poland and Spain. MONDAY 22 OCTOBER 2018. E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network. Combination of E2open and INTTRA forms the Global Logistics and Supply Chain Network with Access to World-Wide Ocean Container Capacity and information.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. 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. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Surprised?

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

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. 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. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Surprised?

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

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE. Amber Road, leader des solutions de gestion du commerce international (GTM), et Supply Chain Movement ont collaboré ensemble pour établir cette carte de commerce international 2016 qui montre les accords commerciaux actuels de l’UE et les risques potentiels pour le commerce. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. 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. Robinson whitepaper can help companies decide, set reasonable expectations for what outsourcing can contribute to their organisation, and how much of a role a company will need to play to achieve the successful business outcome they seek. About C.H. Robinson. Robinson help companies simplify their global supply chains.

Considering the Impact of Brexit on Global Supply Chains

NC State SCRC

Will this lead to the eventual fragmentation of the EU as other countries such as Spain, France, Portugal, the Netherlands, and others begin to debate whether they should remain? The vote by the British population to leave the European Union (“Brexit”) was greeted with massive volatility by financial markets worldwide.

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. 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. Gemeinsam mit Supply Chain Movement hat Amber Road eine Checkliste entwickelt: Testen Sie Ihr Global Trade Management! Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years. Talent development can make an important contribution to the execution of their supply chain strategies, but not all leaders pay the same amount of attention to this topic. Here, a number of leading companies show that it is possible to take a structural and creative approach to talent development.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. 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. Together with service provider Arvato, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap outlining the route for high-tech supply chains, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. 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. Together with MP Objects, supplier of supply chain software, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap for innovative order management, including a handy description of the route and with road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

Managing Outsourcing Risk: A New Framework for Banking and Beyond

Jaggaer

Carlos Tur is the JAGGAER Country Manager for Spain and Portugal – Commercial. In recent years there has been an increase in the outsourcing of services by banks in order to reduce costs and improve their efficiency and flexibility. Outsourcing makes it possible to take advantage of economies of scale and is a form of easy access to new technologies and to tools and services not available in the institution itself. However, it can also have serious drawbacks.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems. furthermore, because the continuing growth in outsourcing is making global businesses ever-more susceptible to disruptions, supply chain risk management software is also on the rise.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. 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. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. 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

Portugal. 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. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Key Findings. ■ The percentage of women in leadership positions decreases as the corporate ladder rises.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. 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. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Key Findings. ■ The percentage of women in leadership positions decreases as the corporate ladder rises.

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. 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. Supply Chain Media, software vendor Aimms and consultancy firm Districon have put together this checklist for supply chain optimisation. >>Please

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. 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. Adequate demand planning and accurate inventory investments are key to successful supply chain management in this fast-moving industry.