Continued Lessons on the Long-Term Rewards for Product Innovation Coupled with Supply Chain Speed

Supply Chain Matters

Apparel and Footwear Supply Chain Manufacturing Strategies Product Lifecycle Management Alberto Souza supply chain integrating product innovation and supply chain strategy Portugal's footwear industry resurgence product innovation Supply chain Matters blogThere have been many multi-industry success stories that reinforce the benefits for tightly integrating both product development and supply chain strategy.

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.

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 […].

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).

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

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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

Quintiq

During holidays and special events, we tend see the same themes in supply chain blog posts.

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.

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.

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’.

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Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

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

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Hemming in Apparel Microfibres

EHS Sustainability Knowledge at Work

Such micro-plastics have been detected in fish, crustaceans and bivalve molluscs from the English Channel, North Sea, Baltic Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Portugal, Indonesia, California and the North Pacific Central Gyre.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. 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.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. 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.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Portugal. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet. Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood.