New DOD Procurement Rules Ban Suppliers Using Chinese Telecom Tech

Supply Chain Brain

Department of Defense is banning the purchase of telecommunications equipment and services from suppliers with ties to China and Russia The U.S.

The Top 6 Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2017

PLS Logistics

Industry Week reports that by 2025, global companies will have procurement managers based in China to source materials and services not only for their operations in that country, but for their entire organization. Brazil, Russia and India are predicted to become sources of supply and demand for global companies. Globalization.

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Benefits and Drawbacks of Various Transportation Procurement Approaches

CHAINalytics

By Olga Rissin | Product Manager, FMIC Europe & Russia Regardless of operational size or geographic scope, most shippers around the world are grappling with how to ensure they’re procuring the best freight rates, in all given markets, while maintaining current levels of service, from a network of core hauliers, efficiently. Naturally, transportation procurement teams choose to answer this complex logistics question […].

Summer Barbecue Threat: U.K. Meat Packers and Beer Makers Are Facing a Carbon Dioxide Shortage

Supply Chain Brain

The shortages come as many prepare to party while they follow England’s progress in the football World Cup in Russia. All Technology Forecasting & Demand Planning SC Planning & Optimization Sourcing/Procurement/SRM Retail Supply Chain VisibilityThe British Retail Consortium has written to major retailers informing them that drinks and meat supplies could be affected as at least one U.K. gas supplier has had to ration orders.

Sorting out Risk in FinTech Source Chains

NC State SCRC

A further complication arises because of the inability to correctly classify the project, supplier, and procurement transaction. And businesses don’t understand why procurement is taking so long, without a full understanding of the hundreds of steps that have to occur across the system that was designed by the bank, NOT by procurement. A $500M cleaning contract may be inherently less risky than a programmer writing security codes for $100K in Russia!

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

Supply Chains Rock

In 2011, approximately 90 percent of IBMs global spend in Production and Logistics Procurement (in support of our hardware and logistics business operations) occurred with 50 firms. 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.

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The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

Cerasis

According to PLS Logistics , global companies will install procurement managers in China for entire organizations by 2025. Meanwhile, Brazil, Russia and India will become major suppliers as companies access the remaining untapped resources of the world. The election is over, but the race is just starting for logistics providers. Although rate volatility is expected to stabilize in 2017, organizations must do more with fewer resources to survive.

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The Pros and Cons: International and Domestic Sourcing

Unleashed

Low-cost country sourcing is a procurement strategy that falls under a broad category of procurement efforts called global sourcing. It’s easy to oversimplify the differences between sourcing for parts locally or internationally.

Overview of European supply chain events 2016

Supply Chain Movement

3rd S&OP in Russia and CIS. The Global Procurement & Supply Chain for Oil & Gas Industry. Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016. eWorld Procurement & Supply. Global Supply Chain & Procurement Summit. The Procurement Summit. Did not have or make enough time to attend any events this past year?

Handfield’s Supply Chain Analytics Predictions for 2014

Supply Chain View from the Field

I’ve had the good fortune to be presented with opportunities for compelling discussions with a significant group of leading thinkers, senior executives in procurement, logistics, and technology management over this past year. In particular, the focal BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) represent major targets for expansion, but with them come a host of new problem that enterprises have little to no experience in dealing with in terms of logistics capabilities.

Why the Outlook for the Oil and Gas Market is Brighter than You Think

Requis

The genesis for this scenario lay in a confluence of events, including the coronavirus lockdown, which had drastically reduced demand, and the conflict over production levels between Saudi Arabia and Russia, which led to both countries flooding the market with low-cost oil.

Trends & Strategies in Logistics and SCM

Supply Chain Movement

In sum, globalization clearly amplifies other trends and leads to an increase in complexity, particularly in regions of growth such as Russia, Eastern Europe,India, and Africa. Proactive strategies should include research and development, procurement, production and sales. 2013 Trends and Strategies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Embracing Global Logistics Complexity to Drive Market Advantage.

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China Flexes Its Global Logistics Muscle

Material Handling & Logistics

The plan consists of six economic corridors: • China-Mongolia-Russia. Cheng Wei, Honeywell’s EPC (engineer, procure and construct) export sales leader in China, spoke to MH&L about their involvement in the project. an EPC company in China, to jointly provide methanol-to-olefin technologies and EPC services for customers outside of China, particularly in Russia, Middle East and Southeast Asia.

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How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

The 9 th annual BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) summit is being held in Xiamen September 3-5, 2017 (the summit location rotates between its member countries). Robinson offices, procurement teams, and customers. Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. Which means that, as it does every year at this time, space is about to get very tight.

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Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability

ThroughPut

Sourcing and procurement departments exist to mitigate this issue, but input bottlenecks remain common. Ali’s unique experiences in onshore and offshore supply chain management in the United States, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Bahrain, and Yemen have produced results for customers’ ongoing work, which is now featured at some of the world’s most recognized brands Reassess Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability. By Ali Hasan Raza.

Supply Chain Agenda of Pierre Mille, VP Group Planning & Customer Service Excellence at Carlsberg Group

Supply Chain Movement

His task – together with his colleagues from procurement, production and logistics – is to simplify the global supply chain while acknowledging that consumers are often very emotionally attached to a particular beer brand. In our other main markets in Asia and Russia it’s about building capability, positioning skilled people and putting systems and processes in place to enable us to provide excellent customer service.”.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

On the contrary, you should be exploring all your procurement options globally, nationally, and locally. Ali’s unique experiences in onshore and offshore supply chain management in the United States, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Bahrain, and Yemen have produced results for customers’ ongoing work, which is now featured at some of the world’s most recognized brands Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations. By Ali Hasan Raza.

Growing the logistics network means building partnerships with the right people

Supply Chain View from the Field

This strategy allowed us better reach to our customers, by using existing distributors who already have a presence in countries like India and Russia. In another example, a German company Symrise closely collaborates with more than 1,000 vanilla farmers and “the entire procurement process takes place locally, from cultivation and harvesting, to the fermentation of the beans, all the way through to extraction”.

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Trade and Kyoto and Emissions, Oh My! Taking Responsibility for Carbon Emissions in the Supply Chain

EcoVadis

If Russia and Ukraine are excluded (they cut their CO2 emissions rapidly in the 1990s due to the collapse of the USSR), the increase becomes 12%. This report demonstrate the critical importance of Sustainable Procurement initiatives, where Companies start to monitor and reduce CO2 emissions associated to their global trade, in particular suppliers in emerging countries.

Join BVL International at the North American chapter kickoff on August 12, 2013

Supply Chain View from the Field

In sum, globalization clearly amplifies other trends and leads to an increase in complexity, particularly in regions of growth such as Russia, Eastern Europe, India, and Africa. Proactive strategies should include research and development, procurement, production and sales.

Four Questions to Mathilde Goussault, Head of CSR at Bonduelle Group

EcoVadis

Following the success of our interview with Shui Mahieu, Sustainable Procurement Manager at Air Liquide , we decided to bring you more profile interviews with CSR professionals from this year’s Sustain. My next task will be to convince and involve our subsidiaries in the Americas and Russia.

Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability

ThroughPut

Sourcing and procurement departments exist to mitigate this issue, but input bottlenecks remain common. Ali’s unique experiences in onshore and offshore supply chain management in the United States, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Bahrain, and Yemen have produced results for customers’ ongoing work, which is now featured at some of the world’s most recognized brands Reassess Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability. By Ali Hasan Raza.

Sorry, I’m Not Sure: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2018

Talking Logistics

And you can’t forget about the other Unpredictables: Iran, Russia, China, and ISIS; all of these entities could have a destabilizing effect on world peace and prosperity. Visibility Enables Faster Procure-to-Pay and Order-to-Cash processes : for example, you can leverage Electronic Proof of Delivery (ePOD) and geofencing to initiate invoicing and payment process. . Source: Evan, Flikr. “I

I Will Be Wrong Again: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2017

Talking Logistics

The answer depends largely on whether OPEC, Russia, and other oil producers adhere to the supply cuts they pledged to on December 10th. Russia, Iran, North Korea, and ISIS : Call them “The Unpredictables” (you can probably add China to the mix too). All of these entities could have a destabilizing effect on world peace and prosperity, whether it’s Russia and its military actions in Syria and elsewhere (not to mention its fighter jets buzzing U.S.