More on a Not So Good Week for Airbus- Open Debate on Product Strategy

Supply Chain Matters

Launch customer Qatar Airways announced that it was delaying delivery of the launch A350 XWB aircraft without citing a specific reason for the postponement. Reports seem to indicate that rather than a major setback, Qatar, an influential and highly demanding airline customer is exercising its negotiating powers. In our previous posting yesterday, Supply Chain Matters highlighted the sudden delay in first customer ship of the brand new Airbus A350.

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4 reasons not to miss the Quintiq World Tour

Quintiq

Quintiq World Tour 2015 kicked off in Doha, Qatar, on March 31, 2015, with notable speakers including LNG producer, RasGas, and metal producer, Elval. Another year, another stretch goal. Your boss is expecting you to squeeze every last dollar of efficiency out of your plans. With pressure to deliver results, does your wish list look something like this? What if you could spend a day talking to industry experts for insights to improve efficiency?

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Making Supply Meet Demand: Qatar’s healthcare services

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

  As the wealthiest nation with GDP  per capita at US$102,000, Qatar has been named as one of the fattest nations on earth with 33% adults obese and 17% of the population suffering from diabetes.  Qatar.   Since the culture and lifestyle in Qatar does not promote phyical activity and healthy diets, the demand for heathcare services is increasing rapidly.  Furthermore, many of Qatar’s hospital staff has minimal management experience.

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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Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. 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.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. 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.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. 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.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. 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.

Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change. Driven by a desire to get closer to end customers, many are now looking at selling directly to shoppers, while continuing to serve their traditional B2B channels.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. 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.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. 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.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes. To arrive at optimal European supply chains it is crucial to consider shifts in economic growth, currency fluctuations and tax reductions in addition to production and distribution costs.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. The rapidly changing world is forcing companies to continually adapt.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. 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.

Index Suggests Growth, But Volatility

EFT

The most business friendly conditions were found in the UAE, Qatar and Oman; while the UAE, Malaysia, China and Chile lead the tables in "connectivity", meaning that they have the best infrastructure and transport links, along with the most efficient Customs and border administration. .

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10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. 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.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. 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.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. 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.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. 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.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

Airbus Does Indeed Deliver the First A350 Aircraft

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters provides an update to a previous posting noting the previously reported delayed delivery of the first Airbus A350 XWB to launch customer Qatar Airways. Ten days ago, Qatar suddenly announced that it was delaying delivery of the launch A350 XWB aircraft just days before scheduled delivery without citing a specific reason for the postponement.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. 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.

A Sudden Delay in First Customer Delivery of the Airbus A350

Supply Chain Matters

Launch customer Qatar Airways announced today that it was delaying delivery of its new A350 XWB aircraft without citing a specific reason for the postponement. Just last week, Qatar issued a press release setting the date for the exchange of title as December 13.

Airbus and Boeing Both Declare Another Year of Outstanding Operational Performance in 2014

Supply Chain Matters

The breakdown of deliveries consisted of: 490 A320 model aircraft 108 A330 aircraft 30 A380 super jumbo aircraft Initial A350 XWB to launch customer Qatar Airways Airbus was challenged at the last minute in delivery of the launch A350 but overcame issues of customer customized equipment needs to make its 2014 milestone. In the commercial aerospace sector, both Airbus and Boeing both declared that they each exceeded operational targets for 2014.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

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

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

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. 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.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. 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.

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. 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.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. 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.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Qatar. 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.

The hidden cost of buy-back programs

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

  To win more orders, Airbus extended the buy-back program of A340 to all other airlines ranging from Virgin Atlantic to Qatar Airways.   As many airlines (Virgin, Qatar, Singapore, China Eastern, etc.) By Christopher S. Tang (UCLA).