FMCG warehouse capacity in Romania: A Short Story

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The dogs chased the litter; the cats produced a litter and the pigeons left their telling statement on a once thriving warehouse in Romania.

FMCG Supply Chains - For Whom the Bell Tolls in Romania?

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And we miss that so much in Romania, in the entire society. We hadn’t seen R. in the last three years. Now this happened in the middle of the street and after the kisses and hugs, the usual ‘how do you do’ followed.

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FMCG Producers: The important role of motorway network infrastructure

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Which brings me right across the continent to Romania. truck from UK to Romania for a charity I support. I am big fan of Romania and most Romanians but the road infrastructure still lets the country down. The human heart.

FMCG Drinks Route to Market – let’s get fizzical in CEE

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Anyone living in or around Romania presently will have “enjoyed” a prolonged spell of very hot, dry weather and uncommonly lacking a few end of day cooling storms.

FMCG Supply Chains – What are the most important roles?

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If you are ever lucky enough to visit the Danube Delta in Romania then on the road back towards Bucharest you will see men and women stand up at the side of the road and outstretch their arms. I am often asked which job in the extended Supply Chain is the most important.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

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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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FMCG Stock Shrinkage happens in the best run operations, even yours!

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My colleague Stefan Cucu recently wrote on the subject of stock shrinkage in coolers located in HORECA outlets in Romania. One of the points he made warned Supply Chain professionals about the likelihood of stock shrinkage anywhere along the chain.

Fit for Growth 2016

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Venue: Rin Grand Hotel, Bucharest, Romania. In cooperation with the companies Dräxlmaier and Stabi lus, the Association for Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Logistics (BME) is organizing the first German-Romanian Supplier Dialogue Fit for Growth on 24 November 2016 in Bucharest, Romania. Dräxlmaier and Stabilus want to strengthen the relationship with their existing suppliers and discover new business partners in Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia. Fit for Growth 2016.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

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

Supplier Quality Management: What it is, 5 Key Metrics to Know & a 4 Step Supplier Evaluation Process

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The US quality guru Joseph Moses Juran (born 1904 in Romania ) divides the supplier quality assurance process into nine steps: definition of the product’s quality requirements, evaluation of alternative suppliers. Editor’s Note: This is the first in a three-part series on Supplier Quality Management processes and how to evaluate your suppliers from Chuck Intrieri of The Lean Supply Chain.

Checklist for working capital management

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Romania. 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 Insight: FMCG Drinks Stock Shrinkage

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Once upon a time, when I accompanied a sales rep on his route in a Route-to-Market (RTM) project, I visited a certain street in the southern Romania district of Giurgiu. Today we see a lot of writing about Supply Chain.

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

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Romania. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

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

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Romania. 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.

Complex costs of transportation

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Romania. 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

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Romania. 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

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Romania. 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

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Romania. 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

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Romania. 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

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Romania. 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

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Romania. 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

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Romania. 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

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Romania. 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

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Romania. 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

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

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

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Romania. 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.

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

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Romania. 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

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Romania. 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

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Romania. 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

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

Leading Edge S&OP: Periodically check for relevance & compliance

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As a sign of how long we have spent living in Romania we have adopted the Domestos si harnici si darnici or spring cleaning routine. The first target of this spring was the kitchen. All cupboards and drawers were emptied including some for the first time in several years. Lo and behold we had forgotten we were the “proud” owners of an item recently voted the world’s worst labour saving device. Yes, we own a battery operated revolving ice cream cone.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

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Romania. 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

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

FMCG: Will retailing the Amazon way see off the discounters?

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Romania has not yet bought into online FMCG supermarket retailing in a big way. There have been some trials, tribulations and a few errors but online retailing here is this nothing like on the scale seen in UK, for example.

FMCG ERP Selection: Road to success or road to ruin?

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Irrelevant in the UK but here in Romania this is a significant factor for as sure as it will rain in UK in summer it will snow heavily in these parts come winter time. I know this will not impress Jeremy Clarkson – and why would I want to? - but my first car was a Renault 5.

Thanksgiving: 3 Reasons We’re Thankful For Freight

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Countries with no cultural connection to Thanksgiving – like Romania. At their first Thanksgiving meal in 1621, pilgrims and local tribes members dived into a turkey and pumpkin pie, caught a football game and woke up early the next day to catch some Black Friday sales. Well, no! Not even the turkey and pumpkin pie part. In fact, Thanksgiving Day wasn’t even regularly celebrated until 140 years later.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

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Romania. 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.

The Benefits of Choosing Rail Freight

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Unless you are shipping things to Serbia or Romania, where the railways are extremely slow, chances are that using rail freight to deliver your goods will deliver them more quickly than any other mode of transport would (except, again, air transport). Introduction – Benefits of Choosing Rail Freight. Deciding which type of transport to choose for the goods that you need delivered to a remote place can sometimes be a mind-boggling affair.

Anita Arts: “A supply chain manager can no longer sit in an ivory tower

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The British company is owner of Unitymedia KabelBW (Germany), UPC (The Netherlands, Republic of Ireland, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary and Romania), VTR (Chile) and Liberty (Puerto Rico).

Aya??n?z? yorgan?n?za göre uzat?n… – Cut your coat…

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They were buying or producing all their materials in The Netherlands, shipping them to low-cost countries like Hungary, Romania and Ukraine for manufacturing and then shipping the products back to The Netherlands for distribution. rgiyim imalatç?s? Narkonteks Yönetim Kurulu Ba?kan?