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.

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.

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.

Gartner Top 25 Supply Chains: Did your FMCG company make the list?

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The consumer pull on their burgers and fries or mici here in Romania, is very powerful and as long as everything is available when you approach the counter you will buy and be wished a nice day. The annual Supply Chain “Oscar’s” have been announced by Gartner for 2014.

Supply Chain : When a bicycle is better than a Mercedes.

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In Romania, politicians “defended the people from the noise and pollution made ??by The vast majority of companies in Romania that I know have made real progress in integration with suppliers and customers, but still neglect internal integration. The summer of 2004.

FMCG Christmas Promotional Activity Planning - 7 Top Tips

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Certainly here in Romania that jolly friendly man carrying gifts has popped up in mall windows in October. Did you know that the Christmas season originally ran from December 25 th to January 6th which was in turn popularly known as the 12 Days of Christmas?

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.

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.

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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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.

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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’.

Rethinking your optimum

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

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.

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

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Romania. 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?

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Romania. 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

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Romania. 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

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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.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

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Romania. 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.

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.

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.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

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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.

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.

Controlling the extended supply chain: Horse Bolognese, anyone?

Supply Chain View from the Field

A representative said he believed his company was buying French beef from a company called Spanghero but it had since told him it had come from Romania. A recent article in the Guardian shows how uncontrollable supply chains can be.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.