Why Russia’s Agricultural Import Ban is more Supply Chain than Economics

Logistics Viewpoints

In July the US, the European Union (EU), and select other countries instituted a number of trade and financial sanctions against Russia for its involvement in the separatist movement in neighboring Ukraine.

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Why you shouldn’t miss the Russia & CIS Executive Summit 2014

Quintiq

Join the upcoming 4th Russia & CIS Executive Summit Oil & Gas in Dubai. This year’s summit promises other insightful presentations by top leaders in the oil & gas industry: The future of LNG in Russia.

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FMCG Manufacturing, Sourcing and the Ukraine-Russia Unrest

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

One recent escalation has been to ban the sale of EU goods inside Russia which is rather a throw-back to Cold War days when the same rule applied to iconic western branded goods like Coke and Wrangler jeans.

Bo Andersson’s Supply Strategy Collides With Vladimir Putin’s Russia: The Performance Triangle Collapses

NC State SCRC

A story in the Wall Street Journal revealed that Bo Andersson, the current CEO of Russia’s largest car maker AvtoVAZ, plans to step down. Discontent trickled up to the highest echelons of Russia’s political elite and prompted a warning shot last spring from an ally of President Vladimir Putin. “You’re Not so much in Russia at the moment. Automotive news seems to be coming up a lot lately.

Russia offers logistics support in crash aftermath

Logistics Middle East

Russian Foreign Minister said Russia is ready to provide assistance

Business boundaries in supply chains

Supply Chain Movement

And just when you think you have your export logistics under control, a boycott rears its ugly head – as currently between the European Union and Russia. The EU currently prohibits the export to Russia of certain items used in the production of oil.

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TransRussia 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: IEC Crocus Expo, Moscow, Russia. The TransRussia exhibition annually attracts the leading transportation experts from Russia, the CIS and the Baltic states. The international TransRussia exhibition is Russia’s largest business event in terms of exhibitor and visitor numbers and exhibition space. Register now >> Events event freight-handling equipment IEC Crocus Expo infrastructure ITE Group moscow Russia software supply chain transportation Transrussia

Ikea Russia’s new DC will be Jungheinrich’s biggest project yet

Supply Chain Movement

Jungheinrich has announced that it has won the contract to provide the handling systems for IKEA Russia’s new distribution centre. A 45 metre high, high-bay warehouse measuring 200 metres in length and 130 metres in width, the store will offer a total of 210,000 pallet locations.

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Supply Chain Movement 16 – Consultancy

Supply Chain Movement

Some companies try to work round the blockades, such as the tomato producers who export to Russia via Turkey. at Uyguroglu duties export Greg Javor innovation international supply chains Jungheinrich Russia Starbucks Supply Chain Movement Unilever warehousing

What CEOs are Saying About the EMEA Marketplace

Supply Chain Nation

SCN: In the PwC survey, the CEOs indicated that Germany and Russia were two areas where they expect significant growth. Russia, similarly, almost escaped the recession. Russia did have a dip, but they rebounded very fast. Russia’s performance is even more impressive.

Russia and Dubai aim to boost trade through Jafza hub

Logistics Middle East

High-level Russian delegation visits Jafza amid major growth in Dubai-Moscow trade

The impact of the Ukrainian crisis on Europe’s gas flow

Supply Chain Movement

Europe imports around one third of its gas requirement from Russia with about half of it transiting through Ukraine. Wood Mackenzie’s analysis showed that North Western Europe would feel minimal effects, as Russia’s Nord Stream pipeline supplies much of its gas demand.

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The Top 6 Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2017

PLS Logistics

Brazil, Russia and India are predicted to become sources of supply and demand for global companies. Globalization. The supply chain is affected by the globalization of business, and those who work with international suppliers don’t have the same competitive advantage they once had.

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TransRussia 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: IEC Crocus Expo, Moscow, Russia. The TransRussia exhibition is a major marketplace for transport services, each year attracting leading professionals from Russia, the CIS and Baltics. TransRussia is the key international transport & logistics event in Russia, CIS and Baltic countries — over 495 companies from 29 countries. Events cargo Crocus expo Exhibition moscow Russia transportation Transrussia TransRussia 2015. Date: 21-24 April 2015.

Global Logistics—November 2014

Inbound Logistics

Boeing Initiates Tactical and Strategic Supply Chain Moves

Supply Chain Matters

Many headlines of late report on the continuing tensions among Russia and the United States concerning ongoing events in the Ukraine. One of the worlds largest producers of this material is VSMPO-Avisma, which has a parent company with direct ties to the government of Russia. Commercial aerospace and aircraft producer Boeing has recently initiated some supply chain risk mitigation and strategic sourcing moves which demonstrate responses to important business needs.

The self-learning supply chain: Turning manufacturing into a self-adjusting process

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

By Marcus Malinen, Vice-President of Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia, Quintiq, a Dassault Systèmes brand. A key challenge for manufacturers is the need to be ready to meet their customers' demands at all times, but without holding stock unnecessarily

Global Logistics—July 2016

Inbound Logistics

Brexit shakes up global supply chain; Amazon invests $3 billion in India; Hyperloop targets Russia as site for science fiction-like transit tube; Australian truckies want better working conditions; Despite the best-laid plans by multinational companies to establish trade compliance, there’s a costly risk gap between knowing and doing that may lead to fines and incarceration

The self-learning supply chain: Turning manufacturing into a self-adjusting process

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

By Marcus Malinen, Vice-President of Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia, Quintiq, a Dassault Systèmes brand. A key challenge for manufacturers is the need to be ready to meet their customers' demands at all times, but without holding stock unnecessarily

Supply Chain Goals: Gracefully Overcoming the Hurdles of Global Sports Events

BluJay Solutions

The 2018 FIFA World Cup soccer championship has drawn millions of sports enthusiasts to Russia. Many of the deliveries to Russia span thousands of kilometers from origin to destination.

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How Procter & Gamble is thriving on supply chain complexity

ToolsGroup

Next it implemented in Russia, followed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Source: Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference. Procter & Gamble (P&G) is known for best-in-class supply chain planning.

SCM Map Europe 2013-2014

Supply Chain Movement

As two rapidly expanding economies, Russia and Turkey are large enough to warrant local production activities. Despite the economic malaise in Western Europe, multinationals are investing heavily in manufacturing and distribution in the eastern part of the continent.

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Using Warehouse Automation to Combat Tariff Spikes

Cerasis

Additional tariffs have been enacted against China and Russia as well. The Trump administration recently levied significant tariffs against primary U.S. trading partners, including the European Union, Canada, and Mexico.

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Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain Shaman

Shell’s current shift to the global supply chain is impacting North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Russia, and China. Nick Lynch is the Global Excellence Manager at Shell Lubricants, a division of Shell Global.

AirBridgeCargo Airlines tonnage up 16% in 2015 so far

Logistics Middle East

Between January and May 2015, the cargo airline transported 180,605 tonnes across its global route network linking Europe, Asia and the USA via Russia

Sochi chalet runs out of traditional Swiss raclette melting cheese

Global Trade Management

Sochi, Russia (Reuters) - The House of Switzerland chalet has become one of the main attractions in Sochis Olympic Park, offering takeaway food, a sit-down restaurant, and parties well into the night. ” New supplies of the cheese should have already arrived in Sochi as the caterers ordered a further 800 kg to be transported by truck from Switzerland to Russia through Ukraine as soon as they noticed the stocks dwindling. Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking.

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Etihad Cargo launches freighter flights to Moscow

Logistics Middle East

New service capitalises on growing trade between Russia & the UAE

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Is Samsung's Supply Chain Prepared for its Demand?

Elementum

Due to strong demand, the launch dates of the premium smartphone in some markets, including Ukraine, Malaysia and Russia, have been delayed.

Supply Chain Management Trends

SCM Research

Second, international SCM activities are challenging for many participants, particularly in regions such as China, Russia, Brazil, Eastern and Southeast Europe (including Turkey), and the Arabian Peninsula. Last week, I was invited to beautiful Switzerland, where I held a seminar for supply chain managers from 30 large logistics service providers and manufacturing firms. Initially, these managers were asked about SCM topics they are currently most interested in.

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Most popular items on Supply Chain Movement – first 6 months 2017

Supply Chain Movement

In Russia, Adidas increased sales in Moscow by double digits in 24 hours, thanks to a supply chain initiative. In Case You Missed It. A recap of the most popular articles on in 2017 so far. By far the most read article on Supply Chain Movement is Carlos Cordon’s blog: Supply Chain 4.0: Adidas and Amazon re-write the rules. In an amazing twist, technology is rendering the old fundamentals of supply chain management obsolete.

7 Guidelines to Achieving Growth Through Globalization

The Network Effect

eBay expands in Russia. Nicolas A. Tonelli/Flickr. Global headlines anticipating growth through globalization are plentiful. Three different positions on achieving growth all point to cross-border e-commerce from a brand, company, and country perspective: BRANDS.

A time of transition: 3 key trends for oil & gas in 2018

Quintiq

The current top seven exporters of LNG in the world are Qatar, Australia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Indonesia, Algeria and Russia. The fall in oil prices transformed the global oil & gas industry.

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The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

Cerasis

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.

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Will Forecasts and/or Predictions Benefit The Alignment of Your Priorities and Your Supply Chain?

The Network Effect

Jack Ma continues to pursue his priorities; I forecast he will stay #1 in China eCommerce, I forecast he will stay #1 in XBorder trade, and I predict he will evolve into a leadership position in eCommerce in Russia, Brazil, Europe, and the United States. Mark Roy/Flickr.

How vehicle customization will drive the supply chain of the future

Kinaxis

Mirza has also spent time on assignments within the consulting world with private equities and also in Russia with the largest automaker there. by Dustin Mattison I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Farhan Mirza, President of BAFF Consultants Inc.,