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.

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.

Top 15 Supply Chains to Admire from the Supply Chain Insights Conference

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Global Logistics—November 2014

Inbound Logistics

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.

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.

Nike’s Global E-Commerce Distribution Center in Leuven Belgium

NC State SCRC

The Nike campus is used for distribution to Russia, Saudi Arabia, as well as samples for sales reps, business promotions, and returns are all processed at the facility.

Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste

Talking Logistics

trailed both Saudi Arabia and Russia in oil production, and it trailed Russia in natural gas production. “Past performance is no guarantee of future results.”.

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.

Executive Panel on “Navigating the Road Ahead in Uncertain Times” Coming Up!

NC State SCRC

Based on the deluge of news coming from the press on Trump, Russia, China, trade talks, tax reform, healthcare reform, and a multitude of topics, it’s enough to make your head spin. This is particularly the case if you are working in the supply chain.

4 unstoppable forces that WILL change your end-to-end supply chain

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Emerging economies, those classed as part of the E7 (Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia, Turkey), are hitting the leaderboard of the top 10 countries with the most purchasing power.

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

RELEX Solutions Partners with Strategix CFT to Support Continued Growth and Increase Customer Reach

RELEX Solutions

Under the new agreement, RELEX Solutions and Strategix CFT will offer the combined solutions and services, with Strategix CFT having existing presence in the US, Germany, Poland, Russia and Turkey, and RELEX in 20 countries worldwide including North America, UK and Germany. It employs about 200 people worldwide, with offices in Germany, Poland, Russia, Turkey and the USA. Read PDF.

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.

Manufacturing Connect Seminar 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Join us at the event to: Hear from Marc van Pruijssen, Director Supply Chain Europe & Russia, Amway how today’s leading companiesare tackling inventory planning, replenishment and order fulfillment challenges in an omni-channel world to achieve competitive advantage.

Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Freight tons moving on the nation’s transportation network will grow 40 percent in the next three decades while the value of the freight will almost double, increasing by 92 percent, according to the latest projections by the U.S.

China Flexes Its Global Logistics Muscle

Material Handling & Logistics

The plan consists of six economic corridors: • China-Mongolia-Russia. 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.

How can we build better cities?

Quintiq

In the weeks heading into the Winter Olympics, Sochi, Russia was known less for hosting the Winter Games and more for the city’s lack of proper roads, sewage systems and working hotels. Today’s cities and towns are home to just over 50 percent of the world’s seven billion people.

Brewing Up E-Commerce Success with Tassimo

ModusLink Corporation

This included the countries of Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, as well as in Ukraine and Russia.

Supply chain pain points: Automotive

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Alexa Cheater 6 speed bumps on the road to automotive supply chain success. A trending move from regional to global supply chain processes is adding complexity to the automotive supply chain at an unprecedented level, driving a growing need for automation and collaboration.

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.

Reducing Food Waste

Elementum

It would also have the second largest land mass behind Russia, with about 5.4 One-third of edible food worldwide goes to waste, amounting to about 1.3 billion tons every year. If food waste were a country, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases next to China and the U.S.

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. Source: Evan, Flikr. “I

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.

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). Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway.

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Benefits and Drawbacks of Various Transportation Procurement Approaches

CHAINalytics

Back to basics: Adapting to a dynamic steel industry

Quintiq

Reheating furnaces to hot rolling steel at the production line of Cherepovets Steel Mill, Russia. The outlook for the steel industry in 2015 remains cautious. Overcapacity, particularly from China, is still an issue even though global demand has risen marginally in the past year.

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New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

Supply Chain Movement

There appears to be considerable upheaval in Europe as a result of the political unrest between Russia and Ukraine. Haex concedes that the EU’s economic boycott of Russia has definite consequences for the supply chain sector. Slight shift in European networks.

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

6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

Cerasis

This means that the world has opened up to countries like China, India, Brazil and Russia open for business.

This Week in Logistics News (August 4-8, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Boeing, United Technologies stock up titanium parts from Russia ( Reuters ). At the top of my family tree, the one planted here after my parents arrived from Cuba, youll find a small bodega nestled in the branches.

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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).

Did the Macron Law Influence Freight Rates into France?

CHAINalytics

By Olga Rissin| Product Manager, Freight Market Intelligence Consortium Europe & Russia | Chainalytics What happened to transportation rates after the Macron Law implementation in France?

Retail in EMEA: The Perfect Storm

Supply Chain Nation

EMEA is a blend of emerging countries like Russia, whose retail metamorphosis will see it grow to dominate the region; and mature markets like the U.K.,