Rwanda Heads Technology Revolution in Africa

The Network Effect

Rwanda is a tiny country in Africa, the fourth smallest to be exact, but one making giant strides in embracing the latest technology. Rwanda is at a distinct disadvantage. Take Rwanda’s embrace of drones for instance… Zipline Drones Testing in Rwanda. Zipline Drones is using Rwanda as a testing ground for its radically different drone. Zipline is using Rwanda to test a system of distribution medical supplies in hard to reach areas.

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Video: Cloud-based pharma supply chain in Rwanda

The Network Effect

You may have already seen our coverage of the joint-project between One Network, Resolve, and the Rwandan Ministry of Health to deliver medicine to the people of Rwanda, but if you haven’t, here’s a great video from Rwanda that explains the project and it’s benefits. If you want to learn more about the project, I suggest you download a case study on the Rwanda project here.

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Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. Together with service provider Arvato, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap outlining the route for high-tech supply chains, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0. Rwanda. Challenges for high-tech supply chain.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years. Talent development can make an important contribution to the execution of their supply chain strategies, but not all leaders pay the same amount of attention to this topic. Life’s as a chief supply chain officer (CSCO) is not always easy. Rwanda. Trends article Carlos Cordón download IMD Business School Leadership supply chain talent development

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

It is becoming ever-more difficult for supply chain professionals to make the right decisions. Supply Chain Media, software vendor Aimms and consultancy firm Districon have put together this checklist for supply chain optimisation. >>Please Checklist supply chain optimisation. Rwanda. Visuals Aimms checklist decision making Districon optimisation supply chain Supply Chain Media

Bill Gates: We need a ‘war game’ for the infectious diseases supply chain

The Network Effect

In a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine , the world’s wealthiest man, Bill Gates, argues that we need a better global supply chain and warning system for infectious diseases, and suggests that something like the simulated ’war games’ that have long taken place within and between the world’s military forces would help create such a system. Image by UK Department for International Development/Flickr.

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Supply Chain Comment onTrip Report for CSCMP Edge 2018 in Nashville

Supply Chain Digest

Content Best in Quite Some Time, with Outstanding Keynote Presentation from Zipline CEO on Drone System, in Rwanda

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

Supply Chain Movement

Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. This white paper from R&G Global Consultants will help you analysing your own role in the performance of your supply chain. Is your supply chain strategy truly customer focused? Do you fully understand your own supply chain?

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Not only does this demand a new approach, requiring an organisation and its employees to display more agility and responsiveness, but it also creates the need for a supply chain architect in order to meet the changing needs of customers, both now and in the future. Supply Chain Media and BLMC Recruitment & Interim Management have therefore developed this mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020 outlining the route, with road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Supply Chain KPI Tips. All you need to know about Supply Chain KPIs. Supply Chain KPI. So that unfortunately means that many of your supply chain KPIs may not be stock-standard ones. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain).

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Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

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. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Gartner Survey Analysis Women in Supply Chain 2016. Rwanda.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

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. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Gartner Survey Analysis Women in Supply Chain 2016. Rwanda. Trends gartner survey Women in Supply Chain

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

Supply Chain Movement

Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. This white paper from R&G Global Consultants will help you analysing your own role in the performance of your supply chain. Is your supply chain strategy truly customer focused? Do you fully understand your own supply chain?

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

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. Rwanda. Following a series of acquisitions of supply chain consulting firms by the ‘Big Four’ (Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PwC) over the past years, Accenture has recently responded with a couple of surprising moves.

How to Manage Risk and Boost Transparency in the Raw Material Supply Chain

EcoVadis

As conflict minerals continue to find their way into supply chains of major western corporations, businesses need to place more emphasis on due diligence and explore new technologies to increase transparency. Increasing Due Diligence in the Cobalt Supply Chain. Tracking responsible minerals may be easier with blockchain: A ledger of transparent transactions enabled through a decentralized and secured system can help to check the supply chain in real time.

This Week in Logistics News (October 10-14, 2016)

Talking Logistics

As I drink another glass of water and eat some salty snacks, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Descartes Acquires Appterra. Rwanda Launches World’s First National Drone Delivery Service Powered By Zipline. Cloud Logistics Partners with Breakthrough Fuel to Strengthen Customers’ Supply Chains. As I’ve argued many times before, software alone is not enough to enable supply chain processes and innovation.

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This Week in Logistics News (May 9-13, 2016)

Talking Logistics

The Hyperloop and drones headlined this week’s supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it: Hyperloop One Accelerates Toward Future With High-Speed Test (WSJ – sub. How much time and cost can we drive out of supply chains if there was less red tape, bureaucracy, and regulations? First, as reported by Reuters, “UPS is backing a start-up using drones in Rwanda to transport life-saving blood supplies and vaccine.”

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Media and Smart Logistics Centre Venlo have created a map which visualizes the position of Venlo in one overview. >>Please Rwanda. Trends logistics map Smart Logistics Centre Venlo Supply Chain Media VenloThe Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Amber Road, leader des solutions de gestion du commerce international (GTM), et Supply Chain Movement ont collaboré ensemble pour établir cette carte de commerce international 2016 qui montre les accords commerciaux actuels de l’UE et les risques potentiels pour le commerce. Rwanda. Visuals Aberdeen Research Amber Road customs duties French FTA Global Trade Map international trade PTA risk SAA Supply Chain Media Supply Chain Movement trade agreements

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Adequate demand planning and accurate inventory investments are key to successful supply chain management in this fast-moving industry. Supply Chain Movement and NeoGrid, provider of a collaborative, demand-driven supply chain management platform in the cloud, have therefore developed this mindmap to inspire fashion and luxury goods companies to become more profitable and competitive. >>Please Rwanda.

Retailers trial drone deliveries

EFT

Zipline launched a drone service in 2016 in Rwanda, to deliver medical supplies. Walmart in the USA and Tesco in the UK are both trialling drone deliveries, reports Logistics Viewpoint. Walmart will be trialling the delivery products in Fayetteville, NC, in partnership with Flytrex. .

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond. The benefits of the Self-Learning Supply Chain in manufacturing. Rwanda. Reports challenges download optimum Quintiq supply chain whitepaperAdvanced analytics and optimization technology is the game-changing advantage that will push you past the competition – giving your business more agility, higher accuracy and sharper insights to maximize your revenue.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network. Together with MP Objects, supplier of supply chain software, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap for innovative order management, including a handy description of the route and with road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Rwanda. Supply chain challenges.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. furthermore, because the continuing growth in outsourcing is making global businesses ever-more susceptible to disruptions, supply chain risk management software is also on the rise. These are the key developments that are visualised on the 2016 version of Supply Chain Movement’s SCM IT Subway Map. Rwanda.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have therefore developed this mindmap for Global Logistics Integration, outlining the route to achievement and providing road signs to flag potential hazards along the way. >>Please Rwanda. This dynamic has to be examined and stakeholders must determine the impact on the supply chain function: Do. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

In collaboration with Amber Road, Supply Chain Movement has put together this Global EU Trade Map which provides an overview of current EU trade agreements and an insight into potential trade risks and how to mitigate them. By Supply Chain Movement in collaboration with Amber Road. Rwanda. Visuals Aberdeen Research Amber Road customs duties FTA Global Trade Map international trade PTA risk SAA Supply Chain Media Supply Chain Movement trade agreements

S.E.C. Approval of Conflict Minerals Rules: a landmark in supply chain disclosure requirements

EcoVadis

Countries covered by the new rules in addition to the DRC include South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Angola, the Republic of the Congo and the Central African Republic. Issuers using recycled or scrap sources are not automatically required to conduct due diligence of their supply chain and file a conflict minerals report. Last but not least the final rule exempts any conflict minerals that are “outside the supply chain” prior to January 31, 2013.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Rwanda. These mergers and acquisitions are reflected on the Supply Chain Movement 3PL Subway Map Europe. Furthermore, Supply Chain Movement has asked these companies which competitors they come across regularly during logistics tenders.

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Gemeinsam mit Supply Chain Movement hat Amber Road eine Checkliste entwickelt: Testen Sie Ihr Global Trade Management! Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation. Supply Chain Movement and software supplier Amber Road have put together this checklist for Global Trade Management. Rwanda. Trends Amber Road checklist German global trade management Supply Chain Media

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

For the third consecutive year, Supply Chain Movement has put together a 3PL Subway Map Europe showing the specific services of the most important logistics service providers which have offices in several European countries. >>Please Rwanda. Europe can expect to see more activity from large logistics service providers on the back of XPO’s acquisition of ND, and this will of course be reflected on Supply Chain Movement’s 3PL Subway Map Europe in the years ahead.

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Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

This shift to direct selling is making itself felt on manufacturers’ supply chains and their profitability. As the online channel grows in popularity, how will manufacturers build a digital supply chain that supports the burgeoning digital relationshipwith their customers? Rwanda. Reports JDA Manufacturing Omni-channel online retail shopping supply chainThe manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have developed this checklist to provide to pinpoint the key drivers of Freight Spend Management. Rwanda. Trends Eyefreight freight spend Freight Spend Management logistics service provider Supply Chain Movement TMS Transportation Management Systems10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Rwanda. These mergers and acquisitions are reflected on the Supply Chain Movement 3PL Subway Map Europe. Furthermore, Supply Chain Movement has asked these companies which competitors they come across regularly during logistics tenders.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks. Supply Chain Media and consultancy firm Involvation have developed this checklist to provide insight into the added value and the potential of your current S&OP process. Rwanda. Visuals demand financial impact Involvation involvement S&OP supply Supply Chain MediaManagement at the helm.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation. Supply Chain Movement and software supplier Amber Road have put together this checklist for Global Trade Management. >>Please Rwanda. 10 questions about Global Trade Management. >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button. Checklist for Global Trade Management.