Pandemic Underscores Necessity of TMS and Other Supply Chain Tech Tools

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A surge in demand to ship the flood of crude oil unleashed by Saudi Arabia and its OPEC peers is sending freight rates surging and forcing buyers to seek out space on smaller tankers after the largest ones have been booked out, shipping sources said.

This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

What is a warehouse? And what is a warehouse management system? In North America, average truckload rate per mile charged to customers increased about two percent while truckload transportation costs increased about four percent, excluding the estimated impacts of the change in fuel. Robinson Choice Logistics Dubai INXS JDA In-Store Picking JDA Software MENA NAFTA omni-channel fulfillment transportation XPO Logistics Forget cloud, social, and mobile.

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Souq.com Rebrands in the Midst of a Vibrant Middle East E-commerce Market

Logistics Trends and Insights

replaced Souq.com in Saudi Arabia. Amazon continues to build its network throughout the region and in Saudi Arabia, for example, Amazon’s network includes 14 warehouses and a strategic delivery partnership with Saudi Post.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

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And in countries like Saudi Arabia, every container must go through inspection. After all, the more you know about an item’s origin — and what it takes to get it to your warehouse — the easier it becomes to identify any middlemen that might be artificially elevating the price of goods. In fact, activities associated with transportation and logistics account for anywhere between 10% and 12% of global GDP.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

And in countries like Saudi Arabia, every container must go through inspection. After all, the more you know about an item’s origin — and what it takes to get it to your warehouse — the easier it becomes to identify any middlemen that might be artificially elevating the price of goods.

Why Logistics Management is the Need of the Hour in the Middle East?

Shipsy

For this, it is necessary to have a proper tracking of the product from the customer’s place to the warehouse. For instance, the business in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia is completely shut during Salat. Why Logistics Management is the Need of the Hour in the Middle East?

Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability

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How you manage the transformation and transportation of assets in that supply chain ultimately determines the value you create for the world. Not to mention that time-sensitive goods such as chemicals and food can spoil as they sit in warehouses.

Why Logistics Management is the Need of the Hour in the Middle East?

Shipsy

For this, it is necessary to have a proper tracking of the product from the customer’s place to the warehouse. For instance, the business in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia is completely shut during Salat. Why Logistics Management is the Need of the Hour in the Middle East?

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Saudi Arabia. The supply chain solutions for the 24-hour economy lie primarily in a flexible IT platform which enables the various internal software applications, such as for manufacturing execution, warehouse management and transport planning, to be connected to external systems such as for customs handling. Integration with warehouse mechanisation and production equipment guarantees that the optimal plan will be executed in practice.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Warehousing. Transportation. Of course, the difference between KPIs and metrics will vary at different levels of your organisation, so for example, while a metric recording “receiving accuracy” in a warehouse would certainly be a KPI for a warehouse manager, it would be completely extraneous as an executive-level KPI. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right.

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Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

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Countries including Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, UAE, Malaysia, Mexico and Turkey are poised to leverage on concerns around skills shortages, increased living costs and rising salaries, new regulations and infrastructure limitations to seize a greater share of global trade as the ‘new tier’ of emerging markets. They have good transport and trade links not only with the BRIC countries, but with North America and the EU.

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Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability

ThroughPut

How you manage the transformation and transportation of assets in that supply chain ultimately determines the value you create for the world. Not to mention that time-sensitive goods such as chemicals and food can spoil as they sit in warehouses.

This Week in Logistics News (May 30 – June 3, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Wal-Mart says it is 6-9 months from using drones to check warehouse inventory (Reuters). billion from Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund (Reuters). One of my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2016 was that drones would have a breakout year — not in delivering packages to consumers, but in yard and warehouse management. What was your first concert?