Doing Business in Switzerland

QAD

Switzerland has a history of neutrality and was not involved in either of the two world wars, but it has continued to strengthen ties with other countries. Switzerland is east of France and north of Italy, also bordered by Austria, Liechtenstein and Germany. Shipping.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Shipping my stuff one more time.

Supply Chains Rock

Shipping my stuff one more time. This time I am planting my feet just outside of Zurich, Switzerland in the town of Ruschlikon where I will be working at IBMs fabled Research Lab. After failing to ship my Mini Cooper over two years ago Im at it again, but this time with much lighter cargo. So working with Planes International, the same 3PL I tried to use for shipping my car, I am shipping my desk, a carpet, my bike and some framed wall art.

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Top 10 liners control 85% of market — and they’re not done yet

The Supply Chain Journal

The top 10 carriers now operate 85% of global shipping capacity. The Switzerland-based carrier has been extremely active in the secondhand market, purchasing 49 vessels since August. Even in terms of ships on the water, it will take the crown soon.

Doing Business in Germany

QAD

km and borders the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and other countries including the Netherlands, Poland, Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Luxembourg and Switzerland. Shipping. Italy, Austria, Poland and Switzerland. Austria and Switzerland.

Digitisation: Shifting Gears in 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The creation of the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) and an increasing number of startup challenges, incubators etc. 2 020 will be remembered as the year of mass digitisation. Few had imagined that the wind finally started turning. But when humans don’t have a choice, they adapt.

This Week in Logistics News (March 27 – April 3)

Logistics Viewpoints

America’s imports are stuck on ships floating off LA. Specifically, the top countries most impacted by the Suez Canal blockage include the UK, Germany, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Turkey, and Austria. Spring brings about a plethora of annual traditions.

Is electrifying the freight rail network cost prohibitive?

The Supply Chain Journal

Electrification of the rail network is more prevalent in Europe, with countries such as Switzerland making the decision around World War I to electrify its rail networks. While electrification might suit such transportation modes as trucking , many say rail might not be a good fit.

Who said supply chains are boring?: UPS to the Rescue

Supply Chains Rock

I received several emails and even another blogger posted commentary on the challenges for US retailers to ship overseas. For example when I wrote a general statement that "retailers dont get shipping abroad." While I poked at a few of my favorite retailers, I came across one that actually DOES ship internationally - Lucky Brand Jeans. They ship to about 15 countries including Switzerland. 20 to ship a small box from California to Switzerland.

Doing Business in India

QAD

Shipping. Coupled with its favorable location in Asia, the strong air support makes shipping products in or out of India easy. Transportation of goods within India is also well supported by rail and water shipping capabilities.

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Patient-centric networks at the heart of pharmaceutical supply chain management: Lessons from LogiPharma Europe 2018

Kinaxis

In early April I attended the LogiPharma Europe 2018 conference in Montreux, Switzerland, an event that attracted more than 800 attendees, including practitioners and executives from pharma and medical device industries, along with software vendors and many service providers. Given that the cells involved are living, they have very short lifespans and must be shipped in tightly managed, cryogenic conditions in a timely manner.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Finally, Gap Inc. gets.

Supply Chains Rock

Granted it took a few years and several blog posts of me complaining, but finally Gap Inc has partnered with a global logistics company to ship its clothing lines from Banana Republic, Gap and Old Navy to 50 countries worldwide, with more coming soon. No matter, yours truly is covered in Switzerland. Who said supply chains are boring?

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The need to know

EFT

Roche ships supplies from Germany to plug UK tests shortfall. Swiss drugs and diagnostics group Roche is shipping supplies from Germany to help Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) fill gaps caused by a logistics glitch at a Roche warehouse in southern England, it said on Thursday.

Doing Business in Italy

QAD

Border countries include Austria, France, Vatican City, San Marino, Slovenia and Switzerland. Shipping. Primary export partners were Germany, France, US, Spain, UK and Switzerland.

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Is electrifying the freight rail network cost prohibitive?

The Supply Chain Journal

Electrification of the rail network is more prevalent in Europe, with countries such as Switzerland making the decision around World War I to electrify its rail networks. While electrification might suit such transportation modes as trucking , many say rail might not be a good fit.

Deutsche Telekom and arviem AG launch M2M partnership

Global Trade Management

Deutsche Telekom AG today signed a nearly double-digit million euro contract with leading cargo monitoring service provider arviem AG of Switzerland. Each customer specifies in advance which events he wants to be informed of - such as whether his container has been opened in shipping or is taking a route that differs from the one that was scheduled. Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. International trade is the engine of global prosperity today.

The need to know

EFT

Switzerland's Kuehne & Nagel buys Asian logistics firm Apex. Shortages, shipping and stocks feed bullish tin narrative. Shipping lines start to give Myanmar a miss as protests impact supply chains.[The Lawmakers plan to meet with Biden Wednesday on supply chain: sources.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

A behemoth in the logistics industry, UPS has operations in shipping, air freight, trucking, last-mile delivery and drone delivery. Revenue: $21.054 billion (12 months ending March 31, 2020), $21.231 (2019) Headquarters: Schindellegi, Switzerland CEO: Detlef Trefzger 5.

Sales and Operations Alignment: Often The Missing Link

Supply Chain Shaman

It was a beautiful spring day in March in Basel, Switzerland. When I asked Shane, during my recent trip to Basel, Switzerland, to tell me how he orchestrated the transition, he replied, “There were two immediate actions. We outsource about 80% of the primary ingredients of our crop protection business, and pack it in finishing plants and ship to warehouses. I pushed aside Shane’s motorbike helmet and jacket to take a seat in his crowded office.

Doing Business in India

QAD

Shipping. Coupled with its favorable location in Asia, the strong air support makes shipping products in or out of India easy. Transportation of goods within India is also well supported by rail and water shipping capabilities.

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Captains of Ocean Freight: The Top 3 Ocean Carriers

3PL Insights

Shipping via ocean freighters is the method by which a huge majority of goods, especially raw materials, are transported from place to place. This company, based in Switzerland, tops the list of ocean freighters, with a gross revenue of over 4.9 They offer both air and ocean freight shipping, as well as freight brokerage, supply chain consulting, and custom brokerage. In today’s global economy, ocean freight is necessary to meet the demands of consumers worldwide.

3 Things You Need To Do To Take Your Company Global

ThroughPut

International shipping is likewise complex, so research the rules and regulations around shipping the materials needed for your product. in Switzerland, while restaurants in Shanghai and Beijing will sell the sandwich for approximately $0.60

UK ports in disarray and trade at risk

EFT

Firstly, global container movements have been through a rollercoaster, seeing shipping lines cutting capacity and operating blank sailings earlier in the year, before demand came back with force.

Empowered Consumers Require Omnichannel Strategies

Enterra Insights

consumers expect orders, with free shipping, to arrive within three days. As a result, Howard Yu ( @HowardHYu ), the LEGO professor of management and innovation at the IMD business school in Switzerland, asserts, “No industry is failing faster than retail.”[7] We’re all familiar with the adage “knowledge is power.” ” The quote finds its origins in Sir Francis Bacon’s book Meditationes Sacrae , which was published in 1597.

This Week in Logistics News (March 20 – 26)

Logistics Viewpoints

It then calculates the carbon footprint based on the store’s location and by checking the type, weight, and origin of a food against a database maintained by Eaternity, a life cycle assessment company based in Switzerland. Egypt’s Suez Canal blocked by huge container ship.

A convincing industry approach: SupplyOn’s Rail Community boosts the efficiency of the railway industry

SupplyOn

The Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), with around 34,000 employees, a transport network of over 3,000 kilometers and almost a half billion passengers per year, is the national railway company of Switzerland, consisting of the four divisions Passenger Transportation, Cargo, Infrastructure and Real Estate. SBB relies on RailSupply to significantly improve efficiency in purchasing and procurement logistics.

Swiss online grocery store LeShop.ch refreshes its supply chain

RELEX Solutions

From hygiene products to frozen goods to fresh food: Switzerland’s largest online supermarket is renowned for its huge assortment of some 13,500 products from a wide range of categories. is Switzerland’s first online supermarket and one of the first online grocery stores in the world. LeShop and RELEX were initially put in touch by Pekka Niskanen of Fennobiz GmbH, who represents RELEX in Switzerland. It is shipped as soon as it arrives at LeShop.ch’s

ABB’s Daniel Helmig: “We are moving to virtual centres of expertise”

Supply Chain Movement

Its innovative technologies drive ships as well as electrical cars and e-buses. Focusing on the transport & logistics; we are establishing ten Transportation Management Centres (TMC) worldwide that will be located on the Arabic peninsular, China, Singapore, India, Poland, Italy, Switzerland, Finland, Brazil and the USA. One year ago global technology company ABB launched the second stage of its Next Level Strategy.

BluJay Solutions Extends Supply Chain Capabilities for Customers with Latest Release of Global Trade Network Platform

BluJay Solutions

Highlights include New Computerized Transit System (NCTS) support for Norway and Switzerland; Canada ACI for marine, air, and rail; Ireland Import and Export Amendment; and Netherlands Declaration Drug Precursors to customs. Parcel –BluJay’s Parcel solution is an enterprise class multi-carrier shipping management system that supports complex, high-volume, multi-location, international, and domestic shipping.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Switzerland. Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Mission Impossible

Supply Chains Rock

While, yes I live in Switzerland, for some reason its much cheaper to buy in the US. Living in Switzerland and before now in Austria it is much, much easier to find locally manufactured products from pens and pencils to clothes. Not only does buying local help the local economy you are also reducing your carbon footprint, since Made in China means it needs to be shipped to you. Who said supply chains are boring?

An Interview with Michael Hutzli, Engineering

Alloy

Before joining Alloy a bit over three years ago, he worked as a software engineer at Addepar in Mountain View and at AdNovum in Zurich, Switzerland. For example, it enables companies to improve their planning, so they can reduce warehouse space requirements, shipping volumes, and product spoilage and waste. Michael Hutzli is an engineering team lead in Alloy’s Vancouver office.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Switzerland. Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry.

From The Desk of the CEO & CTO – 6/27/19

Shipchain

The mechanics are quite complicated and nothing has been fully finalized yet, but currently the best example of how it all works can be seen in the live Loom PlasmaChain network — dApp developers pay monthly fees in the native token (SHIP on our chain, Loom token on PlasmaChain) to a variably-priced Smart Contract and they receive Karma to distribute to their users, which is used like gas as a rate limiter.

Marion Kohlmeier: ‘Expansion in our global footprint has been a big step’

Supply Chain Movement

For all the production cooperations, the customer has one point of contact, that is Weidmann, and we communicate with the production partners and they ship parts based on our orders. We have a production plant here in Switzerland as well as in Germany and as wages increase further we need greater efficiency. Previously our strategy was to carry out the injecting moulding, pack and ship. Nine questions about the topics on the supply chain agenda of a supply chain professional.

How Blockchain Could Create the 'Autonomous Container'

Supply Chain Brain

There’s nothing new, for example, about a carrier’s ability to monitor the interior temperature and humidity of a shipping container while in transit. Beyond pharma, ideal products include sophisticated electronics, chocolate from Switzerland, fresh salmon and berries. It knows where it’s located, that it has all shipping documents attached in virtual form on the blockchain, and when it runs into trouble can call for help.”