Doing Business in Spain

QAD

Spain has served as a global model of freedom and human rights since the peaceful transition to democracy after former Head of State and dictator Francisco Franco’s death in 1975. Spain is about five times the size of the U.S. The capital of Spain is Madrid. of Spain’s GDP.

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RELEX’s Rapid Expansion Continues to France, Italy and Spain

RELEX Solutions

Meanwhile in Spain RELEX is unveiling a new partnership with Forecast Solutions, a process management and automation company specializing in supply chain planning and optimization. And I suspect we’ll have no shortage of enthusiastic volunteers from Helsinki wanting to help on implementation projects in Italy, France and Spain, especially in the middle of the Finnish winter,” he adds wryly. Read PDF.

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Catalonia Independence Crisis Requires Close Monitoring by Supply Chain Experts

Resilinc

Many economic, capacity and labor challenges resulting from the independence process could cause serious issues for supply chains dependent on Spain and beyond. supply chain risk management

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Alibaba versus Amazon in Europe

Logistics Trends and Insights

Reuters recently reported that Alibaba was undercutting Amazon sellers’ fees to attract vendors primarily in Spain and Italy. Spain is Alibaba’s fourth market by turnover volume, after China, the United States, and Russia and is the focus of this article. Amazon’s Operations in Spain.

16th International Logistics and Material Handling Exhibition

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Fira de Barcelona Montjuic Exhibition Center, Barcelona (Spain). It is an Exhibition that, as the result of the sector involvement, has consolidated itself as the leading Exhibition in Spain and Southern Europe; as the international point of reference where all logistics sectors are represented, acting as a bridge for business between Europe, Latin American, African and the Mediterranean. 16th International Logistics and Material Handling Exhibition. Date: 3-5 June 2014.

European Supply Chain & Logistics Summit 2014

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I, Barcelona, Spain. Events Barcelona logistics SCL Europe Spain Summit supply chain Supply Chain Innovation European Supply Chain & Logistics Summit 2014. Date: 16- 18 June 2014. Organisation: WTG Events. URL: www.sclsummit.com. Building next-generation supply chains – Supporting growth through innovative and responsive strategies.

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How to Learn About Supply Chain Research From Around the World in a Few Hours

Supply Chain @ MIT

These are: the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (Cambridge, USA), the Zaragoza Logistics Center (Zaragoza, Spain), the Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation (Bogotá, Colombia), and the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (Shah Alam, Malaysia). World view.

As Europe Rebounds Supply Chain Continues to Shine

Supply Chain @ MIT

Zaragoza, Spain, where the Zaragoza Logistics Center is based, an employment bright spot in Europe. The demand is expected to increase as both Europe and Spain show signs of economic recovery. The Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC) in Spain is part of the MIT Global SCALE Network.

Supply Chain News on Zara Testing Robotic System for InStore Click and Collect Process

Supply Chain Digest

MiniLoad System from Cleveron in Store in Spain, another Coming to London

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Supply vs demand in the razor.

Supply Chains Rock

As I was packing to leave for vacation in Spain I ran out of my favorite razor the Gillette Fusion. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

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Where Bricks-and-Mortar Meets Omni-Channel

Supply Chain @ MIT

Dr. Maria Jesus Saenz, Director, Zaragoza Logistics Center, Zaragoza, Spain, and Dr. Elena Revilla, Professor at the IE Business School, Madrid, Spain, describe this part […].

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Take Five: Quick Takeaways from the Gartner EMEA Supply Chain Executive Conference last month

Brookes Supply Chain Planning Blog

LAst month I had a fantastic trip to Spain including the Gartner EMEA Supply Chain Executive Conference.

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Building a Better Approach to Disaster Recovery

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Humanitarian humanitarian logistics Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Sandy rebuilding shattered communities Spain Zaragoza Zaragoza Logistics Center

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New Tool Brings Logistics Carbon Emissions into Sharp Focus

Supply Chain @ MIT

The Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC), Zaragoza, Spain, in collaboration with multinational business group INCLAM, headquartered in Madrid, Spain, have developed a tool that […].

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Temperature Maintenance of Pharmaceuticals in Distribution 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Barcelona (Spain). Register now >> Events Arena international Barcelona biotech world Conference distribution event pharmaceuticals Spain temperature maintenanceTemperature Maintenance of Pharmaceuticals in Distribution 2016. Date: 2–3 March 2016. Organisation: Arena-International. Website URL: www.arena-international.com/pharmatemp. Temperature Maintenance of Pharmaceuticals in Distribution 2016.

Static Inventory an Untapped Source of Working Capital

Supply Chain @ MIT

A research project* at the Zaragoza Logistics Center, Zaragoza, Spain, has developed models for […]. Inventory management policies that fail to keep pace with shifting product demand can lock up valuable working capital, especially in volatile markets.

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Sustainable Supply Chains: A Country Comparison

SCM Research

The report reveals that suppliers in France, the UK, Spain and Germany are identified as the most sustainable ones, whereas suppliers in China, Italy and the U.S. The global not-for-profit organization CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) has published a report: Supply Chain Sustainability Revealed: A Country Comparison. The report was written by Accenture Strategy.

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Cerasis

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2019 ($2,642.89 – $3,324.92) Dates: June 17 – 19, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain Gartner hosts this conference to help supply chain leaders gain the skills to navigate the complex world of supply chain analytics and new technology.

Clinical Trial Supply Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Date: 2–3 March 2016, Barcelona (Spain). Clinical Trial Supply Europe 2016 conference will take place in Barcelona (Spain) on 2-3 March 2016. Clinical Trial Supply Europe 2016. Organisation: Arena International. URL: www.arena-international.com/ctseurope/.

Making the Best of Delayed Payments

Supply Chain @ MIT

The tactic has attracted much criticism, but research underway at the Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC), Zaragoza, Spain, shows that delaying payments to creditors […].

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CfP: 15th CSCMP European Research Seminar (ERS) on Logistics and SCM

SCM Research

The 15 th European Research Seminar (ERS) will be held in Barcelona, Spain, on June 18+19, 2020. The theme “Rethinking Supply Chains” is aimed at challenging current practices, thinking patterns, and paradigms in supply chain management by fostering forward-thinking discussions. The European Research Seminar (ERS) on Logistics and SCM is a global conference with a European background.

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Bringing Freight Online with WebCargoNet and Freightos

Freightos

So at the peak of the global crisis – with Spain being particularly hard hit – and despite pleas from their families, the two teenagers quit their studies and started a freight revolution. Bringing Freight Online With WebCargoNet And Freightos.

Successful first round trip on world's longest railway

Logistics Middle East

Successful first 16,156-mile round trip of cargo train from China to Spain brings promise of increased trade

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Take Five: Quick Takeaways from the Gartner EMEA Supply Chain Executive Conference

ToolsGroup

Back home today after a fantastic trip to Spain including the Gartner EMEA Supply Chain Executive Conference.

This Week in Logistics News (September 27 – October 3)

Logistics Viewpoints

On October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus’ expedition from Spain reached what is believed to be the Bahamas. Happy October, the month of Octoberfest, Halloween, and Columbus Day.

Doing Business in Portugal

QAD

Its position between the Atlantic Ocean and its land border with Spain gives Portugal an ideal location for trade within the EU as well as with other parts of the world, and the World Bank Doing Business Dataset gives Portugal a number one ranking for ease of trading across borders.

Uncertainty in supply due to nature: An everyday struggle for you, too?

DELMIA Quintiq

Let’s imagine that you are sourcing corn seeds from France and Spain, processing and mixing in Hungary, and delivering to Germany. Is your agriculture business dependent on what nature is giving you? Are you sourcing from different countries and facing logistical complexities?

FMCG: Performance turn-around needs fresh supply chain faces

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Uniquely, they only recruit players who were born or trained in football in the greater Basque region of Spain and Southern France.

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Blockchain for Brexit

Supply Chain Movement

But the French supplier has used components from Spain that in turn contain some parts originating in the UK and others from Germany. 29 March 2019 is set to be another D-Day: Brexit.

7 Rules of Fashion Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Opz

Zara who is the fashion retailer in Spain, has managed to get the attention from academics and the first case study about its strategies was published by Harvard Business School in 2003.

Career Resilience

Supply Chain Nation

I even went to Spain and spent some time there to improve my skills. Now that I’m used to talking in Spanish, my accent is no longer from Spain. Patricia Diniz Soares, senior corporate counsel at JDA, is a proud single mom and trailblazer in her career.

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The Silk Railway: freight train from China pulls up in Madrid

Global Trade Management

[link] The longest rail link in the world and the first direct link between China and Spain is up and running after a train from Yiwu in coastal China completed its maiden journey of 8,111 miles to Madrid. The first train was met by the mayor of Madrid, Ana Botella, and Spain’s minister of public works, Ana Pastor. According to China’s ambassador to Spain, Zhu Banzao, it will return laden with wine, jamón and olive oil in time for the Chinese new year in February.

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Logistics Hubs as Drivers of Innovation

Supply Chain @ MIT

Pictured is the Grupo Carreras facility in the PLAZA logistics park near Zaragoza, Spain. In Spain, however, there are relatively fewer rail options, and the challenge is to persuade rail operators to expand the number of services for shippers.

China’s Silk Road Initiative to Benefit from Trade War

Logistics Trends and Insights

Examples include Chinese state-owned Cosco investing in port operations in Spain, Greece, Italy and Belgium. China’s Silk Road initiative, better known as One Belt One Road ( OBOR ), received a big boost as the US implemented additional tariffs on Chinese goods with threats of even more.

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Barcelona Rightfully Claims Smart City Label

Enterra Insights

Travel writers love painting a picture of the world they see with words; and, Barcelona, Spain, has a lot to … Continued. The post Barcelona Rightfully Claims Smart City Label appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Artificial Intelligence Big Data Business Cognitive Computing Critical Infrastructure Internet of Things Smart Cities Technology Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

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World Cup in Brazil: Did it make it into your S&OP planning process?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Guess who has to clear up the mess when the last ball is kicked and the winners lift the trophy (Spain or Brazil for me although I obviously dream of English success) and football interest suddenly plummets for a few weeks at least?

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Tompkins International Experts Offer Insights in SupplyChainBrain’s 2014 Resource Guide

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

John Spain – Critical Elements for Revamping Your Network. Discover how to take your supply chain to new heights with SupplyChainBrain’s Annual Supply Chain Management Resource Guide. Nine experts from Tompkins International weighed in on a variety of supply chain topics: Jim Tompkins – Facing the Titans: Build Your Offense to Compete with Amazon and Walmart. Gene Tyndall – Moving Beyond the Traditional. Bruce Tompkins – Best Practices for Dealing with SC Talent Shortages.