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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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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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.

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.

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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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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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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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

Zara Continues to Invest in Faster Logistics

Supply Chain Matters

The Wall Street Journal recently reported (paid subscription) on a $209 million investment in a new logistics hub, the tenth distribution center within Spain, which will be capable of distributing approximately 500,000 garments per day to over 6000 retail stores located within 87 countries. A further investment of $680 million has been directed for a logistics upgrade for various distribution centers including the Cabanillas, Spain hub.

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

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?

Big Data and the Supply Chain: One Important Means of Moving Forward

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Spain or Portugal) but thanks to the supply chain it travels through multiple countries (originating, say, in Asia) along the way.

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.

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.

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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Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

19th Annual EMEA Supply Chain & Logistics Summit , June 19-21, Barcelona, Spain. Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S.,

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/.

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.

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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FMCG: 7 Reasons to engage an Interim Supply Chain Manager

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Spain and others remain on the brink and France/Germany seem to be keeping their own Euro boats afloat by sinking Euro partners. The global recession rumbles on and on and on like Coronation Street – which will end first? Once again it is Greece holding out a cap for another IMF/EU bale out?

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Improving Logistics Efficiency: How Cities Can Join Forces to Combat Traffic Congestion

TMC

For example, Barcelona, Spain, was twinned with Guiyang, China, a take-up city that is seeking solutions to severe traffic congestion problems, possibly by extending its public transportation network.

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Smartbox Group implements RELEX’s supply chain optimization solution to maximize sales and increase operational efficiency internationally

RELEX Solutions

Smartbox Group has an omni-channel presence, with its own stores, web stores, and also currently has over 10,000 POS/shop locations across major retailers in Europe including the UK, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Switzerland. Read PDF.

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.

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Cyberattacks: The Ever-Present Threat to Transportation Management Software

GTG Technology Group

Ports in the United States, the Netherlands, India and Spain were unable to accept cargo and had to shut down systems after the breach. Cyberattacks a Transportation Management Software Suite Might Face. Transportation companies have a history of defending themselves against physical attacks.

Container yard planning: 5 steps to big profits

Quintiq

Last year, we presented the concept of big calculations at the first INTE-TRANSIT International Conference in Valencia, Spain. Big data can be a huge contributor to great supply chain planning, but it doesn’t translate to actual value unless you know what to do with it.

RFID and IoT Providing Double Benefits for Automotive Manufacturers

Cerasis

Driving Events, based out of Spain, specializes in automobile logistics. Still in its infancy, the Internet of Things is already taking us in unexpected directions and into brand-new territories. Commonly referred to as Industry 4.0, the IoT is a highly collaborative, internet-driven effort to increase networking connectivity and functionality between smart devices and modern appliances of all kinds. .

Is this the Last Holiday Shopping Season as We Know It?

Supply Chain Nation

In Fast fashion; How a Zara Coat Went From Design to Fifth Avenue in 25 Days , Kowsmann follows the journey of a new women’s garment from a design workshop in Spain to a retail display rack in Manhattan in just 25 days. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. Christmas shopping is changing, and which is more important, people power or technology?

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