One belt, one road, and one very blurry supply chain benefit

Quintiq

A similar question can be asked of Sri Lanka striking a deal with the Fund to construct a new container terminal in Colombo. It is big. It is bold. It is talked about. It is … well … complicated.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Sri Lanka. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use?

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Rethinking your optimum

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Sri Lanka. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

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

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Sri Lanka. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

5 Tactics for Transforming Your Supply Chain into a Lean, Mean, Green Machine

AFFLINK

On a larger scale, British retailer Marks and Spencer partnered with supplier MAS to open four eco-factories in Sri Lanka that are carbon neutral, thanks to state-of-the-art waste reduction processes and renewable energy.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

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Sri Lanka. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H.

China’s Historic Silk Road is Resurrected from the Rubble

Elementum

Other notable projects include a port project in Sri Lanka, an industrial park in Cambodia, and a high-speed rail link in Indonesia — all of which are forecasted to spark major changes in global trade if they actually materialize. China is leading an initiative to revive one of the largest feats of trade infrastructure the world has ever known.

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Checklist for working capital management

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Sri Lanka. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital.

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

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Sri Lanka. 11 Fragen zum Global Trade Management / 11 questions about Global Trade Management. Der globale Handel wächst – und mit ihm die Regulierung. Das effiziente Management von Lieferketten wird dadurch immer weiter erschwert.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

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Sri Lanka. 10 questions about Global Trade Management. Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

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Sri Lanka. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

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Sri Lanka. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored. Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

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Sri Lanka. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

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Sri Lanka. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

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Sri Lanka. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

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Sri Lanka. 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.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

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Sri Lanka. 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.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

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Sri Lanka. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock. Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

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Sri Lanka. In the global fashion and luxury goods market, ever-higher customer expectations, combined with demographic and economic shifts, are making it increasingly difficult to predict consumer behaviour and plan accordingly.

Complex costs of transportation

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Sri Lanka. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. They can renegotiate contracts, find other carriers, and do a better job of maximizing their truck utilization. But these efforts bring temporary, not permanent, relief.

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

Sri Lanka. Better decision-making processes. The business complexity is increasing all the time due to globalisation, big data and dynamic interdependences. It is becoming ever-more difficult for supply chain professionals to make the right decisions.

Analytics Should Focus on A Culture of Factory Safety for Workers in Low Cost Country Manufacturing

NC State SCRC

This will never work – particularly as we move into an era of global outsourcing and contract manufacturing in low cost countries such as Vietnam, India, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and others in Asia. For analytics to become truly effective in global manufacturing settings, veracity and consistency are critical requirements.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

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Sri Lanka. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet. Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

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Sri Lanka. 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.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

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Sri Lanka. The rapidly changing world is forcing companies to continually adapt.

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

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Sri Lanka. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making. Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks.

Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

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Sri Lanka. The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change. Driven by a desire to get closer to end customers, many are now looking at selling directly to shoppers, while continuing to serve their traditional B2B channels.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

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Sri Lanka. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

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Sri Lanka. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

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Sri Lanka. Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes. To arrive at optimal European supply chains it is crucial to consider shifts in economic growth, currency fluctuations and tax reductions in addition to production and distribution costs.

What is the True Cost of Sustainable Apparel from Bangladesh? Insights from Harvard “Sustainable Models for the Apparel Industry” Conference

NC State SCRC

A big question in everyone’s mind at the conference is if the price goes up, whether Bangladesh will survive and be able to compete against strong competitors such as India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Cambodia. This week’s blog is a guest blog from a PhD Student, MD Rejaul Hasan. Rejaul is from Bangladesh, and is working on his PhD in the College of Textiles at NC State University, and is passionate on the subject of sustainable apparel from his home country.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

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Sri Lanka. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.