How Carlsberg Sweden Improved Warehouse Productivity with Laser-Guided Vehicles

Logistics Bureau

The LGVs (equipped to transport two pallets at a time) perform all fork truck work that involves full pallets.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. Deviations that occur during transportation execution are not necessarily approved immediately. Sweden.

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A big “tack” (thank you!) from the Stockholm World Tour

DELMIA Quintiq

Sweden has always encouraged innovation. Planet Planning Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics Workforce Optimization

This Week in Logistics News (September 8-12, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Uber pilots on-demand product delivery in Sweden — powered by its new API ( VentureBeat ). Roadnet Transportation Suite 3.6.7 July 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Moving on to software news, Roadnet Technologies launched Roadnet Transportation Suite version 3.6.

Supply Chain Planning with Microsoft Dynamics AX

ToolsGroup

At Kronans , a large pharmacy chain in Sweden, each local pharmacy manager was manually setting order parameters for every item , a time-consuming process that led to sub-optimal inventory levels.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Sweden. Supply chains are becoming more complex with frequent adaptations, whether temporary or permanent, and increasingly with logistics outsourcing and calls for integrated transport management. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. Sweden. Goods have to be transported across the globe and delivered to different destinations – from congested cities to remote, rural areas.

Volvo’s autonomous truck begins first real-world test

EFT

Volvo Trucks' electric, connected and autonomous vehicle Vera will form part of an integrated solution to transport goods from a logistics centre to a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden. We want to be at the forefront of connected, autonomous transportation.

Why Using Reusable Packaging Can Be the Most Effective Way to Save Time and Money in Your Global Supply Chain

Cerasis

Reusable can be defined as: A container or pallet that is reused at least three times to transport or contain the same products, parts or goods. Sweden’s Svenska (PDF). More Efficient Transport.

Transatlantic Trade Update: The U.S. to Impose Punitive Duties on The European Union

Transplace

Section 8: Cheeses and substitutes for cheese from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or the United Kingdom.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities. Sweden.

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Big changes coming to the supply line, just not where you thought they’d be

Kinaxis

Sure, 3D printers might be able to print space habitats on Mars, but they can’t print everything and there will always be a need to transport an item(s) from one destination to another.

Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Elementum

According to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index, Mexico ranks number eight out of 40 countries including Canada, Sweden, and Vietnam. Mexico may become the global manufacturing nerve center if the country plays its cards right.

Is The Creative Class Coming To A City Near You?

Supply Chain Insights

This is more than just birds of a feather flocking together in a few places on the planet (Silicon Valley, Boston’s Route 128, The Triangle in North Carolina, Austin, Seattle, Bangalore, Dublin and Sweden to name a few) and having an impact.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Skilled employees apply deep knowledge of market conditions and proven processes to solve transportation problems. From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H. Sweden.

Case Musti Group: Thriving in a Complex, Multinational, Supply Chain Environment

RELEX Solutions

Musti Group Nordic is the leading pet supplies and accessories retailer in the Nordics, with 121 Musti & Mirri stores in Finland, 127 Arken Zoo and Djurmagazinet pet stores in Sweden, and also 18 Musti stores in Norway.

A Guide to Sustainable Gift Giving

EcoVadis

Recently, Coca-Cola Sweden released their first fully-recycled Coca-Cola plastic bottle. So, it’s probably not surprising that food transport alone contributes 11 percent of total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions related to food production. With every holiday season comes a flurry of shoppers, stuffing their carts with the latest gadgets and garments. These special finds are then meticulously wrapped, only to be torn open a matter of hours later.

Food 40

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Sweden. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Sweden. 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.

A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology

Provenance

This is particularly true, in the context of the growing number of international commitments to carbon neutrality, such as Sweden’s pledge to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2045. To do this we ask, what policy interventions types could Sweden leverage to promote a transparent REE system?

Logistics Responses to Europe’s Migrant Crisis

TMC

So far, we’ve found that the expected fallout in terms of higher transportation prices and operational disruptions has been relatively muted. For example, early in the new year, Denmark tightened its border controls with Germany, after Sweden had imposed similar measures [2].

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

With approximately 70 percent of the world's trade currently transported via sea lanes, the potential benefits are significant. The result: $80,000 saved in fuel costs and 25 percent more cargo transported than if it had travelled via traditional routes.

Rising costs to challenge supply chain in 2019

EFT

A report from late 2018 estimated that in just the UK, Germany, France, Denmark Sweden and Norway there was a shortage of nearly 130,000 drivers. Furthermore, the report notes that: “In Germany, the DSLV transport union reports that in the next 15 years, two-thirds of drivers will retire.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Transportation. 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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Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

With approximately 70 percent of the world's trade currently transported via sea lanes, the potential benefits are significant. Further compounding the challenge is the political question of territorial sovereignty; there are currently eight countries claiming territory within the Arctic Circle: the United States, Russia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland. transportation climate change shipping global warming cargo

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

And here’s to hoping that 2018 results in even more significant advancements in the state of warehousing and transportation technology. Ocean Transportation. Our salute to the best advancements in supply chain technology, processes and labor management from 2017.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Sweden. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

The Journey of One Banana! A Supply Chain in Motion! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

The complexity of planning, transportation, collaboration, time and labor that went into the supply chain of that banana?—?being There are resource-consuming elements required such as refrigeration, ripening centers, proper transportation and distribution centers. Transportation?—?shipping,

Uberisation of Logistics – Are You Too Late?

Logistics Bureau

Already in 2013, DHL Freight in Sweden piloted a mobile app called “My Ways” to connect shippers with individuals willing to deliver packages along their daily routes in return for a small fee. Published with kind permission of MHD Supply Chain Solutions Magazine.

Logistics Technology Trends That Will Dominate 2017

Techgistics

China, Singapore, and Sweden. On-Demand Delivery Uber’s success in disrupting transportation has led to enormous VC funding of “Uber-for-X” businesses where smartphones are used to connect customers with nearby workers on demand.