Supply Chain: "The Switzerland of Today's Business" - Our Interview with Rick Blasgen, President and CEO of CSCMP

LeanCor

Our weekly Executive Spotlight Blog Series will showcase business leaders' perspectives on real issues facing our industry, and the lean best practices that help improve supply chains and grow organizations. supply chain advancement supply chain insights

Temperature Controlled Logistics leadership forum – DACH – 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Switzerland. New senior-level pharma supply chain leadership meeting comes to Switzerland. More information >> Events DACH event Forum innovation iqpc leadership forum pharma supply chain Switzerland Temperatur Controlled Logistics

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

Supply Chains Rock

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. In total it should take 30 days from my parents house on Long Island, NY to my flat here in Switzerland. 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.

The Amazing Supply Chain of the Olympic Torch

Inventory and Supply Chain Optimization

Since then, 12,000 Olympic torchbearers started carrying the Olympic Fire from Greece to Switzerland … Continue reading → Amazing Supply Chain amazing supply chain Olympic torch Rio 2016 summer olympics 2016

Collaboration between Log-hub and 3SC to realise cost savings in the supply chain based on new Indian tax regime (GST)

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The digital B2B marketplace for warehousing, Log-hub AG from Switzerland, and the Indian Supply Chain specialist 3SC are now collaborating on the Indian market. Both companies are technology based and offer advanced analytics based transportation and warehousing solutions

Bluefinder helps Nike go green

Supply Chains Rock

Through Switzerland-based Bluesign Technologies -- which has created a tool for improving supply chains in the textile industry -- Nike''s suppliers will have access to online tools that help them find the most sustainable materials Nike has joined an innovative partnership that can more quickly clean up its supply chain by giving the company easy access to sustainable materials and chemicals.

Sochi chalet runs out of traditional Swiss raclette melting cheese

Global Trade Management

Sochi, Russia (Reuters) - The House of Switzerland chalet has become one of the main attractions in Sochis Olympic Park, offering takeaway food, a sit-down restaurant, and parties well into the night. The demand was so high that after almost 10 days we ran out," said the House of Switzerlands head Chef Christian Zueger after making a plate of raclette from the final block remaining. "We Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking.

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

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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.

Winner of the last quarter: Unilever’s Marc Engel

Supply Chain Movement

In his 20-year career with Unilever, Engel has worked in Singapore, the Netherlands, UK, Brazil, Switzerland and Kenya. Marc Engel has joined the Unilever Leadership Executive (ULE) as Chief Supply Chain Officer on 1 January 2016, according to the Unilever website.

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The Current WMS Market Gets More Focus by Supply Chain Execs: Here’s Why

Cerasis

According to Warehouse Logistics , there are more than 170 vendors located in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. The current warehouse management system ( WMS ) market is expanding at an amazing rate, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.2 percent.

Academic Positions in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

In Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, the most important hub for academic positions at more senior levels is academics.com ; selected logistics/SCM-related positions can also be found on the vacancies page of VHB’s WK Logistik (in German, but usually contains offers in English, too). Are you considering an academic career in supply chain management?

Supply Chain Management Trends

SCM Research

Last week, I was invited to beautiful Switzerland, where I held a seminar for supply chain managers from 30 large logistics service providers and manufacturing firms. Initially, these managers were asked about SCM topics they are currently most interested in.

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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. Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. International trade is the engine of global prosperity today. The size of global trade has nearly doubled since 1990. The healthy growth continues as world merchandise trade continues to grow with an average of 10% per year.

My Take: Metrics that Matter

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the course of the last week, I had a Linkedin comment from Dubai, questions from a team from the Philippines, and an inquiry from Switzerland. Last week, I held my new book in my hand.

RIP Marvin Minsky (1927-2016)

Enterra Insights

As world leaders and thinkers meet in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss how the Fourth Industrial Revolution is going to affect … Continued. The post RIP Marvin Minsky (1927-2016) appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Breaking Transportation News- P3 Alliance Suspended

Supply Chain Matters

According to a breaking news report published by the Wall Street Journal, Denmark’s AP Møller-Maersk indicated that its Maersk Line, along with French giant CMA CGM and Switzerland-based Mediterranean Shipping Co. Various business media are reporting today that the proposed P3 Alliance, involving a shipping capacity alliance among the top three global ocean container lines has now been suspended. This is a stunning development concerning global transportation.

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.

Optimizing Liberty Global’s Supply Chain: An Interview with Willem Vesters

AIMMS

We brought end users from the UK, Belgium, Switzerland, and so on. Liberty Global is the world’s largest international TV and broadband company with operations in more than 30 countries.

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The results of a national referendum on ‘fair food’ laws: transparency roundup

Provenance

Switzerland’s citizens consider ‘fair food’ laws in national referendum. From the UK’s Modern Slavery Act to the rise of startup brands with open price breakdowns, transparency is an important movement affecting marketing, branding, supply chain and core business strategy for consumer goods brands all over the world. As the market leaders in tech-powered transparency, each week the Provenance team selects our picks of the most impactful and insightful news stories.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

It stretches from the northwest of England to northern Italy via the Benelux region, the Ruhr area, the Rhine region and southern Germany, Switzerland and the Tirol. Switzerland. Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes.

This Week in Logistics News (November 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Robinson Enters Switzerland Marketplace. Robinson announced that it has opened a new office in Basel, Switzerland. Yesterday morning, I stood at my kitchen window and watched leaves fall from the trees.

Game of Chains

Supply Chain Movement

Volvo has similar kinds of partnerships with a number of retailers in Sweden, Norway and Switzerland. The traditional boundaries between sectors and industries are blurring, or even vanishing, due to the increasing digitalization of business globally. It’s now much easier for new digital players to enter – and completely transform – existing markets.

Stéphane Simonetta new EVP and Head of Operations at Grundfos

Supply Chain Movement

For the past years Simonetta has been with Honeywell Transportation Systems, based in Rolle, Switzerland, as Head of Supply Chain then Vice-President of Operations. Stéphane Simonetta (43) joins the Grundfos Group as new Executive Vice President and Head of Operations (COO) September 1st 2015.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

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

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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.

Servicing the Blue Banana from a Small Dutch Village, Part 1

ModusLink Corporation

Back in 1989 a group of French geographers known as RECLUS developed a geographical concept of an area stretching from North West England over The Netherlands, Belgium, Southern Germany, a very small part of Northern France and Switzerland up to Northern Italy.

EXCHAiNGE 2016

Supply Chain Movement

The Supply Chain Management Award 2016 will be presented at the event, Companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and the rest of Europe, including France and Netherlands, are eligible to apply. EXCHAiNGE 2016. Date: 6-7 October 2016. Venue: Frankfurt am Main (DE). Organiser: Huss-Verlag.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

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

Disruptive advice

Supply Chain Movement

The Berlin-based company Comatch has 600 freelance consultants and is currently working on 60 projects in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, plus it recently opened an office in Amsterdam. Just as many other industries are changing, so too is the consulting sector.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Switzerland. 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.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Mini Supply Chain Problems at.

Supply Chains Rock

Being an avid fan of Mini and the previous owner of one of the first Mini Coopers in New York I went to my local dealership in Switzerland and purchased one a few months ago. Uh, I needed the four wheel drive in snowy Switzerland? 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.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Switzerland. 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.

The secret to distance selling success

Quintiq

Switzerland is also way ahead at €87 per person. Distance selling has seen double digit growth in Germany for the past few years, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down.

Brewing Up E-Commerce Success with Tassimo

ModusLink Corporation

This included the countries of Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, as well as in Ukraine and Russia.

What ChemChina's Syngenta Takeover Deal Means for Agribusiness

Elementum

Company headquarters will stay in Switzerland, there will be no job cuts, and operational disruptions will be minimal. ChemChina's takeover of Syngenta may prove to be one of the most game-changing acquisitions in recent years.