Doing Business in Switzerland

QAD

Switzerland has a history of neutrality and was not involved in either of the two world wars, but it has continued to strengthen ties with other countries. Switzerland is east of France and north of Italy, also bordered by Austria, Liechtenstein and Germany. Switzerland has 26 cantons.

What Supply Chains Can Learn From Switzerland

RFgen

Discover why Switzerland came out on top in the FM Global Resilience Index. In supply chain management, all eyes are on Switzerland. Of the 130 countries reviewed by FM Global, Switzerland took the No. Additionally, Switzerland partners with high-quality local suppliers.

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What Supply Chains Can Learn From Switzerland

RFgen

Discover why Switzerland came out on top in the FM Global Resilience Index. In supply chain management, all eyes are on Switzerland. Of the 130 countries reviewed by FM Global, Switzerland took the No. Additionally, Switzerland partners with high-quality local suppliers.

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

MYCRANE signs MoU with Swiss-based EPCM, PESCO Switzerland AG

Logistics Middle East

The post MYCRANE signs MoU with Swiss-based EPCM, PESCO Switzerland AG appeared first on Logistics Middle East. Business MYCRANE Pesco SwitzerlandPESCO is the project management contractor for the gas chemical complex within the world's largest ethane-rich gas processing complex.

Supply Chain Weekly-Wrap Up 11/27/2020 – 12/3/2020

All Things Supply Chain

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Zwexit: Will Switzerland follow Great Britain and what is the impact on logistical processes?

BluJay Solutions

The article discusses the current situation between Switzerland and the EU. Logisitek mentions what the consequences are of a possible Zwexit. Furthermore, the impact of the Zwexit on the logistic processes and trade within Europe are described. Read the full story here. In The News

From global village to hermit’s farm?

BluJay Solutions

What Great Britain implemented with Brexit with a lot of publicity now seems to be happening in Switzerland with much less fuss: The Swiss let the negotiations on an institutional framework agreement with the EU fall through at the end of May. Blog Uncategorized Customs Site - Switzerland

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 LogisticsTemperature Controlled Logistics leadership forum – DACH – 2016. Date: 25-27 October 2016. Organiser: IQPC. URL: www.temperaturecontrolledlogisticsdach.com/.

Swissterminal Announces New Barge Service to Rotterdam and Antwerp

Supply Chain Brain

Swissterminal AG, a Switzerland-based integrated logistics provider, and DP World have announced the introduction of a regular barge service from Basel-Kleinhüningen and Basel-Birsfelden to various deepsea terminals at the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp

What Global Risks are Increasing In 2020?

Logistics Viewpoints

Every year, prior to the big event in Davos Switzerland where movers and shakers from around the world get together. Having leading business executives prance around and pose is unseemly.

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.

Pricing Strategies for Distributors

Blue Ridge

Leveraging Your Switzerland Position Distributors sit in a zone we call Switzerland… the middle of the supply chain between the manufacturer and the final customer, which increases the complexity and scope of what they must manage. If you’re a distributor, you can actually use this position to your advantage! In […]. The post Pricing Strategies for Distributors appeared first on Blogs, Whitepapers, News & Customer Success Stories from Blue Ridge.

SICPA’s “S&OP & Collaborative Planning” Workshop

DynaSys

On October 1st, QAD DynaSys was honored to be able to host SICPA’s “S&OP & Collaborative Planning” workshop in Lausanne, Switzerland. Customer stories Featured Collaborative Customer Customer Services Demand & Supply Chain Planning Dorothée Dorothée Dossmann Dossmann Jean-Luc Rominger KPI La Brosse et Dupont Lausanne Ludovic Lezenven Mauro Ferri Pernod-Ricard S&OP Sales & Operations Planning Sales and Operations Planning SICPA Supply Chain Switzerland Workshop

Globalization Hits New Record High

Material Handling and Logistics

The world's top five most globally connected countries were the Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland, Belgium and the United Arab Emirates

Migros, A World’s Top 40 Retailer, Selects Ivalua to Digitize its Indirect Source-to-Pay Process

ivalua

Ivalua, a global leader in spend management , today announced that it has been selected by Switzerland’s Migros Cooperative Retailing to support its wider digital transformation strategy with Ivalua’s comprehensive source-to-pay (S2P) solution for the retailers’ indirect spend.

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.

The Amazing Supply Chain of the Olympic Torch

All Things Supply Chain

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 2016This year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro celebrated its opening with a stunning ceremony last Friday. The Flame Lighting Ceremony actually began back in April.

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

Side-stepping the Pitfalls of a Digital Strategy for 2022

Supply Chain Shaman

Here in Switzerland, things are gradually returning to a somewhat recognizable state, but still, not there quite yet. It is that time of year. Yes, a time when well-meaning supply chain leaders share their strategy decks for the upcoming year and ask me for an opinion.

The State of Globalization in a Fragile World

SCM Research

It is also found that the Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland, Belgium and the United Arab Emirates are the most connected countries. DHL has recently released the fifth edition of their Global Connectedness Index , which provides an analysis of globalization, measured by international flows of capital, trade, information and people.

‘Emission’ Impossible – 4 Steps to Kickoff your Decarbonization Strategy

ivalua

The new Ivalua 2021 Supplier Sustainability Report surveys suppliers across the UK, France, Germany and Switzerland, examining how collaboration can boost environmental initiatives. In recent years, sustainability has increasingly become a top priority for many organizations.

Do We Really Need a New Smart Phone Every Two Years?

SCM Research

kg), Switzerland, Iceland, Denmark, and the United Kingdom. We all know about natural resource scarcity. However, as brand companies make consumers believe they need a new smart phone every two years, today’s global supply chains are responsible for incredibly large amounts of electronic waste. A new United Nations University report, titled The Global E-waste Monitor 2014 , details e-waste generation by region. The total amount of e-waste generated in 2014 is 41.8

Greener Shopping and Shipping: The Rise of Carbon Neutral e-Commerce Delivery

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Barbara Saskia Schielke is Chief HR & CSR Officer for Asendia, based in Switzerland. Greener Shopping and Shipping: The Rise of Carbon Neutral e-Commerce Delivery. by Barbara Schielke, Chief HR & CSR Officer for Asendia.

An Observation on Corporate and Societal Resiliency and the Strength of the Human Spirit

Enterra Insights

Upon arrival at my hotel with a colleague of mine, who lives in Switzerland and who previously worked as a diplomat for the Israeli government, I observed a scene that was awfully familiar. Last night, I returned home from Warsaw, Poland after a weeklong business trip in Europe.

Hyperloop prototype to be built, tested in Colorado

The Supply Chain Journal

Swisspod is headquartered in Monthey, Switzerland, and has a U.S. A new testing facility for an experimental transportation technology known as hyperloop is set for Pueblo, Colorado. Swiss-American startup Swisspod recently announced an agreement with Transportation Technology Center Inc.

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?

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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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Almost Two Thirds of European Suppliers Say Late Payments Put Them at Financial Risk

ivalua

The research, conducted by Coleman Parkes, surveyed 300 suppliers across the UK, France, Germany and Switzerland, to examine supplier relationships with their buyers.

Germany Raises the Stakes on Corporate Social Responsibility with Supply Chain Due Diligence

Logility

The new act joins relatively recent laws from Switzerland , Norway , the Netherlands , and the European Union to eliminate child and forced labor, improve working conditions, and institute environmentally responsible practices across the global supply chain.

BIS Adds 29 Persons to List of Foreign Entities Restricted From Exports of Dual-Use Goods

Supply Chain 24/7

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has issued a rule that adds 29 persons in Cyprus, Finland, Romania, Russia, Switzerland, Ukraine (including its Crimea region) and the United Kingdom to its list of entities restricted from receiving exports of dual-use goods from the United States

Truck Talk: Hydrogen rising edition

The Supply Chain Journal

South Korea’s Hyundai Motors is stepping up its Xcient fuel cell exports to Switzerland. Hyundai delivered 46 Xcient Fuel Cell trucks to Switzerland last year and claims they’ve accumulated more than 466,000 miles.

Hyzon expects to deliver fuel cell trucks in Europe in Q3

The Supply Chain Journal

last October delivered the first of 50 Xcient fuel cell trucks to Switzerland. Hyzon Motors, the SPAC-backed spinoff of Singapore’s Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies, has begun production of fuel cell trucks in Europe.

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. He moved into the supply chain operation in 1998 and held various positions in the UK, Latin America, the Netherlands and Switzerland until becoming Unilever’s first Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) in 2008. 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 VF Corporation Invested in Supply Chain Agility Before COVID Made “Agility” the New Buzzword

Logistics Viewpoints

Those goods flowed through three regional hubs – in Singapore, Panama City, Panama and Stabio, Switzerland – to 49 distribution centers, 24 of which VF operates. VF Corporation is Building a Highly Automated DC on the West Coast.