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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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

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

All Things Supply Chain

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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/.

10 countries where truckers make the most money

The Supply Chain Journal

Switzerland: $70,452 Australia: $53,951 Belgium: $50,462 Norway: $47,572 United States: $47,130 Germany: $46,871 Netherlands: $46,865 Austria: $46,217 Canada: $43,445 Sweden: $42,751. News Top Stories Trucking AskWaves China Driver pay driver shortage Switzerland trucking industry

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

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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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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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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?

Doing Business in Germany

QAD

km and borders the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and other countries including the Netherlands, Poland, Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Luxembourg and Switzerland. Italy, Austria, Poland and Switzerland. Austria and Switzerland.

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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Rail Roundup: Tech tools to locate railcars, forecast port volumes

The Supply Chain Journal

Zurich, Switzerland-based Nexxiot and Calgary, Alberta-based TransRail Innovation Group (TRIG) are scheduled to roll out to North American companies in July a technological tool that integrates TRIG’s proprietary rail cargo sensors into Nexxiot’s modular hardware and cloud data network.

Key Factors to Closing the Global Digital Skills Gap

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

The annual World Economic Forum, held in Davos, Switzerland, is the single most influential gathering of world leaders and business innovators on the planet.

Digitisation: Shifting Gears in 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

2 020 will be remembered as the year of mass digitisation. Few had imagined that the wind finally started turning. But when humans don’t have a choice, they adapt. Before Covid-19, pressures resulted from slowing growth and trade wars and rising consumer expectations.

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.

US company sues ‘collusive’ ocean carriers, alleging price manipulation

The Supply Chain Journal

In a complaint filed on Wednesday with the Federal Maritime Commission, Easton, Pennsylvania-based MCS Industries, a maker of household furnishings, also accuses China’s COSCO Shipping Lines, Switzerland’s MSC Mediterranean Shipping and their competitors in the Asia-U.S. A U.S.

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. Artificial Intelligence Cognitive Computing Current Affairs Technology Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

An interview with Michael Hutzli, Engineering

Alloy

Before joining Alloy a bit over three years ago, he worked as a software engineer at Addepar in Mountain View and at AdNovum in Zurich, Switzerland. Michael Hutzli is an engineering team lead in Alloy’s Vancouver office. He holds a MSc in Computer Science from ETH Zurich. Get To Know Us

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

Kinaxis

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. We’re at #logipharma18 in Montreux, Switzerland this week, where there’s always a great gathering of the top minds in pharma #supplychain.

The Beginning of the Beginning: A Progress Report on the Digitisation of Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Prior to La Poste, he was Head of Eastern European and Mediterranean Regions, and Country General Manager Switzerland at TNT. OVERVIEW. We hear it everywhere: Covid-19 has accelerated digitization—but I have several questions! Is this true for the supply chain industry?

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Nestlé USA and Enterra Solutions Sign Multi-Year Cognitive Computing Agreement

Enterra Insights

in Vevey, Switzerland — the world’s largest food and beverage company. It is with a great deal of pleasure I announce Enterra Solutions ® has signed a multi-year solution-as-a-service contract with Nestlé USA®. The agreement calls for Enterra to provide a next generation analytics and insights platform along with other business applications to Nestlé.

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.

Off to a Healthy Start, Logistics M&A Activity Could be on Hold

Logistics Trends and Insights

Kuehne + Nagel’s businesses, which is headquartered in Switzerland, include inbound and outbound distribution, reverse logistics management and inventory management. by Amy Wunderlin .

Doing Business in Italy

QAD

Border countries include Austria, France, Vatican City, San Marino, Slovenia and Switzerland. Primary export partners were Germany, France, US, Spain, UK and Switzerland. Italy is a beautiful country full of golden sunshine and rolling hills that support vineyards and olive groves.

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Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up: 01/17/20 – 01/23/20

All Things Supply Chain

Supply Chain Sustainability dominates The World Economic Forum in Davos The World Economic Forum 2020 brought world and business leaders together in Davos, Switzerland, where the conversations and discussions were… General Supply Chain News Weekly wrap-up supply chain news sustainability weekly wrap-up