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

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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

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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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?

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.

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.

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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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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Swiss online grocery store LeShop.ch refreshes its supply chain

RELEX Solutions

From hygiene products to frozen goods to fresh food: Switzerland’s largest online supermarket is renowned for its huge assortment of some 13,500 products from a wide range of categories. is Switzerland’s first online supermarket and one of the first online grocery stores in the world.

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.

Smartbox Group implements RELEX’s supply chain optimization solution to maximize sales and increase operational efficiency internationally

RELEX Solutions

Smartbox Group has an omni-channel presence, with its own stores, web stores, and also currently has over 10,000 POS/shop locations across major retailers in Europe including the UK, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Switzerland. Read PDF.

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.

Prénatal Retail Uses RELEX to Unify the Supply Chains of Three Leading Retail Brands

RELEX Solutions

About Prénatal Retail Group The Prénatal Retail Group was formed through a joint venture between the Artsana and Giochi Preziosi groups in 2015 to bring together the well-known childcare brands Prénatal, Toys Center and Bimbostore in Italy, as well as King Jouet in Switzerland and France. Read PDF. Children’s product group Prénatal Retail will use RELEX Solutions’ system to integrate the supply chain management of three well-known childcare brands – Prénatal, Toys Center and Bimbostore.

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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.

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.

A solution for the “New Normal”: Real Time Supply Chain thinking

NC State SCRC

CEO’s responding to Deloitte’s new study on global economic growth participating in the World Forum in Switzerland this week have nothing but doom and gloom in the forecast. The current environment we find ourselves in is indeed perilous.

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.

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.

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.

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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Knowledge is power – Start managing your cargo shipments actively

Global Trade Management

One platform, one dashboard Based in the heart of Switzerland arviem is about to be a melting pot for global cargo monitoring. Today I want to get granular on two topics which are essential if you plan to bring your supply chain to excellence.

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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.

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.

The Growth of E-Commerce and What It Means for Retail Jobs

Supply Chain Nation

A Moby Mart prototype is already in use in Shanghai, thanks to a collaborative effort between Hefei University in China and the Switzerland-based company Wheelys. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date.

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’.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Mission Impossible

Supply Chains Rock

While, yes I live in Switzerland, for some reason its much cheaper to buy in the US. Living in Switzerland and before now in Austria it is much, much easier to find locally manufactured products from pens and pencils to clothes. 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.

30 Supply Chain Leaders Under 30—Class of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Every year, the 30 Under 30 program designates one "megawatt star," and for this year that honor goes to Charlotte de Brabandt, a 30-year old category associate with Johnson & Johnson, based in Zurich, Switzerland.

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.

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.

Who said supply chains are boring?: UPS to the Rescue

Supply Chains Rock

They ship to about 15 countries including Switzerland. 20 to ship a small box from California to 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. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Finally, Gap Inc. gets.

Supply Chains Rock

No matter, yours truly is covered 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. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

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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.