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

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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 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

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 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.

Globalization Hits New Record High

Material Handling & Logistics

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

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

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.

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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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?

Bringing Rootstock Cloud ERP to Europe’s DACH Region

Rootstock

In January 2019, Rootstock launched a team to oversee growth in the DACH region of Europe, encompassing Germany (Deutschland), Austria and Switzerland – all the German-speaking countries.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Why The Time Is Now for Sustainable Procurement

Jaggaer

There are also reporting requirements for conflict minerals in the US and in the EU, California Transparency Act, the UK Modern Slavery Act, as well as similar laws being enacted or considered in Australia, Switzerland and elsewhere. Earth Day (April 22nd) is a celebration of commitment to creating a safer, healthier and cleaner world, making it a natural time to reflect on the power and value of sustainable procurement programs.

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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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.

Report expects 2.2 million delivery drones in the e-commerce sector by 2025

EFT

Drone delivery trials are being conducted in at least 15 countries, including Australia, the US, the UK, Canada, Japan, and Switzerland by specialized companies such as Flirtey, Flytrex, and Zipline, as well as cross-industry companies such as Amazon, Alphabet, Alibaba, JD.com, Airbus, and UPS.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

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

The Impact of the Digital Path to Purchase

Enterra Insights

Howard Yu ( @HowardHYu ), the LEGO professor of management and innovation at the IMD business school in Switzerland, bluntly states, “No industry is failing faster than retail.

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.