Doing Business in Switzerland

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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. Manufacturing in Switzerland. Switzerland has a highly developed manufacturing industry specializing in high-tech and knowledge-based production. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing in Switzerland.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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 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.

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

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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Doing Business in Germany

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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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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.

Staying Ahead of Supply Chain Paradigms – LogiSYM September 2020

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. “Nothing will be the same” headlines are mushrooming. However, Foresight Alliance, a consulting firm that applies foresight, strategy, and research to build organizations’ resilience in an increasingly complex and fast-changing world warns against exaggeration and wishful thinking.

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.

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 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.

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. This team will respond to the tremendous demand for Rootstock Cloud ERP within the region’s manufacturing and distribution industries. Cloud ERP ERP Salesforce Enterprise Resource Planning Rootstock cloud ERP Rootstock digitization localization DACH

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

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. It is exciting to have two years of research, nine months of writing, and four months of editing to become crisp, fresh pages. The smell of ink is intoxicating. I am now an author of my third book. I also love getting feedback.

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 . Logistics mergers and acquisitions (M&A) were off to a good start in Q1 of 2020, following increased activity to wrap up 2019. But among Covid-19 fears, what the remainder of the year will look like remains unknown.

Exciting New Additions to AIM10x Executive Network

o9 Solutions

In his last role he was the Global Supply Chain Head based out of Nestlé’s headquarters in Switzerland. Chris was named as the Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) region’s top-ranking Supply Chain Executive in June 2018.

Doing Business in Italy

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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. It is also a modern industrial country at the forefront of fashion, consumer goods and construction.

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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

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. They floated down, one after another, to the dead grass below, where other leaves had fallen, yesterday and the day before. What made them drop today? I looked for patterns in their flight, but saw none.

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.

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.

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. Of the Blue Banana countries, only Austria, Switzerland and Luxembourg made it into the top 10 of the fastest-growing economies for that period. Over the past year, Russia, Ukraine and Turkey have suffered heavily due to devaluation, whereas Switzerland has become considerably more expensive. >>Please

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. I pushed aside Shane’s motorbike helmet and jacket to take a seat in his crowded office. Shane is a stocky man of medium build who I love talking to. He is an engaging personality: definitely a people person.

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. He will join the Group Management with direct report to Mads Nipper, Group President. Grundfos is a supplier of pumps.