Africa Logistics Initiative

SCM Research

Consequently, I have spent the last weeks teaching in logistics and supply chain management at the National Institute of Transport in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The Kühne Foundation invited me to support its Africa Logistics Initiative.

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Logistics and Supply Chain Management in Africa

SCM Research

Herein, the authors focus their discussion on ten selected economies: Algeria, Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa and Tanzania. As you might know, I had the great opportunity to travel to East Africa several times, where I gave logistics and supply chain management lectures ( see my previous post ). In spite of a lot of desperation, I was somewhat heartened by many developments I observed.

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World Food Programme’s Humanitarian Supply Chains

SCM Research

This year, the program was held at the University of Dar es Salaam and the National Institute of Transport in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, as well as at Makerere University Business School in Kampala, Uganda. As part of the Kühne Foundation’s certificate program on humanitarian logistics, I have, again, been teaching logistics and supply chain management modules in East Africa during the last couple of weeks.

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The Supply Chain Impact of Europe’s Refugee Crisis

The 21st Century Supply Chain

With a network of seven distribution centers (in Copenhagen, Jordan, Dubai, Nairobi, Tanzania, Cameroon, and Ghana), UNHCR can ship core relief items from these stockpiles to assist up to 600,000 people within 72 hours, if needed.

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Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

Refresh Your Supply Chain – Have a Coke and a Smile

Supply Chain Network

In even the most rural parts of Tanzania, you can find a bottle of coke. million people in Tanzania have HIV/AIDS out of the total population of 45 million. Coca-Cola is a globally recognized brand, and the company consistently delivers its products.

La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. 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.

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. 11 Fragen zum Global Trade Management / 11 questions about Global Trade Management. Der globale Handel wächst – und mit ihm die Regulierung. Das effiziente Management von Lieferketten wird dadurch immer weiter erschwert.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. 10 questions about Global Trade Management. Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored. Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, and supported by Supply Chain Media, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock. Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. In the global fashion and luxury goods market, ever-higher customer expectations, combined with demographic and economic shifts, are making it increasingly difficult to predict consumer behaviour and plan accordingly.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. They can renegotiate contracts, find other carriers, and do a better job of maximizing their truck utilization.

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. Better decision-making processes. The business complexity is increasing all the time due to globalisation, big data and dynamic interdependences. It is becoming ever-more difficult for supply chain professionals to make the right decisions.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet. Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise. At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. The rapidly changing world is forcing companies to continually adapt.

Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change. Driven by a desire to get closer to end customers, many are now looking at selling directly to shoppers, while continuing to serve their traditional B2B channels.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes. To arrive at optimal European supply chains it is crucial to consider shifts in economic growth, currency fluctuations and tax reductions in addition to production and distribution costs.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.