It’s Turkey Time!


Well, for us folks up here in the Great White North, aka Canada, Thanksgiving will be gloriously celebrated on October 12 with family, fond memories, and in my case, a turkey dinner with all the fixings. And my oh my how I do love my turkey! But seeing as this is a blog about supply chain, and not about my preferred poultry, I thought I’d take a look at what goes into getting those millions of pounds of turkey from the farm to the table. The post It’s Turkey Time!

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The Thanksgiving Turkey Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

As we got closer we saw that there were a bunch of wild turkeys about to cross the road. The turkeys, hearing us coming, immediately turned around and quickly went back down the side road that they had come from. Turkey has been the centrepiece of Thanksgiving dinner for over 150 years.

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Turkey Logistics: The Thanksgiving Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, a time for family, friends, and turkey. Lots of turkey. Just how much turkey? According to the National Turkey Federation, over 730 million pounds of turkey will be consumed in the United States during Thanksgiving. Given that the average weight of a Thanksgiving turkey is 16 pounds, that is about 45 million […].

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The US Turkey Trot: Turkey Supply & Demand Balancing

Logistics Viewpoints

Last Thanksgiving, my colleague Chris Cunnane wrote a holiday post titled Turkey Logistics: The Thanksgiving Supply Chain that discussed the aggregate demand fueled by America’s voracious appetite for turkey. As he stated in that article, about 730 million pounds of turkey is consumed by Americans over the Thanksgiving holiday, of which about 90 percent are frozen turkeys that are bred, slaughtered, and frozen year round.

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Sage Advice? Only for Turkeys.

Supply Chain Shaman

Here I want to question some of it, because as a cook, I believe that sage is a best fit for turkeys, and I don’t believe I am surrounded by turkeys. This week, I am grounded due to weather. So, I am spending my time writing. Music is blaring, my toe is tapping, and I am hard at work on what I love. I enjoy writing research. I am currently writing an article on supply chain excellence.

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Integrated Supply Chain 2015 – Turkey

Supply Chain Movement

Integrated Supply Chain – Turkey. After the successful launch of ‘ISC’ Turkey 2014, ‘ISC’ Turkey 2015 will focus on examining the challenges behind the alignment of partners and processes, and will discuss how: Improving Supplier Relationship Management can improve Customer loyalty. Events Hilton Bomonti Integrated Supply Chain inventory reduction Istanbul supplier relationship management supply chain Turkey Value chain excellence Date: 28-29 April 2015.

Sharing Dutch supply chain knowledge in Turkey

Supply Chain Movement

With 80 million inhabitants and strategically located, Turkey is regarded as a very interesting market by the organising partners. For the second consecutive year, the two-day event included an awards ceremony to recognise Turkey’s most influential supply chain professionals. The third International Supply Chain Summit Istanbul revolved around the theme of supply chain collaboration and building bridges between Europe and Asia.

Turkey’s leading online retailer Hepsiburada wants own delivery network

Supply Chain Movement

Turkey’s leading online retailer wants own delivery network. Turkey’s largest and leading player in e-commerce Hepsiburada – 600,000 SKUs and 26 million monthly customer visits – is executing a business plan to prepare for the next growth phase. E-commerce in Turkey is growing rapidly. Since the mid-2000s online sales have been growing 25% annually in Turkey and has been outperforming the market with 50% annual growth rate, says Saatcioglu.

Logistics Behind Thanksgiving Turkey

Clear Spider

After all, a successful turkey day blossoms out of thoughtful planning. The post Logistics Behind Thanksgiving Turkey appeared first on [link]. Logistics management Thanksgiving TurkeyThanksgiving is the time families gather around the table and share delicious home-cooked meals. The logistics of who is hosting, who is bringing what dish and timing for the whole gathering is well into its final stages with Thanksgiving 2019 around the corner.

Türkiye’yi öne ç?karma- Driving Turkey forward

Supply Chain Movement

He also has responsibility for the ongoing development of the supply chain function and for building and maintaining relationships with the commercial and industrial pillars of the organisation.Furthermore, he plays a vital role in the relationship between the supply chain organisation in Bursa, Turkey and the wider Fiat Chrysler Group of which Tofa? has been producing automotive vehicles in Bursa, Turkey since 1971, after having been founded by Vehbi Koç in 1968.

Thanksgiving Supply Chain News: Online Grocery Surge, Tracking Turkey, and Cranberry Tariffs


We lead off with a report on online grocery shopping trends and new fulfillment technology investments, a Turkey traceability initiative using blockchain, and the impact of tariffs on cranberry and turkey prices. Know Your Turkey Better With Blockchain.

Track That Turkey


turkey brands served up additional details about the origins of their products thanks to the support of blockchain and other technologies Consumers have increasing appetites for knowledge about where their food comes from. This Thanksgiving, major U.S.

Minnesota turkeys are stuffing outbound trucks

DAT Solutions

The Land of a Thousand Lakes is also the number-one state for turkey production, by a wide margin. Top 8 states for turkey production. Americans consumed more than 244 million turkeys last year, which amounts to 5.3 When you sit down to Thanksgiving dinner in the Midwestern U.S.,

Using Blockchain on Turkeys


Yesterday was Thanksgiving in the United States, and to celebrate many families around the country enjoyed a feast, which almost certainly included turkey

Dil?at Uyguroglu:“Supply chain plays a huge role in sustainability agenda”

Supply Chain Movement

Unilever’s corporate vision – “to double the size of the business, whilst reducing our environmental footprint and increasing our positive social impact” – is top of mind, bordering on evangelical, for the company’s supply chain in Turkey. at Uyguroglu is responsible for logistics and customer service operations of the company’s 30 brands in Turkey and Central Asia where there are eight factories, including one of the world’s largest ice-cream factories.

Business boundaries in supply chains

Supply Chain Movement

Some Dutch tomato growers are working around the sanctions by exporting to Russia via Turkey. They ship their tomatoes in plain boxes to Turkey, where the packages are labelled ‘Made in Turkey’ and then sent on to Russia without a hitch. I realised then that I would need to print our magazine locally in Turkey in order to ensure distribution there. The European economy is finally growing again, albeit only slightly and still very tentatively.

Market Monitor of Turkish domestic logistics market

Supply Chain Movement

The heydays of 2009 to 2011 may be over but Turkey is still a very attractive market for European manufacturers. Although exports are increasing, Turkey remains a net importing country specifically for energy, high tech, industrial and consumer goods. The oil price fluctuations are heavily impacting logistics costs in Turkey. Reports 3PL distribution DSV Solutions economy Istanbul Loder logistics logistics service providers Outsourcing supply chain transport Turkey

The Logistics & Supply Chain of Thanksgiving


The turkey is out of the oven. per pound for turkey might seem like an expense, but that cost and bird reflects more about the supply chain’s functions than you realize. The Thanksgiving Turkey’s Plight. Frozen turkeys make up 90 percent of Thanksgiving sales, explains Chris Cunnane of Logistics Viewpoints. Turkeys are bred, slaughtered and frozen. The remaining 10 percent of turkeys sold are fresh, meaning they are never frozen.

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International Supply Chain Summit Istanbul 26 September 2013

Supply Chain Movement

The OECD estimates that Turkey will be the third fastest-growing country in the world by 2017, before surpassing India to become number two behind China. Combined with the youngest and fastest-growing population in Europe, such economic vibrancy leaves Turkey well-placed to play an increasingly prominent role in the global marketplace. Agenda includes: • The latest economic developments and outlook for Turkey, presented by Selim Çak?r,

Turkey seeks stronger ties with the Middle East

Logistics Middle East

Consul General of Turkey visited Jafza in Dubai for trade talks


Supply Chain Movement

After seeking advice from a number of Turkish supply chain directors we decided to publish the magazine in English, because supply chain management is so internationally oriented and most managers in Turkey can speak and understand English reasonably well. Additionally, we are now bringing to Turkey the Supply Chain Professional Award, which we have been organising in The Netherlands for the past eight years. Ben Türkçe ö?reniyorum. reniyorum. I’m currently learning Turkish.

Online retailer Hepsiburada wants own delivery network

Supply Chain Movement

Turkey’s leading online retailer wants own delivery network. Turkey’s largest and leading player in e-commerce Hepsiburada – 600,000 SKUs and 26 million monthly customer visits – is executing a business plan to prepare for the next growth phase. E-commerce in Turkey is growing rapidly. Since the mid-2000s online sales have been growing 25% annually in Turkey and has been outperforming the market with 50% annual growth rate, says Saatcioglu.

It’s Time to Talk Turkey (About Fulfillment Pricing)

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

There are some recipes – like the content of your Aunt Ethel’s Thanksgiving stuffing – you’re probably better off not knowing. By contrast, there are others you can’t afford to ignore, especially if your company wants to be fiscally fit. I’m thinking, in particular, of the combination that drives most fulfillment pricing

The Holidays and The Logistics Crunch: It’s all about the Planning & a Fun Comparison of Logistics & A Successful Turkey Day!


I can remember one year when I failed to check that the turkey had thawed. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post The Holidays and The Logistics Crunch: It’s all about the Planning & a Fun Comparison of Logistics & A Successful Turkey Day! Have you started planning your Thanksgiving meal yet?

Online grocery retailer selects new home delivery solution

Supply Chain Movement

” LA Software Group, a Descartes United by Design partner in Turkey, will lead the implementation process at Cases Aslanoba Gida dairy Descartes fresh food grocery Hakan Dogru home delivery implementation itsubwaymap LA Software Group meat online optimization retail software Turkey

International Supply Chain Summit Istanbul – 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Events 3D printing DSV global supply chains International Supply Chain Summit Istanbul Internet of Things iscsi Istanbul kalamis marina hotel Loder Ortec redesign Slimstock Supply chain collaboration Supply Chain Media Supply Chain Visibility Turkey wyndham Wyndham Grand Istanbul Kalamis Marina Hotel 3rd International Supply Chain Summit Istanbul. Date: September 16-17, 2015. Venue: Wyndham Grand Istanbul Kalamis Marina Hotel‎.

Tarik Toprak: “Growth brings its own challenges.”

Supply Chain Movement

Last year Turkey contributed Euro120 million to the Group’s Euros 8 billion turnover. Tarik Toprak, supply chain manager for the Ferrero Group Turkey, explains the challenges of starting-up a new factory, doing business in a non-EU country and maintaining the mission of producing high quality, fresh products while upholding the company’s social and environmental values. Ferrero set up activities in Turkey four years ago and volume has been growing at a steady 20-25% per year.

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Gaza to get floating power station from Turkey

Logistics Middle East

Shipbuilder Karadeniz to supply electricity generating vessel

Thanksgiving 2015

Enterra Insights

A majority of Thanksgiving tables this year are likely to find turkey being served as the main protein; but, the … Continued. The post Thanksgiving 2015 appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Miscellaneous Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis Supply Chain Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

As governor, he presided over the first Thanksgiving feast and described it thusly: “And besides waterfowl there was great store of wild turkeys, of which they took many, besides venison, etc. ” From that first feast, turkey has been the one staple continuously gracing Thanksgiving tables through the centuries. Sarah Zielinski ( @SarahZielinski ) reports, “There are six subspecies of wild turkey, all native to North America.

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Festive season blind spot

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Turkeys with delicious fillings, socks above the fireplace with presents and warehouses with enough stock to meet customer demand during this peak shopping time By: Robert Byrne, VP Supply Chain Solutions at E2open. The festive season is the season for stuffing.

Thanksgiving Causes Logistics Headaches

Logistics Viewpoints

Next Thursday is Thanksgiving, which as I pointed out last year, is a time for FFFTT – family, friends, football, thankfulness, and turkey. Thanksgiving is also a time for logistics headaches. The holiday is centered around the big family meal, and the food supply chain tied to that meal is complex. But there are a number of other areas that can result in logistics headaches as well. Let’s examine some of them. Feast Logistics Headaches […].

Supply Chain Analytics: Sprouts, Imodium & Harry Potter

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Turkeys around the world are rejoicing as much as the children who do not have to tackle Brussels Spouts for another 12 months. Christmas and new year holidays seem a long way behind. The decorations have been squeezed back into their boxes for another year and Slade, Cliff, Bing, Bowie and others are safely back in their CD cases. FMCG Dave Jordan CEO Humour Supply Chain Supply Chain Analytics IT

2nd “Supply Chain Management and Optimization” conference

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Hilton Kozyatagi Istanbul Hotel, Turkey. Vector Event invites you to attend 2nd “Supply Chain Management and Optimization” conference on 18th of February 2015 in Istanbul Hilton Hotel, TURKEY. Already more than 100 registrations completed from decision makers, supply chain professionals from the biggest and well know companies in Turkey. Venue: HILTON Kozyatagi Istanbul Hotel, TURKEY. No:39 Kiziltoprak Plaza No:39 D:3 Kadikoy,Istanbul 34725 | Turkey.

Logitrans 2014

Supply Chain Movement

For the first time ever, the largest exhibition for transport and logistics in Turkey will open its gates from Wednesday through Friday this year. Events brochure countries pavilions EKO MMI Fair event Exhibit Expo Center Istanbul Logitrans Turkey Logitrans 2014. Date: 19-21 November 2014. Venue: Istanbul Expo Center 9 -10 Hall. Organisation: EKO MMI FAIR LTD. URL: english. Logitrans 2014 – new running time.