FMCG Manufacturing, Sourcing and the Ukraine-Russia Unrest

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The unrest – what a terrible BBC understatement that is – in Ukraine does not look to be going away in the near future and will possibly be hanging over us for considerably longer.

TransUkraine 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: International Exhibition Centre, Kiev, Ukraine. TransUkraine is the only International Trade Show in Ukraine presenting the whole range of transport industry opportunities, new logistic technology and services. TransUkraine 2015. Date: 27-29 October 2015.

Why Russia’s Agricultural Import Ban is more Supply Chain than Economics

Logistics Viewpoints

In July the US, the European Union (EU), and select other countries instituted a number of trade and financial sanctions against Russia for its involvement in the separatist movement in neighboring Ukraine.

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TransUkraine 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: International Exhibition Centre, Kiev, Ukraine. TransUkraine is the only International Trade Show in Ukraine presenting the whole range of transport industry opportunities, new logistic technology and services. Ukraine is geographically located at the intersection of Europe – Asia transport corridors and extensive traffic flows between the overloaded Western market and a rapidly growing Eastern market. TransUkraine 2016. Date: 26-28 October 2016.

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The impact of the Ukrainian crisis on Europe’s gas flow

Supply Chain Movement

Europe imports around one third of its gas requirement from Russia with about half of it transiting through Ukraine. Trends Aimms analysis energy gas flow Ian Moran impact Liquefied Natural Gas LNG modeling Russia Ukraine Wood Mackenzie

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Boeing Initiates Tactical and Strategic Supply Chain Moves

Supply Chain Matters

Many headlines of late report on the continuing tensions among Russia and the United States concerning ongoing events in the Ukraine. Ukraine, currently involved in political and social unrest, provides almost all of the concentrates used by VSMPO. Commercial aerospace and aircraft producer Boeing has recently initiated some supply chain risk mitigation and strategic sourcing moves which demonstrate responses to important business needs.

This Week in Logistics News (August 9 – 15)

Logistics Viewpoints

This week does have such an image, and that visual is a line of incredibly nondescript white tractors and trailers hauling “aid” destined for the pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine.

Passenger arrested for making threats on flydubai plane

Logistics Middle East

Ukraine's Security Service detained a Russian citizen at Kyiv airport after he threatened to blow up a flydubai plane, which had departed from Dubai

Russian threatens to blow up flydubai plane

Logistics Middle East

Ukraine's Security Service detained a Russian citizen at Kyiv airport after he threatened to blow up a flydubai plane, which had departed from Dubai

The Impact of Demand Volatility and a Changing Technology Landscape on European Supply Chains

AIMMS

On the one hand, companies are facing growing uncertainty due to volatile exchange rates, rising oil prices and economic and geopolitical events, such as Greece’s financial crisis and the conflict in Ukraine.

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Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Ukraine. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

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SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

According to the risk experts at Aon, Turkey and Ukraine score the highest in Europe in terms of terrorism threat. Over the past year, Russia, Ukraine and Turkey have suffered heavily due to devaluation, whereas Switzerland has become considerably more expensive. >>Please

Cyber Security 101: Understanding Ransomware

Elementum

Last May, a ransomware named WannaCry infected over 230,000 computer systems worldwide, and just recently an updated variant called NotPetya managed to hit over 2,000 users in Russia, Ukraine, Poland, France, Italy, the UK, Germany and the US.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

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

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Ukraine. 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.

Appeasement vs. Go Bold: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

For example, one form of tyranny today is represented by Vladimir Putin’s actions in the Crimea and Ukraine. He marched his armies into the Crimea much like Hitler marched into Czechoslovakia and has continued to supply military aid to the rebels in eastern Ukraine.

Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

In addition to the ‘new tier’, a further wave of countries - Kazakhstan, Morocco, Ukraine and Argentina - have been included in the top 20 emerging markets for the first time. The emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China that make up the ‘BRIC’ acronym continue to forge ahead.

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Finn-Tack implements inventory and demand management solution

Supply Chain Movement

Finn-Tack, with an international customer base with growing global demand, has two production plants in China, and the Ukraine, manufacturing riding equipment and clothing.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Ukraine. 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.

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.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Ukraine. 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

Ukraine. 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.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Ukraine. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

EU FTAs and PTAs range from the classic FTA, such as between the EU and Mexico (which focuses predominantly on liberation of goods and services), to more enhanced forms of the FTA like the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA), between the EU and Ukraine for example. Ukraine.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Ukraine. 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.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

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

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Ukraine. 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.

Making Sense of the Economic Numbers

Supply Chain View from the Field

There has been a huge amount of economic data pouring out in the last two weeks, all the while in the face of news of increasing violence in the Ukraine, Jordan, and the Middle East. Domestically, we seem to be in a situation negative total inflation – the Fed will be on hold until December delaying any further interest rate decisions. It seems the global economy will pick up by the end of the year, and there is some growth in the US for the next little while.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Ukraine. 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

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

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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Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Ukraine. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Ukraine. 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.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Ukraine. 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.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Ukraine. 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.