After Brexit: It’s Time to Model Your Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

In June the citizens of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. As a result, the political system is in a state of chaos as the various parties jockey for control. Some of the changes expected from a Brexit (i.e. British Exit) vote have already happened. A week from the referendum, the pound was down 10 percent against the US dollar and eight percent against the Euro. The UK Chancellor has said there […].

Will Brexit Beat Up Global Supply Chains?

The Network Effect

The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union has sent shock waves around the globe as businesses and governments. The post Will Brexit Beat Up Global Supply Chains? appeared first on The Network Effect. SCM Supply Chain Management The Network Effect automotive Brexit EU global supply chains supply chain UK

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There’s Blood in the Supply Chain

ToolsGroup

The National Health Service (NHS), the world’s largest health care organization, has implemented a new supply chain planning system for managing the United Kingdom’s blood supply. This week’s posting is actually a video rather than a written blog.

Two Contrasting Events: Brexit and the Expanded Panama Canal Add New Dimensions for Active Planning- Part One

Supply Chain Matters

One is the unexpected results of the referendum by voters in the United Kingdom endorsing an exit from the European Union. […]. It’s the last Monday in June and as we pen this advisory commentary two major developments over these past few days are going to have a definitive long-term impact on various industry supply chains.

Boeing Takes Decisive Action with 737 MAX Component Supplier

Supply Chain Matters

At the time, The Wall Street Journal had reported that that a key supplier within Boeing’s 737 MAX program, United Kingdom […]. This is a follow-up to an August Supply Chain Matters commentary highlighting a published report indicating that a key component part production scalability problem had been identified on the Boeing 737 MAX development program.

Global Trade Networks Create a Single Version of the Truth for Retailers

Talking Logistics

A multi-brand online retailer — currently the number one pure-play eTailer in the United Kingdom and Ireland has enjoyed these results: Over 22% of orders are fulfilled through drop ship method. Drop shipping is becoming more and more popular among retailers as the “Amazon effect” creates intense pressure from customers for quick delivery. Retailers are willing to take the risk associated with releasing the inventory management and fulfilment process so product moves faster.

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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Refugees Cause Price Hike for EU Shippers

Inbound Logistics

Refugees cause price hike for European Union shippers; East-West shippers see sharp decline in contract rates; technology innovations to transform competitive landscape in global freight forwarding market; home delivery in the United Kingdom

Reducing Food Waste

Elementum

trillion per year, about the same as the 2016 GDP of the United Kingdom. One-third of edible food worldwide goes to waste, amounting to about 1.3 billion tons every year. If food waste were a country, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases next to China and the U.S.

Checklist: Logistics challenges in China

Supply Chain Movement

trillion economy that was the world’s sixth largest, trailing the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom and France. 15 questions about Chinese supply chains.

Brewing Up E-Commerce Success with Tassimo

Value Unchained

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.

Nursing Hospital and Healthcare Supply Into a New Age

Logistics Bureau

Vendors’ own employees take responsibility for checking inventory levels, ordering materials as necessary, and directly replenishing inventories within individual care units. This was the experience of the Mercy Health System, one of the largest healthcare providers in the United States.

Transforming Your Supply Chain Planning, Transforming Your Business

ToolsGroup

The UK’s National Health Service revolutionized the process of maintaining the United Kingdom’s blood supply, transitioning from a push approach to a demand-driven ‘pull’ model for the entire country.

Extreme Global Weather Set to Continue – What’s the Supply Chain Impact (Part 1)?

Kewill

What Brexit means for the Global Supply Chain

Elementum

turnout, the highest in a United Kingdom-wide vote since the 1992 general election. Markets and governments are still reeling from the news that citizens of the UK, by a narrow margin, have voted to leave the EU.

When it Comes to Direct-to-Consumer Shipping, Warehouse Size Matters

Supply Chain Nation

The company opened two dozen new fulfillment centers, became the largest online store in India, and made its first delivery by autonomous drone in the United Kingdom. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This week: Big warehouses get even bigger thanks to direct-to-consumer shipping trends, and Trader Joe’s gets some new competition.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

This Week in Logistics News (August 31 – September 4, 2015)

Talking Logistics

This week, HighJump extended its B2B connectivity network and capabilities by acquiring Wesupply, “a United Kingdom-based premier provider of supplier enablement and B2B integration solutions across multiple industries including retail, building, CPG, energy and manufacturing.”

There is only one Boss… and it’s not Tech

Kewill

Be it Google’s parent Alphabet , Amazon or United Parcel Services (UPS) , famous advocators of disruptive technologies have been rushing to develop automated drones for delivery.

Two Contrasting Events: Brexit and the Expanded Panama Canal Add New Dimensions for More Active Planning – Part Two

Supply Chain Matters

One is the unexpected results of the referendum by voters in the United Kingdom endorsing an […]. It’s the last Monday in June and as we pen this part two Supply Chain Matters advisory commentary two major developments over these past few days are going to have a definitive long-term impact on various industry supply chains.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

In the last six months, in my travels, I have presented to supply chain teams in China, Belgium, France, Germany, Peru, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. Today, I unpacked my bags.

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Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors.

Giants of the seas: Planning for the world’s largest container ships

Quintiq

The CSCL Globe on her maiden voyage, arriving at Felixstowe, United Kingdom. Image credit: Keith Skipper ( Flickr ) / CC BY-SA 2.0.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

CEO Survey Says Revenues are Growing. Profitability….Not So Much

Supply Chain Nation

The CEO survey received responses from 410 retail and consumer goods companies across Australia, China, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands. Management at the helm.

What SCx is Teaching the Teachers About MOOCs

Supply Chain @ MIT

The largest share of students came from the US (21%), India (13%), and Brazil (4%), followed by the United Kingdom, Spain, Canada, Mexico, and Germany. Will MOOCs complement traditional classrooms?

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’.

This Week in Logistics News (May 4-8, 2015)

Talking Logistics

According to the press release: Borderfree provides cross-border ecommerce solutions through a proprietary technology and services platform that enables retailers in the United States and United Kingdom to transact with consumers around the world.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored.

GrandVision: “We are changing completely as we become demand driven”

Supply Chain Movement

Many of these stores are recognised under banners such as Apollo-Optik in Germany, Générale d’Optique and GrandOptical in France, Pearle in the Netherlands, Belgium and Austria and Vision Express in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Poland, Hungary, the Middle East and India to name just a few.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux.

This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It serves both B2B and B2C customers in the United Kingdom, Spain and France. My wife and I visited my fourth grade son’s class this morning to see the work they’ve done the past few weeks.

Do We Really Need a New Smart Phone Every Two Years?

SCM Research

A new United Nations University report, titled The Global E-waste Monitor 2014 , details e-waste generation by region. With 32% of the world’s total, the United States (7.1 kg), Switzerland, Iceland, Denmark, and the United Kingdom. United Nations University, IAS – SCYCLE, Bonn, Germany. We all know about natural resource scarcity.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands. The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise.

Forecasting Brexit’s Logistics Implications

APICS

Just about a week ago, the world received the news that citizens of the United Kingdom (UK) voted to withdraw from the European Union (EU) by a narrow margin of 4 percentage points.