United Kingdom and the EU Reach Initial Agreement to Move Forward on Brexit

Supply Chain Matters

This week’s announced deal related to Brexit include a set of initial agreements that will now allow negotiations to advance toward specific trade issues. Industry supply chain teams should have some cautious sense of relief but must remain tune-in to ongoing developments and implications. Global Trade Issues Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Strategy global trade impacts on industry supply chains impact of Brexit on industry supply chains Supply chain Matters blog

The Missing Link? EU Supply Chains after Brexit

SCM Research

The United Kingdom has been one of the key links in EU supply chains for more than 40 years. BBC Newsnight has recently reported on how Brexit could break that chain and what the consequences could be for manufacturers.

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

Ireland—the Answer to your Post-Brexit Supply Chain

ModusLink Corporation

When the United Kingdom voted to part ways with the European Union (EU) two years ago, it opened doors for change, possibility and above all else, uncertainty.

Hard Lessons from a Hard Brexit Landing

Supply Chain @ MIT

The United Kingdom’s tortuous withdrawal from the European Union appears to be headed for a hard landing. Instead of leaving the EU in an orderly fashion, the country could be unceremoniously dumped outside the door without an agreement.

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 […].

Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 7/1/16 – 7/7/16

Inventory and Supply Chain Optimization

16 Teams participate in Amazon’s latest robot picking challenge Recent study results released by Oxford University and Deloitte claim that approximately 33% of jobs in the United Kingdom could be done by machines within the next 20 years.

U.K.’s Carbon Dioxide Shortage Creates Concern for Meat, Beer and Crumpet Supply

APICS

As people in the United States wind down from celebrating Independence Day — often with beer and meat – people in the United Kingdom may soon face a beer and meat shortage, due to a scarcity of carbon dioxide across the U.K.

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.

Download Resilinc's Brexit Global Supply Chain Impact Analysis Whitepaper

Resilinc

On June 24 th 2016, citizens of the United Kingdom voted and passed a referendum to leave the European Union. Better known as “Brexit”, the move sent a shock wave through global financial and currency markets.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Distribution Disruption Causes KFC Chicken Shortage

APICS

Last week, even the Colonel couldn’t help KFC restaurants in the United Kingdom. Approximately 800 of the 900 KFCs in the U.K. temporarily closed because of a chicken shortage, according to CNN Money

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.

AkzoNobel: Painting a Better Picture of Demand

E2open

Weekly forecast error for AkzoNobel’s paint business in United Kingdom, France, Germany, Netherlands and Ireland was reduced by 29% for the first week of forecast.

GS1 Numbering System Required to Identify Products Online

Descartes

The UPC is a specific type of barcode used in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and other countries for tracking trade items.

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Yet Another Concerning Commentary of Supply Chain Bullying

Supply Chain Matters

In our Twitter stream, we came across a re-tweet link from Huffington Post blogger David Weaver, referencing United Kingdom’s Daily Mail.com posting: The supply chain bullies: The giant household names that stand accused of hurting […].

SCL Event – September 2014

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Whittlebury Hall– Northamptonshire, United Kingdom. The SCL Event. Date: 30 September – 1 October 2014. Organiser: Global Business Events. URL: www.2014.scl-event.com. The aim of the event is to leverage the global executive community to create a world-class platform of end-user driven academia to help executives make the right decisions for their organization.

GS1 Numbering System Required to Identify Products Online

Descartes

The UPC is a specific type of barcode used in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and other countries for tracking trade items.

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Global Logistics—December 2014

Inbound Logistics

United Kingdom establishes national training center for fracking; China and Jamaica team up on logistics training initiatives; UK port constraints push freight flows north; Middle East air cargo carriers show robust growth

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

The SCL Event

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Selsdon Park Hotel – Heathrow, United Kingdom. The SCL Event. Date: 11-12 February, 2014. Organiser: Global Business Events. URL: www.scl-event.com. WELCOME SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSIONALS. “I

Arkieva Customer Spotlight: AkzoNobel Strengthens Position as The Leading Global Supplier in Coil Coatings

Arkieva

The transaction includes relevant technologies, patents, and trademarks, as well as two manufacturing plants in the United Kingdom and South Africa.

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.

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The Digital Supply Chain: Making The Leap With A Ball and Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

Used from the 17th century until the late mid-20th century, a ball and chain found in 2009 in the United Kingdom from the 17th century was an 18 pound ball six inches in diameter.

Diversity Matters

Supply Chain 24/7

McKinsey has been examining diversity in the workplace for several years, our latest report, Diversity Matters, examined proprietary data sets for 366 public companies across a range of industries in Canada, Latin America, the United Kingdom, and 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.

Reducing Food Waste

Elementum

trillion per year, about the same as the 2016 GDP of the United Kingdom. Last weekend was one of the country's biggest BBQ blowouts, and you can bet that a lot of that food will go to waste.

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5 Disruptions Shaping the Digital Transformation in Distribution and Logistics

Supply Chain Nation

For example, Grainger, the largest industrial distributor in the United States and number 3 in the world with revenue exceeding $10 billion, has seen online sales continuously become the larger contribution to the company’s total sales.

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’.

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TradeGecko Payments helps SME wholesalers get paid 3x faster

TradeGecko

Today, the TradeGecko Payment platform is available in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, Canada and New Zealand. In May 2017, TradeGecko launched TradeGecko Payments , a built-in payment platform that helps wholesale merchants get paid on orders faster and have greater visibility and control over their cash flow. TradeGecko Payments Press Release

Logistics Responses to Europe’s Migrant Crisis

TMC

Probably the most notable outcome from a logistics standpoint has occurred in Calais, France, where trucks headed for the Channel Tunnel to the United Kingdom were being boarded by migrants. million trucks in both directions between France and the United Kingdom last year.

Tristar receives road traffic safety certification

Logistics Middle East

The company received the certification after a rigorous audit conducted by a team from the United Registrar of Systems (URS Certification), which is accredited with UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service