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

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.

Game Over as Bankrupt Toys ‘R’ Us Files for Liquidation and Begins US & UK Store Closures

Supply Chain 24/7

Toys ‘R’ Us Inc, the iconic toy retailer, will shutter or sell its stores in the United States and the United Kingdom after failing to find a buyer or reach a deal to restructure billions in debt, putting at risk about 30,000 retail and supply chain jobs

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

GS1 Numbering System Required to Identify Products Online

Appterra

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 […].

GS1 Numbering System Required to Identify Products Online

Appterra

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.

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

Why Workforce Productivity for Third Party Logistics and Wholesale Distribution Can’t Just be an Operational Issue Any Longer – Part 1 of 3

Supply Chain Nation

In fact, according to the Reiner Strack TED Talk, “ The Workforce Crisis of 2030 – and how to start solving it now ,” most of the top GDP countries will face a critical workforce shortage by 2030, including countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Japan. The article highlights the following big workforce shortages: The United States will have a 4 percent “surplus,” which is down from 10 percent in 2020.

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.

The Global Risks Report 2017

Supply Chain 24/7

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

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.

Emerging Markets are Leapfrogging Mature Retail Markets by Investing More in Omni-Channel

Supply Chain Nation

In a survey of 300+ CEOs from China, Germany, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States, PwC found trends in omni-channel adoption and investment that varied across the five countries.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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

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’.

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.

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.