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How Would a Hard Brexit Impact UK/EU Trade?


On 23 June 2016, the citizens of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. This is formally named the “United Kingdom European Union membership referendum,” but is more commonly referred to as Brexit, a portmanteau of “British” and “exit”.

Brexit: Will the United Kingdom be Able to Feed Itself?

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For the UK, currently facing the very real prospect of a hard or no deal Brexit, complications in trading with the EU and other countries, coupled with vastly increased customs processing times, could lead to significant food and medicine shortages

Unleashed Heads to Glasgow for Brewers Lecture


Company News beer brewing breweries brewery inventory management craft brewery GB inventory management inventory management software united kingdomBrewers Journal is holding Brewers Lectures — a series of half-day lectures to inspire change, encourage discussion and share brewing expertise. This series is held five times a year across the UK and Ireland. The team at Unleashed will be sponsoring and attending the July lectures in Glasgow.

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.

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

All Things Supply Chain

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.

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

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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

Provenance founder is awarded MBE from the Queen’s Honour List for services in Global Supply Chains


With famous faces, such as Olivia Colman and Bear Grylls , as well as members of the general public, the list “recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom.” (– Cabinet Office ).

There’s Blood in the Supply Chain


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.

Forecasting Brexit’s Logistics Implications


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.

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


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.

Brexit: A Last Mile Checklist for Transportation Leaders


As Brexit — the United Kingdom’s impending departure from the European Union — looms […]. The post Brexit: A Last Mile Checklist for Transportation Leaders appeared first on Convey.

Download Resilinc's Brexit Global Supply Chain Impact Analysis Whitepaper


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.

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.

Is the European Air Cargo Market Cause for Worry?

Logistics Trends and Insights

Coupled with declines in new orders, and new export orders from the largest European economies (France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom), recession fears are growing. By Cathy Morrow Roberson.

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The Three “Habits” for Successful IoT Implementations


They included 300 executives in 11 industries in Canada, China, Germany, and the United States. Editor’s note: Due to the upcoming holidays, this will be our last blog for 2018. The next posting will be on January 8 th , 2019.

Distribution Disruption Causes KFC Chicken Shortage


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

GS1 Numbering System Required to Identify Products Online


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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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: 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


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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AkzoNobel: Painting a Better Picture of Demand


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.

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: WELCOME SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSIONALS. “I

Golden Results in the Supply Chain


LPR operates in several European countries, including Benelux, France, Spain, Portugal and the United Kingdom. More than 600 CSR and procurement professionals, attended Sustain , the annual EcoVadis event dedicated to responsible purchasing earlier this year.

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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How to Build a Brigade of Supply Chain Talent


The curriculum is available at any of Logility’s global education centers (India, New Zealand, United Kingdom or United States), through an on-demand course program, or onsite at a customer’s location.

This Week in Logistics News (December 3-7, 2018)

Talking Logistics

In related news, FourKites announced last week hat it has expanded its operations into the United Kingdom, and plans to open other offices in Europe over the next few months. Which candy is mentioned the most in songs? The answer is M&Ms. But which candy came in second?

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 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.

AIT Worldwide Logistics acquires UK-based freight forwarder ConneXion World Cargo


According to AIT President and CEO Vaughn Moore, the acquisition of ConneXion fulfills a long-term goal for the company to establish a greater presence in the United Kingdom. ConneXion World Cargo has offices in Halifax, Canada; Hong Kong, China and Paris, France as well as United Kingdom-based operational centres in London, Exeter and Manchester.

Deal or no deal: The impact of Brexit on automotive supply chains


The United Kingdom (UK) imports the most goods by far compared to other European countries, not just final products but also parts and components for further production and assembly.

Diversity Matters

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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