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

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

Supply Chain 24/7

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

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.

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.

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.

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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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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.

Kroger Announces Two Additional Regional Ocada Enabled Shed Warehouses

Supply Chain Matters

In May of 2018 we alerted our readers to Kroger’s increased equity stake in United Kingdom based grocery robotics retailer Ocado Group. The Supply Chain Matters blog provides an update on U.S.

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.

The IMF Revises its Global Economic Outlook Downward

Supply Chain Matters

They include a “ no-deal ” Brexit for the United Kingdom and a deeper economic slowdown in China. The IMF, at its Annual Meeting in Davos, elected to cut its forecast of global economic growth, with a warning that recent expansion is losing momentum.

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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.

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.

The Three “Habits” for Successful IoT Implementations

ToolsGroup

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.

The Stream of UK Based Automotive Industry Announcements are Not Solely Related to Brexit

Supply Chain Matters

Auto workers across the United Kingdom have been reeling from a series of cascading announcements regarding global auto maker’s cutbacks of capacity and production.

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 […].

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.

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

Another Optimistic Forecast for 2019 U.S. Retail Sales

Supply Chain Matters

As an example, retailers across the United Kingdom experience their worst Christmas season in a decade primarily driven by consumer confidence and the threat of Brexit. The National Retail Federation is forecasting that U.S. retail sales for 2019 will increase between 3.9 percent and 4.4

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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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.

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.

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?

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

EFT

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.

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

Quintiq

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.

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

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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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

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.

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