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  • Consumers demanding supply chain visibility and performance

    According to a global survey, 78% of consumers want to receive updates on the status of their orders when purchasing goods, and they won't hesitate to switch brands if supply chain performance fai...


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    https://www.supplychaindigital.com/distribution/consumers-demanding-supply-chain-visibility-and-performance4332
  • CMA CGM to acquire 25% stake in CEVA Logistics, worth up to $462mn

    The shipping firm CMA CGM has reached an agreement to acquire almost 25% of CEVA Logistics AG. CMA CGM has committed to subscribe for mandatory convertible securities of CEVA in an estimated amount be...


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    https://www.supplychaindigital.com/logistics/cma-cgm-acquire-25-stake-ceva-logistics-worth-462mn4330
  • French shipping line to take 25pc stake in CEVA Logistics

    Shipping line CMA CGM is to acquire a 25 percent state in CEVA Logistics as part of the planned flotation of the CEVA business on the SIX Swiss exchange. The deal will enable the container line to gro...


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    https://www.logisticsmanager.com/french-shipping-line-take-25pc-stake-ceva-logistics/4328
  • Big logistics development for Suffolk Park

    Jaynic and PGIM Real Estate are developing two logistics units totalling 350,000 sq ft at Suffolk Park, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. The gross development value is £35 million. The development of t...


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    https://www.logisticsmanager.com/big-logistics-development-suffolk-park/4329
  • XPO Logistics launches voice-enabled tracking for last-mile shipments

    XPO Logistics has announced the launch of Google Home and Amazon Echo capabilities integrated with the company's last mile network. From the point of sale through fulfilment and home delivery, con...


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    https://www.supplychaindigital.com/logistics/xpo-logistics-launches-voice-enabled-tracking-last-mile-shipments4313
  • Standard Chartered and CDC to launch $150mn supply chain finance programme

    CDC Group and Standard Chartered Bank have agreed a $150mn supply chain finance programme that will increase financing for SME suppliers in Africa and South Asia. The first countries to benefit from t...


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    https://www.supplychaindigital.com/scm/standard-chartered-and-cdc-launch-150mn-supply-chain-finance-programme4327
  • UN agrees to halve shipping emissions by 2050 in historic deal

    Members of the UN’s International Maritime Organization (IMO) have struck a historic deal to halve their CO2 emissions from shipping by 2050. The deal marks a critical shift for the global shipp...


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    https://www.energydigital.com/sustainability/un-agrees-halve-shipping-emissions-2050-historic-deal4314
  • DHL and IBM report cites benefits and potential of AI in logistics

    The advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology has been making inroads over the years in various sectors. But a joint report issued this week by global express and logistics services provider D...


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    http://www.supplychain247.com/article/dhl_and_ibm_report_cites_benefits_and_potential_of_ai_in_logistics/news4307
  • Denholm merges warehousing and transport businesses

    Denholm Logistics is merging of two of its businesses, Denholm Transport and Denholm Handling, to create Denholm UK Logistics. Denholm Handling specialises in warehousing, terminal management and dist...


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    https://www.logisticsmanager.com/denholm-merges-warehousing-transport-businesses/4309

EVENTS

Conferences

Managing for Supply Chain Excellence Workshop

MANAGING FOR SUPPLY CHAIN EXCELLENCE WORKSHOP

April 25-25, 2018
Supply chain leaders who successfully align supply chain strategy with the business are at the helm of the world's most competitive companies. Join us on November 1 at APICS Headquarters for the new Supply Chain Excellence workshop, a one-day, executive-level program that provides actionable lea...

12th Annual Hi-Tech Supply Chain Summit Europe

12TH ANNUAL HI-TECH SUPPLY CHAIN SUMMIT EUROPE

April 24-25, 2018
The Hi-Tech Supply Chain Summit brings together industry thought leaders from the world’s biggest and most advanced technology manufacturers, retailers and telecom infrastructure providers to discuss the latest challenges and opportunities facing the hi-tech supply chain.

Supply Chain Strategy and Management

SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY AND MANAGEMENT

April 26-27, 2018
This course presents innovative strategies and best practices for improving supply chain performance. It introduces a unique MIT framework, using the concept of technology clockspeed, for strategically managing and optimizing supply chains. Participants gain a deeper understanding of supply chain in...

Supply Chain Strategy and Management

SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY AND MANAGEMENT

April 26-27, 2018
This course presents innovative strategies and best practices for improving supply chain performance. It introduces a unique MIT framework, using the concept of technology clockspeed, for strategically managing and optimizing supply chains. Participants gain a deeper understanding of supply chain in...

Modern Slavery & Human Rights in Supply Chain Conference

MODERN SLAVERY & HUMAN RIGHTS IN SUPPLY CHAIN CONFERENCE

April 19-20, 2018
The purpose of the 3rd Modern Slavery & Human Rights in Supply Chain Conference is to equip businesses with actionable insights and a good understanding of how the issues of forced labour and human rights abuse can be eradicated from their supply chain.

The 3rd Modern Slavery & Human Rights in Supply Chain Conference

THE 3RD MODERN SLAVERY & HUMAN RIGHTS IN SUPPLY CHAIN CONFERENCE

April 19-20, 2018
*Models to integrate human rights and anti-slavery efforts in business: ensure social standards are equally prioritised as operational demands
*Detecting abuse: explore effective means to uncover labour violations in your supply chain
.*Emerging regulation: what are the impacts on busi...

Supply & Command, Encoding Logistics, Labor, and the Mediation of Making

SUPPLY & COMMAND, ENCODING LOGISTICS, LABOR, AND THE MEDIATION OF MAKING

April 19-20, 2018
The Supply & Command, Encoding Logistics, Labor, and the Mediation of Making, organized by the New York University School of Professional Studies will take place from 19th April to 20th April 2018 at the New York University in New York, United States Of America. The conference will cover areas l...

Transport Research Arena 2018

TRANSPORT RESEARCH ARENA 2018

April 16-19, 2018
TRB is co-sponsoring the Transport Research Arena 2018 (TRA 2018) April 16-19, 2018 in Vienna, Austria. TRA connects European researchers, companies, and public authorities framing research and transportation policy.

 

Webinars

APR 25, 2018 | 1:00 PM
3PLS & 4PLS
In addition to providing traditional transportation and logistics services, today’s 3PLs and 4PLs provide a wealth of value to their food and beverage customers. Join industry executives for a roundtable discussion about this evolving role and how it affects the expectations and rela...
APR 25, 2018
PRACTICAL STEPS TO GETTING STARTED WITH SUPPLY CHAIN AI
As more and more companies explore what AI brings to their supply chain processes, firms in pharmaceuticals, consumer packaged goods, manufacturing and other industries are looking to move beyond relatively simplistic tools built on static business rules that inhibit the ability to optimiz...
APR 26, 2018 | 11:00AM
BLOCKCHAIN IN LOGISTICS
Blockchain shall impact Logistics operations in multiple ways including smart contracts, improving capacity utilization, parts traceability etc. Curious? Naval Sabharwal, Head Supply Chain & Logistics, Ramco Systems will give an overview of Blockchain & its applications in Logistic...
APR 26, 2018
DISTRIBUTION AND REPLENISHMENT PLANNING
Having safety stock and implementing different procurement strategies may be easy to solve the difficulty in demand forecasting, but these methods more often than not lead to overstocking and obsolescence issues. This, in turn, results in additional expenses.
APR 26, 2018 | 1:00PM
TRADE WARS AND SUPPLY CHAINS
Don't blame Trump. Independent of his new tariffs, weakening of the WTO, regional isolation, Brexit and other trade rule changes have been percolating for 2 years. Listen in as the supply chain resiliency team at Resilinc takes a fact-based walk through the impact scenarios of minor or...
APR 30, 2018 | 8:30PM
GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES FOR CONNECTED TRUCK TELEMATICS—CHANGING DYNAMICS IN 2018
Globally, OEMs must capitalize on the inclination toward complete digitization as this will have a significant impact on the evolution of the transport and logistics industry post-2018. Trucks are operating in a complex environment, and accurate and timely information about weather, traffi...

SAFE & COMPLIANT SHIPPING FOR DANGEROUS GOODS
“Dangerous Goods” handling is still dangerous. Despite increasing regulation, many shippers have not yet recognized or embraced the importance of proper handling of dangerous goods. There is an ethical obligation to keep people and products safe. And non-compliance can cause co...
THE FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING: IMPLICATIONS FOR SC
Jayson Myers, CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, will reveal the critical changes he thinks are transforming Canadian manufacturing—and will talk about what they mean for supply chain management. This is a live, must-attend webinar for everyone who operates in supply chain logistic...
SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY AS FOUNDATIONAL CAPABILITY
Supply chain visibility (SCV) helps enable value for an organization. This webinar outlines the importance and business impact of end-to-end visibility for supply chain leaders, and what solution capabilities can be leveraged on your company's journey to the upper echelons of supply ch...
SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGIES FOR MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
The pace of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in manufacturing companies has been increasing, deals are getting larger and the pressure to realize deal value objectives is growing. Strong M&A activity is projected to continue through 2017. CSCOs and their organizations must take measu...
SUPPLY CHAIN AND DEMAND-DRIVEN TRANSFORMATION
On the demand-driven journey, the supply chain transforms twice: Functions and processes are internally integrated and streamlined, and supply chains become externally aware and optimized to deliver targeted outcomes. Understand the differences and what initiatives are required for each ty...
GAIN CONTROL OF YOUR PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING SUPPLY CHAIN
Pharmaceutical and Life Science companies are under pressure to ensure initial packaging and documented changes on existing pharmaceutical packaging are properly managed and coordinated, globally. Daily functions are often performed in “silos” inside a company or between differ...
INNOVATIVE TRANSPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION AND LOGISTICS PARTNERSHIPS
The Southwest Transportation Workforce Center (SWTWC) and the National Association of State Directors for Career and Technical Education (NASDCTE) are co-sponsoring a featuring teachers, administrators, and industry partners who will provide insights and best practices from innovative educ...

RESOURCES

Fleet managers are constantly seeking better ways to control costs and improve profitability. Many operational expenses, such as the price of fuel and replacement parts for vehicles, are beyond your c...

GPS vehicle tracking systems provide fleet operators with a powerful tool to help cut costs and operate their vehicles more efficiently. But there’s another benefit to a telematics solution that...

A special compilation of published posts summarizing key issues around the truck driver shortage, and changes the transportation industry is making to address the ongoing problem....

As a leader in global logistics, UPS dedicates its expertise, innovative technologies and resources to support communities worldwide in disaster preparedness, relief assistance and post-conflict recov...

Are you ready for the new regulatory landscape for global food supply chains? Read this special report to find out....

The logistics sector is a key driver of EU economic integration and growth. Access to internal and global markets depends on efficient and cost-effective logistics throughout the EU for long-term econ...

A special report on how and why Mexico has emerged as the new nearshore destination....

Supply Chain sustainability has become a major corporate responsibility over years. Corporations are increasingly putting more importance and resources to this as an investment into the future. Along ...

Executives know the world has changed. SAP’s research shows 90% of CEOs believe the digital economy will have a major impact on their industry, though less than 15% are funding and executing on the pl...