FedEx major hubs to remain open following TNT acquisition

| August 17, 2016

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The €4.4 billion acquisition of FedEx Corporation and TNT Express combines the strengths of the companies, the world’s largest air express network and an unparalleled European road network, which will expand the existing FedEx portfolio and reshape the global transportation and logistics industry.

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Article | March 3, 2020

Procurement professionals are now playing an increasingly strategic role within their organizations. Procurement of raw materials and components that go into the manufacturing process is essential to ensure final product quality and strong financial performance. As supply chains become more dynamic, companies must pay closer attention to supply and supplier management. Why? Because events like trade wars, natural disasters, and supplier events, such as unexpected plant shutdowns like we are seeing with the Coronavirus outbreak, can disrupt a company’s production.

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Article | March 16, 2020

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Article | March 9, 2020

As I flew to Dallas, I worked on this post. Before boarding the plane, I watched a traveler pull a diet Coke from the bin and thought about the struggle to source sweetener with the rise of COV-19. As I poured the dog food into the bowl for my pups, I wondered if I was going to have to switch kibble due to the looming issues of sourcing taurine—a health additive in many pet foods. Over the weekend, as I shopped at Lowes, it was hard for me to not think about the pending shortage of Titanium dioxide—an important ingredient in white paint and consider if I should stockpile it for the house I need to paint.

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Article | March 25, 2020

Supply chains are under pressure ordinarily, and in current times with a sweeping pandemic affecting countries from the GCC, the value of automation in supply chains and warehouse management logistics is more apparent than ever.The ability to find solutions that do not require direct human engagement is what will separate your business from others as processes can be tracked in the cloud, while warehousing can run with minimal labour and maximum fluidity.

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