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  Normally, when we see major supply chain disruptions, it tends to be on the supply side. However, what we’re seeing now is a concurrent demand shock being felt around the world. In this light, uncertainty is an understatement of the mi[...]

  Normally, when we see major supply chain disruptions, it tends to be on the supply side. However, what we’re seeing now is a concurrent demand shock being felt around the world. In this light, uncertainty is an understatement of the mi[...]

With disruption on both supply and demand sides, how can automotive leaders successfully manage business continuity with resilient supply chain operations? Sign up to this webinar to find out and get insight on: Agility and responsivene[...]

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Shippers and 3PL providers are struggling to adjust to demands in the market place, with the top concerns bugging executives being infrastructure issues and the capabilities of their labour forces. Among respondents, there was recognition o[...]

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Target looks like to reduce the time between hubs and stores as part of a bid to improve its brick and mortar operation. Target Experiments With Faster Supply Chain. [Forbes] They’re not the only ones looking at speeding up delivery as a [...]

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Channels: LogisticsEvent Date: Mon, 2017-11-20 to Tue, 2017-11-21Event URL: https://events.eft.com/3pl-asia/Event Location: SingaporeNumber of attendees: 200Event Organiser: Will BroadEvent Organiser E-mail:&nb[...]

Dear Friends,    Not only is technology evolving quickly but also the quality of the young professionals is high. As companies hit a retirement bubble with baby boomers leaving along with the decades of experience they carry, it is [...]

The WTO estimates that trade will grow 1.7% in 2016, the weakest number since 2009. The IMF recently pointed out that normally trade growth tended to increase far quicker than world GDP, but that for the past few years, it had been consid[...]

  What has brought new players into the retail industry? How the retail market has become more collaborative  The social aspect of online retail  The impact of the gas and oil market on the roll out of drone deliveries at [...]

Channels: Supply ChainEvent Date: Wed, 2017-06-14 to Fri, 2017-06-16Event URL: http://events.eft.com/scsc/Event Location: ChicagoNumber of attendees: 400Event Organiser: Danielle HorsnellEvent Organiser E-mail:[...]

Channels: TechnologyEvent Date: Tue, 2018-03-06 to Wed, 2018-03-07Event URL: http://events.eft.com/cioeu/Event Location: AmsterdamNumber of attendees: 200Event Organiser: Will BroadEvent Organiser E-mail: [...]

Channels: eCommerce/RetailEvent Date: Mon, 2017-05-15 to Tue, 2017-05-16Event URL: http://events.eft.com/d3/Event Location: New York Number of attendees: 300Event Organiser: Priyanka Asera Event Organiser E-mai[...]

Channels: 3PLEvent Date: Wed, 2017-06-14 to Fri, 2017-06-16Event URL: http://events.eft.com/3pl/Event Location: ChicagoNumber of attendees: 400Event Organiser: Sarah ReynoldsEvent Organiser E-mail: sreynol[...]

Speaking on an EFT webinar, Mr Massimino said that within a fortnight of signing up for Oracle’s order management platform, the system was in place – however, Telogis, which supplies vehicle tracking hardware to sectors such as trucki[...]

It’s also the ultimate test of preparedness for supply chain professionals. Planning for the holiday surge starts months in advance—a step that’s even more critical when your freight needs to cross oceans.   After a purchase or[...]

Why is this happening, and what does it mean for the delivery sector?   We cover: Does the shift towards next-day delivery mean online shopping is no longer driven by price? Is next-day delivery becoming more affordable? I[...]

For those of you not familiar with the term Hackathon:   "The word “hackathon” is a portmanteau of the words “hack” and “marathon“, where “hack” is used in the sense of exploratory programming, not its alternate meani[...]

In an information-packed exclusive interview, we cover:   The motivating factors for launching a logistics service Post Logistics' target market An Post's strategic partnership behind the new service Post Logistics' delive[...]

Michael Massimino is Director of IT at Telogis while Marco Rossi is the Supply Chain Cloud Director for Product Development EMEA. Click here to register for the complimentary webinar taking place October 6th, 14:30-15:30 BST (15:30-16:30 CE[...]

Précis: CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Sep 12, 2016) - project44, a Chicago-based enterprise cloud company providing industry leading supply chain visibility and connectivity, today announced the close of a $10.5 million Series A investm[...]

It’s probably the same reason that 70% of those users have used the same software for several years—even if it’s outdated. TMS technology usage is even lower when it comes to global modes as compared to domestic. Change is hard. Imp[...]

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UK logistics sector has paid £410m into government Apprenticeship Levy pot, but only 10% of these funds have so far been drawn down, Freight Transport Association highlights[...]

A new post-coronavirus focus will lead to wider adoption of industry standards for the prevention of theft, according to the Transported Asset Protection Association[...]

UK forwarder body ties up separate deal following maritime consultancy’s collaboration with EU association Clecat to enable members to benchmark ocean freight rates[...]

European group boosts focus on contract logistics and freight forwarding in UK, strengthens its cross-border distribution and express business between France and Germany, and launches e-Logistics platform[...]

With cross-border package rates to the US set to more than double from this month, e-retailers must act now to protect their margins and businesses, logistics specialist SEKO advises [...]

New ‘future-proof’ 700,000 sqm facility will consolidate all the logistics group’s activities within Air & Sea, Road and Solutions around the city of Horsens in Jutland in one location [...]

French-owned EHDH has finalised the acquisition of counterpart Movianto, creating “the leading pharmaceutical logistics and transport player in Europe” under a new brand, Walden.[...]

UK freight association to offer mini course next month on Customs Procedures Codes to members of the Young Forwarder Network[...]

European freight forwarder association will raise awareness among its members of the free capability to compare their ocean freight carrier buy rates against those of their peers[...]

William Walker takes over as managing director after shadowing Bob Montague, who has served as MD for the past 15 years and will remain with the company in a consultancy role[...]

Cargo cuts expected to be far less severe than among passenger staff, but a loss of up to 4,556 of its 8,500 jobs is likely to be felt across the airport services company’s business[...]

After successful pilot testing of the new tool, which makes ‘a shift from Pull to Push’, it has now been rolled out to 250 DB Schenker land transport hubs in Europe, giving the logistics group’s road carrier partners better access to [...]

Host-to-host connection via API allows for system-based integrated information sharing about the shipment journey, including all shipments’ important milestones and temperature checks for active containers[...]

Logistics group says Greenplan’s ‘fully dynamic route planning’ tool ‘uses a powerful algorithm for individual route optimisation’ that exceeds the efficiency of existing planning tools and cuts costs by up to 20% [...]

Britain’s largest recorded warehouse investment sale is set to begin as Prologis prepares to dispose of a portfolio of logistics properties with a guide price of more than $540m[...]

The pandemic’s ‘painful and chaotic’ impact on supply chains has made resilience a new top priority for shippers, logistics providers, carriers and ports, reports consulting firm AT Kearney [...]

Alibaba logistics unit unveils plans to invest a further US$140m in more flights and overseas warehouses with the aim of speeding up deliveries from China to destinations worldwide[...]

Robert Erni will take over as CFO from Burkhard Eling, who will become CEO, with current CEO Bernhard Simon heading the Supervisory Board of the logistics company from 2021[...]

New six-year contract includes a more than tripling of Ekol’s warehousing footprint in the country for the outdoor clothing brand[...]

Despite substantial falls in freight market demand, cost-management and other factors mean the second quarter ‘has developed better than we anticipated when the COVID-19 crisis started’, CEO says [...]

Trade deal this year ‘more important than ever’ if Brussels is unwilling to reciprocate a six-month phased implementation, says freight association BIFA, warning of the potential for disruption and delays at borders[...]

European freight and logistics event forced to reschedule a second time following government and health directions, but will launch ‘a series of alternative initiatives and digital activities – including online webinars’ from July[...]

Chinese e-commerce and technology giant signs up to the ground-breaking International Port Community Systems Association initiative and embarks on a new blockchain project in the joint Logistics Visibility Task Force[...]

Following record oversupply in April and May that led to sharp drops in spot market pricing, the first two weeks of June have brought a better supply-demand balance and some price recovery[...]

Agreement between two leading cargo security networks has contributed to a 42.9% growth in Transported Asset Protection Association’s database of secure parking places in 12 months[...]

Road freight turnover collapsed by 48% during March and 44% in April, with a 27% decline in May, with many firms also highlighting downward price pressures in June[...]

Although air freight space and rates are set to remain a challenge for some time, they won’t significantly inhibit the further development of this key growth segment, SEKO Logistics’ David Emerson believes [...]

Government commits to three-phase introduction of import changes, to building new border facilities for carrying out required checks, and providing targeted support to ports to build new infrastructure[...]

BIFA welcomes further government funding announced last week to prepare for new UK-EU trading relationship but reiterates that the sector ‘already faces a huge shortage of staff of suitable quality’[...]

Representatives question whether a phased implementation announced by the UK government last week will give companies enough time to prepare [...]