Tag: supply chain

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Implico and Brainium to showcase cloud solutions at StocExpo 2020

International tank terminal IT providers Implico and Brainum will present their newest innovations, Supply Chain United (SCU) and QINO vNext, at booth J8 of StocExpo 2020. The event takes place in Rotterdam from March 10 to 12. Supply Chain United is a cross-company architecture of interconnected cloud solutions and web services. Their purpose is to orchestrate and streamline all downstream supply chain processes with multiple participants. Supply Chain United offers

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Supply-chain concerns deepening for auto industry

Dr Ralph Speth (Jaguar Land Rover) recently made remarks which suggested that the company is to face a shortage of key components which are needed for its UK car plants due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. David Leggett, Automotive Editor at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “The news from JLR isn’t surprising. It is an inevitable consequence of the economic impact of


UK forwarders welcome expanded apprenticeship scheme

Forwarder association BIFA has welcomed news that the UK government is expanding access to an apprenticeship service to small- and medium-sized companies (SMEs). Robert Keen, Director General of the trade association, explained that 90% of BIFA corporate members are SMEs that do not qualify as levy-payers and have had restricted access to the apprenticeship service to date. Keen says: “The news that the Education and Skills Funding Agency (EFSA) is


DHL breaks ground at new warehouse in Worksop

DHL Supply Chain has officially broken ground on its latest warehouse development at Manton Wood, Worksop. Once complete, the 50,000 sq.m multi-user facility will accommodate COMAH products within the retail and consumer business while providing existing and new customers with the space to grow their businesses in the future. Featuring an automated 28m high bay and an 18m low bay, DHL will maximise pallet and throughput capacity at the site

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7 things to plan in September to get Christmas right in grocery retail

Ian Hall, COO, Atheon Analytics shares pragmatic, real-world and data-driven advice to help prevent grocery retailers and suppliers from making avoidable mistakes and missed sales at Christmas. You don’t have to be a retail expert to foresee an uplift in turkeys, alcohol, and mince pies through December, but in reality almost all products see a dramatic increase leading up to Christmas – simply put, people buy more of (almost) everything. The week

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BluJay expands leadership suite to drive vision for next-gen supply chain

BluJay Solutions, a leading provider of supply chain software and services, announced today at SOAR 2019 a series of executive appointments to drive the company’s strategic vision to innovate the future of supply chain technology.“BluJay has established one of the most accomplished and talented executive leadership teams in the supply chain industry – I’m delighted to welcome David, Chris, and Michael to the team,” said Andrew Kirkwood, CEO of BluJay Solutions. “With our annual SOAR customer conference

Ivanti Accelerates Supply Chain Migration

Ivanti accelerates supply chain migration to next generation mobility

Ivanti Supply Chain announced the introduction of Ivanti Velocity 2.1, powered by Wavelink. Designed to speed modernisation within the supply chain, this latest release of Ivanti Velocity delivers several enhancements for optimising and simplifying the migration of applications across devices and operating systems. Among these new features are the ability to configure and deploy existing telnet applications on the latest Windows 10 mobile devices. “Most organisations within the supply chain

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BluJay Solutions recognised as a challenger in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

BluJay Solutions, a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network, announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Challengers quadrant of the 2019 “Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems.”1 Gartner positioned BluJay highest for ability to execute and furthest to the right for completeness of vision in the Challengers quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems. Gartner reviewed

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Anticipating Brexit: the challenges (and opportunity) facing UK suppliers

Celine Hartmanshenn from Stenn International, analyses the challenges facing UK suppliers, what companies should be thinking about and how different financing arrangements can be a solution Brexit, and its potential impact on international trade, continues to be top-of-mind for companies in the global supply chain. Despite continued uncertainty, many companies have started to take steps to protect their businesses. UK and EU buyers have already started to move operations outside

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Acquisition of P&O Ferries

DP World acquires leading European transportation and logistics provider. DP World PLC announced the acquisition of the holding company of P&O Ferries and P&O Ferrymasters (together P&O Ferries) for a purchase consideration of £322m (US$421m), implying a 2017 Enterprise Value/EBITDA valuation multiple of 6.1x. P&O Ferries is a pan-European integrated logistics business consisting of a market leading roll-on roll-off (Ro-Ro) ferries operation and a European transportation and logistics solutions provider,