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Panalpina heads further into Africa

Jan 26, 2015: January 19 - Panalpina has opened two new offices in Casablanca, Morocco and Nairobi, Kenya, where the company says opportunities for growth exist predominantly in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

Saddle Creek Names Vice President of Transportation

Jan 26, 2015: Saddle Creek Logistics Services announced today that John Erwin has been promoted to vice president, Saddle Creek Transportation. The creation of this position was spurred by the rapid growth of Saddle Creek's transportation division.

IJS Global and H.Essers Announce New Strategic Partnership

Jan 26, 2015: Global forwarder IJS Global is teaming up with Brussels-based logistics provider H.Essers.

eft Weekly Newsletter 22nd January 2015

Jan 22, 2015: North American 3PL Awards; establishing a preferred provider; secrets to a solid reverse logistics strategy

2015 Logistics & Transportation Industry Forecast

Jan 21, 2015: John Wagner's latest article explores some of the critical factors to watch for this year; and overviews how they might affect the logistics and transportation landscapes.

Supply Chain Agility - How To Achieve It

Jan 21, 2015: Today, 2 in 5 companies believe their S&OP process is effective. Only 1 in 5 companies has a balanced process, and most companies struggle to get to data. Only 1/3 report that they are able to execute the S&OP plan. Most companies lack the ability to manage data and develop a feasible plan. For most, the technologies are not able to deliver role-based views or determine the most profitable plan.

2015 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index

Jan 20, 2015: Logistics Industry Looks Beyond Traditional Powerhouses; Non-BRICS Drive Emerging Markets Growth, Optimism

Climate Change, Weather-proofing, and Adaptive Logistics

Jan 19, 2015: With January in full swing and the weather continuing to plummet, it is important to take a moment and discuss a topic that doesn’t receive as much mention as the more popular topics currently trending: the impact climate change is having on supply chain logistics.

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  • eft Weekly Newsletter 22nd January 2015

    Jan 22, 2015: North American 3PL Awards; establishing a preferred provider; secrets to a solid reverse logistics strategy
  • Supply Chain Agility - How To Achieve It

    Jan 21, 2015: Today, 2 in 5 companies believe their S&OP process is effective. Only 1 in 5 companies has a balanced process, and most companies struggle to get to data. Only 1/3 report that they are able to execute the S&OP plan. Most companies lack the ability to manage data and develop a feasible plan. For most, the technologies are not able to deliver role-based views or determine the most profitable plan.

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  • Supply Chain Agility - How To Achieve It

    Jan 21, 2015: Today, 2 in 5 companies believe their S&OP process is effective. Only 1 in 5 companies has a balanced process, and most companies struggle to get to data. Only 1/3 report that they are able to execute the S&OP plan. Most companies lack the ability to manage data and develop a feasible plan. For most, the technologies are not able to deliver role-based views or determine the most profitable plan.
  • Are Truck Stops About to Become Smarter?

    Jan 16, 2015: Minnesota’s DOT, working together with the University of Minnesota, have developed a new piece of technology which will allow truck drivers to see how many parking spots are available in nearby rest areas.

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  • eft’s 2015 North American 3PL Awards – shippers rate their LSPs

    Jan 13, 2015: eft recognises year on year those 3PLs that deliver consistent excellence in contract logistics operations for their customers.
  • Return to Sender

    Jan 5, 2015: This is the final post in the “Retailers, Supply Chains and the Holiday Season” blog post series and it addresses one of the most difficult parts of the supply chain that retailers have to deal with each holiday season – returns.

RSS Industrial/Energy/Mining

  • Panalpina heads further into Africa

    Jan 26, 2015: January 19 - Panalpina has opened two new offices in Casablanca, Morocco and Nairobi, Kenya, where the company says opportunities for growth exist predominantly in the energy and infrastructure sectors.
  • eft Weekly Newsletter 22nd January 2015

    Jan 22, 2015: North American 3PL Awards; establishing a preferred provider; secrets to a solid reverse logistics strategy