Shocking Statistics on Women in Logistics; Diageo Supply Chain Interview; Hi-Tech Supply Chain Webinar
I would like to draw your attention to the new infographic about Women in Logistics. Some frightening statistics are included about how under-represented females are in this industry…on a related but more positive note there is a really insightful interview with Joy Rice, the new Supply Chain Director of Diageo in APAC to share with you this week.
Lastly…two dates for your diary. Wednesday 9th April at 11:30am CET is a complimentary webinar “Best Kept Secrets to Globalising Your Hi-Tech Supply Chain” – this will be a great listen/watch even if you are not directly involved in the hi-tech supply chain, as there is a lot to learn from this industry. Even if you cannot make it this time, by signing up you will be sent the recordings. June 11-13 in Chicago is the 12th 3PL Summit and CSCO Forum featuring 600 top executives – you can see the current attendee list here and view the updated brochure featuring a detailed agenda, and updated speaker list here.
News This Week:
A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2014
Georgia Logistics compiles a monthly set of facts and figures regarding the Logistics Markets. We selected a few facts to share with you
BNSF Logistics, Exel, P&G, Verizon, Walgreens and 300+ More Senior Executives Confirmed for 12th 3PL Summit
300+ attendees are already confirmed for the 12th 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum, June 11-13th in Chicago, with over 600 expected to attend in June
eft Interviews Joy Rice Regional Supply Chain Director at Diageo
eft interviewed Joy Rice as she was recently appointed Regional Supply Chain Director of Diageo APAC. She explains Diageo’s supply chain network, IT system and its involvement in the omnichannel environment
The Status of Women in the Logistics Industry
This infographic shows how women in the logistics industry are portrayed in education and the workplace, this also shows the difference in earnings between men and women
eft's New Complimentary Webinar - Best Kept Secrets to Globalising Your Hi-Tech Supply Chain
Hugh Williams, MD, Hughenden Consulting and Fred Hartung, VP Supply Chain Solutions & Logistics, Jabil will be contributing their expertise to the discussion taking place on Wednesday 9th April 2014 at 10:30 GMT
Featured This Week: Updated 3PL Summit Brochure – Newest Speakers, Attendees, Sessions
With the number of additions that have occurred in the 12th 3PL Summit program over the last few months, we’ve decided to re-release the PDF event program, including all of the new key developments.
Featured inclusions in the brochure version 2 are:
Featured This Week: Webinar: Best Kept Secrets to Globalising Your Hi-Tech Supply Chain – Complimentary Webinar
The globalisation of your supply chain brings with it a plethora of challenges including poor visibility, compliance hurdles, tax complications, data deficiencies and dispersed networks of suppliers and logistics partners.
With a view to make sense of this complexity eft have organised a complimentary webinar for you:
The Move Towards Globalisation: Supply Chain Strategies for the Hi-Tech Industry will take place on Wednesday 9th April at 10:30am GMT
Hugh Williams, MD, Hughenden Consulting will be exploring the major trends surrounding supply chain globalisation and giving his insight on various aspects including international communication, cultural and language barriers and reshoring.
Fred Hartung, VP Supply Chain Solutions & Logistics, Jabil will then be sharing his views on the challenges and opportunities regarding big data and how it can aid better decision making in your global supply chain.
Dominik Dittrich, EVP SCM/eCommerce North America and Brazil, reflects on what eft’s 3PL award nomination means to Arvato and how they’re preparing for continuous improvement.
The Federal Aviation (FAA) granted approval to e-retailing giant Amazon.com to test-fly their new advanced drones, under certain provision, for potential delivery. This latest petition received quick approval from the FAA compared to past efforts this year, such as the six month delay in approving an earlier prototype for which the FAA received a lot of criticism.
China’s e-commerce growth trajectory is often compared to India’s, based on one single factor: Internet penetration.