eft Weekly Newsletter 3rd of April
Logistics Relationship Webinar With Dell & Genco, Hi-Tech Executive Insight From Foxconn & Infineon, First Ever EU Supply Chain Day
As this year marks the inaugural European Supply Chain Day on the 10th of April, we are pulling our weight to increasing global awareness of the good work being done in the world of logistics & supply chain. Get on twitter & let us know what supply chain has done for you with #SC4ME, or just email me back with a short quote. We’ll be releasing a short article summarising your thoughts and views in a few weeks.
If you’re interested in hi-tech supply chains, eft has conducted some Q&As with senior executives from Foxconn, Infineon and others, where they reveal some of their key supply chain strategies for 2014. Last week, eft held a webinar with Reuben Slone, SVP of Supply Chain and Logistics at Walgreens and Rich Sherman, Principal Essentialist Supply Chain at Trissential. It’s a very interesting listen so I encourage you to take 30 minutes out of your day to tune in. Finally, eft offers you a look at logistics relationships and the future of the industry in a webinar recording that you don’t want to miss, featuring speakers like Kate Vitasek from the University of Tennessee. Featuring hi-level speakers from Dell, Genco & Gartner you will get some good insight into key logistics industry developments.
New This Week:
Webinar: University of Tennessee, Dell, GENCO and Gartner on Logistics Relationships and the Industry’s Future
eft recently conducted a webinar featuring speakers such as Kate Vitasek from the University of Tennessee, Dell, GENCO and Gartner exploring the ins and outs of mutually beneficial logistics-customer partnerships and a look at some of the forces driving logistics leadership through 2014 entitled - The Logistics - Customer Relationships and The Future of the Industry
Q& A: Foxconn, Infineon, Alcatel-Lucent and More Reveal Supply Chain Strategies for 2014
These explore the ins and outs of mutually beneficial logistics-customer partnerships and a look at some of the forces driving logistics leadership through 2014 entitled - The Logistics - Customer Relationships and The Future of the Industry
’What Supply Chain Means For Me’
Supply Chain Day has previously taken place in individual countries but this year the ELA (European Logistics Association) introduces the first ever European Supply Chain Day, being held on the 10th of April.
Webinar: Reuben Slone, SVP of Supply Chain and Logistics at Walgreens and Rich Sherman, Principal Essentialist Supply Chain at Trissential
Rich started with a presentation the steps needed to transform supply chains to win. This was followed by an interview with Reuben on innovation at Walgreens, their supply chain network and strategy for the next few years, key differentiation points and segmentation – all of which we’re certain will be useful to your work over the coming months.
XPO Logistics Completes Acquisition of Pacer International
XPO Logistics, Inc. announced that it is has completed its previously announced acquisition of Pacer International, Inc. in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $335 million.
The Impact of China’s Economic Shifts
Mark Millar explores how shifts in the Chinese economy are causing international companies to rethink their opportunities within the Chinese consumer market and why migrant workers are moving back inland
Supplier Management – Important to the Hi-Tech Supply Chain
Cathy Morrow explains how in the race to develop mobile devise, Sony has found itself behind leading providers Apple & Samsung.