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8th North American Hi-tech and Electronics Supply Chain Summit

28/10/2014 - 28/10/2014, The Bay Area, California, USA

Where the North American Hi-tech Supply Chain Community meets yearly to discuss the very latest trends, challenges, opportunities and game-changers affecting supply chain

eyefortransport Weekly Newsletter 31 Jan

UPS and ND results; 10PL concept uncovered; S&OP webinar recording available

UPS and Norbert Dentressangle (ND) have both posted reasonably positive results this week, although UPS did note that the holiday season was a little below par for them. The ND results are especially good given the well documented malaise in the European economy; I don’t know whether this is a wider positive indicator for the European economy or just the results of a well-run organization (or both?) – what are your thoughts?

Our job here at eft, is not just to inform you, but also to make you smile, and with that in mind I would encourage you to watch this very short video about the interesting 10PL concept.

Lastly, I would like to draw your attention to the recording of recent webinar we undertook “A Step-By-Step Guide to S&OP for the Hi-Tech & Electronics Industry” featuring industry experts from Electrolux and NXP Semiconductors – it is only about 40 minutes long and well worth finding the time for a listen.

Regards, 

Chris Saynor 
CEO, eyefortransport 

News This Week: 

FedEx Trade Networks Opens First Office in Thailand
FedEx Trade Networks, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp and a premier international freight forwarder, today announced the opening of its first office in Thailand

Management changes and senior appointments in Damco
The new year comes with several management changes on senior level in Damco

Norfolk Southern Plans $2 Billion Investment In Support Of Freight Rail Service, Safety, And Sustainability
Norfolk Southern Corporation plans to spend $2 billion in 2013 for capital improvements to its rail transportation network

Post-Webinar Recording: A Step-By-Step Guide to S&OP for the Hi-Tech & Electronics Industry
eyefortransport releases the recording of their recent webinar ‘A Step-By-Step Guide to S&OP for the Hi-Tech & Electronics Industry’ featuring industry experts from Electrolux and NXP Semiconductors

Norbert Dentressangle announces 8.5% increase in turnover in 2012 to €3.9 billion
Norbert Dentressangle announces its 2012 turnover

UPS announces withdrawal of offer for TNT Express
United Parcel Service, Inc today announced the withdrawal of its Offer for TNT Express

My Take: Let's admit seven demand management mistakes of the last decade
Article by Lora Cecere from Supply Chain Shaman; published on January 28th 2013

UPS Achieves Record Earnings Per Share
2012 Free Cash Flow $5.4 Billion; Expects 2013 EPS growth 6-to-12%; $4 Billion in Share Repurchases

Featured Content: Post-Webinar Recording: A Step-By-Step Guide to S&OP for the Hi-Tech & Electronics Industry

Last week eyefortransport hosted the webinar ‘A Step-By-Step Guide to S&OP for the Hi-Tech & Electronics Industry’ that brought together hi-tech supply chain executives to discuss best practices for S&OP implementation.

Ron Diebels, Director S&OP Demand Management at NXP Semiconductors talked us through  his demand planning and S&OP journey.  His brief overview gives you strategies to improve the transparency of your processes and ways to develop a truly cross functional team to aid your S&OP implementation.

Ulf Harring, Global Head of Supply Chain at Electrolux discussed top tips to improve customer service via Electrolux’s S&OP roll out and shows how you can get senior management commitment for your project.

Click here to download the webinar recording.
 

8th North American Hi-tech and Electronics Supply Chain Summit

28/10/2014 - 28/10/2014, The Bay Area, California, USA

Where the North American Hi-tech Supply Chain Community meets yearly to discuss the very latest trends, challenges, opportunities and game-changers affecting supply chain