eyefortransport Weekly Newsletter 5th July 2013

US economy update; DHL still number 1; Growing pains in Brazil?

Happy Independence Day to our USA readers, but as this is a day that celebrates the defeat of the British army, I will not dwell on the topic too much ;0) I will though direct your attention to John Wagner Jr’s blog on the state of the US economy, as always it is very concise and informative read.


Chris Saynor
CEO, eyefortransport


News This Week:

The Yoyo Economy – Around The World We Go
Article by John Wagner Jr from Wagner Logistics published on July 2nd


Raben opens a new branch in the Northern Netherlands
Having launched the branch in Oss in 2012, Raben Group has just opened a new branch in the town of Staphorst


arvato and Deloitte study identifies the key trends and challenges in the high-tech aftermarket
The aftermarket has long been just an afterthought to the sales and marketing processes but today more and more OEMs have finally begun to realize its strategic importance as a competitive differentiator


Report confirms DHL Supply Chain still number 1
Ti’s latest study on the contract logistics market, Global Contract Logistics 2013, indicates that once again DHL Supply Chain is the dominant market player, controlling 8% of the overall market with revenues of €13bn in 2012. It dwarfs the second placed CEVA which has revenues of €3.9bn


Growing pains for Brazil?
Article by Cathy Morrow Roberson from Transport Intelligence - Published on June 27th 2013


UPS Names Information Technology Expert Rod Adkins To Its Board Of Directors
UPS announced the Board of Directors named Rodney (Rod) C. Adkins, senior vice president of Corporate Strategy at IBM, a company director effective immediately


Content This Week:The Changing  Dynamics of APAC’s Hi-tech Supply Chain

One of the biggest themes to come out of our annual 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum was the changing role of emerging markets and traditional markets, and what supply chain executives need to know to address the associated challenges. With this is mind we’re doing a survey specific to the Asia Pacific region to better understand how market dynamics are changing in this area and affecting the Hi-tech Supply Chain.

Click here to complete the survey

The survey looks at the top priorities for hi-tech companies in the APAC region in the coming year, including changes in manufacturing strategies, material sourcing locations and customer bases.  The resulting report will also reveal the top threats supply chain executives foresee themselves facing over the next year presently focussing on in the region.

As a thank you, everyone who completes the survey will receive a complimentary copy of the report as well as a number of other industry related resources that we will be sending out over the next few weeks.

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