eyefortransport Weekly Newsletter 5th September 2013

3PL Relationships explored; Asia Hi-Tech market changing; UPS is buying

2 fantastic unique chunks of content are our offering to you this week (in addition to the usual listing of news and opinion).


Firstly, if you missed the recent webinar ‘Innovation: The 3PL Relationship Game Changer’ featuring supply chain execs from Honeywell ECC, Trimble Navigation and also DHL Global Forwarding then we have made available complimentary access to the recording for you.

Secondly, the changing dynamics in Asia are explored in an excellent info-graphic which looks at the impact on the regional hi-tech industry.


Chris Saynor
CEO, eyefortransport

News This Week:
Norbert Dentressangle Wins Major New Logistics Contract With ASOS
In one of Europe’s largest logistics deals, global on-line fashion retailer, ASOS, has awarded a three-year contract for the management of its worldwide distribution centre to Norbert Dentressangle.


Apreo Logistics Announces Name Change to C.H. Robinson

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., one of the world’s largest logistics companies, announced today that it has completed the rebranding process of Apreo Logistics S.A., which will continue under the name C.H. Robinson. The rebranding process started after C.H. Robinson acquired the leading Polish freight forwarder in September 2012.


CMA CGM Second Quarter 2013 Results

The Board of Directors of France’s CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container shipping group, met under the chairmanship of Jacques R. Saadé, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, to review the financial statements for the second quarter 2013.


Samsung Electronics takes top spot in Gartner’s annual ranking of APAC supply chains
Article by Cathy Morrow Roberson from Transport Intelligence - Published on September 4th 2013


UPS acquires two Costa Rica companies
Article by Cathy Morrow Roberson from Transport Intelligence - Published on September 4th 2013


Schneider Electric, NSN, HP, Seagate, nVidia, Philips join APAC Hi-tech Summit
eyefortransport’s 3rd APAC Hi-tech and Electronics Supply Chain Summit registration picked-up pace this week with the addition of a number of senior hi-tech supply chain executives from throughout Asia registering for passes.


Featured Content:


Complimentary Webinar Recording - Innovation: The 3PL Relationship Game Changer,

eyefortransport releases the recording of their recent webinar ‘Innovation: The 3PL Relationship Game Changer’ featuring industry experts from Honeywell ECC, Trimble Navigation and DHL Global Forwarding.


Last week eyefortransport hosted the webinar ‘Innovation: The 3PL Relationship Game Changer’ that brought together senior level executives to discuss key ways to promote innovation in logistics outsourcing.


Lorenzo Fornaroli, Logistics Director EMEA, Honeywell ECC talked through the role of the 3PL in his business, what he saw as the roles and responsibility of each party and his top rules of engagement.


Guido Jacobs, Senior Manager Global Logistics, Trimble Navigation highlighted how he made his 3PLs less reactive and more proactive and showed how he raised the bar for innovative performance through training (e.g. kitting) and technology (e.g. own ERP).


Nick Wyss, Head of Sector Retail EMEA, DHL Global Forwarding discussed the difference between ‘disrupting’ and ‘disruptive’ innovation and demonstrated how relationship governance can improve innovation.

The webinar is being produced in conjunction with the 11th Annual 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum, taking place on November 12-14th in Amsterdam.  The main event brings together over 300+ senior executives from 3PL providers, retailers and manufacturers for two days of crucial industry debate, key insight from world class speakers and dedicated networking time.
To download the webinar recording please click here


For more information on the 3PL Summit and CSCO Forum visit www.3plsummit.com/euand www.cscoforum.com/eu, or contact the event director Sophie Farrow at sfarrow@eft.comor +44207 375.

Featured Content:

The Hi-tech Supply Chain and Asia’s Progression from Manufacturing Hub to Consumer Base - Infographic

eyefortransport has just released an inforgraphic looking at Asia’s changing dynamics, and the impact on the regional hi-tech industry.

Using data expressed in easy to read graphics and charts, the infographic explores the ‘how’ and ‘degree’ of change being affected in the APAC region and some of the potential impact on the hi-tech industry including a look at: 


  • Hi-tech goods and services exports and imports to the region
  • Foreign investment flows to the region
  • The size and potential growth of Asia’s Middle Class
  • Hi-tech product consumption in the region


Click here to download the graphic


The resulting graph represents an easily digestible overview of the region’s dynamics and an indicator of the challenges and opportunities for the hi-tech industry and its supply chain for the years to come.


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