eyefortransport Weekly Newsletter 7th November 2013

New eft Columnists; Logwin Group Results; 3PL Awards Voting Closes Tomorrow

We’ve made what we hope will be an exciting edition to eft.com this week, with the launch of our first regular column. This will appear the first Monday of each month. Mark Millar, 25 year industry veteran, will be providing monthly insights specifically on Asia supply chain, with this month’s article focusing on the five R’s as supply chain strategies.
Meanwhile we’re gearing up for next week’s eyefortransport 3PL Summit & Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum in Amsterdam, November 12-14. If you’re unable to make it you can still join in on the news, debates and announcements on our live Twitter stream - simply follow #3pleu on Twitter: twitter.com/#3pleu

On November 14th we’ll also be announcing the winners of this year’s European 3PL Awards.  Voting closes tomorrow at 5pm CET, so if you’re a 3PL customer, now’s your last chance to weigh in on who should win – vote here

News This Week:

The Babylonian confusion of pre-arrival information filing 

More and more customs authorities demand electronic cargo information prior to the arrival of an airplane. In the last few months Croatia and Israel joined the club. 

Logwin Group with improved result after three quarters  

The Logwin Group generated total revenues of 932.4 million euros in the first nine months of the 2013 financial year, which was thus below the figure for the prior year (2012: 1,005.3 million euros).

Norbert Dentressangle secures three year contract with LOréal France 

Norbert Dentressangle has signed a three year warehousing contract with L’Oréal’s French consumer products division (L’Oréal France Grand Public).

Same-Day? Right on Time Delivery!

Since the end of 2012 Same-Day Delivery is a returning topic on Logistics, Supply Chain and e-Commerce news sites and blogs. 

Supply Chain Strategies for The Asia Era

The critical five R's - Supply Chain Strategies

Change the Conversation

Article by Lora Cecere from Supply Chain Shaman; published on October 29th 2013 

ISM Survey Indicates US Manufacturing Continued to Expand in October  

Article by Cathy Morrow Roberson from Transport Intelligence - Published on November 3rd 2013

Featured This Week: European 3PL Awards – customer vote closes tomorrow

The European 3PL Judging Panel have chosen the finalists across 10 categories, and 3PL customers are busy voting for the winners.  

You have until tomorrow to vote for the winners of the 2012 European 3PL Awards.

If you use 3PLs, vote for your logistics provider of choice and you’ll automatically be entered into a draw to win one of 5 complimentary passes to the 3PL Summit in Amsterdam, where the winners are announced (worth 3,295). Vote here

Share this with your customers, colleagues and contacts – and make sure 3PL customers’ voices are heard!  Voting closes at 5pm CET on Friday November 9th.  For more information, press releases, photos, etc., visit the awards website

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