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Venlo Welcomes Important International Exhibition In 2015 | eft - Supply Chain & Logistics Business Intelligence

Venlo Welcomes Important International Exhibition In 2015 | eft - Supply Chain & Logistics Business Intelligence | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
SMART Logistics Centre Venlo was responsible for generating sufficient regional support. ‘It worked,’ says board member Ron Kuypers of SMART LCV’s Acquisition, PR & Branding Department.
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What Is The Role Of Technology In Achieving Last Mile Success? | eft - Supply Chain & Logistics Business Intelligence

What Is The Role Of Technology In Achieving Last Mile Success? | eft - Supply Chain & Logistics Business Intelligence | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
Barclays have recently published an interesting report, The Last Mile*, which explores the online purchasing and delivery journey.
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LTG to Discuss Electronic Remanufacturing Best Practices at the Hi-Tech & Electronic Supply Chain Summit

LTG to Discuss Electronic Remanufacturing Best Practices at the Hi-Tech & Electronic Supply Chain Summit | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 27, 2014) - LTG (Li Tong Group), one of the largest Reverse Supply Chain Management (RSCM) services providers for technology and telecom in the Asia-Pacific region, will be presenting at the Hi-Tech & Electronic Supply Chain Summit in San Francisco tomorrow. The presentation will focus on...
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eft Weekly Newsletter 25th September 2014 | eft - Supply Chain & Logistics Business Intelligence

eft Weekly Newsletter 25th September 2014 | eft - Supply Chain & Logistics Business Intelligence | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
  There is so much good content in this week’s newsletter that I really don’t know where to begin…..so instead, I will just recommend that you peruse the headlines below and digest what is of interest to you, and maybe forward this newsletter on to...
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Research: 3-D printing looms large over logistics – CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly

Research: 3-D printing looms large over logistics – CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it

Logistics service providers differ in their predictions of how three-dimensional printing could affect their industry.

eft - Logistics & Supply Chain Business Intelligence 's insight:

This was a really interesting study. I think a lot of 3PLs are looking into the threats that 3D printing could pose for their spare and critical parts services enough

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M2M set to surpass RFID and bar-codes as a tool to gather information along the supply chain | eft - Supply Chain & Logistics Business Intelligence

M2M set to surpass RFID and bar-codes as a tool to gather information along the supply chain | eft - Supply Chain & Logistics Business Intelligence | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
The “Visibility, Speed and Agility - How M2M is Redefining the Supply Chain and Transportation” report was produced in conjunction with AT&T. Nearly 350 surveys were collected from industry executives to shed light on how companies use or plan to use this technology within the supply chain.
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Introducing Project Wing - YouTube

Project Wing is a Google[x] project that is developing a delivery system that uses self-flying vehicles. As part of our research, we built a vehicle and trav...
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Is this the future of home delivery?

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NASA Working On 'Highways' For Drones

NASA Working On 'Highways' For Drones | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
With all these drones heading into the sky there's surprisingly little regulation in place for managing them.

READ MORE: Google Delivery Drones Being Tested In Australia

Well NASA has realised that as more and more people start sending their dr...
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3D Printing: Hype or Opportunity? | eft - Supply Chain & Logistics Business Intelligence

3D Printing: Hype or Opportunity? | eft - Supply Chain & Logistics Business Intelligence | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
Featuring first hand insight from industry thought leaders (including HP, DHL and Jan de Rijk), an engaging video interview and an analysis of eft’s recent 3D printing survey results (conducted with over 250 senior supply chain and logistics executives) the resource pack aims to document where the industry current viewpoint on this disruptive
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Denmark Shipping Company, Maersk, Using 3D Printing to Fabricate Spare Parts on Ships

Denmark Shipping Company, Maersk, Using 3D Printing to Fabricate Spare Parts on Ships | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
Back in April the United States Navy revealed that they had installed a 3D printer aboard one of their ships, the USS Essex. This news was somewhat expected as
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A Rare Peek Inside Amazon’s Massive Wish-Fulfilling Machine | Business | WIRED

A Rare Peek Inside Amazon’s Massive Wish-Fulfilling Machine | Business | WIRED | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
Through the engineering of its fulfillment centers, Amazon has built the world's most nimble infrastructure for the transfer of things. We step inside to see how the formidable system works.
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This is a glimpse into future of Supply Chain Management.

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Deutsche Post DHL | May 20, 2014: Global E-Tailing 2025 - E-commerce and logistics globally set for growth

Deutsche Post DHL | May 20, 2014: Global E-Tailing 2025 - E-commerce and logistics globally set for growth | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
It is the first global scenario study on cross-border online commerce and its implications for the logistics industry.
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The benefits of Google Glass to your Supply Chain | eft - Supply Chain & Logistics Business Intelligence

The benefits of Google Glass to your Supply Chain | eft - Supply Chain & Logistics Business Intelligence | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
Google Glass has been out “in the wild” for a little over a year and with the number of units still only in the tens of thousands Google Glass has captured the imaginations, and stoked the fears, of many.  In fact, a recent study found that nearly half of Americans recognize Google Glass when they see it.
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This is great article, that really explains how Google Glass can be practically used in the supply chain environment...well worth a read

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TV news coverage of the announcement that the European CSCO Forum and 3PL Summit will be in Venlo, Netherlands in 2015

TV news coverage of the announcement that the European CSCO Forum and 3PL Summit will be in Venlo, Netherlands in 2015 | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
dagelijks nieuwsprogramma
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My bits are in English, the rest is in Dutch ;0)

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Christmas shopping gets tech boost

Christmas shopping gets tech boost | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
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I think this statement has to be a retailers priority...,

 

"Stock accuracy can be as low as 50%," says Mr Sears-Black.

Older retail stock systems can't keep track of how many products are in the process of being bought, broken, lost or stolen.

"This is why the poorest performing brands have disappeared," he says. 


So companies that have great stock visibility have the best chance of thriving and those that don’t will die, but for some it may be a slow death.

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Robotization In Transport And Distribution: Will Nine Out Of Ten DCs Soon Be Obsolete? | eft - Supply Chain & Logistics Business Intelligence

Robotization In Transport And Distribution: Will Nine Out Of Ten DCs Soon Be Obsolete? | eft - Supply Chain & Logistics Business Intelligence | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
  Faster, more frequent and more finely meshed With more e-commerce (soon also in business-to-business), with the rise of nano stores and with the circular economy, the flows of goods will become faster, more frequent and more fine-mazed.
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6 Threats That Can Destroy Your Supply Chain's Revenue | irms360

6 Threats That Can Destroy Your Supply Chain's Revenue | irms360 | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
Protect your company’s reputation and financials by planning for these six supply chain threats.
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Should Retailers Partner with Google to Beat Amazon? :: Logistics Viewpoints: A Blog for Logistics, Supply Chain, and 3PL Executives

Should Retailers Partner with Google to Beat Amazon? :: Logistics Viewpoints: A Blog for Logistics, Supply Chain, and 3PL Executives | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
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Nikolai Bozhilov's curator insight, September 29, 3:51 PM

Watch up the clash of the Titans - Amazon, Google and Alibaba. And several smaller but highly innovative players you will soon hear about

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Drone fleet | Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Drone fleet | Supply & Demand Chain Executive | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
Google's research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered more quickly
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August 2014 Executive's Edge: From Tompkins International

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Social Media Solving Your Supply Chain Problems | eft - Supply Chain & Logistics Business Intelligence

Social Media Solving Your Supply Chain Problems | eft - Supply Chain & Logistics Business Intelligence | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
Interview by James A Cook Social media can help break down organizational silos and solve supply chain problems, argues consultant Tony Martins. He's successfully put that idea to the test with his "hive" model of communication Social media has changed the way people across the globe communicate with one another.
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Netherlands Prepares for Self-Driving Trucks Within Five Years | Transport Topics Online

Netherlands Prepares for Self-Driving Trucks Within Five Years | Transport Topics Online | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
The Netherlands is reviewing traffic laws to make large-scale testing of self-driving trucks on public roads possible, Reuters reported.
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Interesting Observations About the Future of 3PLs and the Retail Industry | eft - Supply Chain & Logistics Business Intelligence

Interesting Observations About the Future of 3PLs and the Retail Industry | eft - Supply Chain & Logistics Business Intelligence | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
I had some interesting discussions yesterday in London, both at a workshop looking at the 19th Annual 3PL Study (please complete the study survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/3PLStudy-E4T) which is put together by John Langley from Penn State, Capgemini, Korn Ferry, Penske Logistics and eft.
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How will supply chains change in 2014? | DHL Supply Chain Matters

How will supply chains change in 2014? | DHL Supply Chain Matters | Supply Chain, Logistics & Freight Transport Analysis by Chris Saynor | Scoop.it
change, look ahead, 2014, predictions, ideas, innovation
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