i-Procure is the premier on-line resource for purchasing, logistics and Supply Chain Management proffesionals. Jorgen Hornsten-Gran is managing the i-Procure activities in Europe.
The Top 100 3PL Providers chart from Inbound Logistics includes well-known companies, a smattering of 3PL niche providers, and newer companies offering specialized logistics services. They’re listed alphabetically to make it solutions-based resource, rather than to rank one provider over another. Here is the list of companies featured in the Top 100 chart: A & R Logistics A.N. […]
Paul Martyn, writing for Forbes, has made 5 predictions for 2017: The supply chain will go bimodal Socially-inspired product development will rise Excellence will be measured by adaptability High performing organizations will recognize supply chain and procurement operations as critical differentiators A redefinition of supply chain risk The supply chain will go bimodal How do […]
Supply & Demand Chain Executive is reporting about how added investments in recycling and beneficial reuse are said to eliminate all manufacturing waste from Procter & Gamble’s global network of more than 100 production sites by 2020. Apparently, 56 % of P&G’s global production sites currently qualify as zero manufacturing waste to landfill. P&G recently announced that […]
In a recent post in Supply Management blog, editor Paul Simpson argues, for good reasons, that US president’s economic plans could signal a disruptive time for procurement. Donald Trump’s determination to make it an “expensive mistake” for US companies to move manufacturing overseas is the biggest uncertainty facing the global economy in 2017. On Twitter, the […]
Digital supply networks and increasing sustainability Recently the managing Director at Accenture Strategy, mr Rob Woodstock, wrote an interesting article on the subject. Suppliers in certain markets have advanced further than others when it comes to creating and maintaining sustainable supply chains. For example suppliers in France, the UK, Spain and Germany – in that order […]
Managing suppliers is the key to adapting to changing customer demands Recently Sarah Windham-Luck, director of retail at Office Depot, wrote an interesting article on this topic. “To adapt to changing customer demands and tastes, retailers are looking at all parts of their operations to find the best way to ensure this happens consistently. One […]