02 August 2014

The latest supply chain news, views and features for the manufacturing sector

News

Tyrrell gets North Europe SC role at Sony DADC
Natasha Tyrrell has been promoted at Sony DADC to the position of managing director supply chain solutions, operations and business development Northern Europe, based in Gothenberg ...

Airbus picks DHL to move components to US plant
Airbus has signed a contract with DHL Global Forwarding for transport of components and general cargo from its site in Hamburg to its assembly plan in Mobile, Alabama...

Mexican partner for Suttons
Suttons, the chemical logistics specialist has formed a strategic partnership with Mexican freight forwarder company ROVESA ...

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Viewpoint

Tiers before bedtime
Almost half of manufacturing executives globally admit that their companies currently do not have visibility of their supply chains beyond Tier 1 suppliers...

The next best place to source components
Is the Far East still the best place to source components? It’s the commonly accepted wisdom, but it is now being challenged in the UK by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders ...

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Features

The visible connection
The holy grail for supply chain management is to gain complete visibility throughout the chain. But to do this a great deal of connectivity is needed across a diverse network of internal operations and processes, as well as external suppliers and...

Hidden links in Asian supply chains
Supply chain visibility is a critical issue in the development of trade between the Far East and Europe but industrial fragmentation can hide the true source of a product. Jiim Ridgwick, who leads Deolitte's Sourcing practice for China provides some...

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Corporate Insight

Understanding critical parts logistics
Maintaining a telecommunications network, IT system or an intricate piece of plant is a critical task for many enterprises. Ensuring that essential spare parts are in stock and available for field service engineers is of vital importance in fulfilling...

Challenges of the healthcare and life sciences sector
Late cancellations meant our November Roundtable discussion, supported by DHL-Exel Supply Chain, was somewhat bereft in quantity, but for quality this meant that our ability to drill down into some of the detail of a very idiosyncratic, not to mention...

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