30 August 2014

Supply Chain News

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Out now: Supply Chain Standard September 2014
The September 2014 issue of Supply Chain Standard is now available on iPad as well as online ...

NOL considers selling logistics business
Neptune Orient Lines, the Singapore-based shipping and logistics group, has confirmed reports that it is considering selling its logistics business...

Singapore Post buys FS Mackenzie
Singapore Post, through its subsidiary, Famous Holdings, has purchased the entire issued and paid-up share capital for FS Mackenzie, the UK freight forwarder and non vessel operating common carrier...

Ebara picks Pull system to reduce inventory
Ebara, the Japanese manufacturer of pumps and other fluid machinery, is aiming to reduce lead times and inventory while improving efficiency by the implementation of a Dassault Systèmes Pull manufacturing solution...

HACTL steps up security operations
Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (HACTL) has stepped up its security operations with the introduction of two electric vehicles to enable security staff to increase the frequency of patrols, and respond to any incidents more quickly...

Bayern Munich pick DHL as international logistics partner
German football club Bayern Munich has chosen DHL as its official platinum partner and international logistics and e-commerce partner...

IT security bill continues to rise
Worldwide spending on information security will reach $71.1 billion in 2014, an increase of 7.9 per cent over 2013, with the data loss prevention segment recording the fastest growth at 18.9 per cent, according to the latest forecast from Gartner...

E-commerce to boost India logistics spend by up to $1.9bn
A joint report by the ASSOCHAM and PwC has shown that Indian e-commerce is expected to spend an additional $950 million to $1.9 billion on warehousing and logistics between 2017 and 2020...

Hornby to start move to new warehouse
Toymaker Hornby expects to start the physical move to a new warehouse at Hersden near Canterbury in the next few days...

Speed of fulfilment is critical factor
Speed of fulfilment was the top challenge for 40 per cent of the companies surveyed for a white paper ‘Breaking the fulfilment speed barrier’ by Access ...

DHL awarded Lufthansa contract
DHL Global Forwarding will handle the transatlantic transport of spare parts and tools for the Lufthansa subsidiary Lufthansa Technik Logistik Services (LTLS). DHL Global will be expected to fulfill 25,000 shipments per year with a total weight of a 550...

Awards selling out fast
Places at the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards dinner are selling out fast - more than 60 per cent of the tables have already been booked...

Former Coca-Cola senior VP named chief operating officer of Coregistics
Chris Gaffney, former senior vice president at Coca-Cola Refreshments has been appointed as chief operating officer of Coregistics, the supply chain services company...

Air cargo sees 1.8pc growth in 2013
Air cargo grew 1.8 per cent globally in 2013 in terms of freight tonne kilometres compared to 2012, according to IATA’s World Air Transport Statistics (WATS) for 2013, which has just been published...

Operating profit rises at DHL Supply Chain
DHL Supply Chain’s operating profit rose almost 40 per cent in the second quarter to €109m, while sales were up 2.3 per cent to €3.6bn...

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