Meet the loggies: the women at the centre of emergency logistics

World Food Programme Logistics

To mark International Women’s Day, six people who help make emergency responses happen say what makes them tick International Women’s Day on Sunday 8 March provides an opportunity to highlight the vital role of women in helping achieve zero hunger. By the Logistics Cluster #Generation Equality in Humanitarian Logistics This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights. women-in-tech logistics womens-day women

[INFOGRAPHIC] Selecting & Managing Logistics Companies & Emerging Logistics Tech Trends

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The rationale for outsourcing certain manufacturing and supply chain processes, such as transportation management, fulfillment, and more to logistics companies is evident and clear. Logistics companies help manufacturers and shippers improve customer service and satisfaction, global expertise in trade, reduce risk, enable rapid expansion and start-up, and reduce current and future costs. 67 percent use third party logistics companies for customs’ brokerage benefits and insight.

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Graham Little takes up new role at Evolution Time Critical

Automotive Logistics

Graham Little has been promoted to deputy managing director at Evolution Time Critical, the emergency logistics provider. The post Graham Little takes up new role at Evolution Time Critical appeared first on Automotive Logistics. News Home Page Regular story People Emergency logistics expedited freightHe moves from his role as head of business development at the company. Little joined Evolution Time Critical in 2004.

Qatar Trade Summit

Logistics Business Magazine

to come together and discuss about the best practices followed by experts from more than 20 countries in areas of Sea and Air Cargo movement, Supply Chain and Logistics through some of the best case studies to enable Qatar to be an emerging logistical trade hub in the Middle East. The post Qatar Trade Summit appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine. Qatar Trade Summit 2019.

Little takes over as MD at Evolution Time Critical

Automotive Logistics

Graham Little (pictured) has taken over as MD at emergency logistics provider Evolution Time Critical, replacing Brad Brennan, who is moving to join a newly-formed advisory board set up by Evolution’s parent company, Metro Supply Chain Group, on April 1. The Canadian third-party logistics provider acquired Evolution Time Critical back in 2016 to expand its presence in Europe. The post Little takes over as MD at Evolution Time Critical appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

Logistics Technologies: 4 Benefits of RFID, AIDC, and IoT Based Technologies to Shippers

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The supply chain is playing host to emerging logistics technologies and modern marvels of an industrialized society. We've discussed how robotics are becoming more prevalent throughout the industry , and we've looked at how the transportation management system is providing unparalleled insight into the everyday actions of today’s shippers and logistics providers. 4 Benefits of Using These Logistics Technologies.

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Aptiv takes a global approach to mobility

Automotive Logistics

Aptiv is taking a highly centralised approach to the logistics operation supporting the new division and has made Jeffrey Richards its global director of logistics and supply chain operations, responsible for the sourcing, network design, continuous improvement and emergency logistics for all operating units. Among Richards’ priorities in his new role is to move the company to a more efficient, ‘origin-based’ logistics network design on a global basis.

Disaster recovery: Prepared for the worst?

Automotive Logistics

More specifically, a decision was made to use emerging technologies to digitally overlay disruptive events on a global map of all its suppliers, irrespective of their tier. Compared to even five or six years ago, manufacturers and logistics service providers have more visibility over where materials are, too, helping them to better visualise and plan their way around production difficulties, says Neal Williams, group managing director of emergency freight specialist, Priority Freight.

Emergency response: Weathering the storms

Automotive Logistics

A volatile 2017 hurricane season saw successive storms hit the US south-east and the Caribbean , counting at least 500,000 vehicles in the US alone among its many damages and leading to emergency planning once again gaining a greater level of prominence within the finished vehicle supply chain. The benefits of applying such a proactive system in outbound automotive logistics operations are potentially highly significant.

Testing times

Automotive Logistics

Speaking earlier this year at a meeting of the Association of European Vehicle Logistics (ECG), Justin Cox, director of global production for market intelligence provider, LMC Automotive, said there was great variation in national adoption. That sudden escalation in sales had an impact on finished vehicle logistics providers in Europe, with high levels of congestion reported at terminals and ports. ” – Spokesperson, BLG Logistics.