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    Supply Chains Transformation - Where to Start?

    Apr 2, 2019 9:00:08 AM / by François Xavier Lanne posted in supply chain, supply chain solutions, transformation, supply chain diagnosis, supply chain planning

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    What is Transformation?

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    Recognizing Women in Logistics

    Mar 8, 2019 10:11:32 AM / by Elizabeth Corbett posted in logistics, supply chain, International Women's Day, Gartner

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    Gartner released a Women in Supply Chain Survey in partnership with AWESOME (achieving women’s excellence in supply chain operations, management, and education) in 2018 that showed sustained representation of women in the senior-most ranks of supply chain organizations. The survey also shows supply chain leaders leading initiatives to attract, retain and advance women.

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    The Journey to Global Supply Chain Visibility

    Dec 14, 2018 9:52:49 AM / by Adrienne Watts posted in logistics, optimize, supply chain, visibility, supply chain solutions, GEODIS

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    End to end supply chain visibility has been a top priority for companies for years but it's still a challenging goal to achieve. How do you define visibility? Do you want visibility or reliability? Customers want to see instantly where their products are. Change of pace has increased along with the need to make smarter decisions faster.

    As a result, "real-time" visibility is becoming more important. Listen to our VP of Business Development, Julian Duerschmidt and Adrian Gonzalez from Talking Logistics as they deep dive into the topic of visibility.

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    6 Reasons for Outsourcing your Supply Chain Services

    Oct 24, 2018 3:20:12 PM / by François Xavier Lanne posted in logistics, supply chain, visibility, supply chain management, 4PL, customer satisfaction, transportation

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    1. Freedom to Focus on Critical Operations

    Instead of trying to perform logistics services in-house, outsource it to a company that has in-depth expertise and experience in carrying out logistics operations with ease. This in turn will help you free up your resources and allow them to focus on other critical operations.

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    30 years in the Supply Chain Industry

    Aug 14, 2018 10:27:41 AM / by Cecilia Noguera posted in logistics, supply chain, 4PL, GEODIS

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    This month, one of our experts Claudio Zinni celebrated 30 years in the Supply Chain Business. We wanted to take the opportunity to congratulate him and to ask him a few questions about his experience and how working at GEODIS helped him to achieve this milestone.

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    Supplier Relationship Management (SRM): A Way to Grow!

    Jun 28, 2018 9:28:27 AM / by Justin Wolf posted in supply chain, supply chain management, growth, supplier relationship management, project management

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    As trendy as SRM became in recent years, only a few companies have integrated it into their procurement organization.  Those who practice SRM agree that stronger ties between business partners create new growth opportunities.  But what is SRM and how does it help your interests?

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    Air Freight 2018: Good News or Bad News? Depends what side you’re on.

    May 10, 2018 3:43:20 PM / by Adrienne Watts posted in supply chain, air freight, 2018 supply chain trends, freight capacity, airlines, transport logistics, supply chain solutions, air cargo

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    The good news for airlines

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released the full-year 2017 data for global air freight markets showing that demand grew by 9.0% freight ton kilometers (FTKs). Almost triple the 3.6% annual growth recorded in 2016. 

    But wait

    Freight capacity rose by 3.0% available freight ton kilometers (AFTKs) in 2017. This was the slowest annual capacity growth seen since 2012. Demand growth outpaced capacity growth by a factor of three.

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    How to Accelerate the Flow in Aerospace and Defense

    Apr 2, 2018 5:40:51 PM / by Marion Arav Durand posted in aerospace, defense, logistics, optimize, supply chain, visibility, space optimization, extended visibility, lead time reduction

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    Aerospace and Defense companies face many challenges in today’s market. The struggle to increase manufacturing capacities while decreasing carbon footprint, resources, and assets is a real challenge. In order to increase manufacturing and assembly line capabilities and speed, the market needs to adapt and accelerate the overall supply chain flow.

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    Supply Chain Visibility and the Importance of Top-level Management Involvement

    Mar 31, 2018 3:11:48 AM / by Danielle Pecoraro posted in optimize, supply chain, visibility

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    Extended visibility in Supply Chain is a growing ambition for respondents of the 2017 Worldwide Survey that GEODIS conducted (from 6th on the list of primary objectives in 2015 to 3rd in 2017). To achieve this end-to-end visibility, respondents’ main focus remains on the inbound process.

     Survey-post-11-29_Decisive advantage of SC Visibility(2)

     

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    Visibility - A Term we Hear Often

    Mar 31, 2018 12:07:49 AM / by Adrienne Watts posted in logistics, Center of Excellence, Control tower, optimize, supply chain

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    Visibility, a term we hear far too often when talking about the supply chain but a word that signifies huge importance on this same topic. But how do companies gain that visibility?

    There are hundreds of solutions out there, how do you pick the right one and implement it as quickly as possible to start benefiting from end to end visibility? By choosing a company who provides a customer centric experience through their Centers of Excellence.CoE_GDL_1

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