Friday 20th Oct 2017 - Logistics & Supply Chain

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MIT manufacturing innovation initiative

The MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation has launched a manufacturing innovation consortium, to be directed by the forum’s Technology Advisory Board.

VW set to transform automotive supply chains

New technologies and shorter product cycles pose serious challenges for the motor industry globally. And, according to Garcia Sanz, procurement board member at Volkswagen: “In future, a key success factor will be a highly efficient global supplier network.”

Mondelēz on track with supply chain savings

Mondelēz is on track to deliver supply chain savings of $3 billion in gross productivity, $1.5 billion in net productivity and $1 billion in incremental cash flow over three years, according to Daniel Myers, executive vice president, integrated supply chain.

Logistics in the news

Publishers are facing big changes in their markets which are impacting on the logistics of the whole sector. Malory Davies reports.

News UK to offer logistics services to other publishers

News UK, publisher of The Times and The Sun, has launched a print and logistics service for newspaper and magazine publishers – Newssolutions. The aim is to make use the spare capacity at its existing printing plants and distribution operations. Print sales have been falling. Nevertheless, said Mike Darcey, CEO of News UK:  “We are […]

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

Mexican partner for Suttons

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

Multi-million spares contract for TVS

Electricity North West has awarded a multi-million supply chain management contract to TVS Supply Chain Solutions, part of the TVS Group

Scania picks DHL for parts distribution

Scania has awarded DHL Supply Chain a three year contract to manage its aftermarket parts distribution using DHL’s Auto Alliance collaborative platform

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