Tag Archives: Logistics

Competitiveness: Catching the next wave

China today faces an inflection point: the ingredients that propelled its rapid expansion and unprecedented development over the past 30 years won’t fuel its expansion over the next three decades. Instead, China faces an opportunity to transition to a new wave of prosperity. In order to move up the “value chain,” it must evolve from …
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2015 Third-Party Logistics Study

Capgemini Consulting jointly with Penn State University and Penske Logistics has published the “2015 Third-Party Logistics Study: the state of logistics outsourcing.” The study examines the global outsourced marketplace of shippers and 3PLs in the logistics industry. The report suggests that innovation lies ahead but industry must catch up with expectations. The study is based …
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Logistics & Supply Chain Industry

The World Economic Forum has just published the “Logistics & Supply Chain Industry Agenda Council Final Report 2010-2011”. This report includes a summary of the Council’s key insights and recommendations as well as contributions from various Council Members on some of the topics that the Logistics & Supply Chain Industry Agenda Council discussed throughout the …
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Informe ePyme 2010

A new study published in Spain provides a clear and detailed picture of how small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) are using IT technologies, as well as the technological needs required by their production processes. The study – co-published by the Spanish-based Foundation for Info-technological Development of Companies and Society (FUNDETEC) and the Directorate General of …
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Transportation & Logistics 2030: Transport Infrastructure

This report by PricewaterhouseCoopers examines how the industry is facing up to present challenges such as rising demand, constrained finances, increasing population densities, and bottlenecks in supply. It also forecasts that infrastructure operators, governments and the wider transport industry will have to adopt new approaches if market and environmental demands are to be met. The …
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Excellence in Logistics

After years of dwindling logistics costs, the trend recently reversed. Across Europe, costs have risen by almost 20 percent since 2003, an increase expected to continue through at least 2013. And amid a global economic recession, more companies are searching for ways to optimize their supply chains to meet the ongoing challenges. The sixth Excellence …
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