Multimodal 2020 rescheduled to next year

As a result of the directions provided by both Public Health England and the UK government, the organisers of Multimodal have been obliged to reschedule the UK, Ireland, and Northern Europe’s premier freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event, until 23-25 March, 2021. Commenting on the decision to further postpone, Robert Jervis, logistics portfolio director, Clarion Events said: “Whilst we are disappointed to make this decision, we have to place the safety of our customers, attendees, staff and suppliers at the forefront of our thinking, bearing in mind both…

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Online Certificate Program in supply chain analytics

Use of information technology in supply chain management provides improved visibility and accountability. In order to bring efficiency to the total Operations it is important that a company have clear sight into the overall activities and  foresee any potential problems or delays they might face and be able to align the activity  schedules accordingly. In this context, CII Institute of Logistics is launching a Certification programme for the entire Logistics and Supply Chain fraternity in “Contemporary IT Technologies in Logistics and Supply chain”. Classes to comment: 29 July 2020 Course…

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Executive for procurement services

SCM Connect, a NewGen organization providing solutions and services in the domain of Supply Chain Management, is looking for a suitable candidate for Procurement Services & Inventory Management. Candidate must possess good analytical skills and should be able to drive Vendor negotiations and Vendor relationships. Experience in Inventory management would be an added advantage. Work Experience : 4+ Years preferably in Home Appliance segment. Salary : INR 6 Lacs p.a. Location: Kundli (Sonipat) Joining : Immediate Interested candidates can email their resumes at: mohit.gauba@scmconnect.in

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FM Logistic to add 4 mln sq ft warehousing space in India

The Indian subsidiary of global logistics major, FM Logistic, is aiming to add 4 million sq ft warehouse space capacity in India in the next three years. The French 3PL major had acquired Pune based domestic firm Spear Logistics in 2016 and had committed an investment of $150 million in developing large distribution centers at strategic locations in India. “Currently we have 55 lakh sqft of warehousing space under operations. We plan to have another 40 lakh sq ft over the next three years. So by the end of three…

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FIEO revises decline estimates in exports this year

Apex industry association of exporters, FIEO, has revised its exports decline projection for the current fiscal in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic which has considerably destabilized global trade. “Initially, looking into the lockdown challenges and projected decline in global trade, we expected 20% decline in our exports. However, two days back, the WTO trade estimates for the second quarter puts the contraction only at 13%. We are receiving lots of enquiries from countries where anti-China sentiments are high. Many of these enquiries have been converted into orders, as well. However,…

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DB Schenker facilitates no-touch signature in Corona era

Global logistics major DB Schenker has introduced an innovative no-touch signature capture feature that enables safe documentation of deliveries. The technology allowing signatures to be captured from a distance of up to three meters has been selectively introduced in select European Countries such as Spain, Austria, Finland, Portugal and Sweden and will soon be used throughout Europe. “ Our experts developed this revolutionary IT solution in order to ensure the best possible protection for our customers and employees, and to simplify deliveries over the long term in what has now…

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DHL- Air France Cargo improves pharma transportation traceability

DHL Global Forwarding and Air France KLM Martinair (AFKLMP) Cargo have claimed together creating a direct host-to-host connection to enhance the data reliability and availability for their customers. Information about medical deliveries can be easily accessed and monitored via DHL’s LifeTrack Portal. Nina Heinz, Global Head of Network & Quality, at DHL Global Forwarding, explained: “When securing product integrity and patient safety in the supply chain, data transparency is key. Taking a partnership approach to automating shipment data sharing for cargo characteristics like container temperatures is an essential step to…

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Country of Origin information made compulsory on GeM

Government e-Marketplace (GeM), a Special Purpose Vehicle under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, has made it mandatory for sellers to enter the Country of Origin while registering all new products on GeM. Further, sellers, who had already uploaded their products before the introduction of this new feature on GeM, are being reminded regularly to update the Country of Origin, with a warning that their products shall be removed from GeM if they fail to update the same. GeM has taken this significant step to promote ‘Make in India’ and ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’.…

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Holisol extends its tech stack to optimize production planning

Holisol Logistics, a leading supply chain solution provider, has launched PPC (production planning & control) and DAP (dispatch allocation planning) marking its entry in customers manufacturing supply chains. VERDIS, Holisol’s AI and ML system has added two additional modules to assist the customer to optimise their production and dispatch planning by analysing demand, sales forecasts, production capacities, rules and planning constraints analysing up to 75m data points to give an output which has helped customers save several million and precious resources involved in the planning process. Using mathematical model design PPC…

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