The route to decarbonizing medium- and heavy-duty transport

Published on: Feb 6, 2024

Discover the best path to sustainability for road freight in this industry-led fleet decarbonization whitepaper. Featuring contributions from PepsiCo, Scania, Calstart, Green Finance Institute, JAS Forwarding, Transport & Environment, Green Finance Institute, EMCOR and more.

The 'data intelligence' answer to dislodging a freight ecosystem from its old ways

Published on: Jan 29, 2024

A fractured, complex and increasingly fast-moving freight market is changing the way organisations contract and manage trucking, whilst putting a premium on reliable partners that can deliver in peak or disrupted periods.

Download this white paper see how the relationship between shipper and carrier is evolving to be more flexible and reliable through micro-bids, benchmarking and data-based intelligence.

Cutting through complexity and climbing costs in consumer goods supply chains

Published on: Sep 20, 2023

In an industry that only continues to move faster and faster, and that continues to face volatile conditions, the need for visibility is only deepening.

Featuring insights from Coca-Cola HBC, Nestle, Heineken, Deloitte, Maersk and Delta Foods, this report dives deep into how the foundations for supply chain visibility allow consumer goods companies to balance resilience with agility while navigating a period of transformation.

Rewiring electronics and technology supply chains for a resilient future

Published on: Aug 16, 2023

The disruptions of the last half decade have powered up the pace of change in electronics supply chains.

From shifting trade policies, to geopolitical tensions, to rising energy costs, to regional shutdowns, to components shortages - no other industry has faced quite the same combination and severity of disruptive factors, factors that are now pulling the sector towards rebalancing.

We investigate how the sector is being dramatically reshaped to create more secure future supply chains.

Unlocking the future: embracing digital transformation in logistics

Published on: Jul 20, 2023

Featuring the views of over 450 logistics & supply chain professionals, and covering each stage of the digital transformation process, access the free report today to bolster your digital strategy by understanding investment patterns, the most impactful technologies, key barriers and best practices.

Multi-modal flexibility within your logistics network

Published on: Jul 14, 2023

Future-proof operations amidst supply chain volatility with this report, which explores how you can best deliver value for your shipping customers and ensure you continue to be the logistics service provider of choice.

The state of supply chain execution 2023

Published on: Jun 23, 2023

This report examines how leading brands like Bayer Crop Science & Henkel are evolving their logistics networks, whilst understanding how logistics service providers like DHL help customers to achieve their business expansion, cost-management, and sustainability goals.

The state of global cross-border e-commerce report 2023-24

Published on: Apr 19, 2023

International e-commerce operations have expanded massively in recent years. Following sky-high growth rates during the pandemic, there is still huge momentum in the space that businesses are scrambling to take advantage of.

The opportunity is vast. The operational challenges, equally so.

To help explore the roadblocks to smooth cross-border e-commerce, such as complexities and delays caused by improper documentation or inaccurate classification of goods, Reuters Events (in partnership with Avalara) have produced the state of global cross-border e-commerce report 2023/24.

Access your copy of this survey-led report packed with statistics and insights now.

The state of European supply chains 2023 in partnership with JLL

Published on: Mar 3, 2023

The industry survey-drive white paper “The state of European supply chains 2023” (In partnership with JLL) provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of EMEA supply chains and dives deep into the impacts that the economic outlook is having on businesses – from demand & inventory outlook, to sustainability initiatives and technologies investments. 

Vans in the City: opening up gridlocked cities to a connected and electrified future

Published on: Feb 2, 2023

How can we reform urban spaces even as they grow in terms of population and delivery demands every day?

The answer lies in a new generation of electrified, connected vehicles will capture a city in real time, giving planners, logistics professionals and transportation officials a direct view of everyday movements, while freeing urban logistics from pollution.

As a result of better-designed and managed urban systems, customers will have more choice and information about their packages, no matter whether they are delivered via a hub vehicle, e-bike or to a growing number of multimodal hubs or parcel lockers.

Combine these with investment into public transport and dense provision of key services, and there is a blueprint for change. 

Trust and technology: the links in a sustainable cold chain

Published on: Feb 2, 2023

Down the report now to secure your cold chain and:

  • Explore how to mitigate against capacity and labour shortages difficulties while facing up to macro-economic challenges in cold chain operations.
  • Dive into a comprehensive technology ecosystem across operations to generate real-time data throughout the end-to end cold chain.
  • Understand the impact of sustainability on your operations and create a strategy that champions a resilient infrastructure for the needs of the future.

A generational shift in sourcing strategy: A global and European deep dive into near-sourcing, nearshoring and reshoring in the post-pandemic world

Published on: Nov 23, 2022

We’ve teamed up with A.P. Moller- Maersk, to produce an exclusive survey & interview-based report on how unprecedented disruptions are reshaping global supply chains, specifically when it comes to sourcing, procurement, and manufacturing operations. Download now to get a full breakdown on this generational shift in sourcing strategy and where companies are moving to over the next decade!

Driving customer retention in e-commerce through the logistics experience

Published on: Nov 21, 2022

Build a commercially viable logistics strategy in an omnichannel world that ensures profitability and customer retention through collaborative partnerships and evolved returns processes. Featuring insights from ASOS, DHL, IDC, McKinsey & Company.

Supply Chain Resilience: Planning and disruption management in an ever-changing landscape

Published on: Nov 21, 2022

Featuring executive insights from Fender Musical Instruments, Colgate-Palmolive, AstraZeneca, Arla Foods, Estee Lauder and Blue Yonder, this whitepaper is packed with expert opinion to help you find improvements in supply chain visibility and planning, ultimately leading to increased resilience and enhanced customer experience. 

The flexible technology needed for a resilient supply chain

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Resilience. Probably the most overused term in the supply chain industry. We all know we need it, but where do we start? Where can we improve?

In this exclusive white paper in partnership with Fujitsu we delve into the technologies that are helping to tangibly drive resilience in supply chain networks.

White paper highlights:

  • The gaps and inadequacies of current supply chain technology infrastructures that are forcing employees and partners to spend a great deal of time searching for information
  • An exclusive case study on how AGCO has incorporated flexibility into its systems to allow for the appropriate data to be passed onto its freight partners
  • The six elements that Bombardier envisions will be in place in many supply chain verticals as a result of digital transformation, which include a single ERP solution and blockchain inventory visibility.
  • An exclusive case study on how Eaton started their journey towards a more adaptable system by focussing on the low-hanging fruits.
  • The opportunities that XPO Logistics sees in this market through the use of edge computing.

Crushing constraints with streamlined logistics

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Access the “Crushing constraints with streamlined logistics”, (a report produced in partnership with Dassault Systèmes) report to give you the latest insights on logistics operations, how to overcome key efficiency challenges and adapt to fast shifts in industry dynamics. 

Key insights and takeaways from the report include:

  • How business can better manage the limitations on their capacity with effective logistics planning that takes risks, opportunities, and business dynamics into account.
  • What brands and logistics providers can do to improve the economics and sustainability of last mile operations in the current climate and build for the future.
  • An assessment of the key requirements to increasing visibility that are needed to make any and all plans a realistic strategic endeavour.

Unlocking the true potential of supply chains with Intelligent Automation

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Big Data... so many technologies and systems that needs to communicate with each other as fast as possible to achieve their purpose.

As the quantity of information collected is increasing dramatically and for good, supply chain managers are seeing Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for what it is — the most important component of intelligent automation with game-changing potential.

In this exclusive whitepaper featuring interviews from senior executives from Unilever, Renault Group, The Boeing Company and more , you will find out how to unlock the full potential of your supply chain with Intelligent Automation.

Where is my stuff? Enhancing supply chain collaboration beyond tier-1 suppliers

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Explore how breaking down siloes in the supply chain ecosystem is key to achieving end-to-end harmony and visibility. Featuring insights from Bain & Company, the Cranfield School of Management, Henkel, Marelli, Procter & Gamble and Toyota.

Global logistics: The link between technology and productivity

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Reuters Events is pleased to provide you with the report, Global logistics: The link between technology and productivity, a survey-led study produced in partnership with CargoWise.

It provides the latest insights on logistics operations, efficiency challenges and shifts in industry dynamics.

Why is greater flexibility in warehouse and distribution operations so critical to omnichannel supply chain performance?

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Demand patterns that do not conform to historical trends have triggered strategic shifts from retailers and manufacturers to take advantage of changes in consumer habits. However, they need to ensure that this omnichannel approach is as seamless and efficient as possible.

To address these issues, Reuters Events, in partnership with Maersk, have produce the whitepaper: Why is greater flexibility in warehouse and distribution operations so critical to omnichannel supply chain performance?

This white paper lays out why the flexibility and capability of warehouse and distribution operations can hold the key to providing an agile and resilient supply chain, capable of delivering for customer in the way they want.

 

Cloud Computing in Supply Chain Management

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

There’s no one size fits all when it comes to supply chain visibility but one thing is certain, everything needs the cloud to function and transferring your systems and processes to the cloud is a basic necessity in 2021.

Reuters Events in partnership with China Telecom Europe have put together a white paper on the topic of “Cloud Computing in Supply Chain Management” featuring exclusive insights and case studies from AB InBev, Under Armour, Kraft Heinz, Accenture and KPMG.

Reuters Events: State of European Supply Chain Report 2022

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Reuters Events is pleased to provide you with the State of European Supply Chain: Logistics, Sustainability & Visibility Report 2022, a study produced in partnership with Fourkites, to provide you with the latest insights on the critical requirements for visibility in operations and the sustainability endeavours of brands and their partners.

Preparing supply chain for the surge in global e-commerce: The cross-border requirements behind a smooth operation

Published on: Dec 3, 2021

Key learnings from the report include:
How the tidal wave of increased eCommerce demand will have a much faster and direct impact on cross-border operations and subsequent customs, trade and tariff requirements that your business needs to aligned with.
Where you can look to reduce complexity in your cross-border operations to mitigate the volume of paperwork and red tape to stay efficient and compliant with goods and speed for your customers.
A breakdown of the global, geo-political state of the world and the impact this is having on supply chains, from manufacturing locations to transit and border check costs.

Modelling an unpredictable world: how real-time data and digital twins are driving gains in supply chains

Published on: Dec 1, 2021

A port closure, natural disaster, or labour dispute on the far side of the world can create a howling gale on the other, leaving organisations high and dry without key components or raw materials. 
 
With such vast and inter-reliant webs combining with constantly changing scenarios on the ground, the solution, therefore, is to digitise the supply chain, bringing in real-time or near real-time data from the frontlines via digital twins, powered by real-world information.

The Global Customer Report 2019

Published on: May 14, 2019

There is no doubt that the supply chain and logistics sector is undergoing an important transformation as new technological solutions come into everyday use, driven by market trends. The advent of increasing customer demands is making organizations realise they need to invest in providing the information that their customer wants… visibility!

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The 'data intelligence' answer to dislodging a freight ecosystem from its old ways

Published on: Jan 29, 2024

A fractured, complex and increasingly fast-moving freight market is changing the way organisations contract and manage trucking, whilst putting a premium on reliable partners that can deliver in peak or disrupted periods.

Download this white paper see how the relationship between shipper and carrier is evolving to be more flexible and reliable through micro-bids, benchmarking and data-based intelligence.

Cutting through complexity and climbing costs in consumer goods supply chains

Published on: Sep 20, 2023

In an industry that only continues to move faster and faster, and that continues to face volatile conditions, the need for visibility is only deepening.

Featuring insights from Coca-Cola HBC, Nestle, Heineken, Deloitte, Maersk and Delta Foods, this report dives deep into how the foundations for supply chain visibility allow consumer goods companies to balance resilience with agility while navigating a period of transformation.

Unlocking the future: embracing digital transformation in logistics

Published on: Jul 20, 2023

Featuring the views of over 450 logistics & supply chain professionals, and covering each stage of the digital transformation process, access the free report today to bolster your digital strategy by understanding investment patterns, the most impactful technologies, key barriers and best practices.

Multi-modal flexibility within your logistics network

Published on: Jul 14, 2023

Future-proof operations amidst supply chain volatility with this report, which explores how you can best deliver value for your shipping customers and ensure you continue to be the logistics service provider of choice.

The state of supply chain execution 2023

Published on: Jun 23, 2023

This report examines how leading brands like Bayer Crop Science & Henkel are evolving their logistics networks, whilst understanding how logistics service providers like DHL help customers to achieve their business expansion, cost-management, and sustainability goals.

The state of global cross-border e-commerce report 2023-24

Published on: Apr 19, 2023

International e-commerce operations have expanded massively in recent years. Following sky-high growth rates during the pandemic, there is still huge momentum in the space that businesses are scrambling to take advantage of.

The opportunity is vast. The operational challenges, equally so.

To help explore the roadblocks to smooth cross-border e-commerce, such as complexities and delays caused by improper documentation or inaccurate classification of goods, Reuters Events (in partnership with Avalara) have produced the state of global cross-border e-commerce report 2023/24.

Access your copy of this survey-led report packed with statistics and insights now.

The state of European supply chains 2023 in partnership with JLL

Published on: Mar 3, 2023

The industry survey-drive white paper “The state of European supply chains 2023” (In partnership with JLL) provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of EMEA supply chains and dives deep into the impacts that the economic outlook is having on businesses – from demand & inventory outlook, to sustainability initiatives and technologies investments. 

Why is greater flexibility in warehouse and distribution operations so critical to omnichannel supply chain performance?

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Demand patterns that do not conform to historical trends have triggered strategic shifts from retailers and manufacturers to take advantage of changes in consumer habits. However, they need to ensure that this omnichannel approach is as seamless and efficient as possible.

To address these issues, Reuters Events, in partnership with Maersk, have produce the whitepaper: Why is greater flexibility in warehouse and distribution operations so critical to omnichannel supply chain performance?

This white paper lays out why the flexibility and capability of warehouse and distribution operations can hold the key to providing an agile and resilient supply chain, capable of delivering for customer in the way they want.

 

Reuters Events: State of European Supply Chain Report 2022

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Reuters Events is pleased to provide you with the State of European Supply Chain: Logistics, Sustainability & Visibility Report 2022, a study produced in partnership with Fourkites, to provide you with the latest insights on the critical requirements for visibility in operations and the sustainability endeavours of brands and their partners.

Preparing supply chain for the surge in global e-commerce: The cross-border requirements behind a smooth operation

Published on: Dec 3, 2021

Key learnings from the report include:
How the tidal wave of increased eCommerce demand will have a much faster and direct impact on cross-border operations and subsequent customs, trade and tariff requirements that your business needs to aligned with.
Where you can look to reduce complexity in your cross-border operations to mitigate the volume of paperwork and red tape to stay efficient and compliant with goods and speed for your customers.
A breakdown of the global, geo-political state of the world and the impact this is having on supply chains, from manufacturing locations to transit and border check costs.

Dynamic Distribution Disruption 2019 State of Retail Supply Chain Report

Published on: May 14, 2019

With retailers expecting 40% of sales to come from e-commerce within the next five years, the bricks-and-mortar store will be changed forever and every part of the retail supply chain will need to become smarter and more customer-centric in order to thrive. Download this report now to find out where the retail supply chain will transform, where the key capability gaps are and how companies are innovating to remain ahead of the competition in 2019.

Upgrading the Supply Chain for Omnichannel Retail

Published on: Oct 19, 2018

In this exclusive whitepaper, leading retail executives map out the most crucial steps to achieve supply chain success and what the right tools are to overcome the biggest challenges at each step. Get insights into how to fix the supply chain and that critical last mile with data analytics, network upgrades, and partnerships and get a critical insight into the future of retail.

2016 Global Logistics Report

Published on: Apr 7, 2016

2016 is a year of great opportunity for logistics service providers (LSPs). The many positive trends documented in this new report from EFT show that customers are looking to gain more value from their LSPs and, in fact, want to engage with their LSPs more strategically than before. Key findings in this report include an accelerating interest in innovation, eCommerce and talent management.

There are a tremendous number of opportunities that LSPs can take advantage of to make 2016 a defining year for the industry. This report aims to provide you with the trends, bench-marking and shipper insight required for industry stakeholders to effectively navigate the logistics industry in 2016. JDA is sponsoring this important, independent research because we know the LSP landscape is going through a period of fundamental change and these insights can help guide us all.

The Top 10 Logistics Locations Revealed and Explained

Published on: Apr 7, 2016

Warehousing has become one of the most important aspects of supply chain and logistics in recent years, driven by such things as the eCommerce boom, and shifting global demand. As such, selecting the right warehousing location is no longer just a cost, but a strategic decision.

To help supply chain executives make these decisions, eft and Prologis have been able to determine Europe’s top ten most desirable logistics locations based off the input of over 170 European supply chain and logistics decision-makers from organizations that occupy European logistics property.

The Biggest Challenge for Logistics Providers in 2016 in 5 Charts

Published on: Apr 7, 2016

The Biggest Challenge for Logistics Providers in 2016 In 5 Charts.

We asked 130 logistics execs, and 110 of their customers…

XPO Logistics, DSV, Damco, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics and more reveal key IT investments for your logistics business

Published on: Oct 22, 2015

As technology continues to influence the way logistics companies do business it’s also driving the evolving role of the CIO, as it metamorphosis from a tactical enabler to strategic and innovative visionary. In light of this, eft has taken the opportunity to speak with some senior IT decision makers in the industry about the future of technology and its role within the IT department.

2015 3PL Contracting Report

Published on: Oct 22, 2015

The 2015 3PL Contracting Report comes at the intersection of two significant forces affecting supply chain – a burgeoning availability of cutting-edge technology and a sputtering economic recovery.

Who is XPO Logistics?

Published on: Oct 22, 2015

XPO Logistics have made some major moves this year. But who actually are they? We look at XPO's acquisition history and highlight some aspects of their business to give you a better understanding of who they are. 

The Innovators and the Disruptors – The New Businesses Tackling Supply Chain

Published on: Sep 25, 2015

The supply chain is currently enjoying incredible change as technology, new innovative business models and start-ups are changing the way goods are brought to market.

Achieving Actionable INSIGHTS into Profitability with DHL Express

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

In this webinar, DHL Express answers questions that are common for any company trying to understand profitability such as:

  • Which customers are your most and least profitable?
  • Which customers are not meeting transaction commitments?
  • Where do operational costs not line up with revenue?
  • Is all business good business?
  • How do you balance the demand of increased service without giving up market share, revenue, EBIT, or a combination of all three? 

The Airbnb for Warehousing? - New Business Models, Innovation, ROI Webinar

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

Steve Banker, Service Director, Supply Chain Management, ARC Advisory Group, Karl Siebrecht, Co-Founder and CEO, FLEXE and Dhruv Agarwal, CEO, True Fabriation discuss FLEXE's business model, and how it's set to disrupt traditional warehousing.

Augmented Reality and Logistics

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

Markus Kuchkelhaus, Director - Trend Research, DHL Customer Solutions and Innovation joins Dr. Steve Brady, CEO, Supply Chain Innovations Today to discuss the benefits of augmented reality.

The Sharing Economy and the Future of the Transportation Industry

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

Logistics is in a very exciting space as technology is allowing companies to re-thing how they’re doing business. One of the models that has been grabbing headlines in the last year has been the ‘sharing economy’ – using technology to allow individuals or organization to share the excess capacity of their assets – generally goods or services – to maximize returns.

In an effort to better understand how the sharing economy is affecting logistics, eft asked Robert Nathan, LoadDelivered’s CEO to provide some insight from his vantage-point.

IoT - What's really in it for logistics?

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

In an effort to better understand the Internet of Things and what it means for logistics, eft engaged with IoT experts at the global IT service provider, Luxoft, for answers.

In this interview we discuss everything from IoT’s history to its ROI in logistics companies. We look at how organizations should be incorporating IoT into their strategies and the costs to become a connected business.

The State of Logistics Tech: 2015

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

The state of logistics technology in 2015 according to the 2015 Logistics Technology Survey based on the responses of 130 logistics executives working in IT

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The 'data intelligence' answer to dislodging a freight ecosystem from its old ways

Published on: Jan 29, 2024

A fractured, complex and increasingly fast-moving freight market is changing the way organisations contract and manage trucking, whilst putting a premium on reliable partners that can deliver in peak or disrupted periods.

Download this white paper see how the relationship between shipper and carrier is evolving to be more flexible and reliable through micro-bids, benchmarking and data-based intelligence.

Cutting through complexity and climbing costs in consumer goods supply chains

Published on: Sep 20, 2023

In an industry that only continues to move faster and faster, and that continues to face volatile conditions, the need for visibility is only deepening.

Featuring insights from Coca-Cola HBC, Nestle, Heineken, Deloitte, Maersk and Delta Foods, this report dives deep into how the foundations for supply chain visibility allow consumer goods companies to balance resilience with agility while navigating a period of transformation.

The state of global cross-border e-commerce report 2023-24

Published on: Apr 19, 2023

International e-commerce operations have expanded massively in recent years. Following sky-high growth rates during the pandemic, there is still huge momentum in the space that businesses are scrambling to take advantage of.

The opportunity is vast. The operational challenges, equally so.

To help explore the roadblocks to smooth cross-border e-commerce, such as complexities and delays caused by improper documentation or inaccurate classification of goods, Reuters Events (in partnership with Avalara) have produced the state of global cross-border e-commerce report 2023/24.

Access your copy of this survey-led report packed with statistics and insights now.

Vans in the City: opening up gridlocked cities to a connected and electrified future

Published on: Feb 2, 2023

How can we reform urban spaces even as they grow in terms of population and delivery demands every day?

The answer lies in a new generation of electrified, connected vehicles will capture a city in real time, giving planners, logistics professionals and transportation officials a direct view of everyday movements, while freeing urban logistics from pollution.

As a result of better-designed and managed urban systems, customers will have more choice and information about their packages, no matter whether they are delivered via a hub vehicle, e-bike or to a growing number of multimodal hubs or parcel lockers.

Combine these with investment into public transport and dense provision of key services, and there is a blueprint for change. 

Driving customer retention in e-commerce through the logistics experience

Published on: Nov 21, 2022

Build a commercially viable logistics strategy in an omnichannel world that ensures profitability and customer retention through collaborative partnerships and evolved returns processes. Featuring insights from ASOS, DHL, IDC, McKinsey & Company.

Crushing constraints with streamlined logistics

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Access the “Crushing constraints with streamlined logistics”, (a report produced in partnership with Dassault Systèmes) report to give you the latest insights on logistics operations, how to overcome key efficiency challenges and adapt to fast shifts in industry dynamics. 

Key insights and takeaways from the report include:

  • How business can better manage the limitations on their capacity with effective logistics planning that takes risks, opportunities, and business dynamics into account.
  • What brands and logistics providers can do to improve the economics and sustainability of last mile operations in the current climate and build for the future.
  • An assessment of the key requirements to increasing visibility that are needed to make any and all plans a realistic strategic endeavour.

Why is greater flexibility in warehouse and distribution operations so critical to omnichannel supply chain performance?

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Demand patterns that do not conform to historical trends have triggered strategic shifts from retailers and manufacturers to take advantage of changes in consumer habits. However, they need to ensure that this omnichannel approach is as seamless and efficient as possible.

To address these issues, Reuters Events, in partnership with Maersk, have produce the whitepaper: Why is greater flexibility in warehouse and distribution operations so critical to omnichannel supply chain performance?

This white paper lays out why the flexibility and capability of warehouse and distribution operations can hold the key to providing an agile and resilient supply chain, capable of delivering for customer in the way they want.

 

Preparing supply chain for the surge in global e-commerce: The cross-border requirements behind a smooth operation

Published on: Dec 3, 2021

Key learnings from the report include:
How the tidal wave of increased eCommerce demand will have a much faster and direct impact on cross-border operations and subsequent customs, trade and tariff requirements that your business needs to aligned with.
Where you can look to reduce complexity in your cross-border operations to mitigate the volume of paperwork and red tape to stay efficient and compliant with goods and speed for your customers.
A breakdown of the global, geo-political state of the world and the impact this is having on supply chains, from manufacturing locations to transit and border check costs.

Dynamic Distribution Disruption 2019 State of Retail Supply Chain Report

Published on: May 14, 2019

With retailers expecting 40% of sales to come from e-commerce within the next five years, the bricks-and-mortar store will be changed forever and every part of the retail supply chain will need to become smarter and more customer-centric in order to thrive. Download this report now to find out where the retail supply chain will transform, where the key capability gaps are and how companies are innovating to remain ahead of the competition in 2019.

Taking a Look into Supply Chain’s Crystal Ball

Published on: Nov 28, 2018

The supply chain industry is drastically changing. The rise of “digital supply chain” has created many opportunities and challenges for the industry. To help you keep up with the latest market trends and still have time to do your day job, we have created a succinct three-part report outlining the latest developments in the industry.

The ‘Taking a Look into Supply Chain’s Crystal Ball’ report features technologies being implemented by early adopters, technology in development, and even technologies that are mostly theoretical but are set to keep transforming the industry.

Dynamic Distribution Disruption 2017 State of Retail Supply Chain Report

Published on: Jul 10, 2017

Retail is shifting from being where consumers purchase goods to being and industry chasing consumers. Many retailers have proactively identified that consumers hold a significant amount of power in the retail-consumer balance, however in practice, the supply chain is still playing catch-up. Consumers are becoming more embedded in every layer of retail - enabled by online and mobile technology. This means that for a retailer to be truly consumer-centric, the supply chain is going to have to become more consumer-friendly. 

 

Redefining Final Mile Delivery in the Age of the Customer

Published on: Feb 16, 2017

Retail has entered a new, digital world that has redefined the delivery process. For supply chain executives, the focus is shifting from how goods move from place to place, to providing the ultimate customer experience when shoppers receive (or need to return) them. This creates new challenges to improve the visibility, speed and real-time communication between retailers and their most valued customers, or risk losing competitive advantage.

Winning Omnichannel Supply Chain in Retail

Published on: Nov 10, 2016

An end-to-end roadmap from forecasting to planning to execution to the last mile

The Top 10 Logistics Locations Revealed and Explained

Published on: Apr 7, 2016

Warehousing has become one of the most important aspects of supply chain and logistics in recent years, driven by such things as the eCommerce boom, and shifting global demand. As such, selecting the right warehousing location is no longer just a cost, but a strategic decision.

To help supply chain executives make these decisions, eft and Prologis have been able to determine Europe’s top ten most desirable logistics locations based off the input of over 170 European supply chain and logistics decision-makers from organizations that occupy European logistics property.

Dynamic Distribution Disruption Retail Report Infographic

Published on: Apr 7, 2016

How are retailers tackling the challenge of aligning inventory perfectly with fluctuating demand?

Dynamic Distribution Disruption Retail Report

Published on: Apr 7, 2016

This report presents meaningful information on the following retail topics:

  • Demand planning
  • Aligning inventory supply with customer demand (being demand-driven)
  • The criticality of supply chain visibility, omnichannel and supply chain technology
  • The important impacts on supply chains of final delivery, eCommerce, reverse logistics and predictive analytics
  • The opportunities of combining distribution and fulfillment and of utilizing stores as a part of the eCommerce supply chain.

Additional Analysis by Jim Tompkins

Omnichannel Retailing - Interviews, Analysis, Presentations, Opinions

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

This package includes:

  • Interviews and analysis from omnichannel supply chain experts
  • 4 omnichannel presentations from supply chain executives
  • Opinions from 300 surveyed supply chain executives

Brazil SWOT Infographic

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

This infographic explores Brazil's Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats and how supply chain and logistics will be affected.

Chief Supply Chain Officer Strategy Report 2013

Published on: Sep 19, 2013

eyefortransport’s latest industry report reveals that more than half of supply chain executives at retailers and manufacturers are looking to expand their omnichannel capabilities

Retail Supply Chain Report

Published on: Sep 3, 2013

The report is based on the responses of senior retail executives and results concentrate on the retail sector’s expected performance, supply chain priorities and concerns, planned investment in supply chain technology and perspectives on supply chain...

Supply Chain Cost Cutting and Enhanced Multichannel Capabilities Top Priorities for FMCG Supply Chains in 2013

Published on: May 31, 2013

eyefortransport has released its latest industry report exploring the biggest challenges and trends in multichannel retail with collated responses from retailers and FMCG manufacturers

Multichannel Supply Chain Webinar – Post Event Recording

Published on: May 31, 2013

eyefortransport have just released the recordings for the webinar – Multichannel Supply Chain Challenges and Opportunities

New Online Sales & Growth of Top European E-Tailers Map

Published on: Oct 17, 2012

eyefortransport have just released a new map which details the European regions with the largest growth in online retail sales, from amongst the top 400 European e-tailers.

The route to decarbonizing medium- and heavy-duty transport

Published on: Feb 6, 2024

Discover the best path to sustainability for road freight in this industry-led fleet decarbonization whitepaper. Featuring contributions from PepsiCo, Scania, Calstart, Green Finance Institute, JAS Forwarding, Transport & Environment, Green Finance Institute, EMCOR and more.

The 'data intelligence' answer to dislodging a freight ecosystem from its old ways

Published on: Jan 29, 2024

A fractured, complex and increasingly fast-moving freight market is changing the way organisations contract and manage trucking, whilst putting a premium on reliable partners that can deliver in peak or disrupted periods.

Download this white paper see how the relationship between shipper and carrier is evolving to be more flexible and reliable through micro-bids, benchmarking and data-based intelligence.

Cutting through complexity and climbing costs in consumer goods supply chains

Published on: Sep 20, 2023

In an industry that only continues to move faster and faster, and that continues to face volatile conditions, the need for visibility is only deepening.

Featuring insights from Coca-Cola HBC, Nestle, Heineken, Deloitte, Maersk and Delta Foods, this report dives deep into how the foundations for supply chain visibility allow consumer goods companies to balance resilience with agility while navigating a period of transformation.

Rewiring electronics and technology supply chains for a resilient future

Published on: Aug 16, 2023

The disruptions of the last half decade have powered up the pace of change in electronics supply chains.

From shifting trade policies, to geopolitical tensions, to rising energy costs, to regional shutdowns, to components shortages - no other industry has faced quite the same combination and severity of disruptive factors, factors that are now pulling the sector towards rebalancing.

We investigate how the sector is being dramatically reshaped to create more secure future supply chains.

Unlocking the future: embracing digital transformation in logistics

Published on: Jul 20, 2023

Featuring the views of over 450 logistics & supply chain professionals, and covering each stage of the digital transformation process, access the free report today to bolster your digital strategy by understanding investment patterns, the most impactful technologies, key barriers and best practices.

Multi-modal flexibility within your logistics network

Published on: Jul 14, 2023

Future-proof operations amidst supply chain volatility with this report, which explores how you can best deliver value for your shipping customers and ensure you continue to be the logistics service provider of choice.

The state of supply chain execution 2023

Published on: Jun 23, 2023

This report examines how leading brands like Bayer Crop Science & Henkel are evolving their logistics networks, whilst understanding how logistics service providers like DHL help customers to achieve their business expansion, cost-management, and sustainability goals.

The state of European supply chains 2023 in partnership with JLL

Published on: Mar 3, 2023

The industry survey-drive white paper “The state of European supply chains 2023” (In partnership with JLL) provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of EMEA supply chains and dives deep into the impacts that the economic outlook is having on businesses – from demand & inventory outlook, to sustainability initiatives and technologies investments. 

Trust and technology: the links in a sustainable cold chain

Published on: Feb 2, 2023

Down the report now to secure your cold chain and:

  • Explore how to mitigate against capacity and labour shortages difficulties while facing up to macro-economic challenges in cold chain operations.
  • Dive into a comprehensive technology ecosystem across operations to generate real-time data throughout the end-to end cold chain.
  • Understand the impact of sustainability on your operations and create a strategy that champions a resilient infrastructure for the needs of the future.

Driving customer retention in e-commerce through the logistics experience

Published on: Nov 21, 2022

Build a commercially viable logistics strategy in an omnichannel world that ensures profitability and customer retention through collaborative partnerships and evolved returns processes. Featuring insights from ASOS, DHL, IDC, McKinsey & Company.

Supply Chain Resilience: Planning and disruption management in an ever-changing landscape

Published on: Nov 21, 2022

Featuring executive insights from Fender Musical Instruments, Colgate-Palmolive, AstraZeneca, Arla Foods, Estee Lauder and Blue Yonder, this whitepaper is packed with expert opinion to help you find improvements in supply chain visibility and planning, ultimately leading to increased resilience and enhanced customer experience. 

Global logistics: The link between technology and productivity

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Reuters Events is pleased to provide you with the report, Global logistics: The link between technology and productivity, a survey-led study produced in partnership with CargoWise.

It provides the latest insights on logistics operations, efficiency challenges and shifts in industry dynamics.

Why is greater flexibility in warehouse and distribution operations so critical to omnichannel supply chain performance?

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Demand patterns that do not conform to historical trends have triggered strategic shifts from retailers and manufacturers to take advantage of changes in consumer habits. However, they need to ensure that this omnichannel approach is as seamless and efficient as possible.

To address these issues, Reuters Events, in partnership with Maersk, have produce the whitepaper: Why is greater flexibility in warehouse and distribution operations so critical to omnichannel supply chain performance?

This white paper lays out why the flexibility and capability of warehouse and distribution operations can hold the key to providing an agile and resilient supply chain, capable of delivering for customer in the way they want.

 

Preparing supply chain for the surge in global e-commerce: The cross-border requirements behind a smooth operation

Published on: Dec 3, 2021

Key learnings from the report include:
How the tidal wave of increased eCommerce demand will have a much faster and direct impact on cross-border operations and subsequent customs, trade and tariff requirements that your business needs to aligned with.
Where you can look to reduce complexity in your cross-border operations to mitigate the volume of paperwork and red tape to stay efficient and compliant with goods and speed for your customers.
A breakdown of the global, geo-political state of the world and the impact this is having on supply chains, from manufacturing locations to transit and border check costs.

2016 Global Logistics Report

Published on: Apr 7, 2016

2016 is a year of great opportunity for logistics service providers (LSPs). The many positive trends documented in this new report from EFT show that customers are looking to gain more value from their LSPs and, in fact, want to engage with their LSPs more strategically than before. Key findings in this report include an accelerating interest in innovation, eCommerce and talent management.

There are a tremendous number of opportunities that LSPs can take advantage of to make 2016 a defining year for the industry. This report aims to provide you with the trends, bench-marking and shipper insight required for industry stakeholders to effectively navigate the logistics industry in 2016. JDA is sponsoring this important, independent research because we know the LSP landscape is going through a period of fundamental change and these insights can help guide us all.

Who is XPO Logistics?

Published on: Oct 22, 2015

XPO Logistics have made some major moves this year. But who actually are they? We look at XPO's acquisition history and highlight some aspects of their business to give you a better understanding of who they are. 

The Innovators and the Disruptors – The New Businesses Tackling Supply Chain

Published on: Sep 25, 2015

The supply chain is currently enjoying incredible change as technology, new innovative business models and start-ups are changing the way goods are brought to market.

Is EDI dead? We asked 200 Supply Chain Executives on Their Thoughts

Published on: Sep 25, 2015

With data playing an ever increasing role in supply chain, eft wanted to explore one of the technologies that has been a mainstay of data interchange for over 30 years – EDI. Why does it still exist? Do people in the industry really like it?

Achieving Actionable INSIGHTS into Profitability with DHL Express

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

In this webinar, DHL Express answers questions that are common for any company trying to understand profitability such as:

  • Which customers are your most and least profitable?
  • Which customers are not meeting transaction commitments?
  • Where do operational costs not line up with revenue?
  • Is all business good business?
  • How do you balance the demand of increased service without giving up market share, revenue, EBIT, or a combination of all three? 

The Airbnb for Warehousing? - New Business Models, Innovation, ROI Webinar

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

Steve Banker, Service Director, Supply Chain Management, ARC Advisory Group, Karl Siebrecht, Co-Founder and CEO, FLEXE and Dhruv Agarwal, CEO, True Fabriation discuss FLEXE's business model, and how it's set to disrupt traditional warehousing.

Augmented Reality and Logistics

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

Markus Kuchkelhaus, Director - Trend Research, DHL Customer Solutions and Innovation joins Dr. Steve Brady, CEO, Supply Chain Innovations Today to discuss the benefits of augmented reality.

The Sharing Economy and the Future of the Transportation Industry

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

Logistics is in a very exciting space as technology is allowing companies to re-thing how they’re doing business. One of the models that has been grabbing headlines in the last year has been the ‘sharing economy’ – using technology to allow individuals or organization to share the excess capacity of their assets – generally goods or services – to maximize returns.

In an effort to better understand how the sharing economy is affecting logistics, eft asked Robert Nathan, LoadDelivered’s CEO to provide some insight from his vantage-point.

IoT - What's really in it for logistics?

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

In an effort to better understand the Internet of Things and what it means for logistics, eft engaged with IoT experts at the global IT service provider, Luxoft, for answers.

In this interview we discuss everything from IoT’s history to its ROI in logistics companies. We look at how organizations should be incorporating IoT into their strategies and the costs to become a connected business.

The State of Logistics Tech: 2015

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

The state of logistics technology in 2015 according to the 2015 Logistics Technology Survey based on the responses of 130 logistics executives working in IT

The 2015 3PL Contracting Report

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

  • Year on year increase in customer dissatisfaction 
  • 32% of manufacturer/retailer respondents expect their 3PL to have at least some expertise/knowledge of augmented reality
  • 30% of manufacturer/retailers expect 3PLs to have at least some expertise/ knowledge on drone delivery

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Rewiring electronics and technology supply chains for a resilient future

Published on: Aug 16, 2023

The disruptions of the last half decade have powered up the pace of change in electronics supply chains.

From shifting trade policies, to geopolitical tensions, to rising energy costs, to regional shutdowns, to components shortages - no other industry has faced quite the same combination and severity of disruptive factors, factors that are now pulling the sector towards rebalancing.

We investigate how the sector is being dramatically reshaped to create more secure future supply chains.

Unlocking the future: embracing digital transformation in logistics

Published on: Jul 20, 2023

Featuring the views of over 450 logistics & supply chain professionals, and covering each stage of the digital transformation process, access the free report today to bolster your digital strategy by understanding investment patterns, the most impactful technologies, key barriers and best practices.

The state of supply chain execution 2023

Published on: Jun 23, 2023

This report examines how leading brands like Bayer Crop Science & Henkel are evolving their logistics networks, whilst understanding how logistics service providers like DHL help customers to achieve their business expansion, cost-management, and sustainability goals.

Unlocking the true potential of supply chains with Intelligent Automation

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Big Data... so many technologies and systems that needs to communicate with each other as fast as possible to achieve their purpose.

As the quantity of information collected is increasing dramatically and for good, supply chain managers are seeing Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for what it is — the most important component of intelligent automation with game-changing potential.

In this exclusive whitepaper featuring interviews from senior executives from Unilever, Renault Group, The Boeing Company and more , you will find out how to unlock the full potential of your supply chain with Intelligent Automation.

Global logistics: The link between technology and productivity

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Reuters Events is pleased to provide you with the report, Global logistics: The link between technology and productivity, a survey-led study produced in partnership with CargoWise.

It provides the latest insights on logistics operations, efficiency challenges and shifts in industry dynamics.

Cloud Computing in Supply Chain Management

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

There’s no one size fits all when it comes to supply chain visibility but one thing is certain, everything needs the cloud to function and transferring your systems and processes to the cloud is a basic necessity in 2021.

Reuters Events in partnership with China Telecom Europe have put together a white paper on the topic of “Cloud Computing in Supply Chain Management” featuring exclusive insights and case studies from AB InBev, Under Armour, Kraft Heinz, Accenture and KPMG.

Reuters Events: State of European Supply Chain Report 2022

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Reuters Events is pleased to provide you with the State of European Supply Chain: Logistics, Sustainability & Visibility Report 2022, a study produced in partnership with Fourkites, to provide you with the latest insights on the critical requirements for visibility in operations and the sustainability endeavours of brands and their partners.

Preparing supply chain for the surge in global e-commerce: The cross-border requirements behind a smooth operation

Published on: Dec 3, 2021

Key learnings from the report include:
How the tidal wave of increased eCommerce demand will have a much faster and direct impact on cross-border operations and subsequent customs, trade and tariff requirements that your business needs to aligned with.
Where you can look to reduce complexity in your cross-border operations to mitigate the volume of paperwork and red tape to stay efficient and compliant with goods and speed for your customers.
A breakdown of the global, geo-political state of the world and the impact this is having on supply chains, from manufacturing locations to transit and border check costs.

Taking a Look into Supply Chain’s Crystal Ball

Published on: Nov 28, 2018

The supply chain industry is drastically changing. The rise of “digital supply chain” has created many opportunities and challenges for the industry. To help you keep up with the latest market trends and still have time to do your day job, we have created a succinct three-part report outlining the latest developments in the industry.

The ‘Taking a Look into Supply Chain’s Crystal Ball’ report features technologies being implemented by early adopters, technology in development, and even technologies that are mostly theoretical but are set to keep transforming the industry.

The State of Logistics Technology

Published on: Oct 19, 2018

Artificial intelligence, blockchain, robotic process automation, and the internet of things all promise enormous changes for logistics but what should you be focusing on to drive value for your and your customers? This report reveals the state and trajectory of logistics technology through expert insights derived from over 230 industry professionals. 

The State of the Hi-tech Supply Chain Industry Report

Published on: Apr 7, 2016

The hi-tech industry has gone through some significant changes over the last 5 years driven primarily by shifts in consumer demand. This era is hitting a state of maturity as global demand wavers and hi-tech supply chains are left keeping on top of fluctuating demand. Areas of clear revenue for hi-tech companies are still abound. Aftermarket sales is starting to show real ROI while risk mitigation is becoming more and more advanced. That being said, the year ahead is going to be a challenge. How are hi-tech companies going to adapt to mixed global demand?

The Role Start-ups Play in the Hi-tech Supply Chain

Published on: Jul 15, 2015

A break-down of the role start-ups play in the hi-tech supply chain, from innovators to drivers of the industry.

Hi-Tech Supply Chain Industry Trends 2014

Published on: Mar 3, 2014

eft, in collaboration with Jabil, have released a Hi-Tech Supply Chain Infographic identifying the key industry trends, pressures facing hi-tech & supply chain executives and the top 3 markets hi-tech companies are looking to expand into.

Hi-Tech & Electronics S&OP guide Webinar 2013

Published on: Oct 15, 2013

This webinar is a step by step guide to S&OP for the Hi-Tech and Electronics Industry

Hi-Tech & Electronics Webinar 2013

Published on: Oct 15, 2013

This three part webinar looks at how to mitigate risk through the supply chain.

Hi-Tech Reverse Logistics & Aftermarket Services Report 2013

Published on: Oct 15, 2013

A brief analysis of eyefortransport’s recent survey

Hi-Tech & Electronics Reverse Logistics Report Europe 2013

Published on: Oct 7, 2013

This Report looks at some of the key ways in which the Hi-tech Reverse Logistics is evolving in Europe

Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain State of the Industry Report Europe

Published on: Oct 7, 2013

This Report looks at some of the key ways in which the Hi-tech Supply Chain is evolving in Europe

Asia Pacific Hi-tech Supply Chain Industry Report (Part 1)

Published on: Jul 16, 2013

This Report looks at some of the key ways in which the Hi-tech Supply Chain is is evolving in Asia

70% of Hi-Tech Companies Still Consider Reverse Logistics as a Cost Center

Published on: Feb 28, 2013

eyefortransport’s latest industry report reveals that 70 % of supply chain executives at hi-tech companies still consider reverse logistics as a cost center. The report, released this week, demonstrates how more than two thirds of the executives...

Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain Summit Europe 2012 presentations

Published on: Oct 15, 2012

The presentations from our 7th annual Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain Summit in Europe can be found here.

Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain Mini report

Published on: Jan 15, 2012

This report looks at the executive rankings in Transportation and communications infrastructure across Asia-Pacific countries

Rewiring electronics and technology supply chains for a resilient future

Published on: Aug 16, 2023

The disruptions of the last half decade have powered up the pace of change in electronics supply chains.

From shifting trade policies, to geopolitical tensions, to rising energy costs, to regional shutdowns, to components shortages - no other industry has faced quite the same combination and severity of disruptive factors, factors that are now pulling the sector towards rebalancing.

We investigate how the sector is being dramatically reshaped to create more secure future supply chains.

The state of European supply chains 2023 in partnership with JLL

Published on: Mar 3, 2023

The industry survey-drive white paper “The state of European supply chains 2023” (In partnership with JLL) provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of EMEA supply chains and dives deep into the impacts that the economic outlook is having on businesses – from demand & inventory outlook, to sustainability initiatives and technologies investments. 

Trust and technology: the links in a sustainable cold chain

Published on: Feb 2, 2023

Down the report now to secure your cold chain and:

  • Explore how to mitigate against capacity and labour shortages difficulties while facing up to macro-economic challenges in cold chain operations.
  • Dive into a comprehensive technology ecosystem across operations to generate real-time data throughout the end-to end cold chain.
  • Understand the impact of sustainability on your operations and create a strategy that champions a resilient infrastructure for the needs of the future.

Why is greater flexibility in warehouse and distribution operations so critical to omnichannel supply chain performance?

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Demand patterns that do not conform to historical trends have triggered strategic shifts from retailers and manufacturers to take advantage of changes in consumer habits. However, they need to ensure that this omnichannel approach is as seamless and efficient as possible.

To address these issues, Reuters Events, in partnership with Maersk, have produce the whitepaper: Why is greater flexibility in warehouse and distribution operations so critical to omnichannel supply chain performance?

This white paper lays out why the flexibility and capability of warehouse and distribution operations can hold the key to providing an agile and resilient supply chain, capable of delivering for customer in the way they want.

 

Preparing supply chain for the surge in global e-commerce: The cross-border requirements behind a smooth operation

Published on: Dec 3, 2021

Key learnings from the report include:
How the tidal wave of increased eCommerce demand will have a much faster and direct impact on cross-border operations and subsequent customs, trade and tariff requirements that your business needs to aligned with.
Where you can look to reduce complexity in your cross-border operations to mitigate the volume of paperwork and red tape to stay efficient and compliant with goods and speed for your customers.
A breakdown of the global, geo-political state of the world and the impact this is having on supply chains, from manufacturing locations to transit and border check costs.

Preparing supply chain for the surge in global e-commerce: The cross-border requirements behind a smooth operation

Published on: Dec 3, 2021

Key learnings from the report include:
How the tidal wave of increased eCommerce demand will have a much faster and direct impact on cross-border operations and subsequent customs, trade and tariff requirements that your business needs to aligned with.
Where you can look to reduce complexity in your cross-border operations to mitigate the volume of paperwork and red tape to stay efficient and compliant with goods and speed for your customers.
A breakdown of the global, geo-political state of the world and the impact this is having on supply chains, from manufacturing locations to transit and border check costs.

Life Sciences Supply Chain Infographic

Published on: Oct 10, 2013

Life Sciences Supply Chain –
a Snapshot of Industry Trends including the top supply chain priorities and some of the biggest challenges for 2013 in the form of an infographic.

Life Sciences Supply Chain Report

Published on: Oct 10, 2013

The 2013 report shows the continuation of several key trends but also highlights some marked differences when
compared to 2012 results. Cost control and complexity while constant themes over the past four years, appears to
have gained a renewed...

Latin America healthcare and life sciences supply chain spending map

Published on: Oct 17, 2012

Get insider insight on the healthcare expenditure of some of the fastest changing countries in the LatAm region:
Total healthcare expenditure, and expenditure as a % of GDP mapped.
Private vs. public healthcare expenditure.
Annual % increase in...

APAC Healthcare and Life Science Info-Map Series

Published on: Oct 17, 2012

Map 1 - Provides key customer demographics statistics such as hospital beds per thousand, doctors per thousand, and the percentage of the population aged over 65.
Map 2 – This maps out the key APAC healthcare R&D locations, showing the APAC R&D...

Life Sciences Aftermarket Report

Published on: Apr 9, 2012

eyefortransport has just released the 2012 Life Sciences Aftermarket Report. The report
discusses what % of healthcare companies see reverse logistics/aftermarket services as a cost centre vs profit centre and a range of other things.

Medical Device Supply Chain Report

Published on: Apr 9, 2012

eyefortransport has just released the 2012 Medical Device Supply Chain Report. The report reveals the top supply chain strategies and initiatives being implemented by medical device manufacturers over the next 12 months.

Life Sciences Supply Chain Pharmaceutical Report

Published on: Apr 9, 2012

eyefortransport has released the 2012 Life Sciences Supply Chain Pharmaceutical Report you will have access to the key facts and figures you need to plan your supply chain strategies for 2012 with a special focus on contract manufacturing and the track...

The route to decarbonizing medium- and heavy-duty transport

Published on: Feb 6, 2024

Discover the best path to sustainability for road freight in this industry-led fleet decarbonization whitepaper. Featuring contributions from PepsiCo, Scania, Calstart, Green Finance Institute, JAS Forwarding, Transport & Environment, Green Finance Institute, EMCOR and more.

The 'data intelligence' answer to dislodging a freight ecosystem from its old ways

Published on: Jan 29, 2024

A fractured, complex and increasingly fast-moving freight market is changing the way organisations contract and manage trucking, whilst putting a premium on reliable partners that can deliver in peak or disrupted periods.

Download this white paper see how the relationship between shipper and carrier is evolving to be more flexible and reliable through micro-bids, benchmarking and data-based intelligence.

Cutting through complexity and climbing costs in consumer goods supply chains

Published on: Sep 20, 2023

In an industry that only continues to move faster and faster, and that continues to face volatile conditions, the need for visibility is only deepening.

Featuring insights from Coca-Cola HBC, Nestle, Heineken, Deloitte, Maersk and Delta Foods, this report dives deep into how the foundations for supply chain visibility allow consumer goods companies to balance resilience with agility while navigating a period of transformation.

Rewiring electronics and technology supply chains for a resilient future

Published on: Aug 16, 2023

The disruptions of the last half decade have powered up the pace of change in electronics supply chains.

From shifting trade policies, to geopolitical tensions, to rising energy costs, to regional shutdowns, to components shortages - no other industry has faced quite the same combination and severity of disruptive factors, factors that are now pulling the sector towards rebalancing.

We investigate how the sector is being dramatically reshaped to create more secure future supply chains.

Unlocking the future: embracing digital transformation in logistics

Published on: Jul 20, 2023

Featuring the views of over 450 logistics & supply chain professionals, and covering each stage of the digital transformation process, access the free report today to bolster your digital strategy by understanding investment patterns, the most impactful technologies, key barriers and best practices.

Multi-modal flexibility within your logistics network

Published on: Jul 14, 2023

Future-proof operations amidst supply chain volatility with this report, which explores how you can best deliver value for your shipping customers and ensure you continue to be the logistics service provider of choice.

The state of supply chain execution 2023

Published on: Jun 23, 2023

This report examines how leading brands like Bayer Crop Science & Henkel are evolving their logistics networks, whilst understanding how logistics service providers like DHL help customers to achieve their business expansion, cost-management, and sustainability goals.

The state of global cross-border e-commerce report 2023-24

Published on: Apr 19, 2023

International e-commerce operations have expanded massively in recent years. Following sky-high growth rates during the pandemic, there is still huge momentum in the space that businesses are scrambling to take advantage of.

The opportunity is vast. The operational challenges, equally so.

To help explore the roadblocks to smooth cross-border e-commerce, such as complexities and delays caused by improper documentation or inaccurate classification of goods, Reuters Events (in partnership with Avalara) have produced the state of global cross-border e-commerce report 2023/24.

Access your copy of this survey-led report packed with statistics and insights now.

The state of European supply chains 2023 in partnership with JLL

Published on: Mar 3, 2023

The industry survey-drive white paper “The state of European supply chains 2023” (In partnership with JLL) provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of EMEA supply chains and dives deep into the impacts that the economic outlook is having on businesses – from demand & inventory outlook, to sustainability initiatives and technologies investments. 

Vans in the City: opening up gridlocked cities to a connected and electrified future

Published on: Feb 2, 2023

How can we reform urban spaces even as they grow in terms of population and delivery demands every day?

The answer lies in a new generation of electrified, connected vehicles will capture a city in real time, giving planners, logistics professionals and transportation officials a direct view of everyday movements, while freeing urban logistics from pollution.

As a result of better-designed and managed urban systems, customers will have more choice and information about their packages, no matter whether they are delivered via a hub vehicle, e-bike or to a growing number of multimodal hubs or parcel lockers.

Combine these with investment into public transport and dense provision of key services, and there is a blueprint for change. 

Trust and technology: the links in a sustainable cold chain

Published on: Feb 2, 2023

Down the report now to secure your cold chain and:

  • Explore how to mitigate against capacity and labour shortages difficulties while facing up to macro-economic challenges in cold chain operations.
  • Dive into a comprehensive technology ecosystem across operations to generate real-time data throughout the end-to end cold chain.
  • Understand the impact of sustainability on your operations and create a strategy that champions a resilient infrastructure for the needs of the future.

A generational shift in sourcing strategy: A global and European deep dive into near-sourcing, nearshoring and reshoring in the post-pandemic world

Published on: Nov 23, 2022

We’ve teamed up with A.P. Moller- Maersk, to produce an exclusive survey & interview-based report on how unprecedented disruptions are reshaping global supply chains, specifically when it comes to sourcing, procurement, and manufacturing operations. Download now to get a full breakdown on this generational shift in sourcing strategy and where companies are moving to over the next decade!

Driving customer retention in e-commerce through the logistics experience

Published on: Nov 21, 2022

Build a commercially viable logistics strategy in an omnichannel world that ensures profitability and customer retention through collaborative partnerships and evolved returns processes. Featuring insights from ASOS, DHL, IDC, McKinsey & Company.

Supply Chain Resilience: Planning and disruption management in an ever-changing landscape

Published on: Nov 21, 2022

Featuring executive insights from Fender Musical Instruments, Colgate-Palmolive, AstraZeneca, Arla Foods, Estee Lauder and Blue Yonder, this whitepaper is packed with expert opinion to help you find improvements in supply chain visibility and planning, ultimately leading to increased resilience and enhanced customer experience. 

The flexible technology needed for a resilient supply chain

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Resilience. Probably the most overused term in the supply chain industry. We all know we need it, but where do we start? Where can we improve?

In this exclusive white paper in partnership with Fujitsu we delve into the technologies that are helping to tangibly drive resilience in supply chain networks.

White paper highlights:

  • The gaps and inadequacies of current supply chain technology infrastructures that are forcing employees and partners to spend a great deal of time searching for information
  • An exclusive case study on how AGCO has incorporated flexibility into its systems to allow for the appropriate data to be passed onto its freight partners
  • The six elements that Bombardier envisions will be in place in many supply chain verticals as a result of digital transformation, which include a single ERP solution and blockchain inventory visibility.
  • An exclusive case study on how Eaton started their journey towards a more adaptable system by focussing on the low-hanging fruits.
  • The opportunities that XPO Logistics sees in this market through the use of edge computing.

Crushing constraints with streamlined logistics

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Access the “Crushing constraints with streamlined logistics”, (a report produced in partnership with Dassault Systèmes) report to give you the latest insights on logistics operations, how to overcome key efficiency challenges and adapt to fast shifts in industry dynamics. 

Key insights and takeaways from the report include:

  • How business can better manage the limitations on their capacity with effective logistics planning that takes risks, opportunities, and business dynamics into account.
  • What brands and logistics providers can do to improve the economics and sustainability of last mile operations in the current climate and build for the future.
  • An assessment of the key requirements to increasing visibility that are needed to make any and all plans a realistic strategic endeavour.

Unlocking the true potential of supply chains with Intelligent Automation

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Big Data... so many technologies and systems that needs to communicate with each other as fast as possible to achieve their purpose.

As the quantity of information collected is increasing dramatically and for good, supply chain managers are seeing Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for what it is — the most important component of intelligent automation with game-changing potential.

In this exclusive whitepaper featuring interviews from senior executives from Unilever, Renault Group, The Boeing Company and more , you will find out how to unlock the full potential of your supply chain with Intelligent Automation.

Where is my stuff? Enhancing supply chain collaboration beyond tier-1 suppliers

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Explore how breaking down siloes in the supply chain ecosystem is key to achieving end-to-end harmony and visibility. Featuring insights from Bain & Company, the Cranfield School of Management, Henkel, Marelli, Procter & Gamble and Toyota.

Global logistics: The link between technology and productivity

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Reuters Events is pleased to provide you with the report, Global logistics: The link between technology and productivity, a survey-led study produced in partnership with CargoWise.

It provides the latest insights on logistics operations, efficiency challenges and shifts in industry dynamics.

Why is greater flexibility in warehouse and distribution operations so critical to omnichannel supply chain performance?

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Demand patterns that do not conform to historical trends have triggered strategic shifts from retailers and manufacturers to take advantage of changes in consumer habits. However, they need to ensure that this omnichannel approach is as seamless and efficient as possible.

To address these issues, Reuters Events, in partnership with Maersk, have produce the whitepaper: Why is greater flexibility in warehouse and distribution operations so critical to omnichannel supply chain performance?

This white paper lays out why the flexibility and capability of warehouse and distribution operations can hold the key to providing an agile and resilient supply chain, capable of delivering for customer in the way they want.

 

Cloud Computing in Supply Chain Management

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

There’s no one size fits all when it comes to supply chain visibility but one thing is certain, everything needs the cloud to function and transferring your systems and processes to the cloud is a basic necessity in 2021.

Reuters Events in partnership with China Telecom Europe have put together a white paper on the topic of “Cloud Computing in Supply Chain Management” featuring exclusive insights and case studies from AB InBev, Under Armour, Kraft Heinz, Accenture and KPMG.

Reuters Events: State of European Supply Chain Report 2022

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Reuters Events is pleased to provide you with the State of European Supply Chain: Logistics, Sustainability & Visibility Report 2022, a study produced in partnership with Fourkites, to provide you with the latest insights on the critical requirements for visibility in operations and the sustainability endeavours of brands and their partners.

Preparing supply chain for the surge in global e-commerce: The cross-border requirements behind a smooth operation

Published on: Dec 3, 2021

Key learnings from the report include:
How the tidal wave of increased eCommerce demand will have a much faster and direct impact on cross-border operations and subsequent customs, trade and tariff requirements that your business needs to aligned with.
Where you can look to reduce complexity in your cross-border operations to mitigate the volume of paperwork and red tape to stay efficient and compliant with goods and speed for your customers.
A breakdown of the global, geo-political state of the world and the impact this is having on supply chains, from manufacturing locations to transit and border check costs.

Modelling an unpredictable world: how real-time data and digital twins are driving gains in supply chains

Published on: Dec 1, 2021

A port closure, natural disaster, or labour dispute on the far side of the world can create a howling gale on the other, leaving organisations high and dry without key components or raw materials. 
 
With such vast and inter-reliant webs combining with constantly changing scenarios on the ground, the solution, therefore, is to digitise the supply chain, bringing in real-time or near real-time data from the frontlines via digital twins, powered by real-world information.

Supply Chain Hot Trends 2019

Published on: May 14, 2019

Blockchain, automation, artificial intelligence and digitization - 2019 is shaping up to be a year of exciting technological innovation. These are some of the critical trends we have discovered as part of our major industry-wide survey and analysis, all of which has been put into eft’s brand-new report!

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The route to decarbonizing medium- and heavy-duty transport

Published on: Feb 6, 2024

Discover the best path to sustainability for road freight in this industry-led fleet decarbonization whitepaper. Featuring contributions from PepsiCo, Scania, Calstart, Green Finance Institute, JAS Forwarding, Transport & Environment, Green Finance Institute, EMCOR and more.

The 'data intelligence' answer to dislodging a freight ecosystem from its old ways

Published on: Jan 29, 2024

A fractured, complex and increasingly fast-moving freight market is changing the way organisations contract and manage trucking, whilst putting a premium on reliable partners that can deliver in peak or disrupted periods.

Download this white paper see how the relationship between shipper and carrier is evolving to be more flexible and reliable through micro-bids, benchmarking and data-based intelligence.

Cutting through complexity and climbing costs in consumer goods supply chains

Published on: Sep 20, 2023

In an industry that only continues to move faster and faster, and that continues to face volatile conditions, the need for visibility is only deepening.

Featuring insights from Coca-Cola HBC, Nestle, Heineken, Deloitte, Maersk and Delta Foods, this report dives deep into how the foundations for supply chain visibility allow consumer goods companies to balance resilience with agility while navigating a period of transformation.

Rewiring electronics and technology supply chains for a resilient future

Published on: Aug 16, 2023

The disruptions of the last half decade have powered up the pace of change in electronics supply chains.

From shifting trade policies, to geopolitical tensions, to rising energy costs, to regional shutdowns, to components shortages - no other industry has faced quite the same combination and severity of disruptive factors, factors that are now pulling the sector towards rebalancing.

We investigate how the sector is being dramatically reshaped to create more secure future supply chains.

Unlocking the future: embracing digital transformation in logistics

Published on: Jul 20, 2023

Featuring the views of over 450 logistics & supply chain professionals, and covering each stage of the digital transformation process, access the free report today to bolster your digital strategy by understanding investment patterns, the most impactful technologies, key barriers and best practices.

Multi-modal flexibility within your logistics network

Published on: Jul 14, 2023

Future-proof operations amidst supply chain volatility with this report, which explores how you can best deliver value for your shipping customers and ensure you continue to be the logistics service provider of choice.

The state of supply chain execution 2023

Published on: Jun 23, 2023

This report examines how leading brands like Bayer Crop Science & Henkel are evolving their logistics networks, whilst understanding how logistics service providers like DHL help customers to achieve their business expansion, cost-management, and sustainability goals.

The state of global cross-border e-commerce report 2023-24

Published on: Apr 19, 2023

International e-commerce operations have expanded massively in recent years. Following sky-high growth rates during the pandemic, there is still huge momentum in the space that businesses are scrambling to take advantage of.

The opportunity is vast. The operational challenges, equally so.

To help explore the roadblocks to smooth cross-border e-commerce, such as complexities and delays caused by improper documentation or inaccurate classification of goods, Reuters Events (in partnership with Avalara) have produced the state of global cross-border e-commerce report 2023/24.

Access your copy of this survey-led report packed with statistics and insights now.

The state of European supply chains 2023 in partnership with JLL

Published on: Mar 3, 2023

The industry survey-drive white paper “The state of European supply chains 2023” (In partnership with JLL) provides a comprehensive overview of the current state of EMEA supply chains and dives deep into the impacts that the economic outlook is having on businesses – from demand & inventory outlook, to sustainability initiatives and technologies investments. 

Vans in the City: opening up gridlocked cities to a connected and electrified future

Published on: Feb 2, 2023

How can we reform urban spaces even as they grow in terms of population and delivery demands every day?

The answer lies in a new generation of electrified, connected vehicles will capture a city in real time, giving planners, logistics professionals and transportation officials a direct view of everyday movements, while freeing urban logistics from pollution.

As a result of better-designed and managed urban systems, customers will have more choice and information about their packages, no matter whether they are delivered via a hub vehicle, e-bike or to a growing number of multimodal hubs or parcel lockers.

Combine these with investment into public transport and dense provision of key services, and there is a blueprint for change. 

Trust and technology: the links in a sustainable cold chain

Published on: Feb 2, 2023

Down the report now to secure your cold chain and:

  • Explore how to mitigate against capacity and labour shortages difficulties while facing up to macro-economic challenges in cold chain operations.
  • Dive into a comprehensive technology ecosystem across operations to generate real-time data throughout the end-to end cold chain.
  • Understand the impact of sustainability on your operations and create a strategy that champions a resilient infrastructure for the needs of the future.

Supply Chain Resilience: Planning and disruption management in an ever-changing landscape

Published on: Nov 21, 2022

Featuring executive insights from Fender Musical Instruments, Colgate-Palmolive, AstraZeneca, Arla Foods, Estee Lauder and Blue Yonder, this whitepaper is packed with expert opinion to help you find improvements in supply chain visibility and planning, ultimately leading to increased resilience and enhanced customer experience. 

The flexible technology needed for a resilient supply chain

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Resilience. Probably the most overused term in the supply chain industry. We all know we need it, but where do we start? Where can we improve?

In this exclusive white paper in partnership with Fujitsu we delve into the technologies that are helping to tangibly drive resilience in supply chain networks.

White paper highlights:

  • The gaps and inadequacies of current supply chain technology infrastructures that are forcing employees and partners to spend a great deal of time searching for information
  • An exclusive case study on how AGCO has incorporated flexibility into its systems to allow for the appropriate data to be passed onto its freight partners
  • The six elements that Bombardier envisions will be in place in many supply chain verticals as a result of digital transformation, which include a single ERP solution and blockchain inventory visibility.
  • An exclusive case study on how Eaton started their journey towards a more adaptable system by focussing on the low-hanging fruits.
  • The opportunities that XPO Logistics sees in this market through the use of edge computing.

Unlocking the true potential of supply chains with Intelligent Automation

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Big Data... so many technologies and systems that needs to communicate with each other as fast as possible to achieve their purpose.

As the quantity of information collected is increasing dramatically and for good, supply chain managers are seeing Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for what it is — the most important component of intelligent automation with game-changing potential.

In this exclusive whitepaper featuring interviews from senior executives from Unilever, Renault Group, The Boeing Company and more , you will find out how to unlock the full potential of your supply chain with Intelligent Automation.

Where is my stuff? Enhancing supply chain collaboration beyond tier-1 suppliers

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Explore how breaking down siloes in the supply chain ecosystem is key to achieving end-to-end harmony and visibility. Featuring insights from Bain & Company, the Cranfield School of Management, Henkel, Marelli, Procter & Gamble and Toyota.

Global logistics: The link between technology and productivity

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Reuters Events is pleased to provide you with the report, Global logistics: The link between technology and productivity, a survey-led study produced in partnership with CargoWise.

It provides the latest insights on logistics operations, efficiency challenges and shifts in industry dynamics.

Why is greater flexibility in warehouse and distribution operations so critical to omnichannel supply chain performance?

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Demand patterns that do not conform to historical trends have triggered strategic shifts from retailers and manufacturers to take advantage of changes in consumer habits. However, they need to ensure that this omnichannel approach is as seamless and efficient as possible.

To address these issues, Reuters Events, in partnership with Maersk, have produce the whitepaper: Why is greater flexibility in warehouse and distribution operations so critical to omnichannel supply chain performance?

This white paper lays out why the flexibility and capability of warehouse and distribution operations can hold the key to providing an agile and resilient supply chain, capable of delivering for customer in the way they want.

 

Cloud Computing in Supply Chain Management

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

There’s no one size fits all when it comes to supply chain visibility but one thing is certain, everything needs the cloud to function and transferring your systems and processes to the cloud is a basic necessity in 2021.

Reuters Events in partnership with China Telecom Europe have put together a white paper on the topic of “Cloud Computing in Supply Chain Management” featuring exclusive insights and case studies from AB InBev, Under Armour, Kraft Heinz, Accenture and KPMG.

Reuters Events: State of European Supply Chain Report 2022

Published on: Jul 8, 2022

Reuters Events is pleased to provide you with the State of European Supply Chain: Logistics, Sustainability & Visibility Report 2022, a study produced in partnership with Fourkites, to provide you with the latest insights on the critical requirements for visibility in operations and the sustainability endeavours of brands and their partners.

Preparing supply chain for the surge in global e-commerce: The cross-border requirements behind a smooth operation

Published on: Dec 3, 2021

Key learnings from the report include:
How the tidal wave of increased eCommerce demand will have a much faster and direct impact on cross-border operations and subsequent customs, trade and tariff requirements that your business needs to aligned with.
Where you can look to reduce complexity in your cross-border operations to mitigate the volume of paperwork and red tape to stay efficient and compliant with goods and speed for your customers.
A breakdown of the global, geo-political state of the world and the impact this is having on supply chains, from manufacturing locations to transit and border check costs.

Modelling an unpredictable world: how real-time data and digital twins are driving gains in supply chains

Published on: Dec 1, 2021

A port closure, natural disaster, or labour dispute on the far side of the world can create a howling gale on the other, leaving organisations high and dry without key components or raw materials. 
 
With such vast and inter-reliant webs combining with constantly changing scenarios on the ground, the solution, therefore, is to digitise the supply chain, bringing in real-time or near real-time data from the frontlines via digital twins, powered by real-world information.

The Global Customer Report 2019

Published on: May 14, 2019

There is no doubt that the supply chain and logistics sector is undergoing an important transformation as new technological solutions come into everyday use, driven by market trends. The advent of increasing customer demands is making organizations realise they need to invest in providing the information that their customer wants… visibility!

Taking a Look into Supply Chain’s Crystal Ball

Published on: Nov 28, 2018

The supply chain industry is drastically changing. The rise of “digital supply chain” has created many opportunities and challenges for the industry. To help you keep up with the latest market trends and still have time to do your day job, we have created a succinct three-part report outlining the latest developments in the industry.

The ‘Taking a Look into Supply Chain’s Crystal Ball’ report features technologies being implemented by early adopters, technology in development, and even technologies that are mostly theoretical but are set to keep transforming the industry.

The State of Logistics Technology

Published on: Oct 19, 2018

Artificial intelligence, blockchain, robotic process automation, and the internet of things all promise enormous changes for logistics but what should you be focusing on to drive value for your and your customers? This report reveals the state and trajectory of logistics technology through expert insights derived from over 230 industry professionals. 

Supply Chain Hot Trends Q2 2017

Published on: Aug 8, 2017

Supply chain is in a constant state of change today. A perfect storm of huge technological advancement coupled with changing consumer habits has meant that all businesses within the industry are having to adapt. 

 

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