Tag Archives: supply chain

Transmetrics AI is Applied by DB Schenker to Improve Land Transport Network in Bulgaria

Transmetrics’ artificial intelligence solutions calculate volumes, goods flow, and the rationality of land connections. (PRESS RELEASE) SOFIA, Bulgaria, 24-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Transmetrics, a state-of-the-art AI platform developed exclusively for the supply chain, announces today that their artificial intelligence (AI) … Read the full press release

Yara to gradually end potash sourcing from Belarus due to the effects of sanctions on supply chain

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara International ASA, a global firm specializing in agricultural products and environmental protection agents and a leading global ammonia player, has announced it will slowly end the sourcing of potash, a key ingredient … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel now present in 18 African countries; opens new control tower in Durban

Full-service logistics provider to Africa Expansion reflects Africa’s growing importance in world trade Regional control tower serves as a single point of contact to an integrated network across the continent (PRESS RELEASE) DUBAI, UAE, 5-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel (SWX: … Read the full press release

Dr. Ursula Biernert and Ingo Spengler to join Leoni AG Board of Directors

(PRESS RELEASE) NUREMBERG, 8-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leoni AG (ETR: LEO), a global supplier of wires, cables and wiring systems, has announced the appointment of Dr. Ursula Biernert (52) and Ingo Spengler (49) to its Board of Directors. They wil … Read the full press release

International sourcing and shipping trends with potentially high financial impact for U.S. importers – Maersk Customs Services USA

(PRESS RELEASE) FLORHAM PARK, New Jersey, U.S.A., 30-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — A.P. Moller – Maersk, a global leader in container shipping, has announced that Maersk Customs Services USA, its customs compliance and clearances service for the US, has released current … Read the full press release

Eni, ELITE, illimity Bank launch innovative financial tool dedicated to the energy transition

(PRESS RELEASE) SAN DONATO MILANESE, 25-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni (BIT: ENI), an Italian multinational energy company with focus on innovation, efficiency and accessibility for all, has announced the launch of an innovative financial tool “Basket Bond – Sustainable Energy” … Read the full press release

Origami and citoQualis Team up for Startups

Origami and citoQualis Team up for Medical Device Startups

(PRESS RELEASE) KFAR SABA, Israel, 9-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Origami, a leading provider of no-code business process automation software for Medical Device and other industries, and citoQualis, a regulatory and business advisory leader for EU Medical Device companies, are announcing … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank Business Barometer: overall business confidence in the UK remains high and above the long term average despite rising costs and the on-going supply chain issues

The latest Lloyds Bank Business Barometer shows: Business confidence in October was at its second highest level since March 2020 (43%). 48% of businesses say it has become easier to hire people with the right skills or experience.  90% of … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel opens 34.000m² contract logistics fulfilment centre in Contern, Luxembourg

Kuehne+Nagel Luxembourg’s third contract logistics site leverages the central location in Europe for e-commerce (PRESS RELEASE) CONTERN, Luxembourg, 28-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel (SWX: KNIN), one of the world’s leading logistics companies, has announced it is expanding its contract logistics … Read the full press release

Haizol expands its capabilities to include component assembly and product development

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Haizol, one of China’s largest manufacturers of custom parts, expands its offering to meet increasing customer demand. Now, the manufacturing giant offers services spanning from OEM manufacturing, to component assembly, and product development … Read the full press release

Bundesvereinigung Logistik, GS1 Germany and T-Systems pilot project: digital delivery note soon to replace paper delivery note when companies ship products

Cooperation project between BVL, GS1 Germany and T-Systems for faster delivery processes. Proof of concept with Open Telekom Cloud and GS1 standards confirms benefits and practicability of standardized solution First implementations targeted for 2022 (PRESS RELEASE)BONN, 7-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom (ETR: DTE), … Read the full press release

Hexagon to acquire the Material Readiness® application of Atlas RFID Solutions

Hexagon enhances materials management capabilities with the acquisition of Jovix material tracking solution (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB (STO: HEXA-B), the global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, has announced it further expands into the … Read the full press release

Neste holds its Capital Markets Day 2021 as a webcast on 23 September 2021: strategy execution, market outlook, updated strategic targets

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 23-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and the 4th most sustainable company in the world, has announced its Capital Markets Day 2021 held as a … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric to digitize and analyze data to improve Alfa Laval’s energy performance and operational efficiency

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 15-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has announced it extended global collaboration with Schneider Electric to digitize and analyze data to improve operational efficiency. The two … Read the full press release

Paul Bestford to lead Nutreco’s procurement

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, 13-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Nutreco, a global leader in animal nutrition and aquafeed, has announced the appointment of Paul Bestford as the company’s new Chief Procurement Officer (CPO). Paul is coming from Burberry where he led the … Read the full press release

Accenture to accelerate Indian fashion and beauty retailer Shoppers Stop Ltd’s digital commerce transformation across multiple retail channels

Use of data and analytics to reimagine and enhance customer experience (PRESS RELEASE) MUMBAI, 7-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security, has announced it will help Shoppers … Read the full press release

Thomas Reutter joins Borealis Polyolefin Business as VP Product Asset Management and Supply Chain

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 5-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis, one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions and Europe’s market leader in base chemicals, fertilizers and the mechanical recycling of plastics, has announced the appointment of Thomas … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel to reduce CO2 by 16,000 tonnes on East China – Wuhan routes for Japanese carmaker Honda

Inbound-to-manufacturing transportation shifting from road to rail CO2 reduced by approximately 16,000 tonnes on East China – Wuhan routes A further step towards Kuehne+Nagel’s 2030 Net Zero Carbon targets (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 24-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel (SWX: KNIN), one of the … Read the full press release

Vestas divests its tower manufacturing facility in Pueblo, Colorado to CS Wind

(PRESS RELEASE) AARHUS, 3-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Danish manufacturer, seller, installer, and servicer of wind turbines, Vestas announces the divestiture of its tower manufacturing facility in Pueblo, Colorado, the last tower factory that it owns and operates. This transaction reflects … Read the full press release

Maine Pointe recognized as the number one supply chain consulting firm by Consulting.us

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 14-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS announces that Maine Pointe, a global supply chain and operations consulting firm and a member of SGS Group, has been awarded number one ranking on Consulting.us’ list of top supply chain consulting … Read the full press release

4 ways to build a more flexible supply chain

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 29-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Supply chains worldwide have experienced some level of turbulence in the last 18 month. The pandemic continues to cause disruption, as well as other events such as the obstruction of the Suez Canal … Read the full press release

Sustainable Mobility for Italy: Webuild highlights role that infrastructure play in reviving economy and creating employment

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 21-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Webuild, an industrial Group specialized in the construction of large works and large complex infrastructure for the sustainable mobility, clean hydro energy, clean water and green buildings sectors, announces the launch of a … Read the full press release

TRANSMAR AND TRANSMETRICS SIGN DEAL FOR STATE-OF-THE-ART LOGISTICS COLLABORATION

Big Data and Artificial Intelligence help to significantly boost efficiency for Egyptian shipping company (PRESS RELEASE) CAIRO, Egypt / AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 31-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The ‘AI platform for logistics’, as Transmetrics is often referred to, is successfully streamlining operations … Read the full press release

Henkel and Plastic Bank expand recycling ecosystems with the opening of three collection centers in Egypt

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, Germany, CAIRO, Egypt, 31-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel together with its partner Plastic Bank announce the opening of their first three plastic waste collection centers in Cairo. The project is part of Henkel’s successful and long-term partnership … Read the full press release

Bring Ventures invests in Crossborderit (CBIT), DDP and ecommerce solution

Brexit and De Minimis e-commerce Solution (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 25-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Bring Ventures, Norway Post venture arm, invests in Crossborderit (CBIT). Other investors participating are such as Per Victor founder of Firstvet, Clover Hill Holdings LTD. and MEI … Read the full press release

Ferrero goes beyond its cocoa sustainability efforts; strengthens human rights and environmental due diligence across its global cocoa supply chains

• Achieves 2020 target of 100% sustainable cocoa sourced through independently managed standards • Makes strong progress on reaching 100% traceability across its cocoa supply chain • Renews strategic partnership with Save the Children through a €8 million project to … Read the full press release

SGS highlights its commitment to sustainability through new Sustainability Solutions framework

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 18-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — At SGS, sustainability is both integral to our strategy and has become critical to all our stakeholders. We are committed to adding Value to Society through our own operations to enable a better, … Read the full press release

Henkel’s Laundry & Home Care production in Montornès del Vallès is the first WEF Global Lighthouse on the Iberian Peninsula

(PRESS RELEASE) MONTORNÉS, Spain, 15-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel announces that it has been recognized for its Industry 4.0 leadership with “Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution Lighthouse” award from the World Economic Forum and McKinsey & Company for the second time. … Read the full press release

Accenture acquires supply chain and retail technology consultancy specialists REPL Group

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture expands its retail technology and supply chain capabilities with the acquisition of REPL Group (“REPL”), a U.K.-based technology consultancy specializing in solutions for supply chain, workforce management, store operations and retail customer … Read the full press release

Aviva commits to become a Net Zero carbon emissions company by 2040

Aviva takes on the most demanding target of any major insurance company in the world today (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 1-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational insurance company Aviva announces its plan to become a Net Zero carbon emissions company by … Read the full press release