Tag Archives: supply chain

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

Kuehne+Nagel strengthens its presence in pharma and healthcare logistics in China through partnership with Jointown

Extensive cooperation across warehousing, domestic distribution, international transports and logistics In support of Chinese pharma customers’ access to international markets, leveraging Kuehne+Nagel’s global pharma network (PRESS RELEASE) SHANGHAI, China, 24-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global transport and logistics leader Kuehne+Nagel announces … Read the full press release

Adapt Fast or Disappear – Choosing the Right Supplier

Haizol Deliver Fast Lead Times & Quality Parts at speed in the lead up to Chinese New Year

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — We are moving more and more into an on-demand world, where the companies who embrace digitalization and agility thrive. We have witnessed that the companies surviving in this new era of manufacturing are … Read the full press release

Sustainability: Vattenfall ranked as top 1% among 75,000 companies assessed by EcoVadis

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 12-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading European energy company Vattenfall announces that its sustainability work has earned the Platinum award, the highest rating from EcoVadis, a leading source of corporate sustainability evaluation. Vattenfall, ranked as the top 1 … Read the full press release

What COVID-19 has taught us about manufacturing & the importance of a digital online marketplace

Haizol Deliver Fast Lead Times & Quality Parts at speed in the lead up to Chinese New Year

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — COVID-19 taught us numerous things when it comes to manufacturing. Throughout 2020, we saw countless industries and companies alike struggling to source materials, complete production, and get their product to the end user. … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa included in Carbon Disclosure Project’s 2020 Supplier Engagement Leaderboard

A company’s environmental responsibility and reputation no longer ends at its organizational boundaries but encompasses its entire value chain. (PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, 9-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa announces that its efforts to decarbonize its supply chain has been recognized … Read the full press release

Accenture to help one of the oldest cosmetics companies in the world accelerate its digital transformation

Accenture to provide comprehensive services to improve Shiseido’s data-driven insights, strengthen its technology infrastructure, and expand its workforce training and skilling (PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, 9-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announces strategic partnership with Shiseido Group, a Japan-based multinational … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa appoints Marta Jimeno as Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion

Siemens Gamesa sets ambitious gender equality targets pledging to increase female representation in the workforce and in executive management to 25% by 2025 (PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, 4-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa announces the launched of new action plan and set … Read the full press release

Iberdrola to ensure 70% of its main suppliers worldwide comply with environmental, social and governance objectives by 2022

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 29-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Spanish multinational electric utility company Iberdrola to promote ESG criteria to its more than 22,000 suppliers worldwide, from which it makes purchases worth 20 billion euros a year. ESG criteria -environmental, social and … Read the full press release

Empa and Coop partner against foodwaste

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜBENDORF, Switzerland, 28-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Empa announces collaboration with Coop to develop potential improvements in the supply chain. Vegetables and fruits often have a long way to go on the supermarket shelf. How can quality be intelligently … Read the full press release

Haizol, Where Buyers Meet Suppliers

Haizol Deliver Fast Lead Times & Quality Parts at speed in the lead up to Chinese New Year

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 20-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — With travelling both nationally and internationally still difficult for many in Europe, sourcing new suppliers for manufacturing custom parts can prove challenging. To be instantly connected with new suppliers without leaving home is … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel takes responsibility of global distribution of Covid-19 Vaccine Moderna

New arrangement leverages Kuehne+Nagel’s global solutions for pharma & healthcare logistics (PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, MA, U.S.A. / SCHINDELLEGI, 7-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global transport and logistics company Kuehne+Nagel announces international supply chain arrangement with Moderna, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRNA), a biotechnology company … Read the full press release

Haizol Deliver Fast Lead Times & Quality Parts at speed in the lead up to Chinese New Year

Haizol Deliver Fast Lead Times & Quality Parts at speed in the lead up to Chinese New Year

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 31-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Preparations in China for Chinese New Year happening on the 12th February 2021 have seen a surge in orders during this festive period. 2021 marks the year of the Ox in China, Oxen … Read the full press release

PKN ORLEN holds successful first supply chain meeting for its Baltic Power offshore wind project

(PRESS RELEASE) PŁOCK, Poland, 11-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Polish oil refiner and petrol retailer, PKN ORLEN announces that almost 400 people of 273 firms attended its virtual Offshore Wind Supply Chain Meeting 2020. The meeting was the first in a … Read the full press release