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2012/11/15 THIS and THAT

Save costs and save the environment

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Hitting two birds with one stone? Can you shrink manufacturing costs while at the same time operate in an environmentally friendly manner? Veolia Environment thinks it’s possible and presents their ideas in a WTG webinar. [ ... ]

2012/10/22 BOOKS and BOOK CHAPTERS

Why Logistics Clusters Are a Key Feature of the Global Supply Chain Map

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Many global supply chains benefit from the operational flexibility and distribution efficiencies provided by logistics clusters, yet we have a relatively poor understanding of these vital nodes. This lack of knowledge is even more pronounced when the broader economic benefits are considered. [ ... ]

2012/08/10 THIS and THAT

Crisis? What crisis?

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An “ordinary” contingency is not a crisis. An extraordinary contingency is a potential crisis. It is only when the ordinary contingency plans fail or when the ordinary contingency measures are not enough that we have potential crisis at our hands. [ ... ]

2012/08/08 THIS and THAT

Success strategies for operational excellence

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Operational excellence or OpEx for short, what does that imply? A webinar on Top 5 OpEx Success Strategies will help you become more successful, using Lean and OpEx to enable and accelerate business growth. [ ... ]

2012/08/05 THIS and THAT

4th SC & SCRM Seminar Barcelona 2012

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This is an event that should not be missed: The 4th supply chain risk managment seminar is once again held in Barcelona, 25th and 26th October 2012. This year: one full day for Supply Chain Management and one full day for Supply Chain Risk Management. [ ... ]

2012/08/04 my BLOGGING

Will husdal.com be back any time soon?

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Many of you may have wondered why there hasn’t been a new post on this blog for 6 months, and admittedly, I am quite embarrased about it, because I used to be such a regular blogger. To all my regular readers who have missed me, do not despair, I’ll be back real soon. [ ... ]

2012/02/13 REPORTS and WHITEPAPERS

How to address Supply Chain and Transport Risk

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This report, produced in collaboration with Accenture, calls for new models to address supply chain and transport risks. It highlights the urgent need to review risk management practices to keep pace with rapidly changing contingencies facing the supply chain, transport, aviation and travel sectors. [ ... ]

2012/02/11 ARTICLES AND PAPERS

The different attitudes of shippers and carriers

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While carriers focus on the immediate and short-term impact and how to solve the situation, .i.e how to deliver on time if still possible, shippers focus more on the strategic and long-term impact and on how to avoid the situation, i.e. how to prevent this from happening again. [ ... ]

2012/01/27 ARTICLES AND PAPERS

Transport Network Disruption Analysis

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This paper presents a comprehensive review of the scholarly literature related to the field of network-disruption analysis. A number of methods have attempted to deal with the problem of isolating links in different ways, but none has been ubiquitously successful. Why is that so? [ ... ]

2012/01/25 THIS and THAT

European Transport Conference 2012 - Call for papers

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Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2012, the European Transport Conference or ETC is unique in Europe, attracting many transport practitioners and researchers across a broad spectrum of transport modes. This year’s conference is held 10-12 October in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. [ ... ]

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