Manufacturers all around the world are facing disruption to their supply chains in the wake of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami
Zara’s entry into online sales has been “satisfactory”, according to parent group Inditex.
Zara is set to launch an e-commerce site tomorrow (2nd September), which will offer customers the option of 48-hour delivery.
Apple has topped the AMR Reseach Top 25 Supply Chains for the third year in a row, followed by Proctor & Gamble and Cisco Systems
Prof Jose Luis Nueno of the IESE Business School explains to Malory Davies the supply chain philosophy that has made Zara such a formidable competitor in the high street fashion business.
Inditex, the parent company of clothing retailer Zara, has selected GT Nexus to provide a platform for tracking and managing its global ocean shipments.
It’s not the first thing you would expect a speaker to say at a logistics conference: “Why talk about logistics – logistics is the least important part”.
There are good conference speakers and not so good conference speakers. And, to be honest I don’t usually warm to speakers who start their presentations with the phrase “why talk about logistics – logistics is the least important part”
This year’s Extended Supply Chain conference will explore ways of maximising collaboration, minimising risk and delivering value – essential factors for surviving the downturn.