Issue No. 42  |  June 2013  |   View in browser  
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EXPERT OPINION
How logistics companies can use ERP systems to set up world class processes
 
  Precision, speed and agility are the key touchstones for any logistics service provider (LSP). Today, merely moving goods from point ‘A’ to point ‘B’ is not enough. Customers are now demanding that LSPs back their services with fool-proof processes and the right technology to ensure efficient movement of goods across the supply chain at competitive rates.

To survive in the global arena, a logistics service providers business should be based on an effective information system that has the capability to integrate and support complex processes in real-time.This can be achieved by...
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NEWS
IBM Study: Top Chief Procurement Officers Drive 22 Percent Higher Profit Margins
Companies with top performing procurement organizations report profit margins 15 percent higher than the average company – and 22 percent higher margins than companies with low performing procurement organizations.
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Warehouse and Distribution Center Management: Omni-channel distribution - Moving at the speed of “now”
The pressure is on retailers to deliver anything, anytime, from anywhere. Three experts answer four key questions that will help traditional brick-and-mortar retailers revolutionize their use of WMS and their shipping processes on the way to a multi-channel transformation.
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DHL launches new temperature-contolled air freight offering for life sciences shippers
DHL Global Forwarding, a subsidiary of global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL, rolled out a new air freight product geared towards the life sciences and healthcare sectors called DHL Thermonet.
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Maintaining profitability a challenge in logistic sector: Franck Dedenis - Managing Director, Maersk Line India
In an exclusive interview with SME Times, Franck Dedenis, Managing Director, Maersk Line India said it is a challenge today in the logistics sector to maintain profitability and market share in a scenario flanked by a global economic slowdown, rising operational costs and infrastructural bottlenecks.
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Carrier Discipline Triggers Surge in Far East-Mediterranean Spot Rates
An outbreak of discipline among ocean carriers was the trigger for a 61 percent surge in spot freight rates on the Far East-Mediterranean route, according to industry consultant Drewry.
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SOFTLINK NEWS
14 th June 2013: Softlink was the Lanyard Sponsor for FFFAI's 21st Biennial Convention 2013, New Delhi
8 th May 2013: Softlink attended Global SCM Leaders on Demand Atlanta, Buckhead, GA
1 st April 2013: Soflink Global ties up with Datamation Systems Sri Lanka
CASE STUDY
A leading logistic service provider adopts Softlink's Logi-Sys to enhance international logistics operations.
Liladhar Pasoo adopts Softlink's Logi-Sys to enhance their logistics capabilities, providing the most competitive single window end-to-end solutions for Import and Export Logistics to their clients.
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DIARY DATES
SCM Logistics & Manufacturing World Asia 2013
July 1 - 3, 2013
Marina Bay Sands - Singapore
Queensland Supply Chain and Logistics Conference 2013
August 29 - 30, 2013 
Sofitel Brisbane Hotel, Brisbane, Australia
Maritime and Logistics Awards 2013
September 6, 2013
Hotel Trident, Nariman Point, Mumbai
 
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