Supply Chain Advisory

SCMO is a global network of professional firms providing advisory in logistics, transportation, and supply chain management. Our experts help you transform supply chain challenges into strategic and competitive advantage.


European - Press release Commission Brussels, 15 January 2015 The European Commission has published [...]

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 December 2014 Today the European Commission has upd [...]

Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] European Brussels, 27 November 2014 Violeta Bulc, EU [...]

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 26 November 2014 In its monthly package of infringement d [...]

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 November 2014 The European Commission has decided t [...]

No items.

Following two years of solid decreases in the number of people killed on Europe's roads, the fi [...]

The Council held a public policy debate on two proposals to improve rail services in the EU (fourth [...]

The Council had an exchange of views on the energy union, addressing in particular issues such as en [...]

EU energy ministers discussed the follow-up to the 2030 climate and energy framework following the E [...]

At their meeting in Brussels, EU competitiveness ministers agreed on what needs to be done to develo [...]

Page Heading: Plastic particles in the ocean may be as harmful as plastic bags, report says Article [...]

Page Heading: Philippines domestic ferry safety conference urges action to improve safety record Pag [...]

Page Heading: Spreading the word on ballast water management – new free online tools launched Articl [...]

Page Heading: Conference on domestic ferry safety to be held in Philippines Page Subheading: Confere [...]

Page Heading: IMO Secretary-General calls for coordinated efforts to safeguard migrants Article Date [...]

Title: IMO News Issue 1 2015 IMODate: 26/03/2015 00:00 Rollup Image: IMOSummary: News: IMO Secretary [...]

Title: 2015 [...]

Title: IMO News 4 2014 Click here for PDF IMODate: 28/11/2014 00:00 Rollup Image: IMOSummary: Enviro [...]

Title: IMO News 3 2014 Click here for PDF IMODate: 09/09/2014 00:00 Rollup Image: IMOSummary: IMO co [...]

Title: Media Rate Card 2014-2015 IMODate: 28/10/2014 00:00 IMOSummary: Media Rate Card 2014-2015 [...]

With COP 17 now underway IMO discusses the impact of its work to reduce GHG emissions from internati [...]

Mr. Sekimizu discussed matters related to IMO's work and cooperation between the UN to combat S [...]

Development of an international code of safety for ships operating in polar waters. [...]

Jack Westwood-Booth, IMO' Senior Deputy Director of the Division for marine technology and carg [...]

Gurpeet Singhota, IMO's Deputy Director for the Operational Safety Section of the Maritime Safe [...]

EASA and IATA announced the publication of “upset prevention and recovery training” (UPRT) requireme [...]

IATA urged the National Congress of Brazil to observe global best practices should it undertake an a [...]

IATA has called on China to continue strengthening safety and to optimize its airspace capacity furt [...]

IATA will host the second annual Cabin Operations Safety Conference, 5-7 May 2015 in Paris. It is an [...]

In one corner, you have Rep. Paul Ryan saying it'll be another 2-3 weeks before even a short-te [...]

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Mack Trucks has taken the next step in its integrated powertrain strategy by offeri [...]

FedEx Corp. and Netherlands-based TNT Express provided an update on their planned combination, notin [...]

Trail King Industries Inc. has acquired Dakota Trailer Manufacturing Inc., which makes aluminum grai [...]

The U.S. Department of Transportation and Transport Canada released a "harmonized" final t [...]

Contributed by: Norton Rose: Stephen Woods (Senior Associate, Singapore), Ben Rose (Partner, Singapo [...]

On March 9, Ezra Holdings entered into a placement agreement with Credit Suisse and DBS in order to [...]

Last Wednesday, China’s largest private shipbuilder, China Rongsheng Heavy Industries, announced pla [...]

The global shipping industry has been grabbing headlines lately, unfortunately for less admirable re [...]

It has been a long time coming, and we all suspect it has been going on for the last year or two, bu [...]

Move is too early now but it would make sense in a couple of years, says Lars Christiansen [...]

The realities of what Brandt warned us of so graphically in 1980 are now driving desperate people in [...]

But the underlying assets will have to be 'clean' of debt free, says Ren [...]

New all-time lows on Asia-north Europe trade, but Asia-Mediterranean carriers achieve partial succes [...]

Country that sits on key shipping trades sees fighting grow worse [...]

EVENT On 30 April, King Salman bin Abdel Aziz al-Saud issued a decree on 30 April to begin the assim [...]

Key Points Two pro-democracy bloggers were killed by Islamist activists in Bangladesh in little over [...]

Key Points German Navy christens second F 125 frigate, Nordrhein-Westfalen First-in-class Baden-Wuer [...]

US defence secretary Ashton Carter's two-day visit to India in early June is expected to raise [...]

Key Points The GDELS - MOWAG Piranha 5 has been selected for Denmark's M113 replacement competi [...]

This story looks at the role technology plays in the value that various third-party logistics (3PL) [...]

Inbound Logistics’ annual Logistics Technology Perspectives offers market research to help IT buyers [...]

New regulations ensuring the integrity of the pharma supply chain are nearing the finish line. While [...]

To break the cycle of needless, duplicative logistics costs, many competitors are choosing to work i [...]

Judi Griffin, director of logistics at Burkhart Dental, is responsible for three distribution center [...]

An ultra-large container ship owned by Hanjin Shipping caught fire as it was about to transit the Su [...]

Newbuild orders by US-listed shipowners have dropped sharply during the first four months of 2015, a [...]

Chinese shipbuilder Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings, listed in both Singapore and Taiwan, announce [...]

Ports in China handled 12.45 billion tonnes of cargos and 202 million teu of containerized cargo in [...]

Malaysian port operator Westports Holdings (Westports) has seen a 17% year-on-year growth in its con [...]

Hear from Kelli Saunders, Morai Logistics CEO as she discusses her path into logistics, her thoughts [...]

The big technology shift sweeping the global connection of healthcare is the supply chain becoming p [...]

In the build-up to this year’s 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum, eft has put together [...]

Why would companies implement solutions that cost more, were longer to deploy, and had lower user sa [...]

ATW Photo Gallery-In the News-May 2015A selection of photos from our latest headlines. Interstitial Ads Frequency:  -1 read more [...]

Airbus is alarmed about German media reports suggesting the German spy agency BND (Bundes Nachrichte [...]

Air Tahiti Nui finalizes Boeing 787-9 orderFrench Polynesian carrier Air Tahiti Nui has finalized an order for two Boeing 787-9s and will lease [...]

FedEx: TNT Express takeover on trackFedEx has said it is making “timely progress” with its plans make an offer for 100% of Dutch integra [...]

Cargolux posts $3 million profit for 2014Luxemburg-based Cargolux has reported a 2014 profit of $3 million, down 64% from $8.4 million in 201 [...]

That which did not sail by sea was sent by air in the first quarter of 2015, and Atlas Air Worldwide [...]

It’s been a bumpy ride for Cargolux over the last 12 months of personnel changes, labor strife and l [...]

CHAMP Cargosystems, a provider of IT systems for the air cargo transport community, has created a ne [...]

IAG Cargo reported revenue of €246 million in the first quarter of 2015, compared to €250 million in [...]

With a net loss of €19 million in the first quarter of 2015, TNT Express, the European express compa [...]

XPO Logistics has acquired logistics firm Norbert Dentressangle in a deal worth 3.2 billion euros ($ [...]

The strength of the US dollar is becoming a cause for concern with the potential for an export slow [...]

THE south central Kansas (US) region could develop a real-time networked communications airborne Int [...]

The Swiss government's postal company Swiss Post will be testing an unmanned air vehicle to del [...]

Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) has started a third Boeing MD-80 Special Freighter (SF) conversion to A [...]

As much as the upcoming World Cup in Brazil, has little to do with supply chain. The food supply see [...]

Kraft has volunteered to recalling 1.2 million cases of four brands of cottage cheese products due t [...]

Fast food workers protested to get a $15 minimum wage yesterday, but in Switzerland they are conside [...]

Across the US thousands of fast food workers are striking to demand a raise in their minimum wage to [...]

After Walmart announced that it expects its vendors to provide goods that have recyclable packaging, [...]

A mixed bag may be the most appropriate way to characterize the current state of manufacturing based [...]

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration and Pipeline and Hazardous Materi [...]

U.S. carloads were down 1.6 percent at 278,294 carloads, and intermodal volume was up 5.6 percent at [...]

Even though the immediate prospects of a long-term federal surface transportation authorization rema [...]

For anyone not sold on the ongoing impacts of e-commerce on logistics and supply chain operations, c [...]

China to see high double digit expansion in contract logistics demand over 2014-18. [...]

China to see high double digit expansion in contract logistics demand over 2014-18. [...]

FedEx Corp. and TNT Express issued a statement assuring stakeholders the companies are making ' [...]

FedEx Corp. and TNT Express issued a statement assuring stakeholders the companies are making ' [...]

CEVA Logistics is to construct a new 166,000 m2 ‘super site’ at Truganina, west of Melbourne, which [...]

Managing your stocking system is absolutely vital and cannot be neglected within the management of a [...]

As variability escalates in the transportation function — and the rise of omni-channel selling creat [...]

Working in partnership with telematics platform provider Microlise, motor fleet insurance specialist [...]

From small beginnings in a rented warehouse and with just 5 employees, Dachser has steadily grown. [...]

AirBridgeCargo Airlines' (ABC) has earned the 'All-Cargo Airline of the Year Award' a [...]

The fleet management division of AmeriQuest Business Services, Inc. is expanding its sales team in r [...]

Emergency logistics provides contingency for automotive manufacturers’ complex globalised supply cha [...]

For 18 years, both quality and quantity have been TimoCom's top priorities. In the end, this is [...]

More contracts in Europe's leading freight exchange by granting access to manufacturing and tra [...]

Announcements reflect the growth and expansion of the company's asset management solutions. Pos [...]

Weslo Housing Management has chosen the latest mobile workforce technology from 1st Touch (www.1stto [...]

New interoperability benefits as European railway landscape is transformed by EU liberalisation meas [...]

Aberdeen / April /2015 - Oracle has recognized Inoapps ( with its 2015 Oracle Excell [...]

1st Touch ( the UK's leading developer of mobile systems for the social housin [...]

Trackside antennas, fiber optic cable systems and waterproofed cable assemblies are part of the HUBE [...]

Programs to improve healthcare in developing countries rely, to a large extent, on the efficiency of [...]

The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA-2015), which is wi [...]

If the shipping community needed one more reason for eliminating “Flags of Convenience,” this may ce [...]

With congestion issues and seaport gridlocks plaguing the transportation industry, air freight volum [...]

The most recent edition of the Shippers Condition Index (SCI) from freight transportation consultanc [...]

A mixed bag may be the most appropriate way to characterize the current state of manufacturing based [...]

HR executives at America's major employers give candid assessment of how the rapid pace of inno [...]

Sorensen brings more than 18 years of experience to drive the next phase of lifecycle support servic [...]

Webb, a former product manager for Hyundai, brings more than 20 years of material handling industry [...]

“The ABCs of DCs” identifies best practices for modern distribution centers across 11 key functions. [...]

JSC Russian Railways Logistics took 50% stake in Latvian rail freight company SIA «Liepajas naftas t [...]

JSC Russian Railways Logistics held a number of meetings and negotiations with clients and partners [...]

JSC Russian Railways Logistics develops cooperation with one of the largest Russian foundry engineer [...]

Far East Land Bridge, a subsidiary of Russian Railways Logistics, aims to start regular high speed t [...]

Russian Railways Logistics organize a complex logistics service for copper concentrate handling for [...]

For years industry insiders have predicted that the logistics sector is on the brink of commoditizat [...]

Like all specialties in logistics there are often blurred lines between disciplines but there are ke [...]

As supply chain and logistics activity continues to pick up speed worldwide we are seeing aggressive [...]

Whether you are a seasoned logistics practitioner or an undergraduate student working towards a degr [...]

Chicago is well known as one of the most important logistics and transportation hubs in the United S [...]

3D Systems (DDD) announced a partnership with The Hershey Company last Thursday, in order to collabo [...]

How often do you reach for herbal supplements during day, week, month, year..? While considering it [...]

When was the last time you decide to take the right side of the street when it comes to your daily n [...]

Coca-Cola Co. has announced a reorganization of its operating structure around main units. The remod [...]

With domestic sales of Japan’s breweries being severely affected by the country’s decreasing populat [...]

Many developing countries display remarkably high degrees of urban concentration that are incommensu [...]

This paper examines the employment growth of Indian districts from 2000 to 2010 in the manufacturing [...]

This paper examines how policy governing the liner shipping sector affects maritime transport costs [...]

This paper investigates the effect of carbon or gasoline taxes on commuting-related CO2 emissions in [...]

The dynamism of air traffic markets in the Middle East obscures the persistence of restrictions on i [...]

WHO and partner organizations in Nepal have mobilized further resources including medicine and medic [...]

WHO has stepped up efforts to deliver critical medical relief to populations outside of the Kathmand [...]

Ten years since adopting the Hyogo Framework for Action shortly after the Indian Ocean Tsunami, gove [...]

WHO today delivered 13 tons of medical supplies to the Donetsk region in Ukraine as part of the firs [...]

NEW YORK/GENEVA ¦ 25 September 2014 – The trend is sparking outrage at the World Health Organization [...]

Between 14 and 20 April 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified [...]

Between 1 January and 25 April 2015, the Ministry of Public Health of Niger notified WHO of 1543 sus [...]

On 10 April 2015, the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of China notified WHO o [...]

Between 24 and 31 March 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified [...]

Between 11 and 22 March 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified [...]

The global humanitarian community is fighting against the clock as it delivers critical relief to Ne [...]

In a major step to boost the health-care assistance to earthquake survivors in Nepal who have been u [...]

Freedom of expression and press freedom are critical to the successful implementation of good govern [...]

After a reported overnight attack on Yarmouk refugee camp, the United Nations relief agency assistin [...]

Wrapping up their visit to Nepal, the United Nations and European Union aid chiefs stressed that whi [...]

Global growth remains moderate and uneven, and a number of complex forces are shaping the outlook. T [...]

The pace of recovery has disappointed in recent years, and downside risks have increased, including [...]

Global activity has broadly strengthened and is expected to improve further in 2014–15, according to [...]

Global growth is in low gear, and the drivers of activity are changing. These dynamics raise new pol [...]

Global economic prospects have improved again, but the bumpy recovery and skewed macroeconomic polic [...]

The watch looks both futuristic and retro at the same time. A swirl of visible gears and carefully c [...]

About one-tenth of the world’s population is left-handed — and archaeological evidence suggests that [...]

TED speaker Virginia Postrel swears by the app Anti-Social when she needs to focus on her writing. J [...]

Today, as the winners of the 2015 Webby Awards were announced, our jaws hit the floor. Between TED a [...]

In agricultural entrepreneur Trang Tran’s native Vietnam, farmers traditionally burn the straw and h [...]

Least-developed countries (LDCs) took the floor at the 30 April meeting of the WTO’s Committee on Ru [...]

WTO members consulted with Ukraine on the import surcharge it recently adopted for balance-of-paymen [...]

On 28 April 2015, Turkey notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 25 April 20 [...]

A flagship event on trade and environment marking the 20th anniversary of the WTO was held at WTO he [...]