Alibaba, the e-commerce giant from China

The Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba is among the hottest topics being discussed in recent days because of its expected initial public share offering as the largest in US history, exceeding even Facebook. Founded by teacher Jack Ma 15 years ago in his one-room apartment 100 miles outside Shanghai, it’s a true modern day ‘rags to riches’ story. Ma named the company after Ali Baba – ‘a young man always willing to help others.’ His ambition was to bring together businesses...

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WEG, Brazil – Supply Chain Modelling of European Network

WEG is a Brazilian based, multinational manufacturer of electric motors and related electrical products.  It has manufacturing units in five Countries (Argentina, Brazil, China, Mexico and Portugal) and Commercial Branches in 21, covering all five continents with sales of almost three billion US dollars in 2007.  It competes worldwide with the likes of ABB and Siemens.  The company has a strong presence in Europe with sales and distribution facilities in eight Countries (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and...

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Moving up the Value Chain – India Agri-Food Supply Chains – UKIBC Report

'Nation states are engaged in a relentless competitive chase’, says Evan Davies in Made in Britain, the BBC TV series based on the book of the same name. When poorer countries gain access to modern technology and skills they are able to out-compete richer nations in traditional sectors thanks to their lower cost base. The wealthier countries then seek out high-value areas where they can be more competitive, be it through technical innovation, increased efficiency or marketing appeal. But while...

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International Clients

  Some examples of our International Clients: A Major Convenience Store Operator, Japan Almunajem, Saudi Arabia Calik Holding, Turkey Flour Mills, Nigeria IL & FS Cluster Dev. Initiatives, India Petroleum Development, Oman Sayga Mills, Sudan WEG, Brazil The Logistics Business has experience of working in many parts of the world. Overseas clients have chosen us for a number of reasons :- To learn from European experience; Because of our ability to take ideas from one country or industry and modify...

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Pourquoi faire appel à The Logistics Business?

Basé au Royaume-Uni et fort d’une expérience internationale, The Logistics Business est un cabinet de conseil spécialisé en logistique et en gestion de la supply chain. Nous mettons notre savoir-faire au service de nos clients afin d’améliorer la gestion de leur chaîne logistique. Nous intervenons à tous les niveaux, de la stratégie à la gestion opérationnelle et apportons à nos clients des solutions innovantes et accessibles. Notre expertise couvre l’ensemble de la sphère logistique: stratégie de supply chain, conception et...

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