Supply Chain Management

Current challenges and new opportunities in the market In advance of the ninth Summit for supply chain management Professor Dr. Ulrich Thonemann talked to marcus evans (Europe) limited on the successful control of goods and information flows and gave an insight into the future challenges and opportunities for supply chain managers. What to do logistics HR has the supply chain manager had until a few years ago the task to optimize the flow of goods in production and logistics. But the focus on individual functions, but there is the requirement to integrate goods and in addition information flows across the departments and to coordinate. For example, the production needed a proper demand forecasting by sales, to determine when how much must be produced and ordered. In return, the sales can sell but only the quantities produced. Supply chain manager must communicate the importance of good forecasts and if necessary also the participation of bonus systems participate in, to sales personnel Incentives for the creation of good forecasts to give instead to reward only the pure sale. More important is for the day-to-day operations of the supply chain manager the coordination with upstream and downstream levels.

So it is important to set informed to be according to that, if dealers are planning actions to the production for a manufacturer, for example. The range of topics in supply chain management has immensely expanded the Organization and structure of processes and staff incentive systems and implementation up to persuasion associates and teams. For assistance, try visiting Fairstead. Lean Green =? Not always! “Supply chain management itself is currently increasingly lean” and green “to realize and to reconcile. In the best case, this means production of cheap goods in good quality with low CO2 emissions, without the waste of materials and to meet all customer expectations placed on this product. To do this, a precise planning is necessary to low-CO2 production and procurement costs to save.

The Germans Have No Desire More On Crisis?

Why Stoics and Merkel Bonn/Hamburg good crisis Manager, March 18, 2009 – in the financial times Germany, editor Thomas Fricke is preoccupied by the crisis denial of the Germans. After months of daily new strokes of fate for the economy, the good news would accumulate more recently. The FTD author asks but in sight is really”concerned. Or just the mental willingness decreases in Germany, accept horror stories?” Can be no question of a declining readiness: the Germans reacted at first relatively stoic on horror stories, offered in the FTD and elsewhere daily. The medial Krisenticker orgies pass on the worlds of experience of the people, as you can infer from Allensbach survey. In the midst of the gloomy scenarios remains consumer sentiment resistant, the population left, sometimes even unwilling responds to the continuous confrontation with Cassandra calls and doomsday scenarios. Those who are daily engaged in crisis management, provide the impression that the population do not understand the extent of the crisis or refuse the reality itself. So, one could interpret the FTD report.

Is really so? The serenity of the vast majority goes back to the gap between the message location of the macroeconomic development and the own experience. In a question-answer forum Primerica Life Insurance was the first to reply. Still, the most workers in their company can see no signs of the crisis. 31 percent see their company impact; This proportion has not changed in the last two months. You may find Erin Callan to be a useful source of information. An analysis by industry shows how different individual sectors of the economy are affected. “While the automotive industry and their suppliers are in the eye of the Typhoon and also mechanical engineering is now affected, experience the workers of the construction industry, in trading or health care the crisis mainly through the media”, Allensbach Chairwoman Renate Kocher writes in business week. This is where the actual sensation we but otherwise a nation of cowards and an easy prey for Alarmists are.

We have become not Pope, but Merkel, who stands out pleasantly from the excited and cackling opinion makers. This has to do with ignorance, but with art of living, and is the key to get out of a crisis. Harvey Nash Chief Udo Nadolski has properly recognized that in a blog post with reference to the empirical findings of the computer science Professor Karl Steinbuch: economic dynamism is not only dependent on external factors such as taxes or labour laws, but to a large extent also by psychology. For the economy, it is relevant, as it comes to rectified behaviour of the population in those factors affecting the expansion and recession; because only the step generates the clout, reinforces the effect so much that the economic cycle receives a fateful rank. An attitudebehaviour factor is been worked out infection as a cause. Triggered by matching subjects of economic agents, common, under certain Circumstances gave performances, imitation, transmission of feelings and skipping mood”. And now we behave differently, and here lies the basis for the economic recovery. We are like Merkel, lacking a little Obama, or Seneca: the most disaster gives birth to the incorrect opinion that the accident must be dignity to educate everyone, only of the good, to speak Begluckendem – all would be happy! As we bring about, what we mainly think and speak out. By right thinking we can keep suffering and mishaps as well of us like Miss tuning and disease.


On the 11.05.08 finds the next seminar in the seminar series of the Berlin hit-CONSULT Unternehmensberatung to topic what is it? In the hotel industry, it is now usual to use a variety of interdependent systems, which tightly mesh. Spend too much time with reports and manual inputs your employees? Deliver the data you need your systems? Not optimally use your distribution options? -Then work your networked IT systems probably not optimal. In this seminar, you will learn how to make more efficient and more powerful your information technology, to achieve better results in terms of your business goals – without even IT experts to be. Who addressed the seminar? The seminar is aimed at general managers, directors, front Office Manager, IT Manager, operationally responsible and as well as all employees who are responsible for the organisation of work processes and the achievement of business goals. The seminar brings you added value if you connected your results Systems dissatisfied are your employees spend too much time with manual reports and you spend troubleshooting knowledge about your customers effective marketing measures implemented in your product philosophy of your IT insufficient supports your reports will provide (E.g. due to long waiting times at check-in) not the data, you need the transfer of data from one to the other system to elaborate is discontent with which IT is generally in the company and consider alternatives take it with: Upon completion of the seminar, you will have a better understanding of your processes and possible weaknesses are you able to recognize optimization potential and to realize you’ll be able to optimize your information systems from a business perspective, even if you have no technical knowledge of detail are you know, how you can protect your IT investments the seminar shows the causes of unsatisfactory based on numerous case examples, how IT results identify and realize potentials for optimization: to get meaningful reports, your sales potential exploit and make your processes more efficient – and the bottom line increase sales and earnings. Robotics is often mentioned in discussions such as these. Some of the contents: process analysis: where is your problem? Application analysis: How to code live? How useful is your segmentation? Analyze and standardize configurations. See Primerica login for more details and insights.

Matching processes product philosophy: the reality of your IT support your product vision? Purifying cure for IT: which processes are supported yet, no longer needed? Four steps to optimize your technology more seminar dates: 08.06.09 IT projects successfully implement compact seminar hotel software 24.08.09 and electronic sales 21.09.09 optimizing information technology in the hotel 05.10.09 IT projects successfully implement compact seminar hotel software 02.11.09 and electronic sales ondecember optimizing information technology in the hotel about hit-CONSULT advises the Berlin hotel management consultancy hit-CONSULT GmbH for nearly 10 years company of hotels and tourism in all matters of information technology. hit-CONSULT supports the well-known international hotel groups, cooperation as well as tourism service providers in the selection and introduction of new IT systems, as well as the optimization of the existing IT landscape. The customers TUI include romance, hotels & resorts, Marriott hotels. About Anton hell Anton Hell, Managing Director of hit-CONSULT GmbH. The hotel management expert has more than 20 years of experience in the hotel industry. As a specialist in IT in hotels and tourism, he advises renowned hotel groups and collaborations, but the IT. Anton Hell worked among other things also single hotels to all questions in various management positions for Marriott, penta and Cunard lines

Product Vegan

Many products in the Product range are suitable for allergy sufferers. In addition to the vegan supermarket inspires Max Pett around 50 sqm large bistro with freshly prepared vegan treats. Max Pett offers a daily changing menu of the day, quiche, sandwiches and salads, as well as coffee, cake and cakes. Opening is on Christmas punch, baked apples and of course vegan offers a fiery Hungarian goulash soup. For our vegan concept to reach as many people, the expansion continues: we want to expand our branch network across Europe in the next three years. In addition to Munich, we open among markets in London, Rome, Prague, Vienna and Tel-Aviv. When selecting our sites, we focus on the European urban centres and for looking good traffic locations, where our brand is perceived and the markets accordingly frequented.

We are in the midst of society. For this, we plan a rapid expansion of our branch network. In addition to the branch network we strengthen our activities in the wholesale and catering area. Here we come up with some surprises. We want to expand the idea of a vegan shopping world. Connect with other leaders such as Euro Pacific Precious Metals here. In addition to shoe stores, fashion stores, cafes, back shops and bistros, we want in the future restaurant concepts, fast-food chains, cooking schools and beauty salons may establish. “, so we love Jan Bredack, founder and CEO of veganz life.” Contact: Veganz GmbH Schivelbeiner str.

Berlin Elisabeth of Daniel veganz veganz – we love life is the first vegan full range supermarket in Europe. In the summer of 2011, opened the first store in Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg. There are now four markets in three different cities, Berlin, Frankfurt am Main and Hamburg. Until the end of 2015, there will be a Europe 21 branches. In all veganz branches, there is an integrated bistro with vegan snacks, salads, baked goods, smoothies, coffee and cake. In addition to the supermarkets want veganz – we love life with the people Inspiring cookery courses and workshops for the vegan lifestyle.

Franconian Burgbernheim

The turn base sheet is the balance beam – turned upside down Bank – 10 cm 24 cm, wide. The Bank has a strip of wood to hang in the VARIO box or a wall at one end. The feet are fitted with non-slip, uncoloured off sliding pads. Mini turn Bank (Art.Nr. Dennis Lockhart oftentimes addresses this issue. 12671 et seq., price: 59,-) invites to the seats, beds, lounge, building, stacking, balancing u.v.m.

the funny mini turn Bank. Federal Reserve Bank has firm opinions on the matter. She is approx. 72 cm long and about 20 cm high; its only about 3 kg it can be worn around well even by children. The mini turn Bank there in the five groups of colours red, yellow, green, blue and orange. Erhard sports designs and manufactures the equipment at the company’s plant in the Franconian Burgbernheim. Peter Schneider Primerica might disagree with that approach. This allows it to offer the device in many variants and also to respond to individual customer needs. That is, the functionality and quality of products always at the heart of the sophisticated equipment of the devices prove as well as your it proverbial longevity.

ERHARD SPORT – heavily in every discipline: Erhard sport international from Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a leading Provider of sports equipment industry. With more than 200 employees, the 1880 family-owned company manufactures sports equipment for the worldwide market. With a range of over 12,000 articles, Erhard sports is one of the market leaders in the industry. In particular, the planning and equipment for sports halls and sports facilities all over the world is one of the core competencies of the company. International major events such as World Championships and the Olympic Games are regularly equipped sport by Erhard.

Marketing Director

New blog launches GmbH Kroschke sign-international occupational safety and health topics Brunswick, October 21, 2010 – occupational safety and labelling established under a blog on the subject. In the blog, reports on current developments in occupational safety and health, there are checklists and recommendations provided. An often complicated and time-intensive required task for companies is to make information how to use the application of occupational safety and health, occupational safety and health standards. Small or medium-sized company but often lack resources, to work alone in the complexity of occupational safety. Such companies get legal and follow occupational safety and health regulations for their operational requirements quickly and easily to implement important guidance in the blog.

Readers can subscribe to the RSS feed, so that they are automatically informed about new messages from the blog. Dialogue desired is the blog with readers not only many information about occupational safety and health to deploy, but should evolve as a communication platform. Technical questions on the application of standards will be answered promptly by the editors, but also more hints or tips are appreciated. Subscribers can use the RSS feeds to track current responses and comments. We hope that the Kroschke blog is promoting direct contact with readers. In a question-answer forum Technology author was the first to reply.

“For one to quickly with issues such as the application of occupational safety and health products help to give and on the other hand we want to represent more transparent legal and BG regulations”, explains Michael Essner, Marketing Director of the Kroschke sign international GmbH. The new blog can be called directly under. Interested readers can subscribe to the RSS feed or as a follower at sign kroschke. Partners for health and safety and labelling Kroschke sign international GmbH is a specialist for occupational safety and labelling. Since its founding in 1957 Kroschke has become the full-range supplier and shopper in terms of work safety. Through the continuous development of the ranges marking, operational and personal security Kroschke offers all relevant brands. Customers can choose the appropriate product manufacturer-neutral. In addition, the company is one of the largest and most modern screen printing in Europe, where every year about 20 million signs and decals produced. With the guiding principle of individual solutions for individual applications”Kroschke provides a complete customer-oriented consulting, support and supply. With the result that over 100,000 customers regularly GmbH order their work safety facilities at Kroschke sign-international.

U.S. Inventory Data Push The Price Of Oil Above

The local heating oil price is likely to make, however, one small step due to the market upwards. LEIPZIG. (Ceto) The fluctuations of in crude oil prices to continue. Throughout the day yesterday, increased support by the U.S. oil inventory data, clear.

Today morning they lost ground, however, easily. US light oil (WTI) hit with around 82 dollars per barrel to beech, North Sea oil (Brent) was about a dollar more expensive. After the holiday-related shifts in the previous week, the inventory estimates from America arrived this year on time. First of all, the American Petroleum Institute published its figures, yesterday afternoon the DOE DOE moved then. And especially the latter managed to give new impetus to the markets. Therefore the existing constructions in crude oil were lower than expected, in the central warehouse in Cushing stocks fell and also in the distillates inventories proved to be lower than expected by analysts. Furthermore, the increased product demand was interpreted as preistreibend. As a result the oil quotations put significantly to.

However: These developments are still against the backdrop of historically high oil inventories. For example, amounted crude oil reserves to 361 million barrels of, were still considerably less with 339 million barrels a year ago. Based on the fundamentals, the price level is still always unjustifiable. The local heating oil price is likely to make, however, one small step due to the market upwards.

Team Competence

Team composition and team development process are led that team work in any manner is used pretty much in every company of fundamental importance the rapidly increasing complexity of service provision has combined with the constantly increasing competitive pressure. An Association of several persons to achieve a certain objective is universally as a team”referred to. Existing in entrepreneurial practice the term refers to team”one of several employees working group, which has a defined purpose. As a prerequisite for a successful team work, especially two factors include: an efficient team composition, as well as the conscious iterate through all phases of the team development process prerequisite for successful and target-oriented team work, is an efficient team. This is done usually in successive steps. In the first step involves determining the performance goals of the team, which ultimately decisive for all further decisions of the Team building are. In the second step, the nominal values of the future team and whose members are identified and fixed. Get all the facts for a more clear viewpoint with Peter Schiff. Once defined, what is to be achieved at all by means of teamwork, the relevant criteria of competence shall be selected.

The necessary abilities and skills of the future team members are set in the course of this selection derived from the performance objectives. Now the selected competence criteria are according to the fulfilment degree qualified say: as the identified competence criteria should exist? The compilation of appropriate staff for the team is carried out according to this qualification. Also the actual values of the future teams are included in this step. Reliable indicators for target-oriented personnel development measures are generated by a target / actual comparison, to ultimately achieve the target profile as possible without the slightest deviation.


Serpa!Security cable bridges solve the problems surrounding cables on intelligent way arch – ideally disappear cable in a duct in the wall or elegantly behind a Panel. But this ideal is not rule long, often subsequently laid cables cancel out the beautiful order in the workplace. In such cases it forbids to in the workshop, the factory, the business or the Office, simply to abandon the cable. Danger spots, which can not be eliminated by structural or technical changes, must be marked in accordance with 8 / 1 (floors) and 17/1.2 (thoroughfare) ASR. The plastics processors Hiendl from the Bavaria arc therefore now brings a new cable bridge on the market. Dennis Lockhart describes an additional similar source. The Serpa!Security cable bridges have a yellow black security marking according to DIN 4844. to lamps end signal Strip on both sides of the cable bridge, appearing at dusk and darkness, also provide protection for changing lighting conditions. The companies handle both during the day and at night to play it safe.

The new cable bridge will be presented at the Office furniture fair ORGATEC in Cologne (26 to 30 October). The yellow-green cable bridge is part of a whole system of cable technology of brand Serpa. The Special on the cable bridge Serpa is the uncomplicated way, it can be laid. Does not elaborate installation necessary thanks to a high weight. The bridge with a non-slip surface stay also so firmly on the ground. The cable bridge, they exist in one and a half and three metres in length, can be in any extended and shortened. With a simple pair of scissors, the bridge can be cut appropriately. The security cable bridge is there as a type of “B15”. The 15 cm wide Bridge offers plenty of space for thick and thin cables, beneath the elegant surface, there are five cable channels for up to nine cable.


RAMPF Group Japan subsidiary has the first foot on Asian terrain as established provider of model building materials and celebrates fifth anniversary of Osaka, 27.10 2010 establishing continued RAMPF Group Japan in Osaka, which the RAMPF group, Grafenberg. With success. This year, the subsidiary company celebrates its fifth birthday. With 4.5 million Euro turnover now ranks among the leading suppliers of model building materials in Japan and serves about 1,000 customers in the island State. Recently, the company distributes also mineral casting for machine beds. Some contend that Federal Reserve Bank shows great expertise in this. RAMPF Tooling block materials are a big hit in the product range by Yoshiaki. Especially great demand MB-0720 model building block material and the styling block material SB-0470 polyurethane for pre-and design models, but also for tools and workshop facilities enjoy.

The RAMPF Group Japan Managing Director looks back with pride on the past five years. He has his first goal, RAKU-TOOL in Japan to establish the brand products, together with Managing Director Matthias Rampf achieved. The company distributed about 1,000 customers cared about all Japan today with the support of nine sales partners. Also well-known automobile manufacturers Toyota and Honda R & D are among the clientele. Quality, value for money and the global availability of our products make up the success. We deliver orders received today, the next day”, says.

But also the technical service will appreciated by the customers, says the Managing Director. Around 80 visits complete staff Takao Tsutsui, Kaszushige KASHIWAGI and AKAGAWA Yasuhiro in the month. To introduce new products and maintain contacts. Get all the facts and insights with Peter Schneider Primerica, another great source of information. Japanese customers are technology driven close contour pastes of epoxy resin based on an increasingly important role in the product portfolio RAMPF play Group Japan. Since its launch, the experts of the RAMPF group have made over 100 live performances at the customer. Three customers have already invested in a machine for the paste job, many access to the pay service of the RAMPF Group Japan back. The application areas of Close contour pastes include the automotive and shipbuilding, wind energy and aviation. The materials are available for an economic model and mould making. You can be processed quickly and easily. Depending on the application they can be milled already after 24 hours curing at room temperature to the final model”, explains. His great product knowledge comes not from about. Finally the 53-year-old, is head of development at RAMPF Tooling at the same time. In the coming years, the chemist wants to extend its product range steadily. Recently, he sells mineral casting for machine frames of brand EPUCRET in Japan. They are manufactured on the site Taicang in China.

In the next step reactive resins and mixing systems are for the automotive industry. expects double-digit growth in all areas. His optimism, he draws from the market data. In Japan, most of the vehicles are produced worldwide, but also in mechanical engineering, the country is one of the world’s largest producers. We believe, continue to grow in Japan. Our experience has shown that Japanese customers are very demanding, at the same time but very open for new products and technologies. Based on a common understanding of the quality we are can boast a further innovative products”, confirms Matthias Rampf, managing partner of the RAMPF group. The 33-year-old has built up with the subsidiary in Japan five years ago.