CILT Announcements to Members & Stakeholders

Published on January 18th, 2018 | by Nick Fitzgerald

The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport Ireland (CILT) would like to make the following announcements to its members and stakeholders: All Ireland Supply Chain-Brexit-Free Event CILT Ireland & CILT UK invite members & stakeholders to [&hellip... Read More



Brexit: Sourcing New Markets in the EU

Published on January 18th, 2018 | by Nick Fitzgerald

Lilita Zelca looks at the opportunities that present themselves to Ireland post-Brexit and the planning that needs to be done for the years ahead. Brexit may negatively influence Irish trade and logistics; however, it can provide [&hellip... Read More



First Direct Ferry Route From Ireland to Spain Announced

Published on January 16th, 2018 | by admin

The first ever direct ferry route, linking Ireland to Spain, has been announced by Brittany Ferries, coinciding with their 40th anniversary in Ireland today. Two weekly-return sailings from Cork to Santander in Northern Spain are set [&hellip... Read More



Five on the Fly: Lean Supply

Published on January 15th, 2018 | by admin

Lean Supply Chain Expert Aidan Magner answers Linkline’s ‘Five on the Fly’ on lean principles in the supply chain. What is the lean supply chain and what have the challenges been in this area? Lean supply [&hellip... Read More



The Many Benefits of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Published on January 11th, 2018 | by admin

CPD represents a holistic and integral commitment from professionals to commit to enhancing their personal skills and proficiency throughout their careers. CPD’s are developed by professional programme developers to assist you in maintaining and improving your [&hellip... Read More



Blockchain in Supply Chain Logistics

Published on January 4th, 2018 | by admin

Blockchain is changing the way we do businesses. What change will it bring to supply chain logistics? Gráinne Lynch and Ignacio Lopéz del Moral discuss its applicability to supply chain. Supply chain operations are rife with [&hellip... Read More



Pharma – Pure Supply Chain Gold Lies Ahead

Published on January 3rd, 2018 | by admin

Brendan Ryan takes us through the challenges and opportunities that exist in supply chain in the midst of the ongoing upheaval in the pharma industry. Current market valuations put the pharma industry at over $1 trillion [&hellip... Read More



eTIR Is Taking TIR Digital

Published on November 30th, 2017 | by Nick Fitzgerald

Since 1949, the operating system called TIR has ensured a faster, securer and more cost efficient way of transporting goods across international borders. The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and the IRU are currently working [&hellip... Read More



Three Irish Firms Ranked In KPMG/H2 Ventures Global Fintech 100

Published on November 21st, 2017 | by Nick Fitzgerald

Three Irish firms have been ranked in the latest KPMG/H2 Ventures Fintech 100. Future Finance, a company who provides loans for students, was placed 39th in the leading 50 fintech firms around the globe. We're absolutely [&hellip... Read More



An Extra 27 Members Have Joined SAP’s Blockchain Initiative

Published on November 17th, 2017 | by Nick Fitzgerald

Enterprise application software company SAP have announced that 27 new customers and partners, with a total market value of $819 billion, will be joining SAP’s blockchain co-innovation initiative. The initiative seeks to integrate the digital ledger [&hellip... Read More



Watch: Amazon’s “Give A Little Bit” By Lucky Generals

Published on November 15th, 2017 | by Nick Fitzgerald

Amazon’s global Christmas campaign by Lucky Generals features the retailer’s iconic boxes with their famous smiling logos as they travel around the world to meet their recipients. The packages have been animated to sing a re-recording [&hellip... Read More



Regeneron Announce An Additional 300 Jobs For Limerick

Published on October 26th, 2017 | by Nick Fitzgerald

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, one of the fastest-growing companies in the global biotechnology industry, have announced further expansion of its Limerick Industrial Operations and Product Supply (IOPS) bioprocessing campus. An additional 300 jobs will bring employment at the company [&hellip... Read More


Anticipation builds...Testing begins on new LUAS line at Spencer Dock Bridge.   The Luas Red Line, which is set to open in December, will carry passengers over the Spencer Dock Bridge across the Royal Canal and along Mayor Street to the Point Depot. It is estimated that up to 25,000 people will work in the proximity of Spencer Dock, with a further 6,000 living there by its completion in 2014.Photo Shane O Neill / Fennells

Luas Red And Green Lines Back Up And Running From Tomorrow

Published on October 17th, 2017 | by Nick Fitzgerald

There is some good news for Luas users. Following on from yesterdays cancellation of Luas services due to Storm Ophelia, operations will resume from 5:30am tomorrow (Wednesday). There are currently no Luas lines in operation today, [&hellip... Read More



Public Transportation in Asia

Published on October 10th, 2017 | by admin

We’ve grown used to the sight of buses on the street, overcrowded tram cars and constantly late trains. Public transportation is an essential part of many people’s daily lives, but it doesn’t necessarily make it easier. [&hellip... Read More



Blockchain in Supply Chain Logistics – The Benefits and Regulatory Implications

Published on January 12th, 2018 | by admin

Bibliography Allison, I., 2017. Tokio Marine, NTT DATA successfully test blockchain-based cargo insurance certificates. [Online] Available at: [Accessed 13 Sep 2017]. Ambrosus, 2017. Ambrosus. [Online] Available at: [Accessed 13 Sept 2017]. Blockfreight, 2017. [Online] [&hellip... Read More

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