Building the Lean Supply Chain Professional
July 29-31, 2014
City of Knowledge, Clayton, Panama
Apply lean principles to reduce the total cost of your supply chain
Connecting lean and waste reduction to supply chain management functions achieves improved inventory visibility, logistics control, and optimal supply chain performance. In this course, you will understand how to apply pull systems, leveled flow, and waste reduction strategies to your supply chain. Simulations [...]
Maersk Line announced it is working on alternative plans to reduce costs and address overcapacity in the market for maritime freight.
This comes after Chinese regulators unexpectedly blocked the alliance of the world’s three largest container shipping companies, known as the P3 alliance.
The decision of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce was a surprise to Maersk and other participants in the P3 alliance – the Swiss Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and CMA CGM of France, [...]
The Specialist Maritime Inspectorate of Belgium (BMI), completed an audit monitoring at the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) on content, curriculum, infrastructure and technology applied (simulators) and system quality of the university.
The objective of the audit was to verify compliance with the standards and regulations that qualifies the UMIP as a certified training center for BMI.
To carry out the audit process efficiently and smoothly, all university bodies participated.
BMI recognized the UMIP as [...]
Work on the Tocumen International Airport expansion is in line with the original project schedule, being carried out by the construction company Norberto Odebrecht.
“The South Terminal master plan states that the work will cover 74,000 square meters of construction, of which 10% will be a commercial area, plus about 20 new boarding gates, the platform for positioning aircraft, the structure for baggage handling and equipment, VIP lounges, bars, restaurants and 1,600 additional parking [...]
The Magister Sindo Vázquez. coordinator of the Faculty of Marine Sciences at the Metropolitan University (UMECIT) and Captain Samuel Ferreira de Souza of the Isthmus Training Institute (ITI) in Cartagena have initialed an agreement to promote scientific research and technological training in the field of marine sciences and related fields whose objective is to value the knowledge and growth opportunities related to research, scientific development and innovation in marine studies.
The meeting [...]
PANAMA CANAL WINS
After learning of the route of the canal to be built in Nicaragua, the administrator of the Panama Canal, Jorge Quijano, said he cannot give a conclusive statement on this project, because they do not have enough information to come to any conclusion, but they are now evaluating the route and will make their best engineering estimates and cost analysis. He also assured that the Panama Canal route offers competitive advantages over [...]