Articles, Press Releases and Events

22
Apr
2019
The quality system of UTi IMS was recently evaluated and the company is proud to announce that it conforms to ISO9001:2015 standards. UTi IMS received official certification that its practices meet the requirements for the company to be registered as a "client-centric organization delivering a competitive advantage to our clients' supply chain." The ISO 9000 family of quality management systems... more
06
Nov
2017
Dutch students attend a seminar at Israeli procurement and inventory management company IMS     more
04
May
2017
Uti Inventory Management Solutions was honored as outstanding Associate Member contributor for the year:Matt Ritchie Hanry Larson. more
18
Dec
2016
We are excited and pleased to announce our new trading portal, IMS Exchange.IMS Exchange is an advanced, user friendly portal. It was built to serve both buyers and sellers and support operational needs as well as cost savings. more
20
Nov
2016
The 4C's concept is focused on lean MRO management. It is all about reducing wastes and turning your resources towards value-add activities. The bonus will be purchasing team members becoming much more satisfied and productive as a result. Following are the elements of this concept: more
07
Nov
2016
The Kiryat Gat based company reduces one of the most costly expense items for some of the world's largest corporations. more
03
Nov
2016
Most industrial and advanced manufacturing companies invest numerous resources in an attempt to optimize and manage their supply chain and inventory. This is a significant challenge for every organization, mainly for large production plants, in both hightech and lowtech industries. more
25
Aug
2016
It is quite seldom that books are being written on MRO. So when it comes with so much experience and knowledge and look at the horizon of Supply chain in general and MRO management in specific, I feel it is my duty to share and recommend it. Outsourcing MRO finding a better way, is an important read for every manager involved with MRO management. What I liked in the book was Mr. Krauter ability... more
03
May
2016
UTi IMS Sustainability Program UTi IMS seeks to preserve our planet for generations to come by working collaboratively with our clients, suppliers and associates to make sustainable and valuable supply chain services and solutions a reality without tradeoffs. UTi IMS aims to identify solutions that make good sense economically, socially and environmentally and we encourage our suppliers to... more
17
Mar
2016
By Jeff Berman, Group News EditorJanuary 22, 2016   The sale of Long Beach Calif.-based non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider UTi Worldwide to Denmark-based global 3PL DSV for $1.35 billion and $7.10 per share is now official, UTi and DSV officials said today. This follows an October announcement from UTi in which it said it had entered into a definitive agreement to... more
01
Jun
2015
Procurement Outsourcing, MRO Spend, and Inventory Consignment by David Gustin from Trade Financing Matters on the Spend Matters Network   Many manufacturers buy MRO in their plants and factories, including spare parts, pumps, valves, instruments, etc. MRO can be a significant spend category. While it is certainly a category that can be managed by outside Procurement Outsourced providers, it takes... more
29
Mar
2015
  At IMS, we thrive on helping companies manage their inventories. Without the burden of carrying inventory on your books, you can focus on propelling your company forward. more
09
Feb
2015
Quite often, even among professionally run enterprises, the actual costs of inventory are inaccurate, underestimated and incomplete.  Typically, most companies view the cost of inventory as the cost of funds to finance that inventory. So, a company with $20 million in inventory and a cost of 5% to finance the inventory assumes a carrying cost of $1 million per year. Cost of capital is only the... more
03
Feb
2015
Sales Project Manager   Mesa, Arizona   Live on the cutting edge of technology and innovation. Engage with leaders in industries shaping the future and building a better world. Call on the leading players in microelectronics, semiconductor, telecommunications, pharmaceutical and other exciting industries. Create the sales platform for one of the world’s top inventory management solutions... more
01
Dec
2014
IMS, the industry leader in inventory management solutions, will be speaking at the upcoming meeting of the Israeli Supply Chain Management Association (ISCMA).   This year’s meeting, entitled “Smart Logistics - The Logic Behind Logistics,” will be held December 7th, 2014 at the “Avenue” conference center in Airport City.      At 11:10am, Samson Samson, CFO and EMENA regional  manager at IMS,... more
28
Oct
2014
An interview with Samson Samson, CFO and EMENA Regional  Manager, UTi IMS by Dan Bloom   While working on some projects for UTi IMS, I had the pleasure of meeting Samson Samson, or “Sam,” at the company’s headquarters, located near the impressive Intel facility in Kiryat Gat, Israel. Upon hearing his name, all sorts of thoughts were running through my head … I’ve heard of “seeing double,” but... more
07
Oct
2014
During the October 7, 2014 meeting of the Fab Owners Association at SEMICON Europe, UTi IMS was featured in a case study presented by Yaron Ozer, director of global business development at UTi IMS, and Oren Saar, VP of global procurement at TowerJazz.   Ozer and Saar discussed insight gained from the implementation of inventory management solutions from UTi IMS across fabs operated by TowerJazz... more
02
Oct
2014
UTi IMS, the industry leader in inventory management solutions for semiconductor fabs, microelectronics manufacturers and advanced production facilities, will be featured in a case study to be presented on October 7th at the upcoming Fab Owners Association membership meeting.  The presentation, entitled “Saving money while concentrating resources on core business operations,” will be presented by... more
07
Jul
2014
UTi IMS President Avi Gilboa talks about "Unchaining Inventory" and how UTi IMS is breaking long-standing conventions of inventory management. A growing number of semiconductor fabs, microelectronics manufacturers and operators of other advanced production facilities recognize that integrated inventory management partnerships with a service provider can generate substantial savings, reduce... more
20
Mar
2014
Cost Savings by Implementing an Innovative Inventory Management Solution  In this white paper, UTi IMS presents a case study for illustrative purposes.  A high tech semiconductor manufacturer (name withheld to respect the client’s privacy) was looking to reduce MRO and spare part inventory and consolidate suppliers to free up capital and obtain higher levels of efficiency in the procurement... more
25
Apr
2013
The company is extremely proud to announce the opening of the newest and largest of our five logistics centers in Taiwan. Besides the basic 3PL warehousing, distribution, and inventory management capabilities, this facility is adaptable to the requirements of several industries. The center is C-TPAT and TAPA certified and is in the certification process for ISO 9001/ISO22000 certification. The... more
14
Jan
2013
Article spotlights our focus on configuring solutions to client requirements  Inbound Logistics magazine’s cover story spotlights us as a leader in customer service.  The story, “Measuring Customer Service: The Up-and-Coming KPI,” features examples of our client-centric approach. The story also discusses how we configure solutions to client requirements and how we measure effectiveness.   more