The Netherlands


The Netherlands is the world’s most globally connected country

The Netherlands is once again the world’s most globally connected country, followed by Singapore and Belgium. This is according to the DHL Global Connectedness Index 2022, a new in-depth report on the state of globalization. …

Visual checklist Mission Command

Checklist, Trends

Checklist for Mission Command leadership

In 2010, Professor Stephen Bungay proposed that companies could apply the military concept of Mission Command leadership as a way of coping with the challenges imposed by the fast-changing and unpredictable dynamics in business environments. …

Garvis leaderboard WW 21-3 tm 12-4-2023


Supply chain scale-up in the spotlight: Tracifier

Tracifier is a product transparency ‘solution as a service’ powered by Web3 and NFTs. It was founded in Hamburg in 2019 by siblings Mina Kordi (pictured) and Javad Kordi. With their innovative approach, they are …

new skills


Supply chain requires new talent and new skills

Supply chains are largely back to normal following the pandemic, apart from one thing: a strong need for new talent and new skills, according to a recent study by Korn Ferry. Nearly eight out of …

SCM inNOWvate Executives 23-2 tm 11-5-2023
When McKinsey Comes to Town

Books, Trends

McKinsey exposed

Late last year, a remarkable book was published about the world of consulting. Generally speaking, consultants are expected to remain neutral and they learn how to psychologically arm themselves against clients who want to misuse …

Sean Culey


Sean Culey: Current crisis is the prelude to a new golden age

The mass layoffs at Facebook, Google and Amazon and the bankruptcy of Silicon Valley Bank are all signs that we have reached a tipping point, beyond which lies the dawn of a new ‘golden age’ …

SCM Consulting Subway Map 2023 vanaf 15-3-2023
SCM Maturity Matrix leaderboard vanaf 21-3-2023
River of demand

Blogs, Trends

River of demand

We’re not living in an era of change, but in a change of era. This has been the firmly held belief of Jan Rotmans, Professor of Transition Studies and Sustainability at Erasmus University Rotterdam, for …

logistics sector


Logistics sector lags behind in passing on costs

Logistics and transport companies in the Netherlands are lagging behind the manufacturing industry when it comes to passing their rising costs – including those caused by inflation – on to customers. This is a key …

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