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logistics-service

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Tectonic shifts

How should supply chain professionals deal with major geopolitical upheaval? Russia’s reprehensible invasion of Ukraine, which has been met with unprecedented sanctions, is causing huge disruption for the world of business and supply chains. Supplies of …

logistics-service

Blogs

Logistics servants

Why do logistics service providers keep moaning about having too much work to do? The complaints about driver shortages are also dragging on, yet companies in the manufacturing, wholesale and retail industries seem to be …

Decision Intelligence

Blogs, Trends

In search of the perfect order: How Decision Intelligence can help master order fulfilment

Back at the start of the millennium, I was fortunate enough to find myself part of a team empowered to redesign a global CPG company from the ground up, in what was to become the …

Jan van der Burg

Blogs, Trends

Future-proof and boost your business with a software-driven supply chain

Accurate and demand-driven forecasting has never been more important than in the past two years. Companies that rely mainly on their experience and gut feeling inevitably hit their limits during the covid pandemic. By Jan van …

Richard Evans

Blogs, Trends

How to sell S&OP to Sales (and everyone else)

Ever heard the story of the American man who mistakenly bought London Bridge, thinking he was buying Tower Bridge (the pretty one)? By Richard Evans Rumour has it he bought it, brick for brick, to have as …

quick commerce

Blogs

Addressing the negative effects of quick commerce

The popularity of home deliveries, and especially of food, is growing rapidly. According to research firm Kantar, the ‘quick commerce’ players are on track to generate an annual turnover of one billion euros by the …

logistics-service

Blogs

Pricing bullwhip

The recent sharp rise in inflation would only be temporary, according to economists, but supply chain professionals know better. The container shortage plus lack of shipping capacity has caused freight transport prices to skyrocket worldwide. …

S&OP

Blogs

A successful S&OP ‘marriage’ depends on more than just functionality

Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) is a tough nut to crack, according to renowned American analyst Lora Cecere of Supply Chain Insights. Recent research reveals disappointing results: only half of all S&OP projects recoup the …

logistics-service

Blogs

Skills shortage

According to regular reports in the general media and financial press, the Dutch labour market is in a tight squeeze. The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the labour market worldwide, and the Netherlands has not remained …

Dominic Regan blog webinar

Blogs, Trends

Orchestrating transportation with data

Logistics in modern companies not only supports corporate strategy, it enables it. And to meet today’s logistics challenges of the three C’s – customer service, carbon, and cost, these companies are looking to harness data. …

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