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anthill

Blogs, Trends

Strategic trends

Many companies around the world are currently in the midst of a strategic repositioning. The choices they make will determine whether they survive the coming decade of innovations, uncertainties and changes, or will be obliterated …

anthill

Blogs, Trends

AI in fulfilment

According to economists at banking giant Goldman Sachs, ChatGPT and other artificial intelligence (AI) chatbots will put 300 million jobs at risk worldwide. 18% of all full-time jobs could end up being automated – and …

korfball

Blogs, Trends

One supplier or several?

Many supply chain executives have been able to prove their worth since the early 2020s, during disruptions including factory shutdowns in China, the obstruction of the Suez Canal, the shift to online shopping (and back …

korfball

Blogs, Trends

The growing battle for space in logistics

The Dutch province of North Brabant recently decided to temporarily suspend the construction of new large-scale distribution centres in most of its locations, and dozens of counties have imposed similar moratoriums in the USA. In …

anthill

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 …

anthill

Blogs, Trends

Silicon-sur-Seine

Does investing in tech start-ups have a future right now? Alarm bells are ringing in the US financial media following a 25% drop in investment in Silicon Valley to US$7.2 billion in the last quarter …

korfball

Blogs, Software, Trends

The key to success lies in operations

In the space of one week, Amazon and Microsoft announced layoffs affecting 20,000 people. This sent shockwaves in Seattle, a city that has been living in a tech bubble for the past decade or so. …

goat trail

Blogs, Trends

Goat trail

How can we recruit and retain supply chain talent? This question resonates with many supply chain managers, especially as the number of job openings in supply chain positions remains unchanged. In the past three years, …

anthill

Blogs, Trends

Supply chain influencers

In 2022, influencers dominated consumer product marketing on social media. Emerging seemingly out of nowhere, they promoted products on Instagram and other social media channels and turned them into unexpected successes. Nowadays, established brands make …

goat trail

Blogs, Software, Trends

Request For Problems (RFP)

As a company involved in supply chain, how do you find the right software vendor to support your necessary digitalization? That’s a question that comes up again and again during the many conversations I have …

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