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New books about technology for supply chain

A boom in new technology for supply chains is flooding the market. How should companies choose the right technology that fits their strategy and supply chains? Below are three recent books that describe how companies …

digital supply chain investment

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Resistance to change remains biggest obstacle to digital supply chain investment

End-to-end supply chain visibility is ranked the number one driver of investment (77%), according to a recent survey by JDA Software and the audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG. Maintaining legacy systems is in second …

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Supply Chain Movement issue 33 – From S&OP to IBP

Contents Supply Chain Movement 33 – 2019 Q2 Date of appearance: May 10th, 2019 6 | News & background The majority of European manufacturers are still only at the early stages of their digital supply chain journey, according …

supply chain visibility retailers

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Huge need for better supply chain visibility among retailers

There is an unmistakable need for better supply chain visibility, concludes Zetes based on its survey of 451 retailers in Europe. Ever-changing consumer demands are creating increasing complexity, waste and costs in retail supply chains. …

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Supply Chain Movement issue 32 – Start-ups & Consulting

Contents Supply Chain Movement 32 - 2019 Q1 Date of appearance: March 1st, 2019 6 | News & background What is the best approach to innovation in the current era of digitalization? A number of high-profile keynote speakers …

sustainable economy

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The power of purchasing to drive a sustainable economy

To really improve sustainability, companies must look beyond their own in-house activities. On average, a company’s supply chain accounts for 5.5 times as many greenhouse gas emissions as its own operations. These figures come from a …

last-mile delivery

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Grocery retailers need to optimize last-mile delivery

Today’s consumer products firms and retailers in the food and grocery segment need to optimize their last-mile delivery processes in order to catch up with consumer demand while also mitigating associated profitability risks. That is …

supply chain capabilities

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Retailers’ digital supply chain capabilities are underprepared for core challenges

Board members (‘C-suite executives’) of retail companies are struggling to tackle core digital transformation challenges due to a lack of supply chain visibility and reliable data, according to a recent report. A survey has revealed …

digital supply chain report

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Digital supply chain report reveals gap between expectations and reality

Cost savings and new revenue opportunities are the top goals for supply chain digitization, and large organizations are running an average of 29 different pre-deployment digital supply chain initiatives. Due to a lack of focus, …

ethics KPIs

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No ethics KPIs for 90% of companies globally

Less than 10% of companies worldwide report on key performance indicators (KPIs) related to business ethics. The transportation, storage and manufacturing sectors all score significantly below the global average, putting them at a high risk …

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