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electric trucks

Content, Reports, Trends

E-trucks to reach financial tipping point in 2028

For many companies, electric trucks will not become financially attractive until at least 2028. Nevertheless, the e-truck will break through sooner due to the introduction of zero-emission zones in 2025. By 2030, as many as …

customer experience

Content, Reports

‘Customer experience is becoming the most important factor in supply chain success’

Customer experience will soon be the most important factor for a successful supply chain – even more important than low costs, according to six out of ten supply chain professionals. They ranked it as the number …

Books, Content

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

Content, Reports, Visibility

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 …

supply chain visibility retailers

Content, Reports, Trends, Visibility

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. …

Content, Reports

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

Content, Reports, Sustainability

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

Content, Reports, Trends

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

Content, Reports, Trends, Visibility

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

Content, Reports

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, …

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