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Milkman

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Supply chain start-up in the spotlight: Milkman

Founded in 2015 in Milan by Antonio Perini and Tommaso Baù, Italian start-up Milkman aims to become Italy’s – and later Europe’s – go-to company for truly innovative, customer-centric last-mile delivery options. The service enables …

Checklist

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Checklist S&OP

Management at the helm Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making. Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm …

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Supply Chain Minute – Innovation & Co Creation

“Building strong relations through Innovation & co-creation”  - How can you make yourself attractive as an SME to a Chinese business partner, using Design Thinking - Case: how you can save 200.000 EUR and 10 weeks in …

sustainability

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Working Wisdom: quote about sustainability

Paul Polman once said: “If we achieve our sustainability targets and no one else follows, we will have failed.” Having previously worked for Procter & Gamble and Nestlé, Paul Polman (born 1956) became CEO of British-Dutch …

logistics

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Logistics costs rising as a result of e-commerce growth

While giving the logistics sector a much-needed boost, the growth in ecommerce is also creating its own challenges, according to a recent report by Robeco. Costs are rising, particularly related to last-mile delivery, forcing the …

Byrd

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Supply chain start-up in the spotlight: Byrd

Founded in Austria in 2016 as part of the i²c TUW i²ncubator, byrd positions itself as an all-in-one low-cost shipping partner for both ecommerce and traditional retailers. It offers a simple, convenient and enjoyable logistic …

Nietzsche

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Working Wisdom: quote about misalignment

Friedrich Nietzsche once said: “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (15 October 1844 - 25 August 1900) was a German philosopher, cultural critic, composer, poet, philologist and Latin and Greek …

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Supply Chain Movement issue 28 – Consulting & Trends

Contents Supply Chain Movement 28 – 2018 Q1 Date of appearance: March 2nd, 2018 6|  News & Background Logistics sector launches own apps and start-ups Winner of Last Quarter: Pfizer Loser of last Quarter H&M Boeing and …

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Delivery problems force temporary closure of hundreds of KFC UK outlets

On Monday 19 February, fried-chicken chain KFC was forced to close more than half its 900 restaurants in the UK due to supply chain problems with fresh chicken deliveries. DHL, who only recently took over …

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Supply chain start-up in the spotlight: Cubyn

Founded in 2014 by Adrien Fernandez Baca and Mathieu Lemaire and currently employing 25 people, Paris-based Cubyn is a pioneer in the fast-growing first-mile logistics segment. The French company offers on-demand logistics for online businesses, including …

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