supply chain innovations

inNOWvate, Trends

The differing approaches to supply chain innovation

Leading companies recognize the absolute necessity of supply chain innovations because of the current turbulent times. However, approaches do vary considerably, as keynote presentations from companies including Lego, PepsiCo, Metro, Versuni and Heineken at the …

emission reporting

inNOWvate, Software, Sustainability, Trends

Emission reporting: how to map Scope 3

Sustainability was hot during inNOWvate. Which is not surprising now that the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) is entering into force and companies are getting nervous about the reporting obligations it entails. Fortunately, software vendors …


inNOWvate, Trends

Diversity as a driver of innovation

Melanie Salter, Director of Supply Chain Research at Boom!, mapped the benefits of diversity in teams for this global community of women in supply chain. What emerged? Especially when it comes to innovation, companies that …

supply chain planning

inNOWvate, Planning, Trends

Supply chain planning is about more than the necessary processes and systems

Leading software vendors showed their views on supply chain planning at the inNOWvate Supply Chain Event in Amsterdam. A pressing question that recurred in every presentation was: how do you deal with chain disruptions and …

data transfer between contact points

inNOWvate, Trends, Visibility

Better decisions thanks to better data transfer between contact points

If transparency in the supply chain leaves anything to be desired, it’s usually because of the supply chain contact points. These are the points where data transfer often falters, making cooperation with supply chain partners …

Best of inNOWvate Supply Chain Event – May 22, 2024

inNOWvate, Trends

Best of inNOWvate Supply Chain Event – May 22, 2024

“Innovate or die.” That was the overall theme of the seventh edition of the inNOWvate Supply Chain Event, in movie theatre complex Pathé in Amsterdam on 22nd May 2024. Martijn Lofvers, Chief Trendwatcher of Supply …


inNOWvate, Trends

Hamburg-based Gryn wins European supply chain start-up contest 2024

German start-up Gryn is the winner of the seventh European Supply Chain Start-up Contest during the inNOWvate Supply Chain Event in Amsterdam on 22 May 2024. Supply Chain Media has organised this contest annually since 2018 …

Supply Chain Scale-up Contest

inNOWvate, Trends

Three German companies in European Supply Chain Scale-up Contest 2024 final

Digilo, Holocene and The Climate Choice are the three scale-ups that will compete in the final of the European Supply Chain Scale-up Contest 2024. They won their places thanks to their diverse applications of artificial …


inNOWvate, Maturity Matrix, Trends

Gryn, Lagrange.AI and Quantics finalists in Supply Chain Start-up Contest 2024

Supply chain start-ups Gryn, Lagrange.AI and Quantics, from Germany, Switzerland and Austria respectively, have made it to the finals of the European Supply Chain Start-up Contest 2024. Since 2018, Supply Chain Media, as initiator of …

Mission Command

Exclusively in magazine, inNOWvate, Trends

Mission Command improves supply chain agility and resilience

Due to increasing uncertainty and unpredictability, supply chains require a new type of leadership. At Supply Chain Media’s inNOWvate Supply Chain Event, it became apparent that the military is an example of how that leadership …

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