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The Netherlands

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The Netherlands leads the way in digitalization in Europe

Organizations throughout Europe are increasingly entering the digital age, but the Netherlands is at the forefront in both digitizing documentation and automating tasks, according to Kyocera’s ‘Business Digitalisation in Europe Outlook 2019’. The research by …

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 …

blockchain fatigue

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Gartner warns of ‘blockchain fatigue’ in supply chain

Although blockchain remains a popular topic, leading companies are not yet managing to find suitable use cases according to research and consulting firm Gartner. Therefore, the firm predicts that 90% of the supply chain initiatives …

cold chain

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‘The cold chain sector has work to do – and quickly’

The cold chain sector underestimates the impact of last mile delivery, Good Distribution Practice (GDP) and global warming, according to the ‘Cold Chain Change’ survey by VebaBox Cool Solutions. The sector has not yet woken …

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. …

retailers

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Retail takes proactive approach to Internet of Things

More and more retailers are using new technologies to transform their businesses in order to remain relevant in today’s on-demand economy. The results of Zebra Technologies’ second Intelligent Enterprise Index show that retail organizations are …

logistics real estate

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Outlook for European logistics real estate: sunny with a few clouds

Demand for logistics real estate (e.g. warehouses and distribution centres) will continue to grow over the next three years, fuelled by moderate economic growth and a further acceleration in e-commerce revenues. This sunny outlook is …

Content, Reports

Supply Chain Movement issue 32 – Start-ups & Consulting

Contents Supply Chain Movement 32 - 2019 Q1Date 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 …

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