supply chain risks

Software, Trends

Rising supply chain risks make a Plan B essential

How can you build a supply chain that is less affected by disruptions such as wildfires, flooding and drought? AIMMS decided to combine its supply chain network design software with Royal HaskoningDHV’s knowledge of site-specific …


Software, Trends

Slow rate of digitization hinders strategic focus among procurement managers

More than half (51%) of procurement and supplier management processes have yet to be digitized. This is having a major impact on the ability of procurement teams to work on strategic tasks. According to a …


Software, Trends

Speeding up the S&OP software selection process

Many European manufacturing and trading companies have the crucial sales & operations planning (S&OP) decision-making process high on their list of things to be improved. In view of this, the first edition of Supply Chain …

DB Schenker

Software, Trends

DB Schenker injects extra capital into warehouse visualization software

Dexory, a UK-based warehouse visualization software provider, has received additional investment from Schenker Ventures, the corporate investment arm of German logistics service provider DB Schenker. The extra capital injection will allow Dexory to focus more …


Planning, Software, Trends

Supply chain start-up in the spotlight: SupplyET

Supply Engine Technologies (SupplyET) was founded in Hamburg, Germany, in 2022, but has already achieved scale-up status. Thanks to the commercially successful rollout of the prototype of its first software solution, Production Flow Engine (PF …

S&OP Subway map

Planning, Software, Subway Map, Trends

S&OP Subway Map: A journey from strategy to schedule

Sales & Operations Planning and the more extensive Integrated Business Planning are both decision-making processes that aim to proactively balance demand and supply. But how does an S&OP process actually work? Especially in large organizations, …

Checklist for Resilient Supply Chain Planning

Checklist, Software, Trends

Checklist for Resilient Supply Chain Planning

In today’s era of rapid change and uncertainty, effective risk modelling is crucial for supply chain planning. While risks pose threats, they also present opportunities for growth and innovation. Forward-thinking companies recognize the importance of …

Checklist for Inventory Visibility

Checklist, Software, Trends, Visibility

Checklist for Inventory Visibility

Visibility and control are vital in inventory management. A study by McKinsey reveals that 77% of companies are extensively investing in this area. In response to market uncertainty, companies have increased their inventory levels in …

Roadmap for and end-to-end control tower

Road Map, Software, Trends

Roadmap for an end-to-end control tower

Companies face constant challenges such as increasingly sudden disruptions, changes in customer behaviour and growing competition. They need to gain complete end-to-end visibility across their entire supply chain – from Tier N suppliers to final …

Checklist for Supplier Risk Management 2023

Checklist, Software, Trends

Checklist for Supplier Risk Management

According to Deloitte’s 2023 Global Chief Procurement Officer Survey, over 70% of respondents believe that supply chain disruptions have increased procurement-related risk over the past year, bringing forth new complexities. In today’s rapidly changing landscape, organizations …

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