Trends

Trends

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 of the inNOWvate Supply Chain Event, in movie theatre complex in Amsterdam on 22nd May 2024. Martijn Lofvers, Chief Trendwatcher of Supply Chain Media …

Gryn

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 …

waste

Sustainability, Trends

The huge impact of waste on the bottom line

When companies think about sustainability, they often focus on their carbon footprint. One underexposed aspect of sustainability is waste. As much as 8% of all stock is thrown away. During Webinar Wednesday, Steve Downes of …

Supply Chain Movement 53 | AI & Automation

Exclusively in magazine, Magazine, Reports, Trends

Supply Chain Movement 53 | AI & Automation

The main theme of the 53th issue (Q2, 2024) of the quarterly magazine Supply Chain Movement is AI & Automation.  Publication Date: May 31, 2024 10 | Profile Richard Oosterhoff, Head of Operations (TTH), DSM-Firmenich The merger between …

scenario planning

Planning, Trends

Disruptions prompt renewed focus on scenario planning

Supply chain professionals have a renewed focus on scenario planning in response to the currently changing business landscape. This is according to new data from Board International, provider of intelligent planning technology. According to the …

TMS

Trends

Getting a feel for the vendor behind the TMS

Does a shipper who outsources its transport still need a Transport Management System (TMS)? Can it also use a 4PL? These were some of the pressing questions that supply chain professionals asked during the TMS …

wholesale

Sustainability, Trends

Climate transition offers wholesalers new business opportunities

According to an analysis by ING Research, the wholesale sector has less ambitious CO2 reduction targets than the retail sector. On average, wholesale companies aim to reduce their own Scope 1 and 2 CO2 emissions …

shipping

Trends

A Plan B is more important than ever in shipping

Shipping is facing increasing volatility and uncertainties due to war, geopolitical events, climate change, and piracy. Maritime experts from Allianz Commercial looked at some of the key implications for the annual Safety and Shipping Review, …

Heineken

Planning, Trends

Heineken innovates with central planning tools

Heineken is mainly decentralized, but at the corporate level, there is a growing need for supply chain planning at the central level. The world’s second-largest brewer uses AIMMS’ software platform for this purpose. During Webinar …

robots in the warehouse

Blogs, Trends

Robot onboarding

What is holding companies back from deploying more robots in the warehouse? The ongoing labour shortage in the Netherlands and surrounding countries is forcing companies to look at solutions for staffing warehouses and distribution centres. …

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