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Carsten Rasmussen

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Carsten Rasmussen of Lego ranked as Denmark’s most influential supply chain leader for 2019

Carsten Rasmussen, Chief Operating Officer at The Lego Group, has been ranked as Denmark’s most influential supply chain leader for 2019. Supply Chain Media arrived at that conclusion by applying its tried-and-tested methodology to produce …

books

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Books are the biggest source of inspiration

During the summer vacation – which is the ideal time for reflection – supply chain professionals mostly turn to books for inspiration. General management books and supply chain management publications are the most popular choices, …

realism

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Realism replaces optimism for start-ups

Over the past six months, supply chain start-ups have slightly tempered their (overly) optimistic view of their commercial prospects, according to the findings from the second SCM Start-up Health Check carried out by Supply Chain …

food waste

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Dutch start-ups tackling food waste

Dutch consumers throw away over 700 million kilos of food per year. Start-ups such as Stocklife and Instock are keen to prevent food being wasted unnecessarily. After all, discarding food is not only a waste of …

Zalando

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Zalando sets Toru robots to work

Online fashion platform Zalando is testing two robots in the logistics process at its fulfilment centre in Lahr, Germany, where they will be supported by six more Torus. The main task of the two Toru …

Samsøe & Samsøe

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Samsøe & Samsøe opts for Nedap’s RFID platform

Samsøe & Samsøe, a rapidly growing Danish fashion retailer, has chosen Nedap’s !D Cloud platform as the foundation for its RFID implementation. The !D Cloud enables the retailer to gain real-time insight into inventory levels …

e-fulfilment course

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E-fulfilment course for people on the margins of the labour market

Scalabor is an employment development company based in the Dutch city of Arnhem that gives people on the margins of the labour force the opportunity to improve their skills. They can then use the experience …

Timberland

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Timberland to plant 50 million trees over next 5 years

Timberland has committed to plant 50 million trees around the world over the next five years as part of its plans to reduce the fashion industry’s impact on the planet and contribute to a greener …

ferry service

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Scottish company plans to launch ferry service to Dutch Eemshaven

The Scottish firm TEC-Farragon intends to launch a ferry service between Rosyth, close to Edinburgh, and Eemshaven in the north of the Netherlands. This route will create a direct connection between Scotland and mainland Europe, …

visibility food chain

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Visibility improves trust in food supply chain

Scandals such as melamine in Chinese baby milk and horse meat labelled as beef have intensified the trend towards transparency and sustainability in the food sector. Consumers are demanding insight into the supply chain, which …

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