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Supply chain start-up in the spotlight: Sennder

Founded in 2015, Berlin-based digital road freight forwarder Sennder GmbH connects shippers of full truck loads (FTLs) with its vast ‘virtual’ fleet of carriers to increase efficiency and reduce costs. With its software-based solution, Sennder …


Paul Iske from the Institute of Brilliant Failures to speak at inNOWvate

The second keynote speaker at inNOWvate can now be revealed as Paul Iske, founder of the Institute of Brilliant Failures which promotes better understanding of the complexity of innovation and entrepreneurship. Organized by Supply Chain …


Two dead after explosion at oilseed plant in northern France

In mid-February 2018, two maintenance workers died in a fire following an explosion at Saipol’s vegetable oil refinery in Dieppe, northern France. Saipol is the oilseed branch of French farmer-owned group Avril, which is the …


Fons Trompenaars confirmed as keynote speaker at inNOWvate

One of the world’s most influential business thinkers, economist Fons Trompenaars, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at inNOWvate, the interactive supply chain innovation event. by Supply Chain Media on 24 May. The one-day …


Logistics service providers innovate with apps

Various European logistics service providers have launched a digital offensive. Just a couple of years ago, logistics companies made widespread use of apps by start-ups and other third parties because they couldn’t integrate the numerous …


Agility teams up with Maersk and IBM on blockchain supply chain solution

Logistics provider Agility is collaborating on a supply chain solution developed by Maersk and IBM based on blockchain technology. The use of this distributed ledger technology to manage and track container shipments is expected to …



IoT-enabled carbon footprint monitoring supports supply chain sustainability

To help organizations account for the impact of their logistics processes in the environmental analysis of their supply chains, Zürich-based Arviem AG has developed an innovative, IoTenabled, real-time carbon footprint monitoring service for logistics. By …

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Timeless wisdom for supply chain managers

In view of the rapid advances in technology, the world seems to be on the brink of a new age and a new generation. This inevitably leads to changes and uncertainty. When looking for clarity, …

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“It’s key to virtualize the supply chain”

“To make full use of the strategic opportunities created by digitization, it’s important to virtualize the supply chain, build a network with all partners and automate all processes,” stated Prof Dr Carl B. Welker, Director …



Gartner’s supply chain technology survey 2018

Gartner and Supply Chain Media have teamed up for the 3rd time to research supply chain leaders’ views on supply chain practice and technology: What do YOU consider to be the most important strategic changes …

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