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Adidas

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Supply chain shortages negatively impact sales growth for Adidas

Adidas is experiencing a strong increase in demand for mid-priced apparel, but will not be able to cope with that demand in full due to supply chain shortages. Consequently, growth is expected to be negatively …

ConnAct

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Supply chain start-up in the spotlight: ConnAct

Munich-based start-up ConnAct provides a solution for efficient cross-enterprise and cross-organizational collaboration. The solution stems from the founders’ strong belief that most industries and sectors are at a breaking point when it comes to digitalization …

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Working Wisdom: quote about employees and work

“Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the Earth all of one’s lifetime.”American writer Mark Twain was born as Samuel Langhorne Clemens (30 November …

Cargill

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Cargill launches Sustainability Hub for supply chains

Cargill is setting up a Sustainability Hub to boost its sustainability-related activities. With initiatives including the launch of a South American sustainable soy policy, a commitment to human rights and an updated forestry policy, the …

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 …

Janet Godsell

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Janet Godsell: “Many manufacturers still need to break down silos”

The majority of European manufacturers are still only at the early stages of their digital supply chain journey, according to findings from a recent study commissioned by software vendor JDA and conducted by the University …

Alibaba

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Alibaba to use blockchain technology for international supply chain

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba plans to use blockchain technology for its international supply chain. Liu Song, vice president of Alibaba, regards the technology as being the perfect solution for the online retailer’s complex supply chains.Blockchain …

Marc Engel

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Marc Engel, Unilever: “Supply chains will be at the heart of winning businesses in the future”

For the second year in a row, Marc Engel has earned the title #1 Supply Chain Executive in Europe. The accolade is awarded annually by Supply Chain Media to a senior supply chain leader within …

supply chain Start-up contest

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Participants 2nd European Supply Chain Start-up Contest

This is the second consecutive year that Supply Chain Media is organizing the European Supply Chain Start-up Contest. Participants in this prestigious competition have the opportunity to present themselves to supply chain professionals during the …

Pick-by-Vision

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Innovative Pick-by-Vision project increases warehouse efficiency for Sennheiser

A smart glasses-based ‘Pick-by-Vision’ project for Sennheiser has been deemed successful after speeding up the cart process by 15-18% compared with other data-reading devices. In conjunction with Arvato SCM Solutions and technology partner Picavi, Sennheiser …

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