Ivanka Janssen SVP Global Integrated Supply Chain at Philips


Ivanka Janssen: “Supply Chain is no longer an area where people think women cannot succeed”

Global Women Supply Chain Leaders Awards 2020 (GWSCL 2020) is the first global event to shine the spotlight on the dedication, passion, and incredible success stories of women in the supply chain – cross-domain and from …

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Map provides real-time visibility of border delays

The ongoing spread of coronavirus is still having an impact on logistics. Governments are deciding to set up border patrols or even close their country’s borders, and such measures have a direct effect on the …



‘Digitize supply chains but don’t expect a universal approach’

Building agility and flexibility into your supply chain through digitization is key for the future but, be warned, there is no single roadmap to success. By Professor Carlos Cordon Supply chains have been under the spotlight in …



Connected Planning turns every disruption into an opportunity

The COVID-19 outbreak has revealed weaknesses in many supply chains. Every link in the chain does its own planning, but there is often no tool in place to connect all those plans together. In a …



The Statement: Data analytics will increase warehousing productivity

Digitalization, globalization, sustainability and the current pandemic are all forcing companies to strategically reassess their business priorities. Supply Chain Media has asked a number of supply chain directors and high potentials for their reactions to …

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How end-to-end supply chain visibility can reduce risks

Ampleon has used the Supply Chain Media assessment tool to gain better insight into its focus areas relating to supply chain visibility. That fact emerged during an online discussion of end-to-end supply chain visibility held …

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Will the real supply chain leader please stand up!

The coronavirus has turned the world upside down and will continue to have a major impact on people’s personal and working lives for the foreseeable future. Some are even claiming that coronavirus is a game …

Boston Scientific


Boston Scientific implements ‘contactless’ distribution in DC

Boston Scientific is aiming for ‘contactless’ distribution at its distribution centre (DC) in Kerkrade, the Netherlands. It first started automating the DC back in 2013. The manufacturer and distributor of medical products has now taken …

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IT puzzle requires a holistic approach

I’ve heard the saying ‘Keep it simple, stupid’ many times and have applied it successfully in projects myself. The adage ‘Start simple, create success and build on it’ is in a similar vein and often …



Supply chain start-up in the spotlight: Codept

Codept was founded by Felix Ostwald and Jonas Grunwald in Berlin, Germany, in 2019. With their product, process and software expertise, their aim is to set a new standard for data exchange and cost optimization …

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