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Coca-Cola

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Coca-Cola to acquire Costa Coffee

Coca-Cola is buying the British-owned Costa Coffee chain from Whitbread, the UK’s leading hotel, restaurant and coffee shop operator, for a sum of GBP3.9 billion (approx. €4.4 billion). The acquisition will be a significant extension …

Lenovo

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Lenovo launches complete end-to-end IT security solution to keep companies safer

Against the backdrop of an ever-increasing number of data breaches, with a record-breaking 2.6 billion incidences last year according to the latest research, companies need secure devices that protect sensitive data and guard against online …

blockchain

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The promise of blockchain

Blockchain holds great promise. It is predicted to result in faster, more transparent and more efficient supply chains that are possibly fairer and more sustainable too, so it’s not surprising that everyone is talking about …

DCbrain

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Supply chain start-up in the spotlight: DCbrain

DCbrain is a publisher of network optimization software for complex networks (including gas, water, electricity and heat as well as logistics) based on big data and artificial intelligence (AI). The team is headed up by …

DSV

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DSV acquires S&H to boost its multi-channel e-fulfilment capabilities

International third-party logistics service provider DSV A/S signed and closed a deal to acquired 100% of the shares in multi-channel fulfilment specialist S&H, on 4 September 2018. Based in the Netherlands and employing approximately 120 people …

Supply Chain Movement

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Students worldwide gain free access to Supply Chain Movement’s knowledge

What is the best way to prepare students of supply chain management for a future career in the industry? The answer: by giving them access to the information in Supply Chain Movement to enrich their up-to-date …

DSV Solutions

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Trend vision DSV: ‘Smart marketing campaigns and 3D printing help to reduce working capital’

Long payment terms are an ongoing issue in the supply chain and third-party logistics world according to Meinderdjan Botman, Chief Commercial Officer of DSV Solutions. Until supply chain finance is fully embraced and rolled out, credit periods will continue to be …

Alpega

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Trend vision Transwide: ‘Saving costs by digitalizing’

A leading global player in the chemical industry wanted to achieve full supply chain visibility as well as automating the workflow. Besides that, the company was keen to improve the performance of the entire transport chain. Fabrice Maquignon, CEO of Transwide …

Alpega

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Alpega expands European freight exchange footprint with Wtransnet acquisition

Belgium-based logistics software company Alpega has acquired freight exchange Wtransnet to expand its footprint in southern and western Europe. With the addition of Wtransnet, Alpega is growing its carrier network to significantly more than 70,000 transport …

cloud

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Gartner: Medium-sized companies are embracing cloud-based software

The adoption of supply chain software accelerated significantly worldwide in 2017, according to research and advisory firm Gartner. The total market grew by 14% last year to reach a total revenue of US$12.2 billion, compared …

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