consultancy firms


Consultancy firms as breeding ground for innovation

Nowadays, a consulting project doesn’t end with the delivery of a report. Companies want concrete solutions that are based on their own data – solutions that will actually have an impact. This means that even …

Trends, Visibility

Is blockchain all hype? IMD professors discuss

Finance professor Arturo Bris and supply chain professor Carlos Cordon (pictured left), both from IMD Business School in Lausanne, discuss blockchain. Arturo Bris: “Have you ever watched footage from the early 1980s of people trying to …



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 …



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 …


Sustainability, Trends

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

Reports, Trends

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

Planning, Software, Trends

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 …


Software, Trends, Visibility

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


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 …

start-up contest 2019

inNOWvate, Trends

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 …

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