Trends

Trends

Scania

Trends, Visibility

Scania explores tracking & tracing for incoming goods

Truck manufacturer Scania Group plans to start tracking & tracing incoming goods and is currently testing a solution by InnoTractor. This Dutch start-up is using Internet of Things (IoT) technology to help Scania gain insight …

robotization and AI

Trends

Only 40% of companies see logistics value of robotization and AI

Just 40% of the manufacturing, wholesale, large-scale retail and transport & logistics companies who see room for improvement in their logistics processes believe that robotization and artificial intelligence (AI) can add value. These findings come …

Leadership

Sustainability, Trends, Webinar Recording

Recording webinar ‘Disruptions in the Logistics Industry and potential future strategies’

The universe of logistics is changing rapidly and irreversibly due geopolitical unrests, high energy prices and a possibly upcoming recession. The corona pandemic and the war in Ukraine have forced manufacturing, wholesale, retail and logistics …

Sami Naffakh

Trends

Reckitt’s Sami Naffakh heads the Top 28 Supply Chain Executives Europe 2022 ranking

Sami Naffakh, Chief Supply Officer at Reckitt in the United Kingdom, has taken the number 1 spot in the 2022 edition of the Top 28 Supply Chain Executives Europe, climbing from second place in the …

Best of SOP Selection Day 2022

Trends

The key slides of the S&OP Selection Day 2022

How do you maintain a useful and solid Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process in these extremely volatile and very uncertain times? And how do you find the right supporting software tools in a world …

supply chain leaks

Trends

Independent audits expose supply chain leaks

Of all goods flowing through retail supply chains, 2.1% fail to make it through unscathed due to errors by suppliers and retailers while delivering, receiving, picking and loading those goods. Independent random checks can uncover …

The Supply Chain Management Startups Handbook

Books, Trends

Second edition handbook proves growth of supply chain start-ups

The 2nd edition of The Supply Chain Management Startups Handbook is now available. Launched earlier this month, this year’s handbook presents profiles of more than 340 supply chain start-ups that can help to tackle supply …

supply chain executives

Trends

The supply chain executive’s agenda keeps growing

The supply chain executive’s agenda is increasingly expanding. What’s more, there continues to be wide gaps between prioritized supply chain topics and their actual implementation. These findings come from the third edition of the IMD …

Lidl

Sustainability, Trends

Lidl phases out air freight for fresh produce

Grocery retailer Lidl has announced plans to stop using air freight to source fresh fruit and vegetables for its Dutch stores. This measure is aimed at reducing the carbon emissions associated with the transport of …

KPIs

Trends

Mathematical model offers solution for conflicting KPIs

Reduce costs, improve service levels, cut emissions and minimize risks – companies would ideally like to do all these things, but they struggle to make the right trade-offs. During a recent Webinar Wednesday, AIMMS explained …

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