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Worldfavor

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Supply chain start-up in the spotlight: Worldfavor

Worldfavor accelerates sustainability by offering a global platform for sharing and evaluating corporate sustainability information. For sustainability management purposes, the solution offers a wide selection of established guidelines and standards on sustainability, compliance and related areas, …

Pro Alliance

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Pro Alliance files for bankruptcy

Pro Alliance has been forced to file for bankruptcy due to the postponement of two major projects, according to a blog by co-founder Steven Schroeyens. The Belgian start-up Pro Alliance developed a platform for data sharing …

Delhaize

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Delhaize offers shoppers carbon-neutral bananas

Belgian grocery retailer Delhaize has recently introduced 100% CO2-neutral bananas. Various carbon-reducing measures entirely compensate for the impact of the ‘Be-climate’ bananas on the supermarket chain’s carbon footprint. This is part of Delhaize’s mission to …

supply chain network

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Take a critical look at your supply chain network

Flexible, agile, responsive... these and other such words have become increasingly commonplace, but since a couple of years ago – thanks in part to the likes of Donald Trump and Boris Johnson – there really …

control tower

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New control tower solutions bring data together

End-to-end supply chain visibility – insight both into interruptions in your suppliers’ supply chains as far afield as Asia and into the actual needs of European consumers – is every supply chain manager’s dream. There …

Mars

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Mars factory tour provides unique supply chain insights

A tour of the Mars factory in the Dutch town of Veghel followed by a workshop on connected planning co-hosted by supply chain consultancy firm Bluecrux and software vendor Anaplan. These were the right ingredients …

Wenko

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Wenko distribution centre miniaturized in Lego

The distribution centre of Wenko, based in the German town of Baal, close to Düsseldorf, was thoroughly modernized by system integrator Rema Tec in 2017. The redesign project involved almost the entire spectrum of Interroll’s …

CargoSnap

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Supply chain start-up in the spotlight: CargoSnap

CargoSnap was founded in Utrecht, the Netherlands, by CEO Marcel Merkx in 2017. It currently employs five people. It also has five international agents giving the company coverage in North America, Latin America, India and …

Joachim Hensch

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Joachim Hensch, Hugo Boss: “The implementation of Industry 4.0 remains a challenge”

At the Hugo Boss factory in Izmir, Turkey, robots rub shoulders with dressmakers and artificial intelligence is smartly balancing the lines. Nevertheless, the site and its transformation into a smart factory would not have been …

robotic process automation

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Seven predictions about robotic process automation in 2020

Robotic software is already much bigger than many people realize, according to the American software company UiPath. This claim is substantiated by the fact that research firm Gartner recently described robotic process automation (RPA) as …

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