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Survey supply chain summer inspiration

Being inspired and being able to inspire others is absolutely critical in the world of business and supply chains. Studies show that inspiration lends perspective and allows you to fully access your internal resources like …

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Hema transforms its supply chain

In its quest to grow from a leading European retailer into a global brand, Hema is transforming its supply chain using JDA’s software solutions. The transformation will be driven by technologies such as artificial intelligence …

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Schneider Electric digitizes supply chain

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, is digitizing its supply chain with the help of Shippeo. Schneider wants to gain more insight in the real-time location, status and estimated time of …

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Gefco acquires start-up Chronotruck

Logistics service provider Gefco has acquired Chronotruck, a French start-up that connects shippers and carriers through an innovative digital platform. The acquisition will enable Gefco to take further steps in the field of digitization in …

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Blockchain helps Nestlé to improve transparency in the food chain

Swiss multinational Nestlé plans to use blockchain to gain more transparency in the food chain. The company has started a pilot based on blockchain distributed ledger technology which enables the end-to-end traceability of food.Nestlé is …

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New books about technology for supply chain

A boom in new technology for supply chains is flooding the market. How should companies choose the right technology that fits their strategy and supply chains? Below are three recent books that describe how companies …

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The must-reads about supply chain management

In a rapidly changing world, companies have to adopt a different attitude and have their supply chains adapted to the changing needs of customers. But how can companies do this? Below are four recent management …

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Gartner: “Companies need a digital roadmap”

When it comes to the digital transformation, where should a company start? Gartner’s Mike Burkett highlighted that question as he kicked off the firm’s annual supply chain conference in Barcelona in June. “We lack a …

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Planning in the twilight

Numerous articles have been published recently on the topics of no-touch planning and lights-out planning. The first thought that comes to my mind is whether planning requiring no intervention at all is indeed possible... and …

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Supply chain scale-up in the spotlight: Cubyn

Earlier this month, first-mile demandlogistics and fulfilment platform Cubyn announced that it has raised a €12 million Series B round led by DN Capital. Additionally, the scale-up is rolling out its latest product, Cubyn Fulfillment, …

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