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Jean Marc Lechêne, Vestas: ”One unique challenge: changing people’s mind-set”

Love them or hate them, wind turbines have become part of the modern landscape. As global demand for renewable energy increases as it becomes cheaper and more efficient, wind systems providers such as Vestas are …

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Supply chain start-up in the spotlight: Shipnext

Shipnext is a digital automated shipping marketplace and network that creates efficient, secure and reliable cargo-to-ship matching, ocean and road freight trading, smart contracting and documentation flow, including for heavy, oversized, break-bulk, dry-bulk and wet-bulk …

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Brexit uncertainty heightens need for flexible logistics

Now that the Brexit deadline has been moved back to the end of October this year, the focus is on reassessing the balance of risk to supply chains, according to Steve Purvis, Operations Director at …

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Align service measures across supply chain

Service level should be the clearest and most impactful KPI in any supply chain, capturing the ability of the supply chain to enable the company to satisfy customers’ expectations. For many companies it is considered …

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Supply Chain Movement issue 33 – From S&OP to IBP

Contents Supply Chain Movement 33 – 2019 Q2Date of appearance: May 10th, 2019 6 | News & background The majority of European manufacturers are still only at the early stages of their digital supply chain journey, according …

Carlos Cordon

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Carlos Cordon: “Supply chain digitalization has unexpected benefits”

According to Carlos Cordon, a professor at the IMD Business School in Switzerland, innovation can lead to surprising results. “Supply chain digitalization offers lots of benefits, but often not the ones we expected,” stated Cordon, …

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Circular IQ wins second European Supply Chain Start-up Contest

The Dutch start-up Circular IQ has won the second edition of the European Supply Chain Start-up Contest during the inNOWvate Supply Chain Event which was held in Amersfoort, the Netherlands on 22 May 2019. This …

start-up contest 2019

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The 5 finalists in the 2nd European Supply Chain Start-up Contest 2019

From a total of more than 20 entries from across the continent, the five finalists for the second edition of the European Supply Chain Start-up Contest have now been selected. These companies are still in …

E2open

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E2open to acquire Amber Road

E2open – a provider of cloud-based networked supply chain solutions – is set to acquire Amber Road, a leading player in cloud-based global trade management software, trade content and training. The combination of E2open and …

Whirlpool

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Whirlpool opens SSC for supply chain

Whirlpool EMEA has opened a new shared service centre (SSC) for supply chain in Poland. The establishment of the new facility, which is located in Łódź, Poland’s third-largest city, follows detailed analysis of the appliance manufacturer’s …

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