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bike industry

Sustainability, Trends

European bicycle industry is pooling knowledge on supply chain resilience

Cycling Industries Europe (CIE), the umbrella trade organization representing the bike industry in Europe, has started pooling its combined knowledge on supply chain resilience and raw materials. By doing so, CIE aims to address the …

Harness the strength of your suppliers

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Harness the strength of your suppliers

Close and strategic collaboration with key suppliers can be your company’s secret weapon in overcoming today’s supply chain challenges. However, this requires a whole new approach to the purchasing function, according to the four top …

Scope 3 emissions

Sustainability, Trends

Businesses must get to work on Scope 3 emissions

Businesses will soon be expected to report on their Scope 3 emissions. To be more precise, they will need to obtain carbon emissions data from their suppliers, customers and logistics service providers. Sending them lengthy …

Leadership

Trends, Webinar Recording

Webinar recording ‘The benefits of auditing stock throughout the supply chain’

Experience tells us there are several common functions in the supply chain where shrink can occur. And according to Faisal Ashfaq of Retail & Asset Solutions (RAS) the solution is not fixing one of them, …

Ilham Smaali

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Ilham Smaali, Estée Lauder: “We want business continuity but never at the expense of teammates”

Ilham Smaali studied nuclear physics, but as a ‘people person’ quickly moved out of R&D into supply chain to follow her North Star. She started her career 16 years ago on the manufacturing floor at …

successful innovation

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Storytelling holds the key to successful innovation

Innovation is essential in order to digitize and integrate supply chains and to make them sustainable from end to end, which means that they are continuously in a state of transformation. But how can you …

Makersite

Sustainability, Trends

Makersite raises €18M in investment

Makersite, a supply chain digital twin platform that helps major brands worldwide to improve their product sustainability, manage risks and optimize costs, has raised €18 million in a new round of funding. The German start-up …

container prices

Trends

Rapid drop in container prices

Container prices are currently falling rapidly due to declining consumer demand. Over the past two years, the capacity shortage has led to extremely high rates and resulted in billions in profits for shipping companies. But …

Tom Enright, Gartner

Trends

Tom Enright, Gartner: ‘In turbulent times, use an offset strategy’

How should companies involved in supply chain act at a time of accelerating change and an endless succession of disruptions and urgent challenges? During the opening presentation at the Supply Chain Symposium in London, Tom …

Air Up

Sustainability, Trends

Nearshoring strategy brings Air Up to the Netherlands

Air Up and Kuehne+Nagel have expanded their partnership with a new e-fulfilment centre in the Dutch town of Veghel. This is an important step in the nearshoring strategy of Air Up, the innovative beverage system …

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