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Descartes

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Descartes acquires last-mile expert ShipTrack

Descartes, a leader in supply chain and logistics software solutions, has taken over the Canadian company ShipTrack, a provider of last-mile solutions for e-commerce companies, in an acquisition valued at US$25 million. ShipTrack provides cloud-based mobile …

Shaun Phillips QAD DynaSys

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Shaun Phillips, QAD DynaSys: “Disruption is the new normal”

The year 2021 will not see a return to 2019, but it will probably be less disruptive than 2020, according to Shaun Phillips, Director of Product and Market at QAD DynaSys. Greater supply uncertainty has …

Lucien Besse B2B customers are increasingly looking for a B2C customer experience

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Lucien Besse, Shippeo: “B2B customers are increasingly looking for a B2C customer experience”

Many supply chains have emerged from the coronavirus crisis stronger than before and are now more agile and better prepared to cope with rapid changes. Visibility is crucial, and is especially challenging in multimodal and …

Evan Quasney, Anaplan: 'An effective supply chain is more crucial to growth than ever before'

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Evan Quasney, Anaplan: “An effective supply chain is more crucial to growth than ever before”

Evan Quasney, Global VP Supply Chain Solutions at Anaplan: "There is evidence of a growing need to be able to make more agile decisions at all levels of the organization." The far-reaching impact on supply chains …

digital twins

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Supply Chain Movement 39 | Digital Twins

The main theme of the Q4 issue of quarterly Supply Chain Movement is Digital Twins. A digital twin of your own could do more than just simple paperwork. Thanks to advanced analytics and artificial intelligence, …

Paul Campbell

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Paul Campbell, PepsiCo: “To deal with challenges you need diversity of thinking”

The last six months have forced instantaneous decision-making and laid bare the need for visibility and transparency in the supply chain. At the same time the ability to accomplish what might have seemed impossible has …

sustainable supply chain

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The journey towards a sustainable, carbon-neutral supply chain

A growing number of companies have a sustainable supply chain high on their agenda. The longer-term aim – within the next 30 years – is for us all to live in a climate-neutral, fossil-free world. …

Carlos Cordon

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Carlos Cordon: ‘‘It’s time to look to local and regional supply chains to remain competitive”

The most agile companies are embracing the regional and local approach to supply chains to better respond to market needs, says IMD Professor of Strategy and Supply Chain Management Carlos Cordon, as the benefits that …

COVID-19

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COVID-19: “Hard work to keep supply chains running”

Different companies’ supply chains have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in different ways. Grocery retailer Auchan mainly felt the impact in the inbound supply chain, while white goods manufacturer Haier struggled to gain demand …

Electrolux

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Electrolux wins Supply Chain Management Award 2020 at Exchainge

Electrolux’s focus on the human aspect as well as automation and integration earned the home appliance manufacturer the Supply Chain Management Award 2020. “The transformation of our supply chain was an important step in our …

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