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New tool for 3PL outsourcing

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New tool for 3PL outsourcing

Supply Chain Media and partners launch Supply Chain SatelliteShould you do it yourself or outsource? The new, online tool called Supply Chain Satellite provides objective insights into a company’s logistics procurement strategy and hence supports …

Seek loyal logistic service providers

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Seek loyal logistic service providers

Conquering the waves with the shipperThe economic climate can change rapidly; storms can suddenly transform the calm water into a wild sea. Companies seek loyal logistics service providers who can conquer the waves with them, …

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Food giant Mondelēz outsources its e-commerce-operation

Food manufacturer Mondelēz International, famous for brands such as Liga, Milka and Prince, recently contracted ModusLink to manage its e-commerce-operation. From its e-commerce distribution centre in Venray, ModusLink handles every aspect of the online orders …

Winner of the last quarter (Q3-2015): Amazon

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Winner of the last quarter (Q3-2015): Amazon

American e-commerce company Amazon has secured the number one position in the 11th Supply Chain Top 25 ranking, which was announced at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2015 in Phoenix, USA, earlier this year. …

Loser of the last quarter (Q3-2015): Costco

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Loser of the last quarter (Q3-2015): Costco

On behalf of a resident of California, USA, three US law firms have filed a lawsuit against American grocery retailer Costco and its fish supplier CP Foods for allegedly misleading consumers about the fact that …

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The 3D printing revolution you haven’t heard about

We’ve read the articles and watched the TV stories. It’s yesterday’s news that 3D printing is one of the most promising technologies to emerge in recent years. We’re well-versed in the fascinating array of use …

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Acquisition of GT Nexus Underlines Infor’s Focus on Supply Chain

It seems to be just a matter of time before ERP specialist Infor takes over cloud-services giant GT Nexus in an acquisition valued at USD675 million. All that is needed now is regulatory approval. The …

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Nokia Networks wins Supply Chain Management Award 2015

Nokia Networks has won the Supply Chain Management Award 2015. This was announced at Exchainge, the Supply Chainers’ Conference in Frankfurt (Germany) on June 25, 2015. In explaining its decision, the jury called Nokia Networks …

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Transparency and innovation in Ahold’s logistics

‘The Champions League of transport’ is how Mark van der Drift describes delivering to stores in town and city centres. As senior director of transport at Ahold, he is responsible for the retailer’s national and …

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Overview S&OP software Europe

The sales & operations planning (S&OP) cycle, aimed at facilitating strategic consultation, is the number one supply chain-related priority for companies. In practice, the use of software to support this periodic discussion process is very …

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