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Marion Kohlmeier: ‘Expansion in our global footprint has been a big step’

Nine questions about the topics on the supply chain agenda of a supply chain professional. In this edition: Marion Kohlmeier, Head of supply chain planning and project purchasing at Weidmann Plastics Technology.A new car needs …

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Publication of the 2nd SCM 3PL Subway Map Europe

For the second time Supply Chain Movement will publish an overview of the European market of Third Party Logistics (3PL) companies. This overview will be represented in the 3PL Subway Map Europe with all the …

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New board game seeks to transform supply chain learning

Three years after its inception, Business on the Move launches a new board game designed to teach young people of all ages about the importance of today’s supply chain in global commerce. The game aims …

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The impact of big data on the value chain

On 12 May 2014 IMD organized a one-day open event in Lausanne that analyzed big data and its impact on value chains. Several experts with different backgrounds shared their views on the latest trends at …

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Overview of published mind maps Supply Chain Movement

Since 2012 Supply Chain Movement, in collaboration with partners, creates mind maps with practical Thoughts, Tools, Tips and Ticks. The mind maps are useful to create an overview when the subject you are dealing with …

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Sustainability pays off, but it’s not always traceable

The global demand for natural raw materials such as coffee, tea, cocoa and palm oil continues to grow robustly. However, all the signs indicate that the producers of such resources will be unable to meet …

Survey: attending trade fairs/congresses in Europe

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Survey: attending trade fairs/congresses in Europe

There are a growing number of supply-chain related events in Europe. Supply Chain Media is keen to learn which events you, as a supply chain professional, regard as having added value. Which events do you …

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Winner of Q2 2014: GAP

Over the past five years, US clothing giant Gap has increased revenue by 1.6 billion dollars, grown earnings per share at a 15 percent compound annual growth rate and returned an average of 1.6 billion …

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Increasing the return on innovation

Many CEOs regard new products as the engine for their business strategy, believes Oracle. “It’s a case of innovate or die. Lots of organisations struggle with that,” Jon Chorley told Supply Chain Movement during the …

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Loser of Q2 2014: Aston Martin

British car maker Aston Martin has a major problem within its Chinese supply chain. The manufacturer of luxury sports cars which is often associated with James Bond is recalling three quarters of all the models …

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