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Successful managers understand their role in an S&OP meeting

The virtual game The Fresh Connection, a new round of which is about to start in several countries, demonstrates strong similarities to a Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) meeting. “In the teams which excel at …

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European supply chains mapped out in one overview

The supply chains in Europe are set to change considerably in the years ahead. The strongest economic growth can be found in the eastern part of Europe. New logistics hubs are emerging in Central Europe …

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Supply chain events calendar Europe for 2013

Did not have or make enough time to attend any events this past year? Time is scarce, but to take one step away from reality every now and then is healthy for your helicopter view …

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Editorial Program Supply Chain Movement 2013

Supply Chain Movement based the editorial theme planning 2013 on numerous interviews with supply chain professionals.Editorial Program Supply Chain Movement 2013Nr. Theme Closing Date Publication Date1.    February Sales & Operations Planning, incl. IT Subway …

The Rise of Social Supply Networks

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The Rise of Social Supply Networks

Nowadays, traditional linear supply chains have evolved into complex collaborative networks. The simple supplier-customer relationship is almost a thing of the past and it is not unusual for companies to be supplier, customer, partner and/or …

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Overhaul of supply chain will save millions on health care

“There’s no more money!” declared John Warrington, deputy director, policy and research of the UK’s National Health Service (NHS). An acknowledgement that is being echoed around health services across Europe and the reason why supply …

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New research project MIT and PwC: Supply chain risk management

Companies are conducting business in a changing and largely unpredictable environment. This has always been the case. What has changed over recent years? Introduction of new business models and value propositions, increasing industry clock-speeds, global …

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“IBP is the radar for icebergs”

“A lot of companies that claim to do Sales & Operations Planning are actually balancing just short-term supply and demand,” says Les Brookes, CEO of Oliver Wight. That’s why this consulting firm has developed Integrated …

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Procurement still lacks control over supply chain risks

In view of the numerous supply chain calamities that have occurred in the past year, purchasers’ low degree of maturity relating to risk management is extremely worrying. That is a key conclusion in KPMG’s global …

Integrated Business Planning Innovation

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Integrated Business Planning Innovation

Integrated Business Planning Innovation Successful Planning Through Integrated Processes Date: 22nd and 23rd March 2012 Location: Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin Organization: IE group Website: http://operations.theiegroup.com/ibp-berlin The Integrated Business Planning Summit brings the leadership and innovators from the industry together for a …

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