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Canon makes collaboration measurable

[sponsored content] Intensive collaboration between various disciplines is a vital prerequisite for Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP). But how do you create the right mindset? Canon Europe arranged for 80 of its employees across five …

Big negative impact of Tsunami

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Big negative impact of Tsunami

The earthquake and tsunami in Japan on March 11 of this year had a big negative impact of on manufacturing industries worldwide. The Global Trade Flow Index by Capgemini Consulting shows that levels of global …

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Paul Ducie and Mike Gray join Oliver Wight

Two senior executives from industry have joined Oliver Wight EAME as consultants in July 2011, bringing further skills and knowledge from the food, engineering and oil sectors to the organisation.  These appointments take the number …

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The best Movies and TV Series about supply chains

What are the best Movies and TV Series about supply chains? And why? What is the connection with supply chains? And in which Movies and TV Series is the development of logistics into supply chain …

Benchmark study compares forecasting performance results

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Benchmark study compares forecasting performance results

In 2010, the volume of promotions was 77 per cent greater than in 2009 – that is just one of the findings from the extensive forecasting benchmark study conducted by Terra Technology amongst manufacturers and …

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Supply Chain and Finance share the same vision

In most Dutch enterprises’ supply chains, there is some kind of relationship between corporate strategy and inventory level targets. The supply chain and finance departments generally tend to agree on who should be determining optimum …

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CO2 calculations at supply level

Shippers are increasingly keen to gain measurable insights into their performance in terms of sustainable transport. IDS, a company specialised in freight & carrier management, has introduced a new tool to help its customers compare …

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Extra online sales channel for chemical companies

In response to recent market changes in the chemical industry, logistics service provider TWO Chemical Logistics (TWO) has developed a new web portal. This e-commerce solution has been designed as a platform to facilitate contact …

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“Expect the unexpected”

Thanks to the opportunities on offer within Eastman Chemical, Peter Briggeman – having started his career at the bottom of the ladder – was able to work his way up to his current role as …

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“Treat others as you would have them treat you”

If you want to organise the supply chain properly, you have to take responsibility for the whole chain, end-to-end, says John van Dongen. This is the case at Electrolux Home Products. To achieve the best …

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