Trends, Visibility

Scania explores tracking & tracing for incoming goods

Truck manufacturer Scania Group plans to start tracking & tracing incoming goods and is currently testing a solution by InnoTractor. This Dutch start-up is using Internet of Things (IoT) technology to help Scania gain insight …

supply chain executives

Trends, Visibility

The supply chain executive’s agenda keeps growing

The supply chain executive’s agenda is increasingly expanding. What’s more, there continues to be wide gaps between prioritized supply chain topics and their actual implementation. These findings come from the third edition of the IMD …

Descartes afbeelding whitepaper TMS

Software, Sustainability, Trends, Visibility, Whitepaper

Whitepaper: The 4 key points to take full advantage of a TMS

A transport management system (TMS) is the best way to keep a grip on your logistics supply chain. The software provides insight into transport flows, expected arrival times, transport performance and logistics costs. More comprehensive …

Optimally balancing inventory

Trends, Visibility

Optimally balancing inventory and service level in three steps

Supply chain problems can have a significant financial impact, causing companies’ inventories to grow faster than their sales and therefore their cash flow to dry up. In view of all the supply chain uncertainty and …

Checklist for ecosystem visibility

Checklist, Trends, Visibility

Checklist for Ecosystem Visibility

Gartner considers multi-enterprise supply chain business networks to be foundational technology for higher-maturity companies. They should implement an end-to-end visibility platform to coordinate, orchestrate, automate and transform the company's extended supply chain within the overall …

Visual Ecosystem for household products

Ecosystem, Trends, Visibility, Visuals

Ecosystem for household products

Due to numerous disruptions and rapidly changing needs, the market has evolved from traditional, largely stable linear supply chains into dynamic global supply chain ecosystems. During the pandemic, the market for household products experienced new …

Tier-3 supply

Planning, Trends, Visibility

The Prediction: By 2025 50% of all manufacturers will have extended visibility to Tier-3 supply

Technologies related to control towers, visibility and machine learning are in the spotlight when it comes to supply chain planning. Supply Chain Media asked a number of international supply chain directors for their reactions to …

Tony’s Chocolonely

Trends, Visibility

Tony’s Chocolonely risks missing out on festive season

Due to a salmonella outbreak at a Barry Callebaut factory, the Dutch brand Tony’s Chocolonely is currently struggling to produce its chocolate letters in time for the St. Nicholas period. In the Netherlands, chocolate letters …

sustainable food brands

Sustainability, Trends, Visibility

Majority of Dutch consumers give preference to sustainable food brands

When buying food, more than half of Dutch consumers (56%) give preference to brands that have a focus on sustainability and climate. Clear communication is also important to many consumers: 74% say they trust a …

fashion industry

Planning, Software, Trends, Visibility

More visibility will strengthen supply chain resilience in fashion industry

Fashion companies with long, complex supply chains are struggling because they lack the ability to respond quickly and adequately to unexpected events. During a recent Webinar Wednesday, start-up Winddle and consultancy KPMG explained how companies …

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