supply chain strategy

Planning, Software, Trends, Visibility

Producers and retailers plan to overhaul their supply chain strategy in the near future

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a sizable majority (66%) of consumer goods manufacturers and retailers plan to make major changes to their supply chain strategy in the next three years in order to improve …


Sustainability, Trends, Visibility

Unilever saves money by investing in sustainability

Unilever has saved US$1.5 billion in costs since 2008 by sourcing more sustainably, according to the Anglo-Dutch multinational’s ‘Full Year 2020 Results & Strategic Refresh’ publication. In the report, CEO Alan Jope writes that he …

black swan

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Supply Chain Movement 40 | Resilience & Talent

The main theme of the Q1, 2021 issue of quarterly Supply Chain Movement is Resilience & Talent. This issue will appear digitally on March 4 and will be received in hard-copy on March 5. 10 | …

supply chain visibility

Trends, Visibility

Supply chain visibility really does improve profit

Investments in supply chain digitalization really do improve the bottom line. Research by PwC shows that digital champions’ investments generate 8% additional revenue and reduce costs by 7%. And it is a similar story for …

software decision

Planning, Software, Trends, Visibility

Software decision should depend on maturity

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain management is at the top of the management board’s priority list, second only to employee safety. Most companies have been hit hard on both the supply side and …


Trends, Visibility, Webinar Recording

Recording webinar End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility

Supply Chain Media and PwC organized a webinar about End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility. End-to-end visibility across the entire supply chain — from materials to customers and back, and all the steps in between — is a …


Software, Trends, Visibility

On-demand webinar: Yard Management

In conjunction with Peripass and Refresco, Supply Chain Media recently held a webinar on yard management. Yard management is an essential aspect of end-to-end supply chain visibility. Many companies have already taken steps to streamline and …

inventory management

Planning, Software, Trends, Visibility

Turbulent times call for a different approach to inventory management

In unpredictable times, traditional methods of inventory management leave a lot to be desired. The huge number of empty supermarket shelves at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic made that all too clear. Companies like …


Sustainability, Trends, Visibility

Supply chain start-ups embrace blockchain

A notably large proportion of the supply chain start-ups in Europe use blockchain technology. Among other things, blockchain makes it possible to digitize documents and securely and reliably share sensitive data with supply chain partners. …


Planning, Trends, Visibility

Flowlity positions itself as trusted third party for inventory management

In October 2020, French start-up Flowlity was named winner of the European Supply Chain Start-up Pitch organized by Supply Chain Media. Some people may have been surprised that the contest was won by a provider …

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