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EXCHAiNGE 2017 – the Supply Chainers´Conference

We link new trends with the core functions of the supply chain - practically. Real exchange among real experts. With topics that challenge and continue. With leading representatives from companies and academia. On the agenda of EXCHANGE 2017: …

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S&OP to Integrated Business Planning Summit

For years, Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) has been the peerless way to synchronize supply and market demand, but this alone cannot grip the uncertainties of the current unpredictable future on global front. S&OP to Integrated Business …

Reports

The challenges of peak pressure that come with e-commerce

Peak pressure (like Christmas, seasonality in fashion and Black Friday) is quite a challenge for companies who are active in the fashion ecommerce sector or even in e-commerce in general. The increasing demands of the …

Blogs

MRP does more harm than good

After years of oscillating between shortfalls and surpluses and the necessary chaos and frustration that entailed, calm has recently returned for one of my clients and his supplier. How come? They simply turned off their …

Trends

From an inside-out to an outside-in perspective

Risk of over-reliance on current business models Where can we find the new technologies and business models that are going to dominate our market? That’s the question many companies are asking themselves now that new disruptions …

Trends

Growing frequency of supply chain design reviews

Incidents are forcing companies to rethink more regularly The result of the Brexit vote, the bankruptcy of Hanjin, the attacks on foreign firms in Ethiopia – numerous recent incidents illustrate that supply chains are under pressure. …

Blogs

Machine builders become reliable, fast and efficient

Machine manufacturers suffering from high costs and long unreliable lead times can make huge gains in terms of competitive edge if they manage to resolve the so-called ‘service paradox’: from relatively slow, unreliable and inefficient to reliable, fast and efficient. By …

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