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Messe Frankfurt


EXCHAiNGE meetup

EXCHAiNGE, the Supply Chainers’ Community, will be held in conjunction with the Hypermotion trade show in Frankfurt. The international EXCHAiNGE meetup on November 20 and 21, 2018, will once again bring together some 200 supply …



Global Supply Chain Innovation Leaders Summit

The annual Global Supply Chain Innovation Leaders Summit (SCIS) is an executive gathering dedicated to being a new catalyst for innovation. Bringing together the greatest minds to illuminate key pain points across the supply chain and packaging …



Cold Chain Distribution

SMi proudly presents the 13th annual Cold Chain Distribution Conference and Exhibition, taking place at the Copthorne Tara Hotel in Kensington, London between the 10th - 11th December. The 13th annual event will specifically focus on …

reliable forecasting


Reliable forecasting is a piece of cake

In our attempts to anticipate future changes in demand, we often depend on forecasts. Unfortunately, however, they are rarely reliable in practice – with all the implications that brings. The ‘good news’ is that we …

Howard Saunders

Events, Trends

Howard Saunders: ‘The customer experience depends on people’

Retail as we know it is dead, if retail futurist Howard Saunders (pictured) is to be believed. We live in an era of change, and retailers will have to change too if they are to …

Working Wisdom

Content, Visuals

Working Wisdom: quote about planning and execution

“The enemy of a good plan is the dream of a perfect plan.” Carl von Clausewitz (born 1 June 1780, died 16 November 1831) was a Prussian general who served in the Rhine Campaigns (1793–1794), including …

Savant Supply Chain Congres


British retailer John Lewis: ‘Consumers are in charge of the supply chain’

Is logistics the new retail? That’s the question according to John Munnelly, Head of Operations at UK department-store chain John Lewis, during his keynote at the Savant Supply Chain Congress on 3 October 2018 in Amsterdam. In …



Supply chain start-up in the spotlight: Tradecloud

Founded in 2013 in Delft, the Netherlands, by Tonnis de Boer (CEO, pictured) and Marcel Matthijs (CTO), Tradecloud is based on the belief that technology and big data analysis can help companies to improve their …

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