container prices

Trends

Rapid drop in container prices

Container prices are currently falling rapidly due to declining consumer demand. Over the past two years, the capacity shortage has led to extremely high rates and resulted in billions in profits for shipping companies. But …

Tom Enright, Gartner

Trends

Tom Enright, Gartner: ‘In turbulent times, use an offset strategy’

How should companies involved in supply chain act at a time of accelerating change and an endless succession of disruptions and urgent challenges? During the opening presentation at the Supply Chain Symposium in London, Tom …

Air Up

Sustainability, Trends

Nearshoring strategy brings Air Up to the Netherlands

Air Up and Kuehne+Nagel have expanded their partnership with a new e-fulfilment centre in the Dutch town of Veghel. This is an important step in the nearshoring strategy of Air Up, the innovative beverage system …

ecosystems

Planning, Trends

Visualize ecosystems to gain better insight into bottlenecks

Many companies are still struggling with the unforeseen consequences of the coronavirus crisis and the war in Ukraine. During the SCM Talkshow held on 13 October, host Martijn Lofvers urged them to visualize their ecosystems …

Recording webinar

Planning, Software, Sustainability, Trends, Webinar Recording

Webinar recording ‘Managing trade-offs in strategic supply chain decision making’

As a supply chain leader, how do you manage your stakeholders when facing conflicting KPIs? Sustaining revenue growth often requires making the supply chain more efficient. But how can you make sure that an improvement in …

digital product passport

Sustainability, Trends

Digital product passport to boost circular supply chain

As part of regulations from Brussels, every unique product in Europe will be required to have a digital product passport which contains all the information needed to reuse, repair or recycle it. During the GS1 …

SCM leaderboard Wisdome 2022
transport platforms

Software, Trends

Transport platforms are becoming a necessary innovation for businesses

The current geopolitical developments mean that transport platforms have the wind at their backs, according to Bart Banning, Sector Head of Transport & Logistics at Dutch bank ABN-Amro. Banning was one of the speakers at …

Roadmap for continuous learning in supply chain

Road Map, Trends

Roadmap for continuous learning in supply chain

Learning doesn't stop when you've obtained a qualification. In fact, that's just the beginning. In order to keep up with the rapid pace of change, learning should be a continuous process. Personal and professional development …

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