New Bookends: The Tale of Supply Chain Global Leaders in Consumer Products

Supply Chain Shaman

The race for excellence will be won on other continents than North America and mainland Europe. Now, based on this analysis, I can clearly see that P&G made incredible gains over competitors until 2005; but this performance could not be sustained. Definition.

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RELEX Solutions’ Mikko Kärkkäinen Named a 2018 SDCE “Pro to Know”

RELEX Solutions

In 2005, he co-founded RELEX Solutions which quickly became one of the fastest growing retail planning companies in Europe and North America and now has over 200 customers across six continents. Read PDF.

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Supply Chain Solutions – Foundation for the Omnichannel Revolution

RELEX Solutions

RELEX may be more familiar to European retailers than to those in North America. The company was founded in Helsinki in 2005, with a focus on using in-memory technology for rapid demand forecasting , inventory optimization , and replenishment automation. and Canada, and are making investments to expand further in North America.

RELEX Solutions Names Stefano Scandelli Senior Vice President Sales EMEA

RELEX Solutions

Founded in 2005 in Finland by three logistics scientists, RELEX Solutions is growing rapidly and has now more than 200 customers, over 400 employees and 11 offices across Europe and North America. Read PDF. RELEX Solutions has appointed Stefano Scandelli as Senior Vice President Sales EMEA with the aim of supporting the company’s rapid growth on the European market.

This Week in Logistics News (March 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

America’s truckmakers run into soft patch ( Financial Times ). Working with Ryder, customers have access to unmatched capacity – whether it’s by accessing vehicles from one of the largest commercial fleets in North America or adding the flexibility of using third-party carriers.

This Week in Logistics News (September 29 – October 3, 2014)

Talking Logistics

North American Freight Numbers July 2014. One of the early pioneers of software-as-a-service (SaaS) transportation management systems (TMS) was Nistevo, which was acquired by Sterling Commerce in May 2006 (Sterling Commerce had become an AT&T company in late 2005).

Logistics Industry’s Slow Economic Comeback Continues in Spite of Challenges

Supply Chain Network

Further analysis shows that 2010 was about on par with 2005, and still well below the pre-recession years. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to major industrial and consumer companies throughout the world.

Logistics Startup: FLEXE and Pop-up Warehousing


FLEXE’s platform includes more than 400 warehouses in North America. Source: FLEXE. Today's innovations from startups could be the source of transformation that shapes the future of logistics.

Reducing Collateral Damages by Imposing Collective Penalties

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

  While the exact statistics is not known, anecdotal evidence is heart-wrenching: over 800 Bangladeshi garment workers have died from factory fire since 2005; and over 1000 apparel factory workers have died after Rana Plaza collapsed in 2013.    It is with this long term obligation in mind, 166 apparel corporations from 20 countries in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia, along with numerous Bangladeshi unions, and NGOs (e.g.,

The Ever Increasing Role of Robotics in Transforming Manufacturing


The primary consumer and investor of robots in North America, the automotive industry, decreased robot ordering from 41 percent in 2005 to 21 percent in 2014. When was the last time you thought about robotics being used in manufacturing? If the auto industry videos you were shown in high school come to mind, you are not alone. That was historically the most accurate depiction of robotics. However, today's robotics are breaking ground on new technologies and capabilities.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The End of Made In China Manufacturing


Six of the 10 are in Asia, while several others are in North America and eastern Europe. shale gas began in 2005.

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E2open Acquires Steelwedge. Impact on Market?

Supply Chain Shaman

i2 Technologies acquisition of Intertrans Logistics Solutions (ITLS) in 1998 or Oracle’s acquisition of GLOG in 2005 are also exceptions. There will be European, Asian, and North American cohorts of 30-40 people.