Schneider Electric and Lidl Finland to build Finland's largest distribution centre

EFT

The distribution centre will cover a surface of 60,000 sq m, the largest in Finland and equivalent to 10 football fields in size. The distribution centre will serve Southern Finland's grocery stores from its location in Järvenpää and will fully start operations at the beginning of 2019.

Struggling to innovate

Supply Chain Movement

During a recent conference in Helsinki, Finland, a board member at DB Schenker revealed that his company has launched an online platform for booking ocean freight shipments. Logistics service providers seem to be struggling to innovate, despite the thriving economy.

Final GAP Presentations Fill Strategic Needs - UCLA Anderson.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

In total, 110 executives from Finland, Italy, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Estonia and the United States watched GAP teams present their findings before a panel of three expert judges. UCLA Anderson School of Management Blog. Archives. July 2014. June 2014. May 2014. April 2014. March 2014.

A big “tack” (thank you!) from the Stockholm World Tour

Quintiq

This is why it was so valuable to have present a seasoned business-goal oriented expert in IT implementations; Mikko Särkkä, from Itella Corporation in Finland. Mikko spoke of Itella, Finland’s national postal company, and its plans for continuous expansion.

Introducing the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors)

SCM Research

Dr. Ira Haavisto is the Director of the HUMLOG Institute at the Hanken School of Economics in Finland. In today’s guest post, Nezih Altay and Ira Haavisto, the new Co-Editors of the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management provide an introduction to their journal. We are very excited and motivated about the task given to us and humbled by the trust of our friends and colleagues.

This Week in Logistics News (December 3-7, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Alphabet’s Wing is launching a free 10-minute drone delivery trial in Finland (The Verge). Which candy is mentioned the most in songs? The answer is M&Ms. But which candy came in second? That was the “mind twister” question the other morning on the radio.

Budget Sport Chooses RELEX to Automate Replenishment Processes

RELEX Solutions

Budget Sport Finland is managed by Intersport Finland. The Finnish discounter operates ten stores around Finland and an online store. Read PDF. Finnish sports retail chain Budget Sport implements RELEX’ technology to automate replenishment ordering in its 10 stores.

Swedish Cosmetics Retailer KICKS Reviews IT Portfolio and Chooses RELEX for Supply Chain Management

RELEX Solutions

RELEX will provide a solution tailored to the needs of the retailer’s online channel and 250 stores across Sweden, Norway, and Finland. Read PDF. Aims to boost availability, cut inventory, and improve strategic planning with RELEX Solutions.

Scandinavian Photo Takes Control of its Supply Chain with RELEX

RELEX Solutions

With shops in Sweden and Norway and an e-commerce channel that also serves Denmark and Finland, Scandinavian Photo handle approx. The company is currently active in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark. Read PDF. The Nordic region’s leading photographic and video equipment retailer aims to improve assortment decisions, availability and customer satisfaction.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Finland. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

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Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Finland. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Finland. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital.

Case Musti Group: Thriving in a Complex, Multinational, Supply Chain Environment

RELEX Solutions

Musti Group Nordic is the leading pet supplies and accessories retailer in the Nordics, with 121 Musti & Mirri stores in Finland, 127 Arken Zoo and Djurmagazinet pet stores in Sweden, and also 18 Musti stores in Norway. For instance, when the project started, the main DC was in Finland.

RELEX takes Nordic market leadership in retail and supply chain planning

RELEX Solutions

On February 1st, renowned Finnish commerce newspaper Kauppalehti reported that RELEX Solutions signed its largest contract with Finland’s leading retailer S Group , taking the market leader position in retail and supply chain planning in the Nordics.

Finn-Tack implements inventory and demand management solution

Supply Chain Movement

It also has a further four warehouses in The Netherlands, North America, Russia, and in Finland. Finn-Tack, a global su pplier of equestrian and trotting clothes and equipment for riders and their horses, is in rapid growth.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Finland. 10 questions about Global Trade Management. Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation.

RELEX Retail & Supply Chain Award 2017: Best Master’s Thesis, Europe

RELEX Solutions

Annika Alftan, Hanken School of Economics, Finland. RELEX is looking for the best Retail and Supply Chain Master’s Thesis submitted in a European university during the year 2017. Are you a recently graduated supply chain specialist or finalizing your master’s thesis with a focus on retail planning? If yes, send your work to RELEX and take part in the annual competition to win the award for the best European master’s thesis in the field of retail and supply chain planning.

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Finland. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Finland. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

RELEX Retail & Supply Chain Award 2018: Best Master’s Thesis, Europe

RELEX Solutions

2013 Annika Alftan, Hanken School of Economics, Finland Collaborative buyer-managed forecasting: A new framework to create a competitive supply chain in the grocery sector Read more about the winner of the 2013 award. RELEX is looking for the best Retail and Supply Chain Master’s Thesis submitted in a European university during the year 2018. Are you a recently graduated supply chain specialist or finalizing your master’s thesis with a focus on retail planning?

Automation Revolution on the High Seas

Techgistics

The AAWA project is testing sensor arrays in a range of operating and climatic conditions in Finland and has created a simulated autonomous ship control system which allows the behaviour of the complete communication system to be explored. Source: Rolls-Royce.

La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Finland. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Finland. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H.

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Finland. 11 Fragen zum Global Trade Management / 11 questions about Global Trade Management. Der globale Handel wächst – und mit ihm die Regulierung. Das effiziente Management von Lieferketten wird dadurch immer weiter erschwert.

RELEX Retail & Supply Chain Award 2016: Best Master’s Thesis, Europe

RELEX Solutions

Annika Alftan, Hanken School of Economics, Finland. RELEX is looking for the best Retail and Supply Chain Master’s Thesis submitted in a European university during the year 2016. Are you a recently graduated supply chain specialist or finalizing your master’s thesis with a focus on retail planning? If yes, send your work to RELEX and take part in the annual competition to win the award for the best European master’s thesis in the field of retail and supply chain planning.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Finland. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Far From Dying, Retail Supports 1 in 4 Jobs in the U.S.

Supply Chain Nation

Tencent also has strategic investments in global gaming firms like Finland’s Supercell, the maker of mobile hit Clash of Clans, and smaller U.S. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This week: The death of retail jobs has been greatly exaggerated; new IoT sensors are making in-store fulfillment more efficient; U.S.

Toy Retailer TOP-TOY Picks RELEX to Boost Availability and Automation

RELEX Solutions

The Copenhagen-based toy retailer operates 295 stores under the BR and Toys”R”Us brands in Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Iceland and Germany. Read PDF.

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.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Finland. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored. Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network.

ABB’s Daniel Helmig: “We are moving to virtual centres of expertise”

Supply Chain Movement

Focusing on the transport & logistics; we are establishing ten Transportation Management Centres (TMC) worldwide that will be located on the Arabic peninsular, China, Singapore, India, Poland, Italy, Switzerland, Finland, Brazil and the USA.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Finland. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Logy Conference 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Venue Finlandia Hall, Helsinki (Finland). Logy Conference. Date: 11-12 February. Organisation: Logy. URL: www.logy.fi/en/logy-conference.html. en/logy-conference.html. LOGY Conference is organized annually by the Finnish Association of Purchasing and Logistics (LOGY).

Finnish Grocery Trade Operator K Group Implements RELEX’s Workforce Planning System

RELEX Solutions

K Group is one of the biggest grocery retail operators in Finland, so needless to say that we are very excited to be working with them,” says RELEX’s CEO Mikko Kärkkäinen. There are some 1,200 K-food stores in Finland, with 1.2 Read PDF.

Case Hankkija: Full-service Agricultural Store Chain Transforms Its Procurement Process

RELEX Solutions

In 2014 Finland’s leading retailer, S Group, sold Hankkija, the country’s premier agricultural store chain to the Danish Agro Group. Finland’s premier agricultural store chain. Case Hankkija: Full-service Agricultural Store Chain Transforms Its Procurement Process.

Picadeli to offer the freshest ingredients using RELEX’s inventory management system

RELEX Solutions

Picadeli , which has over 1,500 salad bars in Sweden, Finland and Denmark, has chosen RELEX’s supply chain management system to handle its inventory management and replenishment. The company was founded in 2009 and today their salad bars can be found in 1,500 stores across Sweden, Finland and Denmark. Read PDF.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Finland. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains.