DiManEx contributes to Digital Spare Parts Research Led by Aalto University and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland


DiManEx is proud to collaborate with VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Aalto University in a research project that seeks to increase the efficiency and speed at which spare parts are supplied, using 3D printing. The post DiManEx contributes to Digital Spare Parts Research Led by Aalto University and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland appeared first on Dimanex.

Finnish Rescue Departments Rethink Efficient Delivery of Rescue Board Services


The study, funded by the Finnish Ministry of the Interior, sought to define a knowledge-based, actor-independent ERP solution for rescue services throughout Finland.


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Iptor achieves multiple success in Nordics

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Iptor, the Swedish-based, global provider enterprise resource planning, supply chain management, planning and logistics software and services, reports exceptional success in Norway, Sweden and Finland in the first half of 2020

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. February 2014. January 2014. December 2013. November 2013. October 2013. Blogroll. Wall Street Journal. UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate. UCLA Anderson Speaker Series. UCLA Anderson Homepage.

DiManEx Contributes to Find the Business Case for Digital Spare Parts in VTT Study


Espoo, Finland, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 – DiManEx is proud to share new insights from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd’s “ New Business from Digital Spare Parts ” (DIVALIITO).

BIS Adds 29 Persons to List of Foreign Entities Restricted From Exports of Dual-Use Goods

Supply Chain 24/7

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has issued a rule that adds 29 persons in Cyprus, Finland, Romania, Russia, Switzerland, Ukraine (including its Crimea region) and the United Kingdom to its list of entities restricted from receiving exports of dual-use goods from the United States

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). The seminar is a popular and anticipated international event that has a lot to offer to all actors involved in management of business, SCM, sourcing, intralogistics and material handling, transport and logistics.

This Week in Logistics News (July 3 – 9)

Logistics Viewpoints

Amazon plans to build delivery robot tech in Finland. Amazon has announced that it plans to develop new technology for its autonomous delivery vehicles in Helsinki, Finland.

Ukraine and the Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The real objective is the Finlandization of Georgia. … The Finlandization of Georgia would give Russia control of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline, which is the only significant westbound route for Caspian Sea oil and gas that does not go through Russia.

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.

The New Significance of a Logistics Strategy: Role, Success factors, and Integration

Logistics Viewpoints

He holds a university degree in industrial management from the University of Applied Sciences FH Joanneum in Austria and from the OAMK in Finland. Logistics strategy as an enabler of new business models.

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

DELMIA 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. Sweden has always encouraged innovation. It has produced 31 Nobel laureates, holds the highest number of patents per capita and is where 20 elements in the periodic table were discovered.

Hellman Logistics to offer pan-European drone delivery in 2022

The Supply Chain Journal

It plans to add droneports in cities such as Skövde, Sweden; Seinäjoki, Finland; and Osijek, Croatia. “We

COP26: 5Zs that changed the world

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

15 countries, Austria, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, Uruguay and Wales declared that they will collaborate towards realizing 100 percent zero emission new trucks and bus sales by 2040.

Sweden 170

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. There are of course a few clouds darkening the horizon (e.g.

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.

Ukraine Conflict Now Tops the List of Supply Chain Risks

Enterra Insights

Internationally, they should pursue a posture comparable to that of Finland.

Broman Group Chooses RELEX to Automate its Replenishment Processes

RELEX Solutions

This project shows our strength in complex supply chain environments and reinforces our market position as the leading forecasting and replenishment system vendor in Finland,” says Emma Aidanpa?a?-Salmi, Today, Broman Group employs over 1700 professionals and is one of the leaders in its business in Finland. Read PDF. Broman Group , a Finnish automotive spare parts and accessories company, has chosen RELEX to improve its supply chain processes.

Expansion of Baltimore’s Howard Street Tunnel a step closer to reality

The Supply Chain Journal

The port also has a contract with Metsa Group of Finland and Logistec Corp. A planned expansion of the Howard Street Tunnel in Baltimore is closer to fruition now that the project has received additional environmental approvals.

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’. The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities.

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. With well-trained beauty experts in 250 stores in Sweden, Norway and Finland and a modern omni-channel solution, where physical store and e-commerce are integrated, KICKS offers personal and inspirational beauty services and around 25,000 products from 300 brands. Read PDF.

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.

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains


In fact, according to Alberta energy providers , efficiency, stemmed from the use of IoT Tech, itself is now being referred to as the “fifth fuel” - in 11 International Energy Agency member countries (America, Australia, Britain, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands and Sweden) improvements in efficiency allowed for savings equal to 1.4 The Internet has already transformed the way individuals interact, make choices, and process information.

Building Green Cities

DELMIA Quintiq

For example, in Finland, Helsinki’s Hot Heart project will create an archipelago of floating, forested islands whose large water basin will store renewable energy – converted into heat – for use during periods of high demand.

U.S. Is No Longer One of the Top 10 Most Innovative Countries

Supply Chain Brain

Singapore jumped ahead of European economies Germany, Switzerland and Finland into third place on the strength of its top ranking in the tertiary-efficiency category. The U.S. dropped out of the top 10 in the 2018 Bloomberg Innovation Index for the first time in the six years the gauge has been compiled. South Korea and Sweden retained their No. 1 and No. 2 rankings.



They have 12,000 employees and a presence in over 180 locations in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. .

Norway 130

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. Supply Chain Media and software vendor Slimstock have developed this checklist for working capital management. >>Please >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button.

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.

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. The privately owned Scandinavian enterprise has evolved at such a pace it has remained dependent on a time-consuming spreadsheet system developed in-house, even though this hindered both efficiency and productivity.

Amazon ramps up renewable energy investments

The Supply Chain Journal

Amazon’s first renewable energy investment in Finland will be a wind farm near the west coast of the country, generating 52 megawatts of electricity beginning in 2022.

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.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Finland. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond. Advanced analytics and optimization technology is the game-changing advantage that will push you past the competition – giving your business more agility, higher accuracy and sharper insights to maximize your revenue. Learn more about: How data, advanced analytics and optimization technology combine to give your company the adaptability it needs in challenging markets.

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. Supply Chain Movement and software supplier Amber Road have put together this checklist for Global Trade Management. >>Please >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button. Checklist for Global Trade Management.

RELEX Retail & Supply Chain Award 2019: 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 2019. Are you a recently graduated supply chain specialist or finalizing your master’s thesis with a focus on retail planning?

What would you do if you discovered modern slavery in your supply chain? The role of psychological distance.


In a recent article published in the Journal of Operations Management (“ The role of psychological distance in organizational responses to modern slavery risk in supply chains “), I along with a team of co-authors from Australia and Finland worked to understand how supply chain executives are able to distance themselves from the reality of slavery and forced labor in their supply chains.