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.

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

DiManEx

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.

With Brexit Looming, New Supply Chain Requirements Emerge

ToolsGroup

Optilon was founded in 2005 and is today active throughout the Nordic region with offices in Sweden, Denmark and Finland. On October 31st, the United Kingdom will leave the EU, with or without an exit deal.

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.

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.

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.

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.

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains

Cerasis

The Internet has already transformed the way individuals interact, make choices, and process information.

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.

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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Case Suomalainen Kirjakauppa: A Proactive Markdown Process for Optimizing Stock Levels

RELEX Solutions

Founded in 1912, Suomalainen Kirjakauppa is Finland’s leading bookseller, and one of RELEX’s oldest customers, having used its replenishment solution for over 10 years. Finland’s leading bookseller and one of RELEX’s oldest customers.

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.

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?

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.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

With Brexit Looming, New Supply Chain Requirements Emerge

ToolsGroup

Optilon was founded in 2005 and is today active throughout the Nordic region with offices in Sweden, Denmark and Finland. On October 31st, the United Kingdom will leave the EU, with or without an exit deal.

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 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.

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.

Tools & Workwear Supplier Swedol Chooses RELEX To Help Manage Rapid Growth

RELEX Solutions

The company has grown quickly, partly through acquisition, and has stores across Sweden, Norway and Finland under the Swedol, Grolls and Univern brands. Read PDF. Swedol Plans to Increase Operational Efficiency by Automating and Optimizing its Supply Chain Planning. Swedol , a leading retailer of tools and supplies, workwear and personal protection equipment, has partnered with RELEX to integrate supply chain planning for its 100 stores and three distribution centers.

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.

Wing Partners with FedEx, Walgreens on Drone Delivery Pilot in Virginia

Multichannel Merchant

Wing, launched as a company by Alphabet last year, also has drone delivery projects in Finland and Australia, according to The Verge.

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?

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use?

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.