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.

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.

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.

Automation Revolution on the High Seas


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.

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains


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

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

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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.

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.

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.

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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Byggmax chooses RELEX with aim of being world’s best builders merchant

RELEX Solutions

Byggmax , a leading builder’s merchant in Sweden, has chosen RELEX supply chain management system to improve the efficiency of the replenishment to its central warehouses and 120 stores in Sweden, Norway and Finland. Read PDF. Byggmax replenishment is managed by a single replenishment team based at its headquarters. Before introducing the RELEX solution, it calculated forecasts and made order proposals with the help of an older software integrated into the company’s ERP system.

RELEX Shares Vision for Unified Retail Planning at its 5th Annual UK Space & Supply Chain Forum

RELEX Solutions

On 19th October, RELEX held its fifth annual UK Space & Supply Chain Forum, hosted by Ms Päivi Luostarinen, Ambassador of Finland, at the Finnish residence in Kensington Palace Gardens, London.

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’.

RELEX Enters The New Year on the Momentum of a Successful 2017

RELEX Solutions

S Group – Finland’s largest retailer, operating in the areas supermarket trade, department stores and specialty stores. RELEX predicts that in 2018 the quality of retail planning will separate the winners from the losers. RELEX Solutions, which pioneered unified retail planning, is predicting that the quality of supply chain, space and assortment planning will make the difference between retail success and failure this year.

RELEX Takes Stake in Zenopt to Offer Workforce Optimization to Retailers

RELEX Solutions

Zenopt, a startup founded by Mika Halme and Antti Alakiikonen in 2016, is based in Helsinki, Finland and has taken an innovative approach to workforce management and planning by modelling the employee pool for calculating availability to match staffing requirements. Read PDF.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

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

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’s Rapid Expansion Continues to France, Italy and Spain

RELEX Solutions

RELEX’s French office opens in May in the northern industrial hub of Lille and brings the number of countries with a RELEX office to nine along with the US, UK, Germany, Sweden, Norway and Denmark and its Helsinki, Finland headquarters. Read PDF. Makers of the world’s most powerful supply chain systems company opens 8th and 9th international offices.

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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 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.

Speed Bumps on the Road to Growth for China’s 3PLs

Supply Chain @ MIT

In 2014, researchers from China’s Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Lappeenranta University of Technology in Finland conducted a study to identify global trends in the logistics industry, relevant opportunities and challenges, and how logistics companies can better position themselves in China.

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LogTech Industry Roundup: Q2 2016


The food delivery space is really taking off – with Alibaba, the New York Times, and Finland’s Wolt expanding operations. LogTech Industry Roundup: Q2 2016. Highlights from our quarterly review of disruptive logistics technologies are included below. If you’re interested in the underlying data, more observations and updates about Freightos over the last quarter, just download the full report! DOWNLOAD THE FULL REPORT The Big Picture.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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: en/logy-conference.html. LOGY Conference is organized annually by the Finnish Association of Purchasing and Logistics (LOGY).

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Finland. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation.

The World Bank Cares About Logistics

Supply Chain View from the Field

The LPI is conducted largely through Professor Lauri Ojula at the Turku School of Busieness in Finland. One of the highlights of the BVL was a panel discussion by the World Bank, talking about their global logistics study. Jean-Francois Arvis spoke about the World Bank Study on the Logistics and Public Sector. The World Bank is looking at logistics form a policy perspective, which has just emerged in the last ten years.

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.

Byggmax väljer RELEX för att bli världens bästa byggvaruhandel

RELEX Solutions

120 varuhus i Sverige, Norge och Finland. Läs PDF. Byggmax , en av Sveriges ledande byggvarukedjor, har valt RELEX lösning för en effektivare varupåfyllning av centrallagren samt för varupåfyllning av ca. Byggmax varupåfyllning sköts av en centraliserad organisation på huvudkontoret. Före RELEX har de beräknat prognoser och gjort orderförslag med hjälp av ett äldre system som var integrerat i företagets affärssystem.