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. During periods of very cold weather, Finland's grid can experience peak loads," explained Simo Siitonen, Energy Management Manager at Lidl Finland.

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. The post DiManEx contributes to Digital Spare Parts Research Led by Aalto University and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland appeared first on Dimanex.

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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.

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. This, combined with the 2019 EU election results that changed the political landscape, opens speculation regarding this alternative reality, and what requirements it would put on companies in the EU.

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.

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.

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.

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains

Cerasis

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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?

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. Case Suomalainen Kirjakauppa: A Proactive Markdown Process for Optimizing Stock Levels. Customers » Case Studies. Introduction.

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. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Surprised?

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. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Surprised?

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. From a Rolls-Royce Press Release : Speaking at the Symposium Oskar Levander, Rolls-Royce, Vice President of Innovation – Marine, said: “This is happening. It’s not if, it’s when.

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. Amber Road, leader des solutions de gestion du commerce international (GTM), et Supply Chain Movement ont collaboré ensemble pour établir cette carte de commerce international 2016 qui montre les accords commerciaux actuels de l’UE et les risques potentiels pour le commerce. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations.

Transatlantic Trade Update: The U.S. to Impose Punitive Duties on The European Union

Transplace

Section 8: Cheeses and substitutes for cheese from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or the United Kingdom. Transatlantic Trade Update: The U.S. to Impose Punitive Duties on The European Union. By: Mollie Bailey, Vice President, International, Transplace. Linda Bravo, Director U.S.

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. The stores are replenished from two distribution centers (DCs), main DC in Sweden and other one in Finland. For instance, when the project started, the main DC was in Finland.

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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. Robinson whitepaper can help companies decide, set reasonable expectations for what outsourcing can contribute to their organisation, and how much of a role a company will need to play to achieve the successful business outcome they seek. About C.H. Robinson. Robinson help companies simplify their global supply chains.

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.

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.

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. Gemeinsam mit Supply Chain Movement hat Amber Road eine Checkliste entwickelt: Testen Sie Ihr Global Trade Management! Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation.

Customer Voice: Towards Forecast-based Workforce Optimization

RELEX Solutions

Stockmann, Finland’s leading department store, has been using RELEX’s forecasting and replenishment system since 2011. With years of experience in workforce management, shift planning, and system and process development, Suvi is currently responsible for Stockmann’s payroll and HR services as well as HR digitalization in Finland. Like most retailers, Stockmann wrestles with the rapid changes disrupting the sector.

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.

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. Talent development can make an important contribution to the execution of their supply chain strategies, but not all leaders pay the same amount of attention to this topic. Here, a number of leading companies show that it is possible to take a structural and creative approach to talent development.