Struggling to innovate

Supply Chain Movement

Logistics service providers seem to be struggling to innovate, despite the thriving economy. Brexit and the threat of escalating trade wars), but with the current economic wind in their sails logistics service providers should be in a strong position to innovate.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

Sweden has always encouraged innovation. 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.

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

Supply Chain Brain

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. I see no evidence to suggest that this trend will not continue,” said Robert Atkinson, president of the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation in Washington, D.C. 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.

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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Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. Finland. When asked where their LSPs fall short most often, customers responded with ‘innovation’. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Together with MP Objects, supplier of supply chain software, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap for innovative order management, including a handy description of the route and with road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Finland.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Its innovative technologies drive ships as well as electrical cars and e-buses. This engineering feat is typical of the innovation the company prides itself on: Integrating renewable energy into the electricity distribution systems.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. Finland. When asked where their LSPs fall short most often, customers responded with ‘innovation’. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

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

Multichannel Merchant

allowing us to explore another omni-channel offering for the delivery of products and services our customers want and need – wherever, whenever and however they may want them,” said Vish Sankaran, chief innovation officer, Walgreens Boots Alliance, in a release.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Finland. On the other hand, innovations such as wearable technologies are increasingly becoming a standard and technological advancement means that better, easy-to-implement IT tools are available to improve planning across the supply chain.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Finland. At the same time, a tsunami of technology innovations is flooding the business landscape, creating new possibilities but also more complexity. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet.

Major organisational and cultural changes lie ahead for SCM

Supply Chain Movement

The trends of increasing urbanisation and digitisation were covered extensively several times during the Logy Conference in Helsinki, Finland. Develop a culture of innovation by forming partnerships with start-ups and learn to appreciate the value of mistakes.

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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.

The blockchain revolution: audit efficiency & trust in sustainably certified supply chains


The project was funded by the ISEAL Alliance Innovations Fund which seeks to support the best innovations that help sustainability standards to deliver more value to different stakeholders and to be more effective at driving improvement over time and at scale.

We need more FEM in STEM

Enterra Insights

Only 35 percent of STEM bachelor’s degrees completions are by women, and women are increasingly less represented as one moves along the innovation pipeline. Research by psychologists in Britain and the US has found that female participation is highest in Algeria, where two out of five STEM graduates are women — more than double the rate in bastions of equality such as Finland and The Netherlands.”[2].