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.

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains

Cerasis

IoT Tech is Driving Sustainability in the Supply Chain. But perhaps the most far-reaching changes will center around the use of large data systems to drive sustainability in logistics and supply chains. Internet of Things Supply Chain Technology IoT Tech

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0. Finland. Challenges for high-tech supply chain. Supply chain solutions.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

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.

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

It is becoming ever-more difficult for supply chain professionals to make the right decisions. Supply Chain Media, software vendor Aimms and consultancy firm Districon have put together this checklist for supply chain optimisation. >>Please Finland.

Introducing the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors)

SCM Research

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. Dr. Ira Haavisto is the Director of the HUMLOG Institute at the Hanken School of Economics in Finland. Research Guest Post Humanitarian Logistics Journal Logistics Supply Chain Management

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Is your supply chain strategy truly customer focused?

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Not only does this demand a new approach, requiring an organisation and its employees to display more agility and responsiveness, but it also creates the need for a supply chain architect in order to meet the changing needs of customers, both now and in the future. Finland.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Supply Chain KPI Tips. All you need to know about Supply Chain KPIs.

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Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, and supported by Supply Chain Media, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles. Finland.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles. Gartner Survey Analysis Women in Supply Chain 2016. Finland.

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Is your supply chain strategy truly customer focused?

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. However, with RELEX’s help, it will automate much of the planning process, transforming its supply chain. The system will also help create a far more transparent supply chain – breaking down silos between teams and giving them more control over the company’s processes. Read PDF.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise. At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America. Finland.

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

Provenance

It documents ideas for how certifiers can leverage blockchain technology to reduce audit inefficiency, create a single source of truth for chain of custody (CoC) tracking and support sustainability data reporting. Selecting the pilot supply chain.

RELEX Retail & Supply Chain Award 2018: Best Master’s Thesis, Europe

RELEX Solutions

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? 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 Musti Group: Thriving in a Complex, Multinational, Supply Chain Environment

RELEX Solutions

Case Musti Group: Thriving in a Complex, Multinational, Supply Chain Environment. The stores are replenished from two distribution centers (DCs), main DC in Sweden and other one in Finland. Musti’s supply chain challenges are common to many fast-growing companies.

RELEX Retail & Supply Chain Award 2017: Best Master’s Thesis, Europe

RELEX Solutions

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.

Swedish Cosmetics Retailer KICKS Reviews IT Portfolio and Chooses RELEX for Supply Chain Management

RELEX Solutions

KICKS , the Nordic region’s leading cosmetics and beauty product retailer, has teamed up with RELEX to give its supply chain operations a complete makeover. RELEX impressed both with its technology and retail planning experts,” says Katarina Pörn, Supply Chain Manager at KICKS.

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

Quintiq

Not surprisingly, many participants found they had faced similar challenges and were familiar with the long-term effects on a supply chain. Participants benefited from his tips on how to achieve visibility of the entire supply chain, inventory optimization, and lowered production costs.

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. S Group, which has been using RELEX systems in parts of its operations since 2012, showed its confidence in the relationship by selecting the company to supply an integrated replenishment solution to its stores and DCs. “We’ve

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

RELEX Solutions

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 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. Supply chain affects everything – from HR, to retail, to marketing and operations.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Media and Smart Logistics Centre Venlo have created a map which visualizes the position of Venlo in one overview. >>Please Finland. Trends logistics map Smart Logistics Centre Venlo Supply Chain Media Venlo

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La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

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. Finland.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Adequate demand planning and accurate inventory investments are key to successful supply chain management in this fast-moving industry. Finland. IT systems need to be tightly integrated to provide the necessary insight into the end-to-end supply chain.

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. In my opinion, such insights are extremely valuable in pinpointing the biggest and most costly supply chain bottlenecks.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond. The benefits of the Self-Learning Supply Chain in manufacturing. Finland. Reports challenges download optimum Quintiq supply chain whitepaper

Broman Group Chooses RELEX to Automate its Replenishment Processes

RELEX Solutions

Broman Group , a Finnish automotive spare parts and accessories company, has chosen RELEX to improve its supply chain processes. We expect to provide Broman Group with improved supply chain management,” Aidanpa?a?-Salmi Read PDF.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network. Finland. International competition necessitates a planned approach to the supply chain: Plan. Supply chain challenges.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Daniel Helmig, head of ABB’s Supply Chain management, is currently busy implementing supply chain transformation throughout the company’s 450 plants and many project sites as the company consolidates back end processes and establishes ten global transportation management centres. “It

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

In collaboration with Amber Road, Supply Chain Movement has put together this Global EU Trade Map which provides an overview of current EU trade agreements and an insight into potential trade risks and how to mitigate them. By Supply Chain Movement in collaboration with Amber Road.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. furthermore, because the continuing growth in outsourcing is making global businesses ever-more susceptible to disruptions, supply chain risk management software is also on the rise. Finland.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have therefore developed this mindmap for Global Logistics Integration, outlining the route to achievement and providing road signs to flag potential hazards along the way. >>Please Finland.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Finland. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.