Uncertainty in supply due to nature: An everyday struggle for you, too?

DELMIA Quintiq

Are you sourcing from different countries and facing logistical complexities? Read on to find out what the main challenges faced by seed manufacturers are and how they can overcome them to boost efficiency in areas they have control over. A seed manufacturer processes and mixes seeds according to customer demands and growing environments. Let’s imagine that you are sourcing corn seeds from France and Spain, processing and mixing in Hungary, and delivering to Germany.

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. Hungary. The sourcing department is challenged by increasing compliancy issues. And Manufacturing needs to be agile to keep up with rapid changes in the market. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

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New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

Supply Chain Movement

In The Netherlands, cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris is closing its factory in Bergen op Zoom and AkzoNobel has decided to phase out its production of organic peroxides in Deventer by the end of 2016. In Belgium, the Ford factory in Genk will soon close for good, as will the Heinz manufacturing facility in Turnhout. Logistically speaking the location of this manufacturing facility, which produces the Peugeot 508 and the Citroën C5, makes little sense.”

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Hungary. Sourcing from far-flung countries such as China is leading to growing uncertainty about the actual supply of purchase orders. The supply chain solutions for the 24-hour economy lie primarily in a flexible IT platform which enables the various internal software applications, such as for manufacturing execution, warehouse management and transport planning, to be connected to external systems such as for customs handling.

Anita Arts: “A supply chain manager can no longer sit in an ivory tower

Supply Chain Movement

The British company is owner of Unitymedia KabelBW (Germany), UPC (The Netherlands, Republic of Ireland, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary and Romania), VTR (Chile) and Liberty (Puerto Rico). The Broadcom or Intel chipsets in the devices, for instance, are highly specialised products that you can’t simply source from an alternative supplier. because there are only three major companies left who manufacturer such chipsets.”.