The Absolut Company: Balancing Service and Inventory Creates a Delicious Mix

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A key factor was Optilon’s ability to integrate best-of-breed solutions for production planning, demand forecasting, inventory optimization, and replenishment into a seamless process. Blog Demand Planning Inventory Optimization Supply Chain Planning Featured

Supply Chain Innovation: Plan or Perish in the “Cold Chain”

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Supply chain planners need to optimize inventory to maximize residual life while meeting service level targets. But loading up on short shelf life products begets obsolete inventory as products hit their expiry dates. This requires good demand planning and inventory optimization.

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Runsvengruppen Integrates Inventory Planning Between Central Warehouse and Stores with RELEX Solutions

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Runsvengruppen, which operates ÖoB, one of Sweden’s leading discount chains, has chosen RELEX’s supply chain solutions to integrate planning and inventory control between its central warehouse and stores. The chain needed a flexible, easy-to-use inventory management system to collect and analyze all data in one place, in order to more effectively control the entire product flow. Read PDF.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Sweden. Visuals cash checklist earn x turn finance inventory inventory days raw material risk Slimstock suppliers working capital10 questions to assess working capital management.

Picadeli to offer the freshest ingredients using RELEX’s inventory management system

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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. Because the concept’s success rests on offering customers the freshest ingredients and a versatile range, Picadeli searched for a replenishment and inventory management solution that minimizes waste while making sure that the right products are always available in each salad bar. Read PDF.

With Brexit Looming, New Supply Chain Requirements Emerge

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With limited inventory space available in the UK, adaptation is required. With a best practice usage of this trending technology, the right amount and mix of inventory can be held, without the risk of obsolescence.

An Example of Outstanding Change Management

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At a recent supply chain conference she described an implementation of ToolsGroup software from the perspective of their end user, the people in the pharmacies that managed their inventory locally. The rollout was a success: inventory value was soon reduced by 12.5%

Åhléns Looks to RELEX for Supply Chain Transformation

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Iconic Swedish retailer targets better visibility, higher availability and lower inventory. About Åhléns The family business Åhléns was founded in 1899 in Insjön and is today one of Sweden’s strongest brands, with 57 department stores in Sweden and e-commerce at ahlens.se.

RELEX Retail & Supply Chain Award 2019: Best Master’s Thesis, Europe

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RELEX will choose the best master’s thesis with a focus on retail and supply chain planning (forecasting, replenishment, seasons or promotions management, allocations, inventory management, category management or assortment management). cik and Santiago Gomez, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden Improvement of store operations in the fast fashion industry Read more about the winners of the 2016 award.

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

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RELEX will choose the best master’s thesis with a focus on retail and supply chain planning (forecasting, replenishment, seasons or promotions management, allocations, inventory management, category management or assortment management). Aleksandra Korościk and Santiago Gomez, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden. Catarina Svensson and Anna Johansson, Linköping University, Sweden. Richard Lämsä and Sebastian Mattson, Lund University, Sweden.

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

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RELEX will choose the best master’s thesis with a focus on retail and supply chain planning (forecasting, replenishment, seasons or promotions management, allocations, inventory management, category management or assortment management). cik and Santiago Gomez, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden. RELEX is looking for the best Retail and Supply Chain Master’s Thesis submitted in a European university during the year 2018.

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains

Cerasis

Tire giant Pirelli has attached sensors to its inventory that allow it to see where its tires are located and get an accurate idea of how many and what kinds of new units need to be produced.

4 Questions with IKEA Food’s Digital Transformation Leader, Lars Gunnarsson

Supply Chain Nation

But even the first IKEA store in Älmhult in Sweden included a restaurant. People came from all over Sweden to visit the store and eventually got hungry.

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

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Aims to boost availability, cut inventory, and improve strategic planning with 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.

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

RELEX Solutions

RELEX will choose the best master’s thesis with a focus on retail and supply chain planning (forecasting, replenishment, seasons or promotions management, allocations, inventory management or assortment management). Catarina Svensson and Anna Johansson, Linköping University, Sweden. Richard Lämsä and Sebastian Mattson, Lund University, Sweden. RELEX is looking for the best Retail and Supply Chain Master’s Thesis submitted in a European university during the year 2016.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

Sweden has always encouraged innovation. Participants benefited from his tips on how to achieve visibility of the entire supply chain, inventory optimization, and lowered production costs.

Arvid Nilsson Puts its Customers at the Heart of its Supply Chain Planning

RELEX Solutions

Arvid Nilsson, based in Sweden, is one of the oldest and most recognized suppliers of fastener solutions in Scandinavia. Using RELEX the company aims to cut its stock levels while improving its inventory turnover and streamlining both its purchasing and replenishment operations.

4 Questions with IKEA Food’s Digital Transformation Leader, Lars Gunnarsson

Supply Chain Nation

But even the first IKEA store in Älmhult in Sweden included a restaurant. People came from all over Sweden to visit the store and eventually got hungry.

4 Questions with IKEA Food’s Digital Transformation Leader, Lars Gunnarsson

Supply Chain Nation

But even the first IKEA store in Älmhult in Sweden included a restaurant. People came from all over Sweden to visit the store and eventually got hungry.

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.

Toy Retailer TOP-TOY Picks RELEX to Boost Availability and Automation

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TOP-TOY, the leading retailer for toys and other children’s products in the Nordic region, is improving its supply chain visibility to keep closer tabs on its inventory while driving up availability. Read PDF.

With Brexit Looming, New Supply Chain Requirements Emerge

ToolsGroup

With limited inventory space available in the UK, adaptation is required. With a best practice usage of this trending technology, the right amount and mix of inventory can be held, without the risk of obsolescence.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Sweden. Such a system enables those companies to fulfil orders flexibly by dispatching the goods from various inventory points (e.g. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Smartbox Group implements RELEX’s supply chain optimization solution to maximize sales and increase operational efficiency internationally

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RELEX Solutions to help Smartbox Group transform its supply chain management, with POS demand planning, replenishment, promotions, and inventory optimization. Read PDF.

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. Sweden. Companies must invest in and balance their inventories more wisely to ensure optimal on-shelf availability in all commercial outlets.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. A TMS with inventory allocation enables shippers to monitor shipments down to the package level. Sweden.

Case Akademibokhandeln: Centralizing Processes for Better Christmas Management

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Akademibokhandeln is the leading bookseller in Sweden with 107 stores across the country and one online store. Leading bookstore chain in Sweden. Products with low sales are automatically phased out of the assortment focusing inventory and sales on the top sellers.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

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Inventory stock turns in Days. Inventory management. Inventory levels. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right.

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Fast-Growing Swedish Flower Company Aims to Cut Waste and Automate its Supply Chain with RELEX Solutions

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Another priority is to reduce waste and improve inventory turnover, a huge challenge for businesses working with short shelf life items. Read PDF.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Sweden. Finally, the system should enable intelligent inventory location management to ensure optimal on-shelf availability for the end customers. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

Sweden. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making. Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Sweden. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

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Construction Sector Giant Saint-Gobain Partners With RELEX in Nordic and Baltic Regions

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Saint-Gobain , the Paris Headquartered, construction sector manufacturer and retailer, is to use RELEX’s forecasting and replenishment technology to boost availability, cut inventory and integrate its supply chain across its DCs and stores throughout its Nordic and Baltic operations. Read PDF.

Swedish Homeware Chain Cervera Chooses RELEX’s Power & Flexibility to Meet Growth

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Cervera , which has more than 70 stores and 600 employees across Sweden, needed a new solution to improve inventory turnover, availability and unite planning for its entire organization in one system. Read PDF.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2014 : hybrid DCs, 3-D prototypes, location-based inventory system, and more. Our salute to the best advancements in supply chain technology, processes and labor management from 2017.