Grocery Giant ICA Sweden is Making its Replenishment More Efficient with RELEX

RELEX Solutions

ICA Sweden, Sweden’s leading grocery retailer, is optimizing its supply chain processes with the help of retail planning expert RELEX Solutions by making its forecasting and replenishment more proactive. Read PDF.

How Carlsberg Sweden Improved Warehouse Productivity with Laser-Guided Vehicles

Logistics Bureau

The Falkenberg operation is proof positive that a logistics company can achieve improved warehouse productivity with full automation without making massive changes to existing warehouses or moving to new purpose-designed properties.

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Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. Sweden. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’. The Netherlands secured first place based on the results from the large-scale survey among logistics decision-makers within manufacturing and retail companies in Germany.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 8-12, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Uber pilots on-demand product delivery in Sweden — powered by its new API ( VentureBeat ). In this case, Whole Foods is not managing the logistics process directly, or incurring any of the costs associated with it, so the risks are relatively low for the company.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. Sweden. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again. Acquisitions dominated the logistics headlines in 2014 and that trend is continuing this year.

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Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

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? Is logistics outsourcing right for your company? Sweden. Robinson logistics outsourcing whitepaper

Logistics Responses to Europe’s Migrant Crisis

TMC

How has the crisis affected the logistics of moving product across the region, especially at highly congested border crossings? For example, early in the new year, Denmark tightened its border controls with Germany, after Sweden had imposed similar measures [2].

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain). Total logistics cost. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones!

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Uberisation of Logistics – Are You Too Late?

Logistics Bureau

How close is it to significantly disrupting logistics? Walmart is using Uber itself to “uberise” its home delivery network, but logistics operators could become “Ubers” in their own right, offering no-strings, one-off, whenever and wherever logistics services.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

Sweden has always encouraged innovation. Here they shared real-life examples of how planning smarter has helped them remain ahead of the game in industries ranging from steel production and processing to logistics.

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

ToolsGroup

Findus Sverige AB is one of Sweden’s leading food companies, producing and distributing more than 800 finished goods items. The software identifies possible deviations from the plan, and optimizes inventory to maximize service levels while complying with logistical and cold chain constraints.

Robots are Taking Over the Roads (and Everywhere Else)

Oracle SCM

I attended the Gartner Supply Chain Conference in London a couple of weeks ago, and one of the topics that was discussed was the rise of robotics, especially in manufacturing and logistics.

How Disruptive is Global E-Commerce? More Than You Think

Talking Logistics

Let me tell you how international e-commerce is changing one buying pattern and why it will reshape global logistics operations and government import regulations. We have heard similar stories in Sweden and the U.S.

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The need to know

EFT

Amazon starts preparations to launch in Sweden. Amazon.com Inc has started preparations to launch in Sweden, marking its first step to establish a local presence in a Nordic country. Study Shows Industrial and Logistics Sectors Likely to Rebound Faster Than Expected Beyond 2021.

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

RELEX Solutions

Dr. Kai Förstl from the German Graduate School of Management & Law, Professor Jan Holmström from Aalto University, RELEX Solutions Co-founder and CMO Johanna Småros, Solutions Chairman of the Board Andrew Blatherwick and leading logistics and supply chain scientists from RELEX Solutions. 2018 Daniel Schmidt, Kühne Logistics University, Kühne, Germany Serialization in the pharmaceutical industry and the value beyond compliance Read more about the winners of the 2018 award.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. Sweden. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

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

RELEX Solutions

Dr. Kai Förstl from the German Graduate School of Management & Law, Professor Jan Holmström from Aalto University, RELEX Solutions Chairman of the Board Andrew Blatherwick, and leading logistics and supply chain scientists from RELEX Solutions. 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.

DB Schenker to secure deliveries with Zetes

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Global logistics provider DB Schenker will enhance its delivery processes with Zetes.To ensure a seamless and continuous flow of goods with a lean and optimised supply chain, the operator will implement Zebra handheld terminals and fully managed services in Sweden and Denmark, as part of a wider European implementation

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains

Cerasis

But perhaps the most far-reaching changes will center around the use of large data systems to drive sustainability in logistics and supply chains. This will lead to fewer demands on reverse logistics systems as end users will seldom find occasion to return products back to the vendor.

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

RELEX Solutions

Dr. Kai Förstl from the German Graduate School of Management & Law, Professor Jan Holmström from Aalto University, RELEX Solutions Chairman of the Board Andrew Blatherwick, and leading logistics and supply chain scientists from RELEX Solutions. 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.

Volvo’s autonomous truck begins first real-world test

EFT

Volvo Trucks' electric, connected and autonomous vehicle Vera will form part of an integrated solution to transport goods from a logistics centre to a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Together with Consafe Logistics, a supplier of supply chain execution software, Supply Chain Movement has created this Supply Chain Execution Mindmap to outline the route, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Sweden.

IKEA’s IWAY Lessons For Procurement!

Supply Chain Game Changer

As procurement, sourcing and/or purchasing professionals, we could all learn a thing or two from IKEA; an organization that went from a small furniture company in Småland, Sweden started by Ingvar Kamprad, to the major global enterprise it is today. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

By consolidating at the source, several shipments can be combined into one, thereby reducing the number of shipments even before the shipments arrive at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP). Sweden. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Following on from its other two highly popular subway maps of supply chain software vendors and logistics service providers, the quarterly magazine Supply Chain Movement has now published the third edition of the Consulting Subway Map Europe showing the European supply chain consultancy sector.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

According to logistics real-estate specialists, the Netherlands – and in particular the southern part of the country – is a favoured location and will remain so for the coming years. Sweden. Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes.

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

RELEX Solutions

Dr. Kai Förstl from the German Graduate School of Management & Law, Professor Jan Holmström from Aalto University, RELEX Solutions Chairman of the Board Andrew Blatherwick, and leading logistics and supply chain scientists from RELEX Solutions. Catarina Svensson and Anna Johansson, Linköping University, Sweden. Improving efficiency of store logistics – A case study based on a retail company. Richard Lämsä and Sebastian Mattson, Lund University, Sweden.

Supply chain software remains hugely popular

Supply Chain Movement

Since not only the planning but also the execution is becoming more important in logistics and manufacturing, this version of the IT Subway Map also includes a subway line for manufacturing execution planning.

“We want people in the supply chain to be multi-skilled” – Henri-Xavier Benoist

Supply Chain Movement

Henri-Xavier Benoist, VP Logistics & Supply Chain, Bridgestone Europe. ‘We producing tyre molds (Belgium) and it operates a Technical Centre (Rome) and two Proving Grounds (one in Rome and one in the North of Sweden).

IKEA’s IWAY Has Lessons For Every Procurement Team!

Supply Chain Game Changer

As procurement, sourcing and/or purchasing professionals, we could all learn a thing or two from IKEA; an organization that went from a small furniture company in Småland, Sweden started by Ingvar Kamprad, to the major global enterprise it is today. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Elementum

According to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index, Mexico ranks number eight out of 40 countries including Canada, Sweden, and Vietnam. Mexico may become the global manufacturing nerve center if the country plays its cards right.

RELEX Retail and Supply Chain Award 2016 Granted to Store Operations Research in the Fast Fashion Industry

RELEX Solutions

This year, the award was given to Aleksandra Korościk and Santiago Gomez from Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden for their research ‘Improvement of Store Operations in the fast fashion industry’.

Byggmax chooses RELEX with aim of being world’s best builders merchant

RELEX Solutions

Byggmax , a leading builder’s merchant in Sweden, has chosen RELEX supply chain management system to improve the efficiency of the replenishment to its central warehouses and 120 stores in Sweden, Norway and Finland. The solution works across the whole organization, for the logistics team right through to colleagues actually placing orders.” The solution works across the whole organization, for the logistics team right through to colleagues actually placing orders.