3 Supply Chain Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2020

AIMMS

Moving past waste, water, and C02 reduction, they have begun searching for renewable energy sources, different forms of packaging, and increased efficiency overall. More and more enterprises will be focusing on processes like ethical sourcing, reverse logistics, and using green materials in response to public demands. 2020 seemed a world away just a few years ago and yet, here we are. This promises to be a very eventful year.

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Providing Protective 3D Printed Gear to Combat the Spread of COVID-19

DiManEx

The Dutch Army is supporting the Netherlands’ civil authorities in the fight against COVID-19, including deploying military doctors across the country. Image source: Dutch Ministry of Defence. Image source: FIT. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, countries are racing to secure protective equipment. At DiManEx, we want to do our part to ensure personnel have the gear they need to safeguard themselves and halt the spread.

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Ensuring Workers’ Rights in Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Often it’s those deeper levels that are the source of violations or inadequate working conditions. Partners in the effort include Ethical Training Initiatives in the United Kingdom and Norway , and the Netherlands-based Solidaridad. “We Regulation and Compliance Quality & Metrics All Technology Supply Chain Visibility Sourcing/Procurement/SRMJust about every major manufacturer has a supplier code of conduct to ensure that workers are treated humanely.

Do shorter supply chains really cost more?

Supply Chain Movement

However, when you also consider that the longer supply chain from the Far East ties up much more capital, then sourcing goods from Europe becomes more interesting from a cost perspective after all. It is for sustainability and agility reasons that the Dutch mattress manufacturer Auping sources its raw materials within a 300km radius of Deventer, where its factory is based, and only sources goods elsewhere in Europe in exceptional circumstances.

Supply Chain Predictions 2020: Uncertainty Demands Resilience

ToolsGroup

They drive benefits such as improved business planning and improved sourcing, procurement and supplier management. Turkey and the Netherlands). Cem Kobaner, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Advancetics BV (Turkey and the Netherlands). It’s been an interesting decade for supply chain: just when you think things can’t get any crazier, a new extreme weather event, political drama or tech start-up pops up, disrupting entire industries.

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Google Glass – The Launch of a New Product

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Dutch Prince Pieter Christiaan wears Google Glass during a walking tour in the Netherlands on April 26. Forecasting Global Sourcing Product Design Sales and Operations Planning Supply Chain Strategy New Product DevelopmentDiscussion Questions: This post has two articles that describe the launch of the new “Google Glass” product. Read the articles carefully and describe what Google has done so far to develop this product and understand the market for it.

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

AIMMS

I joined Peapod from our parent company, Ahold Delhaize, in the Netherlands. Image source: Peapod. Yes, I think that’s a key difference between the Netherlands and the US. An interview with Daniël van Gool at Peapod. It’s an exciting era for retail as companies continue to focus on creating and providing a great experience for their customers, while driving innovation and market share.

Modeling brewing capacity to drive cost savings at HEINEKEN

AIMMS

I work for Global Supply Chain, a division based in Zoeterwoude (the Netherlands). A typical question we deal with could be: “should we invest in brewing capacity in South Africa or can we postpone that investment and save costs by importing beer from the Netherlands instead?” Our team determines which countries should get the most volume of this product, where it should be produced and which brewery each country should source it from.

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

AIMMS

I joined Peapod from our parent company, Ahold Delhaize, in the Netherlands. Image source: Peapod. Yes, I think that’s a key difference between the Netherlands and the US. An interview with Daniël van Gool at Peapod. It’s an exciting era for retail as companies continue to focus on creating and providing a great experience for their customers, while driving innovation and market share.

Using Weather and Climate Data to Improve Demand Forecasting

ToolsGroup

For instance, in a recent application that involved temperature and ice cream, a consumer goods company deployed machine learning to develop a model for five European countries: Germany, Poland, Sweden, the Netherlands, and France. Source: NYCCSC. Editor's Note: This is the second in a three part series on advanced demand analytics to improve demand forecasting. Part One of the series, New Product Introduction (NPI), can be found here.

Is Traffic Congestion Slowing Down Your Delivery During Peak Season? We Got A Solution!

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Image Source) 1. Image Source) 2. A study in the Netherlands called the VERDI conducted by TNO shows that half of the delayed delivery trips to warehouses was caused by traffic congestions. Image Source) A case is explained in Cairo Traffic Congestion Study when they calculated all of the component costs that directly related to traffic congestion in Greater Cairo. Image Source) 5.

Microsoft Logistics Fleeing Germany Because of Patent Fears

Supply Chain Network

According to various news sources, including the Wall Street Journal and Reuters, Microsoft Corp. Nasdaq: MSFT) is moving its European logistics activities from Germany to the Netherlands as a risk-avoidance measure related to its ongoing legal battle with Motorola Mobility Inc. From EBN: “Here’s something you don’t see every day: A Fortune 100 company and big-name technology business is shifting its distribution operations because of a lawsuit.

10th Pan-European Conference in the P2P Series

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Amsterdam, the Netherlands. New topics discussed will include creating a strong Purchasing Master Data Management fundament, delivering additional value through dynamic discounting, discussing the best strategic P2P function models and experiences with outsourcing vs. in sourcing. 10th Pan-European Conference in the P2P Series. P2P Process Owners Strategy Workshop. Date 16-18 November 2016. Organiser: marcus evans Conferences.

Dutch Army starts cooperation with DiManEx to solve spare part supply challenges with an end-to-end service for 3D Manufacturing

DiManEx

Utrecht, the Netherlands – May 14, 2018: Earlier this month, the Material Stock Logistic Command of the Dutch Army signed a letter of intent to cooperate with DiManEx in order to deploy Additive Manufacturing (AM) within their supply chain. Sourcing legacy parts is a recurring challenge for the army, just like it is for many manufacturers and service organizations.

What Your Company Needs to Succeed in Today’s Retail Landscape

AIMMS

In Europe, V&D , a major Dutch department store, and Brantano , a large footwear retailer operating in the Netherlands, Belgium and the UK, have officially declared bankruptcy. Source, make, and deliver reporting to a common leader. It’s no mystery that some of the world’s largest retail chains are struggling to survive. Walmart is closing a record number of stores (269) in the U.S. and abroad this year. Trusted names like Sears, J.C.

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Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H. Netherlands. Netherlands Antilles. 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? This C.H.

Modeling brewing capacity to drive cost savings at HEINEKEN

AIMMS

I work for Global Supply Chain, a division based in Zoeterwoude (the Netherlands). A typical question we deal with could be: “should we invest in brewing capacity in South Africa or can we postpone that investment and save costs by importing beer from the Netherlands instead?” Our team determines which countries should get the most volume of this product, where it should be produced and which brewery each country should source it from.

Job opening: International Category Manager – Logistics at Rockwool

Supply Chain Movement

Can you deliver added value and cost savings from a supply chain, optimise and develop procurement processes, manage a wide range of suppliers internationally and identify new supply sources? In order to strengthen our international procurement team, we are offering a Sourcing & Procurement position in logistics with both professional challenges and personal perspectives. You will be joining ROCKWOOL’s Global Sourcing & Procurement organisation.

The Importance of Transparency in Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Consumers, activists, and investors increasingly want to know the products they buy are sourced sustainably and ethically. Transparency, on the other hand, involves moral and ethical dimensions of activities associated with sourcing and manufacturing. sources of raw materials. Food Safety Modernization Act) with further regulation on the horizon in the Netherlands and Switzerland, among others.”

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The Impact of Demand Volatility and a Changing Technology Landscape on European Supply Chains

AIMMS

A recent report by the ACE European Group identifies supply chains as of the biggest sources of concern for European businesses today. In the Netherlands, the internet retailer Coolblue has 24-hour delivery even for orders placed on Sunday. On the one hand, companies are facing growing uncertainty due to volatile exchange rates, rising oil prices and economic and geopolitical events, such as Greece’s financial crisis and the conflict in Ukraine.

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‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ – 24 juni 2015

Supply Chain Movement

China: from sourcing location to an end market. Rietdijk, SVP Global Sourcing – Vestas. Rietdijk, SVP Global Sourcing – Vestas. Erik Jutte, Trade Lane Manager China – DSV Air & Sea The Netherlands. ‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’. Datum: 24 juni 2015. Locatie: Sea Palace, Amsterdam. Organisatie: DSV en Supply Chain Media. Places are limited. Please reserve your seat, mail to Debby Sterk. Agenda. 10:30. Reception. 11:00.

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Doing Business in Poland

QAD

France, Italy and the Netherlands. Primary import partners were Germany, China, Russia, Netherlands, Italy, France and the Czech Republic. The corporate tax rate is 19%, calculated on global corporate income from all sources if the company is headquartered in Poland. Poland has become a democratic, market-oriented country after many years of communism and the lingering effects of invasion during World War ll.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Netherlands. Netherlands Antilles. The sourcing department is challenged by increasing compliancy issues. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains.

Arkieva Customer Spotlight: AkzoNobel Strengthens Position as The Leading Global Supplier in Coil Coatings

Arkieva

Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Arkieva customer AkzoNobel is a leading global paints, coatings and specialty chemicals manufacturing company. Source: AkzoNobel. Earlier this month, AkzoNobel announced the acquisition of BASF’s global industrial coatings. This acquisition further strengthens the company’s position as the global number one supplier of coil coatings.

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. The world-renowned American designer Michael Kors plans to build a large European distribution centre in Venlo, The Netherlands. Companies are now having to source more locally in order to ensure that they can continue to produce for the local market.”. >>Please

Doing Business in Belgium

QAD

The Kingdom of Belgium achieved its independence from the Netherlands in 1830, and has become an admired modern country, well-known as the home of international organizations such as NATO and the EU. Belgium is bordered by France, Germany, Luxembourg and Netherlands, and has a robust shipping infrastructure including multiple ports, making it a perfect location for trade both within the EU and with other geographic regions. percent; Netherlands 12 percent and the U.K.

Is Google the most innovative supply chain company in the world?

Freightos

The service was originally launched in the Netherlands and Belgium in early 2013 and called “Staples Easy 3D.” According to Ti’s white paper on the topic, some goods manufactured in Asia-Pacific could be near-sourced to the US or Europe. In fact, in 2014, DHL carried out a pilot project testing smart glasses and augmented reality in a warehouse in the Netherlands.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Netherlands. Netherlands Antilles. Sourcing from far-flung countries such as China is leading to growing uncertainty about the actual supply of purchase orders. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock. Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level.

Challenges of global fast fashion supply chains (Part IV)

Supply Chain Movement

In this series on global fashion retail we have discussed about network design and inventory location in Chapter 1, stores replenishment in Chapter 2 and sourcing and manufacturing lead times in Chapter 3. Chapter 3 about sourcing and manufacturing lead times. 3) Sourcing and manufacturing lead times. Talent development.

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Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

So I went straight to the source and asked consultants, trade reporters, Wall Street Journal reporters and others, what their go-to logistics and supply chain sources were. is one of the industry’s most respected logistics sources. The businessman’s news source of choice, global export and import volumes (as well as buying trendings) are key to informing supply chain professionals. Sourcing Innovation.

Job opening: Associate Director European Distribution at Astellas

Supply Chain Movement

The products are made in our EMEA Astellas sites, which are based in Kerry (Ireland) and Meppel (the Netherlands). Alternatively they are sourced from contract manufacturers or Astellas sites outside EMEA. Astellas employs around 850 persons in the Netherlands at Leiden and Meppel. Do you have a University degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, or a related field, between 4 and 8 years of logistics management experience within a pharmaceutical environment?

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). Netherlands. Netherlands Antilles. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. They can renegotiate contracts, find other carriers, and do a better job of maximizing their truck utilization.

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

Supply Chain Movement

However, there must be consensus within the organisation about definitions and the right source of information for important reports. Netherlands. Netherlands Antilles. 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.

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 overwhelming majority of the 36,000 employees are based in Europe, which is where more than 90 percent of the company’s 17 billion dollar revenue is generated, under the supervision of the operational head office in Schiphol-Rijk, The Netherlands.

What is the True Cost of Sustainable Apparel from Bangladesh? Insights from Harvard “Sustainable Models for the Apparel Industry” Conference

NC State SCRC

What is the fair price of an apparel product responsibly sourced from Bangladesh, and what price do apparel suppliers need to ensure a safe and sustainable work place and fair wages for the workers in Bangladesh? However, a report in the Sourcing Journal on 8 Aug 2016 “Cheap Clothing Created Some of the World’s Richest People” mentioned how owners of major apparel brands and retailers became billionaires through the apparel business.