Grilstad selects Blue Ridge supply chain planning solutions to execute a better S&OP process

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Blue Ridge, the supply chain planning solutions provider, has announced that Grilstad, the producer of meat products in Norway, has selected solutions from the Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning platform to execute a best practice sales and operations planning (S&OP) process. One of Norway’s largest producers of meat products, Grilstad began as a cured meat factory in Trondheim in 1957

Norway’s fastest growing online supermarket, Kolonial.no, chooses RELEX to support further growth

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to handle the increasing complexity of their supply chain. Today, the company employs 450 people and has an assortment of nearly 6,000 products that are distributed through its central warehouse, situated close to Oslo, Norway. The combination of a challenging business model and the strong growth of customer demand requires careful planning and management of its supply chain. is the largest online food retailer in Norway. Read PDF.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 29 – May 3, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Descartes opened up its wallet and made another acquisition, this time KSD Software Norway AS , a Scandinavia-based provider of electronic customs filing solutions for the European Union. As I’ve said before, there are so many mixed signals out there, I have no idea what’s going on with the economy — which is why, to use a bunch of buzzwords, companies need to have timely and accurate visibility to demand and supply signals to enable agile and responsive supply chains.

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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. Together with service provider Arvato, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap outlining the route for high-tech supply chains, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0. Norway. Challenges for high-tech supply chain.

How Big Data is Changing Supply Chains

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Dunn a writer for TechnologyAdvice. She provides some great insights into how big data might be able to be used in supply chains. In spite of this often-daunting aspect of business today, with appropriate use of this data, you can realize a powerful advantage over the competition by boosting efficiencies in your organization’s supply chain. By leveraging big data, supply chain organizations can improve response to unpredictable demand and reduce related issues.

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. Life’s as a chief supply chain officer (CSCO) is not always easy. Norway. Trends article Carlos Cordón download IMD Business School Leadership supply chain talent development

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

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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 Checklist supply chain optimisation. Norway. Visuals Aimms checklist decision making Districon optimisation supply chain Supply Chain Media

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level. 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 Mindmap Supply Chain Execution 24/7. Norway.

Supply Chain Alone Can’t Solve Sustainability But it Has a Part to Play!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Supply Chain Carbon Footprint Reduction Strategy. It saw leaders from around the world pledging new initiatives to address the ongoing climate crisis, including a $60 Billion renewable energy commitment from Germany, and 15 countries including Britain, Norway and Costa Rica pledging to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. As a business area, Supply Chain Management’s influence has grown over the past number of years.

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. This white paper from R&G Global Consultants will help you analysing your own role in the performance of your supply chain. Is your supply chain strategy truly customer focused? Do you fully understand your own supply chain?

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. Supply Chain Media and BLMC Recruitment & Interim Management have therefore developed this mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020 outlining the route, with road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

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. Supply Chain KPI. So that unfortunately means that many of your supply chain KPIs may not be stock-standard ones. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain).

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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. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Gartner Survey Analysis Women in Supply Chain 2016. Norway.

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. It also identifies practices that are increasing the engagement with and success of women in supply chain organizations. Gartner Survey Analysis Women in Supply Chain 2016. Norway. Trends gartner survey Women in Supply Chain

Ensuring Workers’ Rights in Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

In a typical global supply chain, involving multiple tiers of production, the chances of failure are alarmingly high. Most global supply chains are made up of multiple tiers of manufacturing, stretching from production of raw materials to final assembly. Partners in the effort include Ethical Training Initiatives in the United Kingdom and Norway , and the Netherlands-based Solidaridad. “We

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. This white paper from R&G Global Consultants will help you analysing your own role in the performance of your supply chain. Is your supply chain strategy truly customer focused? Do you fully understand your own supply chain?

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

Our salute to the best advancements in supply chain technology, processes and labor management from 2017. This is our annual salute to the best in people, processes and technology within the supply chain arena. We think you’ll enjoy this year-end recap of supply chain innovations and best practices. Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2015 : solar-powered vessel, robot dispatcher, 3-D printed flight parts, and more.

Do We Really Need a New Smart Phone Every Two Years?

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However, as brand companies make consumers believe they need a new smart phone every two years, today’s global supply chains are responsible for incredibly large amounts of electronic waste. The top per capita producers, however, are Norway (28.3 Practice Closed-Loop System Globalization Report Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability We all know about natural resource scarcity.

BluJay Solutions Extends Supply Chain Capabilities for Customers with Latest Release of Global Trade Network Platform

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Software release expands capabilities for multi-modal transport, multi-country compliance, and supply chain workflow, mobility, visibility and reporting. Holland, MI and Manchester, UK – November 27, 2018 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, announces the release of BluJay Global Trade Network version 19.0.0. Supply chains are becoming more global and more mobile.

Your Supply Chain Needs a New Place to Put Plastic

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In today’s regulated supply chain, the end of a product lifecycle is just as important as the beginning. The country established itself as the last link in the recycling supply chain. Norway, for example, recently announced that its recycling operations were to efficient that it was running out of fuel for its incinerator plants. Will Norway be the world’s next trash destination?

Blue Ridge Executives Discuss The Future of Supply Chain at Nordics Supply Chain Conference

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Conference highlighted new perspectives and game-changing technology to drive supply chain innovation. and Oslo, Norway -- July 6, 2016. Blue Ridge , a global leader in cloud demand forecasting , planning, replenishment, allocation and analytics, sponsored the 8th annual Nordics Supply Chain Conference at Losby Gods Manor in Oslo, Norway attracting a record number of attendees.

Appeasement vs. Go Bold: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

What does that have to do with supply chain? When Hitler’s armies conquered Norway, Denmark, Holland, Belgium and France, Britain stood alone against all of the might of the combined German and Italian military. What does this have to do with supply chain you again ask? He marched his armies into the Crimea much like Hitler marched into Czechoslovakia and has continued to supply military aid to the rebels in eastern Ukraine. Featured Supply Chain

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. Norway. Following a series of acquisitions of supply chain consulting firms by the ‘Big Four’ (Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PwC) over the past years, Accenture has recently responded with a couple of surprising moves.

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.

Rising costs to challenge supply chain in 2019

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Companies at all stages of the supply chain are expecting rising costs in 2019, says eyefortransport’s new Supply Chain Hot Trends 2019 report , which is free to download now. A report from late 2018 estimated that in just the UK, Germany, France, Denmark Sweden and Norway there was a shortage of nearly 130,000 drivers. In it you can find: The key technology trends set to disrupt the supply chain.

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

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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 will provide a solution tailored to the needs of the retailer’s online channel and 250 stores across Sweden, Norway, and Finland. Previously KICKS, which handles some 25,000 SKUs and has a turnover of almost €300M, used generic forecasting and supply chain management tools bundled with its former ERP system.

Game of Chains

Supply Chain Movement

“Ecosystems are the future for digital supply chains,”? claimed Gartner’s Michael Burkett during the firm’s supply chain conference in London in September 2017. Volvo has similar kinds of partnerships with a number of retailers in Sweden, Norway and Switzerland. Het bericht Game of Chains verscheen eerst op Supply Chain Movement.

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

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Case Musti Group: Thriving in a Complex, Multinational, Supply Chain Environment. 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. Musti’s supply chain challenges are common to many fast-growing companies. The leading pet supplies and accessories retailer in the Nordics.

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9 Apps in 2 Days: Business App Development Acceleration

AIMMS

In 2003 I moved from the United States to Norway and started to work for Höegh Autoliners. We leveraged input from Gartner for companies specializing in optimization and specifically logistics and supply chain. The value is in optimizing vessel scheduling – the goal is to move all goods/cars with the fewest number of vessels so that we can achieve a balanced supply and demand situation as well as free up any excess tonnage for new opportunities.

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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 Norway. Trends logistics map Smart Logistics Centre Venlo Supply Chain Media VenloThe Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

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. Norway. Visuals Aberdeen Research Amber Road customs duties French FTA Global Trade Map international trade PTA risk SAA Supply Chain Media Supply Chain Movement trade agreements

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

RELEX Solutions

Nordic hardware wholesaler has selected RELEX Solutions to streamline its business and improve its supply chain planning processes. Arvid Nilsson has long been focusing on strengthening its customer centricity and to achieve that goal, the company needed to improve its supply chain planning processes. Their products are for sale in a large number of retailers in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. 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. Supply Chain Movement and NeoGrid, provider of a collaborative, demand-driven supply chain management platform in the cloud, have therefore developed this mindmap to inspire fashion and luxury goods companies to become more profitable and competitive. >>Please Norway.

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. Norway. Reports challenges download optimum Quintiq supply chain whitepaperAdvanced analytics and optimization technology is the game-changing advantage that will push you past the competition – giving your business more agility, higher accuracy and sharper insights to maximize your revenue.

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. Together with MP Objects, supplier of supply chain software, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap for innovative order management, including a handy description of the route and with road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Norway. Supply chain challenges.