MediaMarkt Sweden looks to Relex to transform its supply chain

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

MediaMarkt Sweden has selected Relex to automate and optimise its supply chain. Relex, whose retail planning solutions have delivered impressive results for customers worldwide, will replace the retailer's largely manual supply chain management processes

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. ICA Sweden , one of the biggest retailers in the Nordic region, wanted better support and decided to update its largely manual replenishment process because of the size and complexity of its operations. Read PDF.

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How Carlsberg Sweden Improved Warehouse Productivity with Laser-Guided Vehicles

Logistics Bureau

However, over the last decade, Carlsberg , one of the world’s largest brewing companies, improved warehouse productivity and efficiency at its production and storage facility in Falkenberg, Sweden, by phasing in fully automated full-pallet processes alongside manual picking and consolidation of mixed and part-pallet orders.

Green Supply Chain News on Sweden Makes Bold Push for Green Vehicles by Electrifying Its Highways

Supply Chain Digest

System Uses Powered Track that Charges Cars and Trucks as They Travel, with Goal to Convert all 20,000 Kilometers of the Major Highways in Sweden

Here it Comes, as Office Complex in Sweden Offers Option of Embedded RFID for Workers to Automate Access, Buy Lunch

Supply Chain Digest

Many have Concerns, but Group in Country Seeks 100 Participants to Test and Study the Technology. Turning off Your Key Fob if You are Behind on Car Payment

RFID, AIDC and IoT News on Implant Movement Slowly Growing

Supply Chain Digest

Sweden has 4000 BioHackers, while Others Worry Chips will be Used to Track Humans

Iptor achieves multiple success in Nordics

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Iptor, the Swedish-based, global provider enterprise resource planning, supply chain management, planning and logistics software and services, reports exceptional success in Norway, Sweden and Finland in the first half of 2020

COP26: 5Zs that changed the world part 2

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

by Wolfgang Lehmacher, Anchor Group & Mikael Lind, Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE). Mikael Lind is the world’s first Professor of Maritime Informatics and is engaged at Chalmers, Sweden, and is also Senior Strategic Research Advisor at Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE).

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The Rise of Procurement Excellence

Kodiak Hub

A few summers ago the Aperol spritz was all the craze in Stockholm, Sweden. Bubbly, juicy, fruity, slightly bitter, slightly sweet. It was the unanimous, yet unspoken, number one drink choice for a steamy summer day. Teamwork

COP26: 5Zs that changed the world

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

by Wolfgang Lehmacher, Anchor Group & Mikael Lind, Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE). In Sweden, there are initiatives such as I.Hamn and SARGASSO. Part 1–Defining the moment.

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of June 30, 2016

Supply Chain Digest

Sweden Testing Electric Highway for TrucksNew Panama Canal Finally Opens. 3D Printing Losing Some Steam. Walmart Continues to Expand Its dot com Business, but is it Enoug.

Kodiak Rating Changes Name to Kodiak Hub

Kodiak Hub

Stockholm, Sweden, 07/09/21. Kodiak Rating, the provider of the cloud-based Supplier Relationship Management software, announced yesterday on September 6, 2021, that it has completed a rebranding and brand evolution.

Cabless pod developer Einride raises $110M from new and existing investors

The Supply Chain Journal

Sweden-based Einride, whose driverless and cabless freight pods run on electricity, has raised $110 million in a Series B funding round. It moved containers from a logistics center to a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden.

10 countries where truckers make the most money

The Supply Chain Journal

Switzerland: $70,452 Australia: $53,951 Belgium: $50,462 Norway: $47,572 United States: $47,130 Germany: $46,871 Netherlands: $46,865 Austria: $46,217 Canada: $43,445 Sweden: $42,751. Truck drivers help keep the flow of goods moving around the world and can make good money doing it.

The Daily Dash: Microchip shortage hits Volvo

The Supply Chain Journal

Sweden’s Volvo AB expects to take up to four weeks of manufacturing downtime this quarter as a shortage of microchips worsens. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem.

The Daily Dash: KeepTruckin’s $190 million round

The Supply Chain Journal

German automotive supplier Robert Bosch will make and sell air compressors to Cellentric, the fuel cell joint venture of Germany’s Daimler Truck AG and Sweden’s Volvo Group AB. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem.

Volvo expects up to a month of chip shortage downtime

The Supply Chain Journal

Sweden’s Volvo AB ( OTC: VLVLY ) expects to take two to four weeks of manufacturing downtime this quarter as a shortage of microchips worsens.

With Brexit Looming, New Supply Chain Requirements Emerge

ToolsGroup

Optilon was founded in 2005 and is today active throughout the Nordic region with offices in Sweden, Denmark and Finland. On October 31st, the United Kingdom will leave the EU, with or without an exit deal. This, combined with the 2019 EU election results that changed the political landscape, opens speculation regarding this alternative reality, and what requirements it would put on companies in the EU.

Forwarder JAS Worldwide announces 4th acquisition in past year

The Supply Chain Journal

Founded in 2000, Gothenburg, Sweden-based Greencarrier Freight Services International provides sustainable logistics solutions through 11 offices on both sides of the Baltic Sea as well as the U.K.,

What now? UAW members reject second tentative agreement at Volvo Trucks

The Supply Chain Journal

Separately, stockholders in Sweden’s AB Volvo, the parent of VTNA, will vote June 29 on a company proposal to pay a special dividend of $1.14

Shortages of coolant set to impact the semiconductor industry

Resilinc

According to Cooling Post , a trade journal for the refrigerant industry, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark are also pushing the EU to restrict the use of PFAS used in manufacturing common refrigerants HFC and HFO.

Supply Chain at the Heart of the Latest Ransomware Attack

Enterra Insights

Journalist Dev Kundaliya reports, “Coop, one of Sweden’s largest grocery chains, was forced to temporarily closed almost all of its nearly 800 stores after the attack.

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

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. RELEX is looking for the best Retail and Supply Chain Master’s Thesis submitted in a European university during the year 2017. Are you a recently graduated supply chain specialist or finalizing your master’s thesis with a focus on retail planning?

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. Note: There will be no blog post next week due to summer holidays. If it’s hot in August, you can duck in and out of air-conditioning. But that’s not the case with goods in the supply chain that always need to be kept cold. The “cold chain” poses a major execution problem—maintaining product integrity across dimensions like temperature and humidity.

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

RELEX Solutions

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. 2015 Catarina Svensson and Anna Johansson, Linköping University, Sweden Improving efficiency of store logistics – A case study based on a retail company Read more about the winners of the 2015 award.

Traton shakes up Navistar C-suite, ousting CEO Lisboa

The Supply Chain Journal

Carlbaum was executive vice president of commercial operations at Sweden’s Scania CV AB until the end of March. Volkswagen AG-owned Traton Group replaced Persio Lisboa as CEO of recently acquired Navistar International Corp.

American Software Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2022 Results

Logility

During the quarter, SaaS subscription and/or software license agreements were signed with customers located in the following 9 countries: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Mexico, Sweden, United Kingdom and United States.

Volvo Group posts solid Q2 results despite losing month of production

The Supply Chain Journal

Sweden-based Volvo ( OTC: VLVLY ) made no mention of a labor dispute at its Volvo Trucks North America unit that sacrificed five weeks of regular production during the quarter. Volvo Group lost about a month of truck production in Q2 because of the semiconductor shortage.

Driving Sustainability in the Age of Supply Chain Disruption

Logistics Viewpoints

Volvo’s POD in Sweden is a great example. The global pandemic has created a watershed moment for global supply chains. As we adjust and respond to this “new normal”, one important area is the effect of these shifts on the environment.

E-methanol: Missing piece to shipping’s decarbonization puzzle?

The Supply Chain Journal

Göteborg, Sweden-based power-to-fuel company Liquid Wind has a lofty goal to produce more than 25 million tons of e-methanol at 500 facilities annually by 2050. 2022 Construction of Liquid Wind’s first plant, FlagshipONE, will begin on the northeast coast of Sweden in Örnsköldsvik.

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

ToolsGroup

That’s also allowing Absolut to keep its production, from sourcing materials to distilling and bottling, anchored in a small corner of southern Sweden.” The world’s #2 selling vodka brand leaves nothing to chance when it comes to quality and sustainability. Here’s how they teamed up with ToolsGroup partner Optilon for a seamless supply chain planning process.

Try again: UAW members reject tentative contract at Volvo Trucks

The Supply Chain Journal

Local members complained about ending the walkout without seeing details of the five-year agreement their negotiators reached with the Sweden-based truck maker.

Supply Chain Planning with Microsoft Dynamics AX

ToolsGroup

At Kronans , a large pharmacy chain in Sweden, each local pharmacy manager was manually setting order parameters for every item , a time-consuming process that led to sub-optimal inventory levels. Microsoft Dynamics AX is a powerful mid-market ERP platform with the capacity for medium-size companies to expand and transform their businesses. But growth poses supply chain planning (SCP) challenges.

Volvo Trucks hit by first UAW strike since 2008

The Supply Chain Journal

VTNA and Mack Trucks are part of the Sweden-based Volvo Group.

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

RELEX Solutions

cik and Santiago Gomez, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden. 2015 Catarina Svensson and Anna Johansson, Linköping University, Sweden Improving efficiency of store logistics – A case study based on a retail company Read more about the winners of the 2015 award. 2014 Richard Lämsä and Sebastian Mattson, Lund University, Sweden Investigation of buying in retail companies – Understanding the effects of a central warehouse Read more about the winners of the 2014 award.