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

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.

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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.

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

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

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

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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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.

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.

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 Trucks ME is training the region's truck drivers

Logistics Middle East

Run by qualified instructors in Sweden, the Volvo Trucks Driver Development Programme covers health and safety, safety and fuel consumption

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?

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.

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.

Catalyst and Digital Journeyman, Kay Lummistch’s API Program Ramp-up Workshop — key takeaways

Axway

Axway’s Catalyst and Digital Journeyman, Kay Lummistch presented an API Program Ramp-up Workshop at Southern Sweden’s biggest Food Processing & Packaging Industry company in September. When Kay spoke with Jörgen Nilsson, many exciting key takeaways from the event on digital … API Management Digital Transformation api digital transformation

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.

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.

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.

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.

Will 2021 be about Cost Reduction or Strategic Supplier Relationships?

ivalua

Ivalua was honoured to provide some commentary on the survey results during a webinar with PWC in Sweden, as the 2020 survey is even more fascinating.

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

Talking Logistics

We have heard similar stories in Sweden and the U.S. Like Sweden, they are already starting to recognize there is a significant hole in their management of imports and are putting effort into policies, practices and technology that helps to ensure they are getting all of their money. This could take the form of extended collection services as mentioned in Sweden to rejection of shipments in the country of origin in the case of non-compliance with import regulations.

Supply Chain Predictions 2020: Uncertainty Demands Resilience

ToolsGroup

Anders Remneback, Product Manager, Optilon AB (Stockholm, Sweden). 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.

The Stockout: Oatly shares soar upon going public

The Supply Chain Journal

With most CPG companies already having reported first-quarter earnings, the CPG-related news this week centered around descriptions of consumer strength from their retail partners. In addition, the largest CPG companies, such as Unilever, are making bigger pushes into sustainable packaging.

The Supply Chain Response to India’s Second Wave of Covid!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Luxembourg and Sweden sent 58 and 120 ventilators respectively. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic! India’s second wave of Covid article and permission to publish here provided by Ajay Jha.

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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. 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.

Accelerate Digitisation in the Supply Chain – Leveraging a Data-driven Approach to Optimisation – LogiSYM August 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Today the company has over 230 team members located across the globe including Singapore, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Sweden, South Africa, Ivory Coast, France, Romania, UAE, Ghana, and Nigeria.

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

RELEX Solutions

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. ” “Runsvengruppen with ÖoB, is a well-established part of Sweden’s retail landscape,” says Christian Brunberg, Director of Sales, Scandinavia at RELEX Solutions. About ÖoB ÖoB is a leading discount chain and one of the top ten strongest retail brands in Sweden.

Åhléns Looks to RELEX for Supply Chain Transformation

RELEX Solutions

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. Read PDF. Iconic Swedish retailer targets better visibility, higher availability and lower inventory. Leading Swedish department store chain Åhléns has signed a deal to use RELEX Solutions’ pragmatic AI-driven software to take its retail planning to the next level.

Robots are Taking Over the Roads (and Everywhere Else)

Oracle SCM

In April, a convoy of semi-automated smart trucks completed their first European cross-border trip, journeying from Sweden and southern Germany and ending in Rotterdam. 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.

Transforming the Grocery Shopping Experience with Last Mile Delivery

Solvoyo

According to the survey conducted quarterly by Bain & Company among nearly 9,500 consumers in the US, UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Sweden, around 25% of the European participants claimed that they are still reluctant to go to physical stores despite the lifting of restrictions.

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

RELEX Solutions

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. Are you a recently graduated supply chain specialist or finalizing your master’s thesis with a focus on retail planning?

American Software Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2021 Results

Logility

During the quarter, SaaS subscription and/or software license agreements were signed with customers located in the following 9 countries/territories: Brazil, Canada, France, Mexico, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Sweden, United Kingdom, and United States.

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains

GlobalTranz

In fact, according to Alberta energy providers , efficiency, stemmed from the use of IoT Tech, itself is now being referred to as the “fifth fuel” - in 11 International Energy Agency member countries (America, Australia, Britain, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands and Sweden) improvements in efficiency allowed for savings equal to 1.4 The Internet has already transformed the way individuals interact, make choices, and process information.