How Carlsberg Sweden Improved Warehouse Productivity with Laser-Guided Vehicles

Logistics Bureau

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

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

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.

Podcast Episode 44: How to Choose the Right Packaging for Your Supply Chain w/ Matt White from BillerudKorsnäs

Icecorp

On episode 44 of the 2 Babes podcast, their guest is Matt White, International Account Executive from Managed Packaging, a division of BillerudKorsnäs, a global paper manufacturer headquartered in Sweden. ICECORP is excited to share Episode 43 of the " 2 Babes Talk Supply Chain " Podcast!

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.

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.

The results of a national referendum on ‘fair food’ laws: transparency roundup

Provenance

Food Matters Live have looked at an online survey conducted by the European Food Information Council in 2016 with 2,000 shoppers across UK, Poland, France & Sweden. However when respondents were told that some ‘free-from’ claims may not always mean healthier, those in Poland & France felt reduced trust in these types of claims whereas those in UK & Sweden were generally ‘not surprised’.

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.

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 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

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.

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains

Cerasis

The Internet has already transformed the way individuals interact, make choices, and process information.

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.

An Example of Outstanding Change Management

ToolsGroup

Q: Sweden is a long country and the seasons don’t start at the same time, how will the system know when allergy season starts in different parts of the country? Managing change at the individual level is essential to realize benefits across the organization.

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

RELEX Solutions

RELEX will provide a solution tailored to the needs of the retailer’s online channel and 250 stores across Sweden, Norway, and Finland. Read PDF. Aims to boost availability, cut inventory, and improve strategic planning with RELEX Solutions.

Is The Creative Class Coming To A City Near You?

Supply Chain Insights

This is more than just birds of a feather flocking together in a few places on the planet (Silicon Valley, Boston’s Route 128, The Triangle in North Carolina, Austin, Seattle, Bangalore, Dublin and Sweden to name a few) and having an impact.

A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology

Provenance

This is particularly true, in the context of the growing number of international commitments to carbon neutrality, such as Sweden’s pledge to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2045. To do this we ask, what policy interventions types could Sweden leverage to promote a transparent REE system?

Game of Chains

Supply Chain Movement

Volvo has similar kinds of partnerships with a number of retailers in Sweden, Norway and Switzerland. The traditional boundaries between sectors and industries are blurring, or even vanishing, due to the increasing digitalization of business globally. It’s now much easier for new digital players to enter – and completely transform – existing markets.

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?

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Sweden. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

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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.

Why Using Reusable Packaging Can Be the Most Effective Way to Save Time and Money in Your Global Supply Chain

Cerasis

Sweden’s Svenska (PDF). Reusable packaging may be the one most effective way you can manage your costs better. It seems that no matter what industry you are in there is more and more buzz about the advantages of using reusable packaging and rightfully so.

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

Quintiq

Sweden has always encouraged innovation. It has produced 31 Nobel laureates, holds the highest number of patents per capita and is where 20 elements in the periodic table were discovered. In other words, it’s the perfect place for one of Quintiq’s two offices in the Nordics region.

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

RELEX Solutions

Arvid Nilsson, based in Sweden, is one of the oldest and most recognized suppliers of fastener solutions in Scandinavia. Working alongside Arvid Nilsson’s experienced team has been a pleasure,” says Mikael Wiklund, RELEX’s Sales Manager in Sweden. Read PDF.

Case Akademibokhandeln: Centralizing Processes for Better Christmas Management

RELEX Solutions

Akademibokhandeln is the leading bookseller in Sweden with 107 stores across the country and one online store. Leading bookstore chain in Sweden. Case Akademibokhandeln: Centralizing Processes for Better Christmas Management. Insights » Case Studies. Introduction.

Supply chain software remains hugely popular

Supply Chain Movement

In addition to warehouse management solutions, software vendor Consafe Logistics has been providing customers in its domestic market of Sweden with manufacturing execution solutions for many years, and is now supplying these internationally too.

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’.

Big changes coming to the supply line, just not where you thought they’d be

The 21st Century Supply Chain

As reported by The Guardian a number of European truck manufactures recently collaborated on creating a convoy of more than six semi-autonomous (semi-autonomous because there was still a back-up human driver) trucks that drove from Sweden and south Germany to a port in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Toy Retailer TOP-TOY Picks RELEX to Boost Availability and Automation

RELEX Solutions

The Copenhagen-based toy retailer operates 295 stores under the BR and Toys”R”Us brands in Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Iceland and Germany. Read PDF.

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.

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

Supply Chain Movement

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). One in every six vehicles drives on tyres made by the Bridgestone Corporation.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Sweden. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Sweden. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital.