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

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. 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

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

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

Volvo’s autonomous truck begins first real-world test

EFT

Volvo Trucks' electric, connected and autonomous vehicle Vera will form part of an integrated solution to transport goods from a logistics centre to a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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

DELMIA 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.

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.

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. The company is currently active in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark. Read PDF. The Nordic region’s leading photographic and video equipment retailer aims to improve assortment decisions, availability and customer satisfaction.

“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.

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.

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.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

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

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’.