Improve cost management

Improve cost management in a high-inflation environment

While economists are at loggerheads as to whether inflation is transitory or long-lasting, one thing is certain: It’s happening, and just about everyone is feeling it up and down the supply chain. Chief among those experiencing the manifestations of inflation are manufacturers. Due to rising freight costs, manufacturers’ margins are...

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How to Hire for Emotional Intelligence

Hire for Emotional Intelligence

How to Hire for Emotional Intelligence We know from research (and common sense) that people who understand and manage their own and others’ emotions make better leaders. They are able to deal with stress, overcome obstacles, and inspire others to work toward collective goals. They manage conflict with less fallout and build stronger...

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wegvervoerskosten voor 2022

Wegvervoerskosten voor 2022

Opmerking: In dit artikel ligt de focus op de situatie in Nederland maar de resultaten hebben ook betrekking op internationaal transport. Rapport: Wegvervoerskosten voor 2022 Het totale kostenniveau in het wegvervoer is flink gestegen. Dit blijkt uit het rapport ‘Kostenontwikkelingen in het wegvervoer 2021-2022’, gemaakt door onderzoeksbureau Panteia in opdracht...

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How to remember what you’ve learned online

How to remember what you’ve learned online

Digital courses offer immense flexibility, but they must be treated by both users and employers with as much care as any other format to ensure that the learning sticks. As most of the world closed down last spring, the potential for digital learning opened up. After all, with lockdown restrictions...

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Inkooptrendsonderzoek 2022

Inkooptrendsonderzoek 2022 Dit jaar voert Supply Value het jaarlijkse inkooptrendsonderzoek voor de tiende keer uit! Met dit onderzoek naar de inkooptrends voor 2022 houdt Supply Value u als inkoopprofessional op de hoogte van de belangrijkste prioriteiten in het vakgebied inkoop. Met de resultaten hopen zij u te inspireren voor het...

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Whitepaper Boinic Demand Planning

Whitepaper: Bionic Demand Planning

Bionic Demand Planning, download the whitepaper by Garvis!  Only when man and machine join hands can we expect to achieve the exceptional results necessary to meet our current business environment’s changing demands. The New Way Forward in Demand Planning This whitepaper discusses the challenges businesses face in the new normal,...

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rising inflation in freight

Companies report rising inflation in freight, raw materials: Gartner

Brief: More than half of organizations said they’ve experienced inflation in raw materials, commodities and freight in the second quarter of this year, according to a Gartner global survey of 111 CFOs. Meanwhile, around three in five organizations reported wage inflation, nearly double the amount during the first quarter. Due to continued...

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Six pandemic lessons enterprises can learn from startups

Six pandemic lessons enterprises can learn from startups

While brands crumbled into administration or struggled to adapt, digital-native startups thrived in the pandemic. What can big enterprises learn? Digital transformation. Until now, many found the phrase confusing, nebulous, even meaningless altogether. But like so many things over the past 18 months, the pandemic changed everything. With global lockdowns...

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Essential Types of Supply Chain Management Tools In 2021

Essential Types of Supply Chain Management Tools

13 Best Essential Types of Supply Chain Management Tools In 2021 This post will explain Supply Chain Management Tools. As Amazon continues to lift the bar, the margin of error indoors the various kinds of supply chain management gets thinner and thinner. A simple mistake could easily cost your organization...

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This shipping crisis, explained

The shipping crisis

The shipping crisis, explained. As we head closer to the second anniversary (if that’s the right word for it) of the pandemic, it’s clear we’ve made some great progress fighting COVID-19. We have testing and vaccines that work. We know masks and social distancing are effective. Despite the nagging disruptions...

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Mondiale groei boven trendniveau

Mondiale groei boven trendniveau maar volop nieuwe zorgen

“ZORG VOOR EEN GELIJK SPEELVELD EN VERSTERK DE INTERNE MARKT” 07-10-2021  Hoewel steeds minder exporterende bedrijven nog direct hinder ondervinden van de coronacrisis, zijn er voor ondernemers volop andere zorgen bijgekomen. De containercrisis en het gebrek aan grondstoffen en onderdelen, zoals halfgeleiders, zorgen voor behoorlijke verstoringen in de supply chain. Waar...

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Collaboration is key to drive real CSR change

Collaboration is key to drive real CSR change

Not long ago, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) was largely considered a ‘nice to have’, used to improve a company’s image or build its brand. A 2017 study by Boston Consulting Group and the Global Fashion Agenda highlighted this attitude in a major industry, noting the environmental and social practices in...

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Supply Chain Solutions in Uncertain Times

Supply chain solutions in uncertain times

Tips for Supply Chain Solutions in Uncertain Times Communicating early, researching, providing alternatives, and looking for new distribution options can help system integrators keep client’s projects on track and minimize supply chain issues. The last year and a half, without a doubt, brought forward some of the biggest challenges, obstacles,...

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Toilet paper supply woes return to stores

Despite vast improvements in the COVID-19 crisis, the supply chain has yet to fully normalize, and it appears that one of the initial signs that problems were afoot is resurfacing, as an essential home god is disappearing from store shelves all around the country. Toilet paper, once again, is a hot commodity....

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Port of Antwerp Intermodal Marketplace 9th of November 2021

Port of Antwerp Intermodal Marketplace 9th of November 2021

The yearly Port of Antwerp Intermodal marketplace will be held on November 9th, in the 16th century trade fair Handelsbeurs, one of Antwerp’s most exclusive venues.    European rail, barge, shortsea operators and inland terminals will present their intermodal services on a booth in the marketplace. Shippers, forwarders, shipping lines...

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Why Brexit shortages are forcing supply chain redesigns

Why Brexit shortages are forcing supply chain redesigns

Covid and Brexit have disrupted supply chains. The smart companies are building visibility into their systems, improving inventory management. What do McDonald’s milkshakes, Haribo sweets and Nando’s peri-peri chicken have in common? Supplies have all been hit by a shortage of ingredients and heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers caused by...

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