Industries and Supply Chain

retailers

Retailers learning and growing with data and AI

7 July 2022

Today, big data is not confined to technology changes but how it is actually connecting your customers to your brand/ company. It is true that the e-commerce boom is putting brick-and-mortar stores in a difficult position to compete but several physical retail store owners are using first-hand technology to enhance their customer experience based on

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sustainable supply chain

The need of the hour: A sustainable supply chain

23 June 2022

After facing the adverse effects of uncertainties, buyers, suppliers, employees, and investors are becoming increasingly aware of their environmental responsibility. According to Forbes, Climate change and ESG have become business priorities for global supply chains, and there is a strong favor for planet-friendly competition.    A company’s supply chain is the biggest source of carbon

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data maturity

How to assess your data correctly for a better analysis?

9 June 2022

In our previous article, we discussed the importance of correctly optimizing the data and how it impacts organizations positively. The next logical question that arises is how mature companies are in their data.    But how well are the companies using their data to drive valuable outcomes? Simply put, In simple terms, data maturity is

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pharmaceutical

How to build a resilient supply chain in the Pharmaceutical Industry?

12 May 2022

According to McKinsey, the value of pharmaceutical goods traded has grown sixfold. From 116 billion euros in 2000 to 594 billion euros in 2019. In the last ten years, there has been a drastic shift in Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) production, mainly due to cost. According to the FDA, 40% of registered manufacturing sites for

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THE WAR, THE PANDEMIC & THE BREXIT: A blessing in disguise for the Automotive Industry

3 May 2022

In motor vehicle production, approximately 15,000 to 25,000 parts are used. A shortage of just a handful of these parts can increase the lead time excessively. As globalisation continues to boast, approximately 50% of spare parts are produced in China now. The closure of the Chinese market caused a shortage of 1.7 million automotive parts.

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Challenges faced by B2B retail in 2022

14 April 2022

In the post covid era, B2B Retail buyers and sellers have evolved drastically and amplified their expectations. Though they entered the digital arena through e-commerce, several B2B companies are still struggling to maintain the demand and supply equilibrium, and maintain their customer relationships.   Let’s look at the factors acting as a hindrance for B2B

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Analyzing current supply chain trends

4 Supply Chains trends to follow in 2022 

10 January 2022

New year, new trends. The mechanisms of supply chain management keep moving and evolving in diverse areas. Analyzing the current supply chain trends and predicting them are the keys to stand out from the competition and meet the customer’s requirements.   So, what are the current Supply Chain trends for 2022?    More Omnicanality The

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Raw material scarcity and supply chain resilience

Shortage in the glass industry: Read Olivier Douard’s analysis

13 July 2021

The industrial world is currently experiencing unprecedented shortages. Metals, plastics, building materials, and especially in the glass industry. While companies are barely recovering from the health crisis, these new upheavals are undermining France’s economic recovery. Olivier Douard, Technical Delegate at UDIVP (Union des Installateurs de Verre Plat, a French association for glass professionals), gives us

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synchronization

Synchronization: real need or new buzzword?

23 June 2021

Surely like me you are seeing this word “synchronization” more and more on your Linkedin Feed. What does it exactly mean and why are people talking about it more and more? https://www.linkedin.com/posts/leonor-cristovao-14512725_synchronized-planning-and-fulfillment-activity-6803066581132955648-bpoM   I have worked in supply chain tech for more than 10 years now and have even created a company in this field.

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