Industries and Supply Chain

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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Supply chain and environmental risks

18 May 2021

Since the health crisis began, supply chains have suffered unprecedented strain and disruption. While COVID-19 has brought their weaknesses and lack of resilience to the foreground, supply chains have become more crucial than ever before. But should we expect further upheaval? According to CDP, who collects environmental data from 8,000 companies, environmental risks could directly

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puce électronique semi conducteurs

Semiconductors: how the chip shortage shook the global industry

29 April 2021

The health crisis has had a profound impact on the global economy. On the front lines, the automotive industry suffered as more than a third of the population was confined to their homes. The entire sector prepared for a crisis that was expected to last. Forecasts were revised downwards, budgets were reduced, inventories were sold,

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Luxury, ecology and inventory optimization

20 April 2021

Despite the huge impact of the health crisis and lockdown measures around the world, the luxury industry will remain a high-growth sector for the years to come. However, this growth will be accompanied by an increasing ecological awareness among consumers, particularly among younger generations. According to a study carried out by the Boston Consulting Group,

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