Tag: raw materials

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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Waves of Volatility Ahead

Riding the waves of volatility

24 March 2022

In our third article of this resilient planning series, we’ve exposed the limits of the deterministic model and supported the need to move to a more resilient approach.  This paradigm drift is crucial to mitigate this uncertainty in this VUCA world properly. How exactly will this approach be beneficial to mitigate volatility?   As a

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resilient planning the future of supply chain

Resilient planning : The future of Supply Chain

25 January 2022

The ongoing pandemic has made business activities unpredictable in many ways. Not only does it expose a lack of response in the ability of the current Supply Chains to manage unpredictable changes but also uncertainty in supply and demand. The future of the Supply chain is at risk. Companies are looking for ways to improve

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e-commrce

E-commerce, ecology and continuous improvement

7 September 2021

Every year, nearly $2 trillion is lost worldwide due to poor inventory management in the retail industry.  Even if the situation was previously considered “acceptable”, everything may be turned upside down next January. Having been voted in by the French National Assembly in December 2019, new anti-waste legislation, which includes a ban on destroying unsold

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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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Metallurgy Sector

Metallurgy sector and unexpected price rise of raw materials

1 April 2021

The first lockdown in March 2020 caused a sudden halt in economic activity and, therefore, a drop in demand, and for more than a year, many companies in the metallurgy sector have been reducing or stopping operations altogether. Although the demand is now picking up, the market is facing a new challenge: the shortage of

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