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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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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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Artificial Intelligence and Supply Chain

AI for resilient Supply Chains

8 February 2022

According to Gartner, deployment of AI has tripled in the past year, with 37% of companies deploying it in 2019, compared to 25% in 2018. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) appear to be two of the key technologies for a more resilient supply chain.   AI MECHANISMS Artificial intelligence has got quite a few

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Covid-19, E-commerce & Logistics 

Covid-19, E-commerce & Logistics 

27 December 2021

E-commerce is one of the only sectors that took advantage of the Covid-19. According to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the sector saw a rise in all retail sales, from 16 percent to 19 percent in 2020. The rapid growth the sector has experienced has, however, exposed the lack of reliability

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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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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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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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Taking off the aerospace industry

31 March 2021

The consequences of COVID-19 on the aerospace industry The airline industry has been losing altitude for several months, with many airlines seeing traffic reduced to less than 50%, mainly because of the travel restrictions we are facing around the world. This has also had an impact on employment. Around 300,000 are currently employed in the

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MRP supply chain

Finding solutions to MRP Supply Chain problems

15 December 2020

It is with great confidence that I took a position as a procurement planner for Yoplait / General Mills early 2019. After all, I had several years of experience in the Supply Chain world. I started my career at Bel group for 4 years, joining as a production planner and then evolving in the implementation

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