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Chinese Supply Chains Recover Fast, but Supply Chain Reorganisations are Necessary

Two-thirds of Chinese manufacturers, (r)etailers and logistics services providers are already on 80% or more of their capacity. Nearly 60% of the manufacturing companies mention that their upstream supply chain (i.e. supply of components, sub-assemblies) has basically returned to normal; the same applies to 47% of logistics services providers.

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Forbes Magazine: BCI Global among the Best Management Consulting Firms

The Netherlands headquartered consulting firm BCI Global has made it to the Forbes 2020 list of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms. Yesterday, the prestigious business magazine Forbes released its annual listing of best management consulting firms. The economic, location and supply chain consulting firm BCI Global (Buck Consultants International) is one of the selected firms.

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Four ways for international NGOs to tackle their organizational challenges

Pressure from governments and other parties that provide funding to achieve economies of scale push International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs) to new organizational models as cost effective INGOs have better access to funding. Various organizational models and location strategies are possible, what is the most optimal set-up?

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Gaining from economic incentives asks for specialist advice

Attractive incentives and tax deductions can substantially reduce investment and annual operating cost. Economic incentives will however never make a bad location a great one, but on the other hand can bring other locations into the game.

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How to select a Logistics Service Provider?

Often shippers are dissatisfied with the relationship and the service they gain from their Logistics Service Provider (LSP). What are the reasons and how to avoid future disappointments by using BCIGlobal’s solid and proven selection process of the right Logistics Service Provider?

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BCI Global tackle risk in an uncertain world

Effective external risk management is a complex task involving a combination of operational strategy and mitigation techniques. Rene Buck, CEO of Netherlands based management consultancy, BCI Global, tells us more about business disruption risks and methods of coping with them.

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Webinar: Creating robustness in your manufacturing footprint in Asia/China

April 8, 2020

Supply chains have been disrupted massively due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus. Brand owners have been struggling with lack of visibility of components from their suppliers and across the entire supply chain, lack of agility in the manufacturing/sourcing footprint and in business continuity management to minimize any exposure.

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Webinar: Mergers & Acquisitions – Opportunities in times of change

April 9, 2020

M&A activity in the Healthcare industry remains at high levels combined with carve outs before or after the announced acquisition(s). From an end to end supply chain perspective, M&A activity drives the need to assess the organization, processes and related infrastructure in manufacturing and distribution set up. Often a synergy target has been set to deliver day 1 and day 2 integration benefits.

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Webinar: The value add of Supply Chain Center of Excellence Centers (COE) powered by Advanced Analytics

April 9, 2020

Many companies are discussing Big Data, Advanced Analytics, Digital Twin, Blockchain, the Internet of Things, Supply Chain Digitization and other technology developments. However, only a limited number of companies have implemented a Supply Chain Center of Excellence as a pro-active response to cope with the increased dynamics in today’s world. Those companies who have implemented Supply Chain Center of Excellences, have invested heavily in strong advanced analytical capabilities.

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Webinar: How control towers can provide end to end visibility

April 16, 2020

Supply chains have been disrupted massively due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus. Brand owners have been struggling with lack of visibility of components from their suppliers and across the entire supply chain, lack of agility in the manufacturing/sourcing footprint and in business continuity management to minimize any exposure.

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