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More Tech Talent in Support & Services Centers

Finding the optimal location for new Support & Services Centers has always been talent driven. But now technical skills are becoming decisive and this has a profound impact on location decision processes.

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Transportation Monitor - Your enabler to develop and adjust freight procurement strategies

For many companies transportation of goods is the highest operational supply chain expense. It is not uncommon that transportation costs represent 50% or more of the supply chain spend. Despite transportation rates being volatile, the all-time low prices over the last years will not be the standard for the future.

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The rise of Supply Chain Center of Excellence (COE) powered by Advanced Analytics

Technologies as blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) are on the rise, fueled with an increasingly complex business environment (e.g. Brexit, the Amazon effect, US-China trade war). This forces companies to rethink their Supply Chain towards a more repetitive and proactive attitude.

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Life Sciences companies are not harvesting the benefits of innovative supply chains & technologies

Many Life Sciences companies are not benefiting from innovative supply chains and technologies. Managing and rationalizing the supply chain from a cost and quality perspective is not a key priority for business executives. For high margin products the focus is often on de-risking the supply chain. 

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Forbes Magazine: BCI Global among the Best Management Consulting Firms

Nijmegen, the Netherlands headquartered consulting firm BCI Global has made it to Forbes’ 2019 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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The Future of Logistics Real Estate in Europe

New study of Buck Consultants International on The Future of Logistics Real Estate in Europe released today at the MIPIM Real Estate Conference and Exhibition in Cannes, France.

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Webinar: Successful Manufacturing Operations in Europe, Middle East & Africa

August 27, 2019

In Western Europe but also in many regions in Central and Eastern Europe companies face fast increasing salaries, difficulties to retain personnel, high demand for unskilled as well as high skilled workers and restrictions to attract international workers. What are the best strategies to cope with these challenges if your company wants to establish or expand operations in Europe, Middle East & Africa?

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Webinar: Changing Locations for Support Centers in Europe, the US and Asia

September 5, 2019

All over the world, companies are increasingly challenged in finding the right talent. Especially for all kinds of support centers the labor shortage is growing as more and more technical skills are required to deal with the technological developments in support center activities (e.g. shared services, Global Business Services, Customer Support). In addition, your support center’s employee satisfaction and retainment are increasingly important for the bottom line and growth of the business. Being in the right location can make all the difference.

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Webinar: The Global Software Skills Battle – how the availability of technical talent is driving successful location selections worldwide

September 9, 2019

All over the globe, companies are increasingly challenged in finding the right talent. Especially for all kinds of support centers the labor shortage is increasing as more and more technical skills are required to deal with the technological developments in support center activities.

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