Johan Beukema managing partner at BCI Global

Johan Beukema has been appointed as managing partner at our office. He will lead the team that deals with location strategies, site selection and optimization of networks of operations (distribution, offices, production plants). Johan has been with us since 1999 and is an experienced expert in these fields. In addition to strategic advice, Johan has also led many complex implementation processes for international companies in various industries.

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Round table Fashion and Luxury industry

Supply Chain challenges caused by demand volatility, labor scarcity and quality of 3PL performance were discussed including various measures to deal with these, at our roundtable in Fashion and Luxury industry.

On Wednesday September 5th we organized and moderated a round table for VP’s in the Fashion and Luxury e-commerce industry. Michael Kors hospitably invited us at their European DC in Venlo and provided a tour in their location for this event.

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Six tactics to create visibility & control in an uncertain Supply Chain

Never before have the vulnerabilities of complex global supply chains been so exposed as today. Long and unreliable lead times, lack of capacity across the supply chain, congestion at ports, suppliers unable to deliver to promise and number of customer orders going through the roof. If a company is not able to create the necessary visibility and control in its supply chain this will seriously jeopardize the business. To support brand owners BCI has developed a framework with 6 tactics to create control in these uncertain times.

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Global Legal Support Location Strategies

Legal firms are looking at ways to optimize their legal services as the conventional way of working 100% in the office has been radically challenged during the pandemic. Now, many legal firms expect growth across most global geographies and are re-evaluating their location strategies. Right-shoring turns out to be different for different players

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Omnichannel retail requires an integrated seamless supply chain

As customers worldwide combine online buying with physical shopping, companies have to organize their supply chain in a seamless way, offering the consumers one great experience. But how to do that and what are the IT platform requirements?

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Assuring software development talent in Europe

The shortage of software developers is pushing companies in Europe to become more creative regarding sourcing new talent and developing future proof location strategies. In order to assure the required software talent in Europe, an in-depth assessment of candidate locations is the key to success: at the end of the day there is no lack of talent if you are the preferred employer.

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