Greening end-to-end supply chains

Greening end-to-end supply chains is possible without jeopardizing competitive cost levels and customer service requirements

Integrating carbon footprint reductions is in many supply chains a realistic objective, without a huge cost increase or lowering the customer service level. An end-to-end approach to ‘green’ inbound transportation, the warehouse itself and outbound transportation is mandatory to get the best results.

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Decentralize production and logistics - A sermon

Thou shalt… test and reimagine supply chain scenarios

In recent decades, supply chains have become longer and more complex due to globalization. Access to global markets and the ability to manufacture in low-wage countries with low or no import taxes have produced supply chains that are very efficient, but not resilient. This lack of resilience has become abundantly clear in the past two years, due to the pandemic, the war in Ukraine, the energy crisis, the global geopolitical situation and the high number of production and logistics-related disruptions in supply chains.

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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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IAMC Spring Forum 2023 ‘Rewriting the Industrial Real Estate Playbook’

April 1, 2023 - April 5, 2023

How are you keeping ahead of the current trends and best practices? And how are you contributing to your company’s playbook?

IAMC (Industrial Asset Management Council) is the leading global industrial and manufacturing real estate association with 600 members of which over 200 senior corporate real estate end-users. During the IAMC Spring Forum BCI Global CEO René Buck will speak about Resilient Supply Chains to the USA – Choosing between Mexico or South East Asia.

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North-American Manufacturing Excellence Summit 2023

April 16, 2023 - April 18, 2023

The North-American Manufacturing Excellence Summit is a 3 day conference and exhibition where manufacturing leaders from a variety of industries gather to discuss and learn about new manufacturing strategies to drive excellence in their global operations.

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