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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. For example the annual gross rate increase (GRI) from 2018 to 2019 in European road freight was 6%.

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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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Ensuring successful market launch of start-up and fast-growing life sciences companies

Imagine a company that has a fantastic new drug or medical device in the pipeline. Successful market launch around the world becomes life critical for this company. Based on our experience BCI Global has defined four building blocks that help companies in these situations to “guarantee” a flying start.

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