green supplier networks

The role and future of green supplier networks

On my last blog post, I was talking about the role of circular economy in managing the future supply networks. The topic today, green supplier networks, is more valid than ever. The past year was not the golden...
komas supply chain

Case Komas – Early adapter of the digital supply chain

Komas Ltd is a Finland based company offering machined components, forgings, hydraulic pipes, and plate cuttings. The company is known about its global supply chain and early adapter in the field of the digital...
project execution

Overseen pitfalls within project execution organization

Introduction Most of us are involved in projects, one sort or another, which require a contribution towards attaining objectives that are not merely an outcome of one simple task. Understanding how you and you...
supply chain leaders future

Supply Chain Leaders in the Future

Deloitte published an interesting survey study (2019) which proves that organization with superior supply chain capabilities performs significantly better on both revenue growth and EBIT measures when compared ...
pertti korhonen

Towards real-time, accurate and non-fragmented data

Pertti Korhonen is a board professional, industrial advisor, investor and climate enthusiast. He is a former SCM Executive and CTO of Nokia Corporation and former CEO of Electrobit Corporation and Outotec Plc. ...
playbook for digital supply chain

Playbook for Digital Supply Chain

Technological Hype, SCM Value Drivers and Practical Solutions for Manufacturing Companies Research published by World Economic Forum (2018) indicates that 75 million jobs may be displaced by a shift in the div...
patrik eriksson

Common drivers in the automotive and manufacturing industries

Patrik Eriksson is responsible for the sustainable sourcing, digitalisation and sourcing excellence at Haldex AB. Haldex is a Sweden-based company developing and providing reliable and innovative solutions that...
microsoft envision forum

Microsoft Envision Forum 2019

Microsoft Envision Forum: Future of Manufacturing packs and brings together the best in the industry to discuss the future trends, challenges and solutions of the manufacturing industry into an event arranged i...
highway of information

The superhighway of information

The Roman Empire in ancient history was one of the largest and most powerful empires in the world’s history. The huge territory covered about 50 modern nations throughout Europe, Northern Africa, and the Middle...
collaboration in value chain

Collaboration fuels the value chain

Deloitte has released an extensive report Collaborative economy (2014). According to the report “Collaboration is employees communicating and working together, building on each others’ ideas to produce somethin...
information sharing

New kind of information sharing is needed

Company networks are developing, competition is hard and markets are changing rapidly. For companies, the situation offers possibilities as well as many threats, also regarding information sharing. Previously, ...
Eszter Dean

Improve your people, processes and systems

Eszter Dean is leading the Global Sourcing Office at Alfa Laval Corporation. Listen to her views of the three dimensions which needs to be developed in the supply chain at the same time and what she is looking ...
Designing a Digital Supply Chain

Designing a Digital Supply Chain

The latest organization research has recognized the role of digital organization design as a crucial part of strategic management. In management literature, connectivity may be seen as an existing capability fo...
cloud revolution

Cloud revolution is crushing traditional business models

At the beginning of the 20th century, the Wright brothers made one of the most important inventions in human history. One of the brothers sat in a cage and turned into a bird. First human flight was true. It tr...