manufacturing supply chains

What do SCM, Covid19, Aspirin and vitamin have in common?

In these exceptional times, many things get new perspectives. In a crisis, people, and manufacturing supply chains, should concentrate on the most important things – and typically they do. I think the values o...
juhani vuorio

Find your new core and minimise the risk of the context

Juhani Vuorio - Partner Development Manager at Microsoft - introduces a definition for digital transformation. He utilises Geoffrey Moore's concept of the Core and Context. Companies have two main parts – the ...
remote work

How can manufacturing companies respond to the coronavirus?

The crisis is putting global supply chains into a hard stress test While first and foremost a human tragedy, loss of life, threatening our safety and health, COVID-19 pandemic is challenging the global econ...
Tomas Jaskelevicius

Most of the daily operations can be digitalized already

We had a privilege to interview Tomas Jaskelevicius, an experienced leader from the manufacturing industry. Tomas has 20 years experience in the mechanical engineering business. He has been working in the field...
digital transformation

Digital transformation and the value drivers of SCM

The latest organization research has recognized the importance of digital transformation in supply chain management. In the management literature, digitalization has become a crucial part of the strategic manag...
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 ...