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...
playbook for digital supply chain

Playbook for Digital Supply Chain

Technological Hype, SCM Value Drivers and Practical Solutions for Manufacturing Companies A research paper published by World Economic Forum (2018) indicates that 75 million jobs may be displaced by a shift in ...
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...
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, ...
business relationship

The nature of a business relationship

Business relations have existed as long as there has been business between people. The first business relationship was established when someone sold something to another person. The phenomenon of business relat...
göran bengtsson

Learn new tech along the way

Göran Bengtsson is an experienced leader and acting nowadays as the Head of Management Consulting at EG Sweden AB. Listen to his thoughts about the challenges and technological hype in the manufacturing industr...
risk management

Risk management has gained the footprint on board meetings

Matti Manner is the CEO of Prohoc Ltd. He has been Chairman of the Board at Jakamo from 2014. The former SCM Executive at ABB loves sports and projects, and to help people succeed with their life projects. We h...