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...
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...
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. ...
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...
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 ...
improving productivity

Improving the white-collar productivity of a value chain

Traditionally improving productivity of value chains in the manufacturing industry has mostly been done at the factory floor. Manufacturing processes have been highly automated and methods improved continuously...
leif bohlin

Technology is part of our society and daily life

Leif Bohlin, CEO at Unifaun, has spent his whole career within the field of supply chain both in the manufacturing and consultancy industry. For the last 20 years, he has been providing SaaS-solutions for the s...
value chain

The value of your product is produced in your supply chain

The Value Chain blog post was originally posted in Jakamo Official Blog on 1 November 2017. Value chains are complex in nowadays’ networked business ecosystems. 60-80 % of the company’s costs can easily come...
digital transformation

Stepping up the game for digital transformation

Digital transformation can enable your business to achieve numerous benefits. However, just by saying it does not make it so. Laying out the plan is one thing, but delivering the result is still what decides th...
value creation

Cutting costs or driving value creation?

Published originally in Jakamo Official Blog on 19 February 2015 On my last posting, I took the liberty to define Supply Chain Collaboration (SCC) as a method to utilize the know-how of your partner companie...