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SCM Portal is an independent portal aimed to bring to you the most relevant and updated information on Demand & Supply Chain Management Evolution in a systemic and organic way.

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AEB International

AEB International

How IT can lead supply chain transformation
Alexa Cheater

Outdated software isn’t just a headache to manage. It’s a business blocker. In a moment when unpredictable shifts in the flow of goods to consumers has dominated headlines, supply chains have become a driver of competitive differentiation for companies, with 65 percent believing their supply chain will be a source of differentiation in the next year. But the technological infrastructure that supports supply chains? It remains a weak spot. Many companies say they still rely on spreadsheets for all or part of planning. 

This puts new pressure on companies to drive innovation — or be driven out of business. CIOs, VPs of IT infrastructure, system administrators an ...  >>

Models and algorithms for integrated production and distribution problems.
Article published in Computers & Industrial Engineering 154 (2021)   Authors Vincenzo Bo (a), Marco Bortolini (b), Enrico Malaguti (c), Michele Monaci (c), Cristina Mora (b), Paolo Paronuzzi (c). (a) Plannet S.r.l., Via Pier Carlo Cadoppi 4/6, I-42124 Reggio nell’Emilia, Italy (b) DIN  >>

Job Opportunities
Interim Procurement Specialist Wells 420pd
     South East England, England  -  TEMP  -  1st Executive
Supplier Relationship Manager - FS Regulatory & Risk
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Purchasing Category Manager - Indirects
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Transport Manager
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Supply Chain Manager - S&OP
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Supply Chain Analyst
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Production Operations Manager
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Production Planner
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Inventory Analyst and Demand Planner - 37107
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Logistics Analyst
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Senior Supply Planner - Global FMCG business
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Purchasing Category Manager
     Gloucestershire  -  PERM  -  Cast UK
Customs Coordinator
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Supply chain E-learning

Explore available supply chain e-learning modules by language and academy

News & Trends

Last update 9 Jul 2021
UK manufacturing sees input costs and selling prices rise at record rates in June
   Source: Markit /CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United Kingdom 

Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Maximum safety and reliability and reducing the costs for our customers at the same time: we are able to offer the chemical industry an extensive range of chemical logistics services that hardly any other logistics specialist can match. It is our goal to harmonise our services with your specifications in s...

Blue Yonder, Coresight Research Finds 65% of Retailers Established or Expanded Domestic Manufacturing Due to COVID-19

New research from Blue Yonder® and Coresight Research, the Retail Localization & Agility Survey, found that 65% of retailers established or expanded their local and domestic manufacturing sources in order to g...


Local & Regional Agenda

Cisaplast: Increased efficiency and flexibility with the new APS & MES software

Cisaplast S.p.a. is a modern and efficient company focused on the design and production of glass doors and accessories for commercial refrigerated cabinets. Cisaplast competence, dynamic approach and its distinguished...

The role of strategic purchasing and supply management in risk management

Value generators and value protectors. Procurement’s profile in organisations is on the increase. A wider spend remit is being influenced and internal barriers are being broken. Some of the most valuable assets the...