Category: Digital

Product & Tech transfer in a changing environment

Product & Tech transfer in a changing environment

In a constantly changing environment, network resilience is key. That is why network evaluations and the evaluation of the effectiveness of production nodes are an essential and continuous exercise for companies in order to reduce complexity, improve cost-effectiveness and enhance speed and agility. Alongside these network (re-)design studies, companies want to drive their growth via […]

Digital supply chain planning: finding synergy between process, people, data, technology, and tools

Digital supply chain planning: finding synergy between process, people, data, technology, and tools

We are in the middle of an APO replacement wave, where many companies have either already implemented an Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) tool, are in the process of doing so or have a placeholder on their roadmap. Yes, supply chain planning is hot and digital planning is even hotter. This last one is however […]

3 challenges to overcome during your ‘phygital’ warehouse automation projects

3 challenges to overcome during your ‘phygital’ warehouse automation projects

Are you currently planning any projects in your warehouse? Or do you have some projects planned in the future? In any case, I bet they are “phygital.“ When talking about warehouse automation, most people think of physical automation, such as building a new warehouse or changing the way of working with visible layout changes (such […]

How to choose your gamechanger(s) in a ‘phygital’ world

How to choose your gamechanger(s) in a ‘phygital’ world

What do you get when you collect 150+ supply chain & operations professionals digitally, for a virtual adventure filled with inspiration, interaction & new insights? Our annual bluecrux event. This year it’s all about how companies can embrace their inner data nerd to get their supply chain future-proof and ready for the next generation. And […]

Planning in the digital age: let data do the dirty work!

Planning in the digital age: let data do the dirty work!

In this digital age, where “customer centricity” is king and “real-time data” queen, you cannot afford to keep allowing historical data to dictate your decisions. It’s time to let data do the dirty work for you and get your brain cracking on scenarios and – ultimately – your strategy!

Get an agile focus on your customers in 8 steps

Get an agile focus on your customers in 8 steps

What can you learn from a cheetah if you want to get an agile focus on your customers – and become more customer-centric? Speed, anticipation, and empowerment. “But that’s easier said than done”, was the recurring comment from the people who attended our #bluecruxtalks on September 27th. Reason enough to plot the journey towards customer […]

7 ways to get your Supply Chain ready for the digital era

7 ways to get your Supply Chain ready for the digital era

On a sunny Thursday in November, we gathered about 150 Supply Chain & Operations professionals across industries for our annual end of year conference, this year on Supply Chain 4.0: ready to operate in the digital era? The keys to success? 1 beautiful location, 4 hours of inspiration, 8 top-notch presenters & 150 enthusiasts with […]

Un(b)locking traceabillity with blockchain?

Un(b)locking traceabillity with blockchain?

Blockchain is THE hot topic that has been on everybody’s lips for the past few months, with all sorts of initiatives being launched everywhere. Blockchain can be used in many different fields: from voter registration to payment of music artists, and from real-time proof of insurance coverage to tracking of intellectual property rights. In the […]

Human factor is key to success within sustainable digital transformation

Human factor is key to success within sustainable digital transformation

As to be published in Trends Magazine on May 30, 2019.  A train is hurtling down the tracks, full of industry 4.0 and smart factory/supply chain concepts: smart devices, IoT, digital twins, you name it. You can’t afford to miss it. But how do you get on board? Read the full interview with Anouk Schoenmakers […]

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