Category: Distribution

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 AI speeds up LightsOutPlanning: 3 quick learnings

How AI speeds up LightsOutPlanning: 3 quick learnings

LightsOutPlanning, or LOP for short, is a supply chain 4.0 solution that we develop in co-creation with our AI-partner Genzai. During our LOP event last December, our customers Bridgestone, Tereos and Alpro shared the insights they gained after exposing their companies to LOP. Next question: how can we find out more quickly what input parameters […]

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 […]

6 ways to get smart, ‘phygital’ & ready for the next generation

6 ways to get smart, ‘phygital’ & ready for the next generation

What do you get when you invite 150+ Supply Chain & Operations professionals on a sunny Thursday in October, for an afternoon filled with inspiration, a client carousel, product discovery rooms & tons of networking opportunities? Our annual bluecrux event, this year all about how companies can converge the digital & physical world in order […]

The number 1 reason why your operational excellence project might fail

The number 1 reason why your operational excellence project might fail

At a given moment in time, almost all successful manufacturing plants and warehouses indulge themselves in an operational excellence program. Whether it be a formal, consultant-guided lean journey or a self-conducted action plan towards more efficiency, companies feel the urge to improve and innovate to keep up with an ever-changing world.

Our experience from the LogiPharma event

Our experience from the LogiPharma event

Last April, bluecrux attented LogiPharma, the largest global event bringing together supply chain professionals from top pharma companies. To be honest, we were amazed by the open, honest and constructive atmosphere that ran through all the sessions. In the light of that openness, we, on our turn, gladly share the 2 takeaways that resonated most […]

3PL is crossing the boundaries of mere logistics

3PL is crossing the boundaries of mere logistics

As more and more companies were making budget control and cost reduction two of their yearly targets, the golden age of 3PL (3rd Party Logistics) began. They could profile themselves as Supply-Chain Management professionals, which was music to the ears of companies in desperate need of reducing their distribution costs. As a new market was […]

Uber for transport companies: How collaboration can end your low transport efficiency levels!

Uber for transport companies: How collaboration can end your low transport efficiency levels!

Many companies that transport via roads are too small in scale. This leads to low transport efficiency levels. In Europe, 24% of trucks run empty, or are on average only loaded at 57% of their maximum gross weight. This offers us a significant playing field for cost improvement. If we know that 23% of the […]

The four heart attacks your supply chain lead should survive when facing anti-counterfeit regulations

The four heart attacks your supply chain lead should survive when facing anti-counterfeit regulations

With the emergence throughout the last decades of thefts, counterfeit medicines and parallel trades within the pharmaceutical sector, the publication of anti-counterfeit regulations throughout countries/regions has been well received within the healthcare sector.

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