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Antonio Tejón

‘I am an agent of change’ says Danone’s supply chain director, Southern Europe

Wasting time and money?

With dubious EU recycling initiatives looming, returns handling is taking centre stage.

Paying up

Is it time for the supply chain management function to reclaim the missing link in the ‘requisition to payment’ cycle?

Enter the dragon

Companies entering Asian markets have a lot to understand – from political and regulatory issues to physical infrastructure and communications matters – if they are to gain a winning position. So, how do you arrive at a supply chain strategy appropriate t

Power games

As just one of a number of sourcing choices, is collaborative supply chain management the universal good it’s cracked up to be? Professor Andrew Cox looks into relationships in supply chain power regimes and comes up with some challenging conclusions

Spare fix

The spare parts aftermarket, or ‘support chain’ is becoming as much about information as it is about mechanical bits and pieces. Are we seeing the emergence of a new model for aftermarket services?

Picking the right strategy

Order picking processes lie at the very heart of the distribution operation. Defining the right parameters and applying the correct technology can make all the difference between commercial success and failure. Make sure you’re a winner.

Red alert overload

Supply chain event management is an important aid to supply chain visibility, but it needs careful implementation to avoid getting overwhelmed with alerts.