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Supply chain resilience: hype or lifestyle?


The word ‘resilience’ suddenly seems to be cropping up everywhere – and not only in relation to supply chain. It’s as if resilience is being presented as the key to surviving the current crisis in almost every context. So am I going to argue against resilience in this article? No, definitely not. I fully agree…

Will the real supply chain leader please stand up!


  The coronavirus has turned the world upside down and will continue to have a major impact on people’s personal and working lives for the foreseeable future. Some are even claiming that coronavirus is a game changer in the business world, although some sectors will of course be more strongly affected than others. One thing…

Better planning in times of crisis


The coronavirus outbreak has turned supply chains upside down. While medical equipment is almost impossible to get hold of, demand for many other products has declined and sometimes even completely evaporated. In the meantime, management boards are trying to salvage their figures and safeguard liquidity by putting projects on hold, furloughing staff, delaying payments and…

Peter Tielemans appointed member of Program commission TKI Dinalog


The logistics sector is one of the economic areas in which The Netherlands has a world-wide leading position for decades. In 2010 the Dutch Government appointed the Logistics sector as one of the nine Dutch Topsectors with a focus for further development to strengthen it’s position. In TKI Dinalog (The Dutch Institute for Advanced Logistics)…

Keep your high potentials on board


Talented hight potentials are four times more productive than other employees. A fierce battle is raging among companies to recruit these professionals, including for supply chain roles. While it is difficult enough to find and attract the right people, it is even a bigger challenge to keep them motivated and loyal once they are on…

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