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Immersive technology has arrived: AR and VR set to become mainstream in business operations in the next 3 years


New research reveals that immersive technology delivers better efficiency, productivity and safety for enterprises, and that augmented, rather than full virtual, reality will lead the way for business operations

A new report by the Capgemini Research Institute[1] has revealed that enterprises are using augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies to enhance their business operations. The report, “Augmented and Virtual Reality in Operations: A guide for investment” has found that 82% of companies currently implementing AR/VR say the benefits are either meeting or exceeding their expectations. However, a shortage of in-house exper

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Five steps to cost justify a warehouse management system in today's omni-channel world

In the past five years, the rapidly emerging omni-channel marketplace has impacted warehousing operations resulting in a need for systems with increased capabilities and flexibility that are adaptable, configurable, and scalable. With all of these new requirements for WMS solutions, selecting the right solution for   >>

Are you ready? Digitization and the impact on Procurement - Workshop from Women in Procurement

A Women in Procurement workshop open to women and men with senior speakers from Oracle and 3M on digitization and the trends in procurement and how supply chain organizations are adapting. The workshop format will be lead by several of our senior women on the WiP team and focus on provoking your thinking around your ...

The Outsourcing Debate: Procurement Should Lead Outsourcing Projects

Do Procurement’s skills and experience make it the natural leader of projects to buy goods and services that were formerly done in-house? Or is this a step too far for a function that prioritises price over outcomes? We are honoured and delighted to have a fabulous platform of admired and respected spe ...

LogiPharma EU 2019

The World’s Leading Pharma Supply Chain Event   Transforming Pharma Supply Chain. Together. LogiPharma is the longest-running supply chain event celebrating its 19th consecutive year in 2019. Since its inception thousands of supply chain professionals from the top pharma, generics and animal h ...

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Last update 8 Mar 2019
Global Manufacturing PMI at 32-month low in February
   Source: J.P.Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI ™  -  IHS Markit

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...

Don’t let a digital culture perception gap stall your digital transformation journey

For organizations that have embarked on their digital transformation journey, developing a sound digital culture can prove to be extremely important. A firm’s corporate culture is the collective experience of em...



Local & Regional Agenda

HOYER: Future-Proofs System for Managing Intermodal Rail, Road, and Sea Transport to Meet High Growth Potential

HOYER is an independent family enterprise that dates back to 1946, and which has become one of the world’s leading bulk-logistics providers, offering comprehensive transport services and complex logistics soluti...

EU businesses say goodbye to UK suppliers as Brexit bites into key relationships

Nearly two-thirds (63%) of EU businesses expect to move their supply chain out of the UK Two-fifths (40%) of UK businesses are looking to replace their EU suppliers 25% of large UK businesses* have spe...

International Agenda