Expert Interview

  • Where billions are being left on the table

    Where billions are being left on the table

    Andrea Walbert from the Production Management Institute (PMI) led a workshop on supply chain finance at EXCHAiNGE 2016. Speaking in an interview, Walbert explained where supply chain managers can find and leverage the hidden financial potential in supply chains.

  • Digitization and information monopolies cannot coexist

    Digitization and information monopolies cannot coexist

    Speed is essential to survival, says Bettina Bohlmann of 3p Procurement Branding about today’s digitized business world. And the speedy leave the operational processes to computers while focusing their energies on strategy, she says in an interview.

  • And the winner is ... PERI

    And the winner is ... PERI

    PERI GmbH presented the most captivating supply chain project to the jury to win the Supply Chain Management Award 2016. Dr. Bernd Rosenkranz, Head of Global Supply Chain Management, spoke in an interview about what the prize means for PERI.

  • The opportunities of digitization

    The opportunities of digitization

    Digitization is having a profound impact on value-adding processes. The effects of these changes on people and the opportunities this presents for supply chain managers was on the agenda at EXCHAiNGE 2016.

  • Qualifications for the digital supply chain of tomorrow

    Qualifications for the digital supply chain of tomorrow

    Digital supply chain management poses special challenges when it comes to the professional development of logistics experts. These challenges and the key trends in this area were on the agenda at EXCHAiNGE 2016.

  • Trans-Siberian Railway counterbalances air freight

    Trans-Siberian Railway counterbalances air freight

    BMW transports some of its shipments to China by rail. Norbert Dierks, Trans-Siberian Railway Coordinator at the BMW Group, spoke at EXCHAiNGE 2016 about the reasons for this and how it benefits the company.

  • New Silk Road offers many benefits

    New Silk Road offers many benefits

    The trade in goods between Europe and Asia is steadily growing, and businesses are looking for fast, reliable land transport routes for the long distances. The challenges and opportunities that the new Silk Road offers here were on the agenda at EXCHAiNGE 2016.

  • Bringing agility to the supply chain

    Bringing agility to the supply chain

    What is agile management, and how can we bring agility to the supply chain? Are agility and flexibility the same thing? And how can companies provide their employees with meaningful support here? These issues were on the agenda at EXCHAiNGE 2016.

  • Compliance from the perspective of a start-up

    Compliance from the perspective of a start-up

    Mapudo GmbH operates an online platform for warehouse-based steel trade. Managing Director and co-founder Sebastian Grethe spoke at EXCHAiNGE 2016 about the daunting compliance requirements facing young companies.

  • Challenges in supply chain finance

    Challenges in supply chain finance

    Billions of euros are going unused, lying dormant in the supply chain – all businesses need to do is put them to work. That was the provocative theory put forward at EXCHAiNGE 2016. A real-life example illustrates that this is anything but simple.

  • The new Silk Road brings 65 countries closer together

    The new Silk Road brings 65 countries closer together

    The history of the Silk Road extends back to antiquity. The ancient trade route linking Asia and Europe has garnered increasing public attention since 2013, when China began making the case for its revival. This topic was on the agenda at EXCHAiNGE 2016.

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