Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment may have been born in the U.S.A, but it took a German grocery supplier doing business in Spain to demonstrate true collaboration among trading partners.
The pioneer of the office-products superstore has big plans to boost sales and market share in Europe by increasing stores, catalog orders, contract stationery business, and internet retailing. But it must balance growth with the challenge of a multi-channel supply chain.
As Kodak's European business changed in response to economic union and various internal factors, the company needed a logistics solution that would provide greater flexibility and lower overhead costs at key facilities. It opted for outsourcing with a shared-use approach, a concept that was given an unusual and innovative twist in the U.K. with partner MSAS Global Logistics.
The latest supply chain news, analysis, trends and best practices for companies operating in Europe. Learn how businesses are optimizing supply chain and logistics performance across Europe’s 50 sovereign states and four dependencies - addressing a range of challenges such as varying regulations, developing customs and tax laws and government controlled exchange rates.
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