Germany's Metro Group says RFID, smart shelves, intelligent scales and other technologies bring efficiencies to the retail industry. But to hone those innovations, the initiative, launched in 2003, must go on.
Low-cost manufacturing and proximity to West Europe are the principal drivers of investment in the region, but Eastern Europe is becoming a market in its own right. At the same time, there are numerous logistics hurdles to deal with.
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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