Welcome to SCM Portal

SCM Portal is an independent portal aimed to bring to you the most relevant and updated information on Demand & Supply Chain Management Evolution in a systemic and organic way.

SCM Portal Conceptual Framework is based on the SCOR Model (TM). In order to let you get the most appropriate information according to your actual role inside Supply Chain Management, to each information has been assigned a specific label to identify its main concentration:



CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

How Do AI and Big Data Add Value for Manufacturers
Martin Pahulje

Artificial intelligence and big data are the peaks of innovation. As technology continues to grow more sophisticated and developed, our reliance on data grows as well. Today, data is one of the most valuable commodities for modern businesses. More and more businesses are going digital, resulting in data production at a greater volume than ever before. To maximize the value of this data, companies must scale up their networks to store, share, and process such data, and it needs to be done efficiently. With the best and most informed understanding of your data, you can set the standard for your business’ success. Using AI and Big Data, you can reduce costs, make better and faster decisions, and meet customer needs with ease. 

For manufacturers in particular, maximizing efficiency and speedy is crucial to optimize operations. Many manufacturers have already in ...  >>

JDA Survey Finds Understanding Consumer Behavior Is the Missing Link in Manufacturers' and Retailers' Path to Omni-channel Success
In today’s highly competitive, omni-channel market, companies are realizing the path to success hinges on their ability to understand consumer behavior. Retailers and manufacturers can unlock significant competitive advantage by leveraging consumer insights to make category decisions and create localized merch  >>

Job Opportunities
Buyer - Marktleider financial services
     Rotterdam  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Supply Chain Planner
     Alkmaar  -  PERM  -  Page Personnel
Global Procurement Manager - International Tank Container Company
     Rotterdam  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Warehouse / Logistics Engineer - Global 3PL - Multiple Sites in NL
     Eindhoven  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Supply Chain Planner
     Rotterdam  -  PERM  -  Page Personnel
Supply Chain Planner - Interim - Per immediate - 6 months
     Eindhoven  -  TEMP  -  Page Personnel
Projectmanager Supply Chain Innovation Rotterdam eo
     Rotterdam eo  -  PERM  -  Inspired Search
Lean Manager - Tilburg
     Tilburg  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Supply Chain Coordinator
     Rotterdam  -  PERM  -  Page Personnel
a.i. Plant / Site Director Zuid Limburg NL
     Zuid Limburg NL  -  PERM  -  Inspired Search
Supply Chain Manager - International Metal Manufacturing
     Rotterdam  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Teamleader Productie Planning - Food - internationaal en innovatief bedrijf
     Weert  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Buyer a.i. - Maritieme marktleider
     Leiden  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page
Teammanager logistiek - producent verpakkingen
     Westland  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Supply Chain- Compliance Officer - tijdelijk -SAP
     Zoetermeer  -  TEMP  -  Page Personnel

Supply chain E-learning

Explore available supply chain e-learning modules by language and academy

News & Trends

Last update 10 Sep 2021
Manufacturing growth remains strong in August despite further loss of momentum
   Source: NEVI Netherlands Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit

Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Even industries driven by the strictest safety and environmental regulations are capable of reducing their costs. Our solutions improve each phase of the chemical logistics supply chain, to increase your supply chain performance, improve predictability and mitigate potential problems before they arise. B...

The New Secret Weapon of Supply Chain

Henry Ford famously said of the Model T, “you can have any color you want, as long as it’s black.” Today, in the digital age, the ability to personalize has become a key strategy for winning market s...


Local & Regional Agenda

Erema: Gaining a competitive edge through preferential exports

Erema, an Austrian manufacturer of recycling systems, uses AEB software to accelerate the proper classification of its components, manage supplier’s declarations, and ensure compliance in its exports. Erema ship...

The Digital Transformation Directive: Practical Approaches To Tackling Disruptive Technologies At The C-Suite

This report provides C-level supply chain executives and their key transformation leaders with tools and frameworks to develop a roadmap and establish a directive for digital transformation.  ...