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CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

Is Industry 4.0 Technology Worth the Cost?

Brian Hoey
flexis

Industry 4.0 discussions are happening every day across industries. Some organizations are opting to roll out existing and emerging technologies in the hopes that they will see boosts to their ROI that justify the initial outlay, while others are taking a “wait and see” approach. It’s our strong opinion that spending what you can now to lay a solid foundation of Industry 4.0 technology is worth the investment, as long as you go about it strategically and intelligently. There are several aspects of this discussion that are key to remember when looking for facts to justify this spending. First, the infrastructure work can benefit all departments, which supports their ability to work efficiently and effectively. Second, this spending is about mitigating the cost of poor quality when it comes to your product or service. 

 

What Is Downtime Costing You?

Industry estimates suggest that anywhere from ...  >>

What Do We Really Know About What We Know? The Nature of Relationship Governance in the Reverse Supply Chain

Inter-organizational relationships have received significant attention in the marketing channels literature (Anderson and Weitz, 1992; Mohr and Spekman, 1994; Morgan and Hunt, 1994). More recently, the supply chain literature has emphasized the importance of cooperative inter-firm relationships for achieving competitiv  >>


Events
 
 5 
Oct
2020
2nd Edition Digital Supply Chain Transformation & The Imperative for a New Model: Innovating Out of The Economic Shock

In the time characterised by high volatility, complexity and high technology developments, digitalisation of the supply chain is an elusive goal – always on the horizon but slow to actualise. For many traditional industries, digital supply chain transformation is still an unknown part of an overall business in ...

Radisson Blu, Amsterdam  
 

Job Opportunities
 
Logistics Excellence Implementation Manager
     
     Amsterdam  -  PERM  -  1st Executive

Projectlead Inventory (Supply Chain) - Healthcare Organization
     
     Maastricht  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Allround Supply Chain Specialist / Planner a.i.
     
     Amsterdam  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page

Senior Buyer - NPR
     
     Almelo  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) Early Professional Program
     
     Best, Noord-Brabant  -  PERM  -  Philips

Procurement Excellence Manager - Global Pharmaceutical Company
     
     Rijswijk  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Category manager IT - Global Brand - Procurement IT
     
     Amsterdam  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Technical / Capex Buyer - Pharmaceutical - International Company
     
     Oss  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Procurement Transformation Manager - Global Pharmaceutical Company
     
     Rijswijk  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

(Senior) Supply Chain Analyst - International Organization
     
     Heerlen  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Operational Buyer R&D
     
     Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant  -  PERM  -  Philips

Procurement Manager marketing services
     
     Amsterdam  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Senior Buyer - Raw Materials - Global Pharmaceutical Company
     
     Delft  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Teamleider Operationele Inkoop
     
     Almere  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Supply Chain Manager Zuid West Nederland
     
     Zuid West Nederland  -  PERM  -  Inspired Search





 
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Last update 6 May 2020
Manufacturing output contracts at survey record rate amid COVID-19 pandemic
   Source: NEVI Netherlands Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
Netherlands 


Retail

The retail sector is always on the move. Whether this involves shopping centres, shops in inner city locations or at airports – trends change very quickly and the goods change just as rapidly too. To keep up with these developments, highly complex and process driven supply chains are needed. With our...


How COVID-19 Will Impact Softline Retailers

Softline retailers have been battling store closures and traffic declines in malls for several years.  They have made moves to shift toward experiential retailers.  They have deployed omni-channel capabiliti...


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Resources
 
Missed orders reduced by 30% at Dijkgraaf-Reinders

Based in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands, Dijkgraaf-Reinders supplies a complete range of food and non-food items to restaurants, cafes, schools and healthcare organisations. Through implementing Slim4, the catering dist...

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 competi...


International Agenda