Food retail needs to speed up supply chain collaboration
In food retail, collaboration between supply chain partners has been the topic of fervent discussion for many years. Although everyone is aware of the benefits, there are still very few examples of supply chain collaboration in practice. It’s now time to change all that, claims Joke Vink, senior consultant at Groenewout. Supply chain collaboration is more important than ever before, not least due to e-commerce, and the necessary conditions are already in place to make it a success. “Data is the new gold in transport and logistics.”
This article has been published on logistiek.nl, 22 november 2017 (Dutch version)
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