Growing importance supply chain
Until recently when talking about logistics and supply chains, one often referred to trucks and warehouses. In today’s world we are managing our supply chains on financial logistics parameters, as cash-to-cash cycle time. According to Alain Beerens, managing consultant & partner at Groenewout, the strategic position of Supply Chains is ever more recognized on senior management level, specifically because of the significant (inventory)investments involved and its ability to improve customer service.
This article (only in Dutch available) has been published in the Retail & Supply Chain Management of Mediaplanet and distributed by Het Financieele Dagblad.
For questions regarding this article, please contact Alain Beerens.
50 years of experience
Consulting firm with over 50 years of experience.
Availability of a European logistics database with benchmark figures on transportation and warehouse costs.
Full scope expertise on network design, as well as warehouse design (conceptual layout, logistics - and storage equipment) and logistics building design (engineering and investment calculations).
Ability to support implementation of new logistics concepts (70% of Groenewout revenue is with existing customers in follow-up/implementation projects.
Extensive operational knowledge, hands-on, pragmatic and bottom-up approach.