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Ahold Delhaize’s Supply Chain Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

In December of 2019, the global grocery retailer Ahold Delhaize announced it was investing $480 million to transform and expand its U.S. supply chain operations in support of a new three-year strategy to move to self-distribution. The retailer’s grocery chain banners in the U.S. include Food […].

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Walmart’s Massive Investment in a Supply Chain Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

Following their fourth quarter results, top executives talked about their supply chain and omnichannel strategy at a high level. Brett Biggs, an executive vice president at Walmart, summarized the investments by saying the retailer is spending on increased fulfillment capacity, supply chain, automation, and technology.

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Supply Chain Transformations Involve Many Elements - Thinking is The Most Important

10xLogistics

So, what are these transformations is missing? Strategy Duration: Many companies confuse tactics with strategy. So, strategically, should anyone have set up their long term capital investment and strategies around a growth rate that mathematically just could not continue? How do we whipsaw so quickly? I have a few ideas.

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How Can CIOs Accelerate Supply Chain Transformation? Think Less Planning, More Real-Time Decision-Making

Logistics Viewpoints

Matt has led high-impact teams that implemented logistics strategies and systems at P&G, Nestle, Kraft, Anheuser-Busch Inbev, Tyco, Argos and Nokia across North America, Western Europe and Latin America. The post How Can CIOs Accelerate Supply Chain Transformation? He lives in Chicago.

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A True Supply Chain Transformation Requires the Proper Talent

Logistics Viewpoints

What will the total costs be associated with different green strategies? It examines the skills of the people on the team, the process, technology, and strategy associated with supply chain design. The post A True Supply Chain Transformation Requires the Proper Talent appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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Supply Chain Transformation: Not Just Digital, But Physical Too

Talking Logistics

Over the past couple of years, we have published many blog posts and produced several video episodes on supply chain digital transformation (see our archives ). Once complete, P&G said its new supply chain will enable 80% of U.S. production to reach stores within 24 hours.”.

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Supply Chain 2030 with Ron Crabtree

The Logistics of Logistics

He is a Master Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, a Certified Supply Chain Transformation Architect and also an expert in effective change management, facilitation and communications. Explore how companies can address the numerous challenges in digitalization and automation within the supply chain industry.