• Supply Chain X-factor

    17 Aug 2017 | Blog

    I have been helping my customers with actionable and tangible strategies on sustainability. Being a long time and active CSCMP member has helped me keeping track of global developments, and enriched my global network on this topic. And although sustainability has been somewhere on the priority list [...]

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    Airbag

    28 Jul 2015 | Blog

    The replacement of 34 million airbags that the automotive part manufacturer Takata has to execute in what is one of the biggest recalls ever, cannot easily be underestimated. Apparently, the airbag inflators were not properly sealed leading to unexpected explosions. To make things worse, due to the [...]

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    Departments frequently seem to operate within their own silos, and this can limit the sharing of information. The implementation of an integrated IT system is often seen as the way to advance the organisation. Unfortunately during the implementation process of such systems, the extent to which the [...]

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    A cohesive business case is an essential link when preparing a solid foundation for a project. My motto is: ‘a vision without a plan is just a dream’. However, when I listened to an inspiring presentation during a conference in Atlanta, it dawned on me that this may not be entirely true. No [...]

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