eft has produced a snapshot into the top discussion that took place at this year’s European Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain summit in May
The Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain Summit, held in Amsterdam on May 21-22nd, brought together senior supply chain executives from the hi-tech elite to discuss supply chain strategies for driving growth in their hi-tech businesses. With multiple tracks, 10 carefully researched and insightful sessions and 20+ senior-level speakers at the event, the team at eft have put together some of the highlights, allowing for a complete overview of what took place.
In this sum-up you can see what the delegates and presenters had to say on big data, supply chain risk, the 3PL-supplier relationship, aftermarket services and crucial markets including Turkey, Africa and the Middle East. The debrief examines HP’s multi-modal logistics network and looks at a real life risk management case study from Sony Computer Entertainment’s as well as providing a short analysis of the big data live polling and a comprehensive list of the dos and don’ts of a 3PL relationship.
“This is just a small taster of the fantastic discussions that took place at this year’s Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain Summit. With senior level supply chain executives present from top companies such as Infineon, Media Saturn, Foxconn, HP and Bang & Olufsen we were able to gain key insight from the whole hi-tech supply chain spectrum. These highlights demonstrate the quality and breadth of information shared amongst the community ” commented Sophie Farrow, Event Director.
You can also find the letter from the Chairman of the event Hugh Williams, with his thoughts on this year’s hi-tech Summit.
The European Union is working on the further liberalisation of road transport by logistics service providers. The question is whether the further liberalisation of shippers transport on own account would not be more effective and yield better results.
One of the biggest challenges for a delivery provider is achieving a successful delivery drop first time and missed deliveries are costly – estimated on average at around £23 per drop. Using mobile data technology to track items combined with proactive customer alerts plays a significant role in helping to achieve higher first time success rates.
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