Category: "Project & Organize"

Adidas is revolutionising sneaker production with Speedfactory

Sneakers. They let us run for miles and miles, giving us speed and momentum, yet making them is no quick business.
It takes around four months to complete the production and distribution cycle for a pair of sneakers. Sixty days to manufacture the component parts and put them together, then the same again to get the boxed-up shoes from factory to store – often via long-haul flights.

Supply Chain: things are speeding up

Could you please briefly introduce yourself and tell us a bit about your company?
Let me introduce myself ̶ I am Marco Candiani, Managing Director of STEF Italia. I graduated in Mechanical Engineering and hold a Master in Business Administration. My professional experience was acquired at logistics multinationals such as Christian Salvesen and Kuehne Nagel. I have been part of the STEF Group since 2013.

Amazon warehouse and logistics: the winning law of chaos

Over 50 billion packages sent with priority service in 2017. Hundreds of millions of customers all over the world. An average of 70 minutes between the customer hitting the “Buy!” button to shipment of the product itself.
With stunning service and impressive customer satisfaction levels, Amazon never fails to amaze us.

You are the Project Manager!

“You are the Project Manager, you take notes!”, said the technical architect, in front of client representatives during a critical project meeting.
“No, I haven’t opened the excel sheet”, was the response from another key technical team member after the project manager sent a risk register to validate its artifacts.
“I am at the office if you need me”, was yet another key team members response to a project manager’s request for a m

Survival Gifts – A new Era of Logistics!

In 2006, Supply chain analysts explored a new branch in the field of logistics which gave a glimpse of hope to mankind: Humanitarian logistics. The UNICEF is one of the leading international organisations which aims to provide humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and their mothers. The type of kit may vary depending on the type of emergency.

Interview with alumnus Nico Reuter: My MSCPM experience and how it helped me expand my own professional network

In this interview Nico Reuter, from Bavaria, Germany, shares with us his MSCPM experience and how this helped him expand his own professional network Why did you decide to pursue a master, and why did you choose MSCPM? After graduating, I had the choice between starting my professional career, or continue studying. Several reasons spoke for a master’s program. Just to name a few, better job opportunities, the great time of

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MIP i-Flex among the six most innovative MBAs in the world

What shape does real wealth take in the world today?

It lies in being able to manage your own time and dovetail all of your work and personal commitments so that you can make the most of every second of the day.

When Finance Hits Your Supply Chain

Negotiation is a process conducted on the sharp edge between cooperation and conflict, and you are well aware that your Director of Operations and your Director of Logistics negotiate a lot almost every day. If that were not the case, the role of Director of Supply Chain (SC) would never have been appointed in your organization.

The power of Supply Chain Finance: use your supply chain the smart way

In a globalising economy, supply chains are more complex and globalized than ever before. While the flow of goods are increasingly integrated and optimised, information and finance flows are often fragmented.