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Sustainability in supply chain

In this video you will learn about the various aspects of sustainability in supply chains. You will appreciate why precisely assessing sustainability is usually a highly complex endeavour. You will …

How can you make innovations happen?

In this step you will learn what types of innovations exist. The role of ICT in supply chain innovations will become clear. Collaboration is key in making it happen. It’s …

How to measure supply chain performance

Innovations are meant to increase supply chain performance. As innovations take effort and investment this should ‘payback. The return does not necessarily need to be financial. Performance improvement Performance improvement …

Examples of supply chain innovation

In this video you will learn about supply chain innovation. You will be introduced to examples in various industries. You will see how new technologies and new supply chain structures …

6 examples of supply chain innovations

The overarching challenge in the next decades will be to design supply chains that meet future economic, environmental and social requirements, in short, that are “people, planet, profit” oriented. There …

What is a supply chain?

In this animation our lead educator Jos van Hillegersberg explains the basic concepts of a supply chain. We also show how product structure and supply chain are related. Make or …

Emergence of global supply chains

In this step we explore the meaning and significance of logistics and supply chain management in the global economy we’re witnessing today. We will investigate why worldwide logistics flows have …

Factors for Successful Supply Chain Management

Supply chains are an indispensable need in any global economy where worldwide sourcing and manufacturing have become the norm, even stronger after the revolutionary developments of Information and Communication Technology …

Modular Construction Systems

The idea behind modular construction systems is that these consist of standard modules that can be designed and produced independent from one another. The modules are made in a factory, …

Smart Distribution Centres

Smart Building Logistics aims to use an inner city construction site as efficiently as possible whereby as little storage as possible takes place on the construction site. In order to …

Challenges for inner city building

In this video we will discuss the major challenges for inner city building that we encounter in our modern world. Ongoing urbanization results in a large increase of inner city …

Principles of positioning

Basic mechanisms and technologies for positioning and localisation systems are described here. We discuss basic technologies such as GPS. But also more dedicated technologies, like RFID, are explained in this …

Localisation systems

We present the common techniques and technologies that enable location identification in a certain area. Localization in wireless networks is the process of finding a physical location in an automated …