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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 …

The Lean and Green example

Supply chain innovation can be encouraged in many ways. Consumer organizations and NGOs can initiate programs to increase awareness of sustainability and innovation. Individual companies, Industry sector organizations, government, and …

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 …

Measuring supply chain performance

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

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 …

Introduction to sustainable innovations

Welcome back to our course on Supply Chain Innovation. In this week we will discuss what shape and form sustainability in supply chains can take. We will share with you …

Summary of this week

Thank you for learning with us in Week 1 of our online course on Supply Chain Innovation. In this week we introduced you to the major concepts for this course. …

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 …

Towards sustainable supply chains

Current supply chains and logistic processes place an unacceptable footprint on scarcely available resources and cause serious environmental and social problems. Fortunately, new technological developments may help to reduce these …

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 …

Supply chain trends and need for innovation

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 …

Meet our team

In the coming weeks you will meet several experts from the University of Twente in this course. As this is a multidisciplinary course, you will see that we have quite …

Wrapping up the course

You’ve reached the final step of our course on Supply Chain Innovation. Congratulations with this achievement! Professor Jos van Hillegersberg wraps up this course and says thank you for joining …