Posts by Patric Fleck:
The bauma took place again from April 8 to 14, 2019 at the exhibition grounds in Munich-Riem. With 3,702 exhibitors from 63 countries and regions and an exhibition area of 614,000 m² (more than 6.6 million square feet), it is the largest trade fair in the world.
Trending themes: Alternative power systems, autonomous driving and digitization
At bauma, too, the topic of alternative power sources and the autonomous operation of excavators and other construction machinery was one of the main topics. Read more
At many companies, process optimization in purchasing focuses on direct material. The purchase of indirect material, however, often still takes place under the radar. Perhaps a bit overstated as; What is there to optimize, if I only purchase pencils? Read more
EY’s conference “Supply Chain Days” was held on June 21 and 22 in Heidelberg. More than 150 experts discussed the next step: the digitalization of the supply chain.
The intense interest in this topic was reflected not only by the large number of attendees, but also by the caliber of the participants and speakers: They included representatives of BMW, Siemens, Adidas, Uber and Drägerwerk. Villa Bosch was bursting at the seams. The organizer is now considering moving the conference to another site or partially digitalizing it. And that brings us to the topic at hand.
The key revelation: The supply chain is evolving from an Internet-based, company-owned world and becoming a new cloud-based eco-system designed to serve a global network of all members. Read more