How Europe's largest technical Wholesaler Kramp innovates Logistics for Ecommerce

Posted by Allard Peeters     Aug 9, 2016 11:13:29 AM

In the article to this Blog, Kramp's International Transport Manager Marc Conings explains how Kramp innovates logistics for ecommerce by bundling logistics flows and setting up a smart linehaul network. Kramp offers the largest technical parts assortment in Europe and has a clear vision on creating Customer Intimacy by superb Supply Chain Orchestration. For Kramp and its customers it is now "That Easy".

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How invoicing kicks off Integrated Transportation Management

Posted by Allard Peeters     Jun 24, 2016 3:22:52 PM

Supply Chain Professionals must start assessing the true amount of cost control they have over their transportation network. 

By doing so, they need to take into account their desired balance between operational excellence and customer intimacy on a continuous basis.

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How Invoicing changes Supply Chain Management overnight

Posted by Allard Peeters     Jun 13, 2016 2:26:43 PM

Are you aware that current invoice matching checks on amounts and volumes only?

  • What about the actual performance of your service providers?

  • What if all prices and volumes are correct but the execution was completely different to the contracted SLA?

This could cost you dearly!

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Join MPO at the 18th SCL Summit in Barcelona

Posted by Allard Peeters     Jun 7, 2016 6:21:25 PM

MPO will be exhibiting at the 18th annual EMEA Supply Chain & Logistics Summit, 20-22 June 2016, Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I, Barcelona.

Visit MPO in the exhibition hall to discover how its SaaS for Supply Chain Orchestration is used by Logistics Service Providers and companies around the world for optimizing their supply chains. 

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6 huge Supply Chain Improvements starting with a simple Invoice

Posted by Allard Peeters     Jun 6, 2016 2:20:37 PM

Are you aware that Invoice Matching is potentially your biggest Supply Chain improvement tool?

Unfortunately in many logistics operations it is only used in a limited way.

Many invoice related procedures are detached from the actual supply chain operations and therefore do not contribute to process improvement and cost saving in a structural way. At least not to the extent it potentially could.

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How Invoice Matching for Logistics really pays out!

Posted by Allard Peeters     May 30, 2016 12:53:59 PM


Current invoice matching systems check on static amounts and volumes only. They simply lack the capability to match on actual performance of ordered services.  For Logistics this is crucial. This is now often done by time consuming post calculation activities and roles.

What if Invoice matching could also focus on actual performance?

An integrated approach could lead to >10% improvement on operating income!

Let’s zoom in on your billing process and find out how Dynamic invoice matching adds performance control to your process.

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How Wehkamp orchestrates E-Commerce supply chains for Same Day Delivery

Posted by Allard Peeters     Apr 28, 2016 10:14:05 AM

Online Retail Giant Wehkamp recently opened the world's largest automated E-commerce DC.

Superior warehouse automation with the leading MPO software for supply chain orchestration has resulted in wow experiences for customers, including competitive edge from Same Day Delivery.

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Visit Wehkamp Customer Case at SCM Supply Chain Day 2016

Posted by Allard Peeters     Apr 7, 2016 12:01:41 PM

Opening the World’s Largest automated Ecommerce DC is not something you do overnight! Wehkamp, Dutch Ecommerce giant, was well aware of this.

At SCM Supply Chain Day 2016 in Scherpenzeel, Harold Geerts (D-voted) takes you on a virtual tour. He explains how he and his team at Wehkamp developed and implemented a spot on route to get the job done!

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Topics: Customers

The End of Stock and Transport

Posted by Martin Verwijmeren     Dec 21, 2015 6:14:57 PM

Times are quickly changing. Especially in Supply Chain Management many traditional phenomena are rapidly becoming obsolete.

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Topics: Supply Chain Trends

How Customer Chain Control impacts your Supply Chain

Posted by Martin Verwijmeren     Nov 27, 2015 4:00:00 PM


As a Supply Chain Director you are forced to bridgetwo contradictory demands: customer intimacy and operational excellence. And even if you like to deal with challenges, this might cause headaches every once in a while. Maybe you know how to manage them, but do you have the systems to do so? Customer control can have a huge impact on a supply chain, for both logistics service providers (LSP’s) and shippers (manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers).

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Topics: Supply Chain Orchestration