European Supply Chain Forum

The European Supply Chain Forum

  • Offers an excellent opportunity for professionals to share problems and solutions in the area of Supply Chain Management and design
  • Connects internationally ambitious companies
  • Facilitates joint projects and research with a focus on talent development and life-long learning
 

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Operations Practices

Managing intermodal hinterland networks

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The hinterland is the inland region in connection with a port. Compared with the full distance traveled by a container from origin to destination, the distance
covered in the hinterland is typically relatively small. However, this part is increasingly recognized as a key part of the overall container transportation chain,
as the proportion of hinterland costs relative...

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Harrie de Haas, ASML, Chairman of Advisory Board

We operate in a high-tech business-to-business environment in which we develop, manufacture and service micro-lithography equipment for the semi-conductor market. Our equipment uses state-of-the-art technology which is co-developed with a global partner network, for which short time to market is essential". The complexity associated with the...

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About ESCF

The European Supply Chain Forum (ESCF) is the premier Operations and Supply Chain Competence Center in Europe. We connect internationally ambitious companies with a focus on long-term partnerships. The ESCF offers an excellent opportunity to share problems and solutions in the area of Operations and Supply Chain Management. Members are able to share their thoughts with and learn from other multinational companies. We provide a global, interactive platform and facilitate joint projects and research. ESCF excels in SCM talent development and life-long learning.
  

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Target industry sector

  • Process industry (chemical and other)
  • Pharmaceutical industry / Health Care
  • Capital goods industry, especially service parts logistics
  • Retail & Internet / E-commerce
  • Consumer packaged goods
  • Mass assembly
  • High-tech (consumer electronics, semiconductors, contract manufacturing, communications)
  • Logistics service providers

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