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In our section Operations Practices - Insights from Science, we offer relevant case studies.
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12 May 2014

Influencing Total Costs of Ownership in the tendering phase

Concise summary of this best practice Purchasing decisions of capital-intensive goods have a long-lasting impact on the company’s profitability. As a...

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18 Dec 2012

Spare Parts Planning at ASML

Enhancing spare parts planning:  Using advanced planning methods to provide excellent services. Concise summary of this best practiceKey to...

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05 Jun 2012

Optimizing Inventory Management at Sabic

Margin pressure from the Middle East The need for a more cost competitive approach in the petrochemical supply chain of SABIC is rising, because of...

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22 Dec 2011

Multi-depot distribution planning at Nabuurs

The assessment of efficiencies in complex multi-depot networks In recent years, the distribution networks of many carriers have grown from a single-...

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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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  • Pharmaceutical industry / Health Care
  • Capital goods industry, especially service parts logistics
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  • Mass assembly
  • High-tech (consumer electronics, semiconductors, contract manufacturing, communications)
  • Logistics service providers



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