Jul 27, 2020

BearingPoint: Delivering Innovative Supply Chain Solutions

Supply Chain Management
Jack Grimshaw
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BearingPoint: Delivering Innovative Supply Chain Solutions
BearingPoint is dedicated to using its expertise to help supply chain leaders build effective, green, optimised supply chains, through its solutions...

With a focus on green supply chains, transportation management, network redesign, inventory optimisation and digital supply chains, BearingPoint offers innovative supply chain management (SCM) solutions to supply chain leaders around the globe. Company consultants and specialists are experts in the field, with expertise in market drivers, standards, laws and regulations.

With a competent team that understands what logistics operations, processes and consumers need from a business, BearingPoint delivers innovation to companies every day through thought leadership and best-service delivery.

The Global Competence Network is one of BearingPoint’s assets available to customers. Years of experience within the field has helped the company to create a platform with global reach, spanning across countless countries and strategic alliances. This network doesn’t only span countries, but also incorporates the Yale School of Management, Rotterdam School of Management, and the Stockholm School of Economics. 

By building such links and partnerships across the globe, BearingPoint uses more than 20 SCM academies every year to develop and build its network, and its expertise, beyond anything it managed before.

With approximately 500 supply chain consultants, and 400 supply chain projects completed in the last decade, the company’s track record is clear to see for all. Its global supply chain practices are second to none, with at least 50 global supply chain strategies that have been designed, with optimised networks, through its impressive network.

With digital supply chain management, BearingPoint can help deliver a digital twin of a supply chain, and builds a control tower for operations. Another benefit of implementing the solutions is the connected supply chain that gets built. The most effective modern-day supply chains are connected and transparent, keeping everyone in the loop and ensuring that operations run smoothly.

Also included in the solutions are transport cost planning and accounting, redesigned networks and certified carbon footprint calculations and accounting. This helps to ensure that supply chains using the BearingPoint suite of innovations are both cost-efficient and effective, whilst also having a positive impact on the environment and taking advantage of the most optimal routes whilst in transit.

Customers can also be helped to create increased transparency across the entire network through the introduction of a digital twin, whilst predictive analytics and the supply chain control centre will enable pro-active, real-time decision making, which is capable of revolutionising an entire supply chain with ease.

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Jun 18, 2021

New speakers announced for Procurement & Supply Chain Live

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Two leading executives join the lineup for this September’s inaugural supply chain and procurement live event, Procurement & Supply Chain Live

Two leading executives in supply chain transformation have been confirmed for this year's Procurement & Supply Chain Live event. 

Procurement & Supply Chain Live is the perfect opportunity to hear from prominent executives at the world’s leading procurement and supply chain businesses. The event will be streamed live from Tobacco Dock, London via the leading networking platform Brella.

CLICK HERE to sign up for Procurement & Supply Chain Live today and enjoy special early bird rates

The three-day show, running 28-30 September 2021, is an essential deep dive into the industry, with influential speakers sharing insights and strategies from their organisations, group roundtable discussions, and fireside chats. 

We take a look at the latest additions to the already amazing lineup of speakers announced so far, and what they will bring to the flagship event.

Shaun Plunkett 

VP Global Supply Chain at Macmillan Education Ltd

Shaun Plunkett

Shaun Plunkett has over 30 years of supply chain leadership experience in FMCG, entertainment and media sectors, supporting multi-billion euro businesses including Universal Music, EMI, Sony Music, Harper Collins and Associated British Foods. He has a track record of successfully delivering transformational change coupled with award winning operating models and developing and coaching global teams. Plunkett says that challenging the status quo is at the heart of what drives him on a daily basis - and encouraging others to continuously push the boundaries. 

Read more about Plunkett’s involvement in Macmillan Education’s supply chain transformation HERE

Vikram Singla

Digital Transformation Lead, Oracle UK and Board Member, CILT at Macmillan Education Ltd

Vikram Singla

Vikram Singla is digital transformation director at Oracle, UK. He helps supply chain and finance business leaders leverage technology to deliver meaningful business outcomes for their organisations. He also serves on the board if CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport) – UK and is an Honorary Visiting Fellow at Anglian Ruskin University. Singla has more than 25 years’ experience in the technology sector, and in global supply chain transformation, including deploying business transformation programmes for Fortune 500 firms. In his spare time, Singla is a passionate brand ambassador for Cancer Research.


Plunkett and Singla join a growing line-up of speakers, including: Sheri R. Hinish, IBM; Robert Copeland, G4S; Daniel Weise, BCG; Mark Bromley, Mastercard; David Loseby, Rolls Royce; and Ninian Wilson, Vodafone Procurement Company. 

CLICK HERE to secure your place at Procurement & Supply Chain Live

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