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Blog: What is the purpose?

It is often said that The Netherlands is a country of merchants and vicars, of people with a trade instinct, but also with a moralistic side. However, while we as Procurement professionals are busy preaching about sustainable sourcing, green supply cha...

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PhD Interview - Dr. Ing. Victor Verboeket

Our BISCI colleague, Dr Ing Victor Verboeket, shares his experience of successfully defending his PhD.

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The creation of a new innovation hub for supply chain in Venlo

At the end of August several companies, amongst them vidaXL, Moonen Packaging, Seacon Logistics, Arvato Supply Chain Solutions and Brightlands Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (BISCI), joined together to create Supply Chain Valley (SCV). The SCV i...

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Introductory Interview - Lieven Quintens, Senior Researcher at BISCI

Lieven Quintens, a Senior Researcher at BISCI is interviewed by Grant Davis, one of our Project Managers at BISCI. They discuss Lieven's roles at BISCI, and how he balances the important research he does with his teaching responsibilities and being a '...

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Blog: 2020 - Tipping Point for Digitization?

The COVID-19 crisis has made it very clear that professional buyers and supply chain managers (SCM) are important for our economy. Leaders such as Merkel (Germany) and Rutte (The Netherlands) spoke openly about the importance of well-coordinated profes...

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Introductory Interview - Bart Vos, Scientific Director at BISCI

Bart Vos, Scientifc Director at BISCI is interviewed by Shreyas Sridhar, Junior Project Manger at BISCI, discussing in detail the roles and responsibilites of Bart, his views on team building and development, BISCI's current position in the 'Tripl...

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Introductory Interview - Ton Geurts, Business Development Director at BISCI

Ton Geurts, Business Development Director at BISCI is interviewed by Grant Davis, Project Manager at BISCI, discussing in detail his roles and responsibilites, his views on sustainable and digital development of supply chains, the importance of NG...

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Ton Geurts shares his experience on working from home during COVID

Working from home has become the norm for many of us these days. Some love it while some would prefer to go back to their old routine. And yet, there are many reasons to believe that working from home, or at least a more flexible way of working, i...

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First month at BISCI: the perspective of our two newest team members

Grant and Shreyas officially joined BISCI on 1 July as project managers. In this role, they work closely with Business Development Director Ton Geurts and support projects involving sustainability and digitalisation.&...

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BISCI Summer Meeting 2020

After over three months of virtual meetings, emails and video conferences, Brightlands Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (BISCI) had its first in-person Summer Meeting on 10 July. The venue was a beautiful vineyard on the slopes of Fort Sint P...

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