Commercial Partners

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2018 Commercial Partners


Arviem solves the challenges of obtaining visible and intelligent trade by offering real-time end-to-end cargo tracking and monitoring services on a pay-as-you-use basis. As the only full-service provider for real-time cargo monitoring on the market, Arviem provides exceptionally accurate location and condition monitoring of cargo throughout the global supply chain. We uncover supply chain blind spots by installing automated locating and sensing technology on multimodal containers and cargo. We provide real-time, carrier independent data about the whole journey of the goods from the point of manufacture to the point of delivery. Our leading-edge solution will provide global supply chain stakeholders with on-demand access to real-time, transport-related data. Our advanced analytics platform allows business professionals to uncover inefficiencies in their supply chains. Our analytics dashboard improves decision making by revealing what’s happening throughout the extended supply chain.

Buck Consultants International

Buck Consultants International is one of the global leaders in developing comprehensive manufacturing footprint/location strategies and selecting sites for new operations in the US, Europe, Middle East and Africa and the Asia Pacific region (including China and India). BCI has offices in Europe in Nijmegen, The Hague (both the Netherlands), London, Frankfurt, Brussels and Paris, in APAC in Shanghai and Singapore (for the whole region, including India) and in the US in Atlanta, the Bay Area and Los Angeles. In the last 30 years we worked for more than 900 clients including companies like Baxter Healthcare, Boston Scientific, Becton Dickinson, Coloplast, Medline, Carefusion, Medtronic, Edwards Lifesciences, St Jude, Abbott, Biotronik, Novocure, ExxonMobil, BP, Cytec, Basell, Shell, Novartis, Amgen, Celgene, AstraZeneca, Michael Kors, VF Corporation, Cisco, Columbia Sportswear, Danone, Donaldson, Emerson, ABB, Gentherm, IKEA, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, Mitutoyo, Mondelez, NCR, Nestle, Novartis, Novocure, O’Neill, Philips, Pitney Bowes, Roche, SAP, Sandvik, Urban Outfitters and Yamaha. Our 65 dedicated professionals have the experience and expertise to assist you with realigning your company’s footprint to accommodate geographic growth, geopolitical uncertainties and to improve the bottom line. More information: Johan Beukema, Managing Partner, +31 6 51100938,


Contguard enables enterprises end-to-end digital management of their entire supply chain with unparalleled visibility and control of goods-in-transit. We use IoT-based cargo data and AI to provide actionable insights for better business decisions and maximum supply chain efficiency. Contguard helps enterprises to optimize planning, execution and monitoring of their shipping process, maximizing “On-Time In-Full” delivery, quality and safety across the entire supply chain, and taking their business in the only direction it should really go - up.

Established in 2013 by a team of logistics and supply chain experts, security veterans and big-data specialists, Contguard is disrupting supply chain management by demystifying the shipping process, forging profound data-driven insights that help enterprises reduce logistics costs while increasing performance, lower insurance rates as well as inventory levels, strengthen brand reputation, enable lean production with just-in-time supply, avoid lost sales and protect market share.

Dassault Systèmes - DELMIA

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE® Company, serves 220,000 users across 140 countries, providing virtual universes for sustainable innovation. DELMIA is a Dassault Systèmes brand that delivers Digital Continuity across the virtual and real worlds of manufacturing to engineer, operate, and optimize your global industrial processes.

DELMIA Engineering applications drive manufacturing innovation by virtually defining, planning, creating, monitoring, and controlling all production processes.

DELMIA Operations solutions help global manufacturers transform their global operations to achieve and sustain operational excellence.

DELMIA Optimization capabilities enable finite capacity planning, scheduling, synchronization and optimization for complex and batch business processes across all planning horizons.

Dassault Systèmes - Quintiq

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE® Company, serves 220,000 users across 140 countries, providing virtual universes for sustainable innovation.
As part of Dassault Systèmes, it’s Quintiq’s mission to solve the world’s planning puzzles using a single platform.
Quintiq supply chain and optimization software will reduce your waste, make accurate demand forecasts, help you respond effectively to disruptions and much more.
Quintiq's 100%-fit planning solution gives you access to the true benefits of optimization. And you'll benefit from being able to align your production plan with transportation and workforce requirements

EFESO Consulting

Your progression is our obsession

“Improving results today, securing results for tomorrow” means achieving tangible business results and simultaneously developing the capabilities, leadership and culture to continue improving faster than competition.

The EFESO Progression approach combines continuous improvement, transformation and disruption to yield effective and durable results across the business. Strategic, systemic and specific interventions let us address at the same time value, flow, assets and human dynamics holistically

Our people bring together hands-on experience and expertise spanning sectors and functional capabilities.

EFESO Consulting currently support more than 900 Progression programmes helping its Clients to progress faster and better with over 400 consultants, operating from 26 offices, working in 75 countries and representing 40 different nationalities. The Client retention rate is more than 90%.


Elementum is the software-as-a-service company behind the first cloud-native supply chain orchestration platform. In today’s world, instant gratification trumps brand loyalty. To survive, brands must connect across their extended ecosystem so they can operate in real-time and deliver at the speed of customer demand. By digitally mapping the $25T product economy, Elementum’s platform sheds light on the flow of goods around the world, and facilitates cross-ecosystem execution to ensure that products are available at the right time, place, quantity, and cost.

Flanders Investment & Trade

Flanders Investment & Trade is the government agency of Flanders that offers a wide range of specialized services to companies in Flanders and abroad. Foreign companies intending to set up a business in Flanders are entitled to free consultation services on all aspects of their investment: from financing options and tax benefits to site location, recruitment of personnel and contact persons.

With over 76 offices worldwide, Flanders Investment & Trade is well represented in the major countries.

Flanders Investment & Trade
Koning Albert II-Laan 37
BE-1030 Brussels, Belgium
T +32 2 504 87 11
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IfM Education and Consultancy Services (IfM ECS) Ltd

The Institute for Manufacturing’s (IfM) knowledge transfer arm, IfM ECS, transfers the new ideas and approaches developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge to companies of all sizes and to national and regional governments. We do this through consultancy and executive and professional development. IfM ECS is owned by the University of Cambridge and our profits are gifted to the University to fund future research.

Institute for Manufacturing (IfM)

The IfM is part of the University of Cambridge’s Department of Engineering. With a focus on manufacturing industries it creates, develops and deploys new insights into management, technology and policy.

Its mission is scholarship, world-leading research and education that:

  • Creates knowledge, insights and technologies of value to established and emerging manufacturing industries and the associated policy community.
  • Develops the skills and capabilities of researchers, students and people working in industry and government.
  • Has an impact on industry and government through knowledge transfer and application, as well as by influencing the direction of future research.
  • It aims to be the partner of choice for businesses and policymakers, as they enhance manufacturing processes, systems and supply chains to deliver sustainable economic growth through productivity and innovation.


Logility Voyager Solutions™ create a connected enterprise that solve tough supply chain and retail planning challenges quickly.

Over 1300 companies worldwide use Logility's advanced analytics-driven, continuous planning solutions to increase service, reduce costs and replace inventory with information. Business areas addressed include demand, inventory and replenishment planning; Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP); Integrated Business Planning (IBP); supply and inventory optimization; manufacturing planning and scheduling; and retail merchandise planning and allocation.

Logility customers include Big Lots, Fender Musical Instruments, Husqvarna Group, Parker Hannifin, Verizon Wireless, VF Corporation and more.

Orbsen Consulting

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R&G Global Consultants

International consultancy for operational excellence and supply chain management

Leading business success

The core of successful business is effective leadership. Leadership that unearths improvement opportunities and implements beneficial change. At R&G, we empower leaders to optimise operational and supply chain performance through leveraging data-driven insights. Our guidance sharpens focus, enables better decision making and galvanises teamwork. From exploration all the way through to implementation.
By assuming nothing, questioning everything and challenging existing paradigms, we open the door to the next level. The passion and personalisation we bring to our client partnerships results in profound learning, sustainable transformation and significant business process improvements.
R&G was founded in 2004 by former GE Business Process Excellence architect Piet van Abeelen. Our hands-on senior consultants have successfully completed more than 1000 programmes and projects at 200+ major companies in various industries, wholesale, retail and services. Because we maintain a presence all around the world, we have the local knowledge and ability to accelerate clients’ business anywhere.


Commercial Partner profile coming soon.

Siemens PLM Software

Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of software solutions to drive the digital transformation of industry, creating new opportunities for manufacturers to realize innovation. With over 140,000 customers worldwide, Siemens PLM Software works with companies of all sizes to transform the way ideas come to life, the way products are realized, and the way products and assets in operation are used and understood.

For more information on Siemens PLM Software products and services, visit