University of Twente
At the University of Twente, they are pioneers in fusing technology, science and engineering with social sciences to impact the world around us. Their driving force as students, scientists and educators is a deep sense of connection with people who share a curious, entrepreneurial spirit.
The challenges of our time are greater than before: global resilience, the digitalization of society, the improvement and personalization of healthcare, the reshaping of the world with smart materials and intelligent manufacturing. Technology has a leading role to play in providing solutions for complex societal challenges worldwide – and only people can enable it to shine in that role. In their passion for understanding our planet and improving life for everyone on it, they celebrate the bonds between mankind and technology, knowing that neither could exist, let alone flourish, without the other.
Windesheim is one of the Netherlands’ top-3 universities of applied sciences, known for its personal approach, small classes (15-20 students) and for working closely with the business community and public institutes.
Their Bachelor’s degrees are accredited by the NVAO, the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders. The NVAO is a quality assurance agency that assures the quality of higher education in the Netherlands and Flanders, in an expert and independent manner, and that fosters the quality culture pursued within the higher education institutions in the Netherlands and Flanders.
University of Illinois – Gies School of Business
Special knowledge workshops focused on inventory optimisation lead by Slimstock’s experts. With the aim of learning by doing, students solve business problems through real-world projects.
Serving and enhancing society to help citizens. That is what drives Tilburg University. It was the opinion of Tilburg University’s founding father, Martinus Cobbenhagen, that those who want to understand society should be actively and consciously involved in it.
This philosophy is still at the basis of what the university wants to contribute. Under the motto of ‘Understanding society’, its more than 1,500 employees develop knowledge, transfer it to others, and bring people from various disciplines and organizations together. In this way, they want to contribute to solving complex social issues. Their focus areas are economics, business and entrepreneurship, social and behavioral sciences, law and public administration, the humanities and digital sciences, and theology.
Tilburg University has a culture of cooperation and co-creation, at local, regional, national and international level. They connect their own activities with those of other educational institutes, the business community, governments and civil society organisations and with their alumni at home and abroad. They seek the connection between the various disciplines in order to find solutions for the major issues that we as a society face.
Thinkmax serves clients across North America and around the world from offices in Montreal, Toronto, Moncton, and Austin, Texas. Leveraging advanced industry and technical expertise with leading-edge technologies, Thinkmax implements efficient and innovative solutions, streamlining business processes, unifying digital experiences, and enabling transformative change.
University of Groningen
The University of Groningen is a research university with a global outlook, deeply rooted in Groningen, the City of Talent. Quality has had top priority for four hundred years, and with success: the University is currently in or around the top 100 on several influential ranking lists.
Supply Chain Canada
Supply Chain Canada is the voice of Canada’s supply chain, representing and serving more than 7,500 professionals across the country, as well as the wider supply chain community. It is a federation with a national secretariat and ten provincial/territorial Institutes.
Slimstock partnered with Supply Chain Canada as a Business Associate to share supply chain expertise and give back to the community through knowledge sessions, webinars, and networking sessions. Together, we aim to bring further knowledge to industry leaders, elevate the profession and strengthen the success of companies.
Servispart Consulting is a specialist aftermarket management consultancy that provides aftermarket strategy, transformational change and systems consulting projects/programmes for OEMs, parts manufacturers and distributors in capital equipment sectors including industrial, automotive, aerospace and defence.
Servispart helps aftermarket leaders to achieve sustained profitability, cash flow, growth and service improvement in their business by deploying its aftermarket know-how, best practice methods and unique proprietary analysis tools like Aftermarket 360TM – a proven diagnostic and strategic planning service for generating and sustaining capability improvements in aftermarket parts and service organisations.
Shenwick is an independent Consultancy and principal Jonathan Salt has over 25 years Supply Chain experience.
Jonathan’s particular focus is on Demand Planning system implementation, Supply Planning network optimisation and S&OP projects. Jonathan has detailed system experience of recommending and implementing forecasting packages, ERP systems, WMS and TMS.
He has delivered successful projects with:
– Mitchell & Butler, Whitbread, J D Wetherspoon (Demand Planning and Data process implementation and SKU/network review)
– Molson Coors – Full network review appraisal of stocking locations, transhipment and distribution orders process
– Molson Coors/Mitchell & Butler/InBev – Co-located stock project helping to provide fully accurate stock levels for planning, as well as reducing product wastage due to more effective product throughput and improving operational efficiency
– Ornua Foods (formerly Adams Foods) – Development of a full S&OP process
– Silk Road Tyres (UK) International Ltd – Implementation of Supply Chain processes and systems for new business.
– Auto Garage Network – Supply Planning consultancy
– UK Wholesale Tyres Ltd – Implement Supply Chain discipline and process improvements
Scorpion is a modern space planning software application used by retailers and suppliers worldwide. Global brands and local companies alike, use the Scorpion space planning solutions on a daily basis to understand and optimize their retail space. Scorpion offers planogram software, store planning and assortment planning all in one unique platform that offers invaluable insights into retail space and products. Scorpion offers more than space planning solutions, the team of space planning experts offer hands on support, training programs, space planning consultancy services, and customised space planning development.
The world is getting smarter. Every day we see products, services and solutions that were not there yesterday. Saxion believes that people should be central in this process. That is why they prepare their students in various ways for their future role in this dynamic society.
Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences
Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences has more than 39,000 students and about 4,000 employees. There are a wide variety of programmes to choose from across all educational sectors, with the exception of the agrarian sector. Their education is closely connected to developments in the metropolitan region of Rotterdam.
In all that we do our basis is equality. We encourage mutual respect and we work with a focus on emancipation.
Each student deserves the best possible higher education. Education in which students are acknowledged and recognised, are given equal opportunities, and are challenged to reach for the highest achievable goal. The teams of lecturers make the difference. Lecturers, researchers and field professionals learn from and with each other, in order to provide the students with current and challenging educational material. With a diploma of Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences in hand, every student is ready for the world of tomorrow.
Since 1996 Red Ledge have been providing state-of-the-art business solutions and process automation to some of the world’s leading companies. By building long-term relationships with its suppliers, partners and, of course, its customers, Red Ledge is able to offer business continuity, financial security and a wealth of knowledge to help its clients succeed.
Red Ledge systems (warehouse management and control, production management and control, asset tracking and business-excellence) are currently improving the efficiency of over 220 enterprises throughout the world.
Quattro Business Solutions (QBS group) is Microsoft Master VAR for Microsoft Dynamics, covering the majority of countries in Western Europe. Quattro Business Solutions supports partners through providing a range of services covering all key business areas including everything from marketing and lead generation to sales support, consultancy, partner & customer care, training and coaching. The appointment of Quattro Business Solutions as Master VAR is the direct result of the Volume Strategy that Microsoft announced in 2011. This strategy is an important pillar for the success of Microsoft Dynamics and is aimed at further strengthening the leading position of Microsoft in the SMB-market.
Through PDCA Consulting, Chris Ward provides a wide range of professional services to meet your needs. Past assignments have included:
Supply chain optimisation; Supplier assessment and selection; Manufacturing process design; S & OP process deployment; Warehouse and Factory organisation, and layout design; R&D project management; New product launches; Supplier rationalisation; Product rationalisation; Corporate strategy deployment; Organisational change; Staff mentoring; Candidate interviews/assessment; Business process digitalisation; Concept tooling; Productivity tracking; Lean/Six Sigma deployment.
North-Find Management (NFM) is a global management consultancy whose core focus is value chain enablement. They achieve this by optimising the people, processes and tools involved in the business and tying metrics to their P&L.
Netalogue have been working directly with manufacturers, distributors and wholesalers since 2001 to deliver turnkey B2B enterprise ecommerce solutions. They have a wealth of experience in working with companies in many diverse sectors and this has made them an expert in implementing B2B solutions and making their clients online leaders in their respective sectors.
All their ecommerce solutions have the Netalogue B2B platform at their core – this is a thoroughbred solution that was designed from the ground up to deal with the complexities of B2B transactions rather than being built on B2C technology.
Korade specialises in business processes and Infor CloudSuite ERP (LN). Their consultants are involved, progressive, flexible, goal-oriented and love a challenge. It is precisely this combination of knowledge and personality that makes them unique and enables them to provide solutions that will help you directly in your business operations.
I-stocktake is an advanced stocktaking solution that consists of an Android Barcode Scanning application and cloud based stocktake management software.
It can be used independently of any inventory management system to provide accurate, validated, and auditable inventory counts across multiple locations and can be used for full or partial stocktakes on a rolling or annual basis.
The solution is suitable for most inventory types and can be used to enhance or extend your existing stocktaking capabilities. It is suitable for use with most inventory types including general retail, healthcare, pharmacy, concessions, department stores, garden centres, fashion, lifestyle, sports, outdoor, cycling, parts and accessories, electronics and more.
IMAM sprouted from the ideas of a young professor, Reinaldo Moura, and the dreams of a visionary, José Maurício Banzato. In December 1979, the Institute for Material Handling and Storage was created. Its purpose: bringing valuable knowledge to professionals that work in a diversity of companies and sectors across the country.
InHolland is a university of applied sciences that offers international education and conducts applied research for professional practice. They offer broad, accredited bachelor’s programmes at various locations throughout the Randstad region. In a wide range of fields: from innovation to business and from technology to media.
Their teaching on the themes of sustainability, health and creativity is unique. Students and lecturers work on these areas in conjunction with professional practitioners, authorities and social partners. They challenge students to dare to learn. They take a personal and accessible approach, operating on the conviction that success and adversity are twin catalysts for professional and personal development, for both lecturers and students. Diversity is an asset in this regard.
HZ University of Applied Sciences
HZ University of Applied Sciences is located in the South-West of the Netherlands. With a population of some 4,800 national and international students they are a small university with a personal approach. HZ offers high-quality study programmes. Since 2011 -so for the past nine years- HZ has been in the top three of Dutch multidisciplinary universities of applied sciences.
As a university of applied sciences, they focus on practice-based education and research opportunities. Their close cooperation with the business world various research centers and our global network of partner universities is of paramount importance. Their students are encouraged to get the best out of themselves through personal development and the growth of knowledge.
HVA Hogeschool van Amsterdam
Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) educate tomorrow’s professionals in a wide array of fields and disciplines of higher education. With their distinct focus on applied sciences, the AUAS enables students, lecturers and researchers to develop cutting-edge – and practical – knowledge and innovations.
The Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, commonly known as Humber College, is a public College of Applied Arts and Technology in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It’s renowned for its Supply Chain Management.
The Slimstock Academy partners with Humber College to deliver inventory management masterclasses several times a year and helps curate courses and structure for the supply chain management program.
HAN Hogeschool Arnhem en Nijmegen
HAN’s mission is to qualify, socialize and prepare students for their future professional practice and citizenship. To provide innovation in a dynamic, increasingly globalized and complex society. HAN wants to create opportunities for people to grow as professionals and as individuals. And to offer a springboard to a meaningful future. At Slimstock we share these values and we try to be there for the students of HAN and contribute in any way we can.
The HSO Group was formed in 1989. Following over 1,000 successful implementations, HSO is now a trusted provider of industry-focused ERP software. In 2002 HSO was recognized as a “Microsoft Gold Certified Partner” purely for its expertise in Dynamics AX. HSO also belongs to the Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle, restricted to the top 1% of all Microsoft partners worldwide.
FarStar is a boutique consulting firm offering management and interim staffing support, supply chain optimization, and operations excellence services. They specialize in selecting and augmenting ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning). The team has extensive experience with Microsoft DynamicsGP, INFOR/BaaN, MAPICS and Kewill-MAX ERP solutions.
Falcon Group start where the Banks stop. They are a global inventory management working capital solutions company. Falcon agree to buy new inventory and make it available to you as and when you need it on a JIT basis. In the meantime, inventory is held in a dedicated area in your own warehouse or in a geographically relevant third-party warehouse, with Falcon holding the inventory on its books until you require it.
This allows companies to have inventory just-in-time throughout the supply chain, without burdening their cash flow or balance sheet. The solution provides resilience and certainty and improves working capital efficiency, increased liquidity and enhances financial metrics.
The financial software of Exact is the core of many businesses. The basis for every professional is having the right numbers available at the right time to make the right decisions. They can rely on the Exact’s future-proof software to make informed business decisions to achieve today’s goals and tomorrow’s ambitions.
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Erasmus University Rotterdam is a highly ranked, international research university, based in the dynamic and diverse city of Rotterdam.
Founded in 1913, it is currently one the biggest universities of the Netherlands with a student population of 29,000 and a research community of circa 1,400. Scholars and students in seven faculties and two institutions work on global social challenges in the areas of health, wealth, governance and culture.
As part of a large global network of academic partnerships, in strategic alliance with Leiden University and Delft University of Technology and in a unique collaboration with city and port, the dynamic city of Rotterdam serves as their laboratory.
The quality of research at Erasmus University, named after Rotterdam-born humanist and theologian Erasmus, is reflected in its consistent top-100 position in most major universities’ rankings. On the lively, modern campus, students and scholars of more than 100 nationalities are constantly encouraged to develop their talents and meet their ambition.
Evo-soft partners with clients to unlock the true potential of business through customer acquisition and growth, service excellence and ROI using innovative technology. Providing wrap-around services and extensions underpinned by Microsoft to meet the individual and specific client needs across a variety of industries.
What defines our business is service excellence, innovation and delivery of business solutions tailored to fit business needs and operations across a broad range of sectors. As a dedicated Business Central partner, we are trusted across the industry supporting businesses large and small across the UK, Republic of Ireland and beyond.
Enapps is an affordable enterprise class ERP specifically designed for small and medium sized businesses looking to manage their business better, scale quicker, and transform for the digital age. Enapps offers a complete end-to-end solution – everything you would expect from an enterprise ERP but delivered on time and at the right price. We address CRM, finance, stock, manufacturing (MRP) warehousing, projects and resourcing – all from a single platform. A single system gives an opportunity to see the business at 360 degrees. A single system, a single database – one version of the truth from receipt of an order through to shipment and delivery.
EHI Retail Institute
The EHI is a scientific institute of the retail industry. EHI’s approximately 800 members include international retail companies and their industry associations, manufacturers of consumer and capital goods, and various service providers. EHI cooperates with the most important international institutes and associations of the retail industry.
AFAS Software is a family business based in the Netherlands. They develop innovative software products & ERP solutions for the business market. That doesn’t sound very sexy, but it is indispensable for every organization. As a business, you want to be busy with your product or service, not with the administrative processes that go with it. Through enabling smart automation, AFAS help customers to simplify or even remove complex processes.
Alamo Consultores SA
With a multidisciplinary team of professionals with a solid academic background and extensive experience in consulting, Alamo Consultores SA, helps its clients turn projects into reality. By designing and implementing solutions to help improve operational performance and profitability, Alamo Consultores SA help its customers grow. It carries out its global operations from its headquarters in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Apport Systems A/S
Apport has optimided warehouse logistics for companies throughout Scandinavia since 2000. Today, they have over 45 employees, with headquarters in Denmark. Apport WMS optimises companies’ workflows and streamlines inventory by 25-40 percent as the user-friendly WMS system makes the warehouse a better place to work.
Broad Horizon was born out of several companies, each one offering a specific solution to a specific problem in the areas of Data, AI, the Workplace, Cloud Infrastructure, and Business Apps. Realising that they are stronger together, they joined forces.
In the world of information and technology, many different elements are becoming increasingly intertwined. All applications and all systems exchange data and talk to each other. A holistic approach to IT is more important than ever. But at the same time, you want to be connected to experts in their field. That’s why Broad Horizon brings together specialist knowledge from various companies who are experts in their respective field.
At Broad Horizon, they leverage each other’s strengths. By working together, they make our solutions even more effective. They strengthen the position of several brands, whose specialised approach connects seamlessly with the continuous journey concept of Broad Horizon. Together, they can help your organisation become more agile and data-driven.
Breda University of Applied Sciences
Breda University of Applied Sciences is a medium-sized, government-funded higher education institute. More than 7,000 Dutch and international students from some 100 countries are studying at our institute. They offer bachelor’s and master’s programme at professional (‘hbo’) and academic (‘wo’) level in the domains of Games, Media, Hotel, Facility, Logistics, Built Environment, Tourism and Leisure & Events.
CTAC helps you realise your ambitions. They do this, by reducing your costs, increasing your margins, streamlining processes and enabling you to optimally serve customers. Do you want to take your business operations to a higher level? Then you can contact them for innovative solutions that fit seamlessly with your industry, your organization and your challenges. They believe in making progress by making conscious, well-considered choices and applying focus.
Dinamik Çözüm is a consulting company specialising in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) consultancy. In addition, they adapt software in any way necessary to meet the needs of your business.
EDT – Electronic Data Transfer, are a solution provider whose principal purpose is to innovate continuously, reduce the complexity and improve the speed of electronic communication between companies and their digital ecosystem.
Established in 1989, we have been providing Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) & e-invoice managed service solutions for Start-up’s to Global Enterprises. Now a part of the WEEXA Group of companies, we are enhanced by expert multi sector and multi technology EDI supply chain consultancy and global support, helping our clients with their data transfer and data management, no matter the source or target.
We are an IBM Gold and Opentext Partner providing best-in-class technology solution platforms offering flexible and bespoke managed services either in the Cloud, On-Premise or Hybrid.
We can connect your supply chain communications to any platform including ERP, inventory, warehouse and 3PL transport management.
We are a “Green EDI partner”, committed to helping our clients Go Paperless and providing sustainable EDI managed services, through the use of Green Datacentres & Technologies, all contributing to reducing carbon footprints.
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