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Alan k

A pioneer of integrated supply chain working, Alan first got involved in the practical implementation of collaborative working methods when, back in the late 1980's he was faced with the challenge of turning round an ailing subsidiary of the Electrolux group. By adopting what was, at that time, a radical new 'partnering' approach to internal and external relations he succeeded in his assignment and went on to become a leading exponent of win-win supply chain solutions.

More recently he has been involved in bringing best-collaborative practices to the pharma-logistics sector where he sees huge scope for improvement. 

According the Alan Kennedy Founder, Team-Up Global, its time for pharma to step up. Only by adopting a more collaborative approach to pharma logistics can it extract the benefits that are being routinely achieved by more progressive sectors...Full Article »
Collaboration enthusiast Alan Kennedy examines the consequences the digital revolution has in store for the somewhat inefficient pharma supply chain...Full Article »
When it comes to pharma-logistics real supply chain collaboration is about a lot more than box-ticking and endless rounds of meetings and workshops. True collaboration requires cultural change and this is where things get tricky....Full Article »
It’s lips may pay service but much of the pharma-logistics sector remains dormant when it comes to genuine supply chain integration....Full Article »
When it comes to integrating the pharma cold-chain, technology is invariably seen as having a big part to play. However, it can also form a big part of the problem. Here Alan Kennedy examines the virtues and limitations of technology when it comes to collaborative solutions....Full Article »
Terrorism, climate change and financial stability are not the only globally-critical areas where there is a huge need for greater co-operation and interaction between independent agencies with common needs and objectives. In a world increasingly characterised by division, alienation and conflict, corporate organisations are being urged to work in...Full Article »
Since its emergence as a realistic organisational model in the final quarter of the last century the business potential of integrated collaborative working has captured the imagination of a generation of business visionaries....Full Article »