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4flow newsletter 2/2017The technologies and innovations impacting supply chain in the near future

With the onset of digitization, new technologies, and innovations, supply chain is undergoing fundamental changes. In this latest 4flow newsletter, find out which technologies and innovations will impact supply chain and learn more about key technologies such as robotics, sensors, and mobile energy accumulators that form the basis for supply chain innovations. Also read about how AGCO, global manufacturer of agricultural equipment, will expand its collaboration with 4flow to its Chinese inbound supply chain. In this issue, you can also read about General Motors and AGCO naming 4flow Supplier of the Year.

Dear readers,

Over the past 10 years, mobile technology has greatly changed our world, including the domain of supply chain. The speed of change will continue to increase in the years to come.

What technologies and innovations will change the face of supply chain? Our opinion on what we see as the relevant key technologies will be addressed in this newsletter, with more to come in a future issue.

Innovation is a key reason 4flow has grown considerably faster than the market since it was founded 17 years ago. Year after year, we work on developing new consulting products and software solutions, as well as process innovations. All these innovations have earned us numerous awards, and this makes the 4flow team very proud.

How do you envision the future of supply chain? This is a topic we would like to explore with you. Visit us at the transport logistic trade fair in Munich, Germany, where you will find us in Hall B5 at Booth 306. Contact us through the usual communication channels – we’re always glad to hear from you. Or follow us on LinkedIn. You’ll be updated on the latest news and get exciting insights on what 4flow is up to.

Enjoy reading this latest newsletter issue!

Stefan Wolff

The technologies and innovations that will impact supply chain in the near future

The digital revolution is changing supply chain fundamentally. Find out which technologies and innovations will impact the industry in our two-part series. Key technologies such as robotics, sensors, and mobile energy accumulators form the basis of these supply chain innovations.

AGCO selects 4flow to digitize inbound supply chain

Following the tremendous success of digitizing the European inbound supply chain, the agricultural manufacturer AGCO is now continuing its collaboration with 4flow in China. As a neutral 4PL service provider, 4flow is now set to continuously plan, manage and optimize the Chinese network. In Europe, the cooperation partners successfully reduced costs by more than 25 percent.

General Motors and AGCO name 4flow Supplier of the Year

In the first quarter of 2017, 4flow received two awards from customers for outstanding performance and successful partnerships. General Motors and AGCO both recognized 4flow with the title Supplier of the Year.

4flow receives ISO 9001:2015 certification

An optimal information flow, a sophisticated service level and best possible time management – these and other benefits are ensured by meeting the ISO 9001:2015 quality standard. 4flow has been certified to the international quality management standard since 2017 assuring the highest level of quality provided by 4flow’s integrated transportation management (iTM) at a global level.

Christian Nieters named Executive Vice President at 4flow 

With his promotion to Executive Vice President, Christian Nieters will head the whole 4flow software business area.

4flow news

Meet 4flow from May 9 to 12 at transport logistic in Munich, Germany and from June 6 to 8 at the Automotive Logistics Europe Conference in Bonn, Germany. Join us for 4flow Logistics Day on Thursday, June 29 on the topic of “How AGCO and 4flow are leading the digital transformation in supply chain”.

Dr. Arnfried Nagel – Senior engineer at 4flow management in Berlin, Germany 

Arnfried Nagel began at 4flow in late 2013. He is currently developing integrated transportation management from 4flow for an international supplier. In his spare time, he trains for triathlons, plays soccer, or goes windsurfing.