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Buck Consultants International carries out research, advises, implements and performs project management in the areas of economics, spatial development, real estate, location selection, infrastructure development, traffic management and supply chain strategy.

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Omnichannel in retail is hot: order anywhere - fulfill anywhere
[June 24, 2016]


Many brand owners and retailers still have a P&L for each distribution channel: one P&L for their retail channel, one for e-commerce and one for the wholesale channel. Logistics is also organized per channel (‘silo’). But if you put the customer in the center, you need an omni channel strategy to accommodate buy everywhere – shop from everywhere and return to everywhere. »»

London based legal industry reconsiders locations
[June 23, 2016]


The legal industry is looking for new support business models and new locations as well. The mantra is not anymore ‘London, London, London’. There are new kids on the block in the UK, Europe and Asia. Norton Rose Fulbright and Dentons recently announced new locational support strategies, following examples of Allen & Overy (see here) and Hogan Lovells (see here). “Buck Consultants International is clearly the preferred go to location advisory firm for legal firms, as these new projects show again”, says Josefien Glaudemans, partner at Buck Consultants International. »»

Winning development agencies develop dedicated value propositions
[June 22, 2016]


Economic development agencies all over the world often present themselves in the same way: brochures, interactive websites, regular e-mail updates about always crucial new investments, flash drives with – if printed – hundreds of pages of background information. But who really reads this? Which potential investor gets convinced by supply driven information? Buck Consultants International helps economic development organizations, whether it is on a city, regional, state or country level with the right answer: dedicated value propositions. »»

How to optimize spare parts delivery in the Middle East and Africa?
[June 21, 2016]


Customers all over the world expect the same for spare parts deliveries: same or next day delivery, products always available, choices for delivery points. And in the US and Europe that is not a problem. But how to deliver spare parts and meet these expectations in Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Nigeria, Iran, South Africa? »»

Mega distribution centers on the rise
[June 20, 2016]





Big, bigger, biggest. It looks like a rat race but economies of scale urge shippers and logistics service providers to establish mega distribution centers (more than 400,000 sq feet or 40,000 sqm). »»

Reduction of food losses in African agro-food chains is feasible
[June 19, 2016]



Sub-optimal logistics is the root cause of agro-food losses in developing and emerging countries. In Benin and Nigeria, agro-food stakeholders have indicated that the development of logistics and transport capacity is needed together with an improved access to financing in order to make agro-logistics more efficient and to reduce logistics losses. »»

New agricultural machinery plant lands in Hungary
[June 18, 2016]




Illinois based agricultural equipment manufacturer GSI opened a year ago its first European manufacturing plant. Location of choice is Biatorbágy (Hungary), where 125 people now work in a brand new facility. »»

Buck Consultants International opens office in Atlanta
[January 7, 2016]


Earlier this year Buck Consultants International opened an office in Atlanta. Allison Turner has been appointed as Vice President North America. She will liaise with American companies who want to increase their footprint abroad, whether it is in Europe, Middle East and Africa or in the Asia Pacific region.. »»

Webinar on The Changing EU Customs Code and its impact on supply chain practices
[October 22, 2015]



On October 14th 2015 Buck Consultants International together with international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLC held a successful webinar on the upcoming changes in the EU Customs Code and their potential impact on the way supply chains in different industries are structured and managed.
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Global Supply Chain Transformation - BCI's VP Dinner in Switzerland April 2015
[June 1, 2015]



On the evening of April 15th 2015 a group of high level supply chain officers from different industries joined BCI’s Annual VP Supply Chain Dinner in Switzerland. This time the even was held in Montreux, on the sunny shores of Lake Geneva. Participating companies included e.g. Edwards Lifesciences, Monsanto, Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Celgene, Boehringer Ingelheim, Novo Nordisk, Bombardier, and others.
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