Supply chain management requires a completely different management approach than organizations are used to. It can lead to better, faster and cheaper products and services, and it also is crucial to innovation and sustainability. Despite the many benefits on paper, the concepts of supply chain management are only limited applied in practice.
Prof. Dr. Jack van der Veen analyzed the gap between theory and practice in recent years. He wanted to better understand the limitations of cooperation in the supply chain and to support organizations with practical tools.