Tagged: supply chain

What is the difference between Jakamo and Supplier Portals?

  We often introduce Jakamo as a unique software solution for manufacturing companies to manage their supply chain collaboration. But what exactly is the difference with the traditional supplier portals which have been there for over twenty years? Here are the four main differences. 1) Connecting companies Supplier portals,...

Jakamo launches online magazine for SCM professionals in manufacturing industry

Jakamo, a Finland-based technology company providing a collaboration platform for manufacturing companies has launched Friction Free Community & Online Magazine for SCM professionals in manufacturing industry.   Companies in over 50 countries around the world are using Jakamo platform. With the new online magazine Jakamo delivers insights, expertise and inspiration...

Friction free supply chain – Dream or reality?

Every manufacturing executive dreams about it – how to develop a frictionless supply chain in both internal and external operations. This challenge has been on the table since the outsourcing boom started in the 1990s. By outsourcing the actual manufacturing to the supplier network, corporations achieved many advantages but...

Jakamo expands presence in the Nordics with new office in Malmö

Jakamo, a Finland based fast growing technology company providing a cloud-based supply chain collaboration platform for manufacturing companies globally, has established an affiliate in Sweden with an office in Malmö.   Jakamo’s customers in manufacturing industry are operating actively in the Nordics. Increasing presence near the customers is a...

¡Hola Amigos!

  After our launch few years ago, the first customers were convinced about the unique value this ugly duck called Jakamo could bring to their business. Today, Jakamo serves companies in over 40 countries around the world. To support the growing number of Jakamo users, the service is now...

Subcontractors Are Changing the Game – Also in the Future

  Industrial companies faced new kinds of challenges when the outsourcing boom started in the 1990s. Supply chains and manufacturing capability were no longer in your own hands; they had moved to the supplier network. You had to be able to negotiate good commercial terms with subcontractors and enhance...

The Value of Your Product Is Produced in Your Supply Chain

  Value chains are complex in nowadays’ networked business ecosystems. 60-80 % of the company’s costs can easily come from materials, components, assemblies, systems and services bought from external suppliers. It’s often forgotten that it’s the same with knowledge. More and more know-how is outside the company. Many processes...

CMS Wire: Jakamo Brings Cross-Company Collaboration to Manufacturing Firms

Think manufacturing — and odds are workplace collaboration isn’t the first topic that springs to mind. But Jarl Matti Anttila and Anssi Uitto, co-founders of Jakamo, want to change that. Based in Seinäjoki, Finland, Jakamo provides an online collaboration platform that promises to help manufacturing companies improve their supply chain productivity. By connecting...

Inka Mero and Pekka Lettijeff join Jakamo as Angel Investors

Media release | 18 October 2016 | Jakamo   Jakamo, a startup providing the global collaboration platform for manufacturing companies – welcomes startup investor Inka Mero and SCM executive Pekka Lettijeff into the team. Mero joins Jakamo as an investor and advisor and Lettijeff as an investor and member...

Improving the White-Collar Productivity of a Value Chain

Traditionally most of the improvement investments of value chains in manufacturing industry have been done at the factory floor. Manufacturing processes have been highly automated and methods improved continuously. At the same time, office processes have often been almost forgotten. Your supplier might have the best available robotised technology...