Tagged: SCM

Leif Bohlin Joins Jakamo’s Board of Directors

Leif Bohlin, CEO at Unifaun, has joined Jakamo’s board of directors. He has spent his whole career within the field of supply chain both in the manufacturing and consultancy industry. For the last 20 years, he has been providing SaaS-solutions for the supply chain. “We need to understand that...

Beyond the digital supply chain

We had a great privilege to arrange the third Friction Free Roundtable Meetup this time together with Alfa Laval at the city of Lund in Sweden. The Friction Free Roundtable is a forum facilitated by Jakamo where supply chain executives and leaders from the manufacturing ecosystem meet peers to share new ideas, visions, concepts and ways of...

Time is our new currency

Tick tack tick tack… faster, faster, faster! Time has become our most important resource in everyday working life. How do you spend your hours? How does your team spend their time? Are all working routines, especially for white-collar workers, designed to create value for the customers? Or are some...

Enhancing the performance of supply chain through collaboration

  Manufacturing industry is known from its complex supply chains, which are stretching over different geographical locations. In the past, companies used to be hierarchical units, where decision-making was made in silos. In today’s continuously changing business environment, companies need to be agile in order to meet their end-customer...

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...

Everything will be connected – even the organisations

  “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop to look around once in a while, you could miss it.” This brilliant quote at Copenhagen Central Station stopped me, and I though it’s so true, especially in business. The global business environment has changed dramatically in all industries during...

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...

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...

Jakamo Handpicked by Microsoft

Jakamo has been selected into Microsoft Turbopump Market Entry Program. Turbopump is Microsoft’s unique market entry program for young technology companies that are ready for world-class scaling. The program starts on the August 2017.   Turbopump includes coaching in Go-To-Market strategies, sales, partnering, funding and talent acquisition. After the learning period...

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...

Customer testimonial: 95 % reduction in received emails

This article has been published in Finnish top tech-business magazine Tekniikka&Talous on 10 February 2017. JAKAMO IS READY FOR THE LEAP Jakamo, the collaboration platform designed for manufacturing companies, has progressed to the point where the next step is strong growth. This year, Jakamo is aiming for doubling or even...

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...

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...

Supply Chain Chat Launched for All Users

Cross-company collaboration has never been this exciting. We are bright to launch the Supply Chain Chat for all Jakamo Users. It makes people-to-people collaboration much easier and faster during the working day. We have also simplified the concept of filters. Now, the user can filter own responsibilities and self-created...

Mårten Mickos Joins Jakamo as an Investor and Advisor

Jakamo Limited welcomes business executive Mårten Mickos into the team! Mårten joins Jakamo as an investor and advisor. He is one of the most recognized Nordic IT executives, who has led technology companies to world-class success.  “Companies need an online platform that connects suppliers and buyers on a team-to-team...

IT’S FREE – Jakamo Launches New Pricing Model

Media Release 22 June 2015 JAKAMO LAUNCHES NEW PRICING MODEL We are happy to tell great news. Jakamo will be free to use for all companies and organizations as long as they want with unlimited number of users and relations with no charge whatsoever. This new pricing model takes place already from...

Cutting Costs or Driving Value Creation?

On my last posting I took the liberty to define Supply Chain Collaboration (SCC) as a method to utilize the knowhow of your partner companies and optimize the resource utilization in your supply chain to increase end customer value.  I am waiting for someone to propose a shorter definition,...