Industrial E-Commerce and Product Information Management, Part I

ROIMA ACADEMYIndustrial E-Commerce and Product Information Management, Part I Industrial e-commerce requires well-managed, high-quality product information. But how can it be achieved in practice? I decided to explore this question in a three-part blog series. In this first part, I will introduce the most important terms and starting points for the topic.Product Information Management (PIM)…

Industry innovates new approaches

Industry innovates new approachesCan the Finnish industry remain competitive in the face of global manufacturing? Yes, it can – more efficient than ever thanks to digitalization and new approaches. This is an unofficial translation by Roima Intelligence of an article originally published in Finnish in the Innovaatiot (Eng. Innovations) supplement of the Finnish business magazine…

Europe’s industrial future

CEO Jukka Ropponen envisions that Roima Intelligence will boost and develop production together with its customers so that manufacturing industry will return to Europe. Photo by Juha Arvid Helminen Europe’s industrial futureOver the last years, there has been a lot of discussion about the state of manufacturing industry in Finland. New technological innovations are opening…

Roima Academy Intralogistics BoF

Roima Academy: Intralogistics BoF

ROIMA ACADEMY First ever Roima Academy BoF meeting gathered intralogistics professionals together Roima Academy BoF (Birds of Feather) is a new forum that gathers together colleagues from different companies to discuss common interests. The central idea of the Roima Academy BoF meetings is to offer the professionals of the same field the opportunity to get…

Product management skills are not taught in classrooms

Founded by Campus Club Kampusklubi, the Product Management Competence Club at the Tampere University of Technology aims to bring together companies, students, researchers and other professionals in the field to increase the profitability of Finnish businesses through more competent product management. Last May, the Competence Club gathered at TUT under the theme “Measuring Smart Future”.…

Receiving Affects the Entire Chain

Roima’s Theses on How to Improve Intralogistics, Part II Receiving is one of the most important phases in the intralogistics supply chain; a mistake in receiving affects the entire chain and can, at its worst, multiply the costs. For example, an inaccurate stock balance entry in receiving distorts the real stock situation and is immediately…