KLU Logistics University hosted the January 2017 "Sell More, Waste Less" Group meeting.
The aim of the day was to focus on collaboration, and a group discussion of retailers, producers and academics to zoom in on the question: what would it take for great collaboration to happen?
The day was kicked off with a presentation from Jane Lynch, an academic from Cardiff Business School, who has deep academic expertise in collaboration. Jane was one of the primary authors of the new ISO recognised standard on Collaboration.
From a practice point of view, Rainer Muench from Oliver Wyman, presented a perspective on 'what it takes' and what great collaboration delivers, providing case study examples to underline his key message that collaboration works!
The Group then brainstormed what a collaboration maturity model would look like; the ideas and concepts were all noted and the first steps towards a maturity model and online self assessment were taken.