With a new total of over 500 team members across 14 locations worldwide, 4flow has reached another significant milestone.
4flow congratulates Bosch on winning the 2017 German Award for Supply Chain Management from BVL International.
On December 7, Detroit Diesel and 4flow will present how 4flow is working with Detroit Diesel to support logistics optimization at the diesel engine manufacturer.
4flow continues its global growth with a new office location in the industrial and supply chain hub of Changzhou, China. In opening a new office in Changzhou, 4flow now has a total of 14 office locations worldwide.
4flow newsletter 3/2017The technologies and innovations impacting supply chain in the near future – Part 227.10.2017 |
Drones, autonomous transportation vehicles, and cyber-physical systems – read how digitization is revolutionizing supply chain in this latest 4flow newsletter issue.
Under the title, “Disrupting the normal - How digitalization ensures success”, 4flow Logistics Day will take place on November 16, 2017 in Shanghai, China. The event will feature presentations by supply chain experts who will...
34th International Supply Chain Conference: “Think different − Act digital”
BVL International and 4flow welcome students to Hamburg, Germany on October 20.
From September 19-21, 4flow will be onsite exhibiting at the Automotive Logistics Global Conference in Detroit, Michigan.
The video highlights show the 4flow challenge 2017 two-day finals and the winning teams as they experience 4flow in Berlin.
Innovative supply chain concepts in the e-commerce age – Attend 4flow Logistics Day on September 14 at 4flow in Berlin, Germany.
As an expert on digital supply chain, he will head the 4flow software business area with his cross-functional know-how.
This joint BVL/GACC Roundtable meeting in Duluth, Georgia on October 5 will focus on the award-winning collaboration by 4flow and AGCO.
4flow CEO Dr. Stefan Wolff will give a guest lecture to students in the CBS supply chain risk management bachelor’s program on September 29.
4flow has been recognized for its responsible and transparent company culture in addition to fair treatment of student interns and new professionals beginning their careers.
4flow has now opened its 13th office worldwide in Stuttgart. The new office increases 4flow’s presence in this important industrial and supply chain hub.
George Zhao, vice president at 4flow, will be a featured guest speaking about a recent cold chain survey and how to promote cold chain best practices in China.
4flow was recognized for enabling successful digital transformations as a supply chain innovator.
European Logistics Association (ELA) gives supply chain innovators highest acclaim at award ceremony in Brussels, Belgium.
4flow was recognized by an international automotive supplier for its long-term partnership.
Julian Schulcz, Executive Vice President at 4flow will speak about the award-winning digital supply chain initiative in Bonn, Germany on June 7.
Together with 4flow, the globally operating agricultural equipment manufacturer AGCO is digitizing its supply chain in China.
4flow has been certified to the most widely used standard in quality management at national and international levels.
With the onset of digitization, new technologies, and innovations, supply chain is undergoing fundamental changes.
Discuss current topics such as digital supply chain and integrated transportation management.
4flow grew strongly in the 2016 fiscal year for the 17th consecutive time, exceeding market growth once again.
For dedication and contributions to its success, AGCO recently named 4flow Supplier of the Year 2017 in logistics.
On Thursday, April 27, 2017, 4flow and AGCO will host students and trainees interested in supply chain and logistics at the 4flow headquarters in Berlin.
During its 25th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, March 31 in Orlando, Florida, General Motors named 4flow a GM Supplier of the Year.
With professional change management, businesses can accelerate the introduction of new processes and IT systems that remain embedded for the long term.
On Wednesday, March 29, 4flow will welcome Dutch entrepreneurs to its headquarters in Berlin, Germany.
The newest release of 4flow vista® increases the transparency of costs, material flow, and efficiency along the entire supply chain.
4flow COO Kai Althoff will speak about digital supply chain as an enabler for manufacturing on April 12, at the Automotive Logistics China Conference.
Owing to 4flow’s continuous growth year after year, the 4flow supervisory board moved to establish the new chief financial officer (CFO) position.
The Technical University of Berlin and 4flow in joint research project LogiScale.
Following the enormous success of the 4flow challenge in 2016, 4flow will host a case study competition again in 2017.
4flow wishes all customers, business partners, friends and visitors of the website a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Supply chain and logistics are driving the digitization of businesses around the world – because a connected supply chain is more efficient and more transparent.
4flow has been presented with the Green Supply Chain Award for the second time by Supply and Demand Chain Executive.
On Thursday, December 1, 2016, 4flow welcomed a Chinese delegation to its headquarters in Berlin.
For the second year in a row, 4flow has been named a Growth Champion by FOCUS magazine.
Deloitte has presented 4flow with the Sustained Excellence Award for innovativeness, entrepreneurship, long-term growth and sustainable leadership.
Industry experts from Bosch, Volvo and Weiss-Rohlig will present and discuss how IT-supported transportation management can reduce logistics costs in a changing Chinese economy.
Participants will gain insight into the award-winning initiative “AGCO Smart Logistics”, implemented by AGCO together with 4flow.
German Award for Supply Chain Management 2016AGCO and 4flow receive German Award for Supply Chain Management 201619.10.2016 |
BVL International honors collaborative initiative to digitize AGCO’s inbound supply chain.
4flow will begin continuous management of inbound network for the BMW Group in Europe. From January 2017 on 4flow will take on tactical planning of inbound transportation to ensure cost-optimized and efficient processes.
With more and more connectedness, logistics and supply chain are undergoing a great transformation.
Meet 4flow at Europe’s most important annual supply chain event.
EventOvercoming network challenges and reducing transportation costs sustainably with integrated transportation management10.10.2016 |
Expert presentations and real-world examples will be shared at this event co-hosted by 4flow and the Heilbronn-Franken Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
One of Germany’s largest supporters of scientific research, Stifterverband, has recognized 4flow for its commitment to innovation and development.
Two seasoned supply chain experts George Zhao and Kelvin Zhu have joined the 4flow team in China.
Supply chain leaders in manufacturing and retail to share experiences with digital transformation at 4flow Logistics Day in Munich.
China’s slower economic growth rate is an opportunity for manufacturers to redesign their supply chains and achieve new levels of efficiency and productivity.
For companies seeking to engage in e-commerce, it is essential to know what this new distribution channel’s supply chain requirements are.
Kenny Zhang of 4flow in Shanghai will present at the Auto Parts Smart Production and Efficient Logistics Collaboration Forum in Hefei, China.
At this chapter meeting, Julian Schulcz, executive vice president at 4flow, will present on integrated transportation planning and management through a 4PL.
4flow closed out 2015 with a profitable growth of 17 percent.
The current release of 4flow vista® integrated supply chain software provides users even more efficient tour planning and optimized data import.
Through a blend of examples from professional practice and methodological presentations, 4flow and BVL International’s Ruhr regional chapter together with SIG Combibloc Systems, will be offering insight on the topic.
With their e-commerce strategic concept for a mock retail business, the team from the TUHH Technical University of Hamburg convinced the 4flow panel of judges.
Lear Corporation recognized 4flow for its outstanding performance by naming it Supplier of the Year 2015.
On May 12 and 13, the finals of the 4flow challenge case study competition for students will take place at the 4flow office in Berlin, Germany.
4flow recognized for outstanding performance in the field of transportation management
AGCO reduces transportation costs by more than 15 percent with 4flow’s integrated transportation management system.
Award for transportation management and network optimization
On April 21, 4flow Logistics Day themed “Lean solutions for manufacturers in China” will take place.
4flow will exhibit at one of the largest logistics events in the USA from April 19-20, 2016 for the first time.
4flow holds case study competition for students in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Ranked among Top 15 in transportation and logistics.
4flow wishes all customers, business partners, friends and visitors of the website a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
4flow works with BSH Home Appliances to develop traffic concept for Chinese manufacturing parks.
On December 10, the SEAK project group will present its findings at the public closing event “Preventing shortfalls in food supply”.
On November 26, 2015 at the BVL Hamburg regional group meeting, 4flow will provide an inside look at integrated Transportation Management (iTM).
4flow receives Bosch Global Supplier AwardBosch presents 4flow with Global Supplier Award 2015 for innovation27.09.2015 |
4flow is awarded the Bosch Global Supplier award in the innovations category for the joint development and implementation of global integrated transportation management.
From November 19 to 20, 2015 under the title “Leadership, networks, digitization”, the conference will be held at the Technical University of Berlin.
Over the course of just four years, 4flow has more than doubled its revenue, ranking the company among the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in Germany.
EventClosing event for the research project “Robust algorithms for transportation network optimization”11.11.2015 |
Together with project partners, Wendelin Groß, head of 4flow research, will provide information on the results of the research project RobuNet on November 12, 2015.
Meet the experts from 4flow consulting, 4flow software, and 4flow management at our booth in Foyer Potsdam.
4flow newsletter 3/2015Machinery manufacturer BOBST develops Lean Operating Model for its global supply chain03.11.2015 |
4flow consulting supports BOBST to develop customized Lean concepts and organizational structures.
Increase in revenue enables sustained global growth.
Come and connect with 4flow at CSCMP’s Annual Conference at the San Diego Convention Center.
Discover how 4flow and Bosch are cooperating to implement a global transportation management system for planning and operations in this 4flow newsletter.
New and enhanced features for strategic and tactical transportation planning
Supply chain excellence earns 4flow spot on Top 100 list for fifth time. Selected companies produced measurable gains in ROI through cost-cutting and increased efficiency.
On June 25, 4flow hosted 4flow Logistics Day – Achieving supply chain excellence in China, in Shanghai.
Top marks from consulting experts and customers for 4flow in leading business magazine’s best-of list.
Volvo Cars, Lear and Bosch present iTMS concepts at Automotive Logistics Day.
4flow consulting has been commissioned by Bobst (Shanghai) Ltd. to support the transformation of its Shanghai production site into the first global Lean reference plant.
From May 5-8, 2015, 4flow will exhibit at the trade show transport logistic in Munich, Germany.
On February 3 and 4, 2015, you can meet with automotive supply chain experts from 4flow at Congress Center Leipzig, booth 38.
Over the short-term, changing oil prices have no effect on warehouse strategies.
4flow wishes all customers, business partners, friends and visitors of the website a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
4flow newsletter December 2014Lear Corporation establishes standards for its heterogeneous production network10.12.2014 |
In the latest 4flow newsletter, you can read about how the Lear Corporation optimized transportation and material flow of roughly 50 plants in Europe and Africa.
An English summary of the study “Logistics in Retail and Wholesale – Structures, Success Factors, and Trends” can now be ordered for free.
4flow awarded by renowned publication for innovative supply chain management.
4flow newsletter October 2014How Volvo Cars and 4flow reengineered the European transportation and packaging networks14.10.2014 |
How Volvo Cars and 4flow reengineered and implemented the company’s entire European transportation and packaging network in just 10 months.
4flow has now opened a new office in northern Germany as well.
You will be able to talk to experts from 4flow consulting, 4flow software, and 4flow management.
4flow reported its highest revenue in company history for the business year 2013.
4flow and HTW publish study commissioned by BVL International on “Logistics in Retail and Wholesale – Structures, Success Factors, and Trends”.
As part of the award-winning project, 4flow management handles integrated transportation management services for Brose as a neutral 4PL partner.
The topic of transportation is currently on the agenda of many companies. Read more in the 4flow newsletter.
4flow press release4flow awarded for the fourth time with successful integrated business model playing a key role04.06.2014 |
100 top companies named for supply chain transformation projects by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine.
After enjoying great success at the international exhibition for logistics, mobility, IT and supply chain management in 2012, 4flow will exhibit there again this year.
Kai Peters has now joined 4flow management, the fourth-party logistics (4PL) business unit of 4flow, as vice president.
4flow at the top of the list as one of the best consulting firms in Germany.
Researchers and practitioners analyze the effects of crisis situations on product flows and inventories.
4flow is now represented in the Rhine-Ruhr area with all three business areas.
Find out how to handle the challenges of intercontinental supply chains in our current 4flow newsletter.
InKoRISK research project developing decision support systems for avoiding disruptions along the supply chain.
The complete 4flow SCM study “Costs and Benefits of Green Logistics” can now be requested in a complementary digital version.
In the December 2013 4flow newsletter, you will get an informative overview of current trends and challenges in global logistics.
4flow is among the fastest growing technology companies once again, now for the sixth time.
In the October 2013 issue of our 4flow newsletter, you can read about how Miltenyi Biotec redesigned its supply chain management together with 4flow.
4flow has published its current communication on progress for the United Nations Global Compact initiative.
The 30th International Supply Chain Conference, organized by BVL International, will take place from October 23–25 in Berlin.
The renowned market research institute Lünendonk has published a comprehensive report on the management consulting sector in Germany.
4flow continued its strong growth in fiscal year 2012 and increased revenue and employee headcount.
The inaugural meeting of the North American chapter of BVL International – The Global Supply Chain Network – took place in North Carolina on August 12.
On Monday, August 12, in Greensboro, North Carolina, the inaugural meeting of the North American chapter of BVL International – The Global Supply Chain Network – will take place.
Due to high demand the 4flow study "Costs and Benefits of Green Logistics“ is now available as second edition.
The findings of a new supply chain management study from 4flow titled “Costs and Benefits of Green Logistics” have been published.
Online survey for the study on retail logistics in Germany starts and all supply chain managers from the German retail industry are invited to participate.
4flow newsletter May 2013Optimizing transportation for an automotive supplier’s European plant network27.05.2013 |
In our current newsletter, you can find out how we helped a client reduce costs by up to 20 percent at each of several plants during an optimization project.
4flow has been named to the SDCE 100 by Supply & Demand Chain Executive, a leading supply chain publication.
Effective immediately, Christian Berner has joined the supervisory board at 4flow.
In the current 4flow newsletter from April 2013, you can read about how BOBST is performing a comprehensive optimization of their supply chain.
Retail and consumer packaged goods expert Prof. Dr. Stephan Seeck to strengthen 4flow consulting.
The research project RobuNet (short for robust network design for large-scale logistics networks) is currently developing innovative solutions for robust and efficient network design.
Opel/Vauxhall has been able to significantly reduce transportation and network costs for its aftersales business by implementing centralized management and control of transportation costs and by taking the 4PL approach.
4flow has received the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 award once again.
With Martin Benning, 4flow has gained a true expert in supply chain services.
Once again, 4flow will be at this year’s International Supply Chain Conference in Berlin organized by BVL International - The Global Supply Chain Network. The 4flow booth will be located in the Foyer Potsdam area at booth FP/02.
SMA Solar Technology relies on state-of-the-art supply chain strategies and processes at its new logistics center.
A report from 4flow research, titled “About the impact of rising oil price on logistics networks and transportation greenhouse gas emission“ has been published in LOGISTICS RESEARCH, a renowned supply chain management journal.
Supply Chain Management Software Adoption in Asia4flow sponsors survey on use of SCM software in Asia14.08.2012 |
The Global Supply Chain Council (GSCC), the largest professional supply chain management organization in Asia, and 4flow have launched a survey that focuses on “Supply Chain Management Software Adoption in Asia“.
The flow type simulation module featured in the standard software 4flow vista® quickly and easily calculates the cost-optimal method of delivery to stores while increasing the level of service at the same time. From the...
BVL International – The Global Supply Chain Network presents the Thesis Award to future supply chain professionals with outstanding bachelor’s and master’s thesis papers. 4flow is a proud sponsor of this award program.
4flow has opened an office in Frankfurt am Main, Germany – the company’s ninth altogether.
Dr. Stefan Wolff, CEO of 4flow, has been appointed to serve on the executive board of BVL International – The Global Supply Chain Network for another period of three years.
4flow reported tremendous growth once again in the 2011 fiscal year.
General Motors successfully uses 4flow vista, the standard software for supply chain design, to optimize the company’s total landed costs world-wide.
Parliamentary Secretary of State Dr. Andreas Scheuer, from the German Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development visited the 4flow booth with his delegation after the official opening of the trade show.
4flow will be present with all its business units at the international exhibition for logistics, telematics and transportation, which will take place from June 5-7, 2012, at the New International Expo Center in Shanghai.
In the latest May issue of the 4flow newsletter, you can read about how high-performance and robust supply chain processes are created in China and what needs to be done to achieve them.
Veit Liemen has been the manager of operations at 4flow management since the start of the year.
U.S.-based leading analyst firm selects 4flow as innovative, impactful and intriguing vendor in renowned report.
Dr. Hans-Robert Greim appointed to board while Wolf-Dietrich von Helldorff takes over as chairman.
For many companies, a supply chain managed by one central organization has become the general concept for reorganization and optimization measures with the increasing distribution of value creation in a globalized world.
4flow has named Finn von Hammerstein vice president of its 4flow consulting business division.
On January 26, 2012, the 10th Industry Forum Automotive Logistics, organized by the German Logistics Association (BVL), will take place at BMW Welt in Munich, Germany.
The members of the InKoRISK project are working together to create risk transparency as well as suitable proactive and reactive measures to minimize risk occurrence or risk implications.
The wind turbine manufacturer Nordex reduced logistics costs by 10 percent thanks to systematic supply chain planning.
4flow has received the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 award for the fourth time.
With forflow consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., 4flow has opened yet another subsidiary in Asia.
4flow event“Flexible – secure – sustainable” – 4flow at the 28th International Supply Chain Conference18.10.2011 |
With the theme “Flexible – secure – sustainable”, the 28th International Supply Chain Conference organized by the German Logistics Association (BVL) is taking place in Berlin from October 19-21, 2011.
An increasing number of companies are risking the step to Asia and are opening their own production locations in order to operate at an optimal level on the rapidly expanding Asian market.
4flow enjoyed a highly successful fiscal year in 2010 with a 55% growth in revenue.
4flow will be exhibiting at the transport logistic 2011 trade show from May 10-13, 2011. We invite you to stop by our stand in the "Neuen Messe Munich", hall B3, stand 306, where 4flow consultants will be presenting our...
4flow AG would like to congratulate Knorr-Bremse Commercial Vehicle Systems for having been chosen as winner of the Logistics Award 2011, which was presented by the German Automobile Industry Association (VDA).
Scientists and logistics experts develop strategies for responding to emergency situations.
On April 14, 2011, the German Logistics Association (BVL), is inviting companies from the industrial, retail and logistics services sectors to showcase their supply chain management projects.
4flow AG bucked the general economic trend in fiscal year 2009 with a revenue growth of approx. 15 percent.
4flow AG has been honored as one of Europe's best employers in the "Best Workplaces in Europe 2010" competition.
The project “Container Management in Excellence“ has received the MAN Best Practice Award 2009.
Knorr-Bremse has selected 4flow as a strategic consulting partner for supply chain management and logistics.
With its software products 4flow vista, the standard software for supply chain design, and 4flow turn, the web-based standard software for inventory optimization, 4flow has been included again in the prestigious Supply & Demand...
4flow AG increased its sales by more than 45 per cent in the financial year 2008 compared to the prior year.
The optimization of transports is one of the core competencies of 4flow AG. In various projects in retail and manufacturing, 4flow proved that up to double-digit percentage reductions in transportation costs can be achieved.
The new release 3.6 of 4flow vista, standard software for supply chain design and optimization, contains extensive product enhancements.
In this issue, you can come to know how the evaluation of a transportation network’s cost structure and the implementation of specific measures can reduce your transportation costs by three to ten per cent.
From October 22 to 24, 2008, the International German Logistics Congress of the German Logistics Association (BVL) will take place in Berlin.
Berlin, Germany, based 4flow AG has been named one of Europe’s 2008 top employers.
InTerTrans[Translate to English:] 4flow leitet Forschungsprojekt zur Optimierung von Produktion und Transportplanung in der Automobilindustrie07.02.2008 |
[Translate to English:] Das Industrie-Forschungsprojekt InTerTrans (Integrierte Terminierung und Transportplanung) startete zum Jahresbeginn unter Führung der 4flow AG. Dem Konsortium gehören die Volkswagen AG, die Schenker AG,...
The commitment of 4flow within the scope of the project "STUDENTS run COMPANIES!", organized by the German Children and Youth Foundation, now goes beyond the consulting day "Get together! Working together - learning from each...
In this issue of the 4flow Newsletter, read about how the logistics costs and complexity in the assembly plant of a manufacturer of commercial vehicles could be reduced through set assemblies and JiT delivery, based on a total...
From October 17th until 19th, the 24th International German Logistics Congress of the German Logistics Association BVL will take place in Berlin.
From 11th until 13th of June, the German Logistics Academy (Deutsche Logistik Akademie gGmbH; DLA) organizes the seminars “Supply chain management” and “Distribution logistics” for the Eastern European market in Kiev (Ukraine).
LEIFHEIT AG, Nassau/Germany, realigns its supply chain in the division Household Products using the support of 4flow consulting.
On 13th June 2007, the general meeting of the Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL) confirmed the appointment of Dr. Stefan Wolff, CEO of 4flow AG, to chairman of the Research Council. Until now, Dr. Wolff has been vice chairman of...
At this year’s 'transport logistic' fair in Munich from 12th to 15th June 2007, 4flow AG will be represented with a booth for the first time.
The standard software 4flow turn was awarded the "Prize for Innovation 2007 ITK" of the "Initiative Mittelstand" (initiative for medium-sized businesses) as innovative product in the category of logistics.
Dr. Herbert Stommel, 4flow consulting Manager, made relevant contributions to the book "Logistik in der Automobilindustrie" ("Logistics in the Automotive industry") which was recently published by Springer.
Since 1 February 2007, Dr. Hartmut Queiser strengthens the management team of 4flow AG. As Vice President of 4flow consulting he is responsible for key accounts within the areas Automotive, CPG and 3PL.
The Berlin-headquartered 4flow AG was nominated for Germany’s 13th competition on the "Grand Prix for Small and Medium Business 2007" by the Oskar-Patzelt Foundation.
In November 2006, 4flow AG was awarded the seal of approval 'Fair Company'. With this seal, the magazine karriere of the publishing house 'Handelsblatt GmbH' awards companies that offer fair chances to graduates who enter the...
As one of the few logistics companies, 4flow AG is among the winners of the Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2006.
4flow press releaseGerman Children and Youth Foundation and 4flow organize advanced training for student-run companies27.10.2006 |
The German Children and Youth Foundation (Deutsche Kinder- und Jugendstiftung; DKJS), and 4flow AG will organize the first advanced training for student-run companies throughout Germany.
At this year’s Logistics Congress of the Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL) in Berlin from October 18th to 20th, 4flow AG will be represented with a stand once again.
From October 2006, Dr. Ruediger Meier will support 4flow consulting. Mr Meyer worked in several management positions for the Volkswagen AG since 1991.
On August 29th, 2006, the 'Deutsche Logistik Akademie gGmbH' (DLA; German Logistics Academy) appointed Dr. Stefan Wolff, CEO of 4flow AG, to its newly-founded board of trustees.
4flow vista, the supply chain design software of 4flow AG, has been named to the prestigious Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100.
Ericsson GmbH, Düsseldorf, appointed Mr Manfred Schneider, chairman of the supervisory board of 4flow AG, to member of the supervisory board.
After a successfully completed pilot project, LANXESS has decided to optimize the company’s supply chain structures with the software 4flow vista.
The Working Commitee of the industrial research consortia 'Otto von Guericke' (German abbreviation 'AiF'), membership corporation, appointed 4flow's CEO Dr. Stefan Wolff to special evaluator for the sector of supply chain...
4flow AG will be exhibiting at the process industry fair, the ACHEMA, in Frankfurt on the Maine for the first time.
As a team leader for the Vaillant Group, Dr. Stommel was responsible for the division ‘Group Supply Chain Management Industrial’ and headed a team of managers of international projects in the field of ‘Inbound Supply Chain...
In the financial year 2005 the 4flow AG generated a turnover’s increase of more than 10% - not only continuing its steady growth but also the good profits of the previous financial years.
The ThyssenKrupp Materials Europe GmbH ("TKME"), Düsseldorf, decided to contract 4flow consulting as Preferred Supplier for the design of logistics networks.
4flow gave procuration to Mr. Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Mager and Ms. Dipl.-Psych. Susanne Moosdorf with immediate effect.
4flow is partner in a research project wResith the objective of producing and supplying complex and versatile construction machines within 20 days from order to delivery.
MAN concludes planning contract for new truck factory in Krakow (Poland) to 4flow.