It is our pleasure to announce the official publication of Volume 7 (Number 1) of Supply Chain Management Journal (Editor-in-chief: Prof. Virgil Popa, PhD), edited by the SCM – ECR Laboratory and the Faculty of Economic Sciences, Valahia University of Târgovişte. The new issue starts out by presenting the “Latest E2E News & Updates from the Consumer Goods Forum, Paris” relating to the Academic Partnership 2016 SCM4ECR Conference (organized by the SCM-ECR Laboratory, The Faculty of Economic Sciences, Valahia University of Târgovişte – in collaboration with Czestochowa University of Technology/Poland, Romanian Logistics Association/ARILOG, University Politehnica of Bucharest/Faculty of Transports, Bucharest University of Economic Studies/Faculty of Marketing & Faculty of Business and Tourism, and Romanian-American University/Faculty of Management-Marketing), where the Keynote Speaker Ruediger Hagedorn, Senior Manager, Collaborative Value Chain Initiatives & Projects, The Consumer Goods Forum, delivered a high-profile talk of real interest to everyone.
Allow us within this context to remember three valuable books published the previous years by the distinguished Editor-in-chief: Prof. Virgil Popa, PhD: “Supply Chain Management in Consumer Goods Industry & Retail” – „SCM for ECR”, Valahia University Press, 2009; “Supply Chain Management. Fundamental and Support Elements”, edited by Virgil Popa & Marta Starostka-Patyk, and published by Czestochova University of Technology, Poland, 2013 (Reviewers: Janusz Krzysztof Grabara, Theodor Valentin Purcarea and Gheorghe Gh. Ionescu); “Project Management. Standards and Good Practices”, Valahia University Press, 2014. And as a picture is worth a thousand words, it is also worth remembering some pictures from the above mentioned Academic Partnership 2016 SCM4ECR Conference.