It is important to focus the need for an effective supply chain. Companies get various advantages through a network for all parties – suppliers, distributor and customers. The platform economy offers companies the chance to build new digital business models in the B2B area, which may also require a destructive approach that can at least partially attack the core business. The results are new opportunities and potential of extended trading in digital marketplaces.
Gisbert Rühl, CEO Klöckner & Co SE