Global supply chain news & features round-up

Coupa & Ivalua advice on new German ESG law; McKinsey 5-point plan on supply chain digitalisation; Linear supply chains prone to disruption says SAP

P2P tech 'can provide competitive edge in procurement'

David Doyle, CEO and co-founder of the AI-powered Forestreet platform, discusses procure-to-pay technology and what it means for the future of procurement.

Coupa & Ivalua issue advice on new German ESG law

Coupa, Ivalua & Inverto say new law demanding strict ESG auditing in supply chains forces global business to comply if they want to keep German customers.

Nearshoring happening 'faster than expected', says Gartner

A Gartner report suggests that small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are shifting to nearby suppliers in the face of ongoing economic and operational problems. 

Interos predicts five 'new normal' trends for supply chain

Andrea Little-Limbago of Interos is an operational resilience specialist. These are her five predictions for what 'new normal' will look like in 2023.

McKinsey 5-point plan on supply chain digital transformation

McKinsey publishes digital transformation guidance for organisations seeking to mitigate disruption from ongoing supply chain shocks.

Open source 'a threat to software supply chains' - report

New research shows that open-source code is an increasing problem in the security of the software supply chain, and that most software “ages like milk, not wine”.

Linear supply chains prone to disruption says SAP

SAP survey shows how post-pandemic perceptions of supply chains have changed, and concludes that supply networks are more robust than linear supply chains.


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