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IBM CSCO & COO survey shows tech & sustainability key areas

IMB Institute for Business Value (IBV) study surveyed 1,500 CSCOs and COOs, and they are ramping-up investment in automation, AI and sustainability

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Suppeco and Market Dojo partner on e-sourcing solution

Supplier relationships platform Suppeco & digitised procurement solution Market Dojo join forces to provide embedded on-demand e-sourcing service

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Pitney Bowes Index shows China breaks 100bn parcels barrier

Latest Pitney Bowes Parcel Shipping Index Global shows parcel volume hit 159bn in 2021, or 5,000 parcels per second, with total carrier revenue of $491.5bn

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CPG packaging supply problems sees Lidl buy paper mill

Schwarz Produktion – owner of supermarket Lidl and German chain store Kaufland - buys paper mill for $50mn as strikes and inflation hit packaging supplies

Company Reports by Sean Ashcroft

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Community Fibre is more than living up to its name

Community Fibre strives for excellence both in the service it provides and the good it does through ESG initiatives

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World’s largest brewer, AB InBev, in sustainability vanguard

Budweiser Brewing Group is meeting goals on sustainability, with ambitious measures on water use, agriculture and renewable energy

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Tomorrow Street nurtures tech ecosystems of the future

Tomorrow Street – a joint venture between Vodafone and the Luxembourg government – is bridging the divide between scale-ups and corporates

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SAP going the extra mile on sustainability

SAP’s software solutions are helping its customers improve ESG and sustainability performance in logistics, last mile and asset management.

Events by Sean Ashcroft

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GEP & Rolls Royce in sustainable supply chains webinar

Thu 16 Jun, 2022 • 14:00 GMT • Remote Event

Join Raghu Ekambaramand & Natalie Henfrey of GEP, and Benn Godfrey of Rolls Royce, as they share insight on how to build ESG compliance into supply chains

Interviews by Sean Ashcroft

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Mike Brooman

Head of Supply Chain at Community Fibre

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Mauricio Coindreau

Head of Procurement and Sustainability, Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I

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Rhys Astoralli

Arch Summit Lead, Tomorrow Street

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Kenneth Graham

CEO of Tomorrow Street

Lists by Sean Ashcroft

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Supply chain timeline: Procurement - ancient & modern tech

Procurement has come a long way since its origins in the building of Egypt's Pyramids to the Industry 4.0 technologies that underpin the function today

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Timeline: RFID's rich history runs from WW11 to omnichannel

For a technology that has been with us for more than 80 years, RFID (radio frequency identification) is as vital as ever, being at the heart of omnichannel

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Top 10: Procure to Pay (P2P) software platform providers

Procure-to-pay (P2P) solutions strengthen the procurement process - from requisitions through to invoice payments, & we look at the top platform providers

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Deloitte - a professional services timeline through history

Deloitte has 300,000 employees worldwide and is one of the top professional services firms - a far cry from William Welch Deloitte's firm in 1845

Videos by Sean Ashcroft

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Community by name and nature

World’s largest brewer ABInBev in sustainability vanguard

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Tomorrow Street nurturing tech talent

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SAP going the extra mile on sustainability