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Sean Ashcroft

Supply Chain Editor-in-Chief

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Sean Ashcroft is the Editor-in-Chief of Supply Chain Digital and is a regular writer on all aspects of Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Sourcing, Technology & Sustainability. He also is the host of the popular LinkedIn LIVE video show and is also a moderator for the Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE Conference in London each year.

Articles by Sean Ashcroft

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Apex Logistics puts last iconic Boeing 747-8F into operation

Kuehne+Nagel-owned Apex Logistics adds final Boeing freight jumbo jet to fleet as it adds flexible solutions to meet complex customer supply chain needs


Digital transformation success 'at 15%' - Panasonic Connect

Panasonic Connect Europe report finds just 15% of businesses have completed their digital transformation & that a lack of skilled IT people is key barrier


Coyote Logistics report shows 3PLs on the increase

Coyote Logistics study of 500 shippers designed to help businesses decide whether to outsource logistics to 3PLs


Fulfilment firm OPLOG supplying hope to earthquake victims

Halit Develioglu, CEO of Turkey-based fulfilment firm OPLOG, discusses the challenges of supplying earthquake victims with provisions and services

Company Reports by Sean Ashcroft

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Embedding sustainable procurement at G4S

Jon Willescroft is CPO for G4S – part of the world’s largest security company - and it’s his job to drive meaningful, sustainable change

DB Schenker: Getting to the ‘hub’ of sustainability issue

DB Schenker’s brand new sustainable logistics’ hub in Dubai is a marker of the company’s net-zero commitments

Accenture: The accidental supply chain diversity champion

Since falling into a procurement career via technical support, Nedra Dickson has gone on to become a world figure in promoting supply chain diversity

Vodafone Procurement Company leads way on strategy and ESG

Ninian Wilson, Global Supply Chain Director & CEO of Vodafone Procurement Company on why problems are an opportunity to create competitive advantage

Events by Sean Ashcroft

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Interviews by Sean Ashcroft

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Jon Willescroft

Chief Procurement Officer at G4S

Ako Djaf

VP Contract Logistics ME&A, DB Schenker

Nedra Dickson

Managing Director at Accenture

Ninian Wilson

CEO, Vodafone Procurement Company & Director of Supply Chain Management

Lists by Sean Ashcroft

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Top 10 Supply Chain Conferences 2023

Supply Chain Digital takes a look at the leading procurement, supply chain & logistics conferences taking place in 2023


Top 10 retail technology companies

The pandemic changed retail, giving rise to omnichannel consumerism, as well as more firms providing solutions like dark warehouses & microfulfilment


Top 10 sustainable supply chain consultancies

Top 10 sustainable supply chain consultancies include McKinsey, BCG, Deloitte, EY, Accenture, KPMG, WSP & Golder, Bain & Co and ERM


Top 10 supply chain technologies

Technology is key to helping businesses reshape supply chain, and here are 10 of the most important forms of it

Videos by Sean Ashcroft

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Embedding sustainable procurement at G4S

Shell Energy & NSG strike decarbonisation partnership

Green for go, with Transdev ‘journey makers’

Teguar & LivaNova team-up to support patients