Predictable consumer demand and stable retail channels are things of the past, and today’s manufacturing supply chains need agility and flexibility to keep up with rapidly evolving market conditions.
An IBM survey of chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) shows they are ramping-up investment in automation, AI and intelligent workflows, ecosystems and sustainability, as they reimagine their supply chains.
Supplier relationships platform Suppeco & digitised procurement solution Market Dojo join forces to provide embedded on-demand e-sourcing service.
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.
Schwarz Produktion – owner of the supermarket chain Lidl and German department store, Kaufland, has bought a paper mill for US$50mn in a bid to safeguard packaging supplies in the face of inflation around energy and raw materials, industrial action and other supply disruptions.
Report from software firm MuleSoft shows that, for IT leaders, investing in people's happiness and skills is now the top businesses top priority.
Law firm Slater Heelis on how to avoid supply chain legal conflict in times of supply disruption, rampant inflation and geopolitical instability.
Sustainable product design 'has long way to go' - Capgemini; Supply tech expectations 'at peak', says Gartner; DHL 'growth atlas' shows growth.