Supply chain, logistics, procurement & tech news round-up

EU faces tough new supply chain laws; retail sector falling behind on Scope 3 emissions drive; international action against supply price fixing

Large EU businesses face tough new supply chain regulations

Businesses based in the EU will face stringent supply chain due diligence requirements under a proposed new law.

Worldwide supply chain stabilising as Omicron rages

New data from Tradeshift has shown that global transaction volumes between buyers and suppliers are increasing and displaying signs of stabilisation. 

The SAP supply chain expert who was inspired by Carl Sagan

SAP Head of Supply Chain Solution Management Martin Barkman on taking a Carl Sagan university class, and why Alan Turing was way ahead of the AI game

Logistics: new digital shipping standards; port-drones move

In logistics news, global sea shipping set to adopt new digitalised standards, Port of Antwerp is drones pioneer, Kane Logistics is bought by France's ID.

Obama's US CIO Vivek Kundra is project44's new COO

One-time US CIO Vivek Kundra joins suppy chain visibility platform project44 to oversee growth; electric-trucks maker Nicola Corp hires new president.

Retail 'dragging heels' on Scope 3 supply chain emissions

Retail is falling behind other sectors when it comes to tackling Scope 3 emissions in the supply chain, a leading supply figure has said.

Australia joins international supply price-fixing fight

Australia's competition watchdog is the latest to join other international enforcement bodies to clamp down on supply chain collusion in the wake of the Covid pandemic.

Medical devices supply chains 'facing cybersecurity storm'

Stockpiling components to bypass supply disruptions is leaving companies’ supply chains open to cyber attack, a leading cybersecurity expert says - with medical-device manufacturing being especially vulnerable.

 

 

 

 

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