Supply chain news: roundup - tech, logistics & procurement

SAP's Alam says spend solutions will be available to defence; Top 10: AI supply chain tech; Back-orders crucial to seasonal supply, Gartner tells CSCOs

Logistics round-up: DPD's AI move; falling £ hits UK haulage

US delivery surcharges hit new heights, AFS Logistics freight index shows; DPD Group collaborates on AI-driven cross-border solution.

Political unrest causing supply chain problems - SAP survey

A new SAP survey finds that many senior business decision-makers expect supply chain disruptions to run until well into 2023.

Top 10: AI firms helping minimise supply chain disruption

Here are 10 companies using AI solutions to help minimise the disruption to supply chains of the pandemic hangover, war in Ukraine & global cost inflation.

SAP's Alam says spend solutions will be available to defence

SAP Business Network Chief Product Officer, Muhammad Alam tells Spend Connect LIVE its solutions will become available to highly regulated industries.

Young, disaffected supply chain talent deserting sector

Over half of senior supply chain professionals say employee retention has fallen over the past three years, with many fearing serious problems ahead.

Back-orders crucial to seasonal supply, Gartner tells CSCOs

Direct to consumer brands that are unable to overcome supply chain disruption in the run-up to Christmas risk losing customers for good, Gartner warns.

Net zero logistics conference planned for business leaders

Major logistics conference aimed at senior business leaders is planned, & aimed at promoting net-zero discussions and initiatives.

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Green consumers driving visibility in vehicle supply chain

A study from Zebra Technologies shows transparency is ever-more important to consumers, meaning greater visibility of the automotive ecosystem is vital

Supply chain automation uptake 'slow', says SAPInsider

SAPInsider & Precisely joint report shows 75% of supply chains are only partly automated, despite most supply professionals knowing resilience suffers

'Hot spot' downstream supply emissions a problem - Accenture

Accenture report shows that businesses are struggling to control Scope 3 emissions because of a lack of contact with downstream suppliers in value chain

Supply chain automation 'increases unemployment & debt'

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