Supply chain round-up: the week's best content

By Sean Ashcroft
From green shipping-lane proposals and the latest on risk management, to the most unusual pandemic shortages, Supply Chain Digital has it all

The week’s top content from Supply Chain Digital ….


Top 10: Unusual supply chain disruptions

From headstones and toilet roll, to blood, condoms and coins, virtually no aspect of our daily lives has been unaffected by supply problems.

Into the unknown: managing risk to avoid disruption

The pandemic, the Suez blockage, erupting volcanos - how can businesses protect themselves against such catastrophic ‘unknown’ risks?

New digital twin Framework a boost for supply chains

Businesses looking to increase supply chain agility via digital transformation have been boosted by news that digital twin technology will now be easier to adopt and scale, following the approval of a new common framework.

Digital twins help avert nightmare scenarios

Supply chains face an ever-increasing threat from cyberattacks, and digital-twin tech is in the frontline of the battle against the hackers

5 Minutes With: Anton du Preez, Körber Supply Chain

Anton du Preez works with businesses to make their supply chains resilient and agile, often helping them resolve problems they didn't know they had.

Supply chain appointments: DHL shakes up C-suite

DHL Supply Chain reshuffles its CEO roles in Europe and APAC, as other key appointments are made in the logistics and foods sectors

Green shipping lanes 'solution to net zero challenge'

Shipping’s bid to become net zero by 2050 would be boosted by the introduction of green shipping lanes, a new report concludes.

Tesla defies automotive supply problems with record quarter

Tesla defied the supply chain problems affecting much of the automotive industry to deliver a record number of vehicles in Q4 2021.



Featured Articles

Procurement talent 'must be retained not acquired'

Staff augmentation is a solution for onboarding new workers with the specific set of skills a company needs but these workers are outsourced, which is do

LinkedIn reacts to AWS Supply Chain: too narrow in scope?

As AWS Supply Chain's is unveiled, LinkedIn reacts to the latest tool to offer value chain visibility, with some calling for a broader feature set

S&OP planning in a state of flux, say EY & KPMG

Sales & operations planning experts from EY & KPMG say although the process is designed to allow businesses to cope with change S&OP is itself in flux

Conference Board maverick driving sustainability change


Automation & robotics – the future of sustainable logistics


Scoutbee & on making headway with supplier D&I