Weekly supply, logistics, procurement & tech roundup
DPD's all-electric service to 10 UK towns; Indian logistics giant Delhivery patents addressing solution; Drewry predicts return to normal freight rates.
Capgemini enterprise transformation expert Brandon Rael says automation is future of last-mile but that drone tech not ready for widespread adoption.
Procurement teams may be on the front line of the corporate sustainability drive yet the function is not being equipped with the strategy, expertise, tools and incentives to deliver on net zero goals, according to a new report from Accenture.
Robotics specialist CoEvolution on how multi-robot orchestration software is helping to deliver efficient and flexible logistics in the warehouses of China.
Nearly a third of organisations globally failed to meet their net zero carbon emissions targets for 2020, research from Bain & Company suggests.
Accenture's Maria Rey-Marston & Stephane Crosnier say best way to achieve supply resilience is real-time dynamic visibility, with people at its heart.
As supply chain upheaval shows little sign of abating, McKinsey is urging organisations to ditch out-moded and short-term strategies, and focus on proactive management, with a view to building long-term resilience.