Supply chain news: roundup of tech, logistics & procurement

Global supply chains 'not ready' for China droughts; Top 10 ways to protect supply chains from Ukraine war; Collaborate, Accenture urges food supply chains

Global supply chains 'unprepared' for China droughts

The UN reports that droughts are more frequent and prolonged, and with China rationing hydropower, multinational firms need to rethink supply chains.

Top Ten: Ways to protect supply chains from Ukraine war

As the Ukraine war grinds on, the Hackett Group's Nicolas Walden discusses how to mitigate against disruption to energy, commodities, and logistics.

Global air, road and rail logistics news roundup

Google invests in African e-logistics firm Lori Systems; JB Hunt committed to intermodal logistics; Qantas Freight to upgrade domestic fleet with Airbuses.

Lean procurement management 'can fuel business growth'

Speaking at Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE: The Risk & Resilience Conference, Rachel Henney explored the benefits of lean management to procurement.

Accenture urges stretched food supply chains to collaborate

Accenture report suggests global food supply chains lack agility because focus is on short-term food-shortage crisis management than long-term planning.

Automation will cost 63mn APAC jobs, says Forrester report

Forrester Principal Forecaster Analyst Michael O’Grady says automation APAC job losses means STEM education & workforce training will become key.

HERE Technologies achieves AWS supply chain competency

HERE achieves AWS Supply Chain Competency, part of an Amazon programme designed to help businesses innovate to achieve customer-centric supply chains.

GEC's Copeland shares procurement decision-making secrets

Speaking at Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE Graham Copeland of GEP Worldwide spoke of the power of matrices in quality procurement decision making.

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