Alex Hadwick

Alex Hadwick

Command and control in supply chains - part 2: Taking back control of the last mile

May 5, 2021
The last mile is booming, but so are the associated expenses, leaving supply chain planners with a headache that needs to be urgently solved

Command and control in supply chains - part 1: Why a commanding view matters

Apr 26, 2021
In an era of strained supply chains, having the right view and the capability to intervene early and effectively can make all the difference

China-Europe rail freight gets boost from Suez crisis

Apr 22, 2021
A snarled Suez route has made rail transport from China into Europe look all the more attractive

Walmart invests into self-driving car company Cruise

Apr 20, 2021
Walmart joins latest funding round of the multi-billion dollar-valued autonomous vehicle start-up, following delivery trial with Cruise vehicles

Predicting supply chain risk just got a whole lot more social

Apr 15, 2021
Start-up Prewave wants to turn the tsunami of social and open-source data washing over the globe into meaningful alerts on supply chain risks and resilience

Breaking out of the volatility cycle

Mar 26, 2021
Volatility has come to define the recent past of supply chains, but greater depth of understanding is helping to smooth the journey to market

Complexity and cost: The Brexit legacy for EU-UK e-commerce

Mar 23, 2021
Although over time processes will improve and become smoother, the immediate legacy of Brexit has been to burden international e-commerce businesses operating between the EU and UK

Dealing with troughs and peaks

Mar 16, 2021
The big swings between feast and famine in supply chains aren’t over in 2021, so businesses need to be fast-moving and flexible

Evolving distribution: Smarter product tracking and tracing

Mar 5, 2021
Developing technologies are coalescing to take the guess work out of supply chains and provide a constant, real-time and accurate overview of where goods are at each stage

Low-cost drone delivery: About to take-off or plummeting back to reality?

Mar 2, 2021
Is drone delivery on a budget just around the corner? Flytrex thinks so and wants to bring your brunch straight to your backyard