UK supply chain price rise double whammy

Dec 2, 2020
COVID-19 and Brexit uncertainty are pushing up supply chain costs, with those costs being pushed onto the consumer

Insurer Swiss Re predicts major supply chain shift, with reshoring and resilience measures generating new demand

Dec 1, 2020
Focus for supply chains on moving their supply chains closer to end market and restructuring for more resilience will create new demands, including in the insurance sector

New research shows an industry on the edge, as retail profitability plummets

Nov 30, 2020
Retail industry faces tough prospects and will need to look at new areas to cut costs and boost profitability

The need to know

Nov 27, 2020
The need to know for the week ending 27th November 2020

Estee Lauder uses blockchain to boost supply chain traceability

Nov 26, 2020
Company will track products using vanilla from farms to end sales from Spring 2021

Survey shows growth in digital transformation budgets amid COVID-19

Nov 25, 2020
90% of large enterprises are maintaining or increasing digital transformation budgets amid COVID-19.

European and US Companies identify Asia-Pacific as priority market for international expansion, study shows

Nov 24, 2020
Asia-Pacific seen as a critical opportunity of the future as companies look to diversify and de-risk production and capitalise on higher growth in the region

The need to know

Nov 23, 2020
The need to know for the week ending 22nd November 2020

92% of US organisations in survey have experienced a cybersecurity breach that came from a vendor

Nov 23, 2020
Cyber security risks are huge in supply chains and a major area of vulnerability is in the vendor ecosystem says new research

Autonomous e-commerce robot maker Nuro secures $500 million in funding

Nov 19, 2020
Nuro capitalises on the boost to e-commerce in 2020 and has raised half a billion dollars to push forward its R2 prototype