Procurement managers face complex challenges to control spending while purchasing a varied group of supplies and services for company projects. Carving out a cost-saving strategy must involve a continual upgrading of procurement policy based on evolving financial information.
CERT-UK, the UK National Computer Emergency Response Team, has published advice which aims to help businesses better understand the risks of cyber-security in supply chains. Read more
As you have no doubt noticed, the last decade or so has seen the world shrink dramatically, with technology and free societies breaking down the barriers of culture, time, and language to create a world economy that is truly globalised.
One of our clients, a well-known UK retail brand, is seeking a transport partner to undertake store deliveries to 80+ nationwide retail outlets from their National Distribution Centre in Burton upon Trent. Read more
Interesting new research into how the weather impacts the supply chain has recently been published by the Met Office in their report, ‘Understanding the role of weather in the supply chain’. Read more
The Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD) published an interesting article recently highlighting the difficulties of forecasting demand in the food and grocery sector. The IGD’s recent survey of food and grocery businesses found that 67% of businesses in this sector believe forecasting demand has got harder. Read more