28 May, 2015
Reform of EU public procurement rules to allow for considerations such as innovation and accessibility to be taken into account when public contracts are awarded would be a step by Europe in...
27 May, 2015
Supplier relationships which are overly formal can hamper the good communication and trust needed to bring about long-term value to both the supply chain and organisation, says Paul Noël.
22 May, 2015
"The supply chain doesn’t have to be this scary and risky, and companies can take steps to mitigate their logistics risks," says Andy Souders of Savi.
21 May, 2015
Without creating universal, well-established, career paths to senior level, hirers may struggle to build the procurement teams they desire says Paul Young.
20 May, 2015
This month, a reader asked how they could ensure the ethics of their supplier of t-shirts, which is based in China. Alan McClay offers some further advice on what they should do.
19 May, 2015
With supply chains becoming longer and more complex it is essential that businesses invest in technology, training and talent, says Fraser Ironside.
18 May, 2015
A network of underground tubes transporting goods in driverless carts could offer a real solution to congested roads, says Gemma James.
15 May, 2015
Shaun McCarthy recently returned from a trip to Japan meeting key players in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic programme. He sets out the sustainability challenges ahead for the organisers.
14 May, 2015
"As manufacturers seek to make their operations more flexible and sustainable, digital supply networks can play a critical role," says Rob Woodstock.