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Editor's Blog

Risk index at an 18 month low

The news is full of conflict at the moment – conflict in Gaza, in Iraq and the Ukraine. And then there is the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. So it would be reasonable to assume that supply chain risk is increasing

Editor's Blog

Food for thought…

The UK government feeds a lot of mouths each year people in schools, hospitals, armed forces, central and local government, government agencies, prisons and courts. The procurement budget for food and catering services is now running at £2.4bn a year

Editor's Blog

Grocery changes challenge supply chains

Over the next five years, the UK grocery market is to grow by 16.3 per cent to £203bn, according to a new five year forecast from the IGD. That sounds very healthy, but that basic figure conceals some trends that will be exercising minds…

Logistics & Supply Chain

Time to license supply chain professionals?

More than one in ten business leaders think modern slavery is likely to be in their supply chains, according to a poll by YouGov for the Chartered Instituted of Purchasing and Supply. And the institute is now warning that the UK could be sleepwalking into

Editor's Blog

Can you see the returns utopia?

Can you imagine a utopia when returns are not just a black hole for inventory and resources, but a bona fide revenue stream, adding value for customers and even cost reductions? Ian Towell, head of general merchandise returns at Tesco can…

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