Fears over Brexit appear to be increasing businesses’ perception of the risks in their supply chain, despite evidence suggesting many have taken steps to ready themselves for a post-Brexit environment, according to the Q2 2018 Global Supply Chain Risk Report by Cranfield School of Management and Dun & Bradstreet.
Urban Consolidation Centres can play an important role in helping local authorities to meet emission targets and reduce congestion, according to the Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), the not-for-profit innovation centre which is overseen by Innovate UK.
UK supply chains are sprawling far and wide – growing not only in size, but in the impact they have on how logistics is done. Alexandra Leonards explores how extended supply chains have changed the logistics space.
The Competition and Markets Authority has launched an investigation into the acquisition of TNT Business Solutions by Restore plc which was completed earlier this month.
BT is to move from buying to strategic sourcing, consolidating its spend from its current 18,000 suppliers, as part of a plan to transform its operating model that save £1.5 billion over three years.