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UK slavery referrals up by a third

The number of potential victims of labour exploitation referred as part of the framework set up to identify victims of modern slavery in the UK increased by 33 per cent from 2015 to 2016, according to analysis of National Crime Agency data by Kroll, the risk mitigation specialist.

Are you ‘multi-local’ yet?

Apparently, the concept of “global” has had it’s day – what we need to talk about now is “multi-local”. At least that is what my marketing guru tells me. The theory is that all customers are local and need to be treated as such.

Supply chain slavery is happening here

Last week Erwin and Krystian Markowski were each sentenced to six years in jail at Nottingham Crown Court after being convicted on charges related to trafficking people for labour exploitation.

Network Design and Optimisation: Maze mastery

A supply chain network can turn into a maze without a proper Understanding of its true objectives. Malory Davies looks at the key factors in ensuring the success of a design and optimisation project.

Faster fashion puts new pressure on supply chains

I can remember an audience of supply chain professionals left agog a few years ago, as they listened to Spanish academic José Luis Nueno explain how Zara can see an outfit on the catwalk in Paris – and have a version of it on the shelves of its stores 24 hours later.

Time to target supply chain fraud

Managing supply chain risk is a vital task, but to what extent are organisations targeting fraud in the supply chain?

Businesses ‘woefully unprepared’ for slavery act

UK businesses are woefully unprepared for the Modern Slavery Act’s reporting requirement despite the fact that the new rules come into force on 1st April, the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply has warned.