The November 2014 issue of Supply Chain Standard is out now through the iPad Newsstand.
In the issue:
Cover Story: Planning: The social dimension
Good planning requires access to accurate, timely data. And that’s where social media has a role to play.
Analysis: Penelope Ody
The mince pies and Christmas cards may have been in the shops since September but with consumers now in serious shopping mode will retailers and carriers actually be able to deliver what they want?
Sustainability at the heart of supply chain.
Slavery: the next challenge.
Logistics has a voice – and it’s female.
Retail: Channels under scrutiny
Retail supply chains are having to cope with the rise of multiple sales channels. Leading retailers examined the options at the Omni- Channel conference in Birmingham last month.
Managing Risk: Creative chains
A failure in the supply chain can stop a production line or leave store shelves empty, disappoint customers and ruin a company’s reputation. Not surprisingly there is plenty of creative thinking about how to respond.
IntraLogisteX: New exhibition launched
Logistics Manager, sister magazine of SCS, is launching a major, new exhibition in 2015 focusing on the intralogistics market. IntraLogisteX will be the only logistics exhibition to take place in the UK in 2015.
MORE WAYS TO GET SUPPLY CHAIN STANDARD
Supply Chain Standard is available through the iPad Newsstand. If you have the SCS app you can go to ‘My Editions’ and you will see the latest edition ready to be downloaded.
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You can also read Supply Chain Standard online: please click here.