Friday 20th Sep 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Cost of border delays revealed by Brexit survey

A one-day delay at the UK/EU border after Brexit would result in late delivery penalties and even lost contracts for UK exporters, a survey by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply has revealed.

Brexit uncertainty hits supply chain contracts

Almost a quarter (22 per cent) of UK businesses with EU suppliers are having difficulty securing contracts which run after March 2019, according to a study by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply published just as the UK & EU agreed the terms of the Brexit transition.

CIPS certification for Weetabix

Weetabix has been awarded Standard Corporate Certification from The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply – one of only 280 companies globally to have achieved the certification.

CIPS appoints new CEO

Malcolm Harrison has been named as the new CIPS group chief executive and will take over from Gerry Walsh in July.

Supply chain risk falls for third straight quarter

Global supply chain risk fell for the third straight quarter to 80.3, down from 81.3 in the second quarter, according to the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply Risk Index powered by Dun & Bradstreet.

No time for bluff and bluster

EU and UK negotiators are meeting today (Thursday) in an effort to get the Brexit negotiations back on track against a background of mounting evidence of the damage that is now being done to supply chains by the uncertainty being created.

Buyer beware

The challenges in sourcing and procurement have been mounting with the move to on-shoring, the impact of Brexit, and the potential to use artificial intelligence. Sam Tulip analyses the key factors…

Supply chain slavery: more action is needed

One in ten UK supply chain managers say they have found evidence of modern slavery in their supply chains since the Modern Slavery Act came into force, a survey by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply has revealed.