In an ever more globalised world, the often turbulent relationship between supplier and customer has never been more important. Alex Leonards explores the barriers to achieving the perfect supplier-customer partnership and the new role of supplier relationship management.
The world’s biggest container ship has been delivered by Samsung Heavy Industries to Mitsui OSK Line. The ship, called MOL Triumph, is the first of a fleet of six 20,000 TEU-class containerships for the company.
Supply chain agility is not just about responding quickly to disruptive events – it is also about taking advantage of market opportunities that might open up unexpectedly.
Unilever has unseated Amazon to top Gartner’s annual Supply Chain Top 25. While McDonald’s maintained second place in the rankings, Amazon slipped to third.
Virtualstock, the omni-channel technology provider, has brought in Andrew Mills as chief executive officer.