The most important thing for suppliers used to be getting the right price. Now they are looking for large stable customers with early payment terms – so payment has become a critical activity for suppliers who are managing tight cash flows. The days when
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Once again ethical sourcing has hit the headlines. Primark, the much-loved destination of the budget shopper, has been busy defending its brand against accusations from the BBC and The Observer
Leading international companies see greenhouse gas regulation as a potential risk, according to a study by the Carbon Disclosure Project.
Two major humanitarian disasters – the Burmese cyclone and the Chinese earthquake – provided a sombre backdrop to ”Supply Chain Standard”s Roundtable discussion on supply chain risk. But as Dave Food, business development director from the meeting’s
Retailers and manufacturers are under immense pressure to increase the performance of their supply chains, so it is not surprising that many resort to tough tactics in response to growing competition.
Once companies have made an initial change investment, how do they optimise their supply chains and continually drive for incremental improvements in people and processes? Sue Pryce shows the way.
When it comes to extended supply chains, risk is the name of the game. Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner may have wowed the aerospace sector with its sleek looks and impressive projections on fuel efficiency
The story of the four Warwickshire firefighters who so tragically perished while fighting a blaze in a warehouse at Atherstone-on-Stour touched everyone. And with the Atherstone fire followed just days later by another huge fire at a warehouse on the site
It’s that time of year (at least at the time of writing this) when business plans and budgets need to be completed. Probably in common with other organisations our plan places a high premium on the assessment and management of risk in all its shapes
Barloworld Handling supplied a fleet of trucks and a battery management system to global safety company Aearo’s manufacturing site in Stockport. The company, which makes safety glasses, hearing protection and communication equipment for use with hard hats