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Reports, Trends

Retailers’ digital supply chain capabilities are underprepared for core challenges

Board members (‘C-suite executives’) of retail companies are struggling to tackle core digital transformation challenges due to a lack of supply chain visibility and reliable data, according to a recent report. A survey has revealed …

digital supply chain report


Digital supply chain report reveals gap between expectations and reality

Cost savings and new revenue opportunities are the top goals for supply chain digitization, and large organizations are running an average of 29 different pre-deployment digital supply chain initiatives. Due to a lack of focus, …

ethics KPIs

Reports, Trends

No ethics KPIs for 90% of companies globally

Less than 10% of companies worldwide report on key performance indicators (KPIs) related to business ethics. The transportation, storage and manufacturing sectors all score significantly below the global average, putting them at a high risk …

supply chain innovation


How can supply chain innovation unlock business growth?

In this age of disruption, sustainable growth will only come from more radical thinking – especially in mature economies where growth no longer comes easily, according to UK-based research and training organization IGD. The Supply …

ground transportation


“Investment in ground transportation will directly support company growth”

75% of companies believe that spending time and resources to improve their ground transportation will directly help sales. These and other findings – from a DHL Supply Chain survey of more than 200 transportation decision-makers …


Reports, Trends

European manufacturing industry expects massive boost from AI

Industrial companies in Europe regard artificial intelligence as one of the main drivers of growth, in particular due to the opportunities it offers for greater efficiency, flexibility and differentiation. That is a key takeaway from …

first mile and last mile

Reports, Trends

First mile and last mile are critical for flawless delivery performance

The efficiency with which retailers manage their processes at the beginning and end of their supply chain logistics are key to their survival. That claim is made by Zetes – a specialist in identification and …

Content, Reports

Supply Chain Movement issue 30 – Digital & Trends

Contents Supply Chain Movement 30 - 2018 Q3 Date of appearance: September 21st, 2018 6 | News & background Innovation is crucial to long-term survival. Few companies nowadays would deny that, but innovation doesn’t just happen by itself …

wind turbine supply chains


Potential human rights violations in wind turbine supply chains

According to a study into wind turbine supply chains, wind turbine manufacturers do not sufficiently know where the minerals they use have come from and hence are unaware of possible violations of human rights in …



Intel leads the way in eradicating forced labour from its supply chain

With a score of 75 out of 100 points, Intel currently leads the way in tackling forced labour in its supply chain, according to the 2018 Information & Communications Technology Benchmark study by KnowTheChain. HP and …

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