Trends

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Francesca Gamboni

Trends

Francesca Gamboni, Groupe PSA: “It’s my ambition to get supply chain represented on the board”

“The automotive industry is very challenging. It is extremely complex with a huge diversity in products and it’s very demanding from a cost management perspective. All in all, that makes it very exciting,” says Francesca …

coronavirus

Reports, Trends

Coronavirus impact felt by 86% of supply chains

The effects of the coronavirus outbreak are being felt by 86% of supply chains in the UK, according to a survey by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS). This has prompted a major rethink …

assessment

Self-assesment, Trends

Download the E2E supply chain assessment for coronavirus!

Supply Chain Media’s practical self-assessment tool for end-to-end supply chain visibility is particularly useful for companies during the current corona pandemic because it enables them to screen their entire supply chain. The assessment, which is …

Zencargo

Trends

Supply chain start-up in the spotlight: Zencargo

Zencargo was founded in London, UK, by Alex Hersham (CEO, pictured), Richard Fattal (CCO) and Jan Riethmayer (CFO) in 2017. The start-up is on a mission to build ‘a world with smarter trade’ by synchronizing …

returns

Trends

Returns often not worth the effort for online retailers

When consumers want to return goods, online stores regularly refund the money without asking for them to be sent back – even if there is nothing physically wrong with the product. This surprising finding emerged …

smart supply chain

Reports, Trends

Companies are lagging behind in smart supply chain investment

Over three quarters of all companies lack the skills and capabilities to further digitalize their supply chains. As a result, they risk missing out on major benefits, such as better alignment with customer demand, significant …

British retailers

Reports, Trends

Coronavirus causing supply challenges for British retailers

Almost a quarter of British retailers are reporting severe disruption to their supply of goods as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. They are starting to struggle to maintain supplies of some products, according to …

circular economy

Reports, Trends

70% of supply chain leaders plan to invest in the circular economy

The large majority – 70% – of supply chain leaders are planning to invest in the circular economy over the next 18 months, according to a recent survey by international research and advisory firm Gartner. …

Supply Chain Movement Innovation and Change

Content, Trends

Supply Chain Movement issue 1, 2020 | Innovation & Change

The first issue of Supply Chain Movement 2020 will appear next week!   In this issue the theme Innovation & Change will be central. During conferences or interviews, chief executives can regularly be heard to say that …

cobots

Trends

‘Cobots’ alongside order pickers in Dutch warehouse

Order pickers at a Ceva Logistics warehouse in the Netherlands have recently started working alongside a fleet of robots. The logistics service provider refers to them as ‘cobots’ to emphasize that the robots collaborate with …

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