textile industry


Coronavirus crisis highlights vulnerability of Asian textile industry

The coronavirus crisis has once again made the vulnerability of the textile industry in countries such as Bangladesh, Cambodia and India painfully clear. Numerous garment factories are currently at risk of bankruptcy. Their disenfranchised position …



‘Manufacturers must rethink global operations’

Manufacturers need to redesign and reform their global supply chains and global production networks (GPNs) if they are to survive and prosper in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. That is the key finding in …

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The Statement: A quarter of all OEMs will use blockchain to source spare parts

Blockchain is once again attracting a great deal of interest from supply chain professionals, despite – or perhaps because of – the coronavirus crisis. In May 2020, 122 supply chain directors and managers took part …



Supply chain start-up in the spotlight: Archlet

Archlet is a Swiss start-up dedicated to supporting buyers in their sourcing processes. It was founded in May 2019 in Zurich by ETH Zürich alumni Jakob Manz, Lukas Wawrla and Tim Grunow, who all have a …



Cisco takes top spot in Gartner’s Supply Chain Top 25

Cisco Systems has secured the top position in this year’s edition of analyst firm’s Gartner annual Supply Chain Top 25 ranking. Colgate-Palmolive and Johnson & Johnson came in second and third place respectively, ahead of …

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