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Sustainable supply chains: time to get serious

The 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change has prompted many executives to announce carbon neutrality dates for their companies, typically somewhere between 2030 and 2050. Ambition levels vary by industry, but with regulatory pressure increasing …

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EU launches review of consortia block exemption for container shipping

Customers of logistics service providers have long criticized the container shipping Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (CBER). They are claiming that it actually distorts the market, forcing them to pay huge amounts for container transport while …

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Dangerous working conditions in distribution centres

Fulfilling the promise of ‘Ordered today, delivered tomorrow’ relies on the efforts of countless operatives in distribution centres (DCs) – often temporary staff or migrant workers who pick and pack the orders. As the number …


SCM Directors Club workshop underlines importance of scenario planning

If China attacks Taiwan tomorrow, what consequences will that have for your supply chain? And how will you respond? This is one example of the scenarios examined by the SCM Directors Club members during the …



Inventory: the power and powerlessness of the CFO

These are uncertain times, with inflation and the war in Ukraine holding back economic growth. For many CFOs, the question is no longer whether there will be a recession, but when it will hit and …



The Prediction: By 2023 fewer than 5% of control tower-like deployments will fulfil their E2E potential

Technologies related to control towers, visibility and machine learning are in the spotlight when it comes to supply chain planning. Supply Chain Media asked a number of international supply chain directors for their reactions to …

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Supply chain start-up in the spotlight: Numi

Numi Solutions is a cloud platform that analyses, optimizes and improves supply chain resilience by recommending improvements focused on the execution horizon. The solution enables integrated and automated supply chain decisions by using artificial intelligence …

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Majority of Dutch consumers give preference to sustainable food brands

When buying food, more than half of Dutch consumers (56%) give preference to brands that have a focus on sustainability and climate. Clear communication is also important to many consumers: 74% say they trust a …

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