WWF on sustainable supply chains

The rapid growth of the world’s population has led to greater stresses and strains being put on supply chains all over the world, from fashion retailers to supermarkets. This rising demand on resources is putting major pressure on biodiversity and as a …Continue reading »

Sea Freight Surcharges

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Consumers changing supply chains

Changing consumer attitudes are impacting the way goods are manufactured and how they make their way to the shop shelves or the warehouses of online business. The process of making goods and getting them to the places where they are required can …Continue reading »

Will container volumes drop in 2013?

The volume of goods transported through ports in northern Europe looks set to drop in 2013, according to the latest analysis of the industry. Figures from the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics expect to see container throughput fall by around ten …Continue reading »

Collaboration across supply chains

With resources becoming more and more scarce and costs increasing dramatically for consumers and retailers alike, the promotion of collaboration throughout the supply chain and improved management practices are needed. That is the opinion of The Boston Consulting Group. Who believe that …Continue reading »