Sport and the Supply Chain

This week sees the start of another major sporting event – the eagerly anticipated 2015 Rugby World Cup. No doubt, the players will show true determination, solidarity, discipline and teamwork. They will be constantly striving to be agile, adapt quickly to pressure …Continue reading »

China eCommerce

Top tips for making fashion retail work online in China 1. Channel strategy: This is a critical point for all businesses, whether entering into or continuing to grow within the Chinese online market as the business-to-consumer and consumer-to-consumer channels such as Tmall, …Continue reading »

Port situation updates

Allport Cargo Services maintain a summary of current port ‘issues’. Use the links below to access the most recent report. For Week 16 update, please follow the link For Week 18 update, please follow the

Are you the weakest supply chain link?

Supply chains around the world have been getting more and more complex in recent years as the world becomes a truly global economy. As businesses look to expand their horizons to new markets they can extend their system and expose weaknesses and …Continue reading »

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 »