Sunday 19th Feb 2017 - Logistics & Supply Chain

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Malory Davies FCILT, Editor.

How risk-averse are you?

The rise of economic nationalism has driven global supply chain risk to a 24-year peak, according to the CIPS Risk Index, powered by Dun & Bradstreet.

Supply chain slavery is happening here

Last week Erwin and Krystian Markowski were each sentenced to six years in jail at Nottingham Crown Court after being convicted on charges related to trafficking people for labour exploitation.

Big wins on the New Silk Road

The World Economic Forum got underway in Davos this week in a political environment that appears to have turned away from the WEF vision of expanding globalisation based on public-private cooperation.

Are you ready for the challenge of the New Year?

Just before Christmas the news emerged that Amazon has applied for a patent on an airborne fulfilment system that uses an airship floating at 45,000 feet to hold stock and a fleet of drones to handle the actual deliveries.

Are you ready for a diesel ban?

Earlier this month the mayors of four of the world’s biggest cities, Paris, Mexico City, Madrid and Athens committed themselves to banning all diesel vehicles by 2025.

Occam’s razor is not enough

The complexity of supply chains has increased over recent years alongside market globalisation and the resulting extended supply chains.

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