Saturday 27th May 2017 - Logistics & Supply Chain

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Malory Davies FCILT, Editor.

The risk to your supply chain might not be what you think

2017 is likely to see further threats of cargo theft and drug smuggling in the Americas and Europe, protests over wage and other labour issues across Asia, and persistent risks of terrorism, including terrorist targeting of the supply chain.

Malory Davies FCILT, Editor.

Flight of fantasy?

Can’t say I am a regular reader of the “Nikkei Asian Review”, but when it headlined a story “Toyota decides flying cars aren’t so crazy after all”, I couldn’t resist having a look.

Happy days…

All the talk about Brexit might be expected to have shaken business confidence but all the evidence so far is that demand for supply chain professionals is actually increasing.

The boss is not happy

Back from the Easter break and looking forward to settling back into work nice and gently?

Are you ‘multi-local’ yet?

Apparently, the concept of “global” has had it’s day – what we need to talk about now is “multi-local”. At least that is what my marketing guru tells me. The theory is that all customers are local and need to be treated as such.

Challenging times on the high seas

Last week saw the start of operations by the three new container shipping alliances (2M-HMM/HS, Ocean and THE Alliance).

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