Wednesday 20th Sep 2017 - Logistics & Supply Chain

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Time to test yourself against the best

It’s time to test yourself against the best supply chains in The  Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2016, organised by Logistics & Supply Chain.

54pc profit rise for UPS

Operating profit at UPS was up 54 per cent to $7.7 billion in 2015, driven by significant profit rises in its US domestic business as well as the Supply Chain and Freight division.

The £29 billion supply chain trap

The squeeze on bank lending to business became a big issue a few years back as the recession took hold, leaving companies looking for new sources of supply chain finance.

The £212bn supply chain risk

The issue of supply chain finance came to prominence during the recession as large corporations started to realise that the collapse of key suppliers was a real possibility and could seriously disrupt their business.

Working capital optimisation still a priority, says report

As the global economy picks up, working capital optimisation will continue to be a high priority for corporate treasurers in 2015, a survey of 78 corporate treasurers and financial managers by Demica, has revealed. It found that treasurers are increasingly looking beyond the traditional forms of finance to explore a wider range of alternative funding […]

Supply chain finance – long time coming

Supply chain finance came to the fore as the recession bit. Companies were concerned that suppliers were running into cash flow difficulties, which could in turn threaten the inbound supply chain

Funding supply chain operations still critical

Nine out of ten small businesses in the UK now expect 2014 to be better than 2013, a survey by revealed this week -but does it mean that companies can afford to pay less attention to supply chain finance?

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