The influential cross-party Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has heeded advice from the Cabinet Office (CO) to urge the government to involve large enterprises in its cybersecurity strategy to help smaller, more vulnerable businesses operating in their supply chains to...read more
In a bid to prevent food poisoning from tainted romaine lettuce, Walmart now requires suppliers to use a new blockchain-based traceability system.read more
Mars is to invest $1bn over the coming ten years in a major supply relationship management endeavour aimed at stamping out unethical practices such as child labour and deforestation.read more
In recent years, almost every organisation has seen a transformation of its procurement processes, thanks to the rapid advance of technology.read more
The United States has backed down from the procurement projects it previously demanded as part of the renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).read more
The government’s ongoing austerity programme is having predicable knock-on
effects on procurement and outsourcing strategies.