The complexity and unpredictability in cost reduction efforts have been illustrated this week by global beer manufacturer, Heineken.
An American financial technology company is hoping to use blockchain to track the gold supply chain, with the goal of ensuring that it is responsibly sourced and genuine.
The Scottish government’s CivTech programme, designed to help public sector clients to solve problems using innovative technology via a range of possible solutions, will shortly be launching its third wave of challenges and inviting proposals.
Starbucks has announced a trial program using blockchain technology to connect coffee bean farmers to its café customers with ‘bean-to-cup’ tracking.
The UK and the European Union are currently in the process of agreeing to the terms of Britain’s withdrawal from the bloc. This exit is bound to have an impact on international supply chains, which is why astute organisations are looking to the future and redesigning their processes.
A survey by Consultancy UK has found that supply chain executives are concerned about the changing face of the sector, and believe that further digitalisation is urgently required.