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.
Marks & Spencer (M&S) has gone into partnership with the pan-European technology company Zetes in an effort to transform its fresh food supply chain.
Clothing retailer Gap has announced that all of its tier 1 suppliers are to be paid digitally by 2020.