Tag Archives: supply chains

Is your global supply chain counterfeit-free?

In the age of e-commerce and global supply chains, the world markets provide opportunities for companies to grow and expand their customer base. However, complex supply chains also create more opportunities to introduce counterfeited products. Here Neil Ballinger, head of EMEA at automation equipment supplier EU Automation, explains why the problem is …

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A matter of supply chain preference

Implementing an ERP/MRP system should be high on the supply chain priorities list of smaller businesses – that is, if they wish to become ‘preferred suppliers’, as Karl Lauri, managing team member at MRPeasy, explains COVID-19 has accentuated problems and accelerated change in a global supply chain environment already under …

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Uncertainty continues to impact supply chain risk, finds Dun & Bradstreet and Cranfield University

The ongoing uncertainty around Brexit is encouraging many manufacturers and retailers to consider other supplier locations in low cost, higher risk countries to avoid possible trade barriers.  The latest analysis in the Global Supply Chain Risk Report, produced quarterly by Cranfield University and Dun & Bradstreet, found marked increases in Supplier Criticality (up 2%) …

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From siloed assessment to a fully-blown radar for third-party risk

Jake Holloway from Crossword Cybersecurity PLC highlights the third-party assurance (3PA) challenges facing the industrial sector and its complex supply chains, outlining why technology has a big role to play in simplifying processes and managing risk. Businesses need to manage many risks, with their impact and complexity growing all the time, …

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