Pill journey along complex supply chains

New technologies, such as the cloud and artificial intelligence, have transformed pharmaceutical supply chains from materials supplier to manufacturer, wholesaler to pharmacy and on to patients

Protecting global supply chains from geopolitical risk

Global political events can impact world trade and supply chains in particular, so coping strategies are essential to limit disruption and maintain production

7 reasons platforms are the future of supply chain

Supply chains are moving onto cloud-hosted platforms. In these environments hundreds of thousands of partners on a supply chain can share inventory, shipping information and invoices. Here are seven reasons why platformisation could be the future for supply chain management

Supply chain agility is key for the future

goods on shelves in warehouse

Making a supply chain completely agile and adaptable is necessary in times of economic uncertainty and disruption, but this requires real-time visibility over a connected network of suppliers

Collaboration is key for supply chain innovation

Being faster, better and cheaper than the competition requires colleagues, partners and stakeholders across an entire supply chain to work together

Why you need a cognitive supply chain

Cognitive supply chains that are able to predict and adapt in times of uncertainty are set to revolutionise trade, and will be a key competitive advantage in the coming years

How blockchain is improving supply chain transparency

Blockchain and other digital platforms are opening up complex supply chains in agriculture, but without involvement at every level there are limitations to their success

Supply chains could lead the charge of innovation

'The bedrock of innovation is constantly to question and challenge the assumptions'