Covid has triggered a rise in robotics technology in warehouses to prevent bottlenecks caused by staffing disruptions.
Procurement professionals are facing challenges as they seek to mitigate supply chain risks caused by port disruptions across the world.
Ports are suffering a “perfect storm” from Covid and Brexit with the cost of shipping goods increasing by up to 300%.
Electronics giant Samsung ensured supplier support during the pandemic by providing $1.3bn in advanced payments and $830m in loans.
Fashion brands are failing to take responsibility for ensuring garment suppliers in Bangladesh survive the coronavirus outbreak, according to a report.