Failure by UK businesses to keep pace with US and European levels of industrial investment is having a “detrimental impact” claims trade body.
Cocoa production may have caused much more deforestation than was previously assumed in protected areas of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana, according to a new report.
A report has found 20.5% of UK importers have altered their supply chains as a result of geopolitical tensions, and a further 14.5% are considering doing so.
Procurement salaries rose in the last year as the reputation of the profession grew in response to ongoing disruptions.
High-tech industries and sectors with high levels of research and development are most at risk of a “significant” reduction in cross-border investment following repeated supply chain shocks, according to a report.
Malaysia needs to align its labour laws with international standards to improve conditions in its medical rubber glove industry, according to a new International Labour Organization (ILO) report.
The Covid-19 pandemic “destroyed” aircraft manufacturers’ supply chains, according to Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker, who said he was keeping his “fingers crossed” that manufacturers would be able to keep to delivery schedules.
“Depressed” global demand conditions have driven down trade across the globe, and experts have warned the lack of uptake could create “whiplash effect” in the future.
Porsche is looking to increase its collaboration with manufacturers and suppliers down the tiers to generate in-house expertise and secure long-term supplies.