A Covid-19 outbreak in southern China is threatening to cause fresh disruption for global supply chains as new lockdowns disrupt port services and delay deliveries.
Microsoft has generated annual savings of $50m by cutting “hidden costs” with a blockchain platform.
Covid has triggered a rise in robotics technology in warehouses to prevent bottlenecks caused by staffing disruptions.
Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah port has launched an initiative to help cargo ships caught in the Suez Canal shipping jam by allowing them to store containers for free for an extended period of time….
The giant 400m container ship that has run aground and blocked the Suez Canal could disrupt $40bn worth of trade.
Procurement professionals are facing challenges as they seek to mitigate supply chain risks caused by port disruptions across the world.