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7 Supply Chain Predictions: Looking Ahead with 2020 Vision


The year 2020 approaches with promise amidst a backdrop of innovation and transformation occurring at a speed never witnessed before. We’re experiencing a digital revolution that is changing the way we live, work and interact with one another. The power of information is just beginning to blossom as more of our decisions are based on data and use cases for artificial intelligence are delivering significant value. Meanwhile, global movements to protect the planet and operate responsibly continue to grow in importance. And an undercurrent of de-globalization continues to change the way countries and companies interact with each other.

Here’s a look at some of the emerging trends and themes you can expect to take shape in 2020.


Sustainability Required

Sustainability is becoming a requirement in many industries. For not only retailers and consumer goods companies, but businesses of all stripes, sustaina

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Sharing Supply Chain Data in the Digital Era

Companies can use a digital marketplace to transform supply chain dynamics within their own units.Effectively managing and coordinating supply chains will increasingly require new approaches to data transparency and collaboration. There has been plenty of discussion in the mainstream business press about how digital te  >>

Procurement Nightmares

This is the CIPS West of England Launch Event – kicking off with an evening at UWE’s Bristol Business School with sessions focusing on so-called “Procurement Nightmares” we all my face!   Audience Stradia will be presenting 8 cherry picked nightmares (out of their 50) and pr ...

University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, BRISTOL  
Circular Economy in Procurement

Circular Economy in Procurement event jointly presented with Zero Waste Scotland and Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce.   Audience Circular Procurement 80% of Scotland’s carbon footprint is caused by the goods we produce, consume and often waste. It is vital that all businesses  ...

Bradman Suite, Morningside Road, ABERDEEN Aberdeenshire AB10 7FB  
Best in Procurement 2020 - London

A CIPS Supply Management Award is the most prestigious recognition a company or individual in the procurement and supply chain profession can receive so book your place to "Best in Procurement" to ensure you don’t miss out on how to put together a winning entry for this year's Awards series.  ...

33 Holborn, LONDON EC1N 2HT  
An Evening in Booths Country

Edwin Henry Booth had one simple aim – to sell the best food and drink available, in attractive stores staffed with first class assistants.   Since 1847 Booths has worked closely with local suppliers from the Northern counties. This event provides an opportunity to learn more about the procurement ...

Oubas Hill, Canal Street, ULVERSTON LA12 7LY  

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Supply Chain Manager
     Cambridge, Cambridgeshire  -  PERM  -  1st Executive

Transport Manager 35000
     East Midlands  -  PERM  -  Bis Henderson

Export and Logistics Coordinator
     Wimbledon  -  PERM  -  Page Personnel

Buyer - Peterborough - 27,000 to 30,000
     Peterborough  -  PERM  -  Supply Chain People

Production Planner - FMCG Manufacturer - Trafford Park
     Trafford Park  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Interim Source to Pay Sustain Specialist - 450 per day
     London, England  -  TEMP  -  1st Executive

Maintenance Technician
     Derby  -  PERM  -  Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Material Manager
     Birmingham  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

Buyer - CIPS Support
     Birmingham  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

     Birmingham  -  PERM  -  Procurement People

Category Manager - Non IT
     London  -  PERM  -  Morgan McKinley

Material Planner
     Banbury  -  PERM  -  Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Interim Capacity Planning Consultant 300-400 per day
     Berkshire, England  -  PERM  -  1st Executive

Warehouse Project Manager 12 month FTC
     East Midlands  -  PERM  -  Bis Henderson

Supply Chain Fulfilment Planner - Global Leading FMCG Business - Mole Valley
     Kingston upon Thames  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page

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News & Trends

Last update 8 Jan 2020
UK manufacturing output contracts at fastest pace in almost seven-and-a-half years
   Source: Markit /CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
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Energy & Utilities

With increasing regulation & customer service expectations, utilities companies are redirecting their focus to improve end-to-end supply chain performance. As part of our drive to improve asset utilisation and up-time, Unipart Logistics has been at the forefront facilitating companies improved bus...

7 Supply Chain Predictions: Looking Ahead with 2020 Vision

The year 2020 approaches with promise amidst a backdrop of innovation and transformation occurring at a speed never witnessed before. We’re experiencing a digital revolution that is changing the way we live, wor...

Introduction to procurement and category management
Introduction to negotiation
Introduction to contracts
Introduction to contract management
Effective negotiation

Local & Regional Agenda

Tudor Rose International increases productivity through integrated SCM platform ASSIST4

Tudor Rose International is Europe’s leading export market management company specialising in building brands around the world. In business for nearly 30 years, the innovative company mastered an ambitious IT mo...

Five Keys to Transportation Planning and Optimization Success

Today’s fluid, omni-channel logistics and global economic environment present companies with a more complex transportation puzzle to solve. Best-in-class companies, suppliers, and customers find advanced transporta...

International Agenda