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CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

Circular Economy Part 1: How today’s products are the resources of tomorrow
Unipart Logistics
Unipart Logistics

Over the coming weeks and months we’ll be posting a series of articles, providing more information about our work and our commitment to sustainability and circular economic principles.

A circular economy is an alternative to a traditional linear economy (make, use, dispose) in which we keep resources in use for as long as possible, extract the maximum value from them while in use, then recover and regenerate products and materials at the end of each service life. Unipart’s lifecycle solutions promote sustainability, including the responsible recovery, repurpose, resale and recycling of materials in line with national and global regulations and our own sustainability targets.

Championing circular economic principles is helping Unipart and its customers make positive environmental changes in the ways products are bo ...  >>

Models and algorithms for integrated production and distribution problems.
Article published in Computers & Industrial Engineering 154 (2021)   Authors Vincenzo Bo (a), Marco Bortolini (b), Enrico Malaguti (c), Michele Monaci (c), Cristina Mora (b), Paolo Paronuzzi (c). (a) Plannet S.r.l., Via Pier Carlo Cadoppi 4/6, I-42124 Reggio nell’Emilia, Italy (b) DIN  >>

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Sourcing Manager - Directs (Pharma)
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Operations Manager
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Senior Procurement Officer
     Wantage  -  PERM  -  Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Interim Supply Chain Manager - up to £25/hr PAYE
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Logistics Coordinator
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Head of Logistics
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Procurement Manager - Public Sector
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Strategic Buyer
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Continuous Improvement Specialist
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Plant Supervisor
     Ipswich  -  PERM  -  Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Purchasing Manager
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Supply Chain & Logistics Assistant
     High Wycombe  -  PERM  -  Page Personnel
Transport Supervisor
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Logistics Category Manager
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Last update 4 Jun 2021
UK Manufacturing PMI surges to record high in May
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Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Maximum safety and reliability and reducing the costs for our customers at the same time: we are able to offer the chemical industry an extensive range of chemical logistics services that hardly any other logistics specialist can match. It is our goal to harmonise our services with your specifications in s...

Blue Yonder, Coresight Research Finds 65% of Retailers Established or Expanded Domestic Manufacturing Due to COVID-19

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DIPLOM - IS: Optimising production in a seasonal business environment

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White Paper Chemical Logistics

Digitalization opens the door to a new age for the chemical industry. It paves the way for companies in the industry from material suppliers to solution and service providers. It is the driving force behind developmen...