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News & Trends
 

Last update 11 Aug 2022
Downturn in UK manufacturing as production and new orders contract
   Source: S&P Global /CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United Kingdom 


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...

The Challenges in Global Supply Chain Management

To say that 2020 brought record global supply chain challenges would be a gross understatement. With COVID-19, trade wars, weather events, port congestion, and other significant upheavals, many companies saw more disr...


Education
 

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Gai: Finite capacity scheduling and planning for the machinery industry

GAI S.p.a. was founded in 1946 in Pinerolo (TO) by Giacomo Gai and his wife Elsa. In 1959 the company moved to Trofarello (TO) and since 1972 has been lead by Giacomo’s sons: Battista and Carlo, helped by their ...

Integrating Product, In formation and Financial Flows in the Returns Management Process

The strategic importance of managing return goods is gaining attention in the academic literature. Poorly managed processes can impact a company’s brand reputation, sustainability i mpact and profitability. Returns...