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6 Business and Social Trends Reshaping the Supply Chain

Claire Walters
Unipart Logistics

The supply chain landscape is changing. Discover the six business and social trends responsible and what they could mean for your logistics operations.

It’s only to be expected that an industry built on moving goods and services should also have to shift as technology and consumer tastes reshape the economic landscape. As revealed by industry reports, here are the six most important business and social trends currently driving change across the supply chain horizon.

 

1. The uptake of automation and robotics

‘Declining birthrates and the trend toward ageing in many advanced and some emerging economies mean that peak employment will occur in most countries within 50 years’, McKinsey >>

Manage your transports more efficiently: a how-to guide for controlling large shipping volumes at bustling distribution hubs

Transports need to keep moving. But all too often, they end up stuck in traffic. That’s when time slots close, delivery deadlines are missed – and customers lose patience. Logistics hubs are flashpoints for this type of negative chain reaction: The concentration of events to be managed at such hot spots   >>


Events
 
22
May
2019
Future Stores Europe 2019

Retail. Reimagined. The Conference Bringing Together In-Store Experience Leaders From Europe’s Most Progressive Retailers The Conference Bringing Together In-Store Experience Leaders From Europe’s Most Progressive Retailers. Attendees benefit from the interactive elements of the event such as ...

Twickenham Stadium, London  
 
11
Jun
2019
Procurecon Marketing EU 2019

Transforming Marketing Procurement. Together. Be part of THE annual event where the marketing procurement community gather to benchmark and drive changes to thrive in the fast moving landscape. Are you eager to improve your ability to drive greater end-to-end marketing spend value? If so, secure your place a ...

Twickenham Stadium, London  
 
11
Jun
2019
MRO Procurement - A Blueprint for Change

Supply management is a complicated topic but also a route to a successful business. The challenges we see within Maintenance, Repair & Operations (MRO) procurement are common across organisations of different sizes. Chris will share our experience, insight and 2nd annual MRO research commissioned by RS with  ...

Derby  
 
18
Jun
2019
eTail Europe 2019

Europe's Omnichannel & Retail eCommerce Conference.   Targeted, Unique Content eTail is where the top minds in retail meet, collaborate and learn about what's disrupting the industry today and what'll change tomorrow. Designed to build your business and your profit, we cut out the  ...

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London  
 

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Logistics IT Manager
     
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Strategic Procurement Manager - Healthcare
     
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Category Manager - Technology
     
     London  -  PERM  -  Beaumont Select

Category Buyer
     
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Logistics Operations Manager
     
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Imports Analyst
     
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Material Planner
     
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Logistics Executive
     
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Senior Manager - Supply Chain & Vendor Management
     
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Head of Procurement - Social Housing
     
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Interim Source to Contract & Supplier Management- Travel & Distribution
     
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Last update 2 Apr 2019
UK Manufacturing PMI at 13-month high as pace of stockpiling hits fresh survey-record
   Source: Markit /CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
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Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Even industries driven by the strictest safety and environmental regulations are capable of reducing their costs. Our solutions improve each phase of the chemical logistics supply chain, to increase your supply chain performance, improve predictability and mitigate potential problems before they arise. B...


MOTOVARIO: A new Planning & Scheduling software to boost service level How to increase on-time delivery in a few months

Motovario is a leading Italian ompany which manufactures gear reducers, motovariators and electric motors; it was founded in 1965 in Formigine, a small town near Modena. Over the years it has become an international c...


Education
 
18
Jun
2019
Negotiating with Suppliers
     London
19
Jun
2019
Principles of Supply Chain Management
     London
 2 
Jul
2019
Supplier and Contract Management
     London
 4 
Jul
2019
Introduction to Purchasing and Procurement
     London
11
Jul
2019
Supply Chain Strategy and Leadership
     London

Local & Regional Agenda
 


Resources
 
Erema: Gaining a competitive edge through preferential exports

Erema, an Austrian manufacturer of recycling systems, uses AEB software to accelerate the proper classification of its components, manage supplier’s declarations, and ensure compliance in its exports. Erema ship...

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 coll...


International Agenda