In The Friday Round Up, we take a curated look back at the biggest insights and buzz about supply chain from the last week that are dominating the conversation in both national current evehttp://www.argentus.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=15385&action=editnts and global news coverage. Enjoy!
Firms Lack Action Over Carbon Emissions
A global survey of 300 supply chain professionals by supplier information firm Achilles found businesses claimed reducing carbon emissions would be a bigger priority in 2015 but these words were not backed by action.
What is Procurement’s Role in the Era of $40 Oil?
Gerard Chick shares his views on what kind of pressure cheap oil puts on energy sector procurement and what insights that scenario provides for the wider procurement community, including its role in maintaining sustainable, safe, and productive business.
Supply Chain Finance: Silver Bullet for Working Capital
Supply chain finance (SCF) is seeing a huge amount of interest from organisations of all sizes, yet there’s a lack of consensus even over exactly what it is. Learn more about what it can do for your organization, how it connects with trade finance, and how it also benefits working capital management for exporters and importers.
Six Reasons Why Companies are Embracing the Mobility in Manufacturing Movement
Mobile technology has been embraced by many industries, from healthcare to transportation, but manufacturing has been slow to recognize the benefits. Here’s how supply chain manufacturing is adapting now to boost productivity and improve cash flow.
Why Having a Green Supply Chain Has Become a Necessity
There is a growing need for sustainability integration into supply chain management. If you haven’t already started down the path to greener pastures you’re falling dangerously behind the trend, and it could be costing you more than you know.