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Build a Compliant Network with Supply Chain Traceability

Build a Compliant Network with Supply Chain Traceability Share this: Blog / Build a Compliant Network with Supply Chain Traceability Supply chain traceability allows you to track the origin and journey of your business’s products and their inputs through every step of the supply chain. For fashion companies, for example, supply chain traceability solutions document the chain of custody of your goods and inputs from the cotton source to the importer of record.   An effective traceability solution provides supply chain transparency. It allows supply chain managers to see critical information that improves

High-level speaker line-up for Logistics Business Show

The Logistics Business Show – which is being held online from 20th-24th September 2021 – features a strong line-up of expert speakers across its four days. Covering key areas of current interest in the logistics and supply chain across the globe, the 10 free-to-attend speaker sessions aim to enlighten and educate attendees of The Logistics Business Show between visits to the 70+ exhibitors so far signed-up to the virtual exhibition. Kicking off the panel discussions on Monday 20th September at 11.00 BST (12.00 CEST) is a session entitled Logistics: The 2030

Convoy introduces private fleet-based power-only freight service

Seattle-based digital freight network Convoy said today it has made an upgrade to its Convoy Go program, in the form of a new power-only service for private fleets.Introduced in April 2019, Convoy Go is a drop & hook marketplace that enables any United States-based carrier or owner-operator to begin hauling pre-loaded trailers and be able to operate at the same level as large asset-based carriers. Convoy officials said that its new power-only service through Convoy Go provides private fleets with nationwide capacity to haul pre-loaded and empty dry van trailers.

BlueYonder report highlights e-commerce growth and supply chain investment and execution

A report issued this week by Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Blue Yonder (formerly JDA), a provider of AI-driven and end-to-end supply chain management service, in partnership with Reuters Events Supply Chain, examines priority strategies and investments for supply chain professionals across transportation and warehousing, across a few different themes, including supply chain and risk management within transportation and warehousing, among others.The report, entitled “The State of Supply Chain Execution Report 2021,” was based on feedback from 589 global supply chain professionals surveyed between May and June 2021, with 40% of respondents from

Work starts on new Pets at Home DC

Leading commercial property developer Stoford has broken ground on the site of Pets at Home’s new state-of-the-art national storage and distribution centre in Staffordshire. The UK’s leading pet care business has signed a 20-year lease on the purpose-built facility at Stafford North Business Park, close to Jct 14 of the M6. Tesco Pension Fund is forward funding the new development, which is expected to employ more than 750 people when it opens in the summer of 2022. The BREEAM ‘Excellent’-rated building will deliver a gross internal floor area of 670,000

Linde publishes 2020 Sustainability Report

The Aschaffenburg, Germany-based intralogistics specialist Linde Material Handling (Linde MH) has released its sustainability report for 2020. It takes stock of major social, ecological and economic aspects of the company’s activities and sets out specific targets for the future. Sustainability is firmly anchored in the company’s corporate strategy. Going forward, regular updates will continue to be published to document the progress being made. “At Linde Material Handling, we are convinced that sustainability has become a crucial factor,” says Stefan Prokosch, Senior Vice President Brand Management at Linde MH. “In this

Are Your Aircraft Interiors Ready for End of Life?

As sustainability pressures rise across markets, it’s become increasingly important to determine how to handle aircraft interior components at the aircraft’s end of life. While traditionally not a top concern, this has become especially imperative as more aircraft are now being retired. With as many as 12,000 predicted in upcoming years, according to Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association, it’s a good idea to ensure your aircraft interiors are ready for their end of life.What’s Being Done Today to Address Aircraft Interiors’ End of Life?Currently, aircraft interior construction uses a lot of

Blockchain: A Bliss for the Agri-Food industry

This article throws light upon the challenges faced by the Agri-food businesses around the globe especially in the developing and underdeveloped economies and how Blockchain technology is the road ahead for overcoming challenges of the industry from farm to fork. Originally, the processing of raw materials and the storing of perishable commodities used for food preparation was carried on a family or artisan scale. However, it was only after the industrial revolution when agri-food came into existence. Today, the agri-food industry is situated at the center of a very important