Food supply chains had already taken a serious hit by panic-purchasing during the COVID-19 pandemic. The B.C. floods remind us how effective supply chain management planning can help avert crises.
Researchers are looking into the potential technological threats to data safety and privacy from the smart supermarkets of the future.
Inflation soared 6.2% in October from a year earlier, the fastest pace since 1990.
Two supply chain experts see a major flaw in how ratings agencies measure companies’ environmental, social and governance performance.
The world needs robust supply chains that are founded on sustainability, collaboration, trust, transparency, visibility and diversification of supply.
All the extra profits that shipping companies have made from high freight rates should be put to good use.
The problem of increasing plastic waste has been exacerbated by the pandemic, requiring better regulation and monitoring to solve.
Don’t expect to buy online in early December and have your parcel delivered by the 25th.
An expert on global supply chains explains why shortages of many products have persisted throughout the pandemic.
Xi Jinping has been talking tough on decarbonising China, but blinked after an energy crisis threatened to derail the world economy.
Short fixes won’t last.
Three ways the government could address the lorry driver shortage with longer-term solutions.
Before the container was standardized, loading and unloading goods was very labor-intensive, inefficient and costly.
Everything from lorry driver shortages to container ship problems are conspiring to make it a tight Christmas for retailers.
The COVID-19 pandemic revealed how disruptions to global supply chains could also affect access to health care.
The pandemic home-delivery boom is driving a push to automation and precarious work by Australian supermarkets.
Each dose of Pfizer has a long and complex path involving mixing, storage at temperatures colder than the South Pole and specific protocols that must be followed before it becomes a jab.
Shortages of chicken at Nando’s are due to disruptions in supply, rather than demand.
A major investigation finds the essential supplies most at risk are personal protective equipment and chemicals. Onshore manufacturing mightn’t do much to help.
Farmers markets aren’t just for yuppies – they are increasingly serving customers at all social and economic levels, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.