Future of Supply Chain

This is the age of consumerism, global trade and the fight for transparency about the resources that companies are using. In this issue of the Business Reporter we are exploring how data sharing offers more visibility to organisations; what blockchain can do for your operations; our experts explain what the ‘digitisation influx’ means; and we offer a 12-session Business Masterclass on how to bring a step change to your supply chain.

Supply chains provide the backbone of an economy, and it is interesting to see that the current uncertainty in the UK about Brexit has highlighted the importance of having integrated, time-sensitive supply chains.

The fragmented nature of ICT-based logistics systems and the lack of connectivity between them continue to pose major challenges to the logistics sector.

An increasingly digitised marketplace has empowered consumers to demand a personalised experience and transparency around the provenance of a product.

In this Business Masterclass, Bill Mrzlak from ChainSequence is bringing you the most advanced methods and best practices. The full course is free to view now.

Continued supply chain globalisation and its related complexities have all but consumed supply chain decision-makers as they look to meet marketplace demands. Now perhaps an even bigger challenge lies ahead as companies look to prepare for the supply chain of the future.


TEKLYNX Global Marketing Director Jenna Wagner details strategic imperatives for future-proofing your organisation’s supply chain.

Can we keep up with the fast developments of technology? Hadi Hosn, Director of the Cyber Security Solutions at Secureworks is explaining the trials and tribulations of transparency and efficiency.

So here we are, on the cusp of witnessing drones equipped with thermally-packaged aerial shippers, delivering time- and temperature-sensitive medicines to doorsteps in the remotest parts of our planet. 

In Europe, C.H. Robinson is one of the leading road transportation and freight forwarders with a dynamic network of offices across the region. Find out more about how they are transforming supply chain logistics. 

There is a supply chain goal shared by industries as diverse as pharmaceuticals and aerospace: visibility. How do we create supply chain that is complex yet provides for good visibility. 

By 2050, the world will need to feed 60 per cent more people than it does today. Yet currently one third of all food produced globally is lost or wasted.



There are currently technologies in use that track and trace products across the supply chain. How do we better secure our supply chain effectively?