The logistics industry is essential to keep our globalised world functioning, and given the emergence of technology it’s no surprise the logistics sector is at the forefront of new digital innovation. We read an interesting blog recently by Stefan Flannery at John Good shipping, and it motivated us to write this short piece on the growth of digital in the transport & supply chain sector.
Thanks to an interesting article we found by Nancy Clinton at Spend Matters UK detailing some of the findings from a report by Ecovadis titled 2019 Sustainable Procurement Barometer: From Compliance to Perfomance, we’ve discovered that it’s clear buyers and procurement managers at smaller organisations across the globe are taking sustainability much more seriously.
As somebody who has worked his entire career on the other side of the table, knocking on doors and cold-calling in the hope people with buying power would spend money with me, in my early years I often thought how great it would be to just spend, instead of continually trying to justify and convince others to spend with me.
With Brexit looming on the horizon, is the forecast gloomy, or are chinks of sunshine bursting through to herald a new dawn for UK business? And what will the outlook be for those of us involved in the Buying and Procurement sector?