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.
Recent scandals over the years relating to human rights infringements in the supply chain for a number of brands have led to a renewed interest from the public.
The progress has been getting longer and more complicated as some chains span the globe. While most HR professional will be aware of the issue, others do not have access to round the clock employment law advice. HR teams are now trying to explore exactly what role they should play to ensure all workers rights (and human rights as a whole) are being met.
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?