Mondelez International is Reducing Emissions in Cocoa Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

Mondelez is helping to redce deforestation rates in Ghana, which supplies about 20% of the world's cocoa. In an effort to reduce emissions in its cocoa supply chain across Ghana, on January 17 Mondel?z z International signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Forestry Commission of Ghana, Ghana Cocoa Board and United Nations Development Program (UNDP). As one of the largest cocoa-producing countries, Ghana supplies about 20% of the world's cocoa.

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Last Week, IBM Traced 28 Tons of Oranges Using Blockchain. Also Last Week, Sourcemap Traced 1,000 Tons of Cocoa - No Blockchain Required.


The First Step to Traceability: Stenciling Batch Numbers on Bags of Cocoa at a Depot in Ghana. What happens when you want to trace a product from the source, and that source is halfway around the world? You can rest assured, not only that the source of products is authentic, but also that important risks such as child labor and deforestation are minimized. Source. There’s a lot of hype around using blockchain to trace supply chains.

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Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H. Ghana. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Ghana. The sourcing department is challenged by increasing compliancy issues. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Ghana. Sourcing from far-flung countries such as China is leading to growing uncertainty about the actual supply of purchase orders. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock. Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

By consolidating at the source, several shipments can be combined into one, thereby reducing the number of shipments even before the shipments arrive at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP). Ghana. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. They can renegotiate contracts, find other carriers, and do a better job of maximizing their truck utilization. But these efforts bring temporary, not permanent, relief.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

The benefits of utilising modern-day FTAs include fewer customs duties, less red tape, access to public tenders, sourcing opportunities, investment opportunities and more transparent business conditions. Ghana. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.

A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology


Lack of standardised sustainability reporting makes it difficult to compare sustainability performance between source mines, set sustainability targets and reward best practice. Although the manufacturer may have documentation about the source, without full value chain traceability they cannot know where a product has truly come from, whether the mine did adhere to the standards it claims and if the data is even valid. Awards the right to create credits to ‘Source Mine’.

How to Support Black-Owned Ecommerce Businesses + Resources for All Brands & Consumers


Inspired by the beauty of the landscapes found in Ghana, Founder Nana Boateng Osei began a project to combine his love of nature, style, and Africa into an eyewear company. Bohten’s carefully crafted, functional, and lightweight frames are made from reclaimed materials such as wood sourced from West Africa to help support a more eco-friendly lifestyle.

Win-Win-Win in E-Waste Management

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

  The United States and other countries like Great Britain and Australia export much of their e-waste to developing countries such as China, Ghana and India.     Sources:   1. Lydia Krefta, Jaclyn Lepore, Brooke Taylor, and Felipe Caro.   In April 2014, Samsung released its most innovative smartphone, the Galaxy S5. Samsung sold 11 million units within the first month of sales.