The U.S. West Coast Port Crisis and Increased Supply Chain Risk

Supply Chain Matters

Combined with low commodity prices in everything from gold in Ghana to soy beans in Brazil, manufacturers at the top of the global supply chain have grown the complexity and length of their supply chains whilst reducing their input costs.” Last week, we were reading a recent report produced by the Chartered Institute for Procurement and Supply (CIPS) in the U.K. indicating that its risk index reversed in Q4-2014 and reached a nine month high.

Mondelez International is Reducing Emissions in Cocoa Supply Chain

Material Handling & 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

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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.

Sourcemap

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? Source.

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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.

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.

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.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

However, there must be consensus within the organisation about definitions and the right source of information for important reports. Ghana. Management at the helm.

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

Provenance

Lack of standardised sustainability reporting makes it difficult to compare sustainability performance between source mines, set sustainability targets and reward best practice. In Ghana, another startup, BenBen , is using a blockchain-based system to securely certify land ownership.

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.

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.