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Scared about supply chain cybersecurity? 5 reasons you aren't scared enough- Part 1 - IoT Now - How to run an IoT enabled business

Scared about supply chain cybersecurity? 5 reasons you aren't scared enough- Part 1 - IoT Now - How to run an IoT enabled business | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
The vulnerability of the supply chain in the midst of the biggest cyber security breach to hit the shipping industry – the breach on Danish maritime giant AP Moller-Maersk’s information technology systems in June 2017- is nerve-racking to say the least. The breach is still causing the international shipping industry to reel.

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EcoVadis's curator insight, August 17, 5:44 AM

The risk of cyber security within the supply chain must not be neglected. 

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What businesses can do to stamp out slavery in their supply chains

What businesses can do to stamp out slavery in their supply chains | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
Any proposed solution to eliminating modern slavery from supply chains ironically does not need to start with looking at the suppliers, but needs to begin with an interval review of a business’ procurement department or division. Change must come from within the business.

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EcoVadis's curator insight, August 17, 7:29 AM

An example to follow specially knowing that about 45 million people around the world are suffering from modern slavery in one form or another. 

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Singaporean Shipping Giants Partner IBM for Blockchain Trial

Singaporean Shipping Giants Partner IBM for Blockchain Trial | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
Singapore is among the world’s largest hubs for trade and travelers whilst commonly seen as the gateway to Asia from the west. Any implementation of blockchain technology for regional supply chain operations and trade finance will prove to be a significant endorsement of the decentralized innovation most prominently known as the core technology behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.

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EcoVadis's curator insight, August 17, 2:01 AM

A promising partnership!

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7 claves para cerrar un acuerdo en una negociación.

7 claves para cerrar un acuerdo en una negociación. | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
Katie Shonk, en el blog del Programa de Negociación de la Escuela de Derecho de Harvard del pasado 7 de junio , propone una serie de estrategias para intentar
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Preparación. Los fundamentos básicos de una negociación

Preparación. Los fundamentos básicos de una negociación | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
Simon Horton, en “The leader´sguide to negotiation. How to use soft skills to get hard results” publicado por Financial Times, que estamos comentando, plantea
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Bangladesh to digitally map #supplychain to tackle garment sector abuse

Bangladesh to digitally map #supplychain to tackle garment sector abuse | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it

Bangladesh, the second largest garment producing country in the world, will digitally map its entire garment industry in the first such initiative to bring transparency in the supply chain in an effort to stop abuses.


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EcoVadis's curator insight, August 2, 6:49 AM

Great transparency initiative which would significantly complement the efforts towards more risk-averse supply chains.

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13 Operations Management Books Every #SupplyChain Professional Should Read

13 Operations Management Books Every #SupplyChain Professional Should Read | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
There are so many different facets of Operations Management books recommended to every supply chain professional; it can be awe-inspiring when it comes to really selecting which reference Operations Management books to read. Some of you have asked if can I recommend Operations Management books, this led me to writing this blog.

In this blog, I will give you my pick of the Best 13 Operations Management books in no particular order that I believe will not only help with theoretical scenarios but will equip every Supply Chain Professional to tackle and adapt to any real-world situation in operations world.
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High-Performance Sourcing and Procurement Driving Value Through Collaboration

High-Performance Sourcing and Procurement Driving Value Through Collaboration | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
Today’s strategic sourcing function has an extraordinarily broad scope, with an unparalleled perspective on both the requirements of the business and on the supplier landscape, including suppliers’ capabilities and competitive motivations. That perspective allows sourcing teams to stimulate healthy and constructive competition, while accounting fully for business stakeholders’ needs and objectives.
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7 claves para cerrar un acuerdo en una negociación

7 claves para cerrar un acuerdo en una negociación | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
Katie Shonk, en el blog del Programa de Negociación de la Escuela de Derecho de Harvard del pasado 7 de junio , propone una serie de estrategias para intentar
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Trending: Target, Stella McCartney Strike Up New Partnerships to Drive Sustainable Textile Solutions

Trending: Target, Stella McCartney Strike Up New Partnerships to Drive Sustainable Textile Solutions | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
Retail giant Target and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) have teamed up to accelerate sustainable cotton research. The partners have launched the ISS Cotton Sustainability Challenge, an innovation challenge aimed at improving the sustainability of cotton using the International Space Station (ISS) as a research and development testing platform.

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IKEA’s 7 imperatives for scrapping food waste

IKEA’s 7 imperatives for scrapping food waste | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
Last month, IKEA, which serves hot meals, take-home products and coffee to 650 million annual visitors at nearly 400 of its stores in 48 countries, publicized its goal of halving the food waste from those operations by August 2020. The "Food is Precious" initiative trains employees to use an electronic "smart scale" and data analysis tool to identify what is being wasted (and why) and to find creative solutions to reclaim the profit.

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EcoVadis's curator insight, July 24, 9:19 AM

Great initiative from IKEA!

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Los 4 fundamentos básicos de una negociación ganar-ganar.

Los 4 fundamentos básicos de una negociación ganar-ganar. | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
Dedicado a divulgar los mejores conocimientos y prácticas de administración de las organizaciones y empresas.

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Negociación ganar-ganar
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How Retail Can Thrive in a World Without Stores

How Retail Can Thrive in a World Without Stores | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
The shopping experience is moving from the mall to the home.
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Sustainability vs. the growth conundrum | GreenBiz.com

Sustainability vs. the growth conundrum | GreenBiz.com | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
Can we truly sustain growth, our population and lifestyle?

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The Cyber Security of Supply Chains: Who’s the real risk, Man or Machine?

The Cyber Security of Supply Chains: Who’s the real risk, Man or Machine? | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
The digital transformation of the global supply chain has brought us mind-boggling innovations: complex big data storage, artificially intelligent beings, a connection of the physical and cloud, an emergence of predictive analytics, e-purchasing, e-sourcing, a transcendence of logistical efficiency and much more.

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EcoVadis's curator insight, August 16, 7:55 AM

Cyber-security issues involve people as much as technology. Did you think about it?

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The Future Services Sector: Connected Services for Continuous Delivery

The Future Services Sector: Connected Services for Continuous Delivery | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
Free White Paper to The Future Services Sector: Connected Services for Continuous Delivery. The digital transformation (DX) of industries is well under way -- a transformation that is enabled by the Internet of Things (IoT).
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Procurement in an uncertain economic and political environment

Procurement in an uncertain economic and political environment | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
In a report published by The Times, three experts from procurement consultancy Efficio, discuss the challenges and opportunities for procurement in a fast-changing world.
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6 Basic Benefits to Adapting ABC Analysis of Inventory

6 Basic Benefits to Adapting ABC Analysis of Inventory | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
ABC Analysis of Inventory is one of the most commonly used approach in supply chain. In this blog we discuss 6 good reasons fro adopting it.
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Just 22% of companies address child labour in #supplychain

Just 22% of companies address child labour in #supplychain | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
“Multinational firms are the architects of global supply chains. As such they must deal with the shifting economic, technological, political and social forces and pressures operating on their supply chains, employees, customers and regulators. It is not much of an exaggeration to say that their ability to navigate and respond will be one (perhaps the) decisive factor for the future of a reasonably integrated and sustainable global economy,” says Nobel Prize winning economist Michael Spence of the University of New York, in a note accompanying the report.

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EcoVadis's curator insight, July 31, 3:15 AM

Are you among those 22%?

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¿Puede un software de inventarios mejorar la rentabilidad?

¿Puede un software de inventarios mejorar la rentabilidad? | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
Por Alejandro Vásquez - Existen empresas tanto pequeñas como medianas con operaciones complejas a nivel de inventarios. Cuando un inventario no se manejado
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Herramientas básicas de calidad: el diagrama de Pareto

Herramientas básicas de calidad: el diagrama de Pareto | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
En los años 50, los japoneses comenzaron a aprender y aplicar las herramientas de control estadístico de la calidad, desarrolladas en décadas anteriores por

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EL RETORNO DE LA INVERSIÓN - en @INED21

EL RETORNO DE LA INVERSIÓN - en @INED21 | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
EL RETORNO DE LA INVERSIÓN: Ricard Lloria analiza los procesos, la optimización del inventario y el retorno de la inversión en la empresa.
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Trampas y trucos en las negociaciones. Como identificarlas y manejarlas.

Trampas y trucos en las negociaciones. Como identificarlas y manejarlas. | Supply chain News and trends | Scoop.it
Por Alexis Codina - “Existen muchas tácticas y trucos que la gente puede usar para aprovecharse de Ud…. Debe estar preparado para identificarlas y manejarlas…”
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