Presented by Sharon Thomas
Following years of disruption to international supply chains, procurement and supply chain management has never been more important. CIPS is working with organisations around the world to educate, train and equip procurement and supply professionals, to build resilient supplier relationships and create models for an ethical and sustainable future.
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Labour shortages have posed a significant challenge to the UK economy during recent years, but DHL Supply Chain recognises that the key to a successful future lies in its people. By investing in new and supportive technologies, upskill training, and sustainability education, DHL is ensuring the strength and wellbeing of their workforce now, and into the future.
Navigating global supply chain issues is an ongoing challenge. Manhattan Associates supports businesses with their warehouse, order and transportation management systems helping them to maximise performance in an ever-changing landscape.
Global supply chains are facing disruption and uncertainty, leading organisations to grapple with rising costs, resilience concerns, and net-zero priorities. PwC is encouraging its clients to adopt a new approach, advocating the integration of human-led and tech-powered solutions for improved and better outcomes.
Marketing supply chains can be complex, but technology can help, by driving transparency and efficiency. Marketing Procurement specialists RightSpend, use fact-based data to save businesses time and money, provide accurate cost analysis and help clients negotiate their marketing spend with a range of companies.
Resilient supply chains are pivotal for a company's success, as recent events such as Brexit, Covid and trade issues have shown. TWS Partners work closely with businesses to navigate strategic decisions with the use of ‘Game Theory’, helping to build stronger relationships and supply chains.
Sharon is a television journalist who has been working in the industry for twenty years. She can currently be seen on screen as a reporter and presenter in a variety of roles at ITN. Previously Sharon has worked for the BBC and Sky News, a number of radio stations and written for various publications.
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Purchasing and supply management professionals. With over 64,000 members in 180 countries, CIPS is the worldwide centre of excellence on procurement and supply management issues. Our purpose is to inspire and empower procurement professionals to drive the transformation of supply chains for a more ethical and sustainable society. The activities of procurement professionals have a major impact on the profitability and efficiency of all types of organisations. CIPS offers corporate solutions packages to improve business profitability.