Trade Agreements can change your supply chains

Roger OakdenSupply Chains & Supply NetworksLeave a Comment

Moving towards regionalism. As multilateral trade agreements negotiated through the World Trade Organisation (WTO) appear to be going nowhere, it is Free Trade Agreements (FTA) that will influence your supply chains. But, FTAs are not about free trade but preferential trade – a country gives preferences to one other country at the expense of others. This week, Australia signed its … Read More

Generate Innovation in your supply chains

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Innovation and continuous improvement. Does your organisation have a program for applying innovative approaches to your supply chains? If your business is a 3PL, then such a program is very rare (as identified by the Australian Bureau of Statistics) and if you are a brand or product business, then your efforts will not be known outside the company. Innovation is … Read More