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Germany 'ahead of UK in supply chain tech'

Germany 'ahead of UK in supply chain tech' | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
In a survey of 150 supply chain executives, split equally between the two countries, a quarter of German buyers claimed their companies’ supply chains were fully digitised compared to just 5% of UK companies.
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What are your views on the digitisation of the supply chain?

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Human Trafficking the Top Concern for United Kingdom Commercial Enterprises

Human Trafficking the Top Concern for United Kingdom Commercial Enterprises | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

U.K. investigators appear to be examining all areas of modern-day slavery – from working conditions within the country to a company’s international supply chain. Investigators have good reason to suspect this: Recent studies suggest that more than two-thirds of all businesses believe it is very likely modern slavery has or currently exists within their supply chain.  Now that companies have filed their first few rounds of statements required under the Act, investigators are expected to be conducting exhaustive checks in the coming weeks and months.

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Alarming figures from a recent study shows that modern slavery is omnipresent in the supply chain; is it present in yours too? How are you helping eradicating it?

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