Sun.Sep 17, 2023

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Women in Supply Chain: What They're Doing Matters to the Future of Supply Chains

Food Logistics

This year's award took in over 400 submissions, the highest amount of applications for this award. This is because what these winners are doing matters to the future of supply chains.

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Panama drought and its impact on bulk shipping

Supply Chain and Logistics

Drewry has an insightful article on the problems the Panama Canal is facing due to the extended drought that has compromised its water supply.

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Watch: A New and Innovative Methodology for Packing a Container

Supply Chain Brain

Wojciech Matusik, MIT professor and co-founder of Inkbit, describes a new computational method of packing a container in the most efficient way possible.

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Uncertainty is the New Normal

Supply Chain Brain

It’s time for the convergence of supply chain and manufacturing.

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How a Global CPG Leader Optimized $500M of Direct Materials Spend and Exceeded Savings Goal

A Fortune 500 CPG company partnered with GEP to improve end-to-end category management, optimize direct spend categories, and increase strategic focus on tail spend. GEP’s sourcing expertise and market intelligence enabled the company to centralize sourcing and order management processes, strengthen key supplier relationships, and enhance supply chain resilience and agility.

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Codelco Planning to End Some Copper Deals with Chinese Clients in 2025

Supply Chain Brain

Sources said Codelco is hoping to replace exclusively copper concentrate deals with other agreements that include concentrate and value-added intermediate products.

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G-7 Plans to Ban Imports of Russian Diamonds, Belgium Says

Supply Chain Brain

The mechanism will consist of a direct ban on purchases, which would take effect on January 1, as well as an indirect ban, which would kick in more gradually.