Weekend sourcing-adjacent reading selected by the Global Sources content team. Tips for auditing an ethical supply chain “The rise of conscious consumers has altered how brands compete, and ethical supply chains have become a source of competitive advantage as brands leverage prestigious certifications such as B Corp status to closely align themselves with mindful consumers […]
How companies are reviewing sourcing practices to combat disruptions and build resilience The COVID-19 pandemic exposed weaknesses in supply chains around the world, so a major rethink is underway. Lockdowns paralyzed production, suddenly cutting off access to critical materials and components. And when restrictions eased, there followed a massive reallocation of resources to deal with […]
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) were already buzzwords in the technology and manufacturing spheres before the pandemic upended the global supply chain.
A selection of interesting and informative sourcing-relevant links as the weekend approaches.
Industry experts share business strategies on how importers can source wisely amidst the global pandemic. Sourcing never stops – not even a global pandemic can cease worldwide trade. Businesses are slowly adapting to the situation – this includes importers and suppliers. During the Global Sources Virtual Summit in April, eCommerce experts Gary Huang, Margaret Jolly, […]