We’ve identified eight key trends that will shape 2023 based on our ever-growing customer base and consultancy and support services, these are the most common and recurring themes we’re discussing.Continue reading
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) challenges are still a supply chain hot topic and one that stakeholders are increasingly informing their decisions based upon.
Our team of supply chain specialists have been working with several customers in-depth to help them achieve their ESG goals and they have developed a five-step process that outlines the best way to audit, analyse and act to drive ESG excellence.Continue reading
Despite a seemingly infinite amount of potential metrics, most corporate ESG programs are often focused on two specific areas: carbon reduction and supplier workforce diversity. Despite their initial differences, we believe in one deceptively simple matrix approach to shortcut your way to ESG excellence in both of these key domains. Read more to learn how to achieve amazing ESG outcomes – maximising impact for minimal investment.Continue reading
ESG in the supply chain is not about a specific target, goal or outcome but more of a journey of setting a strategy and embedding a philosophy and culture into the organisation at its core and then executing against it.
In this article, we outline a structure and approach that help you start the ESG journey and then address the challenges of the day-to-day management of the programme, empowered by data and technology.
It’s clear that the need to meet ESG goals is not going away. It’s a matter of “when” and not “if” many customers will demand disclosure of important, strategic ESG factors.
It’s also clear that no one enjoys an audit. With net zero, decarbonisation, and emissions suddenly being included in audit requests, what can you do to get ahead to not only ace the audit and begin to make step-change improvements in your ESG goals?
These are our four crucial steps to success…Continue reading
It feels like Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) is recently both ubiquitous and increasingly demanding on all businesses, especially for supply chain managers.
Here, we discuss the definition of ESG, the two main challenges for supply chain leaders and propose a simple six-step process for meeting the demands of leadership teams, investors and the government alike…Continue reading
We’ve analysed the findings from the business challenges stated in the comprehensive 2022 Material Handling Industry report and believe six themes occur repeatedly.
As a supply chain professional you can then address these as more significant concepts and start proactively making changes to your business to gain productivity, resilience and competitive advantage for business growth. Let’s dive into these themes and see how implementing technology platforms like SourceDogg can help you address the challenges in your business.Continue reading
When it comes to supply chain management, we know there’s no magic bullet or crystal ball that we can promise that will pave the way to success. With that in mind, however, we have noticed some key differentiators that market leaders are putting in place that are going to be essential over the coming 24 months.
We believe these four strategies rise above tactical hacks and instead focus your energy on useful and practical targets for the future.Continue reading
The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 is a renowned annual ranking of the world’s superior supply chains.
We’ve taken a closer look at this insightful and detailed study and we’ve delved into the trends by analysing the word frequency throughout the report.
We’ve found 10 key recurring themes that transcend some of the huge multinational, C-suite findings they present that you can actually focus on day to day.Continue reading
In contrast to the conflation that sustainable means “green”, the push for sustainability should encompass a multitude of other business goals and organisational values. In this article, we discuss where the push for sustainable business practice comes from and what you can do to prepare for the ever-increasing demands for this in your business.Continue reading