Slow Running, Cheaper Fueling: London 2017 and Agricultural Commodities

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Spend Matters welcomes this guest post from Nick Peksa, a director at Mintec. 

It’s 8 a.m. and I am waiting for a docklands light railway train, when it arrives a few moments later, with slight apprehension I step on board. The DLR train rapidly fills up with a Lycra clad army, the air is heavy with the scent of wintergreen, menthol and eucalyptus, and there is palpable excitement and nervous tension in the air, as people chatter away. Yes, that’s right, Regain, a fantastic charity that supports tetraplegics in sport, persuaded me to run the London Marathon for them this year.

Afternoon Coffee: Unilever Tops Gartner’s Supply Chain Rankings Again, Levi Strauss to Fund Apparel Supply Chain Innovations

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The top spot in Gartner's annual Top 25 Supply Chain company rankings went to Unliever again this year, followed closely by McDonald’s and Inditex. Levi Strauss & Co. announced Thursday it will fund $350,000 toward new approaches and innovations in the apparel supply chain. Afternoon Coffee brings you the latest in procurement and supply chain news.

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