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Supply chain

IT Supply Chain Developments and Their Impact on Buying Decisions

Ian Nethercott, MCIPS, Supply Chain Director at IT digital marketplace Probrand, continues his monthly roundup of the latest movements in the IT market. The autumnal months are now upon us and, while Brexit discussions rage on, the next political milestone will be Phillip Hammond’s Budget – the final announcement before we officially leave the EU. Political events may seem peripheral to IT category buyers but can have a huge impact on areas like currency fluctuations, which in turn then influence end cost. In September, PoundSterlingLive reported that the euro weakened following the Italian budget and we may well see the same happen in the UK, depending on what is announced at the end of October.

Tesco Launches Jack’s – But Aldi Won’t Be Easy To Beat

Tesco recently have launched the first Jack’s low-price store, designed to take on the fast-growing German discounters, Aldi and Lidl, firms that have taken chunks […]

IT Supply Chain Developments and Their Impact on Buying Decisions

Ian Nethercott, MCIPS, Supply Chain Director at IT digital marketplace Probrand,  continues his monthly roundup of the latest from the IT market. It was one […]

Cervest – Crop Forecasting Using AI For The Greater Good

A few weeks ago, I met up with Peter Wortsman, who is Chief Commercial Officer of Cervest, a genuinely interesting and unique new business, which […]

Are You Prepared for Brexit? Really!

Deloitte and SAP Ariba are publishing a series of articles on the Digitalist website around the theme of Brexit and how organisations should be preparing […]

IT Supply Chain Developments and Their Impact on Buying Decisions

Ian Nethercott, MCIPS, Supply Chain Director at IT digital marketplace Probrand,  continues his monthly roundup of the latest from the IT market. July was a […]

DHL Fails to Halt NHS Supply Chain Logistics Contract Award

We featured here the DHL challenge to the Department of Health / NHS (the contracting authority is “Supply Chain Co-ordination Ltd” - SCCL) over the […]

IT Supply Chain Developments and Their Impact on Buying Decisions

Ian Nethercott, MCIPS, Supply Chain Director at IT digital marketplace Probrand,  continues his monthly roundup of the latest from the IT market. It was a […]

Supply Chain Risk, Heatwave, Drought, Maths and Hedges

As the heatwave and drought continues in the UK, procurement and supply chain managers will be looking at their contingency plans if we get into […]

NHS Supply Chain Technology Contract – And The Winner Is …

We’ve written a lot over the past year or two about the new National Health Service “Future Operating Model” (FOM), the central procurement and supply […]

Carbon Dioxide Shortages Bite, Highlighting Procurement & Supply Chain Issues

The carbon dioxide shortage has gone from being a bit of a humourous news story in the UK to a really serious matter for many […]

Health Care Supply Association Summer Conference – Highlights From Sunny Solihull

Last Thursday the Health Care Supply Association held its summer conference in Solihull. This is a secondary event to the major annual conference in the […]