AutoStore has published a new benchmarking report with feedback from over 300 warehouse management business leaders. Respondents indicated that the top three challenges facing organizations today are rising energy costs (32%), rising wages (27%) and supply chain and transportation constraints (26%). Therefore, cost reduction and investment in automation technology are among the priorities.
Working in procurement has never been harder. From supply chain disruptions to rapid price increases and subsequent reductions in transportation rates, from an inflation-ravaged goods economy to social media pressures affecting sales, the job has definitely changed. And not always for the better.
The findings of the study "2022 B2B Digital Buyers' Journey: Forces Shaping the Future of Enterprise Procurement" show the forces that are coming between the demand and purchase process for business management software by enterprises.
The global slowdown we will go through in 2023 will not affect all business sectors equally. Crédito y Caución has published its detailed growth forecasts for 16 key sectors in 30 markets that allow us to identify which sectors will perform well in Europe, America and Asia.
The fourth edition of the postgraduation in Supply Chain Management at Nova School of Business & Economics (Nova SBE) began on October 17. This course lasts six months and has a partnership with the José Neves Foundation, and participants may apply for scholarships under the ISA FJN program.
Inflation is exceeding multi-decade highs in all regions. However, according to a report by Crédito y Caución, while in Europe the rise in prices is mainly due to disruptions in energy prices resulting from the invasion of Ukraine, in the US the origin lies in more general imbalances: demand after the pandemic outstrips supply, and the fact that the US economy is operating above full capacity explains the intense interest rate hikes carried out by the Federal Reserve.
Michael Page has launched its annual study on executive search trends in large companies for the year 2022. Through this analysis, it aims to profile how the labour market in different sectors will behave next year, as well as to analyse what has changed compared to previous years.