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Supply Chain & Operations

Inflation haunts economies and consumption

Inflation is exceeding multi-decade highs in all regions. However, according to a report by Cr茅dito y Cauci贸n, 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.
Supply Chain & Operations

Supply Chain: what will change in the job market in 2022?

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.
Supply Chain & Operations

Study reveals that most Portuguese already buy online

A study commissioned by Mondial Relay reveals the consumption habits of the Portuguese. More than 70% already shop online and the clothing sector is the one with the highest percentage of adherents.
Supply Chain & Operations

Cr茅dito y Cauci贸n foresees permanent changes in the supply chains

Cr茅dito y Cauci贸n predicts that economic healing in the wake of the pandemic will lead to a permanent loss of production and structural changes in global trade supply chains.
Supply Chain & Operations

Capgemini study on COVID-19 anticipates solutions for supply chains

Capgemini launched the study "The great supply chain shock: Covid-19 response and recovery", about the pandemic that is terrorizing the world and that has brought serious implications at the health level, leading to the closure and stoppage of many companies. In this research they addressed two main themes that they considered essential for the times we are living: how to bring the supply chains back on track at the first opportunity we have, and the preparation and execution of that recovery.
Supply Chain & Operations

Pandemic accelerates e-commerce and challenges European retail

Pandemic has accelerated the transition to e-commerce in Europe by four to five years, especially in the retail sector.
Supply Chain & Operations

Study analyses procurement vulnerabilities in the post-2020 period

The events of 2020 triggered by the pandemic have made businesses understand that they must prepare for future disruptions, whether they have to do with COVID-19, geopolitical forces, or even climate change. However, to overcome these challenges, companies rely on business agility and resilience.
Supply Chain & Operations

The need to increase social distance stimulates logistical robotisation

Automation and robotisation in society will experience stronger growth in the logistics sector in the coming years, with the aim, among others, of maintaining a safety distance in warehouses and work centres.

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