Four Strategy Shifts Toward Building an ‘Antifragile’ Supply Chain
In a year that will undoubtedly go down as among the most disruptive in history, social distancing isn’t the only form of isolation supply-chain leaders have had to practice. In the face of a global pandemic, they have also had to break away from old ways of thinking and acting to make critical shifts to […]
Seven Supply-Chain Trends to Watch in 2021
The future is always uncertain, but perhaps now more than ever. A global pandemic has simultaneously battered the supply-chain industry, re-emphasized its importance, and created entirely new goals and outlooks for years to come.
Here are the trends to count on in 2021.
Stronger AI. Automation has been a trend in almost all industries since the previous decade. […]
Blockchain applications in the agrifood sector
Recording of the workshop on Blockchain application in the Agrifood sector, organised by EUBOF, DG CNECT and DG AGRI on the 23rd of November 2020
Amazon and Tech Mahindra to Create Blockchain-Based PPE Supply Chain Solutions
Indian based technology company Tech Mahindra announced today that it has partnered with US-based e-commerce giant Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deploy blockchain solutions using Amazon’s managed blockchain. The collaboration is billed to last for the next 12 to 18 months.
The Economic Times reported that through the collaboration, Tech Mahindra will offer solutions for the aviation, telecom, […]
Agriculture giants team up on blockchain platform to track grains in Brazil
The world’s largest grains and oilseeds companies, American giants Bunge and Cargill, have joined together to create the joint venture Covantis, which will use blockchain technology in the agricultural sector in Brazil.
The unprecedented project foresees the exchange of information between all members of Covantis, which also includes the participation of other agribusiness giants such as the French Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), the Chinese […]
Rewarding sustainability in the food system
On behalf of FFA Chairman Janez Potočnik, the speakers, and the FFA Strategic Partners, thank you for joining our event on Monday, October 26, to discuss rewarding sustainability in the food system, the functioning of the price mechanism in the food chain, and how to pay for greater biodiversity protection and climate action.
If you missed […]
Global shipping leaders join IBM and Maersk blockchain platform
Two of the world’s largest container carriers announced a full integration onto IBM and Maersk’s TradeLens blockchain platform. CMA CGM, a French container and shipping company, along with MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company have joined the TradeLens network to enable a complete digital transformation of their supply chains.
Marvin Erdly, head of TradeLens for IBM Blockchain, told Cointelegraph […]
We verspillen meer voedsel dan ooit
20 experts schetsen de impact van corona op hun vakgebied. Vandaag: Jonas Mallisse, de drijvende kracht achter de app Too Good To Go.
Wat was het effect van corona op uw sector?
‘We verspillen meer voedsel dan ooit. In het begin van de lockdown zijn mensen massaal aan het hamsteren geslagen. Dat betekende dat supermarkten een enorme […]
Europees Parlement tekent doodvonnis van kleinere boerderijen en natuur
Een belangrijke stemming dinsdagavond in het Europees Parlement over het gemeenschappelijke landbouwbeleid is een handtekening geworden op het doodvonnis van onze landbouw, vindt milieuorganisatie Greenpeace.
“De europarlementariërs zijn er niet in geslaagd om het nieuwe Gemeenschappelijk Landbouwbeleid (GLB) voor de volgende 7 jaar in lijn te brengen met de enorme klimaat- en biodiversiteitscrisis waar we als […]
US restricts palm oil imports from Malaysia over alleged forced labor abuses
US Customs and Border Protection will block imports of palm oil and palm oil products from Malaysia in the latest move by the agency targeting overseas forced labor practices.
The restrictions, which went into effect on Wednesday, take aim at all palm oil produced by FGV Holdings Berhad, a Malaysian-based agricultural company, and come after a yearlong CBP […]