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    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. […]

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    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 […]

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    Coronavirus: Food supply chains ‘need a rethink’

    The way we buy and sell food should be reviewed after the coronavirus crisis, an academic has said.

    Dr Ludivine Petetin, from Cardiff University, said changes in global markets could lead to a worldwide food shortage in the coming months.

    Last week, the Farmers Union of Wales said there was an “urgent need to safeguard domestic food […]

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    Amazon Patented a Blockchain System for Supply Chain Tracking

    World’s top ecommerce firm Amazon filed a patent for a blockchain system that tracks goods as they move on the supply chain.

    World’s top ecommerce firm, Amazon, filed a patent for a blockchain system that tracks goods as they move on the supply chain.

    Amazon’s patent — dated May 26 — describes a “distributed ledger certification” system. The document […]

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    Why flour is still missing from supermarket shelves

    Extreme shortages of toilet paper, pasta and other pantry products defined the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic for many shoppers around the world. Availability of most these goods has returned to normal.

    But not for baking goods – flour in particular.

    In Britain the flour shortage has led to the thousand-year-old Sturminster Newton Mill, established in 1016, […]

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    Disrupted food supply chains VS hungry people

    Members of the Massachusetts Army National Guard distribute free milk, offered instead of dairy farmers throwing away excess milk due to lower demand amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Boston, Massachusetts.

    Economies around the world are slowly reopening from their coronavirus-induced lockdowns, but like limbs starved of nutrients for too long, parts of the global […]

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    Covid-19 Task Force tackles supply chain disruption

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, flows of goods and services have been dramatically impacted and altered while necessitating new ones. Disruption is global, both supply and demand are affected and both internal and external flows are restricted.

    As a key player of Luxembourg public research, the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management has joined the Work […]