T-shaped people, which means a person having depth of knowledge in one or more aspect and a breadth of knowledge across the entire process, are seen as ideal candidates for roles within the supply chain. T-shaped people are an excellent addition to any team. They are...
Understanding what a degree apprenticeship is and what the benefits are to business and business leaders, is becoming an important consideration for attracting, developing and retaining the right talent. Degree Apprenticeships are a new route into higher education,...
No matter how experienced a leader, executive, director or CEO is, the constant evolution of the business world requires the need to adapt by learning new skills, new methodology and new practices. This is no more apparent than for executives involved in leading...
January 1st next year will mark the full implementation of the IMO 2020 regulations that enforces a new 0.5% global sulphur cap on fuel content – reducing the current 3.5% limit significantly. The cap is part of the IMO’s response to heightening environmental...
Our Commercial Director – Alex Mortimer – represented the Institute of Director’s Essex Branch in Chelmsford event last night, in his role as the IoD Ambassador for Global Trade and Supply Chain.The IoD event enabled its Essex ambassadors, including Alex and other new...
After the past couple of crucial weeks in Westminster, we are apparently no nearer knowing the country's fate post Brexit, or what the terms of withdrawal are likely to look like. Despite protests and constant political debate; deal, no deal, further extensions,...
‘Today’s business is increasingly driven by the performance of its supply chain’.
Supply chains are rarely aligned to support the business strategy. Functional teams often have competing priorities of supply and demand. The result can be lost sales, write-downs and discounts, the additional cost to ship and warehouse excess inventory and obsolete stock.
The Supply Chain Academy provides innovative learning experiences for CEOs & Executives to explore and overcome these issues. It provides an environment for executives to come together, to develop ideas and to plan exciting futures. We are different because our focus is not only on formal training, but also on thought leadership – learning from the experience of your peers and sharing best practice.
Brexit Supply Chain Future Conference
A quick overview of our Brexit – Future of the Supply Chain Conference, held at the Supply Chain Academy on 31st August.
Mitsubishi Talk Supply Chain Academy
Perry Jackson, General Manager at Mitsubishi Electric gives his thoughts on how the Supply Chain Academy helped them.
Big Data or Big Noise Conference
A thought leadership event from the Supply Chain Academy, exploring the opportunities of Big Data in the supply chain.
Supply Chain PodcastSeries #1
The first in our series of podcasts, where we are talking ‘all things supply chain’ with Alex Mortimer and Prof Tazeeb Rajwani.
The Academy - A Birds Eye View
Take a short journey through the Academy, our luxuriously restored and modernised Edwardian mansion at Upminster Court
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