The Role of Procurement in Fashion Apparel

Laura Schmidt Blog, Retail 0 Comments

Through the eyes of apparel CEOs, procurement can often be mistaken as a support function, where materials are obtained at the highest possible quality and margins. This preconception will inevitably change with the coming of profound disruptions within nearshoring, and through up and coming initiatives like the circular value chain.  With today’s fashion market being heavily affected by influencers, demand spikes in the latest apparel products are largely affected by what …

Night deliveries in London: Olympic Games from 2012 as best practice

Night deliveries in London: Olympic Games from 2012 as best practice

Laura Schmidt Blog, Supply Chain

The most common time frame for accidents in London is the rush hour from 7-10am and 6-8pm. Especially hauliers are involved in accidents due to the size of their vehicles and their restricted view. Due to the London Council it is not allowed for Lorries to enter certain roads in and around London before 7am in the morning. For drivers, …