The Procurement News Round-up: Ragpickers, ESGs, SaaS & Data

This week's news round-up looks at TradeCentric's Sean Weber on automation & B2B commerce, TealBook's Katie McEwan on Burnout, Keelar, Platinum & More...

India's Ragpickers: An insight into circular economies?

Indian Ragpickers, much like the late Rag and Bone Men of the west play an important role in India's plastics recycling–Is this an insight or exploitation?

Fairtrade launches critical tool in fight for Human Rights

Fairtrade's newly launched tool tracks Human Rights, Environmental and ESG data though their 'Risk Map' which is set to be a game changer in ethical trade

Maike’s procurement woes makes china's copper prices rocket

China's copper buyers face higher costs for the metal this year, caused by buyers and leading importer Maike Group's financial issues

Software-as-a-Service bloat killing bottom lines: Forbes

uperfluous SaaS subscriptions could be destroying Procurement and Supply Chain bottom lines according to an article by Forbes

Tech-Sourcing Leaders enacting sustainability goals: Gartner

70% of Tech-Sourcing Leaders to have Environmental-Sustainability-Aligned performance objectives by 2026 according to a newly released Gartner report

Procurement 'returning to just-in-time' – Supply Management

Reactionary 'just-in-case' procurement and supply chains finally returning to 'just-in-time' strategies according to Supply Management

Report: Logistics innovation being hindered by many factors

Innovation in logistics sector being hampered by management problems, under-investment and staffing issues according to Descartes Systems Group report

More signs that data is emerging as new asset class

62% of eCommerce organisations believe that real-time data collection will be their primary focus in their 2023 CX strategies, according to new research

How to better protect your business against unpredictability

Jack Macfarlane, Founder and CEO, DeepStream Technologies on how businesses an better protect themselves against the unpredictable

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