GS1 has reached a new high-water mark, surpassing 15 million product items within its GS1 Global Registry, the world's most widely used supply chain standards system. In concert with GS1's Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN), the registry helps global trading partners synchronize standardized product data. In the 10 years since it established the GDSN, Brussels, Belgium-based GS1 has expanded from a handful of companies sharing data on 74,000 items across 13 countries
It wasn't long ago that media and markets alike were ready to anoint the Middle East as the world's next airfreight hub. Gulf carriers and airports, once the exclusive backdrop for oil business, have experienced their own boom over the past several years thanks to continued investment in assets and infrastructure, and industry differentiation. Dubai World Central, "the world's first purpose-built aerotropolis," is symbolic of the Middle East's ascent. Dubai, Doha, and Abu Dha
Thursday 5 June 2014: Supply chain management is one of the biggest obstacles to more sustainable business practices, a new report has found.
The Sustainability and Supply Chain Divide: Insights into the gaps, challenges and opportunities for Australian companies has been launched today by Sustainability at Work, with the support of the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage.
According to lead author of the report, Tania Crosbie, sustainability managers across the breadth