Global Supply Chains


A global supply chain is a dynamic worldwide network when a company purchases or uses goods or services from overseas. It involves people, information, processes and resources involved in the production, handling and distribution of materials and finished products or providing a service to the customer.

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ADEC awarded CIPS Corporate Certification – Platinum Advanced Standard -A world class achievement

Date: Wednesday, January 04, 2017

The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) has awarded ADEC’s P&C Division with the globally-recognised procurement accreditation after the division has shown great progress within a year resulting in a jump from gold to platinum.

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The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) and BravoSolution join forces, and invest in the power of strategic...

Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2016

New website offers CIPS members a hub of procurement and supply chain resources to support professional development and organisational performance.

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UPDATE: The Modern Day Slavery Act 2015

Date: Thursday, October 01, 2015

From today organisations with a turnover of £36 million or more are required to produce and publish a slavery and human trafficking statement each financial year under the Transparency in Supply Chains clause.

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Traidcraft Exchange publishes toolkit for companies seeking to stamp out child labour

Date: Wednesday, March 04, 2015

With an estimated 150 million children engaged in child labour worldwide, charity Traidcraft Exchange has joined up with major organisations and retailers to publish a toolkit for companies seeking to ensure children are not being exploited in their supply chains.

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Construction output growth rebounds at the start of 2015

Date: Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Growth of business activity picks up from December’s 17-month low

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In the evolving world of procurement; are you fit for the future?

Date:

Friday 15 September 2017

Venue:

Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte)...

Address:

Singapore

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Introduction to supply chains

Date:

Wednesday 27 September 2017

Venue:

De Vere Colmore Gate

Address:

Birmingham

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Members - £270.00 per person
Non-members - £300.00 per person

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