A former UCC computer science lecturer, who left the college to start his own company, is warning of significant delays in shipping a range of products around the world which will cost a good deal more than usual, reports Roisin Burke
Global supply chains are creaking under the weight of booming consumer demand.
Pandemic-related product shortages — from computer chips to construction materials — were supposed to be resolved by now. Instead, the world has gained a lesson in the ripple effects of disruption.
Taking an integrated approach to managing supplier relationships can unlock deeper benefits for both buyers and vendors, including product innovation, quality, better service terms and adherence to corporate social responsibility commitments.
Alan Holland, CEO of Keelvar, explains to Container News how automation, digital systems and technology could ease the impact of the global port congestion and mitigate the supply chain disruption.
Optimizing sourcing at a time when rates, transit times and carriers are changing so rapidly is challenging for even the largest firms. For Keelvar, there are few better times to unleash their bots.
AI-enabled procurement solution expands category-smart capabilities to meet specialized shipping needs for logistics buyers
Alan shared his thoughts on scaling sourcing excellence, agents of change, economic injustices, algorithmic mechanism design, moral obligations…Playing Bigger, Strava and Murphy’s.
To learn more about how current sustainability efforts in the food and beverage industry, and the close link between sustainability and supply chain resilience, we interviewed Alan Holland, founder & CEO of intelligent sourcing automation.