Have you ever stopped to think about how the products and services you use every day actually get to you? What goes on behind the scenes? What processes are involved?
Importance of supply chains to industrial strategy
The supply chain is the blood that pumps the heart in our economic system. It is such an important part of our economy.
Visualising the Supply Chain
The connectivity between Supply Chains usually stays invisible to us. This invisibility has caused the Supply Chain Research Group at WMG to think creatively to interpret the data in a different way…
Pangea Poetry: If It's Broke
Pangea Poetry are a group of spoken word artists from around the world who use Digital Technology to bring poetry to more people.
In the above video a poet shares his point of view on how supply chains impact different industries and everyday lives.
Pangea Poetry: Whose World?
In this poem by Pangaea Poetry, we are challenged to think about the role that we individually play within the world. How the purchasing decisions that we make, drive the supply chain.
Find out more about Pangea Poetry here
This invisible world of supply chains is important, as it helps us to ensure that we get things in the most efficient and effective way. If this does not happen there can be dramatic consequences - imagine a world without water, food, medicine, education, buildings, roads or planes.
This free online course will introduce you to the fundamentals of the supply chain by applying the core concepts and principles in relation to everyday things. Topics include:
• Just the tip of the iceberg: what is the supply chain?
• The global orchestra: balancing supply and demand
• Shop till you drop: purchasing and procurement in context
• Factory of the future: changing nature of manufacturing
• I like to move it, move it: logistics in context
• Closing the loop: meeting the challenges of a more circular economy
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