Ready to unravel the complex web of global supply chains? This episode is packed with insights as we dissect the far-reaching impacts of recent high-profile supply chain events. From potential derailments such as the UK's HS2 high speed rail link abandonment and the US auto workers' strike, to the ripple effects of Amazon's labor board settlement and current procurement regulations in the UK and Germany, we've got it covered. Plus, we investigate the real-world implications of the recent Kia and Hyundai car recalls in the US, unveiling the myriad complexities inherent to these global supply chain happenings.
To further fuel your understanding, we dive into a wealth of news items and legislative updates affecting global supply chains. When the Mississippi River registers historic low water levels or when the call to unionize Amazon workers gains momentum, what does it signify for global supply chains? We delve into the German Supply Chain Act and its impact on large corporations, and examine the UK's proposed Procurement Bill with a close eye on its potential effects on public contracts. All the while, we consistently thread in discussions around sustainability and ethical practices in supply chains, offering you a comprehensive and nuanced understanding of this vast, dynamic sphere. Don't miss out on this enlightening dialogue!
About Tony Hines and the Chain Reaction Podcast – All About Supply Chain Advantage
I have been researching and writing about supply chains for over 25 years. I wrote my first book on supply chain strategies in the early 2000s. Each week we have special episodes on particular topics relating to supply chains. We have a weekly news round up every Saturday at 12 noon. All things impacting global supply chains in that week, so come and join us on the Chain Reaction podcast. I look forward to seeing you there.
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