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Disruptions to Global Supply Chains, Sustainability, and the Inventory Time Bomb

30 May 2022

Sometime during 2018, before the Covid pandemic took over the world, Professor Aris Syntetos interviewed Professor Mike Wilson, the two Directors of the PARC Institute - an industry and academic partnership which researches global supply chains and their performance. Both of them were in agreement and were already predicting that supply chains were under threat and that a rethink on global supply chains was needed.

Sustainability is Driving New Business Dynamics – Repurposing and Connected Collaboration Across Supply Chains

5 August 2021

Sustainability has inevitably risen to the top of the agenda when we talk about supply chains. Everywhere, we read and hear about de-carbonisation, carbon neutrality, carbon trade taxes, carbon emissions, carbon footprint and it is all rightly welcomed in the effort to preserve our planet.

Digital Technologies – Poison and Medicine for ReMakers

26 July 2021

David Fitzsimons, Director of the European Remanufacturing Council, shares his support for Cardiff University's RemakerSpace.

RemakerSpace reshapes the future

14 June 2021

Sustainability, green jobs, resilient growth: words that will increasingly fill our airwaves as the UK prepares for the UN Climate Change Conference this autumn. How can Wales, ranked third in the world for recycling, contribute to ‘net zero’ carbon by 2050, in line with Glasgow’s COP26 event? A new Cardiff-based centre, RemakerSpace, bridges the gap between industry and education – two sectors at the heart of solving this global challenge.

If they haven’t already, the coronavirus will force companies to re-think their elongated supply chain.

27 March 2020

The devastating effects of the Coronavirus on World Economies is obvious, but Professor Mike Wilson argues it is another illustration that elongated supply chains are vulnerable.

The A-to-Z that could shape future supply chains

11 November 2019

In this PARC Insight, PARC blog competition winner Diego Bermudez Bermejo outlines some of the most important trends that are influencing the future of supply chains

Women in Supply Chain Interview: Elizabeth Couzineau

27 August 2019

Elizabeth Couzineau talks to PARC’s Katy Huckle about the challenges of managing your own business through a financial crisis, getting a PhD whilst taking care of twins, and how to stay grounded and keep smiling through all of it.

Revolutionizing supply chains with 3D printing

19 August 2019

BTM represents a brand new B2B model with the potential to revolutionise supply chains and completely change how we approach 3D printing.

Beyond Industry 4.0 – Preparing SME Manufacturing Systems for the Future

13 August 2019

In this blog post, Dr Daniel Eyers emphasizes the importance of getting the fundamentals right, before thinking about the expensive (and potentially unnecessary) manufacturing technologies of Industry 4.0.

Are we ready for autonomous vehicles?

24 July 2019

The introduction of autonomous vehicles for the transportation of goods represents a major step forward environmentally, socially and economically. In this PARC Insight, Dr Emrah Demir explores the case.