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We’ve been a pivotal link between buyers and suppliers for nearly 30 years, which gives us the data and perspective to offer unique insights into supply chains and the topics that shape them. Here you’ll find our take on today’s key issues.

Achilles launches supplier training courses

Achilles launches supplier training courses

More than 80 per cent of the suppliers that belong…

How to ensure suppliers won’t be a health and safety risk

How to ensure suppliers won’t be a health and safety risk

Employees make or break a company and you can’t operate…

Achilles’ 3 tips on how to be a good buyer

Achilles’ 3 tips on how to be a good buyer

To operate smart, organisations need to be good at procurement.…

Five areas of supply chain risk

Five areas of supply chain risk

Weather, politics, economics, compliance and reputation are five key areas…

What does a responsible buyer look like?

What does a responsible buyer look like?

The term responsible is defined as having an obligation to…

Achilles Experiences: Jasmine project recognises supplier excellence.

Achilles Experiences: Jasmine project recognises supplier excellence.

To encourage and recognise supplier excellence, Jasmine’s project team is…

Risk management and SMEs

Risk management and SMEs

Small to Medium businesses are becoming increasingly aware of the…

What you need to know about supply chain ethics

What you need to know about supply chain ethics

Supply chain ethics are integral and businesses need to understand…

Why transparency is a key step in fighting slavery

Why transparency is a key step in fighting slavery

To tackle slavery, businesses need full visibility of their supply…

The role of customers in the supply chain

The role of customers in the supply chain

Customers play an important role in the creation of supply…

The importance of minimising waste in the supply chains

The importance of minimising waste in the supply chains

Waste – be it material, gas or excess inventory etc…

The importance of corporate social responsibility and supply chain mapping

The importance of corporate social responsibility and supply chain mapping

Supply chain mapping is important for businesses to realise their…