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Airbus CEO Urges UK Decision Makers to Avoid No-Deal Brexit

The UK has been at the forefront of global aviation for more than a century, Airbus generates £6 billion of turnover in the UK, has more than 14,000 employees here and supports over 110,000 jobs through its supply chain, Airbus CEO, Tom Enders, explains why a no-deal Brexit puts this under threat.

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The UK has been at the forefront of global aviation for more than a century, Airbus generates £6 billion of turnover in the UK, has more than 14,000 employees here and supports over 110,000 jobs through its supply chain, Airbus CEO, Tom Enders, explains why a no-deal Brexit puts this under threat.

For the UK, currently facing the very real prospect of a hard or no deal Brexit, complications in trading with the EU and other countries, coupled with vastly increased customs processing times, could lead to significant food and medicine shortages.

There are great long-term opportunities from Brexit, but companies need to be preparing for the changes that are sure to come, and ready when they arrive.

In a letter to shareholders on Wednesday, Tim Cook pointed to slowing growth in China, the world's second-biggest economy, as the key factor in lowering its quarterly sales forecast, it was the first time Apple has issued a warning on revenue ahead of quarterly results since the iPhone was launched in 2007.

GTM has evolved from a collection of standalone supply chain and enterprise applications into an integrated solution that ties them all together, ideally on a common platform.

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports have set another new record, reaching 2 million containers in a single month for the first time as retailers continued to bring merchandise into the country ahead of a now-postponed increase in tariffs on goods from China.

As stated by Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, the UK’s withdrawal agreement from the European Union has been approved, now the question is does Brexit represent a supply chain risk to be mitigated, or a supply chain opportunity to be exploited?

As global supply chains become more and more complex, and as international shipping costs continue to rise, you know that digitizing data and collaboration tools in your supply chain are more crucial than ever.

In this report from Logistics Management, learn how an industry-wide movement toward digitization is making supply chain processes more effective and efficient with technology.

As quickly as technology is pushing consumer-facing capabilities forward, behind the scenes apparel industry supply chains are moving at a decidedly slower pace.

Import clearance is an often-overlooked hurdle in the race to introduce new products to market.

Digitization itself is a means to an end; the end goal is to derive the most value from a supply chain, but a majority of companies are still struggling to advance.

Changes in the nature of higher education, such as increasing globalization, advances in technology, and new sources of revenue (e.g. scientific research) have made it more complex to administer export compliance programs at universities and research institutions.

Technology solutions have come a long way in the past decade, and companies that seek to stay on the forefront are embracing advances that give them an edge over the competition.

In the world of blockchain, it is the digitization and uploading of the contractual agreement to a Digital Ledger that becomes the driving force behind any transaction, the Smart Contract.