CSRD – The benefits and challenges that it entails for companies
Companies are increasingly responsible for ensuring that ethical and sustainable standards are complied with along the entire supply chain. The new EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) clearly regulates who is obliged to submit a sustainability report and what content must be published in accordance with binding standards. While our first blog post on the new EU Sustainability Reporting Directive dealt with the companies affected, deadlines and changes, in Part 2 we delve into the challenges companies face and explain why they definitely benefit from a sustainability report despite the significant effort that is involved in this context.
CSRD and ESRS: New requirements for sustainability reporting
The new EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) obliges significantly more companies to publish a report on their sustainability efforts. In order to standardize the content and make it comparable, the reports are to be prepared according to binding standards in the future. But who is affected by the new CSR directive and what type of information is required? Our latest article on the blog provides an overview of when the CSRD does apply, what the changes are, and which companies must publish a report.
Warehousing Solutions: Optimized warehouse logistics save time and reduce the costs
The consistent availability of goods, perfectly tailored to the needs of consumers, is essential for smoothly functioning supply chains and entrepreneurial efficiency. In order to be able to plan which goods can be delivered when and to what extent, a thorough and transparent warehouse management becomes essential. In our latest blog article, we discuss the specific advantages of systems that are individually tailored to a company’s intralogistics as well as the question, which technologies support warehouse solutions. Further, we explain why optimized warehouse logistics can strengthen the supply chain in the long term.
Study finds: These are the new challenges in the supply chain
This spring, companies worldwide continue to be affected by disruptions in their supply chains and need to protect against a wide range of risks. The international consulting firm Deloitte surveyed 121 supply chain managers on the current challenges and risks in their supply chain management – with interesting results, also about Germany as a business location. We have summarized the most important findings for you.
How strategic supplier development makes the supply chain more resilient
Especially in times when markets are changing rapidly, reliable suppliers are of crucial importance: The productivity and efficiency of many companies depends on whether agreed delivery commitments and quality are met – or not. However, strategically optimizing supplier development requires time, knowledge and resources. In our latest article on the blog, we explain the advantages that working with suppliers in a spirit of trust provides. Further, we discuss the challenges that companies face is this context and the strategies that they can apply in order to increase their competitiveness through viable relationships with their suppliers in the long term.
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E-Commerce in Europe
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Companies are increasingly responsible for ensuring that ethical and sustainable standards are complied with along the entire supply chain. …
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Studies & Paper
In this category we prepare relevant studies and whitepapers on the topics of cross-border e-commerce, payment and mobile shopping for you.
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