Supply Chain Monitoring: What Is It? How Does It Work?

Prewave Supply Chain Monitoring 101

A timely response to crucial events within the supply chain could spell the difference between falling behind and getting ahead of the competition.  In fact, International Data Corporation (IDC) recently found in their 2020 Global Supply Chain Survey that, “After years of being relegated to support status, the supply chain is now perceived by manufacturers […]

Make your supply chain more sustainable and resilient.

Prewave is a Supply Chain Risk Intelligence Platform that helps enterprises understand their global supply chain by providing alerts based on real-time and historical data. Find out how Audi, Porsche and VW use Prewave to improve their sustainability or learn how Kärcher uses Prewave to monitor their suppliers. “Due to the Corona crisis the year […]

Supply Chain Due Diligence: Reducing Risk with Information

What is due diligence and how to conduct it properly?  Simply, due diligence is the process of investigating the different tiers and partnering companies of your supply chain. In other words, making sure that the potential partnering company is appropriate and doesn’t involve risks. Find out what risks can impact your business and how to […]

Was besagt das Lieferkettengesetz?

Inhalt 1. Was besagt das Lieferkettengesetz? 2. Was fordert das Lieferkettengesetz? 3. Wen betrifft das Lieferkettengesetzund wann tritt es in Kraft? 4. Welche Strafen sind zu erwarten? 5. Wie kann ich mich schützen? 1. Was besagt das Lieferkettengesetz? Das Lieferkettengesetz soll Unternehmen für Menschenrechtsverletzungen entlang Ihrer Lieferkette in Verantwortung ziehen. Kinderarbeit und menschenunwürdige Arbeitsbedingungen sollen […]

The semiconductor shortage

the semiconductor shortage automotive industry

The shortage of chips used in auto manufacturing is felt around the globe as major suppliers have to close production lines. The chip shortage began to manifest itself as early as the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis in 2020. According to Bloomberg the shortage is due to overly cautious demand forecasting once the production lines closed […]

The Prewave supply chain sustainability guide

Supply Chain Sustainability

Supply-chain sustainability is a business issue affecting an organisation’s supply chain or logistics network in terms of environmental, risk, and waste costs. “Companies tend to focus on their top-tier suppliers, but the real risks come lower down. “ Verónica H. Villena, Dennis A. Gioia As sustainability awareness gains traction, a trend has developed that sees companies […]

The ultimate guide to supply chain resilience

What even is supply chain resilience? You’ve probably heard of supply-chain resilience as one of the fancy keywords that have been around in recent years. What exactly does resilience mean? The Oxford dictionary defines resilience as the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties, or the ability of a substance or object to spring back into […]