The 2020 deforestation targets, why they were missed, and the steps needs to radically change performance

Five years ago, companies and governments signed up to the New York Declaration on Forests, committing to eliminate deforestation from agricultural supply chains by 2020. In a recent report (Rogerson, S., 2019. Forest 500 annual report 2018 – the countdown to 2020, Global Canopy: Oxford, UK. Lead author: Sarah Rogerson, contributing authors and reviewers: Helen…

The DP World London Gateway Supply Chain Disruptor – 2018 Shortlist: Track Record Global Ltd – Product Technical File Service

Tech.AWARDS – sponsored by Google Cloud Celebrating the greatest innovations in retail technology Operated by- Retail Week ¦ WORLD RETAIL CONGRESS – London 13th Sept, 2018 We are excited to announce that Track Record Global (TRG) has been shortlisted by the Tech.AWARDS for its ground-breaking Trackvision software for Product Technical File (PTF). This software service…

Humanising Customer Service

Ever experienced the frustration of lacklustre customer service? Ever felt that the person on the other line was not really listening? Or wondered why they requested meaningless or irrelevant information? At TRG, we dislike poor customer service just as much as you do. In fact, it is our mission to make your life as simple…

Are the wheels coming off the big inspection bodies’ standard factory inspection and pre-shipment inspection model?

The big international, independent, accredited third party inspection companies have facilitated international trade for hundreds of years. They have been the objective eyes and ears of distant importers – ensuring that products manufactured many time zones away from the final client where what was specified in the contract between the tier 1 supplier and the…

Is ensuring compliance and sustainability a source of competitive advantage in today’s markets?

As someone who has studied economics and been an academic publisher of economics, I’m fascinated about how little the world we live in seems to resemble the world created by economists in their theoretical models.  These models traditionally assume perfect competition, perfect information, and rational behavior on the part of buyers and sellers.  The market…