Interconnected safeguards: ESG-cyber security synergy

Interconnected safeguards: ESG-cyber security synergy

8 April 2024, 08:41 AM

In 2024, the ever-evolving digital landscape is accompanied by a dynamic shift in the threat landscape. The cyber security domain is poised for a substantial transformation, anticipating a surge in the complexity of cyber threats. In the ...

Revitalising Bangladesh's healthcare supply chain

Revitalising Bangladesh's healthcare supply chain

8 April 2024, 08:41 AM

With a population exceeding 170 million, Bangladesh has experienced significant economic growth. The healthcare sector has played a crucial role in this. Currently, the country boasts 654 government hospitals, over 5,000 private hospitals ...

Supply chains: The challenges that lie ahead

Supply chains: The challenges that lie ahead

8 April 2024, 07:54 AM

Supply chains in 2023 witnessed improvement since the economic downturn triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020-21. Operations became more streamlined, experiencing reduced congestion and a more harmonious supply-demand equilibrium. ...

Addressing supply chain gaps in Bangladesh

Addressing supply chain gaps in Bangladesh

8 April 2024, 07:54 AM

In recent times, the escalation of prices in essential commodities has presented a formidable challenge for individuals with lower incomes in Bangladesh. The surge in food prices, as cited in a World Bank report, has become a pressing concern ...

Clear gains: Embracing transparent supply chains in Bangladesh

Clear gains: Embracing transparent supply chains in Bangladesh

8 April 2024, 08:01 AM

Supply chain transparency involves disclosing and sharing information within the business ecosystem, ensuring both consumers and enterprises gain insights into the origins and processes of goods' production. This practice validates the source ...

Tackling the paradox of Bangladesh's diminishing FDI

Tackling the paradox of Bangladesh's diminishing FDI

8 April 2024, 08:01 AM

Like numerous other developing nations, Bangladesh remains susceptible to the ramifications of any global economic downturn. Challenges such as heightened inflation, the United States' measures to address 'democratic backsliding' through visa ...

Efficient procurement, effective relief

Efficient procurement, effective relief

8 April 2024, 08:01 AM

In August 2017, a ferocious military crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine State forced over 742,000 people to flee, triggering the still ongoing humanitarian crisis in Cox's Bazar. Currently, about a million Rohingya refugees endure challenging ...

Healthcare in Bangladesh: A journey towards universal access

Healthcare in Bangladesh: A journey towards universal access

8 April 2024, 07:54 AM

Health, in fact, is a fundamental human right, and it is the responsibility of the state to ensure this right of all its citizens. However, a critical examination reveals that not all South Asian governments are effectively ensuring this right ...

Navigating inflation-induced supply chain challenges

Navigating inflation-induced supply chain challenges

8 April 2024, 07:55 AM

Inflation has become a pressing concern in Bangladesh, echoing the challenges experienced by numerous other countries in South Asia and beyond. According to data from Bangladesh Bank, the point-to-point inflation rate reached 9.92 per cent in ...

Humanitarian supply chain management: How crucial is proper warehousing?

Humanitarian supply chain management: How crucial is proper warehousing?

8 April 2024, 07:55 AM

The importance of warehousing in the humanitarian supply chain cannot be overstated. Warehouses serve as vital hubs where essential relief supplies are stored, managed, and dispatched to disaster-affected areas. They act as the logistical ...

Humanitarian supply chain management: Efficiency is key

Humanitarian supply chain management: Efficiency is key

8 April 2024, 08:26 AM

Efficiency in logistics stands as a pivotal determinant of success in the humanitarian supply chain. It guarantees the smooth and effective flow of essential goods and services within the intricacies of this complex network.With the urgent ...

The role of procurement in humanitarian supply chain management

The role of procurement in humanitarian supply chain management

8 April 2024, 08:01 AM

In recent times, the increasing frequency and intensity of natural disasters have compelled global supply chains to navigate a continually shifting landscape of vulnerabilities. This has prompted both large corporations and smaller entities to adapt ...

Humanitarian supply chain management: Saving lives in the face of disaster

Humanitarian supply chain management: Saving lives in the face of disaster

8 April 2024, 08:01 AM

Bangladesh stands as one of the world's most disaster-prone nations, frequently contending with multiple cyclonic storms annually, with their impact notably intensified by the country's bay configuration. In addition, the low-lying coastal regions ...

How green logistics can revolutionise our supply chains

How green logistics can revolutionise our supply chains

8 April 2024, 08:01 AM

In the modern supply chain, green logistics refers to implementing environmentally sustainable practices within transportation and distribution processes. The focus is on reducing carbon emissions, minimising waste, optimising routes, and adopting ...

How Bangladeshi companies can maximise financial gains by collaborating with suppliers

How Bangladeshi companies can maximise financial gains by collaborating with suppliers

8 April 2024, 08:01 AM

In today's globalised marketplace, businesses are facing unprecedented levels of competition. Companies must constantly seek new growth and success strategies to thrive in such an environment. One such strategy involves building strong relationships ...