ASOS fire shows up global supply chain risks

The fire at the Barnsley warehouse of online retailer, ASOS on the night of Friday 20 June highlights the risks to the modern supply chain, says the CEO of the Ti transport consultancy, John Manners-Bell. The global retailer kept 70% of its stock at its distribution centre in Barnsley and it is believed that the fire could have affected more than £30m ($50m) of inventory. ASOS has suspended orders over its ... [+]

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