The major rubber-producing nations such as Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand have been grappling with a fungal disease known as Pestalotiopsis, which has affected hectares of rubber plantations. If the demand witnesses a rebound in H1 2020, then market and price sentiments would rise to high levels.
Supplier compliance is now split across various work streams, methodologies, databases and reporting structures. The way forward will involve offering a centralized customer interface in a software-as-a-service or SaaS model that will contain all types of compliance data and supplier certification.
LiVE Event: Category Management For Procurement Professionals