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Mining in Africa – the pursuit of local content

Mining in Africa – the pursuit of local content

Written by Winchester Supply

How has the pursuit of ‘best practice’ local content strategy been unfolding across Africa? We take a look at who is doing well (and not so well) in our latest blog.

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07 Jul
Apple wants to stop mining the Earth, but how?

Apple wants to stop mining the Earth, but how?

Written by Jon Ridgway

Apple recently announced they would no longer be mining the Earth. It's an ambitious plan and in this blog we look at how a closed-loop supply chain can help them do it.

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02 May
Procurement trends to watch

Procurement trends to watch

Written by Dayo Wright

From data insights to artificial intelligence, Dayo Wright explores the top procurement trends to watch, no matter which industry you’re working in.

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12 Mar
Incoterms 2010 rules explained

Incoterms 2010 rules explained

Written by Mike Wingrove

Despite being one of the most important features of international trade, most of those who should understand Incoterms 2010 rules, don’t. Mike Wingrove, explains the issue.

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21 Jan
5 New Year’s resolutions to improve your purchasing

5 New Year’s resolutions to improve your purchasing

Written by Jon Ridgway

To help you start 2017 the right way, Jon provides 5 New Year's resolutions that could help you to improve your purchasing and reduce your costs in his new blog.

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13 Jan
Choosing a good hi-vis jacket

Choosing a good hi-vis jacket

Written by Dayo Wright

In his latest blog, Dayo looks at what counts when it comes to a choosing a good hi-vis jacket to keep you sheltered from the elements.

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09 Dec
Will Trump be good or bad for global mining?

Will Trump be good or bad for global mining?

Written by Jon Ridgway

In his latest blog, Jon reflects on the outcome of the US presidential election and takes a look at how Donald Trump might impact the mining industry across the world.

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17 Nov
Why a good purchasing officer knows when to fold ‘em

Why a good purchasing officer knows when to fold ‘em

Written by Winchester Supply

In our latest blog, we describe the case for outsourcing to a procurement company. Because sometimes you need to know when to fold ‘em.

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11 Oct
5 reasons why ISO 9001 should matter to you

5 reasons why ISO 9001 should matter to you

Written by Jon Ridgway

Companies have increasingly complex supply chains and high service expectations. ISO 9001 helps companies to align with suppliers who are truly committed to delivering high quality. This blog explains 5 reasons why this matters.

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15 Sep
Reducing procurement spend – where to start?

Reducing procurement spend – where to start?

Written by Jon Ridgway

It's no surprise that when companies are looking to tighten their spending belt, procurement is an easy go-to. But what are the options and where should you start?

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27 Aug
Transporting lithium batteries –what you need to know

Transporting lithium batteries –what you need to know

Written by Mike Wingrove

It’s currently a hot topic in the logistics world but what is it that makes lithium batteries unstable? And what do the regulations say? Mike Wingrove, Logistics Manager at Winchester Supply, provides the answers.

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11 Aug
Brexit and what it might mean for global procurement

Brexit and what it might mean for global procurement

Written by Jon Ridgway

With uncertainty regarding how Brexit will unfold, Jon Ridgway provides his views on what it might mean for global procurement and how companies can start to prepare.

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26 Jul
Getting high-visibility (hi vis) clothing right

Getting high-visibility (hi vis) clothing right

Written by Dayo Wright

Protecting employees is a top priority for companies operating in high risk environments – but how do you know that you've got the best hi vis clothing for your operational needs?

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14 Jul
5 supply chain tips for remote mining operations

5 supply chain tips for remote mining operations

Written by Dayo Wright

After a recent trip to visit a client in Senegal, it really hit home how remote some mining operations really are. In this blog I provide my 5 top tips for making sure your remote supply chain is working as well as possible.

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03 Jun
We’re delighted to launch our new website

We’re delighted to launch our new website

Written by Jon Ridgway

It's here! We're thrilled to reveal our refreshed Winchester Supply branding and new website designed to showcase the work we've been doing and how we can help your business.

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30 May
Protecting your employees from the deadliest animal

Protecting your employees from the deadliest animal

Written by Jon Ridgway

The world’s deadliest animal is not one that inspires phobias or fears. It’s not a shark, a crocodile, a snake or a spider. It is in fact a mosquito.

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29 May

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