The issue of obsolescence in the supply chain is not new. However, its profile has increased in line with the European Union’s vision of creating and implementing a sustainable development strategy.

Information about Obsolescence

One aspect of this strategy is the effective management of natural resources, which, at an organisational level, makes sound business sense, and may be dovetailed with greater corporate social responsibility.

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