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SM Commodities Index - January 2020
Will we take a Virgin Hyperloop One from New York and be in London in 4.5 hours? 600mph transport is being planned ©Getty Images
Procurement in 2050
Linking Europe and Asia, Istanbul is in a prime position for supply chains ©Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Turkey: the CPOs creating stability in an unstable world
Thai rice growers, supported by agribusiness Olam, have been trained in sustainable practices that increase their crop yields ©Olam
Can farming save the food chain?
Land that is suitable for growing coffee will become scarce in some parts of the world as global temperatures rise ©Getty Images/iStockphoto
Eat this now! The crops that don’t like it hot…
Is this what your procurement team will look like in 2050? ©Peter Cade/Getty Images
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Chinese construction companies built a hospital in under two weeks  ©Getty Images
Big picture: Building at speed - the coronavirus hospital
The 2020 Davos slogan was 'Stakeholders for a cohesive and sustainable world' ©World Economic Forum/Mattias Nutt
What we do after Davos
Advances in facial recognition technology, particularly in China, have raised questions about privacy ©VCG/Getty Images
Tech briefing: facial recognition
Rationalising materials handling equipment and adding bespoke items saved £50,000 a year
Case study: Enabling Formica's return to profit
Superdrug was deemed to have committed to a £1.3m order ©Universal Images Group/Getty Images
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