Traceability in the Leather Supply Chain Report

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The report covers the following areas:

  • Traceability drivers
  • The cost of traceability
  • How do we study traceability?
  • What do other industries do?
  • How are materials traced in the leather supply chain?
  • Animal welfare
  • Exotic leather traceability
  • Counterfeiting
  • Technical and practical solutions for leather traceability
  • Commercial benefits of a traceable supply chain
  • Conclusions and recommendations
  • Reference materials
  • Finally, the Traceability in the Leather Supply Chain report reaches some conclusions and recommendations for any company or organisation looking to become more transparent and open about its supply chain. It also features some approximate financial costing’s to adopt any of the technology covered in the report.

Four new or extended chapters added to the report at the end of 2017.

  • Modern slavery
  • Counterfeiting and traceability
  • Chemical traceability and compliance
  • Tracing automotive leather cut parts
Why buy this report?

In a globalised world, the leather supply chain is very complex. Hides and skins are shipped and traded all over the world and during the leather making process they can be bought and sold, graded and mixed with several other batches and sources along the way. The leather-making process also uses many physical-chemical processes which make monitoring each hide or skin a challenge. 

Being able to track materials through the process is a major challenge but it is one where some progress has been made in recent years and the report brings together an overview of some of the latest techniques employed in the industry to improve traceability and features some real-life case studies.