Tuesday, January 17, 2017
China will continue to be strong, most economists agree
Thursday, January 12, 2017
As the food service industry meets growing demand for more product information, there are real opportunities for companies that take a leadership position.
I have long been encouraging a reduction of oil consumption in global supply chains. While I think that oil will be readily available into the foreseeable future, its price will rise as both demand and extraction costs increase over time.
At this time last year, we examined the worsening conditions in global supply chains brought about by dramatic shifts in climate patterns. Industry analysts maintain that it’s not too late to reverse the trend.
In today’s world where the supply chain is always evolving, it’s critical for managers to remember that their role is more important than ever.
Monday, January 09, 2017
The Chinese have a long history of invention and now it is blooming again.
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
After years of writing about supply chains, Tompkins is building out an ambitious e-fulfillment network for retailers and e-tailers.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
As it ramps up production of a new jet engine, Pratt & Whitney needs to do more than shore up its supply base. It is changing its recruiting tactics, according to its senior director of supply management.
The patterns of China’s overseas direct investment are changing rapidly, says HSBC’s chief regional economist, Qu Hongbin.
Friday, December 16, 2016
Beneficial partnerships don't just happen. They are cultivated and nurtured and negotiation plays a key part.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
No matter what your political party, and even if NAFTA is modified or ended, all of the jobs are not likely to come back.
Friday, December 09, 2016
At the Reshoring Institute we are all about rebuilding manufacturing in America, no matter the means. But the way to do this is through an evolution, not a financial magic trick.
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
While world leaders debate whether climate change is real, it's time for supply chain professionals to take the lead.
Monday, December 05, 2016
First there was Uber and Airbnb. Now, shared warehousing is moving into the supply chain
There is plenty more room for trade agreements in the future, but as an example of the pervasiveness of global trade, with 164 countries part of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, most countries have already made at least some basic move to join the global economy.