Friday, June 24, 2016
The acquisition creates a one-stop source for materials handling needs, from pallet jacks to AGVs to maintenance management software.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
While there is widespread concern about attracting new talent to the supply chain industry, it seems especially acute in the maritime sector.
Posted on 06/23 at 08:36 AM
Supply Chain •
Monday, June 20, 2016
We are entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution and many wonder what will supply chain management look like in the next era characterized by high technology, a demand economy, and the increasingly blurred lines between reality and cyber-space?
Thursday, June 16, 2016
The Chinese people’s work ethic and desire to get ahead, sparked by the Revolution, is evident in every city and every factory across the country today.
Posted on 06/16 at 08:08 AM
Monday, June 13, 2016
The MAPI Foundation - the research affiliate of Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation - notes that supply chain pressures are becoming a transforming influence behind automation.
Friday, June 03, 2016
LTA's present a real opportunity for efficiency and savings. To realize those benefits, supply chain professionals need to broaden their horizon in terms of what constitutes the negotiating process.
Thursday, June 02, 2016
When the consultancy, Armstrong & Associates, staged their “3PL Value Creation Asia Summit” last month in Hong Kong, analysts came away with some predicable observations and a few new takeaways.
Posted on 06/02 at 08:10 AM
Asia Pacific •
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Chinese manufacturing is maturing and low-cost, labor-intensive work is moving to other low cost countries like Vietnam, Myanmar and Indonesia while China takes on more advanced manufacturing.
Posted on 05/31 at 08:16 AM
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
American retailers, which already operate in more foreign countries on average than their Asian and European peers, have widened the gap with a more aggressive international expansion pace, according to CBRE Group's 9th Annual "How Global is the Business of Retail?" report.
Friday, May 20, 2016
Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS recently released its Q1 2016 U.S. Recall Index, which highlights a decline in recall activity among certain sectors, even as the number of units recalled in the consumer products and automotive industries rose substantially.
Posted on 05/20 at 02:29 PM
Risk Mitigation •
Friday, May 13, 2016
The 2016 Industrial Manufacturing Trends Report, published by PwC, asserts that investments in technology are “essential” for the growth of the U.S.manufacturing sector. According to the report,making strategic investments isone key to growth, particularly in fast-evolving industries.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Today’s Chinese Millennials stand apart from their parents and grandparents. They have many new economic opportunities, they are focused on the present, they are interested in more work/life balance, and they have become conspicuous consumers.
Posted on 05/12 at 08:02 AM
Friday, May 06, 2016
Trade was a drag on growth in five of the last six quarters, including the last three...
Posted on 05/06 at 01:45 PM
Monday, May 02, 2016
Research from Capgemini shows that in the supply chain sector, technologies such as RFID, GPS, and sensors enable organizations to transform their existing hybrid supply chain structures into more agile and collaborative digital models.
Monday, April 25, 2016
In a hyper-connected global economy, where businesses and consumers increasingly make decisions based upon brand reputation and responsible corporate practices, companies large and small need increased visibility into the multiple layers of their supply chain to mitigate hazards, achieve compliance, and enable the ethical procurement of goods and services.
Posted on 04/25 at 08:13 AM
Global Trade •