Thursday, February 04, 2016
Hoverboards are new and very popular products and this combination creates a frenzy of manufacturing activity at production sites in China.
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
This is a time we should be countering the threat of Chinese sea power by ensuring that we have a merchant marine capable of supporting our economic independence, as well as our military forces overseas.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Supply Chain managers may expect more of the same when the next Manufacturing ISM Report On Business featuring the January 2016 data will be released on Monday, February 1.
Monday, January 25, 2016
The first book of its kind, Legal Blacksmith explains how to optimize supply chain relationships, starting with the first stages of supplier-buyer relationships through handling legal disputes when supply chain relationships fail.
Friday, January 22, 2016
Following up on last fall’s successful campaign to include a port performance statistics program in the federal long-term surface transportation bill, the National Retail Federations is leading a coalition of more than 100 groups in sending specific recommendations to the Department of Transportation.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
IHS Global Insight expects growth in China to slow to 6.3% in 2016, fueled by modestly lower industrial growth and a larger deceleration in services.
Friday, January 08, 2016
E-commerce retail sales are expected to continue to grow at double-digit growth rates during 2016-2022, say economists for IHS Global Insight.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
Ocean cargo shipping is the backbone of the global supply chain, yet few of us give much thought to the hardship and sacrifice seafarers must endure most of the year.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
The World Shipping Council (WSC), the TT Club, the International Cargo Handling Coordination Association (ICHCA), and the Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) recently released a new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document to address issues arising from the new container weighing regulations due to take effect globally on 1 July 2016.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Even an expanded Panama Canal cannot accommodate the massive new ships.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
The integration of immigrants in the States – especially when it comes to education, occupational training, and English language ability – remains critical.
Posted on 12/15 at 09:07 AM
Supply Chain •
Monday, December 07, 2015
U.S. multinationals engaged in Pacific Rim commerce appear to have a high threshold for risk, notes recent research done by Resilinc.
Monday, November 30, 2015
Chinese accounting, and all Chinese business operations for that matter, are different and somewhat immature as compared with practices in the Western world.
Posted on 11/30 at 02:59 PM
Zurich Insurance has just released the findings of two major studies that reveal compelling insights into the supply chain risks facing U.S. businesses today.
Posted on 11/30 at 09:01 AM
Supply Chain •