Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Trade between the U.S. and other countries will likely become more complex, in part because of growing sentiments that import tariffs will rise significantly.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Just as it promised at last year’s annual Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle is expanding its Internet of Things (IoT) portfolio with four new cloud solutions to help businesses fully utilize the benefits of digital supply chains.
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
As the re-shoring trend continues to build steam due to Trump’s emphasis to bring manufacturing back to America, the spotlight will be on supply chain managers to increase transparency.
Thursday, February 02, 2017
In a new “manufacturing outlook” report focusing on the automotive and industrial sectors, AlixPartners observes that many of the labor-cost advantages associated with near-shoring may be lost if companies fail to spend more on automation in the future.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
When President Trump fulfilled his campaign promise to pull the U.S. out of the proposed Transpacific Trade Partnership (TPP), many trade analysts expressed stronger support of existing ASEAN relationships.
Monday, January 30, 2017
After working in the industry for nearly 30 years, I see supply chains analogies in everything I do. Attending the Women’s March on Washington last week was no exception.
Monday, January 23, 2017
As SMC³ Jump Start 2017 gets underway in Atlanta this week, three prominent international trade experts will address The Logistics Technology Summit.
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.