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 •
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
When the Paris Climate Treaty is signed at the end of the week on “Earth Day,” air cargo and ocean cargo transport providers will not be among the players.
Friday, April 15, 2016
There are three distinct categories of talent necessary for achieving optimal performance: “procurement employees” are just one of the three categories.
Posted on 04/15 at 08:23 AM
Supply Chain •
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Less can be more when it comes to manufacturers and the number of business-to-business relationships they maintain.
Thursday, April 07, 2016
The effective leader makes the effort to understand root cause issues, designs a transformation plan to address gaps, and takes action to implement that plan no matter what the politics may be.
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Chief Procurement Officers face unique challenges when entering a new business culture
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Companies motivate their teams to develop new strategies as a result of supply chain disruption.
Posted on 03/31 at 09:43 AM
Supply Chain •
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
As SCMR has noted recently, higher volumes and greater operational complexities have caused a talent gap in the supply chain industry that many companies seek to fill with new graduates.