Monday, August 29, 2016
The 4th Annual Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit held on USC Campus is coming up on September 15-16, 2016.
Monday, August 15, 2016
Getting enough exercise, fresh air, healthy food and sleep are often challenges in our busy lives balanced with family and other commitments. Yet all of these ingredients are essential for top performance.
Saturday, August 06, 2016
While many managers feared that post-Brexit anxiety would erode consumer confidence, global markets continue to grow with existing trade agreements taking hold. Will free market forces simply prevail without any new ones?
Friday, August 05, 2016
Best-selling author Sebastian Junger’s newest book Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging, has been published at a most appropriate time.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
One wonders if Most Favored Nation status will survive.
Monday, August 01, 2016
Supply chains are showing an increasingly worrying trend – companies opt to take short cuts rather than make themselves better, sometimes in spectacular fashion.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
It’s been 36 days since Great Britain, the world’s 5th largest economy, voluntarily withdrew from the world community. Now that the sound and fury surrounding the surprise result has abated, what can the world expect?
Posted on 07/27 at 09:20 AM
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Extreme wet or dry conditions can affect buildings, machinery, data centers, transportation networks, supply chains, people and sales.
Friday, July 22, 2016
The largest public companies in the U.S. chose to go even further into debt in 2015 instead of driving cash out of their businesses by improving how they collect from customers, pay suppliers, and manage inventory
Friday, July 15, 2016
With ocean cargo shipping analysts predicting a return to fairly robust Peak Season volumes on the U.S. West Coast, stakeholders are adamant that port congestion need not be an issue once again. U.S. Department of Commerce
Monday, July 11, 2016
APICS has further enhanced its reputation as the premier professional association for supply chain managers with its recent launch of the APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution (CLTD) credential program.
Posted on 07/11 at 04:52 PM
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
It is great to be working with other Universities on revitalizing manufacturing through reshoring and by introducing new ideas and technologies.
Posted on 07/06 at 03:16 PM
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Shippers surveyed by the Port of Oakland largely approved of "late gates" strategy.
Posted on 07/05 at 09:38 AM
Thursday, June 30, 2016
According to Panjiva data, U.S. export of goods in 2015 was about $1.5 trillion
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
The MAPI Foundations – the research affiliate of Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation - notes that supply chain pressures are becoming a transforming influence behind automation.