Thursday, August 27, 2015
Seattle and Tacoma commissions have formed The Northwest Seaport Alliance to unify management of the two ports’ marine cargo terminals and related functions.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Each year, USC offers the opportunity for industry executives to not only share insight on how they have managed to navigate the world of supply chain in a rapidly changing environment but also recognize industry best practices.
Friday, August 21, 2015
Deep, case-by-case analysis and tight project management are key in "a world of constant flux"
Friday, August 07, 2015
A new development in addressing the current “talent gap” in the supply chain workforce has been recently addressed.
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Cushman & Wakefield’s new study is bullish on the prospects for Mexico's rapidly growing seaport infrastructure, but U.S. supply managers may still be wary of investing there. Gonzalo Gutierrez, Cushman & Wakefield’s executive director – Monterrey Northeast Region, Industrial Brokerage Services, admits that Mexico has faced a major challenge in its fight against organized crime.
Posted on 08/04 at 03:13 PM
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Monday, August 03, 2015
The politics, economics and the regulations of dumping and countervailing duties are difficult legal processes to understand. Investigations and legal proceedings in front of the International Trade Commission require teams of accountants and lawyers and very often cost millions of dollars in litigation fees. So who has the time and money to pursue unfair import cases?
Posted on 08/03 at 09:08 AM
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Thursday, July 30, 2015
Global supply chain managers will be tracking the progress of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks in Maui, Hawaii this week, as negotiating parties hope to finalize the agreement
Posted on 07/30 at 12:34 PM
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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Sustainable Harvest Coffee Importers, based in Portland, Oregon, is an importer of high quality specialty-grade coffees from over 15 countries around the world. As pioneer of the “Relationship Coffee Model,” it has championed the direct trade model and the creation of closer connections between farmers and consumers.
Monday, July 27, 2015
U.S. Government leaves Thailand at lowest ranking in annual trafficking report
Monday, July 20, 2015
The inmates get an opportunity to do productive work and learn new skills that are transferrable to the outside world.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The inclusion of the "American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2015" as Title VIII of the Senate-passed Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act (H.R. 644), will establish a new miscellaneous tariff bill (MTB) process to eliminate unnecessary taxes on imported inputs and products not available domestically.
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
The subject of leadership, and how it differs from management, has been a favorite topic of mine over the years. Why? It’s a key factor that distinguishes successful organizations from those that will ultimately fail.
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Shifting the procurement department from being tactically-consumed to strategically-focused can be a defining journey for a company.
Monday, July 06, 2015
Walmart has taken the lead and has ignited the Reshoring movement in America by committing to spend $250 Billion for products Made in the USA over the next few years.
Posted on 07/06 at 07:56 AM
Monday, June 29, 2015
At last week’s annual supply chain conference – Connections 2015 – one of the more significant announcements was about an important alliance forged between SMC³ and our sister publication, Logistics Management.