Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The 3PL arena is booming. But what does that mean for today’s supply chain manager. C. John Langley Jr., Ph.D., who serves as a director of development at the Center for Supply Chain Research at the Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University shares his views in this interview.
Monday, August 22, 2016
FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial and industrial property insurers, today broke ground on the construction of a new loss prevention training and operations center, located in the Singapore Science Park
Friday, August 19, 2016
After negative growth in July, United States-bound waterborne shipments in July returned to growth, according to recent data issued by Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.
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EY Climate Change and Sustainability Services recently collaborated with the UN Global Compact on the study in an effort to better understand how companies are managing their supply chains in ways that support the objectives of the United Nations 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
While many leading companies have transformed their procurement organizations into a linchpin of enterprise strategy, far too many others remain trapped by outdated paradigms and struggle for influence within their companies.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Too many procurement leaders and managers rely on supply management strategies that deliver results in the short term but that aren't sustainable over the long haul. Once the sheen from those early wins rubs off, senior management looks for someone knew to take the helm. In this session we'll examine the supply chain strategies most often put into play, identify why the fall short and offer ideas on how to address the issue.
Identify why they fall short
Global Shipper Forum (GSF) members have joined forces and announced a plan to put a stop to shipping surcharges.
Monday, August 15, 2016
Declining freight volumes and reconfigured container vessel deployments may give Asia’s ports time to regroup, say industry analysts, who add that investment in infrastructure is badly needed.
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?