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Wednesday, December 07, 2016
While world leaders debate whether climate change is real, it's time for supply chain professionals to take the lead.
Monday, December 05, 2016
First there was Uber and Airbnb. Now, shared warehousing is moving into the supply chain
There is plenty more room for trade agreements in the future, but as an example of the pervasiveness of global trade, with 164 countries part of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, most countries have already made at least some basic move to join the global economy.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
To keep cargo flowing efficiently through the nation's largest container port, the Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation are partnering to pilot a port information portal, a unique approach to demonstrate the benefits of digitizing maritime shipping data and making it available to cargo owners and supply chain operators through secure, channeled access.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
As noted in our Top Story, a “concerted response” must be made in the global economy to address supply chain disruptions in 2017.
Sunday, November 13, 2016
It really does feel like the dawn of a new era for the industry
Friday, November 11, 2016
November 11 is Veteran’s Day in the U.S. and it is also Singles Day in China. While we are honoring our military heroes, the Chinese are in a shopping frenzy.
Friday, November 04, 2016
Falling commodity prices have made businesses look good and given business leaders a false peace, but looming currency wars may prove to be the disruptor that ignites a new round of commodity volatility.
Looking back at 10 years’ worth of columns, I see two related supply chain trends that need to evolve more quickly.
Successful innovation projects include team members who can collaborate across multiple functional areas. How is your supply chain team performing?