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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
More than one-quarter of professionals (28.9 percent) say their organizations experienced supply chain fraud, waste or abuse during the past 12 months
Thursday, May 14, 2015
While the reshoring of auto manufacturing will have a much greater impact on the Mexican manufacturing sector, it will have long-term material effect on the U.S. distribution and logistics business, say analysts.
Posted on 05/14 at 03:33 PM
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Recently, some prominent buyers’ brands have been damaged because their suppliers caused major harm to workers or the environment, e.g., through a deadly factory fire or release of toxic chemicals. How can buyers motivate suppliers to exert greater care to prevent such harm?
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
The recent report by the Bureau of Economic Analysis maintains that the U.S. trade gap is largest in over 20 years. Indeed, according to the Commerce Department, the deficit widened by 43.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted $51.37 billion in March.
Posted on 05/06 at 08:05 AM
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
APICS and American Society of Transportation and Logistics (AST&L) announced today that the boards of directors of both organizations have approved an agreement under which AST&L will merge with APICS upon ratification by an AST&L member vote.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA-2015), which is widely regarded as progressive legislation to modernize and renew U.S. Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), has gained the support of prominent shipper associations—as well it should.
Posted on 04/30 at 07:58 AM
Monday, April 27, 2015
The TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership and Trade Agreement) is at best, difficult to understand. There are a lot of arguments to be made on both sides of the agreement and it can be tough to wade through all of them and read the long associated text in articles for and against.
Posted on 04/27 at 08:03 AM
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
A recent survey conducted by APQC indicates that many organizations have been affected by various types of IT disruptions within the last two years.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
In terms of regional trade, Cuba’s removal will have almost no implications, as the majority of Cuba’s partners in the Latin America and Caribbean region are already openly doing business with Cuba.
Posted on 04/15 at 08:17 AM
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
For more than a decade, Supply Chain Management readers have recognized the Gartner Top 25 ranking as the industry standard for measuring supply chain leadership.