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Friday, May 05, 2017
In 2014, General Motors launched a new strategic initiative to improve supplier relationships and drive financial performance. Nearly three years later, Strategic Supplier Engagement is delivering solid results.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
As we move into 2017, global trade management executives need to brace against supply chain disrupters.
Thursday, March 02, 2017
The traditional supply chain model does not have the flexibility to adapt when constrained capacity, fluctuating demand, and political trade uncertainties affect the market. In this webcast we’ll explore a more modern approach to supply chain that moves away from a traditional logistics model and embraces a global trade network (GTN) model.
There’s a new supply chain game in town and the rules are not widely understood.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
January imports were up 5.4 percent annually at 929,970, topping December’s 928,535 on a sequential basis. This marked the seventh consecutive month of growth, according to Panjiva data.
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Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Is your company’s supply chain piled high with more products, suppliers, and trading partners than you can keep track of efficiently?
Thursday, January 12, 2017
I have long been encouraging a reduction of oil consumption in global supply chains. While I think that oil will be readily available into the foreseeable future, its price will rise as both demand and extraction costs increase over time.
At this time last year, we examined the worsening conditions in global supply chains brought about by dramatic shifts in climate patterns. Industry analysts maintain that it’s not too late to reverse the trend.
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
While logistics managers may expect to see fewer proposed mega-trade deals under the new administration, analysts say that there will still be new markets opening up for both U.S. imports and exports this year. Regulatory obstacles remain, however, and logistics managers will have to remain vigilant when it comes to evaluating adaptive strategies.
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Tuesday, December 06, 2016
The election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president has the potential to upset the established global order and change the economic outlook.