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Monday, May 15, 2017
The annual global poll commissioned by the 181 million-member International Trade Union Confederation shows that globalization is failing people.
Monday, February 27, 2017
While the National Retail Federation and other shipper associations are calling upon the U.S. Maritime Alliance and the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) to work together to avoid a one-day shutdown of East Coast and Gulf Coast ports this spring, some analysts suggest that the ILA is simply leveraging its position for future contract negotiations.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
The face of the U.S. workforce is changing. There’s high growth when it comes to temporary workers, contractors, independent consultants, and freelancers. New technologies, cost factors, and a whole new generation of young professionals wanting to work in a gig economy are fueling this growth.
Thursday, February 02, 2017
In a new “manufacturing outlook” report focusing on the automotive and industrial sectors, AlixPartners observes that many of the labor-cost advantages associated with near-shoring may be lost if companies fail to spend more on automation in the future.
Tuesday, October 04, 2016
The human toll of Hanjin's financial catastrophe is much worse for the seafarers still held hostage by the company
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
It is great to be working with other Universities on revitalizing manufacturing through reshoring and by introducing new ideas and technologies.
Posted on 07/06 at 03:16 PM
Monday, April 25, 2016
In a hyper-connected global economy, where businesses and consumers increasingly make decisions based upon brand reputation and responsible corporate practices, companies large and small need increased visibility into the multiple layers of their supply chain to mitigate hazards, achieve compliance, and enable the ethical procurement of goods and services.
Posted on 04/25 at 09:13 AM
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Friday, April 15, 2016
PwC has published a paper on “3 Things You Need to Know” about the law recently for supply chain managers to consider. In this exclusive interview with Brian Dunch, Principal at PwC, we explore some of the finer details
Posted on 04/15 at 10:10 AM
Friday, April 01, 2016
The rankings also reveal a shift among the world’s traditional manufacturing powerhouses due to the Asia Pacific region’s rising influence and declining strength in European and BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China).
Posted on 04/01 at 09:04 AM
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Monday, March 28, 2016
President Obama signed into law the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015. The new legislation now officially prohibits the importation of goods produced by forced labor or child labor, closing an 86 year old loophole and reauthorizing the Customs and Border Protection Agency to seize any imports suspected of being produced by forced labor.