Filed in Supply Chain Management
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
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.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
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?
Friday, August 05, 2016
Best-selling author Sebastian Junger’s newest book Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging, has been published at a most appropriate time.
Today’s corporate directors have a broad view of risk oversight as a responsibility for the whole organization, says Dennis Chesley, PwC’s risk consulting leader for the America and Asia Pacific. Indeed, seven years after the financial crisis, roughly half of all boards in PwC’s most recent “Annual Corporate Directors Survey” still plan to increase their time and focus on risk management
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Thursday, August 04, 2016
The use of outsourcing is steadily increasing, driving a growing need for the sharing of risk and performance reporting between outsource service providers and customers.