Filed in Supply_Chain
Friday, September 19, 2014
Despite the vital role that technology plays in helping companies manage the complexity and volatility in global operations, only 48 percent of the more than 1,000 global companies surveyed for a new Accenture study use technology extensively in their emerging market supply chains.
Monday, September 15, 2014
A.T. Kearney released its Global Services Location Index today, which analyzes and ranks countries worldwide based on metrics in three categories: financial attractiveness, business environment, and people skills and availability
Friday, September 12, 2014
There is something special happening in one area of the Public Sector, and it is about to provide unique career opportunities for the right procurement and supply chain professionals.
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Real exports have now increased five straight months, after dropping sharply in the first quarter.
The value of exports from America’s Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZs) increased by 13.7 percent in 2013, to a record-high 79.5 billion in merchandise exported, according to figures released by the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Board in its Annual Report to Congress.
Friday, September 05, 2014
Global supply chains have become longer, stretching worldwide; and with every stretched link comes the potential for a weak spot and additional risk of failure.
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
New research indicates that supply chain managers are increasingly confronted by the challenges of a “late paying culture,” undermining buyer-supplier relationships.
Friday, August 29, 2014
Calling the global supply chain “the next playground for hackers,” The International Maritime Bureau is calling for vigilance.
Friday, August 22, 2014
Watch this webcast to learn how changing the flow of inventory through your supply chain should be your first step in addressing inventory challenges.
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Thursday, August 21, 2014
Software Advice, a consulting firm recently acquired by Gartner, Inc., has produced a report suggesting that consumers may be judging how “ethical” a company is before buying its products.