Filed in Supply Chain
Thursday, February 04, 2016
Hoverboards are new and very popular products and this combination creates a frenzy of manufacturing activity at production sites in China.
Monday, February 01, 2016
Shippers attending Oracle’s “Modern Supply Chain Experience” conference last week learned that progress is being made on the mandated Export Control Reform effort despite a few hiccups.
Companies such as Wal-Mart, Nike and Dell led the way in using technology to optimize the integration of materials movement between firms. Flows of information served to improve physical flows.
Monday, January 25, 2016
The first book of its kind, Legal Blacksmith explains how to optimize supply chain relationships, starting with the first stages of supplier-buyer relationships through handling legal disputes when supply chain relationships fail.
Friday, January 22, 2016
Following up on last fall’s successful campaign to include a port performance statistics program in the federal long-term surface transportation bill, the National Retail Federations is leading a coalition of more than 100 groups in sending specific recommendations to the Department of Transportation.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
IHS Global Insight expects growth in China to slow to 6.3% in 2016, fueled by modestly lower industrial growth and a larger deceleration in services.
Friday, January 15, 2016
On the heels of the historic climate agreement signed in Paris by nearly 200 nations in December, climate change has been increasingly on the minds of procurement executives of Fortune 1000 companies.
Friday, January 08, 2016
E-commerce retail sales are expected to continue to grow at double-digit growth rates during 2016-2022, say economists for IHS Global Insight.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
Ocean cargo shipping is the backbone of the global supply chain, yet few of us give much thought to the hardship and sacrifice seafarers must endure most of the year.
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Wednesday, December 23, 2015
When financial performance tumbled well below the expectations of shareholders at a US-based manufacturer of industrial parts, the new head of supply chain saw ways to make the supply chain part of the solution.