Filed in Supply Chain Management
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
To overcome many of new challenges, global logistics managers continue to rely on guidelines created by The International Air Transport Association
While there has been some decline in its key metrics, the September edition of the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) indicates steady growth
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Companies used to compete on price and service. The future of supply chain, according to Steve Melnyk, is culture. In fact, innovators like Apple, Google, and Unilever are already leading because of their cultures. Your company can too.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Following the onset of the global recession in 2008 there were relatively few large –scale acquisitions in the 3PL industry. That has changed dramatically since early 2014. Since that time there have been ten major acquisitions by 3PLs totaling $18 billion.
CEOs across North America, Asia-Pacific and Europe were also asked to project regional industry revenue growth rates for the next three years in each of their regions.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Supply chain managers must always be prepared to expect the unexpected. A well-thought business continuity plan is key to getting up and running after a disruptions.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
The handicraft industry in Morocco represents more than 9% of the country’s GDP and employs over 2 million people. Yet artisans struggle to expand the global market for their products, with total exports accounting for a mere 8% of the industry’s revenue.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
What are the technologies likely to impact the supply chain tomorrow? At the upcoming Supply Chain Outlook Summit, Deloitte's Scott Sopher will reveal the results of a recent survey of new technologies and their adoption rate.
Monday, September 07, 2015
Half of large U.S. companies are bringing some of their manufacturing processes back onshore, with a significant effect on global procurement, logistics, trade, and manufacturing strategies. Is your supply chain ready for the global supply chain evolution?
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Thursday, September 03, 2015
You’ve heard the old saying, it was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Rob Handfield sees this as the best of times for procurement professionals, who have an opportunity to deliver real value to their organizations.