Filed in Supply Chain Management
Friday, February 13, 2015
Many North American multinationals are paying renewed attention to doing business in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. But low-cost manufacturing/sourcing is only one impetus for these firms.
Monday, February 02, 2015
When the Brazilian government introduced stricter rules regarding the number of hours truck drivers can work, companies had to figure out the best way to respond to changes that added cost to freight transportation networks.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Charles Clowdis, managing director, transportation advisory services, IHS Global Insight shares his views on the current state of air cargo in this exclusive interview with Supply Chain Management Review.
Martin Dixon, research manager, Drewry Supply Chain Advisors, shares his observations on the current state of ocean cargo in this exclusive interview with Supply Chain Management Review.
Derik Andreoli, Ph.D.c., senior analyst at Mercator International LLC, shares his observations on the energy sector in this exclusive interview with Supply Chain Management Review.
Friday, December 12, 2014
For years, procurement was boxed into a corner. Its function was limited to negotiating with suppliers to get a better price. Even today, much of procurement is about leveraging an organization's scale to obtain quantity discounts. At the same time, we are seeing the emergence of procurement as a true value added business function. Here's a look at that shift.
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
E2open, a leading provider of cloud-based services for collaborative planning and execution across global trading networks, recently announced that it has joined the Esri Partner Network.
Friday, December 05, 2014
What does it take to remain a supply chain leader? SCMR put that question to executives at four of the best-performing global supply chains. We also asked about their plans to remain at the top of their games in the year ahead.
Monday, November 17, 2014
The process for creating product sales samples can be something of an afterthought in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry. Yet improving this specialized supply chain can streamline new product introductions; a significant competitive advantage given the sheer number of product launches in the industry.
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Tuesday, November 04, 2014
KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, has acquired the Global Trade Management (GTM) Practice of EntryPoint Consulting LLC, an industry leader in providing SAP Global Trade Services (SAP GTS) technology and business consulting services to multinationals across industries.